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Moana

Moana

directed by John Musker, Ron Clements
Auli'i Cravalho, Dwayne Johnson, Jemaine Clement

A must see

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4out of 5 by Beverly 9 hours ago

Great movie. Good movie even as an adult. Great soundtrack. It's a must-see. More

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The Art of Thinking Clearly

The Art of Thinking Clearly

by Rolf Dobelli

Life changer

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4out of 5 by Beverly 9 hours ago

Few books have the capability to literally change your life. The hints herein can take some stress out of your life by thinking more clearly. Today just bought my second copy as a Christmas gift. More

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The Banyan Deer: A Parable of Courage & Compassion

The Banyan Deer: A Parable of Courage & Compassion

by Rafe Martin

King Banyan

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5out of 5 by Gissinglover 11 hours ago

The great religions have teachings that speak both to adults and to the highly educated as well as to less learned people and to children. This aspect of religious teaching was brought home to me ... More

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Joe Louis: Hard Times Man

Joe Louis: Hard Times Man

by Randy Roberts

America's Champion

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5out of 5 by Gissinglover 1 day ago

The great African American heavyweight Joe Louis (1911 -- 1981) dominated the world of professional boxing from 1935 to the late 1940s. Louis' life involved far more than his prowess in the ring. He ... More

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The Purpose of the Past: Reflections on the Uses of History

The Purpose of the Past: Reflections on the Uses of History

by Gordon S Wood

History And Reviewing

4out of 5 by Gissinglover 1 day ago

I always enjoy and learn from the writings of American historian Gordon Wood. After reading Wood's most recent books, his two-volume edition of John Adams' "Revolutionary Writings" for the Library of ... More

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The Celestial Proposal: Our Invitation to Join the God Kind

The Celestial Proposal: Our Invitation to Join the God Kind

by Jane Catherine Rozek

A monumental achievement

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5out of 5 by Ron 2 days ago

The Celestial Proposal is a monumental achievement-rich in detail, Scripture reference, and expansive thinking. Jane Catherine Rozek offers a fresh, innovative, and engrossing perspective on ... More

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The Cutting Room

The Cutting Room

by Jilliane Hoffman

Chilling

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5out of 5 by missm123 2 days ago

This book was really good. I couldn't put it down. Sinister and suspenseful, and a page turner to keep you up all night. Another Hoffman best seller. More

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City of Echoes

City of Echoes

by Robert Ellis

Excellent

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5out of 5 by missm123 2 days ago

This book kept me on the edge of my seat...couldn't put it down. It's just like Ellis to come up with another best seller. More

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Peter Mennin: Moby Dick; Symphony No. 3; Symphony No. 7 'Variation-Symphony'

Peter Mennin: Moby Dick; Symphony No. 3; Symphony No. 7 'Variation-Symphony'

performed by Seattle Symphony Orchestra, Gerard Schwarz (conductor)

Peter Mennin On Naxos

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4out of 5 by Gissinglover 2 days ago

Over the years, the American Classics series on Naxos has introduced me to many American composers, the most recent of whom, in this CD, is Peter Mennin. This CD is also part of a retrospective on ... More

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A Deal with God: The Power of One

A Deal with God: The Power of One

by Michael Haden

Literary Titan

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5out of 5 by LiteraryTitan 2 days ago

A Deal With God: The Power of One, written by Michael Haden, tells the tale of two sweethearts Rebeccah Johnson and Leon Samuels who fates are intertwined after a romantic summer night. But tragedy ... More

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The Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics

The Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics

by Dr. Pavan Bhat, MD

medical book

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1out of 5 by rafael c 5 days ago

this book is not for USA, there was the last chapter regarding use of psychotropic drugs that were entirely missing..the book i received was for Asia only More

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Separate, But Equal: Images from the Segregated South

Separate, But Equal: Images from the Segregated South

by Henry Clay Anderson

A photographer's Story in His own words

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5out of 5 by MaryCaroline 2 days ago

This book includes the words of Mr. Anderson, portrait photographer for the black community in a segregated city know as a cultural capital of Mississippi in the twentieth century. Home to Walker ... More

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Schubert: Die schöne Müllerin

Schubert: Die schöne Müllerin

performed by Klemens Sander (baritone), Uta Sander (piano)

Husband And Wife Peform Die Schone Mullerin

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5out of 5 by Gissinglover 2 days ago

The Austrian baritone Klemens Sander and his wife, pianist Uta Sander work together intimately in this new recording of Schubert's song cycle, "Die Schone Mullerin". Klemens Sander graduated from the ... More

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Life and Health Insurance License Exam Cram

Life and Health Insurance License Exam Cram

by Bisys Educational Services

The book is supposed to come with a CD

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2out of 5 by Jim C 3 days ago

This book is advertised to come with a CD, but this seller did not send the CD with the book nor inform me that it would not. Not cool. The book is great, the seller was very poor. More

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The Harlem Renaissance: A Very Short Introduction

The Harlem Renaissance: A Very Short Introduction

by Cheryl A Wall

An Overview Of The Harlem Renaissance

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4out of 5 by Gissinglover 3 days ago

The Very Short Introduction Series of Oxford University Press offers accessible, pocket-size books to introduce readers to a broad range of subjects. Cheryl Wall's recent (2016) book, the 479th in ... More

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The Gospel Call and True Conversion

The Gospel Call and True Conversion

by Paul Washer

Inspiring

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5out of 5 by [email protected] 3 days ago

Paul Washer shows the Word of God the way it is written in the Holy Bible. He rightfully rejects how modern churches ignore the foundation of Biblical teaching because they don't want to offend their ... More

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The Gospel's Power and Message

The Gospel's Power and Message

by Paul Washer

Incredible

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5out of 5 by [email protected] 3 days ago

Paul Washer has a deep desire to teach the Gospel of Jesus Christ-not how false pastors do (in order to fill the seats)- but how Jesus did in the Holy Bible. More

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The Case for Christ: A Journalist's Personal Investigation of the Evidence for Jesus

The Case for Christ: A Journalist's Personal Investigation of the Evidence for Jesus

by Lee Strobel

Awesome

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5out of 5 by [email protected] 3 days ago

This book examines the crucifixion of Christ step by step. If you aren't completely convinced that Jesus Christ is the Lord after reading this it's because you can't comprehend the English language. ... More

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Gingerbread at Moonglow

Gingerbread at Moonglow

by Deborah Garner

wraps the real Christmas spirit around you

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5out of 5 by sharon m 3 days ago

A truly satisfying, enjoyable read, wrapping the real Christmas spirit around you as you follow the lovable staff and delightful guests for the Christmas celebrations at the Timberton Hotel once ... More

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Highlander Unmasked

Highlander Unmasked

by Monica McCarty

Grandma loved it!

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5out of 5 by Pajeli 4 days ago

I did not read this book as I got it for my 98 year old granny as she only wants what I call a "naughty novel" and she loved the trilogy. She said a romance novel is as close as she can get to ... More

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Kate Vaiden

Kate Vaiden

by Reynolds Price

Kate Vaiden

5out of 5 by Gissinglover 4 days ago

had Reynolds Price's novel "Kate Vaiden" (1984) in mind for a long time before finally being persuaded to read it by an online review written by a friend.. I proposed the book to my reading group as ... More

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Any Day Now

Any Day Now

by Robyn Carr

Fantastic!

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5out of 5 by Larry Wright 4 days ago

I love Robyn Carr! Her books are so well crafted and her characters are so real and believable that this book made me want to rent a camper and head out to Sullivan's Crossing just to be a part of ... More

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