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Vegangelical

Vegangelical

On 8/3 Mikki wrote: I'm going to be honest here. I signed up to do a review of this book out of extreme curiosity. As a Christian, I am often asked if the reason I don't eat meat, poultry, or fish is because I am a vegan. I'm also asked if I stay away from every type of animal product and do I believe that animals have ... Don't Agree 100% But An Interesting Read

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3 Stars

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Jesus Called – He Wants His Church Back

Jesus Called – He Wants His Church Back

On 3/31 Mikki wrote: The title alone attracted me to this book. A little on the blunt side, but definitely attention grabbing and peaks the interest of a possible reader for sure. Ray Johnston has put together a very well written 'handbook', so to speak, to help American Christians and the church to see what they are missing ... The Title Alone Grabbed Me

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4 Stars

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God's

God's "Weigh" to Your Ideal Body Weight

On 7/30 Mikki wrote: Am I Missing Something? As I was downloading God’s Weigh, I was looking at the recent reviews on the Book Lovers site and on Amazon. There seemed to be so many positive reviews, so my excitement was growing. Than I began reading the book and started thinking to myself, am I missing something? Why ... God's Weigh To Your Ideal Body Weight

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2 Stars

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Nourished

Nourished

On 2/24 Mikki wrote: When I chose to review this book through Book Look Bloggers, I was just be a nice read. Something to take with me on my husbands business trip.. to help pass the time. What I didn't imagine was that I would be highlighting like crazy and gleaning some great encouragement and ideas. What a blessing this ... LOVED this Book

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5 Stars

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Magnolia Market

Magnolia Market

On 1/22 Mikki wrote: Magnolia Market is an adorably funny, light hearted book that you will truly enjoy. Set in Louisiana and filled with southern ways and gossip, Magnolia Market is my first Judy Christie read and won't be my last. I really enjoyed following along as Avery fought her way through town gossip, heartache, ... Adorably Fun Read

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5 Stars

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Nashville Sweetheart

Nashville Sweetheart

On 5/21 Mikki wrote: I enjoy a good Christian fiction book every once and awhile. It’s nice sometimes to just escape for a few hours in a book. I also enjoy country music, so I thought for sure I would like Nashville Sweetheart. All in all Nashville Sweetheart was a good read, but I did have a hard time following along. ... Nashville Sweetheart

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3 Stars

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20 and Something

20 and Something

On 5/21 Mikki wrote: Over the past few years, my family has grown from 2 beautiful young ladies, to 3 boys and 1 more adorable young woman. These young adults have been such an amazing blessing in our lives and it’s been extremely fun and interesting seeing the world through their eyes. So when I saw this book, 20 and ... 20 and Something Have the Time of Your Life (And Figure It All Out Too) By David Kim

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4 Stars

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Heaven is for Real Movie Edition

Heaven is for Real Movie Edition

On 4/2 Mikki wrote: As I sit here, I’m trying to figure out how to start this review, I feel stuck. I’m not sure how to start. How to express how much I REALLY enjoyed this book and how I’ve already marked April 16th on my calendar to go see the movie. I’ve seen the original book Heaven is for Real quite a few ... A MUST Read & A Great Book to Share

Mikki's Rating:

5 Stars

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InScribed Collection

InScribed Collection

On 3/14 Mikki wrote: Have you ever gotten to that point in your spiritual life where you just yearn for something more? A study that will take you beyond just a nice story with a few verses and a couple questions to answers? Well, if you’ve ever been in there, are there right now, or want to be prepared for when it comes… ... A Study Collection Written by Women for Women - A Study you will really enjoy

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5 Stars

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Risky Gospel

Risky Gospel

On 2/27 Mikki wrote: I love a good book that will stretch and grow my faith walk. Challenge me with good scripture and some Godly wisdom, and you’ve got me hooked. Risky Gospel by Owen StachanRisky Gospel by Owen Stachan is one of those books. Written in a down to earth and matter of fact way, Stachan encourages his readers ... Riskey Gospel by Owen Strachan

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4 Stars

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A December Bride

A December Bride

On 1/29 Mikki wrote: I started A December Bride on a Saturday evening. Only put it down because I REALLY needed to go to sleep. Picked it back up early Sunday morning and only put it down again because it was time for church and I was running late.. because I was reading… I than picked it up again Sunday afternoon ... A December Bride Series: A Year of Weddings Novella By Denise Hunter

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5 Stars

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The Daniel Plan

The Daniel Plan

On 1/8 Mikki wrote: I had seen various YouTube videos about this and watched Rick Warren and Doctor Oz talk about this and it sounded like an awesome plan. Something everyone can do. But not only is it a great resource for getting yourself healthy via food and exercise, The Daniel Plan also enriches your life spiritually. ... A Great Resource for Overall Health - Body & Spirit!

Mikki's Rating:

4 Stars

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You'll Get Through This

You'll Get Through This

On 12/14 Mikki wrote: Just when I think Max Lucado can’t surprise me with another great book.. he writes another great book. You’ll Get Through This is a beautifully written book of encouragement, hope, and remembrance of God’s forever promises to His followers. Mr. Lucado never ceases to amaze me with how he can ... You'll Get Through This by Max Lucado

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5 Stars

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Robert Griffin III

Robert Griffin III

On 11/1 Mikki wrote: the hubster is a born and raised Redskin fan. Not a paint your face, wear red and gold all the time kind of fan, but a fan none the less. So when I saw the opportunity to review Thomas Nelsons book about RG3, I grabbed it and figured I might be able to learn something and engage in some football speak ... Robert Griffin III Athlete, Leader, Believer By Ted Kluck ~ Review

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3 Stars

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Heaven's Lessons

Heaven's Lessons

On 9/9 Mikki wrote: I was really pleasantly surprised reading this book. When I first started reading Heaven’s Lessons, I wasn’t sure if first I would be able to follow along since I hadn’t read his previous book The Day I Died and second, I wasn’t sure if I would be able to grasp or even believe what Steve was ... Heaven's Lessons~Ten Things I Learned About God When I Died By Steve Sjogren

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4 Stars

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Live Second

Live Second

On 1/11 Mikki wrote: I’ve been following I Am Second for a long time now. They had a billboard in Orlando for a little while that had a picture of the lead singer from the band Korn and all it said was I AM SECOND, so I went home and looked it up on the internet.. from that moment I was hooked. If you haven’t heard ... Live Second365 Ways to Put Jesus First By Doug Bender

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5 Stars

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Grace

Grace

On 11/11 Mikki wrote: e always been a huge Max Lucado fan and his new book Grace just solidifies that. Written in a down to earth, loving manner, Grace allows you to not only grow in your understanding of God’s grace but you’ll also walk away truly feeling like Grace has been poured out. I sat and read this book in ... Another Great one from Max

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5 Stars

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The Love & Respect Experience

The Love & Respect Experience

On 11/2 Mikki wrote: Have you ever sat down with your husband and tried doing a ‘couples’ devotion together to have it only ended up in disappointment, frustration, or even yet.. an argument? Why is that? Most likely it’s because the devotion is set up one way.. to minister to the wife. God has created men differently ... Geared Towards the Men and Blesses the Wives

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4 Stars

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Cherished

Cherished

On 9/16 Mikki wrote: When it’s hot and humid outside, there’s nothing better.. well there’s always chocolate.. But there’s nothing better than grabbing a nice cold glass of iced green tea and curling up with a good book .. under the AC of course. Cherished by Kim Cash Tate is a great summer read. I know it’s ... A Great Summer Read

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4 Stars

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The Final Summit

The Final Summit

On 4/13 Mikki wrote: Have you ever started a book that was second in a series and quickly realized that you really needed to read book the first book? Well, that's how I kind of felt reading the Final Summit. Now, I was able to get through the book with help of well written story telling, but I was unable to really connect ... Interesting Read, but hard to follow or engage in

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2 Stars

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Who Is My Shelter?

Who Is My Shelter?

On 3/23 Mikki wrote: I have totally missed the first three books of this series - but after reading Who is My Shelter, I am going to quickly catch up. Neta Jackson has a wonderful talent of being able to write stories of every day people and situations, yet written in such a way that by chapter 2 or 3, you feel like you've ... Another Great Book By Neta Jackson

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4 Stars

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Fasting

Fasting

On 1/21 Mikki wrote: I'm a little stuck on how I should approach this review. In general, the book is a full of heart searching and convicting wisdom on the subject of fasting. Scot McKnight uses straightforward writing that pulls no punches when it comes to defining what the true meaning of fasting is. " a unified perception ... More conviction of why we fast than an how to.. which is a good thing

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3 Stars

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The Way Home (DVD)

The Way Home (DVD)

On 10/3 Mikki wrote: Are you like me? Do you find it hard to find just a regular, good, wholesome, family movie? I love watching movies with my family. It can be hard some times though to find a movie that not only will please everyone, but won't have you fast forwarding through some in appropriate scene or muting foul ... A Story of Hope and Family

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4 Stars

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Cast of Characters

Cast of Characters

On 7/21 Mikki wrote: I've read just about every Max Lucado book and loved them all. Cast of Characters was amazing too! Max takes biblical stories that just about everyone already knows about and breathes new life into them. Not changing the biblical premise about them, but just sharing with the readers how God found purpose ... Another Great Lucado Book

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5 Stars

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You Can Be Everything God Wants You To Be

You Can Be Everything God Wants You To Be

On 6/24 Mikki wrote: What do you want to do now? What college are you going to? What are your plans for the future? These are the questions my daughter has been getting since she graduated in May. Does she have answers for all the questions? No, and that’s perfectly OK with me. I truly don’t believe every child that ... Let Them Be Who God Created Them To Be

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4 Stars

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Embracing Your Second Calling

Embracing Your Second Calling

On 6/8 Mikki wrote: I LOVE this book. It came at the perfect time. My oldest just graduated and my youngest will graduate next year.. so I'm starting to think.. now what. Dale Bourke does an amazing job guiding any woman through a journey of finding her passion and purpose for the rest of their lives. I haven't completed ... What do I do next?

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4 Stars

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Rick and Bubba’s Big Honkin’ Book of Grub

Rick and Bubba’s Big Honkin’ Book of Grub

On 4/7 Mikki wrote: I’m not real familiar with Rick & Bubba, but from I understand, they are quiet popular and some say funny. I mean, you got to be somewhat good to have “New York Times Best-Selling Authors” on the front of your book. And thanks to Thomas Nelson, and the Book Sneeze reviews, I was able to receive ... Rick & Bubba's Big Honkin Book of Grub

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2 Stars

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Fearless

Fearless

On 2/22 Mikki wrote: There are more times than I want to count where I felt fear overtake my faith. Haven’t we all? But it’s in those times, when we’re feeling like we’re sinking when God reaches down and pulls us up. Sometimes completely, and sometimes just enough to catch our breath. It’s because of these times ... Fearless by Max Lucado

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5 Stars

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Rediscovering God in America

Rediscovering God in America

On 12/26 Mikki wrote: Growing up only 30 minutes outside of the DC area allowed me to see all the wonderful monuments, historical buildings, and government offices in our nations capital. Looking back now, I can say that I really took them for granted.We would often take the Metro into DC for day trips and just walk around ... Rediscovering God in America By Newt Gingrich, Featuring the Photography of Callista Gingrich

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5 Stars

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Jack Daniel's Spirit of Tennessee Cookbook, Volume 1

Jack Daniel's Spirit of Tennessee Cookbook, Volume 1

On 11/16 Mikki wrote: This book is full of amazing recipes – and NO, they don’t all have Jack Daniel’s in them –, but the photography and personal stories of the people of Tennessee are beautiful. My husband and I had a great time sitting on our back porch thumbing through the pages and laughing out loud at some ... Jack Daniels Spirit of Tennessee Cookbook

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3 Stars

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It Happened In Italy

It Happened In Italy

On 10/4 Mikki wrote: I'm not a huge history buff, but I do love to read stories that tell stories within the stories. It Happened in Italy is one of those books.I really enjoyed learning about this small town in Italy helped the Jewish community during the Holocaust. What made this story even more interesting was the author ... It Happened in Italy

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4 Stars

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The Noticer

The Noticer

On 4/27 Mikki wrote: I was given the chance to preview Andy Andrews new book The Noticer before it hit bookstores today. If I had to give one word to describe this book it would be Inspiring! This is a book about perspective. How you look at the situations in your life. It's about a man - The Noticer - who has an amazing ... The Noticer by Andy Andrews

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5 Stars

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In the Footsteps of Paul

In the Footsteps of Paul

On 4/2 Mikki wrote: In the Footsteps of PaulExperience The Journey That Changed The World By Ken DuncanBuyReada.widgetLink, a.widgetLink:visited {text-decoration: none;font: 10px/10px arial;color:#ffffff}a.widgetLink:hover {text-decoration: underline;}div.widgetDiv {width: 100%;line-height: 22px;cursor: pointer}div.widgetDiv:hover ... In the Footsteps of Paul

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5 Stars

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Word of Promise Next Generation New Testament MP3 Set

Word of Promise Next Generation New Testament MP3 Set

On 3/17 Mikki wrote: I've really been enjoying the opportunities I've been given to review new books coming out. My family has been laughing at the stacks of books that is accumulating on my book shelf and they tease me that I'll never get them all done.But when this package came in the mail, my oldest Princess said she'd ... Word of Promise Next Generation New Testament MP3 Set

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3 Stars

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The Great Eight

The Great Eight

On 2/7 Mikki wrote: I just finished readingScott Hamilton's The Great Eight -How to Be Happy(even when you have every reason to be miserable)To be perfectly honest, I had NO idea if I was going to like this book. I remember watching Scott Hamilton on TV growing up and always being SO impressed with his amazing skills on ... The Great Eight Review

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3 Stars

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For The Tough Times

For The Tough Times

On 1/16 Mikki wrote: I recently was given the opportunity to review Max Lucado's newest book For The Tough Times - Reaching Toward Heaven for Hope. Though small in size, this book packs a lot of wonderfully written words of hope and encouragement.The introduction of Max's book starts off with probably one question that every ... For The Tough Times by Max Lucado

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4 Stars

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