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

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Telling the Christmas Story for Kids

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!! Telling the Christmas Story: The Nativity Story for Kids These are Biblically accurate versions of the Christmas Story for kids that are retold so well, and are a lot … Read More

All is Bright: Christmas Lights Collection 2019

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Christmas Lights Collection 2019

There are so many excellent Christmas stories to choose from this time of year. The Christmas Lights Collection 2019 delivers! Things may not start out so well, but by the end, All is Bright! Another Celebrate Lit Christian Book Publicity tour is here, and while I didn’t sign up for the tour, I did preorder the book, and enjoyed every page. so here I am sharing it with you. And the fact that these awesome Christian authors have chosen to offer 4 wonderful books for less than a dollar?* I haven’t decided if they’re crazy or brilliant. But they do … Read More

How to Restore Your Brother’s Faith at Christmas

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Couple in beach chairs holding hands. Christmas on Breakers Point

The man is dying. His last request, impossible. But Nothing is impossible with God. Come check out Christmas on Breakers Point, and learn how to help someone restore their faith! This Christmas novel has everything you could wish for. The Great Romance, a beautiful human romance, and a real solid community who cares! I’m grateful for the opportunity to be on this Celebrate Lit Christian Book Publicity Tour, and I hope you enjoy the story as much as I did! I can hardly wait for book 2! The challenge to restore your brother when they’ve lost faith is something I … Read More

Before Christmas: Journey Back to the Beginning

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I can’t quite believe that today’s the last day of #ChristianBooktober!! And we’re celebrating with “Before Christmas” which I’m very excited about! I love the fact that someone has written an ‘Advent’ book, that begins at the beginning of the Adventure. It’s traditional to begin in Nazareth, or even in Jerusalem with Zacheriah. But there’s so much that comes before that, that sets the stage for Christmas. Christ With Us. (In case you were wondering, Christmas is my favorite season!!!) About Before Christmas Book: Before Christmas Author: Bill Crowder Genre: RELIGION / Holidays/Christmas & Advent Release Date: October 2019 Embrace the majesty of the Messiah … Read More

When Only Faith Remains, Jesus is There

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I can’t believe it’s almost over! Today is #ChristianBooktober 29th: When Only Faith Remains by Amy C. O’Reilly. Okay, the cover got my attention, and then the description got me motivated, so I bought a copy of this one. I’ll update you as soon as I get it read! This journey alongside Mary the mother of Jesus won’t be easy, but I’m trusting Jesus to walk with me. HE is faithful, and I am grateful. May my faith grow even more!  About the Book: When Only Faith Remains Book: When Only Faith Remains Author: Amy C. O’Reilly Genre: Christian Living/Personal Growth Release Date: May … 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

44 Best Book Games & Bookworm Games for Word Lovers

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Welcome! Today is #ChristianBooktober, Day 15, and I have some Fantastic Book Games to share with you today!! Some are classic bookshelf games, and then there’s the wonder of bookworm games and 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 More

Retelling Fairy Tales: Once Upon a Christmas

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It’s #ChristianBooktober Day 9: Once Upon a Christmas. Without a doubt, these talented authors will whisk you into a wonderland, retelling fairy tales in a modern setting. The classic, timeless tales will come alive in new ways, reminding you of the One True King, who died for you, his princess. I’ve read other works by Toni Shiloh and Andrea Boyd, at least, and know they are worth spotlighting here! I pre-ordered my copy, and then I read it cover to cover in 3 days… Though, do ebooks have covers?? Don’t forget to enter the giveaway down at the bottom of … Read More

Bookish Merch: 115+ Non-Book Gifts for Book Lovers

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Bookish Goodies: open book floating on a brown background, with magic dust sparkles

Welcome to the #ChristianBooktober Party! Today’s focus: Bookish Merch! All the Bookish Jewelry, Decor, and other great Non-Book gifts for book lovers in your life! (Including some great Bible studies) In case you missed it, #ChristianBooktober is a month-long celebration of Christian Literature and the best Bookish items around. So far we have talked about Celebrate Lit, the Awesome Christian Book Publicity Group; explored Biblical & Historical fiction and Suspense. All the links are at the bottom of the page. There are many more spotlights and reviews coming, but so is Christmas! So today I went a little crazy, and … Read More

Frost Heaves: What is a Church Family?

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Frost Heaves-what is a church family?

#ChristianBooktober Day 5: Frost Heaves. It just might answer the question “What is a church family?” and what it isn’t! Don’t forget to enter the giveaway down at the bottom of the page! I love Christian fiction because you’re able to explore some tough subjects and see living examples of both sides! A family, and especially a church family is complex. Gaining perspective through fiction can be a big help! About the Book: Frost Heaves Book: Frost Heaves Author: Alana Terry Genre: Contemporary Christian mystery/suspense Release Date: March 15, 2019 Jade will do anything to rescue her daughter.Even risk her own life.Or take someone … Read More