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Counting on a Cowboy

Counting on a Cowboy

On 10/16 moms-heart wrote: Counting on a Cowboy by Debra Clopton is the second book in the 'A Four of Hearts Ranch Romance' series. I read and reviewed the first book, so I was certainly interested in reading this one as well! We meet Abby Knightly, who became a widow far too young, in such a tragic way. In a move that looks ... Book Review: Counting on a Cowboy

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4 Stars

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The Day Is Waiting

The Day Is Waiting

On 7/26 moms-heart wrote: The book takes us on a journey from our home, around the world and back again. It places the reader as the central character of the book, and asks us what we see, where we would go, and what we would do. What is our adventure? This charming little book is a tour of the possibilities that are out there, ... The Day is Waiting {children's book review}

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4 Stars

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Betting on Hope

Betting on Hope

On 5/7 moms-heart wrote: Tru and his brothers, Bo and Jarrod, run the Four of Hearts Ranch in Wishing Springs, Texas. When Maggie bursts into their small town, she finds out what they mean to the community, and what their community means to them. The characters are what you would expect in a small town. Everyone knows where ... Betting on Hope by Debra Clopton {Book Review}

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4 Stars

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Patriots, Redcoats and Spies

Patriots, Redcoats and Spies

On 3/31 moms-heart wrote: When I look for books for the kids, I look for books that are not just entertaining for the reader, but hopefully educational as well. We don't have many books in our personal library about the Revolutionary War, so when I had the opportunity to review Patriots, Redcoats and Spies, I knew it would be ... Patriots, Redcoats and Spies {Children's Book Review}

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5 Stars

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Let There Be Light

Let There Be Light

On 1/4 moms-heart wrote: Recently I had the opportunity to review the board book Let Their Be Light by Nobel Peace Prize Winner Archbishop Desmond Tutu, illustrated by the talented Nancy Tillman. This book is "simple" in that it is a retelling of the biblical portrayal of creation. While this might not be a new concept, the ... Let There Be Light by Archbishop Desmond Tutu {BookLook Bloggers review}

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4 Stars

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Happy Wives Club

Happy Wives Club

On 3/30 moms-heart wrote: Along the way, Fawn met women who were widowed, women who were on a second marriage, women who struggled in their current relationship but persevered, couples who had been married many decades, and some who were in the early stages by comparison. She learned how women and couples viewed respect, honesty ... Happy Wives Club by Fawn Weaver (Book Review)

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4 Stars

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Pirates on the Farm

Pirates on the Farm

On 12/28 moms-heart wrote: What a fun book! I knew when I saw the cover that my two boys would be anxious to read this one! Pirates on the Farm is a delightful book about what happens when a band of pirates drop anchor and moves to the farm next door. How will those pirates get along learning to farm? What do mom and dad think ... Pirates on the Farm by Denette Fretz

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5 Stars

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Sweet Olive

Sweet Olive

On 10/30 moms-heart wrote: Camille is a young woman working in the family business because she felt obligated to her uncle, who "rescued" her has a child. So she works as a landman for his big oil and gas company, convincing landowners to lease their land for drilling and mineral rights. She's been traveling for years, though, ... Sweet Olive by Judy Christie

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American Phoenix

American Phoenix

On 7/2 moms-heart wrote: I am not a history buff by nature, so in order to help educate my children, I have to educate myself. American Phoenix has helped me to do just that. Written by historian Jane Hampton Cook, this book is a very interesting peek into the past. There is definitely more to this book than meets the eye. ... American Phoenix

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4 Stars

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Rudy

Rudy

On 4/15 moms-heart wrote: If you have not seen the movie Rudy, I will venture to guess that you are at least familiar with it. A lousy student and mediocre athlete who not only gets into Notre Dame, but makes the football team as well? When I had the opportunity to review this book, I was definitely intrigued. This book is not ... Rudy: My Story {Book Review}

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5 Stars

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By Faith, Not By Sight

By Faith, Not By Sight

On 4/11 moms-heart wrote: Although I'm not a close follower of American Idol, I watch bits and pieces occasionally, and I actually remembered Scott MacIntyre. He was the piano player who happened to be blind. in By Faith, Not By Sight Scott tells his story. Although the book discusses his journey on American Idol, the book ... By Faith, Not By Sight

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The Encounter

The Encounter

On 3/26 moms-heart wrote: The Encounter by Steven Arterburn is about a successful, wealthy and famous entrepreneur, Johnathan Rush. Rush has a problem though, and that is the lifelong bitterness he has carried with him over being abandoned by his mother as a young child. His life is falling apart, and during counseling, it ... The Encounter by Steven Arterburn {review}

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4 Stars

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Pershing

Pershing

On 11/7 moms-heart wrote: I will admit, I was never overly fond of world history in school.  I did the minimum required to do well, but nothing truly stuck with me.  Now that I have two small children and will be homeschooling them, I already have a desire to learn with them, and history is one area where I will definitely ... Pershing by John Perry - a book review

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Stained Glass Hearts

Stained Glass Hearts

On 9/26 moms-heart wrote: In the book Stained Glass Hearts, Patsy Clairmont touches your own heart when she compares it to stained glass windows.  She uses this comparison to explain how God's light shines through and redeems us, just as natural light beautifies a stained glass window.Patsy Clairmont opens up her own heart, ... Stained Glass Hearts by Patsy Clairmont - book review

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4 Stars

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