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I'm a Christ-follower who has a household of 7 - who sometimes writes reviews, all with a Family Friendly perspective.

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Dragons: Legends and Lore of Dinosaurs Book Video Review

This is our first review video - ever!  It might be our last!

You can tell we are beginners! Any mistakes are ours. Any non-mistakes were on accident.

Please take a look at my kid's Review of Dragons: Legends and Lore of Dinosaurs by Masterbooks! (One of fave publishers!)

Dragons: Legends & Lore of Dinosaurs

Blessings to you!  You are loved!


Lana's five kids played by

No animals were hurt in this film. 
child was kept quiet.  No phone was

Note:  I was sent complimentary copy for review purposes only.  This review has not been monetarily compensated.  The review was my honest opinion and views and not influenced by the sponsor in any way.

Saturday, May 21, 2011

A Heart Divided by Kathleen Morgan Book Review

Heart Divided, A: A Novel (Heart of the Rockies)
Heart Divided, A: A Novel (Heart of the Rockies)

From the publisher:

It is 1878 and the Caldwells and Wainwrights have been feuding for decades. Still, Sarah Caldwell has misgivings when her father pressures her into distracting a ranch hand while he and her brothers rob the Wainwright place. When it becomes clear that hand is actually Cord Wainwright, Sarah realizes she needs to lay low. But Cord spots her in town and, with the sheriff away, makes a citizen's arrest, dragging her off to the Wainwright ranch until the sheriff's return. As the feud boils over, Cord and Sarah make a most inconvenient discovery--they are falling in love. Can they betray their families for love? Or will their families betray them?

Against the beautiful and wild backdrop of the Rocky Mountains comes this sweeping saga of romance, betrayal, and forgiveness from beloved author Kathleen Morgan.

Monday, May 2, 2011

Leaving Baily Flanigan Series by Karen Kingsbury

Leaving (Bailey Flanigan Series) 

From the Publisher:

The Bailey Flanigan series begins with Bailey leaving Bloomington for the adventure of a lifetime. She has won an audition for the ensemble of a Broadway musical in New York City.

She’s determined to take advantage of this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, but is she really ready to leave family and friends for the loneliness of the city? And what of Cody? His disappearance has her worried about their future and praying that their love can survive. In order to be closer to his mother in jail, Cody takes a coaching job in a small community outside Indianapolis. New friends, distance, and circumstances expose cracks in his relationship with Bailey Flanigan. Love, loneliness, big opportunities, and even bigger decisions highlight the first book in the new Bailey Flanigan series that features members of the popular Baxter family and finally completes the Bailey Flanigan/Cody Coleman story.

My Review:

This is one of those books, where it helps to have some background information on the characters.  I had read some of the previous books by Karen Kingsbury, thus preparing me for the information in this book.  (Although, you still could start by reading just this book.)

This book definitely doesn't give you a complete ending.  It gives you a start - like a long drawn out soap opera.

I love how the characters continually turn to the Lord and see what He would have for their life.  I love how there is purity all throughout the book.  I wish more books and movies had the same motives.  I also like how it is not necessarily written as a fairytale without real life hardships. 

Due to some of the adult issues discussed in the book - I would recommend for mature eyes only.  This is a book I would definitely want to read on a long trip or on the beach!

Blessings to you! You are loved!

Note:  I was sent complimentary copy for review purposes only.  This review has not been monetarily compensated.  The review was my honest opinion and views and not influenced by the sponsor in any way.