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Congratulations to the following winners.

The Winners were selected using Random.org

#8 – Amy is the Winner of  Return to Canterbury

#4 – Saba is the Winner of Black History Month 2014 Giveaway

#1 – MJ is the Winner of Black History Month 2014 Giveaway

 

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February 28, 2014 Posted by | Giveaway Winners | , , , | 2 Comments

Book Review: My Time with Grandma Bible Storybook.


My Time with Grandma

My Time with Grandma Bible Storybook by Phil A. Smouse.
About the Book: Turn ho-hum story time into an amazing experience for inspiring your grandchildren to discover and celebrate God’s love for them! My Time with Grandma Bible Storybook is a wonderful way to treasure your moments together while sharing your faith and helping your grandchildren understand challenging concepts such as salvation, God’s plan for our lives, and what it means to be forgiven. Each story includes a powerful Love Note from God that kids can memorize and hide in their hearts forever. There’s also a sweet Love Note from Grandma that you can read to your grandchildren to help remind them of how much they are treasured and loved.

My Review: My Time with Grandma Bible Storybook is a great book to share with grandchildren. Each stories from Creation, Adam and Eve and more to the resurration of Jesus has been summarized making it easy for children ages 2-5 to understand. And each story includes a scripture verse, a love note from God and a love note from Grandma. As you read discover and celebrate the love God has for us all.

We all know the story of Noah and the Art.

Love note from Grandma. “I love you so much. But God loves you even more! And he wants you to trust him. When you’re at home, in the car, or even outside playing, God is watching over you. God kept Noah safe. He will make sure you are safe too.

Love note from God. “You protect me from my troubles.” Psalm 32:7

This is the perfect gift for grandmas to spend quality time with their grandchildren. The illustrations by Ela Jarzabek are heartwarming, bold and colorful which will pull in any child’s attention. I recommend this book as it will expose children to the love of God.

 

FTC Disclosure: I received a review copy of this book from the Tyndale in exchange for a fair and honest review. I was not monetarily compensated for my opinion in any way.

 

http://www.tyndale.com/My-Time-with-Grandma-Bible-Storybook/9781414383187#.Uw3-ssUo5A4

Binding:Hardcover
ISBN:978-1-4143-8318-7
List Price:$14.99
Release Date:October 2013
Page Count:32
Trim Size:9 x 10

 

Phil A Smouse

About the Author: Phil A. Smouse wanted to be a scientist. But scientists don’t get wonderful letters and pictures from boys and girls all over the world. So Phil decided to draw and color instead.

An accomplished author, illustrator, animator, and graphic artist, Phil has written and illustrated over forty books for children and adults, including Jesus Wants All of Me, the award-winning, million-plus-selling adaptation of Oswald Chambers’s classic daily devotional, My Utmost for His Highest.

Phil and his wife, Annette, live in southwestern Pennsylvania. They have two amazing children and one beautiful granddaughter they love with all their hearts.

 

About the Illustrator: Ela Jarzabek (Elżbieta Jarząbek) lives in Katowice, Poland. She is single and loves her work.

From an early age, Ela loved to draw and paint. When she was just a few years old and did not even know how to write, she added her own drawings to her already illustrated fairy tale books. Soon she was creating her own stories with animals and princesses.

Several years ago Ela graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Kraków as a graphic designer and painter. She now works as a freelance illustrator . . . and still loves to paint animals, princesses, and many other things as well.

February 26, 2014 Posted by | Book Review | , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

BBC Earth – Walking with Dinosaurs Giveaway. Ends March 7th


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For reviews on these books click on the link below

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There will be 1 winner.

This Giveaway is Open to the USA Only!

Winner will be selected by Random.org

Giveaway Ends March, 7th

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Winner is #6 – Tonya May

February 21, 2014 Posted by | Free Giveaways | , , , , , | 17 Comments

Book Review/Giveaway: My Warp Speed Mind. Ends March 7th


My Wrap Speed Mind

My Warp Speed Mind written by Donalisa Helsley, illustrated by Kalpart

About the Book: Do you have trouble paying attention and being still? Do you feel like everyone is always mad at you? Drake knows how you feel. With some help he will learn how to control his impulses. A spaceship that can go warp speed is great, but only if you know how to make it slow down too!

My Review: The author has written a great book for children dealing with ADHD, not only for the child but their parents and teachers to understand how to control of their warp speed mind. Drake didn’t understand why he was always in trouble. He didn’t like school because the teachers were always telling him to keep still or to be quiet or put him on time out. He was finding it hard to pay attention in class making clown faces and ends up in the Principal’s office. Drake also got in trouble at home. It was time for his parents to find out what was really wrong with him. Drake was diagnosed with ADHD.

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has been defined as “A problem of not being able to focus, being overactive, not being able control behavior, or a combination of these. For these problems to be diagnosed as ADHD, they must be out of the normal range for a person’s age and development.”

The author gives some great suggestions for children, parents, and teachers. Fun exercises for calm children down and release those extra energy.

  • Breathing exercises
  • Do the shake and take a deep breath
  • Create a discipline system
  • Make praise specific
  • Create a schedule
  • Remember to be patient and consistent

The Warp Speed Mind story is fun and educational. The illustrations by Kalpart are colorful and bright which helps tell the story.  The best part of this story is Drake realizing that ADHD is not the boss of him. He is the boss of his ADHD. A well written book and I recommend this to parents with children with ADHD.

Pages: 32

FTC Disclosure: I received a review copy of this book from the author in exchange for a fair and honest review. I was not monetarily compensated for my opinion in any way.

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There will be 1 winner.

This Giveaway is Open to the USA Only!

Winner will be selected by Random.org

Giveaway Ends March, 7th

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February 18, 2014 Posted by | Book Review, Free Giveaways | , , , , , | 10 Comments

Giveaway Winners!


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Congratulations to the following winners.

The Winners were selected using Random.org

#3 – Dorothy Teel  is the Winner of  Beckmin Goes to School

#1 – tmy56 is the Winner of The Wishing Well

#5 – Natasha  is the  Winner of If I Speak True

 #2 – Amy H  is the Winner of Venom of the Serpent

 

Thanks to all those who took part in this giveaways.

Winners have been notified.

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February 17, 2014 Posted by | Giveaway Winners | , , , | Leave a comment

Book Review: Kregel Blog Tour. Candle Bedtime Bible


Candle Bedtime Bible

Candle Bedtime Bible written by Karen Williamson

About the Book: There’s always time for a story with the Candle Bedtime Bible! Coded for easy reference, forty favorite Bible stories are each timed to be told in three, five, or ten minutes. With plain language and gentle illustrations, this Bible is perfect for a peaceful story time.

 

My Review: The Candle Bedtime Bible stories contain the Old and the New Testament. The table of contents shows each story that has a three minute, a five minute and a ten minute story. During bedtime parents can make a selection from the three, five or ten minute stories to read aloud to their kids.

The stories are retold to help younger readers understand God’s words and the characters in the story. The illustrations by Christine Tappin are warm and colorful which helps bring the story to life. Overall, it is a well written book that would capture the attention of any child.

 

Author: Karen Williamson

Illustrated by: Christine Tappin

Pages: 160

Ages: 3 – 5

 

FTC Disclosure: I received a review copy of this book from Kregel Publications in exchange for a fair and honest review. I was not monetarily compensated for my opinion in any way.

 

 

February 10, 2014 Posted by | Book Review, Kregel Book Review | , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Book Review/Giveaway: Return to Canterbury. Ends Feb 28th


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Return to Canterbury by Melissa Ann Goodwin

About the Book: Things have settled down for thirteen-year-old Jamie Reynolds since last Christmas. That’s when he time-traveled to 1932 and wound up in the town of Canterbury, Vermont. There he met Kelly and Christopher Pennysworth, who quickly became his best friends. Back in his own time again, he misses them every day. But, as the July 4th, 2008 holiday approaches, the biggest black cloud hovering over Jamie’s life is the mystery of what happened to his dad, who has been missing for almost a year.

Little does Jamie know that he will soon reunite with Kelly and Christopher for an adventure even bigger than their last. Together they’ll uncover a secret plot that threatens to destroy Canterbury. But will they be able to stop it before it’s too late? And will Jamie finally solve the mystery of his father’s disappearance? Return to Canterbury with us and find out!

My Review: Be careful what you wish for because you may find yourself time traveling. Author Melissa Ann Goodwin is back with a sequel to The Christmas Village. In ‘Return to Canterbury’ Jamie returns to 1935 Canterbury this time to save his father who is still stuck there. His father has managed to travel back in time and wound up in Canterbury without a way of returning to his family. The last time Jamie traveled to Canterbury he got there through the Christmas village. Now they must figure out a way to travel back. But there’s a plot that threatens to destroy Canterbury and is up to them to uncover this secret before they return home.

Just like The Christmas Village, Return to Canterbury will take readers on a rollercoaster ride back to 1935, full of excitement, suspense, humor and twists. I highly recommend this book.

To read all about the Christmas Village click on the link http://mymcbooks.wordpress.com/2012/12/01/christmas-giveawaythe-christmas-village-ends-dec-25th/

Pages: 268

FTC Disclosure: I received a review copy of this book from the author in exchange for a fair and honest review. I was not monetarily compensated for my opinion in any way.

Giveaway Rules

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There will be 1 winner.

This Giveaway is Open to the USA Only!

Winner will be selected by Random.org

Giveaway Ends February, 28th

Comments like these would be deleted – Great contest, please enter me, Love to win this! This is so cute!

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This Giveaway Has Ended

Winner is #8 – Amy

February 6, 2014 Posted by | Book Review, Free Giveaways | , , , , , | 18 Comments

Book Spotlight/Giveaway: Andy Smithson: Venom of the Serpent’s Cunning, Book 2. Ends Feb 17th


Venom of the Serpent's Cunning

Venom of the Serpent’s Cunning written by L. R. W. Lee Author

About the Book: Venom of the Serpent’s Cunning is the continuation of L. R. W. Lee’s well-received debut novel Blast of the Dragon’s Fury and the next offering in this seven-book Andy Smithson allegorical, fantasy, adventure series for middle graders.

In Venom of the Serpent’s Cunning, Lee continues to weave a tale of mystery and intrigue as the main character, Andy Smithson, who is now 11-years-old, returns to Oomaldee to retrieve the second ingredient needed to break a 500-year-old curse enacted to punish the current ruler for murdering his older sister when she was 15. Not one to forgive easily, Imogenia’s spirit is bent on thwarting Andy to preserve the curse and naively aligns herself with the evil, scheming Abbadon.

Things go from bad to worse when a creature Abaddon conjures from the darkest magic steals the Stone of Athanasia, the source of the ruler’s immortality, causing the king and his wizard, Mermin, to fall gravely ill. Andy is forced to choose between retrieving the stone to save those he loves or obediently going after the second ingredient. What will he chose? Will he be able to save the King and Mermin?

You won’t want to miss the non-stop action, drama and thrills on this adventure that is Andy Smithson: Venom of the Serpent’s Cunning, Book 2. http://www.lrwlee.com/#!books/c7pz

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  • Series: Andy Smithson
  • Paperback: 242 pages
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (January 10, 2014)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1494730162
  • ISBN-13: 978-1494730161

Amazon Paper: http://amzn.to/1eHKa4Q
Amazon Kindle: http://amzn.to/1j6sEKP
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Website: http://www.lrwlee.com/#
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/lrwlee
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/lrwlee

Giveaway Rules

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There will be 1 winner.

This Giveaway is Open to the USA Only!

Winner will be selected by Random.org

Giveaway Ends February, 17th

Comments like these would be deleted – Great contest, please enter me, Love to win this! This is so cute!

Mandatory: Leave a comment about the review below. Leaving a helpful comment relating to this book would be appreciated and valid to the giveaway.

Please HELP promote this book on your blog, twitter, pinterest or facebook. Thanks.

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Winners are selected via Random and notified by email. You have 48 hours to respond;

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This Giveaway Has Ended

The Winner is #2 – Amy H

February 3, 2014 Posted by | Author and Book Spotlight, Free Giveaways | , , , , , | 10 Comments

Black History Month 2014 Giveaway. Ends Feb 28th


Aunt Harriet

Aunt Harriet’s Underground Railroad in the Sky by Faith Ringgold

Brother of the Knight

Brother of the Knight by Debbie Allen

Follow the Drinking Gourd

Follow the Drinking Gourd by Jeanette Winter

Henry Box Freedom

Henry’s Freedom Box by Ellen Levine

I Am Harriet Tubman

I am Harriet Tubman by Grace Norwich

I Survived

I Survived The Battle of Gettysburg, 1863 by Lauren Tarshis

Ron Big Mission

Ron’s Big Mission y Rose Blue and Corinne J Naden

Ruth and the Green Book

Ruth and the Green Book by Calvin Alexander Ramsey

The Prince of Fenway Park

The Prince of Fenway Park by Julianna Baggott

The Wedding Drama

Wedding Drama by Karen English

Talee Book

Talee and the Fallen Object by Jacquitta A McManus

Thank You Dr MLK

Thank You, Dr MLK, JR! By Eleanora E. Tate

Trouble Don't Last

Trouble don’t last by Shelly Pearsall

In keeping with the celebration of Black History Month, Mymcbooks is giveaway 4 books each to 2 lucky winner. Please list your 4 choices with your comment.

Giveaway Rules

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There will be 2 winners.

This Giveaway is Open to the USA Only!

Winner will be selected by Random.org

Giveaway Ends February, 28th

Comments like these would be deleted – Great contest, please enter me, Love to win this! This is so cute!

Mandatory: Leave a comment about the review below. Leaving a helpful comment relating to this book would be appreciated and valid to the giveaway.

Please HELP promote this book on your blog, twitter, pinterest or facebook. Thanks.

Giveaway Guidelines and Disclaimer  

Winners are selected via Random and notified by email. You have 48 hours to respond;

If no response, the prize is forfeited and an alternate winner is chosen.

This Giveaway Has Ended

Winners are #4 - Saba and #1 – MJ

February 1, 2014 Posted by | Black History Month, Free Giveaways | , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Black History Month 2014 Theme – Black History Month: ‘Civil Rights in America’


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 Civil Rights in America, commemorating the 50th

Black History Month 2014 Theme – Black History Month: ‘Civil Rights in America’

Black History Month or National African American History Month is an annual celebration of and a time for recognizing achievements by black Americans in U.S. history. Americans have recognized Black History Month annually since 1926. Although blacks have been in America at least as far back as colonial times, it was not until the 20th century that they gained a respectable presence in history books.

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Dr. Carter G. Woodson, who earned a doctorate degree from Harvard, was disturbed to find that history books largely ignored America’s black population. He decided to take on the challenge of writing black Americans into the nation’s history. In 1926, he launched Negro History Week. He chose February because it marks the birthdays of two men who greatly influenced the black American population, Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln. In the mid-1970s, it became Black History Month and ever since, every American president has issued proclamations endorsing Black History Month.

http://www.forthoodsentinel.com/story.php?id=12699

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carter_G._Woodson

February 1, 2014 Posted by | Black History Month | , , , , | 2 Comments

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