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The 13th Tribe

The 13th Tribe

On 4/22 danaan wrote: Immortals from the time of Moses roam the earth on a quest for justice . . . and heaven.One man stands in their way.In 1476 BC, the Israelites turned their backs on the One True God by worshipping a golden calf. For their transgression, forty were cursed to walk the earth forever. Banished from their ... Review - The 13th Tribe (Robert Liparulo)

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3 Stars

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Surprised by Laughter

Surprised by Laughter

On 3/17 danaan wrote: Surprised by Laughter looks at the career and writings of C. S. Lewis and discovers a man whose life and beliefs were sustained by joy and humor.All of his life, C. S. Lewis possessed a spirit of individuality. An atheist from childhood, he became a Christian as an adult and eventually knew international ... Review - Surprised By Laughter (Terry Lindvall)

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2 Stars

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The Realms Thereunder

The Realms Thereunder

On 10/29 danaan wrote: In this fantasy novel Daniel and Freya, who've already got lost in The Realms Thereunder after wandering off on a field trip from school many years ago, are once again thrown into this mythical world beneath our own as adults. Ross Lawhead dips deeply into British Mythology in this first part of the ... Review - The Realms Thereunder (Ross Lawhead)

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4 Stars

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The Skin Map (Trade Paper)

The Skin Map (Trade Paper)

On 7/16 danaan wrote: In The Skin Map, the first installment of a new series, Stephen R. Lawhead introduces the reader to a world of time travel that's not just plain fantasy or science fiction, but a sort of Celtic historical fiction at its core.After Kit meets a man, who claims to be his great-grandfather, he soon finds ... Review - The Skin Map (Stephen R. Lawhead)

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3 Stars

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The Seraph Seal

The Seraph Seal

On 6/7 danaan wrote: Admittedly I hadn't heard about a genre called “engaged fiction” before starting to read The Seraph Seal by Christian authors Leonard Sweet and Lori Wagner. It's the blending of fiction and non-fiction which makes this book special, and while it feels like fiction when you read it, you will find ... Review - The Seraph Seal (Leonard Sweet and Lori Wagner)

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3 Stars

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The Final Summit

The Final Summit

On 5/9 danaan wrote: Just like in the preceding book The Traveler's Gift Andy Andrews once again brings Travelers from different times together in his newest book The Final Summit. This time around David Ponder gets summoned by the archangel Gabriel to find an answer to the question that will save mankind. And time is running ... Review - The Final Summit (Andy Andrews)

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2 Stars

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The Band that Played On

The Band that Played On

On 5/9 danaan wrote: Who hasn't heard of the Titanic's tragic fate? Most of us will have seen one of the many movies or even read one of the various books about this event. While there is plenty of literature available, only little is know about the band that played on board until the bitter end. With The Band That Played ... Review - The Band That Played On (Steve Turner)

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3 Stars

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The Quotable Chesterton

The Quotable Chesterton

On 2/5 danaan wrote: While I never read any of the works by G.K. Chesterton I did know the man from various quotes and sayings that I came across over the years. Impressed by the ones I knew and curious about those I didn't I delved into this book which is both an introduction and a long-overdue anthology on the literary ... Review - The Quotable Chesterton (Kevin Belmonte)

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4 Stars

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Lies the Government Told You

Lies the Government Told You

On 12/19 danaan wrote: There is often quite a difference in the approach of american authors, and those from other countries, when it comes to critical works on US politics. With this in mind I started reading Andrew Napolitano's book and was hooked from the first page. Well researched and comprehensibly written, he leads ... Review - Lies The Government Told You (Andrew Napolitano)

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4 Stars

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