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Brush of Angel's Wings

Brush of Angel's Wings

On 5/30 jr911 wrote: This is the second book in Ruth Reid's series, Heaven on Earth, of an Amish society.  The first book was fantastic and I couldn't wait to get the chance to read and review her follow-up novel. Book Description (from BookSneeze.com)Rachel and Jordan's feelings for each other are hostile ... Book Review: Brush of an Angel's Wing by Ruth Reid

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4 Stars

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Beyond Molasses Creek

Beyond Molasses Creek

On 3/14 jr911 wrote: Description:Three lives are bound by a single book . . . and the cleansing waters of Molasses Creek.Having traveled to the ends of the earth as a flight attendant, Ally Green has finally returned to the Lowcountry to bury her father as well as the past. But Vesey Washington is still living across the ... Booke Review: Beyond Molasses Creek

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3 Stars

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Thank You, God, For Blessing Me

Thank You, God, For Blessing Me

On 10/31 jr911 wrote: This is a super cute book for small children.  It's very short, but sweet and little kids would love it and realize God loves them too!  I love the cute little caterpillar and the artwork.  I think that this book may have been better suited to a collection of short read-to-me stories, ... Book Review: Thank you, God, for blessing me by Max Lucado

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5 Stars

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The Final Hour

The Final Hour

On 10/31 jr911 wrote: I skimmed through this book and found that while it is part of a larger series, you don't need to have read the previous books to enjoy this one.  The book is written for the young adult/teen age group so it's not as gripping to me as others I have read.  While not firmly based in Christianity, ... Book Review: The Final Hour by Andrew Klavan

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3 Stars

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A Vision of Lucy

A Vision of Lucy

On 9/30 jr911 wrote: I apologize, I read this book a while back and completely forgot to hit the "post" button when I was done.  This book may have been out for a couple of weeks by now!A Vision of Lucy  By Margaret Brownley This books wasn't exactly my cup of tea, but it was a fun read that offered a ... Book Review: A Vision of Lucy

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3 Stars

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Spring for Susannah

Spring for Susannah

On 5/31 jr911 wrote: Spring for Susannah By Catherine RichmondAnother fantastic book from Thomas Nelson Publishing. I have to admit that I had reservations about reading a book about a mail-order bride living in the Dakota Territories in the late 1800’s. I am not much of a history buff and don’t really have interest ... Book Review: Spring for Susannah

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5 Stars

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The Seraph Seal

The Seraph Seal

On 5/19 jr911 wrote: The Seraph Seal By Leonard Sweet, Lori WagnerI was really intrigued by the overview of this book: end-times meets Bible prophecy in a futuristic time with a life and death scavenger hunt to find the answer that saves the faithful remnant of humanity.  Now, as long as you don’t take this book as ... Book Review: The Seraph Seal

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4 Stars

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The Promise of an Angel

The Promise of an Angel

On 5/13 jr911 wrote: The Promises of an Angel by Ruth Reid was the best book I have read in quite some time.  I had never heard of this author before I read this book and was skeptical about what I would find.  If you like Karen Kingsbury, you’ll love Ruth Reid.  I hope that The Promises of an Angel will ... book Review: The Promises of an Angel by Ruth Reid

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5 Stars

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The Final Summit

The Final Summit

On 5/9 jr911 wrote: The Final Summit by Andy Andrews isn’t at all what I expected.  I was pleasantly surprised when I realized that this book is a blend between religious, fiction, and history (with a little comedy sprinkled in here and there).  I had read another book by this author and it was a serious look ... Book Review: The Final Summit byu Andy Andrews

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4 Stars

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Slave

Slave

On 4/2 jr911 wrote: Slave by John MacArthur is a wonderful book that reminds us that our Christian liberty, purchased by Jesus, is not a license for us to live however we want.  Being a Christian means that we are no longer a slave to sin, but have been purchased by the blood of Christ and now live as a slave to Him.  ... Slave by John MacArthur

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4 Stars

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A Time to Dance

A Time to Dance

On 12/7 jr911 wrote: A Time to Dance by Karen KingsburyKaren Kingsbury is a well-known Christian fiction and children’s book author. Her Baxter family series were incredibly popular and it seems these books in the Women of Faith series will be just as wonderful. A Time to Dance takes the reader on an emotional journey ... Book Review: A Time to Dance

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5 Stars

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The Treasure of God's Word

The Treasure of God's Word

On 11/16 jr911 wrote: The Treasure of God's Word: Celebrating 400 Years of the King James Bible by Jack CountrymanThis book is bound in what feels like leather and has gold edged pages to give it a more collectible feel than just another book to read. I consider this book to be a devotional or quick scripture reference. There ... Book Review: The Treasure of God's Word

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2 Stars

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The Grace of God

The Grace of God

On 11/16 jr911 wrote: The Grace of God by Andy StanleyThe Grace of God is a book that seeks to explain the hard issues people have with understanding grace. Stanley explains how the God of the Old Testament is not any different than the God of the New Testament, but that our perception is that God is different because of ... Book Review: The Grace of God

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4 Stars

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Outlive Your Life

Outlive Your Life

On 10/27 jr911 wrote: Outlive Your Life by Max LucadoOutlive Your Life gives the reader assurance that their life matters and that although no one person can do everything needed in our world, every person can do something that will make a difference in someone’s life. Max Lucado urges his readers to realize that it is ... Book Review: Outlive Your Life by Max Lucado

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4 Stars

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Seeds of Turmoil

Seeds of Turmoil

On 9/29 jr911 wrote: Seeds of Turmoil by Bryan Wright Seeds of Turmoil is a Biblical reference and discovery for today’s issues in the Middle East. Many people fight for peace in the Middle East and wonder why there always seems to be conflict and hatred coming out of that part of the world. This book takes you back to ... Book Review: Seeds of Turmoil

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3 Stars

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The Boy Who Changed the World

The Boy Who Changed the World

On 9/7 jr911 wrote: This book is the children's version of The Butterfly Effect, but honestly.....I liked this one better!!The Boy Who Changed the World by Andy AndrewsThe Boy Who Changed the World shows, in a simplistic yet powerful way, the effect one person, one decision, had on the life of everyone living in the past, ... Book Review: The Boy Who Changed the World by Andy Andrews

jr911's Rating:

5 Stars

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The Butterfly Effect

The Butterfly Effect

On 9/7 jr911 wrote: The Butterfly Effect: How Your Life Matters by Andy AndrewsThe Butterfly Effect begins with the story of a colonel in the Union Army and the effect one man, one decision, had on the life of everyone living then, living now, or who ever will live. The author also talks about the life of George Washington ... Book Review: The Butterfly Effect

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3 Stars

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Wonders Never Cease

Wonders Never Cease

On 9/2 jr911 wrote: As most of you know, I belong to BookSneeze, a site that brings together a community of bloggers to review books.  I just finished Wonders Never Cease and I can truly tell you that I could barely put the book down.  What I learned (again--you need to constantly remind yourself of this):  ... Book Review: Wonders Never Cease

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5 Stars

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Plan B

Plan B

On 5/3 jr911 wrote: As I mentioned before, I have been privileged to be able to review books for Book Sneeze and want to pass on a summary of the lastest book I read, as well as my reactions.  This book will be available starting tomorrow.Plan B: What do you do when God doesn’t show up the way you thought He would? ... Book Review - Plan B by Pete Wilson

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3 Stars

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The Map

The Map

On 4/14 jr911 wrote: As promised, I have finished this book and wanted to give you my brief take on it.The Map: The Way of All Great Men by David MurrowSummary The Map is a realistic look into the issue of a man’s role in society and church. Murrow discusses the reasons why men in today’s churches are often made ... The Map: The Way of All Great Men - A Review

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5 Stars

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