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Riley Mae and the Ready Eddy Rapids

Riley Mae and the Ready Eddy Rapids

On 3/3 1 happy reader wrote: Riley Mae and the Ready Eddy Rapids by Jill Osborne This is a lively book with lots of twists and turns in the plot. Quite frankly, I found it a little daunting to keep up, but than I am not 13 and this book is for those in that age group. Jill Osborne has written dozens of books and while this is ... Riley Mae and the Ready Eddy Rapids by Jill Osborne

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Chasing Francis

Chasing Francis

On 9/2 1 happy reader wrote: Chasing Francis by Ian Morgan Cron was definitely not my first choice for a read, but on the web site I review for, it was the only 'real' book offered. That is to say--it is a real paper book, not an e book. Anyway to my delight- I love the book. I am a fan of St Francis but some of the other data ... Chasing Francis

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Boundaries for Leaders

Boundaries for Leaders

On 7/8 1 happy reader wrote: I ordered my free review copy of Boundaries for Leaders because the author's work was already familiar to me. I expected excellence and I got it. Dr Henry Cloud is of course, the best selling coauthor of Boundaries. I first discovered the book, Boundaries when I was trying to lose 50 pounds. It was immensely ... Boundaries for Leaders

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I Call Shotgun

I Call Shotgun

On 5/14 1 happy reader wrote: I Call Shotgun by Tommy Newberry and Curt Beavers I don’t often choose ‘man’ books to read but this one appealed to me because of the sub title, Lessons from Dad for navigating the Roads of life. This book is organized in a short easy-to- read letters to son format. There is information in these ... I Call Shotgun by Tommy Newberry and Curt Beavers

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Grieving God's Way

Grieving God's Way

On 4/20 1 happy reader wrote: Grieving God’s Way by Margaret Brownley I held off reading this book for several months because I was writing my own book on grief, ‘The Pregnant Pause of Grief, the first trimester of widowhood.’ Interestingly, her book format covers ninety days and my book covers 3 months. In this space of ... book review-Grieving God’s Way by Margaret Brownley

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Angel Eyes

Angel Eyes

On 7/16 1 happy reader wrote: Angel Eyes Angel Eyes by Shannon Dittemore is about a gal who finds tragedy in the big city and comes home to her tiny home town to work through her resulting issues. Evil lurks in the story and you need to beware of that. It is full of heavenly beings including demons and angels. Watch the chapter ... Angel Eyes

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The Wedding Dress

The Wedding Dress

On 4/15 1 happy reader wrote: I wanted to peek ahead in The Wedding Dress to see how each of the ‘wearers’ of the dress made out but I made myself wait! The Wedding Dress is a great read. I do admit that you have to watch those chapter headings to be sure you know which bride you are reading about..but I enjoyed every minute ... The Wedding Dress by Rachel Hauck

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The Jesus We Missed

The Jesus We Missed

On 3/7 1 happy reader wrote: The Jesus we Missed by Patrick Henry Reardon - Okay I am guilty. I’ve thought of Jesus as more divine than human, when he was clearly both. For instance the author asks ….Did Jesus ever have the stomach flu or wear diapers? What? Jesus did that? Well he was wrapped in clothes..Luke 2:12- for obvious ... The Jesus we Missed by Patrick Henry Reardon

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The Voice New Testament: Revised & Updated

The Voice New Testament: Revised & Updated

On 12/21 1 happy reader wrote: the Voice is a grand way to read scripture. I found the format to be almost play-like. In fact, I would recommend it to anyone wanting to produce a play based on the New Testament. It does take a while to get used to the layout but once you grasp that it is a good read. However, I do not have an E reader ... the Voice New Testament

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With

With

On 10/22 1 happy reader wrote: Posted 10/22/2011: The author of With took five prepositions and investigated each one in relationship to God. For instance, as I understand it, Life UNDER God believes divine will is the center of the 'cosmic apple' and is the capricious will of God. It's "Hey God, if I do this you owe me that. Life ... With by Skye Jethani

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Fresh-Brewed Life

Fresh-Brewed Life

On 8/14 1 happy reader wrote: I’ve just finished reading ‘fresh-brewed life’ by Nicole Johnson. After all coffee was a staple in Bible times. ( hint-you find it in the book of He-brews!) I guess I was in the right place for this book because it sure spoke to me, like a fresh cup of coffee (here in Canada we just call it ... Fresh- Brewed Life

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Thunder Dog

Thunder Dog

On 8/2 1 happy reader wrote: Thunder Dog This is a great read about Roselle, the dog who led his blind owner to safety from the towers on 9/11. It’s interesting that the book is named for the animal’s weakness. You see Roselle is afraid of thunder storms and that day began with one. This could be a terrifying book but the authors ... Thunder Dog a great true story

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Galileo

Galileo

On 7/6 1 happy reader wrote: Galileo by Mitch Stokes Just to put him in some perspective, Galileo was born in 1564, the same year as Shakespeare and the year that Michelangelo and John Calvin died. His great mathematical mind forced the church to look at scripture differently. His interests included science, engineering and military ... If you like historic books--you will find this one interesting...

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Regret Free Parenting

Regret Free Parenting

On 3/24 1 happy reader wrote: Posted 03/24/11: Regret Free Parenting-Regretfully Posted on March 24, 2011 by Brenda J. Wood Oh how I wish I'd had this book, Regret Free Parenting, by Catherine Hickem, LCSW, when I was raising my own children. The author caught my attention immediately by quoting "The Dash" by Linda Ellis. It speaks ... Highly recimmend it-You should check it out.

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Precious Moments Storybook Bible

Precious Moments Storybook Bible

On 1/7 1 happy reader wrote: Posted 01/07/11: Who wouldn’t love this darling Precious Moments Story book…? Every picture is true to the Precious moments series and is everything you would expect.Now of course this is what we expect from P.C. Right? But also included are information pages like who gave you the book, who owns ... Precious Moments

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On This Day in Christian History

On This Day in Christian History

On 12/10 1 happy reader wrote: Do You Have the Stomach for This Book?? Posted by: Brenda J. Wood on: December 10, 2010 No it is not 365 ways to cook turkey or make crafts. On This Day in Christian History is a daily devotional about those who made a difference by delivering the Gospel, no matter the cost. Do you know about Fabian, ... Do You Have the Stomach for This Book??

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The Treasure of God's Word

The Treasure of God's Word

On 10/28 1 happy reader wrote: Four Hundred Years of Beloved! Every so often you want to own a book just because it is so beautiful. The Treasure of God's Word, Celebrating 400 years of the King James Bible (Jack Countryman) is this years' choice. The deep reddish brown leather (?) cover with gold lettering is a gem. The 'aged' pages ... The Treasure of God's Word, Celebrating 400 years of the King James Bible

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Your Money God's Way

Your Money God's Way

On 9/29 1 happy reader wrote: Your Money God’s Way by Amie Streater Our reviews are generally about 200 words. So far that’s been enough for me.I’ve never before appreciated a book so much that I wanted to write two reviews for it, just so I could use more words! This book is it.The solution? Buy the book- ASAP.This is tough ... You Will Want to Buy This Book!

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Outlive Your Life

Outlive Your Life

On 9/10 1 happy reader wrote: Lucado insists this is possible and after reading Out Live Your Life, you will too. The tiny, everyday living that we do affects our tiny part of the world. The author urges us to live in such a way that death is our beginning. The book is full of stories of the everyday man or woman who made a difference ... Outlive Your Life

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The Boy Who Changed the World

The Boy Who Changed the World

On 9/7 1 happy reader wrote: The Boy Who Changed the World-children’s version Posted by: Brenda J. Wood on: September 7, 2010 Andy Andrews is trying to reach children with the same life principle he uses in The Butterfly Effect. My interpretation? Your tiniest action creates a big tornado in life’s journey. Again the message ... The Boy Who Changed the World

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The Butterfly Effect

The Butterfly Effect

On 9/7 1 happy reader wrote: The Butterfly Effect by Andy Andrews Posted by: Brenda J. Wood on: September 7, 2010 * In: common sense * Leave a Comment What a stimulus for those of us who feel like our lives have no meaning. Oh, come on, admit it. I’m not the only one. This book traces the Law of Sensitive Dependence ... The Butterfly Effect

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William F. Buckley

William F. Buckley

On 9/3 1 happy reader wrote: Until I read the book, William F. Buckley, by Jeremy Lott. I’m a Canadian so I don’t follow many American political careers. I am familiar with the Buckley name and maybe saw one or two of his TV shows years ago. But I am trying to broaden my horizons so I ordered this book. To my surprise, I really ... I Didn't Know and I Didn't Care--until

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Let's Do Lunch

Let's Do Lunch

On 8/14 1 happy reader wrote: Roger Troy Wilson ( Thomas Nelson) lost a lot of weight following this diet. True testimonials in the book allow that others have too. The book is well written and easy to read. The recipes sound yummy. It will help some to lose weight because they need to believe that their bodies are different. Bet ... Let's Do Lunch

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Captured by Grace (Trade Paper)

Captured by Grace (Trade Paper)

On 8/5 1 happy reader wrote: Captured by Grace This book is precious. Dr. David Jeremiah hit the nail on the head with this one. For the first time in a long while,someone has clearly explained the difference between grace and mercy. Chapter three alone, is worth the price of the book. It covers the Prodigal Son in a fresh new ... Captured by Grace

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Jungle Warfare

Jungle Warfare

On 7/26 1 happy reader wrote: This book is based on the Basic Field Manual of the U.S. army. As a writer, I really appreciate the way Christopher Cunningham stretches his imagination and thus the readers. Cunningham’s grandfather owned the original manual and thoughts of ‘grandpa’ run through out. The book is sectioned into ... Jungle Warfare

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The Edge of the Divine

The Edge of the Divine

On 7/17 1 happy reader wrote: I was a little surprised by the subject of this book. I guess I don't follow the news closely enough. I did know that Sandi battled her weight just like me. I didn't know Sandi had a lap-band procedure done. My friend just had one and so I can understand and sympathize with what Sandi had to go through. ... That Sandi Patty Book

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Venom and Song

Venom and Song

On 7/12 1 happy reader wrote: osted 07/12/10: Venom and Song, book two of the Berinfell Prophesies by Wayne Thomas Batson with Christopher Hopper. This lively adventure tale is well-balanced in that it tells enough of book one so that you feel up-to-date and can understand all that happened there. There is just enough scripture to ... A Fine Adventure Indeed

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The Prophecy Answer Book

The Prophecy Answer Book

On 6/13 1 happy reader wrote: The Prophecy Answer Book by David Jeremiah I highly appreciate Dr David Jeremiah and his ministry, so when he quotes some statistics and explains certain Bible verses, I listen. However, this book is not what I expected. Yet I don’t know what I expected either! It is just that the book is laid ... The Prophesy Answer Book

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NCV Dad's Bible

NCV Dad's Bible

On 5/25 1 happy reader wrote: Dad’s Bible -Notes by Robert Wolgemuth The NCV version is new to me but is quite enjoyable reading. I appreciate the fact that it is a direct translation of the Greek and Hebrew and is in familiar everyday language. To my knowledge, this is the first Bible specifically for “Dads.” It is helpful ... Dad's Bible

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Embracing Your Second Calling

Embracing Your Second Calling

On 5/8 1 happy reader wrote: Embrace Your Second Calling Now this is a book I really liked. Maybe it’s because I am of that delicate second calling age. You know, that age where we wonder what on earth we pushed so hard for. Wonder why we chased after all the wrong things. And wonder if it’s too late to start over. Yes, that ... Embrace Your Second Calling

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Walk Like You Have Somewhere to Go

Walk Like You Have Somewhere to Go

On 4/21 1 happy reader wrote: The title alone would give me cause to buy this book. Lucille O'Neal lays her life on the line for all to see in this tell it all biography. In fact, her down-to-earth manner of writing is sometimes too painfully honest. She leaves out no committed sin but tells is like it is. I am not a basketball ... Walk Like You Have Somewhere To Go

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The Chronological Guide to the Bible

The Chronological Guide to the Bible

On 3/19 1 happy reader wrote: Shaken Up Again! Everything I said about the Chronological Study Bible (Thomas Nelson) I can /could say about the Chronological Guide to the Bible. Its chockfull of cultural information, time capsules and explanations of difficult subjects. It’s easy to use. It’s well illustrated. Imagine the ... Chronological Guide to the Bible

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Kaleidoscope

Kaleidoscope

On 3/1 1 happy reader wrote: Posted 03/01/10: That Patsy is at it again! Writing books that are easy to read and include a little chuckle! Kaleidoscope is a look at Proverbs. I am familiar with Jan Silvious's book, Fool Proofing your Life and wondered if this would be similar. No, not at all. Jan looks at Proverbs and how it speaks ... That Patsy Clairmont-Kaleidoscope

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The Voice of Psalms

The Voice of Psalms

On 2/17 1 happy reader wrote: The Voice of Psalms I was really looking forward to reading this book. The timing was perfect; readings for Lent! I was all ready to go! Then I opened the book to discover that the print size is for long-sighted pirates with gigantic telescopes. I am squinting my way through it. On top of that I find ... The Voice of Psalms

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Living Life in the Zone

Living Life in the Zone

On 2/7 1 happy reader wrote: I am definitely not a sports fan but I can see that the layout of this book, Living Life in the Zone ((Kyle Rote Jr and Dr Joe Pettigrew) would appeal to all who are.The layout according to sports terms is very clever. What man wouldn't be interested in The Coach's Corner, The game Plan, Play Makers, ... Living inthe Zone

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Finding Purpose Beyond Our Pain

Finding Purpose Beyond Our Pain

On 12/29 1 happy reader wrote: Finding Purpose Beyond our Pain by Paul Meier, MD and David L. Henderson, MD That’s the big question isn’t it. Is there any purpose for the awful things we go through? Is there any purpose for the terrible things that happen to us?The authors strive to lay out the truth for us. Yes, indeed. The ... Finding Purpose beyond our pain

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Take Your Best Shot

Take Your Best Shot

On 10/19 1 happy reader wrote: Take Your Best Shot by Austin Gutwein and Todd Hillard and Posted by: size10hopefil on: October 19, 2009 * In: Uncategorized * Comment! “God wants to use YOU!” It’s a pity most of us take so long to get this message. Austin figured it out by age nine and has been going along with God’s ... Take YOur Best Shot

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Let Go

Let Go

On 10/5 1 happy reader wrote: I expected great things of this book. I wanted it to be everything I needed to learn how to let go. At first I was excited by the read. Ms. Walsh seemed to have had many of the same problems I did. The chapter questions were helpful. I appreciated her honesty. There were interesting quotes. Most ... Sheila Walsh's Let Go

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Jungle Jack's The Wackiest, Wildest, and Weirdest Animals in the World

Jungle Jack's The Wackiest, Wildest, and Weirdest Animals in the World

On 8/8 1 happy reader wrote: A Case of the Wackiest They are not only wacky but also wild and weird! Yes, it could describe some of the folks we know, but it also is true about the animals in Jack Hanna’s delightful new book, The Wackiest, Wildest, Weirdest Animals in the World. Which animal licks it’s own ears? (No, it is ... A Case of the Wackiest

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God's Little Princess Devotional Bible

God's Little Princess Devotional Bible

On 6/11 1 happy reader wrote: What a charming little book! The cover alone, with its faux diamond crown, will grab the attention and the heart of gals of every age. The Bible stories are among the most loved and the lessons are excellent. I really like the role playing and review questions. However the book seems geared to the incorrect ... God's LIttle Devotional Bible

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The Principle of the Path (Hardcover)

The Principle of the Path (Hardcover)

On 5/18 1 happy reader wrote: Posted 5/18/2009: Lord help me see trouble coming long before it gets here and give me the wisdom to know what to do and the courage to do it. This simple prayer, based on Proverbs 27:12 is the basis of Andy Stanley's new book, The Principle of the Path. It is an easy-to-read common sense book, essential ... The Principle of the Path

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His Name is Jesus

His Name is Jesus

On 5/1 1 happy reader wrote: His Name is Jesus This is another Max Lucado hit.Once again he takes the familiar of Christ and sets it on its edge. Phrases like 'God interrupts our lives with something we've never seen and rather than praise, we panic' force a deeper awareness of the Gospel. However to the Lucado fan, this material ... Another Hit for Lucado

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The Noticer

The Noticer

On 5/1 1 happy reader wrote: This book reminds me of 'The Shack." However it didn't move me quite so much. It is a pleasant quick read with some tidbits to brighten one's life. There are some original thoughts but the author generally takes some well -proven or documented thoughts and works them into a more easily understood mode. ... The Noticer

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I'll Make You An Offer You Can't Refuse

I'll Make You An Offer You Can't Refuse

On 4/11 1 happy reader wrote: Well I am refusing this offer. This book is definitely not for me. While the Proverbs sections are good, I have no interest in reading about the criminal mind or what they might do instead. I was in business for many years and one might think the information would appeal to me, but no, no, no. I am happy ... I'll Make You an Offer You Can't Refuse

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In the Footsteps of Paul

In the Footsteps of Paul

On 3/19 1 happy reader wrote: Posted 03/19/09: M-M-M-M-M!!!!!!!! What a spectacular book! The minute it arrived I sat down and read the entire volume right though!. John Macarthur has captured St. Paul's life in the vivid hues of the Bible. The book is divided into three segments: The Making of a Man, the Mission of a Man and the ... In the Footsteps of Paul

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This Is Your Brain On Joy

This Is Your Brain On Joy

On 3/6 1 happy reader wrote: Posted 03/06/09: Too bad the ratings only go to five! Next to the Bible, I think this is the most 'break-through' book I have ever read. Good news! Your brain is plastic. It is malleable, changeable, pliable and able to stretch, grow and change.So says the author, Earl Henslin. A DEFINITE KEEPER, this ... This is your brain on joy (or as I like to call it Freedom at last)

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The Word of Promise The Gift of Psalms

The Word of Promise The Gift of Psalms

On 2/9 1 happy reader wrote: The Gift of Psalms What a surprise to find this to be true. The Gift. And so it is. That’s the least I can say about the Word of Promise CD version of the Psalms. I did hesitate when I saw the list of actors chosen to read. I mean really. A British actor, a CSI chief, a detective and a comedian ... The Gift

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What's Age Got To Do With It?

What's Age Got To Do With It?

On 1/19 1 happy reader wrote: I wa prepared not to like this book. My copy arrived after Dr. Phil had his wife RObin as a guest. The audience seemed less that enthusiastic. It spoiled the first few chapters of the book for me. However Robin's natural honest charm won me over. The book really is exrememly open, honest and full of ... What's Age Got To Do WIth It

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Word of Promise Next Generation New Testament MP3 Set

Word of Promise Next Generation New Testament MP3 Set

On 12/20 1 happy reader wrote: "I love the CD, Amma. It is very,very good. I love it. I wish that I could keep it. How delighted I was to be able to tell my twelve year old graddaughter that she could indeed keep the much loved copy of TheWord of Promise, The Next Generation New Testament by Thomas Nelson. I actually ordered it by ... The Word of Promise-from the Mouth of Babes

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The Chronological Study Bible

The Chronological Study Bible

On 11/21 1 happy reader wrote: Shaken Up Hebrews 4:12- For the word of God is living and powerful and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the division of soul and spirit, and of joints and narrow and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart. (NKJV) My long anticipated Chronological Study Bible (Thomas ... Shaken Up

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