Reviews by Jennifer
On 6/16 Jennifer wrote: I received this book from the publisher through Booklook Bloggers in exchange for my unbiased, honest review. I am an avid reader of Amish fiction and just when I thought there were no more creative story lines, Amy Cliptson comes out with “A Mother’s Secret”. Carolyn Lapp is an unwed mother ... Great Amish Fiction!
On 3/23 Jennifer wrote: I am reviewing An Amish Garden by Beth Wiseman, Kathleen Fuller, Tricia, Goyer and Vanetta Chapman. I am reviewing this book for Book Look Bloggers and received the book in exchange for my honest review. This is a novella that contains four short stories. I love these books as they are an easy read ... Great short stories!
On 1/21 Jennifer wrote: Ruth Reid writes about a character Lindie Wise, an Amish woman from Ohio. She becomes pregnant out of wedlock and in order to avoid the shame in her community, she moves from Ohio to Michigan to marry a widower friend of her brother’s. Josiah Plank has lost the love of his life but is in need of a ... Cute read!
On 12/26 Jennifer wrote: ‘Plain Peace’ is the sixth book in the ‘Daughters of Promise’ series. Although I have read all of the books in the series, you would be able to read this book without reading the other books. The previous books would bring the information all together nicely but the book still reads easily without ... Cute Story!
On 10/20 Jennifer wrote: This story is about Rose, a girl whose love chose to join the war and leave the Amish community behind. When he returns home, Rose struggles with whether she should follow her heart or heed the warnings of her community and continue to turn her back on Jonathan. While Rose ponders her romantic interests, ... A Great Holiday Read!
On 8/20 Jennifer wrote: I am happy to be reviewing “Harriet Beamer Strikes Gold” by author Joyce Magnin. Harriet is a seventy something widow, that moves across the country to live with her son, Henry and his wife Prudence. As with any roommate, there can be some challenges and growing pains and this move has no exceptions. ... Great read!
On 6/29 Jennifer wrote: I am reviewing “A Hopeful Heart” by Amy Cliptson. It is the first book in the Hearts of the Lancaster Grand Hotel series. I am an avid reader of Amish fiction and find many of them have similar story lines. I like how Amy Clipston was able to write with a fresh idea and draw me into a very different ... Unique Amish read!
On 5/5 Jennifer wrote: I am happy to write an unbiased review for Booksneeze. I read Kathleen Fuller’s book, “Letters to Katie”. It is the third book in the Middlefield Family series. The title indicates that the story is about Katie but it also has a continuing story of Laura and Sawyer from the previous book. ... Great read!
On 3/19 Jennifer wrote: I was excited to review “Truth Stained Lies” by Terry Blackstock as I really enjoy her novels. It is rare to find a Christian suspense author and one that can keep my attention. I found this book captivated my attention and I read through it in two evenings. The story begins with Jay being summoned ... Suspenseful!
On 12/24 Jennifer wrote: The novella, An Amish Kitchen, contains three stories – A Taste of Faith by Kelly Long, A Spoonful of Love by Amy Clipston, and A Recipe for Hope by Beth Wiseman. Each story is set in the Amish community of Paradise, Pennsylvania and delves into the lives of three different families. As in most Amish ... Great Read!
On 10/5 Jennifer wrote: The story of Danielle, an English 18 year old living amongst the Amish, has a unique story line among the ever popular Amish genre. Abandoned by her mother, she was taken in by a couple that although not Amish themselves, attended the Amish church services. Danielle created a few friendships with Amish ... Great read!
On 7/31 Jennifer wrote: It is my pleasure to review the book "Faithful to Laura." It is the second book in the Middlefield Family Series. I received this book for free from booksneeze.com in exchange for my unbiased review. If you have not read the first one you can easily follow along in this book as there are references ... Faithful to Laura by Kathleen Fuller
On 7/4 Jennifer wrote: The main character of the story, Libby, restores historical homes. When looking into a new project, she discovers that her father did not pass away, but have moved on to this historical island that is about to restored. In his death, she begins to discover why he abandoned her, other family secrets ... Tidewater Inn by Colleen Coble
On 5/14 Jennifer wrote: Covenant Child by: Terri Blackstock Terri Blackstock has been one of my favourite authors and this book did not disappoint. She has come up with a creative storyline that differs from anything I have ready before. The story begins with a widowed father of two children who falls in love with Amanda. ... Covenant Child
On 2/29 Jennifer wrote: As someone who has supported Samaritan’s Purse, this movie was a real eye opener. I think I always knew them as the Operation Christmas Child operation but never really knew what they did beyond that. This movie is a documentary that follows the lives of three children from Mongolia that The Children’s ... Inspirational!
On 12/31 Jennifer wrote: Smitten by Colleen Coble, Kristin Billerbeck, Diann Hunt, and Denise Hunter This series of four stories is about four friends who work to transform their town into a tourist destination for honeymooners! The towns local mill has closed and has therefore left many people unemployed. They hope to reinvigorate ... Great romance!
On 10/27 Jennifer wrote: I was excited to see another book by Donna VanLiere as I had recently read a few of her other books. “The Christmas Note” is about Gretchen, married to a man in the military, and all of the challenges she faces as she raises her two children while he is overseas. Gretchen has chosen to move closer ... The Christmas Note
On 10/3 Jennifer wrote: I had the privilege of reviewing "The Wonder of Your Love" by Beth Wiseman. I am an avid reader of Amish fiction and truly enjoyed this book. With all of the Amish fiction out there, it is getting harder to find unique story lines, but I found that Beth Wiseman was able to write a story that took the ... Great read!
On 7/24 Jennifer wrote: The story takes place in Middlefield, Ohio where Emma is a single Amish woman who has been unlucky in love. Her first love has left the community and they have not spoken in two years. She has tried to move on but is reminded of her broken heart. She has been a caregiver for her mother and grandmother ... Treasure Emma - by Kathleen Fuller
On 4/3 Jennifer wrote: I was excited to review Kathleen Fuller's "What the Heart Sees". It is a set of three books in one that are unrelated to each other. I really loved all of the stories but unfortunately, each story is included in other three in one book series (An Amish Christmas, An Amish Gathering, and An Amish Love). ... Three In One!
On 2/1 Jennifer wrote: I just finished reading, “A Billion Reasons Why” by Kristin Billerbeck. It is about woman named Katie that works as a teacher in California. Katie has decided to no longer risk her heart for love, and wants to play it safe. To her, Dexter is a safe and predictable man whom she is ready to marry – ... A Nice Easy Read!
On 12/31 Jennifer wrote: I am excited to be reviewing “An Amish Love”. I am an avid reader of Amish fiction and also love the quick read aspect of novella’s. This book contains three novellas by Beth Wiseman, Kathleen Fuller, and Kelly Long. I have read their longer novels before and have not been disappointed. Story ... A Great Read!
On 10/3 Jennifer wrote: I have the privilege of reviewing “The Way Home”. I was excited that movies were finally added to the media to review. It is hard to find clean movies for the watch and this did not disappoint in its wholesomeness. If you enjoy Hallmark movies, you would enjoy this movie. The movie is based on ... The Way Home
On 7/13 Jennifer wrote: I recently finished reading “Sarah’s Garden”, by Kelly Long. I was excited to read a book in an Amish setting by a different author. The book is about Sarah, a 20 something woman living in the Amish community. Although she is Amish, and longs to stay Amish, she still struggles with belonging within the community ... Sarah’s Garden
On 6/6 Jennifer wrote: I just finished reading “A Summer Secret” by Kathleen Fuller. Although I have read a lot of adult Amish Fiction, this is my first teen Amish book. I found the book an easy read and an interesting read as it was set in Ohio, instead of the traditional Lancaster, PA. I liked how the author incorporated ... A Summer Secret.
On 4/25 Jennifer wrote: I just finished reading, "Friendships for Grownups" by Lisa Whelchel. I grew up watching "Facts of Life" so see Lisa in my age bracket so figured that I would be able to relate to her friendship experiences. I picked this book because I struggle with friendships, especially as I get older. I was really ... Friendship Takes Work