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! Grab your free Faith and Fiction Reading Devotional Journal, and dive in!

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Matchmaker's Best Friend By Kari Trumbo, Tour Banner

Meet the “Wannabe” Matchmaker’s Best Friend

Today’s Celebrate Lit tour has an awesome giveaway, a bit too much self-sacrifice, and enough humor to get you through. Matchmaker’s Best Friend is a frustrating story. I imagine it was frustrating to write, when you’d rather knock a few heads together! Though if you read the note from Kari below, she didn’t see it quite the same way. Please note that this post contains affiliate links for your convenience. If you make a purchase ...
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Awesome Christian Books for Kids who love storytime

40+ Awesome Christian Children’s Books for Kids who love Storytime

Today we have a collection of awesome Christian books for children, that will make storytime that much more meaningful. Growing the faith of a child in your care is such a privilege. I truly hope you are considering the eternity of the kids around you, and spending time nurturing and growing that faith, one Christian kids book at a time! Roman’s 10:13-15, 17… “Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.”How, ...
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Book of Esther Bible Study for Teen Girls

How to Live Royal: Book of Esther Bible Study for Teen Girls

We get to revisit the book of Esther today! Twice in one year, but totally different, too. Remember when I reviewed Hadassah: Queen Esther of Persia over the summer? I explained then that I had the unique privilege of doing both a sermon series at church And preview a book of Esther Bible study for teen girls just before reading that fun novel? Well, this is it! I am so happy to introduce you to ...
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Heart Pressed, Independence Islands Romeo and Juliette

Heart Pressed: An Unforgettable Celebrate Lit Sweet Romance

A little happier of a Romeo and Juliette story, today’s Celebrate Lit tour, Heart Pressed, is a delightful read. Part of the Independence Islands series, this standalone contemporary Christian fiction romance will give you all the good feelings, plus challenge you in your faith walk at the same time. And don’t forget the giveaway at the bottom of the post, it’s well worth your time! About the Book Book: Heart Pressed Author: Melissa Wardwell Genre: ...
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I Prayed for Patience, God Gave Me Children

I Prayed for Patience-God Gave Me Children: Review

Today’s Celebrate Lit Christian book tour features a unique devotional: I Prayed for Patience, God Gave Me Children This is perfect for parents, but is also great for any child of the King, whether you have kids of your own, or not! And you don’t want to miss the giveaway, either! About the Book Book: I Prayed for Patience, God Gave Me Children Author: Linda Wood Rondeau Genre: Non-fiction Release date: Second Edition 2019 God ...
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Managing expections in relationships and the Christian books that can help.

Managing Expectations in Relationships: 8 Great Christian Books That Help

My small group did a study on the book The Bait of Satan by John Bevere a couple of years ago. It went a long way towards helping me in managing my expectations in relationships with others. The subtitle of the book is “Living Free from the Deadly Trap of Offense.” When you think about it, we tend to get offended most when our expectations aren’t lived up to. We take it as a personal ...
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Describe Your Faith with these 5 Questions

Has someone asked you to Describe your faith, and you end up feeling like a deer caught in the headlights? I was challenged by the personal profiles in this week’s Celebrate Lit book tour. Taking out the purely romantic/matchmaking questions, <which are incredibly valuable in their own right> the profile asks some really good questions. Questions like “Describe your faith” or “what is your biggest fault?” I want to dig into that with you guys ...
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Don’t Blame the Mud: Best Books About Salvation for Kids

There’s nothing more important (or intimidating, it seems like) than trying to figure out how to explain salvation to a child. Where do you start? What do you say? And if you’ve heard how critical the 4-14 window is, the pressure is on! One thing about salvation for kids (or adults), if they don’t understand what sin is (and its forever consequences), why would they want salvation? And there’s a difference between head knowledge and ...
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Best Books for Lent: Easter Books for adults

What is Lent? Plus 12 Best Books For Lent Season

What is Lent? As a Southern Baptist from before I was born, I didn’t really get it. I mean, why do we celebrate Lent? Isn’t Lent season a Catholic thing? But my current church home isn’t Baptist. And a very dear friend is a Methodist. So I’ve had more exposure to Lent in recent years. And the more I’ve pressed in to the question of what is Lent, the more I value many aspects of ...
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Floating hearts backdrop: Best Christian Romance Novels and Should You Read them?

17+ Best Christian Romance Novels, And Should You Read Them?

An interesting topic, contemporary Christian romance novels. There are pros and cons, and I think it’s time we discussed them. Some people love them, and lose themselves easily between the pages. Others find it both invasive and unrealistic. This debate has a lot of truth on both sides, and I want to do it justice. So please, read the whole post before you decide if Christian romance books are worth reading. Please note that this ...
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