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The Turquoise Table

The Turquoise Table

On 6/25 Mary Miller wrote: First things first, ARE YOU A FRONT YARD PERSON? That is the question you will need to answer as you read Kristin Schell’s book The Turquoise Table. In the Turquoise Table Kristin takes us on her journey to build community in her Texas town. She chronicles he ups and downs of being front yard people ... Book Review : The Turquoise Table by Kristin Schell

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5 Stars

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Zip It

Zip It

On 6/11 Mary Miller wrote: Zip It By Karen Ehman is the 40 day challenge supplement to Karen Ehman’s book Keep It Shut. This 40 day challenge focuses directly on taming your tongue and focuses not only on the negative impacts of our speech but also encourages us to use our speech to lift up others. Karen weaves her real ... Book Review: Zip It by Karen Ehman

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5 Stars

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I Am

I Am

On 5/2 Mary Miller wrote: I Am by Michele Cushatt is a 60 day journey to learning who you are in Christ! Basically the book is broken into 6 parts with 10 chapters (days) in each Part, Michele’s transparency throughout the book is both touching and humorous as she gets down to the nitty gritty and the not so pretty in our ... Book Review: I Am By Michele Cushatt

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5 Stars

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A Spectacle of Glory

A Spectacle of Glory

On 2/2 Mary Miller wrote: I really enjoyed the encouragement this book brought as I laid in bed battling illnesses for 3 weeks and I had a personal struggle that kept me awake at nights. it brought light into a dark spot and encouraged me to keep moving forward. I love the ability to tuck it into almost any bag and have it ... BOOK REVIEW: A Spectacle of Glory A Spectacle of Glory God’s Light Shining through Me Every Day By Joni Eareckson Tada with Larry Libby

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5 Stars

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Reflections of God's Grace

Reflections of God's Grace

On 12/26 Mary Miller wrote: Reflections Of God’s Grace is a compilations of daily devotions meant to focus you on the grace of God. Michelle masterfully communicates the “God-sightings” from her own personal life on a day to day basis.Reflection is in ebook format and is published by Westbow Press. Each daily reading is short ... BOOK REVIEW: Reflections Of God’s Grace By Michelle Hanna

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5 Stars

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Jesus Always

Jesus Always

On 12/26 Mary Miller wrote: Jesus Always is a devotional book with 365 days worth of thoughts focusing you on Jesus. Sarah is author of other books such as Jesus Calling, Jesus Today and Jesus Lives. (Personal disclaimer: I have not read other books by Sarah Young, this was my first so this is completely unbiased and not based ... BOOK REVIEW: Jesus Always By Sarah Young

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5 Stars

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NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible

NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible

On 9/28 Mary Miller wrote: This study Bible is based on the understanding the importance of context…and context is key.. Many Biblical scholars say this is key to understanding the Bible…my husband is one of those scholars. So of course I had him look at it and give me his honest opinion. I have used it to study now for ... Book Review :NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible By Craig S. Keener & John H. Walton, General Editors

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5 Stars

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Unstuffed

Unstuffed

On 6/29 Mary Miller wrote: Author Ruth Soukup is best known for her Brand Living Well Spending Less. She has written both a book and a blog titled by the same name. She is skilled at being organized and is very honest and open about the struggles she faces. In her new book Unstuffed, Ruth skillfully encourages the art of literally ... Book Review: Unstuffed By Ruth Soukup

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5 Stars

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Angel in My Room

Angel in My Room

On 5/17 Mary Miller wrote: Angel In My Room by BettyCollier is the Biography of Lillie Hopkins who lost the baby who had become her everything. When the baby dies, she becomes inconsolable. She feels as though her life is over and struggles with deep depression. she talks about seeing her baby and having a conversation with ... Book Review: Angel In My Room by BettyCollier

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3 Stars

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5 Minutes with Jesus: Peace for Today

5 Minutes with Jesus: Peace for Today

On 5/17 Mary Miller wrote: Peace for Today By Shiela Walsh is a gritty little book that packs a punch. 50 devotionals all based on Peace. Peace for today offers short 5 minute devotionals that is geared towards a busy lifestyle but doesn’t lack truth! Do you feel as though your life isn’t full of the peace only Jesus ... Book Review :Peace For Today by Shiela Walsh

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5 Stars

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Stress and Peace

Stress and Peace

On 2/25 Mary Miller wrote: So then what do we do with this book? My review of this book is that I first of all didn’t Agree with the first three chapters. I think that if it’s a Christian book then those other religions have no part or weight in writing a Christ centered Bible based book. It’s like writinga Diet and exercise ... BOOK REVIEW: Stress and Peace by Stanley V. Johnson MBA

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2 Stars

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Rest Assured

Rest Assured

On 2/24 Mary Miller wrote: Rest Assured byVicki Courtney Rest Assured is a book all about weary souls finding rest….it’s a plan. A recovery plan. Th problem with a plan is it isn’t a one size fits all. Plans generally give that idea. The principle Mrs. Courtney shares are really great and you can apply most of them to any ... Book Review: Rest Assured by Vicki Courtney

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5 Stars

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Chocolate-Covered Cashews

Chocolate-Covered Cashews

On 11/28 Mary Miller wrote: Wiley Baxter’s book Chocolate Covered Cashews is the story of Wiley’s life. It starts with a situation where he was surprised by God and he tells the story of how he found out that he was a father of twin daughters. It’s a very interesting story and how it takes place when he goes into a candy ... Book Review: Chocolate Covered Cashews by Wiley Baxter

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4 Stars

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Seven Women

Seven Women

On 11/28 Mary Miller wrote: Eric Metaxas has had bestselling books for quite a while, and 7 Women is par for the course. In his book 7 Women, Eric shares 7 Women and the secrets to their greatness. The 7 women written about are Joan of Arc Susannah Wesley Hannah More Saint Maria of Paris Corrie ten Boom Rosa Parks Mother Teresa Eric ... BookReview & Women

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5 Stars

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Anything

Anything

On 9/8 Mary Miller wrote: The book is broken up into three sections. Part one is everything keeping us from anything and it talks about all the things that we should abandon when we are trying to give God anything. So we should abandon unbelief. We should abandon pretending, abandon shame, abandon approval, abandon entertainment, ... BOOK REVIEW : Anything By Jennie Allen

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5 Stars

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NIV Proclamation Bible

NIV Proclamation Bible

On 6/8 Mary Miller wrote: Upon receiving this book/Bible it is beautifully bound and STURDY! something lacking in a lot of Bibles. You can tell its a High quality book and of course it’s Gods word so I cannot be too rough on it. However, the Study Bible claim, That I can be hard on. so lets go through this methodically. ... Book Review: Proclamation Bible

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2 Stars

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Loved Back to Life

Loved Back to Life

On 3/27 Mary Miller wrote: I’m not going to lie….THIS BOOK DEALS WITH HARD STUFF. It took me a long time to get through it. This isn’t an easy read. It really forces you to look inward, and dot lookl not just at the surface but deeply. Now I choose this book back in January, and I read the description, but nothing ... Book Review: Loved Back to Life By Shiela Walsh

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5 Stars

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Ex-Muslim

Ex-Muslim

On 1/7 Mary Miller wrote: Ex-Muslim is Author Naeem Pazal’s autobiography. In his book Mr. Pazal shares many accounts spanning from his childhood through to where he is in life today. He grew up in Kuwait and like most there was Muslim, but through a series of amazing miracles Naeem and ALL his siblings come to accept Jesus ... Book Review-Ex-Muslim by Naeeem Pazal

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4 Stars

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The Nesting Place

The Nesting Place

On 6/25 Mary Miller wrote: The Nesting Place by Myquillyn Smith is a unique book on home decorating. It takes the approach of if you like it go with it! The book is skillfully written to encourage the reader to step outside of your comfort zone! It’s geared towards both homeowners and renters with the weight leaning more towards ... BOOK REVIEW: The Nesting Place By Myquillyn Smith

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5 Stars

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Thrive

Thrive

On 4/23 Mary Miller wrote: ark Hal, lead singer of the band Casting Crowns paints a beautiful picture of what Thriving looks like! Like the tree on the front cover Mark challenges every single believer to grow deep in your faith, but it’s only when you have that deep ness that you can then reach out and give from those roots! ... BOOK REVIEW: Thrive by Mark Hal

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5 Stars

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Once-A-Day Country Faith

Once-A-Day Country Faith

On 2/3 Mary Miller wrote: Once a Day Country Faith is a devotional type book that takes one (and on a couple of occasions two) musicians , their favorite verse and their thoughts on said verse(s). Some Artists include. Christy Lee Cook. Jason Crabb. Randy Owen (from Alabama). Josh Turner. ... BOOK REVIEW:Once a Day Country Faith by Zondervan

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2 Stars

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Overextended and Loving Most of It

Overextended and Loving Most of It

On 12/17 Mary Miller wrote: In Overextended, Lisa shares her ups and downs in her crazy busy life. In her wit, and Lisa-esque perspective on life, we are transported into her everyday. She holds NOTHING. Back. It’s that honesty that brings you right to the center of her life. She is able to in written word draw you into ... Book Review: Oversextended and Loving Most of it. Ny Lisa Harper

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5 Stars

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Simply Delicious Amish Cooking

Simply Delicious Amish Cooking

On 8/28 Mary Miller wrote: This book is a collection of simple Amish recipes collected from the Amish and mennonite communities in Sarasota Florida. It shares stories along with the recipes but not necessarily connected to one another. The delightlyfully simple recipes are a wonderful addition to any kitchen whether, a novice ... Book Review: Simply Delicious Amish Cooking by sherry Gore

Mary's Rating:

4 Stars

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The Story of the Voice

The Story of the Voice

On 6/3 Mary Miller wrote: A year or so ago I won two copies of the Voice bible from Thomas Nelson’s Blog Bunch. I won a digital copy for my Kindle and I won a hard copy as ell. I enjoyed the Voice. It is truly an interesting translation but have you ever wondered how someone or in this case a group of someones toes about deciding ... Book Review: the Story of rhe Voice

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4 Stars

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Just Like Jesus

Just Like Jesus

On 3/6 Mary Miller wrote: Just Like Jesus is a book that challenges it readers to live just as the title says, Just Like Jesus! Jam packed with practical applications and life changing challenges Max Lucado really does take the bull by the horns and pulls no punches. I was so very impressed by this book. I was not shocked though! ... Book Review:Just Like Jesus by Max Lucado

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5 Stars

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From the Heart of A Woman

From the Heart of A Woman

On 2/4 Mary Miller wrote: I struggle with writing this review, not because I feel pressure to give it a good one but because I don’t want to discourage the author. There were letters that were heartfelt and biblically solid. Yet when an author begins a faith based book with a statement that says basically I am not a biblical ... Book Review: From the Heart of a Woman

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1 Stars

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The Least Among You (DVD)

The Least Among You (DVD)

On 2/9 Mary Miller wrote: This Movie is based on a true person. Richard Kelly is a young African American who is struggling during the time if Martin Luther king Jr He has big plans as he has a job all lined up that will help pay for the medication his ailing mother needs. without him knowing his mother fills out an application ... DVD Review-Least Among Us (Lionsgate)

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5 Stars

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The X and Y of Buy

The X and Y of Buy

On 9/9 Mary Miller wrote: The X and Y of Buy explores the concepts using in how to market to gender specific targets.  What techniques work best for wich gender and why!   The book Looks at hoe the male and female brain function and what draws each gender through the processing of a purchase.  The book explains ... BOOK REVIEW: The X and Y of Buy By Elizabeth Pace

Mary's Rating:

4 Stars

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