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When Mountains Move

When Mountains Move

On 10/1 ceemee wrote: When Mountains Move by Julie Cantrell started with a milestone: marriage. It should be an exciting and happy beginning for Millie and Bump. Right? Yet with a horrific past and secrets, I began to share Millie’s burden. Thus, I do not quite find the book entertaining or spiritually inspiring. It also ... Cymplified.com reviews When Mountains Move by Julie Cantrell

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2 Stars

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The Beautiful Pretender

The Beautiful Pretender

On 6/16 ceemee wrote: We are all carrying a picture of ourselves – it’s pre-painted based on our statuses in life or on how far our experiences have taken us. For Avelina, the heroine in The Beautiful Pretender, it’s the former as her father was a former stable master and she worked as a maidservant. For Lord Thornbeck, ... Cymplified.com reviews The Beautiful Pretender by Melanie Dickerson

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3 Stars

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The Hearts We Mend

The Hearts We Mend

On 5/23 ceemee wrote: Mothers have specific seasons in their lives. In my life, it’s the season of school-aged children, whom I am continually teaching, molding, guiding and lifting up to the Lord in prayer. In the book The Hearts We Mend by Kathryn Springer, the heroine, Evie’s season was something I have yet to experience. ... Cymplified.com reviews The Hearts We Mend by Kathryn Springer.

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3 Stars

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A Dolphin Wish

A Dolphin Wish

On 4/20 ceemee wrote: If I were 10 years old, I would really love to go to an adventure park like the one in San Diego as vividly described in this book. It would be great to watch pirate shows, ride exciting rides and look at sea animals in their natural habitats. Many kids, like my own, love animals. It’s always fun for ... Glimmer Girls: A Dolphin Wish by Natalie Grant

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4 Stars

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London Art Chase

London Art Chase

On 3/19 ceemee wrote: Each person seeks his true self, her sparkle, his gift to the world, her purpose in life. That’s what Maddie, aged 10, was figuring out in London Art Chase, and what I’m still figuring out at 34 years of age. It must be a middle child thing. Another thing we have in common is that we like to draw. ... Glimmer Girls: London Art Chase by Natalie Grant

ceemee's Rating:

5 Stars

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The Golden Braid

The Golden Braid

On 2/9 ceemee wrote: The Golden Braid… is a retelling of the story of Rapunzel. I watched Disney’s Tangled so I kept picturing Gothel like the one in the animated movie, clever and crazy, dark and dangerous. It’s really a miracle that Rapunzel grew up as a conscientious girl, albeit too mistrusting, like me. When ... The Golden Braid by Melanie Dickerson

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5 Stars

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Hands Free Life

Hands Free Life

On 1/15 ceemee wrote: Reading this book is pretty much like reading a collection of her blog posts. They are mostly from a mother’s perspective. Although this book is described as being relevant to everyone, I think the people who could most relate with her stories are the mom readers. I wish there were: -more references ... Hands Free Life by Rachel Macy Stafford

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4 Stars

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Among the Fair Magnolias

Among the Fair Magnolias

On 10/5 ceemee wrote: Having four novellas in one book is like getting a sweet buy-one-free-one deal at my favorite store. I’m happy to have requested Among The Fair Magnolias from BookLook. I’m even happier to read it as I love the great quality of the four authors’ writing. A Heart So True by Dorothy Love Even if ... Among The Fair Magnolias

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4 Stars

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Life Is _____.

Life Is _____.

On 5/16 ceemee wrote: Have you ever asked the question “What is life?” I think that most people, at some point in their lives, have wondered about the reason for their existence. I know I have. Many times. People dabble in different hobbies, even religions, to find out what they should be doing for the rest of their ... Life Is _____. by Judah Smith

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5 Stars

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A September Bride

A September Bride

On 3/11 ceemee wrote: I had a great time reading this novella! It’s light and easy, no need to analyze much about the plot or characters. It’s simple yet romantic, no mushiness, just straightforward acknowledgement of emotions. I find myself agreeing with Jesse about his distrust of people. One can never be too sure of ... A September Bride

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5 Stars

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An August Bride

An August Bride

On 1/31 ceemee wrote: Kelsey vowed never to love a cowboy again. But then she meets Brent. After a cowboy broke her heart, Kelsey Wilcox traded in her boots for flip-flops and a bistro on the beautiful sandy beach of Corpus Christi. Two years later, still not believing in happy endings, she is about to endure a weekend of ... An August Bride

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5 Stars

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A July Bride

A July Bride

On 1/14 ceemee wrote: Book description from BookLook Bloggers: Alyssa Pennington dated Brendan Myers for three years before she accepted his proposal. For almost a year, Alyssa’s friends and family helped her plan a lovely wedding to take place in the church she’d grown up in. It was the happiest day of her life when ... A July Bride by Beth Wiseman

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3 Stars

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A February Bride

A February Bride

On 6/25 ceemee wrote: Allie left the love of her life at the altar – to save him from a lifetime of heartbreak. In the same dress passed down for generations and worn by all the women in her family – women with a long history of failed marriages, Allie dared not repeat the same mistakes with Marcus. When a Valentine’s ... A February Bride by Betsy St. Amant, Cymplified!

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2 Stars

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A January Bride

A January Bride

On 4/7 ceemee wrote: Annabeth's Inn became more than a peaceful place where author Madeleine Houser continued writing her latest novel, when the construction at her sister's place became too distracting. She was grateful to octogenarian Ginny Ross, her neighbor and friend, for the arrangement made with the inn's owner and ... A January Bride by Deborah Raney, Cymplified!

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5 Stars

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Love & Respect in the Family

Love & Respect in the Family

On 3/6 ceemee wrote: Children need love and parents crave for respect, it's as simple and complicated as that! Love and respect are vital in a family and this book tackles both aspects based on truths from the Bible. Love and Respect in the Family is based on Dr. Emerson Eggerichs' and his wife's parenting experiences and ... Love And Respect In The Family By Emerson Eggerichs, Cymplified!

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5 Stars

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A December Bride

A December Bride

On 1/1 ceemee wrote: Layla O'Reilly found herself accidentally and publicly engaged to Seth Murphy, her ex-fiance's best friend and the last person she would want to marry. When their upcoming and phony wedding finally got the attention of a big client she had been wanting to work for, there's nothing else she could do ... A December Bride by Denise Hunter, Cymplified!

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4 Stars

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The Christian Mama's Guide to Parenting a Toddler

The Christian Mama's Guide to Parenting a Toddler

On 12/20 ceemee wrote: For moms like me who have toddler children, this book is a compilation of another Christian mama's experiences and learnings. The wisdom and practical tips imparted here encompass toddler discipline, handling tantrums, potty training, early healthy living to teach toddlers, their feeding and their sleeping. ... The Christian Mama's Guide To Parenting A Toddler by Erin MacPherson, Cymplified!

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5 Stars

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Thank You, God, For Blessing Me

Thank You, God, For Blessing Me

On 2/11 ceemee wrote: Thank You, God, for Blessing Me is a children’s e-book for children two to six years old. It’s about a plump caterpillar called Little Hermie praying to God. He enumerates the blessings he is thankful to God for. This story is to inspire little children to also look around, smile and bow their heads ... Thank You, God, for Blessing Me by Max Lucado, Illustrated by Frank Endersby, Cymplified!

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4 Stars

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Adventures in Booga Booga Land - Volume 1 (DVD)

Adventures in Booga Booga Land - Volume 1 (DVD)

On 2/8 ceemee wrote: Gerard the Giraffe and Marty the Monkey are two best friends who are new citizens of Booga Booga Land. There they learn new things together, search for jobs and work together. Episodes included in this DVD set are So This Is Booga, Marty's Sandcastle and No Light In The Lighthouse. These are stories ... A children's cartoon based on Jesus' parables.

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4 Stars

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Love, Charleston

Love, Charleston

On 9/22 ceemee wrote: The story revolves around the lives of sisters Alisha and Anne, their cousin Della and a priest named Roy. Alisha has always wanted a happy family, but it seems his husband's ambitions are getting in the way. Anne had heard God tell her to wait in Charleston for the love of her life to come. But she's ... Love, Charleston by Beth Webb Hart

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4 Stars

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