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Book Review: Stories in Uniform

STORIES IN UNIFORM A Look at the Heroics, Sacrifices, and Triumphs of Our Soldiers A Reader’s Digest Publication Published:  May 2, 2013 STORIES IN UNIFORM is a chronological retrospective of the best military pieces Reader’s Digest has run; pieces that will make you weep, make your heart sing, inspire you, enrage you, and make you laugh. Beginning in…
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Book Review: Mom’s the Word: The Wit, Wisdom, and Wonder of Motherhood by Allen Klein

MOM’S THE WORD The Wit, Wisdom and Wonder of Motherhood By: Allen Klein Published: June 6, 2013 Heartwarming and humorous, this tribute to moms of the world gathers the best things anyone ever said about motherhood. From Dolly Parton to Dear Abby, women (and a few men) crack wise on the subject of the center…
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Book Review: The Happiness Handbook By Jenn Flaa

THE HAPPINESS HANDBOOK A User’s Manual for Living Your Extraordinary Life By: Jenn Flaa Published: May 10, 2012 We arrive on this planet naked and without operating instructions. We live our lives and learn from trial and error (lots of errors) what works, what doesn’t work, what makes us happy and what pisses us off.Each…
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Book Review: Diary of a Stage Mother’s Daughter By Melissa Francis

DIARY OF A STAGE MOTHER’S DAUGHTER By: Melissa Francis Published: November 6, 2012 A dazzling honest and provocative family memoir by former child actress and current Fox Business Network anchor Melissa Francis — both a startling personal story and a cautionary tale for both parents in competitive times. When Melissa Francis was eight years old,…
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Book Review: Country Road ABC by Arthur Geisert

COUNTRY ROAD ABC An Illustrated Journey Through America’s Farmland By: Arthur Geisert Published: May 24, 2010 On today’s farm, B is for barn cat…E is for erosion…G is for grinding feed, and I is for…inoculate?  In 26 beautifully detailed spreads, acclaimed illustrator Arthur Geisert takes readers on a literal journey following a real road in…
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Book Review: My Planet By Mary Roach

MY PLANET Finding Humor in the Oddest Places By: Mary Roach Published: April 4, 2013 Follow New York Times bestselling author Mary Roach — but be careful not to trip — as she weaves through personal anecdotes and everyday musings riddled with her uncanny wit and amazingly analytical eye. These essays, which found a well-deserved…
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Book Review: God Inside the Fire By Greg Stelley

GOD INSIDE THE FIRE An Amazing True Story By Greg Stelley Published: May 26, 2012 Joni is no stranger to miracles. Her prayers and even her dreams have a habit of coming true. Her husband is regularly amazed by her strong faith and her premonitions: “I had a dream, Greg. There’s going to be a…
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Book Review: Past Tense By Shawn Kilgarlin

PAST TENSE 365 Daily Tools for Putting Stress Behind You – for Good! By:  Shawn Kilgarlin Published:  April 1, 2013 **** In this reader- and consumer-friendly, stress-beating, daily dose of relief book, Shawn Kilgarlin (with help from her husband Ron and crackerjack editor Skip Press) provides solutions to any triggered stress response that may darken…
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Book Review: Coconut Oil: The Quick and Easy Guide By Chris Reichert and Joey Cardillo

COCONUT OIL The Quick and Easy Guide By: Chris Reichert and Joey Cardillo eBook Published: February 5, 2013 *** By reading this book you’ll discover exactly why you should be eating more coconut oil – plain and simple! This book also covers which coconut oil to buy, the many coconut oil benefits, and why coconut…
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Book Review: Unglued Devotional by Lysa TerKeurst

UNGLUED DEVOTIONAL 60 Days of Imperfect Progress By: Lysa TerKeurst Published: December 18, 2012 Nonfiction/Christian  From Goodreads: This companion devotional to the bestselling book Unglued provides encouragement to help readers handle emotional struggles. Including a daily opening Scripture, Thought for the Day, devotion, and closing prayer, this book helps readers begin a 60-day journey in learning…
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