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Jackson

Jackson

On 8/23 sds wrote: I start many books and leave them perpetually "open" as I get distracted by other things, but seldom do I intentionally give up on one. Unfortunately, this book was one of those, due to the abysmal writing quality. Passive voice, cliched phrases, typographical and grammatical errors, and juvenile analysis ... Reads Like A High School Research Paper

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1 Stars

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Father Hunger

Father Hunger

On 8/21 sds wrote: Fatherhood is a holistic role and endeavor. It impacts politics and government, education, vocation, poverty and crime, religion, and more. There is no facet of culture that is not impacted by fatherhood--or its decline. Douglas Wilson's Father Hunger is a rousing and convicting call for men to lead ... Fatherhood Starts with Cultivating Gratitude

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5 Stars

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A Shot of Faith (to the Head)

A Shot of Faith (to the Head)

On 5/21 sds wrote: A common frustration in arguing with someone about, well, anything, is the problem of different assumptions and conflicting foundational beliefs—especially when we aren’t even aware they are in conflict. I tend to want to address the underlying issues first, to distill them down to their fundamental ... A Very Able And Eloquent Discussion Of The Very Building Blocks Of Human Inquiry

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5 Stars

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Daddy Dates

Daddy Dates

On 5/5 sds wrote: A quick and easy read with a simple focus, Wright’s book is a roadmap to successful fatherhood of daughters through the lens of intentional, focused daddy-daughter dates from an early age. My own daughter is still a toddler, so much of Wright's perspective and ideas I filed away for future use, yet ... Blogger Review: Daddy Dates

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3 Stars

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The Skin Map (Trade Paper)

The Skin Map (Trade Paper)

On 5/21 sds wrote: Kit Livingstone is a dissatisfied twentysomething in a hum-drum relationship and stuck in a dead-end job in a London cube farm. Until, that is, he mysteriously encounters his long-missing great-grandfather in a dark alley. The old man reveals to Kit the wondrous secrets of "ley lines"--invisible strings ... The Skin Map by Stephen R Lawhead

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3 Stars

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The Search for God and Guinness

The Search for God and Guinness

On 5/3 sds wrote: Searching for God and Guinness is a "biography" of beer's role in history and culture through the lens of one of the most famous brands and the family behind it. In simple and readable prose, Stephen Mansfield traces the arc of beer--specifically its origins as a moral and healthy alternative to the ... Searching for God and Guinness

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4 Stars

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Fearless

Fearless

On 9/8 sds wrote: [I was sent this book free of charge by the publisher, in order to review it. I am under no obligations with regards to the content of my review.] I had never read a Max Lucado book before Fearless. Not that I was unfamiliar with his name; it’s hard to recall a Christian home I entered during childhood ... "Fearless" by Max Lucado (book review)

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2 Stars

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