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If I Run

If I Run

On 3/8 britkirk wrote: CASEY KNOWS THE TRUTH. BUT IT WON’T SET HER FREE. Casey Cox’s DNA is all over the crime scene. There’s no use talking to police; they’ve failed her abysmally before. She has to flee before she’s arrested . . . or worse. The truth doesn’t matter anymore. But what is the truth? That’s ... Book Review: If I Run

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The Perfect Arrangement

The Perfect Arrangement

On 3/4 britkirk wrote: Meeting Nick was truly an accident—but Amelia finds that he’s one of the few people she can count on. Amelia Woods is a small-town wallflower who inherited her grandmother’s flower shop. Despite her success in business, her love life has ground to a halt. And then her temptation to spy on her ... Book Review: The Perfect Arrangement

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Life Is _____ Forty-Day Experience

Life Is _____ Forty-Day Experience

On 2/5 britkirk wrote: What is life? What are we here for? What will bring us true satisfaction and lasting happiness? In this companion to his highly-anticipated new book, Life Is ___, New York Times and USA Today best-selling author Judah Smith takes readers on a forty-day devotional journey through Scripture to find the ... Book Review: Life Is______ Forty Day Experience: A Devotional Journey Through God’s Illogical Love

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A Reluctant Bride

A Reluctant Bride

On 10/16 britkirk wrote: She never wanted to marry. He hopes to make amends for past wrongs. Can love find a way to heal both of their hearts? Sadie Schrock swore she would never marry. All of her other Amish friends could court and marry—she was content to manage the family business and eventually take it over when her parents ... Book Review: A Reluctant Bride

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Married 'til Monday

Married 'til Monday

On 9/9 britkirk wrote: With a big anniversary party in the works for his ex-wife’s parents, Ryan has just one weekend to play Abby’s husband . . . and win back the woman of his dreams. Ryan McKinley has tried to move on from his ex-wife, Abby. He’s sulked, he’s gotten angry, and ultimately he bought her dream house. ... Book Review: Married 'til Monday

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Life Is _____.

Life Is _____.

On 8/16 britkirk wrote: The follow-up to Judah Smith’s bestselling *Jesus Is __* gives readers four simple truths to find love, enjoyment, trust, and peace in God. Life is ___. How would you finish that sentence? In this follow-up to his New York Times and USA Today bestseller *Jesus Is __*, Judah completes the new sentence ... Book Review: Life Is _____.

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One Last Thing

One Last Thing

On 6/25 britkirk wrote: A hope-filled soon-to-be bride makes a discovery about her fiance that rocks her world and provokes a maelstrom of decisions and self-discovery. Tara Faulkner has dreamed of her wedding and the life she and her fiance Seth will share in their hometown of Savannah . . . and by all accounts, it should ... Book Review: One Last Thing

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The Grand Paradox

The Grand Paradox

On 4/29 britkirk wrote: If we were made for relationship with God, why do we often feel lost and distant from Him? The life of Christian faith is and always has been a beautifully awkward reality. Following Jesus is done—can only be done—in the messiness of this world into which we were all born. Yet many Christians expect ... Book Review: The Grand Paradox

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The Happy Christian

The Happy Christian

On 4/28 britkirk wrote: A unique combination of biblical teaching, scientific research, and personal biography shows those who follow Jesus how to live joyful, purposeful lives. Hopelessness has invaded much of our culture, even reaching deep into the church. But while the world is awash in negativity, Christians have resources ... Book Review: The Happy Christian

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How to Catch a Prince

How to Catch a Prince

On 3/21 britkirk wrote: Behind him, beside him, before him, the synchronized cathedral bells began to ring out. One, two, three . . . Then she said it first. The words his heart burst to share. “I love you, Stephen. You are my true prince.” An American heiress and a crown prince seem destined to be together. Will the ... Book Review: How to Catch a Prince

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A Plague of Unicorns

A Plague of Unicorns

On 3/12 britkirk wrote: Young James, an earl’s son, is a bit bothersome and always asking the oddest questions. In despair—the last of James’ tutors having quit—his mother sends him off to be educated at Cranford Abbey. She feels the strict regimen will do him a world of good. But Cranford Abbey has its own problems. ... Book Review: A Plague of Unicorns

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In the Heart of the Dark Wood

In the Heart of the Dark Wood

On 2/4 britkirk wrote: A motherless girl hungry for hope . . . and the dream that could be leading her astray. Almost two years have passed since twelve year-old Allie Granderson’s beloved mother Mary disappeared into the wild tornado winds. Her body has never been found. God may have spilled out his vengeance on all of ... Book Review: in the heart of the dark wood

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The Wishing Season

The Wishing Season

On 12/26 britkirk wrote: Living side-by-side, a fledgling chef and a big-hearted contractor find a delicious attraction. Trouble is, their chemistry could spoil their dreams. Spirited PJ McKinley has the touch when it comes to food. Her dream of opening her own restaurant is just one building short of reality. So when a Chapel ... Book Review: The Wishing Season

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Duck Commander Faith and Family Bible

Duck Commander Faith and Family Bible

On 11/3 britkirk wrote: The stars of the hit TV show Duck Dynasty are committed to upholding five core values both on and off the screen: faith, family, fellowship, forgiveness, and freedom. The Duck Commander® Faith and Family Bible features new stories and testimonials by Phil, the Robertson family patriarch, and his son ... Book Review:The Duck Commander Faith and Family Bible

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Thrive Student Edition

Thrive Student Edition

On 9/28 britkirk wrote: You’ve probably heard the words ‘Live out your faith’ dozens, if not hundreds, of times, but what does that phrase really mean? And how do you really follow Jesus in today’s world? In this student adaptation of his book Thrive, Casting Crowns’ Mark Hall explores exactly what it means when your ... Book Review: Thrive Student Edition

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Into the Canyon

Into the Canyon

On 9/3 britkirk wrote: Some stories take generations to unfold. Gabriel Clarke has The River in his blood: The River that he loved as a child. The River that took his father, John. The River he feared, fled… and has come back to now. Jacob Fielding owes the last twenty years of his life to John Clarke—the stranger who ... Book Review: Into the Canyon

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Teen Study Bible, NIV

Teen Study Bible, NIV

On 7/20 britkirk wrote: Back Cover Description: The bestselling NIV Teen Study Bible has an all-new updated design to appeal to the next generation of teens. Packed full of study features that help today’s students learn more about God, the Bible, and how God’s Word relates to their lives, this Bible includes the following ... Book Review: Teen Study Bible, NIV

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NIV Life Journey Bible

NIV Life Journey Bible

On 6/28 britkirk wrote: This Bible is geared for people seeking personal growth, which includes emotional health and wholeness. It can be difficult to translate God’s word into an effective plan to stay spiritually healthy, especially as we grow and enter new phases in our lives. The Bible always holds relevant lessons, ... Book Review: NIV Life Journey Bible

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Four Weddings and a Kiss

Four Weddings and a Kiss

On 6/19 britkirk wrote: Four best-­selling romance novelists bring tales of feisty heroines, stubborn heroes, and unlikely love in the Wild West. Get lost in Four Weddings & a Kiss today. “Spitfire Sweetheart” by Mary Connealy Maizy MacGregor is an unruly tomboy. When she causes an accident, injuring neighbor Rylan Carstens, ... Book Review: Four Weddings and a Kiss

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3 Stars

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The Bridge Tender

The Bridge Tender

On 6/8 britkirk wrote: Emily must realize that her dreams didn’t have to die with her first love. When Emily Shaw, a young widow, learns that her late husband’s last surprise for her involves returning to Sunset Beach, North Carolina, to realize an old dream of theirs, she reluctantly embarks on a summer of discovery in ... Book Review: The Bridge Tender

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Daisies Are Forever

Daisies Are Forever

On 5/2 britkirk wrote: Gisela must hold on to hope and love despite all odds in the midst of a war-torn country. Gisela Cramer is an American living in eastern Germany with her cousin Ella Reinhardt. When the Red Army invades, they must leave their home to escape to safety in Berlin. However, Ella is a nurse and refuses ... Book Review: Daisies are Forever

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A Lady's Honor

A Lady's Honor

On 4/21 britkirk wrote: Society is concerned about her honor, but Elizabeth must realize her worth doesn’t lie in her inheritance. In order to avoid a forced marriage to a dangerous man, Elizabeth Trelawney flees London. An unexpected stranger arrives to help her, and as they elude her pursuers across Cornwall in the night, ... Book Review: A Lady's Honor (A Cliffs of Cornwall Novel)

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Bluebonnet Bride

Bluebonnet Bride

On 4/5 britkirk wrote: At the turn of the 20th century, Elli Korpela boards The Baltic with hundreds of eager women, all seeking new beginnings and brighter futures in America . . . as mail order brides. Escaping a forced engagement, Elli seeks refuge in a faraway marriage, desperately needing her new life with a Texan named ... Book Review: Bluebonnet Bride (A Butterfly Palace story)

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3 Stars

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Nashville Sweetheart

Nashville Sweetheart

On 3/29 britkirk wrote: What do you do when the past you’ve been dodging shows up at your door with cameras rolling? Aubrey James ruled the charts as the queen of country for over a decade. She’d rocketed to fame in the shadow of her parents’ death—both of them pioneers in gospel Music. But while her public life—high-profile ... Book Review: Nashville Sweetheart

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Take This Cup

Take This Cup

On 3/24 britkirk wrote: Though there have been many stories about the Cup of Christ, the Holy Grail, after the Last Supper, this is the first imaginative account of the Cup’s previous history and significance. Nehemiah, the young son of a Jewish woman, a weaver from Jerusalem, is born and raised among the Jews who didn’t ... Take This Cup Book Review

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The Devil Walks in Mattingly

The Devil Walks in Mattingly

On 3/13 britkirk wrote: For the three people tortured by their secret complicity in a young man’s untimely death, redemption is what they most long for . . . and the last thing they expect to receive. It has been twenty years since Philip McBride’s body was found along the riverbank in the dark woods known as Happy Hollow. ... The Devil Walks in Mattingly Book Review

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