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On Little Wings
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With a Name like Love
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Friday, August 10, 2012

Blog Tour Review of, A Sisterhood of Strength, by Diony George

Product Details:

  • Title: A Sisterhood of Strength
  •  Author: Diony George
  • Paperback: 128 pages
  • Publisher: Cedar Fort, Inc. (August 14, 2012)
  • Retail: $10.99
  • Genre: Non-fiction/Religious
  • ISBN-10: 1462110762
  • ISBN-13: 978-1462110766

Book Description:
Experience for yourself the pure love that inspires ordinary women to serve and accept service in a truly extraordinary manner. This inspiring collection of true stories from the lives of women just like you is told with heartwarming sincerity. Perfect for sharing, this remarkable book is sure to uplift, encourage, and cheer any woman, whether it’s her turn to serve or be served

Back Cover: 
President Monson has repeatedly expressed that even in our busy, bustling lives, “it’s the service that counts.” And no one knows that better than the quiet, humble women of the Relief Society. Working together, faithful women form a sisterhood of service, selflessness, and ultimately strength to share with each other and the entire world.
On each page of this remarkable book, you’ll find words of wisdom and beauty that are sure to encourage and uplift you, whether it’s your turn to serve or be served. Told with heartwarming sincerity, A Sisterhood of Strength will have women everywhere rejoicing in the friendship of their own dear, loving sisters.

My Review:
A Sisterhood of Strength: True Stories of Miraculous Service is simply uplifting. This book is composed of stories from many women, whose lives were touched by other women who reached out to serve. In our lives we have many opportunities to help others, whether we know these people or not. The strong message I got, was how we need to learn to reach beyond ourselves and help others. Many of these women related how God let them know how they needed to go help someone in need. The question is, are we too busy to listen to promptings that may come to us? This doesn't always have to be a religious thing either. You can learn to serve others in your neighborhood, the stranger on the street, and not just the people who are the same denomination as you. The world would be a much better place if we would reach out to others. Author Diony George, has selected many stories from women in the LDS church who have learned to serve from their membership in the church's Relief Society. There are also several stories where women chose to serve because they wanted to. This is a short book that you can pick up and read a few stories at a time, and then come back to it. I enjoyed this book and it would make a great addition to any woman's library.

I am so excited to tell you that Author Diony George is offering up a copy of, A Sisterhood of Strength, in a giveaway. You can enter in the Rafflecoptor form below. Good luck!

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Purchase links:

Here is the schedule for the blog tour:

August 1st: Donna Weaver-review/giveaway http://weavingataleortwo.
       Heather Moore-guest post
August 2nd: Connie Sokol-review/Giveaway
August 3rd: Jodi Robinson-review/Interview  http://jodimarierobinson.
August 4th : Linda Garner-review http://paperandparchment.
August 6th: Lexi Hogan-review http://thebookbug-hogan.
August 7th: LDS Womens Book Review-review http://ldswomensbookreview.
August 8th: Rachelle Christensen-review http://rachellewrites.
August 9th: Shauna Chambers-review http://bookgiveaways.blogspot.
August 10th: Sheila Staley-review/giveaway http://whynotbacauseisaidso.
                      Tristi Pinkston-guest post/giveaway
August 11th:  Heidi Grange-review http://ldsandlovinit.blogspot.
August 13th: Heather Zahn Gardner-interview/giveaway http://fireandicephoto.
August 14th: Karen Pulseski-review http://practicalfrugality.
August 15th: Cami Checketts-review/giveaway http://camicheckettsbooks.
August 16th: Meagan Myryn Bennett-review http://bloomingwithbooks.webs.
August 17th: Kay Curtiss-review http://ldsretailers.blogspot.
August 18th: Kathy Habel-guest post/review http://iamareadernotawriter.
August 20: Aimee Brown-review http://
gettingyourreadonaimeebrown, August 21: Ruth Hill-review http://mydevotionalthoughts.


Author Bio:

Diony George is a wife, stay-at-home mom of seven, grandmother of two, a motivational speaker, and the author of three books. Through her writing and public speaking she loves helping others draw closer God. An avid reader whose favorite genre is romantic suspense, Diony also loves to travel, sew, and bake—especially pies and homemade bread. Born and raised in Alaska, she currently resides in Salt Lake City with her husband and family. Mrs. George can be reached through her personal website at


  1. My son gave me a kiss and hug before he left the car for school!!!!!

  2. My son gave me a kiss and hug before he left the car for school!!!!!

  3. A bunch of friends have hired me to do small jobs and I've been able to earn some needed gas money, along with a little extra. The opportunities and their generosity is amazing!

  4. My mom is an amazing example of service got myself and others. She's always good to make sure that my husband and i get date nights and watches our little girl for us.


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