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Sherlock Holmes and the Needle's Eye

Sherlock Holmes and the Needle's Eye

On 9/19 Courtney A B wrote: Sherlock Holmes tackles the Bible’s ultimate mysteries. He travels back across time and place to different moments in biblical history and, with Watson’s help, pieces together explanations for seemingly unexplainable things. I was fascinated by the concept of this book and couldn’t believe I hadn’t ... Interesting Concept

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3 Stars

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The Judgment Stone

The Judgment Stone

On 7/26 Courtney A B wrote: Mount Sinai is the initial setting of the story where the monastery is being attacked (again) for its treasures. A group of immortals called The Clan have broken in and stolen a piece of stone that was just uncovered by Ollie, the archaeologist. Jagger calls Owen for advice on what to do and Owen insists ... Book 2 of The Immortal Files Series

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4 Stars

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Moon Over Edisto

Moon Over Edisto

On 3/8 Courtney A B wrote: How long should we hold grudges? How do we forgive people when they’re not sorry for what they’ve done to us? What does it say about us if we can’t show love to the people who need it most? Moon Over Edisto has a broken family, a bit of romance, a lot of angst, and a heaping dose of grace. Told ... It is easier to say grace than show it.

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3 Stars

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Grace

Grace

On 1/18 Courtney A B wrote: Sometimes I drastically underestimate God’s grace. I imagine it as this flowery, soft feeling… to be graceful, to show grace… but it is also dogged and abounding. When I think I’ve gone too far, messed up too much, or done the unforgiveable, I am reminded of how utterly relentless grace is. God ... Read it slowly, then remember it always.

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5 Stars

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The 13th Tribe

The 13th Tribe

On 7/6 Courtney A B wrote: I had not read any of Liparulo’s books before, but I was intrigued by the interesting premise of this one. Jagger Baird is a nicely drawn character, which means he’s not perfect. He’s caring but also harbors bitterness. He struggles with the injustice that God allows, yet he makes room for the ... Vengeance is whose?

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4 Stars

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Outlive Your Life

Outlive Your Life

On 9/15 Courtney A B wrote: We outlive our lives by caring about more than our little circle of the city/state/world. This book is a call to Christians to put our beliefs to work. For others. It’s about continuing the book of Acts by showing people that followers of Christ use everything we have to help heal the world. This ... Is it possible to outlive one's life? As it turns out, yes.

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4 Stars

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