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An Angel by Her Side

An Angel by Her Side

On 1/24 Jetties Ramblings wrote: Katie Bender was the teacher at the local Amish school. When the weather got bad, she sent all the children into the cellar, only to find one missing. She got him into the cellar, then someone else showed up, Seth Stutzmzn. He helped keep the children calm during the tornado, and the aftermath, when ... An Angel by her Side by Ruth Reid

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Faithful to Laura

Faithful to Laura

On 12/5 Jetties Ramblings wrote: Thomas Nelson PublishingI really enjoyed the story of Sawyer and Laura, and how they find common ground to connect and form a relationship. Both come from outside the community, and struggle with fitting in for different reasons. They have lots of baggage, but once each can convince the other to trust, ... Faithful to Laura by Kathleen Fuller

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Brush of Angel's Wings

Brush of Angel's Wings

On 4/27 Jetties Ramblings wrote: Rachel is 20 and unmarried, and no prospects.  After her brother's death, she had taken over his duties on the farm helping her father.   She doesn't care for cleaning and cooking., preferring to be outside.  When her father hires Jordan, the son of an Amish woman who left the faith to ... BRUSH OF ANGEL'S WINGS by Ruth Reid

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Covenant Child

Covenant Child

On 4/23 Jetties Ramblings wrote: Thomas Nelson PublishingWhen their father and grandparents are killed in a plane crash, Amanda, the stepmother, intended to raise his 3 year old  twins as her own.  But, the twins grandparents on their mother's side, seeing $$$$$$ signs, fought and won $10,000,000 and the twins.  They ... COVENANT CHILD by Terri Blackstock

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Need You Now

Need You Now

On 4/10 Jetties Ramblings wrote: Published by Thomas NelsonWhen one of their children got into trouble in Houston, Brad and Darlene Henderson moved their family to Round Top Texas, to the house that had been Darlene's grandparents. They thought out in the country, drugs and the fast crowd wouldn't be a problem.  Darlene went to ... Need You Now by Beth Wiseman

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Smitten

Smitten

On 3/15 Jetties Ramblings wrote: Smitten Vermont is a small town with only one major employer, so when the mill shuts down, people wonder what they will do. Several decide to try and make Smitten a Destination Vacation spot, and go to work to get things started. Most of the older population aren't so sure. This is a book of 4 short ... http://jettiesramblings.blogspot.com/#!/2012/03/smitten-by-coble-billerbeck-hunt-hunter.html

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Cliques, Hicks, and Ugly Sticks

Cliques, Hicks, and Ugly Sticks

On 11/23 Jetties Ramblings wrote: April Grace Reilly and her family live in Northwestern Arkansas, on aptly named Rough Creek Road. New neighbors from California bought the house just down the road, which needed lots of work to be livable, so her parents ask them to stay with them, until the house is fixed. The first day of school, ... Cliques, Hicks and Ugly Sticks

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The Encounter

The Encounter

On 11/8 Jetties Ramblings wrote: Thomas Nelson PublishingJonathan Rush was given up for adoption when he was 4 years old.  He went to an orphan's home in Fairbanks Alaska, where he spent several years, before he was adopted. He has since become a wealthy businessman and along the way, married 3 times, all of which have failed. ... THE ENCOUNTER BY Stephen Arterburn

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The Wonder of Your Love

The Wonder of Your Love

On 10/23 Jetties Ramblings wrote: Thomas Nelson PublishingKatie Ann Stoltzfus is a new mother, for the first time, when most women are expecting grandchildren.  Worse yet, her husband, Ivan, walked out on her, before knowing about the baby, and moved in with another woman,  and filed for divorce.  Then he was killed before ... The Wonder of Your Love by Beth Wiseman

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Gabby, God's Little Angel

Gabby, God's Little Angel

On 9/9 Jetties Ramblings wrote: Gabby, God's Little Angel  Sent to show Gods Love by Sheila Walshwith Illustrations by Marina FedotovaPublished by Tommy NelsonGabby is sent on her very first assignment to protect Sophie, a little girl who is always in need of protection, as she is very rambunctious, and doesn't always look ... Gabby, God's Little Angel by Sheila Walsh

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Thunder Dog

Thunder Dog

On 8/6 Jetties Ramblings wrote: Instead of this book being about a blind man, it is about an amazing man, who just happens to be blind. When the first plane hits the World Trade Centers North Tower on 9-11-01, Michael Hingson was on the 78th floor, getting ready for a meeting. The building sways, and then rights itself, but, instead ... Thunder Dog by Michael Hingson with Susy Flory (5 STARS)

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Beyond All Measure

Beyond All Measure

On 6/29 Jetties Ramblings wrote: A Hickory Ridge Romancepublished by Thomas Nelson PublishingAda Wentworth, born in Boston, is heading to Hickory Ridge Tennessee to be a companion for Miss Lillian, an elderly woman.  She is slightly bitter, her father has died, leaving her penniless, after paing her fiance to break off ... BEYOND ALL MEASURE by Dorothy Love

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REGGIE

REGGIE

On 4/23 Jetties Ramblings wrote: REGGIE You can't change your past, but you can change your futureThomas Nelson publishingBorn to a 16 year old teenage mother, who already had 3 other children, he was adopted and raised by his mother's high school English teacher and her husband, as their own child.  He was about 7 or 8 when he ... REGGIE by Reggie Dabbs with John Driver

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Plain Proposal

Plain Proposal

On 4/4 Jetties Ramblings wrote: Plain ProposalA Daughters of the Promise Novelby Beth WisemanBest Selling Author of Plain PerfectPublished by Thomas NelsonMiriam Raber was in her rumschpringe, the Amish running around period, before joining the church.She is in love with Saul Fisher, and has been for years.  She hopes to join ... PLAIN PROPOSAL by Beth Wiseman

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Pujols

Pujols

On 3/2 Jetties Ramblings wrote: PUJOLSMore than the Gameby Scott Lamb and Tim Ellsworth Published by Thomas NelsonAlbert Pujols and his wife, DeeDee, are amazing people which this book definitely shows.  They display their faith in God in many ways, always witnessing, in the way they live, and act, for Him.With the statistics ... PUJOLS More than the Game by S. Lamb and T. Ellsworth

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The Adventures in Booga Booga Land: Squid Sushi Loses His Marble (DVD)

The Adventures in Booga Booga Land: Squid Sushi Loses His Marble (DVD)

On 2/9 Jetties Ramblings wrote: Published by Thomas NelsonThere are 3 episodes on this DVDApproximately 45 minutes total.The Episodes are:                             1.  Squid Sushi loses his ... ADVENTURES IN BOOGABOOGA LAND By Richard Milner

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Save the Date

Save the Date

On 1/18 Jetties Ramblings wrote: Thomas Nelson PublishingLucy Wiltshire runs a non profit home for girls that have 'aged out' of the child welfare system, but still need help and support.  When her funding is cut, she starts trying to find some way to keep Saving Grace, the home she runs, open.  In steps Alex Sinclair, who ... SAVE THE DATE by Jenny B Jones

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Unto the Hills: A Daily Devotional

Unto the Hills: A Daily Devotional

On 1/4 Jetties Ramblings wrote: UNTO THE HILLSA Daily Devotionalby Billy GrahamPublished by Thomas Nelson PublishersThis is an updated version of the book reissued on the 25th anniversary of the original.  There is a devotional devoted to each day of the year, with a Bible verse at the top and a short prayer at the end ... UNTO THE HILLS by Billy Graham

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An Amish Love

An Amish Love

On 12/18 Jetties Ramblings wrote: Published by Thomas Nelson PublishingThis is 3 Novellas written by Beth Wiseman, Kathleen Fuller, and Kelly LongAll three stories are stand alone, but they all happen in the town of Paradise.Marriage of the Heart by Kelly LongAbigail Kaufman was raised by her father, after her mother's death.  She ... AN AMISH LOVE by Wiseman/Fuller/Long

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A Time to Embrace

A Time to Embrace

On 12/2 Jetties Ramblings wrote: A Time to EmbraceTimeless Love Seriesby Karen KingsburyThomas Nelson PublishersAfter almost divorcing just a few months earlier, John Reynolds, coach of the Marion High School football team, and his wife, Abby, are again madly in love, and as happy as they have ever been in their marriage.  Then ... A Time to Embrace by Karen Kingsbury

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Heaven is for Real

Heaven is for Real

On 11/1 Jetties Ramblings wrote: Thomas Nelson publishingThe Burpo family had already been through several health emergencies, when their almost 4 year old son, Colton, started having stomach problems.  5 days in, it is discovered that he has a ruptured appendix and is operated on, with little chance he will survive.  But, ... HEAVEN IS FOR REAL by Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent

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The Gospel According to Jesus

The Gospel According to Jesus

On 10/12 Jetties Ramblings wrote: Thomas Nelson PublishingReligion/Christian life/Spiritial GrowthWhat does the word Righteousness mean to you?  This book examines the average Christian's understanding of the Bible, especially the translation of certain words, and how they may hold a different meaning than originally intended, when ... The Gospel According to Jesus by Chris Seay

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The Nativity Collection

The Nativity Collection

On 9/20 Jetties Ramblings wrote: THE NATIVITY COLLECTION:  Six Stories that Share the Smiles, the Heart, and the Hope of Christmasby Robert J. Morganforward by David JeremiahThomas Nelson PublishingThe stories are: Ollie-A story of how a mix up turned into a wonderful Christmas of sharing.Poet Boy- Christmas Eve, the Nativity told ... THE NATIVITY COLLECTION by Robert J. Morgan

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Faithful

Faithful

On 9/1 Jetties Ramblings wrote: Christian Romance/fictionThomas Nelson PublishingCyd Sanders, turning 40 and wondering why she's never found the man of her dreams.Stephanie Sanders London, her sister, who has found a man, Lindell London, and married him, but did she marry him for the right reasons?Phyllis Owens, married to ... FAITHFUL by Kim Cash Tate

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Captured by Grace (Trade Paper)

Captured by Grace (Trade Paper)

On 8/21 Jetties Ramblings wrote: Thomas Nelson PublishingHave you ever sat in church, and wondered about the songwriters of the songs that are sung many Sundays? Amazing Grace, a song I've heard since childhood, and still love, but I'd never really thought much about the writer of the lyrics, or how those lyrics actually came about. ... Captured by Grace by Dr. David Jeremiah

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Angel Song

Angel Song

On 7/30 Jetties Ramblings wrote: Ann Fletcher is returning to Charleston to see her sister, Sarah, recieve her degree. This is her first trip since her grandmother's passing, several years ago. On the plane, she meets Patrick Stinson, a developer, who offers her an opportunity to work for him, staging his condos for the market. Shortly ... Angel Song

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Sarah's Garden

Sarah's Garden

On 6/26 Jetties Ramblings wrote: Sarah King always tended the kitchen garden, and somehow her plants aways grew with beauty and the care she gave them. But,when her sister, Chelsea, married, it became Sarah's job to run the family farm stand at the end of the lane. Her first customer on her first morning was the new veterinarian, ... Sarah's Garden

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Love on a Dime

Love on a Dime

On 6/7 Jetties Ramblings wrote: A Ladies of Summerhill Novel The summer of 1899 finds Lilly Wesport in Newport, Rhode Island, in the middle of the summer social season and about to be engaged to Harlan Santerree. Lilly's brother, George, has invited his friend, Jack Grail, to visit. George has no idea that for a very short period, ... Love on a Dime

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A Summer Secret

A Summer Secret

On 5/17 Jetties Ramblings wrote: Mary Beth is 13, with three brothers, including her twin, Johnny. Being the only girl, she feels the need for a place of her own, to think, write, and draw, and just get away from her brothers teasing and tricks. She discovers that place, in an old barn near their home, and even though she is forbidden ... A Summer Secret

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The Heart Mender

The Heart Mender

On 5/7 Jetties Ramblings wrote: While digging out the roots of a dead Wax Myrtle tree in his yard, author Andy Andrews discovers a rusted metal can, which holds 8 buttons, a ring, an Iron Cross, and 3 photos, one of a man, woman and small child, another which includes Adolph Hitler. Intrigued, he soon discovers that during WWII, German ... The Heart Mender

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Walk Like You Have Somewhere to Go

Walk Like You Have Somewhere to Go

On 4/17 Jetties Ramblings wrote: Mrs. O'Neal doesn't pull any punches in the story of her first 50+ years on this earth. She discusses how, when her father and mother divorced, when she was quite young, her father took custody of the children, and with his parents, moved to Newark New Jersey. How, being a young woman who was nearly ... Walk Like You Have Somewhere to Go

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Rick and Bubba’s Big Honkin’ Book of Grub

Rick and Bubba’s Big Honkin’ Book of Grub

On 3/31 Jetties Ramblings wrote: The first chapter is the Rick & Bubba "Hey, you got to live" Diet, Which pretty much tells it all. If you are on a diet, get off it, and eat. The food they describe is just good food, don't forget the butter or Mayo, or any other condiment that you would want. One of my favorite quotes from the book ... Rick & Bubba's Big Honkin' Book of GRUB

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Gigi's Big Break (DVD)

Gigi's Big Break (DVD)

On 3/16 Jetties Ramblings wrote: The White Lie) Gigi is such a funny and creative little girl, and when a vase gets broken while she is dancing in the living room, her imagination kicks in overdrive. She tells a little white lie, which gets bigger and bigger with each telling. (The Pink Surprise) When Gigi asks to go home with her ... Gigi's Big Break

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Lies the Government Told You

Lies the Government Told You

On 3/3 Jetties Ramblings wrote: From the very beginning , it seems our governing forefathers had one set of rules for the 'masses' and another set of rules for themselves. Judge Napolitano uses 17 chapters, starting with Lie #1-'All men are Created Equal', to explain how the people were told one thing,when it was completely different ... Lies The Government Told You

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Love Your Heart

Love Your Heart

On 2/13 Jetties Ramblings wrote: Katie is trying to decide what she wants to do in the school talent show. After a few false starts, she chooses one of her best talents, and practices until she is sure she could win. But on the night of the show, her plans change, and she helps a friend, with her performance instead. Before I would ... http://my.barnesandnoble.com/communityportal/review.aspx?reviewid=1307196

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Buried Alive

Buried Alive

On 1/30 Jetties Ramblings wrote: Roy Hallums decided to go to his office to do a little work, while he waited for dinner to be served. Suddenly, he found himself surrounded by four armed men, and kidnapped, along with 6 others, from a compound in Baghdad Iraq. One of the other victims, Robert Tarongoy, a Filipino, remained with him ... http://my.barnesandnoble.com/communityportal/review.aspx?reviewid=1296217

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