Monday, April 22, 2013

Tales of the Defended Ones - Book Review


I loved this book...ok, I'm a little biased since we have a beautiful adopted son, but even if that weren't the case, I think this book would still have inspired love in my heart.



Beth shares 4 amazing stories of loss and love, plus some insight into her own family's adoption, that could only have been accomplished through the work of our Almighty Creator.  He weaves stories like no other can, stories that work into your heart and leave you with no doubt that He is in every single detail of our lives.  He is always in our lives, defending the innocent.


Tales of the Defended Ones is one of my favorite books I have reviewed.  While reading, it's like you are sitting and listening to Beth tell the stories.  Her writing is very visual and the photos she includes complete the pictures through her words.  I also enjoyed the small facts included in each chapter about the countries or customs in the areas where the stories were found.



About the Book:


Ben and Joseph lose their mothers, but find a family looking just for them. Antonio is rescued from what seems like a hopeless situation. Caitlyn dares to trust that truth will set her free. Jorani is delivered from slavery into the arms of grace.
 
Follow these real-life stories as they take you on a journey to foreign places and extreme struggles. Travel through their challenges and see the hand of the great Storyweaver - our Defender God shielding and defending the defenseless in the amazing ways only he can.These are the tales of the ones left wounded and weak-ones made whole and strong . 
Purchase a copy: http://ow.ly/jJ8g6 


Meet Beth:

 
Beth Guckenberger and her husband, Todd, are the founders of Back2Back Ministries which communicates a lifestyle of service by sharing the love of Christ and serving God through service to others. Guckenberger travels and speaks regularly at women's and missions conferences, as well as youth gatherings and church services. In addition to her children's releases in the Storyweaver series, Guckenberger has written two mission-minded books. She has also partnered with Standard Publishing on the mission content in its 2013 VBS program. The Guckenberger family lives and serves in Monterrey, Mexico. 
Find out more about Beth at http://www.bethguckenberger.com/



Beth Guckenberger is celebrating the release of her new book in the Storyweaver series, Tales of the Defended Ones, with an iPad giveaway and Facebook party {4/25}. 


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 One fortunate winner will receive:
  • An iPad Mini
  • A Tales of the Defended Ones small group kit (books and DVD)
Enter today by clicking one of the icons below. But hurry, the giveaway ends on April 24th. Winner will be announced at the "Storyweaver" Author Chat Party on April 25th. Beth will be chatting with guests, answering questions, and offering tips about beginning a dialog with children and youth about the orphans around the world, the basic needs of children living in poverty, and what we can all do to help. (It’s okay if you haven’t read the book – who knows, you might WIN a copy!) Beth will also be hosting a fun trivia contest and giving away tons of great stuff! (Gift certificates, books, and more!)

So grab your copy of Tales of the Defended Ones and join Beth and friends on the evening of the April 25th for a chance to connect and make some new friends. (If you haven't read the book, don't let that stop you from coming!)

Don't miss a moment of the fun, RSVP today. Tell your friends via FACEBOOK or TWITTER and increase your chances of winning. Hope to see you on the 25th!




Blog Tour Schedule
Here is a link for the whole blog tour schedule!  If you have been enticed by my review, I encourage you to check out some others :-)

Disclosure : I received this book free from Standard Publishing through Litfuse Publicity Group. I was not required to write a positive review, the opinions expressed above are my own.
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