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Billy Graham in Quotes

Billy Graham in Quotes

On 9/16 Cookie wrote: Billy Graham in Quotes by Franklin Graham with Donna Lee Toney is a compilation of quotes from renowned author, preacher and evangelist Billy Graham. The book covers numerous topics from age to character to family to hope to money to salvation to worship and more. The book has many uplifting and eye ... Billy Graham Quoted

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4 Stars

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George Washington Carver

George Washington Carver

On 1/16 Cookie wrote: George Washington Carver, the American scientist, botanist, educator, and inventor was born in 1864. His life was controlled by the rigid constraints of racism and slavery but nothing could kill his inner urges to educate himself and help keep his faith. Not all of George Washington Carver's life was ... George Washington Carver

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4 Stars

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The Least Among You (DVD)

The Least Among You (DVD)

On 7/9 Cookie wrote: I watched The Least Among You, starring Cedric Sanders, Lauren Holly, Louis Gossett Jr., and William Devane and directed by Marc Young.In this movie, a young man makes one simple mistake and is forced to change his life plans and enter a seminary. As hard as he tries, being the only African American ... The Least Among You

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4 Stars

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One Hand, Two Hands

One Hand, Two Hands

On 9/1 Cookie wrote: Max Lucado's One Hand, Two Hands is a children's book written to show young children the many ways in which we can use our hands. From cleaning to clapping to grabbing and praying, Max Lucado describes the many ways we use our hands in a wonderful, sweet, easy for young children to understand manner.The ... One Hand, Two Hands by Max Lucado

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5 Stars

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William F. Buckley

William F. Buckley

On 8/13 Cookie wrote: Last summer I read Losing Mum and Pup by Christopher Buckley and fell in love with William Buckley. Not long after finishing the book I googled him and with in a few minutes found myself engrossed in You Tube clips featuring him. When I saw this book was going to be released this summer, (after reading ... William F. Buckley (Christian Encounters) by Jeremy Lott

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5 Stars

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Patton (The Generals)

Patton (The Generals)

On 8/1 Cookie wrote: General George Smith Patton Jr. was a Us army officer, most famous for his leadership commanding corps and armies as general in World War II. Patton is also known for his controversial outspokenness. Patton graduated from West Point Academy in 1909. He unsuccessfully participated in the Pancho Villa ... Patton (The Generals) by Agostino von Hassell

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3 Stars

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I Am Hutterite

I Am Hutterite

On 7/14 Cookie wrote: In the book "I Am Hutterite" by Mary Ann Kirkby, Mary Ann goes in to detail to describe the history and life of a little known religious group known as the Hutterites. She describes the life that is lead in this community, from the food to the religion to the activities they participate in. This book ... I Am Hutterite by Mary-Ann Kirkby

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3 Stars

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The Revolutionary Paul Revere

The Revolutionary Paul Revere

On 4/11 Cookie wrote: The Revolutionary Paul Revere by Joel J. Miller outlined the life of one of American History's most well known beings. The book tells the story of a young man following in his father's footsteps who would one day wind up being known by every child who ever took an American History class in school. The ... The Revolutionary Paul Revere by Joel J. Miller

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2 Stars

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Jane Austen

Jane Austen

On 3/18 Cookie wrote: My attraction to Jane Austen only began about a year ago when this movie came out. Ever since seeing this movie I bought a book, and then a few of the recently released spoofs of Austen, watched the Anne Hathaway movie and even became obsessed with a mini series from the BBC... given it was a hybrid ... Got lost in this Austen... in a GOOD way!!

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5 Stars

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Buried Alive

Buried Alive

On 2/17 Cookie wrote: Buried Alive is a book about an American contractor who has his trust in others torn from him when a fellow colleague goes against the American Government and joins forces with a group of Iraqi Terrorists and kidnaps Roy Hallum, the contractor, and others. The book follows the trials and tribulations ... Buried Alive

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2 Stars

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The King and Dr. Nick

The King and Dr. Nick

On 1/20 Cookie wrote: Having been made to believe Elvis died of a drug overdose by “ the hands of those around him”, I was very interested in hearing the doctors’ side of the story. In today’s world, you are constantly hearing about a different celebrity overdosing on some drug- be it Heath Ledger or Michael Jackson. ... The King

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4 Stars

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The Liturgical Year Hardcover

The Liturgical Year Hardcover

On 12/28 Cookie wrote: Having seen this book on the list of possible books to review I was very excited. Being a lector at church, I thought this book would be very helpful for me in understanding the gospel a little better. I began reading the book and quickly had flashbacks to my Ancient History course in College. ... Liturgical Year

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1 Stars

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The Power of Respect

The Power of Respect

On 11/10 Cookie wrote: A lot of people today tend to forget about a little word called RESPECT. Be it for themselves, for those they know or even someone they do not know, people tend to forget that in order to receive respect you must give respect. Deborah Norville writes about the power respect can have on one's life and ... The Power of Respect

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4 Stars

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The Tallest of Smalls

The Tallest of Smalls

On 10/19 Cookie wrote: In Max Lucado's new children's book, The Tallest of Smalls, a young boy name Ollie wants desperately to fit in with all the other people in the town of Stiltsville. The cool people of the town decide who can and who can not wear the stilts. One day he is finally chosen but soon finds out that it Is not ... The Tallest of Smalls

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5 Stars

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The Search for God and Guinness

The Search for God and Guinness

On 10/13 Cookie wrote: Mostly everyone knows the name Guinness, the dark beer made in Ireland mostly drank on Saint Patrick's Day. But unless you have gone to Ireland or read about Arthur Guinness, the man who started the company, you would not know much else about this product. Returning from a trip to Ireland, relatives ... The Search for God and Guinness

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4 Stars

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Kabul 24

Kabul 24

On 9/25 Cookie wrote: In the book Kabul 24 by Henry O. Arnold and Ben Pearson, the story of Shelter Now International workers capture, trial and release from the Taliban is told in a profound way. The story goes further into detail than the news ever gave. How these individuals survived this event is unbelievable. To sum ... Kabul 24

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4 Stars

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From Peanuts to the Pressbox

From Peanuts to the Pressbox

On 9/6 Cookie wrote: Eli Gold has been a sportscaster for over 25 years. He began his work as a young man, not even out of high school, on the radio and eventually landed on TV, doing commentary for NASCAR. Along the way he met many fellow sportscasters who would one day become well known to many, including Marv Albert and ... From Peanuts to the Pressbox

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4 Stars

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Knockout Entrepreneur

Knockout Entrepreneur

On 8/31 Cookie wrote: In this book by Heavyweight Boxer George Foreman, the tools needed to succeed in life and business is given to you in an easy to understand manner. George Foreman gives you all the tools he used when building his business and tells you how to do it while showing you that if he didn't try he wouldn't ... Knockout Entrepreneur

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5 Stars

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What's He Really Thinking?

What's He Really Thinking?

On 8/7 Cookie wrote: What's He Really Thinking is a book written about the differences between men and woman and how to better understand them. Upon seeing the book I was really interested in reading it because I have wondered many times, "Why do men do what they do?" and "What are they thinking?". Paula Rinehart does go ... What's He Really Thinking

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2 Stars

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Rick and Bubba's Guide to the Almost Nearly Perfect Marriage

Rick and Bubba's Guide to the Almost Nearly Perfect Marriage

On 7/20 Cookie wrote: Rick and Bubba's Guide to Marriage is described as a humorous look into marriage. The book is comprised of a bunch of stories from both Rick and Bubba about their marriages, their children, and the many different aspects of being married. It's a quick and easy read.Before reading this book, I noticed ... Rick and Bubba

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2 Stars

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The Noticer

The Noticer

On 6/29 Cookie wrote: In The Noticer by Andy Andrews, an old man named Jones, not Mr. Jones-just Jones, comes into the lives of the citizens of a small town in Alabama. He goes from person to person, some looking for advice, others just living their life unaware of the advice they are about to receive from this stranger. ... The Noticer by Andy Andrews

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3 Stars

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