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For Better or for Kids

For Better or for Kids

On 8/13 Amy Deace wrote: I recently received a copy of For better or for Kids from booklookbloggers.com in exchange for an honest review. It took me a bit to get into the book to be honest. I thought at the beginning, the two authors jumped back and forth on who was speaking to the point that it made it confusing. It got ... Full of Great Information

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4 Stars

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The Longing in Me

The Longing in Me

On 5/28 Amy Deace wrote: I am a big fan of Sheila Walsh and I have so much respect for her. A Longing in Me is just another example of why. She expertly weaves her own story with the story of David to explain why everything we crave leads to God and our ultimate craving for Him. I think the main reason I enjoy Sheila's books ... Worth the Read

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5 Stars

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Jesus Called – He Wants His Church Back

Jesus Called – He Wants His Church Back

On 3/15 Amy Deace wrote: The first thing that attracted me to this book was the title. Just a couple weeks ago I had been thinking what Jesus must think about being removed from so many things. When I saw the title of this book, I selected it immediately even before I finished reading the description of what the book was about. ... Truly a phonomenal book

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5 Stars

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Breaking Busy

Breaking Busy

On 2/29 Amy Deace wrote: Recently received a copy of Breaking Busy by Alli Worthington from BookLookBloggers.com in exchange for an honest review. Loved the title which is why I originally chose the book. I’m glad I did though. Alli brings up a lot of good points throughout this book that you’ve probably heard before. ... Definitely Worth the Time and Attention

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5 Stars

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Rest Assured

Rest Assured

On 1/29 Amy Deace wrote: I was blessed to be able to just finish Rest Assured: A Recovery Plan for Weary Souls by Vicki Courtney. In the past I’ve been able to read many things written by Courtney and also been able to hear her speak. I’ve always enjoyed hearing from her. This book did not disappoint and in my opinion, ... Must Read

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5 Stars

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Grief: A Mama’s Unwanted Journey

Grief: A Mama’s Unwanted Journey

On 12/31 Amy Deace wrote: I was provided with a copy of this book by Booklook Bloggers in exchange for an honest review. I didn't know what to expect when I began this book. Let me begin by saying I have never been in the position that Mrs Ramsey has been in. I have never lost a child. However, I have a friend that recently ... A Must Read for anyone grieving

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5 Stars

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Money-Making Mom

Money-Making Mom

On 12/23 Amy Deace wrote: I had never heard of Crystal Paine or her website, moneysavingmom.com until I received a copy of this book. First impression when I saw the book? Well, it's endorsed by Dave Ramsey. Ramsey is the guru of good money management so if he says the book is good, the book is good. Second impression? I loved ... Read this book before you do anything else!

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5 Stars

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Your Blueprint for Life

Your Blueprint for Life

On 8/7 Amy Deace wrote: I was provided with a copy of Blueprint for Life in exchange for an honest review. In all honesty, it took me forever to read this book. I could not get into it. I kept picking it up, reading a page or two and then putting it down again. But, once I got through the first fifty pages or so, I finished ... Worth the Read

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4 Stars

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Giant Killers

Giant Killers

On 7/10 Amy Deace wrote: I was provided a copy of Giant Killers by Steve Lawson in exchange for an honest review. Giant Killers uses the story of David to illustrate how we need to work at defeating the giants in our lives. The book shows the reader how to apply David’s character traits to themselves and also gives specific ... Worth a Look

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4 Stars

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The Printer and the Preacher

The Printer and the Preacher

On 6/19 Amy Deace wrote: I recently received a copy of The Printer and the Preacher from BookLookBloggers.com in exchange for an honest review. The Printer and the Preacher examines the relationship between Ben Franklin and George Whitefield and how that relationship helped to “invent” America. When I first heard about ... Thorough Examination of Two Men's Lives

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4 Stars

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Women are Scary

Women are Scary

On 4/8 Amy Deace wrote: Let me introduce you to my new favorite book. The book that made me stop reading after chapter three, run to the bookstore and buy another copy for my friend because she just had to read it. (By the way, I've NEVER done that before). I found myself laughing out loud...and I was only on page two. I found ... My New Favorite Book

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5 Stars

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NKJV Note-Taker's Bible

NKJV Note-Taker's Bible

On 12/28 Amy Deace wrote: I’ll admit it. I’m a little OCD when it comes to notes in my Bible. I really like them to look neat. I hate opening up to a page and having notes jammed into small margins…notes that you can barely read because you have to write so small. I have been wanting to get a Wide Margin Bible for a while ... I really like...

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5 Stars

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David Wilkerson

David Wilkerson

On 12/2 Amy Deace wrote: I was very excited to read this book. David Wilkerson was friends with my grandparents and stayed at their house on a number of occasions when he was speaking in their area of the country. I have grown up hearing stories about this great man of God and was anxious to hear more. I was not disappointed. ... Well Done Good and Faithful Servant

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5 Stars

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NIV Spiritual Renewal Study Bible

NIV Spiritual Renewal Study Bible

On 9/20 Amy Deace wrote: Spiritual Renewal Study Bible Notes by Stephen Arterburn & David Stoop The Spiritual Renewal Study Bible is an NIV Standard print Bible published by Zondervan. The notes are written by Stephen Arterburn and David Stoop. Arterburn is best known as one of the authors of Every Man’s Battle and as the ... Study Bible

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4 Stars

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Veil of Secrets

Veil of Secrets

On 8/8 Amy Deace wrote: BookLook Bloggers provided me a copy of Veil of Secrets by Shannon Ethridge and Kathryn Mackel in exchange for an honest review. First off, I must disclose that Shannon Ethridge is one of my favorite people. I have read everything she has written. I love to listen to her speak. However, I must admit ... I must disclose that Shannon Ethridge is one of my favorite people. I have read everything she has written

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3 Stars

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The Loving Kitchen

The Loving Kitchen

On 6/20 Amy Deace wrote: I was provided with a copy of The Loving Kitchen by Leann Rice by BookLookBloggers.com in exchange for an honest review. I’ve never reviewed a cookbook. I’m not exactly sure why I even requested this book over the others that I had the option to read. I think maybe it was the subtitle, “Downright ... A Cookbook that you will actually use

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5 Stars

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Daughters in Danger

Daughters in Danger

On 4/2 Amy Deace wrote: I had the pleasure, through BookSneeze.com, of reviewing Daughters in Danger by Elayne Bennett. Within this book, Mrs. Bennett provides information on why the girls of today are in danger and what we can all do about it. The stats that were shared within this book were completely shocking and I appreciated ... Required Reading for anyone with a young woman in your life

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4 Stars

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Women Living Well

Women Living Well

On 11/22 Amy Deace wrote: I was recently provided a copy of Women Living Well by Courtney Joseph in order to provide an honest review. When I picked up this book, I honestly thought it was just going to be another one of “those” books. The book that tells us what we are doing wrong. The book that tells us that we need to ... Must Read for Today's Christian Woman

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5 Stars

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This Is Your Captain Speaking

This Is Your Captain Speaking

On 11/5 Amy Deace wrote: When I first read the description for This Is Your Captain Speaking, I was really intrigued. I sometimes enjoy reading actor's autobiographies because they lead such different lives than us "normal" people. Add to that the fact that Gavin MacLeod is a Christian and I was looking forward to reading his ... Average

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3 Stars

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The Beauty of Broken

The Beauty of Broken

On 10/7 Amy Deace wrote: When this book arrived in the mail, I have to be honest, I set it aside and it sat on my shelf. When I finally picked it up to start reading it, I got through the first chapter and then set it back down and didn't pick it up again for a couple weeks. The beginning just didn't grab me and I have problems ... Do Not Hesitate to Purchase this Book

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5 Stars

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Overextended and Loving Most of It

Overextended and Loving Most of It

On 8/31 Amy Deace wrote: I was recently given a copy of Overextended…and loving most of it! by Lisa Harper for an honest review. I started it hoping to have it done in a weekend and finished it in one sitting. I was so blown away with how well written this book is. You honestly feel like you are sitting down with Lisa and ... A Must Read

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5 Stars

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She's Twelve Going on Twenty

She's Twelve Going on Twenty

On 8/27 Amy Deace wrote: I recently was provided a copy of "She's Twelve going on Twenty" to give an honest review. I was looking forward to receiving this because my oldest is currently twelve and we are having to deal with a lot of situations addressed in this book. At first, I was quite disappointed. I found the book very ... Great Book

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4 Stars

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Beyond the Shades of Gray

Beyond the Shades of Gray

On 7/27 Amy Deace wrote: When I was looking for my next book to review, I honestly was looking for some easy reading. I’ve been reading some pretty deep stuff lately…the kind of books that you read a little at a time because it’s just too much to take in all at once. I really was looking for some good fiction. I even ... A thorough look into the subject

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4 Stars

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God's Beloved Daughters

God's Beloved Daughters

On 7/11 Amy Deace wrote: I spent a little bit of extra time with this book than I normally do with books I review. Normally I read through the book, write the review and move on to the next book. However, since this book is a daily devotional, I wanted to read it as a devotional, day by day. The first thing that struck me about ... Definately worth reading for your devotional time

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4 Stars

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Seven Men

Seven Men

On 6/20 Amy Deace wrote: I recently received a copy of Seven Men: And the Secret of Their Greatness to review. As my website is normally meant for women, this book was a little out of my wheel house, but I thought it might be an interesting read. The author, Eric Metaxas, is best known for the New York Times Best-Selling book ... Wonderful Read

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5 Stars

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Clean

Clean

On 6/8 Amy Deace wrote: Booksneeze recently provided me with a copy of Clean: A Proven Plan for Men Committed to Sexual Integrity by Douglas Weiss, PhD in exchange for an honest review. To be honest, I have read a lot of books on sexual integrity in the last few years. Most of the people that I counsel have issues with sexual ... Wonderful Addition to my Recommnded Reads

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5 Stars

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Afloat

Afloat

On 4/27 Amy Deace wrote: This is normally not the type of book I would pick up and read. However, when I read the description of this book, it intrigued me so I thought I would give it a try. Afloat is about a group of people that get stranded in a building of a new housing project on a peninsula during some sort of cataclysmic ... Worth the Read

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4 Stars

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