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The Truth About Forgiveness

The Truth About Forgiveness

On 7/17 Danita Ellis wrote: Does anyone really want to forgive? Or admit that we need forgiveness? Whether we're giving or receiving, forgiveness is hard. It seems unfair. It feels unnatural. And as best-selling author and pastor John MacArthur demonstrates, forgiveness apart from Christ is unnatural. It is only as we understand ... Forgive as you have been forgiven

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4 Stars

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Here's Lily

Here's Lily

On 5/31 Danita Ellis wrote: In this fun, entertaining story, readers meet awkward sixth grader Lily Robbins who, after receiving a compliment about her looks from a woman in the modeling business, becomes obsessed with her appearance and with becoming a model. As she sets her sights on winning the model search fashion show, she ... Great tween read!

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5 Stars

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1,000 Days

1,000 Days

On 4/10 Danita Ellis wrote: Have you ever thought that when Jesus Christ came to earth more than two thousand years ago, he could have simply given us salvation-period!-and never done another single thing? Jesus Christ could have chosen to be born of a virgin, live for 33 years in relative obscurity, die on the cross, be buried, ... Not what I was expecting

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2 Stars

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The Voice New Testament: Revised & Updated

The Voice New Testament: Revised & Updated

On 2/16 Danita Ellis wrote: The Voice™ is a faithful dynamic equivalent translation that reads like a story with all the truth and wisdom of God's Word. Through compelling narratives, poetry, and teaching, The Voice invites readers to enter into the whole story of God with their heart, soul, and mind, enabling them to hear God ... A storylike bible

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5 Stars

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Real Marriage

Real Marriage

On 2/16 Danita Ellis wrote: Most marriage books assume the author did it right. Most marriage books barely mention friendship. Most marriage books use “intimacy” as code for “sex.” This is not one of those books. In Real Marriage, Pastor Mark Driscoll and his wife, Grace, share how they have struggled and how they have ... Real Marriage...for real!

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5 Stars

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The Future Door

The Future Door

On 12/7 Danita Ellis wrote: The future door is a great read. I was not so much a fan of the first book but as I began reading Jason Ethcoe's second book in this series I was pleasantly surprised. The story moved faster and kept me engaged much better than the first book. Great Job Jason!! There are twists and turns and interesting ... Better the second time around

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4 Stars

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Thank You, God, For Blessing Me

Thank You, God, For Blessing Me

On 10/4 Danita Ellis wrote: Meet Little Hermie-the cutest baby caterpillar in the garden! Little Hermie's thankful heart shows toddlers how to be thankful for God's blessings. Little Hermie is thankful for everything God has given him. He goes through his day thanking God for his many blessings in this adorable board book with ... Another great Hermie book!!

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5 Stars

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The Bone House

The Bone House

On 9/20 Danita Ellis wrote: Kit Livingstone met his great grandfather Cosimo in a rainy alley in London where he discovered the reality of alternate realities. Now he's on the run-and on a quest-trying to understand the impossible mission he inherited from Cosimo: to restore a map that charts the hidden dimensions of the multiverse. ... A Great Read

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5 Stars

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Don't Check Your Brains at the Door

Don't Check Your Brains at the Door

On 7/20 Danita Ellis wrote: Know what you believe about yoru faith..and why it is true!! Don't check your Brains at the Door is a time tested guidebook that has the answers you're looking for--answers to tough questions like... * Does it really matter what you believe, as long as you have faith? * Are there errors in the Bible? * ... Helpful tool for any parent, grandparent or teen

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4 Stars

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No Place Like Holmes

No Place Like Holmes

On 6/22 Danita Ellis wrote: When Griffin is sent to stay with his detective uncle at 221A Baker Street for the summer, he is certain that his uncle must be the great Sherlock Holmes! But Griffin is disappointed to discover that Holmes lives at 221B Baker Street and his uncle lives unit 221A. His uncle is a detective, just not a ... Mystery of all Mysteries

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4 Stars

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How to Be God's Little Princess

How to Be God's Little Princess

On 4/13 Danita Ellis wrote: When it comes to princesses, and (of course) everything pink, there's always fun ahead! How to be God's Little Princess is a delightful how-to guide to help girls polish their royal flair in manners and etiquette and to discover their true beauty. I think this is a GREAT book. It is ALL PINK!! cover, ... A MUST READ for every LITTLE PRINCESS

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5 Stars

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Thank You, God, For Mommy

Thank You, God, For Mommy

On 3/15 Danita Ellis wrote: This is a cute board book from a child's perspective thanking mommy for all she does for us. Each page has a cute little four line rhyme describing the wonderful things mommys do. I think this would make a great Mother's Day gift from a child. The illustrations are done really well and each page flows ... Perfect gift for Mother's Day

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5 Stars

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The Velveteen Bible

The Velveteen Bible

On 2/22 Danita Ellis wrote: The Velveteen Bible is a cute edition for children. This is a regular bible with a cute cover and case. Most children know who the Velveteen Rabbit is which makes this cover very inviting for children to open and read on their own. This is a New King James Edition of the Bible and has pictures 'Velveteen ... Velveteen Bible

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4 Stars

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This is Your Brain in Love

This is Your Brain in Love

On 2/7 Danita Ellis wrote: "What makes two people fall in love and stay in love? Can it really be all in your mind? In this sequel to his groundbreaking book This is your brain on Joy, Dr. Earl Henslin again applies the latest in brain imaging and research to real life- only this time, he shows how the brain affects your love ... Book Review- This is your Brain in Love

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4 Stars

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Voices of the Faithful - Book 2

Voices of the Faithful - Book 2

On 12/31 Danita Ellis wrote: This is the second book by Beth Moore compiling stories from people who live their lives spreading the Gospel around the world. The stories are inspirational, challenging and filled with hope. I really enjoyed reading some of the stories from the first series and so I ordered this book to have more ... inspirational read

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3 Stars

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Voices of the Faithful

Voices of the Faithful

On 12/15 Danita Ellis wrote: Book Review- Voices of the Faithful "A willingness to go is all they have in common," says Beth Moore, speaking of her friends on the front lines who are spreading the gospel around the world and with whom she collaborated to create this book. This brilliant, 366-day devotional features incredible ... Encouraging read from christians around the world

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4 Stars

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Adventures in Booga Booga Land - Volume 1 (DVD)

Adventures in Booga Booga Land - Volume 1 (DVD)

On 10/25 Danita Ellis wrote: Based on the Parables of Jesus, join Marty the monkey and Gerard the giraffe as they bungle their way thru the paradise of Booga Booga Land inadvertently learning lessons that Jesus taught many years ago. This DVD had three parables included in it. First, the Parable of the Workers in the Vineyard ... A fun watch for all in the family

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4 Stars

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The Least Among You (DVD)

The Least Among You (DVD)

On 9/23 Danita Ellis wrote: Inspired by a true story, Richard Kelly, after being arrested in the 1965 Watts Riots, must serve probation at an all-white seminary. Although encouraged to break racial boundaries by its president Alan Beckett, the school wants black followers, not leaders. This movie has Louis Gossett, Jr., Lauren ... DVD Review- The Least Among You

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2 Stars

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The Jesus You Can't Ignore

The Jesus You Can't Ignore

On 9/8 Danita Ellis wrote: The harsh reality is that Jesus was not a 'nice' person all the time. There were many times throughout His ministry that He spoke to people (Biblical leaders of the day) in anything but a gentle tone. He always loved the person but told them the honest truth whether they wanted to hear it or not. This ... Book Review- The Jesus You Can't Ignore

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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 Danita Ellis wrote: I LOVE KIDS BOOKS!!! I just had to get that out there before we start on this wonderful book from Thomas Nelson. Andy Andrews is a fantastic author who is a great story teller. This story is about four little boys who grew up to be men whose inventions, developments all played upon each others to unknowingly ... Enjoyable read

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5 Stars

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