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Snap Decision

Snap Decision

On 8/31 Lynnea Mueller wrote: My son enjoyed this book - and even helped write the review - provided to us by BookLook and Zonderkidz in exchange for an honest review.Snap Decision by Nathan Whitaker is a great sports-themed book for that pre-teen boy in your life. The back cover gives a real life reminder: "Sometimes the right move ... Snap Decision

Lynnea's Rating:

4 Stars

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Riley Mae and the Ready Eddy Rapids

Riley Mae and the Ready Eddy Rapids

On 8/21 Lynnea Mueller wrote: Through the BookLook program, I was provided Book 2 from The Good News Shoes series, Riley Mae and the Ready Eddy Rapids, by Jill Osborne. My son read this book in a day or two and asked when we could get more - five stars for sure!When Riley Mae begs her parents to sign a shoe contract with Swiftriver, ... Riley Mae and the Ready Eddy Rapids

Lynnea's Rating:

5 Stars

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Samantha Sanderson On the Scene

Samantha Sanderson On the Scene

On 6/5 Lynnea Mueller wrote: Samantha Sanderson On the Scene is Book 2 in this faiThGirLz! series. It was provided to me through the BookSneeze program and Zonderkidz Publishers in exchange for an honest review. I chose this book since I read book 1, At the Movies, and wanted to continue the enjoyment of this series.In book 2 Sam ... Samantha Sanderson On the Scene

Lynnea's Rating:

5 Stars

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Samantha Sanderson At the Movies

Samantha Sanderson At the Movies

On 5/26 Lynnea Mueller wrote: Samantha Sanderson At the Movies by Robin Caroll was provided to me through the BookSneeze program and Zonderkidz Publishers in exchange for an honest review. This book is part of the FaiThGirLz! series but still would be enjoyed by middle school boys as well.Samantha Sanderson, or Sam, wants to be a ... Samantha Sanderson At the Movies

Lynnea's Rating:

5 Stars

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Open Your Eyes

Open Your Eyes

On 3/14 Lynnea Mueller wrote: Thomas Nelson Publishing, through the BookSneeze program, provided me with a copy of Open Your Eyes by Jake Olson and McKay Christensen in exchange for an honest review.What an inspirational book! Jake Olson lost his sight to eye cancer when he was twelve years old. But that hasn't stopped him from playing ... Open Your Eyes

Lynnea's Rating:

4 Stars

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Goodnight Angels

Goodnight Angels

On 2/20 Lynnea Mueller wrote: Goodnight, Angels by Melody Carlson is a very cute board book which was provided to me through the BookSneeze program and Zonderkidz Publishing. This book is a modern take on the classic Goodnight, Moon. The rhythm and rhyme, like Goodnight, Moon, are great for toddlers and the repetition is predictable ... Goodnight, Angels

Lynnea's Rating:

4 Stars

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It's A God Thing

It's A God Thing

On 2/10 Lynnea Mueller wrote: It's a God Thing was a very fun book to read, provided to me by Thomas Nelson Publishing through the BookSneeze program in exchange for an honest review. It reminded me of the "Chicken Soup for the Soul" series but with much more of a God twist.There are forty-six independent stories in this book, each ... It's A God Thing

Lynnea's Rating:

4 Stars

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Chocolate-Covered Cashews

Chocolate-Covered Cashews

On 12/26 Lynnea Mueller wrote: I received from the BookSneeze program and Westbow Press E-Books Chocolate-Covered Cashews by Wiley Baxter in exchange for an honest review.I was very intrigued by the preview of this book:Wiley Baxter was 57-years-old when God brought a surprise to him. Over the next four days, it was revealed to him ... Chocolate-Covered Cashews

Lynnea's Rating:

2 Stars

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Biff and Becka's Stupendous Vacation

Biff and Becka's Stupendous Vacation

On 12/1 Lynnea Mueller wrote: The BookSneeze program and Westbow Press E-Books provided me with another children's ebook in exchange for an honest review. This was a chapter book, suitable for elementary children.This is a great story about a rabbit family who has to forfeit their beach vacation due to a cut in the father's pay. ... Biff and Becka's Stupendous Vacation

Lynnea's Rating:

4 Stars

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Willie Out West

Willie Out West

On 12/1 Lynnea Mueller wrote: Willie Out West by Rhonda Walker was a children's book I reviewed for the BookSneeze program. Westbow Press E-Books provided me this book for my nook in exchange for an honest review. I am sorry to say I did not enjoy this book, except for some humorous pictures. This book was obviously geared toward ... Willie Out West

Lynnea's Rating:

1 Stars

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Plain Peace

Plain Peace

On 12/1 Lynnea Mueller wrote: Plain Peace, by Beth Wiseman, is book number six in the Daughters of the Promise series. It was provided to me through the BookSneeze program and Thomas Nelson Publishers in exchange for an honest review.I had already read some of the books in this series, but not all of them. I can see how reading all ... Plain Peace

Lynnea's Rating:

4 Stars

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Peace on Earth

Peace on Earth

On 10/28 Lynnea Mueller wrote: I was provided Peace on Earth A Christmas Collection by Mary Engelbreit from the BookSneeze program and Zonderkidz publishers in exchange for an honest published review.This is a beautiful Christmas book - for children and/or for the coffee table. The cover has snowflakes on it with texture - very fun. ... Peace on Earth

Lynnea's Rating:

4 Stars

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The Christmas Candle

The Christmas Candle

On 10/18 Lynnea Mueller wrote: Through the BookSneeze program and Thomas Nelson Publishers I was provided The Christmas Candle by Max Lucado in exchange for an honest review.This is a cute Christmas story set in the 1800's in England. The story is based around a candle maker the week before Christmas. See, it is said that an angel ... The Christmas Candle

Lynnea's Rating:

3 Stars

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Runaway Emotions

Runaway Emotions

On 10/5 Lynnea Mueller wrote: I was provided an incredible book by the BookSneeze program and Thomas Nelson publishers: Runaway Emotions Why You Feel the Way You Do and What God Wants You to Do About It by Jeff Schreve. This book took me a long time to read - simply because I wanted to take the time to process all of the great truths! Each ... Runaway Emotions

Lynnea's Rating:

5 Stars

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Rosemary Cottage

Rosemary Cottage

On 7/18 Lynnea Mueller wrote: I was provided Rosemary Cottage by Colleen Coble from the BookSneeze program and Thomas Nelson Publishers in exchange for an honest review.Knowing this book is the second Hope Beach Novel, I reserved the first book Tidewater Inn from the library before this book arrived on my doorstep. Many of the characters ... Rosemary Cottage

Lynnea's Rating:

5 Stars

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The Rainbow Egg

The Rainbow Egg

On 5/18 Lynnea Mueller wrote: This book was provided to me through the BookSneeze program in exchange for an honest review. I have mixed feelings on this book. The story is analogous to international adoption. It is based on this chicken who lives in the woods with many other animals. This chicken is very happy being in the woods ... The Rainbow Egg by Linda K. Hendricks

Lynnea's Rating:

3 Stars

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Letters to Katie

Letters to Katie

On 5/15 Lynnea Mueller wrote: I received Letters to Katie by Kathleen Fuller on my nook from Booksneeze in exchange for an honest review.Unfortunately, I did not realize this was Book #3 in the series and therefore was a little confused at the beginning. Had I read this book having more background information (as in reading the first ... Letters to Katie

Lynnea's Rating:

3 Stars

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When God Makes Lemonade

When God Makes Lemonade

On 4/28 Lynnea Mueller wrote: Thomas Nelson Publishing provided this book to me on my nook through the Book Sneeze program in exchange for an honest review. When God Makes Lemonade compiled by Don Jacobson was a fun book to read, reminding me of the Chicken Soup for the Soul books. There are sixty-eight short true stories telling ... When God Makes Lemonade

Lynnea's Rating:

4 Stars

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The House that Love Built

The House that Love Built

On 4/17 Lynnea Mueller wrote: I was provided this book by BookSneeze in exchange for an honest review. I was thrilled when I saw The House That Love Built  by Beth Wiseman on the available book list, as I have enjoyed previous books by her.Wiseman did not disappoint. This book moved very quickly and I felt involved in the character's ... The House That Love Built

Lynnea's Rating:

4 Stars

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The Whisper Theory

The Whisper Theory

On 4/13 Lynnea Mueller wrote: Hmmm... I'm not sure how to rate this book. It was definitely different than I expected. It was advertised as a book for teens and since I almost have a teenager in the house, I chose this book as my next free book from BookSneeze in exchange for a review. This book appears to just be a nonfiction story ... The Whisper Theory

Lynnea's Rating:

3 Stars

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Love's Complete

Love's Complete

On 3/11 Lynnea Mueller wrote: I received this book on my nook from Thomas Nelson Publishing in exchange for an honest review. Even though this was a children's book, I was interested in reading it since I have many friends who have adopted internationally - several from Russia.The book is written in rhyming verse, just four lines ... Love's Complete

Lynnea's Rating:

2 Stars

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Unglued Devotional

Unglued Devotional

On 3/11 Lynnea Mueller wrote: I received this book from Thomas Nelson Publishing in exchange for an honest review. I read Lysa TerKeurst's blog and her email devotions and always seem to get something out of both so I was excited to see her new book on the BookSneeze list this time! And I was not disappointed: five stars! There are ... Unglued Devotional

Lynnea's Rating:

5 Stars

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An Amish Kitchen

An Amish Kitchen

On 1/25 Lynnea Mueller wrote: I received this book on my nook by Thomas Nelson Publishing in exchange for an honest review. The subtitle is Three Sweet Stories to Nourish Your Soul. But it isn't just that; it also includes a reading group guide, recipes from the three novellas, as well as the herbal remedies used by Fern Zook, one ... An Amish Kitchen

Lynnea's Rating:

4 Stars

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Confessions of April Grace: Chocolate-Covered Baloney

Confessions of April Grace: Chocolate-Covered Baloney

On 12/21 Lynnea Mueller wrote: Chocolate-Covered Baloney (Confessions of April Grace #3) by K. D. McCrite was another fun book provided to me on my nook by Thomas Nelson Publishing in exchange for an honest review.This book, written in the first-person, reminded me of the Junie B. Jones' books written for much younger kids. April ... Chocolate-Covered Baloney

Lynnea's Rating:

5 Stars

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The MoneySmart Family System

The MoneySmart Family System

On 11/16 Lynnea Mueller wrote: The MoneySmart Family System by Steve and Annette Economides was provided to me on my nook by Thomas Nelson Publishing in exchange for an honest review.The subtitle is "Teaching Financial Independence to Children of Every Age." It does teach financial independence but it also teaches basic independence ... The MoneySmart Family System

Lynnea's Rating:

4 Stars

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Heaven Changes Everything

Heaven Changes Everything

On 11/4 Lynnea Mueller wrote: I received this book by Todd Burpo from Thomas Nelson Publishing in exchange for an honest review. Since I read Heaven is For Real a year and a half ago, I was very interested in reading this next book, thinking it would be a sequel of sorts. Although there are some updates as to what the Burpo family ... Heaven Changes Everything

Lynnea's Rating:

4 Stars

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God's Love Letters to You

God's Love Letters to You

On 11/1 Lynnea Mueller wrote: I received this book, God's Love Letters to You by Larry Crabb, from Book Sneeze for an honest evaluation.I started it immediately after receiving it but just couldn't get into it. I set it down and forgot about it. Now that I have picked it up again, I still can't get into it. There just doesn't seem ... God's Love Letters to You

Lynnea's Rating:

2 Stars

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A Vision of Lucy

A Vision of Lucy

On 6/25 Lynnea Mueller wrote: This time the book offered to me by Thomas Nelson Publishing, in exchange for a review was an ebook. (I love reading on my nook!) A Vision of Lucy by Margaret Brownley takes place in the 1880's when women were considered not worthy to vote and were to marry so they could be taken care of, not necessarily ... A Vision of Lucy

Lynnea's Rating:

3 Stars

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Daddy Dates

Daddy Dates

On 6/6 Lynnea Mueller wrote: Greg Wright writes about the necessity of building and maintaining a strong relationship with his four daughters who range from pre-teen to late teenager. His story centers on his method of calling his daughters and taking them on “dates.” Not the usual date of dinner and a movie, but quality ... Daddy Dates

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3 Stars

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Heart of Ice

Heart of Ice

On 4/26 Lynnea Mueller wrote: This is book three of a series but the only one I have read. That made it a little difficult to follow the number of characters in the first few chapters but I was still able to follow the storyline without knowing about the previous two books.I have mixed feelings about reviewing this book. It read ... Heart of Ice

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3 Stars

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Voices of the Faithful

Voices of the Faithful

On 3/8 Lynnea Mueller wrote: This book was provided to me by Thomas Nelson Publishing in exchange for a review.It is a good book and has 365 short "inspiring stories of courage from Christians serving around the world" to read daily. Each story is told by a different person who has a great testimony of how God has worked in their ... Voices of the Faithful

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3 Stars

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Then Sings My Soul Special Edition

Then Sings My Soul Special Edition

On 12/6 Lynnea Mueller wrote: Then Sings My Soul has been a very interesting book to read. It was another book provided to me by Thomas Nelson in exchange for a book review. I was amazed how many hymns were still familiar to me from my Lutheran upbringing. I realized, as reading many of these hymns and their accompanying stories, ... Then Sings My Soul

Lynnea's Rating:

4 Stars

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The Nativity Collection

The Nativity Collection

On 10/27 Lynnea Mueller wrote: This is another book provided to me by Thomas Nelson publishers in exchange for the review. This Christmas book has six individual stories in it. The photographs are gorgeous throughout, making this book a great gift or coffee table book. Each story is short, yet meaningful. Even though it is only October, ... The Nativity Collection

Lynnea's Rating:

5 Stars

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A Christmas Prayer

A Christmas Prayer

On 9/18 Lynnea Mueller wrote: A CHRISTMAS PRAYER by Amy Parker was provided to me through Thomas Nelson Publishers through the Book Sneeze program in exchange for a review. This is a great children's board book! Even though my children are older, I believe I can never have too many Christmas books or too many children's books! This ... A Christmas Prayer

Lynnea's Rating:

5 Stars

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Living with Confidence in a Chaotic World (Trade Paper)

Living with Confidence in a Chaotic World (Trade Paper)

On 9/13 Lynnea Mueller wrote: The sixth book I was provided to review through the Book Sneeze program LIVING WITH CONFIDENCE IN A CHAOTIC WORLD by Dr. David Jeremiah. This book was not at all what I was expecting and, therefore, was very hard to get into and process. I am sure this is a great book for people interested in reading ... Living with Confidence in a Chaotic World

Lynnea's Rating:

2 Stars

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I Am Hutterite

I Am Hutterite

On 7/25 Lynnea Mueller wrote: The fifth book provided to me by Thomas Nelson Publishers for review was I Am Hutterite by Mary-Ann Kirkby. This book took me a long time to get through. There were so many characters and I really had a hard time following. It wasn't until I was more than halfway through the book that I realized there ... I Am Hutterite

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2 Stars

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Walk Like You Have Somewhere to Go

Walk Like You Have Somewhere to Go

On 5/1 Lynnea Mueller wrote: Here is my fourth review from a book provided by Thomas Nelson Publishers in exchange for writing a book review. This was a very interesting story. This is the autobiography of Lucille O'Neal, Shaquille O'Neal's mother. There are several photos scattered throughout the book, making it easier to "be ... Walk Like You Have Somewhere to Go

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3 Stars

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Kaleidoscope

Kaleidoscope

On 3/24 Lynnea Mueller wrote: Here is my third review from a book provided by Thomas Nelson Publishers in exchange for writing a book review. This book is great! Each chapter is funny, short - around 3 pages - and has a great point! At the end of each chapter there are questions to get you thinking about what you just read to apply ... Kaleidoscope

Lynnea's Rating:

5 Stars

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Tithing 2

Tithing 2

On 2/21 Lynnea Mueller wrote: Each chapter of this book was supposedly a different person's view of tithing. However, after the first couple chapters, I had a hard time relating the mini-biographies of the people to their tithing comments. But here are a few points I enjoyed: Several times Malachi 3:10 was mentioned ("Test me in ... Tithing by Douglas LeBlanc

Lynnea's Rating:

2 Stars

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God's Little Princess Devotional Bible

God's Little Princess Devotional Bible

On 1/26 Lynnea Mueller wrote: My nine-year-old daughter loves this Bible. It is very easy for her to read independently and probably would have been good for her even two to three years ago. There are different activities suggested based on biblical principles as well as question/answer review pages. One awesome story I have to share ... God's Little Princess Devotional Bible

Lynnea's Rating:

5 Stars

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