I’ve recently been using Holman’s HCSB Illustrator’s Notetaking Bible. Holman’s version of a creative journaling Bible has many similarities to the other Bibles on the market and a few differences. ________________________________ Buy From: Amazon Barnes & Noble Books-A-Million and many local Bible bookstores __________________________________ BINDING The HCSB Illustrator’s Notetaking Bible has a bonded leather over board cover in warm brown. (Also available in purple linen over board) It has one matching ribbon bookmark and measures 8.5″ x 6.6″ x 1.5″ and weighs 2 pounds and 5.5 ounces. It has a sewn binding with overcasting. The liners are thick paper with...Read More
Tyndale recently released the Inspire Bible Large Print Edition. This is the upsized version of the regular Inspire Bible (see a review here). Journaling Bibles are very popular but there aren’t very many large print ones. This is the only large print I know of that includes the line art for you to color. BINDING This Bible comes in a patterned slipcase but the Bible itself it solid tranquil blue. It has a LeatherLike hardcover Binding. The page edges are decorated with a lovely butterfly and flower design in muted colors. It also has a matching ribbon bookmark and...Read More
Journaling Bibles are among the most popular Bibles on the market but up to this point they’ve all had had small to medium size text. Crossway’s ESV Single Column Journaling Bible is now available in large print. This is a brand new layout and includes the ESV 2016 Permanent Text. It’s available in several covers. The edition I’m reviewing is brown natural leather with flap. Features 2016 Permanent Text Brown Natural Leather with flap 2” margins Single column text 5 font Black letter 38 gsm cream paper 5 x 7 x 2 1568 pages 1 ribbon Reading plan ISBN:...Read More
I spent a day in Cedar Springs Christian Bookstore in Knoxville, TN secretly filming reviews and taking pictures of Bibles. This isn’t as detailed as my standard reviews, and some of the photos and videos are blurry, but maybe there’s enough information here to help you decide if this Bible is for you. The Holman Illustrator’s Notetaking Bible is an HCSB edition made for those that want to draw, paint, and color in their Journaling Bibles. This one has over 600 lightly drawn illustrations that you can color or paint. There’s lots of room to add your own artwork as...Read More
UPDATE – campaign hasn’t reached its goal and has now been canceled. If there is any interest they might try again in the future. Bardin & Marsee (makers of the Waterproof Bible) have just started a Kickstarter campaign for their newest Bible project. If they reach $55,00 by August 22nd they will be producing a King James Large Print Waterproof Bible. Here is one of their photos showing what it will look like and some of it’s features. It will be available in a brown or black cover, has an 11 point font, and will be printed on...Read More
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