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It Couldn't Just Happen

It Couldn't Just Happen

On 12/22 Matthew Manes wrote: The book was a great read. I got it mainly because there is a kid in my youth group who is really into studying creation and evolution, and I wanted to brush up on some of the topics a little so that I could at least hold my own in a conversation. The author did a great job at just presenting facts ... Great for son or daughter

Matthew's Rating:

5 Stars

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It's Not About Me

It's Not About Me

On 6/16 Matthew Manes wrote: I could have not thought of a better name for this book than, It’s Not About Me. When you finish this book, if you think of yourself higher than God, then you must have not read the same book that I did. Too often, we try to take our lives and think that they are all about us. We do things and try ... Perfect name for the book.

Matthew's Rating:

4 Stars

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Jesus, My Father, The CIA, and Me

Jesus, My Father, The CIA, and Me

On 6/7 Matthew Manes wrote: The thing that really intrigued me about this book was the word CIA in the title. Before I began reading, I thought it was going to be a story about Ian and how he worked for the CIA, and how he was able to maintain being a Christian, while working for the CIA. And his struggle with killing someone, ... Not what I expected.

Matthew's Rating:

4 Stars

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No He Can't

No He Can't

On 5/26 Matthew Manes wrote: I'm very certain that there are more 5th graders in this country who know more about politics than I do. I've never really been interested in politics before. Ever since a young age, our family would spend their evenings watching Wheel of Fortune more than watching the national news. Although, we did ... Don't know much about politics

Matthew's Rating:

3 Stars

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