New Ephesians Bible Study For the Real World

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I’ve been looking forward to this for months, and it was worth the wait. This Bible study gets you learning and thinking. There’s not a lot of ‘in book’ reading, but plenty of Bible reading and historical research to keep you learning and growing. I hope you enjoy today’s tour, and don’t forget to enter the giveaway! About the Book Book: Ephesians (Real World Bible Study) Author: Joy Suzanne Hunt Genre: Bible Study Guide Release Date: December 15, 2023 God’s Word + YOUR Real Life If you’ve ever had trouble building a Bible study habit or understanding God’s Word for yourself, you’re not alone. But … Read More

12 Best Books For Lent That Will Challenge You

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Best Books for Lent: Easter Books for adults

What is Lent? As a Southern Baptist from before I was born, I didn’t really get it. I mean, why do we celebrate it? Isn’t Lent season something the Catholic church does? But my current church home isn’t Baptist. And a very dear friend is a Methodist. So I’ve had more exposure to this in recent years. I’m finding that these denominational borders that have been placed on the Christian life often cause more trouble than they prevent! And the more I’ve pressed into learning new things, the more I value many aspects of the Lent season. And of course, … Read More

Could You Write a Personal Statement of Faith?

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If someone asked you to describe your faith, what would you say? Are you prepared to share the reason for the hope that is in you? (1 Peter 3:15)  If you were talking with a fellow believer and were trying to evaluate your current spiritual state, would you have the words?  These are some questions I’ve been asking myself since I first read a very unique (and somewhat unlikely) story. I’ll share all about that towards the bottom of the post because it was a lot of fun. But first, let’s see if we can tackle the whole ‘sharing your … Read More

The Juliet Code: A Historical Comedy/Mystery

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Tour Banner: The Juliet Code by Pepper Basham is on tour with Celebrate Lit Dec. 28, 2023-Jan 10, 2024

I’m so glad we get to start the year talking about Freddy and Grace! These two are hilarious, as they try to figure out life together as newlyweds, while finding themselves at the heart of one mystery after another. Often life-threatening, and always interesting. This is the third book, but can stand alone just fine. About the Book Book: The Juliet Code Author: Pepper Basham Genre: Christian Fiction/Historical Fiction Release Date: December, 2023 Newlyweds Lord and Lady Astley Finally Reach Their Honeymoon Destination Only to Encounter a New Mystery in Need of Solving Frederick and Grace Percy finally make it to Italy to enjoy … Read More

How to Be a Princess: 7 Characteristics of a Princess

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Author Toni Shiloh is joining us today to talk about how to be a princess, and share her brand new modern-day princess story! Many young girls play dress-up and pretend to be a princess, but what if a young, American woman actually found out she was a royal princess? Would It Be a Dream Come True to Be a Princess? Brielle Bayo is an 8th-grade civics teacher who lives in New York. Her life is no different than the next person until her mother informs her she’s a princess and the heir to the throne in Oloro Ilé. You’ll have … Read More

43 Fantastic Gifts for Young Readers They’ll Love

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Fuel the imagination of a child, best bookish gifts

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!!) To fuel the imagination of a child we love, sometimes we need to add in a few things to bring the stories to life. … Read More

Bookish Merch: 115+ Best Unique Gifts for Readers To Enjoy

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Welcome to the book lover’s paradise! If you are looking for the perfect bookish merch for your favorite reader, start here. With wide variety of bookish items, it’s like a treasure hunt. If you’re ready, come along with me. I put my favorites together for you to enjoy! I have to admit I had way too much fun putting this together! Whether your favorite bookworm (or book Dragon) loves teas, coloring, apparel, blankets, beach towels, bookends, or some other type of unique gifts for readers, chances are, you’ll find what you’re looking for right here! And if they happen to … Read More

Tropical Target

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Tropical Target by Jennifer Pierce on tour with Celebrate Lit October 2023

Who knew wedding photography could be so hazardous to your health? Haley sure didn’t. She was just trying to earn a decent living, and next thing you know, her life is upside down and clearly in jeopardy! About the Book Book: Tropical Target Author: Jennifer Pierce Genre: Christian Contemporary Suspense Release Date: September 26, 2023 Being accused of murdering a client isn’t good for business. Tropical islands are popular for destination weddings. But Le Cadeau Île won’t be a popular destination for long if Detective Noa Tanielu can’t find out who is responsible for a ring of thefts occurring during weddings. When the thefts … Read More

An Unexpected Gift

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An Unexpected Gift by Melissa Wardwell is on tour with Celebrate Lit October 2023

Hard to believe we’re already on book 7 of the Suamalie Islands Year One. The variety this series offers, with varying levels and styles of suspense, romance, and broken people finding healing. Or at least starting their journey in that direction. And today’s book is no exception! About the Book Book: An Unexpected Gift Author: Melissa Wardwell Genre: Christian Contemporary Romance Release Date: August 29, 2023 Something’s up in Suamalie, and it’s looking like love! When Kiana, Lulu, and Meilani decide it’s time for the islands to have affordable wedding options, Something Suamalie becomes the marriage of skills, friendship, and wedding splendor on the … Read More

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

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How to do Devotions

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 concept 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 rest in Him. What is the Meaning of Devotion? I’m glad you asked 😉 I want to start with this screenshot from Thesaurus .com. That doesn’t really … Read More