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Just in Case You Ever Wonder

Just in Case You Ever Wonder

On 1/8 Stephanie Theis wrote: Just In Case You Ever Wonder is a sweet little picture book by Max Lucado.  The book is available as a hard cover, an ebook, and best of all, as a board book.[The copy I reviewed was an epub version, which I was able to read using iBooks on my iPod Touch.  The biggest negative about this format ... Book Review: Just In Case You Ever Wonder

Stephanie's Rating:

5 Stars

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The Encounter

The Encounter

On 11/18 Stephanie Theis wrote: The Encounter, by Stephen Arterburn, is a parable reflecting hope and forgiveness that can come through the power of Christ.  Jonathon Rush is a wealthy entrepreneur who was abandoned when he was only four years old.  He was adopted at age 9, and went on to become the famous person that he ... Book Review: The Encounter

Stephanie's Rating:

3 Stars

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J.R.R. Tolkien

J.R.R. Tolkien

On 8/11 Stephanie Theis wrote: If you pressed me to think about it, I would probably say my all-time favorite fiction author is J.R.R. Tolkien.  Last year I read a biography in the Christian Encounters series about Winston Churchill.  In the last pages of the book were some "coming soon" advertisements.  One was for ... Book Review: J.R.R. Tolkien by Mark Horne

Stephanie's Rating:

5 Stars

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Lead. Serve. Love.

Lead. Serve. Love.

On 5/16 Stephanie Theis wrote: When you were a kid, did you take any medicine that you really loved the flavor of?  I did.  :)  It was fun to take medicine that tasted good and that I knew was going to help me feel better.Lead. Serve. Love.  100 Three-Word Ways to Be Like Jesus, by Gregory E. Lang, is like good ... Book Review: Lead. Serve. Love.

Stephanie's Rating:

5 Stars

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Eat Your Peas, Daughter

Eat Your Peas, Daughter

On 4/5 Stephanie Theis wrote: I am delighted to review Eat Your Peas, Daughter: A little wisdom and a lasting promise by Cheryl Karpen.This sweet little gift book for your daughter takes about 3 minutes to read.  Each page is beautifully illustrated with a simple line of affirmation or encouragement for your daughter.  ... Book Review: Eat Your Peas, Daughter

Stephanie's Rating:

5 Stars

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Couples Who Pray (Hardcover)

Couples Who Pray (Hardcover)

On 2/25 Stephanie Theis wrote: Couples Who Pray is written by husband and wife Squire Rusnell and Louise DuArt.  The book's tagline is "The most intimate act between a man and a woman", and includes a 40-day prayer challenge.If the word "intimate" didn't grab your attention, then perhaps names such as Denzel Washington, Kathie ... Book Review: Couples Who Pray

Stephanie's Rating:

2 Stars

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Slave

Slave

On 1/8 Stephanie Theis wrote: Most of the people reading my blog probably can tell the difference between a servant and a slave.  It's pretty simple--a servant has more options.  Servants are generally paid for their services and in most cases have some choices about whom they work for.  Slaves, on the other hand, ... Book Review: Slave

Stephanie's Rating:

5 Stars

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"Big Red" Holy Bible - Contemporary 3-D Art

On 10/14 Stephanie Theis wrote: Parents of young elementary students, perk up your ears...suggested Christmas gift coming!I just received a copy of the updated "Big Red" Holy Bible with 3-D Contemporary Art.  It is written with the International Children's Bible translation.  "The Translation Children Can Read and Understand".I ... Book Review: "Big Red" Holy Bible--International Children's Bible

Stephanie's Rating:

4 Stars

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The Least Among You (DVD)

The Least Among You (DVD)

On 9/21 Stephanie Theis wrote: The Least Among You is a new movie by Lionsgate productions.  The movie stars Louis Gosset Jr (as Samuel Benton) and Cedric Sanders (as Richard Kelly).  It is inspired by a true story.  Set in 1965 following the Watts riot, Richard is wrongfully accused of attacking a police officer.  ... Movie Review: The Least Among You

Stephanie's Rating:

5 Stars

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Immanuel's Veins

Immanuel's Veins

On 9/13 Stephanie Theis wrote: Be forewarned that my review will contain spoiler warnings, so you may want to read carefully!I received a copy of Immanuel's Veins, by Tedd Dekker, with great anticipation and curiosity.  First of all, the book information came with no real synopsis, only a sketch.  I knew it was a fantasy-adventure ... Book Review: Immanuel's Veins

Stephanie's Rating:

2 Stars

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Outlive Your Life

Outlive Your Life

On 9/10 Stephanie Theis wrote: Max Lucado rocks my world.  I just finished reading his new book, "Outlive Your Life".  I only started this book on Wednesday afternoon.  I hoped it would hold my attention enough to finish it by today.  I was not disappointed!I want to back up here just a little.  I've been ... Book Review: Outlive Your Life

Stephanie's Rating:

5 Stars

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One Hand, Two Hands

One Hand, Two Hands

On 8/30 Stephanie Theis wrote: "One hand, two hands, five fingers, ten.  Nails, knuckles two thumbs, and some skin..."Thus begins this adorable new book, "One Hand, Two Hands" by Max Lucado (illustrated by Gaby Hansen).  I was excited to get this book in the mail.  Eden brought it in at the perfect time--I was ... Book Review: One Hand, Two Hands

Stephanie's Rating:

5 Stars

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The Jesus You Can't Ignore

The Jesus You Can't Ignore

On 7/31 Stephanie Theis wrote: Do you know a pharisee when you see one?  Do you picture Jesus as a meek and mild person?  In The Jesus You Can't Ignore, by John MacArthur, your beliefs about who Jesus is and how he confronted the masses may be dramatically changed.  And it is a change that you can't ignore--according ... Book Review: The Jesus You Can't Ignore

Stephanie's Rating:

5 Stars

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Venom and Song

Venom and Song

On 7/3 Stephanie Theis wrote: Venom and Song The Berinfell Prophecies Series - Book TwoBy Wayne Thomas Batson and Christopher HopperI picked this book to review from the list thinking that it would be fun to read a fiction novel for a change.  I had not read the first book in the series, so I hoped that I could quickly catch ... Book Review: Venom and Song, The Berinfell Prophecies book two

Stephanie's Rating:

5 Stars

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Friendship for Grown-Ups

Friendship for Grown-Ups

On 5/26 Stephanie Theis wrote: I just finished reading Lisa Whelchel's new book, Friendship for Grown-ups: What I Missed & Learned Along the Way.  Lisa invites the reader to join her on her own personal journey to develop healthy, intimate friendships in her adult life.  She tells warm and engaging personal stories to ... Book Review: Friendship for Grownups by Lisa Welchel

Stephanie's Rating:

5 Stars

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Plan B

Plan B

On 5/3 Stephanie Theis wrote: I just finished reading "Plan B:  What do you do when God doesn't show up the way you thought he would?"  by Pete Wilson.  Every one of us has had moments in life when things did not turn out like we expected them to be.  Pete fills the book with both Biblical and real-life examples ... Book Review: Plan B by Pete Wilson

Stephanie's Rating:

2 Stars

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Winston Churchill

Winston Churchill

On 3/18 Stephanie Theis wrote: I recently finished the book from the Christian Encounters series, entitled "Winston Churchill," by John Perry. I actually do not enjoy studying history much at all, but I do love reading Christian biographies. I was quite familiar with the name "Winston Churchill" but didn't actually know anything ... Book Review: Winston Churchill by John Perry

Stephanie's Rating:

3 Stars

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