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Days Like These

Days Like These

On 3/7 Jennifer wrote: "Days like these I can't help but reach out to heaven and beg for mercy.God, help."No one asks for cancer. No one blows out their birthday candles with the wish, "I hope I get diagnosed with cancer this year." Kristian Anderson certainly didn't. He fought against bowel and liver cancer for over two years, ... Book Review \\ Days Like These by Kristian & Rachel Anderson

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5 Stars

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Broken Wings

Broken Wings

On 2/24 Jennifer wrote: Broken Wings by Shannon Dittemore is the second book in the Angel Eyes trilogy. I reviewed the first book last year, and recently reread it. Definitely read that review if you haven't, because I talked a lot about the subject matter of the book--that of angels and demons--and the reality that Dittemore, ... Book Review \\ Broken Wings by Shannon Dittemore

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4 Stars

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Running for My Life

Running for My Life

On 8/8 Jennifer wrote: \\ About the Book \\ Running for My Life is not a story about Africa or track and field athletics. It is about outrunning the devil and achieving the impossible faith, diligence, and the desire to give back. It is the American dream come true and a stark reminder that saving one can help to ... Review \\ Running for My Life by Lopez Lomong

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5 Stars

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Fix by Force

Fix by Force

On 5/20 Jennifer wrote: \\ About the Book \\ Spencer doesn’t have a choice. He can't choose to be different than what he is—the son of the town's worst enemy, the weakling who can't stand up for himself, the loser without friends. He can't change the way things are. Or maybe he can. Immediate confidence. Rapid ... Review \\ Fix by Force by Jason Warne

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5 Stars

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The Wedding Dress

The Wedding Dress

On 3/19 Jennifer wrote: \\ About the Book \\ One dress. Four women. An amazing destiny.     Charlotte Malone is getting married. Yet all is not settled in the heart of Birmingham's chic bridal boutique owner. Charlotte can dress any bride to perfection-except herself. When she discovers a vintage mint-condition ... Review \\ The Wedding Dress by Rachel Hauck

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5 Stars

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No Wonder They Call Him the Savior

No Wonder They Call Him the Savior

On 1/4 Jennifer wrote: In this compelling quest for the Messiah, best-selling author Max Lucado invites readers to meet the blue-collar Jew whose claim altered a world and whose promise has never been equaled. Readers will come to know Jesus the Christ in a brand-new way as Lucado brings them full circle to the foot of the ... Review \\ No Wonder They Call Him the Savior by Max Lucado

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4 Stars

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His Steadfast Love

His Steadfast Love

On 10/14 Jennifer wrote: "In one of the most heartbreaking times in American history, a Southern preacher's daughter makes a tragic error that pits her against the very people she loves most." I normally include a description of the book in question, usually a snippet from the back cover. I didn't much care for the description ... Historical Fiction | His Steadfast Love

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4 Stars

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The Final Hour

The Final Hour

On 8/2 Jennifer wrote: "You're not alone. You're never alone."     Charlie West has held on to that believe, but now he's starting to wonder. He went to bed one night an ordinary high-school kid. When he woke up, he was wanted for murder and hunted by a ruthless band of terrorists. He's been on the run ... Fiction | The Final Hour

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4 Stars

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Story Engineering

Story Engineering

On 6/29 Jennifer wrote: From story concept to character development to scene construction and beyond, this blueprint for dynamic storytelling makes putting together a strong novel, memoir, or screenplay easier than ever. Beginning writers in all genres – from fiction writers to nonfiction writers to screenplay writers – will ... Writing | Story Engineering by Larry Brooks

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5 Stars

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The Band that Played On

The Band that Played On

On 4/14 Jennifer wrote: April 14, 1912. "It was 11:45 at night according to ship's time when the Titanic grazed along the iceberg that would send it to the ocean bed" (p. 135). Only days later, after too little were saved and too many were released to watery graves, journalists and reporters picked up one ... History | The Band That Played On

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5 Stars

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The Truth About Dating, Love, and Just Being Friends

The Truth About Dating, Love, and Just Being Friends

On 2/10 Jennifer wrote: The Truth About Dating, Love, and Just Being Friends is Chad Eastham's latest attempt to advise teenagers on matters of the heart. From Christian book publisher Thomas Nelson, The Truth... covers a multitude of teenagers' worries and concerns about dating and love. Chad ... The Truth... by Chad Eastham

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2 Stars

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Invasion

Invasion

On 12/28 Jennifer wrote: Description: Colt McAlister's life suddenly changes after the mysterious death of his parents. When he moves to Arizona to live with his grandpa, things don't get any better. A chain of events leads him to believe that an ever-growing corporation called Trident Industries is out to take over the world, ... Review: Invasion by J.S. Lewis

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4 Stars

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The Truth of the Matter

The Truth of the Matter

On 12/5 Jennifer wrote: The Truth of the Matter, third book in The Homelanders series, by Andrew Klavan. Publisher's description:Charlie is certain that if he could just regain his memory, the chaos around him would make sense. But the truth of the matter is even more incredible than he could imagine.Charlie West was an ordinary ... The Truth of the Matter by Andrew Klavan

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4 Stars

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On This Day in Christian History

On This Day in Christian History

On 11/11 Jennifer wrote: On This Day in Christian History by Robert Morgan, who authored the Then Sings My Soul collection, presents just what the sub-title says: "365 amazing and inspiring stories about saints, martyrs and heroes.""From the Roman Empire to the Reformation, St. Valentine to St. Francis, Martin Luther to Billy ... On This Day in Christian History...

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4 Stars

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You Were Made to Make a Difference

You Were Made to Make a Difference

On 9/25 Jennifer wrote: You Were Made to Make a Difference by Max Lucado and Jenna Lucado Bishop (with Natalie Gillespie) is an inspiring, practical guidebook for teens of all ages. (This is the teen version of Max Lucado's Outlive Your Life.) By presenting the first church of Acts in an easy-to-read style, Max Lucado and his ... You Were Made to Make a Difference

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5 Stars

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