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The Legend of St. Nicholas

The Legend of St. Nicholas

On 9/30 bookworm wrote: About the Book:In The Legend of St. Nicholas, the new artwork, created by Marley and Me illustrator, Richard Cowdrey, captivates audiences and tells the story of a young man named Nicholas, who was moved by the plight of the poor and needy. Nicholas spent his life secretly helping the poor all over the ... The Legend of St. Nicholas Childrens Picture Book

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Conrad and the Cowgirl Next Door

Conrad and the Cowgirl Next Door

On 9/17 bookworm wrote: About the Book:“I hear that becoming a cowboy can be dangerous. Especially if you don't know the rules.I don’t know the rules.”It’s a good thing Conrad brought his Mega Ultimate Extreme First Aid Kit to Uncle Clint’s ranch because learning how to be a cowboy turns out to be a lot harder—and ... Conrad and the Cowgirl Next Door Children's Picture Book

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5 Stars

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Prelude for a Lord

Prelude for a Lord

On 8/12 bookworm wrote: About the Book:An awkward young woman. A haunted young man. A forbidden instrument. Can the love of music bring them together . . . or will it tear them apart? Bath, England---1810 At twenty-eight, Alethea Sutherton is past her prime for courtship; but social mores have never been her forté. She might ... Prelude for a Lord by Camille Elliot

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3 Stars

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Noah and the Mighty Ark

Noah and the Mighty Ark

On 6/9 bookworm wrote: About the Book:Genre: Children's Picture BookThe beloved Bible story of Noah and his ark is brought to life with lyrical rhyming text by bestselling author Rhonda Gowler Greene and whimsical illustrations by award-winning artist Margaret Spengler. Children will love hearing how Noah comforts all the ... Noah and the Mighty Ark Children's Picture Book

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4 Stars

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One Lost Sheep

One Lost Sheep

On 4/1 bookworm wrote: About the Book:Genre: Children's Picture BookClassic Bible story with vibrant art and lyrical rhyming text from established and successful author Rhonda Gowler Greene.“Ninety-eight…ninety-nine…” The faithful shepherd realizes that one of his one hundred sheep is missing and sets out to find it. ... One Lost Sheep Children's Picture Book

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Pups of the Spirit

Pups of the Spirit

On 3/4 bookworm wrote: Pups of the Spirit Genre: Children's Picture bookWith adorable pups, kids will enjoy learning fruit of the spirit traits including Love, Joy, Peace, Kindness, Patience, Faithfulness, Gentleness and Self-Control in an easy-accessible way.Nine Fruits of the Spirit would normally be difficult for little ... Pups of the Spirit Children's Picture book

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Goodnight Angels

Goodnight Angels

On 2/17 bookworm wrote: About the Book:Genre: Children's Board BookNow available in the popular board book format, Goodnight Angels is a beautifully written bedtime book for young children that presents a new spin on the bestselling, Goodnight Moon complete with the message of prayer and thankfulness.This charming bedtime story ... Goodnight Angels

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Luminary

Luminary

On 1/8 bookworm wrote: About the Book:Anomaly #2Thalli thought escaping to the surface would mean freedom. But is she any less of an anomaly aboveground?After escaping an underground annihilation chamber, Thalli, Berk, Rhen, and John find themselves fleeing across the former United States, aboveground for the first time. As ... Luminary by Krista McGee

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Pirates on the Farm

Pirates on the Farm

On 12/17 bookworm wrote: About the Book:“No one ever imagined that five swashbuckling pirates would settle in our proper little southern community. But they did.”When pirates move in next door, life on the farm is bound to get interesting. But will the unadventurous Sanders family be able to handle the pirates’ bad manners, ... Pirates on the Farm

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The Merciful Scar

The Merciful Scar

On 11/6 bookworm wrote: About the book:Kirsten has spent her life trying to forget. But mercy begs her to remember.When she was in high school, a terrible accident fractured her family, and the only relief Kirsten could find was carving tiny lines into her skin, burying her pain in her flesh. The pain she caused herself was ... The Merciful Scar by Rebecca St. James & Nancy Rue

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Anomaly

Anomaly

On 8/20 bookworm wrote: About the Book:Thalli has fifteen minutes and twenty-three seconds left to live. The toxic gas that will complete her annihilation is invading her bloodstream. But she is not afraid.Decades before Thalli’s birth, the world ended in a nuclear war. But life went on deep underground, thanks to a handful ... Anomaly by Krista McGee

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The House that Love Built

The House that Love Built

On 6/17 bookworm wrote: About the Book:Brooke has only loved one man, her late husband. Owen’s rebuilding after a painful divorce. Can a mysterious house bring them together for a second chance at love?In the charming town of Smithville, Texas, Brooke Holloway is raising two young children on her own, supporting them by running ... The House that Love Built by Beth Wiseman

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The Judgment Stone

The Judgment Stone

On 5/15 bookworm wrote: About the Book:What if praying became a curse instead of a blessing? Former Army Ranger Jagger Baird thought he had his hands full with The Tribe—the band of immortal vigilantes fighting to regain God’s grace by killing those opposed to Him. But that was before he encountered the ruthless group of ... The Judgement Stone by Robert Liparulo

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Moon Over Edisto

Moon Over Edisto

On 3/4 bookworm wrote: About the Book:The past has come knocking on Julia's door. Can she summon the courage to answer betrayal with love?Julia’s best friend, Marney, broke up her parents' marriage years ago. Now Marney shows up at her Manhattan apartment, asking the impossible—come home to Edisto Island to care for the ... Moon Over Edisto by Beth Webb Hart

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Lovelier Than Daylight

Lovelier Than Daylight

On 11/28 bookworm wrote: About the Book:Susanna is a lady of principles who values family above all. Johann seems to represent all she despises . . . but appearances can be deceiving.In 1875, Susanna Hanby is headed off to college in Westerville, Ohio, when she discovers her sister Rachel and Rachel’s children have disappeared. ... Lovelier than Daylight by Rosslyn Elliott

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His Love Endures Forever

His Love Endures Forever

On 10/8 bookworm wrote: About the Book:An unplanned pregnancy. An absent father. Can love really endure all things? Danielle Kent is anything but Amish. But as destiny would have it, she has fallen in love with an Amish man. Now she’s 18, pregnant, and hopeful that the child’s Amish father—Matthew Lapp—will do the right ... His Love Endures Forever by Beth Wiseman

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The Choice

The Choice

On 7/29 bookworm wrote: About the Book:One Young Woman. Two Very Different Roads. The Choice will Change Everything. Even as a pregnant, unwed teen in 1974, Sandy Lincoln wanted to do the right thing. But when an ancient woman approached her in a convenience store with a mysterious prophecy and a warning, doing the right thing ... The Choice by Robert Whitlow

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Tidewater Inn

Tidewater Inn

On 7/10 bookworm wrote: About the Book:Welcome to Hope BeachWhere the sea breeze is fresh, sun sparkles on sand . . . and trouble appears with the force of a hurricane.Inheriting a beautiful old hotel on the seaward shore of Hope Island could be a dream come true for Libby. The inn cries out for her restorer’s talent and ... Tidewater Inn by Colleen Coble

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By Faith, Not By Sight

By Faith, Not By Sight

On 6/6 bookworm wrote: About the book:A moving story of hope, faith, persistence and the power of dreams.A piano prodigy, a nineteen-year-old college grad, a Marshall scholar, and an American Idol finalist. This guy had it made. He could sing.He could ski blind. What couldn’t he do?Even if you saw him in concert, you might ... By Faith, Not By Sight by Scott MacIntyre

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Covenant Child

Covenant Child

On 4/22 bookworm wrote: About the book:Amanda’s heart broke as she watched them drive her beloved twins away. She resolved to hope . . . and to fight for them to her last breath.Kara and Lizzie are heiresses to one of the largest fortunes in the country. But when their father dies suddenly, the toddlers are ripped from the ... Covenant Child by Terri Blackstock

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Simply Grilling

Simply Grilling

On 4/10 bookworm wrote: To begin with I have the e-book copy and did not try it out on my kindle, but was using it on the Kindle app for PC since I wanted to enjoy the color photos. The presentation of this cookbook is beautiful with full color photos for all the recipes. The cookbook breaks things down to help you prepare ... Simpy Grilling by Jennifer Chandler

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The 13th Tribe

The 13th Tribe

On 4/7 bookworm wrote: About the Book:Their story didn’t start this year . . . or even this millennium.It began when Moses was on Mt. Sinai. Tired of waiting on the One True God, the twelve tribes of Israel began worshipping a golden calf through pagan revelry. Many received immediate death for their idolatry, but 40 were ... The 13th Tribe by Robert Liparlulo

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The Wedding Dress

The Wedding Dress

On 3/14 bookworm wrote: About the book:Four brides. One dress.A tale of faith, redemption, and timeless love.Charlotte owns a chic Birmingham bridal boutique. Dressing brides for their big day is her gift—and her passion. But with her own wedding day approaching, why can’t she find the perfect dress—or feel certain she ... The Wedding Dress by Rachel Hauck

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Dawn Comes Early

Dawn Comes Early

On 3/5 bookworm wrote: About the bookDisgraced dime novelist Kate Tenney fled the city that banned her latest novel for the emptiness of the desert. Answering an ad to be “heiress” to a vast cattle ranch in the Arizona Territory, Kate hopes ranching turns out to be as romantic as she portrayed it in her novels.But what ... Dawn Comes Early by Margaret Brownley

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Beauty for Ashes

Beauty for Ashes

On 2/15 bookworm wrote: About the book:She’s a beautiful young widow. He’s a Southern gentleman with a thirst for adventure. Both need a place to call home.After losing her husband in the Civil War, Carrie Daly is scared she will never have the family she longs for. Eligible bachelors are scarce in Hickory Ridge, Tennessee, ... Beauty for Ashes by Dorothy Love

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Heart of Gold

Heart of Gold

On 1/31 bookworm wrote: About the book:Against Shannon's wishes, love stakes its claim in her heart. Will she discover treasure or treachery?When Shannon Adair accompanies her minister father to the western gold rush town of Grand Coeur, she's certain she'll never be happy away from her beloved Virginia, even though the South ... Heart of Gold by Robin Lee Hatcher

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Sweeter Than Birdsong

Sweeter Than Birdsong

On 1/23 bookworm wrote: About the Book:Music offers Kate sweet refuge from her troubles…but real freedom is sweeter.In Westerville, Ohio, 1855, Kate Winter’s dreams are almost within reach. As the first woman to graduate from Otterbein College, she’ll be guaranteed her deepest wish: escape from the dark secret haunting ... Sweeter than Birdsong by Rosslyn Elliott and Giveaway

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Beyond Molasses Creek

Beyond Molasses Creek

On 1/11 bookworm wrote: About the book:Three lives are bound by a single book . . . and the cleansing waters of Molasses Creek.Having traveled to the ends of the earth as a flight attendant, Ally Green has finally returned to the Lowcountry to bury her father as well as the past. But Vesey Washington is still living across ... Beyond Molasses Creek by Nicole Seitz

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The Accidental Bride

The Accidental Bride

On 1/2 bookworm wrote: This was such a fun, light book to read. The Accidental Bride is technically book two in Denise Hunters Blue Sky Romance series but you can read the books in any order. I enjoyed following Shay Brandenberger 's adventure that all begins when she is accidentally married at the Founders days wedding reenactment. ... The Accidental Bride by Denise Hunter

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Smitten

Smitten

On 12/6 bookworm wrote: About the Book (provided by booksneeze.com):Four friends devise a plan to turn Smitten, Vermont, into the country's premier romantic getaway-and each finds her own true love along the way.With Smitten Lumber closing, residents wonder if their town can stay afloat. Then four friends and local business ... Smitten

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An Amish Wedding

An Amish Wedding

On 11/22 bookworm wrote: Book Description:Three Amish women yearn for the perfect wedding."A Perfect Plan" by Beth WisemanPriscilla King has been planning to marry Chester Lapp since she was sixteen years old, and when Chester proposes on Priscilla’s nineteenth birthday, wedding plans begin immediately. What wasn't planned ... An Amish Wedding

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His Steadfast Love

His Steadfast Love

On 11/12 bookworm wrote: Book DescriptionThe Civil War - a defining time of great sacrifice, change, and betrayal which determined the fate of the Nation.It isn’t until it comes into her very home that Amanda Belle must face impossible choices of love, loss, and loyalty.It's the spring of 1861 on the Gulf Coast of Texas. Although ... His Steadfast Love by Golden Keyes Parsons

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The Wonder of Your Love

The Wonder of Your Love

On 10/1 bookworm wrote: What a delightful book to read. I really enjoyed reading this second book in the Land of Canaan series by Beth Wiseman. While it is the second book it could be as easily enjoyed by itself. This is only the second Beth Wiseman book I have read, the first being the Seek Me With All Your Heart the first ... The Wonder of Your Love by Beth Wiseman

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5 Stars

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Sunrise on the Battery

Sunrise on the Battery

On 9/25 bookworm wrote: This is the first book I read from Beth Webb Hart and was pleasantly surprised by it. I enjoyed the book but would not say its the best book I have ever read. The book is set in Charleston, SC and I will say it made me want to go and visit the town and see the places mentioned.Sunrise on the Battery ... Sunrise on the Battery by Beth Webb Hart

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4 Stars

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Cherished

Cherished

On 9/11 bookworm wrote: Psalm 103:12 says "as far as the east is from the west, so far has he removed our transgressions from us." That verse is the theme of this book. It doesn't matter where you have been or what you have done, if you turn to Jesus and repent of your sins you are forgiven. It is that simple. In that God has ... Cherished by Kim Cash Tate

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Thunder Dog

Thunder Dog

On 8/3 bookworm wrote: Thunder Dog: The true story of a blind man, his guide dog and triumph was a good book to read. Hearing personal stories form 9/11 is both heartwarming and heartbreaking all at the same. It is amazing to hear the stories of how people escaped but at the same time you hear of how many lost their lives ... Thunder Dog by Michael Hingson with Susy Flory

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Stumbling Into Grace

Stumbling Into Grace

On 7/27 bookworm wrote: "God doesn't just see us; he gazes adoringly ar us. He doesnt simply notice us; he moves heaven and earth on our behalf; that's the thesis of stumbling into grace" (Lisa Harper)This book is very delightful to read. It is full of humorous stories and great messages for us women to relate too. This book ... Stumbling into Grace by Lisa Harper

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