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J.R.R. Tolkien

J.R.R. Tolkien

On 7/28 Emily Reviewer wrote: As a brief synopsis of J.R.R. Tolkien's life, this book serves to whet the reader's appetite for a full biography.  Mark Horne touches on Tolkien's service in World War I, his wife's sacrifices for his career, a positive relationship with his children, a short-lived camaraderie with C.S. Lewis, ... BOOK REVIEW: J.R.R. Tolkien (Mark Horne)

Emily's Rating:

4 Stars

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Galileo

Galileo

On 7/9 Emily Reviewer wrote: Throughout his life, Galileo struggled financially and rarely received the credit he deserved for his research and experiments. Galileo was highly intelligent and excelled in many areas, including painting, music, singing, prose, math, science, debate and astronomy. His theories of a sun-centered universe ... Tedious at first, but well-written

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4 Stars

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The Shelter of God's Promises

The Shelter of God's Promises

On 1/30 Emily Reviewer wrote: This is my first exposure to Shelia Walsh and I was pleasantly surprised with this book that I would not normally pick up in a book store.  Unlike many "inspirational" works, this one DOES have substance.  It is a conversational commentary on some of the major promises God's children can count ... BOOK REVIEW: The Shelter of God's Promises (Sheila Walsh)

Emily's Rating:

4 Stars

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The Power-Based Life

The Power-Based Life

On 1/12 Emily Reviewer wrote: The Power Based Life is an encouraging read with a life-coach feel that challenges readers to focus on the important things in life.  The theme for the book (listed on the back) is an anonymous quote: "The two greatest days in our lives are the day we're born and the day we realize what we were ... Book Review: The Power Based Life (Mike Flynt)

Emily's Rating:

3 Stars

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Then Sings My Soul Special Edition

Then Sings My Soul Special Edition

On 1/2 Emily Reviewer wrote: Then Sings My Soul is an impressive compilation of the stories behind 150 of the hymns sung in our churches in America. The layout is very user-friendly and easy to navigate with flaps inside the front and back cover pages (great for page markers); a simple table of contents that separates the songs ... Impressive, uplifting, educational

Emily's Rating:

4 Stars

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The Revolutionary Paul Revere

The Revolutionary Paul Revere

On 11/18 Emily Reviewer wrote: Beginning with his father's journey to America, the Revolutionary Paul Revere is essentially a biography of this famous player in American history that focuses on his activities as a member of the inner circle of revolutionaries in the events surrounding the Revolutionary War. Paul Revere became an apprentice ... Struggled to finish

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3 Stars

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Knockout Entrepreneur

Knockout Entrepreneur

On 3/22 Emily Reviewer wrote: Using boxing analogies combined with practical advice, George Foreman shares with the reader the lessons he has learned on the way to becoming a successful entrepreneur. Exceeding customer expectations, "turning a deaf ear" to negative influences and staying in the fight are just a few of the themes ... INSPIRING

Emily's Rating:

4 Stars

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Beautiful Mess

Beautiful Mess

On 11/24 Emily Reviewer wrote: I had the opportunity to read the book, Beautiful Mess: The Story of Diamond Rio compliments of Thomas Nelson Book and their Book Review Bloggers program.Despite a makeshift beginning in Opryland as the Tennessee River Boys, six committed band members persevered through personal and industry challenges ... Beautiful Mess Book Review

Emily's Rating:

3 Stars

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