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(Book review) The Girl’s Guide to Conquering Middle School

Remember middle school? A lot of adults have chosen to block it out – I know I have buried some of those memories pretty deep, but this book would have been a great help to me all those years ago. The Cathermans’ appealing approach includes advice about all manner of topics, alphabetically arranged, written in an easy-to-read style and a light-hearted but forthright tone. Each topic is addressed on the left page, with a joke or interesting, related story at the end, and illustrated with a “Do This – Not That” drawing on the right.

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(Book review) The 49th Mystic

“Matanoia” – a new way of thinking. That is what Rachelle learns when she finds herself
in an unknown world while she is dreaming. Readers of The Circle will be familiar with
this world, where Thomas Hunter lives. Rachelle is thrown into a conflict between good
and evil that touches her life in both worlds, and her challenge is, constantly, to
determine what is true and what isn’t, and to find the Five Seals, in both worlds, before
the evil forces triumph.

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(Book review) The Apostles’ Creed: Discovering Authentic Christianity in an Age of Counterfeits

The church has forgotten its roots. The Apostles’ Creed has shaped the doctrine of the church for more than two thousand years. With prosperity gospel and pluralistic views attempting to dominant the cultural outlook of Western Christianity, the author seeks to show how each stanza of the creed has an unshakeable impact on one’s faith.

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Insurgence: Reclaiming the Gospel of the Kingdom

With Insurgence, Viola calls Christians to make their faith about Christ, first and above all. If Christians are to obey Christ, be like Christ, and show Christ’s love to others, they must first love and rejoice in Christ. From there, the insurgence, the kingdom of God, can come forth.

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