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Adventure Bible for Toddlers

Adventure Bible for Toddlers

On 9/10 Beth Anderson wrote: Zondervan's "Adventure Bible for Toddlers" is an awesome Bible storybook for young children. I didn't even realize it when I ordered this book, but it is a BOARD BOOK! I was so excited when it was delivered and I saw it - I have an 18 month old that just loves looking through books, and I love how easy ... Adventure Bible for Toddlers

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5 Stars

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The Berenstain Bears Blessed are the Peacemakers

The Berenstain Bears Blessed are the Peacemakers

On 9/8 Beth Anderson wrote: "Blessed are the Peacemakers" is a Berenstain Bears book authored by Mike Berenstain that deals with the difficult concept of making peace. Sometimes it is easy for kids to get drawn into the world of "you can't like him because I don't like him" or "you can't be friends with her because I'm not" drama. ... "Blessed are the Peacemakers"

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5 Stars

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The Mess Detectives and The Case of the Lost Temper

The Mess Detectives and The Case of the Lost Temper

On 8/29 Beth Anderson wrote: "The Mess Detectives and the Case of the Lost Temper" by Karen Poth is an "I Can Read", level one book for early readers. The level one uses simple sentences and mostly simple vocabulary that are ideal for early readers. The print in this book is larger, and each page only has a few sentences.The storyline ... The Mess Detectives and The Case of the Lost Temper

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3 Stars

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NIV Spiritual Renewal Study Bible

NIV Spiritual Renewal Study Bible

On 8/19 Beth Anderson wrote: The New International Version "Spiritual Renewal Study Bible" is a Bible that encourages the reader to experience new growth and transformation in your spiritual walk, with notes from Stephen Arterburn and David Stoop. This version has standard print, and is a traditional NIV translation. A recipient ... Spiritual Renewal Study Bible (NIV)

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5 Stars

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Goodnight, Ark

Goodnight, Ark

On 8/7 Beth Anderson wrote: "Goodnight, Ark" written by Laura Sassi, and illustrated by Jane Chapman is a super cute story for young children. This book tells a funny story about the animals on the ark all climbing into bed with Noah. The sounds of the storm gradually wake animals on the ark, and they clamor into Noah's room with ... Goodnight, Ark!

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5 Stars

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The Blessings of Friendship Treasury

The Blessings of Friendship Treasury

On 7/30 Beth Anderson wrote: "The Blessings of Friendship Treasury" by Mary Engelbreit is a book that is devoted to poems, quotes, and illustrations that deal with friendship. This book is very unique in that it isn't an actual story with a plot and a storyline - Every page has illustrations, and some kind of quote, Scripture, poem, ... The Blessings of Friendship Treasury

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5 Stars

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The Berenstain Bears God Shows the Way

The Berenstain Bears God Shows the Way

On 7/24 Beth Anderson wrote: "The Berenstain Bears : God Shows the Way" by Stan & Jan Berenstain, with Mike Berenstain is a collection of three Berenstain Bears stories. This book includes "Faith Gets Us Through", "Do Not Fear; God is Near", and "Piggy Bank Blessings". Each story has a very clear Biblical message, and is based ... The Berenstain Bears : God Shows the Way

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5 Stars

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Jonah and the Great Big Fish

Jonah and the Great Big Fish

On 7/21 Beth Anderson wrote: "Jonah and the Great Big Fish" by Rhonda Gowler Greene is an adorable retelling of the Biblical story of Jonah. I have two young children, a daughter that is 6, and a son that is 1, and what was great about this book was that they BOTH enjoyed this book. My daughter was able to read this book independently, ... Jonah and the Great Big Fish

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5 Stars

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Jonah and the Great Big Fish

Jonah and the Great Big Fish

On 7/21 Beth Anderson wrote: "Jonah and the Great Big Fish" by Rhonda Gowler Greene is an adorable retelling of the Biblical story of Jonah. I have two young children, a daughter that is 6, and a son that is 1, and what was great about this book was that they BOTH enjoyed this book. My daughter was able to read this book independently, ... Jonah and the Great Big Fish

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5 Stars

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NIV Celebrate Recovery Bible

NIV Celebrate Recovery Bible

On 7/8 Beth Anderson wrote: The "Celebrate Recovery Bible" is a NIV Bible translation infused with articles, devotions, and resources designed to speak to those who are celebrating their recovery from addiction. This particular Bible version is a paperback book, which does make it a little less durable than a hardcover Bible, especially ... Celebrate Recovery Bible

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5 Stars

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The Third Thursday Community Potluck Cookbook

The Third Thursday Community Potluck Cookbook

On 6/25 Beth Anderson wrote: The "Third Thursday Community Potluck Cookbook" is designed around the concept of having small community based potluck meals. Nancy Vienneau and her best friend created this concept in their own neighborhood, in an attempt to bring food lovers together to meet, socialize, and share in delicious foods.What ... Third Thursday Community Potluck Cookbook

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4 Stars

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The Loving Kitchen

The Loving Kitchen

On 6/23 Beth Anderson wrote: "The Loving Kitchen" by Leann Rice is a mouthwatering cookbook filled with "downright delicious Southern recipes to share with family, friends, and neighbors". I downloaded the e-reader version of this cookbook, and am so excited to try so many of these recipes. What I love is that the recipes are relatively ... The Loving Kitchen

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5 Stars

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NIV Life Journey Bible

NIV Life Journey Bible

On 6/23 Beth Anderson wrote: The NIV Life Journey Bible is a traditional NIV translation of the Bible that attempts to connect some Biblical truths and principles to our journey through life. I used the e-reader version of this Bible, and really liked it. I was a little bit hesitant just because I wasn't sure how easy it was actually ... NIV LIFE JOURNEY BIBLE

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5 Stars

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Teen Study Bible, NIV

Teen Study Bible, NIV

On 6/20 Beth Anderson wrote: Zondervan's "NIV Teen Bible" is a New International Version Bible designed for teenagers. The Bible is a hardcover version, with a white and green motif on the exterior. This Bible has many additional study features that appear in addition to the traditional NIV translation of the Word of God. There ... NIV Teen Study Bible

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5 Stars

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NIV New Spirit-Filled Life Bible

NIV New Spirit-Filled Life Bible

On 5/21 Beth Anderson wrote: Thomas Nelson's newest Bible is the "New Spirit-Filled Life Bible". This Bible is an NIV version of the Bible, and the translation is as would be expected of any NIV Bible. What makes this Bible different are all of the study tools and additional features that help you to dig deeper into God's word than ... New Spirit-Filled Life Bible

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5 Stars

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The Chronological Study Bible NIV

The Chronological Study Bible NIV

On 5/6 Beth Anderson wrote: The Chronological Study Bible by Thomas Nelson Publishers is an amazing Bible tool. This Bible is organized chronologically, so that as you are reading, all of the events of the Bible are read in the order that they happened. The Bible is divided into epochs, and before each epoch begins there is an ... Chronological Study Bible

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101 Bible Stories from Creation to Revelation

101 Bible Stories from Creation to Revelation

On 4/1 Beth Anderson wrote: "101 Bible Stories" is a compilation of some of the most loved Bible stories. The stories are easy to read, and very short, which makes them perfect for an independent young reader to read all on their own! Each story is only one page long, and there is a picture on the opposite page, usually of a character ... 101 Bible Stories

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Young Women of Faith Bible, NIV

Young Women of Faith Bible, NIV

On 3/6 Beth Anderson wrote: The "Young Women of Faith Bible" is a Bible designed for girls, ages 6 and up. This is a traditional NIV translation, with tons of study tools to help young women get the most out of their Bibles. This Bible is a hard cover, with bright colors on the outside. The inside is a traditional black and white ... Young Woman of Faith Bible

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5 Stars

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Compass

Compass

On 2/19 Beth Anderson wrote: "The Compass Study Bible" is a new Bible that was created by the same team that created "The Voice" New Testament Bible. What makes this Bible most unique is the way it is written. This Bible reads almost like a play - The text indicates who is speaking, followed by their words. This does make it a little ... Compass Study Bible

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4 Stars

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One God, One Plan, One Life

One God, One Plan, One Life

On 1/28 Beth Anderson wrote: Max Lucado's "One God, One Plan, One Life" is a one year devotional that is devoted to helping guide the daily life of young adults. What I liked about this book is that each devotion is short, to the point, and easy to understand. Getting a teenager to sit down and read a lengthy devotion on a daily ... One God, One Plan, One Life

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4 Stars

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The Jesus Bible, NIV

The Jesus Bible, NIV

On 1/18 Beth Anderson wrote: "The Jesus Bible" is a great way to get young adults interested in God's word. This Bible is a traditional NIV translation, which is easy to understand and read. What I really liked and thought was inviting about this Bible was the colorful in-text tools that appear frequently throughout the text. Sometimes ... The Jesus Bible

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5 Stars

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NIV Essentials Study Bible

NIV Essentials Study Bible

On 1/10 Beth Anderson wrote: The NIV Essentials Study Bible is a Bible that offers some of the most comprehensive study tools all in one place. The NIV Essentials Study Bible takes some of the best features from a variety of Bibles, such as the NIV Student Bible, NIV Archaeological Study Bible, The Great Rescue Bible, and the NIV ... NIV Essentials Study Bible

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5 Stars

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Pirates on the Farm

Pirates on the Farm

On 11/26 Beth Anderson wrote: "Pirates on the Farm" by Denette Fretz is a children's book that centers on a family of pirates that move to a farm. The story is told from the point of view of a child living on a nearby farm. The story details all the problems that the pirates have adjusting to life on land, and how each person reacts ... Pirates on the Farm

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4 Stars

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NIV Ragamuffin Bible

NIV Ragamuffin Bible

On 11/11 Beth Anderson wrote: The NIV Ragamuffin Bible by Zondervan is a Bible that is designed for the "bedraggled, beat-up, and brokenhearted". This Bible is a traditional NIV translation that contains both the Old Testament and the New Testament. The Bible is a hardback version, with average size type. What sets this Bible apart ... NIV Ragamuffin Bible

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5 Stars

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Humility

Humility

On 11/5 Beth Anderson wrote: "Humility: An Unlikely Biography of America's Greatest Virtue" by David Bobb is a book that discusses the need for humility in our current time, and compares the humility that some of the most loved American figures had in their character. In this book, Bobb makes the case that humility above all else ... Humility: An Unlikely Biography of America's Greatest Virtue

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4 Stars

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The Reason for My Hope

The Reason for My Hope

On 10/22 Beth Anderson wrote: Billy Graham's book, "The Reason For My Hope: Salvation" is a book that discusses and illustrates the hope found in salvation. One of the things I really liked about this book was that it offers up tons of personal stories of people just like you and I, who experienced life changing events, Biblical ... The Reason for my Hope

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5 Stars

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Adventure Bible Storybook Deluxe Edition

Adventure Bible Storybook Deluxe Edition

On 10/16 Beth Anderson wrote: The Adventure Bible Storybook is an adorable Bible storybook for children. This storybook features some of the most loved Bible stories in a format that is easy for children to understand. This Bible is accompanied by a pair of CDs that has every Bible story recorded on it. Kids can follow along as the ... Adventure Bible

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5 Stars

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God of the Underdogs

God of the Underdogs

On 10/7 Beth Anderson wrote: "God of the Underdogs When the Odds Are Against You, God Is For You" By Matt Keller is an inspiration book written to motivate the underdog in each of us. What I absolutely love about this book is that is can easily fit into the life story of anyone. At some point in everyone's life, someone ... God of the Underdogs

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5 Stars

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NIV Pink Bible

NIV Pink Bible

On 9/20 Beth Anderson wrote: The "NIV Pink Bible: An Invitation to Hope" is a traditional NIV translation of the Bible, with some extra encouragement for those who have experienced or are facing the battle of breast cancer. The Bible really is just a plain Bible, without many footnotes or study features at all, which was a little ... NIV Pink Bible

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3 Stars

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Biff and Becka's Stupendous Vacation

Biff and Becka's Stupendous Vacation

On 9/8 Beth Anderson wrote: "Biff & Becka's Stupendous Vacation" is a children's book written by Elaine Beachy. My five year old really enjoyed this book, and I thought that it was a great book for her age group.. I would recommend this book for the 5-8 year old age group. Biff and Becka are brother and sister rabbits who are ... Biff & Becka's Stupendous Vacation

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5 Stars

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You'll Get Through This

You'll Get Through This

On 9/2 Beth Anderson wrote: Max Lucado's book, entitled, "You'll Get Through This : Hope and Help for Your Turbulent Times" is a wonderful book that is jam packed with hope for those in times of need. Who among us hasn't felt like we are in a terrible situation and silently asked ourselves why God hasn't helped us? Whether it is ... You'll Get Through This

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5 Stars

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NIV College Devotional Bible

NIV College Devotional Bible

On 8/14 Beth Anderson wrote: The NIV College Devotional Bible is a Bible designed for college aged young adults. Published by Zondervan, this Bible  is a traditional NIV translation with special features that are designed for young adults to help them continue to grow in God's love and follow his plans.The Bible is organized ... NIV College Devotional Bible

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4 Stars

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NKJV Ignite

NKJV Ignite

On 7/16 Beth Anderson wrote: "IGNITE : The Bible for Teens" is a great study tool for young adults who are seeking out who they are, and who they desire to be as they discover Gods' plan for their lives. "Ignite" offers a traditional New King James Version Bible translation coupled with in depth tools for truly studying God's word, ... NKJV Ignite

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5 Stars

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New Spirit-Filled Life Bible, New Living Translation

New Spirit-Filled Life Bible, New Living Translation

On 7/10 Beth Anderson wrote: The New Spirit-Filled Life Bible, NLT is an awesome tool in discovering deeper meaning and developing a better understanding of your Bible. This Bible is a traditional NLT Bible in its wording and translation, however it offers many extra resources that other Bibles do not to help you truly get the most ... New Spirit-Filled Life Bible (NLT)

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5 Stars

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NKJV New Spirit-Filled Life Bible

NKJV New Spirit-Filled Life Bible

On 5/29 Beth Anderson wrote: The "New Spirit-Filled Life Bible" is a New King James Version Bible, edited by Jack W. Hayford. This Bible offers many tools to help you get the most out of your Bible, and help you get deeper into the Word than ever before. Key features include an introduction to each book of the Bible, with important ... "New Spirit-Filled Life Bible"

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Simply Delicious Amish Cooking

Simply Delicious Amish Cooking

On 5/13 Beth Anderson wrote: "Simply Delicious Amish Cooking" by Sherry Gore is a collection of amazing and delicious recipes that are commonly made in Amish homes. This cookbook offers a variety of recipes, from breads, soups, salads, meat dishes, and desserts. We tried a few of these recipes in our house, and I have to say that ... Simply Delicious Amish Cooking

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5 Stars

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Bound Together

Bound Together

On 4/23 Beth Anderson wrote: "Bound Together: How We Are Tied to Others in Good and Bad Choices" by Chris Brauns is a book that is based on the "principle of the rope", which explains and expounds on how the actions of one affect the many. Chris Brauns uses tons of Biblical examples of how this particular principle applies, not ... Bound Together

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4 Stars

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Second Chances

Second Chances

On 4/12 Beth Anderson wrote: Max Lucado's book, "Second Chances : More Stories of Grace" is a wonderful book that zeroes in on God's grace through scripture, as well as personal stories and anecdotes. The book itself is broken up into six sections with each section being aimed at a particular personality type for which God gives ... Second Chances

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5 Stars

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The Woman's Study Bible, NIV

The Woman's Study Bible, NIV

On 3/25 Beth Anderson wrote: "The Woman's Study Bible" is a NIV version of the Bible, with specific features designed for the female reader. The translation is the traditional NIV version, both Old and New Testaments. This Bible has tons of footnotes, which I personally love. At times it's easy to feel like what you are reading ... The Woman's Study Bible

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5 Stars

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gods at war

gods at war

On 3/5 Beth Anderson wrote: Kyle Idleman's newest book, "Gods at War: Defeating the Idols that Battle for Your Heart" is an honest look at the 21st century idols that battle for control of our hearts. In a busy, success-driven world, it is too easy to lose your spiritual focus, and allow a myriad of other distractions to take over ... Gods At War

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5 Stars

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Intentional Parenting

Intentional Parenting

On 2/25 Beth Anderson wrote: "Intentional Parenting: Autopilot is for Planes" by Sissy Goff, LPC, David Thomas, LMSW, and Melissa Trevathan, MRE is an in-depth look at some of the most common parenting myths, and how to make your life as a parent more satisfying and less stressful. This book tackles principles such as patience with ... Intentional Parenting

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4 Stars

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Just Like Jesus

Just Like Jesus

On 1/26 Beth Anderson wrote: "Just Like Jesus" by Max Lucado is a book that really changes your perspective on how we should be living our lives. The premise of this book is that God wants you to be just like Jesus - to have the heart of Jesus. This book challenges you to change your perspective, and change your heart through these ... Just Like Jesus

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5 Stars

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Just Like Jesus Devotional

Just Like Jesus Devotional

On 1/10 Beth Anderson wrote: Max Lucado's companion devotional to his book, "Just Like Jesus" is this devotional that challenges you to spend thirty days learning about your faith, your savior, and how to become more like Jesus. "Just Like Jesus Devotional" is a month long challenge to allow Jesus to take over your heart. The ... Just Like Jesus Devotional

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5 Stars

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Desperate

Desperate

On 1/2 Beth Anderson wrote: Sarah Mae and Sally Clarkson join forces in the book, "Desperate: Hope for the Mom Who Needs to Breathe." This book offers practical advice in place of the traditional school of thought that motherhood "just comes naturally". This book shares the motherhood tales of these two women with us in a way that ... Desperate: Hope for the Mom Who Needs to Breathe

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5 Stars

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Live Second

Live Second

On 12/7 Beth Anderson wrote: "Live Second" by Doug Bender is a 365-day devotional intended to challenge the reader to live a life that puts God first. The book is broken up into 12 sessions, covering topics such as: leading, growing, and commitment, among others. Each day offers a one page reading and devotional, so there is really ... Live Second

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The Purpose Driven Life

The Purpose Driven Life

On 11/25 Beth Anderson wrote: "The Purpose Driven Life" by Rick Warren is a book that is about finding our purpose in life - not our purpose at our job, or our purpose in the home, but our God-given purpose. I think that nearly everyone at some point in their life has wondered, "What is the purpose of my life?" It is this question ... The Purpose Driven Life (Expanded Ed.)

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Anger Workbook, The

Anger Workbook, The

On 10/11 Beth Anderson wrote: "The Anger Workbook" is a workbook devoted to helping us begin to acknowledge and limit anger and the effect that it has on our lives. Les Carter, PhD and Frank Minirth, MD have based this interactive guide on 13 steps that help build an effective anger management mentality. This is a workbook, which ... The Anger Workbook

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5 Stars

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The Gaither Homecoming Bible

The Gaither Homecoming Bible

On 9/26 Beth Anderson wrote: "The Gaither Homecoming Bible" is a New King James Version bible translation assembled by Bill and Gloria Gaither. The Bible itself is a traditional translation, but the Gaither family added a lot of extras into it - the major theme is tying in songs, poems, and quotes from others into the text. This ... The Gaither Homecoming Bible

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5 Stars

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Men of Sunday

Men of Sunday

On 9/8 Beth Anderson wrote: "Men of Sunday" by Curtis Eichelberger is a compilation of stories of faith from what I would have thought would be a most unlikely source - some of the NFL's elite players. This book was really interesting in the way it was put together. "Men of Sunday" is broken up into nine chapters, each one having ... Men Of Sunday

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5 Stars

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The Open Bible (NKJV)

The Open Bible (NKJV)

On 8/21 Beth Anderson wrote: "The Open Bible" is a New King James Version Bible that has so many little extra features, you will absolutely love it! This Bible has a large index to help you find whatever topics you might be looking for, which is wonderful for those of us who like to read Scripture that is related to what is going ... The Open Bible

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KJV Bride's Bible

KJV Bride's Bible

On 8/11 Beth Anderson wrote: The KJV Bride's Bible would make a wonderful wedding or bridal shower gift for the bride to be. This Bible is a small KJV Bible, the perfect size for keeping in a purse or bag. This Bible does use the red lettering to distinguish direct quotes from Christ. This Bible also has a few pages at the beginning ... KJV Bride's Bible

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5 Stars

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Tough Guys and Drama Queens

Tough Guys and Drama Queens

On 8/1 Beth Anderson wrote: "Tough Guys and Drama Queens" by Mark Gregston is a book devoted to helping parents navigate the difficult teen years with their children. The book is divided up into three parts - one that discusses today's culture, on that discusses detrimental parenting practices, and parenting practices that really ... Tough Guys and Drama Queens

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5 Stars

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Jackson

Jackson

On 7/25 Beth Anderson wrote: Paul Vickery's "Jackson: The Iron-Willed Commander" is one book in the series of "The Generals". After reading the book on General Grant, I had really high expectations for "Jackson", and this book did not disappoint. I wasn't sure that the "Jackson" book would have the same type of whole life story ... Jackson

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5 Stars

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The Coming Revolution

The Coming Revolution

On 6/5 Beth Anderson wrote: "The Coming Revolution" by Dr. Richard G. Lee (author of "In God We Still Trust") is a book that makes the case that America is on the verge of a second revolution, and how following our faith can help bring about this revolution. "The Coming Revolution" begins with a crash course in early American history, ... The Coming Revolution

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5 Stars

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All Pro Dad

All Pro Dad

On 5/8 Beth Anderson wrote: "All-Pro Dad" by Mark Merrill is the perfect book for dads. This book has 8 chapters, each one based on a different fundamental concept of being a man and a father. Each chapter title is written in the form of a question, and includes concepts such as: What Should I Model to My Children? How Can I Better ... All-Pro Dad

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5 Stars

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The Beauty Book

The Beauty Book

On 4/18 Beth Anderson wrote: "The Beauty Book" by Nancy Rue is a wonderful resource for young girls. The book itself is jam packed with beauty tips like polishing nails, caring for hair, makeup tricks, and skin care, which is great for a teenage (or tween) girl. What I really liked about this book is that each chapter discusses ... The Beauty Book

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5 Stars

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He Chose the Nails

He Chose the Nails

On 4/3 Beth Anderson wrote: "He Chose the Nails" is yet another home run by Max Lucado. What I absolutely love about Lucado is his ability to intertwine his own personal stories with absolute Biblical truth to make it feel so much more relevant. The stories of the Bible aren't just old, out of date stories - the way that Lucado ... He Chose The Nails

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Simply Grilling

Simply Grilling

On 3/27 Beth Anderson wrote: "Simply Grilling" is a great cookbook, filled with a wide variety of recipes that you can make on the grill. This book has the usual grilling favorites, like steak, chicken, pork, and lamb. It also boasts tons of yummy recipes that you wouldn't think can be made on the grill - desserts, salads, and appetizers! ... Simply Grilling by Jennifer Chandler

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Farm Fresh Southern Cooking

Farm Fresh Southern Cooking

On 3/26 Beth Anderson wrote: "Farm Fresh Southern Cooking" by Tammy Algood is a awesome cookbook with tons of practical, fresh recipes for everyday cooking. All of the recipes in this cookbook are all based on southern cooking styles, featuring dishes such as tomatoes with cornbread stuffing, paprika cornbread, and dilled crawfish ... Farm Fresh Southern Cooking

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5 Stars

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Eye of the Storm

Eye of the Storm

On 3/19 Beth Anderson wrote: "Eye of the Storm" by Alexander Kumpf is a book about how to handle the disappointments of life. There are a lot of books out there right now that deal with this same topic, but "Eye of the Storm" is one of my favorites. Kumpf uses stories from his own life, references to Biblical truths, and Scripture ... Eye Of The Storm

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5 Stars

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1,000 Days

1,000 Days

On 3/19 Beth Anderson wrote: "1000 Days" by Jonathan Falwell is a book that follows Jesus in the last three years of his life, through his ministry. Falwell takes Biblical text and allows us a more in depth examination of some of the most important days of Jesus' ministry on Earth. Falwell adds his own commentary and opinions, some ... 1000 Days

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3 Stars

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Great Day Every Day

Great Day Every Day

On 3/6 Beth Anderson wrote: "Great Day Every Day" by Max Lucado is the perfect antidote for those days when you feel like you should have stayed in bed. We all have days where it feels like the world, and sometimes even God, is against us. Max Lucado gives inspiration in the midst of those days in his book, "Great Day Every Day". ... Great Day Every Day

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5 Stars

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God Loves Broken People

God Loves Broken People

On 2/28 Beth Anderson wrote: "God Loves Broken People" by Sheila Walsh is a book that focuses on how we can turn our own brokenness into a closer walk with God. I liked the premise of the book, after all, nearly everyone has felt some sort of heartache. The topic of the book was easy to relate to - hurt, disappointment, anger.. ... God Loves Broken People

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2 Stars

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Our Favorite Sins

Our Favorite Sins

On 2/28 Beth Anderson wrote: Todd D. Hunter's book, "Our Favorite Sins" is a book that can truly speak to anyone who picks it up. Hunter tackles the topic of temptation and sin with an honest tone, and practical, Bible based solutions to dealing with them. Hunter recognizes that not everyone sins in the same way - we all struggle ... Our Favorite Sins

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5 Stars

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The Founders' Key

The Founders' Key

On 2/15 Beth Anderson wrote: "The Founders' Key' by Larry P. Arnin is a book about the two most important documents in American history - the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution. Arnin makes the case for that these two documents have been "divorced" over the years, with Americans, historians, and even politicians picking ... The Founders' Key

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5 Stars

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From Blah to Awe

From Blah to Awe

On 2/2 Beth Anderson wrote: "From Blah to Awe" is a book designed for teenage girls in an attempt to help them seek out a stronger relationship with God. I would say that this book would be appropriate for high school aged girls, or older, because there are brief mentions of women who had turned to prostitution etc. In this book, ... From Blah to Awe

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3 Stars

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Alienation

Alienation

On 1/18 Beth Anderson wrote: Gadgets, gizmos, and aliens - oh my! Alienation by Jon S. Lewis is the next book in the CHAOS series, and we follow Colt McAlister as he starts out on his journey through the CHAOS Academy. Through this book, we really see Colt's character be defined by the choices he makes, and actions he takes. I think ... Alienation

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5 Stars

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Proverbs Reconstructed

Proverbs Reconstructed

On 12/6 Beth Anderson wrote: "Proverbs Reconstructed" is an awesome reference book for the book of Proverbs. What Gus Dallas has done in this book is categorically list the various topics referenced in the book of Proverbs by subject matter. The topics that are covered range from anger, confidence, death, friendship, and prophecy, ... Proverbs Reconstructed

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Smitten

Smitten

On 12/6 Beth Anderson wrote: "Smitten" is a romantic story of the transformation of a logging mill town that has to recreate itself when the mill closes down. Four friends come up with the idea to take advantage of the name of the town, and create a honeymoon getaway. The story is well written, and very enjoyable. I really loved ... Smitten

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The Little Red Book of Wisdom

The Little Red Book of Wisdom

On 11/22 Beth Anderson wrote: "Little Red Book of Wisdom" by Mark DeMoss is a book all about practical wisdoms and stories of the application of those wisdoms in everyday life. While the premise of the book is interesting, I found it to be really a tedious read. The book does offer up tidbits of wisdom about such topics as integrity, ... Little Red Book of Wisdom

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2 Stars

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December 1941

December 1941

On 11/18 Beth Anderson wrote: "December 1941" by Craig Shirley is an absolutely fascinating book. I have always been interested in history, and have to say that I thoroughly enjoyed this particular book. The book is broken up into chapters, with each chapter retelling the story of one day of the month. What I found to be fascinating ... December 1941

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5 Stars

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Three Cups

Three Cups

On 11/7 Beth Anderson wrote: "Three Cups" is a children's book by Tony Townsley and Mark St. Germain. This book tells the story of a little boy who receives a gift of three cups for his birthday. The cups are meant to help the boy with saving, spending, and giving. The book walks through each of the three cups, explaining how each ... Three Cups

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The Lucado Inspirational Reader

The Lucado Inspirational Reader

On 11/7 Beth Anderson wrote: "The Lucado Inspirational Reader: Hope and Encouragement for Your Everyday Life" is a compilation of Max Lucado's most popular and inspirational words of wisdom from his writings. The book itself is pretty long - nearly 500 pages. The book is broken up into 11 chapters, and the quotes and stories are ... Lucado Inspirational Reader

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A Year with Jesus

A Year with Jesus

On 11/1 Beth Anderson wrote: "A Year With Jesus" is a 365 day devotional reading by R.P. Nettelhorst. This devotional is unique to others that I have read and reviewed in that each devotional is centered around Jesus' words in the Bible. I liked that the verses for each devotional were quotes from Jesus, and it almost gives the ... A Year With Jesus

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The Book of Man

The Book of Man

On 10/22 Beth Anderson wrote: I am a big fan of William Bennett, and his writing. I think that "Book of Man" is a good book to give to a young man or even a grown man. I decided to read this just out of sheer curiousity, and love for Mr. Bennett's work. This book is a delightful compilation of stories of men of distinction from all ... The Book of Man

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Nearing Home

Nearing Home

On 10/22 Beth Anderson wrote: Nearing Home is Billy Graham's latest book, and geared toward older adults. The book's main focus is aging, and remembering the purposefulness of your life remains. The book discusses practical subjects such as wills, retirement, and finances that are pertinent, as well as retelling stories from his ... Nearing Home

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4 Stars

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Heaven is for Real for Kids

Heaven is for Real for Kids

On 10/18 Beth Anderson wrote: I was really impressed by the e-book of "Heaven is for Real for Kids" by Colton Burpo. I was a little concerned about how the book would convey Colton's story without it being scary for a young child. Upon reading the e-book, though, they tastefully tell Colton's story and give wonderful details of his ... Heaven is for Real for Kids

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The Voice New Testament: Revised & Updated

The Voice New Testament: Revised & Updated

On 10/18 Beth Anderson wrote: I was very excited to receive a copy of "The Voice" New Testament. This is a version of the New Testament, but it is written almost as if it is a play. Each person is identified, and their names preceed what they are saying. I really liked how it was written, because I find it much easier to follow, ... "The Voice" New Testament

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5 Stars

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Heroes and Villains of the Bible

Heroes and Villains of the Bible

On 10/11 Beth Anderson wrote: I recently downloaded "Heroes & Villains of the Bible" in ebook format. I have a young daughter, and was interested to see if it would be something that I could read with her. Obviously, I would much rather she look up to heroes of the Bible than some of the "role models" that are out there today. ... Heroes & Villains of the Bible

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4 Stars

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Just in Case You Ever Wonder

Just in Case You Ever Wonder

On 10/11 Beth Anderson wrote: "Just In Case You Ever Wonder" by Max Lucado is an adorable children's book! As a parent, I think it is super important to let my child know that I am always there, no matter what life throws at them. Max Lucado puts that reassurance into words in this book - it is a super cute reminder to children that ... Just In Case You Ever Wonder

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When God Whispers Your Name

When God Whispers Your Name

On 10/2 Beth Anderson wrote: "When God Whispers Your Name" by Max Lucado is a fantastic book. I was really looking forward to receiving this book because of Lucado's impressive reputation. I had never picked up any of his books before, so was really intrigued to finally read his work. "When God Whispers Your Name" is a fantastic ... When God Whispers Your Name

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America: The Last Best Hope (Volume III)

America: The Last Best Hope (Volume III)

On 9/25 Beth Anderson wrote: I was very excited to get William Bennett's book "America: The Last Best Hope Volume III". I am a big fan of Mr. Bennett, and actually purchased Volume I of this series when it first came out several years ago. The aim of the three volumes of "America: The Last Best Hope" is to educate the reader of ... America: The Last Best Hope Vol. III

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5 Stars

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Close Enough to Hear God Breathe

Close Enough to Hear God Breathe

On 9/19 Beth Anderson wrote: I had never read anything by Greg Paul, so wasn't sure what to expect in his book, "Close Enough to Hear God Breathe". I was pleasantly surprised at this book! Greg Paul does a wonderful job of relaying bible stories, as well as his own personal experiences wit and realism. Paul tells stories of his ... Close Enough To Hear God Breathe

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4 Stars

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The Grace of God (Trade Paper)

The Grace of God (Trade Paper)

On 9/9 Beth Anderson wrote: Andy Stanley's "The Grace of God" is a book devoted solely to the topic of grace. There are a variety of interpretations of grace, such as acceptance, rebirth, redemption, and sustainence. This book has 13 chapters, and they are relatively lengthy, so for someone who has limited time to read daily, it ... The Grace of God

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3 Stars

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Gabby, God's Little Angel

Gabby, God's Little Angel

On 8/29 Beth Anderson wrote: I have a three year old daughter, so when I saw "Gabby, God's Little Angel" available on BookSneeze.com, I had to request a copy. When the mail came today, and I told my daughter that the big manilla package was for her, she ripped it open and was so excited to have a new book to read. Needless to say, ... Gabby, God's Little Angel

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4 Stars

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Your 100 Day Prayer

Your 100 Day Prayer

On 8/23 Beth Anderson wrote: "Your 100 Day Prayer" by John Snyder is the ideal devotional for those who are on the go. I am a busy stay at home mom, and with a three year old constantly needing my attention I don't get to sit down and read at length like I would like. "Your 100 Day Prayer" consists of 100 days of devotionals. These ... 100 Day Prayer

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5 Stars

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Fresh-Brewed Life

Fresh-Brewed Life

On 8/17 Beth Anderson wrote: I recently received "Fresh-Brewed Life" by Nicole Johnson. I thought that the book itself conveyed strong, personal messages for daily life. The book is broken up into ten chapters meant to help reinvigorate your spiritual life, and stir your soul. The chapters are a little lengthy, and since I have ... Fresh-Brewed Life

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Stumbling Into Grace

Stumbling Into Grace

On 8/3 Beth Anderson wrote: Stumbling Into Grace by Lisa Harper is a different kind of book. Lisa Harper has crafted an entertaining and enlightening Christian read. The book itself reads like a story, but has the Biblical connection of a devotional. "Stumbling Into Grace" was a very enjoyable read, at times funny, and at times ... Stumbling Into Grace

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5 Stars

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Why God Won't Go Away

Why God Won't Go Away

On 7/21 Beth Anderson wrote: "Why God Won't Go Away" by Alister McGrath was my most recent read, and I found it to be a very interesting book. This book recounts the rise of the "new" atheism movement and some of its key players. The book can basically be broken up into three sections: past, present, and future. There are discussions ... Why God Won't Go Away

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4 Stars

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God's Love Letters to You

God's Love Letters to You

On 6/25 Beth Anderson wrote: "God's Love Letters To You" is a 40 day devotional designed to personalize your walk with Christ though a series of intimate conversations penned in this book. Each devotional focuses on a different chapter of the Bible, and each is written as if it were a short letter directly from God, encouraging, ... God's Love Letters To You

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Billy Graham in Quotes

Billy Graham in Quotes

On 6/17 Beth Anderson wrote: "Billy Graham in Quotes" serves as a great resource of quotations made by the famous Evangelist throughout his lifetime on a variety of topics. After reading through this book (which is quite lengthy, considering it is a book of quotes), I feel that this book is more of the principles and ideals that ... Billy Graham In Quotes

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The Quotable Rogue

The Quotable Rogue

On 6/11 Beth Anderson wrote: As a conservative, I was very interested in reading "The Quotable Rogue: The Ideals of Sarah Palin In Her Own Words" by Matt Lewis. In an age where you can only believe half of what you see in the media and mainstream news channels, I was excited to read this book and hear Sarah Palin's positions and ... The Quotable Rogue

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No He Can't

No He Can't

On 5/4 Beth Anderson wrote: As a conservative, I was really looking forward to reading Kevin McCullough's "No He Can't: How Barack Obama is Dismantling Hope and Change", if for no other reason than to reaffirm my own beliefs about the current presidency. I was surprised at how much I learned from this single book. Kevin McCullough ... No He Can't

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4 Stars

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The Fight of Our Lives

The Fight of Our Lives

On 4/12 Beth Anderson wrote: I have to admit, I was very excited to read "The Fight Of Our Lives" by William J Bennett and Seth Leibsohn. I have been a big fan of Mr. Bennett for many years, and used to listen to him on a local conservative talk radio program. This particular book is truly fascinating, and I would recommend it to ... "The Fight Of Our Lives" by William J. Bennett & Seth Leibsohn

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5 Stars

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A Conversation with God for Women

A Conversation with God for Women

On 4/4 Beth Anderson wrote: "A Conversation with God for Women" is an extraordinary book! Marcia Ford's book addresses so many questions that we, as Christian women, have in such an insightful way, completely backed with biblical reference and examples. The format of the book is genius - each chapter starts off with a question ... A Conversation with God for Women

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Same Life, New Story

Same Life, New Story

On 2/18 Beth Anderson wrote:  "Same Life, New Story" by Jan Silvious is an interesting book that profiles biblical women in their most important moments. Ruth, Rahab, and Rachel are just a few of the woman Jan Silvious profiles in this book. The stories of these brave women are inspirational, and Jan Silvious does a great job ... Same Life, New Story

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3 Stars

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