Reviews by wfnren
On 9/25 wfnren wrote: Once you pick this book up to read, you will NOT want to put it down. Beth really puts you right in the middle of this story with so much grief, love, and faith, you will think you are right there in the middle and wonder which character you are and how you would handle it all. I will very highly recommend ... A must read, better if you read the series in order!
On 9/10 wfnren wrote: I always look for the novella collection books as there are such a variety of stories and writing styles by great authors. These are some of my favorite authors and enjoyed all of the stories, one was a little slow for me but that isn't saying it wasn't a good story as it was in the end. There is some ... Some good stories here!
On 8/14 wfnren wrote: BACK OF THE BLURBA letter brings him back TO HIS AMISH FAMILY. BUT IT WILL TAKE SOMEONE TRULY EXTRAORDINARY TO MAKE HIM STAY.Roman is on the verge of leaving the Amish ways. Feeling confined by the strict rules, he longs to do something more with his life. But when things don't go as ... The Promise of a Letter by Kathleen Fuller - Review of the second book in an Amish Letters series
On 7/6 wfnren wrote: BACK OF THE BOOK BLURBSixteen-year-old Faith has worked full-time in her parents' restaurant since she finished eighth grade. She loves her Amish community and the romantic attentions of er longtime friend, GideonWhen her sister seems to be getting too friendly with Englischers, ... Abiding Mercy by Ruth Reid - Review of the first book in the Amish Mercies series
On 5/16 wfnren wrote: BACK OF THE BOOK BLURBWhen Mattie packed er hope chest, she put away the heartache of her past. But as her daughters begin to unpack it, she discovers a healing more powerful than she ever hoped for.Mattie Fisher's three daughters know that she's been keeping a secret from them. ... The Beloved Hope Chest by Amy Clipston - Review of the fourth book in the Amish Heirloom series
On 5/4 wfnren wrote: BACK OF THE BOOK BLURBAfter a devastating winter, a spring breeze promises more than new flowers . . . It promises a new chance at love.Bess Weaver, twenty and expecting her first child, is in the kitchen making stew for her beloved mann, Caleb, one minute, and the next she's ... Upon a Spring Breeze by Kelly Irvin - Review of the first book in the Every Amish Season series
On 3/23 wfnren wrote: BACK OF THE BOOK BLURB"Dear Mr. Chupp"---WITH THOSE THREE WORDS, A PEN-PAL RELATIONSHIP IS IGNITED AND TWO LIVES ARE CHANGED FOREVER.Jalon Chupp has a past he isn't proud to claim. He's worked hard to overcome his youthful mistakes, and he has recommitted himself to his Amish ... Written in Love by Kathleen Fuller - Review of the first book in the Amish Letters series
On 12/21 wfnren wrote: BACK OF THE BOOK BLURBEmily Fisher is eager to meet the new employee at her father's shop in Bird-in-Hand, Pennsylvania. But when Christopher Hostettler arrives, his cold demeanor freezes her attempts at building a friendship.Longing for a fresh start, Christopher travels from ... The Cherished Quilt by Amy Clipston - Review of the third book in An Amish Heirloom series
On 10/15 wfnren wrote: BACK OF THE BOOK BLURBCharlotte Dolinsky needs time to recover after breaking up with her boyfriend, Ryan. but when a surprise visitor shows up on her doorstep in Texas, she's forced to put aside her own worries to help her Amish friends in Lancaster County. Soon she is entangled ... Love Bears All Tings by Beth Wiseman - Review of the second book in the Amish Secrets series
On 9/13 wfnren wrote: BACK OF THE BOOK BLURBAbigail Schrock knows God can make all things new, but does that include her broken heart?It seems as if everyone is falling in love in Birch Creek, including Abigail Schrock. But when heartbreak descends on her already fragile world, she can't help but feel ... A Love Made New by Kathleen Fuller - Review of the third book in An Amish of Birch Creek series
On 3/15 wfnren wrote: BACK OF THE BOOK BLURBOne minute, Joanna Schrock was arguing with her parents and the next, her parents' lives were claimed in a hit-and-run buggy accident. Her body is broken but her heart is in even deeper pain--after all, how do you cope with your parents' deaths when your ... An Unbroken Heart by Kathleen Fuller - Review of the second book in the Amish of Birch Creek series
On 1/28 wfnren wrote: BACK OF THE BOOK BLURBLove Birds by Amy ClipstonWhile Ellie Lapp and her mother are still mourning the loss of her brother, Seth, Ellie starts working at one of the gift shops in town. Seth's friend Lloyd is talented at carving wooden birds, but his father disapproves and expects ... An Amish Market by Amy Clipston, Kathleen Fuller, Kelly Irvin & Vannetta Chapman - Review
On 11/25 wfnren wrote: BACK OF THE BOOK BLURBVeronica Fisher knows how lucky she is to be marrying her best friend. Seth Lapp is kind, hardworking, and handsome--but most importantly, he loves Veronica.When an accident on the job steals Seth away from her, a heartbroken Veronica is certain she will ... The Forgotten Recipe - Review of the first book in the Amish Heirloom series
On 9/30 wfnren wrote: BACK OF THE BOOK BLURBLeila Lantz has been in love with Jesse Glick from the day she first saw him at his father's store, but she can't make sense of his intentions. One day he wants to come courting, the next he seems to be putting distance between them.Jesse may be the bishop's ... The Bishop's Son by Kelly Irvin - Review of the second book in The Amish of Bee County series
On 7/3 wfnren wrote: It has been several months since I've read one of Beth's books so needless to say I really enjoyed this book. I like her writing style and with this book she threw in a little humor, heartache, love and last but not least, faith! Beth did a good job to keep my interest and curiosity with this story. ... A little humor, heartache, love and last but not least faith!
On 3/19 wfnren wrote: I have read several books by Kathleen and this has been one of the best I think. I like the plot and how she tugs at your heart with the characters feelings. Once the tugging started and I managed to hold the tears back I finished the book feeling very good about how the individuals dealt with their ... Another great book from Kathleen!
On 12/29 wfnren wrote: BACK OF THE BOOK BLURBEven before she heard of Owen Esche's death, Hannah Troyer knew something was amiss at The Cat's Meow yarn shop. The store has been closing at odd times, the ever-dependable Mary isn't always at her post . . . and an Englisch man has been loitering around ... Murder Tightly Knit by Vannetta Chapman - Review of the second book in an Amish Village Mystery series
On 11/26 wfnren wrote: Even though this book was not my usual genre, and how I happened to pick the fifth in a series to read I don't know, I'm still shaking my head at that, I found the book very good. It is a young adult book but also fun for adults to read as well. This book is full of action, romance, adventure and not ... A young adult book yet fun for adults too!
On 4/1 wfnren wrote: Oh, Tricia did great with this book! I loved the characters in this story, there were a few from the first two books in the series, and I love Millie's "God Box". There is a lot going on in this book and Tricia keeps you wanting to keep on reading. There is a wonderful ending too! I'm guessing there ... The Kissing Bridge by Tricia Goyer - Review of the third book in the Seven Brides For Seven Brothers
On 12/30 wfnren wrote: Josiah Plank, a widower friend of Eli Wyse, has agreed to marry Eil's sister, Lindie. He has promised to give Lindie his name but not his heart. Eli takes Lindie to Michigan where Josiah lives, when they get off the bus Josiah asks to talk to Lindie privately. He has the money for her return ticket if ... A Miracle of Hope by Ruth Reid - Review of the first book in An Amish Wonders Novel series
On 11/29 wfnren wrote: Three novella's all taking place in the same community by three different authors, all are among my list of favorite authors. Two of the main characters are good friends, Hope Bowman and Rosa Hostetler and Becky Byler is a younger person in the community. All three stories deal with modern day circumstances ... http://ugc.christianbook.com/profiles/2016/3476809/profile.htm
On 6/15 wfnren wrote: Hannah Glick lost her husband a few years ago but continues to live on the farm where he and his brother Joshua raised horses. She is the mother of 16 year old twin girls and a 10 year old son. The family is getting along well but she still misses her husband and has gone to work at the Grand Hotel in ... Amy pulls at your heartstrings with this one
On 12/20 wfnren wrote: There are three beautiful stories in this book, A Taste of Faith by Kelly Long, A Spoonful of Love by Amy Clipston and A Recipe for Hope by Beth Wiseman. Each story is about a different family in Paradise, Pennsylvania, they are all friends with the ladies meeting on Saturday afternoons at The Daily ... An Amish Kitchen by Beth Wiseman, Kelly Long & Amy Clipston - Review
On 10/25 wfnren wrote: Laura Stutzman came to Middlefield, OH to find the man who had pledged his love to her, then left leaving her with a broken heart, broken spirit, and with all of her family's money that they'd saved for 30 years. She blamed herself for the loss of the family savings and that's why she went looking ... Faithful to Laura by Kathleen Fuller - Review
On 7/3 wfnren wrote: Sophia Makinoff is positive Congressman Montgomery is going to propose to her today. He has arrived at the school where she teaches so she is hurrying to get downstairs to him as all of the students and other teachers are watching. Much to her disappointment, as she nears her destination, he is announcing ... An eye opener into how the government treated the Indians
On 5/11 wfnren wrote: This takes place in Pennsylvania in 1777, what was once called William Penn's Woods. The area is populated with several different faiths, including a small and struggling Amish group, living together for the first time in American history. The British and Patriots are pillaging land and goods for the ... Great historical Amish story
On 4/4 wfnren wrote: Brush of Angel's Wings Second book in Heaven on Earth series by Ruth ReidRachel Hartzler does not fit in her Amish community, she likes to race her horse and buggy beating the boys, she can't cook or sew like normal Amish girls, and is resigned that she will be a leddich maydel. Two years ago she ...
On 2/8 wfnren wrote: Lucy Marsh is taking care of her brother and sister, children from her father's second marriage after her mother had died, but things go from bad to worse when she discovers she's being followed on her way home from the job she just got laid-off from, her landlord meets her when she gets home to let ... Blue Moon Promise
On 12/25 wfnren wrote: Shay and Travis have a history, not a good history, and Shay wants nothing to do with him when he returns to Moose Creek, Montana. She's been successful in avoiding him so far. Every year the town has a Founders Day celebration and they pick two residents for a reenactment of the founders wedding. This ... The Accidental Bride by Denise Hunter
On 11/15 wfnren wrote: I really enjoyed this book and could hardly put it down. It amazes me how three authors can write stories that go together, does one write first, then the second, then the last one or do they get together and plot the characters and certain 'events' that take place? These stories are about three friends ... These authors did a great job of tying these stories together
On 10/26 wfnren wrote: His Steadfast Love by Golden Keyes Parsons I think the story was an interesting one and it showed how people that loved one another could have completely different opinions and that some were willing to look at both sides of a war. It shows how hard it can be to forgive and/or forget. The storyline ...
On 9/19 wfnren wrote: One Call Away~A MEMOIR~by Brenda Warner I thought this book sounded interesting so I chose it from BookSneeze to review. What an amazing journey Brenda has been on and it captivated me throughout. When we see people in the "spotlight", people with a lot of money, we forget sometimes ...