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The Reason for My Hope

The Reason for My Hope

On 2/3 Janette P. wrote: The Reason for My Hope: Salvation is a book written by Billy Graham. In what could possibly be his last book (he's 95 now), Mr. Graham is still leading people to salvation through his message and the true stories contained in his book. The question Billy Graham asks throughout the book is: Who would ... Book Review - The Reason For My Hope: Salvation

Janette P.'s Rating:

5 Stars

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Last Light

Last Light

On 12/2 Janette P. wrote: Last Light is a novel by New York Times best-selling suspense author Terri Blackstock. From the back cover: The city of Birmingham, Alabama, is experiencing a massive blackout. Planes suddenly lose power and crash to the earth. Cars stall in the middle of the street and won't restart. Cell phones and ... Book Review - Last Light

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5 Stars

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The Heiress of Winterwood

The Heiress of Winterwood

On 9/3 Janette P. wrote: The Heiress of Winterwood, written by Sarah E. Ladd, is Book One in the Whispers On The Moors series. An excerpt from the back cover: Amelia Barrett, heiress to an estate nestled in the English moors, defies family expectations and promises to raise her dying friend's baby. She'll risk everything to ... Book Review -The Heiress of Winterwood

Janette P.'s Rating:

4 Stars

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Stumbling on Open Ground

Stumbling on Open Ground

On 3/8 Janette P. wrote: Stumbling on Open Ground Love, God, Cancer, and Rock'n'Roll is a book written by Ken Mansfield. From the back cover - Stumbling on Open Ground is a story of a private trial and faith like those found in the books of Esther and Job. Punctuated with stories from Ken Mansfield's years in the music business ... Review -Stumbling on Open Ground

Janette P.'s Rating:

3 Stars

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Darkness Rising

Darkness Rising

On 11/22 Janette P. wrote: Darkness Rising is book two of the East Salem Trilogy written by Lis Wiehl with Pete Nelson. Dani Harris is a forensic psychiatrist and Tommy Gunderson is her "assistant" who is also a former football player and minor celebrity. They previously solved a murder that was committed by a student at St. ... Book Review - Darkness Rising

Janette P.'s Rating:

4 Stars

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A Path Toward Love

A Path Toward Love

On 8/31 Janette P. wrote: A Path Toward Love is a novel written by Cara Lynn James. The year is 1905 and Katherine Osborne is a young widow living in Florida. She is determined to keep the orange groves operating which is the only thing she has left from her husband. Katherine receives news that the manager of the citrus groves ... Book Review - A Path Toward Love

Janette P.'s Rating:

3 Stars

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I Love You to God and Back

I Love You to God and Back

On 4/23 Janette P. wrote: I Love You To God and Back: A Mother and Child Can Find Faith and Love Through Bedtime Prayers is written by Amanda Lamb. I thought this would be a book of prayers for children to learn but it is actually more of a journal. A mother (the author) is so touched by hearing her daughter Chloe's bedtime prayers ... Review - I Love You To God And Back

Janette P.'s Rating:

3 Stars

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Eyes of Justice

Eyes of Justice

On 4/18 Janette P. wrote: Eyes of Justice is a Triple Threat novel written by New York times best-selling author Lis Wiehl with April Henry. The Triple Threat is comprised of three women who fight for justice every day - Cassidy as a crime reporter, Nicole as an FBI agent and Allison as a federal prosecutor. The Triple Threat ... Wednesday Weekly Review - EYES OF JUSTICE

Janette P.'s Rating:

4 Stars

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Dawn Comes Early

Dawn Comes Early

On 3/5 Janette P. wrote: Dawn Comes Early is a Brides of Last Chance Novel written by Margaret Brownley. The book's setting is 1895 in the Arizona territory. Kate Tenney answers an ad written by Eleanor Walker who is looking for a hardworking woman to learn the ranching business in Arizona territory. Eleanor plans to eventually ... Book Review - Dawn Comes Early

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3 Stars

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Heart of Gold

Heart of Gold

On 2/15 Janette P. wrote: Heart of Gold is a fictional novel written by Robin Lee Hatcher, a Christy and Rita award winning author. Heart of Gold is set during the 1860s, at the time of the Civil War. Reverend Delaney Adair leaves his home in the South to answer a call to lead a church in Idaho and brings his daughter Shannon ... Wednesday Weekly Review - Heart of Gold

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3 Stars

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An Amish Wedding

An Amish Wedding

On 12/17 Janette P. wrote: An Amish Wedding is comprised of three Amish novellas written by Beth Wiseman, Kathleen Fuller and Kelly Long. The first story is Perfect Secret written by Kelly Long. Rose Bender and Luke Lantz are engaged to be married, but one night Rose discovers that Luke is the thief that has been taking things ... Weekly Wednesday Review - An Amish Wedding

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3 Stars

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Sunrise on the Battery

Sunrise on the Battery

On 10/13 Janette P. wrote: Sunrise On The Battery is a novel written by Beth Webb Hart. The story is about Mary Lynn Scoville and her husband Jackson, who are climbing the social ladder in Charleston, South Carolina. To be accepted in the highest social circle is something Mary Lynn has always dreamed about, because Mary Lynn ... Book Review - Sunrise On The Battery

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3 Stars

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Healing Hearts

Healing Hearts

On 8/22 Janette P. wrote: I recently read Healing Hearts Three Amish Novellas by Beth Wiseman. These stories were previously published in An Amish Christmas, An Amish Gathering, and An Amish Love. I'm a big fan of Amish fiction and have read a couple of Beth Wiseman's other books, so I was looking forward to reading this. The ... Book Review - Healing Hearts

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3 Stars

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The Final Hour

The Final Hour

On 7/7 Janette P. wrote: I recently read The Final Hour written by Andrew Klavan. The Final Hour is the 4th and last book in The Homelanders series. Teenager Charlie West is in prison and has no memory of what happened in the past year but then he starts remembering. He knows that the terrorist cell (the Homelanders) is planning ... Book Review - The Final Hour

Janette P.'s Rating:

3 Stars

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Billy Graham in Quotes

Billy Graham in Quotes

On 7/5 Janette P. wrote: Billy Graham in Quotes is a book written by his son Franklin Graham with Donna Lee Toney. Most people or at least those of Christian faith, are aware that Billy is a world renowned American Christian evangelist and probably the best known evangelist. I have long admired Mr. Graham's integrity and steadfast ... Book Review - Billy Graham In Quotes

Janette P.'s Rating:

5 Stars

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Lead. Serve. Love.

Lead. Serve. Love.

On 5/9 Janette P. wrote: I recently read Lead Serve Love, 100 Three-Word Ways to Be Like Jesus, written by Gregory E. Lang. The author states in the introduction that the book was written for those who want to walk in the Spirit and do what Jesus would do, but need a simple, loving nudge to take those steps. The author has ... Book Review - Lead Serve Love

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4 Stars

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Lilly's Wedding Quilt

Lilly's Wedding Quilt

On 3/24 Janette P. wrote: I recently read Lilly's Wedding Quilt, A Patch of Heaven Novel Series 2, by Kelly Long. I'm a fan of Amish fiction, so I was looking forward to reading this book as I have read some of the author's other books and have enjoyed them. The story is about a young Amish woman named Lilly Lapp who is in love ... Book Review - Lilly's Wedding Quilt

Janette P.'s Rating:

4 Stars

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What the Heart Sees

What the Heart Sees

On 3/1 Janette P. wrote: I just finished reading What The Heart Sees, A Collection of Amish Romances From Kathleen Fuller. These three stories were previously published in An Amish Christmas, An Amish Gathering, and An Amish Love. The first story is A Miracle for Miriam. Miriam liked a boy named Seth when they were 14 years ... Book Review - What The Heart Sees

Janette P.'s Rating:

3 Stars

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The Shelter of God's Promises

The Shelter of God's Promises

On 2/7 Janette P. wrote: I recently read The Shelter of God's Promises written by Sheila Walsh. The author asks "Where do you turn for shelter in the worst storms of life?" The book is divided into ten chapters and Sheila references scripture verses for what God has promised us, what God's promises mean, and how encounters with ... Book Review - The Shelter of God's Promises

Janette P.'s Rating:

4 Stars

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Then Sings My Soul Special Edition

Then Sings My Soul Special Edition

On 1/2 Janette P. wrote: Then Sings My Soul Special Edition, written by Robert J. Morgan, is a book of 150 Christmas, Easter, and All Time Favorite Hymn Stories. The book is divided into five sections - Christmas, Easter, Thanksgiving, Patriotic and Other Favorites. There is one page devoted to each hymn that gives information ... Book Review - Then Sings My Soul

Janette P.'s Rating:

4 Stars

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The Treasure of God's Word

The Treasure of God's Word

On 11/2 Janette P. wrote: I recently reviewed The Treasure of God's Word - Celebrating 400 Years of the King James Bible. This is a beautiful book with an embossed burgundy colored cover and gilt edged pages. There is an introduction page and also a (short) chapter about the origins of the King James bible which is interesting ... Book Review - The Treasure of God's Word

Janette P.'s Rating:

3 Stars

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The Way Home (DVD)

The Way Home (DVD)

On 9/30 Janette P. wrote: I really enjoyed watching the movie, The Way Home, starring Dean Cain. This movie is based on a true story about the Simpkins family, whose little boy goes missing just as the family is ready to go on vacation. Christa, the mom, blames her husband Randy (Dean Cain) because she had asked him to put Joe ... DVD Review - The Way Home

Janette P.'s Rating:

3 Stars

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Let's Do Lunch

Let's Do Lunch

On 9/14 Janette P. wrote: Who hasn't at one point wanted to lose weight or thought about losing weight, even if it was just 5 or 10 pounds? There's a lot of diet books and articles out there on how to lose weight but the book I just finished reading, Let's Do Lunch by Roger Troy Wilson, might be one of the most interesting. This ... Book Review - Let's Do Lunch

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2 Stars

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Cast of Characters

Cast of Characters

On 8/3 Janette P. wrote: I've been a long-time fan of Max Lucado's books, so I was looking forward to reading this book titled Cast of Characters, Common People in the Hands of An Uncommon God. This book is a collection of some of Mr. Lucado's favorite biblical characters which he's covered in other books of his; people who ... Book Review - CAST OF CHARACTERS

Janette P.'s Rating:

4 Stars

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Sarah's Garden

Sarah's Garden

On 6/30 Janette P. wrote: I just finished reading Sarah's Garden by Kelly Long and really enjoyed it. I've always been a fan of Amish fiction and looked forward to reading this book. One of the nice things about the book is that the author included a glossary of Pennsylvania Dutch words and phrases at the beginning which is helpful ... Book Review - Sarah's Garden

Janette P.'s Rating:

4 Stars

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Storm Warning

Storm Warning

On 6/7 Janette P. wrote: I just read the book, Storm Warning, written by Billy Graham. In the introduction, Mr. Graham states that he "hopes to use God's word to shed light on His revealed plan to save the human race from the explosive clouds rumbling through our world," and he does exactly that. In various chapters Mr. Graham ... Book Review - Storm Warning

Janette P.'s Rating:

4 Stars

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Plan B

Plan B

On 5/3 Janette P. wrote: I read the book Plan B: What Do You Do When God Doesn't Show Up The Way You Thought He Would? by Pete Wilson and found it to be thought provoking and interesting. The book is written in a way that is easy to read and understand and I felt that the author was talking to me, not lecturing or giving a sermon ... Book Review - Plan B

Janette P.'s Rating:

3 Stars

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Essentials for Life

Essentials for Life

On 4/9 Janette P. wrote: I read the book Essentials for Life: Your Back-to-Basics Guide To What Matters Most by Marcia Ford and found it to be informative and interesting. This book covers what the author states are essentials to fifty dimensions of life and will show the reader how to make time in a busy schedule to connect ... ESSENTIALS for LIFE by Marcia Ford - Book Review

Janette P.'s Rating:

4 Stars

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