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Child of the River

Child of the River

On 1/20 Only A Little While wrote: Publishers DescriptionChild Of The River is riveting!A compelling coming of age story with an unlikely and utterly memorable heroine, Child of the River is a timeless tale of heartbreak and triumph set in South Africa at the dawn of apartheid.Persomi is young, white, and poor, born the middle child of ... Book Review: Child Of The River by Irma Joubert

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The Loyal Heart

The Loyal Heart

On 9/15 Only A Little While wrote: Create in me a clean heart, O God. Renew a loyal spirit within me.Psalm 51:10DescriptionRobert came to Galveston to fulfill his promise to a dying man and look after his widow. He didn’t expect to find love in the unlikeliest of places.Robert Truax, former Second Lieutenant and Confederate officer ... Book Review: The Loyal Heart (A Lone Star Hero's Love Story) by Shelley Shepard Gray

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Unstuffed

Unstuffed

On 6/10 Only A Little While wrote: 2 Corinthians 2:9(NIV)But he said to me, "My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness." Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ's power may rest on me.Praise for Unstuffed"As women, we have the tendency to overstuff our lives, our schedules, ... Book Review: Unstuffed~Decluttering Your Home, Mind & Soul by Ruth Soukup

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Answering Jihad

Answering Jihad

On 4/13 Only A Little While wrote: 1 Peter 3:15(MSG) Be ready to speak up and tell anyone who asks why you’re living the way you are, and always with the utmost courtesy.OVERVIEW:This book provides a look into the Islamicreligion and lends valuable insightinto some very perplexing questions. From New York Times bestselling ... Book Review: Answering Jihad ~ A Better Way Forward by Nabeel Qureshi

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The Girl From the Train

The Girl From the Train

On 2/5 Only A Little While wrote: I Corinthians 13:4-8(NIV)Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is no proud. It is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always ... Book Review: The Girl From The Train by Irma Joubert

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Seven Women

Seven Women

On 11/18 Only A Little While wrote: Psalm 119:94(MSG)Save me! I'm all yours. I look high and low for Your words of wisdom.Publisher's Description:In his eagerly anticipated follow-up to the enormously successful Seven Men, New York Times best-selling author Eric Metaxas gives us seven captivating portraits of some of history’s ... Book Review: 7 WOMEN And the Secret of Their Greatness by Eric Metaxas

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Hiding Places

Hiding Places

On 9/14 Only A Little While wrote: This book brings suspense and mysterywith each turn of the page!        Publisher's DescriptionThe Harrison lodge is full of hiding places where young Kate can discover all the secrets no one wants her to know.Eleven-year-old Kate keeps her knowledge to herself—one sister’s ... Book Review: Hiding Places by Erin Healy

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A Sparrow in Terezin

A Sparrow in Terezin

On 7/13 Only A Little While wrote: A Sparrow In Terezin by Kristy Cambron is a heartbreaking, yet hope filled book of love and courage written for the reader who is not only interested in being entertained, but simultaneously informed to historical events that took place during World War II. Masterful writing! A Sparrow In Terezin ... Book Review: A Sparrow In Terezin

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Seven Men - Paperback

Seven Men - Paperback

On 5/14 Only A Little While wrote: In Seven Men, New York Times best-selling author Eric Metaxas presents seven exquisitely crafted short portraits of widely known―but not well understood―Christian men, each of whom uniquely showcases a commitment to live by certain virtues in the truth of the gospel.A MUST read for ... Book Review: 7 Men and The Secret Of Their Greatness by Eric Metaxas

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Miracle on Voodoo Mountain

Miracle on Voodoo Mountain

On 4/8 Only A Little While wrote: Miracle On Voodoo Mountain by Megan Boudreaux tops my list as one of the most touching and inspirational books I've ever read! This young woman tells her story of God calling her to step out in faith and obedience to change the lives of hurting children in Haiti and specifically in Gressier. Megan ... Miracle On Voodoo Mountain by Megan Boudreaux

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Both of Me

Both of Me

On 2/7 Only A Little While wrote: This book is creatively mysterious!It was supposed to be just another flight, another escape into a foreign place where she could forget her past, forget her attachments. Until Clara found herself seated next to an alluring boy named Elias Phinn—a boy who seems to know secrets she has barely been able ... Book Review: Both of Me by Jonathan Friesen

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Vanishing Grace

Vanishing Grace

On 12/31 Only A Little While wrote: Vanishing Grace by Philip Yancey is a thought provoking work that dives deep into the heart of grace and questions whether Christians are accurately communicating the message of the cross to a hungry and hurting world. As with his previous work: What’s So Amazing About Grace published in 1997, the ... Book Review: Vanishing Grace by Philip Yancey

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NIV Streams in the Desert Bible

NIV Streams in the Desert Bible

On 9/25 Only A Little While wrote: NIV Streams in the Desert Bible by L. B. Cowman Edited by Jim Reimann is everything that you have come to expect when reading the NIV Bible translation, in addition to the spirit led depth of a daily devotion that will take your life journey to an even greater understanding of our Lord and His gracious ... Book Review: NIV Streams in the Desert by L. B. Cowman Edited by Jim Reimann

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Sarah's Choice

Sarah's Choice

On 7/30 Only A Little While wrote: Sarah’s Choice by Rebecca St. James and Nancy Rue is not only an entertaining novel, but moves beyond mere fictional enjoyment into the sensitive subject of a woman’s ability to chose life or death for her unborn child. Sarah’s Choice by Rebecca St. James and Nancy Rue is a thought provoking ... Book Review: Sarah's Choice by Rebecca St. James and Nancy Rue

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Arms Open Wide

Arms Open Wide

On 5/27 Only A Little While wrote: Arms Open Wide by Sherri Gragg is a beautifully written devotional book that brings a greater depth of understanding to the gospels and a renewed sensitivity to the never ending love of Christ. Arms Open Wide by Sherri Gragg is a tender devotional. Each individual section of the book leads off with ... Book Review: Arms Open Wide by Sherri Gragg

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Dear Mr. Knightley

Dear Mr. Knightley

On 3/15 Only A Little While wrote: Dear Mr. Knightley by Katherine Reay is like taking in a deep breath of sweet smelling lilies! The freshness and beauty of this debut novel make it a rewarding pleasure to read. Be sure you place Dear Mr. Knightly by Katherine Reay on your reading list for this spring 2014! You will definitely enjoy ... Dear Mr. Knightley

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God of the Underdogs

God of the Underdogs

On 1/11 Only A Little While wrote: God of the Underdogs by Matt Keller is an inspiring book aimed at infusing you with hope and courage to change the world through the power of Christ in your life…even if you are an “Underdog”….which we all are to one extent or another! God of the Underdogs by Matt Keller is a wonderfully encouraging ... Book Review: God of the Underdogs by Matt Keller

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A Bride for All Seasons

A Bride for All Seasons

On 10/16 Only A Little While wrote: A Bride for All Seasons: A Mail Order Bride Collection by Margaret Brownley, Debra Clopton, Mary Connealy, and Robin Lee Hatcher is a lively and entertaining book! A Bride for All Seasons: A Mail-Order Bride Collection by Margaret Brownley, Debra Clopton, Mary Connealy, and Robin Lee Hatcher is a ... Book Review: A Bride For All Seasons: The Mail Order Bride Collection

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Afloat

Afloat

On 8/12 Only A Little While wrote: afloat, by Erin Healy combines suspense, mystery, humor, love, forgiveness, and faith all in one novel! How did she do that?! This is one book you want to read! afloat, by Erin Healy is a great novel! I became lost in the pages of this exceptional work to the point that no outward distraction could ... Book Review: afloat by Erin Healy

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The Sky Beneath My Feet

The Sky Beneath My Feet

On 4/24 Only A Little While wrote: “The Sky Beneath My Feet”, by Lisa Samson is a well written and entertaining book! The Sky Beneath My Feet, by Lisa Samson is one of the first fiction books I’ve read in quite some time. I generally am drawn to biographies, autobiographies, or general information gathering genres, but the title ... The Sky Beneath My Feet by Lisa Samson

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Grace

Grace

On 1/18 Only A Little While wrote: The book, GRACE (More than we deserve. Greater than we can imagine.) by Max Lucado was a refreshingly quick read filled with the deep and yet uncomplicated truth of God's unending hand of grace upon the lives of those who accept it. I chose to read the book titled GRACE by Max Lucado, because the whole ... GRACE by Max Lucado

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The Voice Bible

The Voice Bible

On 10/10 Only A Little While wrote: The Voice Bible is a wonderfully descriptive work to add to your Bible translation library. It is a plethora of succinctly and beautifully written verses with the addition of historical narration which delivers a dramatic flair making it an unparalleled version of the Holy Bible. The Voice Bible, ... Book Review: The Voice Bible by Ecclesia Bible Society

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George Washington Carver

George Washington Carver

On 6/9 Only A Little While wrote: The book George Washington Carver by John Perry was an interesting biography of a gentle and intelligent black man who's passion for God and desire to learn everything about His creation moved him to great works. His humble dependence upon God is inspiring. The book profiles his life beginning with ... I thoroughly enjoyed reading the book George Washington Carver by John Perry.

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Healing Is a Choice

Healing Is a Choice

On 2/6 Only A Little While wrote: This is an incredibly well written, meticulously organized, extremely powerful book! This work has the potential to bring about authentic change in your life. Healing is a Choice by Stephen Arterburn is a beautifully written book on the complex subject of pain. I chose this book for two reasons. First, ... Healing Is A Choice Ten Decisions That Will Transform Your Life and Ten Lies That Can Prevent You From Making Them by Stephen Arterburn

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Stumbling Into Grace

Stumbling Into Grace

On 9/21 Only A Little While wrote: Stumbling Into Grace by Lisa Harper was a wonderful book! You don’t want to miss what she has to say about the subject of grace. Stumbling Into Grace: Confessions of a Sometimes Spiritually Clumsy Woman by Lisa Harper is a beautifully written book organized into very easy to digest chapters. At many points throughout the book, I ... Book Review: Stumbling Into Grace: Confessions From a Spiritually Clumsy Woman

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The Final Summit

The Final Summit

On 6/23 Only A Little While wrote: It was a privilege to read this book and I am excited to share this author with you in case you've never read him. He is what I would call a modern day C. S. Lewis! I know that is saying a lot, but that is exactly the flavor of this book titled: The Final Summit. I can't wait to get my hands on the ... The Final Summit by Andy Andrews is an incredibly entertaining fiction read with deep life messages sprinkled throughout it's pages!

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Max On Life

Max On Life

On 4/18 Only A Little While wrote: Posted 04/18/11: Reading the book Max on Life by Max Lucado is like sitting down at the kitchen table with Max and talking over a cup of coffee. His candid transparency is a refreshing change to the frequent dodging of issues that has, unfortunately, become so prevalent in our culture today. The book ... Book Review: Max On Life by Max Lucado

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Pujols

Pujols

On 3/28 Only A Little While wrote: The book Pujols: More Than The Game by Scott Lamb and Tim Ellsworth was a great read! After completing the book, I have a huge respect for this man’s heart and a clear understanding of his mission. I chose the book Pujols: More Than The Game by Scott Lamb and Tim Ellsworth, because my son is a ... The book Pujols: More Than The Game by Scott Lamb and Tim Ellsworth was a great read! After completing the book, I have a huge respect for this man’s heart and a clear understanding of his mission.

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In Constant Prayer

In Constant Prayer

On 1/26 Only A Little While wrote: It was a privilege to read the book, In Constant Prayer by Robert Benson. It was the title that drew my attention to the book, as I am exploring what it means to be "in constant communion" with the Lord in a practical sense for today. The book was wonderfully challenging, as the author opened up ... Book Review: In Constant Prayer by Robert Benson (Foreward by Phyllis Tickle)

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