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Is Jesus your EVERYTHING? a review of Mary DeMuth's Everything

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Book Title  Everything 
 What you give and what you gain to become like Jesus
Book Author      Mary DeMuth
Publisher              Thomas Nelson
Pub. Year  2012
Pages      198
Genre      Non-Fiction Spiritual Formation
My Rating  ♥♥♥♥♥ 
Ease of Read    Very easy, but it will challenge your thinking and spiritual awareness
 
 


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Locked On by Tom Clancy

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Book Title   Locked On

Book Author      Tom Clancy 

Publisher              Putnam

Pub. Year   2011

Pages      853

Genre      Fiction

My Rating   ♥♥♥♥♥

Ease of Read     Easy to read,  but long

ISBN     978-0-299-15741-8

 


I was attracted to this book because...
   Tom Clancy wrote, and it has all of my favorite Clancy characters, Jack Ryan, Sr., Jack Ryan, Jr., John Clarke, and Ding Chavez. 
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Finding romance in Colonial Connecticut

   


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Colonial Courtships
                Four in one collection
Book Author    Laurie Alice Eakes
                      Carla Olson Gade
                      Lisa Karon Richardson
                      Amber Stockton
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Why you need to read Platform: Getting Noticed In A Noisy World

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Book Author       Michael Hyatt

Publisher            Thomas Nelson

Pub. Year           May 22, 2012

Pages                268

Genre                Non-fiction

My Rating          ♥♥♥♥♥

Ease of Read      easy to read, but a lot of information

ISBN                978-1595555038

I was attracted to this book because...

    I follow Michael's blog and find him trustworthy. Having done a great job of building his own platform, I knew he would have valuable content to share. I pre-ordered the hardcopy book, but I also bought an electronic copy to start reading it as soon as I could. I finished the initial reading before the hard copy book arrived. 

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Are you co-creating with God? Book Review - Walking on Water

Walking on Water

Reflections on Faith and Art

Madeleine L’Engle

1980, 240 pages

ISBN 978-0-87788-918-2

 

 

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Book Review - Absalom, Absalom

Absalom, Absalom

William Faulkner 

1936, 378 page

ISBN 0075536579

 

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Review - Platform:Getting Noticed in a Noisy World

Platform: Getting Noticed in a Noisy World

Michael Hyatt

Thomas Nelson 2012

9781595555038

 

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Review - 50+ Best Books on Texas

The 50+ Best Books on Texas, C. Greene

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Review - Liberty Belle

As Patricia PacJac Carroll’s debut novel, Liberty Belle, provides an action packed tale of twenty year old Libby Longstreet’s search for independence and freedom in 1850.

 

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Review - The Creative Life

Review - The Creative Life

 

The Creative Life

True Tales of Inspiration 

Finding your true north

Julia Cameron 

ISBN 978-1-58542-824-3  2010

Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin NY

pages 235   Biography

 
 
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Review - The Hunger Games Trilogy

Have you been caught up in the hype about the Hunger games trilogy?

 

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Review of Beautiful Battle - Mary DeMuth

Somewhere between facing cancer and embracing God’s call on my life, I found myself unprepared for the spiritual warfare I faced.

 

 

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Beneath The Texas Sky, the third book in The Lazy M Ranch series

Beneath The Texas Sky, the third book in The Lazy M Ranch series

Written by Kasandra Elaine, the writing team of Kassy Paris and Elaine Bonner

Beneath The Texas Sky published by Wild Rose Publishing in 2009,

ISBN 0-9712522-2-X

 
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Redigo’s Choice is book two in The Lazy M Ranch series.

Redigo’s Choice is book two in The Lazy M Ranch series.

Author: Kasandra Elaine, the writing team of Kassy Paris and Elaine Bonner

Published by: Wild Rose Publishing in 2008 ISBN 1-60154-391-3

 
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Review of First I’m Nobody, the first book in The Lazy M Ranch series

First I’m Nobody, the first book in The Lazy M Ranch series

Written by Kasandra Elaine, the writing team of Kassy Paris and Elaine Bonner

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My review of The Muir House, by Mary DeMuth

The Muir House, Mary DeMuth, Zondervan, pages 322

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Are you looking for good devotional in this Holy Season?

I heartily recommend Sarah Young’s Jesus Calling - Enjoying Peace in His Presence. DiAnn Mills recommended it to me this spring at the Church Library Conference. I was able to get a copy in the vendor area.

 

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Review of Out of the Overflow

Out of the Overflow, Stories of God’s Love from His Heart to Yours, is a collection of over 100 contributed stories from the attendees at the 2010 CLASS Seminar Christian Writer’s Conference showing how God’s love has overflowed from their into the hearts of others and it includes my poem, When I Sing to Jesus.  This book is categorized as Religion/Inspirational. The ISBN-13 is 978-1-60615-104-4 

 

 

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Review of LIFE IN DEFINACE

I have to confess. While waiting for the release of LIFE IN DEFIANCE, I kept imagining different ends to Mary DeMuth’ s Defiance Texas Trilogy by casting the town’s characters in the role of the Daisy Chance’s killer. I played this character game to avoid facing the the real question; will any sense come from sweet Daisy’s death?

 

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review of THIN PLACES a memoir by Mary DeMuth

I would like to recommend one of my new writing friends new book, THIN PLACES. If you have ever wondered why there is a longing in you that you can fill you need to read this book. Here is my review of the book.

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