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101 Ways to Have Fun

101 Ways to Have Fun

On 5/18 dallas5 wrote: Disclaimer: I am an adult. I read this book (for the kids, right?). I enjoyed this book.101 Ways to Have Fun is a great book chock-full of fun ideas for girls. Each chapter is filled with activities based on type (i.e., Chapter 1: Just for You, Chapter 5: Super Sleepovers, Chapter 8: Get Active). ... Cute Book for Girls

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Wonders of Creation

Wonders of Creation

On 5/5 dallas5 wrote: Apparently, it isn't 2016 unless everyone you know has an adult coloring book. Disclaimer: I'm totally guilty of joining in on the hype. There is nothing more relaxing than spending time unwinding and coloring. So I was excited to see that Christian book publishers are now joining the coloring book phenomenon.In ... A Coloring Book...or a Ministry Opportunity?

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I Can Learn to Pray

I Can Learn to Pray

On 4/4 dallas5 wrote: I Can Learn to Pray is a great introduction for children into a closer relationship with God. The book has 52 weekly devotions and is divided into 7 sections; Learning to Pray, Thank You Prayers, Wow Prayers, I'm Sorry Prayers, Help! Prayers, How to Listen, and Jesus Prayers.Each devotion for the ... Wonderful Devotional for Kids

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Beautiful Uncertainty

Beautiful Uncertainty

On 3/7 dallas5 wrote: I have decided that I want to be friends with Mandy Hale. I've spent so many evenings and quiet moments reading her books; "The Single Woman" and now "Beautiful Uncertainty." I found her first book on my bed, given to me from a kind friend, and I will definitely do the same with this book."Beautiful ... Girl Talk - Beautiful Uncertainty

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Jesus Is For You

Jesus Is For You

On 2/1 dallas5 wrote: This book is gorgeous, both physically and spiritually. I have read Judah Smith's "Jesus Is ____" book before and this is a natural extension of it. This is the kind of book that you pass out to anyone and everyone. It's a small hardcover with trendy design and beautiful words. The book is kind ... Jesus is For You

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Rest Assured

Rest Assured

On 12/31 dallas5 wrote: I'm so glad this book was written. As I was reading, I kept thinking of friends I wanted to buy this book for. The truth is, so many people in our society are burnt out with busy. It's important to recognize it, but we also need a plan on how to recover. This book provides just that.Rest Assured is broken ... Rest Assured - A Recovery Plan for Weary Souls

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Song of the Stars

Song of the Stars

On 10/30 dallas5 wrote: Sally Lloyd-Jones is a proven children's author--I have thoroughly enjoyed her other work, so I knew I was in good hands with this book.The basis of the Song of the Stars tale is the Christmas story. On every page, eager, adorable animals burst with anticipation.The artwork attracted me to the book; ... Song of the Stars - Beautiful and Sweet

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Thankful

Thankful

On 9/16 dallas5 wrote: Thankful is a sweet book on thankfulness. The book has simple statements on what different characters are thankful for (e.g., "The gardener's thankful for every green sprout."). Children who are learning to read could read along, and the rhyme throughout makes it a fun story to read aloud.The whimsical ... Thankful - Perfect Read for this Season

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The Beginner's Bible Wild About Creation Sticker and Activity Book

The Beginner's Bible Wild About Creation Sticker and Activity Book

On 8/30 dallas5 wrote: Thank you, Zondervan, for ALL of these activity books. I will never tire of them (and neither will the kiddos). These books are such a fun, affordable way to incorporate Christian themes and Bible stories into everyday play."Wild about Creation" is much like the others in the Beginner's Bible book series. ... Beginner's Bible Stories - in Activity Book Form!

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The Good, the Bad, and the Grace of God

The Good, the Bad, and the Grace of God

On 7/1 dallas5 wrote: I've been a fan of Duck Dynasty for quite some time and enjoyed other books put out by the family members, so when I saw The Good, The Bad, and the Grace of God, I knew I had to give it a read.I'm really glad I did. I'm not sure what I was expecting--maybe some more funny stories, a way to get to know ... The Good, The Bad, and The Grace of God - Book Review

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Princess Grace Sticker and Activity Book

Princess Grace Sticker and Activity Book

On 6/11 dallas5 wrote: Okay, you got me. I have two of these Princess sticker and activity books. I had originally planned to give one to a special little girl, but...well...I wanted to keep the book for myself. So this is for the little princess.Much like the Princess Charity book I am so attached to, Princess Grace's book ... Princess Grace - Sticker and Activity Book

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Princess Charity Sticker and Activity Book

Princess Charity Sticker and Activity Book

On 5/21 dallas5 wrote: I need to apologize. The original little girl I was going to share this book with isn't going to get it anymore. I like it way too much! How awesome is it that we now have Christian sticker books with great themes! It's a fantastic idea and a great way for your kids to even share their faith with ... The Princess Parables - Fun for Girls

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Let the Journey Begin

Let the Journey Begin

On 4/27 dallas5 wrote: I don't know what it is about Max Lucado, but he's got the corner on Christian inspirational non-fiction. So far, I've only enjoyed everything he's written, and Let the Journey Begin did not break that pattern.Set as a gift book for a momentous event--graduation, marriage, starting your career--Let the ... Another Home Run from Max Lucado

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Scary Close

Scary Close

On 3/13 dallas5 wrote: So, Scary Close is good. I was expecting nothing less from the author of "Blue Like Jazz" and "A Million Miles in a Thousand Years." His writing style is poetic, insightful, and honest. And it cuts to the heart.Scary Close is a book on relationships and finding real, honest intimacy with others. Miller ... Scary Insightful - Donald Miller is at it Again

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The Beginner’s Bible Come Celebrate Easter Sticker and Activity Book

The Beginner’s Bible Come Celebrate Easter Sticker and Activity Book

On 2/3 dallas5 wrote: I am SO glad activity books like this exist.A. As a child, they are more fun than candy (that is saying something).B. They actually sneakily teach you something while you complete the activities.I really hope Zondervan releases a bunch of these around other Biblical stories, because I'm already ... More Fun Than Candy!

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Dashing Dish

Dashing Dish

On 1/20 dallas5 wrote: I'm so glad I discovered this cookbook and, with it, Katie Farrell. I have huge respect for her (age 24 with her own book!) and, because of her experiences with food, this cookbook goes a lot deeper than just recipes. She comes across as an old friend sharing some great recipes.The Dashing Dish has ... Dashing Dish - Full of Scrumptious, Inspiring Recipes

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The Daniel Plan

The Daniel Plan

On 12/7 dallas5 wrote: Anyone else think it was high time a book like this was published? The Daniel Plan definitely surpassed my expectations--it deserves all the accolades. This book is packed with an easy-to-follow, comprehensive guide to living a healthier life.The book's core "essentials" are Faith, Food, Fitness, ... FINALLY. A book that pairs physical health with Spiritual health.

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Just Sayin'

Just Sayin'

On 11/9 dallas5 wrote: Do you have a tween girl? Get her "Just Sayin'" by Carol McAdams Moore. Together with "Dare U 2 Open This Book" (boy version), McAdams Moore has a smash hit on her hands.This book is full of fun, creativity, and, most importantly, devotions. "Just Sayin'" is written as a 90-day devotional study, complete ... Just Sayin' Book Review - So Much Fun!

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The Christmas Story for Children

The Christmas Story for Children

On 9/30 dallas5 wrote: Even though the snow isn't falling for me quiiite yet, I did enjoy diving into the story of Christmas just for a moment. This book, The Christmas Story for Children, is a new staple book to add to your Christmas reading list.Written by Max Lucado, Randy Frazee, and Karen Davis Hill, the classic story ... Prepare for your Christmas Reading with this Book

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Love Letters from God

Love Letters from God

On 9/22 dallas5 wrote: There were so many things I loved about Love Letters from God. Each page is a new Bible story. The book goes through the Old Testament and New, and each story has a pop-up "love letter" from God. The book ends with an invitation to join God's team and a space to write a love letter to God.I loved the ... Love Letters from God - Loved this Book

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Goodnight, Ark

Goodnight, Ark

On 8/27 dallas5 wrote: I really loved Goodnight, Ark. I would go so far as to say it has become one of my favourite, most treasured picture book.Goodnight, Ark is a fun slant on the classic Noah's Ark story--it's bedtime, but the animals are afraid from the storm. Poor Noah has a myriad of animals in his bed and has to find ... A Keeper - Goodnight, Ark

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NIV The Journey Bible

NIV The Journey Bible

On 7/31 dallas5 wrote: As soon as you pick this Bible up, you get the idea it will be well-read. The cover is soft and ready to be worn in, and something I really like specific to this Bible is that it looks a lot like a book. It could be a great conversation starter if you have it out at a coffee shop.Diving into this edition, ... The Journey Bible has it all.

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The Loving Kitchen

The Loving Kitchen

On 7/1 dallas5 wrote: Well, this is one to keep on the kitchen cookbook shelf. From the minute I saw the cover of this The Loving Kitchen (rightfully subtitled "Downright Delicious Southern Recipes to Share with Family, Friends, and Neighbours"), I was taken. It only took a page flip or two to be totally smitten.The ... The Loving Kitchen - One Tasty Book Review

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Curious Creatures

Curious Creatures

On 5/6 dallas5 wrote: I would have loved this book as a kid. Animal facts, adorable pictures, and a Christian perspective? Golden.Curious Creatures is a book on all sorts of God's creatures--whether in the rain forest, jungle, Arctic, or "down under." This book is 4 books in one (includes Rain Forest Friends, Jungle Beasts, ... Curious Creatures: Jam-Packed With Fun Animal Facts

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One Lost Sheep

One Lost Sheep

On 3/30 dallas5 wrote: Based on Luke 15:3-4, One Lost Sheep is about the Biblical parable of the lost sheep. Rhonda Gowler Greene writes the story all in rhyme, making it even more fun for children and making a familiar parable seem brand new.Margaret Spengler's soft, pastel-like illustrations give the book a dreamy feel. ... One Lost Sheep - Book Review

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Let There Be Light

Let There Be Light

On 3/3 dallas5 wrote: Pair whimsical illustrations with the creation story, and what do you get? A children's storybook you will treasure for a long time.A large, hardcover book makes Let There Be Light kid-friendly, with artwork that will make them stop and wonder. The book begins with a dedication page, which I appreciated ... Let There Be Light - One to Treasure

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Becoming Home

Becoming Home

On 2/11 dallas5 wrote: This pocket-sized book is packed with infographics, real-life stories, and great information on "Becoming Home."When I say this book is small, I mean it. But its small stature does not reflect its thoughtful content. "Becoming Home" investigates the world of adoption and foster care, beginning with ... Easily digestible but meaningful - "Frames" books

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Pirates on the Farm

Pirates on the Farm

On 1/24 dallas5 wrote: Whimsical, humorous, and fun, Denette Fretz's Pirates on the Farm is one to read over and over again. From the beginning, it has all the markings of a good children's book--a durable hard cover for those numerous storytimes; colorful, fun, and detailed illustrations; and a witty story with the overarching ... Pirates on the Farm

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Notes From The Tilt-A-Whirl

Notes From The Tilt-A-Whirl

On 1/24 dallas5 wrote: Notes From the Tilt-A-Whirl is simply beautiful. I dove in to it, not sure what to expect--and perhaps I was right; this is not a typical book.N.D. Wilson loosely frames this book around the four seasons, aligning them with the seasons of life. I'm not even sure how to describe the chapters--they are ... Notes From the Tilt-A-Whirl - Illuminating and Artful

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Mansfield's Book of Manly Men

Mansfield's Book of Manly Men

On 12/8 dallas5 wrote: I have to admit, I ordered this book expecting something else. I took one look at the cover (which is awesome, by the way), and figured I'd be getting a cheeky, funny book on "manliness." Boy, was I wrong. And I am really glad I was wrong.This book is definitely about manliness--that's one thing I was ... Inspiring, Christ-Centered, and, well...Manly - Mansfield's Book of Manly Men

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Messiah: Origin

Messiah: Origin

On 10/30 dallas5 wrote: Simply put, this book is gorgeous - in both written and visual content. It covers the first few chapters of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John, just up to before the start of Jesus' ministry. At the very end, the book includes the genealogies and an index of scripture, which I thought was a nice touch. Since ... Messiah: Origin - Booksneeze Review

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Adventure Bible Storybook Deluxe Edition

Adventure Bible Storybook Deluxe Edition

On 10/19 dallas5 wrote: I was so excited to receive this book in the mail, and after looking beyond the beautiful cover, I am not disappointed. The Adventure Bible Storybook has everything you want in a Bible storybook. Bright, exciting pictures; interesting, moving stories, and a good foundation in the Bible's written word.The ... The Adventure Bible Storybook, Deluxe Edition - Book Review

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Bread and Wine

Bread and Wine

On 7/17 dallas5 wrote: Well, there's no doubt about it. Shauna Niequist is one poetic, conversational author. Bread and Wine is a book about...well...life. Life with perfectly relevant, indulgent recipes at the end of every chapter. In the first few chapters, Niequist is already like an old friend. Whether reading it ... Bread and Wine By Shauna Niequist: A Booksneeze Review

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Launch Your Life

Launch Your Life

On 5/22 dallas5 wrote: Whew, what a read.First, look at this book. Now, this is appealing (and kinda fun). It's spiral-bound, has tabs so you can easily flip to the sections you're interested in, and has spots for note-taking and business card stashing. They thought of everything for this book, and I really appreciated that.Getting ... Launch Your Life - a Booksneeze Book Review

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Jesus Is

Jesus Is

On 3/12 dallas5 wrote: Check out that fantastic cover art!In Jesus Is _____., Judah Smith discusses 6 central aspects of Jesus (that are, in today's society, sometimes less-than-remembered). The two sections that especially touched me were "Jesus is Grace" and "Jesus is Happy."All the chapters start with a statement about ... Jesus Is __. by Judah Smith: Booksneeze Review

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The Respect Dare

The Respect Dare

On 1/24 dallas5 wrote: The Respect Dare is a resource to help your marriage and grow closer to God. With 40 dares, each for a separate day in the journey, you will be challenged, affirmed, and enriched.Each dare begins with a Bible verse to focus the lesson, a story about a situation that you have likely experienced (these ... Booksneeze Review: The Respect Dare by Nina Roesner

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Return to Sunday Dinner

Return to Sunday Dinner

On 11/16 dallas5 wrote: I liked this cookbook. I think it would be useful in any kitchen.Split into 24 menus/themed Sunday dinners, there is definitely something for everyone.Some of my favourite sections include the following:From Hearth and HomeIn the NeighborhoodAutumn in New EnglandAn Ancient HeritageA Sabbath Day SupperAnd ... Return to Sunday Dinner by Russell Cronkhite

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Fully Alive

Fully Alive

On 9/18 dallas5 wrote: I don't often read self-help books. But I'm not sure if this qualifies as one. This is more like a to-do list on how to truly engage with life and stop walloping along.This book will challenge and change your life, one bit at a time. Davis writes about everything from the importance of a close ... Booksneeze Review: Fully Alive; Ken Davis

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The Open Bible (NKJV)

The Open Bible (NKJV)

On 8/27 dallas5 wrote: First off; study Bibles are awesome. You not only get your basic Biblical text, but also a concordance, maps,  loads of notes, and outlines. It's nice to be able to really dig deeply into your Bible reading (or not) with a Bible like this. This Bible is deep. It has everything I could ... The Open Bible--My Review

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You Be Sweet

You Be Sweet

On 8/14 dallas5 wrote: Cookbooks. Sometimes, there's no greater pleasure than sitting down with one and fingering through scrumptious recipes to fine the perfect one to bake or cook. You Be Sweet, by Patsy Caldwell and Amy Lyles Wilson, is no exception. Chocked full of  dessert recipes, you're bound to find something ... Booksneeze Review: You Be Sweet

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Faithful to Laura

Faithful to Laura

On 7/30 dallas5 wrote: Yup, I am a sucker for romantic, Christian fiction, and, well, if it's Amish? Even better. Faithful to Laura by Kathleen Fuller tells the story of Laura Stutzman, a young Amish maedel, and her journey to forgiveness. Previously hurt (in physical and emotional ways) by Mark King, Laura is only ... Faithful to Laura by Kathleen Fuller: A Booksneeze Review

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Through Rushing Water

Through Rushing Water

On 7/4 dallas5 wrote: Catherine Richmond's Through Rushing Water was a wonderful book. I struggled to stop reading before going to sleep and, when it was done, I wanted to start it all over again!The story centers on Sophia Makinoff, a teacher at a prim New York school for girls, who gets rejected by the man of her dreams ... Through Rushing Water: Booksneeze Review

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Stress Point

Stress Point

On 6/1 dallas5 wrote: Sarah Francis Martin's Stress Point was just what I needed to read after my recent graduation and "entry into adulthood." (Yikes!) Stress Point is separated into 10 chapters—each relating to a specific stress point; for instance, family, money, dating, employment, and more. In each ... Stress Point by Sarah Martin: Booksneeze Review

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Heaven in her Arms

Heaven in her Arms

On 5/8 dallas5 wrote: A book about parenting from a Biblical perspective? Awesome. I love the idea of learning from Mary's mothering experience. The book addresses 17 key lessons from Mary's story, from the importance of a solid female friend (for Mary, Elizabeth) to trusting God as the master designer. Each chapter talks ... Heaven In Her Arms: Why God Chose Mary to Raise His Son

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Love Does

Love Does

On 4/22 dallas5 wrote: Bob Goff really is the world's best-kept secret; his resume is filled with huge accomplishments, from being a successful lawyer to founding Restore International, a non-profit organization that fights against injustices committed against children in Uganda and India. But that doesn't even begin ... Love Does by Bob Goff: Booksneeze Review

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He Chose the Nails

He Chose the Nails

On 4/12 dallas5 wrote: Max Lucado is a fantastic, famous author, and this book is another result of his talents. He Chose The Nails is a unique, in-depth look at Christ's sacrifice on the cross and offers a fresh view of the well-known story of Jesus' death. Each chapter is devoted to a symbol and investigates its meaning, ... Booksneeze Review: He Chose The Nails by Max Lucado

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Farm Fresh Southern Cooking

Farm Fresh Southern Cooking

On 3/31 dallas5 wrote: Farm Fresh Southern Cooking by Tammy Algood is definitely going to become one of my kitchen staples. This book is not only visually appealing (with pictures of recipes and the design of the book) but it is absolutely full of wholesome, fresh recipe ideas. I loved how the recipes used natural, simple ... Farm Fresh Southern Cooking: Booksneeze Review

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Simple Secrets to a Happy Life

Simple Secrets to a Happy Life

On 3/20 dallas5 wrote: Luci Swindoll's Simple Secrets to a Happy Life was a great, easy-to-read book. First of all, this book is aesthetically appealing--the cover and the font choice inside are very well-done and add to the book. Of course, I also enjoyed the content. Swindoll separates the 50 secrets into 5 sub-topics: from ... 50 Simple Secrets to a Happy Life

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Heart of Gold

Heart of Gold

On 2/14 dallas5 wrote: A tale set in an Idaho goldmine town in the 1860s, Heart of Gold is a wonderful story. Shannon Adair moves with her father (a Pastor) to Grand Coeur, while Matthew Dubois, a stagecoach driver, is looking for a wife to care for his nephew and dying sister. What God has in plan for these two ... Booksneeze Review: Heart of Gold

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Beyond Molasses Creek

Beyond Molasses Creek

On 1/17 dallas5 wrote: As a flight attendant, Ally Green has searched the world for a place she belongs. The story begins with her coming back home to Molasses Creek and gently unravelling her history in order to continue on.I wasn't sure what to expect with this book, but it surpassed all my expectation. Seitz' attention ... Booksneeze Review: Beyond Molasses Creek

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The Accidental Bride

The Accidental Bride

On 12/29 dallas5 wrote: This book is a love story involving high school sweethearts, an accidental wedding, and a whole lotta other country cuteness. It all begins when Travis McCoy, a rodeo cowboy, reenacts a wedding with Shay Brandenberger, a single Mom trying to get by on her ranch.Since this book is romance fiction, it's ... Booksneeze Review: The Accidental Bride by Denise Hunter

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A Year with Jesus

A Year with Jesus

On 11/29 dallas5 wrote: Nettelhorst's A Year with Jesus is an excellent way to spend time with your Maker. This devotional offers 365 lessons, each beginning with a Bible passage featuring Jesus at the forefront and then a section of application and explanation of the passage. A couple aspects of this devotional ... Booksneeze Review: A Year with Jesus by R.P. Nettelhorst

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More Lost Than Found

More Lost Than Found

On 11/1 dallas5 wrote:  My favourite thing about this book was its profound honesty. Herd did not shy away from tough questions and didn't pretend that he could offer simple solutions to the questions. Written for those who don't fit the prototypical church mold, Herd talks about his journey in rejecting religion ... Booksneeze Review: More Lost Than Found

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Love You More

Love You More

On 9/3 dallas5 wrote: According to Chinese proverb, "An invisible red thread connects those who are destined to meet regardless of time, place, or circumstance. The thread may stretch or tangle, but it will never break." In Love You More, Jennifer Grant threads together a delightful memoir of her daughter's adoption.Grant ... Booksneeze Review: Love You More

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Cherished

Cherished

On 8/19 dallas5 wrote: I loved this book. Focusing on Kelli London, a talented songwriter who has to face her past in order to move forward, and Heather Anderson, an aspiring musician with a rough past, this book shows readers God's gift of forgiveness. Kim Cash Tate creates characters that are so real--they all ... Booksneeze Review: Cherished

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Stumbling Into Grace

Stumbling Into Grace

On 8/3 dallas5 wrote: I absolutely loved this book. Lisa Harper writes in a humourous-yet-poignant style, creating a fun and spiritually-uplifting book.Harper starts her chapters or lessons with a fun, heartfelt story. She then ties the applicable situation to a biblical passage; something Jesus said or did. The ... Booksneeze Review: Stumbling Into Grace

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J.R.R. Tolkien

J.R.R. Tolkien

On 7/23 dallas5 wrote: Available as part of the Christian Encounters series, this biography on J.R.R. Tolkien is well-organized, deep in subject matter, and enriches one's sense of Tolkien himself. The book begins at the very beginning--when Tolkien was a baby living in South Africa. Readers will then read about the death ... Booksneeze Review: J.R.R. Tolkien

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The Blessing

The Blessing

On 7/12 dallas5 wrote: This is a fantastic book. I am a while off child-rearing, but I still found it so enlightening in many ways. First of all, this book is well organized. First, readers learn what exactly "The Blessing" is and 5 different steps in creating a blessing for others. Later, readers can learn about homes ... Booksneeze Review: The Blessing

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The Waiting Place

The Waiting Place

On 6/14 dallas5 wrote: This book is a bit like that "trunk in the attic". There are so many good lessons to learn and memories to laugh (and cry) about. Eileen Button's stories are so refreshing and thoughtful at the same time. Whether she addresses "waiting for death" or "waiting for fish to bite", there is a lesson to be ... Booksneeze Review: The Waiting Place

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Money Secrets of the Amish

Money Secrets of the Amish

On 5/28 dallas5 wrote: This text delves into the world of money from an Amish perspective. Craker discusses everything from the basics—spending, thrifting, and reusing—to thrifty gifting, swap parties, bulking up on food, and even entertainment on a dime. While there are many stories ... Booksneeze Review: Money Secrets of the Amish

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4 Stars

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