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The Loving Kitchen

The Loving Kitchen

On 5/20 Ariane Anderson wrote: My book review for May is for the book: “The Loving Kitchen; Downright Delicious Southern Recipes to Share with Family, Friends and Neighbors”, written by LeAnn Rice, published by Thomas Nelson. I love cookbooks. I love cooking, period. So when the opportunity to review this book came out, I jumped ... Great Cookbook!

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4 Stars

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Say Goodbye to Survival Mode

Say Goodbye to Survival Mode

On 3/17 Ariane Anderson wrote: My book review for March is for the book: “Say Goodbye to Survival Mode; 9 Simple Strategies to Stress Less, Sleep More, and Restore Your Passion for Life”, written by Crystal Paine, published by Thomas Nelson. This book really appealed to me as in the past couple years I've experienced huge growth ... Great Book!

Ariane's Rating:

5 Stars

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Lean Body, Fat Wallet

Lean Body, Fat Wallet

On 1/7 Ariane Anderson wrote: My book review for January is for the book: “Lean Body, Fat Wallet; Discover the Powerful Connection to Help You Lose Weight, Dump Debt, and Save Money”, written by Ellie Kay and Danna Demetre, published by Thomas Nelson. The book retails for about $17.99 CDN at Chapters and was released on December ... Great Book

Ariane's Rating:

5 Stars

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The Daniel Plan

The Daniel Plan

On 11/19 Ariane Anderson wrote: My book review for November is for the book: “The Daniel Plan - 40 Days to a Healthier Life”, written by Rick Warren D.Min, Daniel Amen M.D, and Mark Hyman M.D, published by Zondervan. The book retails for about $27.99 CDN at Chapters and will be released on December 3rd, 2013. This book was another ... Good Book

Ariane's Rating:

4 Stars

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The Daniel Cure

The Daniel Cure

On 10/29 Ariane Anderson wrote: My book review for October is for the book: “The Daniel Cure: The Daniel Fast Way to Vibrant Health”, written by Susan Gregory and Richard J. Bloomer PhD, published by Zondervan. The book retails for about $11.99 CDN at Chapters (for the Kobo version) and was released on October 22nd, 2013. This ... Good Tips on Healthy Eating

Ariane's Rating:

5 Stars

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NIV Pink Bible

NIV Pink Bible

On 9/17 Ariane Anderson wrote: My book review for September is for a Bible: “The NIV Pink Bible: An Invitation to Hope”, published by Zondervan. The book retails for about $38.99 CDN at Chapters and was released on August 12th, 2013. I requested to review this book as I needed a new Bible and my favorite colour is pink. The moment ... Love my new Bible!

Ariane's Rating:

5 Stars

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We Laugh, We Cry, We Cook

We Laugh, We Cry, We Cook

On 8/26 Ariane Anderson wrote: My book review for August is for the book “We Laugh, We Cry, We Cook: A Mom and Daughter Dish about the Food That Delights Them and the Love That Binds Them”, by Becky Johnson and Rachel Randolph. The book retails for about $16.49 CDN at Chapters and was released on July 29th, 2013. I requested to ... Good Read

Ariane's Rating:

4 Stars

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The Christian Mama's Guide to Baby's First Year

The Christian Mama's Guide to Baby's First Year

On 5/28 Ariane Anderson wrote: My book review for May is for the book “The Christian Mama’s Guide to Baby’s First Year: Everything You Need to Know to Survive (and Love) Your First Year as a Mom”, by Erin MacPherson. The book retails for about $17.95 CDN at Chapters and was released on April 9th, 2013. I requested to review ... Really Good Book

Ariane's Rating:

5 Stars

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Bread and Wine

Bread and Wine

On 4/22 Ariane Anderson wrote: My second book review for April is for the book “Bread and Wine, A Love Letter to Life Around the Table with Recipes”, by Shauna Niequist. The book retails for about $20.95 CDN at Chapters and was released on April 8th, 2013. It is a very unique book. The book contains the author’s “life stories” ... Ok read, just not what I was expecting...

Ariane's Rating:

3 Stars

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The Christian Mama's Guide to Having a Baby

The Christian Mama's Guide to Having a Baby

On 4/8 Ariane Anderson wrote: My first book review for April is for the book “The Christian Mama’s Guide to having a Baby: Everything You Need to Know to Survive (and Love) Your Pregnancy”, by Erin MacPherson. The book retails for about $16.95 CDN at Chapters and is going to be released tomorrow (April 9th, 2013). I must say ... Great Book!

Ariane's Rating:

5 Stars

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Unglued Devotional

Unglued Devotional

On 1/15 Ariane Anderson wrote: My third book review for January is for the book "Unglued Devotional, 60 Days of Imperfect Progress", by Lysa TerKeurst. The book retails for about $14.50 CDN at Chapters and was released on December 13th, 2012. This book is a "daily devotional" book, so there are 60 days, one scripture each day is discussed. ... Good Book

Ariane's Rating:

4 Stars

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20,000 Days and Counting

20,000 Days and Counting

On 1/2 Ariane Anderson wrote: My second book review for January is for the book "20,000 Days and Counting, The Crash Course for Mastering Your Life Right Now", by Robert D. Smith. The book retails for about $15.95 CDN at Chapters and was released on January 1st, 2013, so this was another book I was able to read before it hit the ... Good Short Read

Ariane's Rating:

4 Stars

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The Respect Dare

The Respect Dare

On 12/4 Ariane Anderson wrote: My first book review for December is for the book "The Respect Dare: 40 Days to a Deeper Connection with God and Your Husband", by Nina Roesner. The book retails for about $16.95 CDN at Chapters and will released on December 11th, 2012, so this was another book I was able to read before it hit the bookshelves. ... It was alright...

Ariane's Rating:

3 Stars

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Isle of Shadows

Isle of Shadows

On 11/15 Ariane Anderson wrote: My book review for November is for the book “Isle of Shadows”, by Tracy Higley. The book retails for about $13.95 CDN at Chapters and was released on November 13th, 2012, so this was another book I was able to read before it hit the bookshelves. I didn’t really enjoy reading this book. Apparently ... Was ok...

Ariane's Rating:

2 Stars

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Wisdom Meets Passion

Wisdom Meets Passion

On 10/12 Ariane Anderson wrote: My second book review for October is for the book “Wisdom Meets Passion: When Generations Collide and Collaborate”, by Dan Miller and Jared Angaza. The book retails for about $17.95 CDN at Chapters and was released on August 28th, 2012. I was actually very disappointed in this book. It looked like ... Book Review: Wisdom Meets Passion: When Generations Collide and Collaborate

Ariane's Rating:

1 Stars

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Return to Sunday Dinner

Return to Sunday Dinner

On 10/1 Ariane Anderson wrote: With Thanksgiving just a less then a week away I was very pleased to receive this book to review! My book review for October is for the book "Return to Sunday Dinner: The Simple Delight of Family, Friends and Food", by Russell Cronkhite. The book retails for about $29.50 CDN at Chapters and is going ... Great Cookbook!

Ariane's Rating:

5 Stars

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The Southern Foodie

The Southern Foodie

On 9/19 Ariane Anderson wrote: My book review for September is for the book “The Southern Foodie: 100 Paces to Eat In The South Before You Die (and The Recipes That Made Them Famous)”, by Chris Chamberlain. The book retails for about $26.50 CDN at Chapters and was released on September 18th, 2012. I again was quite excited to ... Great Book!

Ariane's Rating:

5 Stars

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52 Little Lessons from It's a Wonderful Life

52 Little Lessons from It's a Wonderful Life

On 8/22 Ariane Anderson wrote: My third book review for August is for the book “52 Little Lessons from It’s a Wonderful Life”, by Bob Welch. The book retails for about $16.95 CDN at Chapters and will be released on September 11th, 2012. I again was quite excited to read this book in advance of it’s sale on bookshelves. This ... Good Book

Ariane's Rating:

4 Stars

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You Be Sweet

You Be Sweet

On 8/9 Ariane Anderson wrote: My second book review for August is for the book “You Be Sweet, Sharing Your Heart One Down-Home Dessert at a Time”, by Patsy Caldwell and Amy Wilson. The book retails for about $26.50 CDN at Chapters and will be released on August 28th, 2012. I again was quite excited to read this book in advance ... Excellent Book

Ariane's Rating:

5 Stars

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The MoneySmart Family System

The MoneySmart Family System

On 8/1 Ariane Anderson wrote: My book review for August is for the book “The MoneySmart Family System: Teaching Financial Independence to Children of Every Age”, by Steve and Annette Economides. The book retails for about $17.95 CDN at Chapters and will be released on August 21st, 2012. I again was quite excited to read this ... Good Book

Ariane's Rating:

3 Stars

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Stress Point

Stress Point

On 5/24 Ariane Anderson wrote: It's that time again, my book review for May is for the book "Stress Point - Thriving Through Your Twenties in a Decade of Drama ", by Sarah Francis Martin. The book retails for about $13.95 CDN at Chapters and will be released on June 5th, 2012. I did enjoy reading this book. The format is a journal ... Interesting read, good journalling exercises

Ariane's Rating:

3 Stars

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Simply Grilling

Simply Grilling

On 4/3 Ariane Anderson wrote: My book review for April is for the book "Simply Grilling, 105 Recipes for Quick and Casual Grilling", by Jennifer Chandler. The book retails for about $26.50 CDN at Chapters and will be released on April 17th, 2012. As the previous books I reviewed back in February and March, I again was quite excited ... Love the recipes in this book!

Ariane's Rating:

5 Stars

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Simple Secrets to a Happy Life

Simple Secrets to a Happy Life

On 3/13 Ariane Anderson wrote: My book review for March is for the book "Simple Secrets to a Happy Life", by Luci Swindoll. The book retails for about $16.95 CDN at Chapters and will be released on March 13th, 2012. As the pervious book I reviewed back in February, I was quite excited to read this book in advance of it's sale on bookshelves. ... Fantastic Book

Ariane's Rating:

4 Stars

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Heart of Gold

Heart of Gold

On 2/3 Ariane Anderson wrote: My book review for February is for the book “Heart of Gold”, by Robin Lee Hatcher which is a Christian romance novel in the “Women of Faith” fiction series. The book retails for about $16.95 CDN at Chapters and will be released on February 14th, 2012. I was quite excited to read this book in ... Good Book...

Ariane's Rating:

3 Stars

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50 Things Every Young Lady Should Know

50 Things Every Young Lady Should Know

On 1/2 Ariane Anderson wrote: My first book review for 2012 is for the book “50 Things Every Young Lady Should Know: What to Do, What to Say, & How to Behave”, by Kay West with John Bridges and Brian Curtis. The book retails for about $17.95 CDN (for the Hardcover book) at Chapters. I have to start off to say, I absolutely LOVED ... Great Book for Teaching Etiquette to your "Young Lady"

Ariane's Rating:

5 Stars

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Where Has Oprah Taken Us?

Where Has Oprah Taken Us?

On 10/5 Ariane Anderson wrote: I received “Where Has Oprah Taken Us?: The Religious Influence of the World's Most Famous Woman” by Stephen Mansfield about a week ago. The book retails for about $24.50 CDN (for the Hardcover book) at Chapters. I had always thought of Oprah as an inspiration to women, and she has quite the influence ... Interesting take on Oprah's life

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3 Stars

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The Little Red Book of Wisdom

The Little Red Book of Wisdom

On 8/31 Ariane Anderson wrote: Time for another review! :) I received “The Little Red Book of Wisdom” by Mark DeMoss a little over a month ago. The book retails for $17.95 CDN at Chapters. To be honest I was really expecting a great read when I ordered this book. In my opinion it wasn’t really what I was hoping for. I actually ... Book Review: The Little Red Book of Wisdom

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2 Stars

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Surviving Your Serengeti

Surviving Your Serengeti

On 7/18 Ariane Anderson wrote: Well I received another book through BookSneeze.com Blogger’s Program the other day, this book really caught my eye when I opened the package. This week I was sent Surviving Your Serengeti: 7 Skills to Master Business and Life by Stefan Swanepoel. I love reading books on business and life, as I hope ... Book Review: Surviving Your Serengeti: 7 Skills to Master Business and Life

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3 Stars

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Strike It Rich with Pocket Change

Strike It Rich with Pocket Change

On 7/5 Ariane Anderson wrote: I received another book to review though BookSneeze.com's Blogging Program, this time I read “Strike It Rich with Pocket Change” by Ken Potter and Dr. Brian Allen. It claims to be a guide to making money by looking for coins with errors. Many people collect coins, now others collect them for the ... Book Review: Strike It Rich With Pocket Change

Ariane's Rating:

4 Stars

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A Reluctant Queen

A Reluctant Queen

On 6/2 Ariane Anderson wrote: Just thought I would share a quick review on a book I just read that I loved. I just finished reading A Reluctant Queen - The Love Story of Esther by Joan Wolf and I thought it was an amazing book and couldn't put it down once I started to read it. She took the story of Esther and put her own intriguing ... Great Book!

Ariane's Rating:

5 Stars

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