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The Maxwell Leadership Bible, NIV

The Maxwell Leadership Bible, NIV

On 9/29 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: The NIV Maxwell Leadership is yet another themed bible published by Zondervan.  With the durable, textured mat finished hard cover, embossed on the spine- this sturdy  bible is made to be durable . The quality cover contrasts with the glossy  pew-like covers of their other bibles.  ... NIV The Maxwell Leadership Bible

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5 Stars

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The Maxwell Leadership Bible, NIV

The Maxwell Leadership Bible, NIV

On 9/29 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: The NIV Maxwell Leadership is yet another themed bible published by Zondervan.  With the durable, textured mat finished hard cover, embossed on the spine- this sturdy  bible is made to be durable . The quality cover contrasts with the glossy  pew-like covers of their other bibles.  ... NIV The Maxwell Leadership Bible

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5 Stars

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Love Letters from God

Love Letters from God

On 9/19 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: Love Letters From God Bible Stories by Glenys Nellist, illustrated by Sophie Allsopp is a new picture book for young children.  What makes this book unique among choices of the overly saturated bible story book  genre, is in the hidden and unexpected details.  First an foremost are interactive ... Love Letters From God Bible Stories by Glenys Nellist

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5 Stars

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NIV First-Century Study Bible

NIV First-Century Study Bible

On 9/13 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: I have found my new favorite bible! This is the bible that I have been waiting for.  It is a cross between the out of print NIV Archeological study bible, and the newly published NIV Essentials study bible. If you want to own one single bible that is good for study as well as beautifully designed ... NIV First Century Study Bible- a bible like no other

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5 Stars

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NIV College Devotional Bible

NIV College Devotional Bible

On 8/28 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: The NIV College Bible is one of the NIV themed bibles published by Zondervan.  Its attractive college styled cover, makes this a good gift for any college student.  The durable hard cover will last as its carried to bible study or on a dorm book shelf.  This is a minimalist, yet a good, reliable ... The NIV College Bible

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4 Stars

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NIV Spiritual Renewal Study Bible

NIV Spiritual Renewal Study Bible

On 8/19 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: NIV Spiritual Renewal Bible with notes by Stephen Arterburn and David Stoop- Experience New Growth and Transformation in Your Spiritual Walk, is yet another themed bible published by Zondervan.  With the textured mat finished book jacket, and its low key green tree themed graphic, this sturdy hardcover ... NIV Spiritual Renewal Bible

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4 Stars

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The Blessings of Friendship Treasury

The Blessings of Friendship Treasury

On 7/28 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: The Blessings of Friendship Treasury featuring the well known art of  Mary Engelbreit as well as poetry from contemporary writers as well as the bible, is a beautiful gift book.  This book would make a perfect gift for a special friend or beloved family member.  Although marketed as a ... The Blessings of Friendship Treasury - Mary Engelbreit

Patricia's Rating:

5 Stars

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NIV The Journey Bible

NIV The Journey Bible

On 7/21 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: If you want to purchase a good simply styled bible to distribute as part of an outreach, then this plain text NIV Journey Bible is a good choice.  This is like a simple, bare bones outreach themed bible -a traditional bible, is a good choice for any new believer or as a gift.  The cover implies ... NIV The Journey Bible Revealing God and How You Fit into His Plan

Patricia's Rating:

3 Stars

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NIV Celebrate Recovery Bible

NIV Celebrate Recovery Bible

On 7/8 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: If you want to purchase a good, yet simply styled bible to distribute as part of an outreach bible to those recovering from addictions or enduring difficult challenges, then this simple, two toned  text NIV Celebrate Recovery  bible is a good choice.  This is like a simple, ... NIV Celebrate Recovery bible

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5 Stars

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Teen Study Bible, NIV

Teen Study Bible, NIV

On 7/1 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: Finally there is a children's bible that actually targets its intended readers with age appropriate text as well as with colorful graphics and articles. The Teen Study bible  NIV edition is marketed for teenagers.  In practice, i think this is a good choice for younger teens. ... NIV Teen Study Bible

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5 Stars

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NIV Fast Facts Bible

NIV Fast Facts Bible

On 6/25 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: If you want to purchase a good simply styled bible to distribute as part of an outreach bible, then this plain text NIV Fast facts bible is a good choice.  This is like a simple, bare bones pew bible -a traditional bible, with a few themed into pages for each bible book.  There was nothing ... the NIV Fast Facts bible

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3 Stars

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NIV Integrated Study Bible

NIV Integrated Study Bible

On 6/13 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: If you want to own one single reference style bible that is good for study in chronological format, then the NIV Integrated Study Bible is the bible you will need.  In contrast to a traditional bible, this bible is rearranged in order based on chronological or historical order.  This is ... NIV Integrated Study bible

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3 Stars

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NIV New Spirit-Filled Life Bible

NIV New Spirit-Filled Life Bible

On 5/21 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: The newest edition of the New Spirit Filled Life Bible- Kingdom Equipping Through the Power of the Word- Jack W. Hayford is now available in the easy to read New International Version  (NIV).  Joined together in this bible is both the popular Spirit Filled bible which was previously ... The New Spirit Filled Life Bible NIV

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5 Stars

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Curious Creatures

Curious Creatures

On 4/24 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: Made By God Curious Creatures 4 Books in 1 published by Zonderkidz, is a compendium of four early reader books for young children. The Made By God Curious Creatures series is an all-new series of books based on reading level for elementary school aged readers. The series is the biblical themed early ... Made By God Curious Creatures

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4 Stars

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Living Life Undaunted

Living Life Undaunted

On 4/16 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: Living Life Undaunted: 365 Readings and Reflections from Christine Caine is a daily devotional book based on her book, Undaunted.  Even if you have not read Undaunted, this independent book of devotionals can be enjoyed and understood. The devotionals are written to reach a broad audience -for all ... Christine Caine, Living Life Undaunted

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5 Stars

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My Bedtime Story Bible

My Bedtime Story Bible

On 4/5 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: My Bedtime Story Bible By Jean E. Syswerda, Illustrated by Daniel Haworth, is a new bedtime themed book of short bible stories written especially for young children.  Vibrant, colorful art, featuring well known bible characters and heroes such as King David, Daniel, Noah, Paul and Jesus, reinforce ... My Bedtime Story Bible By Jean E. Syswerda, Illustrated by Daniel Howarth

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3 Stars

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Heaven and Hell: Are They Real?

Heaven and Hell: Are They Real?

On 3/27 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: Not only is the newly published book,  Heaven and Hell: Are They Real? by Christopher D. Hudson an authoritative text on the subject of Heaven and Hell, this work is a real eye opener for anyone who wishes to put his priorities in order.  This exhaustive resource shares with the reader everything ... Heaven and Hell: Are They Real? by Christopher D. Hudson

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4 Stars

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101 Bible Stories from Creation to Revelation

101 Bible Stories from Creation to Revelation

On 3/19 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: 101 Bible Stories by Dan Andersen is a brand new collection of  popular Bible stories written for young children.  The beautiful artwork stands apart from the cartoonish line drawing that commonly is used in many bible storybooks on the market.  Parents will be impressed by the expressive ... 101 Bible Stories by Dan Andreasen

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5 Stars

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Young Women of Faith Bible, NIV

Young Women of Faith Bible, NIV

On 3/4 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: Finally there is a children's bible that actually targets its intended readers with age appropriate text as well as with colorful graphics and articles. The Young Women of Faith Bible NIV edition is marketed for elementary aged or preteen girls ages 9-12.  Unlike many kids' bibles, ... Young Women of Faith Bible NIV

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5 Stars

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The Berenstain Bears Keep the Faith

The Berenstain Bears Keep the Faith

On 2/19 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: The Berenstain Bears Keep the Faith written by Mike Berenstain is based on the series created by Jan and Stan Berenstain in 1962.  Countless children have grown up reading these stories.  The series lives on with newly introduced books by Mike. This series has been adapted to topics of faith ... The Berenstain Bears Keep the Faith

Patricia's Rating:

4 Stars

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The Jesus Bible, NIV

The Jesus Bible, NIV

On 2/5 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: Finally there is a children's bible that actually targets its intended readers with age appropriate text as well as with colorful graphics and articles. The Jesus Bible, NIV edition: Discover Jesus in Every Book of the Bible is produced for elementary kids ages 9-12.  Unlike many kids' bibles, this ... The Jesus Bible

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5 Stars

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Compass

Compass

On 1/20 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: Compass, the Study Bible for Navigating Your life is based on the easy to understand Voice translation.  The Voice,  translation of the bible, is a new, modern translation.  This new bible is a hybrid that melds together the usefulness of a study bible, together with the simplicity of ... The Compass Bible

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5 Stars

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Let There Be Light

Let There Be Light

On 1/8 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: Let There Be Light, written by Archbishop Desmond Tutu and illustrated by Nancy Tillman is a creation story with a multicultural twist.  The most impressive and appealing aspect of this full color children's book, is that it is illustrated with detailed, full color art on every single page.  The quality ... Let There Be Light by Archbishop Desmond Tutu

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5 Stars

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NIV Essentials Study Bible

NIV Essentials Study Bible

On 12/18 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: If you want to own one single bible that is good for study as well as devotional time and reflection, the NIV Essentials Study Bible is the only bible you will need.  This bible has every study feature you could ever ask for in a bible- including historical, theological and life application information.  ... The NIV Essentials Study Bible

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5 Stars

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NIV Ragamuffin Bible

NIV Ragamuffin Bible

On 11/13 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: NIV Ragamuffin Bible: Meditations for the Bedraggled, Beat-up & Brokenhearted, is a good, reliable choice for a bible for anyone in need of extra inspiration and guidance.  It is a  themed bible published by Zondervan that includes the additional material of Brennan Manning.  ... NIV Ragamuffin Bible

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5 Stars

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The Reason for My Hope

The Reason for My Hope

On 11/1 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: The Reason For my Hope: Salvation, is the newest book by Billy Graham.  Although having reached the  old age of 95, with his white hair, wizened features, and faded eyes, he does not simply write for the old, infirm, depressed or terminally ill. He communicates across the generations- ... The Reason For my Hope by Billy Graham

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Messiah: Origin

Messiah: Origin

On 10/24 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: The new graphic novel, Messiah: Origin - Mark Arey, Kai Carpenter, Matt Dorff is the newest edition by the producers of the graphic novel, Revelation. This comic- styled graphic novel covers the early life of Jesus with beautiful, stylized artwork.  Unlike other comic book adaptions of the bible, ... Messiah: Origin - Mark Arey, Kai Carpenter, Matt Dorff

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5 Stars

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Adventure Bible Storybook Deluxe Edition

Adventure Bible Storybook Deluxe Edition

On 10/16 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: The Adventure Bible Storybook written by Catherine DeVries and  illustrated by Jim Madsen is a newly published book of bible stories for young children.  Having read many children's bible storybooks, I feel this new edition stands out most for its beautiful full color illustrations and ... Adventure Bible Storybook written by Catherine DeVries

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5 Stars

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The Total Money Makeover: Classic Edition

The Total Money Makeover: Classic Edition

On 9/25 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: The Total Money Makeover: A Proven Plan for Financial Success by Dave Ramsey educates the reader with common sense financial planning.  This book is not written for the wealthy, but all socio-economic walks of life.  Ramsey's financial wisdom can apply to the single mom with a $20,000 ... The Total Money Makeover by Dave Ramsey

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5 Stars

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NIV Pink Bible

NIV Pink Bible

On 9/18 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: The NIV Pink bible- is a newly themed bible for Breast Cancer awareness.  The box that contains the bible depicts a small picture of a  pink breast cancer ribbon and a sub title- a message "An Invitation To Hope".  This edition of the bible is produced in support of the National ... NIV Pink Bible

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4 Stars

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You'll Get Through This

You'll Get Through This

On 9/5 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: You'll Get Through This by Max Lucado is among the most uplifting books that I have  read. Max Lucado books will never disappoint when you are expecting encouragement in times of severe distress. This book specifically helps those who are enduring really difficult times, to endure and persevere. ... You'll Get Through This by Max Lucado

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5 Stars

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Encouragement for Today

Encouragement for Today

On 8/23 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: Encouragement for Today: Devotions For Everyday Living by Renee Swope, Lysa TerKeurst, Samantha Evilsizer and the Proverbs 31 Team is a newly published book that includes 100 devotions from over a dozen contributing authors.  Each devotional is short and easy to understand, and directly applies ... Encouragement for Today by Renee Swope, Lysa TerKeurst, Samantha Evilsizer

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4 Stars

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NIV Worship Together Bible

NIV Worship Together Bible

On 8/15 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: NIV Worship Together Bible is a good, reliable choice for a bible.  It is a worship music themed bible in that the lyrics and chords of some popular worship songs are included within the text and in the back.  Other than that, there isn't much that stands out visually, other than the graphics ... NIV Worship Together Bible

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4 Stars

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Notes From The Tilt-A-Whirl

Notes From The Tilt-A-Whirl

On 8/1 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: The original retro cover art of the new book, Notes From the Tilt-A-Whirl: Wide -Eyed Wonder in God's Spoken World by N.D. Wilson, is enough to capture the attention of the reader.  This eclectic book is a hybrid between art, poetry, philosophy and theology.  This eccentric book is ... Notes From the Tilt-A-Whirl by N.D. Wilson

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5 Stars

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NKJV Ignite

NKJV Ignite

On 7/16 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: Recently  I have had the opportunity to review the NKJV Ignite bible for teens.  This is a very impressive bible, that is sure to catch the teenaged reader's attention.  Literally, the appealing graphics make you want to read this bible.  The coordinated two tone graphics: orange ... NKJV Ignite bible

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5 Stars

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Why Did I Lose My Job If God Loves Me?

Why Did I Lose My Job If God Loves Me?

On 7/10 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: Why Did I Lose My Job if God Loves Me by Rick J. Pritikin, is a timely 31 day devotional targeted for those who are unemployed, jobless and discouraged.  This small 143 page devotional book is part of the "once a-day" series of topical devotionals.  Each bite sized devotional includes a relevant ... Why Did I Lose My Job if God Loves Me by Rick J. Pritikin

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Billy Graham in Quotes

Billy Graham in Quotes

On 6/25 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: Billy Graham in Quotes - compiled by Franklin Graham with Donna Lee Toney is the ultimate resource for any speech writer, pastor or Billy Graham fan. This exhaustive compendium has the best of Billy Graham's quotes taken from speeches, writings, interviews and other public appearances. The quotes ... Billy Graham in Quotes

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New Spirit-Filled Life Bible, New Living Translation

New Spirit-Filled Life Bible, New Living Translation

On 6/19 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: The newest edition of the New Spirit Filled Life Bible- Kingdom Equipping Through the Power of the Word- Jack W. Hayford is now available in the easy to read New Living Translation (NLT).  Joined together in this bible is both the popular Spirit Filled bible which was previously available in ... New Spirit Filled Life Bible NLT

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5 Stars

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Downside Up

Downside Up

On 6/6 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: Downside Up: Transform Rejection Into Your Golden Opportunity by Tracey Mitchell is a self help book written from a Christian point of view, that targets itself directly at overcoming dysfunctional relationships.  Initially when I first took a glimpse at this book and its title, I assumed the ... Downside Up by Tracey Mitchell

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5 Stars

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The Christian Mama's Guide to Baby's First Year

The Christian Mama's Guide to Baby's First Year

On 5/20 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: The Christian Mama's Guide to Baby's First Year: Everything You Need to Know to Survive (and Love) Your First Year as a Mom by Erin Macpherson, is a good introductory book offering simple and practical advice for new moms.  This book is not a stand alone thorough reference like the ... The Christian Mama's Guide to Baby's First Year by Erin Macpherson

Patricia's Rating:

3 Stars

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Persecuted

Persecuted

On 4/24 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: Persecuted: The Global Assault on Christians by Paul Marshall, Lela Gilbert, Nina Shea is s newly published book that brings to light the persecution of Christians worldwide- often overlooked by those who take Western freedoms for granted.  Who would imagine the punishment that people endure ... Persecuted by Paul Marshall, Lela Gilbert, Nina Shea

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5 Stars

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Second Chances

Second Chances

On 4/16 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: Second Chances by Max Lucado is the newest compilation of  of Lucado's writings. Almost all of Lucado's works are inspirational and worthy of re-reading. This book is filled with short stories of people, real, imagined and biblical in order to offer readers true hope and empowerment.  ... Second Chances by Max Lucado

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5 Stars

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What's Your Mark

What's Your Mark

On 4/5 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: What's Your Mark: Every Moment Counts by Jeremy Cowart is a unique little book combining the full gospel account of Mark (NIV) translation mixed in with the creative photography of Cowart.  Photos as well as stories featuring individuals who have made an impact in the world are combined ... What's Your Mark by Jeremy Cowart

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4 Stars

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One Perfect Life

One Perfect Life

On 3/26 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: One Perfect Life by John MacArthur is more than just a harmony of the four gospels, Matthew, Mark, Luke and John.  In many study bibles an outline of the gospel harmony can be found apart from the actual biblical text.  In chronological study bibles, the text of the gospels is grouped chronologically- ... One Perfect Life by John MacArthur

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5 Stars

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Days Like These

Days Like These

On 3/2 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: Days Like These- Even in the Darkest of Moments Light Can Shine Through by Kristian & Rachel Anderson chronicles the inspiring cancer journey and  the faith of a husband and father of two young boys.  Most importantly, this book will give readers the strength to face ... Days Like These by Kristian & Rachel Anderson

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5 Stars

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Draw the Circle

Draw the Circle

On 2/20 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: Draw the Circle :The 40 Day Prayer Challenge by Mark Batterson is part of a growing genre of 40 day devotional books.  The 40 day wilderness account in the new testament gospel of Matthew chapter 4 has inspired countless books and devotionsls based on the 40 day principle of changing one's life ... Draw the Circle by Mark Batterson

Patricia's Rating:

4 Stars

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Jesus Is

Jesus Is

On 2/6 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: Jesus Is __________.  Find A New Way to be Human By Judah Smith is a new book written for today's modern generation.  This book introduces both the non believing reader as well as the Christian to a new way of thinking about Jesus and His purpose.  This book challenges the strongly held ... Jesus Is __________. By Judah Smith

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5 Stars

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Unglued Devotional

Unglued Devotional

On 1/24 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: Unglued Devotional: 60 Days of Imperfect progress by Lysa Terkeurst is a new pocket sized 60 day devotional book based on the author's original book Unglued.  Regardless of whether you read the original book, Unglued, this independent devotional book can be appreciated and enjoyed.  ... Unglued Devotional

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4 Stars

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Next Door Savior

Next Door Savior

On 1/14 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: Next Door Savior - Near Enough to Touch Strong Enough to Trust By Max Lucado is among the most uplifting books that I have recently read. In true Lucado fashion, Max writes in an animated, easy to understand style that communicates biblical truths to the reader. His books bring bible stories ... Next Door Savior by Max Lucado

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5 Stars

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Live Second

Live Second

On 12/9 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: Live Second : 365 Ways to make Jesus First by Doug Bender is a 365 day devotional book based on the concept of the Original I Am Second book released earlier this year. The cover depicts an empty, modern white leather chair, in an empty ominous dark room, with nothing but a bare industrial flouresecent ... Live Second by Doug Bender

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5 Stars

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The Purpose Driven Life

The Purpose Driven Life

On 11/24 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: What on Earth Am I Here For : The Purpose Driven Life by Rick Warren was first first published 10 years ago. A new expanded edition was just released featuring modern updates such as Internet QR codes and links to supplemental material available on the Internet for a true multimedia experience for today's ... What on Earth Am I Here For by Rick Warren

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5 Stars

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More Than a Bucket List

More Than a Bucket List

On 11/17 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: More than a Bucket List: Making Your Dreams, Passions, and Faith a Reality by Toni Birdsong is a small pocket sized gift book. Jumping on the bandwagon of the concept of the bucket list, made popular from movies and books and greeting cards, the author presents a new twist to this secular phenomena by ... More than a Bucket List by Toni Birdsong

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4 Stars

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Yours Is the Day, Lord, Yours Is the Night

Yours Is the Day, Lord, Yours Is the Night

On 10/22 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: Yours Is the Day, Lord Yours is the Night by Jeanie & David Gushee is a compendium of prayers collected from a variety of sources from the Catholic and Protestant churches. The appropriate title is an excerpt from an anonymous prayer that is included on April 19th- for the evening.  ... Yours Is the Day, Lord Yours is the Night by Jeanie & David Gushee

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5 Stars

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Heaven Changes Everything

Heaven Changes Everything

On 10/8 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: Heaven Changes Everything by Todd & Sonja Burpo is based on the previously published book: Heaven is for Real which claims to be an account of a true story.  In the account, a pastor, writes the account of his son's trip to heaven, that happened during the emergency surgery of ... Heaven Changes Everything by Todd & Sonja Burpo

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4 Stars

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The River

The River

On 9/27 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: The widely promoted fiction novel, The River by Michael Neale is a visually striking book- complete with an authentic vintage, weather worn cover and embossed print cover- what you might expect from an old beat up leather journal.  The story is about a traumatised boy who witnessed his father's ... The River by Michael Neale

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4 Stars

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Grace

Grace

On 9/13 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: There are countless theological and apologetic book on the topic of Grace available in Christian bookstores everywhere. Max Lucado's book, Grace, simplifies and explains the thological concept of Gr4ace.  An over used word in prayers, hymns and books, "grace" has become somewhat ... Grace by Max Lucado

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5 Stars

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The Open Bible (NKJV)

The Open Bible (NKJV)

On 8/23 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: As a blogger I have had the opportunity to review a number of bibles and bible translations. As a believer I read the bible because it is the word of God. A frequently used translation by Thomas Nelson publishers, the publisher I blog for, uses frequently for their themed bibles the NKJV- New King James ... The Open Bible NKJV

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The Reason

The Reason

On 8/15 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: The new Christian fiction novel, The Reason by William Sirls explores in depth the common human question behind the purpose of suffering and pain, and God's grace.  A dramatic and symbolic storm ushers in a supernatural, impressive event to a small town- a testament to God's real presence. The ... The Reason by William Sirls

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5 Stars

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Cruel Harvest

Cruel Harvest

On 8/1 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: Cruel Harvest: A Memoir by Fran Elizabeth Grubb, is a true graphic account of the physical, emotional and sexual abuse that a woman endured as a young girl at the hands of her disturbed, murdering, abusive pedophile father. While I found this a well written book, personally I would have ... Cruel Harvest by Fran Elizabeth Grubb

Patricia's Rating:

3 Stars

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Grieving God's Way

Grieving God's Way

On 7/9 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: Grieving God's Way: The Path to Lasting Hope and Healing by Margaret Brownley is a 90 day devotional book dedicated for those who are grieving a loss.  There are so many devotional books on the market, but this book is targeted to comfort those who are greiving the death of a loved one.  ... Grieving God's Way By Margaret Brownley

Patricia's Rating:

4 Stars

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1,000 Days

1,000 Days

On 5/14 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: 1,000 Days The Ministry of Christ By Jonathan Falwell is a new book that focuses on Jesus' last three years- or more dramatically, his last 1,000 days here on earth. The author purports to give a fresh look at Jesus' last days.     In otherwords, as the title itself indicates, ... 1,000 Days The Ministry of Christ By Jonathan Falwell

Patricia's Rating:

4 Stars

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Spirit Fighter

Spirit Fighter

On 5/1 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: Spirit Fighter By Jerel Law is the first book in a new children's fiction series.  At the very start, this book had the attention of my 11 year old daughter.  Who knows for sure what criteria elementary and middle school aged readers use to determine what makes a book interesting- but perhaps ... Spirit Fighter By Jerel Law

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4 Stars

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He Chose the Nails

He Chose the Nails

On 4/11 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: He Chose the Nails by Max Lucado By Max Lucado is among the most inspirational and motivating books that I have recently read. That can be said about almost all of Lucado's books, actually. This book specifically impresses upon the reader the enormous sacrifice Jesus offered each and every ... He Chose the Nails by Max Lucado

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5 Stars

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Great Day Every Day

Great Day Every Day

On 3/12 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote:  Great Day Every Day by Max Lucado By Max Lucado is among the most uplifting books that I have recently read. This book specifically helps those who are enduring really difcult times, to endure and persevere. The author address real issues- job loss, terminal illness, grief and loss. This book is ... Great Day Every Day by Max Lucado

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Three Hearts DVD

Three Hearts DVD

On 3/2 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: Three Hearts DVD, presented by Samaritan's Purse is a documentary that chronicles Cissie Grahm Lynch's internship with the Children's Heart project  which seeks to provide impoverished third world children with surgery for children with fatal heart defects. Cissie Grahm Lynch is the grandaughter ... Three Hearts

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4 Stars

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Called to Controversy

Called to Controversy

On 2/13 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: Called to Controversy: The Unlikely Story of Moishe Rosen and the Founding of Jews for JesusBy Ruth Rosen is an extensive biography by Moishe's daughter.  As a college students over 20 years ago, I came across a yellow pamphlet called "Jews For Jesus".  This simple pamphlet used cartoon illustrations ... Called to Controversy By Ruth Rosen

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I Am Second

I Am Second

On 1/19 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: I am Second:Real Stories. Changing Lives. by By Dave Sterrett and Doug Bender, Forward by Colt McCoy is an inspirational new book containing short stories of real people who turned to faith in God to overcome issues such as addiction, terminal illness, injuries, crime, poverty and other challenges.  ... I am Second by By Dave Sterrett and Doug Bender, Forward by Colt McCoy

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Alienation

Alienation

On 12/29 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: Alienation by Jon S. Lewis is the second novel in the new young adult fictional C.H.A.O.S. trilogy series.  In light of the popular culture topic of alien invasions seen in countless movies and new TV series, this timely book is sure to appeal to young audiences.  This book is second in ... Alienation by Jon S. Lewis

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Healing Is a Choice

Healing Is a Choice

On 12/7 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: Healing is a Choice by Stephen Arterburn is a lifechanging book based on biblical teaching to help the reader address and face  the tragedies in life.  The author's premise is that if painful memories and experiences are left untreated or buried in the mind, that they resurface later in the ... Healing is a Choice by Stephen Arterburn

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Heaven Is For Real DVD-Based Conversation Kit

Heaven Is For Real DVD-Based Conversation Kit

On 11/17 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: The Heaven Is for Real DVD Conversation Guide is based on the book, Heaven is for Real -A Little Boy's Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back, By Todd Burpo.  This kit basically completes and explains the ideas introduced by the book.  This kit is more like an after the fact, defense ... Heaven Is for Real DVD Conversation Guide

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The Lucado Inspirational Reader

The Lucado Inspirational Reader

On 11/9 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: The Lucado Inspirational Reader by Max Lucado is the newest compilation of the "best" of Lucado's writings. Almost all of Lucado's works are inspirational and worthy of re-reading (with the exception of the book, "Cure for the Common Life).   Earlier this year, the pocket sized "Live Loved", ... The Lucado Inspirational Reader by Max Lucado

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Nearing Home

Nearing Home

On 10/28 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: Nearing Home by Billy Graham, is not simply a book for the old, infirm, depressed or terminally ill.  It is a book that contains wise advise for every reader.  On numerous occasions the bible speaks of the importance of being aware of the etrnal reality- that life here on earth will end.  ... Nearing Home by Billy Graham

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Heaven is for Real Deluxe Edition

Heaven is for Real Deluxe Edition

On 10/19 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: Heaven is for Real  -A Little Boy's Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back, By Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent, claims to be an account of a true story.  A pastor, writes the account of his son's trip to heaven, that happened during the emergency surgery of his 4 year old son ... Heaven is for Real By Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent

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The Voice New Testament: Revised & Updated

The Voice New Testament: Revised & Updated

On 10/19 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: The Voice, New Testament translation of the bible, is a new, modern translation.  This new bible is a hybrid that melds together the usefulness of a study bible, together with the simplicity of a paraphrase- in a screen play type of format to boot! This translation is based on the Voice, originally ... The Voice New Testament

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Why Men Hate Going to Church

Why Men Hate Going to Church

On 10/13 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: I received the book, Why Men Hate Going to Church By David Murrow in the mail in error from the Booksneeze blogger program instead of the book I actually requested.  At first I was disgusted; since I am not am man this book would not apply to me, obviously.  Nevertheless, since I did have the ... Why Men Hate Going to Church By David Murrow

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Ascent from Darkness

Ascent from Darkness

On 10/5 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: Ascent from Darkness How Satan's Soldier Became God's Warrior By Michael Leehan is an uplifting story that illustrates that the saving power of the cross can in fact really change people.  As if the bible itself were not full of examples of changed lives: Saul who used to persecute the early Christians, ... Ascent from Darkness How Satan's Soldier Became God's Warrior By Michael Leehan

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No Wonder They Call Him the Savior

No Wonder They Call Him the Savior

On 9/29 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: No Wonder They Call Him the Savior: Experiencing the Truth of the Cross By Max Lucado is among the most uplifting books that I have recently read. In true Lucado fashion, Max writes in an animated, easy to understand style that communicates biblical truths to the reader. His books bring bible stories ... No Wonder They Call Him the Savior: Experiencing the Truth of the Cross By Max Lucado

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Jesus Calling Devotional Bible, NKJV

Jesus Calling Devotional Bible, NKJV

On 9/28 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: Jesus Calling Devotional Bible, NKJV- Enjoying Peace in His Presence By Sarah Young, General Editor- is another new themed bible published by Thomas Nelson Publishers. This themed bible is a nice idea. The padded cover art is impressive.  Devotions from the book "Jesus Calling" are dispersed within.  ... Jesus Calling Devotional Bible, NKJV By Sarah Young, General Editor

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The Christian Zombie Killers Handbook

The Christian Zombie Killers Handbook

On 9/21 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: In light of the popularity of the themes of the undead and zombies, this timely book, The Christian Zombie Killers Handbook: Slaying the Living Dead Within by Jeff Kinley is sure to capture the interest of young people- both Christians and even non Christians.  So many movies such as 28 days later ... The Christian Zombie Killers Handbook

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Night Night Blessings

Night Night Blessings

On 9/20 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: Night Night Blessings by Amy Parker is a bedtime story boardbook for toddlers and babies published by Thomas Nelson publishers. The highlight of this book are colorful illustrations by Mariajan Ramljak. In contrast to the simple cartoonish styled drawing of many children's books these days, it looks ... Night Night Blessings

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Gabby, God's Little Angel

Gabby, God's Little Angel

On 9/14 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: Gabby, God's Little Angel by Sheila Walsh, an illustrated children's storybook published by Thomas Nelson publishers, makes for light reading as a bedtime story.  This simple to read story about the theme of angels, is suppose to offor comfort to children as well as parents- based on its intrepretation ... Gabby, God's Little Angel by Sheila Walsh

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The Bone House

The Bone House

On 8/25 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: The Bone House by Stephen R. Lawhead The newly published fiction sequel to the The Skin Map, The Bone House by Stephen R. Lawhead is a unique hybrid of a detective story, history, science fiction fantasy and inspirational tale in one story. Yet if the reader has not read the first book in the series, ... The Bone House by Stephen R. Lawhead

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Peace Be with You

Peace Be with You

On 8/9 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: Peace Be With You: Monastic Wisdom For A Terror- Filled World By David Carlson, is a timely book written in the post 9-11 world.  According to the author, David Carlson, The collective American grief over 9/11 "could have become a bridge of understanding and empathy to others in the world who ... Peace Be With You By David Carlson

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Surviving Your Serengeti

Surviving Your Serengeti

On 8/1 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: Surviving Your Serengeti: 7 Skills to Master Business and Life By Stefan Swanepoel is a unique motivational story that draws upon the reality of African wioldlife, and applies it to life in general.  Using the wilderness of the African desert as an allegory, Stefab Swanepoel pieces together an inspirational ... Surviving Your Serengeti By Stefan Swanepoel

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God's Promises for the American Patriot - Deluxe Edition

God's Promises for the American Patriot - Deluxe Edition

On 7/20 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: God's Promises for the American Patriot - By Richard Lee, Jack Countryman is an impressive, illustrated pocket sized book of patriotic devotionals.  This book contains short stories, anecdotes and historical information about well known historical figures such as George Washington Carver, as well ... God's Promises for the American Patriot - By Richard Lee, Jack Countryman

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God's Love Letters to You

God's Love Letters to You

On 6/29 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: God's Love Letters To You: A 40- Day Devotional Experience by Dr. Larry Crabb, has one devetional dedicated to each of the individual books of the bible.  Each day, the reader will be greeted with a new devotional, written in a first person narative, as if God himself has written a personal ... God's Love Letters To You by Dr. Larry Crabb

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A Place Called Blessing

A Place Called Blessing

On 6/22 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: A Place Called Blessing by John Trent with Annette Smith tells the story about a child who grew up in the foster care system, after the unexpected death of his parents.  As a young man, he had paid his entire young life for a horrendous, yet accidental death of a playmate, he ... A Place Called Blessing by John Trent with Annette Smith

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Cure for the Common Life

Cure for the Common Life

On 6/15 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: The "common life" is analagous to the common cold.  Just as the "common cold" is boring, annoying, nagging and unwelcomed, the "common life" is unisnspired, boring and unfullfilling as well- and both seem to linger forever and are difficult to overcome. As with his many other inspirational books, ... Cure For The Common Life by Max Lucado

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It's Not About Me

It's Not About Me

On 6/8 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: It's Not About Me - Rescue From the Life We Thought Would Make Us Happy  By Max  Lucado is among the most uplifting books that I have recently read.  In true Lucado fashion, Max writes in an animated, easy to understand style that communicates biblical truths to the reader.  His books ... It's Not About Me By Max Lucado

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Strike It Rich with Pocket Change

Strike It Rich with Pocket Change

On 6/8 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: Strike it Rich With Pocket Change: Error Coins Bring Big Money byKen Potter & Dr. Brian Allen, published by KP publishers, is a unique coin guide for the beginning collector.  Educational and interesting to read, this book contains black and white photographs on each page. Written ... Strike it Rich With Pocket Change byKen Potter & Dr. Brian Allen

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The Waiting Place

The Waiting Place

On 6/1 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: As I read the Waiting Place: Learning to Appreciate Life's Little Delays by Eileen Button, it seemed like I was reading someone's personal diary or journal.  The writing, recorded Button's own real life experiences- even the most mundane- as well as the associated thoughts that she felt. ... The Waiting Place by Eileen Button

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The Seraph Seal

The Seraph Seal

On 5/25 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: The newly published fiction  novel, The Seraph Seal By Leonard Sweet and Lori Wagner is a timely unique hybrid of a detective story, history, science fiction fantasy and inspirational tale in one story. This ambitious and well detailed book is among the new genre of quasi-religious ... The Seraph Seal By Leonard Sweet and Lori Wagner

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The Skin Map (Trade Paper)

The Skin Map (Trade Paper)

On 5/4 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: The Skin Map by Stephen R. Lawhead The newly published fiction novel, The Skin Map by Stephen R. Lawhead is a unique hybrid of a detective story, history, science fiction fantasy and inspirational tale in one story.The author goes into extensive detail describing a fictitious, yet well woven quasi-scientific ... The Skin Map

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Put Your Dream to the Test

Put Your Dream to the Test

On 5/4 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: Put Your Dream to The Test: 10 Questions to Help You See It and Seize It by John C. Maxwell is the perfect book for anyone who wishes to pursue a life long dream, or perhaps those uninspired indivvduals who are simply living in fantasy world waiting for some good luck.  This book is the ... Put Your Dream to The Test by John C. Maxwell

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Live Loved

Live Loved

On 4/21 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: Live Loved: Experiencing God's Presence in Everyday Life- A Devotional  by Max Lucado, is a pocketsized, hardcover gift book filled with biblical inspiration on each page.  This green- brown contemporary handy sized gift book would make a great encouraging gift  for anyone- co worker, ... Live Loved by Max Lucado

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Max On Life

Max On Life

On 4/19 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: Max on Life: Answers and Insights to Your Most Important Questions by Max Lucado, is a great book for anyone new to Christianity or the bible. As a very popular writer and author of numerous inspirational books,  Max has earned a place among the notable authority figures ... Max on Life by Max Lucado

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Take Action Bible, NKJV

Take Action Bible, NKJV

On 4/13 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: The Take Action Bible, NKJV: Together We Can Change the World is yet another themed bible published by Thomas Nelson publishers. Before specifically reviewing this bible in particular,  for those readers unfamiliar with bibles in general some background would be useful. As far as bible ... Take Action Bible, NKJV: Together We Can Change the World

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The Final Summit

The Final Summit

On 4/11 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: For those readers that enjoyed the inspirational fictional story by Andy Andrews, the Traveler's Gift, The Final Summit is a new inspirational novel that follows the life of the hero, David Ponder.  Aged, and overwhelmed with grief after the death of his wife, David learns that his life is not yet ... The Final Summit by Andy Andrews

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A Conversation with God

A Conversation with God

On 3/23 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: A Conversation With God: If You Could Ask God Any Question What Would It Be? by Alton Gansky, is a a simplified book of theology written in an easy to read question and answer format addressing common questions of new believers and non religious readers about bible beliefs.This very unique book ... A Conversation With God by Alton Gansky

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The Fight of Our Lives

The Fight of Our Lives

On 3/14 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: The Fight of Our Lives: Knowing the Enemy, Speaking the Truth & Choosing to Win the War Against Radical Islam  by William J. Bennett and Seth Leibsohn,  "is a cultural call to arms addressing our politicians, our citizens, our academies, our think tanks and schools.... We focus on a notion ... The Fight of Our Lives by William J. Bennett and Seth Leibsohn

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Sequin Bible - Pink

Sequin Bible - Pink

On 3/7 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: As a blogger for booksneeze I had the opportunity to review the Sequin Bible- ICB translation for children, by Thomas Nelson Publishers. At first glance, the bible is impressively decorated with pink cloth binding and sequins. I am sure the cover will appeal to any young girl- but you can not judge a ... Pink Sequin Bible- ICB version

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Regret Free Parenting

Regret Free Parenting

On 2/9 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: Regret Free Parenting: Raise Good Kids and Know You're Doing it Right by Catherine Hickem, LCSW is an effective parenting guide for moms- dispelling popular child rearing myths.Hickem speaks directly with empathy and authority to the reader, providing sound guidlines based on biblical principals  ... Regret Free Parenting by Catherine Hickem

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The Beginning Reader's Bible

The Beginning Reader's Bible

On 2/2 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: The Beginning Reader's Bible illustrated by Marijke Ten Cate, is a brand new children's bible which tells bible stories using  actual bible excerpts, rather than summarized passages.  As with other childrens' bibles- this is more like a story book collection of the most poular and well ... The Beginning Reader's Bible

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The Shelter of God's Promises

The Shelter of God's Promises

On 1/19 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: The Shelter of God's Promises by Sheila Walsh, ia an uplifting spiritual self help book, that addresses and offers biblical comfort for the real life circumstances and the unmet physical and emotional needs that many readers face.  Intoday's world we are faced with the frustrations of everyday life: ... The Shelter of God's Promises by Sheila Walsh

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The Jesus Inquest

The Jesus Inquest

On 1/12 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: The Jesus Inquest: The Case For and Against The Resurrection of tthe Christ by Charles Foster, is a welcome addition to the genre of literature that defends the biblical belief in the resurrection of Jesus.  The biggest distinction of this book is that it thorougly covers the arguments ... The Jesus Inquest by Charles Foster

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Unto the Hills: A Daily Devotional

Unto the Hills: A Daily Devotional

On 1/4 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: Unto the Hills, published by Thomas Nelson, written by the respected author Billy Graham,  is a daily devotional book- containing one devotional for each day of the year. A well known public speaker, Billy Graham, who is a  trusted and inspired authority on the bible,  is also ... Unto the Hills By Billy Graham

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Voices of the Faithful - Book 2

Voices of the Faithful - Book 2

On 12/22 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: Although Voices of the Faithful Book 2 by Kim P. Davis and Beth Moore, is the "sequel" to Voices of the Faithful Beth Moore- it is perfectly suitable as a stand alone book.  For those who enjoyed the original book, this second book in the series provides more of the same, short inspirational anecdotes ... Voices of the Faithful 2 by Kim P. Davis and Beth Moore

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The Lucado Life Lessons Study Bible, NKJV

The Lucado Life Lessons Study Bible, NKJV

On 12/14 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: As a blogger for Thomas Nelson publishers, I had the opportunity to review The Lucado Life Lessons Study Bible NKJV (New King James Version). This bible's theme is based on the notable Christian author, Max Lucado's works.  Specifically, as far as translation, the NKJV is an update of the traditional ... The Lucado Life Lessons Study Bible NKJV

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Voices of the Faithful

Voices of the Faithful

On 12/6 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: The visually appealing, modern devotional book, Voices of the Faithful, by Beth Moore, published by Thomas Nelson publishers, contains one devotion for each day of the year- a total of 365 passages. Each particular devotional is an indepth study into one of twelve themes of God's character. This unique ... Voices of the Faithful

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Then Sings My Soul Special Edition

Then Sings My Soul Special Edition

On 12/1 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: Then Sings My Soul By Robert Morgan, published by Thomas Nelson publishers is a compendium of traditional hymns as well as the stories behind the hymns. It is like a cross between a hymnal and history book. Each song in this book is analagous to a devotional prayer with a commentary that follows. The ... Then Sings My Soul

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A Year with God

A Year with God

On 11/18 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: As far as Christian/ spiritual daily devotional books, there is a spectrum, at one end of which, strictly biblical based, indepth works such as the Christian classics of the well known pastor Charles H. Spurgeon and the quick and easy to digest modern devotionals which consist of the author's own loosely ... A Year with God By R.P. Nettelhorst

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Start! The Bible for New Believers, NKJV

Start! The Bible for New Believers, NKJV

On 11/18 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: As a blogger for Thomas Nelson publishers, I had the opportunity to review Start! The Bible for New Believers NKJV (New King James Version). Specifically, the NKJV is an update of the traditional KJV, but  without the antique phrases such as "thy, thou or art".  It is accurate and trustworthy ... Start! The Bible for New Believers NKJV

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The American Patriot's Almanac

The American Patriot's Almanac

On 11/1 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: As a blogger for booksneeze, I am reviewing the American Patriots Almanac by William J. Bennett and John Cribb published by Thomas Nelson. This book is a combination of a "devotional" book and a history book in one geared especially for those interested readers in American history. Actually it is like ... The American Patriots Almanac

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The Gospel According to Jesus

The Gospel According to Jesus

On 10/27 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: The Gospel According to Jesus, by Chris Seay, published by Thomas Neslson publishers is a response to many common misconceptions about the bible and Jesus, held and perpetuated by many modern, liberal churches today. In fact the philosophies and teachings of many churches and popular Christian teachers/ ... The Gospel According to Jesus

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A Suitor for Jenny

A Suitor for Jenny

On 10/22 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: As a blogger for Thomas Nelson's booksneeze.com I had the opportunity to read Margaret Brownley's Rockey Creek Romance series, A Suitor For Jenny. Set in the late 1880s in Rocky Creek, Texas, this book tells the story of young, well-meaning  woman who willingly took on the responsibility for her ... A Suitor For Jenny by Margaret Brownley

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Adventures in Booga Booga Land - Volume 1 (DVD)

Adventures in Booga Booga Land - Volume 1 (DVD)

On 9/26 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: In a society and culture- where morally devoid cartoons monopolize the market, whereas kids sit tranfixed for hours in front of the TV set, watching the same re-runs of brainless Nickelodeon and Disney sitcom shows- shaping the values- or lack therof- of so many kids today, I eagerly awaited the new ... Adventures in Booga Booga Land DVD

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"Big Red" Holy Bible - Contemporary 3-D Art

On 9/23 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: As a blogger for booksneeze.com it is with eager anticipation that I awaited for a copy of the International Children's Version ICB, translation of the bible with Contemporary 3-D Art by Thomas Nelson Publishers. Though the ICB translation is specifically marketed for children , as an easy to understand ... ICB Holy Bible

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Good Morning, Lord

Good Morning, Lord

On 9/15 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: As a blogger for Thomas Nelson's bookszeeze.com I had the opporunity to review the full- color devotional gift book Good Morning Lord by Sheila Walsh. This devotional isn't too indepth, in regards to theology and it isn't deeply spiritual. Therefore it is appropriate for anyone wishing to dedicate just ... Good Morning Lord

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Seeds of Turmoil

Seeds of Turmoil

On 9/10 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: For the most complete and comprehensive background on the current Middle East conflict, there is no need to pick up the newspaper which will only deliver bits and pieces of the story, when you can read Bryant Wrights's new book, :Seeds of Turmoil: The Biblical Roots of the Inevitable Crisis in the Middle ... Seeds of Turmoil

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Outlive Your Life

Outlive Your Life

On 9/10 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: NYT best- selling author, Max Lucado's newest book, Out Live Your Life, is a book that will reach and inspire even the most secularlized, discouraged or hardened audience. In his usual fashion, Lucado elevates even the most common, ordinary, humble and mundane people and circumstances into the the most ... Out Live Your Life by Max Lucad0

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The Boy Who Changed the World

The Boy Who Changed the World

On 9/7 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: The illustrated children's book, The Boy Who Changed the World by Andy Andrews, by Tommy Nelson publishers, is a story based on the quasi- scientific principle, coined in the early 1960s, "The Butterfly Effect". This theory, when applied to human society in general, refers to the idea that the actions ... The Boy who Changed the World

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The Butterfly Effect

The Butterfly Effect

On 9/7 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: Perhaps for many, the expression, "the Butterfly Effect" is associated with modern day Hollywood movies. But, if you read Andy Andrews' new, full-color, pocket sized gift book, by Thomas Nelson publishers, you will learn that it is actually the name of an actual socio-scientific theory, first coined ... The Butterfly Effect

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Living with Confidence in a Chaotic World (Trade Paper)

Living with Confidence in a Chaotic World (Trade Paper)

On 9/2 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: As a member of the Thomas Nelson Review Blogger program http://brb.thomasnelson.com/ , I had the opportunity to review the book: Living with Confidence in a Chaotic World (trade paper back edition). Dr. Jeremiah offers practical and spiritually enriching strategies for coping in this difficult world ... Living With Confidence in a Chaotic World

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You Changed My Life

You Changed My Life

On 9/2 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: The 191 page, full color gift book, You Changed My Life by Max Lucado, would certainly be an appropriate gift to commemorate a special friend or loved one. The book itself is reminiscent of a greeting card. Perhaps a super greeting card would be a better description. In fact there is a presentation ... You Changed My Life

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The Skin Map

The Skin Map

On 8/23 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: The newly published fiction novel, The Skin Map by Stephen R. Lawhead is a unique hybrid of a detective story, history, science fiction fantasy and inspirational tale in one story. The author goes into extensive detail describing a fictitious, yet well woven quasi-scientific theory of ley lines and ... The Skin Map by Stephen R. Lawhead

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What In The World Is Going On? (Trade Paper)

What In The World Is Going On? (Trade Paper)

On 8/10 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: What in the World is Going On? by Dr. David Jeremiah, is a book that ties current, world wide events to the prophecies of the bible. Right from the preface, Dr. Jeremiah acknowledges that the bible is "absolutely dependable". This is something that every bible believing Christian would agree with. Furthermore, ... What in the World is Going On? By Dr. David Jeremiah

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Saint Francis

Saint Francis

On 8/4 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: As a blogger for booksneeze.com, I had the priviledge of reading a special biographical book written by Robert West on Saint Francis by Thomas Nelson publishers.Robert West's book is rich in detail and culture about Saint Francis, the man, as well as the society he had come from. One notable distinction, ... Saint Francis by Robert West

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The Prophecy Answer Book

The Prophecy Answer Book

On 8/1 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: In light of all the end of the world theories and scenarios presented in the media today, prophecy is no longer considered an antiquated or superticious subject but rather, it has become a mainstream and even popular topic. David Jeremiah's new book, The Prophecy Answer Book, is a simple and timely book ... The Prophecy Answer Book By David Jeremiah

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The Jesus You Can't Ignore

The Jesus You Can't Ignore

On 7/19 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: As a blogger for Booksneeze.com I read John MacArthur's timely and bold book, The Jesus You Can't Ignore. In light of the new relativistic movements sweeping across many mainline, self-professing, contemporary "Christian" churches, MacArthur challanges the erroneous yet commonly held misconception that ... The Jesus You Can't Ignore by John MacArthur

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Storm Warning

Storm Warning

On 5/24 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: As a blogger for booksneeze.com I had the opportunity to review the newest book by Billy Graham, Storm Warning. Just as Jesus warned the apostles that weather could be discerned from visible signs, the end times would also yield visible signs. Nevertheless, this book is not extreme in so far as actually ... Storm Warning by Billy Graham

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5 Stars

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The Heart Mender

The Heart Mender

On 5/2 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: As a blogger for booksneeze.com, I had the opportunity to review the historical fiction/ inspirational book, the HEART MENDER by the NYT best selling Author, Andy Andrews. Based on "actual" events, the story begins with the mysterious WWII German artifacts stuffed in a rusty tin can that Andy accidently ... The Heart Mender by Andy Andrews

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4 Stars

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After the Hangover

After the Hangover

On 4/18 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: As a blogger for Thomas Nelson's blogger program, booksneeze.com, I had the opportunity to review the new release: After the Hangover by R. Emmett Tyrrell Jr. Written from a politically conservative perspective, this book chronicles the history and timeline of political conservatism: is high points and ... After the Hangover by R. Emmett Tyrrell Jr.

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4 Stars

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Will the World End in 2012?

Will the World End in 2012?

On 4/6 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: As a blogger for booksneeze.com, I recently had the opportunity to review a brief guide to the end of the world: Will the World End in 2012? published by Thomas Nelson publishers. In light of the dozens of the popular genre of end of the world scenario movies, most notably the recently released "2010" ... Will The World End in 2012 by Ramond C. Hundley

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3 Stars

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The Voice New Testament

The Voice New Testament

On 3/26 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: As a blooger for the Booksneeze blogger program, I had the opportunity to review the a new modern translation of the New Testament, The Voice. Believing in the importance of the Good News of the bible, and having faith that the bible is the word of God to the human race, I feel it is essential that ... The Voice New Testament

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5 Stars

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The Chronological Guide to the Bible

The Chronological Guide to the Bible

On 3/18 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: I had the opportunity to read and review the full color bible guide, the Chronological Guide to the bible, published by Thomas Nelson publishers. This study guide is like a study guide/ encyclopedia/ hisoty book hybrid with its main focus on biblical history, society and culture. Diveded into chronological ... The Chronological Guide to the Bible

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Rediscovering God in America

Rediscovering God in America

On 3/1 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: As a member of the Thomas Nelson Review Blogger program http://brb.thomasnelson.com/ , I had the pleasure of reviewing Newt Gingrich’s new book, Rediscovering God in America. This book presented a brief synopsis of well known national monuments and their biblical origins. The role of faith in the ... Rediscovering God in America By Newt Gingrich

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4 Stars

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Revolve 2010

Revolve 2010

On 2/20 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: As a member of the Thomas Nelson Review Blogger program http://brb.thomasnelson.com/ , I had the opportunity to review the unique bible in magazine-like format, Revolve 2010 The Complete New Testament. Turning the bible/ new testament text into a magazine format is a creative outreach idea, that I believe ... Revolve 2010 The Complete New Testament

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4 Stars

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Jesus Lives

Jesus Lives

On 12/9 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: As a member of the Thomas Nelson Review Blogger program http://brb.thomasnelson.com/ , I had the opportunity to review Sara Young’s devotional book, Jesus Lives. I was pleasantly surprised at the extent of this book’s reliance on scripture. Each topic/ page is supplemented by two or three complimentary ... Jesus Lives By Sarah Young

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5 Stars

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Finding Purpose Beyond Our Pain

Finding Purpose Beyond Our Pain

On 11/12 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: As a member of the Thomas Nelson Review Blogger program http://brb.thomasnelson.com/ , I had the opportunity to review this spiritually motivating book, Finding Purpose Beyond Our Pain. Consider the two verses, Psalm 34:4 “Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear ... Finding Purpose Beyond Our Pain by Paul Meier, MD and David L. Henderson, MD

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5 Stars

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Living with Confidence in a Chaotic World

Living with Confidence in a Chaotic World

On 10/30 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: As a member of the Thomas Nelson Review Blogger program http://brb.thomasnelson.com/ , I had the opportunity to review the book: Living with Confidence in a Chaotic World. Dr. Jeremiah offers practical and spiritually enriching strategies for coping in this difficult world that we live in. When faced ... Living With Confidence in a Chaotic World by Dr. David Jeremiah

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4 Stars

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The Well-Behaved Child

The Well-Behaved Child

On 10/2 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: As a member of the Thomas Nelson Review Blogger program http://brb.thomasnelson.com/ , I had the privilege of reviewing John Rosemond’s parenting book, The Well- Behaved Child. Of all the parenting/ child rearing books on the market today, Rosemond’s strategies, based on traditional common sense, ... The Well Behaved Child By John Rosemond

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5 Stars

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Kabul 24

Kabul 24

On 9/18 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: Kabul24, is the true life story of the hostages whose only “crimes” were their selfless humanitarian efforts accomplished via the Shelter Now International (SNI) humanitarian efforts. These courageous hostages were guilty of no crimes and deprived of basic human dignities and rights, simply because ... Kabul24 By Henry O. Arnold and Ben Pearson

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5 Stars

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Everyday Greatness

Everyday Greatness

On 9/9 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: As a member of Thomas Nelson’s Book Review Blogger program http://brb.thomasnelson.com/ I had the opportunity to review Stephen R. Covey’s compendium of moral inspirational stories, Everyday Greatness. Covey’s book is like a textbook in morals. Moral values are categorized and explicitly described ... Everyday Greatness

Patricia's Rating:

4 Stars

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Rick and Bubba's Guide to the Almost Nearly Perfect Marriage

Rick and Bubba's Guide to the Almost Nearly Perfect Marriage

On 7/7 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: More reliable than your best friend’s advice, more objective than your Mom, and more convenient than a marriage counselor, if you wish to work toward strengthening your marriage, then take a look at this book. Contrary to popular opinion, you do not need to have a fairy tale marriage to be content. ... Rick & Bubba's Guide to the Almost Nearly Perfect Marriage

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4 Stars

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100 Bible Stories, 100 Bible Songs

100 Bible Stories, 100 Bible Songs

On 6/3 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: 100 Bible Stories 100 Bible Songs created by Stephen Elkins and illustrated by Tim O’Connor is a wonderful resource that brings the bible to life for young children. Containing a selection of 100 stories and two music CDs, this book- especially the songs- is sure to capture the attention of young children ... 100 Bible Stories 100 Bible Songs by Stephen Elkins

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4 Stars

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Jungle Jack's The Wackiest, Wildest, and Weirdest Animals in the World

Jungle Jack's The Wackiest, Wildest, and Weirdest Animals in the World

On 5/29 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: As a member of the Thomas Nelson Review Blogger program http://brb.thomasnelson.com/ , I had the pleasure of reviewing Jack Hanna’s nonfiction children’s book: The Wackiest Wildest Weirdest Animals in the World. The full color photos, the graphics, and the side bars of information not only make ... The Wackiest Wildest Weirdest Animals in the World by Jack Hanna

Patricia's Rating:

5 Stars

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The Principle of the Path (Hardcover)

The Principle of the Path (Hardcover)

On 5/21 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: This book is not simply another superficial self help book on how to achieve your worldly dreams of financial prosperity, successful career or satisfying marriage. Stanley offers practical and memorable advice on living one’s life based God’s moral principles rather than selfish or emotional desires. ... The Principle of the Path by Andy Stanley

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5 Stars

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Nelson's Illustrated Guide to Religions

Nelson's Illustrated Guide to Religions

On 5/13 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: Written from a Christian point of view, Nelson’s Illustrated Guide to Religions by James A. Beverley is a thorough and objective guide covering everything from the largest mainstream religions such as Roman Catholicism and Hinduism to the most obscure such as Rastafarian. Ancient religions as well ... Nelson’s Illustrated Guide to Religions by James A. Beverley

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I'll Make You An Offer You Can't Refuse

I'll Make You An Offer You Can't Refuse

On 5/6 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: Having had renounced the “blood oath” that bound him to a life of crime, Michael Franzese feels the urge to redeem himself and share with the reader some basic lessons he has extracted from his former life of running a “mob enterprise”. Written from the colorful perspective of a former mob ... I’ll Make You an Offer You Can’t Refuse by Michael Franzese

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4 Stars

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Jesus Calling

Jesus Calling

On 5/1 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: As a member of Thomas Nelson’s Book Review Blogger program http://brb.thomasnelson.com/ I had the opportunity to review Sara Young’s unique devotional gift book. What makes this book of devotions stand apart from the traditional devotional genre is that the passages are written from the first person ... Jesus Calling By Sarah Young

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4 Stars

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The American Patriot's Bible

The American Patriot's Bible

On 4/27 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: The unique combination of a history book and a bible in one volume, the American Patriot’s Bible New King James Version, is a great resource for the history enthusiast. This bible is focused on a frequently “untapped” audience; the history student/ enthusiast. Having a BS in history, I greatly ... American Patriot’s Bible NKJV

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Christianity in Crisis: The 21st Century

Christianity in Crisis: The 21st Century

On 4/21 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: As a member of the Thomas Nelson Review Blogger program http://brb.thomasnelson.com/ , I had the opportunity to review Hank Hanegraaff’s informative book which exposes the so-called harmless doctrines of the false teachers behind the faith and prosperity movements who are “systematically turning ... Christianity in Crisis: The 21st Century By Hank Hanegraaff

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5 Stars

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In the Footsteps of Paul

In the Footsteps of Paul

On 4/17 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: Ken Duncan successfully takes on the ambitious endeavor of capturing the life and missionary journey of the apostle Paul through the use of photography. As a member of the Thomas Nelson Review Blogger program http://brb.thomasnelson.com/, it was my pleasure to review this historical and yet spiritually ... In the Footsteps of Paul By Ken Duncan

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5 Stars

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His Name is Jesus

His Name is Jesus

On 4/14 Patricia Janes- Dompieri wrote: Beautifully bound, rich with full color photos and its own slip cover; this is the perfect gift book. With vivid imagery, Jesus’ life is reverently and boldly retold. Actual biblical passages are brought to life, presented alongside the story of Jesus’ birth, mission, death, resurrection and legacy. ... His Name is Jesus by Max Lucado

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5 Stars

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