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Storm Siren

Storm Siren

On 8/23 Mrs. Bacon wrote: Storm Siren by Mary WeberYA fictionThis is by far the best YA book that I have read this year. You will find yourself drawn into the story, breathlessly turning every page, and hollering "NOOOOOOO!" when the book is over. Please read between the excerpts for this review is broken into sections."I ... If I could give an award for book of the year! Storm Siren a YA masterpiece

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5 Stars

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Smart Money Smart Kids

Smart Money Smart Kids

On 6/21 Mrs. Bacon wrote: My money education was never more than the basics. You get a job, the check comes in, you pay bills, the rest is for everything else and oh yeah, save when you can.However, I learned "emotional money baggage" as well. My parents had many discussions over how many shoes my mom had in her closet and why ... "Smart Money Smart Kids"

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5 Stars

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Runaway Saint

Runaway Saint

On 3/23 Mrs. Bacon wrote: Sara’s an artist with a supportive husband and a house that folks on her block admire outright. But she’s restless and bored with life.Then her legendary Aunt Bel shows up, wearing a smile after years without a word.Twenty years ago, fresh out of college, Bel left for a summer missions trip and never ... Runaway Saint A Novel by Lisa Samson

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5 Stars

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Smitten Book Club

Smitten Book Club

On 1/30 Mrs. Bacon wrote:  Mama always said, "Never judge a book by its cover..." The moment I opened the package I found myself pondering what I had agreed to by reviewing this book. The Smitten Book Club is written by four friends who just so happen to be talented authors who write about the lives of four friends ... Positively Smitten by the Smitten Book Club

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3 Stars

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Carolina Gold

Carolina Gold

On 12/28 Mrs. Bacon wrote: The war is over, but at Fairhaven Plantation, Charlotte's struggle has just begun.Following her father’s death, Charlotte Fraser returns to Fairhaven, her family’s rice plantation in the South Carolina Lowcountry. With no one else to rely upon, smart, independent Charlotte is determined to resume ... Carolina Gold by Dorothy Love

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3 Stars

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Dark Halo

Dark Halo

On 9/1 Mrs. Bacon wrote: Dark Halo by Shannon Dittemore- In a word, mahvelous.No really, I did not read the first two books in the series and I am going to go back and read them soon. It is just that good of a series. The simple fact is the story of Brielle and Jake captured my attention from the first moments of this book. ... Dark Halo: Book Review

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5 Stars

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 Once Upon a Prince

Once Upon a Prince

On 7/31 Mrs. Bacon wrote:  "I knew I found the right ring but not the right girl."  Suzanna is a planner.Suzanna had waited twelve years for Adam. Twelve years of letters, travel, phone calls, deployments and this is the statement she gets from the man she had waited on all this time. Suzanna was ... Once Upon a Prince: By Rachel Hauck

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5 Stars

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The Heiress of Winterwood

The Heiress of Winterwood

On 4/28 Mrs. Bacon wrote:  First off, I would like to say that this is not my usual choice in books. Secondly, I want to say how fantastic a debut work this is from Sarah E. Ladd. Finally, I want to add that this book is the only book that I have read three times in a row. Does that make me crazy? No, it just is that good ... The Heiress of Winterwood by Sarah Ladd- A review

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5 Stars

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Unglued Devotional

Unglued Devotional

On 2/15 Mrs. Bacon wrote: Unglued Devotionalby Lysa Terkeurst I received a copy of the book Unglued as part of a giveaway on one of my favorite blogs and devoured the book from start to finish. It started a change in me from the moment I finished the first chapter. It was so good that I passed it on to my mom, who passed ... Unglued no more

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5 Stars

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The Legend of the Monk and the Merchant

The Legend of the Monk and the Merchant

On 12/17 Mrs. Bacon wrote:   You know when you read a book and you cannot put it down. You lose sleep because you just want to read one more page which turns into one more chapter. You finish the book only to read it again because you enjoyed it so much. This is that kind of book. Part parable, part inpirational ... The Legend of the Monk and the Merchant- A review

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5 Stars

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The Purpose Driven Life

The Purpose Driven Life

On 12/3 Mrs. Bacon wrote:  This is the new expanded edition of the "bestselling non-fiction hardback in history according to Publishers Weekly."I selected this book from Book Sneeze to review simply because I was curious about the message in this book. So many people that I grew up with, read the first edition and were positively ... The Purpose Driven Life- A review

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3 Stars

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Isle of Shadows

Isle of Shadows

On 10/31 Mrs. Bacon wrote: Isle of Shadows by Tracy L. Higley is a reworked updated version of the previous released Shadow of Colossus and is part of Higley's Seven Wonders Series. The story of Tessa of Delos and her journey is one of determination, despair, acceptance, courage, salvation, and redemption. The story is set in ... Isle of Shadows

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3 Stars

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You Be Sweet

You Be Sweet

On 10/8 Mrs. Bacon wrote: "Ya'll, I gained five pounds just reading this!" Not really, but I wanted to introduce you today to the most adorable little book. You Be Sweet by Patsy Caldwell and Amy Wilson.You Be Sweet is a collection of short stories and "sweet" recipes for just about any occasion. The book is full of ... You Be Sweet Review

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5 Stars

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Share the Bounty

Share the Bounty

On 10/1 Mrs. Bacon wrote: from booksneeze.comWhen people come into your home, what do they see? Have you prepared for their visit? Are your gatherings imbued with the sweet spirit of charity? Whether you're celebrating a joyous occasion with your dearest friends and family, welcoming overnight guests, or comforting someone ... Share the Bounty

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5 Stars

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Miraculous

Miraculous

On 9/30 Mrs. Bacon wrote:   Miraculous- A Fascinating History of Signs, Wonders, and Miracles by Kevin BelmonteMiraculous is a survey of many of the signs, wonders and miracles that have occurred throughout history.  The book is divided into two parts; Miracles of the Ancient World, and ... Miraculous by Kevin Belmonte

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3 Stars

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Prayers of a Stranger

Prayers of a Stranger

On 9/7 Mrs. Bacon wrote: Davis Bunn has captured me with his most recent book Prayers of a Stranger a Christmas Journey.  Amanda and her husband Chris Vance suffered a tragic loss last Christmas. Amanda is rather ambivalent about trekking to meet up with her husbands family for Christmas this year. Then, an unexpected gift ... Prayers of a Stranger Review

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5 Stars

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Jackson

Jackson

On 8/18 Mrs. Bacon wrote: Jackson, The Iron-Willed Commander by Paul S. Vickery, PhD. Wednesday, March 4, 1829, the Tennessean Major General Andrew Jackson was inaugurated as our seventh president of the United States. “Ole Hickory” was unlike any of his predecessors because he was not a member of the social or economic ... Jackson The Iron-Willed Commander- A review

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3 Stars

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