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Trim Healthy Mama by Pearl P. Barrett
Trim Healthy Mama
by Pearl P. Barrett
read in August, 2015
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I avoid nutrition books like the plague.
I also almost never review a book unless I've read the whole thing.
But I couldn't resist on this one.
I only lightly read two chapters, and I was pleasantly surprised. Fitting with common sense and basic medical
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An Appeal To Heaven by Dutch Sheets
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This is the first Dutch Sheets book I've read. He's in the charismatic movement, which puts it outside my usual reading list.

Let's dispense with the disagreements first, before moving to the message we can take from the book. Sheets asserts or assume
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What's Best Next by Matt Perman
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A Gospel-oriented look at productivity.

Perman connects these two worlds excellently. Productivity is not the end all and be all, defining our success or happiness. God is. The secular stuff on productivity often assumes a wrong attitude on this.

But
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Fox's Book of Martyrs by John Foxe
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John Foxe found himself exiled from his homeland of England along with many others, when Roman Catholic Queen Mary came to the throne in 1553. He undertook to write an account of her persecutions, and did it using the weapon of history instead of the ...more
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
Frankenstein
by Mary Shelley
read in August, 2015
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Doctor Frankenstein becomes obsessed with creating life from dead matter. But when he succeeds, he flees in horror from his monstrous creation, and much misery and destruction follows.

Mary Shelley, wife of the famed poet Percy Shelley, was raised in
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The Monster in the Hollows by Andrew Peterson
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The Monster in the Hollows by Andrew Peterson
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Unlike other series, each of these gets better than the one before.

The characters develop nicely, giving lots of depth, while the action doesn't slow down much, either. Lots of wrestling and sneakery for boy readers!

Peterson deals with themes old and
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150 Questions about the Psalter by Bradley Johnston
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This neat little book extols the Psalter.

Clocking in at 65 pages without appendix material, just 150 short questions and answers, it is a quick read-through.

But it's value probably lies mostly in its application to devotions at home or a church class
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Catherine, Called Birdy by Karen Cushman
Catherine, Called Birdy
by Karen Cushman (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2015
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Cushman writes as a 14 year old girl in 1290, whose father is negotiating her marriage to a local baron, a "beast." Spunky, fiesty and imaginative, Catherine refuses marriage and doesn't understand why anyone would want to marry at all. Her developin ...more
You and Your Household by Gregg Strawbridge
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In a short 30 pages, Strawbridge covers most points of this hot debate.

The issue is whether to baptize the children of new converts to Christ. Appealing to the baptism of the converts is off topic. The Old Testament treated children as included in th
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