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Draw the Circle

Draw the Circle

On 6/6 jackiekaulitz wrote: Like Batterson's book "The Circle Maker", this book is very troubling and must be read carefully with much discernment and compared to the Bible carefully. Many have publicly commented negatively on the direction that author Mark Batterson's teachings are taking and the direction he may be headed – ... 1 Star: Draw the Circle by Mark Batterson

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Twelve Unlikely Heroes

Twelve Unlikely Heroes

On 3/18 jackiekaulitz wrote: Sovereign Grace Baptist Pastor John MacArthur spends a lot of time delving into indepth profiles of 12 biblical characters in this book. He expounds on each character, dedicating one full chapter for each biography: Enoch, Joseph, Miriam (sister of Moses), Gideon and Samson, Jonathan (King Saul's son), ... 3 Stars: Twelve Unlikely Heroes

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10 Christians Everyone Should Know

10 Christians Everyone Should Know

On 8/16 jackiekaulitz wrote: 10 Christians Everyone Should Know is composed of 10 short biographies of an odd seemingly random selection of men and women, many of whom are obscure and less-well-known Christians. I was quite surprised that many of these lesser-known figures were included in this book as "Christians everyone ... 2 Stars: 10 Christians Everyone Should Know by John Perry

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Cruel Harvest

Cruel Harvest

On 8/4 jackiekaulitz wrote: You will need a strong stomach to make it through this book. This memoir is a rated-r book that re-lives the horrifying tale of one man's descructive behavior on his family. It is a horror story of brutality: a detailed and sickening account of one man beating countless women into lifeless bloody messes ... 1 Star: Cruel Harvest by Fran Elizabeth Grubb

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Covenant Child

Covenant Child

On 7/26 jackiekaulitz wrote: If you are looking for an edifying Christian fiction book that will magnify your love of God, you've come to the right place. Living up to her reputation as a leader Christian fiction author, Teri Blackstock's writing skills are far superior than other authors. Blackstone weaves a very enjoyable ... 4 Stars: Covenant Child by Teri Blackstock

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4 Stars

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Honest Wrestling

Honest Wrestling

On 7/25 jackiekaulitz wrote: Honest Wrestling is the diary account of a family's struggle to keep the faith through three miscarriages, joblessness and the loss of Ann, a wife and mother, to cancer. Their struggle is real and their diary entries are deeply sad and touching. Readers may learn worthwhile lessons from ... 2 Stars: Honest Wrestling by K. Howard Joslin

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Raising Your Kids to Love the Lord

Raising Your Kids to Love the Lord

On 7/22 jackiekaulitz wrote: The most fitting title of this book would be "How To Raise Obedient Kids". Readers will love the quick easy flow of this book and the many bits of helpful parenting tips. This book has ALMOST ALL the right OUTWARD steps for raising obedient children (notice I did not say "for raising kids to love the ... 2 Stars: Raising Your Kids To Love The Lord

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The Truth About Forgiveness

The Truth About Forgiveness

On 5/11 jackiekaulitz wrote: I believe The Truth About Forgiveness is a worthy, well-meaning attempt at writing a book with a solid foundation in the gospel and forgiveness. Sorry, it's the best I can say, because truly, if it teaches an "almost truth", we must see that anything but "the whole truth" is still really "a lie" that ... 3 Stars: The Truth about Forgiveness by John MacArthur

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A Shot of Faith (to the Head)

A Shot of Faith (to the Head)

On 4/20 jackiekaulitz wrote: I figured because I'm a college grad and can read and comprehend some of the old dead guy Reformers in old English, that I could grasp the logic of this book and gain some real insight. But in the end, I must say that this book was painful, tedious, and plain old boring. Unless you have a PHD ... 3 Stars: A Shot of Faith (to the Head) by Mitch Stokes, PHD

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Simple Secrets to a Happy Life

Simple Secrets to a Happy Life

On 3/22 jackiekaulitz wrote: This quick easy read from Luci Swindoll, the sister of famous Chuck Swindoll, was not what I was expecting from a Christian book at all. This book had hardly anything to do with Christianity but was like reading an advice column or receiving a list of advice from Mom. Nearly every one of the 50 points ... 1 Star: Simple Secrets to a Happy Life by Luci Swindoll

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God Loves Broken People

God Loves Broken People

On 3/8 jackiekaulitz wrote: Readers must know a little about the author, Sheila Walsh, before they begin this book. Walsh started out as a singer, then began co-hosting The 700 Club with Pat Robertson. The 700 Club and Pat Robertson are part of the Word Faith cult, also known as teachers of the prosperity gospel, "name it, claim ... 2 Stars: God Loves Broken People by Sheila Walsh

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Our Favorite Sins

Our Favorite Sins

On 3/4 jackiekaulitz wrote: Firstly, readers should know the author Todd D. Hunter is Anglican and this book is clearly written with Anglicans in mind. Hunter quotes from famous Anglican N.T. Wright, Anglican Henry Nouwen, Anglican Dallas Willard, the Book of Common Prayer, the Saturday Compline, Celtic Daily Prayer book, ... 1 Stars: Our Favorite Sins by Todd D. Hunter

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From Blah to Awe

From Blah to Awe

On 2/1 jackiekaulitz wrote: From Blah to Awe is a book written for teenage girls from Max Lucado's daughter, Jenna. At first, this book seemed like a fluff piece that would be shallow and feel good. But as you start to read, Jenna's openness and honesty about her own lack of faith, own selfishness, own sinfulness, own bordom with ... 4 From Blah to Awe by Jenna Lucado Bishop

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Then Sings My Soul Book 3

Then Sings My Soul Book 3

On 1/17 jackiekaulitz wrote: Then Sings My Soul, Part 3 by Robert J. Morgan is an appealing looking book with "shredded" page edges like one might find in a devotional. This book is about hymns, their beauty and also their history. The author split the book into 3 parts: First a history of hymns through page ... 4 Stars: Then Sings My Soul, Part 3 by Robert J. Morgan

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Daily Gifts of Grace

Daily Gifts of Grace

On 12/22 jackiekaulitz wrote: Daily Gifts of Grace: Devotions for Each Day of Your Year by Women of Faith and compiled by Sue Ann Jones is your typical pretty devotional. Pretty cover, artwork, design and 365 short daily devotionals by a group of women known as the "Women of Faith". And just like many devotionals, this book is void ... 1 Star: Daily Gifts of Grace: Devotions for Each Day of Your Year by Women of Faith

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Proverbs Reconstructed

Proverbs Reconstructed

On 12/20 jackiekaulitz wrote: In Proverbs Reconstructed, Gus Dallas has rearranged Proverbs into about 380 different topics. He writes "Proverbs is re-arranged and developed in a manner for extracting the much-needed wisdom on an as-needed basis" "Many have been instructed to "read one Proverb a day." But that does not work. Since ... 5 Stars: Proverbs Reconstructed by Gus Dallas

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The Voice New Testament: Revised & Updated

The Voice New Testament: Revised & Updated

On 12/18 jackiekaulitz wrote: The Voice New Testament by Ecclesia Bible Society is a New Testament bible only. However, the great thing about this bible is that it starts off with a summary of the Old Testament and explains in lay terms how Jesus and the New Testament are the fulfillment of the Old Testament covenants and promises!This ... 4 Stars: The Voice New Testament by Ecclesia Bible Society

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4 Stars

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Jesus Calling Devotional Bible, NKJV

Jesus Calling Devotional Bible, NKJV

On 12/17 jackiekaulitz wrote: This is a review for the Kindle ebook version of Jesus Calling Devotional Bible NKJV by Sarah Young. This bible is a normal NKJV bible with 260 devotionals plucked from Sarah Young's other books and inserted into a NKJV bible. These 260 devotionals are EXACTLY word-for-word the same devotionals from ... 3 Stars: Jesus Calling Devotional Bible NKJV by Sarah Young

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Re-Created for Greatness

Re-Created for Greatness

On 12/16 jackiekaulitz wrote: RE-CREATED FOR GREATNESS The Quest for the Promised Glory by Evangelist Francis Boafo is about the life that we MUST live to actually make it to heaven. Many people assume once they read their paragraph, that they've got their ticket into heaven and now they can go back to living their normal sinful ... 2 Stars: RE-CREATED FOR GREATNESS The Quest for the Promised Glory by Evangelist Francis Boafo

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Preparation for Eternity with God

Preparation for Eternity with God

On 11/21 jackiekaulitz wrote: Although not perfect, this book is a MUST read for all serious Christians. Preparation for Eternity with God by Rich Streight is about drawing closer to Jesus and find eternity in the salvation He provides. Streight has some very challenging and thought-provoking ideas and teachings ... 4 Stars: Preparation for Eternity with God by Rick Streight

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4 Stars

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Healing Is a Choice

Healing Is a Choice

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The Book of Man

The Book of Man

On 11/3 jackiekaulitz wrote: Having a pre-conceived notion that William J Bennett was a man who knows about Christian morals based on his Book of Virtues, I predicted that I would love this book. I was so excited to be receiving from the publisher a book on the values that makes a man a real man. That being said, I was completely ... 0 Stars: The Book of Man by William J. Bennett

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Stuck DVD-Based Study

Stuck DVD-Based Study

On 10/25 jackiekaulitz wrote: I believe a reader's time and money is very valuable and my purpose in reviewing books is to be as critically honest as possible so that others will be able to fairly determine whether a book is worth reading or not. Last I counted, I had given 9 1-and-2-star reviews for books, while giving 9 4-and-5 ... 5 Stars: Stuck by Jennie Allen

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Heaven is for Real for Kids

Heaven is for Real for Kids

On 10/15 jackiekaulitz wrote: If you want the Biblical Truth, this book is NOT at all biblical. What is NOT biblically true, or at the least, questionable in this book:- All humans have wings (as shown in the pictures in this kids book)- Angels come in different heights, with Michael and Gabriel being "as tall as giants"- Michael ... 0 Stars: Heaven Is For Real by Todd Burpo

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The Love & Respect Experience

The Love & Respect Experience

On 10/15 jackiekaulitz wrote: "The Love & Respect Experience" is by author Dr Emerson Eggerichs, author of books "Love & Respect", "Love & Respect for a Lifetime", and "The Language of Love & Respect". This new book is a devotional designed for couples, but I still don't think most men will read it. It focuses on ... 2 Stars: The Love & Respect Experience by Dr Emerson Eggerichs

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Going Deep

Going Deep

On 10/15 jackiekaulitz wrote: Gordon MacDonald's "Going Deep" is a fictional story about a Pastor Mac (GMAC = Gordon MacDonald) and his wife, Gail, uniting with others with the goal of training up or cultivating one growable small batch of people at a time - and creating a whole church full of deep people. This is a fictional ... 3 Stars: Going Deep by Gordon MacDonald

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3 Stars

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Thank You, God, For Blessing Me

Thank You, God, For Blessing Me

On 9/22 jackiekaulitz wrote: This book is just precious! The pictures are bright, colorful and just to die for! The little green catipilar is way cuter than any Bugs Life characters. The pictures show him enjoying life, friends, flowers. Only sad thing is the ebook only shows 5 pictures. This seems kinda small, so the print book ... 4 Stars: Thank You God, For Blessing Me by Max Lucado

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4 Stars

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Right From the Heart

Right From the Heart

On 9/22 jackiekaulitz wrote: Small compact cute hardcover 365 day devotional. Each page has a short verse(s), then a description, story, questions or insights that fill the rest of the page. Each day only takes up one day, so it really only takes a couple of minutes to read through each day's devotional.I'm normally not ... 4 Stars: Right from the Heart by Bryant Wright

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4 Stars

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Gabby, God's Little Angel

Gabby, God's Little Angel

On 9/17 jackiekaulitz wrote: Ridiculous, Terrible Story & False Teachings on Angels If you don't care about Biblical accuracy or a silly story, then by get this book because it's SUUUPER cute and sweet pictures. The pictures are adorable and fun. Yes, very very fun and cute. You will love it! Just look at all the 40+ people ... 1 Star: Gabby God's Little Angel

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Night Night Blessings

Night Night Blessings

On 9/16 jackiekaulitz wrote: This review is for the Amazon Kindle ebook version:SUPER cute, super colorful pictures - blues, pinks, purples, greens, yellows! This short, quick-to-read little book makes for a great children's prayer book. This is a rhyming book on thankful prayer only and not on prayers of request, which is ... 5 Stars: Night Night Blessings

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5 Stars

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Close Enough to Hear God Breathe

Close Enough to Hear God Breathe

On 9/16 jackiekaulitz wrote: Close Enough to Hear God Breathe: The Greatest Story of Divine Intimacy is a book that focuses on stories from the author's life. He tells a story about a human parent and their child and then relates that story to how God looks at us, His own children.I found this book quite touching and beautiful. ... 4 Stars: Close Enough to Hear God Breathe by Greg Paul

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4 Stars

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More Lost Than Found

More Lost Than Found

On 9/13 jackiekaulitz wrote: More Lost Than Found is about next generation Christians drifting away from organized religion and church in search of a deeper spiritual connection with God, because they can't relate to the answers or lack of answers they find in the church. The idea is not that they leave Jesus, but they leave the ... 3 Stars: More Lost Than Found by Jared Howard Herd

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3 Stars

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Our Last Great Hope

Our Last Great Hope

On 9/9 jackiekaulitz wrote: Ronnie Floyd's Our Last Great Hope Awakening the Great Commission is a book about missionary work and converting nonbelievers into Christians. This book called the task "the Great Commission" and describes it as "our last great hope" because the author believes the two most important things in life ... 1 Stars: Our Last Great Hope by Ronnie Floyd

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Water's Edge

Water's Edge

On 8/15 jackiekaulitz wrote: 4 stars because the story was predictable right from the start and the mystery in this book was solved in the start of reading. Aside from knowing exactly how things would play out, this book was interesting and well-written. No deep romance and no cursing. This book is about a big town lawyer, ... 4 Stars: Water's Edge by Robert Whitlow

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4 Stars

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Rumors of God

Rumors of God

On 7/17 jackiekaulitz wrote: I give this book 5 stars because it tells use how to live a life for God: focusing on love, generosity, grace, community, commitment, justice and hope. I found this book very inspirational and motivating. Right from the very beginning, it was capturing me and pulling me in - it was a "can't ... 5 Stars: Rumors of God by John Tyson

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No He Can't

No He Can't

On 6/29 jackiekaulitz wrote: I give this book 4 stars because it opens your eyes to what is going on in the world. It is full of facts and events that you and I would NEVER hear about in the mainstream media. The author does a great job documenting the many MANY ways the Obama Administration is actually hurting ou great nation and ... 4 Stars: No He Can't: How Barack Obama Is Dismantling Hope And Change by Kevin Mccullough

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The Little Red Book of Wisdom

The Little Red Book of Wisdom

On 6/26 jackiekaulitz wrote: This book was written by an author under 50, so he hasn't lived a full life. This is probably the main reason just about all his "wisdom" bits are ones I have heard of already. Unless you are new in life, you have probably heard most of these "wisdom bits" many times - from parents, friends and tv. This ... 3 Stars: The Little Red Book of Wisdom by Mark DeMoss

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3 Stars

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The Blessing

The Blessing

On 6/22 jackiekaulitz wrote: I was really excited to be reading about the blessing for two reasons. I had just read "A Place Called Blessing" by the same author John Trent and that book was SUPERB!!! One of the best books I've read in a long time. Second reason is because my dad is always telling me about the promises and blessings ... 2 Stars: The Blessing by John Trent

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A Place Called Blessing

A Place Called Blessing

On 6/18 jackiekaulitz wrote: WOW!!! This book will blow you away. This is the best story I've read since I was a little kid. The writing was fantastic. The book flowed well, captured you, sucked you right in and I read the whole thing all night. It's now 3:50AM! I couldn't put it down! This book is SOOOO good. I cannot recommend ... 5 Stars: A Place Called Blessing by John Trent

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5 Stars

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God's Love Letters to You

God's Love Letters to You

On 6/16 jackiekaulitz wrote: Still cannot download this book. Please remove my review and also remove this book from my "reviewing books" list so I can choose a different book. Thanks! :) I wanted so badly to read this book, but the ebook Didn't Download: God's Love Letters to You. I tried a dozen times and the mobi Amazon Kindle ... Ebook Didn't Download: God's Love Letters to You

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3 Stars

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Cure for the Common Life

Cure for the Common Life

On 6/15 jackiekaulitz wrote: Good solid Christian book. I would recommend it and give it as a gift to others.PROS: This book helps you find the life you always dreamed of as a kid. It encourages us to look into our bag and notice the skills that God gave us. He gave each of us many skills and we can use those skills to fulfill our ... 5 Stars: Cure For The Common Life by Max Lucado

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5 Stars

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The Fight of Our Lives

The Fight of Our Lives

On 6/13 jackiekaulitz wrote: This book is COMPLETELY un-Christian and un-Christ-like. It is filled with fear, doubting God and full of hate and anger. This author would like to sell our personal freedoms to put us all in boxed cages with ID tags on our ankles (so to speak). This author would like to bring about George Orwell's 1984 ... The Fight of Our Lives by William J Bennett

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Be the People

Be the People

On 6/6 jackiekaulitz wrote: The author believes in God and her country and the American Dream. She believes that America needs this book and that this book can change the country. Not a chance... but nice of her to dream and be well-meaning. This is a book on politics and ethics for the 78% of Americans who claim to be Judeo-Christians. ... Be The People by Carol Swain

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2 Stars

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Money Secrets of the Amish

Money Secrets of the Amish

On 5/31 jackiekaulitz wrote: Disclaimer: I received this book free of charge from the publisher Thomas Nelson. Still, I will give my full honest opinion of this book.I had high hopes for this book, because the Amish are known to be thrifty and saving lots of money. So I thought I might learn some really good tips. However, I was ... Money Secrets of the Amish by Lorilee Craker

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The Final Summit

The Final Summit

On 5/18 jackiekaulitz wrote: Disclaimer: Got this book free of charge but still giving honest reviewI would never recommend reading this book. This book was a quick easy read.SLOW START: Pgs 1-71 are all about nothing: useless employees respect and love the main character David. David lost his wife and thinks about suicide. Then ... Skip It: The Final Summit by Andy Andrews

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Tithing

Tithing

On 5/9 jackiekaulitz wrote: Disclaimer: I received this book free through Book Sneeze http://www.booksneeze.com/I always give an honest review all books. I lean towards being extra critical of books because there are so many out there and I understand you and I have limited time and resources. If I am going to recommend ... Skip It: Tithing by Douglas LeBlanc

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3 Stars

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Max On Life

Max On Life

On 4/25 jackiekaulitz wrote: Product DetailsHardcover: 256 pages Publisher: Thomas Nelson (April 19, 2011) Language: English ISBN-10: 9780849948121 ISBN-13: 978-0849948121 ASIN: 0849948126 Product Dimensions: 9.4 x 6.4 x 1.3 inches 5 HIGHEST - 1 LOWEST STARS: 3 Stars READ IT OR SKIP IT? READ ITWHO MIGHT LIKE THIS BOOK? ... Read It: Max On Life by Max Lucado

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3 Stars

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