Sunday, May 19, 2013

Sunday Post - 45 & Stacking the Shelves - 18

The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted by Kimba @ The Caffeinated Book Reviewer ~this meme was inspired in part by ~ In My Mailbox~ It's a chance to share News. A post to recap the past week, showcase books and things we have received and share news about what is coming up for the week on our blog.

THIS PAST WEEK:

Monday: Review of Someday, Someday, Maybe by Lauren Graham (3.5 Stars)

Tuesday: Top 10 Books Dealing with Difficult Subjects

Wednesday: Waiting on Jet (Marked Men, # 2) by Jay Crownover

Thursday: Review The Eternity Cure (Blood of Eden, # 2) by Julie Kagawa (2.5 Stars)

UPCOMING THIS WEEK:

Monday: Review of Clockwork Princess (The Infernal Devices, # 3) by Cassandra Clare (FINALLY!)

Tuesday: Top 10 Favorite Covers of Books I've Read

Wednesday: Waiting on Wednesday

Thursday: Review of The Coincidence of Callie and Kayden (The Coincidence, # 1) by Jessica Sorensen

Stacking the Shelves is hosted by Tynga's Reviews.

I teach the kids at church (ages ranging from 9 to 14), and so I really bought these two books for them. But I know I'll get just as much out of them as they will.

The Power of a Praying Teen

By: Stormie Omartian

Published: July 1st 2005 by Harvest House Publishers

203 pages

Genre: Christian

Source: Personal Library

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Goodreads description--Along with Scripture verses and true stories of teens in action, "The" "Power of a Praying(R) Teen" addresses key issues young people face, including puritypeer pressureinsecuritybody/self-imagefriendships

Each segment of the book concludes with a prayer teens can follow or use as a model for their own prayers. Easy-to-access chapters focus on what it means to be maturing in all areas of life, including talking to God in prayer.

Young men and women just on the cusp of growing up will find the compassion, help, direction, strength, and stability that comes with knowing and hearing from God in "The Power of a Praying(R) Teen."

The Power of a Praying Kid

By: Stormie Omartian

Published: July 1st 2005 by Harvest House Publishers

100 pages

Genre: Christian

Source: Personal Library

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Goodreads description--New from bestselling author Stormie Omartian! A look at prayer through little eyes.

"The Power of a Praying(R) Kid "is a fun and "kid-friendly" approach to prayer for a very- special audience. Written with young hearts in mind, this short, easy-to-read book for 7- ?to 12-year-olds helps children learn to talk to God in a way that is meaningful and relational.

Interactive call-outs, sample prayers, and places to record their own words to God are sprinkled throughout the pages. Moms and Dads as well as children will love the message of this book for growing-up kids...God wants to hear from them and He listens to their prayers.

That's it for my shelves and recaps of my past and upcoming week. What did you add to your shelves this week? Any bookish news you want to talk about? Let me know!

10 comments:

  1. I liked your Top Ten Tuesday list, though it kinda seems wrong to say like considering the topic. I've only read three of the books on the list, but I will have to check the others out. I hope you enjoy both of the books you got this week.

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  2. Haha...yeah I know what you mean! They're good books about some scary and horrible topics. Thanks for stopping by and commenting!

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  3. Looks like a great week, I'm off to check out your review of the Lauren Graham book.

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  4. I hope you find these books useful and enjoyable. Come and see what I got at Inside of a Dog and Ms. Martin Teaches Media. Happy reading!

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  5. Ahh can't wait for your Clockwork Princess review! I have to do one myself. There's so much to say, lol. Enjoy your week, and thanks for stopping by my Sunday Post. :)

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  6. Looking forward to your Clockwork Princess review, like everyone else! And I hope the books on prayer do well with your church kids. Have a great week!

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  7. Awwe, that's very nice of you! I know I always get joy at out buying my kids books! :) Enjoy, Thanks for stopping by my STS, I am also a new follower too! :)

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  8. I''m definitely going to have to check out your Eternity Cure review! I hope you enjoy your week and happy reading!

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  9. yay for the Eternity Cure. I still haven't read that one, but really want to. I'll have to check out your review! And that was nice that you bought the kids books. I'm sure they'll appreciate it!

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