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NIV, Revolution Bible

NIV, Revolution Bible

On 10/17 ladysown wrote: It's a nice bible, the hardcover makes it a durable bible, and it looks nice to the eyes, the green/blue exterior is pleasing to the eye. My son says "it's a good blue". I like the variety of helps (be the change, live the revolution, battlelines, God calling) contained within, though I wonder about ... Review: NIV Revolution Bible

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Gobi: A Little Dog with a Big Heart

Gobi: A Little Dog with a Big Heart

On 9/23 ladysown wrote: Imagine, a hot day, you are in a race, you want to win. You have rules to help you run better just as every runner does. The end is clear, run smart, run fast, run to win. Then you discover a small, furry bump in the road. What's a fellow to do? And thus the story of Gobi is told. Through the eyes ... Cute book about a dog finding her human

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The Berenstain Bears Bless Our Gramps and Gran

The Berenstain Bears Bless Our Gramps and Gran

On 9/2 ladysown wrote:  I have to admit, my 12 year old thinks I'm weird.. I know a shocker eh?BUT WHY does he think I'm weird?   Because I've always liked the Berenstain Bears.  He unfortunately has never liked them.  He's never connected with bears.. but if the book were about cats... DIFFERENT STORY!  ... Review: Berenstain Bears: Bless our Gramps & Gran

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My Great Big God

My Great Big God

On 8/29 ladysown wrote:  I suppose it's odd of me, but I like reviewing these hardcover children's bible story books.  Perhaps it's because I have a wee niece (what do you call a niece of a niece?) and her mom is dating a fellow who has a wee lad around the same age.   So I have these two little people in ... Review: My Great Big God

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My Jesus Bible

My Jesus Bible

On 8/7 ladysown wrote: Want a board book bible for your littlest ones?   One that is easy to hold on to, that tells the story of Jesus, and will take some abuse?Have I got the bible story book for you!   Called My Jesus Bible. 16 stories, 40 pages.   It follows the story from Mary hearing the news to Jesus's ... Review: My Jesus Bible

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4 Stars

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The Beginner's Bible for Little Ones

The Beginner's Bible for Little Ones

On 7/1 ladysown wrote:  The  Beginner's Bible for Little Ones is a board book put together for our little ones.  It's a sturdy board book. With lots of colourful pictures to delight the eye as they learn the basic facts about eight stories from the bible, selected from both the Old and New Testament.The stories ... Review: The Beginner's Bible for Little Ones

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3 Stars

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Run with Me

Run with Me

On 6/22 ladysown wrote:  Run with Me is the story of an U.S. Olympic Champion which started in Jamaica and ended in Oregon.   Sanya Richards-Ross lived a life of faith combined with the joy of running.Written towards youth as the intended audience, Ms. Richards-Ross speaks with a candor about listening to the ... Review: Run with Me

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4 Stars

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NIV Kids' Visual Study Bible, Hardcover, Full Color Interior

NIV Kids' Visual Study Bible, Hardcover, Full Color Interior

On 6/17 ladysown wrote: I don't know about you, but sometimes I get tired of the variety of kids bible out there.  Brick bibles, fairy bibles, Storybook bibles and more.... Sometimes I wonder why they can't make a bible that is just a helpful aid to a child, truly geared toward them without compromising the integrity of ... Review: Kids NIV Visual Study Bible

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4 Stars

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Jesus Journey

Jesus Journey

On 6/8 ladysown wrote: Jesus Journey is a look at the humanity of Christ by Jesus Journey.Book Synopsis: Jesus was human, like you and me. If the gospel is true, he still is. Christians worldwide believe that Jesus is God. But this belief wasn’t the starting point for Jesus’ earliest followers. While Jesus’ humanity ... Review: Jesus Journey

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2 Stars

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Once Upon a Time Storybook Bible

Once Upon a Time Storybook Bible

On 4/12 ladysown wrote:  This book is gorgeous, filled with lovely images and text that flows easily from the tongue.   Once Upon a Time Storybook Bible is a book filled with bible stories from the Old and New Testaments, biblical references, and points to take home.Book Synopsis:The Once Upon a Time Storybook ... Review: One Upon A Time Storybook Bible

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3 Stars

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Really Woolly Easter Blessings

Really Woolly Easter Blessings

On 3/6 ladysown wrote: Really Woolly Easter Blessings is a sweet board book to introduce your littlest ones to the joys of Easter. and the truth of the resurrection.Bonnie Rickner Jensen has written a cute little devotional to use with your littlest children, it is a sturdy board book, just a lovely size to stick into an oversized ... Review: Really Woolly Easter Blessings

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3 Stars

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Same Kind of Different As Me for Kids

Same Kind of Different As Me for Kids

On 2/16 ladysown wrote: This lovely book is based on the book "Same Kind of different as Me".  It is based on a true life story of Denver Moore and Ron Hall.I have to admit... it's a intriguing story.A lady with a vision of a fellow in her mind.  A man who she said would be wise.Denver Moore, a hardened street man, ... Review: Same Kind of Different As Me for kids

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Swimming With Faith

Swimming With Faith

On 7/27 ladysown wrote: Missy Franklin, from Canadian roots, swimmer extraordinaire and person of faith, this is a review of the book "Swimming with Faith".   Written by Natalie Davis Miller, we are walked through Missy's life from an active five year old swimming, to the college-age swimmer that she is now. Book ... The Missy Franklin Story, Swimming with Faith

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3 Stars

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Great Stories Of The Bible

Great Stories Of The Bible

On 6/18 ladysown wrote: Today I have two lovely "I can read" books up for review.   They are Adventure Bible books, one named "Great stories of the Bible" and the other "Heroes of the Bible Treasury" These are lovely books for children that are filled with full-colour illustrations.   Each book contains ... Review: Adventure Bible "I Can Read" books

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3 Stars

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Heroes Of The Bible Treasury

Heroes Of The Bible Treasury

On 6/18 ladysown wrote: Today I have two lovely "I can read" books up for review.   They are Adventure Bible books, one named "Great stories of the Bible" and the other "Heroes of the Bible Treasury" These are lovely books for children that are filled with full-colour illustrations.   Each book contains ... Review: Adventure Bible "I Can Read" books

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Paul Meets Jesus

Paul Meets Jesus

On 4/1 ladysown wrote: This book would be good for children 4 to about 8, younger children to have the book read to them, older children to read it themselves. Excellent illustrations by David Miles will help children to understand the story better. It could easily be read to them in about 10 minutes, longer if you took time ... Paul meets Jesus, a review

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Elijah, God's Mighty Prophet

Elijah, God's Mighty Prophet

On 3/25 ladysown wrote: A level two reader, large print and colourful pictures. Overall I thought they did a good job on the book THOUGH I am dismayed that they completely skipped part of the story. I understand that folks think it's important to spare children bloodshed, but sometimes bloodshed is a part of the story. The ... Tells part of the Story, not all

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5 Minutes with Jesus: Peace for Today

5 Minutes with Jesus: Peace for Today

On 3/23 ladysown wrote: I would like to take a moment to tell you about a wonderful little devotional I am reading through lately.   It's called 5 Minutes with Jesus, Peace for Today.  It is written by Sheila Walsh.Book Synopsis:Brief and profound, these daily readings from Sheila Walsh will help busy women ... Review: 5 Minutes with Jesus: Peace for Today

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4 Stars

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London Art Chase

London Art Chase

On 3/15 ladysown wrote: I've read other faith girlz books with my lad and found them really well done in that they also appealed to my lad. Imagine traveling the world with your mom and dad, all the sights you would see and the adventures you could get into? the Glimmer Girls have opportunities before most children don't receive ... Review: London Art Chase

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Royal Easter Story

Royal Easter Story

On 2/20 ladysown wrote: This book is part of the Princess Parables and I can totally see little girls liking this story. Glittery dresses in the front cover just add to the fun. This is a simple story of four young ladies learning to care for the larger family of God before worrying about your own needs. They start out focusing ... Easter books reviewed

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One Spring Lamb

One Spring Lamb

On 2/20 ladysown wrote: One Spring Lamb.. wow.. what a cute book for young children. Written by Anne Vittur Kennedy. This is a classic children's counting book. Rhyming patterns, cute pictures, lots of colourful pictures, and at the end of a message of God's concern and care for us. It has glittery selection of flowers on the ... Two Easter Books reviewed

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4 Stars

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The Forgotten Recipe

The Forgotten Recipe

On 12/27 ladysown wrote: I have to admit I struggled reading this book for a review for booklookbloggers. The dropped amish words without clearly defined definitions threw me off too often so I ended up skimming the book just to say i read it. Good characters though. Jason and Veronica were quite believable. They each needed ... A Forgotten Recipe helps bring healing.

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The Carols of Christmas

The Carols of Christmas

On 12/6 ladysown wrote: We sing them all season, Christmas carols. Reminding us of God's love. Many of them do a great job of that don't they? Good Christian Men Rejoice, O Come, O Come Emmanuel etc. In The Carols of Christmas, Andrew Gant takes us on a journey of discovery reviewing the history of these carols. It's an interesting ... Interesting book with lots of detail

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Andi Unstoppable

Andi Unstoppable

On 11/17 ladysown wrote: Last year we read Andi Under Pressure and my son thoroughly enjoyed the book. It was one we read together, but this year he was able to read it himself. I have not read it and will be doing this review based on what he told me. :) This was a good book I liked the characters. I liked that they figured ... good book, I liked the characters

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4 Stars

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Case for Grace for Kids

Case for Grace for Kids

On 4/4 ladysown wrote: My son and I have read a section in this book for the past month. It has provided us with much fodder for conversation. Not just about the grace of God but about how people treat each other, how we can handle hard events in our lives, how to react under pressure and much more. We have both enjoyed ... Review: a Case for Grace for Kids

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Fierce Convictions

Fierce Convictions

On 3/23 ladysown wrote: "The Extraordinary life of Hannah More - Poet, Reformer, Abolitionist."   This book about Hannah More is a detailed and carefully book about the life of Hannah More.   Wow... what an interesting read. Hannah More was a lady born in a time when women was just starting to ... Review: Fierce Convictions

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Two Renegade Realms

Two Renegade Realms

On 2/6 ladysown wrote: I have to admit, I enjoyed book one so much that when book 2 came out I leapt at the chance to review it as well.  I enjoy the writings of Donita K. Paul.   The first book in the Realm Walkers series, entitled One Realm Beyond was a wonderful book the characters captured my immediate interest. ... Review: Two Renegade Realms

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3 Stars

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A Plague of Unicorns

A Plague of Unicorns

On 1/7 ladysown wrote: Jane Yolen writes a fun book about an odd child, an odd problem at a monastry and how a solution to the odd problem was resolved.    I have to admit, I enjoyed this review of a quick read of an older elementary children's book. I am very hopeful that by the end of this school ... Review:A Plague of Unicorns

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4 Stars

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Dare U 2 Open This Book

Dare U 2 Open This Book

On 12/3 ladysown wrote: I picked this book Dare U 2 Open This Book by Carol McAdams Moore to review as I thought it might be just the thing to get my lad started on doing devotions without it being a stressful, I have to read lots and lots event for him.   It is proving to meet that end quite nicely.  I am reviewing ... Review: Dare U 2 Open This Book

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4 Stars

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Andi Under Pressure

Andi Under Pressure

On 11/16 ladysown wrote: Andi Under Pressure is an Andi Boggs Novel written by Amanda Flower.  This is a fun detective story that my nine year old son thoroughly enjoyed.     I received this book for free in order to give you my opinion on it. 12 year old Andi and her best friend Colin are attending ... Review: Andi Under Pressure

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4 Stars

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Rebels

Rebels

On 10/13 ladysown wrote: Ever since I read the first book in this series i wanted to know what would happen, and even having finished this second book I think.. hmm.. I wonder if there will be a third. :)   I am reviewing this book on behalf of BookLookBloggers. Love and forgiveness... that seems to be the ... Review: Rebels, a Safelands book

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4 Stars

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Riley Mae and the Sole Fire Safari

Riley Mae and the Sole Fire Safari

On 10/13 ladysown wrote: This is the second Riley Mae book that I have reviewed for BookLookBloggers.   I have to admit, my son and I thoroughly enjoy reading through these chapter books.  :)  This book in the third in the series. Riley Mae and the Sole Fire Safari continues the story of Riley ... Review: Riley Mae and the Sole Fire Safari

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4 Stars

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Mary

Mary

On 9/9 ladysown wrote: I've read quite a few of these books, written by Nancy I Sanders, now with my son, he's nine and he thoroughly enjoys them, often asking me questions as we go through, though with this book he seemed to pay little attention to the pictures they get include.In this book you get know a bit more about Mary, ... Review: Get to Know Mary

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3 Stars

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Apostle Paul

Apostle Paul

On 8/13 ladysown wrote: Paul... Get to Know him.  We just finished reading this book and learned more about this apostle.   Travel with him on his journeys, see some of the sights that Paul would have seen.   Experience life with this well known apostle. Have to admit, I enjoyed going through ... Review: Get to Know Apostle Paul

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4 Stars

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King David

King David

On 7/30 ladysown wrote: What kid doesn't like to know their heroes a bit better?   When I asked two boys (while on vacation who they would like to learn about the most they both said "KING DAVID") so for two weeks we read about King David (almost every night before bed).  :)   They asked questions, ... REVIEW: Get to Know King David

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3 Stars

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Life Behind the Wall

Life Behind the Wall

On 6/24 ladysown wrote: Wow. I enjoyed this book and I'll be keeping it for my boy to read. Wow... Does it ever make the story of the the wall between east and west Berlin come to life. Stories of a family and how it was affected before, during and after. I am so glad that I picked Life Behind the Wall to review. Life affected ... Thoroughly enjoyed this book

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5 Stars

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Adventure Bible for Early Readers, NIrV

Adventure Bible for Early Readers, NIrV

On 6/21 ladysown wrote: This week I received the NIRV Adventure Bible for Early Readers to review. I have to admit, it's a great looking bible. A 3D image cover, lots of colour throughout the book, special pages and so much more. Come with me as we take a closer look. The Adventure Bible for Early Readers is a bible designed ... Not quite for early readers, but a decent bible

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3 Stars

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Riley Mae and the Ready Eddy Rapids

Riley Mae and the Ready Eddy Rapids

On 6/6 ladysown wrote: Adventure, mystery, faith, drama...my son was intrigued throughout this entire book, My son thoroughly (at 8 years of age) enjoyed me reading this book with him. He asked tons of questions, showed interest and excellent recall of facts. We would mostly read one chapter a night unless the chapter ... My son enjoyed this book

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4 Stars

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The Gift of Love

The Gift of Love

On 5/3 ladysown wrote: Transplant, faith, God, a woman's journey, struggles, marriage, children, death... this book covers a mirade of themes but the biggest is one woman's love of God and family. Product Details:Book: The Gift of Love: One Woman's Journey to save a lifeAuthor: Amy ClipstonPages: 222Publisher: ZondervanI ... Review: The Gift of Love

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One Realm Beyond

One Realm Beyond

On 4/20 ladysown wrote: A coming to age type of fantasy book.  Cantor, a young realm walker, learns his powers while developing friendships and finding his way through a  treacherous world. Product Details: Book Title: One Realm Beyond Series: Realm Walkers Author: Donita K. Paul Publisher: Zondervan Pages: ... Review: One Realm Beyond

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4 Stars

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Captives

Captives

On 4/1 ladysown wrote: Anger.  Lies.  Kidnapping.  Pregnancy.   Rescue.  Redemption.  Questions.  What's right, what's wrong.  Faith.  No faith.   Differences of opinion.  Differences in lifestyle.   What will happen???? ... Review: Captives

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The Adam Quest

The Adam Quest

On 3/16 ladysown wrote: When it comes to origins, the start of the world and of the people, animals and plants upon it, how does one sort it all out?   How does one meld one's faith with scientific study?   How can believing Christians come to differing opinions on this matter?  Come with me to the ... Review: The Adam Quest

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4 Stars

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The Jesus Bible, NIV

The Jesus Bible, NIV

On 2/9 ladysown wrote: I have to admit, that the bible intrigued when I saw it as a review opportunity through booksneeze.com (nowBooklookblogger.com).  I thought to myself, this will be a good first real bible for my son.   Filled with glimpses of Christ throughout the bible. ... Review: The Jesus Bible, NIV

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4 Stars

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Let There Be Light

Let There Be Light

On 1/23 ladysown wrote: A picture book that delighted by lad to look at and provoked laughter as well.  :) Product Details. Book: Let there by light Type: Hardcover, children's book Author: Archbishop Desmond Tutu Illustrated by Nancy Tillman Length: 26 pages My Review: This review in done on behalf of Booksneeze.com. ... Review: Let there be Light

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4 Stars

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A Christmas Gift for Rose

A Christmas Gift for Rose

On 1/8 ladysown wrote: A book based in the Amish world, it was written because the author overheard a story concerning the grandmother of one of the speakers.   This book is based on a true story about love and sacrifice. ... A Christmas Rose - Review

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3 Stars

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Aquifer

Aquifer

On 12/2 ladysown wrote: Product Details Hardcover Book: Aquifer Author: Jonathan Friesen Length: 303 pages Publilsher: BlinkYABooks. Price: from $9.99 Book synopsis: In the year 2250, a ruling class controls the entire world ... Review: Aquifer

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3 Stars

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Gunpowder Tea

Gunpowder Tea

On 12/2 ladysown wrote: Reading a variety of books is fun for me, reading historical fiction with a hint of mystery is just icing on the cake. :) I enjoyed reading this book and if you enjoy reading these kind of books, you will too. :) It is not a hard read, I was able to get it done in two days (It would have been one ... Review: Gunpowder Tea

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4 Stars

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Biff and Becka's Stupendous Vacation

Biff and Becka's Stupendous Vacation

On 9/20 ladysown wrote: I am doing this review on the behalf of booksneeze.com.    They give me a book, I read it and tell you what I think.  :)  This particular book, since it's a children's book, I read with my eight year old son. ... Review: Biff and Becka's Stupendous Vacation

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3 Stars

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Homeless at Harvard

Homeless at Harvard

On 8/28 ladysown wrote: This book surprised me.  I order it fromBooksneeze because no one else was really reviewing it and I figured someone aught to.   BUT... oh my, I enjoyed this book.  John Christopher Frame is the author of it, and it's published by Zondervan.   The entire title is "Homeless ... Review: homeless at harvard

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4 Stars

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Lead Me Home

Lead Me Home

On 8/20 ladysown wrote: Today  I am reviewing, on behalf of Booksneeze, the book Lead Me Home, written by Stacy Hawkins Adams. I was sent this book in order to review it.   I enjoyed reading this book, it was a good read, about the decisions that a pastor's wife made both good and bad and how God worked through ... Review: Lead Me Home

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3 Stars

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The Christian Parenting Handbook

The Christian Parenting Handbook

On 6/21 ladysown wrote: I received a copy of this book from Booksneeze so that I could review it.  There only requirement is that I read it and let folks know what I think about it.  :)   So that's what I am doing today. ... Review: The Christian Parenting Handbook

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4 Stars

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Six Hours One Friday

Six Hours One Friday

On 4/23 ladysown wrote: This is a review for the book "Six Hours One Friday" as written by Max Lucado.    Max Lucado is one of my favourite authors, so when given a chance by Booksneeze.com to review his book I leapt at the chance. Lucado draws a person in immediately, helping the reader form a connection with ... Review: Six Hours One Friday

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The Respect Dare

The Respect Dare

On 1/14 ladysown wrote: I do some book reviews for BookSneeze.  They send you books for free, you review them.  You are NOT required to be positive, you just need to read them and then offer up your opinion on them. My Review I got this Ebook to read through BookSneeze.   This book if written by Nina ... The Respect Dare

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4 Stars

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The Jesus We Missed

The Jesus We Missed

On 1/14 ladysown wrote: I do some book reviews for BookSneeze.  They send you books for free, you review them.  You are NOT required to be positive, you just need to read them and then offer up your opinion on them. My Review I have to admit, I STRUGGLED to read this book.  I had high hopes for it based on ... The Jesus We Missed

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2 Stars

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Sweeter Than Birdsong

Sweeter Than Birdsong

On 2/7 ladysown wrote: Sweeter than Birdsong was an excellent read. I got this book from Booksneeze in order to review it. Booksneeze is Thomas Nelson's book blogging program which offers books in order to get reviews. They don't pay for them, they merely offer up books in exchange for the review.     ... Sweeter than Birdson

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4 Stars

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Stumbling Into Grace

Stumbling Into Grace

On 1/11 ladysown wrote: Stumbling into Grace: confessions of a Sometimes Spiritually Clumsy Woman is a really good book. I thoroughly enjoyed readying. I read it as a devotional but could easily see it being used in a women's bible study. Real life examples, scripture, good examples of what it means, and questions to ask ... Stumbling Into Grace - a book review

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4 Stars

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