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Melanie Shankle

Melanie Shankle writes daily on her blog, Big Mama. She is a graduate of Texas A&M and loves writing, shopping at Target, checking to see what's on sale at Anthropologie, and trying to find the funny in every situation.

Most of all, she loves being the mother of Caroline and the wife of her husband, Perry. The three of them live in San Antonio, Texas.

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Best Sellers

    • Church of the Small Things

    • The Million Little Pieces That Make Up a Life
    • By: Melanie Shankle, The Pioneer Woman Ree Drummond - foreword
    • Narrated by: Melanie Shankle
    • Length: 5 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 200
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 169
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 168

    The million little pieces that make a life aren't necessarily glamorous or far-reaching. But God uses some of the smallest, most ordinary acts of faithfulness....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic performance, great story

    • By Morgan on 01-18-18

    Regular price: $21.67

    • The Antelope in the Living Room

    • The Real Story of Two People Sharing One Life
    • By: Melanie Shankle
    • Narrated by: Melanie Shankle
    • Length: 4 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 184
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 162
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 161

    Welcome to the story of a real marriage. Marriage is simultaneously the biggest blessing and the greatest challenge two people can ever take on....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love love love

    • By Katie on 08-21-15

    Regular price: $18.19

    • Sparkly Green Earrings

    • Catching the Light at Every Turn
    • By: Melanie Shankle
    • Narrated by: Melanie Shankle
    • Length: 4 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 118
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 108
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 108

    Sparkly Green Earrings is a heartwarming and hilarious look at motherhood from someone who is still trying to figure it all out....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved this book!

    • By John M Zboyovski II on 08-12-18

    Regular price: $20.29

    • Nobody's Cuter Than You

    • A Memoir About the Beauty of Friendship
    • By: Melanie Shankle
    • Narrated by: Melanie Shankle
    • Length: 5 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 165
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 146
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 143

    Nobody's Cuter than You is a laugh-out-loud look at the special bond that exists between friends and a poignant celebration of all the extraordinary people....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • So so good!

    • By Jess King on 07-06-18

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Everyday Holy

    • By: Melanie Shankle
    • Narrated by: Melanie Shankle
    • Length: 4 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 9

    It seems to be a rite of passage for every woman: one day you wake up and think, “Wait. This is the life I signed up for?!” Everyday Holy will help you find the beautiful little pieces that create a picture of a beautiful big God....

    Regular price: $18.24

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