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Arms of Love

Arms of Love

On 5/29 HeyJade wrote: I enjoy reading Amish Fiction because I find their lifestyle and faith intriguing. The description of this book caught my attention, because it spoke of a tale from "Amish Beginnings," being set in the midst of the Revolutionary War. A lot of the Amish novels I've read tend to repeat the same 'ole ... Arms of Love by Kelly Long Review

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4 Stars

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Stained Glass Hearts

Stained Glass Hearts

On 10/31 HeyJade wrote: Patsy Clairmont is another amazing speaker I had the privilege of hearing at the Women of Faith Conference back in August. I had never heard of her or read anything from her before, but as soon as she took the stage and started speaking, I knew I liked her style! She is feisty, and funny, and can totally ... Stained Glass Hearts by Patsy Clairmont

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4 Stars

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One Call Away

One Call Away

On 9/17 HeyJade wrote: I had the privilege of attending Women of Faith Conference in Dallas a few weeks ago, and Brenda Warner was one of the speakers. I knew nothing about her before the conference, and only vaguely knew the name Kurt Warner (yeah, I don't follow football.) Throughout her time with us there, she told us ... One Call Away by Brenda Warner

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5 Stars

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Jesus, My Father, The CIA, and Me

Jesus, My Father, The CIA, and Me

On 6/12 HeyJade wrote: Jesus, My Father, The CIA, and Me: A Memoir... Of Sorts is a true story written by Ian Cron. Or, at least as true as he can remember it. This book chronicles his childhood, growing up with an alcoholic father who also turned out to periodically working for the CIA. Cron recounts heartbreaking tales ... Jesus, My Father, The CIA, and Me by Ian Morgan Cron (A Review)

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5 Stars

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The Band that Played On

The Band that Played On

On 3/24 HeyJade wrote: Wallace Hartley, Roger Bricoux, William "Theo" Brailey, John Law Hume, John Wesley Woodward, Georges Krins, John Frederick Preston Clarke, Percy Cornelius Taylor. Names you're probably not familiar with. While their names may not necessarily ring a bell, it is most likely that you have heard tale of ... The Band That Played On by Steve Turner

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4 Stars

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The Faith of Ronald Reagan

The Faith of Ronald Reagan

On 1/21 HeyJade wrote: The Faith of Ronald Reagan, by Mary Beth Brown, was written because so many other biographies and articles written about the former president leave out a very important part of his life. You can guess by the title, I'm talking about Reagan's faith. He was a strong believer in God, Jesus Christ, prayer ... The Faith of Ronald Reagan by Mary Beth Brown

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5 Stars

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On This Day in Christian History

On This Day in Christian History

On 12/31 HeyJade wrote: The full title is On This Day in Christian History: 365 Amazing and Inspiring Stories About Saints, Martyrs, and Heroes, which pretty much gives you all you need to know about what this work entails. This book offers a year's worth of daily readings about various historical times, ranging nearly 2,000 ... On This Day in Christian History by Robert J. Morgan

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4 Stars

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Cut Your Grocery Bill in Half with America's Cheapest Family (Advanced Reading Copy)

Cut Your Grocery Bill in Half with America's Cheapest Family (Advanced Reading Copy)

On 11/14 HeyJade wrote: A family of seven spending only $350 a month on groceries seems unbelievable, but The Economides (yes, that's their real last name) are doing it! The grocery shop once a month, and for the most part only cook once a month as well, and they save major bucks at the same time. In this book, Steve and Annette ... Cut Your Grocery Bill In Half with America's Cheapest Family by Steve & Annette Economides

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5 Stars

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Jesus Calling: 365 Devotions For Kids

Jesus Calling: 365 Devotions For Kids

On 9/28 HeyJade wrote: Since the entries in this kids' devotional are dated, I plan to give this to my son (who will be 5 years old) as a Christmas present and start it with him on January 1st. We recently started homeschooling, and his first task every day is to read from his Children's Bible, which he loves! The first thing ... Jesus Calling: 365 Devotions For Kids by Sarah Young

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5 Stars

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Permission to Speak Freely

Permission to Speak Freely

On 9/20 HeyJade wrote: I have met Anne a handful of times, and we have many mutual friends... I also enjoy following and reading Anne's blog and twitter posts, as she is a great writer. The topic of this book is definitely interesting. Why is it that the church is the very place we feel least comfortable being honest and ... Permission to Speak Freely by Anne Jackson

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4 Stars

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The American Patriot's Almanac

The American Patriot's Almanac

On 1/24 HeyJade wrote:   The American Patriot's Almanac: Daily Readings on America by William J. Bennett and John T.E. Cribb When I first received this complimentary book from Thomas Nelson Book Review Bloggers (now called BookSneeze – thank you for shortening that for us!), the name Bill Bennett was vaguely ... The American Patriot's Almanac: Daily Readings on America by William J. Bennett and John T.E. Cribb

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5 Stars

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The Sweet By and By

The Sweet By and By

On 1/10 HeyJade wrote: I am not normally much of a novel reader. I tend to stick with non-fiction, “Christian Living” or biography type books, but the fact that the lead character has the same name as me...and it was written by a musical artist, definitely caught my interest. Sara Evans is known in the music world as ... The Sweet By and By

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3 Stars

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Fearless

Fearless

On 9/8 HeyJade wrote: A review of Fearless, written by Max Lucado.Max Lucado’s new book covers a subject that everyone deals with on a daily basis: Fear. We are all afraid of something… spiders, snakes, heights… but also rejection, taking risks, failure, letting down our guard, losing someone we love, the unknown. ... Fearless = Fear Less

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5 Stars

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The Noticer

The Noticer

On 4/27 HeyJade wrote: The Noticerby Andy AndrewsThis is a heart-warming little story of a man named Jones. Not Mr. Jones, mind you..."just Jones." He was always old as far as anyone could remember, always carried a mysterious brief case and ALWAYS showed up exactly when someone needed him. Andrews tells of the first time ... The Noticer by Andy Andrews

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4 Stars

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