Review: Lilly’s Wedding Quilt by Kelly Long

null When Sarah King, the love of Jacob’s life, weds another, Jacob is crushed and knows in his heart he will never love another. Then one day, he finds himself spontaneously agreeing to marry Lilly Lapp. Lilly, the local school teacher, has loved Jacob secretly for most of her life. She agrees to marry Jacob to save both of their reputations but silently prays he can forget Sarah and come to love her instead. Lilly has also felt alone and trapped taking care of her depressed mother ever since her father passed away. Can Jacob finally love again and set Lilly free? Can she help Jacob forget his past love and start a new life? With God at work in their lives, their love soon flourishes and they find that each other is all they will ever need.

This is my first book in the Patch of Heaven series and I have to say I am looking forward to reading the first book in the series as well. The good news is you don’t have to read the first book in order to read this one. Each books stands on it’s own. Kelly Long is a marvelous writer and it shows in the pages of Lilly’s Wedding Quilt. This is my first Amish inspired book as well. At first I thought it a little daunting with the Amish language sprinkled throughout it’s pages but my worries soon faded and I fell in love with the Amish ways. I will definitely be reading more of these in the future!

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My Rating: 5 out of 5 Palms

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Review: Plain Proposal by Beth Wiseman

null Miriam Raber has loved Saul Fisher since they were kids. She dreames of a life with Saul. When her friends dare her to go and speak to him, it sends her on a path she never thought she would take. Miriam loves God with her whole heart but will she leave the community to be with Saul?

Saul Fisher has a dream he hopes one day to fulfill. After the loss of his mother and sister he finds himself taking care of his brothers and his father who has taken to drinking his homemade wine. It leaves Saul wondering just what God’s will for him really is. Should he leave the community to fulfill his dreams? Would Miriam go with him if he chose to leave?

This is a book that proves love conquers all. Beth Wiseman has done a fabulous job in the continuing “Daughter’s of the Promise” series. This a book of God and Love and Family where nothing is too big to face when you have all three of these things in your life. The best part is you don’t have to read the previous books in order to read Plain Proposal. I definitely recommend it!

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My Rating: 5 out of 5 Palms

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