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Sneak

Sneak

On 9/16 Shakespeare wrote: Finally, a book that makes me forget I'm an editor and lets me just fall into the pages! It's been months since I felt this way, since I was riveted by an adventure enough to stay up late at night reading, forget to do dishes, and lose myself into the adventure that is SNEAK by Evan Angler.My only ... Book Reviews for the Week

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5 Stars

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Angel Eyes

Angel Eyes

On 9/3 Shakespeare wrote: It seems ironic to me that so many books lately are imbued with elements of the Twilight series. I'm not sure if it's my luck lately, or perhaps I'm imagining things, but Twilight is figuring in the books I've happened upon lately. The first of these is Angel Eyes, by Shannon Dittemore. The ... Book Reviews for the Week

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4 Stars

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Spirit Fighter

Spirit Fighter

On 4/27 Shakespeare wrote: It seems like a good idea on the outside, in the same way it did to John Milton about 500 years ago: Epics are cool--especially Greek epics--so why not write something just as dramatic as The Iliad or The Odyssey, only make it better because it's about "real" magic--God.Milton did an okay job of it, ... The Modern Milton--A Book Review of SPIRIT FIGHTER

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3 Stars

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Crater

Crater

On 4/8 Shakespeare wrote: I've been reading a LOT lately, but I'm going to try to limit how much I blog on these books. I do have a few "have-to" reviews, though, and they will pop in from time to time.My latest read, Crater, by Homer Hickman, is a sci-fi YA book set on the moon, a free book sent by Thomas Nelson publishers. ... Sunday Book Review: CRATER

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4 Stars

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The Wedding Dress

The Wedding Dress

On 3/21 Shakespeare wrote: If you tend to shy away from book reviews, feel free to shy away now.I tend to love them... so they often end up here--especially since I'm reading like a MANIAC right now. So here goes...Courtesy of BooksneezeThis book is one of the reasons I love reading. First, I love costuming as much as reading, ... The Wedding Dress--A Review

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5 Stars

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From Blah to Awe

From Blah to Awe

On 2/4 Shakespeare wrote:     I've been reading quite a lot lately, with decidedly mixed results. I read Jenna Lucado     Bishop's book From Blah to Awe most recently, and it has made me decide that perhaps reading nonfiction about Christianity isn't the best use of my time. This book, provided free to ... The Good and the Bad--Reviews for the Week

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1 Stars

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I Am a Follower

I Am a Follower

On 1/15 Shakespeare wrote: Many of you, my dear readers, do not find Sunday to be a day that far out of the ordinary. I know this. I can't say I really do, either, except that on this day I nearly always spend the morning at church. I've had a long struggle with the world on this, not because I would love to "Tebow" on the sidelines ... Seeking Sunday

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5 Stars

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Three Cups

Three Cups

On 11/4 Shakespeare wrote: My kids started earning an allowance a few years ago, and at the time I tried to have them set some money aside for savings. I didn't know what I was doing, and I've made some modifications since then, but I'm likely to modify further now that I've read Tony Townsley's Three Cups, a book I received for ... Three Cups... A Review

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4 Stars

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Waking Hours

Waking Hours

On 10/3 Shakespeare wrote: Ever notice how nothing pretty ever happens in the future? Robots take over the world. Some disease wipes out everybody--or maybe World War III does it, or an asteroid, or a bunch of trash, or too much shopping--as if all the ills of the world as we know it now are multiplied in their use and extremity ... Apocalypse

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4 Stars

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There You'll Find Me

There You'll Find Me

On 9/25 Shakespeare wrote: I just finished a book I'd heard about for years--Up the Down Staircase--and it was pretty good. All of the quotes on the front of the old paperback book, though, made it sound like the funniest comedy ever. The premise? A newbie teacher who takes on inner city high school English courses. Perhaps it ... Falling Into Fiction

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5 Stars

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House of Dark Shadows

House of Dark Shadows

On 1/1 Shakespeare wrote: Great beginnings are not as important as the way one finishes. – Dr. James Dobson   My last blog discussed what happens at the end of a book, mostly asking for what you readers think works (at least for you). And now it’s my turn, and my reason for the topic–and for my current opinion–is two-fold, stemming both ... Finding Closure

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2 Stars

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Moon Shines Down

Moon Shines Down

On 12/6 Shakespeare wrote: The Moon Shines Down, according to the book's history, was begun by Margaret Wise Brown, an author my kids have adored, especially her book Goodnight Moon. I also liked Runaway Bunny, not only for the images, but for the tone of the piece, the conclusion the child comes to that he'll just stick around ... A Piece of History

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4 Stars

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