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Softly and Tenderly (tpc)

Softly and Tenderly (tpc)

On 12/7 Patty Leigh wrote: Happily married and owner of two successful boutiques, Jade longs to begin a family with her husband, Max. But when she discovers that Max has an illegitimate son - who he wants her to help raise - Jade's life is turned upside down. She flees to her childhood home, a rambling Iowa farmhouse, with enough ... Softly and Tenderly

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3 Stars

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Thunder Dog

Thunder Dog

On 10/2 Patty Leigh wrote: I recently read a book that I didn't really think I was going to like, but since I had gotten it as a review copy, needed to read it anyway. Thunder Dog By Michael Hingson with Susy Flory was amazing! I was captivated with the story from the beginning until the final page. I was so impressed with the ... thunder dog

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5 Stars

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The Band that Played On

The Band that Played On

On 5/9 Patty Leigh wrote: The Band that Played On: The Extraordinary Story of the 8 Musicians Who Went Down with the Titanic I requested this book to review because I've always found the Titanic and its tragic story to be intriguing. Everyone who's seen the movie or studied the story knows that the band played on while the ... And the band played on

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3 Stars

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Save the Date

Save the Date

On 1/31 Patty Leigh wrote: Save the Date by Jenny B. Jones tells the story of Alex: a rich, former NFL player, playboy and Lucy: a woman who grew up poor, and now runs a home for girls who have aged out of foster care. When the company that Alex's family owns cuts the home's funding in half, Lucy knows that her project is in big ... I loved this book

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5 Stars

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Invasion

Invasion

On 1/10 Patty Leigh wrote: I originally picked  the book Invasion because it looked from the cover like something my teenage son would enjoy. He reads non-stop, and I thought this would be a good chance for him to find a new author that he could enjoy. This was in no way a book that I thought I would enjoy since sci-fi is ... Invasion

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3 Stars

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The Way Home (DVD)

The Way Home (DVD)

On 10/26 Patty Leigh wrote: I received the dvd, The Way Home, from Thomas Nelson for review. I had no idea what it was about, but knew that it starred Dean Cain and I like him so I figured it'd be alright.The Way Home is a true story about a family whose son goes missing, but it's about so much more than that as well. It tells ... the way home

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5 Stars

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Faithful

Faithful

On 9/8 Patty Leigh wrote: I originally went to booksneeze.com to order one of the new Max Lucado books that they had sent an email to me about because, you know, I love Max. However, when I got there, intent on getting his newest children's book to review, I saw that Lo! and Behold! there was actually a christian fiction book ... faithful

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5 Stars

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The Edge of the Divine

The Edge of the Divine

On 8/17 Patty Leigh wrote: Sandi Patty's latest offering for our reading enjoyment is The Edge of the Divine: Where Possibility Meets God's Faithfulness. The book focuses on Sandi's journey with her weight issues and her decision to have lap band surgery. The book allows the reader insight, sometimes too much, into her life ... the edge of divine

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2 Stars

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Hand of Fate

Hand of Fate

On 6/29 Patty Leigh wrote: Radio personality, Jim Fate, dies when a fatal gas is sent to him through a package in the mail. The "triple threat club" consisting of Nicole, Allison, and Cassidy each with a unique perspective and job are on the case! Hand of Fate by Lis Wiehl is a craftily written book. From the first page to the ... book review

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5 Stars

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A Summer Secret

A Summer Secret

On 6/2 Patty Leigh wrote: A Summer Secret by Kathleen Fuller is a good book. It hits the mark for the audience that she is trying to reach, and that is tween and younger teen girls. The cover gives away a bit of the story, but it also will intrigue the reader into wanting to know more. I felt for the main character, Mary Beth, ... review

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5 Stars

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The Right to Lead

The Right to Lead

On 5/6 Patty Leigh wrote: I like John Maxwell. It is very obvious that he has a powerful ability to get across thoughts in a cohesive and engaging way so that the reader feels like the information is entirely new and certainly relevant. This newest book, The Right to Lead, is not a disappointment. It is a small, gift-sized book ... The Right To Lead by John Maxwell

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5 Stars

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How Should a Christian Live?

How Should a Christian Live?

On 4/24 Patty Leigh wrote: How Should a Christian Live? Word of Promise Next Generation DevotionalYou've heard the dramatized New Testament featuring the voice talents of many of today's top young Hollywood stars. Now dig deeper and embrace the truths and knowledge of the Bible like never before. This new devotional study ... How Should A Christian Live

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5 Stars

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Combating the Commandment of Confusion

Combating the Commandment of Confusion

On 3/30 Patty Leigh wrote: Do your kids like superheroes? Then, Bibleman: Combating the Commandment of Confusion is for you! Bibleman incorporates music and the appropriate corniness factor to hook boys and girls into finding out what putting on the full armor of God looks like. When the Commandment of Confusion and his sidekick, ... bibleman

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4 Stars

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Beautiful Things Happen When A Woman Trusts God

Beautiful Things Happen When A Woman Trusts God

On 3/5 Patty Leigh wrote: When a Woman Trusts God by Sheila Walsh.Who doesn't love Sheila? She writes as though you feel you are having an intimate conversation with her. Since trust is such an issue for me, I hoped that this book would give me the courage to continue on my own journey through allowing myself to truly trust ... Beautiful Things Happen

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5 Stars

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The Long Way Home

The Long Way Home

On 1/27 Patty Leigh wrote: The Long Way Home by Andrew Klavan is the second in the The Homelanders series. It tells the story of Charlie West who has been convicted of murdering his best friend. Charlie doesn't remember what has happened, only knows that someone is hunting him; and he and his friends want to know why! They attempt ... the long way home by andrew klavan

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3 Stars

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How to Reach Your Full Potential for God

How to Reach Your Full Potential for God

On 1/11 Patty Leigh wrote: Charles Stanley is a name that I can trust. So, anytime I am given the opportunity to read his material, I take it. He writes in a way that the common man can understand exactly the point he is trying to make. In How to Reach Your Full Potential for God, Stanley outlines seven essentials for doing our ... How To Reach Your Full Potential For God by Charles Stanley

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4 Stars

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Healing Sands

Healing Sands

On 12/19 Patty Leigh wrote: Peeling back the layers to the characters in Healing Sands takes some time to do. In fact, the characters get better and better as the book goes on. This particular installment of the Sullivan Crisp series deals with anger and how we must surrender that emotion to God and allow Him to conquer it for ... Healing Sands by Nancy Rue & Stephen Arterburn

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5 Stars

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Read and Share: The Story of Christmas

Read and Share: The Story of Christmas

On 11/18 Patty Leigh wrote: When I saw that this book was on Thomas Nelson's site to choose from for blog reviewers, I was so excited. I love children's books, and I love Christmas! This book tells the story beginning with the birth of John, which was really the start of this beautiful story. The book tells the entire story in ... The Story of Christmas

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5 Stars

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Beautiful Mess

Beautiful Mess

On 11/5 Patty Leigh wrote: If you like country music or Diamond Rio, then this book will suit you fine. I found the book to be muddled sometimes and hard to get through especially in the beginning. However, I was unfamiliar with the characters. Fans of the group will find this book gives them some of the answers they may have ... A Beautiful Mess The Story of Diamond Rio

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3 Stars

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Redefining Beautiful

Redefining Beautiful

On 10/17 Patty Leigh wrote: Beautiful: what God sees when God sees youThis wonderful book by the daughter of acclaimed author, Max Lucado, is a true winner. Jenna Lucado brings to life what a girl's perspective of herself through God's eyes should be. Although written with the teenage-girl in mind, it is certainly appropriate for ... redefining beautiful by jenna lucado

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5 Stars

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Seaside Letters

Seaside Letters

On 9/28 Patty Leigh wrote: Seaside Letters by Denise Hunter delves into the secrets held Sabrina, a waitress, at a Nantucket diner. She feels unlovable after being left six days before her wedding by her fiance, and she runs off only to find an unlikely relationship through an internet chat site. Little does she know that the ... Seaside Letters by Denise Hunter

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1 Stars

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Lonestar Secrets

Lonestar Secrets

On 9/16 Patty Leigh wrote: Lonestar Secrets by Colleen Coble takes you to a ranch in the Lonestar state. There's mystery and intrigue; romance and cowboys; as well as secrets and lies. You will find yourself caught up in the story from the first word until the last. I had a hard time putting it down. Enter Shannon Astor as the ... Lonestar Secrets

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5 Stars

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