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About laurabowman

I am above all a Christ Follower, a stumbler, Mother to 4 sons and now 4 daughters, Mema, Patriot, Book Reader, Dreamer

TWO TOGETHER

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Victoria Bylin’s THE TWO OF US is a study in listening, hearing and trusting God. It’s a story of two people who struggle with their past and letting God show them a future. Mia Robinson is a nurse caring for … Continue reading

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FINDING HOME

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GATHERING the THREADS, the conclusion of Cindy Woodsmall’s The Amish of Summer Grove series, is a absorbing end the Arianna Brenneman’s story. Ariana and Skylar Nash were accidently switched at birth due a fire at the midwife’s center. Ariana was … Continue reading

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A LITTLE BIT OF FAITH

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Ruth Reid has written a very compelling account of a kidnapping gone awry and the subsequent aftermath in ABIDING MERCY. Fifteen years ago Roslyn Colepepper was knocked unconscious and her 18 month baby girl , Adriana, was kidnapped. Believing the … Continue reading

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Ravages of War

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The Lion and the Lamb by  Charles Causey was not what I expected and I found it hard to read. It is more of a story with more documentary and I found it hard to get into. It is a … Continue reading

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THINGS NOT ALWAYS AS LOOK

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Rachel Linden wrote a complex story with complicated characters in the Ascension of Larks.  Maggie and Lena are college roommates. When Maggie and Marco meet, having similar stories they connect and develop a close friendship. But when Marco meets Lena … Continue reading

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SLOWLY TO GRACE

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Waking Up Slowly by Dave Burchett  was a disappointment for me. I was expecting a novel from a dogs point of view concerning the ability to recognize and celebrate God revealing himself to us. Sort of like the one they … Continue reading

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SUMMER ROMANCES

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I’ve read a lot of Amish stories over the last few years, have a few favorite authors that write them. I just read  An Amish Summer, a collections of 4 novellas.  Although I’d read some of the offerings by a … Continue reading

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