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Notes From The Tilt-A-Whirl

Notes From The Tilt-A-Whirl

On 10/21 Bonnie Buckingham wrote: N.D. Wilson's book on wonder and life is excellent. So excellent that I wanted to read it again. This is my third  reading. There's a saying "too many books and not enough time" but I will make time for N.D.'s non-fiction. Here is a sample:“The world is rated R, and no one is checking ... Notes From A Tilt-a-Whirl

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5 Stars

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Death By Living

Death By Living

On 7/30 Bonnie Buckingham wrote: " Thank you God for faith and bulk-ordered grace. " N.D. Wilson's new book made my heart soar. This is a memoir. It is a story of the present and the past. It is a book of remembrance to his grandparents. He made me smile yet beware of his thinking. It will take you in a circle . You have to be listening ... Death by Living by N.D. WIlson

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5 Stars

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Seven Men

Seven Men

On 6/28 Bonnie Buckingham wrote: I finished Eric Metaxas' book Amazing Grace last fall and have Bonhoeffer in a summer reading stack.I read Socrates in the City last year. When I saw this book for BOOKSNEEZE review, I knew I wanted to read it. I have readother books on great men in history , but I wanted to read Metaxas' analysis ... Eric Metaxas: new book

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5 Stars

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Persecuted

Persecuted

On 4/4 Bonnie Buckingham wrote: It is quite revealing to see the letter "T" be the cross in the word Persecuted.. Here it is the week after Easter and I have this book in my hands. It is difficult to stomach the horrors worldwide to our brothers and sisters in Christ. Eric Metaxas writes in the Forward : these stories will and should ... Persecuted: The Global Assault on Christians

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5 Stars

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Yours Is the Day, Lord, Yours Is the Night

Yours Is the Day, Lord, Yours Is the Night

On 3/23 Bonnie Buckingham wrote: I love books of prayers. This one is for the morning and evening through the liturigal calendar. The authors range from all faiths. Old prayers are especially rich and poignant. Each prayer is shortened to 50 -150 words for a quiet daily rhythm. It is a nice size even with almost 400 pages. Each ... Yours is the Day, Lord, Yours is the Night

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4 Stars

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A Year with G. K. Chesterton

A Year with G. K. Chesterton

On 12/30 Bonnie Buckingham wrote: I have loved all of this author's books on Chesterton so picking another one to review is a pleasure especially if you are a Chesterton fan. Each day has a quote or short passage from Chesterton's works plus what GKC was doing on that day. You will chuckle at GKC's wit and think upon his wisdom ... A Year with G. K. Chesterton

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5 Stars

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Miraculous

Miraculous

On 10/6 Bonnie Buckingham wrote:  A new book by Kevin Belmonte tweaked my interest  to read for a review with Book Sneeze. Kevin has written wonderful books on Chesterton which  I have given  as gifts. This book is subtitled: A Fascinating History of Signs, Wonders, and Miracles. The first part of the book is on ... BOOK REVIEW: MIRACULOUS by Kevin Belmonte

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4 Stars

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Galileo

Galileo

On 7/26 Bonnie Buckingham wrote: Mitch Stokes always starts his books well. He startswith a story. For Galileo, it is that he is known byhis first name. Italians gave one honor this way.Galileo's last name is just like his first: Galilei.Did you know he was a doctor?Did you know monks taught him?He lived in a historic time of invention, ... Galileo by Mitch Stokes

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4 Stars

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Defiant Joy

Defiant Joy

On 3/26 Bonnie Buckingham wrote: Kevin Belmonte has written an absolutely wonderful biography on Chesterton that includes howhis life work: writing~impacted the culture.Belmonte has given the reader a wealth of original reviews of Chesterton's books. Each chapter on each GKC book gave me the desire to READ the ones I haven't read and ... For GK Chesterton fans

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5 Stars

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The Quotable Chesterton

The Quotable Chesterton

On 1/19 Bonnie Buckingham wrote: This book is subtitled " The Witand Wisdom of G.K. Chesterton.Indeed that it is. Kevin Belmontestarts out with his dedication:To Os Guinness, a cherished friendand mentor. That alone sufficed totell me this will be a good book notonly for a Chesterton lover but Kevin'stribute that would honor Chestertonalso ... The Quotable Chesterton

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5 Stars

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The Sacred Meal

The Sacred Meal

On 12/30 Bonnie Buckingham wrote: When seeing the list of books to review from Thomas Nelson Publishers ( Booksneeze), this one immediately got ordered. This past fall I had a deeper sense of joy in taking communion while on a trip. This made me think deeper to how I was taking practice to this sacrament. Nora places this "practice"into ... The Sacred Meal

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4 Stars

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Lee (The Generals)

Lee (The Generals)

On 12/13 Bonnie Buckingham wrote: There have so many books written about Robert E. Lee and this author has focused on the core of who Lee was to debunk some of the myths. John Perry tells the story of a man we should remember for his high calling in our nation and as a hero. General Lee gets wrapped into issues as one studies the Civil ... LEE : A LIFE OF VIRTUE

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1 Stars

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Isaac Newton

Isaac Newton

On 7/19 Bonnie Buckingham wrote: I wish I had read some biographies like this one when I was in high school. Mitch Stokes started Isaac's life with a story about a fight when he was 12 or 13. Here is the first sentence: " Isaac Newton could still feel the dull ache in his stomach where Arthur Storer had kicked him on the way to school ... Book Review: Isaac Newton

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5 Stars

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66 Love Letters

66 Love Letters

On 3/12 Bonnie Buckingham wrote: by Dr. Larry CrabbThomas Nelson PublishingI picked this book from BookSneezebecause I know who the author is. Heis a pychologist and an author. It ishis deep thinking that was the attractionto pick this book. It is an excellent devotionin letter form with God as one of the writers.Each chapter takes ... 66 Love Letters

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4 Stars

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Five Cities That Ruled The World

Five Cities That Ruled The World

On 1/30 Bonnie Buckingham wrote: Thomas Nelson PublishingIn picking out books from ThomasNelson Publishers to review, I sawthis one and loved its cover. In thehomeschool world, the author iswell know. Douglas Wilson's ( checkout his son N.D. Wilson's newchildren's fiction) book is an excellenthistorical overview of each city's legacy.Here ... Five Cities That Ruled the World

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4 Stars

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The Sweet By and By

The Sweet By and By

On 1/8 Bonnie Buckingham wrote: Just finished this new book by Sara Evanswhom I do not know in the music industry.Nor the coauthor Rachel Hauck.It is a muligenerational story of diggingout the past deep wounds within a family.It was a page turner. I found myself enjoyingthe dialogue which is most of the book. It isthe story of Jade ... Sweet By and By.......Book Review

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2 Stars

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The Search for God and Guinness

The Search for God and Guinness

On 10/24 Bonnie Buckingham wrote: The Search for God and Guinness:A Biography of the Beer that Changedthe Worldby Stephen MansfieldPublished: Thomas Nelson PublishersA book about beer? The title gives awaypart of the story: the Guinness family andhow they used their wealth to bless othersand change cultures as godly leaders.This is a ... The Search for God and Guinness

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5 Stars

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