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Subject: What to Read Next?
Date Posted: 12/6/2010 7:21 AM ET
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Went a little PBS crazy and have 80 books in my TBR. I just noticed the W for WIshlists. Should I read them first?  Take a peek  at my TBR list and tell me which one you'd read next.

http://www.paperbackswap.com/members/my_lists/tbr_pile.php?&pageID=1

Date Posted: 12/6/2010 9:41 AM ET
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Hey Robin!  I think we've all done the same thing!

When I tried to look at your list, that link takes me to my own TBR.  To share your TBR with others, you have to tag all of the books on it with something like  "Robin's TBR" or put them on a Book List.

Subject: "Don't Waste Your Life" by John Piper
Date Posted: 12/6/2010 6:15 PM ET
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I didn't get a chance to go through your TBR list but I am just finishing the above mentioned book and it is a "keeper."

 

Only one life, `twill soon be past.

Only what's done for Christ will last.... Amen!

Date Posted: 12/6/2010 11:46 PM ET
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Thanks Christa

Subject: Heres my TBR List
Date Posted: 12/9/2010 2:36 PM ET
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I'm thinking "Freeefall" next.

TITLE AUTHOR
Alaska Twilight Colleen Coble
At Home in Mitford (Mitford Bk 1) Jan Karon
Becoming Olivia (Coming Home to Brewster Bk 3) Roxanne Henke
Below the Salt Thomas B. Costain
Beyond Betrayal: Healing My Broken Past Carolyn Koons
Blind Dates: Four Stories of Hearts United With a Little Help from Grandma Denise Hunter - Colleen Coble - Kristin Billerbeck - Bev Huston
Broken Angel Sigmund Brouwer
Brothers (Legacies of the Ancient River Bk 2) Angela Elwell Hunt
The Case for Faith: A Journalist Investigates the Toughest Objections to Christianity Lee Strobel
The Chairman Harry Lee Kraus
Conspiracy of Silence Kevin D. Randle
The Cutting Edge: Best and Brightest Mystery Writers of 90s from Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine  
Danger in the Shadows Dee Henderson
The Divine Romance Gene Edwards
Dreamers (Legacies of the Ancient River 1) Angela Elwell Hunt - Bethany House Publishers
Edge of Eternity Randy Alcorn
Elizabeth's Choice (Heartsong Presents #278) Linda Lyle
Escape from Church Inc. E. Glenn Wagner
Everybody's Suspect in Georgia: Everybody Loved Roger Harden / Everybody Wanted Room 623 / Everybody Called Her a Saint (Everybody's a Suspect Omnibus) (Heartsong Presents Mysteries) Cecil Murphey
Face Value (A Vancouver Mystery) Andrew Snaden - Rosey Dow
False Positive William Cutrer - Sandra Glahn
Final testimonies Karl Barth
Finding Favor with the King: Preparing For Your Moment In His Presence Tommy Tenney
Finding Ruth (Coming Home to Brewster Bk 2) Roxanne Henke
Flowers in the Rain Rosamunde Pilcher
Freefall Kristen Heitzmann
Good Grief Lolly Winston
A Greater Glory (Trials of Kit Shannon Bk 1) James Scott Bell
The Guardian Nicholas Sparks
Hidden Prophecies In The Song Of Moses J. R. Church
The Last Disciple (Brouwer Sigmund) Hank Hanegraaff - Sigmund Brouwer
The Last Promise Richard Paul Evans
The Lies of Saints (Nick Barrett  Bk 3) Sigmund Brouwer
Life Expectancy Dean Koontz
A Light in the Window (Mitford Years Bk 2) Jan Karon
Lightning Dean Koontz
Lord I Want To Be Whole: The Power Of Prayer And Scripture In Emotional Healing Stormie Omartian
More Jesus Less Religion Moving From Rules to Relationship Stephen Arterburn
Murder Mayhem And a Fine Man Claudia Mair Burney
No Legal Grounds James Scott Bell
No More Crumbs : Your Invitation to Sit & Feast at the King's Table Rod Parsley
Not a Sparrow Falls Linda Nichols
Original Sin (Colton Parker Bk 1) Brandt Dodson
Out of the Shadows (Nick Barrett Mystery Bk 1) Sigmund Brouwer
The Power of a Praying Woman Stormie Omartian
Prison to Praise Merlin R. Carothers
Private Justice (Newpointe 911 Bk 1) Terri Blackstock
A Rush of Wings Kristen Heitzmann
Sarah (Canaan Trilogy Bk 1) Marek Halter
Seventy Times Seven (Colton Parker Bk 2) Brandt Dodson
Shadow of Doubt (Newpointe 911 Bk 2) Terri Blackstock
Shadows of Lancaster County Mindy Starns Clark
Song of Abraham Ellen G. Traylor
Southern Storm 2 in 1 (Cape Refuge Omnibus Bks 1 2) Terri Blackstock
The Stain Harry Lee Kraus
Stainless Steal Hearts Harry Lee Kraus Jr.
A Step Further Joni Eareckson Tada
The Stones Cry Out Sibella Giorello
The Storytellers' Collection Book 2 : Tales from Home (Storytellers' Collection)  
The Storytellers' Collection : Tales of Faraway Places (Storytellers' Collection) Melody Carlson
Transformed by Love: The Vernon Grounds Story Bruce L. Shelley
The Trouble With Tulip (Smart Chick Bk 1) Mindy Starns Clark
Unknown Woman Alice Koller
The Voice He Loved Laurel Schunk
The Wednesday Letters Jason F. Wright
What Makes a Man Feel Loved (Also Published as Your Husband Your Friend) Bob Barnes
What She Left for Me Tracie Peterson
Without a Trace Colleen Coble

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Date Posted: 12/9/2010 3:13 PM ET
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I only read a couple of those, Robin, but I'd recommend anything by Colleen Coble or Mindy Starns Clark...two of my current favorites.

And I had to laugh at this title Murder Mayhem And a Fine Man.  For those of you who played in our Frazzled Fairy Tale swap, I hope that's not what happened to Anna!

Date Posted: 12/9/2010 4:39 PM ET
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Freefall was so very good.  I also loved Not a Sparrow Falls by Linda Nichols.

Date Posted: 12/9/2010 4:51 PM ET
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I have to second the recommendation for anything by Colleen Coble. I would also add "Danger in the Shadows" by Dee Henderson. That entire series is on my list of all time favorite books.

Also anything by Stormie Omartian is always good.

Date Posted: 12/10/2010 12:27 AM ET
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I would recommend Roxanne Henke...saw that her second book was on your list.  I would recommend that you read her first book, After Anne, before Finding Ruth. 

Also, Shadows of Lancaster County by Mindy Starns Clark is *awesome*!!!  I read it in about 2 days....it's great!

Date Posted: 12/10/2010 2:22 PM ET
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Thanks. Now I have some recomendations for next.

I'm half way through "No Mercy" right now. It is like "The Shack" which I loved--a metophorial allogory about the Trinity.

Publisher Descption

No Mercy is a sweeping adventure of life, love, trust, and desire?an odyssey asserting that real life is more than meets the eye.

Hank Henderson thought he was going on vacation to Montana, but his brother had something else in mind. Hank?s life soon dangles on the precipice of disaster.

Disoriented. Injured. His resources depleted, Hank is caught between powerful forces. One is dark, aggressive, and powerful. The other, of questionable integrity, appears Hank?s only option for freedom.

From his placid fishing of Malden Creek into a dungeon of double-dealing, Hank crosses swollen rivers, scales blizzard strewn heights, and discovers more than he bargained for in an unlikely ally.

His hope dependent upon a hesitant trust, Hank gambles to emerge from No Mercy a transformed person.

Should be finshed tomorrow. So far I REALLY like it!

Taking 4 of my children and 5 grandchildren  to the new Narnia movie tonight.



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Date Posted: 12/11/2010 7:28 AM ET
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I have read several of those and i think i have the rest on my TBR too!  I really enjoy a good medical book & False Positive was a great book!!

Date Posted: 12/12/2010 8:25 PM ET
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