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Lilly's Wedding Quilt

Lilly's Wedding Quilt

On 8/1 Sylvia wrote: Lilly Lapp, in love with a man who loves someone else. Jacob Wyse, a jilted suitor turned horse thief. Lilly's mother, who suffers from depression. Jacob and Lilly's impulsive engagement and subsequent marriage. In Lilly's Wedding quilt, Kelly Long brings characters and circumstances together to create ... Book Review: Lilly"s Wedding Quilt by Kelly Long

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5 Stars

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Couples Who Pray (Hardcover)

Couples Who Pray (Hardcover)

On 3/1 Sylvia wrote: The subtitle of Couples Who Pray is "The Most Intimate Act Between a Man and a Woman". Rushnell and DuArt prove this point quite effectively with the testimonies of various couples who pray together regularly, as well as statistics showing increased marital satisfaction among couples who regularly pray ... Book Review: Couples Who Pray by SQuire Rushnell and Louise DuArt

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4 Stars

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An Amish Love

An Amish Love

On 1/8 Sylvia wrote: An Amish Love, published by Thomas Nelson, Nashville,2010, is a collection of three short novels. Their titles are: A Marriage of the Heart, by Kelly Long; What the Heart Sees, by Kathleen Fuller; and Healing Hearts, by Beth Wiseman. Each novella portrays its characters genuinely and personably. The ... Book Review: An Amish Love by Beth Wiseman, Kathleen Fuller, and Kelly Long.

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5 Stars

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The Nativity Collection

The Nativity Collection

On 11/10 Sylvia wrote: The Nativity Collection comprises six short stories by Robert J. Morgan. The book is published by Thomas Nelson, Nashville, Tennessee, 2010. Each story involves a family's experiences at Christmas, and a Nativity scene that plays a significant part in the story. From the family who changes their Christmas ... Book Review: The Nativity Collection by Robert J. Morgan

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5 Stars

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Captured by Grace (Trade Paper)

Captured by Grace (Trade Paper)

On 9/10 Sylvia wrote: Captured by Grace, written by David Jeremiah and published by Thomas Nelson, Nashville, 2006, is powerful description of God's grace. Using the life stories of John Newton and the apostle Paul, Jeremiah gives the reader a striking picture of how God's grace pursues, forgives, preserves, and restores ... Book Review: Captured by Grace by Dr. David Jeremiah

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5 Stars

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A Guy's Guide to Life

A Guy's Guide to Life

On 7/23 Sylvia wrote: A Guy's Guide to Life, by Jason Boyett and published by Thomas Nelson, Nashville Tennessee, 2010, provides practical, humorous, and timely advice for a teenage guy. The book covers everything from grooming to family to friends to development to intimacy to a relationship with God. Boyett's language ... Book Review: A Guy's Guide to Life by Jason Boyett

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5 Stars

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Isaac Newton

Isaac Newton

On 5/18 Sylvia wrote: Isaac Newton, written by Mitch Stokes and published by Thomas Nelson, Nashville, Tennessee, 2010, is part of the Christian Encounters series. The book is a biography of Isaac Newton. The reader learns that Newton was not only a great scientist and mathematician, but also a Christian. The biography describes ... Book Review: Isaac Newton by Mitch Stokes

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4 Stars

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Beautiful Things Happen When A Woman Trusts God

Beautiful Things Happen When A Woman Trusts God

On 3/12 Sylvia wrote: This book is a compelling account of what God does when people trust Him with all of their hearts. Walsh begins the first three chapters with her own testimony of how God brought her through a struggle with depression. She continually challenges the reader to trust God completely, reminding us that it ... A compelling account of how God rewards those who trust in Him.

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5 Stars

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