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The Feathered Bone

The Feathered Bone

On 4/4 Nellie Dee wrote: By Julie CantrellAmanda Salassi chaperoned her daughter's sixth grade field trip to New Orleans. In a matter of minutes her daughter's best friend, Sarah, vanished. She disappeared without a trace while Amanda had allowed them to use the restroom unsupervised. This book is a gold nugget. It's a ... The Feathered Bone

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5 Stars

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If I Run

If I Run

On 2/21 Nellie Dee wrote: By Terri BlackstockCasey Cox's friend is dead and her DNA is all over the crime scene. With blood on her fingers, she knows she has to flee. The police won't believe her. They will arrest her, throw her in jail, or worse...I was super excited to finally see a thriller offered for review. I immediately ... If I Run

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Walk to Beautiful (Paperback)

Walk to Beautiful (Paperback)

On 1/25 Nellie Dee wrote: By Jimmy Wayne with Ken Abraham"Imagine yourself a thirteen-year-old, in a strange city, hundreds of miles away from home where your mom leaves you at a bus station parking lot and drives off into the night with her lover." That's the real life story of Jimmy Wayne. Hungry and homeless, bounced in and ... Walk to Beautiful

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5 Stars

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Lifted From Darkness

Lifted From Darkness

On 1/5 Nellie Dee wrote: By Alexa M. FosterLifted From Darkness picks you up and slams you into the unbelievable, but true story of a naive young woman’s spiritual and physical battle to escape a 10-year sentence, trapped as a prisoner of domestic violence. Live the horror and celebrate the harrowing escape as Alexa rebuilds ... Lifted From Darkness

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5 Stars

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NKJV Prophecy Study Bible, 2015 Edition

NKJV Prophecy Study Bible, 2015 Edition

On 1/1 Nellie Dee wrote: Understanding God's Message in the Last DaysBy John HageePublished by Thomas NelsonThe NKJV Prophecy Study Bible, 2015 Edition is a must for equipping followers of Jesus to be prepared with truth and ready to give answers to those who question the reasons for our faith. It contains so many special features ... NKJV Prophecy Study Bible

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5 Stars

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The Five Times I Met Myself

The Five Times I Met Myself

On 11/29 Nellie Dee wrote: By James L. RubartThe summary for this book was so inviting that I couldn't help ponder what the author might come up with for a story. What if you could go back in a dream and meet your younger self? What would you say? How would you try to change your life? Brock Matthews' once successful life started ... The Five Times I Met Myself

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5 Stars

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Miracle at the Higher Grounds Cafe - Paperback

Miracle at the Higher Grounds Cafe - Paperback

On 11/6 Nellie Dee wrote: A Heavenly Novel By Max Lucado with Candace Lee and Eric Newman After a public split from her cheating NFL superstar husband, Chelsea Chambers is determined to make her Higher Grounds Coffee shop work. In spite of her courage and talents, she is plagued with more bills than money and desperate for a miracle. ... Miracle at the Higher Grounds Cafe

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4 Stars

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Never Said

Never Said

On 10/4 Nellie Dee wrote: By Carol Lynch WilliamsI thought Never Said was well written in a style that was very appropriately woven between two twins; one with anxiety and stress disorder issues and the other who hides her secret of sexual molestation. One writes telling the story, including her emotions and thoughts while the ... Never Said

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4 Stars

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NIV Bible for Teen Girls: Growing in Faith, Hope, and Love

NIV Bible for Teen Girls: Growing in Faith, Hope, and Love

On 9/11 Nellie Dee wrote: Growing in Faith. Hope. Love.Published By ZondervanWith Daily Readings from Bethany Hamilton, Annie Downs, Christine Caine, Nicole Weider, Elsa Kok Colopy, Crystal Kirgiss, Bekah Hamrick Martin, Denise Van Eck and more.Although this Bible is geared for teens, I found it relevant, insightful and anointed ... NIV BIBLE FOR TEEN GIRLS

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5 Stars

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The Bones Will Speak

The Bones Will Speak

On 8/10 Nellie Dee wrote: A Gwen Marcey NovelBy Carrie Stuart ParksForensic expert, Gwen Marcey is the target in this serial killer thriller. When her dog hauled home a human skull, Gwen set out to find the rest of the body and found more than she bargained for. She found more bodies and a girl who'd recently been reported missing ... The Bones Will Speak

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God's Beloved Daughters

God's Beloved Daughters

On 7/23 Nellie Dee wrote: By Merrilynn GrodeckiThis book is actually a combination devotional and an in-depth Bible study. The author has worn many hats as teacher, doctor, lawyer, pastor, headmaster but was moved after years of study to write this devotional in order to "strengthen, establish, exhort, comfort and encourage" ... God's Beloved Daughters

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5 Stars

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Vengeance

Vengeance

On 7/19 Nellie Dee wrote: By Cody ClarkVengeance is a short story of a father who is tempted to take his own revenge for the killing of his only son. He buys a gun and is determined to find his son's killer. This is also the story of spiritual warfare and the struggle between demons and angels. I read this short story in ... Vengeance

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3 Stars

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Center of Gravity

Center of Gravity

On 7/17 Nellie Dee wrote: by Laura McNeilWhat if everything you think is true and real about your life is a lie? Ava had the picture-perfect marriage to a successful and handsome man, but she soon discovered that there was a powerful dark side to her husband, Mitchell Carson. He is a classic sociopath. Ava mistakenly pushes a ... Center of Gravity

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Detained

Detained

On 6/15 Nellie Dee wrote: by Don BrownSummary: Hasan Makari and his son, Najib, both Lebanese nationals, dream of the day that they would come to America. But when they arrive, they are arrested, accused of terrorism and sent to Guantanamo Bay Prison.  The federal prosecutors sought death by execution. The court system in ... Detained

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5 Stars

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Beneath the Pines

Beneath the Pines

On 4/28 Nellie Dee wrote: By Sandra GowanThe book summary:  Amanda Jane Horseman is unexpectedly homeless and destitute after her grandparents die. Since it's 1914, the only proper thing to do is apply for a job with room and board. After securing a position as secretary, her employer pays her expenses to relocate to southern ... Beneath the Pines

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3 Stars

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Twisted Innocence

Twisted Innocence

On 4/26 Nellie Dee wrote: By: Terri Blackstock Book Summary: A one-night stand resulted in a 4 week old daughter for Holly Cramer, who had kept the father's identity a secret from her family. But, when the police knocked on her door in search of Creed Kershaw, she discovered that his identity and connection to her weren't ... Twisted Innocence

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5 Stars

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Miracle on Voodoo Mountain

Miracle on Voodoo Mountain

On 4/16 Nellie Dee wrote: By Megan Boudreaux "Miracle on Voodoo Mountain" is the inspirational memoir of an accomplished and driven 24-year old who quit her job, sold everything, and moved to Haiti, by herself--all without a clear plan of action. Megan Boudreaux had visited Haiti on a few humanitarian trips but each trip ... Miracle on Voodoo Mountain

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Same Kind of Different As Me

Same Kind of Different As Me

On 2/11 Nellie Dee wrote: By Ron Hall & Denver Moore with Lynn VincentA dangerous, homeless drifter who grew up picking cotton in virtual slavery.An upscale art dealer accustomed to the world of Armani and Chanel.A gutsy woman with a stubborn dream. A story so incredible no novelist would dare dream it.This ... Same Kind of Different As Me.

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5 Stars

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Motherless

Motherless

On 12/27 Nellie Dee wrote: By Erin HealyOn a rainy night seventeen years after his wife's presumed suicide, Garret Becker sees her walking down the street. While trying to follow her, he has a car accident which lands him in a coma. His adult children are faced with not only losing their father and losing their home, they are ... Motherless

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3 Stars

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Inspirational Reflections

Inspirational Reflections

On 11/14 Nellie Dee wrote: By Ian J. RobertsIt is Ian J. Robert's desire that his collection of poems and songs not only please the heart of God, but encourage His people in their walk of faith, causing readers to look toward heaven and point the unsaved to knowledge of the risen Savior. I skipped over this book the first ... Inspirational Reflections

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2 Stars

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Mirror Images

Mirror Images

On 11/11 Nellie Dee wrote: By Laurel NorlanderMadison read the obituary for a man she had fallen in love with, but who had disappeared along with her savings five years prior. She decided to attend the funeral and is troubled and confused when she sees him there. She decided to stick around the community of Churchill, Wisconsin, ... Mirror Images

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3 Stars

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The Confession

The Confession

On 10/21 Nellie Dee wrote: By Robert WhitlowThis book is about a District Attorney who has a secret. Ironically, he loves getting a confession of guilt, knowing that there will be a guilty plea. But, his secret, if exposed, could end his career and maybe even his relationships.I was very excited to read this book, especially after ... The Confession

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3 Stars

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NIV Pink Bible

NIV Pink Bible

On 10/2 Nellie Dee wrote: An invitation to hopeThe NIV Pink Bible is designed to help women whose lives have been affected by breast cancer to discover timeless and encouraging words of hope through inspiring and uplifting reflections and stories.I wasn't sure about doing a review of this Bible after recently receiving the diagnosis ... NIV Pink Bible

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4 Stars

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How to Pick Up a Stripper and Other Acts of Kindness

How to Pick Up a Stripper and Other Acts of Kindness

On 8/26 Nellie Dee wrote: And Other Acts of KindnessServing People Just as They AreBy Todd and Erin StevensFriendship Community Church, led by Pastor Todd Stevens, has experienced tremendous growth through acts of kindness. The church’s most radical servant evangelism project is Nashville Strip Church, founded by Erin Stevens. ... How to Pick Up a Stripper

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5 Stars

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Arms Open Wide

Arms Open Wide

On 7/15 Nellie Dee wrote: A Call to Linger in the Savior's PresenceBy Sherri CraggCome near. Stop striving. The Master of the banquet has raised His glass to welcome you as His dear child.  Sherri Gragg proves that Christ is a kinder, more tender, more loving Savior than many understand Him to be.With an introduction ... Arms Wide Open

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Daisies Are Forever

Daisies Are Forever

On 5/12 Nellie Dee wrote: By Liz TolsmaGisela Cramer is an American who is living in eastern Germany with her cousin, Ella, when the Red Army invades. Gisela's cousin sends her to Berlin with her two young daughters in hopes that they will be safe there. During their journey, they encounter many difficulties but they also meet ... Daisies are Forever

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Along Came You

Along Came You

On 4/18 Nellie Dee wrote: Written by Karona DrummondIllustrated by Estelle CorkeThis children's book is geared for toddlers and the message is clear. Before children, our lives are consumed by our own space and routine normalcy. After the birth of a child, we are blessed with love, life and discovery in the unexpected. This book ... Along Came You

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5 Stars

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Below the Surface

Below the Surface

On 4/4 Nellie Dee wrote: By Tim ShoemakerFour best friends are excited to spend their summer vacation at Lake Geneva together. They expect to have a great time on the water while doing what teenagers do best. But when they believe they witnessed a murder on the very first night, everything quickly escalates to life and death ... Below the Surface

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5 Stars

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Distortion

Distortion

On 3/16 Nellie Dee wrote: By Terri BlackstockWhen Juliet Cole's husband is murdered before her eyes, she thinks it was a random shooting. But her husband's killers had left a threatening voicemail that indicated he had been involved in something much more sinister, something that would threaten the whole family.The summary sounded ... Distortion

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4 Stars

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Clout

Clout

On 3/1 Nellie Dee wrote: Discover and Unleash Your God-Given InfluenceBy Jenni CatronClout is power and influence. Jenni Catron says you have it, and that you can use it to change the world around you. It is the unique God-given traits within each of us that opens doors and moves mountains. The author uses Scripture and stories ... Clout

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5 Stars

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Stranger Things

Stranger Things

On 1/18 Nellie Dee wrote: By Erin HealyErin Healy's latest creation is about a teacher, Serena Diaz, who is accused of sexual misconduct and, in an effort to get away and think, finds herself in further hot water  by being in the wrong place at the wrong time. Not only is she shot at when she inadvertently comes across the ... Stranger Things

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5 Stars

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Samson

Samson

On 12/26 Nellie Dee wrote: A Savior Will RiseBy Shawn HoffmanThis book, which is based on true stories, is about a man, Samson Abrams, and his family who end up being sent to Auschwitz, one of Germany's worst concentration camps. It is soon discovered by Dr. Josef Mengele and Commandant Rudolf Hoss that Samson was a former boxing ... Samson

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The Church Builder

The Church Builder

On 12/2 Nellie Dee wrote: By A.L. ShieldsThe Summary:Bethany Barclay is an attorney whose best friend, Annabelle, was recently mysteriously killed and now finds herself framed for the murder of one of her clients. Her only option is to run for her life and in order to clear her name, she must single handedly retrace her friend's ... The Church Builder

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4 Stars

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Payback in Panama

Payback in Panama

On 11/11 Nellie Dee wrote: Payback in Panama is about a U.S. Treasury Agent, Alexandra LaDuca, whose job takes her into the criminal underground of drug trafficking. As such, she has made herself an enemy of the heads of the Dosi Cartel. After the death of her fiance' two years earlier, two attempts on her own life ... Payback in Panama

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4 Stars

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Women Living Well

Women Living Well

On 10/18 Nellie Dee wrote: Finding Your Joy in God, Your Man, Your Kids, and Your HomeBy Courtney JosephSummary: Women desire to live well. However, living well in this modern world is a challenge. The pace of life, along with the new front porch of social media, has changed the landscape of our lives. Women have been told for ... Women Living Well

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5 Stars

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God in Slow Motion

God in Slow Motion

On 8/19 Nellie Dee wrote: Reflections on Jesus and the 10 Unexpected Lessons You Can See in His LifeBy Mike NappaI had a hard time choosing between three books to review for BookSneeze this time, because I didn't feel a stronger draw to any one in particular, however, when I received this book, I knew this was the very book I ... God in Slow Motion

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Bread and Wine

Bread and Wine

On 7/19 Nellie Dee wrote: A Love Letter to Life Around the Table.By Shauna NiequistBread and Wine is a collection of essays about family relationships, friendships, and the meals that bring us together. It is an inspiration as well as a challenge to readers to celebrate their loved ones and find new meaning and joy in focusing ... Bread & Wine

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Victim of Grace

Victim of Grace

On 6/2 Nellie Dee wrote: When God's Goodness PrevailsBy Robin Jones GunnVictim of Grace is a powerful self-portrait of the author's dreams and journey through the uncertainty of her life's difficulties including the loss of those dreams, loss of investments and home. It is interspersed with revelations gleaned from several Biblical ... Victim of Grace:

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5 Stars

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Afloat

Afloat

On 5/7 Nellie Dee wrote: by Erin HealyI chose this book because it was written by Erin Healy and because I wanted to read a good book just for fun. I was a bit apprehensive that it was about or based on a sinkhole, but the summary promised that as a result of the sinkhole, the characters were stranded, cut off from the rest ... Afloat

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3 Stars

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Stumbling on Open Ground

Stumbling on Open Ground

On 2/18 Nellie Dee wrote: Love, God, Cancer and Rock 'n' Roll By Ken Mansfield I heard an interview with the author on the radio and was immediately interested in reading this book because I thought it might be encouraging and exciting. The author had worked for a record company and with many exciting artists such as The Beetles. ... Stumbling on Open Ground

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3 Stars

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Dreams and Visions

Dreams and Visions

On 10/15 Nellie Dee wrote: I was so inspired by the synopsis for this book, I could hardly wait to read about how God is moving in the world and especially in the Muslim world. When the book arrived, I was drawn in by the cover. What a perfect picture of a Muslim woman walking through a dark tunnel toward the bright light at ... Dreams and Visions

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5 Stars

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The Voice Bible

The Voice Bible

On 9/6 Nellie Dee wrote: I loved the subtitle Step Into the Story of Scripture. The Voice accomplished this through using a script style of speaking dialogue (identifying not only who was speaking but to whom) and through their commentaries which gave eye-opening revelations into the customs and culture of those days thus shedding ... Miraculous combination of study and daily reading Bible.

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5 Stars

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The Truth About Grace

The Truth About Grace

On 6/16 Nellie Dee wrote: by John MacArthurI chose this book because of the great reviews as well as my own personal desire to gain a greater understanding of grace.I had not read any of John MacArthur's books, so I wasn't sure what to expect, although I must admit, that I was a bit apprehensive that the book might be too deep ... The Truth About Grace

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3 Stars

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By Faith, Not By Sight

By Faith, Not By Sight

On 5/18 Nellie Dee wrote: I chose this book because the description said that Scott (the author) was able to play the piano by ear at a very young age. I wanted to read the story of his gift, his struggles with his health, how he overcame obstacles and how he triumphed by the power of faith. I had no preconceived ideas or expectations ... http://www.profitableprose.blogspot.com/2012/05/by-faith-not-by-sight.html

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5 Stars

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God Loves Broken People

God Loves Broken People

On 3/9 Nellie Dee wrote: I breezed through this book because it was enjoyable and easy to read while at the same time I had to mark several places so I could go back to re-read and give further thought. I appreciate how Sheila wrote from her heart and her own painful experiences. It is evidence of the truth she reveals ... God Loves Broken People (And Those Who Pretend They're Not)

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4 Stars

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Called to Controversy

Called to Controversy

On 2/23 Nellie Dee wrote: I was on the young side of the hippie movement, but I remember Jews for Jesus and even supported the ministry as a young adult. I was excited to receive this book and looked forward to its arrival for review.This booked was a biography on the life of Moishe Rosen, the founder of Jews for Jesus. ... Called to Controversy by Ruth Rosen

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4 Stars

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Then Sings My Soul Book 3

Then Sings My Soul Book 3

On 1/20 Nellie Dee wrote: Thomas Nelson has provided me a free copy of this book in exchange for this review which I freely give. I had preconceived ideas about what this book would be:  I thought it would be little stories about how each hymn was inspired and that it wouldn't be a book that you would not actually sit and ... Then Sings My Soul by Robert J. Morgan

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5 Stars

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