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Amanda Tero

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Amanda Tero is a homeschool graduate who desires to provide God-honoring, family-friendly reading material. She has enjoyed writing since before ten years old, but it has only been since 2013 that she began seriously pursuing writing again – starting with some short stories that she wrote for her sisters as a gift. Her mom encouraged her to try selling the stories she published, and since then, she has begun actively writing short stories, novellas, and novels.

If something she has written draws an individual into a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ, it is worth it!

“Trust in the Lord with all thine heart, and lean not unto thine own understanding.” (Proverbs 3:5)

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Amanda Tero I design all of my own book covers using Photoshop Elements 10 (I know there are programs out there specifically for graphics design, but it's what I…moreI design all of my own book covers using Photoshop Elements 10 (I know there are programs out there specifically for graphics design, but it's what I have). I like using a few images and putting them together (the eraser tool is fantastic!) to create one-of-a-kind covers. Feel free to ask more in depth questions. :) I'm willing to answer in more detail.(less)
Amanda Tero I enjoy being able to share what God has helped to learn in stories. If I had narrow it down to what's "best," probably the excitement of seeing how…moreI enjoy being able to share what God has helped to learn in stories. If I had narrow it down to what's "best," probably the excitement of seeing how God provides the ideas I need and brings a story to completion. :)(less)
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Letters (from a scatter-brained sister) (Select)
1 chapters   —   updated May 13, 2015 06:40PM
Description: “How could you, in good conscience, leave the kitchen in the hands of me, a giddy sixteen-year-old??” So begins Nicole’s letters to her sister who has recently “deserted” the family because of marriage. As Nicole attempts to take over the kitchen, she begins to wonder if the kitchen will take over her?
Debt of Mercy (short story) (Literature & Fiction)
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Description: After hearing a sermon on Matthew 18, the story of Raboc and Ancel brewed in the back of my mind for a few weeks. February 23, the Lord allowed me to finish the rough draft of Ancel’s story (2, 133 words). It is not my desire to retell Scripture or reinterpret it neither is this story intended to be an allegory. It is simply a story to demonstrate forgiveness and a few of the lessons that I have learned in that subject.
Maggie's Hope Chest (Select)
1 chapters   —   updated May 13, 2015 06:38PM
Description: It was the gift that Maggie had desired throughout her teen years. Yet was God's purpose for this gift for her to fulfil her own desires? Or did He have something much better in store? Something that Maggie could not quite understand?
Noelle's Gift (short story) (Select)
1 chapters   —   updated May 13, 2015 06:38PM
Description: Mama needed happiness for Christmas, but Noelle was only eight. What gift could she give?

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Fear and confidence don’t seem to lend a hand—unless it is this type of fear. Fear of anything else will never result in a strong confidence or ref... Read more of this blog post »
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Finding Christmas Joy by Amanda Tero
"Christmas has always been my favorite holiday, so when the opportunity came to be apart of Amanda Tero's blog tour for her new Christmas short story, I couldn't turn it down! Who cares if it's July... the Christmas cheer brought through the birth..." Read more of this review »
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Finding Christmas Joy by Amanda Tero
"Wow! Wow! Wow!

This short story was AMAZING!!! The details were so intricate, the people so lifelike. I felt like I was at the Christmas lodge as one of the guests:)

This was short enough to read in one sitting, but long enough that you become att..." Read more of this review »
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Finding Christmas Joy by Amanda Tero
"Title: Finding Christmas Joy
Written By: Amanda Tero
Genre: Contemporary Inspirational Fiction
Recommended Ages: Any

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I was privileged to be on the beta-reading team for this book and found this book to be well worth the read. It's short,..." Read more of this review »
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The book description that I quickly browsed mentioned the theme of sowing and reaping, but I didn’t realize the whole book (literally) was on the subject of monetary giving. I don’t think I’ve even heard a sermon focused on this matter, so I was very ...more
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“It is possible to live life with few regrets.” This book uses many truths and principles from the Bible to show you how. Wow, it is jam-packed with wisdom! Which, is in essence, the backbone of this book: “What is the wise choice to make?” Stanley d ...more
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“It is possible to live life with few regrets.” This book uses many truths and principles from the Bible to show you how. Wow, it is jam-packed with wisdom! Which, is in essence, the backbone of this book: “What is the wise choice to make?” Stanley d ...more
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This was a collection of random articles by Elisabeth Elliot, organized into different subjects.

This was my first time to read Elliot after years of hearing high praise of her. I didn’t absolutely love every article of hers, though. Maybe it’s becaus
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This book fascinated me, being translated to English from Swedish. It was written in third-person, present tense, which took a little while to get used to, but I thought it well-written.

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“It is impossible for one to show love unless he has accepted love.”
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“I prayed the Lord would bring you home alive. That He would reveal to you the greatness of His plans above your own.”
Amanda Tero, Quest for Leviathan

“Dim light played on her face as she turned to wordless prayer, trusting that her Lord, Who saw her heart, knew what it was crying though she was unable to utter it.”
Amanda Tero, Befriending the Beast

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“Has it ever occurred to you that one hundred pianos all tuned to the same fork are automatically tuned to each other? They are of one accord by being tuned, not to each other, but to another standard to which each one must individually bow. So one hundred worshipers met together, each one looking away to Christ, are in heart nearer to each other than they could possibly be, were they to become 'unity' conscious and turn their eyes away from God to strive for closer fellowship.”
A.W. Tozer, The Pursuit of God: The Human Thirst for the Divine

“No.” Elizabeth shook her head. Resolution seeped through her, as powerful as adrenaline. “No one can command my convictions. They are mine, given to me by God and meant for my life’s journey. You can destroy my possessions, but you cannot take what is in my heart.”
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“Our God isn’t stingy with His grace, like we are sometimes.”
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“It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.”
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“Although my memory's fading, I remember two things very clearly: I am a great sinner and Christ is a great Savior.”
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Shantelle Thank you for the friend request, Amanda! :)


Amanda Tero Olivia wrote: "Thank you for the friend request :)"

And thanks for reviewing my stories. :) :)


Olivia Thank you for the friend request :)


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