Category Archives: Books

My New Tween Book Release

I squirm a little when it comes to self-promoting a new book. It feels so self-serving and that goes against my grain. But I’m super proud to announce the release of my new book, Meet Shelby Culpepper, which is book … Continue reading

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My Favorite Christmas Books

At Christmas, I sometimes like to read something that gets me in the Christmas spirit. I’ll share a few of the books that have helped me do that. Mary’s Journal, A Mother’s Story by Evelyn Bence gives life to Jesus’s … Continue reading

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Review of My Rhyme-Time Bible for Little Ones by Donna Clark Goodrich

It’s the day after Thanksgiving–only one more month before Christmas! But if someone on your Christmas list is between three and six years old, may I suggest a beautiful Bible storybook–in rhyme? My Rhyme-Time Bible for Little Ones is gorgeously illustrated. … Continue reading

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Why and How to Read to your Baby…by ARHuelsenbeck

All five of my children knew how to read by the time they entered kindergarten. Are they incredibly brilliant? Yes. But more than anything else, I attribute their early grasp of a complicated but vital skill to the fact that … Continue reading

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Can Your Story Change the World? . . . by Andrea R Huelsenbeck

This article previously appeared on ARHtistic License. “We have no problems.” That’s what my husband, Greg, and I say to each other while watching the news on TV. The turmoil and suffering we see around the world make our own challenges … Continue reading

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A Bored Game

I know it sounds impossible, with all the cries of how busy everyone is and all the Facebook posts of how overwhelmed by life they are, but sometimes I hear someone say they are bored. I get it. It’s not … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Suspense Addict…by Peggy Levesque

Confessions of a Suspense Addict…by Peggy Levesque I can’t remember a time when I wasn’t an avid reader, beginning with Little Golden Books as an early gradeschooler. As I grew old enough, I made the mile-long trek to the library … Continue reading

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