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NIV ReadEasy Bible

NIV ReadEasy Bible

On 7/13 Bluerose's Heart wrote: Description:This black Italian Duo-Tone™ NIV ReadEasy Bible brings readability and portability together in one neat, sophisticated package. Whether at church, in the coffee shop, or trekking around the globe, this handy-sized Bible is the perfect companion. Its convenient size makes it easy to keep ... NIV Read Easy Bible

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NIV Integrated Study Bible

NIV Integrated Study Bible

On 7/13 Bluerose's Heart wrote: Description:More than just a chronological Bible—not only are passages of Scripture arranged in their sequential order, but so also are individual events, and includes multiple interpretations for deeper revelations.The NIV Integrated Study Bible shows the Bible unfolding in a new way as the landmark ... NIV Integrated Study Bible: A New Chronological Approach for Exploring Scripture

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3 Stars

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Smart Money Smart Kids

Smart Money Smart Kids

On 6/3 Bluerose's Heart wrote: Smart Money Smart Kids: Raising the Next Generation to Win with Money by Dave Ramsey and Rachel CruzeLampo Press (April 22, 2014) 256 pagesMy Rating: 4/5 starsMy Thoughts:I'm pretty new to the world of Dave Ramsey. (I borrowed one of his books from the library, but didn't find as much time as I'd hoped ... Smart Money, Smart Kids: Raising the Next Generation to Win with Money by Dave Ramsey and Rachel Cruze

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Curious Creatures

Curious Creatures

On 5/29 Bluerose's Heart wrote: Curious Creatures: 4 Books in 1 (Made By God)Zonderkidz (May 6, 2014) 128 pagesMy Rating: 5/5 starsMy Thoughts:Growing up, Creation based teaching was very mixed up in my mind with Evolutionist teaching, which is what is taught in schools. For example, it took me far longer than I want to admit to realize ... Made by God: Curious Creatures

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Parenting the Wholehearted Child

Parenting the Wholehearted Child

On 4/22 Bluerose's Heart wrote: Parenting the Wholehearted Child: Captivating Your Child's Heart with God's Extravagant Grace by Jeannie CunnionZondervan (April 8, 2014) 224 pagesMy Rating: 4/5 starsMy Thoughts:I'm always a little skeptical when I read books concerning God's grace. I feel that most of the world is highly confused about ... Parenting the Wholehearted Child by Jeannie Cunnion

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4 Stars

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101 Bible Stories from Creation to Revelation

101 Bible Stories from Creation to Revelation

On 4/16 Bluerose's Heart wrote: 101 Bible Stories from Creation to Revelation(Illustrated by Dan Andreasen)Zonderkidz (February 4, 2014) 224 pagesMy Thoughts:I can't seem to resist children's "Bible summary" books. If for nothing else, the pictures/visuals are usually priceless, in my book. My momma and I teach the 2 and 3 year old ... 101 Bible Stories from Creation to Revelation(Illustrations by Dan Andreasen)

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One Lost Sheep

One Lost Sheep

On 3/19 Bluerose's Heart wrote: One Lost Sheep by Rhonda Gowler Greene, illustrated by Margaret SpenglerZonderkidz (March 25, 2014) 32 pagesMy Rating: 5/5 starsMy Thoughts:(From what I can tell this book is being reprinted with different artwork.)Firefly(almost 3) completely fell in love with this book! When it first arrived, I read ... One Lost Sheep by Rhonda Gowler Greene, Illustrated by Margaret Spengler

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5 Stars

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Pups of the Spirit

Pups of the Spirit

On 3/4 Bluerose's Heart wrote: I had hopes that I could get my review of Shadow Hand up today, because it is RELEASE DAY for it! It's not happening, though, unfortunately. :S I'm hoping to start today, and aiming for a Friday review. I decided to go ahead and post this review, though, instead of Thursday.Pups of the Spirit by Jill ... Pups of the Spirit by Jill Gorey and Nancy Haller

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Like Moonlight at Low Tide

Like Moonlight at Low Tide

On 2/12 Bluerose's Heart wrote: Like Moonlight at Low Tide: Sometimes the Current Is the Only Thing That Saves You by Nicole QuigleyMy Rating: 3/5 starsMy Thoughts:Do you ever read a book that you really just don't want to review? I'm there right now, unfortunately. I'm a mommy to 3 little ones. I spend more days in survival mode than ... Like Moonlight at Low Tide by Nicole Quigley

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Dear Mr. Knightley

Dear Mr. Knightley

On 1/15 Bluerose's Heart wrote: Dear Mr. Knightley by Katherine ReayThomas Nelson (November 5, 2013) 328 pagesDescription:Samantha Moore has always hidden behind the words of others—namely, her favorite characters in literature. Now, she will learn to write her own story—by giving that story to a complete stranger.Sam is, to say ... Dear Mr. Knightley by Katherine Reay

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Adventure Bible Storybook Deluxe Edition

Adventure Bible Storybook Deluxe Edition

On 10/23 Bluerose's Heart wrote: Adventure Bible Storybook Deluxe EditionAdventure Awaits!The Adventure Bible Storybook starts children on the journey of a lifetime, introducing them to some of the greatest stories of the Bible! Bold, beautiful illustrations bring the fifty action-packed stories to life as readers encounter fun, exciting ... The Adventure Bible Storybook(Deluxe Edition)

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KJV Homeschool Mom's Bible

KJV Homeschool Mom's Bible

On 10/8 Bluerose's Heart wrote: Homeschooling mothers will be encouraged by heartfelt, practical readings from the 365 devotions this KJV Bible offers.This hardcover KJV Bible offers 365 encouraging devotions for moms who educate their children at home. Homeschooling mothers will be encouraged by heartfelt, practical readings that ... Homeschool Mom's Bible-KJV (WITH GIVEAWAY!)

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We Laugh, We Cry, We Cook

We Laugh, We Cry, We Cook

On 8/7 Bluerose's Heart wrote: We Laugh, We Cry, We Cook: A Mom and Daughter Dish about the Food That Delights Them and the Love That Binds Them by Becky Johnson and Rachel RandolphZondervan (August 6, 2013) 227 pagesMy Rating: 4/5 starsMy Thoughts:The title of this book is perfect! You'll laugh, cry, and at least want to cook. It ... We Laugh, We Cry, We Cook by Becky Johnson and Rachel Randolph

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Simply Delicious Amish Cooking

Simply Delicious Amish Cooking

On 7/9 Bluerose's Heart wrote: Simply Delicious Amish Cooking: Recipes and stories from the Amish of Sarasota, Florida (Pinecraft Collection, The) by Sherry GoreDescription:Unbeknownst to many folks outside the Amish Mennonite population in America, Pinecraft, Florida - a village tucked away in the heart of Sarasota - is the vacation ... Simply Delicious Amish Cooking by Sherry Gore

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5 Stars

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Moon Over Edisto

Moon Over Edisto

On 4/20 Bluerose's Heart wrote: Thomas Nelson (February 12, 2013) 320 pagesMy Rating: 3/5 starsMy Thoughts:20 years ago, Mr. Bennett left his family to start a new one with his daughter's friend. All these years later, even after his death, his first family is struggling with hurt and confusion.Julia is an artist, like her dad. She's ... Moon Over Edisto by Beth Webb Hart

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3 Stars

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Desperate

Desperate

On 2/13 Bluerose's Heart wrote: Thomas Nelson (January 8, 2013) 240 pagesMy Rating 4.5/5 starsMy Thoughts:As I near the end of my pregnancy, I'm miserable. I'm exhausted, in pain(!!), and ill AS. A. HORNET! My house looks like a tornado swiped through it. My precious little ones rarely get to see "the best of me" these days. As I collapse ... Desperate by Sarah Mae and Sally Clarkson

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Anger Workbook, The

Anger Workbook, The

On 12/11 Bluerose's Heart wrote: Thomas Nelson; Reprint edition (October 30, 2012) 256 pagesSource: Booksneeze Review ProgramMy Rating: 5/5 starsMy Thoughts:I think anger is one of those things that people are afraid to admit that they struggle with. I think almost all(if not all)of us struggle with it. We simply deal with it in different ... The Anger Workbook: An Interactive Guide to Anger Management by Les Carter, Ph.D. and Frank Minirth, M.D.

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Return to Sunday Dinner

Return to Sunday Dinner

On 10/3 Bluerose's Heart wrote: Thomas Nelson; Rev Upd edition (October 16, 2012) 272 pagesMy parent's rating: 5/5 starsOur thoughts:I missed out on another book that my parents wanted, and I felt bad. I got Return to Sunday Dinner instead, and they were pretty happy with the trade-off. I flipped through it before giving it to them, ... Return to Sunday Dinner by Russell Cronkhite

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Building Family Ties with Faith, Love, and Laughter

Building Family Ties with Faith, Love, and Laughter

On 6/12 Bluerose's Heart wrote: Thomas Nelson (May 8, 2012) 160 pagesMy Rating: 4/5 starsMy Thoughts:Building Family Ties with Faith, Love, and Laughter is a gift-type book, meaning its chapters are short and sweet. My rating is based on that fact. The points made are "to the point", so they leave plenty of room for your own thoughts ... Building Family Ties With Love and Laughter by Dave Stone

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Farm Fresh Southern Cooking

Farm Fresh Southern Cooking

On 4/30 Bluerose's Heart wrote: Thomas Nelson (April 17, 2012) 280 pagesMy Rating: 3/5 starsMy Thoughts:I hate to say that when it comes to my cooking, the recipes have to be absurdly easy! I need my recipes to have plain old basic, inexpensive ingredients that I keep in the pantry or refrigerator/freezer on a regular basis. I don't ... Farm Fresh Southern Cooking by Tammy Algood

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Blue Moon Promise

Blue Moon Promise

On 3/13 Bluerose's Heart wrote: Thomas Nelson (February 14, 2012) 320 pagesMy Thoughts:This is the second book I've read by Colleen now. I'd definitely label her as a suspenseful romance author. Looking at some of the covers, the suspenseful part might come as a surprise. Blue Moon Promise is a marriage of convenience story. Lucy's ... Blue Moon Promise by Colleen Coble

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The Accidental Bride

The Accidental Bride

On 1/14 Bluerose's Heart wrote: Thomas Nelson (January 3, 2012) 304 pagesDescription from Amazon:When a wedding reenactment turns real, Shay finds she's an accidental bride.Shay Brandenberger is raising her daughter in Moose Creek, Montana, on her childhood ranch, nestled against the Yellowstone River. Despite the hard work, she can't ... The Accidental Bride by Denise Hunter

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The Christmas Note

The Christmas Note

On 11/7 Bluerose's Heart wrote: St. Martin's Press (October 25, 2011) 224 pagesSource: Booksneeze ReviewI just cried all the way through The Christmas Note! If you are emotional, make sure you grab some tissues before you sit down with it. My momma loves the Donna VanLiere books, so I've read several of them. It has been a few years, ... The Christmas Note by Donna VanLiere

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Night Night Blessings

Night Night Blessings

On 10/4 Bluerose's Heart wrote: Thomas Nelson; Brdbk edition (October 11, 2011) 20 pagesDescription:Cuddle up with your little ones and count all the blessings God put in their day.This book is a precious way to put your little ones to bed at night and fill their thoughts with the many good things that have filled their day. It’s ... Night Night Blessings by Amy Parker

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100 Devotions, 100 Bible Songs

100 Devotions, 100 Bible Songs

On 9/13 Bluerose's Heart wrote: Thomas Nelson (September 6, 2011) 208 pagesDescription:Kids can read, sing, and learn while they spend time with God!In 100 Devotions, 100 Bible Songs children can read a devotion, sing a beloved song, and say a prayer all while learning and spending time with God. Perfect for before school, bedtime, ... 100 Devotions, 100 Bible Songs by Stephen Elkins

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It Couldn't Just Happen

It Couldn't Just Happen

On 8/13 Bluerose's Heart wrote: This is such a great resource to have! I believe with all my heart that God created the universe. But, it's great to have proof! I decided to read this book because I really don't know if my children will reject the theory of evolution. I've saw someone raised as a Christian accept evolution. I want ... It Couldn't Just Happen by Lawrence Richards

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The Promise of an Angel

The Promise of an Angel

On 6/30 Bluerose's Heart wrote: Thomas Nelson (May 31, 2011) 304 pagesDescription:In Mescota County, Michigan, an angelic visitor's words inspire Judith to a future she never imagined. After a barn raising accident, Judith Fischer’s convinced she’s met an angel. However, her attempts to convince others end up frustrating her Old-Order ... The Promise of an Angel by Ruth Reid

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Fairer than Morning

Fairer than Morning

On 5/3 Bluerose's Heart wrote: Thomas Nelson (May 10, 2011) 400 pagesDescription:Ann dreams of a marriage proposal from her poetic suitor—until she meets a runaway apprentice who knows what a truly noble man is.In 1826, Ann Miller travels to Pittsburgh with her widowed father and two young sisters, only to find that a mysterious ... Fairer Than Morning by Rosslyn Elliott

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Part-Time Vegan

Part-Time Vegan

On 4/12 Bluerose's Heart wrote: Adams Media (March 18, 2011) 256 pagesDescription:Adopt "Meatless Mondays"Scramble tofu for brunchEat more beans--and less beef . . .. . . or not. It's all good, according to Cherise Grifoni, your fearless guide to the seemingly complex world of no-meat, no-eggs, no-dairy. In this guilt-free cookbook, ... The Part-Time Vegan by Cherise Grifoni

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A Cowboy's Touch

A Cowboy's Touch

On 3/26 Bluerose's Heart wrote: Thomas Nelson (March 29, 2011) 320 pagesDescription:Wade's ranch home needs a woman's touch. Abigail's life needs a cowboy's touch.Four years ago, rodeo celebrity Wade Ryan gave up his identity to protect his daughter. Now, settled on a ranch in Big Sky Country, he lives in obscurity, his heart guarded ... A Cowboy's Touch by Denise Hunter

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A Bug Collection DVD Box Set

A Bug Collection DVD Box Set

On 3/1 Bluerose's Heart wrote: 2011, Thomas Nelson, Ages 4-8Description:Some grumpy bees, silly ladybugs and a non-praying mantis . . . all from the best-loved Max Lucado's Hermie & Friends® series!Buzby and the Grumblebees—it’s about bee-having.Haily & Bailey's Silly Fight—it’s about getting along.Milo, the Mantis Who Wouldn't ... A Bug Collection DVD Box Set by Max Lucado

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The Beginning Reader's Bible

The Beginning Reader's Bible

On 2/15 Bluerose's Heart wrote: Thomas Nelson (February 15, 2011) 192 pages Ages 4-8Description:This exceptionally illustrated Bible storybook allows children to read the story, pray to God, and grow closer to Him.Using actual Bible text from the International Children's Bible® as well as prayers, memory verses, and fun activities, ... The Beginning Reader's Bible

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Save the Date

Save the Date

On 1/19 Bluerose's Heart wrote: Thomas Nelson (February 1, 2011)320 pagesDescription:When Alex and Lucy pick out wedding invitations, they wonder if they can be printed in vanishing ink.Former NFL star Alex Sinclair is a man who has it all--except the votes he needs to win his bid for Congress. Despite their mutual dislike, Alex makes ... Save the Date by Jenny B. Jones

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An Amish Christmas, expanded edition

An Amish Christmas, expanded edition

On 1/1 Bluerose's Heart wrote: Thomas Nelson; Expanded edition (August 31, 2010) 528 pagesBook Description:Enjoy this Amish Christmas bestseller with an additional new novella from romance author Kelly Long."Christmas Cradles" by Kelly Long -- When Anna Stolis takes over for her aunt, the local Amish midwife in Paradise, Christmas ... An Amish Christmas, Expanded Edition

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Really Woolly Bible Stories

Really Woolly Bible Stories

On 11/18 Bluerose's Heart wrote: Thomas Nelson; Boardbook edition (November 2, 2010) 36 pages, Ages 4-8Description:Favorite Bible stories presented with the beloved Really Woolly art style help little children discover that God is faithful and true and that Jesus, The Good Shepherd, loves them.This case-bound padded board book from ... Really Woolly Bible Stories by Bonnie Rickner Jensen

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

On 10/6 Bluerose's Heart wrote: Thomas Nelson (October 12, 2010)1152 pagesDescription:The same "Big Red" Bible that you've trusted for 25 years . . . now with updated, fresh, 3-D art for today's video-game generation.A full-text of the International Children's Bible translation with bright Red cover and ALL NEW contemporary art, that ... "Big Red" Holy Bible -Contemporary 3-D Art

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The Nativity Collection

The Nativity Collection

On 9/22 Bluerose's Heart wrote: Thomas Nelson (October 5, 2010) 128 pagesDescription:Step into the wonder-filled world of Christmas with this endearing collection of original stories.Even though he has two million copies of books in print, Robert J. Morgan writes only one short story each year—an original work to share with his church ... The Nativity Collection by Robert Morgan

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Outlive Your Life

Outlive Your Life

On 9/10 Bluerose's Heart wrote: Thomas Nelson (September 14, 2010) 240 pagesDescription:These are difficult days in our world's history. 1.75 billion people are desperately poor, natural disasters are gouging entire nations, and economic uncertainty still reigns across the globe. But you and I have been given an opportunity to make ... Outlive Your Life by Max Lucado

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The Boy Who Changed the World

The Boy Who Changed the World

On 9/7 Bluerose's Heart wrote: Thomas Nelson (August 31, 2010) 40 pages: Ages 4-8Description:Did you know that what you do today can change the world forever?The Boy Who Changed the World opens with a young Norman Borlaug playing in his family’s cornfields with his sisters. One day, Norman would grow up and use his knowledge of ... The Boy Who Changed The World by Andy Andrews

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Love, Charleston

Love, Charleston

On 8/24 Bluerose's Heart wrote: Thomas Nelson (August 31, 2010) 320 pagesDescription: (from Amazon)Charleston's past is full of romance. Does Anne's future hold the same?Charleston's Anne Brumley has long dreamed of love while rining the bells at St. Michael's, but those dreams are beginning to fade. Her sister Alisha and cousin Della ... Love, Charleston by Beth Webb Hart

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100 Prayers God Loves to Hear, 100 Praise Songs

100 Prayers God Loves to Hear, 100 Praise Songs

On 8/9 Bluerose's Heart wrote: Thomas Nelson (August 17, 2010)208 pagesDescription:In 100 Prayers, 100 Praise Songs, best-selling author Stephen Elkins brings an exciting and educational way for children to learn about prayer by teaching them 100 prayers to pray to God and providing 100 songs to sing Him praises.God loves to hear ... 100 Prayers God Loves To Hear: 100 Praise Song by Stephen Elkins

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Angel Song

Angel Song

On 7/26 Bluerose's Heart wrote: Thomas Nelson (August 10, 2010) 352 pagesDescription:(Thomas Nelson Publishers)When Annie Fletcher returns to Charleston to see her younger sister, Sarah, receive her master’s degree, she finds herself riding in the back of an ambulance, watching helplessly as Sarah fights for life. During the ride, ... Angel Song by Sheila Walsh and Kathryn Cushman

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Sarah's Garden

Sarah's Garden

On 6/29 Bluerose's Heart wrote: Thomas Nelson(July 13, 2010) 320 pagesDescription:When Sarah realizes that she has fallen in love with an Englisch doctor, she must choose between her family and her forbidden love.Deep in the heart of Pennsylvania’s Allegheny Mountains, shy Sarah King is happiest when working in her vibrant Amish ... My Review: Sarah's Garden by Kelly Long

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Love on a Dime

Love on a Dime

On 6/6 Bluerose's Heart wrote: Thomas Nelson (June 1, 2010)Description:Turn of the century novelist Lilly Westbrook learns that being faithful to her calling means more than just putting pen to paper.It's the summer of 1899 in Newport, Rhode Island, and Lilly Westbrook is struggling to conceal her career from family and friends because ... My Review: Love on a Dime by Cara Lynn James

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