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The Respect Dare

The Respect Dare

On 1/23 frugaltrophywife wrote: I chose my latest Book Sneeze review title with an honest, expectant heart.  Respecting the hub-sand is something I struggle with.  Enter Nina Roesner’s The Respect Dare: 40 Days to a Deeper Connection with God and Your Husband. The book likes to compare itself to The Love Dare – based ... Book Review - The Respect Dare

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1 Stars

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Come to the Table

Come to the Table

On 1/7 frugaltrophywife wrote: The second in the Souled Out Sister's series, Come to the Table by Neta Jackson follows the lives of members of the "Souled Out" community church - particularly roommates Kat, Bree, Nick, Rochelle (and her son Conny). Kat - a new Christian - feels led to share the knowledge she has about food and nutrition ... Not Quite Souled

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3 Stars

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Fire Prophet

Fire Prophet

On 1/4 frugaltrophywife wrote: My most recent book review was book 2 in the Sons of Angels series, Fire Prophet.  (I also reviewed book 1 in the series, Spirit Fighter).  The series follows siblings Jonah, Eliza, and Jeremiah Stone on adventures in the spiritual realm.  The trio are quarterlings, 1/4 angel & 3/4 ... Book Review - Fire Prophet

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5 Stars

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Starring Me

Starring Me

On 11/3 frugaltrophywife wrote: My most recent selection from Book Sneeze is Starring Me, a fictional young adult novel written by Krista McKee. This book is the follow up to First Date, although each is its own unique story. The characters cross over, but Starring Me is its own story. Kara is a young, hopeful, wanna be actress ... Book Review: {Starring Me} by Krista McKee

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3 Stars

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Crater

Crater

On 10/30 frugaltrophywife wrote: Homer Hickam's Crater: A Helium-3 Novel, is his first in a series about life on the moon.  This book is a futuristic tale of the author's vision for life on the moon.  Centering around a teenage boy, sent on a dangerous pursuit, the book attempts to reach its targeted young adult crowd by giving ... Crater: A Helium-3 Novel {book review}

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2 Stars

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Constantly Craving

Constantly Craving

On 8/21 frugaltrophywife wrote: When I saw the Book Sneeze review opportunity for Constantly Craving: How to Make Sense of Always Wanting More by Marilyn Meberg, I jumped at the opportunity.  After all, this was a topic right up my alley.  I'm always wanting to run a bit further, a bit faster, try the latest thrill seeking ... Constantly Craving - Book Review

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3 Stars

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Constantly Craving

Constantly Craving

On 8/21 frugaltrophywife wrote: When I saw the Book Sneeze review opportunity for Constantly Craving: How to Make Sense of Always Wanting More by Marilyn Meberg, I jumped at the opportunity.  After all, this was a topic right up my alley.  I'm always wanting to run a bit further, a bit faster, try the latest thrill seeking ... Constantly Craving - Book Review

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3 Stars

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Spirit Fighter

Spirit Fighter

On 6/16 frugaltrophywife wrote: Jonah Stone thinks he’s just an ordinary 13-year-old boy, worse than ordinary even. After being asked by the coach not to return to basketball tryouts, he is dejected. Calling upon God for help, Jonah begins to discover his life is meant for so much more than sports. Thus begins the Sons of Angels ... Ready for Book 2!

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4 Stars

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Love Does

Love Does

On 6/13 frugaltrophywife wrote: “I never wanted religion. I didn’t understand it and didn’t particularly want to either.” As Bob Goff explains his conversion experience in Love Does: Discover a Secretly Incredible Life in an Ordinary World, he shares with us the testimonies of his friends who led him to Christ. These people ... Goff Does

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4 Stars

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Behemoth

Behemoth

On 5/23 frugaltrophywife wrote: In this book, the reader follows Professor Stephen Gregory as he and several Creationist-minded colleagues travel to Africa in an effort to discover the Scientific find of a lifetime - a living dinosaur. In another part of Africa, the story joins Jim Thompson, game warden, as he searches for the behemoth ... Jurassic Park Goes to Church?

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3 Stars

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The Jesus We Missed

The Jesus We Missed

On 3/29 frugaltrophywife wrote: In discussing with a friend, The Jesus We Missed: The Surprising Truth About the Humanity of Christ by Patrick Henry Reardon, she seemed confused as to what the book was about. In her mind, we know about Christ’s humanity all too well; it’s His deity that we often forget/overlook. While I would ... The Case of the Missing Jesus?

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4 Stars

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This Thing of Ours

This Thing of Ours

On 2/2 frugaltrophywife wrote: In her book “This Thing of Ours: How Faith Saved My Mafia Marriage” author Cammy Franzese shares her love story with former mobster-turned-Christian husband. She begins the story by setting up the poverty-stricken roots (her brothers and sisters referring to themselves as “the skeleton crew” ... A Critical Review

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2 Stars

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With

With

On 12/4 frugaltrophywife wrote: In the book With: Reimagining the Way You Relate to God, Skye Jethani aims to point Christians into to ideal relationship with God – starting with the preposition we use in relation with Him. The author first points out how life under, over, for, and from God all fall short of the best relationship ... Book Review - With

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4 Stars

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Rumors of God

Rumors of God

On 8/12 frugaltrophywife wrote: The latest selection I chose from Book Sneeze is the non-fiction title Rumors of God by Darren Whitehead and Jon Tyson. The authors explore Biblical principle and how our lives would be changed if we applied them to our lives. Chapter topics include "Rumors of an Abundant Life" and "Rumors of Generosity." ... Have you heard the rumors?

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5 Stars

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Money Secrets of the Amish

Money Secrets of the Amish

On 7/18 frugaltrophywife wrote: In Lorilee Craker's cleverly titled "Money Secrets of the Amish" she explores the secret to why the Amish have money. What? I kid! But seriously. Craker researched the Amish culture to see why they didn't seem to be effected by the current economic downturn. Her goal was to see what we could glean ... Everything old is new again

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4 Stars

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Living with Confidence in a Chaotic World (Trade Paper)

Living with Confidence in a Chaotic World (Trade Paper)

On 6/14 frugaltrophywife wrote: Living with Confidence in a Chaotic World is Dr. David Jeremiah’s follow up to What in the World is Going on? While his first book is (obviously) a “what” book, Confidence is more of a how book. Dr. Jeremiah lays out a plan of action regarding how Christians should react to the trouble times we ... Book Review - Living with Confidence in a Chaotic World

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2 Stars

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Max On Life

Max On Life

On 4/19 frugaltrophywife wrote: I love a good book review - especially when it allows me to catch a sneak preview of the new Max Lucado book.  This time Max on Life was the selected volume.Unlike his typical "Max on a topic" books, this work isn't a straight read.  Instead of chapters of God's truth flowing from ... "Max on Life" by Max Lucado - Book Review

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4 Stars

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The Final Summit

The Final Summit

On 4/11 frugaltrophywife wrote: First off - if you love to read and have a blog - have you joined Book Sneeze yet?  Its an excellent way to get free books, as well as get to read some stuff before its even released yet.  Now for the review...The Final Summit by Andy Andrews is a sequel to The Traveler’s Gift.  This ... "Final Summit" Book Review

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4 Stars

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Jesus Calling - Deluxe Edition

Jesus Calling - Deluxe Edition

On 7/19 frugaltrophywife wrote:   I recently received a copy of Sarah Young's devotional book Jesus Calling: Enjoying Peace in His Presence to review from Book Sneeze.I've never reviewed a devotional before, so it felt slightly odd to me reading more than page at a time.  I'm such a rule follower that I felt a bit like I ... Jesus Calling - A Review

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4 Stars

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Kaleidoscope

Kaleidoscope

On 5/4 frugaltrophywife wrote: I just recently finished Kaleidoscope by Patsy Clairmont.  Booksneeze sent it to me to review.  Its the first nonfiction book I've gotten from them and I very much enjoyed it.  With each chapter Clairmont takes a proverb and delves into real life applications.When I first got the book, ... Proverbs Living

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4 Stars

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The Gospel According to Lost

The Gospel According to Lost

On 2/18 frugaltrophywife wrote: Initially I was thrilled when I saw that Thomas Nelson Book Review team (now known as BookSneeze) was offering The Gospel According to Lost by Chris Seay as one of their featured books.  I've been hooked on the television show Lost since the first season aired 6 years ago.Seay's book ... Book Review: The Gospel According to Lost by Chris Seay

frugaltrophywife's Rating:

3 Stars

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Saving Cicadas

Saving Cicadas

On 12/28 frugaltrophywife wrote: The novel Savings Cicadas by Nicole Seitz is the story of a single mom and the journey prompted by her third pregnancy. The story is narrated by Janie, the 2nd child, and by Grandma Mona. When Priscilla – the mom in the story, finds out she is pregnant for the 3rd time, she gathers up her family – ... Book Review: Saving Cicadas by Nicole Seitz

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3 Stars

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Green

Green

On 12/4 frugaltrophywife wrote: I was eager to get my hands on a copy of Ted Dekker’s Green. I had devoured the first three books in the trilogy series and had the highest of hopes for this latest installment.Considered “Book 0” in the series, I was a little confused at how this could be considered both the first and the last ... Book Review: Green by Ted Dekker

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4 Stars

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The Noticer

The Noticer

On 9/22 frugaltrophywife wrote: The Noticer starts off with a tale of a Andy, young man struggling through life. Both of his parents have passed away and his opportunities are few - he lives under a pier taking spare food from vacant vacation homes.The real story, however, is about Jones, the title character in book. Jones enters ... Book Review: The Noticer by Andy Andrews

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5 Stars

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Fearless

Fearless

On 9/8 frugaltrophywife wrote: There are times the storms of life overwhelm us. The waves grow biger and threaten to capsize our boat. All the while Jesus is seemingly below the deck sleeping, oblivious to our trouble.Does he not know the danger we face? Does he not care? Max Lucado addresses these questions in his new book Fearless.The ... Book Review: Fearless by Max Lucado

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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 8/13 frugaltrophywife wrote: I can't remember who's blog I found it on, but I've just recently became a reviewer for Thomas Nelson. The set up is pretty simple - they send you a free book, you read, and post reviews about it on both your own person blog, as well as a retail site (such as amazon.com). My first book out of the gate ... Rick & Bubba

frugaltrophywife's Rating:

4 Stars

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