Isla Morley’s debut novel Come Sunday tells the story of a mother’s attempts to come to terms with her daughter’s death and with her own past. Come Sunday is a tragic yet inspiring tale in which readers learn with Abbe as she slowly, over the course of a year, comes to terms not only with […]
Green This! Greening Your Cleaning by Deidre Imus is volume one in her trilogy of books aimed at teaching us the dangers of chemicals in our everyday products and how to avoid them. Volume one focuses on cleaning, where volume two, Green Baby!, focuses on baby products, and volume three, Green You!, focuses on personal beauty. Imus […]
I have a tiny garden. While I’m rather proud that it contains 57 plant species, mostly edible (yes, I’ve counted), it’s still really small. It’s somewhat shady, too. All of this means that I need to be very creative when I’m gardening, and Chris McLaughlin’s latest book on vertical gardening will help me do just […]
Pursuit of Proverbs 31 – A timeless, biblical study for the modern Christian woman. By Amy Bayliss 145 pages Available in ebook, kindle and nook format at AmyBayliss.com. I have to admit that this book surprised me. After reading the description of the book without ever actually starting the book itself, I became very interested […]
You know how sometimes you are in the zone? You are enjoying life, you are present, you are in the zone, you are super productive, and your creativity dial is turned to super-max? I’ve enjoyed times like those throughout my life but at other times it just wasn’t there. I used to blame it on […]
Christian author Miralee Ferrell takes readers back in time to unique places across the U.S. in her novels from the Love Finds You series. Each novel tells the story of a hero and heroine from the 1800s and how they find love together and grow in their faith in God. Love Finds You in Last […]
“The Poisonwood Bible” was written by Barbara Kingsley. It is a fictional account of a family’s missionary experience in The Congo, Africa, beginning in 1960. The family consists of a minister father, mother, and 4 daughters. Father has ghosts from his past, which cause him to be too zealous in his expectations of the Congolese […]
By Ginger Plowman Shepherd Press $12.99, 155 pages ISBN 0972304649 Parenting Don’t Make Me Count to Three: A Mom’s Look at Heart-Oriented Discipline is one of the best resources a parent can have. Plowman not only gives sound advice, but she also backs it up with Scripture (which is one of my favorite things to […]
“Fairy Houses…Everywhere” by Barry and Tracy Kane is a photographic guide to fairy house building. That’s right, you can create houses that will entice fairies to your yard, or so the book proposes. This concept of building fairy houses, according to the book, was created by New Englanders decades ago to entice woodland friends to […]
Who Was There on Christmas Night?, by Laurie Lazzaro Knowlton, offers a unique perspective on the classic Christmas story. Its interactive turn-wheel pages offer a hands-on approach to learning about some of the supporting characters in the birth of Jesus. Toddlers and pre-school age children, as well as their parents, will enjoy this new book published by Zondervan.
Zonderkidz’s Come and See Baby Jesus, part of The Beginner’s Bible series is a fun, interactive children’s book, that can be a good Christmas gift for your toddler or preschooler.
Beth LaMie has a clear passion about getting family stories told and having generations share in the experience of gathering and recounting the stories. She shares this passion in her book, Granny’s Guide to Fun & Fabulous Family Stories.