Monthly Archives: March 2014

A Baby for Hannah, By: Jerry Eicher

Hannah Byler has been happily married to Jake
for a while now. Jake is a recently appointed
minister in their Amish community. This was a
major change in Jake and Hannah’s lives.
Jake and Hannah are awaiting the birth of their
baby.
Members of their community are upset when a
Mennonite tent revival comes to their small
community. They are trying to draw members of
the Amish community away.
Will their lives get back to normal?
Will members of their community walk away
and join the Mennonites?
This is a must read series!
5 stars!

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A Hope for Hannah, By: Jerry Eicher

This book continues the story of Hannah.
Hannah is now married to Jake Byler.
They live in a little cabin in the mountains
of Montana. Jake loses his job with the logging
company. Jake must find work to support the
two of them. How will they deal with this.
Will their love and faith be enough to survive?
Another hit by Jerry Eicher!
5 stars!

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A Dream for Hannah, By: Jerry Eicher

This is the story of Hannah Miller.
She is a good Amish girl. Hannah knows
that she wants to remain Amish. A lifestyle
that she has known all her life.
She loves her family, friends, church.
Yet Hannah yearns for more.
Should Hannah choose good old Sam whom she
has known all her life?
Should Hannah choose Peter who is wild
and daring?
Or should Hannah choose Jake that lives
in the mountains of another Amish community.
This is a must read book!
5 stars!

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Beyond Hope’s Valley, By: Tricia Goyer

This is the final book in the series.
It continues the story of Marianna Sommer’s
and her intended Aaron Zook. Marianna’s
heart still belongs to Ben an englishman
that she met in Montana. Even though
Marianna keeps pushing her feelings for
Ben aside. Believing that she and Aaron
are meant to be together. Aaron has built a home
for the two of them on his family’s property.
Yet something about Aaron keeps nagging at her.
Like he is hiding something from her.
Marianna’s brother Levi is about to marry
Naomi. Naomi is expecting a baby. Will Marianna
marry Aaron and continue to live the Amish
life that she has always know? Or will Marianna
finally admit that she love Ben an englishman?
I loved this series. I hated to see it end.
5 stars!

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Along Wooded Paths, By: Tricia Goyer

This continues the story of Marianna Sommer and Aaron Zook.
Marianna contines to work in the store in Montana.
She is growing more accustomed to the English.
She is amazedat how well the Amish here in there small community
get along with the English. They socialize a lot more together
than than her old community she grew up in. They is even a prayer
group of English and Amish that come together once a week to pray.
Marianna still strugles with her feeling for Aaron Zook.
The man she was suppose to marry. Marianna has strong feelings
for Ben an Englisch. She struggles with them.
She knows how much it would hurt her family if she left the
Amish life for Ben. After all the hurt they have been through.
Losing two daughters in a buggy accident and her brother Levi
walking away from the Amish life.
Aaron isn’t happy about Marianna working in the store being
around the Englisch.
THis story keep me guessing to the very end.
It is a must read book.
5 stars!

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Get Balanced!
Tricia Goyer Balanced

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Balanced challenge

This post is part of the Balanced challenge with Tricia Goyer—and you can join, too!

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Beside Still Waters, By: Tricia Goyer

This is the story of Marianna Sommer.
She is planning on being baptized and
marring Aaron Zook. This has what she
has been planning. Suddenly Marianna’s
plans are thrown for a loop when her
father decides to move their family
to Montana. She is not required to go,
but she feels obligated to her mother to
go with them for a while. That way she can
help her mother who is expecting another
baby.
The community in Montana is so different
from her own. There is a strong English
influence there. Will this influence change
Marianna’s mind about returning to her
community in which she was raised? To the
man she plans to marry Aaron Zook.
Marianna finally finds a peace that she has never
felt before in Montana. She is learning
more about God and praying.
This is a must read book.
5 stars

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Redemption, By Shelley Shepard Gray

This is the story of Sarah Ropp. She is left to fend for herself when
her husband Daniel goes off to fight in the war. Believing that her
husband died in the war when his name is seen on a list of casualities.
Sarah is taken by surprise when a man shows up in her barn. He sort of resembels
her Daniel. The war has taking a toll on him. Sarah comes to accept the fact
that her husband is back. She starts to have doubts about him. He has changed
so much personality wise. She no longer fears him like before the war.
Can this man be Sarah’s husband? Has he changed so much?
A must read book.
5 stars!!

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Minding Molly, By: Leslie Gould

This is a wonderful story about Molly Zook.  Molly is someone that likes to be in control. Molly’s father has recently passed away.  She is trying to deal with her mother.  She is struggling to save their family farm.  Her mother keeps pushing her to marry Mervin Mosier.  Molly wants to marry someone that she loves.  Molly falls in love Leon a horse trainer that is working for her best friend Hannah’s father.  Will she be given the oppportunity to have a chance of their love growing and marrying?  A weekend camping trip that was planned for them goes all wrong.  From one disaster to another.  Will their bond of friendship stand the upsets of this trip?  Can Molly learn to let go that she can’t control everything? 
This is a must read book. 5 stars

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