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True Love Dates

True Love Dates

On 1/4 Joe wrote: I wasn't raised in so conservative a home as to be discouraged from dating. However, I did read I Kissed Dating Goodbye while in high school at the recommendation of a friend. I didn't take that book to be the only way of doing things, so when I saw True Love Dates available for review through BookSneeze, ... True Love Dates

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4 Stars

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Runaway Emotions

Runaway Emotions

On 9/24 Joe wrote: Negative emotions. We all deal with them from time to time and in varying degrees. Some of us seem better equipped to handle them than others, but that doesn't mean we aren't all affected by them. The trouble is, what do we do with them? More often than I would care to admit, I've let negative emotions ... Runaway Emotions

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5 Stars

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Boundaries for Leaders

Boundaries for Leaders

On 6/29 Joe wrote: I am not a “leader” by nature of my position at work, but wanting to expand my areas of reading, I looked to this book. Overall, I found it full of useful and practical ideas, and I’m hoping that I can pass the information along to my supervisors and see improvement in the overall function of my ... Boundaries for Leaders

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5 Stars

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Stress Test

Stress Test

On 5/7 Joe wrote: From the moment I picked up this book, I was not disappointed. I found this story to be engaging and practically impossible to put down. Dr. Mabry has written a phenomenal story, and I only had part of the “whodunit” figured out by the time I reached the end. One element I found especially compelling ... Loved every page, can't wait for more!

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5 Stars

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A Matter of Trust

A Matter of Trust

On 5/5 Joe wrote: This was my first experience with any of Ms. Wiehl's works, and I found it largely satisfying. Her past as a federal prosecutor is helpful in establishing a credible storyline, and with elements spoken through Mia's voice explaining bits of how the system works, I didn't feel like the exposition was ... I had to keep turning the pages

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4 Stars

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Heart of Gold

Heart of Gold

On 5/3 Joe wrote: This isn’t my typical foray into fiction, coming off at least in part as a frontier romance. However, I must say that I found the story rather enjoyable. Robin Lee Hatcher has woven a tale reminding the reader that, regardless of our backgrounds, we are all God’s creatures; we are no more or less ... A quick and fun read

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4 Stars

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A Sound Like Fire

A Sound Like Fire

On 1/18 Joe wrote:

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5 Stars

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Moments of Truth

Moments of Truth

On 1/10 Joe wrote: Moments of Truth, by John MacArthurPublished by Thomas Nelson400 pages, EnglishJohn MacArthur has been one of my favorite authors and preachers for a decade. Some of the first sermons I listened to were from the Gospel of John dealing with the crucifixion. As a young Bible college student, I was not ... Moments of Truth

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5 Stars

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Nick of Time

Nick of Time

On 12/28 Joe wrote: From the back cover:"The Bug Man is getting married on Saturday...if his fiancee can find him."Forensic entomologist Nick Polchak lives in a world of maggots and blow flies and decomposing bodies. No wonder he's still single."But Nick has finally found a woman as strange as he is--dog trainer Alena Savard, ... Nick of Time by Tim Downs

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4 Stars

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Max On Life

Max On Life

On 4/20 Joe wrote: Max on Life: Answers and Insights to Your Most Important QuestionsMax LucadoThomas Nelson, 2011English, 256 pagesFrom the back cover:"We have questions. Real, important, and challenging questions. Questions about sex, finances, and forgiveness. Unsettling questions regarding illness, suicide, and ... BookSneeze Book Review: Max on Life

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3 Stars

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Take Action Bible, NKJV

Take Action Bible, NKJV

On 4/16 Joe wrote: The Take Action Bible (NKJV)Thomas Nelson, 2011English, 992 pagesFrom the back cover:"PUT THE WORD OF GOD INTO ACTION."The Take Action Bible features real-life stories and full-color photos of people who are putting God's Word into action. Read the stories, get inspired with thought-provoking biblical ... BookSneeze Book Review: The Take Action Bible (NKJV)

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5 Stars

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The Final Summit

The Final Summit

On 4/13 Joe wrote: The Final Summit: A Quest to Find the One Principle That Will Save HumanityAndy AndrewsThomas Nelson, 2011English, 224 pagesFrom the back cover:"David Ponder is back--and this time, the fate of mankind may be in his hands."This is humanity's last chance. Centuries of greed, pride, and hate have sent ... BookSneeze Book Review: The Final Summit

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3 Stars

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A Conversation with God

A Conversation with God

On 4/10 Joe wrote: A Conversation with God: If You Could Ask God Any Question, What Would It Be?Alton GanskyThomas Nelson, 2010English, 304 pagesFrom the back cover:"IMAGINE THAT IT'S JUST YOU AND GOD..."Have you ever looked into the night sky and asked, 'Why?'"It's not unusual to ask questions, but it is rare to find ... BookSneeze Book Review: A Conversation with God

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4 Stars

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Couples Who Pray (Hardcover)

Couples Who Pray (Hardcover)

On 3/20 Joe wrote: The title of this book immediately grabbed me as my wife and I have been committed to praying together since before we got married. Granted, I didn’t expect that any book would have some incredible, earth-shattering truth contained within, but I thought the book might at least be interesting. While ... Disappointing

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1 Stars

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Voices of the Faithful

Voices of the Faithful

On 1/7 Joe wrote: Voices of the Faithful: Inspiring Stories from Christians Serving Around the WorldBeth Moore, International Mission BoardCompiled by Kim P. DavisThomas Nelson, 2010English, 480 pagesFrom the back cover:"DO YOU HAVE THE COURAGE...THE FAITH...THE FIRE?Loving the world as God does involves extreme sacrifice. ... BookSneeze Book Review: Voices of the Faithful

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3 Stars

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