Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Freedom To Read Giveaway Hop

Freedom to Read Hop 

I'm giving away THREE fantastic books! 

Read my personal reviews: 
 Heart of The Country by Rene Gutteridge
Beloved by Robin Lee Hatcher
Sixteen Brides by Stephanie Grace Whitson

My rating: 4 of 5 stars


This was a great book. The author had a huge challenge writing about five different characters and she did an amazing job of meeting that challenge. Even though the book focused on five characters, I still feel like I got to know and could relate to their situations.

Each of the characters was running from something in their past. They all wanted a fresh start. For the women, coming out west was a chance to escape and start over. For Matthew, meeting these women was a chance for him to move on from his past.

The message of the book was different for each character, but it all related to the same thing: God knows what your future holds and He is the only one who can bring you ultimate peace in the midst of your storm and suffering.

Overall, I really enjoyed the book and look forward to reading more by this author.

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43 comments:

  1. Usually we go up to Fort Bragg and watch the fireworks, but the noise scares my son so I'm not sure what were going to do this year! I know my Mom got some glow in the dark bracelets for him so we might be doing that! :)

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    1. I bet Fort Bragg puts on a great fireworks show! We normally stay local, but I would really like to go to NYC or someplace like that one year! :D

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  2. Get together with family and cook lots and eat. We play games and work a little, then watch fireworks and eat snacks.

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  3. We usually get together with my family (all 50-some aunts, uncles and cousins and their families) and our kids and we go to Grandma and Grandpa's homestead (that my uncle now owns) and have a family get together. We are now too big of a family to do this in winter. Everyone brings family-favorite food dishes, along with a new one. It is a fun day filled with lots of laughter and conversation.

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    1. That sounds like a ton of fun! I love it when all of the family can get together!

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  4. Hi Ladies,
    Can you make sure you enter using the Rafflecopter form? I don't see that it accepted any entries from you... Thanks!

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  5. Get the family and friends together and shoot some fireworks off.

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  6. We grill! :D With the dry New Mexico we live in we don't usually do fireworks really anymore, but we grill and eat! LOL!

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  7. We usually have a cookout and watch the fireworks. This year I have to work on the 4th but going away for the weekend! Thank you for this chance to win! ~ Blessings ~ lisastifler(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  8. When not working (like this year), we go to the cabin with my husband's cousins; come dark we pontoon out to the middle of the lake and watch fireworks from nearly every direction.

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  9. My family and I are going down to my cousins house and were going to grill out and then were going to watch the fireworks. I would love to win all three books. oh.hello.hiya@gmail.com

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  10. We cookout with friends and family and watch the fireworks over the Tennessee river :)

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  11. BBQ and fireworks. Thanks.

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  12. I watch our town's parade with my family.

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  13. We celebrate the 4th by going to our local minor league baseball game complete with fireworks.

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  14. We grill and watch fireworks.

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  15. We usually make it a family event, go watch fireworks.

    However, this year, no fireworks for me.
    I am still healing from surgery.

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  16. We will have a bbq
    marypopmom (at) yahoo (dot) com
    Merry

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  17. we typically picnic with our family, and watch fireworks in the neighborhood ( living in SC).

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  18. We love having a picnic and watching the city fireworks show :)

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  19. I relax and read...then head out at night for the fireworks!

    Thanks for the amazing giveaway!

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  20. We are taking it easy this 4th because my husband broke his foot and he just had it operated on. The poor guy can't put any weight at all on his foot for 2 weeks so he is stuck inside until the cast is put on. I did buy a few sparklers as a surprise. Hope it cheers him up. Happy th.

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  21. Went to a baseball tournament that my son was playing in.

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  22. We set off our own fireworks with the kids earlier, then laid on the trampoline together and watched our neighbors set off fireworks.

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  23. Usually BBQ and fireworks watching. This years was quiet though.
    -Jamie

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  24. Our city has a festival which was postponed to today so we will be heading in to check it out soon!

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  25. We have a family picnic and watch the fireworks at night. Thanks for the great giveaway!

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  26. I watch fireworks on TV. No crowds, no bugs, no noise, no traffic. Works out great for me.

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  27. I went to the beach with my hubby to watch the fireworks over the water. It was awesome. :)

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  28. Family get together and grill and have a good time, then go watch the fireworks.

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  29. We just stayed home this year!

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  30. we stayed in, tired of the crowds - regnod(at)yahoo(d0t)com

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  31. I went to my church camp and on the fourth we had a bonfire, fireworks, and basketball tournaments!

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  32. We have a barbecue and watch fireworks.

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  33. Spend time with family and friends and eat good food.

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  34. Where I live the big fireworks display is on the 3rd so I spent the night with friends and watched the fireworks on the roof of their apartment building... an amazing view!! Then I spent the 4th grilling out with my family <3

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  35. I actually don't do anything really traditional except watch the fireworks and set off a few if we aren't under a ban. This past 4th, I went white water rafting...So now real traditions:)

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  36. Oh gosh - I already forgot the prompt. Something about the 4th --- my favorite part is the fireworks.
    These three books are an awesome giveaway! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  37. Spend time with family and friends and eat good food.

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  38. We have a BBQ and then we watch the fireworks.

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  39. We usually stay at home and have a cookout.

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