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When Mockingbirds Sing

When Mockingbirds Sing

On 12/16 DoveofSnow wrote: When I signed up to receive a free copy of "When Mockingbirds Sing" by Billy Coffey from Booksneeze's blogger program, I figured by the short description that it would be a unique book. And it was, in many respects!Little Leah is a somewhat isolated girl. Due to her prominent stutter, her peers make ... When Mockingbirds Sing: A Book Review

DoveofSnow's Rating:

4 Stars

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The Christian Mama's Guide to Having a Baby

The Christian Mama's Guide to Having a Baby

On 5/19 DoveofSnow wrote: Before my friends get too excited, no, I am not expecting a baby!  However, I found this book was available for review and since I do hope and pray to have a baby sometime in the (hopefully not terribly distant) future, I felt it would be a fun and perhaps insightful read. It was!While there were ... The Christian Mama's Guide to Having a Baby: A book review

DoveofSnow's Rating:

3 Stars

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Moon Over Edisto

Moon Over Edisto

On 4/18 DoveofSnow wrote: Moon Over Edisto by Beth Webb Hart was such an amazingly good read!  I wasn't absolutely sure how good it would be when I read the short description while searching for a book to review. But let me tell you, this book far exceeded my expectations!Julia has faced several heartbreaking situations ... Moon Over Edisto: A Review

DoveofSnow's Rating:

5 Stars

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The Heiress of Winterwood

The Heiress of Winterwood

On 4/1 DoveofSnow wrote: The beautiful cover of this book as well as the brief description of it caught my attention. This is a book for lovers of novels by the famous Jane Austen, or for any bookworm who loves a good mix of human striving, romance, adventure, a touch of suspense and a good dose of Christianity in a very authentic ... The Heiress of Winterwood: A Book Review

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5 Stars

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Tough Guys and Drama Queens

Tough Guys and Drama Queens

On 3/13 DoveofSnow wrote: The title of this book caught my eye. Although at this point I can assume that I'm relatively far from parenting a teenager, if we were to ever adopt a child I might be that much closer. And either way, our future children will eventually be teenagers!Tough Guys and Drama Queens by Mark Gregston ... A Review of Tough Guys and Drama Queens: How Not to Get Blindsided by Your Child's Teen Years

DoveofSnow's Rating:

4 Stars

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The Choice

The Choice

On 12/7 DoveofSnow wrote: The Choice by Robert Whitlow made for an interesting read.  The ongoing battle between "pro-choice" and "pro-life" is represented in this book, although through the eyes of a rather different protagonist: that of the teenage unwed mother.  Whitlow clearly makes the point that while some ... The Choice

DoveofSnow's Rating:

3 Stars

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Crater

Crater

On 8/16 DoveofSnow wrote: Crater, book one in the Helium-3 series by Homer Hickam, is about a young man named Crater who lives on the moon.  I thought the book would prove an interesting read.  While not entirely unhappy with choosing to read and review the book, I have to be honest in that I was a little disappointed ... Book Review: Crater

DoveofSnow's Rating:

3 Stars

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Healing Is a Choice

Healing Is a Choice

On 6/22 DoveofSnow wrote: I have recently been reading slowly through "Healing is a Choice" by renown Christian author, Stephen Arterburn.  I chose to read this book because I could receive a copy if I reviewed it, but also because the title and synopsis intrigued me. Arterburn has written a classic about personal healing, ... Healing is a Choice: Book Review

DoveofSnow's Rating:

4 Stars

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Love You More

Love You More

On 10/31 DoveofSnow wrote: ' "She knows she was adopted," I said. "We talk about it. And, you know what, I am the lucky one.  I'm lucky to be her mother." ' (pg. 183, Love You More)  So says Jennifer in her poignant and realistic book, Love You More. In this heartwarming account, Jennifer tells of her initial desire ... Love You More by Jennifer Grant

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5 Stars

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George Washington Carver

George Washington Carver

On 8/23 DoveofSnow wrote: This book proved to have a lot of information on George Washington Carver, a man whose name I knew but little else besides the fact he had something to do with inventions surrounding cotton and peanuts and loved God.I enjoyed learning a lot more about his life (the book went into a lot of detail about ... George Washington Carver by John Perry: Book Review

DoveofSnow's Rating:

3 Stars

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A Place Called Blessing

A Place Called Blessing

On 7/17 DoveofSnow wrote: A wounded boy grows up to become a distrusting, self-critical, despondent young man.  A boy facing unfortunate life events grows up to become a model of character, selflessness, hope and real friendship.  A girl, sweet and kind but burdened with a past she manages to carry into her future. ... A Place Called Blessing by John Trent, PhD with Annette Smith

DoveofSnow's Rating:

4 Stars

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