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NIV Essentials Study Bible

NIV Essentials Study Bible

On 9/29 rileyjlc wrote: I have to say that this has got to be my favorite eBible. I tried it on 4 different devices and I really enjoyed it on the modern devices. My Kindle is getting a little "old" compared to my phone and the tablet. Out of the 4, I enjoyed using this Bible the most on the Tablet. It was easy to get from ... The best eBible so far

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Adventure Bible for Early Readers, NIrV

Adventure Bible for Early Readers, NIrV

On 7/31 rileyjlc wrote: This may be my favorite Bible so far. I enjoy all the different ways you can use this book for study. The girls loved the 3D cover and all of the colorful extras and special inserts. The font is easy for all ages to read. The layout is user friendly. The extras are my favorite so far. The Words To ... The best Bible for any age

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NIV New Spirit-Filled Life Bible

NIV New Spirit-Filled Life Bible

On 6/10 rileyjlc wrote: My addiction to books also includes Bibles. I keep wanting different ones wondering what secrets might be in this new one or what new ideas might be hiding inside this new version. I was inerested in what 20 denominations and fellowships would come together to teach. There is so much packed into the ... A bible with helpful how-to

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3 Stars

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All In Student Edition

All In Student Edition

On 4/17 rileyjlc wrote: Mark Batterson is an amazing author. He has a way of turning a complex idea into something tangible. All In (students edition) is only my second book read of his. Both of them have encouraged and inspired me to take action on some of the great ideas that float around my head. I know that I can not share ... Go All In

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Thrive

Thrive

On 3/12 rileyjlc wrote: I was extremely excited to see that Mark Hall had written another book. I really enjoyed . I also really enjoy all of his band's music. So, I excitedly ordered . The book was written in a devotional style. They were short chapters with a thought to ponder at the end. The book is divided into two sections ... To thrive and not just survive

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Love & Respect in the Family

Love & Respect in the Family

On 12/5 rileyjlc wrote: I have been reading so many good books lately. I found one that I would tag as "the best parenting book" yet. I was offered the opportunity to read Love and Respect in the Family by Dr Emerson Eggerichs and jumped at the chance. I had read Love and Respect over the summer and loved the way that he covered ... Best Parenting Book Yet

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Unglued

Unglued

On 10/4 rileyjlc wrote: My mind is unglued most of the time I think. Reading this book made me feel not so alone in my ungluedness. It also gave me hope that there was a way to glue my mind back together. It also gave me a stockpile of helpers to get me through those unglued moments. ...hope and healing for women struggling ... Fellowship

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NIV College Devotional Bible

NIV College Devotional Bible

On 9/4 rileyjlc wrote: I think I just need to admit it that I am a Bible collector. I have a hard time passing up on a new version of the Bible. I don't always read them but I enjoy having them around. I guess I'm just still searching for the perfect one. So when Booksneeze started offering Bibles to review again, I got very ... Good Devotions

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4 Stars

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Insourcing

Insourcing

On 8/1 rileyjlc wrote: While scanning through Booksneeze for my latest book, I spied Insourcing by Randy Pope. I read the little advertising for it: Too many of today’s pastors and leaders mistakenly think that thriving programs, lively worship services, and relevant preaching are adequate for developing people into the ... Modeling

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Biff and Becka's Stupendous Vacation

Biff and Becka's Stupendous Vacation

On 6/14 rileyjlc wrote: I love the search for new great children's books. I understand the value of reading a book over and over again so that it becomes a part of you. I just like collecting new books....actually it may be more of an obsession. I found Biff and Becka's Stupendous Vacation on Booksneeze and thought a book ... Staycation fun

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3 Stars

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Boundaries for Leaders

Boundaries for Leaders

On 6/2 rileyjlc wrote: I heard Dr. Henry Cloud speak at Women of Faith one year and really enjoyed him. My friends and I have been referring to ourselves as monkeys (as the need arises) ever since that event. So, when I saw that Booksneeze was offering one of his books to read and that it was on leadership (big topic in our ... Boundaries

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4 Stars

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Let the Beatitudes BE My Attitude in You

Let the Beatitudes BE My Attitude in You

On 4/17 rileyjlc wrote: I saw this book offered on Booksneeze shortly after the girls' retreat where I made a funny with my friend about the Beatitudes. She asked me, "Do you have a beatitude?" My response was, "You could rate it that." We have been talking alot about our attitude and the attitude of others, so it just seemed ... My B Attitude

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Draw the Circle

Draw the Circle

On 3/22 rileyjlc wrote: The only way that I have survived this dead of winter is to keep a constant flow of Biblical thought going through my head. I have been diving into devotionals more than once a day because the constant flow has kept me uplifted and out of the doldrums. I was truly blessed to come across this devotional. Draw ... Circle everything in prayer

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Unglued Devotional

Unglued Devotional

On 2/22 rileyjlc wrote: I absolutely love Lysa TerKeurst. I only "met" her last year while doing Made To Crave with MOMS group. She teaches from the heart and speaks plainly. Lysa TerKeurst feels like the kind of lady that I would openly invite to hang with us for some FPT. When I saw that Booksneeze was offering the Unglued ... I am making imperfect progress

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PTSD

PTSD

On 1/5 rileyjlc wrote: Are you always walking on eggshells? Feel like nothing you do is right? Are you the victim of physical, emotional or verbal abuse? Are you in a relationship with someone who suffers from PTSD? Then this book is a must-read for you. There is hope! After reading the first chapter, I realized that I myself ... Short and full of information

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4 Stars

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Chase DVD-Based Study

Chase DVD-Based Study

On 1/1 rileyjlc wrote: My girls loved the DVD portion of it. They didn't want to stop watching. Their answers to the questions were either right on or far out. When their questions got too far out, I knew that we were done for the day. The way Jennie Allen walked you through David's like and tied it to what we go through ... Stop chasing the wind

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Rudy

Rudy

On 9/18 rileyjlc wrote: I remember watching this movie when it just came out. I didn't like football (don't hate it but it's not a passion). There was something about the movie that has stuck with me all these years. I remember Rudy memorizing the speech and giving it to the empty locker room. I saw this book and had to read ... Rudy

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The Little Red Book of Wisdom

The Little Red Book of Wisdom

On 8/14 rileyjlc wrote: I have mixed feelings about suggesting this book to others. Mark DeMoss did a great job telling his story. Some of his stories seemed dry to me and didn't drive me to read more. There are other chapters that I read that fit perfect into what was happening in my life and I would definitely share that ... Bits of Wisdom

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The Coming Revolution

The Coming Revolution

On 3/23 rileyjlc wrote: I have been bombarded with thoughts on patriotism these past couple of months. Especially these past couple of weeks. The ideas that have come flooding in on this thought process....makes me want to sit my girls down and learn some history together. I really enjoyed the book. The author made sure to ... Remember

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No Wonder They Call Him the Savior

No Wonder They Call Him the Savior

On 1/19 rileyjlc wrote: This is a re-release of the book. I had never read it before. I really enjoy Max Lucado and decided to give it a walk through. Max Lucado wrote the original in Brazil, specifically Rio de Janeiro. The book is based on the cry, "Don't give me religion, give me what matters." His response is that Jesus ... A Great Study of the Cross

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Heaven is for Real for Kids

Heaven is for Real for Kids

On 11/19 rileyjlc wrote: Saw this book listed as an option on BookSneeze and knew that I had to get it. The initial Heaven is for Real was brought up at Women of Faith this year and I added it to my "need to read" list. When I saw the children's version, I grabbed it right away to share with my reader. She loves reading about ... A must for children dealing with the loss of a loved one

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Three Cups

Three Cups

On 11/6 rileyjlc wrote: We've been discussing finances with the girls lately because they are having a hard time being hoarders and being greedy. I think that covers most kids in a America now a days. My kids are the Veruca Salt type of children with the temper-tantrums. They do have wish lists a mile long and have a problem ... Simple financial plan for kids

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Just in Case You Ever Wonder

Just in Case You Ever Wonder

On 10/18 rileyjlc wrote: Another eBook for my kids. This one was a big hit with my reader. From the publisher: A timeless children's classic by best-selling author, Max Lucado, that reinforces the love of a parent. There are certain words that every child longs to hear . . . affirmation of unconditional love, promises of support, ... This book should be kept in heaven

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Thank You, God, For Blessing Me

Thank You, God, For Blessing Me

On 10/7 rileyjlc wrote: I noticed that BookSneeze had some children's books available for review and was very excited about that because of how much my girls love books. I spied this Max Lucado book and I have enjoyed every book that he has written. I selected this one because I thought it would be a good one to have on hand ... Reminder on being thankful

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The Book that Made Your World

The Book that Made Your World

On 10/4 rileyjlc wrote: A learned man who was raised in Indian culture, telling the world how the Bible has made it what it is today. It's an extremely powerful and uplifting book to read. He gives the facts, he shares personal stories, and he makes it an enjoyable read. One of my favorite quotes is, "Postmodern people see ... The Book that Made Your World - a review

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Daddy Dates

Daddy Dates

On 5/14 rileyjlc wrote: Absolutely LOVED this book. Daddy Dates is a wonderful book written by a father of 4 girls, who all happen to be teenagers now. Greg Wright has a laid back easy way of speaking; he is easily understandable. The chapters are short and to the point, thereby making them easy to devour by the daddy who doesn’t ... My Favorite Book at the Moment

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A Conversation with God

A Conversation with God

On 4/21 rileyjlc wrote: A Conversation with God by Alton GanskyIf you could ask God any question, what would it be? The author takes an insightful look at those pressing questions in today’s world and uses Bible verses to create a conversation between the Giants of the Bible and the questioner. The book includes a notes section ... Book Review - A Conversation With God by Alton Gansky

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