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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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Book Review: THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS by Rebecca Skloot

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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Review: 52 Ways to Wow Your Husband by Pam Farrel

52 WAYS TO WOW YOUR HUSBAND How to Put a Smile on His Face By: Pam Farrel Published:  August 1, 2011 Book Description: Pam Farrel gives wives 52 ways to wow their husbands and add spark to their marriages. Pam delivers humor in her fun woman-to-woman style through inspirational stories, godly advice, and easy-to-read offerings.…
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Review: Totally Together: Shortcuts to an Organized Life by Stephanie O’Dea

TOTALLY TOGETHER:  Shortcuts to an Organized Life By: Stephanie O’Dea To Be Published August 2, 2011 TOTALLY TOGETHER: Shortcuts to an Organized Life is the indispensable guide to organizing a busy household so anyone can have a tidy and tranquil home in just minutes a day.  It provides a practical, how-to guide in a weekly…
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Review: Heaven is for Real

HEAVEN IS FOR REAL By Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent Published 2010 Christian Non-Fiction From the back of the book: This is the story of a young boy who emerges from life-saving surgery with remarkable stories of his trip to heaven.  It is the true story of Colton Burpo, the 4 year-old son of a…
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