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Jesus Loves You By Christine Topjian

Jesus Loves You
Jesus Loves You

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

STORY-LINE JESUS LOVES YOU BY CHRISTINE TOPJIAN:

Jesus Loves You is a well-written affirmation of Jesus love for us from conception forward.  Author Christine Topjian takes the reader through each step of life;  reaffirming Jesus‘ love and guidance.  She highlights Jesus loves us when we are afraid, lonely, scared, or insecure.  As well as through the hard teenage years and broken hearts.  Even when confused or intimidated, Jesus still loves us. He loves us when we grow up, marry and have children of our own.  As well as when we must make hard decisions.

As Topjian brought Jesus Loves You to a close, she skillfully gave the message of Jesus continuing love through the good and bad in our lives.  She highlighted his one desire’s to share our experiences by giving us support and loveJesus never leaves us alone. He is always by our side. This message is one every child and adult should hear.

MY OPINION:

The message in this book‘s needed in today’s world.  Topjian clearly and simply showed Jesus’ love for each one of us.  A large percentage of children do not attend church in today’s society.  This book is a beautiful way to introduce Jesus and his love.  I felt this book‘s geared towards children of ages 8 to 12.  However, an adult would be able to simplify the language and concept for younger children.  They could explain the concept of growth, aging, and the problems we encounter on a daily basis.  I found taking the story from conception to old age a fantastic way to show Jesus never leaves us.  He’s walking beside us our entire lives.

The pictures accompanying Jesus Loves You are cute drawings which a child will relate.  Children do not view art from an adult viewpoint but a child‘s perspective.  They see the wide-open mouth that’s screaming or the turned down mouth which is sad.  Sophisticated pictures are not needed to get the point of the story across to a child.  I would not hesitate to give this book to a child with the caveat mom, or an adult would have to read and explain the story.

JESUS LOVES YOU RECOMMENDATION:  STARS 4

I gave this book four stars for concept, premise, and development.

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Additionally, I purchased this book and chose to voluntarily review the book with honest  Children’s Christian book reviews.  Lastly, book reviews of any novel are dependent on the book review author’s opinion.  Consequently, all book reviews online and on my blog, are my opinions.  Also, ARC’s do not influence my opinions or voluntary Christian book reviews.

 

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Maggie Elizabeth Harrington By D. J. Swykert

 

Maggie Elizabeth Harrington by D J. Skwykert
Maggie Elizabeth Harrington

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

STORY-LINE MAGGIE ELIZABETH HARRINGTON BY D. J. SWYKERT:

Maggie Elizabeth Harrington is a deep tale of growing up, facing life’s questions, and protecting what you love.  Maggie, growing up in a cooper mining town with her silent father and grandmother, questions her life. Facing the death of 4 young wolves slaughtered for bounty, Maggie’s decisions change her life.  Maggie makes choices which will affect more than herself.  The young man she loves will embark on Maggie’s mission to save the wolves.  Grab a comfortable seat, my historical romance book reviews of Maggie Elizabeth Harrington by D. J. Swykert follows.

CHARACTERS, PLOTTING, AND DEVELOPMENT:

Primarily a historical fiction novel, Maggie Elizabeth Harrington, has a pungent story of loneliness, growing up, questioning the status quo, environmental and moral issues. D. J. Dwykert grabs the reader with historical facts and environmental insights.  As many of the same prejudices about wolves/animals exist today, Dwykert’s plotting highlights the plight of the wolves and the attitudes of then and now.  Consequently, Maggie would be described as an animal rights activist today.

Maggie also faces the prejudice of looking above her station for love in a time period filled with class distinction.  As well as, questioning the teachings or lack of teachings of the church; Maggie’s full of questions.  Dwykert filled Maggie Elizabeth Harrington with well-rounded characters, and pacing which holds the readers attention.

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Hiding The Truth By Kent Hamilton

 

Hiding The Truth
Hiding The Truth

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

STORY-LINE HIDING THE TRUTH BY KENT HAMILTON:

In Hiding The Truth Kathy and Paul have settled in Farvale.  Kathy did not know Paul had a brother. He kept his existence secret.  Thrown out of the army, Daniel’s headed to the ranch to live.  Paul intends for things to change for his brother.  Daniel’s a low down good for nothing drunkard, who lies, cheats, and steals.  But Paul’s determined he’ll pull his weight on the ranch or leave.  Meanwhile, Kathy’s friend, Sarah, wrote asking for help as her husband killed himself; she has a new baby and nowhere to go.  Of course, Kathy and Paul also take her into their home.  Using Paul’s “hid away money”, he and Sarah agree to build Sarah a small house on a nearby piece of land.

When Daniel arrives drunk, accompanied of the Sheriff, Paul puts him in the barn to slept it off. The next morning Paul gives Daniel an ultimatum, either work on the ranch or leave.  Also, Kathy’s holding a secret close to her chest she has not revealed to Paul.

When Sarah arrives, Daniel picks her up and something happened to him he couldn’t explain.  Working hard on Sarah’s cabin and the ranch, Daniel seems to be changing.  What has happened to Daniel?  What is Sarah’s Secret?  My romance book reviews of Hiding The Truth follows.

CHARACTERS, PLOTTING, DEVELOPMENT:

Hiding the truth never works as Daniel and Sarah, then Paul and Kathy discovered. This is a story of a second chance for Daniel and hope for his future. Hamilton skillfully matured Daniel after he met Sarah; becoming a changed man.  Sarah, with

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