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Linda

Linda Kinnelon, NJ, United States Member Since 2011

I am a senior citizen who loves a good mystery, but I object to books with profanity and explicit sexual situations.

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  • "Nice story, but I'm a bit confused."

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    This series is an adaptation of the book, "Christy". It is a nice, pleasant story, which, I believe would be a YA book. However, it is only 2 hours in length - just telling the beginning of Christy's journey to Cutter Gap. Just to whet your appetite to read more of the series. Therefore, my question is, "why not just purchase the book 'Christy' and be done with it??"
    Be advised that Catherine Marshall was a Christian. All of her writings have a Christian theme with references to God and faith.

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    The Bridge to Cutter Gap: Christy Series, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (2 hrs and 41 mins)
    • By Catherine Marshall
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    Christy Huddleston's dream is to teach poor mountain children. Join Christy as she crosses from the familiar world of parties and pretty things to the different world of Cutter Gap, located in the heart of the Smoky Mountains. There she meets the doctor who needs her help to save a life and the handsome minister who helps her face the challenges of teaching and loving the mountain people.

    Linda says: "Nice story, but I'm a bit confused."
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  • The Door Within: The Door Within Trilogy, Book 1

    "Good, but keep in mind:"

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    All right, the first thing to note is that this is aimed at 10-year-olds and up. Not surprising, since the author has been teaching 6th grade English for years. Keeping that in mind, the parallels are great, and the story is compelling once you get into the alternate world. The down-side is that some of the descriptive language is laughable, and the similes are awful. I had a very hard time getting through the beginning of the story, but by the time it ended, I downloaded the second book.

    Overall, I'm glad someone is using the Fantasy genre to bring a Christ-representative story to readers who would otherwise be reading about witchcraft and false gods.

    Worth buying.

Dana

Dana Purcellville, VA, USA 05-04-09
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    We are doing "Ambleside Online" for our curriculum this year and we love audio books to do this because my daughters reading isn't the best. BUT - we downloaded this after strugglng with the actual book and my daughter is in heaven. It's divided into chapters making it really easy for me to assign a chapter for her to listen to. She understands and enjoys listening to it.

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    Parables from Nature, Volume 1

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    • By Margaret Gatty
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    Entertaining stories of nature with a moral lesson thrown in for good measure are fun as well as thought provoking. Children will be enthralled with the intimate look into the lives of the woodland creatures and their way of life. Subtleness in making a moral point is always a strength in Ms. Gatty’s stories.

    Dana says: "Excellent!"

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  • All In: Student Edition (






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    Halfway is no way to live. Quit holding back. Quit holding out. It's time to go all in and all out for God. The good news is this: If you don't hold out on God, God won't hold out on you. If you give everything you have to follow Jesus, you'll receive amazing spiritual rewards. But this reality also comes with a deeper truth: Nothing belongs to you. Not even you. In All In: Student Edition, Mark and Parker Batterson explore what going all in can mean for your life, sharing unique illustrations and unforgettable stories, as well as compelling accounts of biblical characters.

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