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Finding God's Blessings in Brokenness

Finding God's Blessings in Brokenness

On 3/21 Amy Lowery wrote: This book came into my life at the perfect time. I've been struggling through some troubles and sadness... reading these words helped to life me up. This is a small gift book written by Pastor Charles Stanley. I found peace reading the words and looking at the photographs. This is a must read for anyone ... Finding God's Blessings In Brokenness

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5 Stars

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Of Stillness and Storm

Of Stillness and Storm

On 2/10 Amy Lowery wrote: “I felt torn between two worlds. Each with its own mystery. One more captivating than the other, but the other more real and breathing.” It took Lauren and her husband ten years to achieve their dream—reaching primitive tribes in remote regions of Nepal. But while Sam treks into the Himalayas for ... of stillness and storm

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4 Stars

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Devotions for Easter

Devotions for Easter

On 1/13 Amy Lowery wrote: Easter is the perfect time to sit down with a good devotional and refresh your spirit and mind. This devotional takes 40 days and the author takes you on a journey through the Easter holiday with the Lord by your side. This devotional helps to open your heart and soul to the spirit around you. I have ... Devotions For Easter

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5 Stars

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Falling Free

Falling Free

On 12/20 Amy Lowery wrote: This book is very uplifting and inspiring. You can tell that Shannan Martin wrote Falling Free from the heart. When I started the book I wasn't able put it down. It was a quick read because I kept coming back for more. Shannan Martin is real, honest and down to earth. Her words will evoke a since of ... Falling Free - Book Review

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5 Stars

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66 Ways God Loves You

66 Ways God Loves You

On 10/20 Amy Lowery wrote: This book would be a great gift for anyone in your life.. as well as for yourself. Reading this book you experience God's love through each book of the Bible. Such a wonderful blessing. This book truly spoke to my soul. God loves you.. God loves me.. God's love is all around us. Whether you are a small ... 66 Ways God Loves You

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5 Stars

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With All Due Respect

With All Due Respect

On 10/4 Amy Lowery wrote: My boys are only 10 and 9 but I still reviewed this book and received some good sound advice about raising children. This is a great book that helps you to focus and work on your relationship with your children (especially if you have tweens and teens). This is a great read and I recommend it for parents ... With All Due Respect

Amy 's Rating:

4 Stars

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The Things We Knew

The Things We Knew

On 7/26 Amy Lowery wrote: Book Description: When their tragic past begins to resurface, can he help her remember the things she can’t?After her mother’s death twelve years ago, Lynette Carlisle watched her close-knit family unravel. One by one, her four older siblings left their Nantucket home and never returned. All ... The Things We Knew - Book Review

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5 Stars

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Living a Mighty Faith

Living a Mighty Faith

On 5/3 Amy Lowery wrote: Book Description: A simple potato farmer with a mighty faith and a willing heart—God steps in and changes everything, just like He can do for you.Internationally bestselling author and ministry leader Angus Buchan is the author of Faith Like Potatoes and the founder of Mighty Men Conferences, ... Living A Mighty Faith - Book Review

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4 Stars

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My Name Is Mahtob

My Name Is Mahtob

On 2/23 Amy Lowery wrote: Book DescriptionTwo decades ago, millions of readers worldwide thrilled to the story told in the international bestseller Not Without My Daughter—subsequently made into a film starring Sally Field—that told of an American mother and her six-year-old child’s daring escape from an abusive and ... My Name Is Mahtob - Book Review

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5 Stars

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Strong and Kind

Strong and Kind

On 1/14 Amy Lowery wrote: Book Description:What Legacy Will You Pass Down To The Next Generation?“After being a parent for twenty years, I have come to believe that the most important thing for parents to decide—more important than bottle or breastfeeding, more important than co-sleeping or sleep training, and even more important ... Strong and Kind - Book Review

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5 Stars

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The Dude's Guide to Marriage

The Dude's Guide to Marriage

On 12/30 Amy Lowery wrote: Book Description“I am a well-loved wife.” Is this something your wife would say?Here’s your guide to making those words a reality in your marriage.What do women want? This question has stumped the greatest male minds for centuries. Of course, if you’re married, a much better question is, “What ... The Dude's Guide To Marriage - Book Review

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4 Stars

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Prayers That Changed History

Prayers That Changed History

On 11/18 Amy Lowery wrote: Description:One prayer can change everything, says bestselling author Tricia Goyer in Prayers That Changed History.Martin Luther. Sojourner Truth. Helen Keller. St. Patrick. We read their stories, and of other people like them, in history books and hear about the amazing things they did to change ... Prayers That Changed History - Book Review

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5 Stars

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The Legend of the Christmas Cookie

The Legend of the Christmas Cookie

On 10/3 Amy Lowery wrote: I was given the opportunity to review, The Legend Of The Christmas Cookie; written by: Dandi Daley Mackall. This is a wonderful read... a delightful book with a big heart! Book Description::New artwork by New York Times bestselling illustrator Richard Cowdrey, this Christmas book tells the ... The Legend Of The Christmas Cookie - Book Review

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5 Stars

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Submarines, Secrets and a Daring Rescue

Submarines, Secrets and a Daring Rescue

On 9/16 Amy Lowery wrote: I was given the opportunity to review the next book in the American Revolutionary War Adventure Series; Submarines, Secrets & A Daring Rescue. This book was written by: Robert J. Skead with Robert A. Skead. Book Description::A Revolutionary War action-thriller filled with spies and heroes, ... Submarines, Secrets & A Daring Rescue - Book Review

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5 Stars

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Believe Kids' Edition

Believe Kids' Edition

On 8/18 Amy Lowery wrote: Book DescriptionWritten for kids 8-12, Believe: Kid’s Edition is part of the national church-wide campaign led by bestselling author Randy Frazee that takes kids on a journey to become more like Jesus in their beliefs, actions, and character.They know the story of the Bible, but do they know ... Believe (Kids Edition) - Book Review

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5 Stars

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Believe Storybook

Believe Storybook

On 7/15 Amy Lowery wrote: Book DescriptionPresented by bestselling author and pastor Randy Frazee, the Believe Storybook shows children how they can think, act, and be more like Jesus. With 60 old and new testament stories from the Bible that showcase the themes, combined with captivating and dramatic illustrations ... Believe Storybook - Book Review

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5 Stars

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Let the Journey Begin

Let the Journey Begin

On 6/28 Amy Lowery wrote: I am so delighted with this book. I asked to review this book so I could give it to my nephew as a graduation present. I am happy it met my expectations. I love books written by Max Lucado and this one is no exception! Let The Journey Begin, is a book about embracing new opportunities and helping ... Let The Journey Begin - Book Review

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5 Stars

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The Berenstain Bears God Made You Special

The Berenstain Bears God Made You Special

On 4/29 Amy Lowery wrote: Another wonderful book by: Mike Berenstain, The Berenstain Bears - God Made You Special! All of my children (as well as myself) have enjoyed The Berenstain Bears for years. We were overjoyed for the chance to review another wonderful book about this sweet bear family! Book Description:: “Blessed ... God Made You Special - Book Review

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5 Stars

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The Berenstain Bears’ Country Cookbook

The Berenstain Bears’ Country Cookbook

On 4/8 Amy Lowery wrote: I am so happy we were given the opportunity to review, The Berenstain Bears County Cookbook (Cub-Friendly Cooking with an Adult), written by: Mike Berenstain. Book Description:It’s The Berenstain Bears' Country Cookbook! Bear lovers everywhere are sure to find favorite recipes for fun food ... The Berenstain Bears Country Cookbook - Review

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5 Stars

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Patriots, Redcoats and Spies

Patriots, Redcoats and Spies

On 3/10 Amy Lowery wrote: Book DescriptionWhen Revolutionary War Patriot Lamberton Clark is shot by British soldiers while on a mission for the Continental Army, he has only two hopes of getting the secret message he’s carrying to General George Washington: his 14-year-old twin boys John and Ambrose. Upon discovering that their ... Patriots, Redcoats and Spies - Book Review

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5 Stars

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I Can Learn The Bible

I Can Learn The Bible

On 1/30 Amy Lowery wrote: My first review for 2015 and we were given the chance to read and enjoy I Can learn the Bible - The Joshua Code for Kids: 52 Devotions and Scriptures For Kids. Description: Memory verses and devotions that will write God’s word on your children’s hearts.In this 52-week devotional for children, ... I Can Learn The Bible - Book Review

Amy 's Rating:

4 Stars

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The Berenstain Bears and the Biggest Brag

The Berenstain Bears and the Biggest Brag

On 12/30 Amy Lowery wrote: Our family has always enjoyed reading The Berenstain Bears, so when we were given the opportunity to review The Berenstain Bears and the Biggest Brag my sons were very happy! I read this book to my two sons (ages 7 & 8) when the book arrived. They are both able to read the complete book on their ... The Berenstain Bears and the Biggest Brag - Book Review

Amy 's Rating:

5 Stars

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Let There Be Light

Let There Be Light

On 12/6 Amy Lowery wrote: “In the very beginning, God’s love bubbled over when there was nothing else—no trees, no birds, no animals, no sky, no sea—only darkness.”Let There Be Light, written by: Archbishop Desmond Tutu is a beautifully detailed children's boardbook. This book brings the story of the creation to life ... Let There Be Light - Book Review

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5 Stars

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From This Day Forward

From This Day Forward

On 11/21 Amy Lowery wrote: I was given the opportunity to review a book written by Craig & Amy Groeschel; From This Day Forward: Five Commitments to Fail-Proof Your Marriage. This is a wonderfully written book that I have not only enjoyed reading but learned from. Each chapter is written by Craig with an added addition at ... From This Day Forward - Book Review

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5 Stars

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Duck Commander Faith and Family Bible

Duck Commander Faith and Family Bible

On 11/2 Amy Lowery wrote: Our family was given the opportunity to review The Duck Commander Faith And Family Bible. If you are familiar with Duck Dynasty then you have a pretty good idea where the Robertson family stands when it comes to Faith, Family and Freedom. If you are not familiar with them then here is a little background::Phil ... The Duck Commander Faith And Family Bible - Review

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5 Stars

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The Beauty of Believing

The Beauty of Believing

On 10/21 Amy Lowery wrote: I reviewed the book, The Beauty Of Believing - 365 Devotions that will change your life, in the Faithgirlz! series. I actually reviewed this book for my niece (age 8 1/2). I thought this would be a great book for her to experience daily. The Beauty Of Believing is made up of daily devotionals taken from ... The Beauty Of Believing - Book Review

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5 Stars

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The Christmas Story for Children

The Christmas Story for Children

On 10/1 Amy Lowery wrote: 84 days until Christmas! We decided to start a little early by enjoying, The Christmas Story For Children. This book was written by: Max Lucado, Randy Frazee and Karen Davis Hill. I love when given the opportunity to review children books. And I have to say that this book has been one our favorite ... The Christmas Story For Children - Book Review

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5 Stars

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Love Letters from God

Love Letters from God

On 9/21 Amy Lowery wrote: I was given the opportunity to review Love Letters from God (Bible Stories), written by: Glenys Nellist and illustrated by: Sphie Allsopp. This is a hardback book with adorable illustrations for children to enjoy. I am very happy we were able to enjoy this book. Both of my sons (ages 8 & 7) ... Love Letters From God, Book Review

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5 Stars

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Game Changer

Game Changer

On 9/11 Amy Lowery wrote: We received the book Game Changer written by: Kirk Cousins. He is a record-setting quarterback for Michigan State University and draft pick of the NFL's Washington Redskins. This book is written for children and adults of any age. He has written about stories from his career, biblical concepts - ... Game Changer Book Review

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5 Stars

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God’s Great Creation

God’s Great Creation

On 8/28 Amy Lowery wrote: We received I Can Read! Adventure Bible - God's Great Creation Book for review. This book is based on the Adventure Bible and it helps to tell the events that took place during the creation. (Book of Genesis) There are more books in this series such as: Moses Leads the People. My youngest son Noah (age ... Adventure Bible - God's Great Creation: Book Review

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4 Stars

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Mary

Mary

On 8/20 Amy Lowery wrote: Our family has now enjoyed reading four "Get To Know" series books. As a homeschool mother I am always on the lookout for wonderful pieces of literature for my children to read. As a christian there truly isn't a big option for the type of literature I feel is appropriate for my two sons (ages ... Book Review - Mary

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5 Stars

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King David

King David

On 7/30 Amy Lowery wrote: We are loving the Get To Know Series, written by: Nancy I. Sanders. This is the third book in the series that we have read and they have been enjoyed by all! My sons (ages 7 & 8) have both loved hearing these books read aloud to them and reading them on their own. This is one book that can and will ... Book Review - King David

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5 Stars

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Apostle Paul

Apostle Paul

On 7/9 Amy Lowery wrote: Another wonderful book from the "Get to Know" series written by: Nancy I. Sanders! Get to Know Apostle Paul is a look into the life of a biblical hero. This book includes color photographs, maps, timelines and many other resources to tell about the life of Apostle Paul. My oldest ... Book Review - Apostle Paul

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5 Stars

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Jesus

Jesus

On 7/2 Amy Lowery wrote: I was given the opportunity to review the book Get to Know Jesus written by: Nancy I. Sanders. This book is part of the "Get to Know" series. Other books in this collect include Mary, King David and Apostle Paul. This book is a unique biography about the life of Jesus. Using color photographs, maps, ... Book Review - Get To Know Jesus

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5 Stars

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12 Days in Africa

12 Days in Africa

On 6/25 Amy Lowery wrote: Book Description::  Lisa traveled to Uganda with her teenage son on a 12 day mission trip. In an orphanage her world view abruptly changed as she held a shivering, emaciated little boy who lay dying of malaria. This experience and others while on the trip were so profound that she is compelled to ... Book Review - 12 Days In Africa

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3 Stars

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A Christmas Gift for Rose

A Christmas Gift for Rose

On 11/12 Amy Lowery wrote: This has been such a great season to read this book! A Christmas Gift For Rose, written by Tricia Goyer is a delightful book. I loved this story! Rose rejects the love of her life, after he goes against the Amish beliefs and enlists as a medic and is shipped off to Germany. After his return from war, ... Great read..

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4 Stars

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My P-R-A-Y-E-R Journal

My P-R-A-Y-E-R Journal

On 9/27 Amy Lowery wrote: Does God answer your prayers? Would you like to have more power in your prayer life? This journal has been developed to assist the user to develop a more powerful, disciplined prayer life... This book had many scriptures included that I did enjoy. However, since I received the book for download on kindle ... Book Review - My P-R-A-Y-E-R Journal

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3 Stars

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Love's Complete

Love's Complete

On 8/31 Amy Lowery wrote: I received Love's Complete, A Russian Adoption Journey book written by: Teresa Hull from Booksneeze for review. Book Description:: Many American families are created through adoption. In December 1991, the USSR dissolved into fifteen states. When Russia became independent in 1992, Americans ... Book Review - Love's Complete

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3 Stars

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The Other Side of the River

The Other Side of the River

On 8/2 Amy Lowery wrote: I chose to review The Other Side Of The River, written by: Robert D. Halpert MD because of my husbands passion for learning about the Civil War. We live in Virginia, a confederate state, and he has always been intrigued in learning (and teaching my children and I) about our states history. When I saw ... Book Review: The Other Side Of The River

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5 Stars

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Billy Graham in Quotes

Billy Graham in Quotes

On 7/29 Amy Lowery wrote: Billy Graham, the world-renowned author, preacher, and evangelist has delivered the gospel message to more people face-to-face than anyone in history and has ministered on every continent of the world. Millions have read his inspirational classics, including ANGELS, THE SECRET OF HAPPINESS, PEACE WITH ... Book Review - Billy Graham In Quotes

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5 Stars

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Prayer Warrior Mom

Prayer Warrior Mom

On 7/18 Amy Lowery wrote: I received a copy of the book Prayer Warrior Mom - Covering Your Kids With God's Blessings and Protection, written by: Marla Alupoaicei from Booksneeze. Book Description:Moms, are you struggling with patience? Worrying about your children’s spiritual development? Concerned about their ... Book Review - Prayer Warrior Mom

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5 Stars

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Just Like Jesus Devotional

Just Like Jesus Devotional

On 6/3 Amy Lowery wrote: Through BookSneeze in exchange for my review I received the book Just Like Jesus Devotional: A Thirty Day walk with the Savior by Max Lucado. Book Description - God wants to give you a heart just like Jesus.Jesus felt no guilt; God wants you to feel no guilt.Jesus had no ... Book Review - Just Like Jesus

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4 Stars

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An Amish Kitchen

An Amish Kitchen

On 3/15 Amy Lowery wrote: This is the second Amish book I read and I have to say after only reading two I have fallen in love with "Amish romance" novels. The description of the characters falling in love.... beautiful! Not only does the author captivate me with the whimsical beauty of this book... there is also recipes in the ... An Amish Kitchen

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5 Stars

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The 5 Money Personalities

The 5 Money Personalities

On 2/10 Amy Lowery wrote: "The hidden key to a healthy relationship is not just managing money but understanding how the other approaches money." - Book Description on Booksneeze From the back cover of the book: Every couple argues about money. It doesn't matter if you're raking in the cash or barely getting by, if ... The 5 Money Personalities

Amy 's Rating:

2 Stars

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A Marriage of the Heart

A Marriage of the Heart

On 1/26 Amy Lowery wrote: When I agreed to review A Marriage Of The Heart, written by: Kelly Long, I wasn't quite sure if I would enjoy the book. I have never been a big fan of romance novels (which at first glance is all I saw this book to be... I was mistaken), nor had I ever read a book with Amish culture. I can tell you now ... A Marriage Of The Heart

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5 Stars

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Heaven Changes Everything

Heaven Changes Everything

On 12/29 Amy Lowery wrote: Just like many other people in our great nation I was swept away by the book, Heaven Is For Real. It was recommended to me by a good friend and I finished the book in almost one sitting. I was drawn to the story told by this young boy. When I saw the companion book was available for review, ... Heaven Changes Everything, By: Todd & Sonja Burpo (Book Review)

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5 Stars

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