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The Bracelet

The Bracelet

On 12/11 The Traveling Sisterhood wrote: A beautiful girl. A mysterious bracelet. A deadly message. Inspired by actual events in one of Savannah’s most prominent 19th century families, THE BRACELET combines romance, rich historical detail and breathtaking suspense as one young woman embarks upon a dangerous quest to free herself from her ... The Bracelet: Mysterious, Romantic Historical Fiction from Dorothy Love

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The Legend of St. Nicholas

The Legend of St. Nicholas

On 11/6 The Traveling Sisterhood wrote: The Legend of St. Nicholas is filled with beautiful artwork and tells the story of a young man named Nicholas, who was moved by the plight of the poor and needy. I've taught my children who Santa Claus really was since they were tiny.  Whether your kiddos believe in Santa or not, this ... The Legend of Saint Nicholas: A Picture Book with Gorgeous Artwork and a Wonderful Story about the Real St. Nick!

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5 Stars

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Mary

Mary

On 9/22 The Traveling Sisterhood wrote: Mary was more than the mother of Jesus.  She was a hero of the bible.  She said "Yes!" to God.  I've found a great new series to use as part of our homeschool curriculum this year.  The second book in the Get to Know Series from Zondervan is a unique biography ... Get to Know Mary... another great kid's biography

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Jesus

Jesus

On 9/6 The Traveling Sisterhood wrote: I've found a great new series to use as part of our homeschool curriculum this year.  The first book in the Get to Know Series from Zondervan is a unique biography about Jesus, the son of God. My 8 year old daughter reads her bible (we have the New International Readers Version which ... Get to Know Jesus... a great biography for kids!

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5 Stars

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Dear Mr. Knightley

Dear Mr. Knightley

On 7/28 The Traveling Sisterhood wrote:  Like Samantha in Katherine Reay's debut novel Dear Mr. Knightley, I am madly in love with Austen, Dickens, and Shakespeare--the classics.  I can't quote them as well as Sam, by any means, but I found it to be very charming when she did... though her best friend found it annoying.  Out ... "Dear Mr. Knightley": Charming Fiction by Katherine Reay

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4 Stars

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KJV Homeschool Mom's Bible

KJV Homeschool Mom's Bible

On 9/28 The Traveling Sisterhood wrote: I was so excited to stumble across the new Homeschool Mom's Bible from Zondervan!  It includes 365 devotions especially for homeschooling moms.  It comes in both King James Version and NIV.The devotions are heartfelt and encouraging, practical readings that cover topics like ... The Homeschool Mom's Bible

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5 Stars

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Sherlock Holmes and the Needle's Eye

Sherlock Holmes and the Needle's Eye

On 8/5 The Traveling Sisterhood wrote: I have been very remiss in book reviewing lately!  My excuse is that War and Peace is my current read and it's taken me longer to read its 1,300 pages than I expected.  It's an incredible book by my favorite author ever but with 500 characters, it's not exactly easy reading!  ... Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Needle's Eye: Studying the Bible with the Greatest Detective of All Time!

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5 Stars

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An Angel by Her Side

An Angel by Her Side

On 1/16 The Traveling Sisterhood wrote: I so loved this book!  It was a very different take on Amish fiction.  It included endearing Amish life along with angelic intervention.  Angels seem to be a theme for me lately seeing that I recently blogged about an angel picture book for children.  You can still win a copy of that ... An Angel By Her Side: A Heaven on Earth Novel

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5 Stars

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Isle of Shadows

Isle of Shadows

On 12/4 The Traveling Sisterhood wrote: Colossus of RhodesLiving Under the Shadow of Colossus, Ancient Wonder of the World It is 226 BC.  Tessa, a slave who is as beautiful as she is clever, lives in Rhodes where numerous gods, including Colossus, are worshiped.  Before she becomes a Christian, Tessa feels that her entire life is ... Isle of Shadows and an Ancient Wonder

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4 Stars

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The Fantasy Fallacy

The Fantasy Fallacy

On 10/18 The Traveling Sisterhood wrote: Once upon a time (oh, about four years or so ago) I began looking for a book that would challenge and inspire me as a woman who loves to have fun, has (I'll confess) been considered a flirt in the past, has always been more comfortable with guys than girls, who likes to be real, and who has had a hard ... The Fantasy Fallacy & 50 Shades

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KJV Bride's Bible

KJV Bride's Bible

On 9/19 The Traveling Sisterhood wrote: As you can see, I needed a new pocket bible sooo badly!  My old Air Force one was quite falling apart... but I love having a bible that will fit into my purse, so I jumped at the chance to review Thomas Nelson's new KJV Bride's Bible. Of course, I haven't been a new bride for 11 years but once a ... Bride's Pocket Bible ♥

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Through Rushing Water

Through Rushing Water

On 7/10 The Traveling Sisterhood wrote: I loved this book!Through Rushing Water is based very loosely on the story of the Ponca Indian Reservation of Dakota Territory, which was forced to relocate in the middle of the winter.  It's the story of Sophia Makinoff, a college education major, who has great political aspirations which include ... Through Rushing Water: An Amazing Story!

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The Founders' Key

The Founders' Key

On 5/16 The Traveling Sisterhood wrote: Maybe you've read the title and you're wondering "What is the founders key?" From the book:The genius of the United States of America may be found in the cooperation of all the causes that bring government into being.  There is a set of principles that locate man in his place in nature, above the ... The Founders Key: Every American Should Read!

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This Thing of Ours

This Thing of Ours

On 12/28 The Traveling Sisterhood wrote: This Thing of Ours is an amazing true story of a young woman married to a powerful mobster. I was entirely captivated by it!  Before it even came in the mail, I was researching Cammy Franzese & her husband Michael, notorious mobster-turned-redeemed-Christian. Cammy's writing style is personal.  ... This Thing of Ours: How Faith Saved My Mafia Marriage

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Just in Case You Ever Wonder

Just in Case You Ever Wonder

On 12/7 The Traveling Sisterhood wrote: I knew this picture book by Max Lucado would be great because everything he write for both children and adults is always wonderful!Just in Case You Ever Wonder is a book both my children and I enjoyed.  It's a sweet book to read aloud to them and teaches them that their father in Heaven and you, ... Just in Case You Ever Wonder: A Picture Book

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America: The Last Best Hope (Volume III)

America: The Last Best Hope (Volume III)

On 10/5 The Traveling Sisterhood wrote: I discovered the very talented historian William J. Bennett when I found a hardcover edition of "The Book of Virtues for Young People" at a used bookstore.  If that book is "a treasury of great moral stories for children," then "America: The Last Best Hope" is a treasury of our country's great moral ... America: The Last Best Hope

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Fyodor Dostoevsky

Fyodor Dostoevsky

On 9/14 The Traveling Sisterhood wrote: I've always been amazed by Russia... it's fascinating history, it's beautiful architecture, it's haunting stories of royal intrigue.  And I love biographies.  They've got something fiction doesn't have.  Fiction can inspire, but biographies of real people with real flaws who ... Fyodor Dostoevsky... Russian, Revolutionary, Christian

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Right From the Heart

Right From the Heart

On 9/6 The Traveling Sisterhood wrote: Right from the Heart is a 365 day devotional and it's a pretty good one.  I think it would be especially good for a new Christian or someone with a lot of doctrinal questions because it deals with things that are unfamiliar to a lot of newer believers.  It's also encouraging and enlightening ... Right From the Heart

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4 Stars

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It Couldn't Just Happen

It Couldn't Just Happen

On 7/20 The Traveling Sisterhood wrote: This textbook-like Creation Science book is a must-have for any Christian wondering about evolution and the reliability of God's word.  Contrary to what seems to be popular belief in some Christian circles, you cannot believe both the bible and Evolution.  The bible teaches that sin brought ... It Couldn't Just Happen: Knowing the Truth About God's Awesome Creation!

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The Final Hour

The Final Hour

On 7/5 The Traveling Sisterhood wrote: The Final Hour is the 4th (and last) book in the Highlanders series by Andrew Klavan.  This series is super fast-paced with never a dull moment.  One prominent reviewer called it "a thriller that reads like a teenage version of 24... an adrenaline-pumping adventure."  It's definitely that, ... The Final Hour--Fast Paced Teenage Fiction

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A Vision of Lucy

A Vision of Lucy

On 6/21 The Traveling Sisterhood wrote: A Vision of Lucy was a very fun read.  Honestly, I could barely put it down and it often had me laughing out loud so that my hubby had to ask what was so funny and I had to oblige him by reading passages from its pages.  Lucy, an aspiring photographer, aspires to become the artist her mother ... A Vision of Lucy: Laugh-out-Loud Fun Historical Fiction!

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Beyond All Measure

Beyond All Measure

On 5/24 The Traveling Sisterhood wrote: "Beyond All Measure" was fine historical fiction that brought me back to my favorite place: Tennessee.  If you know me very well or read my devotional page, you must know that I'm madly in love with Gatlinburg, Knoxville, and anything Tennessee.  I think it's the most beautiful state in the ... Beyond All Measure, Postbellum Historical Fiction

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4 Stars

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The Final Summit

The Final Summit

On 5/2 The Traveling Sisterhood wrote: I was interested in this book because it is historical fiction and is supposed to be a motivational, life-changing read.  Perhaps I expected too much from it because of all the hype I had read over this and Andy Andrews other books.  Perhaps from a secular perspective, it's extraordinary.  ... The Final Summit: A Quest to Find the One Principle That Will Save Humanity

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2 Stars

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Max On Life

Max On Life

On 5/2 The Traveling Sisterhood wrote: We've loved Max Lucado's works since our little ones fell in love with Hermie the Caterpillar 6 years ago.  Mr. Lucado doesn't just speak to children's hearts, though, he has a special gift of being like Paul the Apostle "all things to all men."  He speaks to your heart through his many works ... Max on Life: Answers & Insights to Your Most Important Questions

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How to Be God's Little Princess

How to Be God's Little Princess

On 4/14 The Traveling Sisterhood wrote: Let's face it. Being a princess is not as easy as some might think... I have some wonderful news. That's where grace comes in! What is grace? Grace is God's free gift of unconditional love poured out on all His princesses. That means you are as loved on your good days as your bad days. It means ... How to Be God's Little Princess: Royal Tips of Manners and Etiquette for Girls

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5 Stars

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Galileo

Galileo

On 4/4 The Traveling Sisterhood wrote: Galileo is the first I've read in the Christian Encounters series.  I love Christian biographies--they encourage me to be more for God and they show me that amazing people weren't perfect and often fell short.  They had their own problems but God still used them to do glorious, amazing things.Galileo ... Galileo, the Christian Encounters Series

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Time With God For Mothers

Time With God For Mothers

On 3/28 The Traveling Sisterhood wrote: Time with God for Mothers is a lovely hardcover devotional book that's sure to encourage any mother whether she's 25 or 52.  The devotionals are short and sweet, and make it easy for a busy mom to pick up and spend some time with God when she has some spare minutes throughout the day.  The ... Time With God for Mothers

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4 Stars

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The Convenient Groom

The Convenient Groom

On 3/9 The Traveling Sisterhood wrote: Denise Hunter's The Convenient Groom is a modern-day allegory much like the biblical book of Hosea: Lucas love for Kate is an allegory of Jesus' love for us. It's a nice story and an easy read. That said, I've been terribly spoiled by life-changing, flawlessly written works of literature, books like ... The Convenient Groom

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4 Stars

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A Conversation with God for Women

A Conversation with God for Women

On 2/25 The Traveling Sisterhood wrote: This book can be previewed on Amazon. If you could ask God anything, what would it be?   This book comes from the "A Conversation With God" series from Thomas Nelson and attempts to address important questions, this time questions especially common for women.  First of all, this is ... A Conversation With God for Women

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5 Stars

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