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Homeless at Harvard

Homeless at Harvard

On 8/11 wilmajane wrote: "Homeless at Harvard" is a memoir about a young man who lived among the homeless community at Harvard Square to better understand homelessness. He was taking a summer course at Harvard and had access to campus facilities, but he spent his free time on the streets and he slept on the streets. Much ... Homeless At harvard By John Christopher Frame

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Downside Up

Downside Up

On 7/14 wilmajane wrote: Recently I was given a copy of the book Downside Up by Tracey Mitchell to review from Booksneeze. The book is a self-help type book that tackles rejection in the different facets of life, from family, career, romantic relationships etc. The author speaks in easy to understand language and gives examples ... Downside up By Tracey Mitchell

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Letters to Katie

Letters to Katie

On 6/14 wilmajane wrote: Kathleen Fuller finishes up her Middlefield Family series in fantastic form with Letters to Katie. She promised me she would tie up loose ends of the series in this book -- and she did a superb job of fulfilling that promise.The story is filled with great characters -- like Katherine, Johnny, Sawyer, ... Letters to Katie By Kathleen Fuller

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The Heiress of Winterwood

The Heiress of Winterwood

On 4/3 wilmajane wrote: By Sarah Ladd The Heiress of Winterwood is a great story that really held my attention throughout the book. It has a gripping opening and a great story. The story is about a young woman who is about to inherit her family's estate, but only if she is married. She is engaged to a man whom she believes ... THE HEIRESS OF WINTERWOOD

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She Speaks

She Speaks

On 3/2 wilmajane wrote:    By Michele Clark Jenkins She Speaks: Wisdom from the Women of the Bible to the Modern Black Woman by Michele Clark Jenkins offers guidance for the African American woman based on the love of God for Jesus and us all.This book takes the women of both the new and the old testaments and shows ... SHE SPEAKS

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An Angel by Her Side

An Angel by Her Side

On 12/30 wilmajane wrote: I couldn't wait to pick up this book! I really enjoyed the first two books in the Heaven on Earth series by Ruth Reid and I knew that this one would be another fantastic read! This author keeps getting better. She perfectly blends the Amish genre in seamlessly with angel fiction and the result is amazing. ... wilmas home place

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Isle of Shadows

Isle of Shadows

On 11/29 wilmajane wrote: Enslaved in a world of money and power, Tessa dares to be free... Raised as courtesan to wealthy and powerful men, Tessa of Delos serves at the whim of her current patron, the politician Glacis. After ten years with him, Tessa has abandoned all desire for freedom or love, choosing instead to lock her ... wilmas home place

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Return to Sunday Dinner

Return to Sunday Dinner

On 10/7 wilmajane wrote: Return to Sunday Dinner by Russell Cronkhite (a professional chef himself) is filled with twenty-four manageable menus that will bring back the wonderful tradition of those Sunday dinners. None of the recipes have a list of 30 ingredients nor do they contain ingredients you've never heard of and few ... wilmas home place

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A Path Toward Love

A Path Toward Love

On 8/14 wilmajane wrote: When I opened up "A Path Towards Love", I really didn't have any expectations. I hadn't read this particular author's writing before, but I do always enjoy a good historical fiction read, so I decided to try it. All her life, Katherine Osborne was raised to become a woman of New York society. To her ... Wilmas home place

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Cruel Harvest

Cruel Harvest

On 8/2 wilmajane wrote: Fran's father sold her older brother for five dollars, murdered her infant sister and sexually molested his other other daughters. Fran could be excused if she were bitter. But she is not. Even as she watched her mother and older sisters run away from the family, disappearing one by one, even as she ... wilmas home place

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The Scent of Rain

The Scent of Rain

On 7/24 wilmajane wrote: It's Daphne's wedding day. She has given up her dream job for love with the perfect man and to start the perfect life. The only problem, the groom didn't show up for the wedding. Left at the altar heartbroken embarks on a new journey to reevaluate her life. She heads across the to the new home and job ... wilmas home place

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This Scarlet Cord

This Scarlet Cord

On 6/26 wilmajane wrote: Rahab was a young Canaanite girl in Jericho who hid two Israelite spies. In doing this she was able to save herself and her family from Joshua's army during the battle of Jericho. During this time Rahab learns of the one true God and finds favor with God and in turn is placed in the genealogy of Christ. ... wilmas homeplace

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Arms of Love

Arms of Love

On 5/8 wilmajane wrote: Kelly Long sweeps us away to Lancaster, Pennsylvania, in the year 1777; to a tumultuous time in the history of our country, where the Redcoats, loyalists, patriots, and Amish pacifists coexist. It is also a time of great political unrest, and persecution towards the Amish sect, who, in spite of their ... wilmas home place

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Need You Now

Need You Now

On 3/28 wilmajane wrote: This is Beth Wiseman's first non-amish fiction book. While I wanted to love it, since I am a big Beth Wiseman fan, I didn't. It's a good book, but to me it lacks the spark that Beth Wiseman's books usually have. The basic story is that a city family moves to the country, in an attempt to separate their ... wilma home place

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The Wedding Dress

The Wedding Dress

On 3/20 wilmajane wrote: Four brides. One dress. A tale of faith, redemption, and timeless love. Charlotte owns a chic Birmingham bridal boutique. Dressing brides for their big day is her gift--and her passion. But with her own wedding day approaching, why can't she find the perfect dress--or feel certain she should marry Tim? Then ... wilmas home place

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Beauty for Ashes

Beauty for Ashes

On 2/16 wilmajane wrote: One of my favorite promises from God is that "all things work together for good for those who love God." This verse gives me hope when life doesn't make sense...and when I'm not sure that I'm making the right decisions. I know that as long as I'm putting my trust in Him and doing my best, all things ... wilma home place

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Beyond Molasses Creek

Beyond Molasses Creek

On 1/18 wilmajane wrote: Ally Green has been all over the world as a flight attendant, but she has finally returned to her home in Lowcountry to bury her past for good -and her father. However, Vesey Washington still lives across the creek, and while he was her best friend...he is also the reason that Ally has stayed away for ... Wilmas home place

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The Accidental Bride

The Accidental Bride

On 12/29 wilmajane wrote: I love that besides the main storyline, there was a secondary vein that ran through the book. If we're not careful, we can and will pass our own childhood hurts on to our children. Shay had a huge issue with society's view and acceptance of her and she was affecting the way her daughter felt about herself ... wilmas home place

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Cliques, Hicks, and Ugly Sticks

Cliques, Hicks, and Ugly Sticks

On 11/22 wilmajane wrote: Cliques,Hicks and ugly Sticks By K.D. McCrite Drama, Drama, Drama. We've been there... and done that, I'm sure. Well, at least I did. You know, back in junior high and all. But sometimes it's fun to read a good book with a bit of drama. That's just what I was able to do when I read Cliques, Hicks and ... wilmas home place

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Softly and Tenderly (tpc)

Softly and Tenderly (tpc)

On 10/25 wilmajane wrote: This book follows Jade as she wades through some of life's toughest issues. She says she feels like she's in the middle of a soap opera and I would have to agree. Some parts of the story and it's characters certainly weren't as believable as they could've been. "Jade begins to question everything she ... wilmas home place

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The Wonder of Your Love

The Wonder of Your Love

On 10/3 wilmajane wrote: wonder of your love" is just as terrific as the rest of her novels have been! This book focuses on the Amish widow Katie Ann, after she was abandoned by her husband Ivan, who ran off with an "Englischer" named Lucy. Katie Ann has just delivered her and Ivan's long awaited first child, a son she calls ... Wilmas home place

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Hermie, a Common Caterpillar

Hermie, a Common Caterpillar

On 9/13 wilmajane wrote: This children's book is a Level 2 Reader book. It has easy words and sentences for the beginning reader. I reviewed the Kindle format of the book. Although the pictures are not in color on the Kindle, they are still very detailed and cute. Hermie is not only a caterpillar, but he feels he is a fairly ... wilmas home place

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Gabby, God's Little Angel

Gabby, God's Little Angel

On 8/29 wilmajane wrote: The book introduces us to the clumsy angel Gabby who has a new assignment. She will be the guardian angel for a little girl Sophie. Gabby and Sophie share some similar traits even though one is an angel and one is a human. Of course Sophie doesn't know Gabby is there but Gabby takes her mission very ... wilmas home place

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The Bone House

The Bone House

On 8/21 wilmajane wrote: Wilmas home place

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Love You More

Love You More

On 8/6 wilmajane wrote: This book tells of all the red tape and paperwork that one has to go through to adopt a child.It also shows insightful look at the world of international adoption. It will make you laugh and cry when you think of the role family plays in the our lives,and how God brings families together. It also shows ... wilmas home place

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Healing Hearts

Healing Hearts

On 7/26 wilmajane wrote: =This book is three books in one.The first is A Choice to Forgive. about Lydia who is raising her three children along after the death of her husband.Her husband’s brother shows up who was her first love before she married Élan.This only makes things very hard for Lydia.Will she forgive him for leaving? The ... Wilmas Home Place

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Treasuring Emma

Treasuring Emma

On 7/13 wilmajane wrote: In the beginning of this book Emma is dealing with the loss of her father and now her mother.She now has to take care of her grandmother. She is depending on her faith to help through this. Emma has put her life on hold for the last 25 years. the relationship she has with her sister is a bad one.She ... wilmas home place

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God's Love Letters to You

God's Love Letters to You

On 6/21 wilmajane wrote: This book is trying to tell us some lessons ,it gently guides you into thought and reflection.It allows the reader to imagine Gods love and accept it. Each lesson,or letter refers to a bible verse and moves through that book.It gives you something to think about through the day.the book speaks of ... wilmas home place

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A Vision of Lucy

A Vision of Lucy

On 6/9 wilmajane wrote: by Margaret Brownley 303 Pages This book is about Lucy Fairbanks and her love of photography.Despite her father not being supportive of her doing this. I love the characters the author created.They are witty,fun,funny,and nosey.They fit the story line perfectly. From the very begin Lucy is getting ... Wilmas home place

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Spring for Susannah

Spring for Susannah

On 5/25 wilmajane wrote: Susannah is a mail-order bride.The story takes place in the 1870’s and the story line is about two years long. After Susannah father dies.she has no one.When the local preacher approaches her about being a mail-order bride to his brother who is in North Dakota she accepts the proposal. Susannah ... wilmas home place

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The Promise of an Angel

The Promise of an Angel

On 5/14 wilmajane wrote: This is something different in an Amish book.It takes place in Michigan.When the story begins Judith is telling the children stories while they are having a barn raising at her home. Judith little brother slips away and tries to put a nail in the roof of the barn and falls off.He is paralyzed in his ... The promise of an angel

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Daddy Dates

Daddy Dates

On 4/29 wilmajane wrote: Daddy dates by Greg Wright 214 pages Well I only have one have one daughter who is grown.So why am I reading this this book.I also have four granddaughters who are old enough to date. I like the way he takes his girls out on their first date at the age of 13.He wants them them how they should ... daddy dates

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Please Stop Laughing at Me

Please Stop Laughing at Me

On 4/16 wilmajane wrote: This book was sent to me by Book Sneeze for my review. A Adams media. If you know anyone who might be bullying please get them help or help them yourself if you can. A lot of Jodee friends her told her they are sorry and they only bullyed her so it would not be done to them.We live in a world where ... Please Stop laughing at ME

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The Lightkeeper's Ball

The Lightkeeper's Ball

On 4/4 wilmajane wrote: note from the author.THE I hope you’ve enjoyed this third excision to merry falls as much as I have. I’ve learned about Halley's Comet.the first car and airplane,and what people at the turn of the last century right along with you.Such fun. I am so thankful you were all willing to take this little ... THE LIGHTHOUSE BALL

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Heart of Ice

Heart of Ice

On 4/4 wilmajane wrote: LIS WIEHL with APRIL HENRY ISBN 9781595547071 Thomas Nelson 324 pages hardback book This book will keep you on edge.It is full of twist and turns that will ... Heart of Ice

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Plain Proposal

Plain Proposal

On 3/14 wilmajane wrote: This is a great story about Miriam and Saul.Miriam likes sauls and is hopeing he is planning to stay in the old order Amish community.there is talk he is planning on leaving.He longs for the outside world and the things that is forbidden in thier community. Miriuam knows she loves Saul and is sure he ... Plan Proposal By Beth Wiseman

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A Conversation with God for Women

A Conversation with God for Women

On 2/28 wilmajane wrote: Marcia ford has taken fifty-five of the most common questions women would like to ask god. then used them to dicuss the way God and his way works in the world and our lives, All the answers to these questions are found in the bible. This is a very good book.It is thoughful and very personal.It answers ... A conversation with

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Same Life, New Story

Same Life, New Story

On 2/12 wilmajane wrote: The book is a ten week bible study program. in it the author talkes about changing your view point on your own life story. How our lives are in a book a story to tell.We some times tend to be stuck in a story like setting in our lives.The author mrntions 10 women from the bible and how thier lives and ... Same Life New Story By Jan Silvious

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