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An Amish Kitchen

An Amish Kitchen

On 1/28 Sarah Ackerman wrote: I was excited to read this book through Booksneeze! It is three books by the above authors. Really a great book that connects each story together somehow. "A Taste of Faith" by Kelly Long Fern Zook lives with her grandmother who uses herbs and natural elements to heal people. Fern is learning ... An Amish Kitchen

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5 Stars

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A Marriage of the Heart

A Marriage of the Heart

On 1/14 Sarah Ackerman wrote: "A Marriage of the Heart" By Kelly Long I was excited to request to review this book through Booksneeze. It turned out that I had already read two of the three books though. Oh well, how does one keep track of what they have read? A Perfect Secret Rose is to be married to ... A Marriage of the Heart

Sarah's Rating:

4 Stars

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Need You Now, Pt. 1

Need You Now, Pt. 1

On 7/30 Sarah Ackerman wrote: This is no Amish book for Beth Wiseman. This is a story about a common family with struggles in life. The way the book started, I thought that Darlene, the main character, was going to be attacked by a burglar. Not the case. Neighbor, Layla comes to the rescue and later becomes a friend. Darlene ... Need You Now

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4 Stars

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An Amish Wedding

An Amish Wedding

On 11/20 Sarah Ackerman wrote: Kelly Long, Kathleen Fuller and Beth Wiseman sure have what it takes to blend characters together for this great read! "A Perfect Secret" by Kelly Long introduces us to Rose and Luke. Engaged to be married and Rose is not yet sure she knows all there is to Luke Lantz. Things have turned up missing ... An Amish Wedding

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5 Stars

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The Wonder of Your Love

The Wonder of Your Love

On 10/4 Sarah Ackerman wrote: Beth Wiseman does it again. If you want to read good Amish fiction, you must read this book. Poor Katie Ann went through a lot with her ex husband Ivan. Ivan hooked up with an English woman and left Katie Ann. Ivan died before he knew that Katie Ann was pregnant with their son. A mysterious ... The Wonder of Your Love

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4 Stars

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Healing Hearts

Healing Hearts

On 7/25 Sarah Ackerman wrote: Three of Beth's books in this one. Two of which I have read before. A Choice to Forgive" is about widow Lydia who is raising her three children. Her husband died two years ago. Imagine her surprise when her shunned brother-in-law Daniel comes home. Daniel was Lydia's first love before she married ... Healing Hearts

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4 Stars

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Treasuring Emma

Treasuring Emma

On 7/11 Sarah Ackerman wrote: Yet another book I am reviewing. If it is Amish, I read it! This one especially caught my eye when I read it was set in Middlefield, OH. I was recently in that area and so want to go back and explore. The book starts with a death in the Shetler family. Emma is left with her grandmother. She tended ... Treasuring Emma

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4 Stars

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The Promise of an Angel

The Promise of an Angel

On 5/23 Sarah Ackerman wrote: Being a big fan of Amish books, I have never read a book by Ruth Reid before. This takes place in Michigan. Judith's family is having a barn raising. She likes to entertain the young ones with stories she made up. Judith's brother, Samuel, is given a nail and is told help would be given to him for pounding ... The Promise of an Angel

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4 Stars

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Lilly's Wedding Quilt

Lilly's Wedding Quilt

On 4/4 Sarah Ackerman wrote: This has been my second book I have read by Kelly Long. Like the other book I read, both start out with weddings of not so willing people. Jacob Wyse starts the book out by being in a heap of trouble. Lilly Lapp just so happens to come along and rescue Jacob in more than one way. Lilly has liked Jacob ... Lilly's Wedding Quilt

Sarah's Rating:

5 Stars

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An Amish Love

An Amish Love

On 1/31 Sarah Ackerman wrote: "An Amish Love" Beth Wiseman Kathleen Fuller Kelly Long Wow, three Amish books in one. A real treat for me! A super, fast, easy read I must say. A Marriage of The Heart by Kelly Long Having never read a book by Kelly Long before, I didn't really know what to expect. She starts the story rather ... "An Amish Love"

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5 Stars

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The Secrets Beneath

The Secrets Beneath

On 12/16 Sarah Ackerman wrote: Since I read "A Summer Secret" by Kathleen Fuller, I decided I should read book 2 in the Mysteries of Middlefield, "The Secrets Beneath." Kathleen Fuller does a great job writing about Amish teens in this series. Rebekah Yoder is a very curious teen who has quite a time with Caleb Mullet. Caleb tends ... "The Secrets Beneath"

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4 Stars

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Cut Your Grocery Bill in Half with America's Cheapest Family (Advanced Reading Copy)

Cut Your Grocery Bill in Half with America's Cheapest Family (Advanced Reading Copy)

On 10/21 Sarah Ackerman wrote: I was very happy to get this book in my hands. Who does't want to save money on grocery bills? With the price of food going up, it doesn't hurt to save each and every penny we can. In their first book, "America's Cheapest Family Gets You Right on the Money," they talked of money saving strategies from ... "Cut Your Grocery Bill in Half"

Sarah's Rating:

3 Stars

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A Summer Secret

A Summer Secret

On 6/9 Sarah Ackerman wrote: "A Summer Secret" By Kathleen Fuller Book one in the Mysteries of Middlefield series by Kathleen Fuller. Having never read books by Kathleen Fuller before, I am happy to get to know her writing. I had no idea the book was written toward the teenage age but was fine with reading it anyway. Amish girl ... "A Summer Secret"

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4 Stars

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Plain Paradise

Plain Paradise

On 4/22 Sarah Ackerman wrote: I was so happy to review this book. I love reading about the Amish! This is book 1 in the Daughters of the Promise series. Linda Huyard had the perfect Amish life. Wonderful parents and two younger brothers. Josephine Dronberger mysteriously comes to town. Josie was a scared teenager when her parents ... Plain Paradise

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5 Stars

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Beautiful Things Happen When A Woman Trusts God

Beautiful Things Happen When A Woman Trusts God

On 2/22 Sarah Ackerman wrote: I had the pleasure of attending Women of Faith in 2006. I was really impressed with Sheila Walsh's story. When I came across this book, I knew I had to read it. Trust is the greatest gift that we can give our Father. A gift of immeasurable beauty. Sometimes we have to wait a lifetime to see the fulfillment ... "Beautiful Things Happen When A Woman Trusts God."

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5 Stars

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Fearless

Fearless

On 1/15 Sarah Ackerman wrote: Having never read a Max Lucado book before, this was the perfect one for me to start out with. Sadly, currently two family members are going through depression and anxiety. I hope to turn to this book and offer them support from it. It is a book that everyone should have in their house! Fear of not ... "Fearless"

Sarah's Rating:

5 Stars

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