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The Making of a Man

The Making of a Man

On 7/28 Abbi wrote: I read the book "The Making of a Man - How men and boys honor God and live with integrity" by Tim Brown. Tim Brown is a Heisman Trophy Winner and Notre Dame and then went on to be a star in the NFL. In this book Tim shares many stories of his growing up along with telling about life as a football player ... "The Making of a Man" {Book Review}

Abbi's Rating:

4 Stars

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The Blessings of Friendship Treasury

The Blessings of Friendship Treasury

On 6/10 Abbi wrote: "The Blessings of Friendship" by Mary Engelbreit is a delightful book to page through. If you are familiar with Mary Engelbreit's art you know it is colorful, whimsical and full of fun details.  In this book she combines her ever so fun art with all sorts of neat Bible verses, quotes and poems about ... The Blessings of Friendship by Mary Engelbreit {A Review}

Abbi's Rating:

5 Stars

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Fly a Little Higher

Fly a Little Higher

On 7/17 Abbi wrote:    This Spring I read "Fly a Little Higher" a book about a Minnesotan boy, Zach Sobiech. A young man who got sick with Osteosarcoma which is a pediatric bone cancer. This young man's story though filled with plenty of heart ache is very uplifting as you read about (from his Mother's point of ... Fly a Little Higher {Book Review}

Abbi's Rating:

5 Stars

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The Berenstain Bears Keep the Faith

The Berenstain Bears Keep the Faith

On 5/4 Abbi wrote: The Berenstain Bears Keep the Faith by Mike Berenstain has the well loved Bear family facing the issue of whether God created the world (their friend says He didn't) and what faith is. The book is fun to read and Mama bear doesn't put Papa bear down or try to boss him in this book (something that irks ... The Berenstain Bears Keep the Faith {A review}

Abbi's Rating:

2 Stars

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Andi Unexpected

Andi Unexpected

On 2/5 Abbi wrote:                                          "I used Grammarly's plagiarism checker because I want my posts to be as unique as I am."  Not long ago I had fun reading the book "Andi Unexpected" ... "Andi Unexpected" by Amanda Flower {A Review}

Abbi's Rating:

4 Stars

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The Total Money Makeover: Classic Edition

The Total Money Makeover: Classic Edition

On 12/5 Abbi wrote:   I recently enjoyed reading through "The Total Money Makeover" by Dave Ramsey. I have long heard of Dave Ramsey (through blogs, on the radio, friends talking and even on TV) and have even read books of his before but it was fun to read this book yet again. If you want an easy to read book ... The Total Money Makeover by Dave Ramsey {A Review}

Abbi's Rating:

5 Stars

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American Phoenix

American Phoenix

On 9/20 Abbi wrote: This summer I enjoyed reading American Phoenix by Jane Hampton Cook. It is about John Quincy and Louisa Adams, the War of 1812, and the exile that saved American Independence. With the book being over 500 pages and being somewhat deep reading and since I tend to read quite a few books at once, it did ... American Phoenix by Jane Hampton Cook {A review}

Abbi's Rating:

5 Stars

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When God Makes Lemonade

When God Makes Lemonade

On 5/10 Abbi wrote:    Recently I had fun reading through the book "When God makes Lemonade ~True Stories that Amaze and Encourage" Created by Don Jacobson. Our God is the God of miracles and I love reading accounts of what He has done and continues to do in people's lives. This book is full of true short stories ... When God makes Lemonade {Book Review}

Abbi's Rating:

4 Stars

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Stumbling on Open Ground

Stumbling on Open Ground

On 2/19 Abbi wrote:  This book is about Ken Mansfield and his wife Connie.  Earlier in his life Ken was the US Manager for the Beatles but this book is set later on in life after becoming a follower of Jesus (though he does still refer often to his "Rock and Roll/ Beatles background). In this book the main topic ... Stumbling on Open Ground by Ken Mansfield {A review}

Abbi's Rating:

3 Stars

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Doing Virtuous Business

Doing Virtuous Business

On 1/19 Abbi wrote:  A while back (quite a while back actually) I requested the book "Doing Virtuous Business by Theodore Roosevelt Malloch from Book Sneeze. The book is about the importance of Faith (from which comes virtue) in business. He speaks a lot about Capitalism and what it is.  I had thought as a Christian ... Doing Virtuous Business by Theodore Roosevelt Malloch {A Review}

Abbi's Rating:

3 Stars

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The Fight of Our Lives

The Fight of Our Lives

On 5/10 Abbi wrote:  Lately I have been able to read a very interesting book: The Fight of Our Lives by William J. Bennett and Seth Leibsohn. The book's subtitle is : Knowing the Enemy, Speaking the Truth and Choosing to Win the War Against Radical Islam. I think this topic is a very important one. We have seen the ... The Fight of Our Lives {book review}

Abbi's Rating:

5 Stars

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The Final Summit

The Final Summit

On 4/11 Abbi wrote: "The Final Summit" is a sequel to "The Traveler's Gift". I did not have the opportunity to read the first the first book but both books are about a man named David Ponder who has been selected to be a Traveler. In "The Final Summit" David Ponder is an old man who's wife has died and he feels all alone. ... The Final Summit by Andy Andrews {Review}

Abbi's Rating:

3 Stars

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Precious Moments Storybook Bible

Precious Moments Storybook Bible

On 1/25 Abbi wrote:  I recently received A Precious Moments Storybook Bible to review from BookSneeze. It is a very nice padded hardcover book of nice quality. I enjoy the Precious Moments style pictures and this book is just filled with them. Each page with words has a cute colorful border and there are many full ... Precious Moment's Story Book Bible ~A review

Abbi's Rating:

5 Stars

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William F. Buckley

William F. Buckley

On 12/11 Abbi wrote: William F. Buckley was a voice for Conservative people. He wrote many books, hosted a televisions show (the "Firing Line") and started and was the editor for "National Review" a conservative magazine. Ken has subscribed to "National Review" for quite a few years and so I was a little familiar with ... Willaim F. Buckley by Jeremy Lott {A Review}

Abbi's Rating:

3 Stars

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Same Kind of Different As Me

Same Kind of Different As Me

On 8/7 Abbi wrote: I recently got to read the book "Same kind of different as me". I wasn't quite sure what sort of book it would be and not sure that I would find it terribly interesting. It is a true story and a pretty amazing one!  It is an autobiography of two men: Ron Hall and Denver Moore. It starts with telling ... Same kind of different as me by Ron Hall and Denver Moore {A Review}

Abbi's Rating:

5 Stars

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The Heart Mender

The Heart Mender

On 6/15 Abbi wrote: The Heart Mender by Andy Andrews is 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 Hearth Mender by Andy Andrews {A Review and a giveaway!}

Abbi's Rating:

5 Stars

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Lonestar Homecoming

Lonestar Homecoming

On 4/23 Abbi wrote: “Lonestar Homecoming” is a story about a single mother named Gracie who has made many poor choices. She has a tendency to run from the result of her poor choices and she has run away from God too. At the beginning of the book we find her running, without money and still needing to care for her 5 ... Lonestar Homecoming by Colleen Coble {A review}

Abbi's Rating:

4 Stars

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