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An Amish Home

An Amish Home

On 2/17 Maggie wrote: I love Amish novellas. I have read many and once gain I was pleased especially since they are four of my favorite Amish fiction authors. All four stories lift your spirits. Whether it be a family starting over and viewing the Amish life from the INSIDE or trying to adjust your attitude working with a ... An Anish Home

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5 Stars

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The Cherished Quilt

The Cherished Quilt

On 2/2 Maggie wrote: As with many of the Amish fiction novels, tragedy befalls our characters and the characters prosper from God's mercy and there is usually a happy ending. This is also a theme to this story. Emily is concerned for a new coworker who is gruff and unfriendly only to discover that he has suffered tragedy. ... The Cherished Quilt

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5 Stars

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Love Bears All Things

Love Bears All Things

On 12/1 Maggie wrote: Attempting to heal from a bad relationship, Charlotte must move on from her own problems and head to Lancaster County to help out there. Also in Lancaster is Daniel, who is suffering with is own wounds from a bad relationship and dealing with the betrayal. If that isn't bad enough, he is also suffering ... Love Bears All Things

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5 Stars

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A Love Made New

A Love Made New

On 10/13 Maggie wrote: Abigail Schrock is the kind of girl who doesn't realize she's pretty special in her own plain way. When everyone, including her own sisters find love, she tends to feel like the wallflower. As in many Amish stories there is suddenly a heartbreak and Abigail feels even more down on herself. When Asa Bontrager ... A Love Made New

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5 Stars

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The Courtship Basket

The Courtship Basket

On 8/2 Maggie wrote: This was another wonderful work by Amy Clipston. I have enjoyed her books in the past but this one was especially good and I think it had to do with the simple offering of food for comfort that helps heal. Rachel is a teacher in a school for disabled Amish children when she meets Mike, a young gentleman ... The Courtship Basket

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5 Stars

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A Dream of Miracles

A Dream of Miracles

On 6/4 Maggie wrote: Mattie is a young Amish widow. She has already endured hardship and disappointment in her life and she struggles to get through each day caring for her ill son, missing her husband and the handling all the things she must do as an Amish woman. Then she meets, a man who intrigues her with his English ... A Dream of Miracles

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5 Stars

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An Unbroken Heart

An Unbroken Heart

On 4/8 Maggie wrote: I have read Kathleen Fuller's Amish novels before and I thoroughly enjoy them. This was no different; I fully enjoyed it though it did make me sad at times. The main character Joanna is an Amish girl who is badly hurt in a buggy accident while in the midst of arguing with her parents, who both perish. ... An Unbroken Heart

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5 Stars

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Snuggle Time Prayers

Snuggle Time Prayers

On 2/29 Maggie wrote: My daughter and I loved Snuggle Time Prayers.We read half of the book one night before bed and the second half the next night. What a wonderful, precious book of God's word told to children through beautiful illustration of animals. We enjoyed it so much that when we finished it the second night, my ... Snuggle Time Prayers

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5 Stars

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An Amish Market

An Amish Market

On 2/7 Maggie wrote: An Amish Market was a thoroughly enjoyable book. Four novellas by four of my favorite Amish fiction authors. Each story is a romance that usually evolves from circumstances beyond their control! What happens is so enthralling in each of them! Shy bachelors, comical introductions, hidden feelings- these ... An Amish Market

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5 Stars

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The Bishop's Son

The Bishop's Son

On 12/2 Maggie wrote: I read this book so quickly because it was so good! A good Amish girl named Leila has been in love with the Bishop's son forever. She felt sure that his values and beliefs were the same as hers and she dreamed of a future. But as of late, he seems to be wavering in his faith. What she doesn't know is ... The Bishop's Son

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5 Stars

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A Reluctant Bride

A Reluctant Bride

On 10/2 Maggie wrote: I really enjoyed A Reluctant Bride. I read it quickly because it held my interest on the fate of Sadie and her dilemma. A good, Amish raised young woman, she is forced to care for her family after her parents are tragically killed. Her idea of a happy future is altered dramatically when the Bishop declares ... A Reluctant Bride

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5 Stars

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The Plain Choice

The Plain Choice

On 8/19 Maggie wrote: This book was a very easy read and hard to put down. Sherry takes you on her real life journey of childhood, failed marriages, children and all the ups and downs she suffers in between including an extended time of homelessness. She is periodically helped by family and friends and discovers that only ... The Plain Choice

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4 Stars

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Her Brother's Keeper

Her Brother's Keeper

On 7/18 Maggie wrote: Charlotte has been overwhelmed and greatly disturbed by her brother Ethan's death. Living in Lancaster, Pennsylvania Ethan had been converting to the Amish faith. Determined to find answers to her brother's death, Charlotte goes to Lancaster as an Amish "cousin" and is welcomed into the community. There ... Her Brother's Keeper

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5 Stars

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A Simple Prayer

A Simple Prayer

On 6/21 Maggie wrote: Can you come home again? Aaron is returning to Lancaster after many years of being away. He is returning to visit his Mom who has suffered a stroke. Upon returning, he stays at the Lancaster Grand Hotel where he connects once again with someone from his childhood, a shy girl named Linda. Linda had worked ... A Simple Prayer

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5 Stars

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A Faith of Her Own

A Faith of Her Own

On 4/20 Maggie wrote: Although the basic storyline has been done over and over again in AMish fiction, I found this book a good read and very interesting. Anna Mae is a young girl raised Amish who has always felt a little out of place in the Amish community. She has questioned her faith and also longed for some freedom--not ... A Faith of Her Own

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5 Stars

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A Woodland Miracle

A Woodland Miracle

On 2/2 Maggie wrote: This was the first time I had read Amish fiction from Ruth Reid. I was not familiar with her but was delighted to read her book. Grace is am Amish girl who suffers from a painful muscle disease. Living in a Michigan Amish community, Grace often feels distant from others due to condition. She has low ... A Woodland Miracle

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4 Stars

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Duck Commander Faith and Family Bible

Duck Commander Faith and Family Bible

On 11/24 Maggie wrote: With the success of the television show Duck Dynasty, the Robertson family has used their platform to go beyond celebrity and preach faith and values to the world. Whereas this may not appeal to the entire audience, there are plenty of fans and admirers who understand the virtues of good character, faith ... Faith and Family

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5 Stars

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Big Book of Quizzes

Big Book of Quizzes

On 10/9 Maggie wrote: What a truly fun book for girls of all ages! I gave this book to my daughter to read after I read it, and she has shared it with two friends already. Faith Girlz is the asks questions about all diffrent topics; sometimes funny topics or at other times serious ones. There are suggested answers that the ... Big Book of Quizzes

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5 Stars

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My Happy Pumpkin

My Happy Pumpkin

On 9/7 Maggie wrote: This is a delightful hardcover book perfect for your little one to welcome the Fall season. Beautifully illustrated with a wonderful message that showcases the beauty of the season, the glory of bounty and the love that our Saviour, Jesus Christ, has for us all. This would be a lovely addition for yourown ... My Happy Pumpkin

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5 Stars

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The Blessings of Friendship Treasury

The Blessings of Friendship Treasury

On 8/5 Maggie wrote: I was truly happy to receive and completely enjoy this beautiful book. Lovely sentiments and sayings about the glories of a good friend are illustrated with the drawings of Mary Engelbreit. Her artwork is so appropriate for this type of book because her illustrations are so personable. You will want ... The Blessings of Mary Engelbreit

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5 Stars

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NIV God's Word for Gardeners Bible

NIV God's Word for Gardeners Bible

On 7/23 Maggie wrote: Gardens are meant to nourish the body but feed the soul as well in many ways. As does the Bible. This beautiful companion book to the Bible is inspirational on so many levels. The act of gardening and growing from seed to life parallels our lives as humans on Earth. The journey is taken with God and ... Peace & Tranquility Among the Flowers

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5 Stars

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Mary

Mary

On 7/9 Maggie wrote: With so little known about our blessed Mother, this was a wonderful book for young/tween children to read and understand a little better about the Mother of Jesus. Well written, the story flows well and magically retells the story of the angel visiting Mary with the news that she will be carrying a baby ... Mary

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5 Stars

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A Mother's Secret

A Mother's Secret

On 6/23 Maggie wrote: Amy Cliptson has again written a wonderful Amish fiction story that takes you into their world effortlessly and enjoyably. A Mother's Secret is the story of a young woman, Carolyn Lapp who, out of character for the Amish, has raised a child out of wedlock. Living with her brother, the family is eager ... A Mother's Secret

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5 Stars

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Living Life Undaunted

Living Life Undaunted

On 5/8 Maggie wrote: "Living Life Undaunted" truly is a thought provoking book not only for those of us who are true to our faith, but to also to those who are trying to hear the voice of God. Each day gives you a powerful verse and explanation to carry you through, almost a "fuel" to lead you. The author shares her intimate ... Living Life Undaunted

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5 Stars

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My Bedtime Story Bible

My Bedtime Story Bible

On 4/4 Maggie wrote: My Bedtime Story Bible is one of the sweetest books for children I have shared with my daughter recently. You will be charmed by the child friendly illustrations and the text geared to make Bible figures more child friendly in appearance in demeanor. Each very short story uses a Bible story and relates ... My Bedtime Story Bible

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5 Stars

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Riley Mae and the Rock Shocker Trek

Riley Mae and the Rock Shocker Trek

On 3/27 Maggie wrote: Riley Mae and the Rock Shocker Trek is a great story about an adventurous gal who, as the new spokesperson for an outdoor sport collection, loves her cool life but has to deal with several obstacles ruining her fun! First of all she's missing softball season, plus there are the usual battles with siblings ... Riley Mae and the Rock Shocker Trek

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5 Stars

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An Amish Garden

An Amish Garden

On 3/16 Maggie wrote: I received "An Amish Garden" for free in exchange for an honest review. This was a wonderful, four story novella with the common theme of an Amish Garden from four best-selling Amish fiction authors. I thoroughly enjoyed all four stories. In "Rooted in Love", Rosemary, reluctantly at first, rekindles ... An Amish Garden

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5 Stars

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The Garden Gate

The Garden Gate

On 3/1 Maggie wrote: Booklookbloggers sent this book to me for free in exchange for an honest review. Whereas I have not read the previous books in this series of four, it was a captivating read as the Pomeroys must stand together to face the aftermath that has shook their town. Prissie, the main character, does her best ... The Garden Gate

Maggie's Rating:

3 Stars

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