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This Scarlet Cord

This Scarlet Cord

On 11/8 Aleksija wrote:  This Scarlet Cordby Joan WolfI don't believe I've ever read a Joan Wolf novel before and I can't believe I've missed out for so long! She is a fantastic writer! I absolutly loved how well she wove Biblical and historical facts into this exploration of Rahab's life. Even though I already know the ... This Scarlet Cord

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5 Stars

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The Choice

The Choice

On 10/10 Aleksija wrote:  The Choiceby Robert WhitlowAny novel that deals with morally or ethically complicated issues catches my attention because we always hear these debates about what "should" be done, but oftentimes we ignore the people that are involved in these decisions. Any author who is willing to take on these ... The Choice

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5 Stars

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Garden of Madness

Garden of Madness

On 7/23 Aleksija wrote:  Garden of Madnessby Tracy L. HigleyThe only thing better than a historical romance is a Biblical historical romance and Garden of Madness was just that! Set in the seven years when King Nebuchadnezzar was a crazy man, wandering the lands as a beast; the story centers around the King's daughter, ... Garden of Madness

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5 Stars

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Stand By Me

Stand By Me

On 3/6 Aleksija wrote: I was first introduced to Neta Jackson's book through her Yada Yada series - which were fantastic and I really liked them. Stand By Me is a stand-alone series, but it involves the Yada Yada prayer group from her previous series. I got to read about all my old friends again!Just in general, the one thing ... Stand By Me

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5 Stars

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Heart of Gold

Heart of Gold

On 2/24 Aleksija wrote: Historical romance had always been a favorite of mine because you get the romance, and sometimes a little mystery and action, but you also get the benefit of an unfamiliar time and place. I enjoy discovering what life was like for someone who doesn't live in the same time period as I do.Heart of Gold ... Heart of Gold

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5 Stars

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Gabby, God's Little Angel

Gabby, God's Little Angel

On 10/25 Aleksija wrote: Gabby God's Little Angelby Sheila Walsh Gabby's first assignment is Sophie, a precocious girl who needs LOTS and LOTS of protection. From a musical mishap to a wild pony ride, Gabby is in for a ginormous adventure. She's been sent to show God's love, and you can count on her to do so with a giggle and ... Gabby

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4 Stars

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Nick of Time

Nick of Time

On 7/1 Aleksija wrote: Nick of Timeby Tim DownsFrom the book: Forensic entomologist Nick Polchak lives in a world of maggots and blow flies and decomposing bodies. No wonder he's still single.But Nick has finally found a woman as strange as he is - dog trainer Alena Savard, a woman who is odd, reclusive, and can seemingly ... Nick of Time

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4 Stars

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The Band that Played On

The Band that Played On

On 4/21 Aleksija wrote: The Band That Played OnThe extraordinary story of the 8 musicians who went down with the TITANICby Steve TurnerFrom the book: The movies, the documentaries,the museum exhibits. They often tell the same story about the "unsinkable" Titanic, her wealthy passengers, the families torn apart, and the unthinkable ... The Band That Played On

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4 Stars

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The Promises She Keeps

The Promises She Keeps

On 2/20 Aleksija wrote: The Promises She Keepsby Erin HealyFrom the book: It's her destiny to die young. The man who loves her can't live with that.Promise, a talented young vocalist with a terminal illness, is counting on fame to keep her memory alive after she dies. Porta is an aging witch and art collector in search of ... The Promises She Keeps

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5 Stars

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Save the Date

Save the Date

On 2/7 Aleksija wrote: Save the DateBy Jenny B. JonesFrom the book: When the funding for Lucy's non-profit job is pulled, she is determined to find out why. Enter Alex Sinclair, former professional football star and heir to Sinclair Enterprises - the primary donor to Lucy's non-profit organization.Both Lucy and Alex have something ... Save the Date

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5 Stars

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Outlive Your Life

Outlive Your Life

On 1/10 Aleksija wrote: Out Live Your Liveby Max LucadoFrom the book: We are common folk. We sit in the bleachers, eat at diners, change diapers, and wear our favorite team's ball cap. Fans don't wave when we pass. Servants don't scurry when we come home. Chauffeurs don't drive our cars; butlers don't open our doors or draw ... Out Live Your Life

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4 Stars

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Adventures in Booga Booga Land - Volume 1 (DVD)

Adventures in Booga Booga Land - Volume 1 (DVD)

On 10/16 Aleksija wrote: From the movie: Based on the Parables of Jesus, join Marty the monkey and Gerard the giraffe as they bungle their way thru the paradise of Booga Booga Land inadvertently learning lessons that Jesus taught many years ago. So This is Booga: Marty and Gerard meet for the first time in the city of Booga ... Adventures in Booga Booga Land

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4 Stars

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Love, Charleston

Love, Charleston

On 9/16 Aleksija wrote: Love, Charlestonby Beth Webb HartAbout the book: Anne, a bell-ringer at St. Michael's has been dreaming of love for a long time. And even though she felt God told her to wait, she is getting impatient. Her sister, Alisha and cousin, Della are encouraging her to move on, make a new life for herself.Widower, ... Love, Charleston

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5 Stars

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The Heart Mender

The Heart Mender

On 7/3 Aleksija wrote: The Heart Menderby Andy AndrewsThe Heart Mender is the story of Andy Andrews who, while digging up a tree root in his backyard, discovered a few uniform buttons and pictures and went on a mission to find the story behind them. What he discovers is a WWII American widow and the German U-boat officer who ... The Heart Mender

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5 Stars

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Combating the Commandment of Confusion

Combating the Commandment of Confusion

On 4/30 Aleksija wrote: Combating the Commandment of ConfusionA Bibleman Live AdventureAbout the movie: The Bible Team is conducting a training session at their Bible Adventure Training Academy When The Commandment of Confusion and his sidekick, Chaos interrupt and steal the Bible Team's secret weapon. The secret weapon allows ... Combating the Commandment of Confusion

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3 Stars

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Revolve 2010

Revolve 2010

On 3/6 Aleksija wrote: I recently received the Revolve 2010 Biblezine in the mail to read and review and I hafta tell you, it was pretty cool.If you haven't seen this "magazine" in Christian bookstores than you probably have no clue what I'm talking about, so let me tell ya. The Revolve Biblezine is the complete New Testament ... Revolve 2010 Biblezine

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4 Stars

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