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Life In Spite Of Me by Kristen Jane Anderson

by Mandy Hoffman
November 2, 2010

Kristen was only seventeen years old when she decided she had had enough. Life, as far as she was concerned, wasn't worth living. In an attempt to end her life, she laid down on railroad tracks and waited for the next train. The next train indeed... [Read on]

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The Love as a Way of Life Devotional: A Ninety-Day Adventure That Makes Love a Daily Habit by Gary Chapman and Elisa Stanford

by Wendi Barker
November 3, 2010

The authors have written a wonderful little faith-based devotional that aims to help the reader focus on the seven characteristics involved with loving a person, whether that person is your spouse, relative, friend, or co-worker. Each devotional... [Read on]

Wendi Barker gave
5 Stars
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This Little Prayer of Mine by Anthony DeStefano, illustrated by Mark Elliott

by Wendi Barker
November 3, 2010

This is a wonderful, fun, and very helpful book to read with young and old children alike. The pictures are wonderfully illustrated, and give kids lots of great things to look at and talk about as you are reading. The prayer itself is just as... [Read on]

Wendi Barker gave
5 Stars
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This Little Prayer of Mine by Anthony DeStefano

by Michelle Smith
November 3, 2010

This lovely picture book is quickly finding a place in my family's bedtime routine. With delightful rhyming text, this book shares a child's prayer from his heart--including his longing for God, fears and loneliness, battles with temptations,... [Read on]

Michelle Smith gave
4 Stars
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Life

by Frank Gantz
November 6, 2010

At the age of 17 Kristen Anderson was bearing the scars of teenage angst, the death of a family member and being raped. Without any hope, she laid down in front of an on-coming train. Instead of ending her life, her legs were severed from her... [Read on]

Frank Gantz gave
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Cute and appropriate

by Margaret Chind
November 11, 2010

This Little Prayer of Mine is a book full of wonderful pictures that spark the imagination and with a few words per page it really allows a child to take in and fully absorb the message within. It is never too early to start teaching your... [Read on]

Margaret Chind gave
4 Stars
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Twists Tyranny on its Head

by Jon Hetzel
November 13, 2010

Broken Angel is an imaginative tale that twists tyranny on its head. What would happen if a group of Christians separated themselves from the world and created a culture that combines advanced technology with Old Testament law? With echoes of... [Read on]

Jon Hetzel gave
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Need to Know Info

by Scott Asher
November 16, 2010

Like Shaunti Feldhahn's previous works, the Male Factor is commentary based on surveys. I was introduced to Feldhahn's work through For Men Only: A Straightforward Guide to the Inner Lives of Women, which I found to be very helpful in... [Read on]

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Little Star written by Anthony DeStefano

by Ella Johnson
November 26, 2010

I received a copy of Anthony DeStefano children’s book Little Star from Waterbrook Press to review. This is a Christmas story told differently focusing on the Star and the message of love. The story starts with the child asking his Dad... [Read on]

Ella Johnson gave
5 Stars
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Ella's overall score for this review: 5
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Little Star Big on Meaning!

by Christi Stapleton
November 29, 2010

I recently received the book Little Star by Anthony DeStefano, and fell in love with it on the first reading. The story tells about stars learning that a king is soon to be born, and how they prepare themselves, hoping that each of them will be... [Read on]

Christi Stapleton gave
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