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Sister Dear

Sister Dear

On 6/3 Jo Linsdell wrote: I was sent a free e-copy of this book from Book Look Bloggers in exchange for my honest review. Book Description: All Allie Marshall wants is a fresh start. But when dark secrets refuse to stay buried, will her chance at a new life be shattered forever? Convicted of a crime she didn’t commit, Allie ... Book Review: Sister Dear by Laura Mc Neill

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5 Stars

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Brush of Angel's Wings

Brush of Angel's Wings

On 12/26 Jo Linsdell wrote: "He doesn't plan to stay Amish. She doesn't have a plan. Then an angel draws their hearts toward God . . . and each other. A buggy-racing champion, a hardworking field-hand, and a terrible cook, Rachel Hartzler does not fit her Amish community's standards for an eligible bride. Hurt by their rejection ... Review: Brush with Angel's Wings by Ruth Reid

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3 Stars

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The Beauty Book

The Beauty Book

On 6/2 Jo Linsdell wrote: This non-fiction book discusses beauty inside and out. This book gives simple, honest advice to young girls and teaches them how to accept and love themselves just the way they are. Scripture quotations are frequently used throughout the book to re-enforce the messages illustrated by the author and the ... Book feature: The Beauty Book by Nancy Rue

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3 Stars

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Sweeter Than Birdsong

Sweeter Than Birdsong

On 6/2 Jo Linsdell wrote: Title: Sweeter than Birdsong Author: Rosslyn Elliot Publisher: Thomas Nelson ISBN: 978-1-59554-786-6 Reviewed by Jo Linsdell Sweeter than Birdsong is the second book from the Sadller's Legacy series (a work of fiction inspired by a real family in American history- the Hanby family, who are to this ... Review: Sweeter than Birdsong by Rosslyn Elliot

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4 Stars

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Just in Case You Ever Wonder

Just in Case You Ever Wonder

On 2/11 Jo Linsdell wrote: Although Just in case you ever wonder is available in various formats I'm reviewing the ePub version. This is a nice little picture book that tells of the love of a parent for their child. It includes illustrations by Tony Goffe. Children need to feel protected, they need to know you love them and ... Review: Just in case you ever wonder

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3 Stars

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Unsinkable

Unsinkable

On 6/26 Jo Linsdell wrote: Unsinkable takes readers on a journey around the world as it follows Abby Sunderland from her family holidays on her family boat as a young child to her incredible battle on the high seas. It's amazing to think that the adventures in this book are actually a true story. Abby is inspiring both for her ... Review: Unsinkable by Abby Sunderland and Lynn Vincent

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4 Stars

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The Final Summit

The Final Summit

On 6/17 Jo Linsdell wrote: Andy Andrews manages to combine so many different elements in his books that he makes them appealing to nearly everyone's tastes. The Final Summit is no exception and kept me turning the pages until the very end. David Ponder, who was first encountered in The Traveler's Gift is back (note is it not ... Review: The Final Summit

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4 Stars

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An Amish Love

An Amish Love

On 3/24 Jo Linsdell wrote: Title: An Amish Love Authors: Beth Wiseman, Kathleen Fuller & Kelly Long Publisher: Thomas Nelson ISBN: 978-1-59554-875-7 Reviewed by Jo Linsdell An Amish Love is a collection of three Amish novellas. Each story is well written and clearly shows the Amish way of life and beliefs. In the first tale, ... Review: An Amish Love, Beth Wiseman, Kathleen Fuller & Kelly Long

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4 Stars

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On This Day in Christian History

On This Day in Christian History

On 12/2 Jo Linsdell wrote: Title: On this day in Christian History Author: Robert J. Morgan Publisher: Thomas Nelson ISBN: 978-0-7852-3189-9 Reviewed by Jo Linsdell On this day in Christian History is a collection of 365 short stories about Saints, Martyrs and Heroes. The author, Robert J. Morgan, describes it as "an armchair ... Review: On this day in Christian History

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3 Stars

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The King's Christmas List

The King's Christmas List

On 10/22 Jo Linsdell wrote: The King’s Christmas List is a wonderful tale of a little girl called Emma and her dog shu-shu who enter into a magical world where they receive an invitation to attend the Kings birthday party on Christmas. They take the King a cake they baked themselves but on the way meet a lady and her child and ... Review: The King's Christmas List

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4 Stars

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Same Kind of Different As Me

Same Kind of Different As Me

On 9/8 Jo Linsdell wrote: Same Kind of Different as Me is an inspirational, emotional and eye-opener of a read. An amazing story of a modern-day slave, an international art dealer and the women that bound them together and changed their lives. The book is so well written I really felt I knew both men as I turned the pages. Their ... Review: same kind of different as me

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5 Stars

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The Heart Mender

The Heart Mender

On 7/8 Jo Linsdell wrote: When author Andy Andrews unearthed a rusted metal container filled with Nazi artefacts he began an investigation into the past that lead to a moving story about the power of forgiveness and being able to let go. Josef Landermann’s uniform leaves Helen Mason with no doubt that his near lifeless body ... Review: The Heart Mender

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5 Stars

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Everyone Communicates, Few Connect

Everyone Communicates, Few Connect

On 4/28 Jo Linsdell wrote: In Everyone Communicates Few Connect, Internationally respected leadership expert and speaker, John C. Maxwell discusses how to communicate and connect with others in order to reach your potential. In this book Maxwell offers his method of Five Principles and Five Practices, you can learn to connect ... Review of Everyone Communicates Few Connect

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2 Stars

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A Century Turns

A Century Turns

On 3/10 Jo Linsdell wrote: Title: A Century Turns Author: William J. Bennett Publisher: Thomas Nelson ISBN: 978-1-5955-5169-6 Reviewed by Jo Linsdell. A Century Turns takes a look at events involving America between 1988 and 2008. It starts with the last year of the Presidency of Ronald Wilson Reagan and goes on to cover both ... Review of A Century Turns by William J. Bennett

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3 Stars

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