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20,000 Days and Counting

20,000 Days and Counting

On 3/5 Tamera Kraft wrote: I was excited about reading this book that I received to review from Thomas Nelson Publishers. A crash course for mastering my life sounded awesome, especially since there are areas I would like more control over. The book is a great read, short and to the point. It gives all the tools needed to have ... A Crash Course for Mastering Your Life

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4 Stars

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If We Survive

If We Survive

On 12/4 Tamera Kraft wrote: When a group of teenagers go to a country in Central America to build a wall, a revolution breaks out. And they're right in the middle of it. As typical Americans, they have to face challenges they never thought possible to survive the ordeal. This awesome story explores what it takes to do what you ... Every teenager should read this.

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5 Stars

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The River

The River

On 10/15 Tamera Kraft wrote: Gabriel, as a small boy, watches his father die in a river while trying to save someone else. This affects him deeply throughout his whole life. The novel has a series of characters and stories that help him deal with the tragedy. It's a good story, but I would have like to have seen a little more depth. ... It was good.

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4 Stars

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Crazy Dangerous

Crazy Dangerous

On 5/14 Tamera Kraft wrote: I mean I really loved it. It is one of the best Young Adult novels I've ever read. I finished it in one day because I couldn't put it down. Whenever I did step away from the novel, I thought about it constantly and wondered what would happen next. Even when I was reading the novel, I wished I could read ... I loved this book!

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5 Stars

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His Steadfast Love

His Steadfast Love

On 12/5 Tamera Kraft wrote: His Steadfast Love is a great love story set in the turmoil of the Civil War. Amanda is a southerner from Texas whose father owns slaves and whose brother is fighting for the Confederacy. Kent is a career officer from Pennsylvania who fights in Texas for the Union. The conflict comes because Kent was ... Civil War Love Story

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4 Stars

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The Final Hour

The Final Hour

On 8/11 Tamera Kraft wrote: I can't say enough good about this series of novels and this novel, The Final Hour, in particular. Charlie West is in prison while a terrorist is on the loose and things look hopeless. He's caught between sadistic guards, nazis, and Muslim prisoners all who want him harmed or dead. West is in this position ... The Final Hour will keep you up late.

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5 Stars

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Unleashed

Unleashed

On 5/9 Tamera Kraft wrote: Christianity was never meant to be safe. If we look at the culture in the early days of Christianity, Christians were considered the fringe element. They were barbarians that didn’t go along with the culture of the day. They weren’t afraid to suffer or be martyred for what they believed. Unfortunately ... Christianity Isn't Supposed To Safe

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5 Stars

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Max On Life

Max On Life

On 4/20 Tamera Kraft wrote: This is not the typical John Maxwell book. It won't take you deep into doctrinal truths that touch your heart and soul. What it is is a basic question and answer book. Some of the questions go deep, but most questions he answers are more for the non-believer or a new Christian. The answers are solid ... Question and Answer Book

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4 Stars

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The Fight of Our Lives

The Fight of Our Lives

On 4/11 Tamera Kraft wrote: If we lose the war on terror, it won't be because our enemy is stronger than us or because their cause is just. It will be because we surrender unconditionally rather than fight against the cultural political correctness that preaches diversity at all costs. This book is informative and chilling. If ... We could lose the war on terror.

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5 Stars

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Slave

Slave

On 1/17 Tamera Kraft wrote: God is so good to us that many times in our culture we forget we are to serve Him. Instead we look to what God will do for us. This book addresses that mentality. New Testament believers didn’t see God as a spiritual Santa Claus they could use to get what they want. They saw God as their Lord, their ... Sound Biblical Doctrine

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5 Stars

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The Truth of the Matter

The Truth of the Matter

On 12/2 Tamera Kraft wrote: In the third novel of The Homelander Series called The Truth Of The Matter, Charlie West is beginning to remember the missing year he's forgotten. But things aren't easy. While he's suffering from memory attacks, as he calls them, he's chased by the good guys, the bad guys, and the police. He may not ... Edge Of Your Seat Novel

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5 Stars

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The Butterfly Effect

The Butterfly Effect

On 9/7 Tamera Kraft wrote: This is a book everyone should read. Through stories of real people, it shows how every life matters and little decisions, when they touch others, can change the world. It does this using the Butterfly Effect. The Butterfly Effect is a theory that if a butterfly flaps it wing causing a small air current ... Everyone should read this book

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5 Stars

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The Boy Who Changed the World

The Boy Who Changed the World

On 9/7 Tamera Kraft wrote: Occasionally I'm asked to review a book that I'm so excited about, I wish I could give a copy to every children's leader and parent. This is just such a book. "The Boy Who Changed The World", a storybook for children, shows how ordinary people have grown up to make a difference in other people's lives. ... Every Child Should Read This Book

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5 Stars

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100 Prayers God Loves to Hear, 100 Praise Songs

100 Prayers God Loves to Hear, 100 Praise Songs

On 8/19 Tamera Kraft wrote: This is a great prayer book to teach preschoolers how to pray. It not only has the common mealtime and bedtime prayers, but prayers for every situation. I highly recommend it for children five and under. It also has two CDs included with 100 praise songs. These CDs disappointed me. Theyfre outdated and ... Great Prayers For Preschooler, Not Good Music

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3 Stars

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The Portable Patriot

The Portable Patriot

On 6/2 Tamera Kraft wrote: The Portable PatriotDocuments, Speeches, and Sermons That Compose the American SoulBy Joel Miller and Kristen Parrish   Book Description:   An accessible and unique collection of foundational American documents, speeches, and sermons that shed light on where we came from and where we might ... Featured Book: The Portable Patriot

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5 Stars

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God's Promises for Boys

God's Promises for Boys

On 5/19 Tamera Kraft wrote: God’s Promises For Boys by Jack Countryman & Amy Parker Tommy Nelson Publishers Leave a comment by Friday to by entered in a drawing for a free copy of this book.   Description: An easy way to help young boys see God’s promises and how they can rely on His love in their daily lives. ... Featured Resource Giveaway: God’s Promises For Boys

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5 Stars

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The Right to Lead

The Right to Lead

On 5/6 Tamera Kraft wrote: The Right To Lead by John Maxwell Book Description: John Maxwell offers key principles, stories, and reflections on preparing a leader’s mind and heart to lead both themselves and others. Leadership is something you learn and earn the right to do. Renowned business writer, motivational speaker, ... Featured Book: The Right To Lead

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5 Stars

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Greater Love

Greater Love

On 4/14 Tamera Kraft wrote: Greater Love Tides of Truth Series Book #3 By Robert Whitlow   Book Description: The Tides of Truth series follows one lawyer’s passionate pursuit of truth–in matters of life and the law. As the storm clouds gather, Tami does her best to weather the growing turbulence in every area of her ... Featured Novel: “Greater Love” by Robert Whitlow

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3 Stars

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Combating the Commandment of Confusion

Combating the Commandment of Confusion

On 3/16 Tamera Kraft wrote: I haven't watched a Bibleman video for a number of years. But I used to love them. I don't know if this video is typical of the Bibleman videos put out now, but if it is I'm disappointed. Basically it has the camera pointed toward the stage for a Bibleman show. Bibleman show are great when they're live, ... Not the Old Bibleman

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3 Stars

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Free Book

Free Book

On 3/3 Tamera Kraft wrote: FREE BOOK by Brian Tome Book Description: “I am a fanatic about freedom. And I’m fanatical about coming at you hard in this book.” Maybe you’re not as free as you think you are. Even worse, you may have been duped into believing that a “balanced” life is the key to ... Free Book by Chris Tome

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5 Stars

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The Long Way Home

The Long Way Home

On 1/28 Tamera Kraft wrote: The Long Way Home Book 2 of The Homelanders Series By Andrew Klavan Book Description: From Edgar Award winning and best-selling author Andrew Klavan comes the second novel in the Homelanders series. Charlie West was an ordinary high school kid who went to bed one night and woke up in the clutches of terrorists and wanted by the police for ... “The Long Way Home” by Andrew Klavan

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4 Stars

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The White Horse King

The White Horse King

On 1/12 Tamera Kraft wrote: The White Horse Kingby Benjamin MerkleThe Life of Alfred The GreatBook Description:Sometimes the heroes of history are truly worthy of the golden reputations they carry.King Alfred united Anglo-Saxon England against a Viking invasion, led the English into battle against the Danish hordes, created a renaissance ... The White Horse King by Benjamin Merkle

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4 Stars

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Kabul 24

Kabul 24

On 10/30 Tamera Kraft wrote: Kabul 24 The Story of a Taliban Kidnapping and Unwavering Faith in the Face of True Terror By Ben Pearson & Henry Arnold   Description: The story of the capture and imprisonment of eight Western aid workers in Afghanistan by the Taliban. For three months in 2001, the desperate plight of aid workers ... Featured Book: Kabul 24

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4 Stars

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Find Your Strongest Life

Find Your Strongest Life

On 10/5 Tamera Kraft wrote: Find Your Strongest Life By Markus Buckingham What the Happiest and Most Sucessful Women Do Differently Book Description In Find Your Strongest Life, Marcus Buckingham reveals the powerful key to bring fulfillment, peace, and control into a woman’s life. In today’s world, can a woman truly ... Featured Book: Find Your Strongest Life

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2 Stars

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A Million Miles in a Thousand Years

A Million Miles in a Thousand Years

On 9/29 Tamera Kraft wrote: A Million Miles In A Thousands Years   What I Learned While Editing My Life   By Donald Miller   Book Description: Full of beautiful, heart-wrenching, and hilarious stories, A Million Miles in a Thousand Years details one man’s opportunity to edit his life as if he were a character in a movie. Years ... Featured Book: A Million Miles in a Thousand Years by Donald Miller

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5 Stars

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Fearless

Fearless

On 9/8 Tamera Kraft wrote: Fearless Imagine Your Life Without Fear by Max Lucado   Book Description: Each sunrise seems to bring fresh reasons for fear. They’re talking layoffs at work, slowdowns in the economy, flare-ups in the Middle East, turnovers at headquarters, downturns in the housing market, upswings in global ... Featured Book – Fearless by Max Lucado

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5 Stars

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Faces in the Fire

Faces in the Fire

On 8/28 Tamera Kraft wrote: Faces In The Fire By T.L. Hines   Book Description Four lost souls on a collision course with either disaster or redemption. A random community of Faces in the Fire. Meet Kurt, a truck-driver-turned-sculptor with no memory of his past. Corinne, an e-mail spammer whose lymphoma isn’t responding ... Featured Novel: Faces In The Fire

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5 Stars

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God's Little Princess Devotional Bible

God's Little Princess Devotional Bible

On 7/6 Tamera Kraft wrote: God's Little Princess Devotional Bible by Sheila Walsh for your little princess if she's between 4 and 8 years old. The stories and activities are a great way to teach the Bible to little girls. There are activities, craft, Bible stories, and a host of other things. This devotional Bible will teach ... Great For Your Little Princess

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5 Stars

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The Principle of the Path (Hardcover)

The Principle of the Path (Hardcover)

On 5/28 Tamera Kraft wrote: The Principle of the Path highlights the principle that we reap what we sow. Our actions have consequences. Andy Stanley writes this in clear concise language that's easy to understand. However I can only give this book two stars because he spent most of the book proving his point. He wrote as if the ... Not For Those With Common Sense

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2 Stars

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The American Patriot's Bible

The American Patriot's Bible

On 5/6 Tamera Kraft wrote: This Bible is a must have for anyone who loves God and loves to learn more about America’s Godly heritage. America has a rich spiritual history. God ordained America for a special purpose, and He has a plan for the United States past and future. As you study God’s Word, you can read what American ... The American Patriot's Bible Featured Book

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5 Stars

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The Read & Share DVD Bible - Volume 1

The Read & Share DVD Bible - Volume 1

On 4/25 Tamera Kraft wrote: I highly recommend this video resource for parents and churches. If you want flying Bibles, time machines, and superheroes set in Biblical times, this is not the video for you. But if you want Bible stories that stay true to the original Biblical text in excellent animation for your preschool and elementary ... Great New Bible Story DVD Resource

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5 Stars

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The American Patriot's Almanac

The American Patriot's Almanac

On 12/30 Tamera Kraft wrote: This is a must have book for every family. The American Patriot's Almanac has bite size pieces of American history not taught in school. There's a passage for every day of the year. What a great New Year's resolution it would be to read a passage to your family every day and instill a love for United ... The American Patriot's Almanac

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5 Stars

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Word of Promise Next Generation New Testament MP3 Set

Word of Promise Next Generation New Testament MP3 Set

On 12/5 Tamera Kraft wrote: There’s a great new resource out from Thomas Nelson Publishers. It’s a set of MP3 CDs of the New Testament. What makes this set of CDs special is it is geared for children. Many children stumble over reading the Bible because their reading vocabulary is not quite where it needs to be to understand the ... Great New Resource for Children

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5 Stars

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