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His Steadfast Love

His Steadfast Love

On 1/5 Overweight Bookshelf wrote: Just as Amanda is torn from choosing between family and love and which side of the conflict she believes in, I was torn whether or not I liked this book. The pacing of this book felt off to me. I think that was due to too much going on in a book that didn't have enough pages to give each element that ... Review: His Steadfast Love by Golden Keyes Parsons

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3 Stars

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Treasuring Emma

Treasuring Emma

On 8/30 Overweight Bookshelf wrote: This book fell flat for me in many different aspects. Firstly, the synopsis on the back of the book is inaccurate on two counts: 1) It points out Emma's dream of opening a rescue shelter for stray animals in the community, yet this is never explored in the book aside from mentioning Emma's compassion ... Too many missing pieces

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2 Stars

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An Amish Love

An Amish Love

On 1/7 Overweight Bookshelf wrote: Over the Christmas holidays I reviewed another Amish Anthology where I explained why I am not fond of short stories or completely on the Amish fiction bandwagon. When this book appeared in my mailbox I buried it in my "to-read" pile for a few weeks before I picked it up one evening before bed. Well, ... Review: An Amish Love by Beth Wiseman, Kathleen Fuller, and Kelly Long

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3 Stars

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Where Hearts Are Free

Where Hearts Are Free

On 10/13 Overweight Bookshelf wrote: This book honors the richness of European and American history of the 1600s with accuracy and rich contextual descriptions. In a time where women are forced into marriages of convenience so that they will not be a burden on their families, Bridget defies the societal norm and publicly declares her love ... Dramatic romance rich in history

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4 Stars

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