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What If It's True?

What If It's True?

On 4/28 Beauty in the Binding wrote: About the Book:Years ago, novelist Charles Martin cracked open his Bible and began wrestling with a few fundamental questions. He asked, “What if every single word of Scripture is absolutely true and I can trust it? How do I respond? Something in me should change, but what? How?” This book is the ... Book Review: What If It's True by Charles Martin

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The Warrior Maiden

The Warrior Maiden

On 2/17 Beauty in the Binding wrote: First off, I loved the fitting title and gorgeous cover of the book. I also loved the well-paced story line that held my attention from beginning to end. I liked that The Warrior Maiden was loosely based on the Mulan movie, but didn't strictly adhere to the movie's plot. The author gave fresh resolutions ... Book Review: The Warrior Maiden by Melanie Dickerson

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3 Stars

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The Respect Dare

The Respect Dare

On 4/23 Beauty in the Binding wrote: Ephesians 5:33 says, “Nevertheless let every one of you in particular so love his wife even as himself; and the wife see that she reverence her husband.” Paul's advice essentially explains some primary needs in a marriage. Most wives want to feel loved and most husbands want to be respected. Simply ... The Respect Dare by Nina Roesner

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Fairer than Morning

Fairer than Morning

On 12/19 Beauty in the Binding wrote: WillHanby is a broken soul. Following the death of his parents, he signson as a saddlemaker apprentice to Master Jacob Good. Master Goodturns out to be a cruel teacher with a thirst for power. When AnnMiller and her father encounter Will, Will is drawn to the kindnessand light that he sees in them. ... Fairer Than Morning by Rosslyn Elliott

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Max On Life

Max On Life

On 4/18 Beauty in the Binding wrote: Whether we admit it or not, we all have questions. There are situations that we don't understand and questions we lack definitive answers for. Those gray areas can be challenging to consider. What if we never find the answers we are searching for? Or worse... What if we can't live with the answers that ... Max on Life by Max Lucado

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The Mountains Bow Down

The Mountains Bow Down

On 3/16 Beauty in the Binding wrote: A cruise to Alaska promises plenty of time to delight in nature's beauty. The majestic mountains and geological opportunities beg to be enjoyed. Or so FBI Agent Raleigh Harmon thinks. Raleigh's plans to mine for gems and relax on her vacation go horribly askew when a passenger is murdered aboard the ... The Mountains Bow Down by Sibella Giorello

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4 Stars

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Save the Date

Save the Date

On 1/29 Beauty in the Binding wrote: Saving Grace, a non-profit home for girls, is in a desperate financial situation. Funding by Sinclair Enterprises has been drastically cut, but Lucy Wiltshire, overseer of the home, is determined to do whatever it takes to keep her girls from ending up on the streets. Alex Sinclair, heir of Sinclair ... Save The Date by Jenny B. Jones

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Dining with Joy

Dining with Joy

On 12/13 Beauty in the Binding wrote: Joy Ballard didn't grow up dreaming of being on television or cooking for a living. To fulfill her father's dying wish, Joy took over his televised cooking show. The only problem is that she can't cook. Through careful editing and the help of co-workers, Joy has successfully hosted the popular cooking ... Dining with Joy by Rachel Hauck

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Really Woolly Bible Stories

Really Woolly Bible Stories

On 10/17 Beauty in the Binding wrote: Take a journey with your child through some of the Bible's most well-known stories. Read about Noah, Abraham, Daniel, Jonah, Jesus and others. Each story demonstrates God's great love and power as the Good Shepherd.Really Woolly Bible Stories is appropriate for children up to the age of 8. (Approximately) ... Really Woolly Bible Stories

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Where Hearts Are Free

Where Hearts Are Free

On 9/27 Beauty in the Binding wrote: Bridget Barrington has shared her secret with only one person. Since the day she confided in Philippe Clavell, her feelings for the servant have grown from friendship to tender companionship to love. When Bridget's parents begin looking for a husband for her, she risks her pride and bears her heart to ... Where Hearts Are Free by Golden Keyes Parsons

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Outlive Your Life

Outlive Your Life

On 9/10 Beauty in the Binding wrote: In Outlive Your Life, Max Lucado takes readers on a journey though the book of Acts. The early church lived out their lives in tangible ways that impacted other Christians as well as non-believers. Why should Christians today be any different? Do you want to do something that has a lasting affect? Can ... Outlive Your Life by Max Lucado

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The Boy Who Changed the World

The Boy Who Changed the World

On 9/7 Beauty in the Binding wrote: The Boy Who Changed The World tells the story of a man who invented special corn seeds that provided food for millions of people. But this man could never have invented the seeds without the help of the vice president, who never would have been interested in plants if he had not spent time as a child ... The Boy Who Changed The World by Andy Andrews

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The Butterfly Effect

The Butterfly Effect

On 9/7 Beauty in the Binding wrote: The Law of Sensitive Dependence Upon Initial Conditions is otherwise known as The Butterfly Effect. The Butterfly Effect is basically the theory that everything that is done affects everything else, no matter how insignificant the first thing to be done is. Could a butterfly really flap its wings and ... The Butterfly Effect by Andy Andrews

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One Hand, Two Hands

One Hand, Two Hands

On 8/30 Beauty in the Binding wrote: One Hand, Two Hands by Max Lucado is the story of a young girl who explores all the different things one can do with hands. The young girl is joined by her animal friends who mimic what she does as well as provide her with ways to use her hands. From writing a letter to grandma to picking up socks to ... One Hand, Two Hands

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Jane Austen

Jane Austen

On 7/6 Beauty in the Binding wrote: Jane Austen by Peter Leithart is a biography focusing on one of the most talented writers in history. Well-known classics such as Pride and Prejudice and Emma were written by Austen. Leithart presents Austen’s biography from a somewhat Christian perspective. He does not make her seem like a saint, ... Jane Austen: Christian Encounters

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Saving Cicadas

Saving Cicadas

On 12/23 Beauty in the Binding wrote: Janie is an eight-year-old girl surrounded by a dysfunctional family. Her mother carries an unwanted child, her grandmother is the meanest person she knows and her sister, Rainey, has Downs Syndrome and struggles to understand. The crisis pregnancy leads to a road trip that changes Janie's life, as she ... Saving Cicadas by Nicole Seitz

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Healing Sands

Healing Sands

On 11/28 Beauty in the Binding wrote: Healing Sands by Nancy Rue and Stephen Arterburn is a story of surrender to God. When photojournalist, Ryan Coe finds herself in a desperate situation that she can not control, solve, or manipulate, she is forced to realize her insufficiency and anger. Her marriage has ended in divorce and her son, ...

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The Tallest of Smalls

The Tallest of Smalls

On 10/23 Beauty in the Binding wrote: In, The Tallest of Smalls, Ollie, a resident “too-small” of Stiltsville, is not considered a popular person. In fact, he never even wears matching socks! All the popular people have a pair of stilts to make the tall and inherently, better. As is custom, every day the entire population of “too-smalls” ... The Tallest of Smalls by Max Lucado

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Plain Promise

Plain Promise

On 9/17 Beauty in the Binding wrote: Sadie Fisher is a young, attractive, Amish woman who loves many things: her God, her home, her friends, and her way of life. Still, she struggles with loneliness and her desire to have a family. When faced with the choice of marrying a good, Amish man, or giving up her hope of marriage because of the ... Plain Promise by Beth Wiseman

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