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Seek Me with All Your Heart

Seek Me with All Your Heart

On 6/24 Joanne Rivest wrote: I am usually immediately drawn into a story about the Amish...the simple way of life...the home baked goodness that is always coming out of the oven...simple and uncomplicated. The new book, Seek Me with All Your Heart, by Beth Wiseman is anything but simple, the families in this novel are hiding deep ... Seek Me With All Your Heart: Book Review

Joanne 's Rating:

4 Stars

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Sabbath

Sabbath

On 2/16 Joanne Rivest wrote: I was really looking forward to reviewing the new book by Dan B Allender, Sabbath, from the ancient practices series. It seems in the last few years I have been drawn to studying about the Sabbath. I have researched the Saturday verses Sunday opinions and was hoping to gain some new insights into some ... Book Review: Sabbath

Joanne 's Rating:

2 Stars

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Seeds of Turmoil

Seeds of Turmoil

On 11/20 Joanne Rivest wrote: I never quite understood the deep animosity between the Muslim and Jewish nations until I read the newly released book Seeds of Turmoil,by Thomas Nelson. Pastor Bryant Wright details the history of the two nations whose stories are interwoven through family history and perceived injustices from the declared ... Seeds Of Turmoil

Joanne 's Rating:

4 Stars

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The Boy Who Changed the World

The Boy Who Changed the World

On 9/7 Joanne Rivest wrote: If you ask a child what they want to be when they grow up you will usually get an answer like a fireman, policeman, a pastor, a dad, or if you are in my house...a builder. You see every child wants to make a difference and be someone special. I have just finished reading, The Boy Who Changed the World, ... The Boy Who Changed the world

Joanne 's Rating:

5 Stars

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The Butterfly Effect

The Butterfly Effect

On 9/7 Joanne Rivest wrote: Today I chose to enjoy my children, laughing with them as they raced through the yard. I chose to make dinner joyfully, engage in their education and dutifully do the laundry. Could these small choices everyday actually matter---in the grand scheme of things? We have all heard about the butterfly effect, ... Book Review: The Butterfly Effect

Joanne 's Rating:

5 Stars

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Same Kind of Different As Me

Same Kind of Different As Me

On 8/3 Joanne Rivest wrote: As I began reading the book: Same Kind of Different As Me, by Ron Hall and Denver Moore, I knew by the second chapter that this book was going to be good...not the 'interesting and its a nice story good' more like 'life changing good'. This book details the building of a friendship of two men who come ... Same Kind of Different As Me

Joanne 's Rating:

5 Stars

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A Guy's Guide to Life

A Guy's Guide to Life

On 7/20 Joanne Rivest wrote: How to become a man in 224 pages or less...A Guy's Guide To Life, by Jason Boyett. This new book delivers! As a mom of two young men, I could not wait to read this book. I read it and have given it to my oldest to read, and I must say Jason you have outdone yourself. I would recommend this to everyone, ... Book Review: A Guy's Guide To Life

Joanne 's Rating:

5 Stars

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The Hole in Our Gospel (Trade Paperback)

The Hole in Our Gospel (Trade Paperback)

On 6/7 Joanne Rivest wrote: I finished an amazing book this week. Usually I run to the computer to write my review, but this time it was different. I wanted to do this book justice, somehow write a review that would inspire the reader to 'change the world' and then I realized I just had to write a review that would inspire the ... Book Review: The Hole In Our Gospel

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5 Stars

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Friendship for Grown-Ups

Friendship for Grown-Ups

On 4/22 Joanne Rivest wrote: What a book! Lisa Whelchel, who I grew up knowing as Blair, from the T.V. series, The Facts Of Life, has written an amazing book on friendship! Throughout the course of the book Lisa brings us on a journey of her adult relationships, she shows by example how to navigate through the sometimes murky ... Friendship for Grown-ups!

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5 Stars

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The Voice New Testament

The Voice New Testament

On 4/6 Joanne Rivest wrote: I'm pretty much a King James Version snob...but I must tell you I am very impressed with the New Testament;The Voice, published by Thomas Nelson. I have been looking for a Bible for my morning devotions that would give me a fresh perspective on things, a new look into the telling of the same story, His ... The Voice

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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 3/24 Joanne Rivest wrote: We all have them, the favorite Uncle, hilarious cousin, you know, the guy that always makes you laugh. I mean he could be talking about an everyday topic, the normal day-in-a-day-out usual stuff, and I find myself with tears running down my cheek, and belly laughing with the rest of the gang. This week, ... Rick & Bubba's Big Honkin' Book of Grub

Joanne 's Rating:

4 Stars

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The Map

The Map

On 3/8 Joanne Rivest wrote: Can I a mother of two young men, teach, equip and challenge them to be Great Men for Christ? Is there, could there be a map, a strategic plan laid out in the Scriptures, that would give me direction for along the way? These are some of the questions I had as I began to read the new release from author ... The Map

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4 Stars

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