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An Amish Kitchen

An Amish Kitchen

On 4/29 Wanda Moncrief wrote: About This Book The Amish Kitchen is the Heart of the Home - and the Ideal Setting for Stories of Love and Hope. Fall in Paradise, Pennsylvania, always brings a brisk change in the weather. This season also ushers in unexpected visitors, new love, and renewed hope for three women. Fern has a green ... An Amish Kitchen

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5 Stars

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His Love Endures Forever

His Love Endures Forever

On 12/16 Wanda Moncrief wrote: In the third book of the A Land of Canaan series, Danielle Kent is a teenager in love with Matthew Lapp, her Amish boyfriend. She has plans but find out that she is carrying his child. However, he has plans of his own. He wants to leave the Amish and live in the English world. He doesn’t want a ... His Love Does Endure Forever

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5 Stars

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Tidewater Inn

Tidewater Inn

On 10/26 Wanda Moncrief wrote: This book started off with a bang - a kidnapping in the first chapter. It is not a mystery story but a story with family, secrets, danger and many other things. Libby owns her own business and inherits a beautiful inn worth millions. She visibly sees her business parther, Nicole, kidnapped but no one ... Great Book - Look Forward to Book #2!

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5 Stars

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Faithful to Laura

Faithful to Laura

On 8/20 Wanda Moncrief wrote: Laura's Amish faith requires her to forgive, but she can only think of revenge. Laura Stutzman leaves her Kentucky community for Middlefield, Ohio, with one purpose: to find Mark King, the man who pledged his love to her, then left. She can't move on with her life until he explains why. Sawyer Thompson ... Looking Forward to Book THREE!

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5 Stars

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Through Rushing Water

Through Rushing Water

On 7/20 Wanda Moncrief wrote: I read a lot of historical fiction but this is the first one I've read that includes history of a particular indian tribe showing how "Americans" tried to civilize them. I say that lightly because they are and always were Americans - they were here first after all! The story was very captivating too ... Through Rushing Water ---Wonderful Book!

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5 Stars

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Hope Springs

Hope Springs

On 6/7 Wanda Moncrief wrote: Well, once again I have a new author to love. Kathy Cash Tate has it all in this book - Faith, friendship, family, romance - even race relations in the modern South. This book will make you laugh, cry and will make you want your Faith to be stronger and your family ties to be stronger. The book starts ... Hope Springs

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5 Stars

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The Beauty Book

The Beauty Book

On 5/17 Wanda Moncrief wrote: Review I would highly recommend this book - even for girls older than 12 who may be "late bloomers". The author covers all kinds of topics - skin, hair, self-image, confidence, God's love for each of his individual children, etc. At the end of each chapter there is a self-quiz to help girls with understanding ... Great Book for GIrls!!

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5 Stars

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Brush of Angel's Wings

Brush of Angel's Wings

On 5/10 Wanda Moncrief wrote: Review I have read a lot of Amish fiction novels but have never read one with angels and demons as part of the story. I'm not really sure how I feel about author's inclusion of Nathaniel the angel or Tangus the demon because they reminded me of those comics that show the red devil on one shoulder and ... The Brush of Angel's Wings

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4 Stars

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Arms of Love

Arms of Love

On 5/4 Wanda Moncrief wrote: By Kelly LongDescriptionNorthern Pennsylvania, 1777. Adam Wyse is Amish and no patriot, or so the core of his faith decrees. Yet two wars ravage his heart-the longing for the love of young Lena Yoder and the burning desire to defend the country that brought his religious freedom. When Lena's father is ... Arms of Love

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3 Stars

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Beyond Molasses Creek

Beyond Molasses Creek

On 4/29 Wanda Moncrief wrote: Three lives are bound by a single book . . . and the cleansing waters of Molasses Creek. Having traveled to the ends of the earth as a flight attendant, Ally Green has finally returned to the Lowcountry to bury her father as well as the past. But Vesey Washington is still living across the creek, and ... Beyond Molasses Creek

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4 Stars

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A Place Called Blessing

A Place Called Blessing

On 1/15 Wanda Moncrief wrote: Where Hurting Ends and Love BeginsBy John Trent MD & Annette SmithBook DescriptionAn orphaned boy's story of loss, love, and eventual acceptance by the most unlikely people.Five-year-old Josh and his two older brothers lose their parents in a drunk-driving accident. A series of foster homes and a shocking ...

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5 Stars

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Money Secrets of the Amish

Money Secrets of the Amish

On 6/17 Wanda Moncrief wrote: By LORILEE CRAKERPublished by Thomas NelsonMoney Secrets of the Amish is the first e-Book I have reviewed for Thomas Nelson. The book is written by author Lorilee Craker from Grand Rapids, Michigan.This book is full of good wisdom and advice. It is a very quick read and after reading it, I realized ... Money Secrets of the Amish

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5 Stars

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Max On Life

Max On Life

On 6/1 Wanda Moncrief wrote: by Max LucadoMax Lucado has written another great book that should be added to Christian homes as a devotional, a reference guide, a book to turn to when you need comforting words and a reminder that God is always there and He is always with us. Max confesses immediately that he does not know every ... Max On Life: Answers and Insights to Your Most Important Questions

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5 Stars

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The Fight of Our Lives

The Fight of Our Lives

On 4/5 Wanda Moncrief wrote: By William J. Bennett & Seth LiebsohnThe inside of this book sleeve says "America's devotion to political correctness had crippled its ability to accurately interpret and respond to the motives of its fiercest enemies." After reading this book - I wholeheartedly agree. Some people will not like this ... The Fight of Our Lives

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4 Stars

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A Conversation with God for Women

A Conversation with God for Women

On 3/28 Wanda Moncrief wrote: “A Conversation with God for Women”, by Marcia Ford, is an easy read for those seeking the surface of Biblical truths. The book is organized with each chapter answering questions about a specific topic with answers appearing to come from God, Jesus, Mary and other people from the Bible. The questions ... A Conversation with God for Women: If You Could Ask God Anything, What Would It Be?

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2 Stars

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An Amish Love

An Amish Love

On 1/31 Wanda Moncrief wrote: The book, An Amish Love, is actually a triple compiliation of three novellas. A Marriage of the Heart by Kelly Long tells the story of Abigail who has been raised by her single Amish father. She tells a lie that results in her marriage to Joseph (who has a secret of his own). The story is of how they ... An Amish Love by Beth Wiseman, Kathleen Fuller & Kelly Long

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5 Stars

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The Faith of Ronald Reagan

The Faith of Ronald Reagan

On 1/7 Wanda Moncrief wrote: by Mary Beth BrownFirst, let me state that I think Ronald Reagan is the best President that our country has had in our lifetime. I admire him as a man, as our President - his thoughtful insights, his ability to talk to anyone from anywhere and put them at ease, his strong beliefs and morals, his love ... The Faith of Ronald Reagan

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3 Stars

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Captured by Grace (Trade Paper)

Captured by Grace (Trade Paper)

On 12/28 Wanda Moncrief wrote: Captured by Grace: No One is Beyond the Reach of a Loving God by Dr. David Jeremiah is a wonderful book that reminds us that God's grace is free to everyone - even when you are not searching for it. It is a book that would be a good read for new Christians as well as seasoned Christians.Some people ... Captured By Grace - Dr. David Jeremiah

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5 Stars

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Outlive Your Life

Outlive Your Life

On 12/28 Wanda Moncrief wrote: Max Lucado lives up to his reputation as one of the most thought-provoking Christian authors today. This books gives you food for thought. Will anything you've done in your life outlive you - what will you be remembered for after you pass away? Will what you're doing today make a difference after ... Outlive Your Life by Max Lucado

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4 Stars

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The Prophecy Answer Book

The Prophecy Answer Book

On 6/18 Wanda Moncrief wrote: Given the religion I was raised in which never preached Rapture, Jesus on earth for 1,000 years, etc, I was somewhat skeptical about this book. However, the book is very informative and well organized. It is a "FAQ" book. Questions are posed and clear, concise answers are given with scripture to back ... The Prophecy Answer Book by David Jeremiah

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4 Stars

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A Century Turns

A Century Turns

On 4/14 Wanda Moncrief wrote: While I am not a history buff, I chose William Bennett’s new book, “A Centuas my next book to read and review for Thomas Nelson Books. It peaked my interest because the book’s purpose is to reveal more insight into the events of the past 20 years from 1988-2008. Mr. Bennett is a conservative writer ... A Century Turns: New Hopes, New Fears

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4 Stars

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Find Your Strongest Life

Find Your Strongest Life

On 12/8 Wanda Moncrief wrote: This book, written by Marcus Buckingham, promises to answer questions regarding how we empower today’s women to be happy in today’s world. Women have better job prospects, greater acknowledgement for achievement, wider influence, more free time, and higher salaries – all more than in decades However ... Find Your Strongest Life: What the Happiest and Most Successful Women Do Differently

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1 Stars

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Living with Confidence in a Chaotic World

Living with Confidence in a Chaotic World

On 11/3 Wanda Moncrief wrote: After reading this insightfully written book, I realize that I need and desire to go back and read its predecessor, "What In The World Is Going On"? Dr. Jeremiah writes about today's world with a higher knowledge regarding God's instruction regarding how to live in such a immoral, ungodly world. The ... A Wonderful Reminder of God's Control and Love

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4 Stars

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Beautiful Mess

Beautiful Mess

On 9/25 Wanda Moncrief wrote: Beautiful Mess, The Story of Diamond Rio, was a story of true success. While not necessarily written from the Christian perspective, this book teaches about endurance, sticking together and overcoming negative things that come across your path. It is a story of never giving up and never blaming the other ... Beautiful Mess

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4 Stars

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The Jesus Book

The Jesus Book

On 9/8 Wanda Moncrief wrote: The statement on the front of The Jesus Book by Stephen Elkins is true. It is “the ultimate who, what, when, where and why book” about Jesus. It is broken down into chapters that cover those exact topics (who, what where, when and why) and the chapters are broken down into short stories that are ... A Wonderful Book for Small Children!

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5 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 7/30 Wanda Moncrief wrote: The “two sexiest fat men alive” have hit the marriage nail on the head! This book is entertaining from the get-go. If you listen to Rick and Bubba’s radio show, rest assured that they stayed true to form when writing this book. These gentlemen cover everything (with examples) from forgotten anniversaries ... BOOK REVIEW: Rick & Bubba's Guide to the Almost Nearly Perfect Marriage

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5 Stars

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