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Reviews of Books I can Highly Recommend

(Click on titles to read full reviews. Fiction is below Non-Fiction).


100 Ways to Teach Your Child About God - by Karyn Henley.

1001Health-Care Questions Women Ask - by Joe S. McIlhaney, Jr. M.D. with Susan Nethery.

After Your Child Divorces - by Marjorie Lee Chandler.

And the Angels Were Silent - by Max Lucado.

Angles of Light, The - New and selected Poems by Luci Shaw

Avoiding the Tentmaker Trap - by Dan Gibson

Behind the Stories - Christian Novelists Reveal the Heart in the Art of their Writing - by Diane Eble

Bernice, Echoes of Her Song in the Night - by Magna Boyes

Beyond "I Do" What Christians Believe About Marriage - by Douglas J. Brouwer

Body and Soul- by Jim Maxwell.

Breakthrough Prayer - by Jim Cymbala.

Canterbury Letters to the Future - by George Carey, Archbishop of Canterbury

Case for Christ, The A Journalist's Personal Investigation of the Evidence for Jesus, by Lee Strobel

Contemplating the Cross - A Pilgrimage of Prayer - by Tricia McCary Rhodes.

Deceived by Shame, Desired by God - by Cynthia Spell Humbert

Families in Pain - by Judith and Jack Balswick.

Fearfully and Wonderfully Made - by Dr. Paul Brand and Philip Yancey

Feet of Clay Facing the Emotions that Make Us Stumble - by Paul W. Powell

The Five Love Languages - by Gary Chapman, (How to Express Heartfelt Commitment to Your Mate).

Finding Rest When the Work is Never Done - by Patrick Klingaman

Forgiven - by Roy Lessin

Going Public with Your Faith Becoming a Spiritual Influence at Work - by Willaim Carr Peel, Th.M. and Walt Larimore, M.D.

Gold Cord - by Amy Carmichael.

Good News for Bad People - by Roy Hession

Gospel Virtues - by Jonathan R. Wilson.

Heaven Your Real Home - by Joni Eareckson Tada

The Heavenly Man - by Yun with Paul Hattaway.

Hinds' Feet on High Places - by Hannah Hurnard.

How to Save Money Everyday Amaze your friends without embarrassing your family - by Ellie Kay.

I Kissed Dating Goodbye - by Joshua Harris

In the Presence of My Enemies - by Gracia Burnham (with Dean Merrill).

Is It a Lost Cause? - by Marva J. Dawn.

Prayer of Jabez - by Bruce H. Wilkinson.

Just As I Am - by Billy Graham.

Keep Going! A User Friendly Guide to the Christian Life and Missions - by Rodney Hui.

Life You've Always Wanted, The - by John Ortberg.

Long Journey Home, The - A Guide to Your Search for the Meaning of Life - by Os Guinness

Love Won Out - by John and Anne Paulk.

Managing Your Emotions Instead of Your Emotions Managing You - by Joyce Meyer

Maximum Friendship Devotions for Students - by Jeff and Ramona Tucker

The Merciful God of Prophecy - by Tim LaHaye.

A Mission to Millions - The story of ERNIE ALLEN and the EVERY HOME CRUSADE by Victor Maxwell.

My Parents, My Children Spiritual help for Caregivers - by Cecil Murphey.

Older Child Adoptions - by Grace Robinson.

Perske - Pencil Portraits 1971-1990 - by Martha Perske.

Real Teens - a Contemporary Snapshot of Youth Culture - by George Barna

Recapture the Wonder - by Ravi Zacharias.

Seeing Wisdom Preparing Yourself to be Mentored - by Edna Ellison and Tricia Scribner

Sharing His Secrets - Intimate insights from the women who knew Jesus - by Vicky Banks

Shattered Hopes, Renewed Hearts What to Do with Wishes that Don't Come True - by Dr. Maribeth Ekey, Psy.D.

Tools for Muslim Evangelism - by Roland Muller

Touch of the Master, The - by Deborah Meroff.

True Grit - Women Taking on the World for Christ's Sake - by Deborah Meroff.

Waiting for Home (The Richard Prangley Story) - by John Schneider.

Waking the Dead The Glory of a Heart Fully Alive - by John Eldridge.

What's So Amazing About Grace? - by Philip Yancey

When I Got on the Highway to Heaven . . . ...I Didn't Expect Rocky Roads - by Jeanne Zornes

When You Pray Making the Lord's Prayer Your Own - by Philip Graham Ryken

Where is God When it Hurts? - by Philip Yancey

Who Broke the Baby? - by Dr. Jean Staker Garton

Window on the World When We Pray God Works - by Daphne Spraggett & Jill Johnstone

An Unfading Vision - by Edward England.

Your Body's Many Cries for Water - by Dr. F. Batmanghelidj M.D.

Heritage of Lanceaster County - series
Shunning, The - by Beverly Lewis (Book 1 in the Heritage of Lancaster Country series.

Confession, The - by Beverly Lewis (Book 2 in the Heritage of Lancaster Country series.

Reckoning, The - by Beverly Lewis (Book 3 in the Heritage of Lancaster Country series.


Christian Fiction - A Quick Summary List of 14 novels.

Another Homecoming - by Janette Oke and T. Davis Bunn.

Bluebird and the Sparrow, The - by Janette Oke.

Heaven's Wager - by Ted Dekker.

Jenny's Story - by Judy Baer.

Mandie and the Secret Tunnel - the first in a series by Lois Gladys Leppard. (I've read the first 10 so far).

Measure of a Heart, The - by Janette Oke.

Phronsie Pepper the Youngest of the Five Little Peppers, by Margaret Sidney (of the Classic Victorian Childrens' series, The Five Little Peppers,

Prairie Legacy, A (3 book series); The Tender Years, A Searching Heart, and A Quiet Strength - by Janette Oke.

The Princess - by Lori Wick.

Return to Harmony - by Janette Oke and T. Davis Bunn.

Sadie's Song - by Linda Hall.

Secrets of a City Bench - by April Love.

Sister Circle - by Vonette Bright and Nancy Moser.

Tomorrow's Dream - by Janette Oke and T. Davis Bunn.

Unshaken (Ruth) - by Francine Rivers.

The Books that Shaped me Through My Life - a personal revelation of the books that have had the most profound effect on me. More to come!

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