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Swipe

Swipe

On 5/3 Mrs. Wordsmith wrote: As a rite of passage, everyone gets the Mark on their thirteenth birthday by taking the Pledge. The Mark indicates citizenship, providing employment opportunities, housing, and basic necessities as well as pleasures of the society. Without it, you are identified as the Markless--an outcast, shunned, ... Swipe

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5 Stars

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Tyndale

Tyndale

On 1/26 Mrs. Wordsmith wrote: Although I knew William Tyndale was credited with translating parts of the Bible from Greek and Hebrew to English, I really didn't know much more about him. In this biography, Teems does a great job of piecing together historical records and writings to give us the most accurate picture possible of ... Tyndale

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4 Stars

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Sweet Sanctuary

Sweet Sanctuary

On 10/29 Mrs. Wordsmith wrote: Looking for a great read? Then check out this one-- Sweet Sanctuary by Sheila Walsh and Cindy Martinusen Coloma. It's a story of forgiveness and healing and one that shares hope in the unexpected answers to prayer. In this story, Wren Evans is raising her gifted son, Charlie, as a single parent, struggling ... Sweet Sanctuary

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5 Stars

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Beyond All Measure

Beyond All Measure

On 5/21 Mrs. Wordsmith wrote: Left destitute after the death of her father, Ada leaves Boston to accept a position as a lady's companion to an elderly woman in Hickory Ridge, Tennessee just after the Civil War. Hoping to start a new independent life as a milliner, Ada plans to save her wages to open a hat shop. However, Ada soon ... Beyond all Measure

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3 Stars

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The Band that Played On

The Band that Played On

On 3/19 Mrs. Wordsmith wrote: The sinking of the Titanic has always intrigued us. However, little has ever been written about the eight band members who played their music as it sank. Steve Turner's extensive research provides us with detailed accounts of each band member and how they happened upon the ship. Uncovering not one, ... The Band Played On

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5 Stars

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A Billion Reasons Why

A Billion Reasons Why

On 1/24 Mrs. Wordsmith wrote: After experiencing humiliation and a broken heart from her first love, Katie McKenna is determined to live the rest of her life in a predictable relationship sure to last. The only problem with her plan is ex-boyfriend, Luc, who still takes her breath away. The book is a perfect lighthearted chic lit ... Great Read

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5 Stars

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Nelson's Biblical Cyclopedic Index

Nelson's Biblical Cyclopedic Index

On 1/3 Mrs. Wordsmith wrote: This book is a good companion for bible study. It's easy to use and filled with over 8,000 subjects, places, concepts, etc. I like that it also includes 300 Word Studies throughout. Being such a great feature, I would love to see even more word studies included. It is a combination of dictionary, ... Nelson's Biblical Cyclopedic Index

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4 Stars

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On This Day in Christian History

On This Day in Christian History

On 11/20 Mrs. Wordsmith wrote: On This Day in Christian History by Robert J. Morgan is a collection of stories describing the faith of Christian pioneers. The book encompasses Christian history from many denominations, as well as places throughout the world. The author uses a "Today in History" approach, offering 365 stories with ... On This Day. . .

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3 Stars

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Dining with Joy

Dining with Joy

On 10/31 Mrs. Wordsmith wrote: Enjoy a good Christian romance? Then Dining With Joy by Rachel Hauck is a great choice for you. Joy Ballard has taken over her late father's cooking show. The problem? Joy can't cook. Keeping this small detail a secret, the show's popularity begins to grow and things begin to unravel. A bigger ... Dining With Joy

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4 Stars

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Outlive Your Life

Outlive Your Life

On 10/20 Mrs. Wordsmith wrote: Max Lucado presents the book of Acts as only his genius writing can. Blended with stories and everyday examples, Lucado delivers a fresh word that compels us to examine our lives and our calling. Each chapter has its own message, pulling from the people and events of the first church and challenging ... A Book that Makes a Difference

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5 Stars

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Good Morning, Lord

Good Morning, Lord

On 10/4 Mrs. Wordsmith wrote: No matter if you're an early riser or you're one who likes to sleep in a little longer, Good Morning, Lord is a great way to jumpstart your day. The book is written much like a journal, with inspirational words followed by questions and space for personal responses. Though the entries are short, this ... Good Morning, Lord by Sheila Walsh

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4 Stars

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