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Michelle Trew

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  • Courting Morrow Little

  • A Novel
  • By: Laura Frantz
  • Narrated by: Laura Jennings
  • Length: 12 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
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Morrow Little is haunted by the memory of the day her family was torn apart by raiding Shawnee warriors. Now that she is nearly a grown woman and her father is ailing, she must make difficult choices about the future. Several men - ranging from the undesired to the unthinkable - vie for her attentions, but she finds herself inexplicably drawn to a forbidden love that both terrifies and intrigues her. Can she betray the memory of her lost loved ones - and garner suspicion from her friends - by pursuing a life with him?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant and heartwarming

  • By Michelle Trew on 25-04-2019

Brilliant and heartwarming

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Reviewed: 25-04-2019

5 stars! Wonderfully written, faith- based novel that will touch your heart. Highly recommended by a thankful reader

  • Looking into You

  • By: Chris Fabry
  • Narrated by: Susan Bennett
  • Length: 7 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
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Every day, Paige Redwine is haunted by a choice she made when she was only 17. Now, just past 40, still single, she lives a tidy, controlled life as a well-respected English professor at a college in Nashville. Nothing could prepare her for the day Treha Langsam - the daughter she secretly placed for adoption - walks into her classroom as a student, unknowingly confronting Paige with both her greatest longing and her greatest fear.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • If my heart has strings they were pulled!

  • By Michelle Trew on 02-04-2019

If my heart has strings they were pulled!

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Reviewed: 02-04-2019

This was an emotional journey. I was so thrilled that the author gave the reader what he or she needed from this book in a wonderful, hopeful ending. I highly recommend 'Looking into you'. It's extremely touching and so well written. Thank you Chris!

  • Secrets She Kept

  • By: Cathy Gohlke
  • Narrated by: Morgan Hallett, Suzy Jackson
  • Length: 13 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
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All her life, Hannah Sterling longed for a close relationship with her estranged mother. Following Lieselotte's death, Hannah determines to unlock the secrets of her mother's mysterious past and is shocked to discover a grandfather living in Germany. Thirty years earlier, Lieselotte's father is quickly ascending the ranks of the Nazi party, and a proper marriage for his daughter could help advance his career.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Truly amazing

  • By Michelle Trew on 28-03-2019

Truly amazing

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Reviewed: 28-03-2019

This author was new to me. But now I must read every book she's written. What a talented writer. I especially loved the way she wove Corrie Ten Boom's story into her own. Brilliant!

  • The Lady and the Lionheart

  • By: Joanne Bischof
  • Narrated by: Gail Shalan, Joel Clarkson
  • Length: 11 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
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Raised amid the fame and mystique of the Big Top, Charlie Lionheart holds the audience in the palm of his hand. But while his act captivates thousands, it's away from the spotlight where his true heart lies. Here, he humbly cares for his pride of lions as if they were his brothers, a skill of bravery and strength that has prepared him for his most challenging feat yet - freeing an orphaned infant from the dark bondage of a sideshow. It is a trade so costly that it requires his life in exchange for hers, leaving him tarnished by the price of that choice.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Took my breath away

  • By Michelle Trew on 20-03-2019

Took my breath away

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Reviewed: 20-03-2019

Absolute ly beautiful writing! I loved every minute. I especially loved the metaphor of Charlie as Christ when he paid the price for Holland.

  • The Preacher's Bride

  • By: Jody Hedlund
  • Narrated by: Mimi Black
  • Length: 10 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
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No matter the sacrifice, Elizabeth Whitbread would serve a wounded family. No matter the danger, John Costin was determined to speak God’s word. Neither expected to fall in love. As enemies threaten to silence Costin - and those close to him - will following their hearts cost John and Elizabeth everything?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Based on a true story of Puritan persecution

  • By Michelle Trew on 10-01-2019

Based on a true story of Puritan persecution

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Reviewed: 10-01-2019

Based on the true story of John and Elizabeth Bunyan, this is a gripping story of hardship and how God uses it for His glory.

  • An Uncertain Choice

  • By: Jody Hedlund
  • Narrated by: Hayley Cresswell
  • Length: 7 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
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Due to her parents' promise at her birth, Lady Rosemarie has been prepared to become a nun on the day she turns 18. Then, a month before her birthday, a friend of her father's enters the kingdom and proclaims her parents' will left a second choice - if Rosemarie can marry before the eve of her 18th year, she will be exempt from the ancient vow.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Robin hood meets the "Bachelorette"

  • By Michelle Trew on 09-01-2019

Robin hood meets the "Bachelorette"

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Reviewed: 09-01-2019

A story suitable for teens 15+ if you can stomach some descriptions of medieval torture. This is a coming of age tale with good morals and lessons on whom to choose to love, with some knight- fighting drama to boot.

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    Length: 8 hrs and 36 mins
    1 rating
    Overall 5.0
  • So Over My Head

  • By: Jenny B Jones
  • Narrated by: Brooke Heldman
  • Length: 8 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
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Newly single, stalked by a killer, and in desperate need of some chic clown shoes - Bella is one skinny mocha frapp away from a total meltdown. When the Fritz Family Carnival makes its annual appearance in Truman, Bella’s keen reporter instincts tell her the bright lights hide more than they reveal. Her suspicions are confirmed when one of the stars is murdered. Though the police make an immediate arrest, Bella doubts this case is quite that simple.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • So over my expectation! Simply great!

  • By Michelle Trew on 12-08-2018

So over my expectation! Simply great!

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Reviewed: 12-08-2018

So brilliant! It's hilarious and charming. An excellent christian teen book. Suitable for 15 + in my opinion as there's a mystery plot which is pretty full on.

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    Length: 7 hrs and 10 mins
    1 rating
    Overall 5.0
  • I'm So Sure

  • By: Jenny B Jones
  • Narrated by: Brooke Heldman
  • Length: 7 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
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Think you're having a rough week? Bella's stepdad, a semi-pro wrestler, just signed the entire family up for a reality TV show. Bella's first thought: "Kill. Me. Now." Living in Truman, Oklahoma wasn't 100% miserable for Bella. Sure, she misses Manhattan, couture clothes, and her dad. But she was making new friends at Truman High and almost enjoying her work at the school newspaper. Then the whole stepdad-wrestler-reality-show issue hit and her life is now being splashed across weekly tabloids and broadcast news.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant writing

  • By Michelle Trew on 10-08-2018

Brilliant writing

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Reviewed: 10-08-2018

Hilarious and charming. This series is probably the best teen fiction books i've read. Don't miss out!

  • Anomaly

  • By: Krista McGee
  • Narrated by: Hayley Cresswell
  • Length: 7 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
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Thalli has 15 minutes and 23 seconds to live. The toxic gas that will complete her annihilation is invading her bloodstream. But she is not afraid. Decades before Thalli's birth, the world was decimated by a nuclear war. But life continued deep underground, thanks to a handful of scientists known as The Ten. There they created genetically engineered human beings who are free of emotions in the hope that war won't threaten the world again.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • So creative and quite intense! Well done!

  • By Michelle Trew on 07-08-2018

So creative and quite intense! Well done!

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Reviewed: 07-08-2018

I absolutely loved this christian dystopian novel. What a great read for teens (and mums)

  • My Name Is River

  • By: Wendy Dunham
  • Narrated by: Jorjeana Marie
  • Length: 4 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
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It's 1983, and 12-year-old River Starling's life is anything but normal. She was adopted on a whim and came without a birth certificate. Her adoptive parents gave her up to her grandmother when she was only two, but River is certain her parents will come back. River's hopes fall apart when Gram uproots them from their farmhouse and decides to move to Birdsong, West Virginia, the most miserable town River has ever seen. There she makes an unlikely friendship with an unusual boy and learns about acceptance, hard work, forgiveness, and the love of Jesus.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • What an amazing book!

  • By Michelle Trew on 05-06-2018

What an amazing book!

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Reviewed: 05-06-2018

As the librarian for our church's children's library, I wanted to review this book. It is a lovely story but very intense and emotionally draining in parts. I cried. I wonder how a 12 year old reader would respond? I do pray that many young girls read this book and are touched by the gospel message and all the wonderful Christian themes. I'm looking forward to listening the sequel to this book. Thanks Wendy and thanks Christian Audio!