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25,000 Mornings

25,000 Mornings

On 3/21 Christian Mom Book Review wrote: This is a nice little devotional. There are over 100 devotions, and they are labeled by title not by date. I really liked that the average length of each devotion is around five paragraphs. This is just enough to pack a powerful concise punch without making you feel like reading each day is going to ... 25,000 mornings by Fay Rowe

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Desperate

Desperate

On 1/13 Christian Mom Book Review wrote: Desperate is a non-fiction breath of fresh air for the Christian mother. These two women each have different perspectives - one is a seasoned mother with her last just entering college, and the other is a younger mother up to her ears in childrearing. Maybe I gobbled this book up because the title spoke ... Desperate : Hope for the Mom who needs to breathe by Sarah Mae & Sally Clarkson

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Darkness Rising

Darkness Rising

On 1/1 Christian Mom Book Review wrote: This is the second book in the East Salem trilogy. Sadly, I was given this book without having read the first, which would have probably cleared up quite a few questions that I had while reading it. Sometimes in a trilogy, an author gives enough back story to give the reader an understanding of what ... Darkness Rising by Lis Wiehl

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3 Stars

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Call of A Coward

Call of A Coward

On 10/27 Christian Mom Book Review wrote: This is an insightful book to delve deep into the question of "would you follow God's call on your life, even if it means giving up almost everything you know?". The author of this story shares her real-life experience in giving up what she had for something that she didn't know, but knew that it was ... Call of a coward: The God of Moses and the Middle-class housewife

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Grieving God's Way

Grieving God's Way

On 9/26 Christian Mom Book Review wrote: I decided to give this book to my friend. The reason I did this is because I previewed it, and decided it was worth a try to help her, as she just lost a close brother to suicide. When previewing this book, I loved how the author immediately relates to the reader because she lost her son. I loved her ... Grieving Gods Way (A 90 day devotional) by Margaret Brownley

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3 Stars

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Eyes of Justice

Eyes of Justice

On 8/21 Christian Mom Book Review wrote: This is the final novel in the Triple Threat Club series, a highly suspenseful and dramatic crime series by Lis Wiehl. Without giving too much away, one of the members of the Triple Threat Club is no longer an active part of the storyline, and a new member is introduced and developed in this story. An ... Eyes of Justice by Lis Wiehl

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I Am Second

I Am Second

On 3/14 Christian Mom Book Review wrote: This is truly an amazing collection of stories, of people going through intense personal pain and life struggles, and how Jesus showed up in each and every one's life to help them discover His plans and purposes for their lives. I was captivated by every story, some were celebrities that I recognized ... I am Second by Doug Bender and Dave Sterrett

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Heart of Ice (trade paper)

Heart of Ice (trade paper)

On 1/3 Christian Mom Book Review wrote: This is a fiction suspense/thriller novel, book number three in a series called "The Triple Threat Club". I have not read a fictional suspense crime novel in such a long time and am so happy that I picked this one up, it was SO GOOD! The story is based in Portland, Oregon, and centers around a sociopath ... Heart of Ice by Lis Wiehl

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This Thing of Ours

This Thing of Ours

On 12/25 Christian Mom Book Review wrote: How faith saved my mafia marriage... the subtitle automatically catches your interest, doesn't it? I literally could not put this book down, it was so interesting. I honestly could not believe that the author was so naive as to not see that the man she was having a whirlwind romance with (Michael Franzese ... This thing of ours by Cammy Franzese

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Three Cups

Three Cups

On 12/10 Christian Mom Book Review wrote: This is a wonderful childrens book teaching the concepts of saving, spending and giving. It is in an easy to read and understand format, and teaches children how and why they should save, spend, and give. It is shown in the story by parents giving their son three cups, and showing him how to divide his ... Three Cups by Tony Townsley and Mark St. Germain

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Thank You, God, For Blessing Me

Thank You, God, For Blessing Me

On 11/13 Christian Mom Book Review wrote: This is a short, cute children's book by Max Lucado about a caterpillar, Hermes, thanking God. He thanks God for how God made him, for food, friends, family, creation, and even for playtime. I viewed this in ebook format so cannot comment on the quality of the book itself, but the illustrations are ... Thank you, God, For blessing me by Max Lucado

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Heaven is for Real for Kids

Heaven is for Real for Kids

On 11/3 Christian Mom Book Review wrote: I loved the book Heaven is for Real by Todd Burpo, and so I was ecstatic to review Heaven is for Real for Kids as told by Colton Burpo. This kids book is so sweet and moving, just like the adult version. The book has sweet pictures and a brief statement on each page of what Colton saw while he was in ... Heaven is for real for kids as told by Colton Burpo

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The Wonder of Your Love

The Wonder of Your Love

On 10/30 Christian Mom Book Review wrote: The Wonder of Your Love by Beth Wiseman is a fictional story about an Amish widow in modern day. The main character,Katie Anne, was betrayed by her husband who had an adulterous affair with a non-Amish woman, and then left her to live with this woman. Little did he know that Katie Anne was pregnant with ... The Wonder of Your Love by Beth Wiseman

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Ascent from Darkness

Ascent from Darkness

On 9/22 Christian Mom Book Review wrote: Ascent from Darkness is a gripping, intense true-story book about a man who was a satanist and then finally yielded to God and became a Christian. Michael Leehan candidly tells his story beginning from young adulthood and the events that took place in his life to propel him to the dark side and ultimaltely ... Ascent From Darkness by Michael Leehan

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One Call Away

One Call Away

On 9/9 Christian Mom Book Review wrote: One call away: answering life's challenges with unshakable faith by Brenda Warner was an amazingly riveting read! Warner is the wife of ex-NFL superstar Kurt Warner, and her life story is truly remarkable! She is very candid in her personal story, and the reader is sucked in immediately with the first ... One Call Away by Brenda Warner

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Don't Check Your Brains at the Door

Don't Check Your Brains at the Door

On 9/2 Christian Mom Book Review wrote: This is a great book geared more for the teen audience that gives answers to questions that teens may have and provides solid information on the "whys" of the beliefs of Christianity in an easy to understand format. The chapters grouped in sections such as, "Myths about God", "Myths about Jesus", "Myths ... Don't check your brains at the door by by Josh McDowell and Bob Hostetler

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A Place Called Blessing

A Place Called Blessing

On 7/14 Christian Mom Book Review wrote: This story is a fictional follow up to John Trent's "The Blessing", to help enable the reader to understand how the information in "The Blessing" can be implemented in another's life. The story is based upon the sad life of Josh, who from the beginning suffers from parental neglect, and must be placed ... A Place Called Blessing: Where hurting ends and love begins

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Cure for the Common Life

Cure for the Common Life

On 6/18 Christian Mom Book Review wrote: Cure for the Common Life is a book geared toward those who are struggling with their position in life, and/or those who are unhappy in their current profession (or lack of). Lucado states the obvious: unless your last name is Hilton or Gates, men and women must work. His suggestion is to find your "sweet ... Cure for the Common Life by Max Lucado

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The Blessing

The Blessing

On 6/9 Christian Mom Book Review wrote: The Blessing, Giving the Gift of Unconditional Love and Acceptance is a great book for anyone in any kind of relationship, but especially beneficial in the parent/child relationship. The premise of the book surrounds itself around the biblical Jacob and Esau story, with only one brother receiving a blessing ... The Blessing By John Trent and Gary Smalley

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Jesus, My Father, The CIA, and Me

Jesus, My Father, The CIA, and Me

On 6/8 Christian Mom Book Review wrote: I initially thought this book would be very suspenseful, dramatic, and full of twists because of the title. But, after finishing the first chapter, I realized this book was not about the CIA, but about a man reflecting back upon his childhood trying to make sense of a broken, dysfunctional family living ... Jesus, My Father, The CIA and Me by Ian Morgan Cron

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Money Secrets of the Amish

Money Secrets of the Amish

On 6/1 Christian Mom Book Review wrote: Lately I have become interested in the Amish people therefore was very interested in reading this e-book. The author spent time interviewing families in an Amish community to try to learn why the Amish prosper, even during a down economy. Throughout the book the author compares her lack of budgeting, ... Money Secrets of the Amish by Lorilee Craker

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The Waiting Place

The Waiting Place

On 5/30 Christian Mom Book Review wrote: The Waiting Place, Learning to Appreicate Life's Little Delays was such a wonderful read! This book is more than a devotional, it is a a collection of personal essays by the author using her real life experiences to show the reader that amazing things can happen in the places in life where we are forced ... The Waiting Place by Eileen Button

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The Seraph Seal

The Seraph Seal

On 5/28 Christian Mom Book Review wrote: The Seraph Seal is a very fast paced, action packed book similiar to The DaVinci Code or National Treasure. The story is centered around end of times events in the year 2048, with the main character, Paul, discovering symbols and clues to enable using the four horseman of The Bible's book of Revelation ... The Seraph Seal by Leonard Sweet & Lori Wagner

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2 Stars

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The Promise of an Angel

The Promise of an Angel

On 5/15 Christian Mom Book Review wrote: This book is the first novel in the Heaven on Earth series. The setting takes place in an Amish (old-order) settlement in Michigan. The main character, Judith, is a nineteen year old Amish girl, strong in her beliefs, who is anxiously waiting to fulfill her destiny as an Amish woman by marrying and having ... The Promise of An Angel by Ruth Reid

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Put Your Dream to the Test

Put Your Dream to the Test

On 5/9 Christian Mom Book Review wrote: John C. Maxwell's book is for anyone who has a dream but lacks the tools,mental clarity, and focus necessary to move from dream to reality. The book starts with the premise that the reader already has a dream that has not come to fruition. The author uses a series of ten questions that he feels are imperative ... Put Your Dream to the Test by John C. Maxwell

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Jolt!

Jolt!

On 4/25 Christian Mom Book Review wrote: In this book, the author, Phil Cooke, identifies a "Jolt" as a shock, a change, or a disturbance that shakes things up. This book offers practical solutions by topic and shows how to navigate through the complex and ever-changing world we live in, while realizing the ever-presence of God in our lives. ... Jolt! Your Life

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