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Book Spotlight: Ashes Ashes the Twins Fall Down by Pauline L Hawkins

ASHES ASHES THE TWINS FALL DOWN TWIN TOWERS, 9/11 By:  Pauline L. Hawkins Published:  June 15, 2012 9/11: The Day That Defined a Generation Where were you on 9/11? That question has become part of the fabric of our lives as Americans. On that bright, sunny day, none of us had any idea what was…
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Book Review: Beyond the Chore Chart: Chores, Kids, and the Secret to a Happy Mom by Kimberly Eddy

BEYOND THE CHORE CHART: Chores, Kids and The Secret of a Happy Mom By:  Kimberly Eddy Published: March 5, 2012 **** Have you tried to get your children to help out around the house?Do you stress out over the state of their messy rooms?Do your children ignore your carefully crafted chore chart?Is it easier for…
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Book Review: Run Your Butt Off

RUN YOUR BUTT OFF A Breakthrough Plan to Lose Weight and Start Running By:  Sarah Lorge Butler, Leslie Bonci, and Budd Coates Published: March 15, 2011 **** Shed unwanted pounds and keep them off ONCE AND FOR ALL with Run YourButt Off!, a back-to-basics, test panel–approved weight-loss plan and beginners’ running program that yields sustainable, healthy…
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Book Review: Your Daughter Needs A Hero by Maria C. Furlough

YOUR DAUGHTER NEEDS A HERO By: Maria C. Furlough Published: March 13, 2012 ***** I’ll never forget the very first time I looked in the mirror and thought I was fat.  I was nine years old and spending my Saturday afternoon like I always did, locked in my room with a Teen Bop magazine.  This…
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Book Review: Making Life Matter by Shane Stanford

MAKING LIFE MATTER By:  Shane Stanford Published:  April 1, 2012 ***** In a world of fast-paced schedules and priorities, conversations about what makes for a life well lived are a rarity and a luxury. But what if the daily pace of life held in itself the way to make choices more significant? What if the…
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Book Review: The Baby Cheapskate – Guide to Bargains by Angela Wynne

THE BABY CHEAPSKATE: Guide to Bargains How to Save on Blankets, Bottles, and Everything Baby By: Angela Wynne Published:  May 1, 2012 ***** Having a baby? How to get everything you need—without breaking the bank. When Angela Wynne started preparing for her baby’s arrival, she was overwhelmed by all the must-haves she supposedly needed. She…
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Book Review: Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake By Anna Quindlen

LOTS OF CANDLES,  PLENTY OF CAKE By Anna Quindlen Published April 24, 2012 **** In this irresistible memoir, the New York Times bestselling author and winner of the Pulitzer Prize Anna Quindlen writes about looking back and ahead—and celebrating it all—as she considers marriage, girlfriends, our mothers, faith, loss, all the stuff in our closets, and more.…
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Book Review: The Magic Room by Jeffrey Zaslow

THE MAGIC ROOM:  A STORY ABOUT THE LOVE WE WISH FOR OUR DAUGHTERS By Jeffrey Zaslow Published December 27, 2011 ***** The New York Times bestselling journalist and author of The Girls from Ames, Jeffrey Zaslow, takes us to a multi- generational family owned small-town bridal shop to explore the emotional lives of women in…
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THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS By:  Rebecca Skloot Published:  February 2, 2010 Non-Fiction Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor Southern tobacco farmer who worked the same land as her slave ancestors, yet her cells—taken without her knowledge—became one of the most important tools in medicine.…
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Book Review: Same Kind of Different As Me by Ron Hall and Denver Moore

SAME KIND OF DIFFERENT AS ME By: Ron Hall and Denver Moore with Lynn Vincent Published: June 15, 2006 Non-Fiction From the back of the book: A dangerous, homeless drifter who grew up picking cotton in virtual slavery.  An upscale art dealer accustomed to the world of Armani and Chanel.   A gutsy woman with a…
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