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Heaven is for Real: A Little Boy's Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back
4.01
For a while now people have been asking me to read and comment on the book Heaven is for Real written by Todd Burpo. Todd Burpo writes the book as an ...more
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Oct 11, 2011
 
A Shepherd Looks at Psalm 23
4.41
This book was written in 1970 and you can really feel that in the tone of text and analogies...some things seem a bit stale and over worked, but that ...more
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Jun 12, 2012
 
Shadows Beneath: The Writing Excuses Anthology
4.24
What an enjoyable book of short stories and how they came to be. I bought it because I love the style of Brandon Sanderson, but honestly, the best sto ...more
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Sep 10, 2014
 
Stop Asking Jesus Into Your Heart: How to Know for Sure You Are Saved
4.22
I don't know why I do this, I have 100 books I need to read and see a book with a catchy name and pick it up to read it...this was one of those books. ...more
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Jun 25, 2014
 
Love Wins: A Book About Heaven, Hell, and the Fate of Every Person Who Ever Lived
3.49
SOMETHING BETTER THAN IN THE MIDDLE?
I have never intended to jump on this bandwagon in written form but so many of the people who attend
element have a
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Mar 18, 2011
Mar 18, 2011
 
Ten Most Common Mistakes Made by New Church Starts
3.71
There are many things to find useful in this little book. The most helpful was defining what you do well. A church planter needs a definitive vision, ...more
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Jul 27, 2012
 
Finish the Mission: Bringing the Gospel to the Unreached and Unengaged
4.10
For years there has been a dichotomy in the church when it comes to what believers are called to be and live. I know of churches who teach every teena ...more
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May 06, 2013
 
90 Minutes in Heaven: A True Story of Death & Life
3.88
Apparently, because someone saw that I reviewed Heaven is for Real, someone has now handed me a copy and asked me to comment on 90 Minutes in Heaven ( ...more
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Nov 01, 2011
 
Die Trying (Jack Reacher, #2)
3.99
I know, I Know, I am about to incur the untold wrath of many a Jack Reacher fanboys...but I thought the movie was better. I don't think I have ever sa ...more
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May 06, 2013
 
Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)
4.03
My ratings are quickly getting less and less impressed with this series. While the world grows in scope, Katniss whines even more. She is like a bi-po ...more
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Mar 01, 2012
 
Killing Floor (Jack Reacher, #1)
4.01
I know, I Know, I am about to incur the untold wrath of many a Jack Reacher fanboys...but I thought the movie was better. I don't think I have ever sa ...more
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May 06, 2013
 
Tripwire  (Jack Reacher, #3)
4.05
I know, I Know, I am about to incur the untold wrath of many a Jack Reacher fanboys...but I thought the movie was better. I don't think I have ever sa ...more
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May 06, 2013
 
Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)
4.31
I really enjoy books that after a hero is revealed, it shows how people then react and respond to that hero. The best parts are when Katniss and Peta ...more
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Mar 01, 2012
 
Dhampir (The Noble Dead Saga, Series 1, #1)
3.79
My wife liked this book, had a bunch of her friends read it...so I decided to read it too.

Ugg, it was like a bad TV show that someone won't just let e
...more
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Jan 03, 2013
 
Batman: Noël
4.03
Not my favorite Batman comic. Long, drawn out, and it felt rehashed (not just because of the scrooge story). Felt like I had seen this movie/tv show/ ...more
Mar 27, 2012
Jan 17, 2012
 
Joker
4.04
Not a PG graphic novel but really eerie and good. I can hear Heath Ledger delivering the lines of the joker though the book.
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Jun 30, 2010
 
Dexter Is Delicious (Dexter, #5)
3.79
The TV show is better. Sure Lindsay has some cool details that the show doesn't but the Dexter in his books is a moron. I have no idea how he hasn't g ...more
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Jan 11, 2011
 
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
4.39
OK, first, please don't think 3 stars means I didn't like it, I did. I thought The Hunger Games was decently paced, had mostly compelling characters, ...more
Jan 24, 2012
Jan 17, 2012
 
The Orthodox Heretic And Other Impossible Tales
4.20
A couple good parables, but mostly emergent babble.
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Aug 09, 2010
 
A Meal with Jesus: Discovering Grace, Community, & Mission Around the Table
4.09
Tim Chester is great...but, each chapter starts off with a basic principle or bible story that relates to the meal (community and fellowship). It's al ...more
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Oct 18, 2011
 
The Holy War
4.03
John Bunyon (1628-1688) is probably best known for his book The Pilgrims Progress rather than his lesser-known works, one of which is The Holy War. Wh ...more
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Jan 11, 2011
 
The Surprising Grace of Disappointment
4.07
As normally happens with books like this, it starts out really well and ends mediocre. There are some great little nuggets throughout the book, but it ...more
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Apr 08, 2014
 
Theological Heresies That Shaped World History
0.00
I cannot say enough about how much I hated this book. I thought it would be a fun look at heresies throughout history (as that is what the title sugge ...more
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Jun 30, 2010
 
The Scopes Trial: The Battle Over Teaching Evolution
0.00
I thought it was going to be an informative book about the scopes trial in the 1920, and it was, but she interjected so much personal garbage that I h ...more
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Jun 30, 2010
 
A Call to Resurgence
4.02
In many ways it is a re-hashing of many other things Driscoll has said, but it is still excellent. It defines who sits where in theology (and in once ...more
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Jan 20, 2014
 
A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1)
4.44
With all the hub-bub I thought it would have been better. I couldn't watch the HBO show because of all the nakedness, so I thought I would read it ins ...more
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Jul 28, 2011
 
A Time to Betray: The Astonishing Double Life of a CIA Agent Inside the Revolutionary Guards of Iran
4.10
The book was interesting but I thought it would be more current. It points out, quite clearly, the difference that happens when politics become more i ...more
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Dec 29, 2012
 
The Shack
3.68
Seriously, what is behind the modern push to feminize God? The Holy Spirit is already seen as the weird third person of the trinity because of how He ...more
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Jun 30, 2010
 
Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void
3.91
As always, Mary Roach is hilarious.

In this current book she covers the idea of space exploration and an eventual, though highly improbable, trip to Ma
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Nov 13, 2011
May 10, 2011
 
The Works of Jonathan Edwards, Vol. 24: The Blank Bible
4.25
When Jonathan Edwards died at Yale he left most of his papers there. In 1730 he was given a book-like, leather-bound manuscript containing an interlea ...more
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Jun 30, 2010
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