Posts Categorized: Book Reviews

Book Review—The Christmas Quest

I will say at the start that I love SO very much about this new book about the wise men and their journey to find Jesus. First off, it’s fun, and sometimes humorous, with just the right amount of lively rhyming text plus bright illustrations with wonderful details and facial expressions (even on the animals!).

Book Review—’Twas the Season of Advent

Hoping not to stress out this holiday season? Looking for ways your children can experience Christmas wonder that doesn’t depend on presents under the tree? This week I’m reviewing three new books to use during Advent to help moms and kids find that often elusive Christmas peace we all want. Here’s my review of the…

Book Review—Joyous Advent: Family Christmas Devotional

Hoping not to stress out this holiday season? Looking for ways your children can experience Christmas wonder that doesn’t depend on presents under the tree? This week I’m reviewing three new books to use during Advent to help moms and kids find that often elusive Christmas peace we all want. Here’s review #2. Anyone looking…

Book Review—Kids’ Guide to Exploring the Bible

Want to help kids dig into Bible study? Ignite their motivation. Provide the tools and techniques they’ll need and lead some practice sessions. Same things you’d do if you were taking kids along on an archaeological dig—the motif for the new book Kids’ Guide to Exploring the Bible: Tools, Techniques, & Tips for Digging into…

Book Review—Anxious for Nothing: Living Above Anxiety and Loneliness

This just-out version for tweens and young teens is organized around the acronym CALM, the author’s prescription for calming anxiety and fears: Celebrate God’s goodness Ask God for help Look on the bright side (Give thanks) Meditate (Think about good things) There’s no fluff or cheesiness here, no simplistic answers. Instead, young readers will find…