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Liberation Front: Resurrecting the Church

Liberation Front: Resurrecting the Church

by Kemper Crabb

Prepare to be challenged

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5out of 5 by Adam 1 hour ago

If you can't say amen say ouch! Prepare to be challenged. Prepare for a journey of artistry and enlightenment postmarked by unapologetic but friendly poking and prodding. Kemper Crabb's Liberation ... More

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Rumpole Misbehaves

Rumpole Misbehaves

by John Clifford Mortimer

Fun at the Old Bailey

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4out of 5 by jjares 4 hours ago

Rumpole has returned, in spite of the age of his alter-ego, John Mortimer (84 years at the time of this book's publication). Rumpole has not lost his wonderful sense of humor; he goes after ignorant ... More

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In the Blood

In the Blood

by Lisa Unger

Unputdownable

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5out of 5 by Elizabeth 5 hours ago

Probably if more people had more time to read all the new books that are published every year, IN THE BLOOD would have won the Goodreads Choice Award in its category for 2014. This book is a five ... More

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Flourishing: Letters 1928-1946

Flourishing: Letters 1928-1946

by Isaiah Berlin

Not destined for my personal library

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2out of 5 by ECBII 6 hours ago

For me this did not approach the interest of the second volume, 1946-1960. Far too many letters to his parents, which I skipped entirely. His reflections on his interviews in Russia deserve to live ... More

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Hawaii: the sugar-coated fortress.

Hawaii: the sugar-coated fortress.

by Francine du Plessix Gray

A misstep for a gifted writer

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2out of 5 by ECBII 7 hours ago

Like a synopsis of Michener, not what I expected at all. I couldn't read it. Gray has a genius for interviewing, capturing the nuances of what's being said, the atmosphere in the room and the ... More

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Hell's Foundations: A Social History of the Town of Bury in the Aftermath of the Gallipoli...

Hell's Foundations: A Social History of the Town of Bury in the Aftermath of the Gallipoli...

by Geoffrey Moorhouse

Couldn't finish it

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2out of 5 by ECBII 7 hours ago

Perhaps of interest to the inhabitants around Bury. Very slow-paced, made me ponder the stature and legacy of Moorhouse. More

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That Darkness

That Darkness

by Lisa Black

Lacking suspense!

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2out of 5 by KrisAndersonTAR 7 hours ago

That Darkness by Lisa Black is supposed to be a suspense thriller. It is the first book (such a pity) in the Gardiner and Renner series. Jack Renner is a vigilante and a cop. He has decided he is ... More

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Tensor calculus.

Tensor calculus.

by John Lighton Synge, Alfred Schild

Outstanding

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5out of 5 by Nevets 11 hours ago

Book arrived in condition listed and in the time frame that was quoted. More

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Introduction to Optics

Introduction to Optics

by Leno Pedrotti, Frank L Pedrotti

Outstanding

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5out of 5 by Nevets 11 hours ago

Book arrived in condition promised and in the time frame quoted. More

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Introduction to Electrodynamics

Introduction to Electrodynamics

by David J. Griffiths

Quality

4out of 5 by Nevets 11 hours ago

Quality of book was stated as good, but I'd call it fair - at best.
Also, shipping too much longer than most other vendors. More

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Promised to the Crown

Promised to the Crown

by Aimie K Runyan

First book in new series!

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4out of 5 by KrisAndersonTAR 12 hours ago

Promised to the Crown by Aimie K. Runyan is the first book in the Daughters of New France series. Louis XIV is looking for young women of good moral character to send to New France. The men there ... More

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Miller's Valley

Miller's Valley

by Anna Quindlen

Slow paced novel!

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2out of 5 by KrisAndersonTAR 14 hours ago

Miller's Valley by Anna Quindlen is told from Mary Margaret's (Mimi) point of view. Mimi is a young girl growing up in Miller's Valley where the government wants to move everyone out the valley ... More

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Let the Truth Be Told Part II

Let the Truth Be Told Part II

by Peggy S Treadwell

let the truth be told from rejection to glory

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5out of 5 by zae smith 2 days ago

oh I love this book it is so true very powerful brings tears to my eyes please people buy these books they are a must read More

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Blaze and the Gypsies

Blaze and the Gypsies

by C. W. Anderson

Billy & Blaze Ride Again!

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5out of 5 by Thirza S 3 days ago

When I bought my grandson a set of new paperback Billy & Blaze books, I found that three of them had not been included and were out of print; so I ordered used copies of the three. My grandson took ... More

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The yellow cat of Cottonwood Creek.

The yellow cat of Cottonwood Creek.

by Lois M. Parker

Feral Cat to Barn Cat & beyond

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5out of 5 by Lyn 3 days ago

Heart warming story told from inside the head of a man and inside the head of a feral kitten the one survivor of a litter, who encountered each other on the banks of Cottontail creek where the man ... More

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24: Season 05

24: Season 05

You Just Can't Beat a 24!

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5out of 5 by Jerry 5 days ago

Just a super DVD! Can't do better than a 24 episode! Action, action, and more action! Well written for the TV screen! I hope some day to have every 24 episode. Just can't beat the action and thrills! ... More

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Pathways of the Heart

Pathways of the Heart

by Diane Yates

Wonderful story!

5out of 5 by JeanieLoiacono 18 hours ago

I have the utmost respect for both the author, Diane Yates, and her mother, Clella. Throughout the reading of Pathways of the Heart, I kept putting myself in her shoes: the living without electricity ... More

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Pathways of the Heart

Pathways of the Heart

by Diane Yates

Wonderful story!

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5out of 5 by CJLoiacono 19 hours ago

I have the utmost respect for both the author, Diane Yates, and her mother, Clella. Throughout the reading of Pathways of the Heart, I kept putting myself in her shoes: the living without electricity ... More

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The Yoga of Max's Discontent

The Yoga of Max's Discontent

by Karan Bajaj

Awesome book

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5out of 5 by Lina Leary 19 hours ago

The story gets you hooked from the very start. It's an easy read but pretty enjoyable. The scenes and conversations are concise and to the point and quickly gives you the picture of what's happening. ... More

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Hope to Die

Hope to Die

by James Patterson, MD

Hope to Die

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5out of 5 by Diana D 1 day ago

I really enjoyed this book. I love Alex Cross. I would recommend this book to my friends. More

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NYPD Red 4

NYPD Red 4

by James Patterson, MD, Marshall Karp

NYPD Red 4

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5out of 5 by Diana D 1 day ago

I really enjoyed the book. I would recommend this book to others. I hope James Patterson writes another NYPD Red book. More

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Principles of Anatomy and Physiology

Principles of Anatomy and Physiology

by Gerard J Tortora

The book condition does not match the seller said

1out of 5 by KUIHUAN J 1 day ago

The book I bought came with full of markers all throughout the book, with many stickers inside. This kind of condition of a book you can call "good"? More

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Just Plain Sadie

Just Plain Sadie

by Amy Lillard

Fourth book in series!

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3out of 5 by KrisAndersonTAR 1 day ago

Just Plain Sadie by Amy Lillard is the fourth book in A Wells Landing Romance series. Sadie Kauffman lives with her family in Wells Landing, Oklahoma. Sadie has not had a date in years. Everyone ... More

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