Category Archives: ARC

Whimsical Cross-Stitch by Cari Buziak

Whimsical Cross-Stitch: More Than 130 Designs from Trendy to Traditional by Cari Buziak has some wonderful cross stitch designs. The cross stitch designs are beautifully presented with both a color chart for thread and a very easy to read graph for each design. … Continue reading

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Woman of Courage by Wanda E. Brunstetter

Woman of Courage: Collector’s Edition Continues the Story of Little Fawn by Wanda E. Brunstetter was an interesting story. It is not your typical Amish story by Brunstetter , but about a young Quaker woman and her father. This is … Continue reading

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The Painted Word Mixed Media Lettering Techniques by Caitlin Dundon

The Painted Word Mixed Media Lettering Techniques by Caitlin Dundon is a fun book that walks you through an assortment of projects that use lettering. It would be well suited for a homeschooling family, craft loving kids, or adults looking to … Continue reading

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A Promise Stitched in Time by Colleen Rowan Kosinski

A Promise Stitched in Time by Colleen Rowan Kosinski was an interesting middle grade book about grief, acceptance and friendship, with a touch of historical mystery. It introduces young readers to a heavy topic: the Holocaust. Maggie must create a thought-provoking … Continue reading

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The Train to Impossible Places: A Cursed Delivery by P.G. Bell

The Train to Impossible Places: A Cursed Delivery by P.G. Bell is an exciting, imaginative, wild ride of a story that never lets up for a moment. This was a whimsical and fun middle grade read full of interesting characters and … Continue reading

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The Little Orphan Girl by Sandy Taylor

The Little Orphan Girl: The heartbreaking and gripping journey of an Irish orphan by Sandy Taylor is a beautifully written, emotional story of romance, hardships, heartbreak and the innocence of youth. The book is set in Ireland in the early 1900’s and … Continue reading

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Sold on a Monday by Kristina McMorris

Sold on a Monday by Kristina McMorris is a historical fiction. The idea of the novel came from a real photograph the author found advertising children for sale. The ideas are all fictional within the book though with even moving the … Continue reading

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Sing to the Moon by Nansubuga Nagadya Isdahl, and Sandra Van Doorn

Sing to the Moon by Nansubuga Nagadya Isdahl, and Sandra Van Doorn is a wonderful A rhyming story with a nice cadence. This book is about the loving relationship between a boy and his Jjajja (grandfather) and how stories can make … Continue reading

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Tree Song by Tiffany Stone

Tree Song by Tiffany Stone is a joyful book follows the life cycle of a tree as it grows from seedling to mature tree, and finally gives way to a new sapling. At every stage of the tree’s life, children are … Continue reading

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When God Gave Us Words by Sandy Eisenberg Sasso

When God Gave Us Words by Sandy Eisenberg Sasso is an imaginative origin story. The story is that God wants to give humans words, the angels resist, wanting that ability to be theirs alone. God persists, so the angels distribute … Continue reading

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