Grief and Second Chances: God’s Gift of Hope

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Welcome to #ChristianBooktober Day 23. Today’s spotlight is on Grief and Second Chances. About God’s gift of hope to one family, and for all of us. I have not read this book, only the Celebrate Lit book tour information below, but it reminded me of the story of grief and second chances (and third chances) that my friend has been through. She’s buried 2 husbands, and now is happily married again. And she’s not shy about sharing God’s gift of hope with other people who are grieving. In fact she’s very open and generous in sharing God’s gift of hope. … Read More

45+Unique Bookish Gifts for Kids Who Love to Read

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It’s #ChristianBooktober 22nd already??? Where has October gone? Well, today we are going to talk about kids who love to read… Kids who love to read get to experience some of the most amazing adventures! From exploring time and space to character traits and emotions, bookworm kids have a head start in life. As parents, you want to do everything you can to help, from reading to your child to supplying them with a variety of good books, right? Sometimes though, we need to add to the books. (gasp yes, I admit that books are not everything!!) Whether you want … Read More

The Painted Castle: It’s Beautiful and Courageous!

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Well, It’s #ChristianBooktober 21st! A trip to The Painted Castle should do us all some good! Kristy Cambron does an excellent job with the travel arrangements! I mean, traveling about the world, and back and forth through time should be exhausting. But Kristy takes us on the adventure with a smile and a wink, and the only jetlag involved is that which comes from staying up too late reading (again)!!! (Who, me? Would I do such a thing?? Yes. Absolutely! 100%) This book is on tour with Celebrate Lit, and we are privileged to share a spotlight from them. I … Read More

Tackling Faith and Mental Health: Whispers in the Pews

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Today is #ChristianBooktober, Day 20: Dealing with Faith and Mental Health, in the book Whispers in the Pews by Chris Morris. A collection of essays dealing with some tough stuff. Are we putting enough effort into destigmatizing mental health in the church? Keeping in mind that the Church is not a building, that means each one of us should be making the effort. This book is on tour with Celebrate Lit, and while I haven’t read it, I’m privileged to offer this spotlight.  The Book That Tackles Faith and Mental Health Book: Whispers in the Pews Author: Chris Morris Genre: Mental illness & … Read More

Are You Ready to Climb Hope’s Highest Mountain?

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Today is #ChristianBooktober, Day 19, and we get to take a look at Hope’s Highest Mountain, by Misty M. Beller. This is a work of Historical Fiction that packs the punch of doing what’s right, no matter what. The cost might be high, but it’s worth the effort. I believe that’s what Ingrid would want you to understand, anyway! I haven’t read this one, but I thought you’d enjoy this Celebrate Lit Spotlight! About Hope’s Highest Mountain Book: Hope’s Highest Mountain Author: Misty M. Beller Genre: Historical Romance Release Date: October 2019 When Ingrid Chastain agreed to accompany her father to deliver vaccines to … Read More

No Turning Back by Katie Vorreiter

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It’s #ChristianBooktober, Day 18 already!! Today’s spotlight is a Romantic Suspense, “No Turning Back” by Katie Vorreiter. Prison Ministry is so very important. But like any ministry worth doing (Even Parenting!), it’s certainly not without risk! I love what the author shares about the inspiration for this story. A dash of reality, a pinch of imagination, and some creative writing, combined with real faith in God. Don’t forget to scroll all the way to the bottom for the giveaway and the links to all of the other #ChristianBooktober posts! About the Book Book: No Turning Back Author: Katie Vorreiter Genre: Romantic Suspense Release … Read More

Better Than Fiction: The Power of Her Imagination

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It’s #ChristianBooktober, Day 16! Today’s Spotlight: Better Than Fiction by April W. Gardner &  Michelle Massaro. This book looks like it covers some difficult territory, but with Grace and Humor. When you crave your spouse’s attention but get crumbs, what do you do? Meghan here has a few ideas… Will she realize that real life can be better than fiction before it’s too late? I hope so!  About Better Than Fiction Book: Better than Fiction Author: April W. Gardner &  Michelle Massaro Genre: Historical Fiction/Contemporary Fiction Release Date: April 4, 2016 Imagining him was harmless…until it wasn’t. Romance novelist Meghan Townsend’s marriage is slipping, … Read More

44 Best Bookish Games & Bookworm Word Games

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Welcome! Today is #ChristianBooktober, Day 15, and I have some Fantastic Bookish Games to share with you today!! Some are classic bookshelf games, and then there’s the wonder of bookworm word games to play with friends and family! If you’re just joining us, this is a 31-day writing challenge, and I’m doing as any good Libraryan would, and we’re covering everything Christian Book Fun! So far, we’ve had everything from Biblical fiction to Bible studies and Futuristic Romantic Suspense… and of course, some Fantastic Bookish Goodies! There’s even a collection of ideas especially for kids who love to read! But … Read More

Can You Untangle The Glittering Web of Deception?

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Today is #ChristianBooktober, Day 14: Enter a web of deception in The Glittering Web by Richard and Linda Nathan. This futuristic fiction delves into some deep territory! We can far too easily be deceived by what’s normal and accepted if we’re not careful in our study of the Word of God! I have not read the book, but I believe it’s worth spotlighting here. If I’m not mistaken, it will give any reader much to think about. If you enter the giveaway, you have a chance of winning a copy of The Glittering Web to read for yourself!  About This … Read More

The Vacant House by Tamara G Cooper

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Welcome to #ChristianBooktober Day 12! The Vacant House by Tamara G Cooper. This romantic suspense sounds like a lot of fun! Since I didn’t sign up for the tour, I am only spotlighting the book, but I plan on entering the giveaway so I might win a copy to read! (the Amazon.com gift card would be nice, too!) I hope you’ll enter also!  About The Vacant House Book: The Vacant House Author: Tamara G. Cooper Genre: Romantic Suspense Release Date: June 3, 2019 She knows she didn’t do it, but everybody thinks she did. It all begins when best-selling author Sophie O’Brion is the … Read More