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The Kissing Bridge

The Kissing Bridge

On 5/28 Vicjbr wrote: Book DescriptionIn the third book in the Seven Brides for Seven Bachelors series, award-winning author Tricia Goyer introduces a surprising new resident to West Kootenai as a young woman escapes from her stifling conservative Amish community to find a new life. Rebecca is an Amish woman whose pained ... The Kissing Bridge By Tricia Goyer Review

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5 Stars

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An Amish Garden

An Amish Garden

On 5/11 Vicjbr wrote: Book Description"Where Healing Blooms" Vannetta ChapmanEmma discovers a run-away teen in her barn, and the bishop asks her to provide a haven for a woman and her two children. Then her mother-in-law reveals a secret about her garden. Will Emma choose loneliness or learn to accept God's gifts?"Flowers ... The Amish Garden Anthology Review

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5 Stars

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The Garden Gate

The Garden Gate

On 3/12 Vicjbr wrote: The Garden GateSeries: Threshold SeriesBy Christa J. KindePublished by Zondervan The Pomeroys pull together in the aftermath of the storm that shook West Edinton---and Prissie’s faith---to its very foundations. Letting go proves difficult, and holding on takes all of her courage. With the encouragement ... The Garden Gate By Christa J. Kinde Review

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4 Stars

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Butterfly Palace

Butterfly Palace

On 2/16 Vicjbr wrote: Elegance and wealth. Privilege and politics. The extravagance of the Butterfly Palace overwhelmed Lily’s senses and nearly smothered her painful memories. She pushed away her misgivings . . . She was perfectly safe in this huge house.Austin, Texas—1904: Abandoned by the love of her life and still ... Butterfly Palace by Colleen Coble Book Review

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4 Stars

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The Prodigal

The Prodigal

On 1/6 Vicjbr wrote: Book DescriptionFrom the inspirational author of The Ragamuffin Gospel comes a powerful contemporary retelling of the Parable of the Prodigal Son.Jack Chisholm is “the people’s pastor.” He leads a devoted and growing megachurch, has several best-selling books, and a memorable slogan, ... The Prodigal by Brennan Manning and Greg Garrett Review

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5 Stars

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We Laugh, We Cry, We Cook

We Laugh, We Cry, We Cook

On 8/7 Vicjbr wrote: Book DescriptionWith down-to-earth wit, charm, love and laughter, a butter and bacon lovin’ mama and a vegan bean eatin’ daughter share humorous stories about the differences that test them, the foods that entice them, and the love that binds them.Becky Johnson and her daughter Rachel Randolph come ... We Laugh, We Cry, We Cook by Becky Johnson and Rachel Randolph review

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5 Stars

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A Hopeful Heart

A Hopeful Heart

On 7/11 Vicjbr wrote: A Hopeful HeartHearts of the Lancaster Grand Hotel SeriesBy Amy ClipstonBook DescriptionIn A Hopeful Heart, the first novel of the new Hearts of the Lancaster Grand Hotel series from best-selling author Amy Clipston, Hannah finds herself at a crossroads in her life. Her community offers her love ... A Hopeful Heart; Hearts of the Lancaster Grand Hotel Series By Amy Clipston Review

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4 Stars

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Simply Delicious Amish Cooking

Simply Delicious Amish Cooking

On 5/21 Vicjbr wrote: Simply Delicious Amish CookingRecipes and stories from the Amish of Sarasota, FloridaBy Sherry GorePublished by ZondervanSynopsis:Simply Delicious Amish Cooking by Sherry Gore provides a glimpse inside Florida’s only Amish community. Through hundreds of easy-to-prepare recipes, 16 full-color photographs, ... Simply Delicious Amish Cooking by Sherry Gore Review

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5 Stars

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Domination

Domination

On 4/16 Vicjbr wrote:  Book DescriptionDomination is book #3 in the C.H.A.O.S trilogy. Please note that certain plot points and characters might be a continuation from the prior books in the series.Their goal is simple: total domination.With six arms and jaws that can snap a man in two, the warmongering race of aliens ... Domination by Jon S. Lewis review

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5 Stars

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An Angel by Her Side

An Angel by Her Side

On 3/26 Vicjbr wrote: About the Book:Please note that this is Book 3 in the A Heaven on Earth series Katie has lived through tragedy and heartache. But with the angel Elias by her side, the best years of her life are just ahead. When Katie Bender’s fiancé died in a tragic accident, so did her hope of finding love. Though ... An Angel by Her Side book review!

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Threads of Grace

Threads of Grace

On 2/5 Vicjbr wrote: I really like Kelly Long. I was waiting for this book to come out so I could review it. Grace is the mom of a young boy that seems to stay to himself. Grace also stays to herself, and after her husband dies she moves to Pine Creek. Not only was she escaping an unhappy marriage, but she was also running ... Threads of Grace by Kelly Long review!

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An Amish Kitchen

An Amish Kitchen

On 1/15 Vicjbr wrote:  I was so excited to read this book because I really enjoy Kelly Long's books! This book has 3 short stories:A Taste of Faith by Kelly LongA Spoonful of Love by Amy ClipstonA Recipe For Hope by Beth Wiseman I enjoyed A Taste of Faith because Kelly Long has a way with making you relate to her ... An Amish Kitchen~ 3 novellas~ Long; wiseman; Clipston

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5 Stars

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Fire Prophet

Fire Prophet

On 12/18 Vicjbr wrote: This is book 2 in the Son of Angels series by Jerel Law.I was lucky enough to have read book 1: Spirit Fighter. I reviewed it here: http://dealsharingaunt.blogspot.com/2012/05/spirit-fighter-by-jerel-law-book-review.html These books are awesome because they are for young adults, and are based on scripture. ... No matter your age, you will love this book!

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5 Stars

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A Marriage of the Heart

A Marriage of the Heart

On 11/13 Vicjbr wrote: I love to read romance novels, and I never really read Amish romances, but I I have read a few, and I liked them, so I figured I would read this one too. This book contains 3 Amish Novellas that were previously published in other books. In "A Perfect Secret" we learn that people are not always what they ... A Marriage of the Heart by Kelly Long book review!

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4 Stars

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Share the Bounty

Share the Bounty

On 10/5 Vicjbr wrote: I love cookbooks that are not just recipes. This book definitely delivers a nice read, along with some great recipes! There are different sets of recipes that are grouped together with special scripture.DescriptionWhen people come into your home, what do they see? Have you prepared for their visit? Are ... Share the Bounty by Benita Long Book Review (cook book)

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4 Stars

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You Be Sweet

You Be Sweet

On 9/20 Vicjbr wrote: I was given the opportunity to review this book by www.booksneeze.com However all opinions are my own! I Love baking, and I love cookbooks that give you ideas and helpful hints! This book is cool because it focuses on Amy Lyles Wilson telling stories while Patsy Caldwell shares desserts . The desserts ... You Be Sweet Book Review ! Get in time for holiday baking!

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5 Stars

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The Choice

The Choice

On 8/1 Vicjbr wrote: "One young woman. Two very different roads. The choice will change everything". This is the story of a young girl who becomes pregnant while still in school in 1974. She is faced with many options and is unclear what choice she should make. The beginning of the book tells us all about Sandy's life. A ... The Choice by Robert Whitlow Book Review

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4 Stars

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The Searchers

The Searchers

On 7/10 Vicjbr wrote: This is part of the book description "Historian Joseph Loconte unlocks the meaning of their exchange, set in the chaotic days following the execution of Jesus of Nazareth. Drawing from literature, film, philosophy, history, and politics, Loconte shows how this biblical drama is an integral part of our ... Searchers by Joseph Loconte Book Review

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4 Stars

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Spirit Fighter

Spirit Fighter

On 5/7 Vicjbr wrote: I was given the opportunity to review Spirit Fighter by Jerel Law. I was given the book for the purpose of this review but all opinions are my own.This is the first book in the "Son of Angels: Jonah Stone series". This books claims to be a "fantasy story with a supernatural twist". I totally agree. The ... Spirit Fighter by Jerel Law book review

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4 Stars

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Brush of Angel's Wings

Brush of Angel's Wings

On 4/10 Vicjbr wrote: This is not normally the type of book I read. However my mom loves these books, and she read a copy of this book the same time I did, and I thought it would be fun to have a mini book group. I also wanted to see how we each review the book. I received this ook on behalf of booksneeze, but all opinions ... Brush of Angel's Wings by Ruth Reid book review

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3 Stars

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From Blah to Awe

From Blah to Awe

On 3/14 Vicjbr wrote: I choose this book to review because I was interested in the part of the synopsis that stated "you'll discover how to keep your faith fresh and vibrant and alive". I am a Godmother, I have been for four years. But now my sweet little Goddaughter is starting to understand a lot more about holidays. Just ... Book Review~ From Blah to Awe by Jenna Lucado Bishop

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3 Stars

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Love Lifted Me

Love Lifted Me

On 1/19 Vicjbr wrote: This is a story about a woman's love for her husband and a child. It is not her child, but the love is so strong that it does not matter. She is totally and utterly the mother of this child, in every way, but genetically. This is also a story about how a husband messed up, and changed his wife's world ... Love lifted me by Sara Evans with Rachel Hauck book review

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5 Stars

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The Love & Respect Experience

The Love & Respect Experience

On 11/15 Vicjbr wrote: I was given a copy of this book by Dr. Emerson Eggerichs for the purpose of this review from www.booksneeze.com . However all opinions are my own!While reading the recap about the book, I decided to read it because my husband and I went to church a lot in the past. I figured that this would be good for ... Love & Respect Experience Book Review!

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5 Stars

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Where Has Oprah Taken Us?

Where Has Oprah Taken Us?

On 10/10 Vicjbr wrote: I received this book from Booksneeze in exchange for an honest review. All Opinions are my own.Well what can I say. I didn't like it. This book is about Oprah, her religious beliefs, and her followers. There is also a lot of information about Oprah that I did not know before. The book was well written ... Where Has Oprah Taken Us Book Review

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3 Stars

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Has God Spoken?

Has God Spoken?

On 9/20 Vicjbr wrote: I recently finished the book "Has God Spoken" by Hank Hanegraaff. I chose to read this book because as a Catholic, I do not always make it to church every weekend, and I wanted a different insight to the Bible.I have read excepts of the Bible, and heard excepts at church, but I have never had the chance ... "Has God Spoken Book" Review

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5 Stars

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Why God Won't Go Away

Why God Won't Go Away

On 8/4 Vicjbr wrote: I just finished reading the book Why God Won't Go Away, by Alister McGrath. I wanted to read this book because I thought that it would give me an insight to Atheism. Rather then teaching you about Atheism, you learn about the supporters of Atheism. You also get an idea of how to compare Atheism to Catholic. ... Book Review

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2 Stars

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The Quotable Rogue

The Quotable Rogue

On 6/23 Vicjbr wrote: The book that I choose to review is "The Quotable Rogue~ The Ideals of Sarah Palin In her Own Words" Edited and with a foreword by Matt Lewis.I picked this book because I have run for office before, and I, like many, liked Sarah Palin. Therefore I was interested in hearing what she had to say.This book ... Weekly Review~ The Quotable Rogue~

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4 Stars

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