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{Book Review} Growing in Gratitude

No matter what our age, race, culture, language, social status, or life circumstances, all Christians should be known as characteristically grateful people. We, above all humans, have overwhelming cause to be thankful. Mary K. Mohler "Growing in Gratitude" About the book... Do you lack joy in your life as a Christian woman? Do you struggle… Continue reading {Book Review} Growing in Gratitude

Non-Fiction Reviews · Top Shelf

{Book Review} All That’s Good

“Discernment does not change the challenges we face; it changes our ability to face them.” *Hannah Anderson "All That's Good" About the book… All That’s Good is a look at the lost art of discernment and how learning to develop and use this gift from God will enable us to glorify and enjoy Him better,… Continue reading {Book Review} All That’s Good

Middle Shelf · Non-Fiction Reviews

{Book Review} Elizabeth Prentiss: More Love to Thee

To love Christ more - this is the deepest need, the constant cry of my soul. Down in the bowling alley, and out in the woods, and on my bed, and out driving, when I am happy and busy, and when I am sad and idle, the whisper keeps going up for more love, more… Continue reading {Book Review} Elizabeth Prentiss: More Love to Thee

Other

Five Books for Teenage Girls (And All Other Girls, Really)

I haven't ever done one of these before, but there's a first for everything. Today I'm sharing five of my favorite books I would recommend to teenage girls (around ages 13-16). I hope you enjoy, and maybe, find a good book to read... and let's be honest, these books are really good for any girl. Young and… Continue reading Five Books for Teenage Girls (And All Other Girls, Really)

Non-Fiction Reviews · Top Shelf

{Book Review} Susie: The Life and Legacy of Susannah Spurgeon

"God knows all our wickedness. He has seen all our waywardness; yet His purpose towards us is one of healing and pardon, and not of anger and putting away."Susannah Spurgeon About the book... Many know and admire the man behind the name Charles Spurgeon, but few have had the sweet pleasure of hearing the story of the… Continue reading {Book Review} Susie: The Life and Legacy of Susannah Spurgeon

Updates & Announcements

10 Favorite Books of 2018 and What’s Ahead in 2019

I've been reading through countless articles from fellow bloggers and book reviewers as to their top or favorite books from this year. Not necessarily ones that were published this year, but ones they read and loved. I didn't start reviewing books until late summer, and by that point had already made my way through a… Continue reading 10 Favorite Books of 2018 and What’s Ahead in 2019

Non-Fiction Reviews · The Top Shelf: Children's Books · The Top Shelf: YA or Adult

{Book of the Month} The Hedge of Thorns

It is humbly hoped that the inhabitants of this little cottage continue, after the example of those gone before them, to walk in that narrow path, where, although the traveler may find a few thorns, he has blessed assurance that it will certainly lead to everlasting joy, for the path of the just is as… Continue reading {Book of the Month} The Hedge of Thorns

Interviews & Guest Posts

Interview with Robin Jones Gunn {Christmas, Stories for Girls, and Mother-Daughter Connections}

Hello, dear Robin! Thank you so much for joining me for an interview! It is such an honor! I first heard about your books through Hallmark Channel, when Erin Krakow from When Calls the Heart (one of my favorite shows) was in the movie Finding Father Christmas. We watched the movie, and then I checked… Continue reading Interview with Robin Jones Gunn {Christmas, Stories for Girls, and Mother-Daughter Connections}

Interviews & Guest Posts

{Shop Spotlight & Interview} Haleigh DeRocher – Sweet Sequels

For the final installment of our Small Shop Spotlight Series, I am so excited to welcome Haleigh DeRocher from Sweet Sequels to the blog today! My birthday and Christmas wish list this year was 90% items from her shop. I mean, a 221B Baker Street t-shirt? Yes, please. Narnia book sleeves? Obviously. Middle Earth blanket?… Continue reading {Shop Spotlight & Interview} Haleigh DeRocher – Sweet Sequels