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A Hopeful Heart

A Hopeful Heart

On 8/27 Home @ Dawn wrote: A Hopeful Heart by Amy Clipston is Amish fiction. When an Amish hotel maid, Hannah Glick, walks in to service a room, the wealthy businessman occupant, Trey Peterson, walks out of the bathroom after washing his face. Mortified, Hannah retreats and hopes to never see Trey again. However, once they do ... Fair Amish Book

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A Bride for All Seasons

A Bride for All Seasons

On 7/3 Home @ Dawn wrote: A Bride For All Seasons by Margaret Brownly, Debra Clopton, Mary Connealy and Robin Lee Hatcher is from the Mail Order Bride Collection. Each author writes of a mail order bride relationship from a particular season: spring, summer, autumn and winter. Each novelette was unique with unique circumstances. ... Mail Order Bride, Anyone?

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Once Upon a Prince

Once Upon a Prince

On 6/20 Home @ Dawn wrote: Once Upon a Prince: Book #1 in the Royal Wedding series by Rachel Hauck is a fictional modern day romance. Who could possibly help Susanna after the soldier she’s been dating for twelve years breaks off their relationship because he loves someone else? Who can help her when she suddenly quits her ... A fun read

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4 Stars

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Letters to Katie

Letters to Katie

On 5/18 Home @ Dawn wrote: Letters to Katie by Kathleen Fuller is a modern Amish fiction story entwining several main characters through the development of the story. From an English Grandmother, Cora, coming to grips with her illness and her grandson, Sawyer’s, choice to join the Amish church to two lovers, Katie and Johnny, ... Well woven Amish story

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The House that Love Built

The House that Love Built

On 4/26 Home @ Dawn wrote: Beth Wiseman’s The House That Love Built a contemporary Christian romance. Two years after her husband’s death, Brooke Holloway is raising her two children in the small town of Smithville, Texas. Her mother lives in town but begins to act strange as someone new enters her life. She never remarried ... Engaging Non-Amish Piece by Beth Wiseman

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The Heiress of Winterwood

The Heiress of Winterwood

On 4/23 Home @ Dawn wrote: Heiress of Winterwood by Sarah Ladd is a Christian historical fiction romanceImage set in Darbury, England, 1814. Amelia Barrett, heiress of Winterwood, nestled in the English moors, is pledged to be married to Edward Littleton of Dunton; however, Amilia is a woman of her word. After vowing to care for ... Tranported me!

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5 Stars

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Just Like Jesus Devotional

Just Like Jesus Devotional

On 3/12 Home @ Dawn wrote: “God wants to give you a heart just like Jesus. Jesus felt no guilt; God wants you to feel no guilt. Jesus had no bad habits; God wants to do away with yours. Jesus had no fears; God wants the same for you. Jesus had no anxiety about death; you needn't either. God's desire, his plan, his ultimate goal ... Devotional for families or individuals

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4 Stars

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This Scarlet Cord

This Scarlet Cord

On 2/23 Home @ Dawn wrote: “Within one of the Old Testament’s most famous battles lies one of its most tender love stories. “Hidden within the battle of Jericho is the story of Rahab, a beautiful and brave young Canaanite woman who aided the Israelites by hanging a piece of scarlet cord from a window. This act of faith changed ... Fell Short of Expectations

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2 Stars

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The Scent of Rain

The Scent of Rain

On 9/14 Home @ Dawn wrote: The Scent of Rain by Kristin Billerbeck, published by Thomas Nelson, is a contemporary chic lit piece. Daphne, a perfume creator with a heightened nose, has left Paris and the ideal job for love and to marry in San Francisco, California. When neither groom nor any of his family show up to the church, ... Fun book

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3 Stars

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You Be Sweet

You Be Sweet

On 9/3 Home @ Dawn wrote: You Be Sweet: Sharing Your Heart One Down-Home Dessert At A Time is a cookbook, but so much more! I received this book as an e-book. Who doesn’t like a good recipe book!?! I am looking forward to baking season (that’s fall, winter and spring for me) when I can try these wonderfully delicious sounding ... More than a cookbook

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5 Stars

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A Path Toward Love

A Path Toward Love

On 9/2 Home @ Dawn wrote: “Katherine came home to forget her past. The last thing she expected is a hopeful future. Young widow Katherine Osborne returns to her family’s rustic camp on Raquette Lake in the Adirondack Mountains. She’s determined to live a quiet life, but her socialite mother is equally determined to push ... Summer Read

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Spirit Fighter

Spirit Fighter

On 8/13 Home @ Dawn wrote: “Jonah Stone is here! “What if Nephilim—the children of angels and men—still walked the earth? And their very presence put the entire world in danger? In Spirit Fighter, Jonah and Eliza Stone learn that their mother is a Nephilim and that they have special powers as quarter-angels. When their ... Will Share This Book

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Crazy Dangerous

Crazy Dangerous

On 6/17 Home @ Dawn wrote: Crazy Dangerous by Andrew Klaven is a young adult fiction novel. Sam Hopkins is a preacher’s kid who falls into the wrong crowd. Before he joins the group of thugs carry out a crime, he finds eccentric Jennifer Sales in the woods watching him. When the thugs find them together, Sam defends Jennifer ... Good but caution

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Fix by Force

Fix by Force

On 5/31 Home @ Dawn wrote: Fix by Force by Jason Warne is a contemporary young adult novel written from a first person, male point of view. I received this book free from the publisher through the BookSneeze®.com book review bloggers program. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my ... Fix by Force book review

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2 Stars

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Angel Eyes

Angel Eyes

On 5/26 Home @ Dawn wrote: Angel Eyes is Shannon Dittemore’s first novel, and the first of a series, according to her webpage. And what a novel it is! What would you do if your best friend died while you both were out reaching for the stars and living your dream only to return to the home you’d never thought you’d return ... Shannon, Keep them coming!

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5 Stars

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Arms of Love

Arms of Love

On 5/8 Home @ Dawn wrote: You know that book that you take with you in order to pass the time, but when you begin it, you can’t stop? The moment I finished this book, I felt lonely; like I had just said good-bye to old friends. Arms of Love by Kelly Long is an Amish period piece set during the Revolutionary War. The Patriots ... Don't pass this one up!

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The Beauty Book

The Beauty Book

On 5/3 Home @ Dawn wrote: The Beauty Book is one of The Lily Series of books by Nancy Rue. It is a tween aimed book which encourages girls to perceive beauty as God does both inside and out. It is filled with quizzes, age appropriate illustrations and activities. The information is presented in a style similar to teen magazines ... Great Tween Chic Read

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4 Stars

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Eyes of Justice

Eyes of Justice

On 5/1 Home @ Dawn wrote: Eyes of Justice by Lis Wiehl, April Henry is a 336 page mystery. The following description from CBD states is best: Cassidy, Allison, and Nicole fight for justice every day-Cassidy as a crime reporter, Nicole with the FBI, and Allison as a federal prosecutor. Together they're a Triple Threat to be reckoned ... Captured Immediately

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Bittersweet Surrender

Bittersweet Surrender

On 3/15 Home @ Dawn wrote: Bittersweet by Diann Hunt summarized by Thomas Nelson: “Carly Westlake is living the dream. She spends her days at a spa (okay, so she owns the place), she's dating a hunk, and she's surrounded by chocolate—milk chocolate, her favorite—that she uses for the chocolate facials that made her spa famous. ... Enjoyable But a bit lengthy

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Smitten

Smitten

On 1/11 Home @ Dawn wrote: Smitten is a fiction novelette incorporating four women’s short stories into one novel. Each author develops an individual character and each interacts with the others. Throughout the stories each finds her love as they lead the citizens into transforming the tiny town of Smitten, Vermont into a ... Sweet novelette of love and hope

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5 Stars

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Lonestar Angel

Lonestar Angel

On 11/23 Home @ Dawn wrote: Lonestar Angel by Colleen Coble is a fictional, modern, Christian, mystery romance set in Indiana and Texas. The heroine, Eden, finds herself in Indiana about to accept a proposal from a great guy she met after moving back to Indiana after her divorce when her ex-husband, Clay, interrupts the dinner ... Good Mystery

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4 Stars

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Just in Case You Ever Wonder

Just in Case You Ever Wonder

On 10/16 Home @ Dawn wrote: Just In Case You Ever Wonder by Max Lucado illustrated by Toni Goffe is a children’s book with a great message to children from their parents. It reminds the reader just how much the child has changed since birth, but reminds them of how much the parent’s love will not change. And finally, it encourages ... Great Reminder

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Gabby, God's Little Angel

Gabby, God's Little Angel

On 10/16 Home @ Dawn wrote: Gabby, God’s Little Angel: Sent to Show God’s Love by Sheila Walsh and Illustrated by Marina Fedotova is a children’s book. It follows Gabby, a guardian angel in training, as she attempts to protect Sophie, a too active little girl, as she rides her horse. Gabby is kept busy trying to protect ... Precious story for liggle girls

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Thank You, God, For Blessing Me

Thank You, God, For Blessing Me

On 10/16 Home @ Dawn wrote: Thank You God For Blessing Me by Max Lucado is a children’s prayer book leading children through a prayer of gratitude. The book is only two pages long which left something to be desired. I appreciate Max Lucado’s books very much, but a storyline or something seemed to be missing here. This would ... Too Short

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3 Stars

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His Steadfast Love

His Steadfast Love

On 10/15 Home @ Dawn wrote: His Steadfast Love by Golden Parsons is a Christian fiction book. It is available in both print and as an e-book. It is a book which chronicles the young woman, Amanda Belle, who promised her dying mother that she’d care for her younger brother and sisters. When she meets captain Kent Littlefield the ... Great Southern Civil War period book

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No Wonder They Call Him the Savior

No Wonder They Call Him the Savior

On 10/9 Home @ Dawn wrote: No Wonder They Call Him The Savior: Experiencing The Truth of The Cross by Max Lucado is a resource book for the believer and cynic alike. It chronicles the garden, the hesitancy, the denial, His death, the loyalty, His resurrection and brings to light the hope and just why we call Him Savior. I would ... Another Gem By Lucado

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Night Night Blessings

Night Night Blessings

On 10/4 Home @ Dawn wrote: Night Night Blessings by Amy Parker illustrated by Marijan Rumljak is a children’s book. It is an evening prayer thanking the Lord for the blessings of the day. I received this e-book in exchange for a book review for BookSneeze.com. Overall, the book stays consistent with its message to recall several ... Fair Children's Book

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The Wonder of Your Love

The Wonder of Your Love

On 10/1 Home @ Dawn wrote: The Wonder Of Your Love by Beth Wiseman is an Amish fiction novel aimed primarily at a female audience. When Katie Ann Stoltzfus is abandoned by her husband for another woman, she is heart-broken, but when she delivers her beautiful baby boy only months after her unfaithful husband dies, will she be ... A Beth Wiseman Classic

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There You'll Find Me

There You'll Find Me

On 9/25 Home @ Dawn wrote: http://www.christianbook.com/Christian/Books/product_review?bvdisplaycode=2016&bvappcode=rr&bvproductid=545404&bvpage=http%3A%2F%2Freviews.christianbook.com%2F2016%2F545404%2Fsubmitreview.htm%3Fformat%3Dembedded%26campaignid%3DBV_RATING_SUMMARY%26return%3Dhttp%253A%252F%252Fwww.christianbook.com%252 ... Thanks Jenny B. Jones!

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Hermie, a Common Caterpillar

Hermie, a Common Caterpillar

On 9/19 Home @ Dawn wrote: Hermie: A Common Caterpillar by Max Lucado is a children’s book with colorful illustrations. It is available in ebook form, paperback, hardcover and as a board book. The book consists of level two reading words and short sentences. I agreed to write a review in exchange for the book from BookSneeze.com. ... Great Children's Book

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Your 100 Day Prayer

Your 100 Day Prayer

On 9/5 Home @ Dawn wrote: YOUR 100 DAY PRAYER: The Transforming Power of Actively Waiting on God by John I. Snyder is a 221 page Scripture guided prayer journal. It retails for $15.99 as paperback. It is also available in e-book form. I am reviewing this book as an agreement with BookSneeze.com and in return I was able to ... Your 100 Day Prayer Book Review

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Cure for the Common Life

Cure for the Common Life

On 8/9 Home @ Dawn wrote: Cure for the Common Life by Max Lucado is a resource and inspirational book of 214 pages. Only 141 pages is resource text. The remainder of the book is a series of reference sections provided for the reader to discover his/her “sweet spot” also known as the thing or talent which a person should ... Cure for the Common Life book review

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How to Write a Book Proposal

How to Write a Book Proposal

On 6/8 Home @ Dawn wrote: The 288 page book, How To Write a Book Proposal by Michael Larsen, is more than just a how-to book on writing a proposal. It is filled with multiple aspects of the business of selling a book that only experience can provide. It is an easy-read with short chapters. I sometimes caught myself wondering ... Packed with Valuable Gems

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Max On Life

Max On Life

On 4/18 Home @ Dawn wrote: Max on Life: Answers and Insights to Your Most Important Questions by Max Lucado is 254 pages of questions accompanied by Biblical answers. The book is divided into seven categories: hope (God, grace and “why am I here?), hurt (conflicts, calamities and “why me?”), help (prayers, scripture, and ... Easy Read Biblical Resource

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Couples Who Pray

Couples Who Pray

On 3/25 Home @ Dawn wrote: Couples Who Pray: The Most Intimate Act Between a Man and a Woman by Squire Rushnell and Louise DuArt is a resource book. The authors have collected research and testimonials and challenge couples to pray together for 40 days. They also use both technology and scripture for resources as couples begin ... Resource For Couples

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