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Land of Silence by Tessa Afshar {Review}

In the Land of Silence

  The Land of Silence starts off during a beautiful day of joy and playfulness… Tessa Afshar’s prose is witty and the personality of our main character Elianna comes right off the page as she interacts with her brother Joseph. However, quite quickly things change for Elianna and the story takes off. Following family tragedy, she has to find distraction, they all do just to continue to go on in everyday life. Things need to be done, and Elianna wants to make up for a debt she thinks that is her fault and throws herself into any task and finds some solace there.

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Coming Soon from the Pen, Please Welcome back Biblical Author Tessa Afshar!

Tessa Afshar

Tessa, I’m delighted you’re here to share about your new book, Land of Silence. Tell us a bit about yourself and what you have written.    I was born in the Middle East and spent the first thirteen years of my life there. When I read the Bible, it comes to life through the web of my memories. Growing up in the land that the Bible calls Persia influences the way I read the Scriptures. I know the quality of the sun, the dryness of the air, the love for the rains when they come, the deep sense of hospitality, the profound affection for children and family, the commitment to friendship by the people of the Middle East. I have been touched by that world in a very personal way. I suppose it is inevitable that I write biblical fiction. My first four novels, including Harvest of Gold, which won. . .

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20% off to start 2016 with Grapevine Studies

This year we have added in elements from Grapevine Studies for our Bible study and the girls have been thrilled with it every day we bring it out! Now is a great time to buy a new study to start with your kiddos in 2016 with this 20% sale!! {aff} Readers of Creative Madness Mama may be blessed with the use of coupon code: YearEnd15. *Expires December 31st, 2015. There are lessons from the preschool age through eighth grade and samples are available to preview as well. *If you do decide to purchase, use my affiliate link and a small percentage of your purchase will bless our family with no price change to you. If you are a blogger and interested in joining the Grapevine Studies affiliate program, you can sign up here. If you sign up through me and email them my name I will get a $25 bonus!

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The Voice New Testament

The Voice New Testament by Anonymous Genre: Bible Pages: 480 Trade Paperback Date Published: October 28, 2008 Publisher: Thomas Nelson My rating: 5 of 5 stars The Voice™ is the product of the best minds in this emerging generation of Christian leaders. Together they are helping young people fall in love with the Scriptures. Instead of confining God’s Word in the framework of biblical criticism, The Voice™ highlights the beauty of God’s communication to His people. In The Voice™, the voice of God is heard as clearly as when He first revealed His truth. This is the first-ever complete New Testament in The Voice™ translation. Writers include Chris Seay, Lauren Winner, Brian McLaren, Greg Garrett, David B. Capes, and others. Every time I pick up my copy of The Voice New Testament I uncover something new and enlightening. It seems that passages of the Bible that I have read many. . .

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Word of Promise Next Generation – New Testament

Holy Bible: Word of Promise Next Generation – New Testament: Dramatized Audio Bible Now the entire New Testament is ready for the Wired Generation. Today’s youth ingest media at a faster rate than any previous generation. And they can’t get enough! The Word of Promise: Next Generation – New Testament is the perfect way for young multi-taskers to absorb Scripture. This ambitious recording makes the Word accessible to more kids than ever before. Starring a Hollywood-level cast of young talent including Cody Linley (Hanna Montana, Dancing with the Stars) as Jesus, AnnaSophia Robb (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory) as Mary Magdalene, Jordin Sparks (American Idol Winner) as Elizabeth, Cobin Bleu (High School Musical) as Peter, Alyson Stoner (Cheaper by the Dozen) as Martha, and narrated by Sean Astin (Lord of the Rings). The project includes informative book introductions by author Max Lucado and his daughter, Jenna Lucado, who is a. . .

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