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Children’s #Audiobook Review– Wombat and Jones: The Great Banana Mystery

Written by author Arran Francis, creator of multiple series for BBC's CBeebies Radio, Wombat & Jones: The Great Banana Mystery is a funny tale about friendship, problem-solving, and teamwork. Simple mistakes and jumping to conclusions can happen after all, but Wombat & Jones try their best to put it right and learn from them. 

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Book Review and Blog Tour: The Multicultural Church by Dan Willis

Despite the progress our country has made in Civil Rights over the past century, Sunday morning is still one of the most segregated times in America. It seems like the only people striving to lead in the area of racial reconciliation are politicians, activists, and celebrities. Pastor Dan Willis wants to know… Where is the church? What can the people of God do to become leaders again and not just be Johnny-come-lately followers?

Books, Diversity, Uncategorized, Women in Ministry

Want to Read Wednesday: The Black Madonna- A Womanist Look at Mary of Nazareth by Courtney Hall Lee

This book considers the relationship between African American women and Mary of Nazareth. After examining the history of black American motherhood during slavery and beyond, this book then gives an overview of the existing views of Mary in both the church and the academy.

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The Saxon Wolves by Penny Ingham Is an Epic Journey into Britain’s Dark Ages (Blog Tour & Author Interview)

The Saxon Wolves by Penny Ingham takes readers on an impeccably researched epic journey into Britain's Dark Ages. For Anya, priestess and princess, exile is only the beginning. I had the opportunity to interview the very talented author, Penny Ingham.

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First Line Fridays #3: “Fear of the Other: No Fear in Love” by William H. Willimon

Welcome to First Line Fridays! First Line Fridays a fun meme hosted by Hoarding Books! The aim of the game? Grab the book closest to you and share the first line! Title: Fear of the Other: No Fear in Love  Author: William H. Willimon Genre: Christian Nonfiction Length: 91 Pages (Paperback) First lines: "Thanks to fellow Christians… Continue reading First Line Fridays #3: “Fear of the Other: No Fear in Love” by William H. Willimon

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Book Review: Safari Pug by L. James, Illustrated by E. Ceulemans #MG

Title: Safari Pug  Author: Laura James Genre: Middle Grade (Ages 8-12), Fun & Lighthearted Fantasy Length: 105 pages Format: Hardcover   Summary from Goodreads Meet the brilliant, the wonderful, the courageous ... Safari Pug! The third book in a joyful illustrated series for fans of Claude and Squishy McFluff. When Pug and Lady Miranda have a scary run-in with a… Continue reading Book Review: Safari Pug by L. James, Illustrated by E. Ceulemans #MG

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Problematic Reads: Made for the Journey by E. Elliot (Book Review)

Title: Made for the Journey: One Missionary's First Year in the Jungles of Ecuador (Note: This book is also listed under the title These Strange Ashes and was originally published in 1979) Author: Elisabeth Elliot Genre: Nonfiction/ Memoir/ Christian Length:  176 pages Publisher: Fleming H. Revell Company   When Revell Reads sent me a free advanced reader copy of… Continue reading Problematic Reads: Made for the Journey by E. Elliot (Book Review)

Book Reviews, Books, Diversity, Poetry, Uncategorized

Poetry Review: “Love Looks Pretty on You” by Lang Leav

Title: Love Looks Pretty On You: Poetry & Prose Author: Lang Leav Genre: Contemporary Poetry and Prose Poems Length: 224 pages Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing Release Date: January 29, 2019   Friends, I am pleased to announce that poetry is making a comeback! In recent years there has been a distinct upsurge in the interest of… Continue reading Poetry Review: “Love Looks Pretty on You” by Lang Leav