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The Headmistress of Rosemere

The Headmistress of Rosemere

On 12/11 Mexisita wrote: by Sarah LaddThomas Nelson PublishersPatience Creighton has devoted her life to running her father’s boarding school. But when the enigmatic master of the estate appears at her door, battered and unconscious, the young headmistress suddenly finds her livelihood—and her heart —in the hands of one ... The Headmistress of Rosemere

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Captives

Captives

On 12/11 Mexisita wrote: by Jill WilliamsonBlink PublishersOne choice could destroy them all. When eighteen-year-old Levi returned from Denver City with his latest scavenged finds, he never imagined he'd find his village of Glenrock decimated, loved ones killed, and many---including his fiancee, Jem---taken captive. Now ... Captives

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The Captive Maiden

The Captive Maiden

On 12/7 Mexisita wrote: by Melanie DickersonThomas Nelson PublishersHappily Ever After ...Or Happily Nevermore? Gisela's childhood was filled with laughter and visits from nobles such as the duke and his young son. But since her father's death, each day has been filled with nothing but servitude to her stepmother. So when Gisela ... The Captive Maiden

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Like Moonlight at Low Tide

Like Moonlight at Low Tide

On 12/3 Mexisita wrote: by Nicole QuigleyZondervan PublishersWhen high school junior Melissa Keiser returns to her hometown of Anna Maria Island, Florida, she has one goal: hide from the bullies who had convinced her she was the ugliest girl in school. But when she is caught sneaking into a neighbor's pool at night, everything ... Like Moonlight At Low Tide

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An Amish Miracle

An Amish Miracle

On 11/14 Mexisita wrote: by Beth Wiseman, Ruth Reid, and Mary EllisThomas Nelson PublishersAlways Beautiful by Beth WisemanBecky Byler is eighteen and overweight. She is overwhelmed by the embarrassment she feels when comparing herself to other girls her age. Having lost all hope, she considers taking her own life. As she stands ... A Amish Miracle

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Merlin's Blade

Merlin's Blade

On 11/12 Mexisita wrote: by Robert TreskillardThomas Nelson PublishersMerlin's Greatest Weakness Could Become His Greatest Strength When a meteorite crashes near a small village in fifth-century Britain, it brings with it a mysterious black stone that bewitches anyone who comes in contact with its glow---a power the druids ... Merlin's Blade

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Plain Peace

Plain Peace

On 11/5 Mexisita wrote: by Beth WisemanThomas Nelson PublishersAnna loves the grandfather who raised her, but his strict adherence to the Ordnung is scaring away any boy who might be interested in her—except newcomer Jacob.In normal circumstances Anna Byler would have her choice of any of the young men in her Amish community. ... Plain Peace

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The Prodigal

The Prodigal

On 10/23 Mexisita wrote: by Brennan Manning & Greg GarrettThomas Nelson PublishersFrom the inspirational author of The Ragamuffin Gospel comes a powerful contemporary retelling of the Parable of the Prodigal Son. Jack Chisholm is 'the people's pastor.' He leads a devoted and growing megachurch, has several best-selling books, ... The Prodigal

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Payback in Panama

Payback in Panama

On 10/15 Mexisita wrote: by Noel HyndThomas Nelson PublishersAfter two attempts on her life, Alex is faced with the ultimate decision . . . kill or be killed. U.S. Treasury Agent Alexandra LaDuca is at a crossroads. Her job is beating her up, emotionally and psychologically. And the moral battle between her faith and her responsibilities ... Payback in Panama

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The Church Builder

The Church Builder

On 10/2 Mexisita wrote: by A.L. ShieldsThomas Nelson PublishersFrom A. L. Shields---pseudonym for New York Times best-selling author Stephen L. Carter---comes a thrilling new series about a secret war between the forces of faith and those who would destroy it. In the first volume, small-town lawyer Bethany Barclay, struggling ... The Church Builder

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A Man Called Blessed

A Man Called Blessed

On 9/24 Mexisita wrote: by Ted Dekker & Bill BrightThomas Nelson PublishersRebecca Solomon is a former Israeli soldier turned archaeologist. She is currently leading her team deep into the heart of the Ethiopian desert, desperately trying to find the remains of the Ark of the Covenant. Such a discovery would bring hope ... A Man Called Blessed

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The Promise Box

The Promise Box

On 9/21 Mexisita wrote: by Tricia GoyerZondervan PublishersLydia Wyse is an Amish girl from Seattle who became a book editor for the English. She has returned to West Kootenai, Montana, to be there for her grieving father as they mourn a wonderful wife and mother. She is irrevocably drawn to a box that belonged to her mother, ... The Promise Box

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City on Fire

City on Fire

On 9/9 Mexisita wrote: by Tracy HigleyThomas Nelson PublishersCato is a wealthy politician who has tired of Rome's corruption and hopes to find a better political scene in Pompeii. He doesn't play power games, but finds that Pompeii is just as corrupt as the city he left behind. Things are looking bad for the Christians in ... City on Fire

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The Merciful Scar

The Merciful Scar

On 8/28 Mexisita wrote: by Rebecca St. James & Nancy RueThomas Nelson PublishersKirsten is a normal girl on the outside, but she is slowly dying on the inside. An accident in her family has broken how she sees herself, her family, and God; and the only way she feels anything at all is by carving tiny lines into her skin. ... The Merciful Scar

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Dark Halo

Dark Halo

On 8/20 Mexisita wrote: by Shannon DittemoreThomas Nelson PublishersBrielle is gifted with sight into the Celestial, and at times, it is be a burden she cannot bear. There is one halo, however, that offers her a reprieve from what she sees, despite that she can now see without the halo that first offered her a glimpse into ... Dark Halo

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Memory's Door

Memory's Door

On 8/7 Mexisita wrote: by James L. RubartThomas Nelson PublishersThe Warrior Riders are back, and they must choose who to free next. Reveling in their previous victory against the Evil One, Reese, Dana, Brandon and Marcus are up for an adventure none of them want to miss. But discerning who is friend and who is foe is going ... Memory's Door

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Snow on the Tulips

Snow on the Tulips

On 7/31 Mexisita wrote: by Liz Tolsma Thomas Nelson Publishers The Nazis still occupy part of the Netherlands, despite the fact that the war is almost over. Cornelia is a shadow her former self, and has come forth from the ashes a widow. Desperate to protect her brother, Johan, she is aghast when he brings home a Dutch Resistance ... Snow On The Tulips

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Rosemary Cottage

Rosemary Cottage

On 7/17 Mexisita wrote: by Colleen Coble Thomas Nelson Publishers Rosemary Cottage on Hope Beach Island is exactly the place Amy Lange needs to grieve her brother Ben, who was out catching a wave one morning and just vanished. Amy wonders if foul play is involved, because somehow she doesn't believe that is was an accident. ... Rosemary Cottage

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Jesus, My Father, The CIA, and Me

Jesus, My Father, The CIA, and Me

On 6/21 Mexisita wrote: by Ian Morgan CronThomas Nelson PublishersWhen Ian is finally told that his father worked for the CIA, it explains a lot. But not everything. Lost without the compass that is a father's love, Ian struggles to accept and understand a father that became everything he pretended to be while he worked for ... Jesus, My Father, The CIA, and Me

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Chasing Francis

Chasing Francis

On 6/13 Mexisita wrote: by Ian Morgan CronZondervan PublishersChase Falson has lost everything he has ever believed in; his faith, the Bible, his church, and his God. Being the pastor to a mega church in the heart of New England that he started is just not doing it for him, and he has lost all the hope he had in his beliefs ... Chasing Francis

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When Mockingbirds Sing

When Mockingbirds Sing

On 6/6 Mexisita wrote: by Billy CoffeyThomas Nelson PublishersLeah Norcross is the nine year old daughter of the town psychologist in the small town of Mattingly. Seemingly inhibited by a stutter, she lives in a world all her own. Drawing pictures that are breathtaking in detail, and talking to an invisible man she calls the ... When Mockingbirds Sing

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