Reviews by Richard Mabry

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Surprised by Oxford

Surprised by Oxford

On 5/1 Richard Mabry wrote: I'll admit it. I received this book in e-book form to review it...but things kept happening to put it off. Besides, it was a non-fiction book, and I was busy writing my own fiction. Finally, through a confluence of circumstances, or perhaps my conscience, I sat down to skim through it. Instead, I found ... Non-fiction that reads like a novel

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5 Stars

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Money Secrets of the Amish

Money Secrets of the Amish

On 8/31 Richard Mabry wrote: New York Times best-selling author, Lorilee Craker, has done her homework and done it well. She not only lists principles that are ingrained with the Amish, principles that have kept them on an even economic keel even in these hard times, but illustrates them with abundant stories and examples. (I just ... Entertaining presentation of common-sense info

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5 Stars

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Fearless

Fearless

On 9/9 Richard Mabry wrote: In this book, two years in the writing, Lucado deals with the thing that's all around us nowadays: fear. The book examines Jesus' statements about fear and encourages us to take heart in difficult times. I opened it, expecting another saccharine "everything is going to be all right" book. Instead, I ... Antidote For Fear

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5 Stars

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The Noticer

The Noticer

On 4/27 Richard Mabry wrote: I’ve been taking advantage of Thomas Nelson’s offer to receive copies of some of their books in return for posting a review on my blog. The most recent book I’ve requested is The Noticer, by Andy Andrews, and I have to say that this one is different—and in a good way.The Noticer is part fiction, ... Book Review: The Noticer

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5 Stars

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The Great Eight

The Great Eight

On 2/9 Richard Mabry wrote: Thomas Nelson Publishers has been kind enough to make copies of selected books available to some of us in exchange for our agreeing to read and review them. The review doesn't have to be glowing or positive. Honest assessment works. Having given you the circumstances under which I obtained this book, ... Scott Hamilton's New Book: The Great Eight

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4 Stars

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Billy

Billy

On 11/12 Richard Mabry wrote: The book uses a clever device to carry along the story. It’s told as a series of revelations made in an interview by a television reporter with evangelist-turned-atheist Charles Templeton, once a close friend of Graham’s. I was fascinated as I learned about Billy Graham’s early years. For instance, ... Book Review: Billy

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4 Stars

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Through the Storm

Through the Storm

On 10/11 Richard Mabry wrote: Michael Hyatt, President and CEO of Thomas Nelson Publishers, recently had a post on his blog dealing with his decision to publish Through The Storm, a non-fiction book by the mother of Britney Spears. I’ll admit that I was somewhat surprised that a Christian publisher would do this, but since I hadn’t ... Book Review: THROUGH THE STORM by Lynne Spears

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3 Stars

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