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To Wager Her Heart

To Wager Her Heart

On 8/18 Tima Murrell wrote: To Wager Her HeartTamera AlexanderAlexandra has been in mourning and almost driftless since she lost her fiance in a train wreck. She's been unable to make sense of his death and is now afraid to ride on a train after witnessing the collision. Sylas has left Colorado and come to Nashville to bid ... To Wager Her Heart

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The Weekly Prayer Project

The Weekly Prayer Project

On 8/3 Tima Murrell wrote: The Weekly Prayer ProjectA Challenge to Journal, Pray, Reflect and Connect with God Scarlet Hiltibidal Fifty-two scriptures, one for each week, reflect on the different aspects of prayer and how we can make them relatable to our lives. Each week begins with a scripture on prayer. A thought from ... The Weekly Prayer Project

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5 Minutes With Jesus: Quiet Time for Your Soul

5 Minutes With Jesus: Quiet Time for Your Soul

On 6/22 Tima Murrell wrote: Quiet Time for Your Soul5 Minutes with Jesus Sheila Walsh and Sherri GraggThere are so many things keeping us incredibly busy in our lives. But the mind and soul need a rest just like the body does. The authors have created short five minute devotionals to give our souls that rest they are craving. ... Quiet Time

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You Know You're a Dad

You Know You're a Dad

On 5/10 Tima Murrell wrote: You Know You're a DadHarry HarrisonFatherhood begins when you find out that you're pregnant. And it lasts until you take your very last breath. You'll always be a father. But every father will admit that he now says or does things that he never would have imagined before he became a dad for the first ... You Know You're a Dad

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Devotions from the Kitchen Table

Devotions from the Kitchen Table

On 5/2 Tima Murrell wrote: Devotions from the Kitchen TableStacy EdwardsThe simple things in life can often have spiritual meaning. Gather around the kitchen table as the author pulls from the scenes and objects from the kitchen to share simple truths and amazing blessings from God's word.I really enjoyed this book. The cover ... Devotions from the Kitchen Table

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5 Stars

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Promises for You Coloring Devotional

Promises for You Coloring Devotional

On 3/30 Tima Murrell wrote: FaithGirlz Promises for You Coloring Devotional60 Days Discovering God's Hope and LoveZondervan This book combines several different elements of Bible study. Each page has black and white color pages. One one side is a Bible verse, short devotional, and space for journaling. The devotionals are ... Promises for You

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An Amish Home

An Amish Home

On 3/9 Tima Murrell wrote: An Amish HomeBeth Wiseman, Amy Clipston, Ruth Reid, Kathleen FullerFour young women learn that there are more important things than the perfect home. That the ones you love can make any place a wonderful home. Four well known Amish writers have come together to write novellas that portray the importance ... An Amish Home

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Just a Kiss

Just a Kiss

On 3/7 Tima Murrell wrote: Just a KissSummer Harbor #3 Denise HunterRiley couldn't stand around and watch his brother date the woman he loved. So he enlisted in the military. Now he's home and missing part of his leg. It doesn't really matter Beau is marrying someone else and Paige is free to date again. Because who would ever ... Just a Kiss

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Prayers and Answered Prayers

Prayers and Answered Prayers

On 1/12 Tima Murrell wrote: Prayers and Answered PrayersThomas NelsonChildren learn about prayer from us. So why not give them a prayer journal of their own. The glittery, glossy cover will delight young girls and inspire them as they work through the pages of their journal. The cover is more of a book jacket with two separate ... Prayers

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With All Due Respect

With All Due Respect

On 11/8 Tima Murrell wrote: With All Due RespectNina Ruesner and Debbie HitchcockTeen and preteens are known for pushing their boundaries and our buttons. Parents often feel at their limit and wonder if they'll ever get back the sweet relationship with their children that existed before hormones raised their ugly head. The authors ... With All Due Respect

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For Better or for Kids

For Better or for Kids

On 8/22 Tima Murrell wrote: For Better or For KidsPatrick and Ruth SchwenkMarriage can be difficult at first, but add kids to the mix and some people begin to understand the part in the vows that says "or for worse". We love our little ones, but they can definitely interfere with couple time. The authors have drawn from personal ... For Better or For Kids

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To Love a Stranger

To Love a Stranger

On 8/4 Tima Murrell wrote: To Love a StrangerColleen Coble Bessie is horrified to learn that her sister has been writing to a man out west, named Jasper, using her name. But now Lenore has found someone that is local and she likes better, so she hands over the letters and the paperwork stating that Bessie is now married by ... To Love a Stranger

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The Berenstain Bears' Caring and Sharing Treasury

The Berenstain Bears' Caring and Sharing Treasury

On 6/30 Tima Murrell wrote: The Berenstain Bears' Caring and Sharing TreasuryJan and Mike BerenstainThe Berenstain Bear books are known for their character building stories that are full of good values, faith, and life lessons. Five of these books have been bundled together in an attractive hard back that all teach about caring, ... The Berenstain Bears

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The Color Code Bible

The Color Code Bible

On 6/30 Tima Murrell wrote: The Color Code BibleThomas NelsonThis Bible was created with the idea to show children some of the important texts and topics in the Bible. Thomas Nelson has taken a NKJV (New King James Version) Bible and color coded topics that will teach children important topics, such as Jesus, prayer, and heaven. ... Color Code Bible

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The Berenstain Bears School Time Blessings

The Berenstain Bears School Time Blessings

On 6/22 Tima Murrell wrote: School Time BlessingsMike BerenstainBrother, Sister, and Honey are all nervous about school. Honey is starting pre-school so she's worried about leaving her parents and unsure about what to expect. Brother and Sister are excited about their favorite subjects, but are worried about the ones that they ... School Time Blessings

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101 Ways to Have Fun

101 Ways to Have Fun

On 6/17 Tima Murrell wrote: 101 Ways to Have FunThings You Can Do With Friends, Anytime!Faithgirlz Ever been bored and no new ideas are coming to mind? Ever had your child tell you they were bored and wanted something to do? This book is designed with pre-teen and teenage girls in mind. It literally has over 100 ideas that ... 101 Ways to Have Fun

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Unstuffed

Unstuffed

On 6/5 Tima Murrell wrote: UnstuffedDecluttering Your Home, Mind & Soul Ruth Soukup The author has the same problem most of us have - too much stuff. Our homes are filled with things, our schedules are packed and our lives are headed towards crazy. She's taken a simple, yet effective approach and has mixed stories of her personal ... Unstuffed

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The Seven Laws of Love

The Seven Laws of Love

On 5/15 Tima Murrell wrote: The Seven Laws of LoveEssential Principles for Building Stronger Relationships Dave WillisUltimately relationships need Godly love to survive. If we put these seven laws or principles into practice we will notice a difference in our relationships with others. Dave, the author, has shared personal experiences ... The Seven Laws of Love

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Forever My Little Boy

Forever My Little Boy

On 4/5 Tima Murrell wrote: Forever My Little BoyLoving Your Son for Now and for AlwaysKaren KingsburyLittle boys are amazing miracles from God. If you have a son then you know you are truly blessed. But they grow up so quickly. As parents, we love our children through each stage as they grow and get closer to leaving us to make ... Forever My Little Boy

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I Said Yes

I Said Yes

On 3/10 Tima Murrell wrote: Emily is best known for being on the Bachelor and the Bachelorette. Twice she said yes to a marriage proposal that she knew was not quite right. Beginning during her childhood, Emily tells her story and how she came to be engaged twice on national television. She chronicles her ups and downs, but most ... https://www.amazon.com/review/RTJ1O2MZ4YVYN/ref=cm_cr_rdp_perm

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Royal Easter Story

Royal Easter Story

On 2/22 Tima Murrell wrote: A Royal Easter StoryThe Princess Parables Jeanna Young and Jacqueline JohsonFive princess sisters are enjoying a beautiful spring and anticipating the annual Easter celebration. They are helping to prepare for the celebration when they meet five young knights. When a friendly competition ensues on the ... A Royal Easter Story

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Love's Complete

Love's Complete

On 2/5 Tima Murrell wrote: Love's CompleteA Russian Adoption JourneyTeresa Hull The author has written this book to tell the story of her child's adoption from Russia. The words are in a rhyming style and are accompanied by pictures. The book gives a little history of adoption through Russia and then talks about the steps to finally ... Love's Complete

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2 Stars

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Keeper of the Stars

Keeper of the Stars

On 2/3 Tima Murrell wrote: Keeper of the StarsKings Meadow Romance Book 3Robin Lee HatcherPenny lost her mother when she was a child and now her brother is gone. She blames his band mate, Trevor, for allowing Brad to join the band instead of doing something worth while with his education. Before he died, Brad made Trevor promise ... Keeper of the Stars

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The Berenstain Bears' Easter Sunday

The Berenstain Bears' Easter Sunday

On 1/24 Tima Murrell wrote: The Berenstain Bears Easter SundayMike BerenstainThe Bear family gets dressed in bright and fancy church clothes. They join their friends at church on a beautiful Easter morning. Preacher Brown and their Sunday school teacher, Miz McGrizz tell them all about Easter and what it means. After church the ... The Berenstain Bears

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365 Devotions for Peace

365 Devotions for Peace

On 1/10 Tima Murrell wrote: 365 Devotions for PeaceCheri CowellEvery Christian can testify to the stress and pressures that life throws at them. But as Christians we have a wonderful answer to that problem. God has filled the Bible with scriptures that speak to that very matter. The author has taken these verses and written a devotional ... 365 Devotions for Peace

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Rest Assured

Rest Assured

On 12/13 Tima Murrell wrote: Rest AssuredA Recovery Plan for Weary Souls Vicki Courtney Our lives are so full that we often don't realize that our souls are empty and craving rest. The author took a hard look at her own busyness and wrote a plan for all of us to follow. In the first half of the book, she begins by outlining ... Rest Assured

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A Season to Wed

A Season to Wed

On 11/3 Tima Murrell wrote: A Season to WedThree Winter Love StoriesRachel Hauck, Cindy Kirk, Cheryl WyattThree love stories are told with a winter wedding theme. The only thing that ties the stories together is the theme. All three women have to overcome a current or past difficulty before they can find the love of their life. ... A Season to Wed

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Love in the Details

Love in the Details

On 11/3 Tima Murrell wrote: Love in the DetailsA November Wedding Story Becky WadeYears ago Holly dumped Josh at the request of his mother. He was thinking of quitting college to return home to Holly. He was at MIT on a full scholarship and his single mother couldn't afford to pay if he left school. Holly was convinced that she ... Love in the Details

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The Perfect Arrangement

The Perfect Arrangement

On 10/11 Tima Murrell wrote: The Perfect ArrangementThe October WeddingKatie GanshertAmelia is a florist who now owns her mother's flower shop. Trying to escape an awkward situation she accidentally bumps her car into another car. Eager to escape, she quickly exchanges business cards with a man named Nate and rushes off. She emails ... The Perfect Arrangement

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Love Takes the Cake

Love Takes the Cake

On 9/22 Tima Murrell wrote: Love Takes the CakeA September WeddingBetsy St. AmantCharlotte is known all over the state for her exception baking skills. But she's not as skilled at dealing with relationships, particularly men relationships. So she's at a bit of a loss when a handsome stranger, named Will, begins buying cookies from ... Love Takes the Cake

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Counting on a Cowboy

Counting on a Cowboy

On 9/1 Tima Murrell wrote: Counting on a CowboyFour of Hearts Ranch Romance Book 2Debra CloptonAbby was inspired by Maggie's column where she talked about Wishing Springs. Maggie had given her great advice and Abby was in desperate need of a change in her life. So she picks up stakes and moves to Wishing Springs. But from the ... Counting on a Cowboy

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Princess Charity Sticker and Activity Book

Princess Charity Sticker and Activity Book

On 9/1 Tima Murrell wrote: Princess CharitySticker & Activity BookStickers, coloring, and princesses are all things that most little girls enjoy. Combine the three and you have a colorful and fun activity book that will delight young girls for hours. The book starts out like a story and each activity is centered around one ... Princess Charity

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Love on a Deadline: An August Wedding Story

Love on a Deadline: An August Wedding Story

On 8/31 Tima Murrell wrote: Love on a DeadlineAn August Wedding StoryKathryn Springer MacKenzie grew up in the small town of Red Leaf, but was eager to leave. She was pursing her career in journalism when her father suffered a mild heart attach. Mac returns home to help out her father, but plans to return to the city when he is ... Love on a Deadline

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Autumn Brides: A Year of Weddings Novella Collection

Autumn Brides: A Year of Weddings Novella Collection

On 8/18 Tima Murrell wrote: Autumn BridesA Year of Weddings Series Kathryn Springer, Katie Ganshert, Beth K. VogtEach bride in these three stories has a guy that is a friend, but nothing more. Or so they think. But friends make the best husbands, as each woman will learn. Join these autumn brides as they walk down the aisle with ... Autumn Brides

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I Hope You Dance

I Hope You Dance

On 6/22 Tima Murrell wrote:  I Hope You DanceA July Wedding StoryRobin Lee Hatcher  Grant can't dance. In fact, he has two left feet. But he's in a wedding that is going to have a lot of dancing. The entire wedding party is taking dancing lessons. But Grant's schedule won't allow him to join them. So he arranges with ... I Hope You Dance

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Horse in the Wilderness

Horse in the Wilderness

On 6/18 Tima Murrell wrote: Horse in the WildernessDebbie Eckles  When Autumn looses her horse in the mountains she's devastated. But her parents new tenant, Brent,  offers his help. Autumn is cautiously optimistic that she'll find her horse and a new friendship with Brent. But it's hard with vandals, secrets, and a missing ... Horse in the Wilderness

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Married 'til Monday

Married 'til Monday

On 6/9 Tima Murrell wrote: Married til MondayDenise HunterIt's been three years since Ryan and Abby called it quits. The fighting had just been too much and Abby left. Now she's heading up to Maine for her parents anniversary party and her parents still think she's married to Ryan. Ryan takes advantage of the situation to catch ... Married til Monday

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Fairy Tale Romance Collection

Fairy Tale Romance Collection

On 6/9 Tima Murrell wrote: Fairy Tale Romance CollectionMelanie DickersonFive different young ladies fall in love during the medieval time period. Each story plays with a fairy tale plot line and includes romance and intrigue. All of the stories are connected by family ties, but can also be read as a stand alone story. Each story ... Fairy Tale Romance Collection

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Whenever You Come Around

Whenever You Come Around

On 5/15 Tima Murrell wrote: Whenever You Come AroundA Kings Meadow Romance Book 2 Robin Lee Hatcher Charity is house sitting for her parents while they tour Europe for the summer. She's been wounded in the past and rarely comes home. But she needs a place of refuge while her home is renovated and hopes that by staying here she ... Whenever You Come Around

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Picture Perfect Love

Picture Perfect Love

On 5/15 Tima Murrell wrote: Picture Perfect LoveA June Wedding StoryMelissa McClone Jenna has a gift for capturing those perfect moments between couples on their wedding day. She's worked hard to get her business where it is today. But hidden in her closet is a wedding dress that represents her own shattered dreams. Ashton ... Picture Perfect Love

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Never a Bridesmaid

Never a Bridesmaid

On 5/5 Tima Murrell wrote: Never a BridesmaidA May Wedding StoryA Year of Weddings Novella Janice Thompson Mari is a distressed and a little bit hurt when her sister, Crystal, chooses someone else to be her maid of honor. But Mari loves Crystal and will do anything she needs to do to make sure her sister has the wedding of ... Never a Bridesmaid

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The Berenstain Bears God Bless Our Country

The Berenstain Bears God Bless Our Country

On 4/20 Tima Murrell wrote: The Berenstain Bears God Bless Our CountryMike BerenstainBrother, Sister, and Honey Bear are excitedly decorating their bikes for the 4th of July parade. Mama and Papa are getting ready too. As they all prepare for the huge event the cubs learn a wonderful history lesson about their country and how it ... God Bless Our Country

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In Tune with Love

In Tune with Love

On 4/16 Tima Murrell wrote: In Tune with LoveAn April Wedding Story - A Year of Weddings Novella Amy MatayoApril is helping her sister, Kristen, plan her wedding. But Kristen is one of those crazy brides and after firing the wedding coordinator she leans more heavily on April to get everything accomplished. But when Kristen hires ... In Tune with Love

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The Berenstain Bears God Made You Special

The Berenstain Bears God Made You Special

On 3/29 Tima Murrell wrote: The Berenstain Bears God Made You SpecialMike BerenstainThe Berenstain Bears get to meet a new friend when the Bruin family brings their cousin to the cookout. Tommy seems a little different that them and Sister Bear starts asking questions. Mama Bear and Mrs. Bruin explain that Tommy might be a little ... God Made You Special

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Serving Up a Sweetheart

Serving Up a Sweetheart

On 3/16 Tima Murrell wrote: Serving Up a SweetheartA February Wedding StoryCheryl WyattMeadow is having a very, very bad day. She's getting ready for a super busy time with her catering business when her partner gets sick and her roof caves in. Unfortunately she works from her kitchen with only some high school students to help ... Serving Up a Sweetheart

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Betting on Hope

Betting on Hope

On 3/8 Tima Murrell wrote: Betting On HopeFour of Hearts Ranch Romance Book 1 Debra CloptonMaggie Hope is a clumsy city girl from Houston with a past. Tru is a struggling rancher that Maggie is trying to interview. But Maggie's more of a behind the scenes kind of girl and she's nervous. What starts out as Tru trying to make her ... Betting On Hope

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Spring Brides

Spring Brides

On 3/5 Tima Murrell wrote: Spring BreakA Year of Weddings Novella CollectionRachel Hauck, Lenora Worth, Meg Moseley Every month a new wedding novella comes out from a different author. This book is a collection from the spring collection.March BrideSusanna has fallen in love with prince charming - literally. She's only a ... Spring Break

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All Dressed Up in Love

All Dressed Up in Love

On 3/4 Tima Murrell wrote: All Dressed Up in LoveA Year of Weddings Novella Book 4Ruth Logan HerneGreg, a lawyer, has inherited his mother's bridal shop upon her death. All of his employees are out for various reasons and he's desperate. So when Tara, a law student, responds to an ad he placed, he hires her to work in his shop. ... All Dressed Up in Love

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Sister Eve, Private Eye

Sister Eve, Private Eye

On 3/4 Tima Murrell wrote: Sister Eve, Private EyeA Divine Private Detective Agency Mystery Book 1Lynne HintonSister Eve Divine has been living in a monastery for twenty years. But when her father lands in the hospital her sister decides it's time for Eve to come and do her duty. Their father is a retired police officer turned ... Sister Eve, Private Eye

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The Dandelion Field

The Dandelion Field

On 2/15 Tima Murrell wrote: The Dandelion FieldKathryn Springer Gin has always run from problems. But she promised her daughter that she'd stay in small town Wisconsin until Raine can graduate high school. But when Raine and her boyfriend Cody find out they are pregnant Gin wants to run. Dan, a family friend and mentor to ... The Dandelion Field

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A Brush with Love

A Brush with Love

On 1/27 Tima Murrell wrote: A Brush With LoveA January Wedding Story Rachael HauckGinger was burned in a fire when she was a child. But the outward scares are not the only ones she's still carrying. So when Tom comes into her hair salon twelve years after he stood her up, she's not remotely interested in him. But the sparks that ... A Brush With Love

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The Berenstain Bears and the Biggest Brag

The Berenstain Bears and the Biggest Brag

On 1/21 Tima Murrell wrote: The Berenstain Bears and the Biggest BragMike BerenstainBrother and Sister Bear can't stop bragging. They are constantly trying to outdo each other. Since they've worked hard for their accomplishments they are very proud. But when it gets completely out of control one day, Gramps talks to them about ... The Berenstain Bears and the Biggest Brag

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Love at Mistletoe Inn

Love at Mistletoe Inn

On 1/13 Tima Murrell wrote: Love At Mistletoe Inn: A December Wedding StoryA Year of Weddings NovellaCindy KirkHope has spent her entire life trying to play it safe. Except for that one night when she was eighteen and married John. But since she changed her mind as soon as the vows were said the preacher said he wouldn't turn the ... Love At Mistletoe Inn

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The Wishing Season

The Wishing Season

On 12/31 Tima Murrell wrote: The Wishing SeasonA Chapel Springs RomanceDenise HunterPJ McKinley, just out of culinary school, enters a contest to win a house. She intends to use the house for her new restaurant. She'll use the extra rooms upstairs for a bed and breakfast. But at the presentation she learns of her competition, Cole. ... The Wishing Season

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All's Fair in Love and Cupcakes

All's Fair in Love and Cupcakes

On 12/30 Tima Murrell wrote: All's Fair in Love and CupcakesBetsy St. AmantKat is working at her aunt's bakery. But her aunt has a plain vanilla type of bakery and Kat can envision so much more. She would love to branch out into other types of flavors beyond the 3 they carry. But she lacks the confidence to go for her dreams. Her ... All's Fair in Love and Cupcakes

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The Daniel Plan

The Daniel Plan

On 12/3 Tima Murrell wrote: The Daniel Plan40 Days to a Healthier LifeRick Warren, Dr. Daniel Amen, Dr. Mark HymanPastor Warren was baptizing a lot of people one day when it dawned on him - Americans are fat, grossly fat. But it also hit him that he was right there with them. So he made a plan to lose weight. He spoke with his ... The Daniel Plan

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Love Without End

Love Without End

On 12/3 Tima Murrell wrote: Love Without EndA Kings Meadow Romance Book 1 Robin Lee HatcherKimberly has lost almost everything. Her husband died unexpectedly, leaving Kimberly and her daughter Tara homeless and destitute. They move to Idaho to live with Kimberly's best friend while they try to regain their footing. While there ... Love Without End

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An Amish Second Christmas

An Amish Second Christmas

On 11/9 Tima Murrell wrote: An Amish Second ChristmasBeth Wiseman, Ruth Reid, Katherine Fuller, and Tricia Goyer Four stories by four different authors are all about Christmas. The stories don't seem to connect in any way except the Christmas theme. Each one is about second chances at Christmas time.I enjoyed each story. They ... An Amish Second Christmas

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The Legend of St. Nicholas

The Legend of St. Nicholas

On 10/31 Tima Murrell wrote: The Legend of St. NicholasDandi Daley MackallNick is Christmas shopping with his dad. He has a little money, but he doesn't really want to give it to the Santa ringing a bell or spend it on someone else. He wants to save it to buy something for himself. As he's waiting for his dad, he overhears a story ... The Legend of St. Nicholas

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Magnolia Market

Magnolia Market

On 10/3 Tima Murrell wrote: Magnolia MarketA Trumpet and Vine Novel Judy Christie Avery is purchasing a boutique from her late husband's family when everything begins to fall apart. She is thrust into a life she didn't plan for and must either give up or come out fighting. She had planned to get her life back after her husband ... Magnolia Market

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Conrad and the Cowgirl Next Door

Conrad and the Cowgirl Next Door

On 9/25 Tima Murrell wrote: Conrad and the Cowgirl Next DoorDenette FretzConrad is going to stay on his uncle's ranch. He doesn't know anything about being a cowboy, but he does have a large first aid kit just in case. But Imogene the next door neighbor girl is filled with advice. Conrad learns all about being a cowboy, but sometimes ... Conrad and the Cowgirl Next Door

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Best Party Book Ever!

Best Party Book Ever!

On 9/14 Tima Murrell wrote: Best Party Book Ever!From Invites to Overnights and Everything in BetweenFaithgirlz Do you want your friends to beg to come to your parties? Want to have the very best birthday party? Check out this fun and information packed book about 15 different parties for girls. Girls dream of having the party ... Best Party Book Ever!

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Big Book of Quizzes

Big Book of Quizzes

On 9/4 Tima Murrell wrote: Big Book of Quizzes:Fun,Quirky Questions For You and Your FriendsFrom the Editors of Faithgirlz!Teen and pre-teen girls love taking quizzes. At least I know my friends and I did. The editors of Faithgirlz! have come up with an entire book full of quizzes that make learning about oneself fun and entertaining. ... Big Book of Quizzes

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7 Ways to Be Her Hero

7 Ways to Be Her Hero

On 8/12 Tima Murrell wrote: 7 Ways To Be Her HeroThe One Your Wife Has Been Waiting ForDoug Field It doesn't take very much for a man (or woman) to feel like they are in love. The key is finding ways to keep that love alive and make your wife feel like she is loved and cherished. The author speaks candidly from his experiences ... 7 Ways To Be Her Hero

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Four Weddings and a Kiss

Four Weddings and a Kiss

On 8/12 Tima Murrell wrote: Four Weddings and a KissA Western Bride CollectionMargaret Brownley, Robin Lee Hatcher, Mary Connealy, Debra Clopton Gregory, a pastor, had mixed feelings about a woman he was interested in. He couldn't mesh who she was with who he thought the perfect pastor's wife should be. When he shared his trial ... Four Weddings and a Kiss

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Samantha Sanderson On the Scene

Samantha Sanderson On the Scene

On 7/1 Tima Murrell wrote: Samantha Sanderson On The SceneRobin CarollSamantha is not with the "in" group. So she has a hard time feeling sorry for all of the troubles that Nikki, a mean girl, seems to be suddenly having. But when Nikki begins to be bullied she decides to help her out. No one should be a victim of a bully regardless ... Samantha Sanderson On The Scene

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The Bridge Tender

The Bridge Tender

On 6/12 Tima Murrell wrote: The Bridge TenderMarybeth Whalen Emily is left devastated and heartbroken when her husband passes away from cancer. But before his death he left her with a strange request and the means to fulfill it. He wants her to purchase a summer house on "their" island. It was their dream and he wants her ... The Bridge Tender

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Daisies Are Forever

Daisies Are Forever

On 5/20 Tima Murrell wrote: Daisies are ForeverLiz TolsmaGisela, an American, is living with her cousin in Prussia when they receive news that the Russians are about to invade their little town. She joins the hundreds of other people fleeing. As she tries to find a place for her young nieces and the the other refugees in her group ... Daisies are Forever

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Defending the Line

Defending the Line

On 5/16 Tima Murrell wrote: Defending the LineThe David Luiz Story Alex CarpenterDavid Luiz is a rising star in the soccer world. But his defining moments are with his faith, not his sport. He lives his life of faith both on and off the field. This little book tells the story of his rise to fame and how he lives his faith in the ... Defending the Line

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Runaway Saint

Runaway Saint

On 4/17 Tima Murrell wrote: Runaway SaintLisa SamsonSara and her husband Finn are artists who run a printing company. Sara's aunt ran away years ago to become a missionary. And now she's returning. No one knows why she has come back or why she ran away in the first place. If they do, they certainly aren't telling Sara. So what ... Runaway Saint

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The Gift of Love

The Gift of Love

On 3/25 Tima Murrell wrote: The Gift of LoveOne Woman's Journey to Save a LifeAmy ClipstonAmy and her husband, Joe met when Amy was reeling from her father's stoke. Their married life began dealing with the health problems in Amy's family. But soon something totally unexpected happened. Joe had kidney disease and needed a new kidney. ... The Gift of Love

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Smitten Book Club

Smitten Book Club

On 2/7 Tima Murrell wrote: Smitten Book ClubColleen Coble, Kristin Billerbeck, Diann Hunt & Denise HunterFour book club friends join together to find a treasure after discovering clues in an old book written by a town citizen from long ago. The book appears to be about how to get and keep a man. But it is filled with clues ... Smitten Book Club

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A December Bride

A December Bride

On 12/31 Tima Murrell wrote: A December BrideDenise HunterLayla desperately needs a date to her cousin and ex-fiance's wedding. But her ex-fiance's friend, Seth, isn't exactly who she had in mind. At the wedding some things are said and Seth and Layla find themselves accidentally engaged. When Layla realizes it will help her business ... A December Bride

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Dear Mr. Knightley

Dear Mr. Knightley

On 12/30 Tima Murrell wrote: Dear Mr. KnightleyKatherine ReaySam, a foster child, has been in the system for years. Before she entered the system, she lived with her abusive and dysfunctional family. As a result, she has retreated into the classics. She can't seem to figure out how to relate to the world, so she uses quotes from ... Dear Mr. Knightley

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Stones for Bread

Stones for Bread

On 12/4 Tima Murrell wrote: Stones for BreadChrista ParrishLiesl owns a bread shop in a small town in Vermont. She, along with her eclectic crew, make bread and soup every day for the restaurant. Liesl gets her passion for bread from her mother who passed away when she was a young girl. But before she died, she passed on her knowledge ... Stones for Bread

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Beloved

Beloved

On 10/8 Tima Murrell wrote: BelovedWhere the Heart Lives Robin Lee HatcherDiana's life has been a strange mix of ups and downs. She was orphaned at six years old and sent on the orphan train. Loving parents adopted her and gave her a new life. While still a teenager Diana fell in love with Tyson Applegate, the son of a very wealthy ... Beloved

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Snow on the Tulips

Snow on the Tulips

On 8/19 Tima Murrell wrote: Snow on the TulipsLiz TolsmaThe Nazis are trampling through the Netherlands and  Cornelia is trying to survive until they leave. She has already been dealt a tragic blow and just wants to coast until the war is over. But one night she hears a firing squad and her brother shows up at her door with ... Snow on the Tulips

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A Bride for All Seasons

A Bride for All Seasons

On 7/17 Tima Murrell wrote: A Bride for All SeasonsThe Mail Order Bride CollectionMargaret Brownley, Robin Lee Hatcher, Mary Connealy, and Debra Clopton  Four different brides from four different places and walks in life all answer an ad in the newspaper to become a mail order bride. But the letters must be mailed to ... A Bride for All Seasons

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Once Upon a Prince

Once Upon a Prince

On 7/2 Tima Murrell wrote: Once Upon A PrinceRachel HauckWhen Susanna's fiance breaks up with her after years of dating and planning she realizes her plan for the future is not only going to fail, it doesn't even come close to reality. She meets Nate after a particularly bad day that includes a flat tire. She doesn't realize he's ... Once Upon A Prince

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Waiting for Morning

Waiting for Morning

On 12/23 Tima Murrell wrote: Waiting for MorningThe Brides of Last Chance Ranch Book 2Margaret BrownleyMolly feels responsible for her brother's spinal injury and will do anything to keep him safe and provided for. She accepts a position as an heiress to a cattle ranch in hopes that it provides some security in their lives and gives ... Waiting for Morning

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An Amish Kitchen

An Amish Kitchen

On 12/10 Tima Murrell wrote: An Amish KitchenBeth WisemanKelly LongAmy ClipstonThree stories set in a close-knit Amish community. All three stories center around love and the heart of the home, the kitchen. Story 1 - Fern heals with herbs, but doesn't have a remedy for the love she longs to share with a husband. But when a handsome ... An Amish Kitchen

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Every Perfect Gift

Every Perfect Gift

On 11/18 Tima Murrell wrote: Every Perfect GiftA Hickory Ridge RomanceDorothy LoveSophie returns to Hickory Ridge to resurrect the old newspaper. But her previous stay in Hickory Ridge was spent in the local orphanage. Unsure of her parentage and her reception from the citizens is cause for stress in this historical novel.I somehow ... Every Perfect Gift

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Starring Me

Starring Me

On 9/20 Tima Murrell wrote: Starring MeKrista McGee Kara has always wanted to act. She's been in a few plays and on one reality show, but when the opportunity to have her own show comes up she jumps at the chance.She will be co-hosting with an unknown celebrity and the auditions are for an entire month.Her friends are Christian ... Starring Me

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The Trouble With Cowboys

The Trouble With Cowboys

On 9/19 Tima Murrell wrote: The Trouble with CowboysA Big Sky RomanceDenise HunterAnnie has been burned by cowboys in her past. So she refuses to fall in love with one. But Dylan needs her help with his horse and she needs the money. It should be easy to do the job and leave without becoming involved with the cowboy. But taking ... The Trouble with Cowboys

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Prayers of a Stranger

Prayers of a Stranger

On 9/6 Tima Murrell wrote: Amanda is suffering after the loss of her child. When a neighbor offers her the opportunity to travel to Israel, her husband urges her to accept. The trip opens her eyes to things she'd been missing for a very long time. She learns that sometimes stepping out of our own grief to answer the prayer of ... Prayers of a Stranger

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This Scarlet Cord

This Scarlet Cord

On 6/27 Tima Murrell wrote: This Scarlet CordThe Love Story of RahabJoan WolfRahab meets Sala, an Israelite boy when she is a young girl. But their families don’t intermingle and she is soon in Jericho while her father tries to find her the perfect husband. Perfect to her father means wealthy and important. But perfect to Rahab ... This Scarlet Cord

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Covenant Child

Covenant Child

On 5/30 Tima Murrell wrote: The Covenant ChildTerri Blackstock This book was difficult to write a review for. I finished the book several days ago and just can’t seem to put my thoughts into words.The story is about a woman who marries the man of her dreams. He has twin daughters and she falls in love with them too. But months ... The Covenant Child

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Brush of Angel's Wings

Brush of Angel's Wings

On 3/27 Tima Murrell wrote: Brush of Angel's WingsA heaven On Earth NovelRuth ReidRachel has accepted the fact that she is just too strange to ever find a husband. She's going to ask the bishop if she can teach school.Jordan's mother is dead. Her last request was that he return to her Amish home that she left when she was shunned. ... Brush of Angel's Wings

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Dawn Comes Early

Dawn Comes Early

On 3/14 Tima Murrell wrote: Dawn Comes EarlyMargaret BrownleyKate is a dime novelist and has written something too racy for the the Boston community to handle. So she flees her hometown in disgrace. She sees an ad advertising for a young unmarried woman to become an heiress to a cattle ranch. She sees this as the perfect opportunity ... Dawn Comes Early

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Beauty for Ashes

Beauty for Ashes

On 2/20 Tima Murrell wrote: Beauty for AshesDorothy LoveCarrie is a widow with an understanding between her and the local bookseller. When she's ready to marry him she'll set a date. She's been living with her brother since her husband died. The book begins with her brother getting married and a new man coming to town.I had a hard ... Beauty for Ashes

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Blue Moon Promise

Blue Moon Promise

On 2/5 Tima Murrell wrote: Blue Moon PromiseColleen CobleLucy is taking care of her half siblings after the death of her father and the desertion of their mother. But she's lost her job, their home and their safety is questionable. So when an offer of marriage, however strange it might seem, comes her way; she accepts.But her ... Blue Moon Promise

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Beyond Molasses Creek

Beyond Molasses Creek

On 1/17 Tima Murrell wrote: Beyond Molasses CreekNicole SeitzThis book is full of southern charm, love gained and love lost. It's about heart and soul and redemption.Ally lost her little girl, her parents and the man of her dreams. She doesn't believe in heaven or second chances. But somehow, God finds a way into her heart and ... Beyond Molasses Creek

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First Date

First Date

On 1/2 Tima Murrell wrote: First DateKrista McGeeAddy is NOT thrilled to learn that she's been chosen for a reality show. It's a bunch of silly girls competing to get a date to the prom with the president's son, Jonathan. Addy is studious, serious and has mediocre looks. What in the world would she do on a date with the president's ... First Date

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The Accidental Bride

The Accidental Bride

On 12/16 Tima Murrell wrote: The Accidental BrideA Big Sky RomanceDenise HunterShay was left at the alter by Travis years ago. Now she finds herself accidentally married to him after a mistake during a wedding reenactment. Travis offers a proposal that will help her keep her ranch. But will she be able to keep her heart?This was ... The Accidental Bride

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Smitten

Smitten

On 12/3 Tima Murrell wrote: Four best friends hatched a plan to save the town of Smitten when the mill closed down. This is a sweet romantic tale of how love and faith saved a town and it's people. I really enjoyed reading this novella. Even though each of the four stories were written by different authors, it flowed together ... Smitten

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An Amish Wedding

An Amish Wedding

On 11/13 Tima Murrell wrote: An Amish WeddingKelly LongKathleen FullerBeth WisemanThis is a novella by three different authors; all set in the same Amish town. I'll let you read the book descriptions for each story since it's three stories instead of one. But each story is sweet and involves a couple in the Amish community. It's ... An Amish Wedding

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The Christmas Note

The Christmas Note

On 10/25 Tima Murrell wrote: The Christmas NoteDonna VanLiereThe Christmas Note is one of several books in a Christmas series. It doesn't have to be read with the other books, although after reading this one you are likely to go looking for the others.Gretchen and Melissa become next door neighbors right before Christmas. Both are ... The Christmas Note

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There You'll Find Me

There You'll Find Me

On 10/2 Tima Murrell wrote: there you'll find mejennny b. jonesFinley has lost her brother and seems to have lost her way as well. When she gets her brother's high school travel journal through Ireland, she decides to follow (as an exchange student) in his footsteps and see if she can find her way again.She doesn't expect to meet ... there you'll find me

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Cherished

Cherished

On 8/22 Tima Murrell wrote: CherishedKim Cash TateKelli made a terrible mistake and the guilt has weighed on her mind for seven years. But she didn't sin alone and she can't forgive her friend who let her down in her moment of need.She returns to her hometown to be near her family and finds out that her friend is back as well.This ... Cherished

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Smack Dab in the Middle of God's Love

Smack Dab in the Middle of God's Love

On 8/18 Tima Murrell wrote: Smack-Dab in the Middle of God's LoveBrennan Manning and John BlaseSmack-Dab is a children's book about how wonderful God's love is and how it's big enough for all of us. It takes a childless couple that minister to the children in their community and builds a simple story around them. My kids enjoyed ... Smack-Dab in the Middle of God's Love

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Stumbling Into Grace

Stumbling Into Grace

On 7/30 Tima Murrell wrote: Stumbling Into GraceLisa HarperThis book is a thought provoking, sometimes funny look at how God is always "there" for us. It reads a bit like a devotional with questions for study at the end. So it could easily be used as a women's group study book.Lisa starts out each chapter with a quote that relates ... Stumbling Into Grace

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Life Support

Life Support

On 7/24 Tima Murrell wrote: Life SupportAn Alexia Lindale NovelRobert WhitlowThis is the second Robert Whitlow that I've reviewed. I chose this book because I enjoyed the first one and wanted to see if all of his books were as good.The story is about a guy who is pushed from a cliff by his wife and amazingly survives. But he's ... Life Support

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Water's Edge

Water's Edge

On 7/13 Tima Murrell wrote: water's edgeRobert WhitlowThe book begins with Tom losing his dad, his job and his girlfriend almost all at once.He returns home to settle his father's estate and becomes involved in a mess. It involves mystery money, unsettled estates, murder and trust issues.He doesn't know who to trust and comes ... water's edge

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A Place Called Blessing

A Place Called Blessing

On 6/21 Tima Murrell wrote: A Place Called Blessingby John Trent with Annette SmithThis book is written in first person about a small boy in the foster care system. He's never know love even when he had parents and now he's done something that no one can forgive him for. He spends the rest of his childhood in a group home before ... A Place Called Blessing

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Spring for Susannah

Spring for Susannah

On 5/27 Tima Murrell wrote: Spring for Susannahby Catherine RichmondThis book begins with a young girl, Susannah, heading to the Dakotas to meet her new husband. She's been married by proxy and doesn't know very much about him.No one has ever loved her or been her friend except for her pastor's wife. She's scared to death to meet ... Spring for Susannah

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The Promise of an Angel

The Promise of an Angel

On 5/15 Tima Murrell wrote: The Promise of an Angelby Ruth Reid I don't normally read Amish books. It bothers me that everyone seems to be so fascinated by a people who have hardly any contact with the outside world. It seems intrusive. Also just how much do the authors really know about the Amish way of life? Usually not much.But ... The Promise of an Angel

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Nick of Time

Nick of Time

On 5/1 Tima Murrell wrote: Nick of Time  A Bug Man Novelby Tim DownsThe main character of this book reminded me so much of Gil Grissom in CSI.It was party because they were both forensic entomologists and partly because they both seemed better at dealing with bugs instead of humans.I enjoyed the book. I will be reading ... Book Review

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Fairer than Morning

Fairer than Morning

On 4/19 Tima Murrell wrote: Fairer Than Morningby Rosslyn ElliottI really enjoyed reading this book. It was Christian fiction which is my favorite so I was pretty excited to get it. Once I started reading I couldn't put it down. The outcome is predictable as is all romantic fiction, but the author put enough twists into the story ... Book Review

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Daddy Dates

Daddy Dates

On 4/13 Tima Murrell wrote: daddy dates by Greg WrightThis book is about a regular guy who had four daughters and didn't have a clue what to do. He married young and had four girls very quickly. He felt in over his head and came up with a solution - daddy dates.This book outlines how he went about setting up dates with his daughters ... Book Review

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We Be Big

We Be Big

On 3/14 Tima Murrell wrote: “We Be Big The mostly true story of how two kids from Calhoun County, Alabama became Rick & Bubba” by Rick Burgess and Bill “Bubba” Bussey with Don KeithWe Be Big is the story of two fat (used to be athletic) guys from the south who fell in love with radio and after some difficulties started ... Book Review

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