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Wendy Glosser

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  • Gathering the Threads

  • By: Cindy Woodsmall
  • Narrated by: Stina Nielsen
  • Length: 12 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 88
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    5 out of 5 stars 78
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 78

After several months living out in the world with her birth family, Ariana Brenneman is back living in the Old Amish community that she grew up in. The shock of discovering she and Skylar Nash were switched at birth has not worn off, but both young women are regaining their footing and trying to determine what lies ahead - the Amish life or an Englischer one? Ariana must also decide if Quill Schlabach will play a role in hers or not.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • another good one

  • By Stevon on 12-29-17

Im not Amish but...

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-30-18

This book hit very close to home. I cried often ...good tears! I used to live a fundamental lifestyle until the Lord opened my eyes. Such a great series! I also had my world turned upside down a year ago when my moms third child I never knew about found me. Life is good now. I loved this series!

  • The Wedding

  • By: Nicholas Sparks
  • Narrated by: Tom Wopat
  • Length: 7 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,442
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,042
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,042

After thirty years of marriage, Wilson Lewis, son-in-law of Allie and Noah Calhoun (of The Notebook), is forced to admit that the romance has gone out of his marriage.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Wedding by Nicholas Sparks

  • By memcf on 10-21-03

Thumbs up

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Reviewed: 05-29-17

Tom Wopat is an excellent narrator. Ive loved this book for years. One of my favorites!

  • When God Doesn't Fix It

  • Lessons You Never Wanted to Learn, Truths You Can't Live Without
  • By: Laura Story
  • Narrated by: Dara Rosenberg
  • Length: 9 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 367
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 338
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 336

Worship leader and recording artist Laura Story's life took an unexpected turn when her husband, Martin, was diagnosed with a brain tumor. Their lives would never be the same. Yes, with God all things are possible. But the devastating news was that no cure existed to restore Martin's short-term memory, eyesight, and other complications. The fairy-tale life Laura had dreamed of was no longer possible. And yet in struggling with God about how to live with broken dreams, Laura has found joy and a deeper intimacy with Jesus.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Right on the Mark!

  • By Susan Belanger on 08-30-17

Life changing

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Reviewed: 03-30-17

This book will change your life if you allow it. So thankful for the transparency of Ms Story.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Magnolia Story

  • By: Chip Gaines, Joanna Gaines
  • Narrated by: Chip Gaines, Joanna Gaines
  • Length: 5 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 13,137
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 11,938
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 11,898

Are you ready to see your fixer-upper? These famous words are now synonymous with the dynamic husband-and-wife team Chip and Joanna Gaines, stars of HGTV's Fixer Upper. As this question fills the airwaves with anticipation, their legions of fans continue to multiply and ask a different series of questions, like: Who are these people? What's the secret to their success? And is Chip actually that funny in real life?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Surprised! This is not a "chick book"

  • By Mavwreck75 on 07-30-17

Awesome people

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Reviewed: 03-21-17

Worth every single penny. Its inspiring, funny, at times I cried but mostly tears of joy. Amazing book.

  • The Wedding Dress

  • By: Rachel Hauck
  • Narrated by: Eleni Pappageorge
  • Length: 9 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,669
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,458
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,469

Charlotte owns a Birmingham bridal boutique. But with her own wedding day approaching, why can’t she find the perfect dress - or feel certain she should marry Tim? Then Charlotte purchases a vintage dress in a battered trunk at an estate sale. It looks brand-new, shimmering with pearls and satin, hand stitched and timeless in its design. But where did it come from? Who wore it? Charlotte’s search for the gown’s history begins as a distraction from her sputtering love life. But it takes on a life of its own as she comes to know the women who have worn the dress.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Pleasantly Surprised

  • By Candace on 01-05-14

Great sweet story

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Reviewed: 02-12-17

Probably the best narration Ive heard yet. Many characters all with different voices and accents. I really enjoyed this book.

  • Amish Promises

  • Neighbors of Lancaster County
  • By: Leslie Gould
  • Narrated by: Stina Nielsen
  • Length: 13 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 132
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 114
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 113

When Joel and Shani Beck arrive at their new home on Juneberry Lane in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, they're looking for peace. Joel's recently returned from Iraq and is recuperating, and Shani is just happy to have her family back together. They can't imagine any trouble with their Amish neighbors, the Lehmans, but things get off to a rocky start when their son accidently hurts Simon, one of the Lehman boys.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great story

  • By Wendy Glosser on 01-23-17

Great story

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Reviewed: 01-23-17

Normally, amish stories dont include the Englishers but this did and I loved it! I love the friendships.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • When the Air Hits Your Brain

  • Tales from Neurosurgery
  • By: Frank T Vertosick Jr. MD
  • Narrated by: Kirby Heyborne
  • Length: 8 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,584
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,394
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,381

With poignant insight and humor, Frank Vertosick, Jr., MD, describes some of the greatest challenges of his career, including a six-week-old infant with a tumor in her brain, a young man struck down in his prime by paraplegia, and a minister with a .22-caliber bullet lodged in his skull. Told through intimate portraits of Vertosick's patients and unsparing-yet-fascinatingly detailed descriptions of surgical procedures, When the Air Hits Your Brain illuminates both the mysteries of the mind and the realities of the operating room.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Sensitive and Enlightening

  • By Largactil on 02-03-17

Amazing!

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Reviewed: 12-19-16

Im an RN and learned so much from this but enjoyed most the victories achieved! I never wanted to put it down!

29 of 30 people found this review helpful

  • Where the Light Gets In

  • Losing My Mother Only to Find Her Again
  • By: Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Michael J. Fox - foreword
  • Narrated by: Kimberly Williams-Paisley
  • Length: 5 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 831
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 769
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 768

Many know Kimberly Williams-Paisley as the bride in the popular Steve Martin remakes of the Father of the Bride movies, the calculating Peggy Kenter on Nashville, or the wife of country megastar Brad Paisley. But in 2014, Williams-Paisley revealed a tragic secret: Her mother had been diagnosed with a rare form of dementia called primary progressive aphasia at the age of 61.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wish I had this book sooner

  • By Amazon Customer on 06-21-16

Be prepared

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Reviewed: 10-19-16

Although a very well written book, Mrs Paisley was also very transparent. She validated my struggles with her own. Recommended to anyone struggling with any type of dementia

  • Pearl in the Sand

  • By: Tessa Afshar
  • Narrated by: Laural Merlington
  • Length: 10 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 620
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 538
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 547

Striking beauty comes at a price. Rahab paid it when at the age of 15 she was sold into prostitution by the one man she loved and trusted—her father. With her keen mind and careful planning she turned heartache into success, achieving independence while still young. And she vowed never again to trust a man. Any man. God had other plans. Into the emotional turmoil of her world walked Salmone, a prominent leader of Judah, held in high esteem by all Israel.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A woman's heart revealed

  • By Joshua on 06-18-11

Excellent narration

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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-16-16

It was hard to take breaks from this book! The narration was one of the best!

  • Messy Grace

  • How a Pastor with Gay Parents Learned to Love Others Without Sacrificing Conviction
  • By: Caleb Kaltenbach
  • Narrated by: Caleb Kaltenbach
  • Length: 6 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 220
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 194
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 193

Caleb Kalenbach is the Lead Pastor at Discovery Church in Simi Valley, CA. Raised in the LGBT community, he was exposed to how some Christians treated the LGBT community, and grew to hate Christians. In high school, he joined a Bible study to disprove the Bible, but ended up following Jesus instead. Later, his parents followed Jesus, too. This is the subject of his first book, Messy Grace - holding on to the truth of God's Word while being filled with grace.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • For such a time as this

  • By Laura Evans on 11-04-16

Wow! Just wow!

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Reviewed: 10-01-16

I had already, through much prayer and study, came to an agreement with what Caleb is writing on. Im thrilled to know this book is out there.