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The Secrets of Paper and Ink

The Secrets of Paper and Ink

On 4/16 Robin Prater wrote: Three women. Different lives. Circumstances that bring trial. All connected in the fact that they are determined to never give up. Hope is in the heart of each character. A time-slip novel connecting two modern day characters and the other from a long ago time. Letting go of the past brings healing ... Lovely Afternoon Read

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3 Stars

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In the Shadow of Croft Towers

In the Shadow of Croft Towers

On 3/11 Robin Prater wrote: A curious life of questions brings a young woman to the Croft Tpwers to find answers, to seek truth, and to find a peace about all that was unknown to her. This is where we find a web of lies, deceit, and a cast of characters who seem very haunty and secretrive. Can you imagine finding yourself on a ... Great Read But Where Is The Faith?

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3 Stars

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With this Pledge

With this Pledge

On 2/8 Robin Prater wrote: The depth of beauty this novel holds is absolutely legacy writing. I have long been a fan of Tamera Alexander. Two of my favorite series penned by this author are the Fountain Creek Chronicles and Timber Ridge Reflections. These are the kind of black and white words that not only tell a story, but they ... This Is legacy Writing

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5 Stars

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Who I Am with You

Who I Am with You

On 12/27 Robin Prater wrote: Robin Lee Hatcher is a brilliant storyteller. I have loved her works for many years. I was so excited to see she has a new release and I was blessed to be a part of reviewing it. Let's just say that you cannot go wrong in choosing a Robin Lee Hatcher novel. Warm and inviting. With the title there are ... Beautifully Penned

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5 Stars

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When Do I Love You?

When Do I Love You?

On 12/27 Robin Prater wrote: This gem of a treasure just may be one of my favorite books I've reviewed this year. Perfect for all ages of boys and girls. I'm excited to read this one to my grandchildren who are between the ages of 2-8 and I know each of them will love it. The cover is just darling. The illustrations are warm and ... A Treasure Everyone Is Sure To Love

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5 Stars

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Delayed Justice

Delayed Justice

On 12/20 Robin Prater wrote: After reading Beyond Justice and Imperfect Justice I was excited to see the third book in this series to be offered for review. (Take a peek at my reviews). Although each of them can be read as a stand alone read, I would encourage you to read them in order as this group of women, these friends, how ... Outstanding Once Again!

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5 Stars

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The Gift That I Can Give

The Gift That I Can Give

On 11/14 Robin Prater wrote: Just beautiful! What a gem of a treasure. If you love gifting books, this should be on your giving list. It's just in time for Christmas. This is one you will read with your little ones over and over again. The cover is just spectacular. Butterflies glittering and a little girl looking upward with such ... Just Beautiful

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5 Stars

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How Do You Say Good Night?

How Do You Say Good Night?

On 11/9 Robin Prater wrote: What an adorably cute book. I love the illustrations. Just perfect for young imaginations. Not only is it wonderful for bedtime, but anytime will do. Just snuggling up with this curious little zebra will be fun to explore. Zoey is about to ready for bed and she is curious about how the other animals ... Cuteness and Fun!

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5 Stars

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The Cow Said Neigh! Board Book

The Cow Said Neigh! Board Book

On 11/1 Robin Prater wrote: Super cute and so fun! A new release by Rory Feek. You know him from Joey and Rory the country music couple. (click on the highlighted area and you can be directed to his website). I have grands that are going to love this book! I love the soft padded feel of this board book. Rhyming. Who doesn't love ... Fun and Silly!

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5 Stars

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Overcomer

Overcomer

On 10/25 Robin Prater wrote: I have read all of Dr. David Jeremiah's books. I have his penned devotionals, and I have the Jeremiah Study Bible. They have all become favorites in my arsenal of tools that aide me in growing closer to Jesus. I must tell you that if there is only one book you read this season, this closing year, ... Life Changing Read!

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5 Stars

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Freedom's Light

Freedom's Light

On 10/3 Robin Prater wrote: I chose this novel for two reasons. The author and the cover. I am a huge fan of Colleen Coble. I have read most of her penned works. I always walk away moved in some way and eager for the next in the series to be released. She's one of those timeless authors who can pen a novel of any genre and touch ... Freedom's Light

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4 Stars

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Catching Christmas

Catching Christmas

On 10/3 Robin Prater wrote: This afternoon I sat down with this novel in hand. A few hours later I closed the last page being moved greatly from this unexpected blessing. So different from anything penned by Terri Blackstock. I have been a fan for years of her gifted writing. Loving her thriller and suspenseful novels and series. ... Perfect Timing!

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5 Stars

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White as Silence, Red as Song

White as Silence, Red as Song

On 9/1 Robin Prater wrote: There are some reviews that are more difficult to write than others. I'm going to do my best in sharing about this novel without giving away too much. I really don't like reviews where the reviewer shares everything, front to back, about the novel. It pretty much stops me from wanting to read the book ... White as Silence Red as Song

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4 Stars

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Night Night, Sleepytown

Night Night, Sleepytown

On 8/12 Robin Prater wrote: I am just absolutely loving these books penned by Amy Parker. I have adored each one that I have reviewed. It's not only me who is fond of them, but my grands. Grands of all ages. This one will go to my granddaughter who will this month celebrate her second birthday. They are perfect for little hands ... Colorful and Inviting!

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5 Stars

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Auschwitz Lullaby

Auschwitz Lullaby

On 7/26 Robin Prater wrote: Powerful, emotional, haunting, chilling, yet filled with such beauty. This is not a grab your favorite drink and sit underneath your shadiest tree kind of read. It is not that afternoon pick me up read. This read left me breathless. It moved me to tears. There were quite a few times I closed the page ... A difficult yet moving read

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5 Stars

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Sons of Blackbird Mountain

Sons of Blackbird Mountain

On 7/25 Robin Prater wrote: This being my first novel to read by author Joanne Bischof I am anticipating my next choice penned by her hand. I really enjoyed this novel. I love when a cover captures my eye and grabs my attention. This cover is extraordinarily beautiful. The title was next to make me ponder. LOVE! I was intrigued ... Sons of Blackbird Mountain

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4 Stars

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When Hope Begins

When Hope Begins

On 6/19 Robin Prater wrote: If you have yet to read a Catherine West novel I suggest you begin right here with this one. She writes hope from heartfilled raw and transparent words. I love how she weaves a story out of the ugly, the unforgivable, and mess that is very real in life, and brings forth redeemable grace. She doesn't ... Where there is hope there is healing!

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5 Stars

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God Bless Our Bedtime Prayers

God Bless Our Bedtime Prayers

On 6/15 Robin Prater wrote: I am loving choosing children's books by this wonderfully gifted author and illustrator. Together they bring children beautiful gems to enjoy. My grandchildren are going to love curling up together and reading this. The illustrations are soft and gentle hues perfect for bedtime. Easy and inviting for ... Perfect for Bedtime!!

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5 Stars

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The Solace of Water

The Solace of Water

On 6/11 Robin Prater wrote: I feel as though I just went on a journey into the deep. Younts is an author to watch. Her writing style was poetic and beautiful. Her choice of words, placing them together, and the detail she provides is just exceptional. Sometimes it felt like her words floated to the heart. For me this wasn't an ... Deep. Raw. Loved It!!!

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5 Stars

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Beginner's Bible Bedtime Collection

Beginner's Bible Bedtime Collection

On 5/24 Robin Prater wrote: My granddaughter just began reading. Oh, the sweetness of the first grade. One of the best treasures is having her curl up next to me and read a story to me. I shared with her that I would look to see if there was a children's Bible for review. Sure enough when I looked I found for review this gem. It ... A Sweet Beginning!!

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5 Stars

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Send Down the Rain

Send Down the Rain

On 5/17 Robin Prater wrote: When Charles Martin releases a novel I am always excited in anticipation of a great story before me. He is set apart from other favorites of mine. He is a master storyteller. He brilliantly weaves words that is heart-changing. Send Down The Rain is one I am still pondering days after I have closed ... Masterfully Penned!!

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5 Stars

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Ever Faithful

Ever Faithful

On 5/9 Robin Prater wrote: I love devotionals for many reasons. Most of all because they are a tool to aid in my faith journey. They give way for extra study and deeper pondering. Just beginning the day with words that point me to seeking the Lord or ending my day with my last thoughts focused on Him. I greatly admire Dr.David ... A Devotional for Everyone!

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5 Stars

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Honeysuckle Dreams

Honeysuckle Dreams

On 5/2 Robin Prater wrote: If you are on the search for an afternoon romance read Denise Hunter has brought us another addition to her Blue Ridge Romance series. One can read this selection as a stand alone. You won't have to go back and read the first, Blue Ridge Sunrise, but you just might eagerly await the next release, on ... Romance That Begins with Friendship

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4 Stars

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I Can Only Imagine

I Can Only Imagine

On 4/20 Robin Prater wrote: What a wonderful gem of a read! Inspiring and full of God's grace and mercy! This is a song I loved the first time of hearing it. Every time it comes on the radio it's like the very first time in hearing it. One cannot hear this song and not be moved in a powerful way. This memoir is one that truly ... What a Gem of a Read!!!

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5 Stars

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The Daniel Key

The Daniel Key

On 4/13 Robin Prater wrote: The first book I read by Anne Graham Lotz, "Wounded by God's people", changed my life. It was a powerful read for me. One that began a healing in my wounded soul. So, when this book was available for review I wanted to see what God was doing in her life to change the hearts of His people. This is a ... A Sweet Little Gem

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4 Stars

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The Weaver's Daughter

The Weaver's Daughter

On 4/8 Robin Prater wrote: When I seen this book for review I was hoping it would be offered in print. It was the cover that caught my attention. Just beautiful. This too is my first opportunity to read a work penned by Sarah E. Ladd. I cannot wait to see what is next in this writer's future. Where to begin. I'm just going to ... Loved this novel but faith was missing

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4 Stars

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Hurricane Season

Hurricane Season

On 4/8 Robin Prater wrote: I chose this book because of the cover and title. The cover is gorgeous and speaks volumes. It is hurricane season, storms are approaches, but yet there is a calm where the unknown is coming in at high speed. Finding that calm in the storm is the key. A peace that surpasses all understanding. Trusting ... Hoping for a faith-based novel

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3 Stars

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I Prayed for You

I Prayed for You

On 3/9 Robin Prater wrote: This children's book isn't a new release. It was published in 2015. But this beauty of a book is new to me. This would be a beautiful gift for an expectant mother and father. A wonderful first book for a little one. Most of all it is sweetness and would make for the perfect book to read when all snuggled ... I Prayed For You

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5 Stars

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Night Night, Jungle

Night Night, Jungle

On 3/9 Robin Prater wrote: Get ready to cuddle up with a book filled with colorful cuteness! I love what Amy Parker has done here with a book sure to fill a little one with sweet dreams. The illustrations are just amazing. Virginia Allyn has outdone herself on this adorable gem. The pages of this hardback are filled with such ... Night Night Jungle

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5 Stars

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God Bless You and Good Night

God Bless You and Good Night

On 3/6 Robin Prater wrote: This is a beautiful book for little ones! The cover is just so gentle and filled with love. The cover alone makes this hardback, with a cover that you can easily remove, very inviting. The illustrations are exceptionally gorgeous. They give way to bring imaginations alive and curious. Soft and gentle ... God Bless You & Good Night

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5 Stars

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Night Night, Farm Touch and Feel

Night Night, Farm Touch and Feel

On 3/6 Robin Prater wrote: Children will love this colorful gem of a book. The illustrations are bright and colorful. The story is sweet. The farm animals are all getting ready for sleep. As they all ready in their own ways the mice are waiting for their midnight hayride through the farm. This one will be perfect for my granddaughter ... Night Night Farm

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4 Stars

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Ten Little Night Stars

Ten Little Night Stars

On 3/1 Robin Prater wrote: I love finding wonderful books for my grandchildren. This is one I cannot wait to read with my granddaughter, Callie Grace. She's going to love it. The softness if this hardback book is great for little hands to touch. The cover and illustrations are exceptionally bright and colorful. They are fun ... Ten Little Night Stars

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5 Stars

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The Man He Never Was

The Man He Never Was

On 3/1 Robin Prater wrote: I am a Rubart fan! My favorites are the Well Spring Novels, Soul's Gate, Memory's Door, and Spirit Bridge. His newest gem falls closer to these earlier works. I love how Rubart brings the spiritual world to life in the black and white pages. Many don't think much about it, but it is very real. There ... The Man He Never Was

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5 Stars

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Steal Away Home

Steal Away Home

On 2/7 Robin Prater wrote: If you love baseball I think this will be a book you too love. Now I am not a professional sports kind of girl. Love high school sports and watching my kids and now grands play sports, but pro sports not so much. So, you may ask why I would choose this novel. Well, I chose it because it was penned by ... Steal Away Home

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4 Stars

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The View from Rainshadow Bay

The View from Rainshadow Bay

On 2/7 Robin Prater wrote: Years back I fell in love with the writings penned from Colleen Coble. She writes fast thrillers that seem like they are made for the big screen. I have read every series she has penned and she has never ceased to amaze me. The Rock Harbor and Sunset Cove series remain faves for me. This latest series ... The View from Rainshadow Bay

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5 Stars

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Imperfect Justice

Imperfect Justice

On 1/5 Robin Prater wrote: If you're on the search for a legal thriller series this is it!! The first of the Hidden Justice Series is Beyond Justice. (Take a peek at my review). Cara Putman ROCKS! With great anticipation I grabbed up the second installment of this series and let me share with you that it is exceptional in every ... Imperfect Justice

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5 Stars

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Perennials

Perennials

On 11/28 Robin Prater wrote: First let me say that Julie Cantrell is a master storyteller. Her novels "Into the Free", and "When Mountains Move", are still at the top of my favorite list. These two novels are the reason I love to read. Writers like Julie have a gift to capture the heart and move the soul. I was excited when I ... Perennials

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3 Stars

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Is This the End?

Is This the End?

On 11/2 Robin Prater wrote: Spectacular!!! My husband was first to read this book. He came to me and shared that he thought it was quite amazing. For him to enjoy a book its gotta be beyond superb. So, I picked it up and literally didn't want to put it down until I was finished. That usually doesn't happen with non-fiction. Now ... Is This The End?

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5 Stars

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A Life Beyond Amazing

A Life Beyond Amazing

On 11/1 Robin Prater wrote: I have been blessed by David Jeremiah. His books and his preaching. I have been tuning in to watch him preach on this book. Seems so simple to use the word amazing, but that is exactly what it is. Those nine decisions that will transform our lives are from Galatians 5:22-23. "Our world needs solid-to-the-core ... A Life Beyond Amazing

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5 Stars

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The Space Between Words

The Space Between Words

On 9/30 Robin Prater wrote: I usually don't share so much of the story to where it spoils it for a reader. But here in this review it's hard to share without doing so. If you're eager to read this novel just skip my review. You may pick up this novel and love it. What caught my attention for this novel was the cover. The pondering ... The Space Between Words

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3 Stars

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A Time to Stand

A Time to Stand

On 9/24 Robin Prater wrote: A robbery. A shot. Thunder and lightning. There in the middle of the street in the heat of the dark an officer is face to face with a suspect. This is where the story begins, but it is far from where it ends. Here in my area, being close to St. Louis, the protests and riots over a criminal being shot ... A Time To Stand

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5 Stars

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Portrait of Vengeance

Portrait of Vengeance

On 8/23 Robin Prater wrote: This is the fourth of the Gwen Marcey novels penned by Carrie Stuart Parks. Now, you don't have to read these in order. But for me, coming in at the fourth novel I can't help but wonder if beginning with the first if it would have made it even more enjoyable. So, what's cool? Carrie Stuart Parks was ... Portrait of Vengeance

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4 Stars

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The King James Study Bible, Full-Color Edition

The King James Study Bible, Full-Color Edition

On 8/15 Robin Prater wrote: When I seen this King James translation up for review I had to give it a whirl. I have my favorite study Bibles I use for my study and I must admit that I didn't have a King James in my collection outside of a reference Bible. So, this selection caught my eye. I have to tell you that I wasn't sure ... The King James Study Bible, Full-Color Edition published by Thomas Nelson

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5 Stars

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NKJV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible

NKJV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible

On 8/8 Robin Prater wrote: I was excited to receive this study Bible. I have an archaeological study Bible that I have used. This one is similar in sharing amazing information on the cultural aspect of study. If you love studying the Word of God, knowing the cultural of the time gives great insight to understanding the Word. This ... NKJV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible

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3 Stars

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An Amish Summer

An Amish Summer

On 7/8 Robin Prater wrote: Just in time for a summer break these wonderful ladies give us novellas to enjoy over a glass of sun-tea and a shaded cool breeze. If you are looking for an escape this just may be the book for you. If you have yet to read the penned work by these authors this is a great introduction to their other ... An Amish Summer

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4 Stars

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Upon A Spring Breeze

Upon A Spring Breeze

On 7/1 Robin Prater wrote: I usually don't choose Amish fiction to review. I seen this novel and it was the cover that caught my attention. It looked lovely and inviting. The back cover description shared just enough to intrigue me. I was looking for a novel that was an easy read. One that flowed smoothly with characters that ... Upon a Spring Breeze

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4 Stars

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Creating Calm in the Center of Crazy

Creating Calm in the Center of Crazy

On 6/14 Robin Prater wrote: I have loved Nicole Johnson since the very first time I seen her as a dramatist with Women of Faith. She was always my favorite. She was the girl I most related to. She could make me laugh and cry within minutes, but always bringing me into the presence of Jesus. So, knowing her work is why I chose ... Creating Calm In The Center Of Crazy

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5 Stars

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Sweetbriar Cottage

Sweetbriar Cottage

On 6/11 Robin Prater wrote: I love series penned by Denise Hunter. But to have a copy of a stand alone, well now, that's even better. This is one of those unputdownables. I started reading last night and for the next couple hours read straight through. Outstanding! This is one of those "take away" reads. You know, those novels ... Sweetbriar Cottage

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5 Stars

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Goliath Must Fall

Goliath Must Fall

On 6/8 Robin Prater wrote: Where do I begin? Okay, purchase this book! Yes, that's my first thought here. If I could purchase this book for everyone I know I would. My copy, although highlighted throughout and notes in the margins, will be going to a friend facing one of those nine foot giants. I have faced some giants in my ... Goliath Must Fall

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5 Stars

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The Sweet Smell of Magnolias and Memories

The Sweet Smell of Magnolias and Memories

On 5/28 Robin Prater wrote: When the Secret to Hummingbird Cake was released I missed the opportunity to review it. The title alone caught my attention. I mean, who doesn't love hummingbird cake? And to put it in the title of a book? Well, I just knew when I seen this title, The Sweet Smell of Magnolias and Memories, it was sure ... The Sweet Smell of Magnolias and Memories

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4 Stars

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David Jeremiah Morning and Evening Devotions

David Jeremiah Morning and Evening Devotions

On 5/23 Robin Prater wrote: I am a lover of devotionals. That is devotionals that guide me to my Bible. This is one of those devotionals I would share with another, give as a gift, and one I will turn to every day. I have a David Jeremiah study Bible and this devotional with go great with my daily studies. Trusting a teacher ... David Jeremiah Morning and Evening Devotional

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5 Stars

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The Memory of You

The Memory of You

On 5/17 Robin Prater wrote: This novel gives reason as to why I love doing reviews. I not only get to read new works, but I get to share them with you. Sometimes you pick up a novel that reminds you all over again as to why you love reading. This is one of those unputdownables that right up to the very last page held my attention ... The Memory of You

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5 Stars

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The Hideaway

The Hideaway

On 5/9 Robin Prater wrote: Sometimes I select a book because of the cover, sometimes it's because of the author, sometimes it's the description. There are a times a publisher will stand out and because of their reputation I'll grab up a novel. In this case it was the cover that caught my attention. The name of the title, "The ... The Hideaway

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3 Stars

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Beyond Justice

Beyond Justice

On 4/10 Robin Prater wrote: Intelligent and thought provoking. Powerful writing and stand out characters. This is a fast paced read. One that easily flows as the story grows. Good verses evil. Strong characters take part in this litigating suspense. Cara Putman is outstanding as she gives great attention to detail for the reader ... Beyond Justice

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4 Stars

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The Illusionist's Apprentice

The Illusionist's Apprentice

On 4/8 Robin Prater wrote: I want to begin this review sharing two reviews I was blessed to do. The Butterfly and The Violin and A Sparrow in Terezin. For me these two novels were masterpieces. Works of such exquisite beauty. They showed that Kristy Cambron is gifted with the pen, a master storyteller. They remain two of my all-time ... The Illusionist's Apprentice

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3 Stars

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ICB Princess Bible with Coloring Sticker Book

ICB Princess Bible with Coloring Sticker Book

On 3/13 Robin Prater wrote: This is a cute Bible. I was excited to order it in hopes this would be the Bible I would choose for my granddaughter. I was a little let down, mostly because I expected more. I have the hardback edition. It comes with a very small coloring book with stickers inside. It has sixteen coloring pages with ... IBS Princess Bible

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3 Stars

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Because You're Mine

Because You're Mine

On 1/25 Robin Prater wrote: I became a Coble fan with her Rock Harbor Series. My admiration for her grew from there. It seemed I loved every series and every stand alone. I was excited every time there was a new release. Her writing style is straight to the heart. It's simple and beauty. She gives heart to the characters and ... Because you're Mine

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3 Stars

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Of Stillness and Storm

Of Stillness and Storm

On 1/25 Robin Prater wrote: This is my first novel read by Michele Phoenix. I love the premise of this novel and all that she opened my eyes to. We always hear of the 'calling' by missionaries. We want to go where God calls us. We want to make a difference. To be called by God isn't the same for every soul. We all fit differently ... Of Stillness and Storm

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3 Stars

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Grace for the Moment Large Deluxe

Grace for the Moment Large Deluxe

On 12/12 Robin Prater wrote: There are some books that are timeless. They are prevalent for us at any time in life. Touching us in special ways and filling us with encouragement and inspiring word to guide us closer to the Father. This is one of those gems. A keeper for sure. This devotional was first published in 2000. These ... Grace For The Moment

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5 Stars

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Child of the River

Child of the River

On 11/29 Robin Prater wrote: I have been blessed to read some amazing books. I can now add this novel to my list of gems. Beauty from the very first pages. The story seemed to just begin and grow from there. A page turner that keep me wanting to know more about Persomi. We are transported to another time and place in history. ... Child of the River

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5 Stars

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Long Way Gone

Long Way Gone

On 11/29 Robin Prater wrote: A Charles Martin novel is like poetry for the soul. There is simple beauty in his words. Words that touch the spirit in a way that makes a sentence linger. That's a novel that is lasting. One that leaves behind a story to ponder in your heart. A prodigal child story. Not just of a son coming home, but ... Long Way Gone

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5 Stars

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Jesus Always

Jesus Always

On 10/5 Robin Prater wrote: I love devotionals. How about you? There are some that stand out among others. Like me, maybe you have read Jesus Calling. It's a devotional that changed my sweet times with Jesus. Sarah Young opened up a whole new world for me through this one gem of a book. Why? We often think we don't have time ... Jesus Always

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5 Stars

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The Witnesses

The Witnesses

On 8/29 Robin Prater wrote: If it's possible to have an author crush Robert Whitlow would be mine. I admire this author so very much. He has taken me on such marvelous journeys. I fell in love with his writing style with The Tides of Truth Series and fell head over heels after reading The Alexia Lindale Series. Both totally different, ... The Witnesses

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5 Stars

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The Things We Knew

The Things We Knew

On 8/18 Robin Prater wrote: It was the cover that caught my attention and also the love of being introduced to new authors. This is a great summer read. I poured a hot coffee as I took a sweet seat to read for the next few hours of retreat, but before I knew it the pages were still turning and my coffee had turned cold. It took ... The Things We Knew

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5 Stars

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The Spiritual Warfare Answer Book

The Spiritual Warfare Answer Book

On 6/8 Robin Prater wrote: I have loved everything I have read by David Jeremiah. I too have his study Bible which I use daily for my study. This book makes a great companion to any study. It would be a great gift. It would make for a great tool for a pastor, teacher, student of the Word. This little gem would be awesome to ... The Spiritual Warfare Answer Book

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5 Stars

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The Daniel Prayer

The Daniel Prayer

On 5/31 Robin Prater wrote: Every once in a while an exceptional book comes along and you know before you open the first page that you are about to be extraordinarily blessed. There's just some books that you know are going to leave an imprint on your soul, widen your perspective, challenge you to dive deeper in the Word, and encourage ... The Daniel Prayer

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5 Stars

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Sister Dear

Sister Dear

On 5/10 Robin Prater wrote: I was excited to be receiving this new novel by an author I had not yet been acquainted. I always love being introduced to new authors. This novel is published by Thomas Nelson. I'm not quite sure why one would find this novel in the Christian section of the closest book store. The main character speaks ... Sister Dear

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3 Stars

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Sister Dear

Sister Dear

On 5/10 Robin Prater wrote: I was excited to be receiving this new novel by an author I had not yet been acquainted. I always love being introduced to new authors. This novel is published by Thomas Nelson. I'm not quite sure why one would find this novel in the Christian section of the closest book store. The main character speaks ... Sister Dear

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3 Stars

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If I Run

If I Run

On 3/10 Robin Prater wrote: There are so many reasons we all run. It seems at sometime in our lives we are running from something. Maybe the most important aspect of us running is just what are we running to? Is there a destination of hope for us? If I Run gives us a portrait of a young woman running away from implication. Untruths ... If I Run

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5 Stars

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The Newsmakers

The Newsmakers

On 2/9 Robin Prater wrote: I was so excited when I seen this book could be requested in print. I couldn't wait to begin reading. I have read many of Wiehl's novels and they were unputdownables!! This one was a bit difficult for me to stay with. It was pretty predictable and as far as it being marked {Christian}, I'm not sure why ... The Newsmakers

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The Feathered Bone

The Feathered Bone

On 1/29 Robin Prater wrote: When I read my first Cantrell novel I knew she was going to be a favorite. This gifted writer doesn't write easy. She takes the reader on a journey, a deep heart tugging, thought pondering story that leaves you thinking about your own life and circumstances. She brings the reader characters that are ... The Feathered Bone

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NKJV Prophecy Study Bible, 2015 Edition

NKJV Prophecy Study Bible, 2015 Edition

On 12/31 Robin Prater wrote: This is one pretty amazing Bible. It's in the NKJV translation so it's not only precise, but easy to understand. I have the hardback version of this Bible and it's made well in the hardback. It also has a jacket if you prefer to keep that on for protection. This Bible holds so much valuable information ... NKJV Hagee Prophecy Study Bible

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God Is With You Every Day

God Is With You Every Day

On 12/6 Robin Prater wrote: Max Lucado is a favorite of mine. His books have helped this Jesus girl grow in faith. His wise words are a balm that has soothed my soul. He takes every day issues, adds scripture and readies the reader for an adventure of limitless possibilities for a day lived in Jesus. He helps the reader to focus ... God Is With You Every Day

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365 Devotions for Peace

365 Devotions for Peace

On 12/6 Robin Prater wrote: This is a great devotional for women. First, I love the coloring. The soft pink hues make it very inviting. This is a hardback that's very sturdy and one that will sit very easily on my desk. This devotional is dated for 365 days. There are many aspects to having a dated devotional that I like. It keeps ... 365 Devotions for Peace

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Waiting Here for You

Waiting Here for You

On 11/29 Robin Prater wrote: The first time I had heard the name Louie Giglio was from my son who had heard him speak at a conference. My son was blown away by this man who so clearly walks the talk. My son will find this book sitting on his nightstand to once again be blown away and to grow through this season of hope. Louie takes ... Waiting Here For You

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The Girl From the Train

The Girl From the Train

On 11/12 Robin Prater wrote: I love reading works from authors that are new to me and Irma Joubert is brand new to me. She has a writing style all her own. She is a storyteller, but one that is quick with scenes and at times didn't give me time enough in one area before she was leaving and heading to a new scene. I wanted to know ... The Girl From The Train

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4 Stars

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The Five Times I Met Myself

The Five Times I Met Myself

On 11/12 Robin Prater wrote: I became a fan of James Rubart after reading and reviewing Soul's Gate, Memory's Door, and Spirit Bridge. Then I read, Book of Days, and I couldn't get enough of this writer who is one of the greatest storytellers of our time. His writing takes the reader on a journey, often to another place and time, ... The Five Times I Met Myself

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5 Stars

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Glory Days

Glory Days

On 9/28 Robin Prater wrote: Max Lucado is a favorite of mine. He has been a great teacher for this Jesus girl. All of his books are keepers, but this one just may be my fave of all time. My copy is highlighted on every page. I absorbed these words and dug deep into the Word as I visited Joshua once again. Thank you, Max Lucado ... Glory Days

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God Bless Our Fall

God Bless Our Fall

On 9/28 Robin Prater wrote: Children will love this little gem of a book. What a sweet read to cuddle up with as we enter this new and beautiful season. I think little ones will love the animals and coloring that will open their imagination to a world of color and sweetness. It is just enough to keep their attention and one that ... God Bless Our Fall

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5 Stars

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Thankful

Thankful

On 9/2 Robin Prater wrote: This is a wonderful book for children to learn and grow in thankfulness. In our day children are consumed with everything. It's often hard to purchase a child a birthday gift because they already have everything imaginable. We are living in a time where thankfulness is often left to the side and more ... Thankful

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4 Stars

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Among the Fair Magnolias

Among the Fair Magnolias

On 8/7 Robin Prater wrote: Four stories from four magnificent writers that take the reader back in time to South Carolina 1860, Texas 1878, Georgia 1868, and Tennessee 1870. These writers are powerful in their gift to encompass such great dynamics in giving us such a vivid description of the time and the people. Each story different ... Among The Fair Magnolias

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4 Stars

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A House Divided

A House Divided

On 7/29 Robin Prater wrote: I am a huge fan of Robert Whitlow, so when I had seen his newest up for review I had to grab it. I have loved every single novel penned by this amazing writer, so I was waiting with high expectations. I love the story-line. The premise of the novel is complex. There's more than one basic story-line. ... A House Divided

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3 Stars

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Love Arrives in Pieces

Love Arrives in Pieces

On 5/28 Robin Prater wrote: If you would like a relaxing and cozy read for an afternoon under the shade tree this would be a great selection. It is after reading an excerpt from "All's Fair in Love and Cupcakes", that I realize it is in this selection that these characters first make an appearance. It was the cover that caught ... Love Arrives in Pieces

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3 Stars

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To Win Her Favor

To Win Her Favor

On 5/26 Robin Prater wrote: I was blessed to review the first novel in the Belle Meade Plantation Series, "To Whisper Her Name". (Check out my review of this historical masterpiece). This second novel, "To Win Her Favor", is just as beautifully penned. Tamara Alexander is one of my absolute favorites in historical romance. She ... To Win Her Favor

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5 Stars

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A Sparrow in Terezin

A Sparrow in Terezin

On 5/14 Robin Prater wrote: Kristy Cambron is a writer that brings present day together with late 1930 into 1940s history. Let me begin with this. 15,000 children were to believed to enter into Terezin. Fewer than 100 ultimately made it out. When I read those words it floored me. I knew very little about Terezin before reading ... A Sparrow in Terezin

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One Last Thing

One Last Thing

On 3/11 Robin Prater wrote: I love the cover of this novel. Very telling with the ring not quite on her finger yet. The first novel I have read penned by these two ladies was Sarah's Choice, which I LOVED! This novel started a bit off track for me. It was slow going at first. I wasn't sure I even liked the characters. That's ... One Last Thing

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3 Stars

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Remember the Lilies

Remember the Lilies

On 3/2 Robin Prater wrote: This is the second novel I've read by Liz Tolsma. The first was Daises Are Forever, which I loved. If you enjoy reading historical fiction you will enjoy the words penned by Liz Tolsma. She opens the imagination and sets the senses on a course that takes the reader back in time. In this case we begin ... Remember The Lilies

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Rise

Rise

On 2/9 Robin Prater wrote: Not just for twenty-somethings!! If I could rate this book as a ten I would do so. Outstanding!! My son got me to listening to Trip Lee and Lecrae. I know what you're thinking, but wow, I LOVE their music!! So when I seen this book for review I thought about my son. I asked him if he had heard of it ... Rise by Trip Lee

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Still Life

Still Life

On 2/7 Robin Prater wrote: This novel is complex. The title says much about the story line. A photo can sometimes say much more than words or actions. But even that still life photo says much about what's not there. Even as life as captured in still life, life never ceases to move forward. This novel captures the story of lives ... Still Life

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3 Stars

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The Dandelion Field

The Dandelion Field

On 1/29 Robin Prater wrote: This is my first novel to read by author Kathryn Springer. It definitely won't be my last. How have I missed this gifted writer is beyond me. It was the cover that drew me in and the title as well. I began reading The Dandelion Field and was immediately captivated. Springer brings these characters ... The Dandelion Field

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4 Stars

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In the Heart of the Dark Wood

In the Heart of the Dark Wood

On 1/7 Robin Prater wrote: Billy Coffey's words intimately dance across the pages. He weaves a tale. One of good and evil facing off. Everything is in perfect measure. He allows the reader to dream along in a delightful and mystique way. He is a writer who gives great detail and allows the reader the illusion that they too are ... In The Heart of The Dark Wood

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5 Stars

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The Promise

The Promise

On 1/6 Robin Prater wrote: I chose this novel because Beth is sharing the true story of a friend. I found the cover to be very telling of the story. In reading the description of this novel I had high hopes. I have found Beth Wiseman to be an outstanding writer who is gifted. This book is nothing as I expected. In fact I was ... The Promise

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2 Stars

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Love Without End

Love Without End

On 11/12 Robin Prater wrote: Robin Lee Hatcher has been an all time favorite for years. She is one of the first Christian writers that truly spoke to me. She writes easy and smooth. She tugs at the heart and creates a story that takes you on a heart journey. Each character brings something unique. They are characters we can relate ... Love Without End

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4 Stars

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The Legend of St. Nicholas

The Legend of St. Nicholas

On 10/13 Robin Prater wrote: Christmas stories warm the heart. Reading with our children and grandchildren is a cherished gift. Anytime we can place a book in a child's hands it gives an opportunity for their imagination to travel to another place and time. The illustrations are beautifully done. The colors are bright and inviting. ... The Legend of St. Nicholas

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The Legend of the Candy Cane

The Legend of the Candy Cane

On 10/13 Robin Prater wrote: I love Christmas stories. I loved reading them as a child. I loved reading them to my children and now I am blessed to read them to my grandchildren. What a treasure it is to snuggle in tight and open up a book that takes a child's imagination off to wonderland. First I must share that the cover and ... The Legend of the Candy Cane

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Forever Christmas

Forever Christmas

On 10/2 Robin Prater wrote: A Story of Hope, Love, And Christmas Miracles. Now, who doesn't love to read a novel that contains all that and more! I know, it's a little early for Christmas, but this is one I had to choose. The cover beckoned me. I'm a forever kind of Christmas girl so even the title spoke to my heart. Robert Tate ... Forever Christmas

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Move On

Move On

On 9/4 Robin Prater wrote: Cleanup on aisle one! Now who hasn't been there? Messes are everywhere and most of all, right smack in our own lives. As soon as I opened this book and read the Preface I knew I was going to travel on a journey. A messy one, but one that was going to be filled with grace. This is my first book to read ... Move On

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The Book of Revelation Made Clear

The Book of Revelation Made Clear

On 7/22 Robin Prater wrote: I was excited to receive, "The Book of Revelation Made Clear". I am a huge fan of Tim LaHaye. Now, when I seen the cover I was immediately intrigued. The Book of Revelation is one of those books many skip. They think it's too difficult to read. That is one reason I chose this selection. I wanted to share ... The Book of Revelation Made Clear

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4 Stars

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The Butterfly and the Violin

The Butterfly and the Violin

On 7/22 Robin Prater wrote: Friends, I'm so excited to share this beautiful novel with you. What caught my eye was the cover. Exquisite! Absolutely elegant and breathtaking. This is by far the most beautiful novel I have read this year. Most of the time I hurry my way through a great novel. I let things go and absorb myself in ... The Butterfly and the Violin

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Veil of Secrets

Veil of Secrets

On 7/8 Robin Prater wrote: I read the description of this novel and was intrigued. I thought the cover told the story. A husband and wife together, but so far apart. I started reading and I wanted to love this novel. I wanted to escape into their world, their way of life. I wanted to connect with the characters and fall in love ... Veil of Secrets

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3 Stars

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The Bridge Tender

The Bridge Tender

On 6/5 Robin Prater wrote: I just love Marybeth Whalen. Really. You can see her sweet spirit through the words she pens so eloquently. She brings a story to life by adding such rich emotion that gives the reader that extra bonus in uncovering the truest form of enjoying a novel. I have enjoyed each of her novels. The Mailbox ... The Bridge Tender

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4 Stars

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Sarah's Choice

Sarah's Choice

On 6/2 Robin Prater wrote: The cover caught my eye. The description had my attention. The story had my heart. This is a wonderful novel. I was taken by Sarah right away. Why? Her honesty. This is a girl who desires perfection. She strives for nothing less than perfect. She wants to succeed in everything she does. Failure isn't ... Sarah's Choice

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Spirit Bridge

Spirit Bridge

On 5/19 Robin Prater wrote: Wow! What a conclusion to an extraordinary series! I am so over the top excited about this book I don't know where to begin. Yes, I love everything about this series. I love the title of the series, A Well Spring Novel, and the titles of each of the books, Soul's Gate, and Memory's Door. The cover is ... Spirit Bridge

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Daisies Are Forever

Daisies Are Forever

On 5/10 Robin Prater wrote: Oh my!! There are just some books that stand out among the rest. You know them well. They are written with passion and such grand emotion that each word makes a presence. You feel that you know the characters deeply and you want to know more about them. When you close the last page you feel that you ... Daisies are Forever

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Noah and the Mighty Ark

Noah and the Mighty Ark

On 4/18 Robin Prater wrote: On the day of the arrival of this sweet and beautiful book my three year old granddaughter happened to be here. We opened the package together and she pulled out the book. "Oh, Nanny, look! A pretty book!" We sat and opened the pages. She was immediately captivated by the illustrations. They are beautifully ... Noah and the Mighty Ark

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Critical Condition

Critical Condition

On 4/9 Robin Prater wrote: Before I even begin to write my review I feel like I need to apologize. I have read books by Richard Mabry that I have enjoyed immensely. This novel doesn't fall into a favorite for me. I was intrigued when I seen the cover and read the description. I was expecting a novel that focused around the medical ... Critical Condition

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3 Stars

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The Devil Walks in Mattingly

The Devil Walks in Mattingly

On 4/1 Robin Prater wrote: Billy Coffey writes lyrical. Poetic. Deep. This is the first novel I've read penned by Billy Coffey. I'm excited to read more of this author. This book was fascinating. I'm hoping to read, "When Mockingbirds Sing". He is a writer who brings the reader to the deep. A territory no one wants to visit. ... The Devil Walks in Mattingly

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4 Stars

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Distortion

Distortion

On 3/10 Robin Prater wrote: "Distortion", is fast paced and intriguing. You can never go wrong with Terri Blackstock. She is one of my favorites for a suspenseful read. A few of my favorite series from Blackstock are, The Cape Refuge Series, The Restoration Series, and Newpointe 911. She writes fascinating. She has the gift to ... Distortion

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InScribed Collection

InScribed Collection

On 3/4 Robin Prater wrote: Since this is a collection of Bible studies I am going to do it a bit different. First I'm going to share with you the description that Thomas Nelson gives for these extraordinary studies and then I will share my thoughts. "Leaving Ordinary" by Donna Gaines The deepest longing of the human heart is ... inScribed Collection

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Runaway Saint

Runaway Saint

On 2/25 Robin Prater wrote: You know the saying, "We can choose our friends, but our family chooses us"? If you have a perfect family you may not understand, but if you are part of a family that struggles, you are going to find yourself within these pages. This story will bring you to ask yourself, "What do we do with secrets?", ... Runaway Saint

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Unquenchable

Unquenchable

On 2/25 Robin Prater wrote: I have heard Carol Kent speak and I must say that this precious woman of God is transparent as they come. She opens up her life, her heart, her struggles, and the blessings. It is apparent she is on a mission. A mission of sharing God's love through the fire. I encourage you to visit Carol's website ... Unquenchable by Carol Kent

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The Storm Inside

The Storm Inside

On 2/5 Robin Prater wrote: Upon receiving this book I put all others down and opened it and didn't stop until I was finished. I devoured this book. To myself I kept repeating, "Oh, this is good. This is good. This is so good". I had to grab a highlighter. I had to make notes. It was as if this book was written for me. I immediately ... The Storm Inside

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Restless

Restless

On 1/26 Robin Prater wrote: There are times we pick up a book and begin turning pages and we feel the Spirit move over us. We realize this book, these words, were created just for us. This is that book for me. There are times I have felt so restless. Wanting to serve, wanting to move, but feeling stuck and in a rut. This isn't ... Restless

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Stranger Things

Stranger Things

On 1/13 Robin Prater wrote: I chose this selection from reading the description. It sounded like an amazing book. The cover caught my eye as did the author, Erin Healy. I had read, "Kiss", that she coauthored with Ted Dekker and truly enjoyed it. So, I was anticipating a great read. "Stranger Things", seemed more like a supernatural ... Stranger Things

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2 Stars

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The Sinners' Garden

The Sinners' Garden

On 12/12 Robin Prater wrote: love when I have finished a book and then must ponder just how I'm going to write the review. There is so much to share about this brilliantly penned novel. William Sirls is a new author for me. I've seen his previous book, "The Reason", for review, but passed it up. I now know I must grab it up for ... The Sinners' Garden

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The Wall Around Your Heart

The Wall Around Your Heart

On 12/1 Robin Prater wrote: Until reading, "The Wall Around Your Heart", I hadn't realized the wall that I have been building. Mary DeMuth is a woman I admire. I admire her for being transparent and being able to take her deepest hurts, give to the Lord, and allow Him to use them to bring healing to others. Mary's writing is elegant ... The Wall Around Your Heart

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The Painted Table

The Painted Table

On 11/24 Robin Prater wrote: The Painted Table is a novel that spans from the years of 1858-1975. A Norwegian table that has lasted through four generations. A table created in love with a message of hope, love, and faith. But for all this table doesn't have the same message. For Joann life was not easy as a child. She seemed to ... The Painted Table

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The Prodigal

The Prodigal

On 11/13 Robin Prater wrote: This is one of those books that leaves you pondering long after the last page has been read. The story of the prodigal son is the basis for this novel. A story of redemption, forgiveness and deep love. A father and his son. Reunited. Leaving the past behind. Beginning new with covered grace. The prodigal ... The Prodigal A Ragamuffin Story

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Heart Failure

Heart Failure

On 10/22 Robin Prater wrote: First I must share that I have loved every book I have been blessed to read by Richard Mabry. He is an outstanding writer. So, when I received, "Heart Failure", for review I was super excited. As the story begins we are introduced to Dr. Carrie Markham and her fiance Adam Davidson. They had just enjoyed ... Heart Failure

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3 Stars

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You'll Get Through This

You'll Get Through This

On 9/25 Robin Prater wrote: There has yet to be a book penned by Max Lucado that I haven't enjoyed. My home is filled with his books. I go back to them over and over again. I don't think you could find one that I have not highlighted great insights and written notes from my heart. From each and every one I have learned valuable ... You'll Get Through This

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Encouragement for Today

Encouragement for Today

On 9/9 Robin Prater wrote: Good morning! There is nothing like starting the day with God's Word. I am one of those girls who loves a great devotional to read along with my Bible, while having my morning coffee. I love sharing powerful devotionals with you all. They are not only a great tool to begin a day in grace, but a great ... Encouragement for Today

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Wounded by God's People

Wounded by God's People

On 9/3 Robin Prater wrote: Every once in a while I am blessed to review a book that I know the Lord has sent my way for a purpose. Anne Graham Lotz has penned another blessed book, "Wounded by God's People". When I seen this book for review I accepted it graciously. The cover and title caught my attention. When it arrived I tore ... Wounded by God's People

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Memory's Door

Memory's Door

On 8/21 Robin Prater wrote: Wow! Wow! Wow!! This is James L. Rubart's second installment in his series, A Well Spring Novel. Book 2, Memory's Door, picks up with the Warrior's Riding in a more personal journey. Together they find strength to face the attack of the Wolf. Separately they are being attacked with a vengeance. We ... Memory's Door

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Rosemary Cottage

Rosemary Cottage

On 7/16 Robin Prater wrote: There are some authors who stand out for me and one of those is Colleen Coble. She is a writer who connects with her readers through stories she pens that gives us a glimpse into her own life. Colleen is a writer I admire. She has a style all her own. She weaves a story that gives room for imagination. ... Rosemary Cottage

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The Wishing Tree

The Wishing Tree

On 6/20 Robin Prater wrote: Imagine waking up one morning and you find out your losing your job, the very job your father gave you. Yes, he's closing up shop and the relationship you are in, yeah, it's not working out the way you dreamed. So, what happens? You turn on the television and realize your sister is getting proposed ... The Wishing Tree

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Victim of Grace

Victim of Grace

On 5/10 Robin Prater wrote: When your in a book store and your eyes are traveling up and down the shelves, what is it that catches your attention? A name? A book cover? Maybe the subject? Robin Jones Gunn is one of those eye catching authors. I see her name and I grab up the book. I may even just drop everything and sit in the ... Victim of Grace

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Chasing Francis

Chasing Francis

On 5/6 Robin Prater wrote: The latest book on my review shelf is, "Chasing Francis", by Ian Morgan Cron. This work was first published in 2006 and is due to release again May 7. In reading the back cover you get the gist of the book. Pastor Chase Falson is going through the motions. He feels he has lost his faith and is beginning ... Chasing Francis

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3 Stars

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Moon Over Edisto

Moon Over Edisto

On 2/18 Robin Prater wrote: Oh friends, I found this to be such a lovely read. Life lessons through each chapter are to be learned for the main character, Julia Bennett. Life as she knew it all changed and that is a frightening thing. Through Julia we see the picture of what happens when we finally give it all to Jesus and let ... Moon Over Edisto

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Just Like Jesus Devotional

Just Like Jesus Devotional

On 1/16 Robin Prater wrote: This devotional blew me away. I was totally surprised. I'm a Max Lucado fan. I admire his work, but sometimes it can be repetitive as book after book comes out. This is one I missed in 2002 and has now come out repackaged. It's a thirty day devotional. Thirty days spending time with Jesus. The introduction ... Just Like Jesus Devotional

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Unglued Devotional

Unglued Devotional

On 1/7 Robin Prater wrote: Do you like devotionals? I am a girl who desires them. I soak them up. I carry them in my purse and read them daily. I look at it as adding a great tool to my study time with the Lord and His Word. The latest devotional I have been introduced to is, "Unglued" by Lysa TerKeurst. Lysa had written an ... Unglued Devotional

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Soul's Gate

Soul's Gate

On 11/6 Robin Prater wrote: This is my first book I have read by James Rubart and I gotta tell ya, I'm ready to grab his other books!! This is the first installment of this series and I cannot wait to see where he goes with it next. This book ROCKED! It had me at the very first page. My fingers just kept turning pages. There were ... Soul's Gate

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Everything

Everything

On 10/4 Robin Prater wrote: When I seen that, "Everything", was up for review, I jumped in for the tour. When you think of a book penned by Mary DeMuth, you know it's going to be from the heart. This book is pure and written in the beauty of truth. Most of all, you know your going to walk away blessed. While reading this gem you ... Everything by Mary DeMuth

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Prayers of a Stranger

Prayers of a Stranger

On 9/3 Robin Prater wrote: The cover of this book grabbed my heart. A smiling woman, looking into a snow globe, with gloved hands. Almost as though she was searching and hoping for what was to come. This is a great Christmas read, but for me, it was an anytime read. One about the gift of prayer by those we may never meet in our ... Prayers Of A Stranger by Davis Bunn

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Song of the Brokenhearted

Song of the Brokenhearted

On 8/8 Robin Prater wrote: Wow! Wow! Wow! This was an unputdownable for me!! Yes, that is actually a word! This is a beautiful and powerful read. Superb writing!I instantly fell in love with this family. This book shows us that God brings beauty from ash. We often think just because we are Christians we are exempt from all harm, ... Song Of The Brokenhearted

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One Big Thing

One Big Thing

On 7/30 Robin Prater wrote: I chose this book simply for the title. ONE BIG THING (Discovering What You Were Born To Do). I opened the pages thinking the ONE BIG THING would be Jesus Christ. After all, without Him we are nothing and through Him all things are possible. I have learned that when I totally focused on Him my vision ... ONE BIG THING by Phil Cooke

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3 Stars

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This Scarlet Cord

This Scarlet Cord

On 6/26 Robin Prater wrote: "This Scarlet Cord", by Joan Wolf brings to light what the life of Rahab could have been. It is Biblically based, but much of this fiction tale is not recorded in the Bible. So what happens? It leaves room for the imagination. Joan adds the details that could have been there. She helps to bring this ... This Scarlet Cord

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Mondays with My Old Pastor

Mondays with My Old Pastor

On 6/5 Robin Prater wrote: When I saw the cover of this book it tugged at my heart. When I read the description I just had to learn more. I knew this was a book I must review. To say I loved this book is not sufficient. I think this will be regarded as a timeless treasure. Jose' finds himself weary. He asks the question we ... Mondays With My Old Pastor

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Love Does

Love Does

On 5/1 Robin Prater wrote: I picked up, "Love Does" and read the words, "Discover A Secretly Incredible Life In An Ordinary World", and was blown away. This book holds great stories about the life of Bob Goff and those people surrounding him. Some of the stories made me laugh out loud, others tugged on my heart. He shares a ... Love Does by Bob Goff

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The Truth About the Lordship of Christ

The Truth About the Lordship of Christ

On 4/21 Robin Prater wrote: If you love John MacArthur's teaching, you will enjoy this book. For me, I choose to eat the meat the throw away the bones. I will share a few quotes from the book. "It seems reasonable to assume that if God loved everyone, He would have chosen everyone into salvation. Therefore, God does not love ... The Truth About the lordship of Christ

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Need You Now

Need You Now

On 4/10 Robin Prater wrote: I stayed up late to finish, "Need You Now", and closed the last page with tears. This novel is so different from anything I have read from Beth Wiseman that it took me by surprise. I love her Amish Fiction, but this one really hit home. It opens our heart to home, family and finding solace in a world ... Need You Now

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Great Day Every Day

Great Day Every Day

On 3/9 Robin Prater wrote: I have yet to read a book penned by Max Lucado I have not loved. This one is no exception. This book is simply beautiful. This book is a remake of his earlier work, "Every Day Deserves A Chance". As I began reading I thought, "Oh, this is so good. Gotta be my favorite part so far." I was wrong. Each ... GREAT DAY EVERY DAY by MAX LUCADO

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Stand By Me

Stand By Me

On 2/29 Robin Prater wrote: Have you ever found yourself being really irritated by another person, not really understanding why, but in that first meeting you really just don't like them? Yes, me too. This is at the center of this book. Two ladies. One strong willed and ready to shout glory everywhere she goes and another, a new ... STAND BY ME (A SouledOut Sisters Novel) by NETA JACKSON

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Moments of Truth

Moments of Truth

On 1/8 Robin Prater wrote: If you enjoy using a devotional you will love this devotional written by John MacArthur. It's like having mini sermon bless you with each reading. These are messages from all of his works. Moments of Truth in a nut shell is powerful, poignant, and jam packed with the Word. Each month has it's own ... MOMENTS OF TRUTH (Unleashing God's Word One Day at a Time) by JOHN MacARTHUR

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Heart of Ice (trade paper)

Heart of Ice (trade paper)

On 12/22 Robin Prater wrote: Okay friends, I just may have found my new favorite suspense writer, Lis Wiehl! Who knew? I had never even heard of her before. Wow, where have I been and what have I have been missing! If you have read her books I would love to hear your thoughts. I am going back for more!! I want to read everything ... HEART OF ICE (A Triple Threat Novel) by LIS WIEHL with APRIL HENRY

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Smitten

Smitten

On 12/5 Robin Prater wrote: What can I say. I LOVED this book! I think I want to read it over again. It was just that good. Maybe it has something to do with the authors? You betcha! Four of the greatest writers come together to write about four friends living in a town called, Smitten. There is more than love on the horizon. ... SMITTEN (Love is on the way) by COLLEEN COBLE, KRISTIN BILLERBECK, DIANN HUNT AND DENISE HUNTER

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December 1941

December 1941

On 11/15 Robin Prater wrote: In school I was that girl who soaked up history class. Still today I am a lover of history. We can't move forward without acknowledging the past. When I requested the book, December 1941, who knew I would fall in love with history all over again. This book is simply amazing. Wow, doesn't even give ... DECEMBER 1941 (31 Days That Changed America And Saved the World) by CRAIG SHIRLEY

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Nearing Home

Nearing Home

On 11/1 Robin Prater wrote: Did you know Billy Graham wanted to be a baseball player when he was a child? He wanted to fill stadiums as he crossed home plate. I believe he has filled stadiums in a whole different way. A way more meaningful and more lasting than any home run could ever be. This book was so much more than I even ... NEARING HOME (Life, Faith, and Finishing Well) by BILLY GRAHAM

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Heaven is for Real Deluxe Edition

Heaven is for Real Deluxe Edition

On 10/18 Robin Prater wrote: Okay, I may be one of the only few people who didn't like this book. I know what your thinking, "But why didn't you like it? I loved it." I think people will either love it or not. One thing I can walk away with from reading this book is a deeper thirst for heaven. I want to dive in more and read God's ... HEAVEN IS FOR REAL by TODD BURPO with LYNN VINCENT

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3 Stars

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No Wonder They Call Him the Savior

No Wonder They Call Him the Savior

On 10/8 Robin Prater wrote: What else can you say about a Max Lucado book, but, Wow! He is one of those authors that brings you to the Word of God. Nothing else. His writing is pure and simple. Never over you head. In his newest, No Wonder They Call Him Savior, he brings us to the cross, into the garden, all the way to the resurrection ... NO WONDER THEY CALL HIM SAVIOR by MAX LUCADO

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Jesus Calling Devotional Bible, NKJV

Jesus Calling Devotional Bible, NKJV

On 9/29 Robin Prater wrote: I love when the Lord sends me just what I need when I need it. All in God's perfect timing. I have many bibles at home. Many different translations. Well, now I am the owner of one of the most poetic, beautifully written, devotional Bibles I have ever had the pleasure reading. Now, to begin, if you haven't ... JESUS CALLING DEVOTIONAL BIBLE by SARAH YOUNG and THOMAS NELSON

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Ascent from Darkness

Ascent from Darkness

On 9/20 Robin Prater wrote: This book was not what I expected. It was better than I could have imagined. Michael Leehan tells the true story of his life. He opens his heart and soul and pours them into this book. He goes from the early years of his life and shares with us just how empty he felt. How the anger and resentment filled ... ASCENT FROM DARKNESS by MICHAEL LEEHAN ( A True Story)

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Close Enough to Hear God Breathe

Close Enough to Hear God Breathe

On 9/13 Robin Prater wrote: I chose this book for the cover. When I received the book it was a whole new cover and a book I did not expect. I was ready and waiting for this book to reach out and touch my heart, pull me in and change my life. Add a nugget of gold that I could carry in a greater understanding of the intimacy of God. ... CLOSE ENOUGH TO HEAR GOD BREATHE by GREG PAUL

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Stained Glass Hearts

Stained Glass Hearts

On 8/6 Robin Prater wrote: Patsy Clairmont writes with a style all her own. As I read her words I can hear her voice. Even through the tears of brokenness, there is always laughter with, Patsy. She is real and honest. In her latest book, Stained Glass Hearts, she shares the brokenness that has touched her life. She shares of hard ... STAINED GLASS HEARTS by PATSY CLAIRMONT

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Thunder Dog

Thunder Dog

On 7/28 Robin Prater wrote: This is by far one beautiful story. A true story that points to a mighty God and the love between a man and his dog. I often say, "God brought Daisy into my life for a reason and a purpose." That purpose was to save my life. You will love this story of faith and trust. Michael opens his heart and gives ... THUNDER DOG: A Blind Man, His Guide Dog, and the Triumph of Trust at Ground Zero by MICHAEL HINGSON and SUZY FLORY

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Rumors of God

Rumors of God

On 7/6 Robin Prater wrote: We don't often hear rumors that are truthful, but in Rumors of God we find rumors not only worth holding onto, but rumors worth sharing. I found this book to be insightful and engaging. We see what the church should be, but often don't discuss the how's to get us there or the reasons we are not. Our ... RUMORS OF GOD by DARREN WHITEHEAD and JON TYSON

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Billy Graham in Quotes

Billy Graham in Quotes

On 6/18 Robin Prater wrote: Quotes from the man who says, "The Bible says." What is it about, Billy Graham, that people love? Is it the man or is it the One he reflects? I believe it is both. I was so excited to receive this book. When I first received it, all I could do was simply gaze at the cover. It is just beautiful. This ... BILLY GRAHAM IN QUOTES by BILLY GRAHAM, FRANKLIN GRAHAM with DONNA LEE TONEY

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The Seraph Seal

The Seraph Seal

On 6/3 Robin Prater wrote: I don't know where to begin. First, I really enjoyed this book. For me to explain why? I am not really sure. It is an Apocalyptic thriller/suspense. At least it was for me. It is a page turner for sure. Once I began reading, I couldn't stop. I love how this book is put together. As you open the pages ... THE SERAPH SEAL by LEONARD SWEET and LORI WAGNER

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Live Loved

Live Loved

On 4/23 Robin Prater wrote: I love devotionals. They wake me and bring me face to face with the Lord. I don't think anyone does it better than Max Lucado. As I opened the pages of this book later that morning I would learn that my husband lost his job. God placed this book in my hands at just the perfect time. There is nothing ... LIVE LOVED Experiencing God's Presence in Everyday Life by MAX LUCADO

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Max On Life

Max On Life

On 4/18 Robin Prater wrote: When you pick up, "Max on Life", you are getting a rich supplement of wisdom. We all have questions we want to ask. Sometimes we have a hard time opening up and sharing those questions. Here in, "Max on Life", Max Lucado shares questions that have been asked of Him, along with his answers. Over 200 pages ... MAX ON LIFE by MAX LUCADO

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The Final Summit

The Final Summit

On 4/11 Robin Prater wrote: I must be honest and tell you I began this book with many questions. I didn't think I was going to enjoy it, but you know what? I got it! Each book I pick up whether I like it or not I try to take away something. A nugget of value if you will. This nugget? DO SOMETHING!! First of all, yes, there are ... THE FINAL SUMMIT by ANDY ANDREWS

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Take Action Bible, NKJV

Take Action Bible, NKJV

On 4/11 Robin Prater wrote: The Take Action Bible is in the New King James Version. Like most bibles it has maps, translation and text notes, a concordance and a bible reading plan. Something this bible has different is a 52 take action idea section. Ever get lost of ideas of ways to reach out and help? Maybe you just need a new ... THE TAKE ACTION BIBLE by THOMAS NELSON

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Lilly's Wedding Quilt

Lilly's Wedding Quilt

On 3/19 Robin Prater wrote: Oh the love that flows from Lilly Lapp. She has loved Jacob, well, it seems all her life. Jacob on the other hand had carried a torch for, Sarah King, but it was not to be. Sarah is now married to another and Jacob can't find it in his heart to release his love. After a night of events, Lilly, finds ... LILLY'S WEDDING QUILT by KELLY LONG

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God's Promises Devotional Journal

God's Promises Devotional Journal

On 3/2 Robin Prater wrote: My first thought? What a beautiful cover! As I open the pages of this devotional I find words from Sheila Walsh, Billy Graham, John MacArthur, John Hagee, Elisabeth Elliot and many more. Twenty wonderful people of God have come together to put their words together in one culmination to give us added ... GOD'S PROMISES DEVOTIONAL JOURNAL (365 Days of Experiencing The Lord's Blessings) by Thomas Nelson

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The Inheritance of Beauty

The Inheritance of Beauty

On 2/5 Robin Prater wrote: As I picked up,The Inheritance of Beauty, I was taken back to a different time and place. Beginning in the year of 1929. This book is like being a wide eyed child once again ready to have a fairy tale read to me. The Inheritance of beauty is enchanting, sweet, and filled with hope. This is a book for ... THE INHERITANCE OF BEAUTY by NICOLE SEITZ

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The Shelter of God's Promises

The Shelter of God's Promises

On 1/13 Robin Prater wrote: On the back cover it says, "If you look to your circumstances alone, it may seem that God has forgotten you. But He hasn't. He can't. He wouldn't even if He could." On the last page it says, "When we finally see Jesus it will be worth it all." Beautifully the first scripture shared is, "Then the Lord ... THE SHELTER OF GOD'S PROMISES by SHEILA WALSH

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Love on Assignment

Love on Assignment

On 12/29 Robin Prater wrote: What a lovely historical/romance Love on Assignment is. This lovely book takes place in Newport, Rhode Island during the 1900's. This is the second book of A Ladies of Summerhill Novels. The first is Love on a Dime, which I enjoyed just as much. This is an easy read that just seems to flow and has ... LOVE ON ASSIGNMENT by CARA LYNN JAMES

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Slave

Slave

On 12/14 Robin Prater wrote: Have you ever thought of yourself as a Slave to Christ? I must say before I picked up John MacArthur's new book, Slave, this thought never occurred to me. I always thought of myself as a servant of Christ. Somewhere in translation the word slave and servant have been misleading. Did you know the word ... SLAVE The Hidden Truth about Your Identity In Christ by John MacArthur

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An Amish Christmas, expanded edition

An Amish Christmas, expanded edition

On 12/2 Robin Prater wrote: Four authors are brought together to tell four stories that tell of hope, faith, love, forgiveness and redemption. The first story, A Miracle For Miriam, tells the story of Miriam and Seth. Miriam is the plain girl, who is insecure. She is hurting and lonely, but doesn't really believe anyone could love ... AN AMISH CHRISTMAS by Beth Wiseman, Kathleen Fuller, Barbara Cameron and Kelly Long

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The Grace of God

The Grace of God

On 10/19 Robin Prater wrote: Ever think about grace? God's grace is for everyone. All we must do is accept it. There are many books out there on grace, but this is one of the best I have read. Andy takes each chapter and brings stories we have read in the bible and brings to light the grace we may have missed in each one. It was ... THE GRACE OF GOD by ANDY STANLEY

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Really Woolly Bible Stories

Really Woolly Bible Stories

On 10/16 Robin Prater wrote: Just in time for my first granddaughter! Beginning with Creation, Noah, Abraham, Joseph, Moses, David and Goliath, Daniel, Jonah, Jesus is Born, Jesus Welcomes the Children, Jesus Feeds the Five Thousand, The Good Samaritan, Jesus Walks on Water, The Cross and the Tomb, The Great Commission, and ending ... REALLY WOOLLY BIBLE STORIES by BONNIE RICKNER JENSON illustrated by JULIE SAWYER PHILLIPS

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Transforming Church in Rural America

Transforming Church in Rural America

On 10/11 Robin Prater wrote: The Message? Simply, when God is in it, God does it! I belong to a rural church. It is a country church and after reading this book I have more respect for my Pastor Ben Kingston than ever before. This book takes us to the rural church, it's struggles and blessings. We see God's mission is not always ... Transforming Church in Rural America by SHANNON O'DELL

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"Big Red" Holy Bible - Contemporary 3-D Art

On 10/5 Robin Prater wrote: What an awesome BIG RED BIBLE for children. This bible is made for children. It is easily read and explainable for those young readers. There is a dictionary/index in the back filled with valuable information for learning. Beautiful maps and pictures decorate these pages. This bible is simplified as ... International Children's Bible

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Good Morning, Lord

Good Morning, Lord

On 9/15 Robin Prater wrote: You will never go wrong with a book from Sheila Walsh. I have yet to pick one up that has not blessed my heart and enriched my life. Need a powerful boost in your walk with Christ? Need an uplifting moment to set you on your way to begin your day? This devotional is for you my friend. I love it! Sheila ... GOOD MORNING, LORD I Don't Know Where Your Going Today But I'm going with You by SHEILA WALSH

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Immanuel's Veins

Immanuel's Veins

On 9/13 Robin Prater wrote: Tedd Dekker is an award winning writer. He does writing like no other. You either walk by a Ted Dekker book or you grab it up as soon as it's out. I think you either love his work or hate it. When I say hate, I think it would mean you misunderstand it. I am somewhere in the middle. I have read Dekker's ... IMMANUEL'S VEINS by TED DEKKER

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Outlive Your Life

Outlive Your Life

On 9/10 Robin Prater wrote: I have yet to pick up a Max Lucado book I did not love. This one is no exception. This book takes us on a ride through the book of Acts. Touching many different people who stepped outside the box for Christ.In today's world we see many hurting people. We wonder at times if we can make a difference. We ... OUT LIVE YOUR LIFE by MAX LUCADO

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The Butterfly Effect

The Butterfly Effect

On 9/7 Robin Prater wrote: Everything matters! Every moment in our lives has meaning. Each moment, no matter if we are talking to a friend or stranger, has an impact on life. Every attitude we have and every choice we make marks our future. My husband read this book before I did. My son also read this book. They both loved it ... THE BUTTERFLY EFFECT by Andy Andrews

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Love, Charleston

Love, Charleston

On 8/23 Robin Prater wrote: This is the first of the books I have read by Beth Webb Hart. I must say it is was the cover that grabbed me. Here you have a woman opening the windows into a new, beautiful light, casting her eyes across Charleston, South Carolina. This book takes you into the heart of Charleston where the characters ... LOVE, CHARLESTON by Beth Webb Hart

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Living with Confidence in a Chaotic World (Trade Paper)

Living with Confidence in a Chaotic World (Trade Paper)

On 8/11 Robin Prater wrote: The world we are living in now is so uncertain. Everyday something new hits the headlines. We are shaken to the core when circumstances are no longer just on the news, but in our own living room. There is one word to describe this book. HOPE. When we are fearful of the times not only present, but in ... Living With Confidence in a Chaotic World

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What In The World Is Going On? (Trade Paper)

What In The World Is Going On? (Trade Paper)

On 7/31 Robin Prater wrote: Is the current economic and political crisis actually prophesied in the Bible? If so, what are we to do about it? It is hard to piece together all this information in a way that gives a comprehensive picture of what the end times will look like. That's why so many theories abound. And that's why Dr. ... WHAT IN THE WORLD IS GOING ON? by Dr. David Jeremiah

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Resurrection in May

Resurrection in May

On 7/19 Robin Prater wrote: Lisa Sampson poured her heart into this book. You can see that just by the depth of these characters. They are so thought out and poignant for the reader. This book carries issues that broke my heart. We see the poor black farmer, who lived his life alone, yearning for more. We see May, torn from faith ... RESURRECTION IN MAY by Lisa Samson

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Same Kind of Different As Me

Same Kind of Different As Me

On 7/6 Robin Prater wrote: AMAZING! This is one of those WOW books you get lost in and find yourself at the end a new kind of person. That is exactly what happened to me as I read each page. I cried, and I cheered as I watched these characters unfold before me. This is a true story of Denver Moore, Ron Hall and Deborah Hall. ... SAME KIND OF DIFFERENT AS ME by Ron Hall, Denver Moore with Lynn Vincent

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Sarah's Garden

Sarah's Garden

On 6/25 Robin Prater wrote: Oh, the love of a garden can add much to life. As Sarah spends time in the garden she is the one who does the growing. For me, a lover of old quilts, for each one telling a story, I found this book right at home, along with Sarah. As this story is set in the Allengheny Mountains, Sarah is trying to find ... sarah's garden

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Love on a Dime

Love on a Dime

On 6/3 Robin Prater wrote: The late 1800's was hard for any young woman with a dream, let alone a dream her parents would not be too happy with. We meet Lilly Westbrook in this historical romance. Lilly is very wealthy, living in a well to do neighborhood, with a name everyone knows. She is set to marry one, but her heart is stirred ... LOVE ON A DIME by CARA LYNN JAMES

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Storm Warning

Storm Warning

On 5/20 Robin Prater wrote: Are you thinking about the end times? Are you interested in Revelation? Are you just concerned with where our country is headed? Who better to teach us, guide us, and explain biblical scripture than Billy Graham. Storm Warning is a revised addition, and is still a book that everyone can sit down and ... STORM WARNING by BILLY GRAHAM

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Embracing Your Second Calling

Embracing Your Second Calling

On 5/4 Robin Prater wrote: What a gift to hold in my hands is this amazing book by Dale Hanson Bourke. Too often when we hit middle age we find ourselves wondering what is our purpose, and that is where I find myself today, so this book could not have come at a better time. This book embraces women, it embraces change, and shows ... EMBRACING YOUR SECOND CALLING by DALE HANSON BOURKE

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Wild at Heart (Revised and Expanded)

Wild at Heart (Revised and Expanded)

On 4/20 Robin Prater wrote: When I first placed this book in my hands I said, "Praise God." Within these pages John shows us the heart of man, his childhood dreams, his adult struggles, and gives men the courage and permission to be who God created them to be. We see our churches with men not fully participating, and now with John's ... WILD AT HEART by JOHN ELDREDGE

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If I Could Ask God Anything

If I Could Ask God Anything

On 4/12 Robin Prater wrote: Ever sit down to put your child in bed at night and they look up at you with big eyes, and ask,"Who is God?" Our children can ask us question after question, and now you have a book that makes those answers more simple for our young children to understand. Our children are always curious about everything, ... IF I COULD ASK GOD ANYTHING(awesome bible answers for curious kids) by KATHRYN SLATTERY

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Greater Love

Greater Love

On 4/3 Robin Prater wrote: As I pick up the third book of this series I am eager to find what is now new in Tami's life. Tami is a woman with a passion for law, and set on following Christ through each path He has chosen for her. Again we find Tami with many decisions to make. Which law firm should she invest her time in, and ... GREATER LOVE (TRUTH OF TIDES SERIES BOOK 3) BY ROBERT WHITLOW

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Essentials for Life

Essentials for Life

On 3/17 Robin Prater wrote: Need a pick me up? Need to be renewed in the quiet time you spend with the Lord? Here in small but powerful book we have fifty chapters, each a devotional, each with scripture to explore the depths in the simple meanings of God's word. This can be used as a in depth study with a friend, a small group, ... ESSENTIALS FOR LIVING (your back to basics guide for what matters most) by MARCIA FORD

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Kaleidoscope

Kaleidoscope

On 2/23 Robin Prater wrote: You can not pick up a book from Patsy Clairmant and never cease to be amazed. The title says it all really. She uses the picture of a kaleidoscope, something that doesn't really look to interesting until you look inside to describe Proverbs. Patsy takes the book of Proverbs piece by piece and brings ... KALEIDOSCOPE (seeing God's wit and wisdom in a whole new light) by Patsy Clairmont

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Beautiful Things Happen When A Woman Trusts God

Beautiful Things Happen When A Woman Trusts God

On 2/11 Robin Prater wrote: You cannot go wrong when you pick up a book from Sheila Walsh, because she is going to open her heart and encourage you to open yours. Sheila begins with telling her story about how she loved to swing. A beautifully told story that all comes down to trust. Its all about who is pushing the swing. She ... BEAUTIFUL THINGS HAPPEN WHEN A WOMAN TRUSTS GOD by Sheila Walsh

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Mom's Bible: God's Wisdom for Mothers

Mom's Bible: God's Wisdom for Mothers

On 2/1 Robin Prater wrote: I have to say I wasn't sure what to expect when I received this bible, but I can tell you I love it. It is the New Century Version and is clear to understand. This is from Ephesians 6:1-4 "Children, obey your parents as the Lord wants, because this is the right thing to do. The command says, Honor your ... MOM'S BIBLE (God's Wisdom For Mothers)

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How to Reach Your Full Potential for God

How to Reach Your Full Potential for God

On 1/16 Robin Prater wrote: Do you ever wonder what your potential is in life, your purpose? The best place to go is to God, to seek Him and He will show us. This book takes us step by step to understanding the will of God for our lives, and uses Scripture to get us there. If you find yourself searching, thinking this is it, is ... HOW TO REACH YOUR FULL POTENTIAL FOR GOD by Charles F. Stanley

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Where is God?

Where is God?

On 12/30 Robin Prater wrote: Wow! This is one of the best books I have ever picked up, and one of the most profound reads I have been blessed to have in my hands. This book came to me just at the right time, when I too was asking, Where are YOU, God? In the beginning John shares his personal story of his expedition in Antarctica, ... WHERE IS GOD? by Dr. John Townsend

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Saving Cicadas

Saving Cicadas

On 12/18 Robin Prater wrote: This is a story about family, about choices and how each choice we make effects the rest of our lives. This story begins with Priscilla, a single mother, her parents, Mona and Poppy as her children call him, along with her children, Rainey, who is seventeen and has down syndrome, and Janie, her smart, ... SAVING CICADAS by Nicole Seitz

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Jesus Lives

Jesus Lives

On 11/29 Robin Prater wrote: When I picked up this little treasure I knew I was in for a treat. Jesus Lives written by Sarah Young is written just as if Jesus were speaking to you and I. If you are looking to strengthen your faith, to increase your wisdom or you need a daily devotional to keep you focused on Christ, this sweet little ... JESUS LIVES by Sarah Young

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The Language of Love & Respect

The Language of Love & Respect

On 11/15 Robin Prater wrote: In this wonderful book by Dr. Emerson Eggerichs, he teaches us insightful ways to bring communication into our marriage so we can have a powerful, love filled marriage. He shows us that his love motivates her respect and her respect motivates his love. He teaches that we are not wrong we are just different ... THE LANGUAGE OF LOVE & RESPECT cracking the communication code with your mate by Dr. Emerson Eggerichs

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