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The God Whom Moses Knew

The God Whom Moses Knew

On 4/17 Bina wrote: My Review:This is a fictional retelling of Moses's story from the Bible - and while it was interesting on many levels...there are times when the story being told doesn't toally match up to the scripture it was based on.  It was a little on the heavy side, but all in all, I would say it was an "ok" ... The God Whom Moses Knew

Bina's Rating:

3 Stars

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Heaven is for Real Deluxe Edition

Heaven is for Real Deluxe Edition

On 11/3 Bina wrote: I have heard a lot about this book and have been asked over and over again "have you read it??" by friends and family who have called it a "must read".  And now, finally, I can answer and say "Why, yes...yes I have read it."This book is an easy read, written from the father's perspective as he goes ... Heaven Is For Real

Bina's Rating:

3 Stars

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The Baker's Wife

The Baker's Wife

On 10/24 Bina wrote: My Review:I would not be lying when I say that this is one of the best fiction books I have read all year.  I first "met" Erin Healy when she co-authored a book with Ted Dekker a few years ago, but I had no idea that when I started her newest title that I would be caught in her well-written web, ... The Baker's Wife & KitchenAid Giveaway

Bina's Rating:

5 Stars

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Wrapped in Rain

Wrapped in Rain

On 9/14 Bina wrote: Fast paced, easy to get into and well written characters all add up to a great novel...  I hadn't heard of Charles Martin before I got this book, but now that I have...you can be sure I will be trying to find more of his stuff.  I loved the way he grabbed me from the first page and kept me ... Wrapped In Rain

Bina's Rating:

5 Stars

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Stumbling Into Grace

Stumbling Into Grace

On 8/20 Bina wrote: Sometimes you fall in love with a book because of the approach an author uses.  Sometimes you fall in love with it because of the passion that is poured into the written words.  Heck, sometimes you fall in love with it simply because of the cover art.  While all three of these are true ... Stumbling Into Grace

Bina's Rating:

5 Stars

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Stained Glass Hearts

Stained Glass Hearts

On 8/17 Bina wrote: What's not to love about Patsy Clairmont?? She has an amazing sense of humor, an honest approach to letting you into her own heart and mind, and a desire to let her own past affect the future of others for Christ. Like the rest of her books, she lets her personality shine thru humor and transparency...and ... Stained Glass Hearts

Bina's Rating:

4 Stars

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Fresh-Brewed Life

Fresh-Brewed Life

On 8/5 Bina wrote: With wit and wisdom, Nicole Johnson leads readers in a journey of awakenings.The opening line for this book's description sums up everything I would say so simply...but I wouldn't be me if I didn't add my own view in my own rambling fashion.I first discovered this book 10 years ago.  I was at a ... Fresh-Brewed Life

Bina's Rating:

5 Stars

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Rejoice (CD)

Rejoice (CD)

On 5/24 Bina wrote: I am a total music fanatic, so when I got the chance to review a Women of Faith worship cd, Rejoice...I was all over it!I was happy to find that some of the songs were ones I already knew, so that helped to draw me into the set...but I also enjoyed learning a few new tunes.  I will admit that ... Rejoice, A Women of Faith CD

Bina's Rating:

4 Stars

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The Elemental Journal

The Elemental Journal

On 5/4 Bina wrote: I snatched this title up for a variety of reasons...I am an avid journaler, it has an amazing cover, and I was looking for new ways to compile my thoughts (outside the written word).  When the package came in the mail, I was so excited to flip thru the colorful pages and was happy to find that the ... The Elemental Journal

Bina's Rating:

3 Stars

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The Truth About Dating, Love, and Just Being Friends

The Truth About Dating, Love, and Just Being Friends

On 2/27 Bina wrote: This is the newest book by Chad Eastham and is typical for him in his charm of being able to twist together humor and seriousness into a practical guide for teenagers.  He delves into the realm of teenaged relationships in an effor to refocus the what is actually important in ... The Truth About Dating, Love & Just Being Friends

Bina's Rating:

5 Stars

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The Jesus Inquest

The Jesus Inquest

On 1/16 Bina wrote: When I was offered the chance to read this book, I jumped at the chance because this is the kind of thing that we are going over in my Sunday School class at church.  Proof for (and against) the resurrection...being able to give an account for what we say we believe by knowing the truth about both ... The Jesus Inquest

Bina's Rating:

2 Stars

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Outlive Your Life

Outlive Your Life

On 12/21 Bina wrote: When I signed up for this book from booksneeze.com, I was excited for it to come because I am a huge Max Lucado fan...and he didn't fail to disappoint! As I moved thru the pages of his newest title, I found myself moved in many ways. I realized that I tend to operate in what is most comfortable to ... Out Live Your Life

Bina's Rating:

4 Stars

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The Heavens Proclaim His Glory

The Heavens Proclaim His Glory

On 8/31 Bina wrote: Title: The Heavens Proclaim His GloryMy friends, I can honestly say that this is the first book that I am reviewing that I was actually aching to tell y'all about.  I got this copy in my mailbox just today and here I sit, just hours later...hoping to be able to put into words what I thought when ... Proclaim His Glory: Book Review

Bina's Rating:

5 Stars

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What's in a Word?

What's in a Word?

On 8/18 Bina wrote: Title: What's In A Word ~ Fascinating stories of more than 350 everyday words and phrases I opted to review this book from Booksneeze.com as my children are always asking "what does that mean?" and "why do we say that?" and I thought they would love the information provided.I was right...as usual :)This ... What's In A Word: Book Review

Bina's Rating:

4 Stars

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66 Love Letters

66 Love Letters

On 2/24 Bina wrote: Timing for a book can be everything...and when this book showed up in my mailbox on the first day of Lent, it got such a powerful shot at my mind. It could be that it is Lent...it could be that my heart is on such a deep journey to discover His voice anew...but whatever it is, I can honestly say that ... Sixty-Six Love Letters: Review

Bina's Rating:

5 Stars

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Mom's Bible: God's Wisdom for Mothers

Mom's Bible: God's Wisdom for Mothers

On 2/6 Bina wrote: I am often glad to see that there are so many versions of the Bible published. I don't mean versions like KJV or non-KJV (for anyone who wants to get into that debate), but rather versions like books that are made for every person, in any job or situation...ones that can reach out and grab someone in ... Mom's Bible: Review

Bina's Rating:

4 Stars

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The Word of Promise New Testament

The Word of Promise New Testament

On 1/22 Bina wrote: I jumped at the chance to get this set of CDs when I saw them listed over at BookSneeze.com because I have listened to other Bibles on CDs...and I was not impressed as it was the same person reading...booo-oooring. This set of CDs just arrived in my mailbox...and they have been playing ever since I ... NT Audio Bible: Review

Bina's Rating:

5 Stars

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Buried Alive

Buried Alive

On 1/13 Bina wrote: One word describes this book for me: Devoured!!! No, I mean it... I got the book in the mail yesterday...and I finished it this morning. I literally inhaled this story. On November 1, 2004 an American was kidnapped in Iraq. He was held for almost a year by a group of terrorists determined to sell ... Buried Alive: Book Review

Bina's Rating:

5 Stars

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The Sweet By and By

The Sweet By and By

On 1/4 Bina wrote: Ok, so I will openly admit that this is not a book that I would naturally gravitate towards as I am not so much into the overtly girly-girl looking covers BUT I can say that when I got this copy from Thomas Nelson, I found that I was pleasently surprised with what I found. The characters were likeable ... Sweet By and By: Book Review

Bina's Rating:

4 Stars

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The Gospel According to Lost

The Gospel According to Lost

On 12/29 Bina wrote: When Thomas Nelson gave me the chance to read this book, I snapped it up like chocolate on a dessert tray and devoured it just as quickly. It is an easy read, but so full of great information that just helps to bring together what many of us already knew: Lost carries significant weight in regard to ... The Gospel According to Lost: Book Review

Bina's Rating:

5 Stars

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Jesus Lives

Jesus Lives

On 12/6 Bina wrote: When this little book arrived in my mail box, I removed it from the outer wrappings, glanced at its title and then promptly sat it down...and forgot all about it. It had nothing to do with the book itself but more with my thought process at the time, which was (I am sad to say) more worried about how ... Book Review: Jesus Lives

Bina's Rating:

5 Stars

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The Sacred Meal 2

The Sacred Meal 2

On 11/23 Bina wrote: As a review for Thomas Nelson, we are able to choose our next book to read...and I will be honest that it was the cover art that first caught my eye. Simple and yet with so much meaning, the cup and the bread made me stop...and when I read the cover info on the book, I was hooked as I am ever trying ... The Sacred Meal: Book Review

Bina's Rating:

4 Stars

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Beautiful Mess

Beautiful Mess

On 11/8 Bina wrote: I was given a chance to read this book by Thomas Nelson and I found it to be quite an interesting read. As a long time country music fan, I am familiar with a lot of Diamond Rio's songs and it was a joy to find out information about this group that started out at Tennessee's Opryland back in 1982. ... Book Review: Beatiful Mess

Bina's Rating:

4 Stars

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