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Written In Love

Written In Love

On 3/20 A Book Lover wrote: Series: An Amish Letters NovelPaperback: 320 pagesPublisher: Thomas Nelson (March 14, 2017)Language: EnglishISBN-10: 0718082524ISBN-13: 978-0718082529When a postal error creates pen pals of two young Amish people, can they put behind their past mistakes to see the bright future God has written for them?Jalon ... Written in Love by Kathleen Fuller (review)

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A Portrait of Emily Price

A Portrait of Emily Price

On 2/23 A Book Lover wrote: Paperback: 368 pagesPublisher: Thomas Nelson (November 1, 2016)Language: EnglishISBN-10: 0718077911ISBN-13: 978-0718077914Art restorer Emily Price has never encountered anything she can’t fix—until she meets Ben, an Italian chef, who seems just right. But when Emily follows Ben home to Italy, she ... A Portrait of Emily Price by Katherine Reay (Review)

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An Amish Harvest

An Amish Harvest

On 9/18 A Book Lover wrote: Paperback: 432 pagesPublisher: Thomas Nelson (August 16, 2016)Language: EnglishISBN-10: 052911853XISBN-13: 978-0529118530Faith, hope, and love remain forever in season in this collection of four richly absorbing novellas set amidst the wonder of an Amish autumn.Under the Harvest Moon, by Beth WisemanWhen ... An Amish Harvest by Beth Wiseman Amy Clipston Katheleen Fuller Vannetta Chapman (Review)

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The Courtship Basket

The Courtship Basket

On 7/9 A Book Lover wrote: Series: An Amish Heirloom NovelPaperback: 320 pagesPublisher: Zondervan (June 28, 2016) ISBN-13: 978-0310342014Years ago, a picnic basket brought two hearts together. For Rachel and Mike, history may be about to repeat itself.Rachel Fisher is devastated when the young man she’s loved for years leaves ... The Courtship Basket by Amy Cliptson (Review)

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An Amish Market

An Amish Market

On 6/16 A Book Lover wrote: I enjoyed reading all four novellas in this book. They were sweet Amish romance stories. love in Store had just a little mystery/suspense in it. The characters and plot were well developed and interesting for all the stories. All the stories held my attention. My favorite was a Bid for Love. Hannah Lynne ... An Amish Market

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An Amish Year

An Amish Year

On 1/15 A Book Lover wrote: Paperback: 400 pagesPublisher: Thomas Nelson (December 8, 2015)ISBN-13: 978-1401689773Spend a year in Amish country with four sweet romances.Rooted in Love (previously published in An Amish Garden)Rosemary Lantz is doing her best to run her family’s household. She excels at all her tasks except one: ... An Amish Year by Beth Wiseman (Review)

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Fairer than Morning

Fairer than Morning

On 12/13 A Book Lover wrote: Series: A Saddler's Legacy Novel (Book 1)Paperback: 400 pagesPublisher: Thomas Nelson (May 9, 2011)ISBN-13: 978-1595547859Ann dreams of a marriage proposal from her poetic suitor, Eli―until Will Hanby shows her that nobility is more than fine words.On a small farm in 19th-century Ohio, young Ann Miller ... Fairer than Morning by Rosslyn Elliott (Review)

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3 Stars

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The Final Summit

The Final Summit

On 12/11 A Book Lover wrote: Hardcover: 256 pagesPublisher: Thomas Nelson; First Edition (April 11, 2011)ISBN-13: 978-0785231202David Ponder is back. This time the fate of mankind is in his hands.This is mankind’s last chance. Centuries of greed, pride, and hate have sent humanity hurtling toward disaster, and far from its original ... The Final Summit by Andy Andrews (Review)

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4 Stars

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The Principle of the Path

The Principle of the Path

On 3/2 A Book Lover wrote: Book DescriptionYour Direction, not Your Intention, Determines Your Destination. There is often a tension between where we want to end up in life and the path we choose to get there. We fail to see that having good intentions is never good enough. Like Charlie Brown, we wrongly believe there’s something ... The Principle of the Path by Andy Stanley (Review)

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5 Stars

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An Amish Love

An Amish Love

On 2/28 A Book Lover wrote: Romance is in the air, old-fashioned courtship is alive and well, and love is an eternal promise.Healing Hearts by Beth WisemanHe left to find himself. She found her way without him. Now Levina and Naaman Lapp are together again, feeling miles apart. Although coming home was the right thing to do, Naaman ... An Amish Love by Beth Wiseman, Kelly Long, and Kathleen Fuller (Review)

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Dining with Joy

Dining with Joy

On 12/4 A Book Lover wrote: Paperback: 320 pages Publisher: Thomas Nelson (November 16, 2010) ISBN-13: 978-1595543394 "Chef" Joy Ballard longs for a simpler life. But when a good-looking outsider arrives and spices things up, life becomes deliciously complicated.Host of a regionally syndicated cooking show, Joy Ballard has a little ... Dining with Joy by Rachel Hauck (Review)

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Love, Charleston

Love, Charleston

On 10/19 A Book Lover wrote: Paperback: 320 pagesPublisher: Thomas Nelson (August 31, 2010)ISBN-13: 978-1595542014About the book:Charleston's past is full of romance. Does Anne's future hold the same?Charleston's Anne Brumley has long dreamed of love while ringing the bells at St. Michael's, but those dreams are beginning to fade. ... Love, Charleston by Beth Webb Hart (Review)

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4 Stars

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Outlive Your Life

Outlive Your Life

On 9/10 A Book Lover wrote: Hardcover: 240 pagesPublisher: Thomas Nelson (September 14, 2010)ISBN-13: 978-0849920691Book Description These are difficult days in our world's history. 1.75 billion people are desperately poor, natural disasters are gouging entire nations, and economic uncertainty still reigns across the globe. But ... Outlive Your Life by Max Lucado (Review)

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The Butterfly Effect

The Butterfly Effect

On 9/7 A Book Lover wrote: Book Description The decisions you make and the way you treat others have more impact than you may ever realize.Speaker and New York Times best-selling author Andy Andrews shares a compelling and powerful story about a decision one man made over a hundred years ago, and the ripple effect it’s had on ... The Butterfly Effect by Andy Andrews (Review)

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Resurrection in May

Resurrection in May

On 7/14 A Book Lover wrote: Book Description May Seymour graduated from college with the world at her feet and no idea what to do with it. A mission trip to Rwanda brought her a sense of purpose in loving others. So when the genocide began she chose to remain in the village, which was subsequently slaughtered. Only May survived.So, ... Resurrection in May by Lisa Samson (Review)

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Sarah's Garden

Sarah's Garden

On 7/3 A Book Lover wrote: Book Description When Sarah realizes that she has fallen in love with an Englisch doctor, she must choose between her family and her forbidden love.Deep in the heart of Pennsylvania’s Allegheny Mountains, shy Sarah King is happiest when working in her vibrant Amish kitchen garden, but new family responsibilities ... Sarah's Garden by Kelly Long (Review)

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4 Stars

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The Heart Mender

The Heart Mender

On 6/13 A Book Lover wrote: Book Description A unique blend of historical fact and engaging fiction showing the power of forgiveness.In 1942, German subs are dispatched to the Gulf of Mexico to sink U.S. vessels carrying goods and fuel. While taking a late-night walk, Helen Mason—widowed by war—discovers the near-lifeless body ... The Heart Mender by Andy Andrews (Review)

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Wonders Never Cease

Wonders Never Cease

On 4/20 A Book Lover wrote: Paperback: 320 pagesPublisher: Thomas Nelson (May 11, 2010)ISBN-13: 978-1595543097Book Description"It's true what they say, you know: If you talk to God, you're religious; but if you hear from God, you're schizophrenic."When a car accident leaves a famous movie star in a coma, nurse Kemp McAvoy thinks ... Wonders Never Cease by Tim Downs (Review)

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4 Stars

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Never Let You Go

Never Let You Go

On 4/13 A Book Lover wrote: Book DescriptionLosing everything has made Lexi hold those she loves tightly. Hell is determined to loosen her grip.Lexi lives in the shadow of choices her husband made. Especially Grant’s choice to leave seven years ago, without a word. Her relationship with their daughter, Molly, is now the most ... Never Let You Go by Erin Healy (Review)

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Plain Paradise

Plain Paradise

On 4/6 A Book Lover wrote: Linda's Amish life seemed like paradise. Until she found out her family had been hiding a secret since the day of her birth.Josie was just a frightened teenager when she left her baby in the care of an Old Order Amish couple in Lancaster County. Since then, seventeen years have passed and while much ... Plain Paradise by Beth Wiseman (Review)

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The Clouds Roll Away

The Clouds Roll Away

On 2/27 A Book Lover wrote: Book DescriptionForensic geologist Raleigh Harmon unravels mysteries in her hometown of Richmond where things are never quite what they seem.Raleigh's exemplary service in Seattle opened the door for her disciplinary transfer to be lifted, allowing her to return to her home FBI field office in Richmond, ... The Clouds Roll Away by Sibella Giorello (Review)

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This is Your Brain in Love

This is Your Brain in Love

On 1/12 A Book Lover wrote: Paperback: 240 pagesPublisher: Thomas Nelson (January 12, 2010)ISBN-13: 978-0785228752About the book:Learn the secrets of proactive passion.Using the latest in brain research, This Is Your Brain in Love helps couples become Master Level Lovers by encouraging each mate to bring their healthiest, most ... This Is Your Brain in Love by Dr. Earl Henslin (Review)

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The Lightkeeper's Daughter

The Lightkeeper's Daughter

On 12/19 A Book Lover wrote: At a lavish estate in Mercy Falls, California, Addie Sullivan finds danger—and quite possibly the love of her life.Growing up as the lightkeeper’s daughter on a remote island at the turn of the century, Addie Sullivan has lived a hardscrabble life. When a long-lost and wealthy relative finds her ... The Lightkeeper's Daughter by Colleen Coble (Review)

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Green

Green

On 11/27 A Book Lover wrote: Book DescriptionAt Last . . . The Circle Reborn The story of how Thomas Hunter first entered the Black Forest and forever changed our history began at a time when armies were gathered for a final battle in the valley of Migdon. Green is a story of love, betrayal, and sweeping reversals set within the ... Green by Ted Dekker (Review)

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Plain Promise

Plain Promise

On 9/13 A Book Lover wrote: Paperback: 352 pagesPublisher: Thomas Nelson (Available now)ISBN-13: 978-1595547200Plain Promise is book three in the Daughters of Promise series by Beth Wiseman. They are set in Lancaster County,Pennsylvania, Amish Country. I have enjoyed reading all of them so far. You can read it separate but I recommend ... Plain Promise by Beth Wiseman

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Fearless

Fearless

On 9/8 A Book Lover wrote: Hardcover: 224 pagesPublisher: Thomas Nelson (September 8, 2009)ISBN-13: 978-0849921391Each sunrise seems to bring fresh reasons for fear.They're talking layoffs at work, slowdowns in the economy, flare-ups in the Middle East, turnovers at headquarters, downturns in the housing market, upswings in global ... Fearless by Max Lucado

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Lonestar Secrets

Lonestar Secrets

On 9/4 A Book Lover wrote: Can Texas's majestic Big Bend help Shannon find her life again?Shannon Astor returns to southwest Texas to serve as the town's veterinarian, believing she's finally found the space to get her life back on track.Then she catches a glimpse of Jack MacGowan, the man who ruined her life years before. But ... Lonestar Secrets by Colleen Coble

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A Man of His Word

A Man of His Word

On 8/8 A Book Lover wrote: About the book:Moriah's heart will only be safe with A Man of His WordWhen Moriah Byler married Levi Miller, she thought they would share a long life together. She is astonished when one day he abruptly leaves the Order, and her along with it. She is hopeful that they'll reconcile, but Levi has a fatal ... A Man of His Word by Kathleen Fuller

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The Noticer

The Noticer

On 8/3 A Book Lover wrote: Hardcover: 176 pagesPublisher: Thomas Nelson (April 28, 2009)ISBN-13: 978-0785229216 Orange Beach, Alabama is a simple town filled with simple people. But they all have their share of problems – marriages teetering on the brink of divorce, young adults giving up on life, business people on the verge ... The Noticer by Andy Andrews

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3 Stars

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This Is Your Brain On Joy

This Is Your Brain On Joy

On 8/2 A Book Lover wrote: Hardcover: 240 pagesPublisher: Thomas Nelson (January 6, 2009)ISBN-13: 978-0785228738 Product Description:A break-through guide to help people experience lasting joy by restoring brain health.What does the latest research in brain science and brain imaging say about our ability (or inability) to experience ... This Is Your Brain on Joy by Dr. Earl Henslin

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5 Stars

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The American Patriot's Almanac

The American Patriot's Almanac

On 2/22 A Book Lover wrote: On this day in American history George Washington was born. He would become the first president of our country (USA).The American Patriot's Almanac is 365 days of daily readings on of course America. Each day features two parts. The first part is a short article on something that happened that particular ... The American Patriot's Almanac by William J. Bennett and John T.E. Cribb

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The Truth About You

The Truth About You

On 12/14 A Book Lover wrote: The Truth About You is actually a three part kit packaged in a book shape. There is a 20 minute DVD of the author speaking, a short book, and a Re Memo notepad. The notepad has two sides. One is blue and is the I loved it side where you are supposed to complete the sentence I felt strong when... and ... The Truth About You: Your Secret to Success by Marcus Buckingham

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3 Stars

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