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(Book review)The Man Nobody Knew, A Novel

Reviewed by: Mary Clapp Ministry Title: Co-president of ECLA and former church librarian Introduction Title: The Man Nobody Knew, A Novel Author: Garrett C. Whitworth Publisher: WestBow Press Publication Date: 2016 Format: ebook Length: 358 pages OVERVIEW This is a historical novel written from the perspective of John the Disciple.  The story is a chronological […]

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(Book review) The Secret Life of Sarah Hollenbeck

Reviewed by: Diane Ash, retired teacher and current librarian of the Federated Church, Sandwich, IL   Introduction Title: The Secret Life of Sarah Hollenbeck Author: Bethany Turner Publisher: Revell Publication Date: 2017 Format: Paperback print book Length: 294 pages OVERVIEW Sarah Hollenbeck is a divorced writer of bestselling steamy romance novels until she becomes best friends with someone who introduces her to […]

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(Book review) The promise of Jesse Woods

Reviewed by: Ceil Carey, ECLA co-president and long time book discussion leader Introduction Title: The promise of Jesse Woods Author: Chris Fabry Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. Publication Date: 2016 Format: Paperback Length: 432 pages OVERVIEW Chris Fabry has created a compelling coming of age story, set both in 1972 and 1984. When Matt Plumley hears of his childhood […]

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(Book review) The undoing of Saint Silvanus

Reviewed by: Ceil Carey, ECLA co-president and long time book discussion leader Introduction Title: The undoing of Saint Silvanus Author: Beth Moore Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. Publication Date: September 20, 2016 Format: Hardcover Length: 481 pages OVERVIEW Beth Moore, noted author of devotionals, has done a marvelous job on her attempt at writing fiction, even being nominated for […]

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