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From the Heart of A Woman

From the Heart of A Woman

On 7/3 lilacgrandma wrote: This collection of love letters to her Lord by Sylvia Hensel challenges us to make time to draw closer to God. She feels like the bride in Song of Solomon, wrapped in God's love, with a peace that surpasses all earthly understanding.Isaiah 54v5 tells me that my Maker is my husband. When we start by simply ... Heart of a Woman

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Sweeter Than Birdsong

Sweeter Than Birdsong

On 6/14 lilacgrandma wrote: This is the first novel I have read by Rosslyn Elliot.She has based this story on real people. The subjects of slavery and women's rights are well covered. The main character Kate Winter, is someone I can relate to and love. Her experiences with freeing the slaves help her overcome her shyness and stand ... Sweeter Than Birdsong

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Bittersweet Surrender

Bittersweet Surrender

On 1/11 lilacgrandma wrote: This intriguing story by Diann Hunt, author of"Smitten", is one of my favorites. Burned by love, Carly Westlake, owner of a day spa featuring chocolate facials,has been treated badly by her brother and ex-husband. Already a breast cancer survivor, life deals Carly another blow when her business partner ... Bittersweet surrender

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The Final Hour

The Final Hour

On 1/11 lilacgrandma wrote: This is the last book in the Homelander series for young adults. Teenager Charlie West must fight the forces of evil to save the residents of New York City or a million people will die. But he is stuck in prison. This youth fiction is full of action and suspense and will appeal to high school young people ... The Final Hour

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The Seraph Seal

The Seraph Seal

On 1/10 lilacgrandma wrote: Imagine a new way in which the world could end. This wonderfully written book has action, suspense, intrigue, great characters and a well constructed plot. A crew of would-be world savers try to avoid Armageddon. The story begins with the birth of nine indiviuals on dec 21,2011, the fast forwards to ... The seraph seal

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Max On Life

Max On Life

On 1/10 lilacgrandma wrote: Max on life Max on life is a terrific book. All your questions answered in a thoughtful and enlightening manner. If you are angry with God or wondering what your purpose is or just disillusioned with life Max answers crucial questions about God's compassion for us, His trustworthiness,His ability to ... Max on Life

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How to Write a Book Proposal

How to Write a Book Proposal

On 1/10 lilacgrandma wrote: ow to write a book proposal This is a wonderful book, especially for someone who is unpublished. It is a wealth of knowledge,well organized, with many tips on marketing and research. Although it focuses on non-fiction, it is equally useful for fiction. Michael Larsen details every step very clearly in ... How to write a book proposal

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A Conversation with God for Women

A Conversation with God for Women

On 4/26 lilacgrandma wrote: onversations with God will answer questions you have wondered about for years. The book is divided into seven sections with Bible references and notes in the back. The sections are: God, Jesus, The Bible, Life, Prayer, Relationships and Good and Evil. Easy to understand for both new believers and long ... Conversation with God

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Love on Assignment

Love on Assignment

On 1/29 lilacgrandma wrote: The Synopsis: While Charlotte is focusing on uncovering sordid information on columnist Daniel Wilmot, her heart leads her into uncharted territory. During the summer of 1900 Charlotte Hale, a native Newporter and secretary for the Rhode island Reporter, accepts an undercover assingment as temporary ... Love on Assignment

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I Lift Up My Soul

I Lift Up My Soul

On 11/22 lilacgrandma wrote:

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Living with Confidence in a Chaotic World (Trade Paper)

Living with Confidence in a Chaotic World (Trade Paper)

On 10/13 lilacgrandma wrote: Our world is filled with uncertainty and turmoil. In this book, Dr. David Jeremiah gives us ten ways to live life in a more peaceful way, filled with hope as we wait for Christ's return. Ten chapters show the reader how to maintain sensibility in a world gone mad . Chapter One: Stay Calm, Jesus Christ ... Living with Confidence

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Outlive Your Life

Outlive Your Life

On 10/13 lilacgrandma wrote: * o + Outlive your life o ► July (1) + Embracing your second calling o ► April (1) + Diamond Rio * ► 2009 (11) o ► November (2) + Love and Respect + Fearless ... Outlive your life

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Embracing Your Second Calling

Embracing Your Second Calling

On 7/16 lilacgrandma wrote: his book will help you re-evaluate what is important in the second half of your life. Do you ever wonder if the best of life is in the past? Depressed by her 50th birthday, Dale Hanson Bourke uses the story of Naomi from the Book of Ruth to teach lessons on leaving the past behind. When the world says ... Embracing your second calling

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Beautiful Mess

Beautiful Mess

On 4/29 lilacgrandma wrote: Six talented musicians make up thje band Diamond Rio. The individual stories, good times and bad of these six friends make up the book "Beautiful Mess". I have always loved their music with its layered harmonies and tender lyrics. Each chapter gives us insight into the background of members Marty Roe, ... Diamond Rio

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Love & Respect

Love & Respect

On 11/25 lilacgrandma wrote: What if we chose to give our loved one what they desire most regardless of their actions toward us? This new book by Max Lucado shows us the way out of the Crazy Cycle that couples get into when we spend our entire marriages reacting and responding to one another. Women desire unconditional love and ... Love and Respect

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Fearless

Fearless

On 11/25 lilacgrandma wrote: Imagine living without fear in your life. This new book by Max Lucado will help you if you need encouragement and courage to face your fears. Faith, not fear allows us to thrive in this life. The good news is we don't need to fear, we can be confident in our God. The most frequent command in the Bible ... Fearless

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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 8/8 lilacgrandma wrote: You don't have to be married to enjoy this book, just have a sense of humour. Rick Burgess and Bill Bussey have created a very funny book on the "together forever" life. Stories about our blind spots, annoying habits and getting on each other's nerves,along with advice like forgiving each other make ... Almost Nearly Perfect Marriage

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Jesus Calling

Jesus Calling

On 6/3 lilacgrandma wrote: Missionary Sarah Young has written a wonderful devotional taken from her own prayer journal. It is full of Scripture references and gives you the feeling Jesus is speaking directly to you. Reading this book truly makes you enjoy "Peace in His Presence". This easy-to-read, comforting little book is a ... Jesus Calling

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The Noticer

The Noticer

On 5/21 lilacgrandma wrote: Andy Andrews takes us on a journey into the travels of an old man called Jones, who helps people get a fresh perspective on things. Jones makes an appearance in the lives of those who seem to need him most. "Your time on this earth is a gift to be used wisely"he says. "Don't squander your words or your ... The Noticer

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The Rivers Run Dry

The Rivers Run Dry

On 5/21 lilacgrandma wrote: aleigh Harman is a forensic geologist for the FBI. In this second installment, sequel to" The Stones Cry Out", Raleigh has been transferred from Richmond, Virginia to Seattle for not following orders. She finds the Pacific Northwest filled with beauty, danger and intrigue. When a hiker goes missing, ... The Rivers Run Dry

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Christianity in Crisis: The 21st Century

Christianity in Crisis: The 21st Century

On 3/28 lilacgrandma wrote: This bestseller by Hank Hanegraaff, president of Christian Research Institute, alerts us to the dangers of a cultic movement within Christianity. He brings light to the aspects of the Word/Faith teachings that can lead believers astray. I was impressed by the author's knowledge of Scripture and the application ... Christianity in Crisis 21st Century

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The Great Eight

The Great Eight

On 3/9 lilacgrandma wrote: I felt like I was reading what was truly in Scott Hamilton's heart in his book "The Great Eight". I loved reading about the divine miracles in his life and his triumph over two different types of cancer. He has written eight chapters, each focusing on a different tip for happiness in life. He inspires ... The Great Eight

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This Is Your Brain On Joy

This Is Your Brain On Joy

On 2/24 lilacgrandma wrote: Just finished reading this excellent book by Dr. Earl Henslin. Even the cover of this book brings joy!It is very clever and colorful. Inside is more joy! If you like quizzes,you'll be interested in "The Amen Brain System Checklist" created by Dr. Daniel G. Amen. This quiz will help your doctor identify ... This Is Your Brain on Joy

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