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Why God Won't Go Away

Why God Won't Go Away

On 11/21 Deanna Germany wrote: The rise of the new atheism, which includes the manifestos of Richard Dawkins and Christopher Hitchens, has created a public willingness in today’s marketplace to talk about God and religion. Yet the debate up to this point has focused largely on rebutting the new atheist critique of Christianity. ... Why God Won't Go Away

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4 Stars

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God's Love Letters to You

God's Love Letters to You

On 6/24 Deanna Germany wrote: Experience a unique conversation with God through a daily devotional reading based on twenty Old Testament and twenty New Testament books of the Bible. Written to help the reader listen to what God is saying in His Word, God’s Love Letters to You offers a life-changing encounter with God through ... God's Love Letters To You

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4 Stars

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A Place Called Blessing

A Place Called Blessing

On 6/24 Deanna Germany wrote: Five-year-old Josh and his two older brothers lose their parents in a drunk-driving accident. A series of foster homes and a shocking tragedy eventually separate them, leaving Josh alone, angry, and distrustful of most everyone. At age eighteen, Josh strikes out on his own to find work. With only ... A Place Called Blessing

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3 Stars

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A Vision of Lucy

A Vision of Lucy

On 6/24 Deanna Germany wrote: Trouble may follow Lucy wherever she goes, but with the help of God and the rugged, reclusive David Wolf, she'll never face adversity alone.Lucy Fairbanks dreams of working as a photographer at the Rocky Creek newspaper. If she can earn money making photographs, then maybe her father will see that ... A Vision of Lucy

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4 Stars

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The Fight of Our Lives

The Fight of Our Lives

On 4/4 Deanna Germany wrote: Knowing the Enemy, Speaking the Truth, and Choosing to Win the War Against Radical IslamBy William Bennett with Seth Leibsohn Published by Thomas Nelson Want to know the dirty little secret in the war on terror? Some of us have already surrendered.Since the dreadful events of 9/11, America ... The Fight of Our Lives

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4 Stars

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The Truth About Dating, Love, and Just Being Friends

The Truth About Dating, Love, and Just Being Friends

On 2/13 Deanna Germany wrote: Chad Eastham, with his typical wit and wisdom for teens, brings much sought after advice on girls’ favorite topics including dating, love, friendship, and other important stuff.Chad shines some much-needed light on these major issues for teens. Rather than let their feelings navigate them blindly ... The Truth About Dating, Love & Just Being Friends

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4 Stars

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Illegals

Illegals

On 12/25 Deanna Germany wrote: Illegals The Unacceptable Cost of America's Failure to Control Its BordersBy Darrell AnkarloPublished by Thomas Nelson Not since the Civil War has America been so divided over such a seemingly unsolvable issue as U.S. immigration policy.Phoenix has become the number 2 kidnap capital of the world, ranchers ... Illegals

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4 Stars

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Patton (The Generals)

Patton (The Generals)

On 9/16 Deanna Germany wrote: General George Patton was known for carrying pistols with ivory handles and for his intemperate manner, but it’s his outspoken advocacy for tanks that carved his place in history, not only as a military pioneer, but as one of the most colorful and controversial American generals of the twentieth century.Patton ... The Generals - Patton

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5 Stars

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Lee (The Generals)

Lee (The Generals)

On 9/16 Deanna Germany wrote: A powerful, compact biography of Robert E. Lee, focusing on how his intrinsic goodness shaped everything from his battle tactics to his treatment of his troops.It’s no surprise that Robert E. Lee graduated second in his class from West Point. His four years there were marked by exemplary conduct and ... The Generals - Lee

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5 Stars

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Combating the Commandment of Confusion

Combating the Commandment of Confusion

On 7/16 Deanna Germany wrote: A dastardly villain plots to steal the armor of God.The Commandant of Confusion and his side kick, Chaos, interrupt the Bible Adventure Training Academy and steal the Bible Team’s secret weapon, which helps them put on the full armor of God “anytime, anyplace.” There is a warning label on the secret ... Bibleman: Combating the Commandment of Confusion

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3 Stars

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Isaac Newton

Isaac Newton

On 3/6 Deanna Germany wrote: Book DescriptionChristian Encounters, a series of biographies from Thomas Nelson Publishers, highlights important lives from all ages and areas of the Church. Some are familiar faces. Others are unexpected guests. But all, through their relationships, struggles, prayers, and desires, uniquely illuminate ... Isaac Newton

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5 Stars

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The Long Way Home

The Long Way Home

On 2/19 Deanna Germany wrote: From Edgar Award winning and best-selling author Andrew Klavan comes the second novel in the Homelanders series.Charlie West was an ordinary high school kid who went to bed one night and woke up in the clutches of terrorists and wanted by the police for murder.Now, with both the terrorists and the cops ... The Long Way Home

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5 Stars

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The King and Dr. Nick

The King and Dr. Nick

On 1/14 Deanna Germany wrote: Book DescriptionThe truth about Elvis’s death from the doctor who spent eleven years as “the King’s” personal physician, father-figure, and confidant—"Dr. Nick."Dr. Nichopoulos spent a decade with Elvis on the road and at Graceland, trying to maintain the precarious health of one of the world’s ... The King and Dr. Nick

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4 Stars

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A Man of His Word

A Man of His Word

On 12/16 Deanna Germany wrote: (This book provided for review by Thomas Nelson Publishing.)Moriah's heart will only be safe with A Man of His Word When Moriah Byler married Levi Miller, she thought they would share a long life together. She is astonished when one day he abruptly leaves the Order, and her along with it. She is hopeful ... A Man of His Word

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3 Stars

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Fearless

Fearless

On 9/8 Deanna Germany wrote: Book Description: Each sunrise seems to bring fresh reasons for fear. They're talking layoffs at work, slowdowns in the economy, flare-ups in the Middle East, turnovers at headquarters, downturns in the housing market, upswings in global warming. The plague of our day, terrorism, begins with the word ... Fearless

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4 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 7/16 Deanna Germany wrote: Rick and Bubba's Guide to the Almost Nearly Perfect MarriageRick Burgess and Bill "Bubba" BusseyThomas Nelson PublishingBook Description The only thing funnier than marriage is Rick and Bubba talkin' about it! Rick and Bubba are at it again, and this time it is all about marriage. Addressing such topics ... Rick & Bubba's Guide to the Almost Nearly Perfect Marriage

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4 Stars

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The Hole in Our Gospel

The Hole in Our Gospel

On 6/27 Deanna Germany wrote: The Hole in Our Gospel: What Does God Expect of Us? By: Richard StearnsThomas Nelson / 2009 Book Description: The Hole in Our Gospel is the compelling true ... The Hole In The Gospel

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5 Stars

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God's Little Princess Devotional Bible

God's Little Princess Devotional Bible

On 6/19 Deanna Germany wrote: God's Little Princess Devotional Bible By Sheila WalshThomas Nelson PublishingIn ReviewAs little girls we dress up in our Mom's shoes and put pretend clothes on to make ourselves beautiful for our prince charming. Why? Because we are born with an innate desire to have someone in our life that makes ... God's Little Princess Devotional Bible

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5 Stars

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100 Bible Stories, 100 Bible Songs

100 Bible Stories, 100 Bible Songs

On 6/4 Deanna Germany wrote: In Review: I had way too much fun reviewing this book/CD combination as part of my blogger review for Thomas Nelson Publishing. The first thing I did was pop in one of the two CD's and start listening to all the adorable music. Such a great trip down memory lane of my years in Sunday School, ... 100 Bible Stories 100 Bible Songs

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5 Stars

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Christianity Today Study Series: Faith & Pop Culture

Christianity Today Study Series: Faith & Pop Culture

On 5/22 Deanna Germany wrote: In Review: The Bible says very clearly that we are to be "not of this world". However every day we make decisions and are surrounded by the world. This eight week study explores movies, books, television, sports, violence, "R" ratings, and entertainment for Christians. I found it very ... Faith and Pop Culture

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3 Stars

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The Noticer

The Noticer

On 5/16 Deanna Germany wrote: Book Description: Orange Beach, Alabama is a simple town filled with simple people. But like all humans on the planet, the good folks of Orange Beach have their share of problems - marriages teetering on the brink of divorce, young adults giving up on life, business people on the verge of bankruptcy, ... The Noticer

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4 Stars

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Higher Hope

Higher Hope

On 5/16 Deanna Germany wrote: In Review:    Hubs and I have been hooked on Robert Whitlow books for a LONG time.    Whitlow has a John Grisham type writing style which makes Hubs' very happy.    Despite the fact that I have never met a Grisham book I liked (don't shoot me), I LOVE Whitlow's ... Higher Hope

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4 Stars

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In the Footsteps of Paul

In the Footsteps of Paul

On 4/1 Deanna Germany wrote: In The Footsteps of Paul by Paul DuncanPaul is literally the most hardheaded person in the Bible. God had to hit him over the head to get his attention. But the results were life changing and his actions changed the world. Reading about Paul's life in the Bible is wonderful, but seeing his ... In The Footsteps of Paul

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5 Stars

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His Name is Jesus

His Name is Jesus

On 3/25 Deanna Germany wrote: There are 20 days until Easter.     Is time passing you by in busyness?        If you are like me and you need moments to fully focus your thoughts on the reason for this season (See?   That quote wasn't just for Christmas.), then I highly recommend ... WFW: Be Exalted

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5 Stars

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Skeeter and the Mystery of the Lost Mosquito Treasure (DVD)

Skeeter and the Mystery of the Lost Mosquito Treasure (DVD)

On 3/15 Deanna Germany wrote: In Review: When I received this DVD to review, I immediately decided that I needed some true experts to help me get a true opinion. So I assembled some kids and asked them to watch the DVD. Judging from their reaction, this is a winner. What child can't relate to feeling like that they aren't as good ... A GREAT Easter Basket Treat

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5 Stars

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This Is Your Brain On Joy

This Is Your Brain On Joy

On 3/6 Deanna Germany wrote: In Review: I picked this book up at the Christian bookstore several times and thumbed through it. I would read a section and put it down. When this book showed up on the Thomas Nelson book reviewer list, I decided to order it to read it cover to cover to either confirm or eliminate my initial ... This Is Your Brain On Joy

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2 Stars

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Boomtown

Boomtown

On 1/7 Deanna Germany wrote: My boys get up every morning with ideas of what they can build, take apart, and create. The adventure is in the creation and every empty box and strand of string is fodder for their latest creation.If I told them that we were going to move to a city like Boomtown, I think that they would put the "For ... Book Review: Boomtown

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3 Stars

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Moon Shines Down

Moon Shines Down

On 11/18 Deanna Germany wrote: If you are a Mom you have probably read "Goodnight Moon" about a 1,000 times. You have every word memorized. Just picking up the book brings back the memories of snuggling up with your sweet one after a bath. How sweet they smell just after their bath all warm and cuddly in their pajamas. Curled up beside ... The Moon Shines Down

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5 Stars

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The Chronological Study Bible

The Chronological Study Bible

On 11/9 Deanna Germany wrote: I am a Bible "scribbler". As I study, listen to sermons or discover new words from God, I write notes in my Bible. Because of this habit, I find it necessary to purchase a new Bible occasionally so that I can study fresh and new. If I don't do this then I will find myself studying the same things over ... Review: The Chronological Study Bible

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5 Stars

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