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    Book Review – Do Hard Things by Brett & Alex Harris

    “Most people don’t expect you to understand what we’re going to tell you in this book. And even if you understand, they don’t expect you to care. And even if you care, they don’t expect you to do anything about it. And even if you do something about it, they don’t expect it to last. WE DO.” This statement is boldly written on the back of Do Hard Things, a motivational and inspiring book written by brothers Alex and Brett Harris, and the subject of today’s book review. and Do Hard Things changed my life. I got it for my 10th birthday, and started into it skeptically. After all, what…

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    ‘Where Courage Calls’ – Lessons From Fiction

    I enjoyed this book. That came as a large surprise, to both me and my family. Generally, I’m rather skeptical of romance novels. I find their lack of battles, epic magic systems, and awesome weapons disturbing. But I must say that I truly enjoyed ‘Where Courage Calls’ by Janette Oke and her daughter Laurel Oke Logan. The characters were intriguing, the plot drew me in, and I was delighted to discover that, although it is indeed a romance, this story has its own bits of mystery, intrigue, and adventure. I would recommend it to anyone looking to read an interesting, thoughtful, and well-crafted book. Now, as I explained in my…