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The Loving Kitchen

The Loving Kitchen

On 7/6 lovemykidz316 wrote: The Loving Kitchen is a cookbook by food blogger Leann Rice and is chocked full of delicious recipes that your family is sure to love!  When it comes to cookbooks I am pretty picky.  I want recipes that I will actually use with ingredients that I actually have.  Is that really too much ... The Loving Kitchen - A Cookbook Review

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Four Weddings and a Kiss

Four Weddings and a Kiss

On 7/1 lovemykidz316 wrote: I love to read well written short stories.  In Four Weddings and a Kiss you get just that.  Four well written short stories by four different authors.  It's a great way to sample some writings from different authors.  The authors featured in the book are Margaret Brownley, Debra Clopton, ... Four Weddings and a Kiss - A Book Review

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Seagrass Pier

Seagrass Pier

On 6/23 lovemykidz316 wrote: Seagrass Pier by Colleen Coble is an intense mystery that will have you spell bound from the first page to the last page.  I don't normally read mysteries, but my mom has read several of Colleen Coble's books so I thought I would give this one a try.  I really enjoyed it and am now a fan.  There ... Seagrass Pier - Book Review

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A Mother's Secret

A Mother's Secret

On 6/13 lovemykidz316 wrote: A Mother's Secret by Amy Clipston is an Amish story about thirty one year old Carolyn Lapp who has never been married, but is a mother of a fifteen year old boy.  When she was 16 years old she made a mistake and went too far with her boyfriend.  She loves her son, but in their strict community ... A Mother's Secret - A Book Review

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The Heart's Pursuit

The Heart's Pursuit

On 5/20 lovemykidz316 wrote: The Heart's Pursuit by Robin Lee Hatcher is an adventurous western filled with excitement, romance and faith.  Within the pages of this book you will read about Silver Matlock, a young lady who has been left at the alter.  When she finds out that her "would be groom" has not only stood her ... The Heart's Pursuit - A Book Review

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A Lady's Honor

A Lady's Honor

On 5/7 lovemykidz316 wrote: This is the first book of Laurie Alice Eakes that I have read and I am now a fan! From the very first page I was pulled right into the story and felt as if I was watching the scenes unfold before my very eyes. It's full of action, suspense and forbidden love. The story takes place in England in ... A Lady's Honor - A Book Review

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Murder Simply Brewed

Murder Simply Brewed

On 4/4 lovemykidz316 wrote: Amber Wright is an Englischer who runs the shops in an Amish Artisan Village.  Hannah is a young Amish girl that works at the quilt shop located next to the coffee shop.  When Hannah finds Ethan, the manager in charge of the coffee shop dead it is quickly determined that the cause of death ... Murder Simply Brewed - A Book Review

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4 Stars

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Bluebonnet Bride

Bluebonnet Bride

On 3/24 lovemykidz316 wrote: Bluebonnet Bride by Colleen Coble is about Elli, a woman from Finland who leaves her home to come to American as a mail order bride.  When Elli's father died suspiciously she felt the need to escape to keep from her neighbor from stealing her inheritance.Once in America Elli marries Nathan who has ... Bluebonnet Bride - A Book Review

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An Amish Garden

An Amish Garden

On 3/21 lovemykidz316 wrote: An Amish Garden is a compilation of four Amish novellas.  Included is Rooted in Love by Beth Wiseman, Flowers for Rachel by Kathleen Fuller, Seeds of Love by Tricia Goyer and Where Healing Blooms by Vannetta Chapman.Each novella revolves in some way around gardening.  When I first seen this ... An Amish Garden - A Book Review

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3 Stars

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An Amish Miracle

An Amish Miracle

On 1/30 lovemykidz316 wrote: An Amish Miracle is a book compiled of three Amish Novellas by three different Authors.  Included is Always In My Heart by Mary Ellis, Always His Providence by Ruth Reid and Always Beautiful by Beth Wisemen.  It was not until I began the second story that I realized that all three Novellas ... An Amish Miracle - A Book Review

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The Headmistress of Rosemere

The Headmistress of Rosemere

On 1/22 lovemykidz316 wrote: I have been anxiously waiting for The Headmistress of Rosemere to be released ever since I finished Book One in the Whispers on Moors series.  I absolutely loved the first book and The Headmistress of Rosemere was equally as good.  The author Sarah E. Ladd is an amazing writer and has a way ... The Headmistress of Rosemere - A Book Review

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Carolina Gold

Carolina Gold

On 12/10 lovemykidz316 wrote: Carolina Gold by Dorothy Love takes place right after the Civil War, but for Charlotte Fraser the battles are just beginning.  After her dad dies Charlotte returns to Fairhaven and is determined to save her families rice plantation.  She meets many obstacles along the way.  Lack of money, ... Carolina Gold - A Book Review

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Plain Peace

Plain Peace

On 11/21 lovemykidz316 wrote: Plain Peace by Beth Wiseman is the sixth book in The Daughters of the Promise Series.  I did not realize it was a series when I got the book and you certainly don't need to read the whole series to enjoy this book, however I do think it would make it more interesting.  There were several times ... Plain Peace - A Book Review

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A Christmas Gift for Rose

A Christmas Gift for Rose

On 10/11 lovemykidz316 wrote: A Christmas Gift for Rose by Tricia Goyer is a charming little story that takes place at the end of World War II.  Rose is a young Amish girl who was engaged to Jonathan.  Jonathan shocked the Amish community when he enlisted.  He never fought in the war, but instead was a medic.  While ... A Christmas Gift for Rose - A Book Review

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Beloved

Beloved

On 9/30 lovemykidz316 wrote: Diana Brennan  was adopted by a loving couple when she was a little girl.  When she turned 17 she fell head over heals in love for Tyson Applegate who is the son of a wealthy and hard to please mine owner.  Diana and Tyson quickly get married before she even meets his family.  Not ... Beloved by Robin Lee Hatcher - A Book Review

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KJV Homeschool Mom's Bible

KJV Homeschool Mom's Bible

On 8/19 lovemykidz316 wrote: Sometimes it seems impossible for the homeschool mom to find any time for herself, but if you have homeschooled for very long you know how very important spending time each day with God is.  A morning devotion and Bible reading combined with prayer can start your day off right. I recently had the ... Homeschool Mom's Bible - Book Review

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A Bride for All Seasons

A Bride for All Seasons

On 8/6 lovemykidz316 wrote: Summertime is such a busy time for me, but I still love to read.  What suits me best this time of year is short stories.  A Bride For All Seasons was perfect for me.  The book includes 4 short novellas.  Each one is written by a different author and takes place during a different ... A Bride for All Seasons - A Book Review

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4 Stars

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A Hopeful Heart

A Hopeful Heart

On 6/24 lovemykidz316 wrote: A Hopeful Heart by Amy Clipston is the first novel of the Heart of Lancaster Grand Hotel Series. Hannah Glick is an Amish women with a 10 year old boy and two 16 year old girls that are twins.  Her husband suddenly died of a heart attach 4 years ago and even though her community offers Hannah love ... A Hopeful Heart - A Book Review

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3 Stars

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Simply Delicious Amish Cooking

Simply Delicious Amish Cooking

On 5/16 lovemykidz316 wrote: When it comes to delicious cooking Amish have a high reputation of greatness so I was super excited to get the chance to review Simply Delicious Amish Cooking by Sherry Gore.The recipes are from an Amish Mennonite Community  in Florida.  The book has beautiful pictures of the Amish that I absolutely ... Simply Delicious Amish Cooking - A Cookbook Review

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The Heiress of Winterwood

The Heiress of Winterwood

On 4/2 lovemykidz316 wrote: This is an excellent book!  It is a regency novel about Amelia Barret who is an heiress to a large estate.  She grew up without a mother and when her dear friend dies after giving birth she promises to take care of her baby.  Within the next few months Amelia raises baby Lucy as her own. ... The Heiress of Winterwood - A Book Review

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Threads of Grace

Threads of Grace

On 2/8 lovemykidz316 wrote: Threads of Grace - A Patch of Heaven - A Novel by Kelly LongWhen Grace Beiler was eighteen years old she was married off to an older Amish man in order to save her family's farm.   After enduring years of abuse her husband dies and Grace finds herself a widow and a single mother to her young son ... Threads of Grace by Kelly Long - A Book Review

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3 Stars

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An Amish Kitchen

An Amish Kitchen

On 1/10 lovemykidz316 wrote: An Amish Kitchen is a compilation of three Amish stories.  A Taste of Faith by Kelly Long, A Spoonful of Love by Amy Clipston, and A Recipe for Hope by Beth Wiseman.  All three stories are set in Paradise Pennsylvania and the characters are intertwined in some way.  I have previously read ... An Amish Kitchen - A Book Review

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4 Stars

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Betrayal

Betrayal

On 12/20 lovemykidz316 wrote: Betrayal by Robin Lee Hatcher is the second book in the series Where the Heart Lives.  I did not read the first book in this series and in no way felt like I was missing anything.Julia is a widow of 13 months and does not trust men and with good reason.  After suffering at the hand of her abusive ... Betrayal - A Book Review

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More Than a Bucket List

More Than a Bucket List

On 11/14 lovemykidz316 wrote: Earlier this year, my fourteen year old daughter convinced me to make a bucket list.  Since then I've really enjoyed adding things to my list and thinking on things that I would like to do during my lifetime.  When I had the opportunity to read and review More Than a Bucket List by Toni Birdsong ... More Than a Bucket List - A Book Review

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A Marriage of the Heart

A Marriage of the Heart

On 10/23 lovemykidz316 wrote: A marriage of the Heart by Kelly Long is three Amish stories combined in on book.  A Perfect Secret - Here you will read about Rose and Luke who are not only best friends, they are to be married.  Luke appears to be safe, serious and dependable and not at all exciting as Rose secretly ... A Marriage of the Heart - A Book Review

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His Love Endures Forever

His Love Endures Forever

On 10/2 lovemykidz316 wrote:  His Love Endures Forever by Beth Wiseman is unlike the typical Amish fiction books that you will read, but don't let that discourage you from picking up this book.  It is a beautifully written story about following God's will, acceptance and love. This is the 3'rd book in The Land of Canaan ... His Love Endures Forever - A Book Review

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The River

The River

On 9/3 lovemykidz316 wrote: Gabriel Clark is a typical rambunctious five year old who loves spending time with his dad.  His life is quickly turned upside down when his father dies trying to save a kayaker in the Colorado River as Gabriel looks on.  Now Gabriel has to go live in Kansas with his mother and he continues ... The River - A Book Review

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4 Stars

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Faithful to Laura

Faithful to Laura

On 8/6 lovemykidz316 wrote: Laura Stutzman is an Amish girl that has been hurt deeply by Mark King.  He has left her with both physical and emotional scars and now Laura has one thing on her mind and that is revenge.  She can't seem to move on with her life until she knows why Mark did these things to her.  She wants ... Faithful to Laura - A Book Review

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3 Stars

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This Scarlet Cord

This Scarlet Cord

On 7/3 lovemykidz316 wrote: I have always loved the Bible story of Rahab.  When you read about Rahab in the book of Joshua you get the facts of what this great woman does and how she goes from harlot to heroine. However, there are not a great deal of details shared about this brave young girl. Joan Wolf takes the story of ... This Scarlet Cord - A Book Review

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4 Stars

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Arms of Love

Arms of Love

On 5/20 lovemykidz316 wrote: Arms of Love is a beautiful Amish love story written by Kelly Long.  The time period is 1777 which is different from most Amish stories I have read and I rather enjoyed reading a story from this era.  The main characters are Adam and Lena, but the story is well rounded and includes plenty of ... Arms of Love - A Book Review

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By Faith, Not By Sight

By Faith, Not By Sight

On 4/16 lovemykidz316 wrote: By Faith, Not by Sight:  The inspirational story of a blind prodigy, a life threatening illness, and an unexpected gift.   I remember watching Scott McIntyre on American Idol a few years back.  I was very impressed with his talent that year.  The way he sang, played the piano ... By Faith, Not by Sight - A Book Review

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Three Hearts DVD

Three Hearts DVD

On 3/20 lovemykidz316 wrote: I recently had the pleasure of reviewing the DVD Three Hearts. Cissie Graham Lynch, granddaughter of Billy Graham, takes on an internship with the Children's Heart Project through Samaritan's Purse.  Through this DVD you share in Cissie's journey to help bring three Mongolian children to America ... Three Hearts - A Review

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Beyond Molasses Creek

Beyond Molasses Creek

On 2/12 lovemykidz316 wrote: Ally Green is an older woman in her 60's that returns to her childhood home to bury her father.  While there she faces many memories from her past.  After making a lot of bad choices in her life her past seems to be something that she can't escape from.  She has deep feelings for her black ... Beyond Molasses Creek - Book Review

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Healing Is a Choice

Healing Is a Choice

On 1/2 lovemykidz316 wrote: Healing Is a Choice: 10 Decisions That Will Transform Your Life and 10 Lies That Can Prevent You From Making Them.  By Steve Arterburn. I received this book from the publisher through booksneeze in exchange for my honest review.Everyone, at some level, needs healing. In this book, Stephen Arterburn ... Healing is a Choice - Book Review

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An Amish Wedding

An Amish Wedding

On 11/18 lovemykidz316 wrote: Three best-selling authors.  Three possible brides.  Three separate tales.  They come together for an Amish wedding."The Perfect Secret" by Kelly LongRose Bender has recently become engaged to handsome but somber Luke Raber. She agrees out of a sense of duty and a willingness to settle ... An Amish Wedding - Book Review

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His Steadfast Love

His Steadfast Love

On 11/1 lovemykidz316 wrote: Amanda is a beautiful southern belle from Texas that is dedicated to her family.  Marriage is the furthest thing from her mind because of a promise she made to her dying mother to raise and take care of her siblings.  Then she meets Captain Kent Littlefield and the attraction between them is ... His Steadfast Love by Golden Keyes Parsons

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The Wonder of Your Love

The Wonder of Your Love

On 9/23 lovemykidz316 wrote: Katie Ann is an Amish woman who's husband left her for an English woman.  He then dies in a accident.  Katie Ann found out that she was pregnant after her husband left her for the other woman and never told him.  Now she finds herself a new single mother with trust ... The Wonder of Your Love by Beth Wiseman

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Billy Graham in Quotes

Billy Graham in Quotes

On 9/10 lovemykidz316 wrote: I love reading quotes and for a good part of my adult life I have read quotes by Billy Graham via the Internet.  I know when it comes to the Internet that sometimes people are misquoted so I was excited to find a book that was composed only of Billy Graham's quotes put together by his ... Billy Graham Said What?

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