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The Promise

The Promise

On 6/23 Coupondipity wrote: I enjoyed this book, although the story really bothered me at times. When Mallory was 17, she made the decision to donate a kidney to her cousin, which would save her cousin's life. But her parents would not allow her to follow through with it, and Mallory was bothered for years that she was unable to ... Book Review: The Promise by Beth Wiseman

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3 Stars

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One Last Thing

One Last Thing

On 4/16 Coupondipity wrote: I have to admit, when I received this book for review, I was surprised that one of the authors was Rebecca St. James. I thought, "It couldn't be the Rebecca St. James that was such a popular Christian music artist awhile back...could it?" I flipped to the back of the book where the authors' bios are ... What Would You Do?

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4 Stars

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Miracle at the Higher Grounds Cafe

Miracle at the Higher Grounds Cafe

On 3/8 Coupondipity wrote: Like others, I had never read a fictional story by Max Lucado. But since he is one of my favorite authors, I wanted to give it a go. And anything set in a cafe with yummy baked goods has to be a delicious read, right? Chelsea thought she had it all: a successful and handsome NFL player husband and a ... What if God Had a Blog?

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5 Stars

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Bonhoeffer Abridged

Bonhoeffer Abridged

On 2/19 Coupondipity wrote: When I was given the opportunity to review a book about Dietrich Bonhoeffer by Eric Metaxas, I knew it was a book I wanted to read. Stories about the Holocaust have always gripped me, and this one is no different. Bonhoeffer was one of the first to speak out against Hitler's horrible regime, even though ... Great Overview of Bonhoeffer's Life

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4 Stars

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The Daniel Plan

The Daniel Plan

On 2/5 Coupondipity wrote: The Daniel Plan focuses on five really good 'F Words'! Faith - You won't be doing this on your own. God will help you as you rely on him and trust him to give you the ability and power to change what you want to change. Food - Simple real, fresh, delicious, nutrient-packed foods that are easy to cook, ... A Great Resource for a Healthy Lifestyle!

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5 Stars

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Fierce Convictions

Fierce Convictions

On 12/27 Coupondipity wrote: am embarrassed to admit that before reading Fierce Convictions, I had actually never heard of Hannah More. She was an amazing woman (interestingly enough considered the 'First Victorian Woman') and this story gives us a beautiful and realistic glimpse into the challenges that she faced as a woman, abolitionist, ... A Quiet Life Well Lived

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4 Stars

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The Third Thursday Community Potluck Cookbook

The Third Thursday Community Potluck Cookbook

On 10/1 Coupondipity wrote: This great book combines excellent recipes with great stories! It's a win-win and you won't go wrong with this choice. The Third Thursday Community Potluck is a real group that meets on the third Thursday every month (hence the name!). You know, when you go to a potluck, everyone brings their 'specialty' ... Great Combination of Recipes and Stories!

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4 Stars

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Firstborn: A Novel

Firstborn: A Novel

On 5/30 Coupondipity wrote: I have to say that the premise of the plot was intriguing, especially considering the issues going on with women in countries other than mine. In real life, baby girls are being left to die, offered up for adoption, and treated as 'less than'. So what would happen if a parent decided to raise that girl ... Interesting and Intriguing Plot!

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3 Stars

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The Queen's Handmaid

The Queen's Handmaid

On 3/24 Coupondipity wrote: We start out in Cleopatra's Egypt in the year 39 BC. Palace intrigue is at its most active, and Lydia, one of the palace servants, finds herself caught in the crossfire. She is the caretaker of Cleopatra's young son, Caesarion, but events unfold that cause her to question her safety in Cleopatra's court. Several ... A Tale of Palace Intrigue and Biblical History

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4 Stars

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Mark of Evil

Mark of Evil

On 2/28 Coupondipity wrote: Can you imagine waking up one day to find that millions of people have literally vanished? Friends, family, acquaintances, co-workers, simply gone. Just like the Bible said would happen, but you didn't actually believe it. But it's real. Ethan March is still on earth, and has become a Christian. He ... Thrill Ride Through Tribulation

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5 Stars

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Runaway Saint

Runaway Saint

On 2/27 Coupondipity wrote: Sara's life is moving along just fine, until her chain-smoking missionary Aunt Bel shows up on her doorstep with some big secrets. Sara hasn't seen her or heard from her since Sara was four years old, so things get very interesting! I have to admit, this book didn't immediately hook me or draw me in. ... Interesting and Quirky Read

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3 Stars

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Song of the Brokenhearted

Song of the Brokenhearted

On 2/6 Coupondipity wrote: This book, Song of the Brokenhearted, by Sheila Walsh and Cindy Coloma, is a beautiful portrait of grace, hope and redemption. At times in our lives, we have to find a way to let go of the past, and the character in this book, Ava, finally learns to do just that. But it's not an easy road, and it's ... A Journey to Redemption

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5 Stars

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Covenant Child

Covenant Child

On 10/16 Coupondipity wrote: Covenant Child by Terri Blackstock is a beautiful portrait of forgiveness. Amanda was the new stepmother to three year-old twin girls, but she loved them as much as she could ever love a biological child. Through a twist of fate, the girls were taken away and lived in deplorable conditions with their ... Coventant Child by Terri Blackstock

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5 Stars

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