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The Innocent - Harmony Hill

I always enjoy reading books by Ann Gabhart. “The Innocent” is no exception. I have read her Shaker novels and enjoyed reading each one. This particular book is full of romance, tenderness, and drama. Carlyn had nowhere else to go. Her husb...

4 Stars
  • Author: Ann H. Gabhart
  • Review by: Barb
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Inspirational, Amish
  • Publisher: Revell

Unexpected Family - Love Inspired

As I selected this book for review I was a little excited to read the novel that I would consider to be an early autumn read-however the book was not nearly as likable as I was expecting. I think what I did like most about this book was tha...

3 Stars

Desperate Measures - Port Aster Secrets

"Desperate Measures" by Sandra Orchard is the third Port Aster Secrets story. I loved this suspenseful mystery read and it kept my interest from the beginning to the very end. I will say to probably better understand some of what went on in...

5 Stars
  • Author: Sandra Orchard
  • Review by: ArlenaDean
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Inspirational, Suspense: Mystery
  • Publisher: Revell

Lorie's Heart - A Wells Landing Romance, #3

Since I am a fan of Amish fiction, I was glad to review “Lorie’s Heart” by Amy Lillard. Most Amish-themed books I have read glorify the ideals and beliefs of the Amish community. The simple way of life, the shunning of all worldly invention...

4 Stars
  • Author: Amy Lillard
  • Review by: Barb
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Inspirational, Amish
  • Publisher: Zebra Books

A Decision of Faith - Dreams of Plain Daughters, #4

Violet Robinson lives a different lifestyle for the mere fact that her father is a U.S. Senator and her mother was raised Amish. Violet knows these two lifestyles completely contradict each other. Ironically, Violet is given the chance to l...

5 Stars

Huckleberry Harvest - The Matchmakers of Huckleberry Hill, #5

“Huckleberry Harvest” is the fifth book in the Huckleberry Hill Series by Jennifer Beckstrand. I have read all but “Huckleberry Christmas” and enjoyed each one. The books revolve around Felty and Anna (“Annabanana” to Felty) Helmuth’s on-go...

Stars
  • Author: Jennifer Beckstrand
  • Review by: Barb
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Amish, * Romance: Inspirational
  • Publisher: Zebra Books

The Proposal at Siesta Key - Amish Brides of Pinecraft, #2

This is the second book in a trilogy set in Pinecraft, Florida. This seems a strange place for an Amish romance but there is an Amish community there! Anyway, back to the book. When Michael is introduced, I immediately took a dislike to him...

4 Stars
  • Author: Shelley Shepard Gray
  • Review by: Terri
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Inspirational, Amish
  • Publisher: Avon Inspire

An Amish Man of Ice Mountain - Ice Mountain, #2

The Amish Man of Ice Mountain by Kelly Long is a story of two brothers from Ice Mountain, Pennsylvania who are working on an oilrig in West Virginia. They are working there because opportunities in their hometown are not so great. The story...

4 Stars
  • Author: Kelly Long
  • Review by: Barb
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Amish, * Romance: Inspirational
  • Publisher: Zebra Books

The Wood's Edge

THE WOOD'S EDGE is the first of two books in the Pathfinder's Series. The next book will be FLIGHT OF ARROWS. The author wrote a beautiful story and as the story progresses you will go back in time. The story is written so well that you bel...

5 Stars

When Grace Sings - The Zimmerman Restoration Trilogy, #2

When Grace Sings by Kim Vogel Sawyer is the second book in the Zimmerman Restoration Trilogy. In this series, the family secrets keep coming out. Secrets from both the past and the present revolve around the novel’s characters. It seems tha...

3 Stars

Decision - The Prairie State Friends, #1

I just finished reading "The Decision" by Wanda E. Brunstetter which is book one in her Prairie State Friends series. I liked the storyline and I liked the characters. Jonah Miller has come to a new community because he has been left at the...

4 Stars

Huckleberry Spring - The Matchmakers of Huckleberry Hill, #4

“Huckleberry Spring” by Jennifer Beckstrand is the fourth novel in this series. I have also ready “Huckleberry Hill” and “Huckleberry Summer”. Each book is a story about the matchmaking escapades of Felty and Anna Helmuth. Anna is determine...

4 Stars
  • Author: Jennifer Beckstrand
  • Review by: Barb
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Inspirational, Amish
  • Publisher: Zebra Books

Harvest of Blessings - Seasons of the Heart, #5

I am always excited to begin a new book and was even more anxious to start “Harvest of Blessings” by Charlotte Hubbard. I began reading and although the book is very interesting and well written, I felt as if I were missing something. There...

4 Stars
  • Author: Charlotte Hubbard
  • Review by: Barb
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Inspirational, Amish
  • Publisher: Zebra Books

Hidden Agenda - Southern Crimes, #3

Michael is an enigma who is just trying to survive and he gets a little help along the way from his enemies’ daughter and son, Olivia and Ivan. The beginning started with a bang and took off. The only problems I had were the flashbacks, the...

Stars
  • Author: Lisa Harris
  • Review by: Confusedagony
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Inspirational, * Romantic Suspense
  • Publisher: Revell

The Promise of Palm Grove - Amish Brides of Pinecraft, #1

I find there is nothing more relaxing than a well written Amish romance and this is one. This story’s setting is extremely unique. Pinecraft is a real place where Amish and Mennonites travel to vacation. There is even a map of Pinecraft at...

5 Stars
  • Author: Shelley Shepard Gray
  • Review by: Terri
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Inspirational, Amish
  • Publisher: Avon Inspire

Courting Emily - Wells Landing, #2

I just fell in love with this book. Visiting Wells Landing is like a world that has peace and warmth in it, like no other. True the Amish have some of the same problems that the regular English have, but the Amish have differences that make...

5 Stars

Snowfall - A Days of Redemption Christmas Novella

What a wonderful Christmas story! Though basically a budding romance story between a widower with 6 children and a young woman who is helping him out, there is so much more to this story than just their relationship. As with the Amish commu...

5 Stars
  • Author: Shelley Shepard Gray
  • Review by: Terri
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Seasonal / Holiday, * Under 45k Words, * Romance: Inspirational
  • Publisher: Avon Inspire

When Mercy Rains - The Zimmerman Restoration Trilogy, #1

“When Mercy Rains” by Kim Vogel Sawyer is the first book in the Zimmerman Restoration Trilogy. The secrets of an Old Order Mennonite family threaten to destroy them. Suzanne, a 17 year old girl finds herself in trouble. Her mother sends her...

4 Stars

Emma Blooms At Last - One Big Happy Family, #2

I liked reading this book because I love reading about a simpler life. The community spirit among the characters was heart-warming. “Emma Blooms at Last” by Naomi King is a novel about the Amish community at Cedar Creek. Emma Graber, always...

4 Stars
  • Author: Naomi King
  • Review by: Barb
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Amish, * Romance: Inspirational
  • Publisher: NAL

An Amish Family Christmas

An Amish Family Christmas includes two Love Inspired stories. Heart of Christmas by Marty Perry tells the story of schoolteacher, Susannah Miller. She is struggling under the scrutiny of school board member, James Klein. He finds fault in e...

4 Stars
  • Authors: Marta Perry, Patricia Davids
  • Review by: TrinaC
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Collections & Anthologies, Seasonal / Holiday, Amish, * Romance: Inspirational
  • Publisher: Harlequin Love Inspired

The Amish Bride of Ice Mountain - Ice Mountain, #1

“The Amish Bride of Ice Mountain” by Kelly Long was different from other books I’ve read in the same genre. While the Amish influence and dictates were somewhat the same, there seemed to be a genuine concern and appreciation for the “Englis...

4 Stars
  • Author: Kelly Long
  • Review by: Barb
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Inspirational, Amish
  • Publisher: Zebra Books

Huckleberry Christmas - The Matchmakers of Huckleberry Hill, #3

Huckleberry Christmas is a cute lovely story. This is part of the series called, "The Matchmakers of Huckleberry Hill." Anna and Feltry are having a ball being matchmakers for everyone that they think needs to be set up. Even with 2 charact...

4 Stars

An Amish Christmas Quilt

This book contains three heart-warming Christmas stories that are unique and vastly different though all pertain to an Amish community. While at least one of these stories is part of a series, all stand alone and each is complete. (They may...

4 Stars
  • Authors: Charlotte Hubbard, Kelly Long, Jennifer Beckstrand
  • Review by: Terri
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Collections & Anthologies, Seasonal / Holiday, Amish, * Romance: Inspirational
  • Publisher: Kensington Books

Joyful - Return to Sugarcreek, Book Three

Return to Sugarcreek is not only this series name but a wonderful way to welcome readers back to this quaint Amish town. Even if you’ve never heard of Sugarcreek, this story is down to earth and very welcoming. Though the characters are Ami...

Stars
  • Author: Shelley Shepard Gray
  • Review by: Terri
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Amish, * Romance: Inspirational
  • Publisher: Avon Inspire

Fleeting Hope - Dreams of Plain Daughters, #3

Eleven years after schoolteacher Ruth Yoder lost her beloved fiancé, Daniel, in a buggy accident, she finds herself ready to be courted by someone again. David Hershberger, Ruth’s neighbor and also a widower, seems smitten with Ruth, but ha...

5 Stars

Thankful - Return to Sugarcreek, Book Two

Happy, heartwarming, and so much more. I fell in love with these characters almost immediately. They are so real and their problems so familiar. How do you change a relationship and not lose everything? Bringing feelings out into the open m...

Stars
  • Author: Shelley Shepard Gray
  • Review by: Terri
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Amish, * Romance: Inspirational
  • Publisher: Avon Inspire

A Broken Kind of Beautiful

For me this novel wasn't as inspirational as I had hoped. I wasn't as fond of Ivy, the main character of the plot, as I would have hoped and often times she came off a bit too strong and unwilling to correct the errors that were considered...

Stars
  • Author: Katie Ganshert
  • Review by: LWynters
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Inspirational, Women's Fiction, Religion & Spirituality
  • Publisher: WaterBrook Press

Rumspringa's Hope - Spirit of the Amish, #1

This was a really good book. I liked it because it was a book based on faith. Other books about an Amish Rumspringa that I have read were about living Amish-free. Even though Emma is considering leaving her Amish ways, she still wants to be...

5 Stars

Caroline's Secret - Wells Landing, #1

“Caroline’s Secret” by Amy Lillard is a good story about a Swartzentruber Amish woman from Tennessee who harbors a secret. She has left her family and come to Wells Landing, Oklahoma where she is thought to be a young Amish widow with a del...

4 Stars
  • Author: Amy Lillard
  • Review by: Barb
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Amish, * Romance: Inspirational
  • Publisher: Zebra Books

A Simple Hope - A Lancaster Crossroads Novel

“A Simple Hope" by Rosalind Lauer, is a novel in the “Lancaster Crossroads” series. I was very interested in this book because the story told of overcoming physical obstacles and going on with your life. Rachel King has loved James Lapp for...

4 Stars

Huckleberry Summer - The Matchmakers of Huckleberry Hill, #2

I read and reviewed “Huckleberry Hill” by Jennifer Beckstrand, and have just finished her novel “Huckleberry Summer”. I was pleasantly taken back to Felty and Annie Helmuth’s home. I very much enjoy the humerous banter between Felty and Ann...

4 Stars
  • Author: Jennifer Beckstrand
  • Review by: Barb
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Amish, * Romance: Inspirational
  • Publisher: Zebra Books

Hope at Dawn - Of Love and War, #1

“Hope at Dawn" by Stacie Henry, is the first book in the series “Of Love and War”. I very much enjoyed the book because of the subject matter and because of the way it was written. This story takes place during the Great War – World War I –...

Stars
  • Author: Stacy Henrie
  • Review by: Barb
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Historical, * Romance: Inspirational
  • Publisher: Forever

Hopeful - Return to Sugarcreek, Book One

I am so happy that the author made the main character chubby. So many chubby girls out there only have Barbie as a role model! This was a great Amish story and I really enjoyed the ending. The author did a great job of making the characters...

5 Stars

Seasons of Tomorrow - Book Four in the Amish Vines and Orchards Series

Welcome to an Amish soap opera. Yes, it has all the elements of a good soap opera; betrayal, a secret child, near death, love and so much more. As this is the fourth book in this series, it is a really good thing that there is a section tha...

Stars

Susanna's Dream - The Lost Sisters of Pleasant Valley, Book Two

I am a fan of novelist Marta Perry. I have read many of her novels and just recently enjoyed "Susanna’s Dream", the second book in the Lost Sisters of Pleasant Valley series. I enjoy Ms. Perry’s books because her writing is so believable. S...

4 Stars
  • Author: Marta Perry
  • Review by: Barb
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Amish, * Romance: Inspirational
  • Publisher: Berkley

The Quilted Heart Omnibus - Three Novellas in One

"The Quilted Heart" by Mona Hodgson is a collection of three novellas in one printed book. I enjoyed this collection very much. I have family who live in the St. Charles, Missouri area and I always enjoy reading about areas of interest to m...

Stars
  • Author: Mona Hodgson
  • Review by: Barb
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Collections & Anthologies, * Romance: Historical, * Romance: Inspirational
  • Publisher: WaterBrook Press

Breath of Spring - Seasons of the Heart, #4

Spring is such a great time for rebirth and growth. I love to watch my hydrangeas, lavender, and roses bloom. I thought about Annie's love the same way. She was a different person at the beginning of the book and she grew to be a woman at t...

4 Stars

Christmas Romance - Best Christmas Romances of 2013

Christmas Wishes is a sweet holiday anthology by four different authors. Book one, Christmas Wishes, I had already read as a stand-alone book. Lee has lost her son in a tragic accident and a divorce soon followed. Al has lost his beloved wi...

4 Stars
  • Authors: Jennifer Conner, Danica Winters, Sharon Kleve, Casey Dawes
  • Review by: CateyBlair
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Collections & Anthologies, Seasonal / Holiday, * Romance: Inspirational, * Contemporary, * Romance: Sweet
  • Publisher: Independently Published

The Pursuit of Tamsen Littlejohn

“The Pursuit of Tamsen Littlejohn” by Lori Benton is one of the best books I’ve read so far this year. The story takes place in Morganton, North Carolina, on the eastern side of the Appalachian Mountains. Tamsen Littlejohn is basically on t...

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A Pioneer Christmas Collection - 9 Stories of Finding Shelter and Love in a Wintry Frontier

Okay, this is an annual purchase for me. Prior years have included "A Log Cabin Christmas" and "A Prairie Christmas Collection". This year's collection is "A Pioneer Christmas". I love going back to a simpler time and spending the holidays...

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  • Authors: Kathleen Fuller, Vickie McDonough, Lauraine Snelling, Margaret Brownley, Marcia Gruver, Cynthia Hickey, Shannon McNear, Michelle Ule, Anna Carrie Urquhart
  • Review by: Emma
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Collections & Anthologies, Seasonal / Holiday, * Romance: Historical, * Romance: Inspirational
  • Publisher: Barbour Books

A Simple Faith - A Lancaster Crossroads Novel

“A Simple Faith” by Rosalind Lauer was a very good book to read during the Christmas season. Although it had nothing to do with Christmas it did convey the spirit of giving and receiving as well as trying to have faith and hope when the odd...

4 Stars

A Kiss Under the Mistletoe

In this twenty-six short story anthology, a different author tells us their story of how their significant others have played a vital role in their lives with the central theme being wrapped around the wonderful season of Christmas. Each st...

4 Stars

Christmas Diamond - The Jewel Series Novella

"Christmas Diamond" by Hallee Bridgeman is one of her Jewel Trilogy titles. It was a quick read that was truly amazing and wonderful. It’s also a Christmas read with a blend of suspense and romance. Be prepared for a bit of history and seei...

5 Stars

Peace - A Crittenden County Christmas Novel

When Englischer Chris Ellis shows up on the doorstep of the Yellow Bird Inn one year later, the last person he expects to open the door is Beth Byler, the Amish woman who has been in thoughts nonstop ever since he left Crittenden County, Ke...

5 Stars
  • Author: Shelley Shepard Gray
  • Review by: Diana Coyle
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Seasonal / Holiday, Amish, * Romance: Inspirational
  • Publisher: Avon Inspire

Amanda Weds a Good Man - One Big Happy Family, #1

“Amanda Weds a Good Man" by Naomi King, and published by Penguin was a very fast novel to read. The story is about a widow with three children who marries a widower with five children and the problems and promises that come with that merger...

4 Stars
  • Author: Naomi King
  • Review by: Barb
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Amish, * Romance: Inspirational
  • Publisher: NAL

Huckleberry Hill - The Matchmakers of Huckleberry Hill, #1

“Huckleberry Hill" by Jennifer Beckstrand, and published by Zebra was a refreshing novel. I very much enjoyed the book and recommend it for an easy read. The story is about a young woman who is sent to help out elderly family in another loc...

4 Stars
  • Author: Jennifer Beckstrand
  • Review by: Barb
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Amish, * Romance: Inspirational
  • Publisher: Zebra Books

Judith's Place - Dreams of Plain Daughters Series, #2

Schoolteacher Judith Hershberger dreams of obtaining a GED even though she’s Amish and she doesn’t need to further her education past their mandated eighth grade level. It’s something she’s always wanted to do and now since she’s in her Rum...

5 Stars

Winter of Wishes - Seasons of the Heart, #3

Times are changing around Amish Rhoda Lantz and soon, it seems, she’ll be living by herself. All these years, she’s always had the company of her family members living with her and now everyone has moved onto other paths in their own lives....

5 Stars
  • Author: Charlotte Hubbard
  • Review by: Diana Coyle
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Seasonal / Holiday, Amish, * Romance: Inspirational
  • Publisher: Zebra Books

Eventide - The Days of Redemption Series, Book Three

“Eventide” by Shelley Shepard Gray is an Amish novel about a young woman who is losing her eyesight. Elsie has had problems with her eyes since birth and knew that some day she would become totally blind. Her family, parents and siblings, w...

4 Stars
  • Author: Shelley Shepard Gray
  • Review by: Barb
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Amish, * Romance: Inspirational
  • Publisher: Avon Inspire

Trapped - Private Justice Book #2

Trapped is a roller coaster ride of suspense. Irene Hannon slowly builds the tension between her main characters with a fine hand. I enjoyed the interactions between Laura and her PI and found the story to be both suspenseful and entertaini...

4 Stars
  • Author: Irene Hannon
  • Review by: Valerie
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romantic Suspense, * Romance: Inspirational
  • Publisher: Revell

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