Posted July 20, 2017
We’ve compiled a list of some of our publishers’ best (non-curriculum) books that are great for homeschooling parents and homeschooling teachers.
July 14, 2017
In Part 1 of this series, we compiled a list of cookbooks and other helpful household tip books that are perfect for newlyweds and would make nice bridal shower gifts. In Part 2, we focus on romantic books and marriage advice books that would also be thoughtful bridal shower or wedding gifts:
After the Honeymoon: 90 Days to a Thriving Marriage by Rod Loy
The honeymoon is over. Now what? Originally written as Facebook posts to his engaged son, After the Honeymoon features 90 devotions that provide insight and wisdom from Rod Loy based on biblical principles and his own 27-year marriage. Whether seeking to start your marriage off on a solid basis or wanting to rekindle and strengthen your marriage, this book provides couples with unique ideas to build a thriving relationship.
50 Ways to Put Christ in Your Marriage and Live Happily Every Day by Vanessa & Deron Synder
Vanessa and Deron Snyder have teamed up to show spouses how to live happily ever after. They argue that, by centering a marriage through the teachings of Christ, a happier and more fulfilling marriage will ensue. In this easy-to-read format, they present 50 simple ways to demonstrate love for your spouse every day.
90-Minute Marriage Miracle: The Only Guide You Will Ever Need to Making Love Last by Jeff Forte
Finally, learn what really works and doesn’t work to create lasting love in your relationship. This breakthrough guide eliminates all the guesswork and shows you easy ways to fix your marriage forever. Discover the key strategies to resolve any relationship challenge quickly. Imagine your peace of mind when you finally understand how to communicate with your partner! Most people will never be happy until they get the relationship part of their lives right. This book can help you do just that.
Creating a Healthy Life and Marriage: A Holistic Approach: Body, Mind, Emotions and Spirit by Judith Desjardins
Winner of 16 prestigious book awards in the United States and Canada and a Polish translation released in May 2013, the message of this book is one of hope and optimism that we can improve ourselves and our relationships with others. Inspired by Judith Desjardin’s personal journey of healing and transformation, it contains wisdom and practical self-help tools for solving the problems encountered in relationships, spanning from childhood to adulthood. This book is for young people who are dating and struggling to find their unique identity, single adults who aspire to a committed relationship, married couples, and anyone who wants a deeper, more meaningful relationship with themselves.
Don't They Make a Lovely Couple? Six Important Questions You Need to Face about Your Marriage by John Benton
Only half of today's marriages last - why is that? The social revolution has made marriage fairer and unacceptable behavior more “frowned upon,” so shouldn't marriages be healthier and more long lasting? This book tackles six important questions every couple should ask about their marriage.
Love by the Book: What the Song of Solomon Says About Sexuality, Romance, and the Beauty of Marriage by Walter C. Kaiser Jr.
The purpose of this brief commentary is to provide a positive biblical portrait of what a Godly marriage entails. In a culture confused about the importance and benefits of marriage, respected Bible scholar and teacher Walter Kaiser brings much-needed wisdom to the table based on the Song of Solomon. Love by the Book inspires couples to have a deep love and commitment to each other, realizing that marriage is a gift of love given by a wise Creator.
All You Need Is Love: A Guide To Living an Abundant Life by Jill Sinklier
The key to living an amazing, abundant life is learning to love well. In All You Need Is Love, Jill Sinklier takes us on a journey of life and love lessons that teach us how to fully love God, man, and self so that we can have abundant life.
Good Stuff: Quips & Tips on Life, Love, Work and Happiness by Christine Cashen
Christine Cashen, America's Top Humorista and internally-acclaimed speaker, delivers an action-packed, content-rich read that will energize your life and totally crack you up. The Good Stuff is jammed with practical ideas that are hilarious and relevant! Bad boss? Crazy kids? Stressed-out? She's got you covered—and then some.
I Love Me: The Key to Loving Each Other! by Catherine A. Haala
Loving oneself allows us to love one another. Self-love is the cornerstone to high self-esteem, love of others, and to living life to its fullest potential. I Love Me embraces the good in all of us as it joyfully and lovingly affirms the limitless gifts and magnificence we all bring to the world!
A Book of Romantic Verse: Beautiful Lines of Love By the World's Greatest Poets by E. A. Chapman
A delightful collection of verse from the greatest poets of love: from Byron to Donne, Shelley to Shakespeare, and the exquisite W.B. Yeats. Accompanied by the gorgeous art of the high Victorians: Waterhouse, Alma Tadema, Millais, and William Godward.
Night Gardening: Passionate Poems for the Beloved by Therese Tappouni
Unusually passionate and ecstatic collaboration of two poets writing to each other through their relationship. Follows a couple through the search, the meeting, the physical love, the fear, and the ultimate deepening into life-long love. Designed for couples to read to each other or for gifts on engagement, wedding, or anniversary. Larger type for reading in low light.
Favorite Poems: Over 200 of the World's Best-Loved Poems by George Davidson
From verse of the past to modern classics, this anthology of poetry has words for every occasion: about youth and age, nature, musings on life and death, wisdom, nonsense, and romance. Each work has been specially chosen to complement the collection.
101 Quotes: To Get You Through the Day or Night by Catherine MacKenzie
101 Quotes to Get You Through the Day or Night is a pocket-sized book packed with inspiration, with sources ranging from Calvin to Victor Hugo and topics ranging from Life to God. Each page has a quote and related Bible verse, making it perfect for a daily devotional or a special gift.
About Love: Romances in Sound and Vision by Edel EarBOOKS
When love is in the air, it prickles and aches. It hurts. It burns. Sometimes it makes you feel ill. Often it gets you laughing. This exceptional photo and music compilation is driven by this crazy little thing called love. Romances in Sound and Vision are made of passion, tenderness, longing, melancholy, desire, satisfaction. Listening to and looking at this book about love will take you on a trip to a place rich even with all its imperfections.