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Leya Delray is the internationally bestselling author of the biographical novel "Where Daffodils Bloom."

As a historical reenactor for almost 20 years, she has spent countless hours bringing history to life. With a passion for research and the heart of a storyteller, she loves giving her readers the chance to experience not only a rousing story, but the feeling that they have truly stepped into another era.

Delray lives with her husband in a cabin originally built in the 1840's, where she has a beautiful view of the Appalachian foothills, and a yard full of daffodils in the spring. She loves chocolate, hot tea, old books, and long walks in the sunshine.

"Where Daffodils Bloom", her debut novel, was recognized as as an honorable mention in the
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Leya Delray I would write my own fictional world, give myself the power to change things along the way, and go wandering around inside exploring different ways th…moreI would write my own fictional world, give myself the power to change things along the way, and go wandering around inside exploring different ways the story would go.

Oh wait. That's what I do every time I write a book.(less)
Leya Delray Once upon a time I wrote a book.
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3.98 avg rating — 2,404 ratings — published 2018 — 7 editions
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(Part 2) Is it Biblical to Call Deborah Plan B?

Welcome to Part 2!

I’m glad to have you along as I continue examining what the scripture really says about Deborah.

In Part 1, we discussed the common view that Deborah was simply a back-up plan God used because there were no godly male leaders available.

We examined the account of Deborah, as well as it’s context within the rest of Judges, and found that it gave us no real data to support this cla

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Salvation by Allegiance Alone by Matthew W. Bates
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As a self-confessed word-nerd, I found this book totally fascinating. It gets to the heart of the perennial discussion of how faith and good works are related in Salvation.

Because the author has been educated in the theological views of many differe
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Miss Graham's Cold War Cookbook by Celia Rees
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I enjoyed this book, and probably would have given it 4 stars, except for the fact that there was a lot more sexual content than I care for.

The story concept was intriguing, the characters interesting and well-developed, and there was a twist part w
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The Making of Biblical Womanhood by Beth Allison Barr
" Heather wrote: "I actually agree with just about every thing you say. However, if consensual sex was non-existent from every arranged marriage in the ...more "
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The Making of Biblical Womanhood by Beth Allison Barr
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Sometimes it takes me awhile to write a review of a book because I have to take some time to sort out what I really think about it. This book was one of those.

The author's specialty is history, and the subject of the book is mostly in that genre, so
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Misreading Scripture with Western Eyes by E. Randolph Richards
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Wow. WOW. I read this book in like 24 hours. I could hardly put it down! Definitely needs to go on my list to reread regularly. Not only is the writing style fun and engaging, the subject matter is absolutely fascinating! So many nuances we miss and ...more
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The Spiritual Condition of Infants by Adam Harwood
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Excellent and well-researched look at a challenging subject. I found this book extremely helpful and thought-provoking, although it was a bit slow at first.

Side note: Also found some of the early church father quotes on baptism interesting. I had no
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Murder at the Flamingo by Rachel McMillan
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Ok, there were some things I really liked about this book (like the fun references to Myrna Loy William Powell and the Thin Man movies). The characters were interesting, and the author was clearly very familiar with the time period and setting, which ...more
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The Watchmaker of Dachau by Carly Schabowski
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The book was ok, but I didn't really care for it. Obviously, reading about the Holocaust is never going to be a "fun" read. And this novel certainly doesn't shy away from the horrors of history. Honestly, sometimes it's almost incomprehensible to me ...more
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How (Not) to Save the World by Hosanna Wong
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I laughed, I cried. I was challenged, encouraged, and filled with hope while reading this book. Hosanna Wong has an amazing talent for writing and SUCH an important message to share. If you've ever struggled with how to share the gospel in a way that ...more
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Carnegie's Maid by Marie Benedict
Carnegie's Maid
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Loved this story! An imaginative and fascinating take on what might have turned Andrew Carnegie into one of the world's most well-known philanthropists. The story was delightful, although the ending left me...slightly disappointed? I guess I deep dow ...more
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“Editing. It’s like dieting; except a lot more violent.”
Leya Delray

“It's rarely the sensible people who make a mark on this world.”
Leya Delray, Where Daffodils Bloom

“Happiness doesn't come from being the one in control. It comes from trusting the One who is.”
Leya Delray, Where Daffodils Bloom

“If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.”
Mark Twain

“Editing. It’s like dieting; except a lot more violent.”
Leya Delray

“It's rarely the sensible people who make a mark on this world.”
Leya Delray, Where Daffodils Bloom

“Happiness doesn't come from being the one in control. It comes from trusting the One who is.”
Leya Delray, Where Daffodils Bloom

“Inteligence lives longer than beauty.”
Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray




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