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Stones for Bread

Stones for Bread

On 12/18 Theunis Pienaar wrote: I’ve never read a Christa Parish novel.  The theme of bread and people, of pending loss and the hope to possibly gain, to overcome, this attracted me to this story of a solitary artisan, a legacy of bread-baking and one secret that could collapse her entire identity.Liesl McNamara is this story’s ... Stones for Bread by Christa Parish

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4 Stars

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The House On the Corner

The House On the Corner

On 12/8 Theunis Pienaar wrote: Dream. Life is more when you dream. house on the corner For a long time, Chester, we… that is, Auntie and I and William, and a whole lot of people, we only sort of felt something might be happening around us, something we weren’t really sure what it was… When Chester visits his Uncle William’s ... The House On the Corner By Michael Rains

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4 Stars

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Innovation's Dirty Little Secret

Innovation's Dirty Little Secret

On 12/6 Theunis Pienaar wrote: This is an interesting read, if you’re serious about ‘innovation’ & want another take on the subject. Innovations Dirty Little SecretMost books on innovation make it sound as if successful innovation is the end result of a carefully followed recipe. I was pretty relieved to hear Larry Osborne’s ... Innovation’s Dirty Little Secret by Larry Osborne

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4 Stars

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Last Light

Last Light

On 11/1 Theunis Pienaar wrote: I loved the pace & tension of ‘Last Light’. New York Times best-selling suspense author Terri Blackstock weaves an interesting “what-if”-novel in which global catastrophe reveals the darkness in human hearts, while presenting a glimmer of hope as well. It was intriguing to experience how this ... Last Light By Terri Blackstock

Theunis' Rating:

3 Stars

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31 Days To Happiness

31 Days To Happiness

On 10/22 Theunis Pienaar wrote: This is a good book to read on your journey to unlock some happiness. It won’t be ‘simple’ ideas to digest for someone unfamiliar with the Christian Faith, but it will unlock some wisdom on which you can feed, as you consider ‘happiness’. With this book David Jeremiah attempts the magnanimous ... 31 Days to Happiness by David Jeremiah

Theunis' Rating:

4 Stars

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Running for My Life

Running for My Life

On 10/16 Theunis Pienaar wrote: Running for My Life is an exceptional story. It is inspiring & stunning in its complex simplicity. It is not so much a story about Africa and her conflict, as it is a story of resilience, kindness, redeemed humanity & faith. Lopez Lomong chronicles his inspiring ascent from a barefoot lost boy of ... Running for my Life by Lopez Lomong

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5 Stars

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The Baker's Wife

The Baker's Wife

On 7/8 Theunis Pienaar wrote: I enjoyed ‘The Baker’s Wife’. It is a comfortable read with enough honesty to raise a few uncomfortable questions. The story challenges institutionalized religion. It speaks of loss and of empty lives. Of the resilience of the human spirit, to begin again & to love relentlessly. The story ... The Baker’s Wife By Erin Healy

Theunis' Rating:

4 Stars

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Doing Virtuous Business

Doing Virtuous Business

On 9/27 Theunis Pienaar wrote: I’m sceptical about books that might try to use Christianity to ‘prove’ the worth of a system. I come from Africa. Here Christianity was used to prove Apartheid to the detriment of hundreds of thousands of lives. I was anxious that Theodore Malloch might just be trying the same trick with Capitalism. After ... Doing Virtuous Business The Remarkable Success of Spiritual Enterprise By Theodore Malloch

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4 Stars

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The Little Red Book of Wisdom

The Little Red Book of Wisdom

On 9/5 Theunis Pienaar wrote: hat I loved about this little red book was that most of the wisdom offered was wisdom relevant to daily life. Wisdom I would have done well to receive as a youngster. The section on wisdom for your professional life compares favorably with ideas penned by writers like John Maxwell, Rob Parsons and Jim ... A Good Reminder

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3 Stars

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Money Secrets of the Amish

Money Secrets of the Amish

On 7/12 Theunis Pienaar wrote: With great excitement I recently received my first book from booksneeze: Lorilee Craker’s ‘Money Secrets of the Amish – finding the abundance in Simplicity, Sharing and Saving’. What I discovered, while reading this book, wasn’t any secrets, but good common sense and principles of living we ... Money Secrets of the Amish by Lorilee Craker

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4 Stars

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