Hello and thank you for visiting me! I’m Aryn The Libraryan, and this is a fun and faith-filled Christian book blog for women and families. Whether you are a full-fledged Book Dragon or just trying to find a few minutes to read something that will encourage you and draw you closer to Jesus, you are in the right place!

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Recent Christian Book Blog Posts:

There’s A Certain Threat Out There: Christian Romantic Suspense

Okay, This week’s Christian suspense novel was a lot of fun. The suspense and tension were well done, and even though there was a Certain Threat, it wasn’t a ‘run for your life’ situation’ throughout the entire book. There was room to breathe. I definitely enjoyed this story, and look forward to more of Kimberly Rose Johnson’s work in the future! (Don’t forget to comment at the bottom, and then enter the giveaway) Please note ...
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Christian Christmas Stories

35+ Heartwarming Christian Christmas Stories To Start Your Holiday Right Now

If you’re ready for a few heartwarming Christmas stories just for you, you’re in the right place. Here, you’ll find some awesome Christian Christmas stories to get your holiday off to the right start. From historical to contemporary, comedy to cozy to miraculous, these Christian Christmas books will fill you with the Joy of the season, and a reminder of how awesome God is! And if you want a little something for the kids, these ...
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Science and Scripture for Depression

3 Top Christian Resources Full of Hope, Science and Scripture for Depression

If you, or someone you love, is struggling to overcome depression, whether it’s a small thing or a major issue, you need more than just Christian platitudes. Even depression scripture can be misused and misapplied by well meaning people in a most unhelpful way. There is power and hope in trusting Scripture for depression coping strategy. Science and scripture can work together in practical ways to overcome depression and other issues. Today, I would like ...
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Fairy Tale Retellings: 12+ Awesome Christian Fairy Tale Adaptations

Without a doubt, these talented authors will whisk you into a wonderland of fairy tale retellings in a modern setting. The classic, timeless tales will come alive in new ways in these fairy tales with a modern twist of faith reminding you of the One True King, who died for you, his princess. I’ve read other works by Toni Shiloh and Andrea Boyd, so I knew this would be good. I pre-ordered my copy, and ...
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Faith in a box: Christian subscription boxes

Faith in a Box: 13 Great Christian Subscription Boxes

I certainly don’t want to keep my faith in a box, do you? But receiving Christian subscription boxes would mean opening the box and setting that faith free to do its work, right? Getting monthly packages full of Christian encouragement, books and apparel, etc. would be awesome! I recently discovered the wonders of the Christian subscription box, and couldn’t wait to share them with you! Please note that this post contains affiliate links for your ...
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Scrumptious Independence

Scrumptious Independence: One Woman’s Quest for More

We begin our lives totally dependent on others. Learning how to become independent as we grow up takes time, and can be made much more difficult if parents want to control or live vicariously through you. Venturing of on your own can be scary, but sometimes it’s the only way. Today’s Contemporary Christian Fiction book review features a young lady whose life takes an unexpected turn, causing her to become a strong independent woman, but ...
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How to change your life for the better as a christian woman

How to Change Your Life for the Better as a Christian Woman

Are you feeling Stuck? Lost? Wondering how to change your life for the better, but not sure how to make it happen? The last couple of years, I struggled with feeling very stuck, not sure how to change, or what to change, or anything, but desiring to move forward to something more. Ready to change my life for the better. I found a few things incredibly powerful in my journey and had to share them ...
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Understanding God's Grace: How to set goals and achieve them

How to Set Goals: Understanding God’s Grace is Key

Okay, so this is a little hard to write. I’ve been ‘in church’ since well before I was born. But in over 30 years, I was still childlike in understanding God’s grace and favor. I’ve had the Sunday School answer, a simple, childish acceptance, which is great, but we’re called to a combination of childlike faith and spiritual maturity. (Matthew 18:2-4, Ephesians 4:11-16, Hebrews 6) I didn’t know what I didn’t know. But now I’m ...
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Christian Healthcare Ministries

6 Helpful Facts About Christian Healthcare Ministries That Changed My Life

I discovered Healthcare Freedom about 3 years ago. And I have not looked back! I found CHM Christian Healthcare Ministries when I was in a bad spot, and needed something quality yet affordable. I’m not one who likes secrets, so when I find something really cool, I have to share it (hence all the book reviews!). My experience over the last several months has me eager to talk about this with everyone, so here goes! ...
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How to do Devotions

How To Do Devotions: Understanding the Meaning of Devotion Changes Everything

Sometimes the idea of there being a right and wrong way how to do devotions can be so intimidating! But it doesn’t have to be. I think we’ve both overcomplicated the idea of devotions and also reduced it so it became a 5-15 minute checkbox on our to-do list. But the meaning of devotion is so much richer and more amazing than that. After all, we’ve been invited to draw near, to be still, and ...
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