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America: The Last Best Hope (Volume III)

America: The Last Best Hope (Volume III)

On 11/30 Tracy Keck wrote: As a fan of William Bennett, I was eager to receive and read his 3rd and final volume in America: The Last Best Hope Series. Once again Bennett delivers American History, (the last 20 years in this volume) in a manner that is articulate, honest and fair. Bennett himself is an amazing historian and a ... America: The Last Best Hope ~ Volume III by William Bennett

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5 Stars

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One Call Away

One Call Away

On 9/15 Tracy Keck wrote: One Call Away . . . An appropriate title. This is a memoir by Brenda Warner, wife of Super Bowl Champion Quarterback Kurt Warner. We’ve all either gotten “the call,” or will be at some point. The phone rings, we answer and BAM! life is no longer the same. Many times, the ringing of a phone brings ... One Call Away by Brenda Warner

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4 Stars

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A Place Called Blessing

A Place Called Blessing

On 7/23 Tracy Keck wrote: The book A Place Called Blessing: Where Hurting Ends and Love Begins is a rare treasure. It is a fictionalized retelling of the bestselling relational classic, The Blessing. Josh is a character that many people can identify with – an angry, distrusting, hurting and lonely young person who is merely ... A Place Called Blessing

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5 Stars

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A Time to Dance

A Time to Dance

On 6/23 Tracy Keck wrote: Karen Kingsbury is an amazing Christian author who writes stellar fiction, and in A Time to Dance, she does not disappoint! Marriage, and relationships in general, can be both rewarding and challenging. It is often tough to navigate the path from young, fresh, newly married and “in love,” to a long-term, ... A Time to Dance by Karen Kingsbury

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4 Stars

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Love on a Dime

Love on a Dime

On 6/18 Tracy Keck wrote: If you’re looking to add to your summer or beach reading list, this book should definitely be on it! Author Cara Lynn James has written a positively delightful debut novel, and Love on a Dime is the first in the Ladies of Summerhill series. It was fun, light, humorous and easy, but it was also well ... Love on a Dime ~ by Cara Lynn James

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5 Stars

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The Heart Mender

The Heart Mender

On 5/13 Tracy Keck wrote: A true story told as fiction equals FANTASTIC! What a wonderful (and enlightening) story this is! The Heart Mender is the latest book by celebrated author Andy Andrews. He admits in the Author’s Note, that this story, for the most part, is true. And he admits that it is both his favorite of the books ... The Heart Mender ~ Book Review

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5 Stars

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Kaleidoscope

Kaleidoscope

On 4/19 Tracy Keck wrote: This is the first book I’ve read by best-selling author and Women of Faith speaker Patsy Clairmont. Kaleidoscope: Seeing God’s Wit and Wisdom in a Whole New Light is a fresh new way of looking at Proverbs (my favorite book of the Bible). The book is lighthearted, powerful and deep all at once, while ... Kaleidoscope ~ Book Review

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4 Stars

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66 Love Letters

66 Love Letters

On 2/23 Tracy Keck wrote: 66 Love Letters is the latest book by best-selling author and highly-esteemed psychologist and Christian counselor Dr. Larry Crabb. In it, he takes every book of the Bible and condenses it down to one paragraph, and then expands it into a letter, a love letter, from God. I’ve heard many times that ... 66 Love Letters ~ Book Review

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4 Stars

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I Wish You Enough

I Wish You Enough

On 1/28 Tracy Keck wrote: What a fantastic little book! I Wish You Enough by Bob Perks is truly a delightful read. It is a gift book based on the poem by the same name. It is beautiful, colorful, warm and endearing. Perks has expanded each line of the poem into a chapter that contains stories, insights, wisdom and Scripture, ... I Wish You Enough

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5 Stars

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Rediscovering God in America

Rediscovering God in America

On 1/11 Tracy Keck wrote: Rediscovering God in America is a beautiful and highly-informative book by Newt Gingrich and featuring the photography of his wife Callista Gingrich. It is a “walking” tour of Washington, DC with stunning photos of various places and Newt offering insightful commentary, historical information, quotes ... Rediscovering God in America

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5 Stars

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NKJV Greatest Stories of the Bible

NKJV Greatest Stories of the Bible

On 12/8 Tracy Keck wrote: What a fantastic book! I’ve just received the NKJV Greatest Stories of the Bible from Thomas Nelson Publishers, and it is awesome! I must say I was completely blown away by it! It is a wonderful collection of stories from the Bible, including both Old and New Testaments (however it is not the actual ... NKJV Greatest Stories of the Bible ~ Book Review

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5 Stars

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Jack Daniel's Spirit of Tennessee Cookbook, Volume 1

Jack Daniel's Spirit of Tennessee Cookbook, Volume 1

On 11/1 Tracy Keck wrote: What a fantastic book/cookbook! The Jack Daniel’s Spirit of Tennessee Cookbook by Lynne Tolley & Pat Mitchamore is more than just a cookbook. Through the pages of this beautiful book, you’ll find recipes, stories, photos, traditions, and some of the folks who come from the lovely area of Lynchburg, ... Jack Daniel's Spirit of Tennessee Cookbook ~ Book Review

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5 Stars

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Green

Green

On 10/5 Tracy Keck wrote: Gripping drama. Thrilling suspense. Good and evil. Love and hate. Light and darkness. The apocalypse. If any of these phrases appeal to you, get ready, because Green by Ted Dekker has them all! Green is the final book in the Circle Series, following Black, then Red, then White. It is a thoroughly brilliant, ... Green ~ Book Review

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4 Stars

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What Difference Do It Make?

What Difference Do It Make?

On 9/21 Tracy Keck wrote: This book is the follow-up to the New York Times bestseller Same Kind of Different as Me, by Ron Hall, Denver Moore, and Lynn Vincent. I confess, I have not read the previous book, but can say without question, I liked What Difference Do It Make? very much. It appears to fill in some of what was not ... What Difference Do It Make? ~ Book Review

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5 Stars

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Same Kind of Different As Me

Same Kind of Different As Me

On 9/21 Tracy Keck wrote:

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Fearless

Fearless

On 9/8 Tracy Keck wrote: Like life, fear happens. In his latest book, Fearless, Max Lucado, shows us that we all have fears. Some of our fears may be reasonable and some may not be, some may be healthy and some may be completely ridiculous, but regardless, they’re real. There is much in the world today to be fearful, nervous, ... Fearless ~ Book Review

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5 Stars

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Beautiful Mess

Beautiful Mess

On 9/2 Tracy Keck wrote: I have long been a fan of country music group Diamond Rio and jumped on the chance to read and review their new book. <i>Beautiful Mess: The Story of Diamond Rio</i>, by Diamond Rio with Tom Roland is the story of the band together from their early and humble beginning, to success and superstardom, to ... Beautiful Mess

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4 Stars

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Rick and Bubba's Guide to the Almost Nearly Perfect Marriage

Rick and Bubba's Guide to the Almost Nearly Perfect Marriage

On 8/2 Tracy Keck wrote: I must say, I was looking forward to reading and reviewing this book, because by the title alone, I just knew it had to be funny! And I’m happy to report it didn’t disappoint! Rick & Bubba’s Guide to the Almost Nearly Perfect Marriage by Rick Burgess & Bill “Bubba” Bussey is fantastic! ... Rick and Bubba's Guide to the Almost Nearly Perfect Marriage - Book Review

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4 Stars

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Everyday Greatness

Everyday Greatness

On 7/20 Tracy Keck wrote: I am so thrilled to be reviewing this awesome new book! "Everyday Greatness" by Stephen R. Covey and David K. Hatch, is a wonderful and inspiring read. It is a compilation of stories that have appeared in Readers Digest over several decades, along with commentary and great quotes. It highlights people ... Everyday Greatness

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5 Stars

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Between Wyomings

Between Wyomings

On 7/6 Tracy Keck wrote: I’ve been reading a very interesting book, Between Wyomings ~ My God and an iPod, by Ken Mansfield. This is a look back at his life and times as a music executive and producer. Throughout his long and illustrious career, Ken worked with such musical greats as The Beatles, Waylon Jennings, Roy Orbison, ... Between Wyomings ~ Book Review

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3 Stars

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God's Little Princess Devotional Bible

God's Little Princess Devotional Bible

On 6/17 Tracy Keck wrote: Do you have a Little Princess? All of God’s girls are His Little Princesses and there is a very special devotional Bible just for them. "God’s Little Princess Devotional Bible" by Sheila Walsh is wonderful, beautiful, delightful and just what a Little Princess needs to grow up the right way – God’s ... God's Little Princess Devotional Bible

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5 Stars

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100 Bible Stories, 100 Bible Songs

100 Bible Stories, 100 Bible Songs

On 6/6 Tracy Keck wrote: This was so much fun to review! 100 Bible Stories, 100 Bible Songs, written by Stephen Elkins and illustrated by Tim O’Connor, is a wonderful story book and CD collection. It is a soft-cover, hardback book, with good quality, sturdy paper, which is perfect for kids. There is a wonderful and detailed ... 100 Bible Stories, 100 Bible Songs ~ Book Review

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4 Stars

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The American Patriot's Bible

The American Patriot's Bible

On 5/4 Tracy Keck wrote: Once again, I am thrilled to be able to review a book for Thomas Nelson Publishers. Being an ardent patriot, I jumped at the chance to review "The American Patriot’s Bible." Make no mistake this is a real NKJV study Bible. However, many texts, quotes, songs, illustrations and documents have been included, ... The American Patriot's Bible

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4 Stars

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The Noticer

The Noticer

On 4/27 Tracy Keck wrote: Recently I had the opportunity to read an amazing little book. "The Noticer" by Andy Andrews is scheduled for release today, but as a book review blogger for Thomas Nelson, I received an advanced copy. It is an easy read and difficult to dismiss. It is astonishingly simple and complex at the same time. ... The Noticer

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4 Stars

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In the Footsteps of Paul

In the Footsteps of Paul

On 4/21 Tracy Keck wrote: What an amazing and stunning book. "In the Footsteps of Paul" by Ken Duncan, is a high-quality gift book that is all about the journey the Apostle Paul took in spreading the Gospel. The pictures are beautiful, serene and simply breathtaking. For those of us who’ve only dreamed of seeing the Holy Land, ... In the Footsteps of Paul

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4 Stars

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Put Your Dream To The Test (Hardcover)

Put Your Dream To The Test (Hardcover)

On 4/10 Tracy Keck wrote: In his latest book, Put Your Dream to the Test, 10 Questions To Help You See It and Seize It, John C. Maxwell delivers yet another fantastic and wisdom filled book that will benefit people from all walks of life. Dreams – we all have them. But how many of us are actively pursuing them, or can even ... Put Your Dream to the Test

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4 Stars

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His Name is Jesus

His Name is Jesus

On 3/27 Tracy Keck wrote: I am thrilled about this new book! His Name is Jesus is an impressive and beautiful gift book by master wordsmith Max Lucado. I kind of think of this as, The Gospel According to Max. It is a compilation of passages taken from several of his previously published books, partnered with stunning pictures, ... His Name Is Jesus

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5 Stars

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The Hole in Our Gospel

The Hole in Our Gospel

On 3/16 Tracy Keck wrote: The Hole in Our Gospel by Richard Stearns, President of World Vision U.S., is a powerful and compelling book. In it, Stearns illumines the state of the world today, both the good and the bad, and he urges us, particularly American Christians, to open our eyes and see the world and its people as God does. ... Should Be Required Reading For All Christians

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5 Stars

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The Great Eight

The Great Eight

On 2/18 Tracy Keck wrote: Boy, this is a tough one. I recently finished reading this book – finally. I love figure skating, and I really enjoy Scott Hamilton as a performer, so I figured that I would love this book. It truly pains me to say this, but I didn’t. I found I had to force myself to finish it. The book is about ... The Great Eight

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2 Stars

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The Word of Promise The Gift of Psalms

The Word of Promise The Gift of Psalms

On 1/17 Tracy Keck wrote: I recently received The Gift of Psalms Devotional (Word of Promise series), and I must say that it is aptly named - it is a gift indeed! The book itself is high quality and truly beautiful, complete with a notes section at the end - though I'll use a notebook for that purpose. The pages are heavy and ... Beautiful and Rich

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5 Stars

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For The Tough Times

For The Tough Times

On 12/31 Tracy Keck wrote: I have just finished reading the book For the Tough Times, by Max Lucado. Max is a wonderful wordsmith and once again, he does not disappoint! Though it is a small book, it is packed full of wisdom, truth and hope, ringing true the adage big things come in little packages. What a timely book, addressing ... Another Great Book by Max

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4 Stars

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The American Patriot's Almanac

The American Patriot's Almanac

On 12/19 Tracy Keck wrote: I’ve just finished my latest book to review, The American Patriot’s ALMANAC, written by William J. Bennett and John T.E. Cribb. To be perfectly honest with you, I don’t think I can even begin to give this amazing book the review it deserves. I love this book. For the first time ever, I can now ... Book Review ~ The American Patriot's Almanac

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5 Stars

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Word of Promise Next Generation New Testament MP3 Set

Word of Promise Next Generation New Testament MP3 Set

On 12/10 Tracy Keck wrote: What a brilliant concept! To take the living Word of God, and bring it to life for the digital generation! With a stellar cast of young actors, this is the perfect outreach tool for young adults both inside and outside the church walls! To hear it played out further dramatizes the New Testament for anyone, ... A Must Have for Teens, Tweens and Young Adults

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4 Stars

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Billy

Billy

On 12/2 Tracy Keck wrote: Billy is a wonderful book about two men, two friends, two crises of faith and the choices that were made which led to the sad dissolution of that friendship. Billy Graham and Charles Templeton were best friends and partners, working together as Evangelists for Youth for Christ. In the aftermath of the ... Book Review ~ Billy

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4 Stars

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