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The Skin Map (audio book)

The Skin Map (audio book)

On 3/14 Janet Rockey wrote: Chasing a map tatooed on a man's body across an omniverse of intersecting realities." I'm a sometimes fan of sci-fi/fantasy, so the thought of time travel that involves exploring alternative worlds intrigued me. Thomas Nelson offered this on their BookSneeze site in the form of audio book only. I listened ... The Skin Map

Janet's Rating:

2 Stars

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The Fight of Our Lives

The Fight of Our Lives

On 8/3 Janet Rockey wrote: I prefer to read fiction because non-fiction usually serves as a good antidote to insomnia. I struggled to get through this work for that reason only. Unlike other non-fiction list-our-woes type of books, THE FIGHT OF OUR LIVES is a true eye-opener. Most books of this ilk merely point out the problem, ... Better than your average exposé

Janet's Rating:

4 Stars

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Save the Date

Save the Date

On 4/4 Janet Rockey wrote: "Save the Date" by Jenny B. Jones took me captive in the first paragraph of the prologue. The sassy protagonist, Lucy Wiltshire thought she was about to become engaged to her long-time boyfriend. The expected proposal turned out to be his news of a job offer...in another state. Two years later, Lucy ... "Save the Date"

Janet's Rating:

5 Stars

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Will the World End in 2012?

Will the World End in 2012?

On 5/18 Janet Rockey wrote: Dr. Raymond C. Hundley's book, "Will The World End in 2012?" is a quick read with only 184 pages, including a well-written study guide at the end. He begins with a review of the film, "2012," which I opted not to see. Dr. Hundley introduces each prediction with a believable scenario, then takes the ... "Will The World End in 2012?"

Janet's Rating:

4 Stars

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The White Horse King

The White Horse King

On 2/26 Janet Rockey wrote: No offense intended to Benjamin Merkle that it took me a couple of months to get through this book. He's an excellent author. I expected a historical fiction novel, but this book is a NON-fiction narrative. I applaud Mr. Merkle for his captivating authorship. An example from Chapter 3 illustrates the ... The White Horse King The Life Of Alfred the Great

Janet's Rating:

5 Stars

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Lonestar Secrets

Lonestar Secrets

On 11/17 Janet Rockey wrote: "No more secrets," Jack said to Shannon. But secrets are all she has. Colleen Coble relates this touching, yet suspenseful, account of a couple who must learn to love each other for the sake of their children. Set in the plains of West Texas, this story brought back childhood memories of sandstorms, ... Lonestar Secrets

Janet's Rating:

5 Stars

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Fearless

Fearless

On 9/8 Janet Rockey wrote: The by-line of this title is: Imagine Your Life Without Fear. I never imagined my life without fear because fear has been my constant companion. I cling to my fears, phobias, and frets because they are, after all, legitimate. Or so I thought until reading FEARLESS by Max Lucado. Some fear, Lucado points ... Fearless by Max Lucado Released Today!

Janet's Rating:

5 Stars

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Rick and Bubba's Guide to the Almost Nearly Perfect Marriage

Rick and Bubba's Guide to the Almost Nearly Perfect Marriage

On 8/25 Janet Rockey wrote: Wondering what to give that special couple for a wedding gift? Or anniversary gift? Traditionally, the appropriate gift for the first wedding anniversary is paper. What better use of paper than Rick & Bubba's Guide to the Almost Nearly Perfect Marriage? This book, co-written by Martha Bolton (former ... Rick & Bubba's Guide to the Almost Nearly Perfect Marriage

Janet's Rating:

4 Stars

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Higher Hope

Higher Hope

On 7/2 Janet Rockey wrote: Sister Dabney explains what higher hope means: "It's hope that can't be destroyed by what happens on earth. Circumstances of life will challenge it, voices will deny it, but its walls can't be breached unless we open the gate." Absolutely true and an encouragement to me, personally. The realistic elements ... Higher Hope

Janet's Rating:

2 Stars

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Rachel's Tears

Rachel's Tears

On 4/3 Janet Rockey wrote: Rachel’s Tears by Beth Nimmo (mother) and Darrell Scott (father) with the help of Steve Rabey Mr. Scott and Mrs. Nimmo were honest in their description of their daughter. It would’ve been easy to set her on a pedestal, as we often do when we lose a loved one. Rachel truly showed the love of Christ ... Rachel's Tears

Janet's Rating:

3 Stars

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Kiss

Kiss

On 2/20 Janet Rockey wrote: As Shauna recuperates from her auto accident injuries, the reader is pulled alongside her in the schemes and plots against her. Can one woman really endure all of the trauma she suffers? Yet she finds a ray of hope in a housekeeper and a news reporter hidden away in a small town. This is one book that ... "Kiss" by Ted Dekker & Erin Healy

Janet's Rating:

4 Stars

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