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Spring for Susannah

Spring for Susannah

On 6/14 Sheri Emberton wrote: Hundreds of miles from home, Susannah faces an uncertain future as a mail-order bride on the untamed Dakota prairie. When her parents die suddenly, and no suitors call, Susannah resigns herself to the only option available: becoming a mail-order bride. Agreeing to marry her pastor's brother, Jesse, Susannah ... Spring for Susannah by Catherine Richmond

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5 Stars

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The Promise of an Angel

The Promise of an Angel

On 5/14 Sheri Emberton wrote: "In Mescota County, Michigan, an angelic visitor's words inspire Judith to a future she never imagined. After a barn raising accident, Judith Fischer’s convinced she’s met an angel. However, her attempts to convince others end up frustrating her Old-Order Amish community. Only Andrew Lapp believes ... The Promise of an Angel by Ruth Reid

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5 Stars

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Fashioned by Faith

Fashioned by Faith

On 5/3 Sheri Emberton wrote: Fashioned by Faith is a book written for teen girls about modesty and self image. This book is written by Rachel Lee Carter, an international model, who has modeled for many famous designers. She took a stand early on that she would not model clothing that was too revealing, which I think is great! Each ... Fashioned by Faith by Rachel Lee Carter

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4 Stars

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Lilly's Wedding Quilt

Lilly's Wedding Quilt

On 3/12 Sheri Emberton wrote: From the back cover: "Local Amish schoolteacher Lilly Lapp is tired of weddings, afraid of horses, and immersed in caring for her depressed mother. But when Jacob Wyse, a handsome horse breeder from her small community rescues her from a dangerous accident, Lilly discovers a renewed interest in life ... Lilly's Wedding Quilt by Kelly Long

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5 Stars

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God's Promises Devotional Journal

God's Promises Devotional Journal

On 3/1 Sheri Emberton wrote: Book Description: "A guided journal to lead you through the promises God has for every believer. More than 20 of our leading Christian authors bring inspiration and encouragement every day of the year. Guided questions and commentary gently lead the way for personal meditation and reflection on God’s ... God's Promises Devotional Journal

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5 Stars

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The Velveteen Bible

The Velveteen Bible

On 2/23 Sheri Emberton wrote: NKJV Children's Bible. A sweet addition to the Tommy Nelson Baby/Toddler Bible line, using an adorable image of a flocked velvet bunny. Inspired by Baby's First Bible with the adorable fuzzy duck cover, this new offering for little ones, The Velveteen Bible features soft fur and a fuzzy tail! Inside, ... The Velveteen Bible

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3 Stars

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The Beginning Reader's Bible

The Beginning Reader's Bible

On 2/15 Sheri Emberton wrote: This exceptionally illustrated Bible storybook allows children to read the story, pray to God, and grow closer to Him. Using actual Bible text from the International Children's Bible® as well as prayers, memory verses, and fun activities, children will love this large format and be engrossed in the ... The Beginning Reader's Bible

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4 Stars

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Softly and Tenderly

Softly and Tenderly

On 1/19 Sheri Emberton wrote: Softly and Tenderly by Sara Evans is about a woman named Jade who seems to have several crisis hit her all at once. Her attorney husband, Max, is a recovering addict. Her sister faces danger on a daily basis in Guatemala. Her mother, a former hippie with terminal cancer, wants to leave Jade’s home ... Softly and Tenderly by Sara Evans

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3 Stars

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The Way Home (DVD)

The Way Home (DVD)

On 10/1 Sheri Emberton wrote: Based on a true story: Dean Cain stars as Randy Simpkins, a husband and father torn between the demands of his job and commitment to his family. Asked by his wife Christal to watch their two-year-old son Joe for a few minutes, Randy is distracted by work and Joe disappears. Racked by guilt, Randy joins ... MOVIE: The Way Home

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5 Stars

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Love, Charleston

Love, Charleston

On 9/9 Sheri Emberton wrote: From the back cover: "Charleston's Anne Brumley has long dreamed of love while ringing the bells at St. Michael's, but those dreams are beginning to fade. Her sister Alisha and cousin Della encourage the thirty-six year old to move somewhere new for a fresh start. Widower Roy Summerall has happily ministered ... Love, Charleston by Beth Webb Hart

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3 Stars

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The Boy Who Changed the World

The Boy Who Changed the World

On 9/9 Sheri Emberton wrote: The Boy Who Changed the World by Andy Andrews is a wonderful book for children. It shows how one small act can in fact affect the whole world. I teach Sunday School at church and will be using this book with my class. So many times we think we are insignificant and our actions don't mean much but after ... The Boy Who Changed the World

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5 Stars

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Sarah's Garden

Sarah's Garden

On 7/19 Sheri Emberton wrote: This is the first book in the Patch of Heaven Series. Sarah's Garden is about a young amish woman (Sarah King)and her journey through life. She has a way with gardening and feels most at peace when tending to her plants. When she meets an Englisher and falls in love things begin to get complicated. This ... Sarah's Garden (A Patch of Heaven Novel)

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5 Stars

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Jesus Manifesto

Jesus Manifesto

On 6/1 Sheri Emberton wrote: From the back cover: "Christians have made the gospel about so many things - things other than Christ. Religious concepts, ideas, doctrines, strategies, methods, techniques, and formulas have all eclipsed the beauty, the glory and the reality of the Lord Jesus Himself. On the whole, Christians today ... Jesus Manifesto by Leonard Sweet & Frank Viola

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5 Stars

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