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Tinsel in a Twist Christmas Tale Full of Encouraging Truths

Tinsel in a Twist Christmas Tale Full of Encouraging Truths

Tinsel in a Twist by Laurie Germaine continues the story of Tinsel, the Christmas elf from Tinsel in a Tangle, a YA novel I raved about in February. Just in time for the holidays, the second novel arrives, just as endearing. Tinsel travels with Niklas and Santa and Mrs. Claus to Germany for Niklas’ initiation…

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In Hesitant Heroes Teens Face Fears to Save Lives

In Hesitant Heroes Teens Face Fears to Save Lives

A YA Novel Review In Hesitant Heroes by Sharon Rene, a group of teens discover their school is involved in an evil plot to assassinate a key political figure, and the administration intends to blame the Christian students, who have disappeared. As the teens discover more, the danger escalates, especially since traitors exist around them.…

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Restorer reflects common struggles

Restorer reflects common struggles

The Sword of Lyric series entertains while addressing faith questions Sharon Hinck’s The Sword of Lyric, four-book fantasy series addresses common struggles of the Christian faith and parenting, such as wrestling with doubts, fears, and letting go. The series includes The Restorer, The Restorer’s Son, The Restorer’s Journey, and The Deliverer. I love a good…

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Favoritism hurts as novel portrays

Favoritism hurts as novel portrays

Parents, grandparents, and teachers who show favoritism create a lot of hurt feelings. Favoritism shows up in words and actions. Aware of favoritism, I work to avoid it at all costs. Favoritism harms relationships While reading James L. Rubart’s novel, The Pages of Her Life, the pain caused by favoritism reflected loud and clear as…

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