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The Lucky Few

The Lucky Few

On 5/22 Shyfroggy wrote: I enjoy reading books that allow me a glimpse into another's life. We all face challenges and trials and struggles and joy and happiness. In some way, while we are all different, we are all met with some type of adversity in life. It can be difficult to remember that we are all faced with some difficulty ... The Lucky Few

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4 Stars

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Finding God's Blessings in Brokenness

Finding God's Blessings in Brokenness

On 4/1 Shyfroggy wrote: In one word - WOW! As in a sensational success! Like all books that I receive in the mail, I eagerly open the package like a little kid on Christmas morning. In most cases once I start reading the book I can't put it down. This one was amazing. It was written very much to the point. There wasn't a ... Finding God's Blessings in Brokenness

Shyfroggy's Rating:

5 Stars

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A Spectacle of Glory

A Spectacle of Glory

On 2/17 Shyfroggy wrote: I have heard Joni Eareckson Tada's story and was looking forward to reading this devotional. I had quite a few books started when I added this one to the mix. I looked forward to reading a short devotion every day. Some days I read more than one! The devotions were not that long, they were a perfect ... A Spectacle of Glory

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5 Stars

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How's Your Soul

How's Your Soul

On 12/15 Shyfroggy wrote: I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book. I would highly recommend this book to anybody searching for a different perspective behind the age old question - how are you? It is so easy to just answer with a quick, "I'm fine. How are you?" Most times people are struggling with something. I think I might have ... How's Your Soul

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5 Stars

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Unreasonable Hope

Unreasonable Hope

On 11/7 Shyfroggy wrote: I enjoyed reading this book. I wasn't sure what to expect from it. I think I thought it would be more like a how to guide for tough times. In some ways it does outline what we can do to get through painful, tough times, but at no point does it feel like you are merely reading a list. I thought it ... Unreasonable Hope

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5 Stars

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Me Too

Me Too

On 8/23 Shyfroggy wrote: There are so many words floating around today. In most cases we relate to one another with our words. I have learned of the significance of two simple words, but when put together have a powerful meaning. The two words are, me and too. When somebody connects with us by using those words, sometimes ... Me Too

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4 Stars

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With My Eyes Wide Open

With My Eyes Wide Open

On 7/19 Shyfroggy wrote: I enjoy reading. I really enjoy reading that gives me the opportunity to step into somebody elses shoes and try to look at life from their perspective. I didn't really know much about the band KoЯn prior to requesting this book. I was intrigued by part of the overview that talked about his struggles ... With My Eyes Wide Open

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4 Stars

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Forgiving My Daughter's Killer

Forgiving My Daughter's Killer

On 6/13 Shyfroggy wrote: What an amazing story of forgiveness and living like Jesus. Showing others a Christ like love, even when they have hurt you. Even if, and especially when, your life has been dumped upside down and your heart is aching for the loss of a child, one taken too soon by somebody you cared about. How do you ... Forgiving My Daughter's Killer

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5 Stars

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Hope Heals

Hope Heals

On 5/17 Shyfroggy wrote: I don't know where to begin with my review of this book. I was so blessed by this story. I can honestly say that this story of hope might not have been so moving to me had I come across it a year ago. Its funny how the trials we face and the storms we weather draw us to things and people that we might ... Hope Heals

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5 Stars

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How to Live in Fear

How to Live in Fear

On 4/22 Shyfroggy wrote: Being somebody who struggles with these things,I was very intrigued by this book. I requested it during a moment when I was feeling particularly frustrated and it arrived so quick. Lance is very open in his book and goes into detail about the struggles he has faced, where he was, what he was doing and ... How to Live in Fear

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5 Stars

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This Is Awkward

This Is Awkward

On 3/23 Shyfroggy wrote: This was a good read. Some parts were harder to get into than others. One thing I did like about this book is that you could pick it up and read any chapter. The chapters don't necessarily build on each other. After looking at the table of contents, I will admit I skipped right to the topics that seemed ... This Is Awkward

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4 Stars

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Coming Clean

Coming Clean

On 1/6 Shyfroggy wrote: I received this book in exchange for an honest review through Booklook Bloggers. The title and description of this book were interesting to me because I have been closely involved with people who drink. Some to the point that it has greatly impacted their life and their relationships, with others it ... Coming Clean

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5 Stars

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A Believe Devotional for Kids: Think, Act, Be Like Jesus

A Believe Devotional for Kids: Think, Act, Be Like Jesus

On 11/6 Shyfroggy wrote: I really enjoyed reading through this devotional. It is great for children at the Elementary level. There were even devotions that I enjoyed as an adult. It would definitely lend itself to a good bed time devotional that the entire family would benefit from. I enjoyed the fact that it lends itself ... Think, Act, Be Like Jesus

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5 Stars

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The Final Summit

The Final Summit

On 10/26 Shyfroggy wrote: I recall hearing this name before and being curious about reading one of this books. This seemed like the best opportunity to do so. It is a fascinating book that pulls history into the mix. Being that I am not a huge fan of history, this fact made this not one of my favorite books but still a good read. ... The Final Summit

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3 Stars

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Couples Who Pray

Couples Who Pray

On 10/26 Shyfroggy wrote: I enjoyed reading the book, Couples Who Pray. It was a powerful reminder of the scripture verse, Matthew 18:20, For where two or three are gathered together in my name, I am there among them. It seems easy to get lost in this world, everywhere you turn there is chaos and broken hearts. If more couples ... Couples Who Pray

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3 Stars

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Max On Life

Max On Life

On 10/26 Shyfroggy wrote: I am a huge fan of Max Lucado, so I might be a little partial in my review! I have always enjoyed the way he shares insight and wisdom. I 'get' what he is saying, never feel like it is over the top, yet always profound and thought provoking. I enjoyed the question and answer format of this book. ... Max Lucado Max on Life

Shyfroggy's Rating:

5 Stars

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The Lucado Life Lessons Study Bible, NKJV

The Lucado Life Lessons Study Bible, NKJV

On 1/25 Shyfroggy wrote: Book Description Discover the life-enriching biblical application you're searching for in The Lucado Life Lessons Study Bible. With more than 1,000 "Life Lessons" offering insights straight from Max, the message of God's Word will be more meaningful and impactful than ever. This beautifully designed ... The Lucado Life Lessons Study Bible

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5 Stars

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A Century Turns

A Century Turns

On 11/29 Shyfroggy wrote: "Author, historian, and educator William J. Bennett examines America’s last two decades. Twenty years ago, John McCain was serving his second year in the Senate, and Colin Powell had just been promoted to chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. There was no Fox News Channel, no American Idol. Saddam ... A Century Turns

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3 Stars

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Revolve 2010

Revolve 2010

On 2/17 Shyfroggy wrote: I enjoyed reading through this Biblezine. It was provided for review by Thomas Nelson Publishing Group. It is set up in a seventeen magazine style only bible addition. It is unfortunate that this can't be a monthly subscription. It is great with the info they learn and activities and quizzes but just ... Revolve 2010

Shyfroggy's Rating:

5 Stars

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Mom's Bible: God's Wisdom for Mothers

Mom's Bible: God's Wisdom for Mothers

On 2/2 Shyfroggy wrote: I am really enjoying the layout of this bible. I love the fact that is compact and not too heavy and can easily be carried around with me! There were two things that I absoultly loved about this bible - the insights, and the questions. I enjoyed the insights that are, in a sense magnified. The end ... Mom's Bible

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5 Stars

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Take Your Best Shot

Take Your Best Shot

On 1/24 Shyfroggy wrote: I requested this book because it looked interesting and I thought it would be a good, quick read. Little did I know it would turn into a daily devotional between my sister (she is 13) every morning on the way to school. I never realized that this book would lend itself to such a unique oppurtunity ... Take Your Best Shot: Do Something Bigger Than Yourself

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5 Stars

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Fearless

Fearless

On 9/8 Shyfroggy wrote: I absoultly love Max Lucado's books. They always push me into a state of reflection. I have found all of his books very enjoyable to read. Once I start reading them, I can't put them down until I am finished. Being that I love his stories and the 'truths' that he reminds us about through his writing ... Fearless by Max Lucado - releases TODAY!!!

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5 Stars

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Rick and Bubba's Guide to the Almost Nearly Perfect Marriage

Rick and Bubba's Guide to the Almost Nearly Perfect Marriage

On 8/10 Shyfroggy wrote: I enjoyed reading Rick and Bubba’s Guide to the Almost Nearly Perfect Marriage. The book outlined topics that are relevant in every relationship. There were topics ranging from serious matters such as parenting and respect, to less serious matters, such as household chores. The book had a humorous ... Rick and Bubba's Guide to the Almost Nearly Perfect Marriage by Rick Burgess & Bill "Bubba" Bussey

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4 Stars

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