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Angels: A 90-Day Devotional about God’s Messengers

Angels: A 90-Day Devotional about God’s Messengers

On 1/18 wakela wrote: This was a wonderful little book that was filled with great information on Angels. I didn’t realize how many times in the Bible that angels were really mentioned. Of course, I knew the main ones, but they were mentioned so many more times. Plus I loved the references to them in pop culture such ... Angels - A 90 Day Devotional

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4 Stars

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The Bone House

The Bone House

On 11/19 wakela wrote: You may remember me reviewing the first book in this series, The Skin Map back in May of last year. I had fallen in love with that book. Well, this book didn’t let me down either. Once again, I was exhilarated travelling the ley lines in my imagination right alongside the characters. It was great ... The Bone House

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5 Stars

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The Final Hour

The Final Hour

On 8/9 wakela wrote: Book Description The Homelanders are attacking-and it’s Charlie’s last chance to stop them. Charlie West was an ordinary high school kid who went to bed one night and woke up in the clutches of terrorists and wanted by the police for murder. He also woke up with no memory of the events of the ... The Final Hour

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3 Stars

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The Seraph Seal

The Seraph Seal

On 8/9 wakela wrote: Book Description An epic tale of good and evil based on the four horsemen of the Apocalypse found in the book of Revelation. Using the four horsemen of the Apocalypse to symbolize the four Gospels, four transcendentals, and four forces of the universe (air, water, earth, and fire), Sweet and Wagner ... The Seraph Seal

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5 Stars

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The Skin Map (Trade Paper)

The Skin Map (Trade Paper)

On 5/17 wakela wrote: Since this was the first book that I have ever read by Stephen R. Lawhead, I didn’t go into this with any preconceived notions of what to expect. What I found was a fanciful flight through time on an epic adventure that is sure to wow its readers. Since this is a task of huge undertaking, Lawhead ... Review - The Skin Map

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5 Stars

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Story Engineering

Story Engineering

On 5/4 wakela wrote: There have been many times that I have attempted to write a story. I would end up throwing my hands up in disgust and give up each time. I just never knew where I was going wrong. I had great ideas. I just couldn’t figure out why they didn’t translate correctly into the written word. This book ... The Write Stuff

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5 Stars

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The Lightkeeper's Ball

The Lightkeeper's Ball

On 4/21 wakela wrote: I really enjoyed this book. It does say that it is the third book in the Mercy Falls series. I have not had the chance to read either of the first two books. However, I did not feel lost because of it. And I really didn’t feel that there were spoilers from the first two in this one. The characters ... Review & Giveaway - The Lightkeeper's Ball

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4 Stars

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Max On Life

Max On Life

On 4/18 wakela wrote: All through life the way we learn is by asking questions. Max Lucado receives many such questions in the mail every day. Max on Life is a compilation of the most asked questions and his views on them from a Biblical standpoint. This book is broken down into different sections. I like this very much ... Review - Max on Life

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5 Stars

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The Final Summit

The Final Summit

On 4/13 wakela wrote: Book Description David Ponder is back. This time the fate of mankind is in his hands. This is mankind’s last chance. Centuries of greed, pride, and hate have sent humanity hurtling toward disaster, and far from its original purpose. There is only one solution that can reset the compass and right ... Thought Provoking

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5 Stars

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A Conversation with God

A Conversation with God

On 3/30 wakela wrote: The concept of this book was interesting. I had some high hopes for this book when I first picked it out at BookSneeze. Unfortunately, I didn’t get everything I had hoped for. The book is set up in an interview type format. The reader is asking God, Jesus, and several other participants questions. ... A Conversation With God

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3 Stars

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Eat Your Peas, Faithfully

Eat Your Peas, Faithfully

On 3/18 wakela wrote: This is the type of book that is handy to have on hand for when a friend needs a pick me up. It starts out with a page that you can personalize it for whomever you are giving it to. It then gives that person a promise that you will be there for them. You will listen to their woes. Afterwards, it gives ... A Gift From The Heart

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5 Stars

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The Band that Played On

The Band that Played On

On 3/8 wakela wrote: Everyone knows the story of the Titanic sinking. The tale has been told in several movies and countless books. However, there is one aspect of the story that has not been told, that of the musicians who chose to play as the ship sank. The book starts out recounting the tale of that fateful night that ... Review - The Band That Played On

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5 Stars

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Finding Our Way Again

Finding Our Way Again

On 2/23 wakela wrote: Very much like the other books in this series, this book is written to allow the average lay person to take a look back at the way ancient Christianity was practiced. Sometimes, we need to step back and time to see how things were previously done. And also to see why. The author also provides exercises ... Finding Our Way Again

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4 Stars

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Izzy's Popstar Plan

Izzy's Popstar Plan

On 2/12 wakela wrote: This was a great book. I read through it in one sitting. The way the book is writing is like you are following along on an adventure through Izzy’s blog postings. You get to see her family and friends comment on the posts as well. Izzy is faced with many trials throughout her blogging. However, ... Great for all ages!!

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5 Stars

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Fasting

Fasting

On 1/30 wakela wrote: Many religions throughout history have used fasting as a way to get closer to their deities and to atone for sins. Many people follow along with the practice not knowing the origins or meanings behind this practice. Scot McKnight breaks down the barriers that hold back this knowledge. In the first ... Fasting

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4 Stars

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The Sacred Meal

The Sacred Meal

On 1/17 wakela wrote: This series takes apart each of the different Christian practices in order to better understand what they are and why people perform them. This book is on the Holy Communion. Throughout time, Christians have partaken in the Holy Communion. Most understand that it is representative of the blood of Christ ... The Sacred Meal is Food for Thought

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4 Stars

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In Constant Prayer

In Constant Prayer

On 1/4 wakela wrote: This wonderful book by Robert Benson breaks down into lay terms the meaning of the Daily Office. Really simply, the Daily Office is the ritually of daily fixed-hour prayer. According to Psalms 119, we are to rise up and praise His name seven times a day. It was because of this Psalm that ancient Christians ... reconciling today's modern Christian with the Ancient practices

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5 Stars

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The Liturgical Year

The Liturgical Year

On 12/27 wakela wrote: Normally, I tend to read mainly fiction books. However, I had the ability of getting this book on booksneeze.com to review. The Liturgical Year is written by a Benedictine Nun named Sr. Joan Chisttister. This book is in a series of books called "The Ancient Practices Series". Sr. Joan takes a close ... The Turning of the Year

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4 Stars

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Lies the Government Told You

Lies the Government Told You

On 12/6 wakela wrote: Lies The Government Told You by Judge Andrew P Napolitano is a well written book that pulls no punches. He takes you through some of the most believed lies through the ages and disproves each and every one of them. I won’t go through them all here because that would defeat the purpose of getting ... Lies, Lies, and More Lies

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5 Stars

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