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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Her Merriweather Hero

Her Merriweather Hero (An Independence Islands Adventure)

Well, here we are again on Merriweather Island, this time with a Mobile Vet, and a Military Vet. It’s quite a match, and another solid entry in this series of Christian beach reads! Don’t forget to comment, and then enter the giveaway, it’s a generous one! About the Book Book: Her Merriweather Hero Author: Rachel Skatvold Genre: Christian Contemporary Romance Release Date: October 27, 2020 He just wanted a place to rest and recuperate. She ...
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Bells of New Cheltenham

The Bells of New Cheltenham Christmas Fiction

When you hear the Bells of New Cheltenham, get ready! See someone actively paying attention to what God’s doing around him, and joining in. See God working in a heart that has no idea she’s opened the door to something life-changing. Today’s Celebrate Lit tour is awesome!! (and so’s the giveaway!) Please note that this post contains affiliate links for your convenience. If you make a purchase through one of the links, I may make ...
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Christian Kids shows worth watching

13 Awesome Christian Kids Shows Worth Watching As a Family

Have you been looking for clean, faith-filled Christian Kids shows for your little ones? Christian shows for kids that they can watch, and learn from, both basic letters/numbers kind of things, and healthy interaction with family and friends and neighbors? I want to show you some of my favorite Christian cartoons, that I actually enjoy watching with my kids. They are full of fun, imagination, moral lessons, and faith-building activity. And the occasional jokes that ...
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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 just before reading that fun novel? Well, this is it! I am so happy to introduce you to Aminata and the ...
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Gratitude Journaling Benefits

5 Gratitude Journaling Benefits You Need to Know and The Best Gratitude Journal Choices

This fall I started something new. I’ve known the importance of gratitude but now I’m discovering more practical gratitude journaling benefits – And I am loving the process! For at least 15 years now, I’ve kept a (semi-consistent) gratitude text message conversation with 2 friends, and have seen first-hand the gratitude journaling benefits that has provided. Because there were days when one of us {read me} was in a funk, and got mad when someone ...
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Queen Esther Characteristics

6 Queen Esther Characteristics We Should Be Practicing Now

Which Queen Esther Characteristics are the most worthwhile and transformative? And How did Hadassah in the Bible become so captivating? Hadassah, Queen Esther of Persia. Who was she? Did she really exist? Was King Xerxes truly so in love with her that he was willing to find a way to save a whole people group? And what’s the deal with Mordechai and Haman?? Let’s take a look at 6 vital Queen Esther characteristics that we ...
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Telling the Christmas Story for Kids

Telling the Christmas Story: 35+ Best Kids Books for Advent

Well, I only had my basket of books for telling the Christmas story for kids out for 3 days, and I had already been “scolded” for not having a post up about my favorite Christian children’s Christmas stories. So I am putting together a list to help you with telling the Christmas story for kids in your circle of influence. Took a few days, but I hope you find it helpful!! Please note that this ...
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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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