Amy L. (amyinak) - Reviews

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Abraham and Sarah: The Long Journey
Abraham and Sarah: The Long Journey
Author: Roberta Kells Dorr
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 5/5/2007
Helpful Score: 1


From back cover:
Abraham: chosen by God to father a nation.
Sarah: his beautiful, strong-willed wife.
Theirs was a story of love and determination so compelling it has endured for centuries.
Brought vividly to life by Dorr, a master of historical drama, this epic story sweeps from the pagan rituals of Ur to barren desert encampments, from the white-walled palaces of Egypt's pharoah to the land God promised to give Abraham and hid descendants...


All the Tea in China (Rollicking Regency, Bk 1)
All the Tea in China (Rollicking Regency, Bk 1)
Author: Jane Orcutt
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 1/26/2008
Helpful Score: 1


This was a fun book to read!


The Anointing
The Anointing
Author: Benny Hinn
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
 10
Review Date: 6/22/2007


This is a really great book. Benny does an excellent job of introducing the reader to the Holy Spirit. It is written in a friendly style - you can imagine sitting over a cup of coffee and just having a friendly conversation about the Anointing. Highly recommended!


The Captive Bride (House of Winslow, Bk 2)
The Captive Bride (House of Winslow, Bk 2)
Author: Gilbert Morris
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 9/21/2006


From the back cover:
"The Captive Bride takes the Winslow family beyond the Pilgrim settlement at Plymouth to assist in building the great new nation. For a time the Winslow dream seemed to have gone down with a sinking ship, but Rachel revives the spark of hope. As free-thinking and spirited as her mother and her grandfather Gilbert, Rachel faces capture by those she wishes to help, pressures to conform, and, ultimitely, a test of forgiveness beyond human accomplishment. Is marriage the only possibility for her? Is her faith her own? Can she face unjust imprisonment-even death-without retreat?"


The Christian Woman's Place
The Christian Woman's Place
Author: Jane Schulz
Book Type: Paperback
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Review Date: 10/12/2006


Not my cup of tea...


Clara's Heart
Clara's Heart
Author: Joseph Olshan
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.
 3
Review Date: 9/21/2006


From Back Cover:
"In this widely praised and beautifully renderd novel, Joseph Olshan gives us the story of the relationship between a small New York boy and the Jamaican woman who starts as his parents' housekeeper and becomes the central figure in his life.
Clara's Heart
When David's parents return from a trip to Jamaica with the formidable Clara Mayfield in tow, the boy wishes only that she would leave him to the questionable comfort of life with his mother and father. But Clara draws him in-with her warmth, with the colorful sound of her Jamaican patois, with her fierce wisdom...and with the mysteries she holds deep in her heart. Her story-their story-is rich, rewarding, often funny, and always deeply compelling."


Commercial foods exposed!: And how to replace them!
Commercial foods exposed!: And how to replace them!
Author: Gaye Deamer Horsley
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 4/27/2007


Very informative!!!One of the most comprehensive food, nutrition, and health guides available. Covers: surviving a food/water crisis, commercial foods, what to buy, recipes, how to preserve foods, and more.


"Daddy's Home": A Practical Guide for Maximizing the Most Important Hours of Your Day
Review Date: 10/12/2006


from back cover:
"Daddy's Home" is a book for both men and women: for men who want to be the best they can be, and for women who want to help their husbands become more effective dads. Zesty, easy to read, and rife with examples...authors provide tips for busy father's time at home...highly recommend this book to Christian dads.


Deadline (Ollie Chandler, Bk 1)
Deadline (Ollie Chandler, Bk 1)
Author: Randy Alcorn
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 1/8/2007


This is a long but good book. I loved Alcorn's insights into heaven -that alone was worth the read!


Ella Enchanted
Ella Enchanted
Author: Gail Carson Levine
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 11/7/2006
Helpful Score: 2


Ogres, fairies, princes, wicked stepsisters, glass slippers, gnomes....this book has it all. A cinderella story with a twist.


Ever Increasing Faith
Ever Increasing Faith
Author: Smith Wigglesworth
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 3
Review Date: 7/2/2007


This is a great book!


Evidence Not Seen: A Woman's Miraculous Faith in the Jungles of World War II
Review Date: 7/2/2007


This is a fantastic book. This woman endured much, and has much to teach! Great story.


Exploring light, radio & sound energy, with projects
Review Date: 10/12/2006


Hardback book with 194 pages.


A Family For Tory (Love Inspired)
A Family For Tory (Love Inspired)
Author: Margaret Daley
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 10/12/2006


Good story!


The Finale (Singer Trilogy, Bk 3)
The Finale (Singer Trilogy, Bk 3)
Author: Calvin Miller
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.4/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 10/4/2006


"He comes in power, Rejoice, the hour of jubilee is near. Lift up the cry Before we die, our Singer will appear."
An allegory in science fiction form.


Flowers For Algernon
Flowers For Algernon
Author: Daniel Keyes
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 12/11/2006


This is a great story!


Frankenstein
Frankenstein
Author: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 4/28/2007
Helpful Score: 1


This wasn't what I expected...it was actually much better!


Front Porch Princess (Pritchett , Bk 1)
Front Porch Princess (Pritchett , Bk 1)
Author: Kathryn Springer
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 4/28/2007
Helpful Score: 3


I really enjoyed this book! It was a fun and easy read, but not just fluff. Great story.


Goals 2000: Restructuring Our Schools, Restructuring Society
Review Date: 10/12/2006


Back Cover:
There is more than one way to enslave a free people. Conquest by war or revolution are cataclysmic agents of change to restructure a society and, if successful, can be done quickly. There is another way-a slower means of restructuring. It's accomplished by the gradual erosion of freedoms through legislation and the changing of a nation's culture through its institutions, such as schools and the media............


The Great Gatsby
The Great Gatsby
Author: F. Scott Fitzgerald
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 9/24/2006
Helpful Score: 1


I tried very hard to like this classic. I wanted to read it because it is a classic. Just not my cup of tea.


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