Category Archives: Relationships

My Big Book of Bible Heroes Devotional by Glenn Hascall

My Big Book of Bible Heroes Devotional by Glenn Hascall is a wonderful devotional. I am a teacher at a private Seventh-day Adventist school. I read this devotional to my students and they really enjoyed it.  This devotional is colorful and easy-to-read, … Continue reading

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Cheer Up, Ben Franklin! by Misti Kenison

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Cheer Up, Ben Franklin! by Misti Kenison is a board book for young readers with elements of American history. It is a wonderful book that has a basic intro to people of the American Revolution. In this book Ben has … Continue reading

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The Lost History of Stars by Dave Boling

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The Lost History of Stars by Dave Boling is a powerful and shocking story about a family during The Second Anglo-Boer War during the early part of the 20th century in Africa. It’s a historical fiction story that is inspired … Continue reading

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The Names They Gave Us by Emery Lord

The Names They Gave Us by Emery Lord is amazing. I simply could not put this book down. I love, love, love this book. Lucy’s mom is dealing with cancer the second time. Her mom asks her to work at Daybreak … Continue reading

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Wildflower Harvest by Colleen L. Reece

Wildflower Harvest by Colleen L. Reece is a Christian novel set in the 1800’s. Thomas and Sadie Brown’s farm, Red Cedars, is nestled in the Allegheny Mountain’s in what has become West Virginia. It escaped detection by both Yankee and … Continue reading

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The Banana-Leaf Ball by Katie Smith Milway

The Banana-Leaf Ball by Katie Smith Milway is book is based on a real refuge camp in East Africa and a boy whose life got better when the sport of soccer was introduced to the children. The coaches from the organization … Continue reading

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The Seekers by Wanda Brunstetter

The Seekers is the first installment to Wanda Brunstetter’s newest series, Amish Cooking Class. I really enjoyed this book. In The Seekers, Heidi starts an Amish cooking class. I loved all the different individuals and their own stories and what bought … Continue reading

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Coming Up for Air by Miranda Kenneally

Coming Up for Air by Miranda Kenneally is a fantastic book in the Hundred Oaks series. This is the 5th book I’ve read in the series. I love getting lost in the sporty world that Miranda Kenneally has created. I … Continue reading

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The Hundred Lies of Lizzie Lovett by Chelsea Sedoti

The Hundred Lies of Lizzie Lovett by Chelsea Sedoti flows naturally and without effort. The dialogue throughout this book really made the best part of the story. The main character is Hawthorn Creely who can at times be loveable and other … Continue reading

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Birds in the Air by Frances O’Roark Dowell

Birds in the Air by Frances O’Roark Dowell is a wonderful story. I loved the book from the first page to the last page. The book involves a woman whose family moves to a small town in the mountains. Her husband and daughter settle … Continue reading

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