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The Abolitionist's Daughter

The Abolitionist's Daughter

by Kathleen L Maher

Highly Recommended

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5out of 5 by Claudia 1 hour ago

Maher's skill with the English language sets her apart in the best of ways. Her word choice creates eloquence, paints beautiful word pictures, and places the reader squarely in both time and place ... More

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I'm a Joke and So are You: A Comedian's Take on What Makes Us Human

I'm a Joke and So are You: A Comedian's Take on What Makes Us Human

by Robin Ince, Stewart Lee (Contributions by)

Everyone should read this

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5out of 5 by Readerready 22 hours ago

I really enjoyed every part of 'I'm a joke and so are you'. From the cover down to the writing and content. Previously I hadn't heard of Robin Ince, but I am definitely a fan now. This book has ... More

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Greater U Street

Greater U Street

by Paul K Williams

A City Within A City

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4out of 5 by Gissinglover 1 day ago

The U Street Area of Washington, D.C. has had a long and varied history. It is best known as Washington D.C.'s Black Broadway for the vibrancy of its nightlife and for the many African American ... More

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Army of God

Army of God

by Various Artists

Great seller!

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5out of 5 by Cibelly A 1 day ago

Responsible and good seller! The best!
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Chinese Knotting: An Illustrated Guide of 100+ Projects

Chinese Knotting: An Illustrated Guide of 100+ Projects

by Cao Haimei, Lin Yuming (Photographer), Kitty Lau (Translator)

book gives a birds eye view of history

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3out of 5 by s o 1 day ago

and a decent selection of knots with photos. when you really could use measurements of how long the loops are with their examples. there are better books from search press. More

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The Universal Meaning of the Kabbalah

The Universal Meaning of the Kabbalah

by Leo Schaya

Revisiting Leo Schaya

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5out of 5 by Gissinglover 1 day ago

More than thirty years ago, I became interested in Jewish mysticism and read in some traditional Jewish sources as well as in the books by Gershom Scholem and this book, "The Universal Meaning of the ... More

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The conquest of Gaul

The conquest of Gaul

by Julius Caesar

Caesar: General, Diplomat, Leader, Author

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5out of 5 by FanOfTimeLifeBooks 1 day ago

The Conquest of Gaul is a narrative description of Julius Caesar's military campaigns in Gaul (modern day France) between 58 and 51 B.C. The book also describes the Roman invasions of Germany and ... More

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The Moving Blade

The Moving Blade

by Michael Pronko

Literary Titan

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5out of 5 by LiteraryTitan 2 days ago

This book made it to my favorites list before I even finished reading it. I am a sucker for a good mystery and The Moving Blade provides suspense and intrigue from the very first chapter. In fact, ... More

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Jewish Milwaukee

Jewish Milwaukee

by Martin Hintz

A Picture Of Jewish Milwaukee

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5out of 5 by Gissinglover 2 days ago

The "Images of America" series by Arcadia Publishing offers the opportunity to explore local and regional history of many communities throughout the United States. Each volume consists of about 128 ... More

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The Newspaperman

The Newspaperman

by Sal Nudo

Literary Titan

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5out of 5 by LiteraryTitan 3 days ago

When the newspaperman shows up on the corner, looking every bit the part of a newsboy straight out of the 1930's, Seth is intrigued. When the news in the papers he offers readers begins to take a ... More

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The Way We Lived Then: Recollections of a Well-Known Name Dropper

The Way We Lived Then: Recollections of a Well-Known Name Dropper

by Dominick Dunne

Mid-century Bliss: Classic Hollywood elegance

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5out of 5 by Dane 3 days ago

Esteemed novelist Dominic Dunne offers a peek behind the curtain of the beautiful people of the late 50s and 1960s - and they are all here --- all of the stars at their most glamorous and also their ... More

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Feasting on the Word: Year B, Vol. 2: Lent Through Eastertide

Feasting on the Word: Year B, Vol. 2: Lent Through Eastertide

by David L Bartlett (Editor), Barbara Brown Taylor (Editor)

Feasting on the Word is a feast

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5out of 5 by Dane 3 days ago

This is an excellent series that helps both the ordained and lay preachers in their joint quest for preaching, and reaching the hearts and minds of the people in the pews. A must for RCL churches, ... More

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Christmas in Paradise

Christmas in Paradise

by Deborah Brown

An absolute gem from Deborah Brown again.

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4out of 5 by sharon m 4 days ago

What can go wrong in Paradise over Christmas? Well. if you have met Fab and Madison before you will not be surprised and if it's your first time with them you will be drawn into their crazy world. ... More

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Hesperides

Hesperides

by Robert Herrick

Not for Scholars

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2out of 5 by Arthur M 4 days ago

The claim for this is that it's a reproduction of a 1648 book supervised by Herrick himself. It's not. It's a reproduction of a reprint done in the 19th century. Further, it has no frontispiece, and ... More

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To Live Is Christ to Die Is Gain

To Live Is Christ to Die Is Gain

by Matt Chandler, Pastor

Helpful

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3out of 5 by Spencer 4 days ago

You can read the (much) fuller review on SpoiledMilks (8/4/13)

Chandler wrote this book "to invite readers into authentic Christian maturity," and looks at some of Paul's themes in Philippians, a ... More

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Jesus Is: Find a New Way to Be Human

Jesus Is: Find a New Way to Be Human

by Judah Smith

An emphasis on God's grace

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3out of 5 by Spencer 4 days ago

You can read the (much) fuller review on SpoiledMilks (7/24/13)

The idea of the book is discovering out who Jesus is. It's not an in-depth, scholarly study of the real Jesus. This is not a ... More

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Philippians Verse by Verse

Philippians Verse by Verse

by Grant R Osborne

Helpful guide on Philippians

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4out of 5 by Spencer 4 days ago

You can read my full review on SpoiledMilks (9/8/18).

Grant Osborne is doing pastors and teachers a big favor with his commentary series. Clocking in right at 200 pages, Osborne's commentary on ... More

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The Rock That is Higher: Story as Truth

The Rock That is Higher: Story as Truth

by Madeleine L'Engle

Like a Personal Chat

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4out of 5 by Claudia 6 days ago

L'Engle wrote The Rock That is Higher in the aftermath of a terrible automobile accident. It would appear that the lengthy period of recuperation gave her time to muse over Christianity's place and ... More

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A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa

A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa

directed by Kirk R. Thatcher
Michael Bloomberg, Whoopi Goldberg, Richard Griffiths, Jane Krakowski, Nathan Lane

Great movie!

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5out of 5 by Lyle 6 days ago

This is one of the best Muppet specials yet, in my mind! There are many whimsical and hilarious moments, and the musical score is not vast, but the handful of songs are absolutely excellent! Check ... More

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In Times Gone by

In Times Gone by

by Tracie Peterson

Intriguing

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5out of 5 by Claudia 4 days ago

In Times Gone By is the third book in Peterson's Golden Gate Secrets series. Each of the books in the series focuses on one of the three leading female characters. I loved the first two books, but ... More

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Legend: The Best of Bob Marley and the Wailers

Legend: The Best of Bob Marley and the Wailers

by Bob Marley & the Wailers

discusting

1out of 5 by chip c 4 days ago

Disk came covered w/some white stuff and some scratches. I want my $$$ back. More

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Crimes of Rumba: Volume I Congo Music

Crimes of Rumba: Volume I Congo Music

by Thierry Antha

Literary Titan

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4out of 5 by LiteraryTitan 4 days ago

The book starts with a little history of the Congo under Belgium rule during the colonial days. This gives the reader an insight into how things were in Belgian Congo, and how 'La Territoriale' was ... More

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Citadel

Citadel

by Jack L Remick

Excellent world-building

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5out of 5 by Rosemi 5 days ago

All of the questions I had as I read were skillfully addressed by the end of the book, and the ending wasn't rushed. The book features a novel-within-the-novel and many complex concepts. It is told ... More

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