Category: children

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Barn Quilt by Patti Michels

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Barn Quilt by Patti Michels

Posted November 27, 2019 / 15 Comments

The Barn Quilt on tour with Celebrate Lit THE BARN QUILT GENRE: Children’s Book / Christmas PUBLISHER: Redemption Press RELEASE DATE: November 19, 2019 PAGES: 26 Farmer Max and Miz Patti have a big red barn on their Maple Shade Farm, but one thing is missing—they need a barn quilt. But what pattern should they hang on the side of their barn? The pineapple […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): The Cracking of Monday Egg by B.T. Higgins

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): The Cracking of Monday Egg by B.T. Higgins

Posted November 26, 2019 / 12 Comments

Welcome to the Blog Tour & Giveaway for The Cracking of Monday Egg by B.T. Higgins, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! Title: The Cracking of Monday Egg Author: B.T. Higgins Publisher: Ambassador International Genre: Middle Grade Fiction Release Date: November 21, 2019 An Egg World Allegory The Maker created Monday […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Perfect Seat by Minh Lê & Gus Gordon

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Perfect Seat by Minh Lê & Gus Gordon

Posted November 22, 2019 / 6 Comments

THE PERFECT SEAT GENRE: Children’s Picture Book PUBLISHER: Disney Hyperion RELEASE DATE: November 12, 2019 PAGES: 32 This child and their parent are almost ready for story time–but first, they must find the perfect seat! This cozy picture book by Drawn Together author Minh Lê takes readers through various opposites […]



Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): The Heart Changer by Jarm Del Boccio

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): The Heart Changer by Jarm Del Boccio

Posted May 20, 2019 / 5 Comments

  Welcome to the Blog Tour & Giveaway for Heart Changer by Jarm Del Boccio with JustRead Publicity Tours! Title: The Heart Changer Author: Jarm Del Boccio Publisher: Ambassador International Release Date: April 26, 2019 Genre: Middle Grade Biblical Fiction Can an Israelite captive, wrenched from all she loves, serve […]




Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Jarm Del Boccio & The Heart Changer

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Jarm Del Boccio & The Heart Changer

Posted April 25, 2019 / 11 Comments

Happy Thursday! Today, I’m pleased to introduce Jarm Del Boccio and her new middle grade novel, The Heart Changer. Jarm (‘J’ pronounced as a ‘Y’) Del Boccio finds her inspiration in everyday life, but in particular, when she travels the globe, observing the quirky things that happen along the way. […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): RES-Q Tyler Stop by June McCrary Jacobs

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): RES-Q Tyler Stop by June McCrary Jacobs

Posted April 22, 2019 / 8 Comments

  Welcome to the Blog Tour & Giveaway for RES-Q Tyler Stop by June McCrary Jacobs with JustRead Publicity Tours! Title: RES-Q Tyler Stop Series: Tyler Stop, Book 1 Author: June McCrary Jacobs Publisher: JMJ Story Stitcher Books Release Date: April 22, 2019 Genre: Middle Grade Historical Fiction It’s the […]



Author Interview: LeAnne Blackmore & God’s Name Is A Tower

Author Interview: LeAnne Blackmore & God’s Name Is A Tower

Posted March 1, 2019 / 0 Comments

Please join me in welcoming LeAnne Blackmore to the blog today! According to Leanne, she’s probably not too different from you—balancing a variety of roles and feeling like she’s floundering with most. But she’s got a big God who loves taking the weak and ordinary and infusing them with His […]


Book Excerpt (and a Giveaway!): Sarah’s Search for Treasure by Bertha Schwartz

Book Excerpt (and a Giveaway!): Sarah’s Search for Treasure by Bertha Schwartz

Posted February 1, 2019 / 3 Comments

Welcome to the circulating blog tour and giveaway for The Searchers series of middle grade historical fiction by Bertha Schwartz, hosted by JustRead tours! Title: Sarah’s Search for Treasure (Searchers #3) Author: Bertha Schwartz Publisher: Ambassador International Release Date: December 1, 2018 Genre: Middle Grade Historical Fiction It’s 1849, and […]


Book Excerpt (and a Giveaway!): Kelly’s Search for Family by Bertha Schwartz

Book Excerpt (and a Giveaway!): Kelly’s Search for Family by Bertha Schwartz

Posted January 25, 2019 / 7 Comments

Welcome to the circulating blog tour and giveaway for The Searchers series of middle grade historical fiction by Bertha Schwartz, hosted by JustRead tours! Title: Kelly’s Search for Family (Searchers #2) Author: Bertha Schwartz Publisher: Ambassador International Release Date: December 1, 2018 Genre: Middle Grade Historical Fiction It’s 1880 and […]


Book Excerpt (and a Giveaway!): Daisy’s Search for Freedom by Bertha Schwartz

Book Excerpt (and a Giveaway!): Daisy’s Search for Freedom by Bertha Schwartz

Posted January 18, 2019 / 6 Comments

Welcome to the circulating blog tour and giveaway for The Searchers series of middle grade historical fiction by Bertha Schwartz, hosted by JustRead tours! Title: Daisy’s Search for Freedom (Searchers #1) Author: Bertha Schwartz Publisher: Ambassador International Release Date: December 1, 2018 Genre: Middle Grade Historical Fiction It’s the 1850s […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!) Why Did You Choose Me? by Katie Cruice Smith

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!) Why Did You Choose Me? by Katie Cruice Smith

Posted November 17, 2018 / 1 Comment

November is National Adoption Month, and we’re celebrating with the Why Did You Choose Me? Saturday Hop and giveaway, hosted by JustRead Tours and Ambassador International! Every Saturday in November, hop along to the different host blogs and enter the great giveaway! Title: Why Did You Choose Me? Author: Katie […]



Top Ten Tuesday: ‘Funnest’ Character Names in Children’s/YA Literature

Top Ten Tuesday: ‘Funnest’ Character Names in Children’s/YA Literature

Posted May 22, 2018 / 16 Comments

Happy Tuesday, my friends! Today’s Top Ten Tuesday topic is ‘Best Character Names’ and originally I planned to just send you to Jen Turano’s books and point out some of my favorites of her delightful character names (Gertrude Cadwalader, Permilia Griswold, Temperance Flowerdew, etc.). BUT my friend Rachel over at […]


Author Interview: J.A. Myhre & A Forest, A Flood and An Unlikely Star

Author Interview: J.A. Myhre & A Forest, A Flood and An Unlikely Star

Posted January 4, 2018 / 0 Comments

Please join me in welcoming J.A. Myhre to the blog today! J. A. Myhre serves as a doctor with Serge in East Africa where she has worked for over two decades. She is passionate about health care for the poor, training local doctors and nurses, promoting childhood nutrition and development, […]


Book Review: The Beginner’s Gospel Story Bible by Jared Kennedy

Book Review: The Beginner’s Gospel Story Bible by Jared Kennedy

Posted November 29, 2017 / 0 Comments

How do you explain the gospel to toddlers and preschoolers? Often adults are stumped, but Jared Kennedy’s focus on the promises of God makes the gospel come alive to the littlest hearts. Through fifty-two Old and New Testament stories, The Beginner’s Gospel Story Bible highlights God’s perfect promises. Every page […]


Called and Courageous Girls LIVE Webcast! (Sept 7)

Called and Courageous Girls LIVE Webcast! (Sept 7)

Posted September 1, 2017 / 0 Comments

Join the movement to inspire the next generation of godly women! Meet God’s Called and Courageous Girls, Bible heroes who inspire your child’s faith in God. Harvest House’s new series just launched with the release of the first book! To celebrate the release of A Brave Big Sister, you’re invited […]