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Spirit Bridge

Spirit Bridge

On 6/29 Billy Burgess wrote: Spirit Bridge  A Wells Spring Novel, book 3 by James L. Rubart Publisher: Thomas Nelson Pub. Date: May 6, 2014 ISBN: 978-1401686093 Pages: 384 Buy Link: Paperback Review: Ever since I have joined BookLook Bloggers (formerly called BookSneeze), I have been exposed to many great writers and book ... Review - Spirit Bridge by James L. Rubart

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Murder Simply Brewed

Murder Simply Brewed

On 5/16 Billy Burgess wrote: Murder Simply Brewed An Amish Village Mystery by Vannetta Chapman Publisher: Zondervan Pub. Date: March 25, 2014 ISBN: 978-0310326168 Pages: 368 Review: As many of you already know, I do love my morning (or nightly) cup of coffee and one of my favorite book genres is Amish fiction; therefore it is ... Review - Murder Simply Brewed

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5 Stars

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 Mark of Evil

Mark of Evil

On 3/4 Billy Burgess wrote: Mark of Evil The End Series, book 4 By Tim LaHaye and Craig Parshall Publisher: Zondervan Pub. Date: February 4, 2014 ISBN: 978-0310334545 Pages: 416 Review: There have been many 'end of times' fiction novels written over the years, but the best has been the Left Behind series by Tim LaHaye and Jerry ... Review - Mark Of Evil

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Doon

Doon

On 1/15 Billy Burgess wrote: Doon By Carey Crop & Lorie Langdom Publisher: Blink Pub. Date: August 27, 2013 ISBN: 978-0310742302 Pages: 400 Review: It seems like most fairy tales are aimed for a female audience, but I have to admit I do like watching Once Upon A Time and reading Grimm's Fairy Tales, so when I saw the cover ... Review - Doon

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Plain Peace

Plain Peace

On 12/3 Billy Burgess wrote: Plain Peace A Daughters of the Promise Novel By Beth Wiseman Publisher: Thomas Nelson Pub. Date: November 12, 2013 ISBN: 978-1401685942 Pages: 320 Review: Anytime I see an Amish book, I have to read it and that is exactly what happened when I saw Plain Peace by Beth Wiseman was available to review ... Review - Plain Peace by Beth Wiseman

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5 Stars

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Last Light

Last Light

On 10/25 Billy Burgess wrote: Last Light A Restoration Novel, Book One By Terri Blackstock Publisher: Zondervan Pub. Date: September 3, 2013 (Reprint) ISBN: 978-0310337782 Pages: 400 Review: First published in 2005, the first book in the Restoration series, Last Light, was re-released last month. In a cross between the Left Behind ... Review - Last Light

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4 Stars

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Memory's Door

Memory's Door

On 9/4 Billy Burgess wrote: Memory's DoorA Well Spring Novel, Book 2 By James L. RubartPublisher: Thomas NelsonRelease Date: August 6, 2013ISBN: 978-1401686079Pages: 368 Review:I had signed up to review Memory's Door through Booksneeze, which I received a free copy in exchange for my honest review, without knowing this is the ... Review - Memory's Door

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4 Stars

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Barefoot Summer

Barefoot Summer

On 6/14 Billy Burgess wrote: Barefoot SummerBy Denise HunterPublisher: Thomas NelsonPub. Date: May 28th, 2013ISBN: 978-1401687007Pages: 336Buy Link: Paperback; Amazon KindleBlog Tour: http://litfusegroup.com/author/dhunterReview:I almost passed on reading Barefoot Summer. At first glance at the cover, I didn't think this would be ... Review - Barefoot Summer

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5 Stars

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Threads of Grace

Threads of Grace

On 4/11 Billy Burgess wrote: Threads of GraceBy Kelly LongPublisher: Thomas NelsonPub. Date: February 12, 2013ISBN: 978-1595548726ASIN: B00A2AG4EOPages: 304Review:As many of my blog readers know, I'm a fan of Amish fiction as I have reviewed countless titles on here in the last few years. My recent Amish read is the eBook Threads ... Review - Threads of Grace

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5 Stars

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A Hero's Throne

A Hero's Throne

On 2/11 Billy Burgess wrote: A Hero's ThroneThe Ancient Earth Trilogy By Ross LawheadPublisher: Thomas NelsonPub. Date: January 1, 2013ISBN: 978-1595549105ASIN: B00AE9I1OEPages: 336Review: I read anywhere between 100 to 250 books in any given year and only a few standout for me. One of those books happens to be the fantasy adventure ... Review - A Hero's Throne

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5 Stars

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An Angel by Her Side

An Angel by Her Side

On 1/9 Billy Burgess wrote: An Angel by Her SideBy Ruth ReidPublisher: Thomas NelsonISBN: 978-1595547903ASIN: B008GVYY8YPub. Date: January 1, 2013Pages:368Review: The third novel in A Heaven on Earth series centers on an Amish woman Katie Bender who lost hope of getting married when her fiancé died in a sudden accident. Through ... Review - An Angel by Her Side

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5 Stars

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Every Perfect Gift

Every Perfect Gift

On 12/5 Billy Burgess wrote: Every Perfect GiftA Hickory Ridge RomanceBy: Dorothy LovePublisher: Thomas NelsonPub. Date: December 4, 2012ISBN: 978-1595549020ASIN: B008GVYWC2Pages: 320Review: I missed out reading the first book in A Hickory Ridge Romance series, but I did read the second book, Beauty for Ashes, which wasn't my kind ... Review - Every Perfect Gift

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5 Stars

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Anger Workbook, The

Anger Workbook, The

On 11/6 Billy Burgess wrote: The Anger WorkoutBy Les Carter, Ph.D. and Frank Minirth, M.D.Publisher: Thomas NelsonISBN: 978-1401675431Pub. Date: October 30th, 2012 (Reprint)Pages: 256Review:I signed up to review this book, courtesy of Thomas Nelson in exchange for an honest review, because anger is part of everyone's lives. Some ... Review - The Anger Workbook

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His Love Endures Forever

His Love Endures Forever

On 10/9 Billy Burgess wrote: His Love Endures ForeverBy Beth WisemenPublisher: Thomas NelsonISBN: 978-1595548887Pub. Date: October 2, 2012Pages: 336Review:In the third book of the A Land of Canaan series, Danielle Kent is your typical teenager in love with her boyfriend, Matthew Lapp, who happens to be of the Amish faith. Her future ... Review - His Love Endures Forever

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5 Stars

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The Reason

The Reason

On 9/4 Billy Burgess wrote: The ReasonWritten by: William SirlsPublisher: Thomas NelsonISBN: 978-1401687366Pub Date: September 4th, 2012Pages: 416Late one stormy night, a small Michigan town is shaken to it's core when lighting strikes a church's fifteen foot wooden cross, splintering it in two and the upper section falls to the ... Review - The Reason

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Tidewater Inn

Tidewater Inn

On 7/30 Billy Burgess wrote: Tidewater InnWritten by: Colleen CoblePublisher: Thomas NelsonASIN: B007D1TNYSPub Date: July 17, 2012Pages: 320 While on a video call with her business partner and friend, Nicole, Libby Holladay witnessed the kidnapping of Nicole. She drops everything and travels to Nicole's last known location ... Review - Tidewater Inn

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Angel Eyes

Angel Eyes

On 6/23 Billy Burgess wrote: ANGEL EYESWritten by: SHANNON DITTEMOREPublished by: THOMAS NELSONISBN: 978-14016-8635-2Pages: 328Pub Date: 2012    In this YA paranormal Christian thriller, teenager Brielle is dealing with the death of her best friend. She leaves the big city life and returns to the small town life in ... Review - Angel Eyes

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3 Stars

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Brush of Angel's Wings

Brush of Angel's Wings

On 4/9 Billy Burgess wrote:  Brush of Angel’s WingsBY: Ruth ReidPUBLISHED BY: Thomas NelsonISBN: 978-1-59554-789-7RELEASED: 2012PAGES: 358    In this second installment in the Heaven and Earth series, we are introduced to two new characters, Rachel Hartzler and Jordan Engles. Rachel is not your typical Amish girl. ... Review - Brush of Angel's Wings

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4 Stars

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Blue Moon Promise

Blue Moon Promise

On 2/27 Billy Burgess wrote: Blue Moon PromiseBY: Colleen CoblePUBLISHED BY: Thomas NelsonPUBLISHED IN: 2012ISBN: 978-1-59554-915-0Pages: 316Reviewed by Billy Burgess When my copy of Blue Moon Promise arrived, I was memorized as I glanced upon the book cover, as I am a sucker for any novel that is set in the 1800’s. The ... Review - Blue Moon Promise & Kindle Giveaway

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4 Stars

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The Accidental Bride

The Accidental Bride

On 1/18 Billy Burgess wrote: The Accidental BrideBY: Denise HunterPUBLISHED BY: Thomas NelsonPUBLISHED IN: 2011ISBN: 978-1-59554-802-3Pages: 298Reviewed by Billy Burgess Single mother, Shay Brandenberger, thought that playing a bride in the Founder’s Day wedding reenactment would be easy, that is until she found out who the groom ... Review - The Accidental Bride

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5 Stars

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An Amish Wedding

An Amish Wedding

On 12/7 Billy Burgess wrote: An Amish WeddingBY: Beth Wiseman, Kathleen Fuller, & Kelly LongPUBLISHED BY: Thomas NelsonPUBLISHED IN: 2011ISBN: 978-1-59554-921-1Pages: 384Reviewed by Billy Burgess An Amish Wedding contains three stories that entwine together as three best friends plan their weddings. In “A Perfect Plan” by ... Review - An Amish Wedding

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4 Stars

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His Steadfast Love

His Steadfast Love

On 11/2 Billy Burgess wrote: His Steadfast LoveBY: Golden Keyes ParsonsPUBLISHED BY: Thomas NelsonPUBLISHED IN: 2011ISBN: 978-1-59554-629-6Pages: 331Reviewed by Billy BurgessSet on the Gulf Coast of Texas in 1861, Amanda plans of keeping the promise she kept to her dying mother - to never get married, to never get hurt. Her plans ... Review - His Steadfast Love

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3 Stars

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The Wonder of Your Love

The Wonder of Your Love

On 10/4 Billy Burgess wrote: The Wonder of Your LoveBY: Beth WisemanPUBLISHED BY: Thomas NelsonPUBLISHED IN: 2011ISBN: 978-1-59554-886-3Pages: 294Reviewed by Billy BurgessSet in the small Amish community of Canaan, Colorado, a recent widow Katie Ann Stoltzfus struggles to raise her baby, Jonas. Prior to her husband, Ivan, death, ... Review - The Wonder of Your Love

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The Realms Thereunder

The Realms Thereunder

On 9/13 Billy Burgess wrote: The Realms ThereunderBY: Ross LawheadPUBLISHED BY: Thomas NelsonPUBLISHED IN: 2011ISBN: 978-1-59554-99-9Pages: 378Reviewed by Billy Burgess Eight years ago thirteen-year-olds Daniel Tully and Freya Reynolds disappeared while on a class trip to a church in Abbingdon in the British Midlands. Months later ... Book Review - The Realms Thereunder

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Treasuring Emma

Treasuring Emma

On 7/25 Billy Burgess wrote: Treasuring EmmaBY: Kathleen FullerPUBLISHED BY: Thomas NelsonPUBLISHED IN: 2011ISBN: 978-1-59554-775-0Pages: 304Reviewed by Billy BurgessEmma Shelter's life is turned upside down when her mother passes away, leaving she and her ailing grandma to run her falling apart farm. Her only other family is Clara ... Book Review - Treasuring Emma

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The Promise of an Angel

The Promise of an Angel

On 7/5 Billy Burgess wrote: The Promise of an AngelBY: Ruth ReidPUBLISHED BY: Thomas NelsonPUBLISHED IN: 2011ISBN: 978-1-59554-788-1Pages: 304Type: eBookReviewed by Billy BurgessWhile Judith Fischer was telling a fairy tale to the children that she was left in charge of, her younger brother, Samuel, decides that he wants to help ... Book Review - The Promise of an Angel

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Fairer than Morning

Fairer than Morning

On 5/3 Billy Burgess wrote: Fairer Than MorningBY: Rosslyn ElliottPUBLISHED BY: Thomas NelsonPUBLISHED IN: 2011ISBN: 978-1-59554-785-9Pages: 393Reviewed by Billy BurgessSet during Ohio in the 19th - century. Ann Miller was proposed to at the age fifteen by Eli Bowen, who comes from a prominent family. Ann’s father said she was ... Book Reviw - Fairer Than Morning

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What the Heart Sees

What the Heart Sees

On 2/24 Billy Burgess wrote: What the Heart SeesBY: Kathleen FullerPUBLISHED BY: Thomas NelsonPUBLISHED IN: 2011ISBN: 978-1-59554-919-8Pages: 422Reviewed by Billy BurgessHere are three previously published Amish short stories from Kathleen Fuller. In A Miracle for Miriam, Seth is recovering from an injury that occurred when he was ... Book Review - What the Heart Sees

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4 Stars

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An Amish Love

An Amish Love

On 1/28 Billy Burgess wrote: An Amish LoveBY: Beth Wiseman, Kathleen Fuller & Kelly LongPUBLISHED BY: Thomas NelsonPUBLISHED IN: 2010ISBN: 978-1-59554-875-7Pages: 391Reviewed by Billy BurgessRomance is in the air for the anthology, An Amish Love, by three popular Christian writers, Beth Wiseman, Kathleen Fuller & Kelly Long.In ... Book Review: An Amish Love

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4 Stars

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The Truth of the Matter

The Truth of the Matter

On 12/17 Billy Burgess wrote: The Truth of the MatterBY: Andrew KlavanPUBLISHED BY: Thomas NelsonPUBLISHED IN: 2010ISBN: 978-1-59554-714-9Pages: 343Reviewed by Billy BurgessCharlie West wakes up in a terrorist torture chamber in book three of the Homelanders series. He has no memory of the previous year. He hopes to regain his memory ... Book Review - The Truth of the Matter

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3 Stars

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Dining with Joy

Dining with Joy

On 11/13 Billy Burgess wrote: Dining with JoyBY: Rachel HauckPUBLISHED BY: Thomas NelsonPUBLISHED IN: 2010ISBN: 978-1-59554-339-4Pages: 309Reviewed by Billy BurgessJoy Ballard is an author and host of a syndicated cooking show, Dining with Joy. She is excited with her show is picked up by a major network. Dining with Joy will now ... Book Review: Dining with Joy

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4 Stars

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A Suitor for Jenny

A Suitor for Jenny

On 10/8 Billy Burgess wrote: A Suitor for JennyBY: Margaret BrownleyPUBLISHED BY: Thomas Nelson PUBLISHED IN: 2010ISBN: 978-1-59554-810-8Pages: 309Reviewed by Billy BurgessSince their parents' death, Jenny has raised her two younger sisters, Mary Lou and Brenda. She stumbles upon an article saying that Rocky Creek, Texas had the ... Book Review - A Suitor for Jenny

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Where Hearts Are Free

Where Hearts Are Free

On 9/21 Billy Burgess wrote: Where Hearts Are FreeBY: Golden Keyes ParsonsPUBLISHED BY: Thomas NelsonPUBLISHED IN: 2010ISBN: 978-1-59554-628-9Pages: 350Reviewed by Billy BurgessAs a young child, Bridget Barrington witnessed a murder. As a teenager, Philippe Cavell came to live with the family, but as a servant. Bridget was instantly ... Book Review - Where Hearts Are Free

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4 Stars

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The Boy Who Changed the World

The Boy Who Changed the World

On 9/7 Billy Burgess wrote: The Boy Who Changed the WorldBY: Andy AndrewsILLUSTRATED BY: Philip HurstPUBLISHED BY: Thomas NelsonPUBLISHED IN: 2010ISBN: 978-1-4003-9605-2Pages:23Reviewed by Billy Burgess“The Boy Who Changed the World” chronicles the lives of four boys. The first is Norman Borlang. While playing with his sisters ... Book Review - The Boy Who Changed the World

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5 Stars

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Love, Charleston

Love, Charleston

On 8/25 Billy Burgess wrote: Love, CharlestonBY: Beth Webb HartPUBLISHED BY: Thomas NelsonPUBLISHED IN: 2010ISBN: 978-1-59554-201-4Pages: 312Reviewed by Billy Burgess"Love, Charleston" chronicles the lives of Anna Brumley, her cousin Della Limehouse and her sister Dr. Alisha Sutton, as they all deal with different life changes. ... Book Review - Love, Charleston

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4 Stars

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Patton (The Generals)

Patton (The Generals)

On 8/7 Billy Burgess wrote: Patton: The Pursuit of DestinyBY: Agostino Von Hassell and Ed BreslinPUBLISHED BY: Thomas NelsonPUBLISHED IN: 2010ISBN: 978-1-5955-5056-9Pages: 193Reviewed by Billy BurgessHonestly, the only thing I know about General Patton is what I saw in the movie “Patton” staring George C. Scott. After reading ... Book Review: Patton: The Pursuit of Destiny

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The Heart Mender

The Heart Mender

On 7/23 Billy Burgess wrote: The Heart MenderBY: Andy AndrewsPUBLISHED BY: Thomas Nelson PUBLISHED IN: 2010ISBN: 978-0-7852-3103-5Pages: 248Reviewed by Billy BurgessWhen digging up a withering wax myrtle tree, Author Andy Andrews stumbles upon an old metal container. He finds inside it several Nazi artifacts and pictures, believed ... Book Review - The Heart Mender

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4 Stars

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Plan B

Plan B

On 5/3 Billy Burgess wrote: Plan BBY: Pete WilsonPUBLISHED BY: Thomas NelsonPUBLISHED IN: 2010ISBN: 978-0-8499-4650-9Pages: 243Reviewed by Billy Burgess“Plan B” is written by Pete Wilson, a pastor of the Cross Point Church in Nashville, Tennessee. This is an inspirational book for anyone who has had some kind of disappointment ... Book Review - Plan B

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Combating the Commandment of Confusion

Combating the Commandment of Confusion

On 4/14 Billy Burgess wrote: DVD ReviewTitle: Bibleman Powersource SeriesCombating the Commandant of Confusion: A Bibleman Live AdventureISBN: 1400316111 Length: approx. 60 minutes with bonus featuresRelease Date: 2010Ages: 6-10While teaching at the Bible Adventure Training Academy, the Bibleman’s (a human transformed by the word ... DVD Review: Bibleman Powersource: Combating the Commandant of Confusion

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1 Stars

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A Century Turns

A Century Turns

On 3/7 Billy Burgess wrote: A Century TurnsBY: William J. BennettPUBLISHED BY: Thomas NelsonPUBLISHED IN: 2009ISBN: 978-1-5955-5169-6Pages: 319Ages: AdultsReviewed by Billy BurgessThe New York Times best-selling author, William J. Bennett, continues his “America: The Last Hope” series in “A Century Turns” covering the years ... Book Review - A Century Turns: New Hopes, New Fears

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3 Stars

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