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Kiss the Bride

Kiss the Bride

On 8/12 WorryFreeMom wrote: Kiss the Bride: Three Summer Love Stories is a fun collection of romances by some amazing authors–Melissa McClone, Robin Lee Hatcher, and Kathryn Springer. In Picture Perfect Love, Jenna Harrison and her ex-fiance, Ashton Vance, get a second chance at love. Just when she’s finally feeling over the ... Kiss the Bride

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5 Stars

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The Captain Takes a Wife

The Captain Takes a Wife

On 7/26 WorryFreeMom wrote: The Captain Takes a Wife is the first book I have read from Doris Durbin. I was intrigued by the plot--Captain Harry Richardson literally runs into a runaway bride, Sarah Franklin, and decides to marry her to keep her safe. It turns out that Sarah's uncle, who is her guardian and the trustee of her ... The Captain Takes a Wife

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3 Stars

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To Love a Stranger

To Love a Stranger

On 7/26 WorryFreeMom wrote: To Love a Stranger is the fourth book in Colleen Coble's "Wyoming" series. Though I have not read any of the other books in this series, I had no trouble following the story. Jasper Mendenhall, a soldier on his way to the Arizona territory, has decided to find a wife. He begins corresponding with a ... To Love a Stranger

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3 Stars

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A January Bride

A January Bride

On 2/11 WorryFreeMom wrote: Madeleine Houser, a successful novelist, has left the big city to keep an eye on her sister's home as it's renovated before being put on the market. Though she's only in her 30s, Madeleine has decided that love must have passed her by and is content with her writing and her new ability to spend time ... Sweet, but a little predictable

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4 Stars

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A February Bride

A February Bride

On 2/11 WorryFreeMom wrote: Allie Andrews loves Marcus Hall, but she is determined to save him from a miserable life with her--so she leaves him at the altar on their wedding day. Of course, the fact that he's her best friend's brother also alienates her from her best friend and a family that she loves. Not to mention the fact ... Perfect for Valentine's Day!

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4 Stars

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A December Bride

A December Bride

On 1/29 WorryFreeMom wrote: My latest BookSneeze selection is a fun novella by Denise Hunter called A December Bride. The book follows the misadventures of a designer named Layla O'Reilly who is trying to start a business. She's successfully staged a few houses for friends, and the word is getting out about what she can do. ... A December Bride

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4 Stars

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Women Living Well

Women Living Well

On 1/22 WorryFreeMom wrote: Partly because I AM one, and partly because I'm in the home stretch of my PhD in Christian Women's Studies (ABD!), any Christian book about womanhood catches my attention. So, when I saw Women Living Well: Finding Joy in God, Your Man, Your Kids and Your Home, by Courtney Joseph, I decided to have ... Women Living Well

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3 Stars

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A Man Called Blessed

A Man Called Blessed

On 10/9 WorryFreeMom wrote: Ted Dekker always amazes me with broad spectrum of genres he writes! A Man Called Blessed, the sequel to Blessed Child, is no different. Co-written by Bill Bright, the novel continues the story of Caleb, an orphan who won fame the world over for his ability to heal. Of course, it was his devotion ... A Man Called Blessed

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5 Stars

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A Bride for All Seasons

A Bride for All Seasons

On 7/12 WorryFreeMom wrote: A Bride for All Seasons is a great compilation of four novellas written by some of my favorite authors. Mary Conneally, Margaret Brownley, Robert Lee Hatcher, and Debra Clopton worked together to create this fun book. Each author chose a season and wrote a story based on the idea of mail order brides. Each ... A Bride for All Seasons

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The Christian Mama's Guide to Having a Baby

The Christian Mama's Guide to Having a Baby

On 6/11 WorryFreeMom wrote: When I was pregnant with Megan (my first), I bought the most obvious books, like What to Expect When You're Expecting. Everything I read freaked me out because the book seemed focused on everything that could go wrong. By my second & third pregnancies, I had trashed that book in favor of others that ... Not a bad addition to your pregnancy library

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4 Stars

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The Heiress of Winterwood

The Heiress of Winterwood

On 5/14 WorryFreeMom wrote: If you like historical fiction, you'll want to read Sarah Ladd's first novel, The Heiress of Winterwood. Set in Darbury, England, in 1814, the main character is an heiress who must marry to get her inheritance. However, a promise she made to her best friend puts a glitch in her plans (and those of her ... The Heiress of Winterwood

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Afloat

Afloat

On 5/6 WorryFreeMom wrote: Have you ever wondered what you would do in an emergency--an apocalyptic emergency? Who would you trust? How would you protect your family? In Afloat, Erin Healy (co-author of Kiss & Burn), explores how one woman, Danielle Clement, deals with a very strange and scary situation. A resident of a floating ... Afloat

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Waiting for Morning

Waiting for Morning

On 1/12 WorryFreeMom wrote: In this latest novel in Margaret Brownley's The Brides of Last Chance Series, Molly Hatfield arrives in Cactus Patch, Arizona, with her disabled little brother, Donny. For Molly, Cactus Patch is her last hope after losing almost everything in a fire. She has to find a way to support herself and her ... Waiting for Morning

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The Trouble With Cowboys

The Trouble With Cowboys

On 11/26 WorryFreeMom wrote: If there's one thing Annie Wilkerson can't stand...it's cowboys. And Dylan Taylor is the worst of the lot. She is sure that this smooth-talking, good looking cowboy is up to no good, just like her Daddy and all the other cowboys who loved and left her mom. But when Dylan needs Annie's help with his ... The Trouble with Cowboys

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4 Stars

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Through Rushing Water

Through Rushing Water

On 9/3 WorryFreeMom wrote: Publicly jilted by a local congressman, Sophia Makinoff determines to do something valuable for the world. Since she can't go to China to be a missionary, she finds herself installed as the teacher for a small Ponca tribe in the middle of Dakota territory. As the daughter of a former statesman in Russian, ... Through Rushing Water

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5 Stars

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Crazy Dangerous

Crazy Dangerous

On 8/31 WorryFreeMom wrote: Sam Hopkins is determined not to be the typical PK (preacher's kid). He wants people to see him as he is, not who they expect him to be. (Don't we all?) But when he accidentally stumbles on a way to be seen as more than Mr. Nice Guy by hanging out with the wrong crowd, he bites off more than he can ... Crazy Dangerous

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House of Mercy

House of Mercy

On 8/2 WorryFreeMom wrote: Erin Healy's latest book, House of Mercy, illustrates once again her gift for story-telling. The interesting blend of physical and spiritual danger and mystery make her books some of my favorites. This latest novel is no different. We all find ourselves in need of mercy--usually over and over again ... House of Mercy

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4 Stars

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A Path Toward Love

A Path Toward Love

On 7/21 WorryFreeMom wrote: After a long day of grading, I decided to see what new books were available on BookSneeze. I chose A Path Towards Love by Cara Lynn James, the author of Love on a Dime. I expected a cute book, not the best read ever, and that's exactly what I got. Katherine Osborne is a widow who is doing her best ... A Path Towards Love

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4 Stars

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Angel Eyes

Angel Eyes

On 5/3 WorryFreeMom wrote: I've always been fascinated by the world we can't see--the supernatural world of angels and demons. My first Frank Peretti novel had me glued to the pages, and others like Ted Dekker and Randy Alcorn have captured my attention since. Angel Eyes, by Shannon Dittemore (check out her fun blog HERE), is ... Angel Eyes

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5 Stars

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Here's Lily

Here's Lily

On 4/16 WorryFreeMom wrote: In Here's Lily, readers meet the striking character of Lily, a 6th grader who is tall, fair, and has orange, curly hair. Lily doesn't have much confidence in herself, until she is chosen to attend a modeling school. In her classes, Lily learns to have confidence and poise--and to be kind to others. ... Here's Lily

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Need You Now

Need You Now

On 4/15 WorryFreeMom wrote: Need You Now is Beth Wiseman's first venture into non-Amish Christian fiction. The book centers around a family who leaves the busy city life of Houston, TX, to attempt a simpler life on the family farm. As Brad and Darlene Henderson and their three teenagers adjust to life in the small town of Round ... Need You Now

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4 Stars

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Brush of Angel's Wings

Brush of Angel's Wings

On 3/29 WorryFreeMom wrote: Brush of Angel's Wings, by Ruth Reid, is billed as a combination of Amish and angel fiction. One reviewer compares Reid to Frank Peretti, which is why I decided to try this one out. Unfortunately, while Brush of Angel's Wings is a cute story, it didn't quite measure up to my expectations. Rachel Hartzler ... Brush of Angel's Wings

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3 Stars

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Eyes of Justice

Eyes of Justice

On 3/16 WorryFreeMom wrote: Eyes of Justice begins with the murder of one of the main characters of a series of murder mysteries written by Lis Wiehl and April Henry featuring the Triple Threat. Cassidy, a reporter, Nicole, an FBI agent, and Allison, a federal prosecutor, have worked together on cases for 6 years. So, when Cassidy ... Eyes of Justice

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4 Stars

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The Wedding Dress

The Wedding Dress

On 3/8 WorryFreeMom wrote: I just finished reading The Wedding Dress, by Rachel Hauck, and I LOVED it. Charlotte Malone's gift is finding the perfect dress for each bride--the dress that fits her character and melts her heart. The problem is that Charlotte is getting married in two months, and she hasn't found her own dress ... The Wedding Dress

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Dawn Comes Early

Dawn Comes Early

On 2/22 WorryFreeMom wrote: Have you ever wanted to start over? Do something different? Establish your future on your own? Kate Tenney, the main character of Dawn Comes Early by Margaret Brownley, decides to take her life into her own hands. A dime novelist by trade, Kate decides to trade in her typewriter for the life of a ranch ... Dawn Comes Early

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Beauty for Ashes

Beauty for Ashes

On 2/10 WorryFreeMom wrote: One of my favorite promises from God is that "all things work together for good for those who love God." This verse gives me hope when life doesn't make sense...and when I'm not sure that I'm making the right decisions. I know that as long as I'm putting my trust in Him and doing my best, all things ... Beauty for Ashes

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4 Stars

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Heart of Gold

Heart of Gold

On 2/1 WorryFreeMom wrote: Escaping from Virginia in the middle of the Civil War wasn't Shannon Adair's idea, but she has reluctantly followed her minister father to the frontier of Idaho. Though she's left behind all she's ever known, including the luxuries of home, Shannon learns to trust her heart and God's wisdom in the latest ... Heart of Gold

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4 Stars

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Beyond Molasses Creek

Beyond Molasses Creek

On 1/28 WorryFreeMom wrote: Beyond Molasses Creek, by Nicole Seitz, was captivating, yet very sad. Written from the perspectives of three strikingly different, yet interconnected, people, the book tells the story of a woman's search for meaning after a devastating loss. When the book begins, we meet Ally Green, the main character. ... Beyond Molasses Creek

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4 Stars

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First Date

First Date

On 1/3 WorryFreeMom wrote: One of the most memorable verses in the book of Esther for me is "for such a time as this." What would it be like to be chosen for a special task--a task that would glorify God, and yet take extreme courage and faith to complete? In Krista McGee's book, First Date, Addy Davidson gets the chance to ... First Date

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5 Stars

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Bittersweet Surrender

Bittersweet Surrender

On 1/1 WorryFreeMom wrote: Carly Westlake is living her dream--running a chocolate spa in her hometown combines her love for beauty and chocolate. The problem for Carly, whose husband left her during her recovery from breast cancer, is that her love for chocolate keeps adding inches to her waistline. Added to her personal dilemma, ... Bittersweet Surrender

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3 Stars

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Smitten

Smitten

On 12/11 WorryFreeMom wrote: When four single ladies in a small Vermont town called Smitten decide to turn their town into a romantic destination, romance is bound to happen! The mill in Smitten closes down, and the small town is threatened with extinction. But four friends decide to do everything they can to keep their town alive... Smitten

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5 Stars

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Cliques, Hicks, and Ugly Sticks

Cliques, Hicks, and Ugly Sticks

On 12/1 WorryFreeMom wrote: In this second installment of the Confessions of April Grace series by KD McCrite, readers get a first hand account of the first half of April Grace’s sixth grade year. Not only does she have to deal with houseguests and a snotty big sister, but one of her former friends has decided to form a clique ... Not Bad, Good Message

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4 Stars

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The Soul Reader

The Soul Reader

On 11/15 WorryFreeMom wrote: Ward McNulty has a gift. He can look into a person's eyes and see the condition of that person's soul. While it makes him uniquely qualified to spot evil and act accordingly, it does not keep him out of trouble. In The Soul Reader, the second book in this series by Gerard D. Webster, McNulty teams ... Soul Reader

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5 Stars

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Invasion (tpc)

Invasion (tpc)

On 11/14 WorryFreeMom wrote: Invasion, by Jon Lewis, tells the story of a teenager, Colt McAlister, who discovers that the comic book world of CHAOS is not only real, but that he is intimately connected with it. After his parents are killed in a car accident, Colt discovers that his grandfather is none other than the Phantom Flyer ... Invasion

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4 Stars

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Lonestar Angel

Lonestar Angel

On 10/26 WorryFreeMom wrote: Lonestar Angel, by Colleen Coble, is a riveting story about an estranged couple searching for their daughter. Five years prior, Brianna, just a few months old, was kidnapped and believed drowned in an accident involving the kidnapper. However, the body was never found. Her parents, Clay and Eden, ... Lonestar Angel

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The Seraph Seal

The Seraph Seal

On 7/1 WorryFreeMom wrote: The Seraph Seal, co-written by Leonard Sweet and Lori Wagner, is an apocalyptic novel set in 2048. Paul Binder, a history professor at the University of Virginia finds himself at the center of an ancient end-times prophecy. According to the prophecy, the world is at a turning point, and Paul plays a ... The Seraph Seal--Great read, but lacking biblical truth

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3 Stars

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Save the Date

Save the Date

On 2/1 WorryFreeMom wrote: Save the Date is a cute new Christian romance novel by Jenny Jones.  With a stack of non-fiction books on my nightstand, I thought I could use something fun and light to read, and Save the Date fit the bill.  Though a bit predictable at times, this book does a nice job of combining an unlikely ... Save the Date

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4 Stars

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An Amish Christmas, expanded edition

An Amish Christmas, expanded edition

On 12/2 WorryFreeMom wrote: An Amish Christmas is a sweet collection of Amish romance stories set at Christmas time.  The four interconnected stories are written by Beth Wiseman, Kathleen Fuller, Barbara Cameron, and Kelly Long, in typical Amish-story fashion, complete with Amish words and brief discussions of Amish tradition.  ... An Amish Christmas

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4 Stars

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Jungle Warfare

Jungle Warfare

On 9/3 WorryFreeMom wrote: In Jungle Warfare, Christopher Cunningham, a sales professional and a lay minister, provides men and women in sales with a solid, Biblically based devotional that will help them to focus on God and improve their sales results.  Based on his grandfather's WWII Field Manual, Cunningham aptly relates ... Jungle Warfare

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4 Stars

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Love on a Dime

Love on a Dime

On 6/23 WorryFreeMom wrote: Love on a Dime is the first of the Ladies of Summerhill series by Cara Lynn James.  Set in Newport in 1899, Love on a Dime is the story of a young women from a wealthy family who has found joy writing inspirational dime novels.  Worried about the stigma of dime novels, at the time seen as frivolous ... Love on a Dime

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4 Stars

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God's Promises for Girls

God's Promises for Girls

On 5/21 WorryFreeMom wrote:   Years ago, I discovered my first Bible Promise book.  Full of verses for every need, I used the book to find the perfect verse to claim for my circumstances, to uplift a friend, or even to put in a birthday card.  Having given away several Promise books over the years, ... God's Promises for Girls

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Wonders Never Cease

Wonders Never Cease

On 5/5 WorryFreeMom wrote: Wonders Never Cease, written by Tim Downs, is an interesting glimpse into human nature.  The antagonist, Kemp McAvoy, concocts a daring scheme to impersonate an angel in an effort to capitalize on a movie star’s tragic car accident.  Using his medical knowledge, he brings Olivia Hayden in ... Wonders Never Cease by Tim Downs

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4 Stars

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