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The War for the Waking World

The War for the Waking World

On 2/7 Kelley wrote: The War for the Waking World is the third and final novel by Wayne Thomas Batson in the Dreamtreader series. This is a continuation of Archer's story from Dreamtreader and Search for the Shadow Key, and the situation seems more dire than ever. When Archer discovered that he was a Dreamtreader, one of ... Almost Awake

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3 Stars

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A Just Man

A Just Man

On 2/7 Kelley wrote: A Just Man by Helen Daniel is a short and sweet book written for a younger, adolescent audience. A Just Man tells the story of the Matthews family from the Revolutionary war as they struggle to stay firm within God. What I appreciated most about A Just Man was the simplicity of the story. Considering ... A Just Man

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4 Stars

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Shades of Doon

Shades of Doon

On 11/17 Kelley wrote: Shades of Doon is an absolutely fantastic book and a great continuation of the Doon series by Carey Corp and Lorie Langdon. While I had slight reservations about Veronica and Mackenna after Destined for Doon, in Shades of Doon they are back in fine form. When trouble strikes and they are betrayed by ... Enjoying the Shade

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5 Stars

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The Rainbow Egg

The Rainbow Egg

On 10/2 Kelley wrote: The Rainbow Egg is a short children's novel about adoption. Hope one day has an egg, a rainbow egg and knows that she needs to find a nest to raise this egg in. Unfortunately, she cannot find a nest. She travels far and wide searching for a place to settle and watch over the egg and almost gives up hope ... A Touching Story of Adoption

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3 Stars

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Doon

Doon

On 10/2 Kelley wrote: Escape to Doon. DO you love reading in the scottish accent? Are you into brogue? If so, you will LOVE Doon. Doon features the story of Veronica and MacKenna, two girls on a trip to Scotland to visit the house of Kenna’s aunt. Veronica, fresh off a breakup starts to have visions of a hunky Scottish ... Doon

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4 Stars

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The Carnelian Legacy

The Carnelian Legacy

On 9/22 Kelley wrote: Marisa is a 17 year old girl who has just lost her father. Reeling from his loss and wanting distance, Marisa decides to go horseback riding. It’s on this horseback ride that she is transported into an alternate dimension. What follows next is an adventure, as Marisa meets with Darian and Arrie who ... An Epic Adventure!

Kelley's Rating:

5 Stars

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Merlin's Blade

Merlin's Blade

On 1/29 Kelley wrote: Having grown up reading Arthurian legends, I was very pleased to see Merlin’s Blade as an option for review. Merlin’s Blade by Robert Treskillard is a different take on the story of King Arthur and Merlin. Rather than being a story based all about Merlin’s magic, instead we find Merlin as an unremarkable ... A Different Kind of Merlin

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4 Stars

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City on Fire

City on Fire

On 9/6 Kelley wrote: City on Fire by Tracy Higley is a re-release of an earlier title. While I’ve not read that book, I’m happy to say that not only are this book and the cover visually appealing, but the story is gripping as well. One of my favorite genre’s to read is Christian fiction. Tracy Higley is a fantastic ... Read This! City on Fire: A Novel of Pompeii

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4 Stars

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Once Upon a Prince

Once Upon a Prince

On 7/26 Kelley wrote: Once Upon a Prince by Rachel Hauck was a great modern-day fairy tale. The story begins with heartbreak as Susannah is broken up with by her long-time boyfriend, of course, as she lives on St. Simmons Island, it's not long before everyone in town knows about the break up and the words that were used. ... A Modern Day Fairy-Tale YAY :)

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4 Stars

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The Heiress of Winterwood

The Heiress of Winterwood

On 6/5 Kelley wrote: Sarah Ladd in her debut title, The Heiress of Winterwood exceeds expectations. I've always been one that enjoys stories in the regency era and this one does not disappoint. As a reader, my favorite genre of books is historical fiction because it enables me to engage with a story that might have happened ... Regency Era Fun - The Heiress of Winterwood

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4 Stars

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The Big House on Adams Street

The Big House on Adams Street

On 3/15 Kelley wrote: The Big House on Adams Street by Alberta Sparks was a book that I picked after seeing it had not had many reviews of yet. I wanted to give it a chance and the idea for the story sounded promising. The story is loosely about a man named Fritz and a group of individuals that start a house in pre- Civil ... Big House, Empty Promises

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2 Stars

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So Shines the Night

So Shines the Night

On 3/14 Kelley wrote: As a member of Tracy Higley's Caravan, I have eagerly been anticipating the release of this book for several months. One of my favorite genre's to read is Biblical Fiction, I love a story around a period of Biblical history, a way to give life to the accounts of the Bible, a way things could have happened. ... A Lighthouse in the Night

Kelley's Rating:

5 Stars

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Asylum

Asylum

On 3/11 Kelley wrote: Asylum is just the sort of book I would typically pick up. Christian Sci-Fi is one of my favorite genres and as this seemed to be a start to a new dystopian Sci-Fi universe, I was intrigued. While overall I enjoyed the book, the beginning of the book almost deterred me from completing it, however ... Dystopian Tales

Kelley's Rating:

3 Stars

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Christmas Stories

Christmas Stories

On 1/25 Kelley wrote: Christmas Stories. We all know the traditional stories. Of santa of Jesus in a manger, the Savior of our world. But all too often, we live in these stories and we forget the extraordinary nature of them. The God of the universe come down in a manger, the Savior of creation who lived to die for us, ... A New Perspective

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5 Stars

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Stress Point

Stress Point

On 1/11 Kelley wrote: In her book Stress Point, Sarah Martin introduces us to a book designed to address different points of contention that a female may encounter during their 20s. The target audience is 20-30 year old females. Martin takes a look at career, self image, body image, love and dating, serious romantic relationships, ... Stressing Out? Check This Out!

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4 Stars

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Surfing for God

Surfing for God

On 7/24 Kelley wrote: The first part of the title of this book immediately caught me, causing me to request the book for review. Surfing for God, what follows and what was included within was a detailed description of a battle many men face at some time in their life. Being female and reading this book was interesting, as ... Surfing For God

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4 Stars

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This Scarlet Cord

This Scarlet Cord

On 6/27 Kelley wrote: Rahab, a Canaanite related to Christ has always been a bit of a mystery for readers. Little is devoted to her beyond the fact that she hid two Israelite spies which resulted in her and her family being saved. Just who is Rahab, and why was she saved? How did she come to believe in Yahweh enough to save ... This Scarlet Cord - Joan Wolf - An Interesting Portrayal

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4 Stars

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Babylon’s Falling

Babylon’s Falling

On 6/26 Kelley wrote:  William Collin's book, Babylon's Falling was extremely well done. From start to finish, I really enjoyed this book. Our story begins right after Jerusalem's fall, and the march for all the captives that began at that time. I felt transported back in time to a world of the author's own imagining.A ... Babylon's Falling: The Story of Belteshazzar, also known as Daniyyel

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5 Stars

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Crater

Crater

On 6/25 Kelley wrote: When I read the cover for this book, I was excited about the potential for it, as it immediately sounded like a book I could get into. The plot for the story had potential, however reading the book I found that Crater failed to live up to potential. The main reasons for this were:·      ... Crater - Homer Hickam

Kelley's Rating:

2 Stars

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Be the People

Be the People

On 6/11 Kelley wrote: A highly engaging book, Carol Swain's Be the People offered a unique perspective to us as citizens of the United States. She takes the time to overview her perspective and the background from which she comes from, detailing her journey to today. Rather than avoiding the 'harder' topics, she engages them ... Be The People - Carol Swain

Kelley's Rating:

3 Stars

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