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The Christian Mama's Guide to Parenting a Toddler

The Christian Mama's Guide to Parenting a Toddler

On 4/4 An Excellent Library wrote: With one son entering the toddler years and the other making his way out, I picked up this book with the advantage of hindsight and the anticipation of going through the ‘terrible twos’ again pretty soon. The author is a blogger/author with three kids of her own. She uses a healthy dose of humor ... The Christian Mama’s Guide to Parenting a Toddler

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3 Stars

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So Shines the Night

So Shines the Night

On 3/15 An Excellent Library wrote: Told in the style of a Gothic romance, borrowing heavily from stories like Jane Eyre and Rebecca, this book in the Seven Wonders series tells a tragic story of a man tormented by his wife’s death and the peace that comes to him through his young, beautiful tutor and hearing the message of The Way. ... So Shines the Night

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3 Stars

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Just Like Jesus Devotional

Just Like Jesus Devotional

On 2/28 An Excellent Library wrote: It’s been awhile since I’ve read a book by Max Lucado, but it didn’t take me long to recognize his distinctly poetic narrative style. Those who are interested in really diving in, soaking up, and emotionally experiencing their daily Bible readings will enjoy Lucado’s real-life metaphors, descriptive ... Just Like Jesus Devotional

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4 Stars

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If We Survive

If We Survive

On 11/16 An Excellent Library wrote: My husband took a look at the cover of this book and thought it was a zombie novel. Sadly, no, you won’t find any zombies in this book. What you will find, though, is a group of Christians fighting for their lives among murderous insurrectionists, poisonous snakes, bone-shattering rapids, and all ... If We Survive

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4 Stars

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Isle of Shadows

Isle of Shadows

On 10/29 An Excellent Library wrote: It had to be this way… This was her fight, her life, and it must be done right. Besides, who was this stranger that she should trust him with her only chance at freedom? In ancient Greece, under the watchful gaze of the giant statue of Colossus of Rhodes, Tessa, a courtesan in a powerful politician’s ... Isle of Shadows

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3 Stars

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Sneak

Sneak

On 9/22 An Excellent Library wrote: “You realize, Logan, no Markless has ever seen farther into the Pledge process than you. You’re the expert now. No one has gone deeper into the rabbit hole and come out intact.” Logan Langley and the Dust are on the run, hiding from DOME (the Department of Marked Emergencies) who have been tracking ... Sneak

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3 Stars

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Grieving God's Way

Grieving God's Way

On 9/17 An Excellent Library wrote: God wants us to grieve in a hopeful way. This is best done by connecting us to things that go beyond the moment. Smile at a baby; play with a puppy. Plant a tree or plan a special trip or family gathering… Spend time with hopeful people, people with goals and dreams, people whose faith you admire. This ... Grieving God's Way

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4 Stars

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Crazy Dangerous

Crazy Dangerous

On 7/26 An Excellent Library wrote: When Sam falls in with the wrong crowd and doesn’t know what to do, he takes some advice from an unexpected source that tells him: Do right. Fear nothing. For awhile, it seems things are finally going well for Sam, but when a schizophrenic girl starts calling Sam her “magic friend” and begging ... Crazy Dangerous

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4 Stars

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Garden of Madness

Garden of Madness

On 7/13 An Excellent Library wrote: With suspense, intrigue, and a touch of romance, T.L. Higley expertly weaves together the Biblical account found in Daniel 4 (Babylonian King Nebuchadnezzar’s seven-year insanity, a curse brought on him because of his pride), the mysteries of the Babylonian Hanging Gardens (one of the seven wonders ... Garden of Madness

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4 Stars

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This Scarlet Cord

This Scarlet Cord

On 7/8 An Excellent Library wrote: “Joshua spared Rahab the prostitute, with her family and all who belonged to her, because she hid the men Joshua had sent as spies to Jericho —and she lives among the Israelites to this day.” — Joshua 6:25 This Christian historical fiction novel attempts to re-tell the story of Rahab, a Caananite ... This Scarlet Cord

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2 Stars

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Journeys across Niagara

Journeys across Niagara

On 7/4 An Excellent Library wrote: Taking place in the early 1960s, this historical fiction novel interweaves the story of five teens making a dangerous trek down to the Niagara ice bridge with shorter historical stories highlighting other significant events in the history of the Falls. As the boys travel down to the Falls and make their ... Journeys Across Niagara

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4 Stars

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The Elemental Journal

The Elemental Journal

On 6/22 An Excellent Library wrote: As I read through this book, I was impressed with the amount of time and effort that went into creating each of these unique, hand-crafted journals. They were very inspirational, and yet, as I read through the directions of how to duplicate one of these, I could tell they were incredibly labor-intensive ... The Elemental Journal

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3 Stars

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Eat Your Peas, Faithfully

Eat Your Peas, Faithfully

On 4/19 An Excellent Library wrote: "Eat Your Peas Faithfully" is intended to be a gift book from one Christian friend to another, full of encouragements, Biblical truths, and cute little sayings to make you smile.The style of the book is very journal-like, so it does seem like a friend is writing this specifically for you in order to ... Book Review: Eat Your Peas Faithfully

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2 Stars

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Regret Free Parenting

Regret Free Parenting

On 3/10 An Excellent Library wrote: Regret-Free Parenting:Raise Good Kids and Know You're Doing it RightFrom first-time parents of newborns, to parents of teenagers or young adults, moms and dads will both find encouragement, guidance, and inspiration from this book."Regret Free Parenting" is geared towards moms who are looking to develop ... Book Review: Regret Free Parenting

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4 Stars

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Same Life, New Story

Same Life, New Story

On 2/5 An Excellent Library wrote:  If you're the kind of person who is going through or has gone through some tough times, and are looking for encouragement and inspiration to pull yourself up by the bootstraps, get over your inner obstacles, turn your life around, and be a better, stronger, more resilient person, than this may ... Book Review: Same Life, New Story

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2 Stars

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This is Your Brain in Love

This is Your Brain in Love

On 1/24 An Excellent Library wrote: I must admit that this is one of those books that I found difficult to enjoy because it was very different from what I was expecting.  When I requested a copy to review it, I was expecting a scientific book based on new, exciting studies and experiments that would guide you through what actually ... Book Review: This is Your Brain in Love

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3 Stars

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