Archives for the month of: April, 2014

Seasons of Tomorrow is the fourth book in the Amish Vines and Orchards series and I would recommend reading them in order.  This story continues to follow the life of Rhoda Byler and the characters from the previous novels that we have grown to love.  This book is the final one in the series and the author does a fantastic job of wrapping up the series. I wasn’t left feeling like things had went unanswered as I am with some series.  Everything is left neatly wrapped up and I was left feeling satisfied.  For those who have read the other three novels you will not be disappointed. If you enjoy Amish fiction or just Inspirational fiction in general I would suggest picking up the four novels in this series because they are a great read. The characters are interesting and they grow over the course of the series. Woodsmall’s books are exquisitely written and flow nicely. A wonderful read!   I received this book for free from Blogging for Books for this review.

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Sincerely Yours is a novella collection written by authors Jane Kirkpatrick, Amanda Cabot, Laurie Alice Eakes, and Ann Shorey.  Each story is about a woman who has their entire life changed by receiving one letter.  Each takes place in a different setting and time period but they are all equally enjoyable and tied together by the common theme.  One of the best things about this collection is that each story is fairly short so they can be read in a shorter period of time than a traditional novel.  Even though they do carry a common theme the four stories are in no way related and can be read in any order if you choose to do so.

The first story is Moonlight Promise by Laurie Alice Eakes.  It followed the character Camilla who was on board a steamship going to the Erie Canal. This story was very suspenseful but also romantic at the same time.

The second story is Lessons in Love by Ann Shorey. The main character in this novel was a girl name Merrie who found herself living with her aunt in order to learn how to play the piano so that she could find a suitor. This story was all about deception and romance.

The third story is One Little Word by Amanda Cabot.  This story follows Loraine who travels to New York to help out her brother.  Throughout the course of this story there are many things that happen that you do not expect and the storyline keeps twisting.

The last story in the novella collection is A Saving Grace by Jane Kirkpatrick.  It is about Grace who goes to Puget Sound in order to help find her God-child’s mother.

In all this is very pleasant and easy read if you find yourself wanting something to help pass the time. It would make a great summer beach read in my opinion. All four of the novella’s are very well written and entertaining.

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