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A Heart’s Home

A Heart’s Home

On 8/18 CafinatedReads wrote: Another wonderful hit from the ever talented Ms. Coble! She is truly talented in her works and creates these stories about the Amish and their romances and struggles perfectly. With each new story I read by her, I become further and further invested into the lives and hearts of these wonderful families. A ... Review: A Heart's Home by Colleen Coble

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5 Stars

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A Heart's Danger

A Heart's Danger

On 6/30 CafinatedReads wrote: Ms. Coble is one of my favorite Christian fiction authors. She always creates a story filled with hope, faith, love, and twists that will keep you up late at night. While this is the third book in this series by the ever talented Ms. Coble, I was not confused and loved following the scenes and fast paced ... Review: A Heart's Danger by Colleen Coble

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4 Stars

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A Heart’s Betrayal

A Heart’s Betrayal

On 6/30 CafinatedReads wrote: Ms. Coble has done it again with another amazing book! These short, quick reads are filled with fast paced settings, romance, faith and hope. The characters are easy to love and the story line sucks you in in true Coble form. I am highly recommending this to all Coble fans and am looking forward to the ... Review: A Heart's Betrayal by Colleen Coble

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4 Stars

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An Amish Cradle

An Amish Cradle

On 5/11 CafinatedReads wrote: Another wonderful collection of novellas for the Amish lovers! I love getting the chance to read these amazing, heartwarming stories. Each author always brings something moving to the collection, filling the pages with warmth, love, devotion and faith. When I open these stories they never fail to capture ... Review: An Amish Cradle by Multiple Authors

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5 Stars

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An Amish Second Christmas

An Amish Second Christmas

On 1/20 CafinatedReads wrote: My Thoughts: I love Christmas. I love Amish. And after reading the first Amish Christmas novel, I knew I had to read this one. I was so in love with this book, much like the first! This collaboration of authors and their talented work have once again captured my soul with their characters and story ... Review: An Amish Second Christmas by Multiple Authors

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4 Stars

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Daisies Are Forever

Daisies Are Forever

On 6/29 CafinatedReads wrote: I went into this book with an open mind. I loved historical books, but generally though, I love those centered around the Civil War and WWI. Don’t get me wrong, I love books from the WWII era as well, but only if they are well written and superbly captivating. This book fell slightly short of completely ... Review: Daisies Are Forever by Liz Tolsma

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3 Stars

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Riley Mae and the Ready Eddy Rapids

Riley Mae and the Ready Eddy Rapids

On 5/18 CafinatedReads wrote: Sadly, this is my first adventure with Riley Mae. Happily, I loved it! I am big on the adventures of young folks. I love the situations they find themselves in most all the time. Sure, I’m a 30-something mom of two boys, but I love that feeling of exhilaration I get when I follow a kid on an adventure. ... Book Review: Riley Mae and the Ready Eddy Rapids by Jill Osborne

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5 Stars

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The Queen's Handmaid

The Queen's Handmaid

On 4/7 CafinatedReads wrote: Unfortunately, I couldn’t get into this story to finish it. It wasn’t written the way I thought it was and I couldn’t focus on it. This book unfortunately, falls in the DNF category for me. I just didn’t like the style in which it was written. Perhaps another book by Ms. Higley will be better ... Book Review: The Queen’s Handmaid by Tracy L. Higley

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1 Stars

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Distortion

Distortion

On 3/5 CafinatedReads wrote: Terri Blackstock is one of my favorite Christian Suspense authors. Her skills are beyond magnificent and each book is uniquely created. Everytime I sit down to read one of her books, I always expect to end up on the edge of my seat, biting my nails, turning the pages. The need to know what happens next ... Book Review: Distortion by Terri Blackstock

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4 Stars

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Doon

Doon

On 2/20 CafinatedReads wrote: Unfortunately, I just could not get into this book. The writing style wasn’t captivating for me, and left me unable to completely finish this novel. I have to say that this will be getting a 1 star review for me, and I can’t honestly recommend this to other readers. But, that being said, I will continue ... Book Review: Doon by Carey Corp and Lorie Langdon

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1 Stars

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Stranger Things

Stranger Things

On 1/28 CafinatedReads wrote: Reflection. That's what I want to do after reading this novel. I need to reflect. I need to breath and work my way through what happened, what I felt, and how I feel now. Seriously. This is an incredible novel. I've read Ms. Healy's work before, but, by far, this is absolutely the most amazing book of ... Book Review: Stranger Things by Erin Healy

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5 Stars

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Treasuring Emma

Treasuring Emma

On 1/13 CafinatedReads wrote:

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The Final Hour

The Final Hour

On 7/6 CafinatedReads wrote: About the Book:The Homelanders are attacking—and it's Charlie's last chance to stop them.Charlie West was an ordinary high school kid who went to bed one night and woke up in the clutches of terrorists and wanted by the police for murder. He also woke up with no memory of the events of the last year.His ... Book Review: The Final Hour (The Homelanders, #4) By Andrew Klavan

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4 Stars

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The Promise of an Angel

The Promise of an Angel

On 6/6 CafinatedReads wrote: About the Book:In Mescota County, Michigan, an angelic visitor's words inspire Judith to a future she never imagined. After a barn raising accident, Judith Fischer’s convinced she’s met an angel. However, her attempts to convince others end up frustrating her Old-Order Amish community. Only Andrew ... Book Review: The Promise of An Angel: A Heaven on Earth Novel by Ruth Reid

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5 Stars

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Nick of Time

Nick of Time

On 4/29 CafinatedReads wrote: About the Book:The Bug Man is getting married on Saturday . . . if his fiancee can find him.Forensic entomologist Nick Polchak lives in a world of maggots and blow flies and decomposing bodies. No wonder he's still single.But Nick has finally found a woman as strange as he is—dog trainer Alena Savard, ... Book Review: Nick of Time: A Bug Man Novel by Tim Downs

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5 Stars

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Plain Proposal

Plain Proposal

On 3/26 CafinatedReads wrote: About the Book:Miriam Raber takes a bold stand when her Amish boyfriend considers leaving their community. "Whatever he chooses, I'm going with him."Miriam Raber enjoys life in her Old Order Amish community, and she is hopeful that Saul Fisher will propose to her soon. But when Saul starts talking about ... [Book Review] Plain Proposal (Daughters of the Promise, #5) by Beth Wiseman

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Seek Me with All Your Heart

Seek Me with All Your Heart

On 2/23 CafinatedReads wrote: About the Book:A groundbreaking series takes Amish readers where they've never gone before . . . Colorado. Emily Detweiler’s family abruptly moved to Colorado after tragedy struck in Ohio. But Emily can’t get far enough to escape what happened there.David Stoltzfus is not happy when his family relocates ... [Book Review] Seek Me With All You Heart(A Land of Canaan Novel, #1) by Beth Wiseman

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The Secrets Beneath

The Secrets Beneath

On 1/6 CafinatedReads wrote: About the Book:Rebekah Yoder loves a good mystery—that is, until she becomes a part of one.Rebekah Yoder has always been curious . . . or nosy depending on whom you ask. When a Yankee stranger moves into the house next door, she’s fascinated. Who is this strange old man who never waves or smiles? ... [Book Review] The Secrets Beneath(Mysteries of Middlefield, bk 2) by Kathleen Fuller

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A Suitor for Jenny

A Suitor for Jenny

On 11/6 CafinatedReads wrote: About the book:Jenny Higgins is certain falling in love and finding a husband are matters of the mind. Her heart has other plans.After their parents died, Jenny felt responsible for seeing that her two younger sisters were well taken-care of. Tipped off by an article naming Rocky Creek the town with ... [Book Review] A Suitor For Jenny: A Rocky Creek Romance, bk 2 by Margaret Brownley

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5 Stars

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Immanuel's Veins

Immanuel's Veins

On 9/13 CafinatedReads wrote: *There is a giveaway at the end of this post for a T SHIRT!!! Note; T-Shirt sizes are M,L,and XL*About the Book:This story is for everyone--but not everyone is for this story.It is a dangerous tale of times past. A love story full of deep seduction. A story of terrible longing and bold sacrifice.Then ... [Book Review and 48 hour TShirt GIVEAWAY] Immanuel's Veins by Ted Dekker

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An Honest Love

An Honest Love

On 7/2 CafinatedReads wrote: About the Book:Anna must find the courage to tell Lukas the truth. Will he find the courage to forgive her?Anna was one betrayed by someone she loved deeply. In an attempt to never be hurt again, she and her mother relocated to Middlefield, Ohio. It was the ideal place for Anna's broken heart to mend. ... [Book Review] An Honest Love (Hearts of Middlefield, bk 2) by Kathleen Fuller

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5 Stars

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Greater Love

Greater Love

On 7/2 CafinatedReads wrote: About the Book:The Tides of Truth series follows one lawyer's passionate pursuit of truth--in matters of life and the law.As the storm clouds gather, Tami does her best to weather the growing turbulence in every area of her life.She's just accepted a job with a law firm but now wonders if she made the ... [Book Review]Greater Love (Tides of Truth, bk 3) by Robert Whitlow

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4 Stars

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The Voice New Testament

The Voice New Testament

On 2/6 CafinatedReads wrote: About the Book:The Voice™ is the product of the best minds in this emerging generation of Christian leaders. Together they are helping young people fall in love with the Scriptures. Instead of confining God's Word in the framework of biblical criticism, The Voice™ highlights the beauty of God's communication ... Review of The Voice:New Testament

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4 Stars

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The Long Way Home

The Long Way Home

On 1/15 CafinatedReads wrote: About the Book:From Edgar Award winning and best-selling author Andrew Klavan comes the second novel in the Homelanders series.Charlie West was an ordinary high school kid who went to bed one night and woke up in the clutches of terrorists and wanted by the police for murder.Now, with both the terrorists ... Review of The Long Way Home:The Homelander Series Book 2 by Andrew Klavan

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4 Stars

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The Sweet By and By

The Sweet By and By

On 12/24 CafinatedReads wrote: About the Book:A redemptive story from multi-platinum recording artist Sara Evans.Jade Fitzgerald left the pain of her past in the dust when she headed out for college a decade ago. Now she's thriving in her career and glowing in the light of Max Benson's love.But then Jade's hippie mother, Beryl Hill, ... Review of The Sweet By and By by Sara Evans with Rachel Hauck

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5 Stars

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Saving Cicadas

Saving Cicadas

On 12/16 CafinatedReads wrote: About the Book:A novel of unconditional love and the freedom of letting go.When single mother Priscilla Lynn Macy learns she's having another child unexpectedly, she packs the family into the car to escape. Eight-year-old Janie and Rainey Dae, her seventeen-year-old sister with special needs, embark ... Saving Cicadas by Nicole Seitz Review

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NKJV Greatest Stories of the Bible

NKJV Greatest Stories of the Bible

On 12/2 CafinatedReads wrote: About the Book:A storybook accounting of the most memorable people and remarkable events of the Bible.Stretching across both the Old and New Testaments, this heirloom edition provides readers with the tales of the Bible in an easy-to-navigate, storybook format. From the creation of the universe to Jesus’ ... NKJV Greatest Stories of the Bible Review

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5 Stars

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An Amish Christmas

An Amish Christmas

On 11/25 CafinatedReads wrote: I was supposed to post a review today for this wonderful sounding book, but, due to circumstances beyond my control, I will have to post it for Thomas Nelson at a later date. But I will give my wonderful followers a sneak peak at the book! Synopsis:Follow the lives of three Amish families through the ... An Amish Christmas by Beth Wiseman, Barbara Cameron, and Kathleen Fuller Preview

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5 Stars

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Plain Promise

Plain Promise

On 9/28 CafinatedReads wrote: Another wunderbaar Daughters of the Promise novel by Beth Wiseman! Truly an inspiring read!This story brings us right back to Lancaster County, Pennsylvania and into the lives of Amish widow Sadie Fisher and Englischer Kade Saunders.Sadie leads a very simple widow's life, selling Amish made goods to ... Plain Promise by Beth Wiseman

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Seaside Letters

Seaside Letters

On 9/24 CafinatedReads wrote: I have never read a novel by Denise Hunter before but I will say that I am certainly glad that I read this one and can't wait to read more! This story is a bit of a mystery story. Not your normal mystery thriller, with killers and lawyers and cops, but a quirky, romantic, inspirational novel about ... Seaside Letters: A Nantucket Love Story by Denise Hunter

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Lonestar Secrets

Lonestar Secrets

On 9/3 CafinatedReads wrote: Without reading book #1 in this series I give this book high praises! This story is amazingly written in a way that is sure to touch your heart! Karen Kingsbury's praise says it all: Collen Coble is a master story teller. She left West Texas with her young daughter, desperately seeking a new life without ... A Perfect Story from an Amazing Author!

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5 Stars

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