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Unleashed

Unleashed

On 6/3 Marcia Settles wrote: Time for another book review.  This time I read Unleashed:Release the Untamed Faith Within by Erwin McManus.  As before, this book was provided free of charge by BookSneeze for review and I was not compensated in any way, nor expected to write a favorable review.  All opinions are 100 ... Book Review: Unleashed

Marcia's Rating:

3 Stars

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The Final Summit

The Final Summit

On 4/12 Marcia Settles wrote: Okay, here’s the good news. As a work of fiction, this book is well-written, engaging and moves at a comfortable pace. The characters are well-defined and believable. The historical references, as far I know, are accurate. Sure, it is a bit of a fantasy considering a man is plucked out of time and ... Great Fiction

Marcia's Rating:

4 Stars

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A Conversation with God for Women

A Conversation with God for Women

On 4/3 Marcia Settles wrote: I was recently given the opportunity to read A Conversation with God for Women by Marcia Ford.  The purpose of the book is to answer the most asked questions by women concerning spiritual issues.  The format is quite interesting in that the answers are given in conversation/prose style.  ... Book Review: A Conversation with God

Marcia's Rating:

4 Stars

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An Amish Love

An Amish Love

On 12/17 Marcia Settles wrote: For some reason I have always avoided not just Amish-themed, but Christian fiction all together.  Seems odd, right?  I mean, I love to read and I am a Christian with very old-fashioned values.  I guess I just thought they would not be able to hold my interest.  I don’t know.Anyway, ... Book Review: An Amish Love

Marcia's Rating:

5 Stars

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Outlive Your Life

Outlive Your Life

On 11/13 Marcia Settles wrote: I’ve recently had the pleasure to read Outlive Your Life by Max Lucado.  He never disappoints.  In Outlive Your Life,  Mr. Lucado challenges all Christians to step it up.  He says we have “an opportunity to make a big difference during a difficult time”.He opens his book outlining ... Outlive Your Life-Book Review

Marcia's Rating:

5 Stars

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William F. Buckley

William F. Buckley

On 9/8 Marcia Settles wrote: It is book review time again.  This time I had the priviledge of reviewing a biography on William F. Buckley.  Presented by the Christian Encounters Series, Jeremy Lott argues that Buckley's religion played a major role in his life.General SummaryThough his mother was Anglican, Buckley was ... Review: William F. Buckley by Jeremy Lott

Marcia's Rating:

4 Stars

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The Edge of the Divine

The Edge of the Divine

On 8/4 Marcia Settles wrote: Once again I am delighted to be reviewing another book.  The Edge of the Divine by Sandi Patti just might be my favorite so far.Written in first person, Ms. Patti speaks to the reader about how her journey in weight-loss parallels being on the edge, looking over, and deciding to take that leap of ... The Edge of the Divine-Review

Marcia's Rating:

5 Stars

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Jesus Manifesto

Jesus Manifesto

On 7/3 Marcia Settles wrote: I am very pleased to be a writing a review on Jesus Manifesto by Leonard Sweet and Frank Viola.Based upon my own experience, and from what I've heard from others, the Church (the body of Christ) has fallen asleep and/or lost its passion for the Gospel.  This is very sad.  There is an epidemic ... Review: Jesus Manifesto

Marcia's Rating:

5 Stars

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Storm Warning

Storm Warning

On 6/4 Marcia Settles wrote: The underlying theme of the book can be summed up in these two lines: "Just as a laser pen helps focus attention on vital aspects of a business presentation, in this book I hope to use God's Word-His laser beam-to shed light on His revealed plan to save the human race from the explosive clouds rumbling ... Storm Warning is a MUST-READ for all who are living in today's world

Marcia's Rating:

5 Stars

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God's Promises for Girls

God's Promises for Girls

On 5/16 Marcia Settles wrote: God's Promises for Girls by Jack Countryman and Amy Parker, a Thomas Nelson Publication, is a sweet little book outlining God's promises to girls. Using the International Children's Bible, the book provides scripture verses for a variety of topics pertaining to character development and common concerns ... God's promises for girls

Marcia's Rating:

4 Stars

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