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Stumbling on Open Ground

Stumbling on Open Ground

On 2/21 Morgan Miller wrote: I recently had the chance to read Stumbling on Open Ground: Love, God, Cancer, and Rock ‘n’ Roll by Ken Mansfield. I really enjoyed this book and was at first interested in it since I really enjoy music and his story seemed like it would be one of encouragement and surviving through illness. Ken ... Stumbling on Open Ground: Love, God, Cancer, and Rock ‘n’ Roll

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4 Stars

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Confessions of April Grace: Chocolate-Covered Baloney

Confessions of April Grace: Chocolate-Covered Baloney

On 11/19 Morgan Miller wrote: Chocolate-Covered Baloney: Confessions of April Grace is the third book in the series by KD McCrite. In this book. April is facing many changes in her life including a new baby brother in the family and being a student in Middle School. There are many topics in this book that April must go through that ... Chocolate-Covered Baloney: Confessions of April Grace

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4 Stars

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Heaven Changes Everything

Heaven Changes Everything

On 11/4 Morgan Miller wrote: Since I read the book Heaven is for Real by Colton Burpo, I have seen many books with the same title throughout bookstores. The original book tells the story of Colton dying and going to heaven before he is resuscitated. As time goes on, his family beings to hear things from him that he couldn’t possibly ... Heaven Changes Everything

Morgan's Rating:

3 Stars

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Faithful to Laura

Faithful to Laura

On 10/13 Morgan Miller wrote: Faithful to Laura is the second book in the Middlefield Family Series written by Kathleen Fuller. Laura Stutzman is a young Amish woman living in Ohio after following her fiancée, who lied to her and stole her family’s money, to the town of Middlefield. After deciding to earn the money back and then ... Faithful to Laura

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5 Stars

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Through Rushing Water

Through Rushing Water

On 6/24 Morgan Miller wrote: Through Rushing Waters, written by Catherine Richmond, tells the story of Sophia Makinoff in 1876. Sophia is originally from Russia, and she finds herself teaching French in New York City, ready to marry a US Congressman. When she learns that the Congressman has proposed to her roommate, she takes the ... Through Rushing Waters

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5 Stars

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Stress Point

Stress Point

On 6/6 Morgan Miller wrote: Although I’m not quite in my 20s yet, both of my sisters are in their mid-twenties, so I was excited to read Stress Point: Thriving Through Your Twenties in a Decade of Drama by Sarah Francis Martin. This book was set up like a devotional and looked at the topics of money, love and dating, body image, ... Stress Point

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4 Stars

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The Beauty Book

The Beauty Book

On 4/15 Morgan Miller wrote: I have to admit, the cover of The Lily Series book, The Beauty Book, was what made me really want to read this book and then pass it on to my younger cousin. I have red hair and my family members all have red hair, so I thought this book would be the perfect gift for my middle-school aged cousin. I am ... The Beauty Book

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4 Stars

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From Blah to Awe

From Blah to Awe

On 4/4 Morgan Miller wrote: I recently read From Blah to Awe: Shaking Up a Boring Faith written by Jenna Lucado Bishop. I was very excited to have the oppotrunity to read this book, and I was not at all disappointed with this book. The book was divided into two separate sections which consist of Why Do I get Bored with God and ... From Blaw to Awe

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4 Stars

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Alienation

Alienation

On 1/16 Morgan Miller wrote: Alienation, A C.H.A.O.S. Novel, written by Jon S. Lewis, is the second book in the C.H.A.O.S. Trilogy. I didn’t have the opportunity to read the first book in this series, but since this was recommended for people who liked The Homelanders series, I decided to give this book a try. Overall, it was ... Alienation

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4 Stars

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Smitten

Smitten

On 12/6 Morgan Miller wrote: Smitten by Colleen Coble, Kristin Billerbeck, Denise Hunter, and Diann Hunt is a different kind of story than I have ever read. The book looks at a time in the life of four best friends who are trying to save their town of Smitten after the closing of a local mill. The book is different in the aspect ... Smitten

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4 Stars

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His Steadfast Love

His Steadfast Love

On 11/22 Morgan Miller wrote: His Steadfast Love by Golden Keyes Parsons looks at the time of the 1861s during the Civil War, and the choices families were forced to make when one person they loved decided to fight for the North while another member fought for the South. Along with the daily difficulties that came from running a ... His Steadfast Love

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5 Stars

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Surprised by Oxford

Surprised by Oxford

On 9/28 Morgan Miller wrote: Surprised by Oxford is a Memoir written by Canadian Carolyn Weber which looks at her life during her graduate degree studies at Oxford University’s Balliol College. As she attends Oxford she begins to question many things in her life, and she begins on her quest to find answer to some of her questions ... Surprised by Oxford

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3 Stars

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Treasuring Emma

Treasuring Emma

On 7/25 Morgan Miller wrote: Treasuring Emma: A Middlefield Family Novel, looks at the life of Emma, and the difficulties she has been facing. Emma’s mother recently died, and she is now responsible for her home she resides at along with her grandfather. Although she was once in love with a man named Adam, he left the Amish faith ... Treasuring Emma

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4 Stars

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A Place Called Blessing

A Place Called Blessing

On 7/4 Morgan Miller wrote: I recently read A Place Called Blessing, Where Hurting Ends and Love Begins which was written by John Trent and Annette Smith. This book was an emotional read which looks at brothers who are placed in foster homes and separated from one another after their parents die in a drunk-driving accident. The ... A Place Called Blessing

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4 Stars

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The Waiting Place

The Waiting Place

On 6/12 Morgan Miller wrote: In Eileen Button’s work The Waiting Place: Learning to Appreciate Life’s Little Delays, she talks about all of the different ways in life people wait. They wait for funerals, signs, miracles, the mail, acceptance, breakthroughs, and growing up. These are just a few of the twenty-two topics which ... The Waiting Place

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4 Stars

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Spring for Susannah

Spring for Susannah

On 5/29 Morgan Miller wrote: Spring for Susannah by Catherine Richmond tells the story of Susannah, who finds herself moving from Chicago to the Dakota territory in order to marry her pastor’s brother after the death of her parents. After only corresponding for a few letters, Susannah agrees to be uprooted from her home to marry ... Spring for Susannah

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5 Stars

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The Elemental Journal

The Elemental Journal

On 4/29 Morgan Miller wrote: Since I really enjoy any books dealing with crafts, scrapbooking, and decorating, I knew I would enjoy The Elemental Journal by Tammy Kushnir. The craft book looks at different elements that can be found around your house, outside, or at any location. These items range from wood and paper to plastic ... The Elemental Journal

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4 Stars

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Please Stop Laughing at Me

Please Stop Laughing at Me

On 4/17 Morgan Miller wrote: Please Stop Laughing at Me…One Woman’s Inspirational Story tells of the childhood and teenage year of the book’s author, Jodee Blanco. Although I was never bullied in school, and I was never a student who did bullying, I was interested in reading this book. Jodee tells of her experiences in school ... Please Stop Laughing at Me

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4 Stars

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A Cowboy's Touch

A Cowboy's Touch

On 4/5 Morgan Miller wrote: A Cowboy’s Touch is the first story in A Big Sky Romance written by Denise Hunter. The story is set in the town of Moose Creek, Montana, and follows the story of Abigail Jones. Abigail is an investigative reporter, but when her editor (who also happens to be her mother) forces her to take a leave of ... A Cowboy's Touch

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4 Stars

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The Band that Played On

The Band that Played On

On 3/2 Morgan Miller wrote: Although I was a late-comer to the whole Titanic obsession, since I was only 3 when the movie came out with Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio, my older sisters wasted no time in immersing me in everything Titanic as soon as I was old enough. Because of that, when I saw the book The Band That Played ... The Band that Played On

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5 Stars

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What the Heart Sees

What the Heart Sees

On 2/23 Morgan Miller wrote: What the Heart Sees by Kathleen Fuller is a compilation of three separate short stories. These include A Miracle for Miriam, A Place of His Own, and What the Heart Sees. I enjoyed reading about these different Amish people and looking at the difficulties they face. A Miracle for Miriam from An Amish ... What the Heart Sees

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4 Stars

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Curiosities of the Civil War

Curiosities of the Civil War

On 2/9 Morgan Miller wrote: I really enjoy History, and for that reason, I was excited to read Curiosities of the Civil War; Strange Stories, Infamous Characters, and Bizarre Events by Webb Garrison. The book tells of different events that happened during the Civil War and unknown stories about some of the most famous people of ... Curiosities of the Civil War

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4 Stars

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Read and Share: Stories About Jesus

Read and Share: Stories About Jesus

On 1/30 Morgan Miller wrote: Stories About Jesus written by Gwen Ellis is the perfect book to give as a gift to any young child, as it takes Bible stories and teaches them to children in an easy-to-understand manner. Each page has a specific topic, with a Bible verse, story of what happened in that Bible verse with a picture young ... Stories About Jesus

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4 Stars

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Left at the Altar

Left at the Altar

On 1/19 Morgan Miller wrote: Left at the Altar: My Story of Hope and Healing for Every Woman Who Has Felt the Heartbreak of Rejection by Kimberley Kennedy was the most recent book I read. Although I am not married or engaged, I thought it might be an interesting read for the mere fact that at some point in life, everyone has felt ... Left at the Altar: My Story of Hope and Healing for Every Woman Who Has Felt the Heartbreak of Rejection

Morgan's Rating:

5 Stars

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