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The Rock, the Road, and the Rabbi

The Rock, the Road, and the Rabbi

On 5/8 Janet from FL wrote: The Rock, the Road, and the Rabbi is a new book by Kathie Lee Gifford. Kathie Lee has her usual easy conversation with her readers just as she does on her morning television show with her viewers. She takes the reader on a tour of ancient Israel when Jesus walked those paths. She writes this as an ... The Rock, the Road, and the Rabbi

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4 Stars

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Stronger than the Struggle

Stronger than the Struggle

On 2/9 Janet from FL wrote: Today I am telling you about “Stronger Than the Struggle” by Havilah Cunnington. If you have never heard of her, neither had I. I decided to read her book based on the description at –>BookLook Bloggers. I got a free e-book so I could tell you about it. First let me say as a warning, if you ... Stronger than the Struggle

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3 Stars

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They Came for Freedom

They Came for Freedom

On 1/19 Janet from FL wrote: I wanted to read this book, because there has been a lot of discussion about the United States being a Christian country from the beginning, and many want to go back to those values. I wanted to read a history book that looks at the factual events, so I could decide for myself whether I agree with the ... They Came For Freedom

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5 Stars

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Beyond the Castle

Beyond the Castle

On 12/1 Janet from FL wrote: “Beyond the Castle” is by Jody Jean Dreyer. This is a fun book to read! Maybe you didn’t think non-fiction could be fun, but this is the memoir of Jody Jean who worked at Disney for 30 years! As you might expect, she is fun, up-beat, has a great sense of humor, and has a ton of information ... Beyond the Castle

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4 Stars

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Sparks Fly Upward

Sparks Fly Upward

On 11/7 Janet from FL wrote: I must give an honest review. So here it is — This book is confusing! The author says that he wrote the book trying to understand and explain why God let his dad die in a car accident when the author was a boy. Other people have also tried to wrestle with this issue of why bad things happen to ... Sparks Flying

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2 Stars

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The Mission Walker

The Mission Walker

On 11/7 Janet from FL wrote: I literally finished reading this book a few minutes ago. I have been so blessed by it. “The Mission Walker” by Edie Littlefield Sundby is a book full of grit and determination. This woman (a cancer survivor) walked and rode a mule or horse across 1600 miles of difficult trails to follow the trail ... The Mission Walker

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5 Stars

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The Way of Letting Go

The Way of Letting Go

On 5/26 Janet from FL wrote: Ok, we know the popular Disney song “Let It Go”. But do we know how to let it go? I just finished reading the book “The Way of Letting Go” by Wilma Derksen. Wilma is an expert in letting go! All I can say is “Wow”! This book is so real, so honest, so true. This book is about letting ... Let It Go

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5 Stars

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What Falls From the Sky

What Falls From the Sky

On 3/31 Janet from FL wrote: “What Falls From the Sky” by Esther Emery is not about rain or snow. It’s about what God blesses us with. The author found God again after thinking she no longer believed. How did she do that? She gave up the internet for one year! Esther did not give up the internet to find God. She wanted ... Quitting the Internet

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5 Stars

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Christ's 40 Commandments

Christ's 40 Commandments

On 3/4 Janet from FL wrote: This is my book review of “Christ’s 40 Commandments”by Renee Valverde Wagenblatt; however, it is not really a book. It is a list of what the author has determined are commandments given to us by Jesus Christ from the Holy Bible. This listing is useful in that it gives us the commandments of Jesus ... Christ's 40 Commandments

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2 Stars

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Finding Your Voice

Finding Your Voice

On 12/10 Janet from FL wrote: “Finding Your Voice” by Natalie Grant Book Review — This is a good book, and it is a great topic for Natalie Grant, since she has worked at it both in her singing career, and in her spiritual life motivating her career. Because of the content of the book concerning choosing a career that fits ... Finding Your Voice

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4 Stars

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Living While Dying

Living While Dying

On 10/21 Janet from FL wrote: This is my honest opinion about the book “Living While Dying” by Donna Tarrant. I applaud the purpose of writing this book, to help other people with a terminal diagnosis. The author tells her own story dealing with terminal cancer. In her case, she could live while being treated for the cancer ... Living While Dying

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3 Stars

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Unashamed

Unashamed

On 10/14 Janet from FL wrote: The new book “Unashamed” by Christine Caine is a very valuable book. In this book, Christine shows us that everyone has some shame from their past. Many people, including me, do not recognize the shame, because they ignore it, or call it by a different name. Once Christine tells us about our ... Live Free From Shame

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5 Stars

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Enlarge My Territory?

Enlarge My Territory?

On 7/27 Janet from FL wrote: This is my book review of “Enlarge My Territory” by Suzi Johnson. I have delayed writing this book review, because I want to be encouraging to writers. Also, I know that it involves so much work and time to write a book, that I like to give authors reviews with a positive perspective. Unfortunately, ... Book Review of "Enlarge My Territory"

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3 Stars

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Running On Red Dog Road

Running On Red Dog Road

On 5/27 Janet from FL wrote: This is my Book Review for “Running On Red Dog Road” by Drema Hall Berkheimer. This is a true story of childhood memories of the author. She grew up in the Appalachian Mountains in West Virginia in the 1940s. Her stories are interesting, about a simpler lifestyle that no longer exists. She later ... Perils of an Appalachian Childhood

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4 Stars

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Jesus Called – He Wants His Church Back

Jesus Called – He Wants His Church Back

On 4/22 Janet from FL wrote: My book review of “Jesus Called”, He wants His church back by Ray Johnston — The author says that Americans have lost their innocence, have lost love, values, faith and hope. He says to get them back, we need to get Jesus back in the church and in our lives. We need our lives to reflect what ... Hello, Jesus Called

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5 Stars

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40 Days of Decrease

40 Days of Decrease

On 3/13 Janet from FL wrote: My book review of “40 Days of Decrease” by Alicia Britt Chole -- I have mixed feelings about this book. First let me start with the good. I know now how I will increase the meaning and celebration of my Easter this year. In the book, the fast for day 37, is to fast from your own voice. Set aside ... Book Review of 40 Days of Decrease

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4 Stars

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It's Not What You Think

It's Not What You Think

On 11/27 Janet from FL wrote: This is my book review of, It’s Not What You Think by Jefferson Bethke.I read his last book “Jesus > Religion”, and loved it, so I was eager to read this next book. Jefferson tackles what most people think about Christianity, and looks to the deeper meanings. There were times that tears came ... Book Review of It’s Not What You Think

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5 Stars

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The Plans I Have For You

The Plans I Have For You

On 8/22 Janet from FL wrote: I don’t usually review kid’s books, but this one looked really good! It has great illustrations with bright colors! I really enjoyed the book, and I think children about 3 to 7 would enjoy it, even 2 year-olds would enjoy looking at the pictures! It’s “The Plans I Have For You” by Amy ... Book Review of a Kid's Book

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4 Stars

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Finding Roses in the Dust

Finding Roses in the Dust

On 8/2 Janet from FL wrote: This book was so interesting I did not want to stop reading. Yet, this book had deep insights about different cultures, and about Christians and Muslims, how they are different, and how they are similar. The author, her husband and two of her children left the United States to live in Afghanistan ... Book Review — Finding Roses in the Dust BY JANET FROM FL ON AUGUST 2, 2015

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5 Stars

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Angel in My Room

Angel in My Room

On 6/19 Janet from FL wrote: Today I am reviewing the book, “Angel in My Room” by Betty Collier. This is a book on the life of Lillie Hopkins. The author describes Lillie’s life as told to her by Lillie. Although the writing style is 3rd person narrative, and sometimes awkward, I found this book interesting. I wanted to keep ... A Book Review -- Angel in My Room

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3 Stars

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Unoffendable

Unoffendable

On 6/19 Janet from FL wrote: This is my book review of “Unoffendable”, by Brant Hansen. I agree with the premise of this author, that Christians should not get offended. Being offended causes anger. As James says in Chapter 1:19-20, “…everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry, because our ... Book Review of "Unoffendable"

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4 Stars

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Divided: When the Head and Heart Don't Agree

Divided: When the Head and Heart Don't Agree

On 4/22 Janet from FL wrote: Book Review of Divided BY JANET FROM FL ON APRIL 19, 2015 This is a book review of “Divided” by Bill Delvaux. The 1st thing I read that told me I was going to really like this book, was — The author explains what happened in the Garden of Eden to make Eve disobey God. It is surprising, and spot ... Book Review of Divided

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5 Stars

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Whatever the Cost

Whatever the Cost

On 3/1 Janet from FL wrote: I was not sure about this book at first. It is by 2 brothers (twins), highly successful businessmen, and former professional baseball players. I thought it might be too much macho stuff and sports talk. I was really surprised, because first, these guys are Christians who follow Jesus every day. ... Book Review -- Whatever the Cost

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5 Stars

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Make it Happen

Make it Happen

On 1/14 Janet from FL wrote: Although the title of this book might seem like so many other books with a similar title, this book is different! This book gets you motivated to actually make it happen in your life. Lara Casey has made it happen in her life, and now she shares how you can, too. She helps you see that you need ... Book Review - Make It Happen

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5 Stars

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Fierce Convictions

Fierce Convictions

On 12/14 Janet from FL wrote: This is a book review of the new book “Fierce Convictions” by Karen Swallow Prior. It is a biography of the life of Hannah More, a writer, who lived in the late 1700s and early 1800s, dying in 1832, a few weeks after England ended slavery. I chose this book to review because of the many people ... Book Review of "Fierce Convictions"

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2 Stars

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Storm

Storm

On 11/13 Janet from FL wrote: STORM is written by Jim Cymbala, Pastor of the Brooklyn Tabernacle church for 40 years. I found this book interesting, helpful and thought provoking, and well worth reading. It is for Christians and Christian Churches in today’s world. He uses Hurricane Sandy hitting the eastern coast, to compare ... Storm, the book review

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4 Stars

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Killing Lions

Killing Lions

On 10/5 Janet from FL wrote: This book is unique, because it is written by a father and son, John and Sam Eldredge. It is a conversation that usually never happens between a boy and his father. It is a conversation that every boy and young man desperately needs. John and Sam ask many important questions, and give insightful answers ... Book Review -- Killing Lions by John Eldredge

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5 Stars

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