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The Truth About Forgiveness

The Truth About Forgiveness

On 11/12 Vanessa Brooks wrote: Readers of John MacArthur will enjoy his timeless, classic writing in The Truth About Series. This particular title focuses on forgiveness, and not only our need for forgiveness, but our need to forgive others. If you have bitterness in your heart or are holding a grudge, this book combines scripture ... Forgiveness Review

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3 Stars

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Grieving God's Way

Grieving God's Way

On 8/13 Vanessa Brooks wrote: Grieving God's Way The Path to Lasting Hope and HealingBy Margaret Brownley  Published by Thomas Nelson Book DescriptionA 90-day devotional healing experience for the grieving spirit.The death of a family member or friend is devastating. In fact, it can take five years or more for a person to ... Grieving God's Way Review

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5 Stars

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Father Hunger

Father Hunger

On 5/16 Vanessa Brooks wrote: Wednesday, May 16, 2012Father Hunger Book Description Fatherlessness is a “rot that is eating away at the modern soul,” writes Douglas Wilson, and the problem goes far beyond physical absence. “Most of our families are starving for fathers, even if Dad is around, and there’s ... Father Hunger

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4 Stars

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I Love You to God and Back

I Love You to God and Back

On 4/5 Vanessa Brooks wrote: One hundred prayers from a child and one hundred poignant reflections from her mom show women everywhere how to deepen the bond with their children and build faith together.Sleepy, rubbing her eyes, and ready for bed, Chloe looked up at her mom, author Amanda Lamb, and said, "Mommy, I love you to God ... I Love You To God And Back Review

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5 Stars

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The Wedding Dress

The Wedding Dress

On 3/21 Vanessa Brooks wrote: The Wedding DressBy Rachel Hauck Published by Thomas Nelson I rated this book :5 StarsBook DescriptionFour brides. One dress.A tale of faith, redemption, and timeless love.Charlotte owns a chic Birmingham bridal boutique. Dressing brides for their big day is her gift—and her passion. But with ... The Wedding Dress (BookSneeze Review)

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5 Stars

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Surprised by Laughter

Surprised by Laughter

On 1/9 Vanessa Brooks wrote: Book DescriptionSurprised by Laughter looks at the career and writings of C. S. Lewis and discovers a man whose life and beliefs were sustained by joy and humor.All of his life, C. S. Lewis possessed a spirit of individuality. An atheist from childhood, he became a Christian as an adult and eventually ... Suprised By Laughter The Comic World Od C.S.Lewis REVIEW

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1 Stars

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Heaven is for Real for Kids

Heaven is for Real for Kids

On 11/5 Vanessa Brooks wrote: Book DescriptionHeaven is for real, and you are going to like it!Colton Burpo came back from his trip to heaven with a very important message: Jesus really, really loves children. In effort to reach even more families with this eternally significant story, this runaway bestseller is now told from Colton—kid ... Heaven is for Real For Kids Review

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5 Stars

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Right From the Heart

Right From the Heart

On 8/29 Vanessa Brooks wrote: Book DescriptionFor people on-the-go who want a daily dose of God’s truth for their life.You want to spend meaningful time each day with the Lord, but about 10 minutes into your day the demands of life distract and pull at you, and threaten to overshadow your plans for quiet time. Pastor Bryant Wright ... Turning Your Day Towards GOD Right from the Heart A 365 Devotional REVIEW

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4 Stars

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Thunder Dog

Thunder Dog

On 8/4 Vanessa Brooks wrote: Book DescriptionA blind man and his guide dog show the power of trust and courage in the midst of devastating terror.It was 12:30 a.m. on 9/11 and Roselle whimpered at Michael’s bedside. A thunderstorm was headed east, and she could sense the distant rumbles while her owners slept. As a trained guide ... Thunder Dog Book Review

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4 Stars

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Billy Graham in Quotes

Billy Graham in Quotes

On 6/29 Vanessa Brooks wrote: Book DescriptionA note from Franklin Graham: "My father, Billy Graham, is known for speaking out about the one and only thing that matters in this world: the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ. He remembers the call of God seven decades ago to preach the Word of God to all those who would listen about salvation ... Billy Graham in Quotes Review

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5 Stars

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Money Secrets of the Amish

Money Secrets of the Amish

On 6/3 Vanessa Brooks wrote: Discover the money-saving and wealth-building secrets of America's thriftiest people, the Amish.Author, journalist, and descendant of the Amish, Lorilee Craker, was just like the rest of us, feeling the pinch from the financial fallout of 2008. As a freelancer, her income was going the way of the dodo-family ... Money Secrets of the Amish Book Review

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1 Stars

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Knitting Knee-Highs

Knitting Knee-Highs

On 5/1 Vanessa Brooks wrote: In this book, author Barb Brown takes sock knitting to new heights by teaching you the ins and outs of knitting kneehighs, a popular sock, but one that needs more explanation than most books and magazines give it. Here, in the first book on the topic, you will learn how to size these socks as you knit ... Knitting Knee-Highs REVIEW

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5 Stars

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The Hidden Magic of Walt Disney World

The Hidden Magic of Walt Disney World

On 4/22 Vanessa Brooks wrote: Book DescriptionSure, it's the Happiest Place on Earth, but how much do the 45 million-plus people who visit the Disney World theme parks annually really know about it? From where to find all the hidden Mickeys to the truth behind Madame Leota's ring at the Haunted Mansion, readers learn all about the ... The Hidden Magic of Walt Disney World Review

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5 Stars

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Time With God For Mothers

Time With God For Mothers

On 3/27 Vanessa Brooks wrote: Book DescriptionA Scripture-led devotional to encourage and bless time between mothers and the Lord.Time with God for Mothers is filled with ninety devotions that encourage mothers to spend time on their relationship with the Lord in prayer, thanksgiving, and praise. Devotions are topical and include: ... Time with God for Mothers Review

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5 Stars

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How to Be God's Little Princess

How to Be God's Little Princess

On 3/16 Vanessa Brooks wrote: Book DescriptionA fun guide book for God’s little princesses.What does it take to be a princess? Sheila Walsh has some important answers to share for every little girl. This trendy design features black & white line art and a two-color pink and black interior. The art will tie to each how-to topic ... How To Be God's Little Princess Review

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5 Stars

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God's Promises Devotional Journal

God's Promises Devotional Journal

On 2/25 Vanessa Brooks wrote: Book DescriptionA guided journal to lead you through the promises God has for every believer. More than 20 of our leading Christian authors bring inspiration and encouragement every day of the year. Guided questions and commentary gently lead the way for personal meditation and reflection on God’s ... God's Promises Daily Devotional Journal

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5 Stars

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The Beginning Reader's Bible

The Beginning Reader's Bible

On 1/27 Vanessa Brooks wrote: Book DescriptionThis exceptionally illustrated Bible storybook allows children to read the story, pray to God, and grow closer to Him.Using actual Bible text from the International Children's Bible® as well as prayers, memory verses, and fun activities, children will love this large format and be engrossed ... The Begining Reader's BIBLE review

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5 Stars

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Save the Date

Save the Date

On 1/17 Vanessa Brooks wrote: ISBN: 1595545395Retail Price: $14.99 http://www.thomasnelson.com/http://www.jennybjones.com/ Former NFL star Alex Sinclair is a man who has it all--except the votes he needs to win his bid for Congress. Despite their mutual dislike, Alex makes Lucy a proposition: pose as his fiancee in return for the ... Save the Date Review

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4 Stars

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A Billion Reasons Why

A Billion Reasons Why

On 1/10 Vanessa Brooks wrote: Book DescriptionHe’s a handsome billionaire. She’s not impressed.Katie McKenna has never loved any man but one: billionaire Luc DeForges. He was her first love. But there are a billion reasons why she's engaged instead to Dexter Hastings, a solid and stable man who wants the same things she does: ... A Billion Reasons Why Review

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4 Stars

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Invasion

Invasion

On 1/2 Vanessa Brooks wrote: Colt just wants a normal life, hanging out with friends and the girl he has a crush on. But first he has to save the world. This is the first book in an exciting new series that introduces sixteen-year-old surfer Colt McAllister. Colt's life changes when his parents are murdered to prevent exposing a ... J.S. Lewis INVASION review for BookSneeze.com

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4 Stars

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Unto the Hills: A Daily Devotional

Unto the Hills: A Daily Devotional

On 12/13 Vanessa Brooks wrote: I have to say I have never read anything by Billy Graham and when I got this Friday I was excited because I love Daily Devotions. Today being Monday I am finished with this book and I have decided now to read  it all over again BUT this time one day at a time. I really enjoyed this books the devotions ... Unto The Hills Billy Graham Devotional ( review)

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5 Stars

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On This Day in Christian History

On This Day in Christian History

On 11/9 Vanessa Brooks wrote: Book DescriptionAmazing stories of faith from twenty centuries of church history.From the Roman Empire to the Reformation, St. Valentine to St. Francis, Martin Luther to Billy Graham, On this Day introduces readers to a parade of preachers, popes, martyrs, heroes, and saints from 2,000 years of Christianity.This ... On This Day in Christian History Book Review

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4 Stars

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Really Woolly Bible Stories

Really Woolly Bible Stories

On 10/16 Vanessa Brooks wrote: 5 stars out of 5This is the cutest little book I have reviewed in a long time~! The little rhyming poems are so cute and my two daughters love this book I love this book. Really Woolly Bible Stories is a little toddler hard book  I love it because my 2 year old still goes around trying to tear pages ... Really Woolly Bible Stories Book Review for Booksneeze

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5 Stars

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Adventures in Booga Booga Land - Volume 1 (DVD)

Adventures in Booga Booga Land - Volume 1 (DVD)

On 10/6 Vanessa Brooks wrote: This is such a wonderful DVD there are 3 short stories on this DVD that teach children different lessons. My favorite one is where the monkey Marty rushes to build a lighthouse and uses the wrong light bulbs the first time.. the second time the bulb blew because he rushed to put it in.... both times ... Adventures in BoogaBooga Land Review DVD

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4 Stars

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"Big Red" Holy Bible - Contemporary 3-D Art

On 9/24 Vanessa Brooks wrote: I got to review "Big Red" Holy Bible - Contemporary 3-D Art for www.booksneeze.com  free of charge in exchange for my Honest review.I was so excited when this book came in the mail, I have been looking for the perfect Bible for my 4 year old and when this book came I let my 4 year old open the package ... "Big Red" Holy Bible - Contemporary 3-D Art REVIEW

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5 Stars

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Good Morning, Lord

Good Morning, Lord

On 9/18 Vanessa Brooks wrote: I reviewed this book for www.booksneeze.comGood Morning Lord is full of Morning Devotionals for the women in need of a pick me up or the Lady's who just love to read Devotionals like myself. I really quite enjoyed this book ,Each day starts with a devotion like I said before, with real life ... Good Morning Lord Book Review

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4 Stars

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The Way Home (DVD)

The Way Home (DVD)

On 9/10 Vanessa Brooks wrote: 5 out of 5 StarsThe Way Home DVD A missing child. A family in crisis. A faith tested. In their darkest hour, God gives hope. Randy Simpkins, a husband and father torn between the demands of his job and family. Asked by his wife to watch their two-year-old son, Joe, for a few minutes, he becomes distracted ... The Way Home Review

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5 Stars

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You Changed My Life

You Changed My Life

On 9/2 Vanessa Brooks wrote: 4 stars our of 5Max LucadoStories of Real People with Remarkable Hearts.I found this book to be uplifting and Beautiful. This book has amazing real stories about hope, faith, love, and lots more to help you, Guide you through your day. For example my favorite in this books would be .."GOD loves me and ... YOU Changed My Life Book Review

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5 Stars

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Let's Do Lunch

Let's Do Lunch

On 8/13 Vanessa Brooks wrote: Book Description Roger Troy Wilson weighed 425 pounds and had a 5-foot waist. He had given up on losing weight and prayed that he would die and go to Heaven. After fifteen years of experimenting with different foods and eating patterns, he discovered how to actually have fun losing weight easily---almost ... Let's Do Lunch Book Review

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5 Stars

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100 Prayers God Loves to Hear, 100 Praise Songs

100 Prayers God Loves to Hear, 100 Praise Songs

On 8/4 Vanessa Brooks wrote: Inside this children's book you can find 2 CD'S 50 songs on each songs such as..Come Let Us Adore HimHeavens Hokey PokeyKeep on loveinO Happy DayThis Little Light Of MineThe Lord's Prayer and the list could go on and on.I found this Children's book to be a fun read and also very creative on ways to praise ... 100 Prayers God Loves to hear 100 Praise songs REVIEW

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5 Stars

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Fearless

Fearless

On 7/19 Vanessa Brooks wrote: Max Lucado's book Fearless is a definite must read. In this book he takes us down the path of fear. Coupled with his discussion guide a group or a single person can learn so much. In his book he shows us how to face fear for what it is then how to expose it so that we can tackle it. He has humorous stories ... FEARLESS book review

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4 Stars

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The Jesus You Can't Ignore

The Jesus You Can't Ignore

On 7/5 Vanessa Brooks wrote: ISBN# 978-1-4002-0206-5John MacArthur wrote this powerful book "The Jesus You Can't Ignore" What you must learn from the BOLD confrontations of Christ.I have to admit I have a thing for Religions and History so when I saw this book was Available I wanted to read it so bad. In this ground breaking book, ... The Jesus You Can't Ignore Book Review

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5 Stars

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Sarah's Garden

Sarah's Garden

On 6/24 Vanessa Brooks wrote: ISBN#978-1-59554-870-2When Sarah realizes that she has fallen in love with an English doctor, she must choose between loving a man and losing her family.Deep in the heart of Pennsylvania's Allegheny Mountains, shy Sarah King is happiest when working in her vibrant Amish kitchen garden, but new family ... Sarah's Garden Book Review

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5 Stars

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God's Promises for Girls

God's Promises for Girls

On 5/15 Vanessa Brooks wrote: http://booksneeze.com As soon as I opened the package I got yesterday I though to myself what a cute book~! I read it to my 4 year old and my 18 month old last night and today and I would say it is a great book for girls ages 6 and up. God's Promises for girls is a fantastic way for girls to see and ... Review for God's Promises for girls

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5 Stars

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The Right to Lead

The Right to Lead

On 5/4 Vanessa Brooks wrote: ISBN 978-1-4041-8942-3John Maxwell offers key principles, stories, and reflections on preparing a leader's mind and heart to lead both themselves and others.Leadership is something you learn and earn the right to do. Renowned business writer, motivational speaker, and NY Times bestselling author, John ... The Right To LEAD book review

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5 Stars

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Wonders Never Cease

Wonders Never Cease

On 4/21 Vanessa Brooks wrote: When famed actress Olivia Hayden ends up in intensive care after a car accident, her nurse, Kemp McAvoy, seizes the opportunity to exploit the comatose star for his own personal gain. But while he's playing angel to the infirm celebrity, his girlfriend's daughter, Leah Pelton, claims she truly does see ... Wonders Never Cease Book Review

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5 Stars

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If I Could Ask God Anything

If I Could Ask God Anything

On 4/14 Vanessa Brooks wrote: Reading level: Ages 9-12Paperback: 224 pagesPublisher: Thomas Nelson; 2 edition (March 30, 2010)Language: EnglishISBN-10: 1400316022ISBN-13: 978-1400316021As most of you already Know I have a 4 year old and I have a 17 month old. My 4 year old has asked me lots of Questions about Jesus/God because we ... " If I could Ask God Anything" Awesome Bile Answers for curious kids

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5 Stars

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Rick and Bubba’s Big Honkin’ Book of Grub

Rick and Bubba’s Big Honkin’ Book of Grub

On 3/25 Vanessa Brooks wrote: Retail Price: $16.99ISBN: 1401604021I rated this book a 1 star out of 5 ....I am a sucker for Cookbooks I like the ones with Pictures all over in them so you can see what the finished product will look like. I started to read this book it is more a Story of Food than a TRUE cook book. There were a few ... Rick & Bubba's Big Honkin' Book of GRUB Book EVIEW

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1 Stars

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Gigi's Hugest Announcement (DVD)

Gigi's Hugest Announcement (DVD)

On 3/8 Vanessa Brooks wrote: Gigi, God's Little Princess By Sheila Walsh The Royal Tea Party finds Gigi with a dilemma. She has important news to share with her best friend, Frances, but how best to make such a grand announcement? This slice-of-life peek into the life of God’s little princess reinforces the vital message that ... Princess Gigi DVD Review

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5 Stars

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The Clouds Roll Away

The Clouds Roll Away

On 2/25 Vanessa Brooks wrote: The Clouds Roll AwayBy: Sibella GiorelloI first have to say I LOVED this book, I LOVE books based on Forensics's and the Main Character in this book Raleigh Harmon is a Forensic Geologist .This book is about Raleigh returning to her hometown Richmond Virginia looking forwards to a warm welcome from friends ... The Coulds Roll Away Review

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5 Stars

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Love Your Heart

Love Your Heart

On 2/9 Vanessa Brooks wrote: I first want to say this was the BEST Children's book I have read in a long while. As you can see on the cover Tim Mcgraw and Tom Douglas are the writers of this book... what you don't see is that the Foreword is by Faith Hill and their daughters Gracie, Maggie, & Audrey McGraw."Love Your Heart" ... Book Review for a Childrens Book" LOVE Your Heart"

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5 Stars

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Mom's Bible: God's Wisdom for Mothers

Mom's Bible: God's Wisdom for Mothers

On 2/1 Vanessa Brooks wrote: MOM'S BIBLEGod's Wisdom For MOTHERSI got the Privilege to review this AMAZING book. I have always had a hard time reading and understanding the bible, and this bible for mom's is fantastic...Not only did I understand what I was reading it also was VERY educational to me. Mom's Bible helps woman see how ... Mom's Bible REVIEW

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4 Stars

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