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NIV Ragamuffin Bible

NIV Ragamuffin Bible

On 2/2 milestogofromhere wrote: The NIV Ragamuffin Bible blends the wildly popular New International Version of the Bible with reflections of the late Brennan Manning (1934-2013), author of The Ragamuffin Gospel: Good News for the Bedraggled, Beat-Up, and Burnt Out. This bible contains 104 devotions, 250 reflections, & 150 quotes from ... Great Blend of the NIV with Inspiration from the late Brennan Manning

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Fatal Tide

Fatal Tide

On 11/5 milestogofromhere wrote: I really have to stop picking up series in the middle to end of the series. After really liking the Heart of Ice – A Triple Threat Novel by Lis Wiehl I figured I would give her another shot and picked up Fatal Tide. I picked well. Even without the background of the first 2 books, Fatal Tide doesn’t ... A Solid Apocolyptic Adventure Story

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4 Stars

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Afloat

Afloat

On 8/28 milestogofromhere wrote: Afloat follows the inhabitants of Eagle’s Talon, a spectacular floating community, as they deal with a series of events that threaten to tear apart everything that they hold dear. Masks will be torn off, relationships tested, and faith restored. Initially, I was very excited to review Afloat. I had ... Afloat by Erin Healy

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3 Stars

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Babylon’s Falling

Babylon’s Falling

On 6/18 milestogofromhere wrote: I love this genre. Some of my favorite movies are Gladiator, Braveheart, & The Patriot. Some of my favorite books are The Mark of the Lion Series, & the Sons of Encouragement Series. The reason that I love this genre so much is that it fills in the gaps for me, it gives me a sense of what the people ... Historical Fiction Done Right

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Behemoth

Behemoth

On 6/26 milestogofromhere wrote: I wouldn’t say that I am necessarily a believer in young earth theory, there are certain aspects that make sense to me. As you obviously know, I am a believer and definitely a creationist so when I saw this book available I thought it might be a really good read. Before I get into the rest of the review, ... Book Review: Behemoth by Jonathan C. Leicht

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The Coming Revolution

The Coming Revolution

On 4/17 milestogofromhere wrote: Given the current political climate in our country, especially at the begining of an election year, I thought it would be prudent to start sharpening my political focus, so I picked up The Coming Revolution: Signs from America’s Past that Signal Our Nation’s Future as my next book to review and make ... A Great look at the Political History of our Country

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Heart of Ice (trade paper)

Heart of Ice (trade paper)

On 1/30 milestogofromhere wrote: In this book the Triple Threat club of Allison, Nic, & Cassidy are on the case of a very cunning killer with absolutely no moral conviction whatsoever. Crime dramas like Law & Order, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, NCIS, & CSI are some of my favorite types of TV shows so when it came time to pick ... Triple Threat worth the read

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The Christian Zombie Killers Handbook

The Christian Zombie Killers Handbook

On 1/5 milestogofromhere wrote: When I decided to read The Christian Zombie Killers Handbook by Jeff Kinley I didn’t know what I was getting into. The author takes an interesting path on how he wrote the book. This book is both fiction and non-fiction. The author first writes a chapter that tells a story of the life after the zombie ... Book Review: The Christian Zombie Killers Handbook–Slaying the Living Dead Within – Jeff Kinley

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J.R.R. Tolkien

J.R.R. Tolkien

On 9/16 milestogofromhere wrote: Being a lover of the Lord of the Rings trilogy, when given the opportunity to read a biography of J.R.R. Tolkien, I was excited. The man gave direction to the entire genre of fantasy fiction, I wanted to know what made him tick. In this book, Mark Horne does a great job of explaining how the events of ... A Great look into the life of Tolkien

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Doing Virtuous Business

Doing Virtuous Business

On 7/5 milestogofromhere wrote: When picking out this book, I was greatly intrigued by the fact that the book had been featured on PBS (my son has become hooked onto the PBS show Word World in recent months). I thought this was a great book. When you have books like Jim Collins’ Good to Great and Built to Last that take a look at ... Great book on how businesses should be run

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3 Stars

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Max On Life

Max On Life

On 7/4 milestogofromhere wrote: Before grabbing this book, I probably should have done a little research. If I had, I probably would have had a better gut reaction to this book. I was expecting typical Max Lucado style like He Still Moves Stones or He Chose the Nails. I was pleasantly surprised though at how much I enjoyed the book. ... Not Quite the book I was expecting, but good overall

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The Final Summit

The Final Summit

On 4/26 milestogofromhere wrote: David Ponder is at it again…actually, he gets dragged into it again. David Ponder is now 74 years old when Gabriel decides to visit him and pull him and all previous Travellers to save the world…literally…humanity is on a crash course with destruction and the Travellers must figure out how to save ... Book Review: The Final Summit – Andy Andrews

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Seeds of Turmoil

Seeds of Turmoil

On 3/16 milestogofromhere wrote: One thing I love about being a BookSneeze.com blogger for Thomas Nelson Publishers is that through this program, I am able to read books that I may or may not normally read. That was how I came across this book. A theme I am noticing is that actions have consequences, in a previous review, I reviewed ... Book Review: Seeds of Turmoil–Bryant Wright

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Let's Do Lunch

Let's Do Lunch

On 10/27 milestogofromhere wrote: If you know me, then you know that since I stopped playing college football at Drake University and entered the “real world” and started driving a desk, I have been waging the battle of the bulge. So when Let’s Do Lunch was available through Thomas Nelson’s BookSneeze program, I decided to get ... Book Review: Let’s Do Lunch – Roger Troy Wilson

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The Butterfly Effect

The Butterfly Effect

On 9/7 milestogofromhere wrote: The Butterfly Effect continues on a concept started in Andrew’s best selling book The Noticer. In this unassuming, beautifully illustrated short book Andrews talks about how the actions of one person can affect history for hundreds of years. To elaborate more than this would spoil the experience ... Book Review: The Butterfly Effect – Andy Andrews

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A Guy's Guide to Life

A Guy's Guide to Life

On 8/1 milestogofromhere wrote: In A Guy’s Guide to Life, the author Jason Boyett claims he can explain “How to become a man in 224 pages or less”…according to the cover. Even though I fall outside the target demographic, as a male, naturally I was intrigued, plus I have a 3 year old son who has already asked me where babies ... Book Review: A Guy’s Guide to Life- Jason Boyett

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You Can Be Everything God Wants You To Be

You Can Be Everything God Wants You To Be

On 5/25 milestogofromhere wrote: Have you ever had one of those moments where the events and circumstances in your life created a Perfect Storm?  This book did that for me.  In this book Lucado talks about finding your “sweet spot” in life, finding that thing you were meant to do.  Lucado discusses this concept in ... Book Review: You Can Be Everything God Wants You To Be – Max Lucado

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What's in a Word?

What's in a Word?

On 4/8 milestogofromhere wrote: In my time reviewing books for Thomas Nelson publishers through their Book Sneeze program I have tried to make sure that I review several different types of books.  I continued with that trend when I picked out What’s in a Word? by Webb Garrison.  I was intrigued because I love random trivia so I thought this would be an ... Book Review – What’s in a Word? – Webb Garrison

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Living Life in the Zone

Living Life in the Zone

On 3/4 milestogofromhere wrote: I love being a part of the BookSneeze program, it allows me to read great books like Living Life In The Zone – A 40-Day Spiritual Game Plan for Men. This is the fourth book that I have reviewed for Thomas Nelson Publishers and with each one I have tried to pick a different ... Book Review: Living Life In The Zone – A 40-Day Spiritual Game Plan for Men – Kyle Rote Jr., Dr. Joe Pettigrew

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Five Cities That Ruled The World

Five Cities That Ruled The World

On 12/8 milestogofromhere wrote: “Jerusalem represents the soul set free.  Athens established the ideal of free inquiry.  Rome passed on to us liberty of movement, liberty under law.  London was the place where literary imagination was set free.  And New York, with its commercial success, has shown us freedom to trade, and ... Book Review: 5 Cities that Ruled the World – How Jerusalem, Athens, Rome, London, & New York Shaped Global History – Douglas Wilson

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Green

Green

On 10/14 milestogofromhere wrote: Ted Dekker both starts and finishes what he set into motion with Black. In a world where the spiritual is physical Thomas Hunter must keep the Circle from breaking apart as the world careens towards the final showdown between good and evil, between Elyon and Teelah. I was extremely excited to begin ... Book Review: Green – Ted Dekker

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What Difference Do It Make?

What Difference Do It Make?

On 9/23 milestogofromhere wrote: What difference do it make? is a conversation that tells of the relationship between a well to do man with a rough family history and a homeless wise man and how a book has changed their life. It is a conversation about hope, restoration, and how one person’s decision can change the course of ... What difference do it make? – Ron Hall, Denver Moore, & Lynn Vincent

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