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Gunpowder Tea

Gunpowder Tea

On 2/25 Libbi H. wrote: Miranda Hunt is a Pinkerton detective, and a good one at that. When she is given a very important assignment, she knows her future success is fully dependent on whether or not she succeeds. Little does she know that a Wells Fargo detective, Jeremy Taggert, is also undercover working the same case. Even ... Book Review: Gunpowder Tea by Margaret Brownley

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5 Stars

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Blessed Child

Blessed Child

On 11/5 Libbi H. wrote: Caleb is not your usual ten-year-old. Raised in an Ethiopian monastery, his whole world is shifted when he is forced to escape the only home he has ever known, with two people he has never met. Jason Marker, a man who is a relief worker, and Leiah, a nurse, take Caleb from the monastery, fleeing the ... This book is in my top ten!

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5 Stars

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NKJV Ignite

NKJV Ignite

On 9/3 Libbi H. wrote: If you are looking for a relevant, eloquently designed, and pretty much awesome Bible, then Ignite: the Bible for Teens is the perfect one for you. Ignite: The Bible for Teens is created with us young adults in mind. I absolutely loved this Bible. Not only did they pick the perfect translation for the ... Amazing!

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5 Stars

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gods at war

gods at war

On 5/31 Libbi H. wrote: We all know the Ten Commandments. When I was 12, my grandma gave me $10 to memorize them. I knew the ones I had for sure broken, but then there were some I KNEW I had never broken. Among them, murder, adultery, and idolatry sat. Was I ever wrong. In this eye-opening book, author Kyle Idleman shares about ... gods at war by Kyle Idleman

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5 Stars

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When Jesus Wept

When Jesus Wept

On 5/10 Libbi H. wrote: Israel is on the brink of a rebellion. Rome is trampling God's people. Chaos is typical. David ben Lazarus is living in this political situation. With a recently deceased wife and son, his heart is shattered, and he does not know if he can ever move forward. When his best friend invites him to go see ... Fiction Friday: When Jesus Wept by Bodie and Brock Thoene

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5 Stars

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Unglued Devotional

Unglued Devotional

On 2/26 Libbi H. wrote: Are you sick of your emotions ruining your life. I am. Emotions are meant to help us to experience and enjoy life, not destroy us. In this 60-day long book, Lysa Terkeurst helps readers on their journey of imperfect progress, learning to make “good descisions in the midst of raw emotions.” When ... Book Review: Unglued Devotional by Lysa Terkeurst

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5 Stars

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Waiting for Morning

Waiting for Morning

On 1/11 Libbi H. wrote: In this humorous, entertaining tale, Molly Hatfield is the next wishful woman who has dared to try her hand at cattle ranching. In 1890s, reputable work for a single woman was hard to find. Not to mention that her brother is unable to walk, and must have constant care. That is, until she meets Dr. Caleb ... Fiction Friday: Waiting for Morning by Margaret Brownley.

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3 Stars

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Every Perfect Gift

Every Perfect Gift

On 11/26 Libbi H. wrote: Sophie Caldwell returns to Hickory Ridge with one purpose: her newspaper, The Gazette, to be successful. Returning is easier than she could have hoped, despite her sorrowful memories. Ethan Heyward is the successful contractor for Blue Smoke, Hickory Ridge’s new resort. When Sophie and Ethan begin ... Book Review: Every Perfect Gift by Dorothy Love

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4 Stars

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If We Survive

If We Survive

On 11/17 Libbi H. wrote: They just wanted the public service credits. They just wanted to help rebuild a school. They just wanted to bless the community. That is all the team wanted. Instead, they got a revolution. When a rebellion break out in Central America, those from the United States must either run for their lives, or ... Book Review: If We Survive by Andrew Klavan

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4 Stars

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Lovelier Than Daylight

Lovelier Than Daylight

On 11/5 Libbi H. wrote: Susanna Hanby despises ever type of liquor. Check that, she absolutely hates it. Though always a part of the temperance movement, her disdain towards alcohol is deepened when her sister is forced to abandon her children at an orphanage, de to her husbands unceasing dependance on whiskey. Johann Giere ... Book Review: Lovelier than Daylight by Rosslyn Elliott

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5 Stars

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Darkness Rising

Darkness Rising

On 10/2 Libbi H. wrote: In East Salem, all hope is fading from view. The entire city is being overwhelmed by evil. An evil so piercing, so dark, and so heavy it is hard to uncover the truth behind St. Adrian’s academy. Through turmoil, misery, and an indwelling, Tommy Gunderson and Dani Harris fight to stop the lurking evil. ... Book Review~ Darkness Rising by Lis Wiehl

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1 Stars

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Call of A Coward

Call of A Coward

On 8/18 Libbi H. wrote: When you say that you will do anything for God’s glory, do you really mean it? That is the question Marcia Moston had to answer when her husband came and told her they were moving to Guatemala for a year. She has to endure a new way of life; nothing is the same. A different way of traveling, eating, ... Book Review: Call of a Coward by Marcia Moston

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4 Stars

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Arms of Love

Arms of Love

On 7/15 Libbi H. wrote: Lena Yoder has loved Adam Wyse her entire life. Therefore, it is a huge blow when he suddenly breaks off their long-lived relationship. She struggles with his unidentified need to fight; to kill even. For the peaceful Amish, fighting is never an option, only forgiveness. Lena is struggling through many ... Book Review: Arms of Love by Kelly Long

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3 Stars

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Through Rushing Water

Through Rushing Water

On 6/27 Libbi H. wrote: Sophia Makinoff is humiliated. When her believed-to-be beau proposes to her ditzy roommate instead of herself, Sophia signs up with the Foreign Missions Board hoping to be sent to a far-off land, such as China. When she is sent to Dakota Territory instead, she considers returning to her homeland, Russia. ... Book Review: Through Rushing Water by Catherine Richmond

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5 Stars

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Crazy Dangerous

Crazy Dangerous

On 4/23 Libbi H. wrote: Jennifer is trapped. Her days are filled with people making fun of her, and her nights with tormenting voices taunting her. It seems that she is the only one who hears them. Sam Hopkins is an average Pastor’s kid, but he has fallen in with the wrong crowd, and now he is about to pay for it. In an ... Book Review: Crazy Dangerous by Andrew Klavan

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5 Stars

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By Faith, Not By Sight

By Faith, Not By Sight

On 3/29 Libbi H. wrote: “Is it possible to be high on a mountain and deep in a valley at the same time? Scott Macintyre had been asking this question since he was diagnosed with kidney failure at the young age of 19. Being a prodigious child, Scott’s musical abilities far excel the talents of those the same age. Not only ... Book Review: By Faith, Not by Sight by Scott Macintyre

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5 Stars

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The Wedding Dress

The Wedding Dress

On 3/19 Libbi H. wrote: Life is good for Charlotte. She is the owner of a chic, modern bridal salon in Birmingham, Alabama she is engaged to an awesome man, and she is certain she will find the perfect dress for her wedding. It is smooth sailing until she purchases a hundred year old trunk, with the lock on front welded shut. ... Book Review: The Wedding Dress by Rachel Hauck

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4 Stars

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Dawn Comes Early

Dawn Comes Early

On 3/5 Libbi H. wrote: The Lowdown: Kate Tenney was not cut out to be a cowgirl. Her destiny was to become a renowned author. Unfortunately, her book was banned, causing her to flee to a barely civilized town in Arizona Territory. She answers an unusual add for a heiress. The only catch? She must never marry. Kate couldn't ... Book Review: Dawn Comes Early by Margaret Brownley

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5 Stars

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Sweeter Than Birdsong

Sweeter Than Birdsong

On 1/27 Libbi H. wrote: Kate Winter has to learn how to talk in front of audiences if she is ever going to speak up against slavery. That will be hard to do with her socialite mother always trying to find her a husband of great wealth. Ben Hanby wants to end slavery, and while he knows he can't do it single handedly, he hates ... Book Review: Sweeter Than a Birdsong by Rosslyn Elliott

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5 Stars

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Then Sings My Soul Book 3

Then Sings My Soul Book 3

On 1/11 Libbi H. wrote:       Our faith is known for it's many hymns and songs. In this beautiful book, Robert Morgan shares the stories behind some of the most famous hymns and songs of all time. Music for the hymns is included, which makes the songs much more beautiful to understand. Robert Morgan ... Book review: Then Sings my soul Book 3 by Roberrt Morgan

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5 Stars

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This Thing of Ours

This Thing of Ours

On 12/19 Libbi H. wrote:     For better or for worse. The phrase that is recited daily by couples, yet is rarely followed through. With divorce becoming the easy way out, it is rare for a family with multiple problems to not split up. This book is the story of Camille Franzese's marriage to a member of a massive ... Book Review: This Thing of Ours by Cammy Franzese

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4 Stars

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An Amish Wedding

An Amish Wedding

On 11/20 Libbi H. wrote:      This sweet, fun, Amish book is composed of three novellas: "A Perfect Plan" by Beth Wiseman, "The Perfect Match" by Kathleen Fuller, and "The Perfect Secret" by Kelly Long. With three stories of three different couples weaved together effortlessly, this book is a sure win. Priscilla ... Book Review: An Amish Wedding by Beth Wiseman, Kathleen Fuller, & Kelly Long

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5 Stars

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His Steadfast Love

His Steadfast Love

On 10/17 Libbi H. wrote:           The Civil War, America's biggest scar. Brother against brother, father against son, and countrymen killing their other countrymen. Families and lives torn apart in a second. So is the world that Amanda Belle finds herself hating, as both her brother, ... Book Review: His Steadfast Love by Golden Jeyes Parsons

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5 Stars

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Peace Be with You

Peace Be with You

On 8/21 Libbi H. wrote:      Love. Doesn't that seem to be lacking in our culture today? With wars, lawsuits, and crimes running rampant, it seems that we have a little more hate in our culture then we do love. This is one of the reasons that David Carlson decided to do research in the monasteries and retreat ... Book Review: Peace Be With You by David Carlson

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1 Stars

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Fresh-Brewed Life

Fresh-Brewed Life

On 8/11 Libbi H. wrote:     Is your life feeling a little bland? Are you cracking under pressure? You my friend, need a fresh-brewed life. In this witty, knowledgeable book, Nicole Johnson shares her personal triumphs and tribulations, all the while showing us christian girls how to "freshly brew" our life, after ... Book Review: Fresh Brewed Life by Nicole Johnson

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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 7/23 Libbi H. wrote:      “Seven in ten Protestants ages 18 to 30—both evangelical and mainline—who went to church regularly in high school said they quit attending by age 23, according to the survey by LifeWay Research.” (USA Today) Do you ever wonder why the statistics are so grim? How ... Book Review: Don't Check Your Brains at the Door By Josh McDowell and Bob Hostetler

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5 Stars

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God's Love Letters to You

God's Love Letters to You

On 6/21 Libbi H. wrote:        In this forty day devotional, Dr. Larry went through {obviously} forty different books of the Bible, based off of his book "66 Love Letters". In that book, he went through each of the books of the Bible, and rewrote it in the form of a love letter from God to you, ... Book Review: God's Love Letters to You - By Dr. Larry Crabb

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3 Stars

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The Waiting Place

The Waiting Place

On 6/1 Libbi H. wrote:      As humans, we spend most of our time waiting, waiting for our sweet 16 birthday party, waiting for our graduation, waiting for our aunt to marry her boyfriend, waiting to get married, waiting to go to college, waiting for the person in front of us to finish checking out. In this ... Book Review: The Waiting Place by Eileen Button

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4 Stars

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The Fight of Our Lives

The Fight of Our Lives

On 5/17 Libbi H. wrote:       What would you say if you knew that since 9/11, there have been numerous more attacks based on "doing allah's will"? What if I told you that rather than fighting ferociously against this obvious threat to American Citizens, America is just ignoring the drastic happenings ... Book Review: The Fight of Our Lives by William J. Bennett and Seth Leibsohn

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5 Stars

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The Elemental Journal

The Elemental Journal

On 4/30 Libbi H. wrote:      Do you like to do crafts? I sure do. This book contains over 15 uniquely designed crafts, with incredibly easy to understand instructions. Are you Eco-conscious? This book is for you too! Barely any of the craft supplies used are new. Many are used from a  thrift store, ... Book Review: The Elemental Journal by Tammy Kushnir

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3 Stars

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Take Action Bible, NKJV

Take Action Bible, NKJV

On 4/20 Libbi H. wrote: What a Beautiful Bible! I chose to read Mark, and found that it had an easy to read, convenient style. What sets this Bible apart from others?It's size. It is a very convenient size, and easy to carry around. I was even able to carry it in my pocket!It's lovely pictures. It has amazingly moving photography, ... Bible review: Take Action Bible , Tommy Nelson

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5 Stars

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Unsinkable

Unsinkable

On 4/9 Libbi H. wrote:     Did you know that the Indian Ocean is 27,000,000 square MILES wide? Imagine being stuck on a boat, in the middle of that vast aura. Imagine Being 16, with a broken mast, and a dead phone. Now you know what it's like to be Abby Sunderland. Abby Sunderland set out on an attempt to be ... Book Review: Unsinkable by Abby Sunderland and Lynn Vincent.

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4 Stars

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Curiosities of the Civil War

Curiosities of the Civil War

On 3/3 Libbi H. wrote:      Did you know that Abraham Lincoln was the first sitting president exposed to open fire? Or that John Wilkes Booth often rode his one-eyed steed around town? One can find these facts and MANY more are in this interesting book by Webb Garrison. It is chock full of random facts, ... Curiosities of the Civil War by Webb Garrison

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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 1/19 Libbi H. wrote: This book is in my top 50 {saying a lot, considering the books I've read} Check that, it is n my top 15. This book helps teenagers like me with a lot of that mushy love stuff. Mix that with Chad Eastham's quick wit and hilarious analogies, and you have a great book. This book conveys the main topics ... The Truth About Dating Love and Just Being Friends......... by Chad Eastham

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5 Stars

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Nelson's Biblical Cyclopedic Index

Nelson's Biblical Cyclopedic Index

On 1/7 Libbi H. wrote: Nelson's Biblical Cyclopedic index is one of the best {if not THE best} Biblical concordances ever! Inside, there is thousands of words just waiting to be looked up! My old index doesn't even compare... at all. This book has a clear, easy to read "how to" section, where it shows how to use the book. ... Book Review: Nelson's Biblical Cycopedic Index

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5 Stars

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Voices of the Faithful - Book 2

Voices of the Faithful - Book 2

On 12/12 Libbi H. wrote:       Imagine what a day in the life of a missionary is like. What about a year? What would it be like to witness hundreds of lives being changed,and multiple hearts being healed?What would you do if you could travel to a different part of the world, every day for a year, for ... Book Review: Voices of the Faithful 2 by Beth Moore

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5 Stars

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