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Surprised by Oxford

Surprised by Oxford

On 9/16 Sarah Bessey wrote: Every one has a guilty pleasure when it comes to their reading. Mine used to be British chick-lit (Elizabeth Noble, I'm looking at you, darling).  But lately, my guilty pleasure is the sub-genre of conversion memoirs, especially by women.I just finished Surprised by Oxford by Carolyn Weber.  A ... In which I am Surprised by Oxford, too

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5 Stars

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Searching for God Knows What

Searching for God Knows What

On 7/15 Sarah Bessey wrote: Reviewing: Searching For God Knows What by Donald MillerDonald Miller is one of my favourite authors. I say that as full disclosure. I was reading Donald Miller before he was cool, before he was thin, before he had a movie deal. And even with my aversion to most things popular, my loathing of being a ... In which I review Searching for God Knows What

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5 Stars

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Plan B

Plan B

On 5/6 Sarah Bessey wrote: Reviewing: Plan B: What Do You Do When God Doesn't Show Up The Way You Thought He Would? by Pete WilsonFrom the publisher: Learn how God often does His best work in our most hopeless situations. What do you do when a shattered dream or an unmet expectation causes you to turn to Plan B? Pastor and author ... In which I review Plan B - and have one for you as well

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5 Stars

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A Million Miles in a Thousand Years

A Million Miles in a Thousand Years

On 3/4 Sarah Bessey wrote: It's not a parenting book or great literatureor the usual fare pedaled to us that love Jesusor anything remotely resembling "how-to" book.I sort of hate books with steps to success.Nope, this book crawled into my braininto my hearta bit into my marrowand it's coming out of my mouthwith every conversation ... In which I am wondering about my life story - and giving away a copy of A Million Miles in a Thousand Years

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5 Stars

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Same Kind of Different As Me

Same Kind of Different As Me

On 11/28 Sarah Bessey wrote: Even with all of the unpacking craziness, I managed to read two books in a couple of days. And it's because I couldn't put them down. You need to read these books.The books are written by Ron Hall and Denver Moore with Lynn Vincent. It's a true story of the unlikely friendship between Ron and Denver. ... In which I review "Same Kind of Different As Me" and "What Difference Do It Make?"

Sarah's Rating:

5 Stars

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What Difference Do It Make?

What Difference Do It Make?

On 11/28 Sarah Bessey wrote: Even with all of the unpacking craziness, I managed to read two books in a couple of days. And it's because I couldn't put them down. You need to read these books.The books are written by Ron Hall and Denver Moore with Lynn Vincent. It's a true story of the unlikely friendship between Ron and Denver. ... In which I review "Same Kind of Different As Me" and "What Difference Do It Make?"

Sarah's Rating:

4 Stars

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Kiss

Kiss

On 2/25 Sarah Bessey wrote: Ted Dekker is a well-known author in Christian circles; he writes fantasy, thrillers and mysteries. None of which usually catch my fantasy so I have to confess: this is my first Ted Dekker book. *ducks tomatoes*So I was excited to read and then review his latest book, Kiss. It's co-written with a woman ... In which I review "Kiss"

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2 Stars

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In The Shadow Of The Sun King

In The Shadow Of The Sun King

On 12/15 Sarah Bessey wrote: I need to start off by admitting something: I don't like most Christian fiction. The reasons are numerous and the terrible books I've read are many. So I may not be the best person to review these types of books. BUT, I decided to give In the Shadow of the Sun King by Golden Keyes Parsons a try for ... Non-Amish is a point in it's favour,

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2 Stars

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