Book Review: God is Coming

God is Coming by Maggie Philpot. A Christmas Advent story for all ages. Plus, a giveaway & more from the author. On Tour with Celebrate Lit.

ABOUT THE BOOK

Book: God Is Coming

Author: Maggie Philpot

Genre: Children’s books, Christian books

Release date: October 15, 2021

In a search for a book that presented the beauty and mystery of the advent season with elegance and simplicity meant to be enjoyed by the entire family, God Is Coming was born. This Advent Journey traces the story of God’s relentless pursuit of His children and all of the anticipation of the holiday season in simple, rhyme and meter. Children and adults alike will be touched by the reminders of the profound truths of the gospel and families will return to these stories and these iconic images year after year.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Maggie Philpot wrote her first children’s story when she was in middle school (a story about an egg named Eggbert) and she has been dreaming up stories ever since. She lives in Fort Worth with her spectacular husband (whom she calls Husband), her two precocious children, and a rather ridiculous dog, Tucker. She is passionate about anything and anyone who attempts to make beauty, order, and meaning in this crazy world. The simple act of writing is one way to do just that.

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In a search for a book that presented the beauty and mystery of the Advent season with elegance and simplicity, God Is Coming was born. This book traces the story of God’s pursuit of His children and all of the anticipation of the Christmas season in simple, rhyme and meter. This year available in a deluxe hardback edition with full-color illustrations, offering you the opportunity to bring home a truly heirloom-quality book to be a part of your holiday traditions!

MY THOUGHTS

This book was beautifully done.

I for one have never done an Advent calendar apart from what my church does. But now I will for years to come with this book! I LOVED the lyrical storytelling, and how Maggie Philpot told the story so eloquently. It was easy to engage with and each day is a new piece of the story unfolding.

The book itself is a work of art. Velvet cover (Check out my Instagram post for a closer look at the details), gilded edges, thick paper…and that artwork, sigh. Someone put a lot of time and effort into making this book have a lasting impression.

Overall, God is Coming was an engaging and delightful Advent calendar. One that I will be rereading starting December 1st with my family, and I think it will become a family tradition to end the day with.

5 stars.

*I volunteered to read this book in return for my honest feedback. The thoughts and opinions expressed within are my own.

GIVEAWAY!

To celebrate her tour, Maggie is giving away the grand prize package of a copy of God Is Coming and a hand-crafted wooden advent spiral!!

Be sure to comment on the blog stops for nine extra entries into the giveaway! Click the link below to enter.

https://promosimple.com/ps/13cf9/god-is-coming-celebration-tour-giveaway

Check out other blogs on the tour!

Lighthouse-Academy, November 17

Vicky Sluiter, November 17

Simple Harvest Reads, November 18 (Guest Review from Donna Cline)

Library Lady’s Kid Lit, November 19

Inklings and notions, November 19

Texas Book-aholic, November 20

Debbie’s Dusty Deliberations, November 21

deb’s Book Review, November 22

The Adventures of a Travelers Wife, November 23

For Him and My Family, November 23

Locks, Hooks and Books, November 24

Labor Not in Vain, November 25

Ashley’s Clean Book Reviews, November 26

Mary Hake, November 26

Because I said so — and other adventures in Parenting, November 27

Abba’s Prayer Warrior Princess, November 28

A Modern Day Fairy Tale, November 29

Maureen’s Musings, November 29

Musings of a Sassy Bookish Mama, November 30

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