November 2014 Blog Posts (96)

Review of THE ELEMENTS OF RESUME STYLE

The Elements of Résumé Style: Essential Rules for Writing Résumés and Cover Letters That Work

“The art of the resume is to briefly and clearly convey compelling proof of one’s expertise and evoke enough enthusiasm from readers to get them to respond,” Scott Bennett writes in the second edition of his book, The Elements of Resume Style: Essential Rules for Writing Resumes and Cover Letters That Work.

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Added by connywithay on November 19, 2014 at 4:17pm — No Comments

First Impressions, The Amish Classics #1 by Sarah Price

"First Impressions" is the first in The Amish Classics Series by Sarah Price. The story parallels Jane Austen's "Pride & Prejudice." The author has blended a compelling story of Amish…
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Added by Nancee Marchinowski on November 18, 2014 at 10:54pm — No Comments

Review of LOVE LETTERS FROM GOD: BIBLE STORIES

Love Letters from God: Bible Stories

“As each captivating story unfolds, children will eagerly await the opportunity to open the envelope and read God’s message of love written especially for them. They will also delight in the final envelope that encourages them to write their own personal letter to God,” the inside jacket flap states in Glenys Nellist’s children’s book, Love Letters from God: Bible Stories.

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Added by connywithay on November 18, 2014 at 6:38pm — No Comments

Review of 365 MOMENTS OF PEACE FOR A WOMAN'S HEART

365 Moments of Peace for a Woman's Heart: Reflections on God's Gifts of Love, Hope, and Comfort

“It is our prayer that as you read, you will see and understand God’s wonderful plan for you, a plan designed to reveal your incredible worth and beauty. In seeking, you will find more treasure than you ever imagined,” Bethany House states in the introduction of their book, 365 Moments of Peace for a Woman’s Heart: Reflections on God’s Gifts of Love, Hope, and Comfort.

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Added by connywithay on November 18, 2014 at 5:14pm — No Comments

Review of KEVIN AND HIS MAGIC TURTLE

Children's Books: KEVIN AND HIS MAGIC TURTLE (Adventurous Bedtime Story/Picture Book About Keeping Promises and Caring for Others, for Beginner Readers with 45 Whimsical Illustrations, Ages 2-8)

“From then on they took turns giving rides to each other and enjoying their adventures together. And from then on Kevin made sure that his turtle was fed well, got plenty of fresh air and lots and lots of rest,” states the ending of Sally Huss’s children’s book, Kevin and His Magic Turtle.

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Added by connywithay on November 18, 2014 at 4:16pm — No Comments

The Basket Weaver

Have you ever gone through a relationship struggle until you couldn't do it anymore only to find that letting it go took you somewhere you could have never imagined? That's what happened to Alana when she finally let Randy leave her life and took up with a Shaman in the Yucatan and learned how to heal. It was like finding a new self when she realized that she was a healer.…

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Added by Jan Marquart on November 18, 2014 at 4:12pm — No Comments

My review of Love Unexpected by Jody Hedlund

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Added by Robin Willson on November 18, 2014 at 2:22pm — No Comments

Jesus, Lead Me...

In my last blog, I promised to share an experience that taught me about God’s purposes when we pray and wait for His answer. Here it is.

Five months after stepping down as the Teaching Leader of my local Bible Study Fellowship class, my mother had a sudden heart…

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Added by Poppy Smith on November 18, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

Happy Berries

Nothing beats wind in your face, mud on your shoes, real life research. Why visiting a cranberry bog made me a better writer. read more... http://rachelallord.com/2014/10/09/happy-berries/…

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Added by Rachel Allord on November 17, 2014 at 7:39pm — No Comments

Review of WHAT'S FOR THANKSGIVING DINNER?

Children's Books: WHAT'S FOR THANKSGIVING DINNER? (Delightfully Fun, Rhyming Bedtime Story/Picture Book for Beginner Readers About Making Friends and Being Grateful, Ages 2-8)

“Each gave thanks for the pie they were about to eat and for not having been eaten. This was the real treat. And the pumpkin gave thanks for the new shape he was in, giving his blessings to all of them with a big spice grin,” states Sally Huss’s children’s book, What’s for Thanksgiving Dinner?…

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Added by connywithay on November 17, 2014 at 3:55pm — No Comments

Review of LOOK INSIDE: THE TIME OF JESUS

“Jesus took his message to all kinds of people in all kinds of places – from the shores of Lake Galilee to the bustling streets of Jerusalem,” the back jacket prompts in Lois Rock’s children’s book, Look Inside: The Time of Jesus.

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Added by connywithay on November 17, 2014 at 11:44am — No Comments

Kate's Way

Stories about women and divorce in middle-age are a dime a dozen. We have read them and lived them. We seek advice from, humor over, and connection with other women about this pervasive life experience.

Read how six unexpected friends become part of Kate Abrams' new and amazing experiences. It is true! Everyone who has read Kate's Way, loves it. You will too! To hear how Jan Marquart was inspired to write Kate's Way and to learn about Jan watch her video.…

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Added by Jan Marquart on November 17, 2014 at 11:09am — No Comments

GIVEAWAYS TONIGHT - Check out BOOK FUN MAGAZINE FACEBOOK PAGE - JOIN US

Fred St Laurent Speaking, We are trying to focus our branding for the magazine and if you have a moment, are a friend of mine and Nora's please drop in and support the new Book Fun Magazine Facebook page…

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Added by Nora St.Laurent on November 17, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Redemption's Edge Book 1, Redemption Mountain Historical Western Romance by Shirleen Davies

Suspense and Romance. Perfect Combo!



The minute I read the prologue, I was hooked. As I continued reading, it just got better and better. The author has written a wonderful story that combines suspense, action and romance, which for me, is a perfect combo! I loved how the main characters', Dax and Rachel, stories and relationship developed. I loved how Rachel was such a strong woman, something that came from the time she spent as a nurse in the war. As for Dax,…

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Added by Dali Castillo on November 16, 2014 at 8:14pm — No Comments

A Light in the Wilderness by Jane Kirkpatrick

The story of Letitia Carson is a fictional characterization of a freed slave whose story is beautifully told in rich detail. Her life story is heartrending, but her strength and faith kept her moving…
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Added by Nancee Marchinowski on November 16, 2014 at 6:01pm — No Comments

Review of STICKY NOTES: PART ONE

Sticky Notes Part One: Christian Romance

“A student’s grade becomes their identity, and a low score can often feel like a personal affront. Try and remind her that she is a daughter of the King and her identity and value lie in Him,” Ethel is encouraged in regard to her granddaughter in Sherri Schoenborn Murray’s novel, Sticky Notes: Part One.

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Added by connywithay on November 15, 2014 at 11:51pm — No Comments

Where Treetops Glisten by Tricia Goyer, Cara Putman & Sarah Sundin

Three much-loved authors have composed their fictitious renditions of a World War II Christmas, each…
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Added by Nancee Marchinowski on November 15, 2014 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Book Review - Gatehaven by Molly Noble Bull

History and spiritual warfare merge.

I really had no idea what kind of story this would be when I started. I've read a few books with a strong spiritual warfare aspect and I wondered if Gatehaven would follow the same ideas, but instead Gatehaven was its own unique story.…

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Added by Jasmine Augustine on November 15, 2014 at 5:36pm — No Comments

My review of Out Of The Storm by Jody Hedlund

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Added by Robin Willson on November 15, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Book Review - Rival Hearts by Tara Randel

Love this series!

Another wonderful edition to the Quilts Of Love series. I have come to enjoy each of the books in the series and this one was no exception. Rival Hearts is a humorous and thoughtful tale of rivalry, love, and forgiveness.



I absolutely loved the idea for…

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Added by Jasmine Augustine on November 15, 2014 at 3:15am — No Comments

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