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The Blessings of Friendship Treasury

The Blessings of Friendship Treasury

On 8/1 Storm De La Rosa wrote: I recently received a complimentary copy of the new book The Blessings Of Friendship Treasury by Mary Engelbreit to review. This hard cover storybook contains a collection of rhymes, poems, thoughts, and Bible verses about the joys of friendship. All of the whimsical Americana illustrations are done ... Book Review: The Blessings Of Friendship Treasury By Mary Engelbreit

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5 Stars

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A Lady's Honor

A Lady's Honor

On 5/30 Storm De La Rosa wrote: I recently received a complimentary copy of the new book A Lady's Honor by Laurie Alice Eakes to review. Elizabeth Trelawny is escaping her would-be fiance in London, but he's in hot pursuit of her all the way to her family's home in Cornwall called Bastion Point. When she's caught in a storm, she quickly ... Book Review: A Lady's Honor By Laurie Alice Eakes

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4 Stars

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Storming the Black Ice

Storming the Black Ice

On 4/5 Storm De La Rosa wrote: I recently received a complimentary copy of the new book Storming the Black Ice by Don Brown to review. In a world where oil is highly prized, and countries will do anything to get their hands on a supply, it's no surprise much effort is put into finding new sources. When British geologists discover ... Book Review: Storming The Black Ice By Don Brown

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4 Stars

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Mark of Evil

Mark of Evil

On 3/20 Storm De La Rosa wrote: I recently received a complimentary copy of the new book Mark Of Evil: The End Series by Tim LaHaye and Craig Parshall to review. Freedom has been suppressed, economies have collapsed, and technology has grown by leaps and bounds. There are robotic police units, drone bots, and BID-tag implants. While ... Book Review: Mark Of Evil By Tim LaHaye And Craig Parshall

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4 Stars

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Aquifer

Aquifer

On 1/28 Storm De La Rosa wrote: I recently received a complimentary copy of the new book Aquifer by Jonathon Friesen to review. It's the year 2250, and safe water is a precious resource. Those who control it control everything. The Council has people follow without hesitation, and has even forbidden all emotion in the sake of keeping ... Book Review: Aquifer By Jonathon Friesen

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4 Stars

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Nightmare City

Nightmare City

On 12/1 Storm De La Rosa wrote: I recently received a complimentary copy of the new book Nightmare City by Andrew Klavan to review. Tom is a high school reporter, and he's always on the lookout for an offbeat story. But he didn't expect the offbeat to land on his lap, and turn his life into something he'd read in the headlines instead ... Book Review: Nightmare City By Andrew Klavan

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4 Stars

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Plain Peace

Plain Peace

On 11/10 Storm De La Rosa wrote: I recently received a complimentary copy of the new book Plain Peace: A Daughter's of the Promise Novel by Beth Wiseman to review. Anna Byler would normally have her choice of just about any young suitor in her Amish community, but her grandfather is a bishop, and has laid down some strict rules. This ... Book Review: Plain Peace By Beth Wiseman

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4 Stars

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The Total Money Makeover: Classic Edition

The Total Money Makeover: Classic Edition

On 10/24 Storm De La Rosa wrote: I recently received a complimentary copy of the book The Total Money Makeover Classic Edition: A Proven Plan For Financial Fitness by Dave Ramsey to review. Even if you don't know exactly who Dave Ramsey is, you've probably heard the name bandied about. Dave is a money guru of sorts, who has helped millions ... Book Review: The Total Money Makeover Classic Edition By Dave Ramsey

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5 Stars

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The Merciful Scar

The Merciful Scar

On 9/24 Storm De La Rosa wrote: I recently received a complimentary copy of the new book The Merciful Scar by Rebecca St. James and Nancy Rue to review. An accident back in high school fractured Kirsten's family, and she began carving tiny lines in her skin. This self inflicted pain was manageable, helped her cope, and was nothing ... Book Review: The Merciful Scar By Rebecca St. James And Nancy Rue

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5 Stars

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Memory's Door

Memory's Door

On 8/21 Storm De La Rosa wrote: I recently received a complimentary copy of the new book Memory's Door: A Well Spring Novel Book 2 by James L. Rubart to review. Reece, Brandon, Dana, and Marcus are the four members of a group called Warriors Riding. They have learned to wage war in the supernatural, send their spirits inside other ... Book Review: Memory's Door By James L. Rubart

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4 Stars

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A Matter of Trust

A Matter of Trust

On 4/22 Storm De La Rosa wrote: I recently received a copy of the new book A Matter Of Trust: A Mia Quinn Mystery by Lis Wiehl with April Henry to review. Mia Quinn is on the phone with a colleague, Colleen, at the prosecutor's office when the unthinkable happens: she hears a gunshot over the line and rushes over to the scene, only ... Book Review: A Matter Of Trust By Liz Wiehl

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4 Stars

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An Angel by Her Side

An Angel by Her Side

On 1/6 Storm De La Rosa wrote: I recently received a copy of the new book An Angel By Her Side: A Heaven on Earth Novel by Ruth Reid to review. Katie Bender lost her fiancee in a tragic accident years ago, but it led her on the path for her gift: teaching children. She is busy at school teaching the children, when the worst happens ... Book Review: An Angel By Her Side By Ruth Reid

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4 Stars

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Sneak

Sneak

On 9/20 Storm De La Rosa wrote: I recently received a copy of the new book Sneak by Evan Angler to review. In near times, the country has gone through an awful civil war. In order to get citizenship, one must participate in the MARK program. Without it, you cannot buy food, see a doctor, or do just about anything. Those who do take ... Book Review: Sneak By Evan Angler

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4 Stars

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The MoneySmart Family System

The MoneySmart Family System

On 8/5 Storm De La Rosa wrote: I recently received a copy of the new book The MoneySmart Family System: Teaching Financial Independence To Children Of Every Age by Steve and Annette Economides to review. I started working full time every summer once I was 14 and learned the value of every dollar I made. (The minimum wage was $3.75!) ... Book Review: The MoneySmart Family System By Steve and Annette Economides

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4 Stars

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Beyond Molasses Creek

Beyond Molasses Creek

On 3/31 Storm De La Rosa wrote: I recently received a copy of the new book Beyond Molasses Creek by Nicole Seitz to review.Ally Green is a flight attendant who has traveled everywhere, but must return home to bury her father in South Carolina. With that comes seeing her former best friend, Vesey Washington who lives across Molasses ... Book Review: Beyond Molasses Creek By Nicole Seitz

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2 Stars

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The Christian Zombie Killers Handbook

The Christian Zombie Killers Handbook

On 11/23 Storm De La Rosa wrote: I recently received a copy of the new book The Christian Zombie Killers Handbook: Slaying The Living Dead Within by Jeff Kinley to review.Ben Forman was your every day average young guy, starting his first job, and falling in love with his girlfriend. He didn't think that the zombie activity so common ... Book Review: The Christian Zombie Killers Handbook By Jeff Kinley

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3 Stars

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Water's Edge

Water's Edge

On 8/2 Storm De La Rosa wrote: I recently received a copy of the new book Water's Edge by Robert Whitlow to review.Tom Crane, a young hotshot attorney living in Atlanta, is on the brink of becoming a partner in a high profile law firm. It's the promotion he's been waiting for. He's in the office of the top folks of the firm, thinking ... Book Review: Water's Edge By Robert Whitlow

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3 Stars

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The Seraph Seal

The Seraph Seal

On 5/27 Storm De La Rosa wrote: I recently received a copy of the book The Seraph Seal by Leonard Sweet and Lori Wagner to review.The Seraph Seal is a futuristic novel mostly set in the year 2048. In the very beginning of the novel - set in 2012 - eight births happen on December 21st, 2012 as the world falls apart with earthquakes, ... Book Review: The Seraph Seal By Leonard Sweet And Lori Wagner

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5 Stars

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The Elemental Journal

The Elemental Journal

On 5/1 Storm De La Rosa wrote: I recently received a copy of The Elemental Journal: Composing Artful Expressions from Items Cast Aside by Tammy Kushnir to review.The Elemental Journal contains "journal" projects, all made from unusual materials and found objects. I am a big fan of any craft or project that uses upcycled and reclaimed ... Book Review: The Elemental Journal By Tammy Kushnir

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5 Stars

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Fashioned by Faith

Fashioned by Faith

On 4/20 Storm De La Rosa wrote: I recently received a copy of the new book, Fashioned By Faith by Rachel Lee Carter, to review.I'm never one for shying away from saying what I think, so beware with this post. (Consider yourself warned) We've gone too far. Yes, the goth girl who loves corsets and funky tights feels we've gone too far. ... Book Review: Fashioned By Faith by Rachel Lee Carter

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4 Stars

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Heart of Ice

Heart of Ice

On 4/4 Storm De La Rosa wrote: I recently received the new book Heart of Ice by Lis Wiehl with April Henry to review.Heart of Ice is is book three in the Triple Threat series. The "Triple Threat Club" was formed after the three main characters met up at their high school re-union and realized they could do some good with the jobs ... Book Review: Heart of Ice By Lis Wiehl With April Henry

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4 Stars

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Time With God For Fathers

Time With God For Fathers

On 3/27 Storm De La Rosa wrote: The righteous man walks in his integrity; His children are blessed after him. ~Proverbs 20:7My DH (and I) recently received a copy of the book Time With God For Fathers by Jack Countryman.Time With God For Fathers features ninety short devotions with Scriptures that encourage fathers to spend time with ... Book Reiew: Time With God For Fathers by Jack Countryman

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4 Stars

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Eat Your Peas, Mom

Eat Your Peas, Mom

On 3/15 Storm De La Rosa wrote: I recently received a copy of the book Eat Your Peas For Mom: Simple Truths And Happy Insights with words by Cheryl Karpen and art by Sandy Fougner.Eat Your Peas For Mom is a three minute forever book, perfect as a little "gift book" or pick me up. It's a sweet little reminder to your mother about how ... Book Review: Eat Your Peas For Mom: Simple Truths And Happy Insights

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4 Stars

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Curiosities of the Civil War

Curiosities of the Civil War

On 3/2 Storm De La Rosa wrote: I recently received a copy of the book Curiosities of the Civil War: Strange Stories, Infamous Characters, and Bizarre Events by Webb Garrison to review.As a history geek, I am fascinated by the history of the US Civil War. I love re-enactments, and miss that here in Washington state, there just isn't ... Book Review: Curiosities of the Civil War: Strange Stories, Infamous Characters, and Bizarre Events By Webb Garrison

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5 Stars

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Save the Date

Save the Date

On 1/21 Storm De La Rosa wrote: I recently received a copy of the new book, Save the Date by Jenny B. Jones, to review.Save the Date is a contemporary novel about Lucy, who starts off the story crushed when the perfect man - or so she thought - put his career first instead of proposing to her like she thought he was planning to. (Ouch!) ... Book Review: Save The Date By Jenny B. Jones

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5 Stars

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Love on Assignment

Love on Assignment

On 12/31 Storm De La Rosa wrote: I recently received a copy of the new book, Love On Assignment by Cara Lynn James, to review.This one is set in Newport, Rhode Island, back in 1900 - when it was quite the resort town. Charlotte Hale is the main character, and she's the secretary for the local newspaper, the Rhode Island Reporter. Her ... Book Review: Love On Assignment By Cara Lynn James

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4 Stars

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An Amish Love

An Amish Love

On 12/15 Storm De La Rosa wrote: I recently received a copy of the book, An Amish Love by Beth Wiseman, Kathleen Fuller, and Kelly Long, to review.An Amish Love actually contains three short "novellas" - one written by each author. Each story as the main title suggests, is set in Amish country with Amish characters.A Marriage of the ... Book Review: An Amish Love by Beth Wiseman, Kathleen Fuller, and Kelly Long

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4 Stars

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A Suitor for Jenny

A Suitor for Jenny

On 11/10 Storm De La Rosa wrote: A good man is like a good corset. He will always be supportive and never leave you hanging.Bwahaha! That is the first line in the latest book I was sent for review, A Suitor For Jenny by Margaret Brownley.A Suitor For Jenny is the second book in Ms. Brownley's Rocky Creek Romance series, set in good ... Book Review: A Suitor For Jenny By Margaret Brownley

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5 Stars

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The Skin Map

The Skin Map

On 9/21 Storm De La Rosa wrote: I recently received a copy of the book, The Skin Map by Stephen Lawhead, to review.The Skin Map is book one of the Bright Empires series.To many, hearing the words "skin map" probably gives them a vision of people being skinned to use their skin for the map. Throw that out. Well, although it IS made ... Book Review: The Skin Map By Stephen Lawhead

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4 Stars

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Hand of Fate

Hand of Fate

On 7/6 Storm De La Rosa wrote: I recently received a copy of the book, Hand of Fate: A Triple Threat Novel by Lis Wiehl with April Henry to review.Summer is on us, and that means prime time reading season with the nice weather! Isn't it great to have a few minutes and sit out in the sun and just enjoy the breeze in the evenings this ... Book Review: Hand of Fate: A Triple Threat Novel Lis Wiehl with April Henry

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4 Stars

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NCV Dad's Bible

NCV Dad's Bible

On 5/21 Storm De La Rosa wrote: I don't usually review Bibles on my blog, because I know many of my readers come from all walks of life and faith. However, with Father's Day on the horizon, I thought some of my Christian readers might like to know about this Blessed gift for the dad in their life.I recently received the Dad's Bible: ... Book Review: Dad's Bible: The Father's Plan, Notes by Robert Wolgemuth

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5 Stars

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Rick and Bubba’s Big Honkin’ Book of Grub

Rick and Bubba’s Big Honkin’ Book of Grub

On 3/27 Storm De La Rosa wrote: I recently received a copy of the book Rick & Bubba's Big Honkin' Book of Grub by Rick Burgess and Bill "Bubba" Bussey with Martha Bolton to review.When I first saw this book, I thought it was just another cookbook. It's not, really, although there are recipes at the end of the book and peppered throughout. ... Book Review: Rick & Bubba's Big Honkin' Book of Grub

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4 Stars

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Combating the Commandment of Confusion

Combating the Commandment of Confusion

On 3/9 Storm De La Rosa wrote: My family and I recently had the chance to review the latest title in the Bibleman DVD series Combating the Commandment of Confusion.If you're unfamiliar with the Bibleman series, it's a superhero named Bibleman who fights with the power of God. All "episodes" feature scriptures and lesson based on the ... DVD Review: Bibleman: Combating the Commandment of Confusion

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4 Stars

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The Lightkeeper's Daughter

The Lightkeeper's Daughter

On 12/30 Storm De La Rosa wrote: I recently received a copy of the novel The Lightkeeper's Daughter by Colleen Coble to review.I admit, I always love losing myself in a historical novel. I enjoy romance novels, but I don't need a play by play, if you know what I mean. ;) For this reason, I enjoy Ms. Coble's novels - they are usually ... Book Review: The Lightkeeper's Daughter by Colleen Coble

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5 Stars

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Jack Daniel's Spirit of Tennessee Cookbook, Volume 1

Jack Daniel's Spirit of Tennessee Cookbook, Volume 1

On 11/4 Storm De La Rosa wrote: I recently had the chance to receive Jack Daniel's Spirit of Tennessee Cookbook by Lynne Tolley and Pat Mitchamore to review.I will admit at first I hesitated, because I was having a hard time getting past the fact that it was a cook book with an alcohol name in it. It's not that I am anti-drinking, ... Book Review: Jack Daniel's Spirit of Tennessee Cookbook by Lynne Tolley and Pat Mitchamore

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4 Stars

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The Busy People's Fast and Frugal Cookbook

The Busy People's Fast and Frugal Cookbook

On 10/4 Storm De La Rosa wrote: I recently received a copy of The Busy People's Fast & Frugal Cookbook by Dawn Hall to review.Fast? Frugal? Those are the kinds of recipes that are right up my alley! The problem with a lot of of cookbooks I go through is that they aren't exactly even close to being frugal. I drool, I want to make them, ... Book Review: The Busy People's Fast & Frugal Cookbook By Dawn Hall

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4 Stars

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