New and Notables – September 2014

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Welcome back to this recurring feature at The Catholic Book Blogger. As a book reviewer I get access to early or hot off the presses books from many Catholic publishers. My goal is to share a few titles each post that have either just released or are soon to be released. These are books I am looking forward to reading and think you might be too. When Saint Francis Saved the Church by Jon M. Sweeney Release Date: September 8, 2014 From the Publisher Ave Maria Press: Jon M. Sweeney, author of … [Read more...]

New and Notables – June 2014

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Welcome back to this recurring feature at The Catholic Book Blogger. As a book reviewer I get access to early or hot off the presses books from many Catholic publishers. My goal is to share a few titles each post that have either just released or are soon to be released. These are books I am looking forward to reading and think you might be too.The Little Oratory: A Beginner's Guide to Praying in the Home by David Clayton and Leila Lawler Release Date: Available Now From the Publisher … [Read more...]

CBB Lenten Library Building Mega Giveaway!

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Lent is perhaps the most powerful season on the Church calendar for reflection and self-education. I wanted to make it possible for someone to have the resources for enrichment this Lent and beyond. That was the idea behind this, the BIGGEST giveaway I have done at The Catholic Book Blogger yet. Twelve publishers have agreed to participate in my first Mega Giveaway . Be sure to visit theri websites and support them by purchasing some of the great books they bring to the public. One lucky winner … [Read more...]

Weekly Giveaway – Good Pope, Bad Pope: Their Lives, Our Lessons

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This week, Servant Books has kindly agreed to sponsor the giveaway. One lucky winner will receive a copy of Good Pope, Bad Pope: Their Lives, Our Lessons by Mike Aquilina. Click here to read my review of this book. I use Rafflecopter to run my giveaways which makes it simple for you and me! Enter below. The contest starts at midnight tonight EST and will end 12AM EST Friday 2/28 with a winner being announced later that day. Good Luck! a Rafflecopter giveaway … [Read more...]

CBB Review – Good Pope, Bad Pope: Their Lives, Our Lessons

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In his book Good Pope, Bad Pope: Their Lives, Our Lessons, Mike Aquilina details some of the high points and low points of the 2000 year papacy. To do this he focuses on twelve popes and describes the situations they were in, the decisions they made and the subsequent impact it made on the Church. It's all here, the good and the sometimes not so good.The book itself is by no means meant to slander any pope. Instead it does an exceptional job of making the case that the men that have risen to … [Read more...]

Weekly Giveaway – Bambinelli Sunday AND The Advent of Christ

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This week, Franciscan Media / Servant Books has kindly agreed to sponsor the giveaway. One lucky winner will receive a copy of Bambinelli Sunday by Amy Welborn and illustrated by Ann Engelhart AND a copy of  The Advent of Christ by Edward Sri. Click here to read my review of Bambinelli Sunday and here to read my review of The Advent of Christ. I use Rafflecopter to run my giveaways which makes it simple for you and me! Click below to enter. The contest starts at midnight tonight EST and will end … [Read more...]


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