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Jesus Helps Me by Callie Grant - Faithfully Bookish review

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In order to encourage y’all and your little readers, we’re sharing tried and true kid lit favorites (books or series) from our family’s collection. (Feel free to return the favor and tell us all about your kid lit favorites in the comments!) Jesus Helps Me offers four levels of exploration: a quoted Bible passage, beautiful real-world photographs, supportive captions to relate the passage meaning to a child s life, and thinking questions to personalize the experience. […]

Rebekah's Treasure by Sylvia Bambola - Faithfully Bookish review

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Each Thursday we “throwback” to a review from last year so let me know if you’ve read the book or added it to your tbr! About the Book Forced to flee war-torn Jerusalem in 70 A.D. Rebekah and her husband, Ethan, each take something of value: Rebekah, the cup of the Last Supper; Ethan, a copper scroll detailing the whereabouts of a vast Temple treasure. […]

My Heart Belongs in Ruby City, Idaho by Susanne Dietze

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Journey now to Ruby City, Idaho of 1866 where a Marriage Mishap Creates an Awkward Love Triangle in this Silver Mining Town. Looking forward to a quiet life and a full stomach, mail-order bride Rebecca Rice is pleased to marry her shopkeeper intended, Mr. Fordham, until the justice of the peace calls him Thaddeus, not Theodore—proceeded by the title Deputy. Is it possible to marry the wrong man? […]

The Loyal Heart by Shelley Shepard Gray

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Back when I worked for my hometown newspaper, going through the big archives each week was one of my favorite tasks! We’re borrowing the tradition with a little #tbt (Throw Back Thursday) feature here on the blog. Each Thursday we “throwback” to a review from last year so let me know if you’ve read the book or added it to your tbr! […]

On Love's Gentle Shore by Liz Johnson

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Fifteen years after she left Prince Edward Island, Natalie O’Ryan had no plans to return. But when her fiancé, music producer Russell Jacobs, books their wedding in her hometown and schedules a summer at Rose’s Red Door Inn, she sets out to put the finishing touches on the perfect wedding. But she can’t possibly prepare for a run-in with Justin Kane–the best friend she left behind all those years ago after promising to stay. […]

Prelude by JoAnn Durgin - Faithfully Bookish review

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Back when I worked for my hometown newspaper, there was a section called “Back Over the Trails” which featured top headlines from one, five, ten, even one hundred years ago. We’re borrowing the tradition with a little #tbt (Throw Back Thursday) feature here on the blog. Let me know if you’ve read the book or added it to your tbr! […]

His Steadfast Love by Julie Lessman

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She’s bent on fun. He’s bent on faith. Till true love bridges the gap. Cat O’Bryen is the prodigal daughter unhappy with God. First, the father with whom she reconciled dies of cancer and now her twin sister and best friend marries, leaving Cat at home with a newlywed mother, her new husband, and a little brother. […]

At Love's Bidding by Regina Jennings

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Back when I worked for my hometown newspaper, there was a section called “Back Over the Trails” which featured top headlines from one, five, ten, even one hundred years ago. We’re borrowing the tradition with a little #tbt (Throw Back Thursday) feature here on the blog. Let me know if you’ve read the book or added it to your tbr! […]

A Name Unknown by Roseanna White

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She’s Out to Steal His Name. Will He Steal Her Heart Instead? Rosemary Gresham has no family beyond the band of former urchins that helped her survive as a girl in the mean streets of London. Grown now, they are no longer pickpockets—now they focus on high value items and have learned how to blend into upper-class society. […]

Grounded Hearts by Jeanne M. Dickson

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In the midst of World War II, Ireland has declared herself neutral. Troops found on Irish soil must be reported and interned, no matter which side they are fighting for. When midwife Nan O’Neil finds a wounded young Canadian pilot at her door, she knows she’s taking a huge risk by letting him in. […]