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I Am Second

I Am Second

On 3/3 Janet Morris Grimes wrote: I must confess, I am new to the movement. The I Am Second Movement. It started with a website, (http://iamsecond.com) then social media, such as Facebook and Twitter, all part of a brilliant marketing campaign that includes merchandise, billboards, and videos of personal testimonies featuring the faces ... Review of I Am Second, by Doug Bender and Dave Sterrett

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4 Stars

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The Waiting Place

The Waiting Place

On 10/11 Janet Morris Grimes wrote: I love books that meet you where you are, don't require much from the reader, and you can pick it up and put it down as time allows, without hindering the enjoyment of it. The Waiting Place is just such a book. Button writes from a personal place, as if writing a letter, sharing a window of her days. ... Review of The Waiting Place by Eileen Button

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4 Stars

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We Be Big

We Be Big

On 5/26 Janet Morris Grimes wrote: My Review: I knew of Rick & Bubba before reading this book, but was excited to get to know them better. Though they were not carried in the market where I lived, their reputation for sharing their faith in the midst of sharing the details of their day-to-day lives had spread. The way they described ... We Be Big: The Mostly True Story of How Two Kids From Calhoun County, Alabama Became Rick & Bubba with Don Keith

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4 Stars

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Max On Life

Max On Life

On 4/27 Janet Morris Grimes wrote: The conversation I’ve dreamed of since I first read Max Lucado just took place. In written form, of course. After 25 years of writing books, with more than fifty to his credit so far, Max held a question and answer session. Not about himself, personally, but about his God, and what he continues to ... Review of Max on Life by Max Lucado

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5 Stars

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The Final Summit

The Final Summit

On 4/26 Janet Morris Grimes wrote: I first heard of Andy Andrews as a keynote speaker at a Women of Faith Conference. Later, I discovered tidbits of information on his past, on how he started literally from underneath a bridge and made the choice to change his life. Somewhere along the way, he decided to see how many people he could bring ... Review of The Final Summit by Andy Andrews

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3 Stars

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Heart of Ice

Heart of Ice

On 4/5 Janet Morris Grimes wrote: About the Book The Triple Threat Club novels follow three fiercely intelligent women—a TV reporter, a Federal prosecutor and an FBI agent—as they investigate crimes as current as today’s headlines. The Triple Threat women have faced intense situations before…but never such a cunningly cold-blooded ... Review of Heart of Ice by Lis Wiehl with April Henry

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4 Stars

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The Falling Away

The Falling Away

On 3/16 Janet Morris Grimes wrote: Demons, both literal and symbolic, is the best way to describe the latest offering by T.L. Hines. Though I consider this story to be along the lines of paranormal fiction, it depicts the struggles of Dylan Runs Ahead, a member of the Montana Crow tribe, as he is haunted by his past, including the disappearance ... The Falling Away by T.L. Hines

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2 Stars

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Cut Your Grocery Bill in Half with America's Cheapest Family (Advanced Reading Copy)

Cut Your Grocery Bill in Half with America's Cheapest Family (Advanced Reading Copy)

On 9/28 Janet Morris Grimes wrote: The title alone does a great job of explaining the purpose of this particular book. The Economide family of 7 shares tips they have learned and perfected over the past 25 years as they have earned the right to be named as “America’s Cheapest Family.” Filled with tips for every level of bargain ... Cut Your Grocery Bill in half with America's Cheapest Family

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4 Stars

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Outlive Your Life

Outlive Your Life

On 9/10 Janet Morris Grimes wrote: It starts with the statistics. 1.75 billion stuck in poverty. 1 billion hunger each day. 2 million children trapped in the sex trade industry. 10 million die each year in Africa of preventable diseases. 2% of the world’s grain harvest would end the problem of hunger and malnutrition around the world, ... Out Live Your Life: You Were Made to Make a Difference by Max Lucado

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4 Stars

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A Summer Secret

A Summer Secret

On 6/22 Janet Morris Grimes wrote: Three and 1/2 Stars. Thankful for the opportunity to read a Young Adult fiction book on any topic other than vampires and wizards, I appreciated the respite offered by this simple but intriguing story. It centers on thirteen year old Amish girl, Mary Beth Mullett. An easy read for those from ages 8 ... A Summer Secret by Kathleen Fuller

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3 Stars

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Walk Like You Have Somewhere to Go

Walk Like You Have Somewhere to Go

On 5/9 Janet Morris Grimes wrote: Eager to read this story, I found it less than what I expected. Lucille shares her memories of early childhood through her own rise to the top as she created a place for herself in the high-profile world of the NBA, currently serving as the elected president of the Mothers of Professional Basketball ... Walk Like You Have Somewhere to Go by Lucille O'Neal with Allison Samuels

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2 Stars

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Hand of Fate

Hand of Fate

On 4/5 Janet Morris Grimes wrote: Hand of Fate, the thrilling second installment in the Triple Threat Series, features three best friends who fight to stay at the top of their high profile careers in the most dangerous and heartbreaking of circumstances. As they wrestle with the unknowns in the murder of Talk Radio Host Jim Fate, they ... Hand of Fate by Lis Wiehl with April Henry

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5 Stars

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The King and Dr. Nick

The King and Dr. Nick

On 2/26 Janet Morris Grimes wrote: This book highlights the story behind the death of Elvis Presley, some twenty plus years ago. Though many books came before it, none offer the viewpoint from the Doctor himself who was faced with the task of keeping one of his best friends, also the biggest megastar at that time, healthy enough to meet ... The King and Dr. Nick: What Really Happened to Elvis and Me

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5 Stars

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How to Reach Your Full Potential for God

How to Reach Your Full Potential for God

On 1/18 Janet Morris Grimes wrote: Best selling author, Charles F. Stanley, has a knack for identifying areas of struggle for his readers. Through this particular book, he unleashes the power God intended for each of us, giving us permission to claim a better way of life for ourselves. Stanley first identifies the traps that ensnare ... How to Reach Your Full Potential for God: Never Settle for Less than His Best

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4 Stars

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Beautiful Mess

Beautiful Mess

On 12/7 Janet Morris Grimes wrote: Beautiful Mess chronicles the story of a group of six very different individuals who later became the country music sensation known as Diamond Rio. Highlighting the varied backgrounds of these men, their journey together as a group becomes even more inspiring as the reader discovers the obstacles they ... Beautiful Mess: The Story of Diamond Rio

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4 Stars

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Redefining Beautiful

Redefining Beautiful

On 11/10 Janet Morris Grimes wrote: Designed as an easy read for teen-aged girls, Redefining Beautiful takes an uplifting view of the issues most important at that age: boys, beauty, fashion, popularity, and the struggle for self-esteem that attempts to undermine any success with any of the above. Interspersed with snippets of Bible stories ... Redefining Beautiful by Jenna Lucado with Max Lucado

Janet Morris Grimes 's Rating:

5 Stars

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