Genre: Amish Fiction

Mending Fences by Suzanne Woods Fisher – Book Review, Preview

Mending Fences by Suzanne Woods Fisher – Book Review, Preview

The ripple effect. You throw a stone into the water and the ripples extend far beyond what you can see. Our lives are like that in so many ways. The things we do affect others, not just ourselves. I recently read through the life of King David, and instead of […]



The Amish Candy Maker by Laura V. Hilton – Book Review, Preview

The Amish Candy Maker by Laura V. Hilton – Book Review, Preview

Let prayer be the key to the day and the bolt to the nacht. Bishop Miah The Amish Candymaker by Laura V. Hilton For some, prayer is an act of desperation, the last resort. For others, prayer is an ongoing conversation with a dear friend, their loving Father. While I […]


The Amish Midwife’s Secret by Rachel J. Good – Book Review, Preview

The Amish Midwife’s Secret by Rachel J. Good – Book Review, Preview

I had not known of author Rachel J. Good at this time last year, and yet I have now read four of her books. She has a way of introducing very interesting aspects of Amish life. Kyle struggled with guilt and grief from his past. And he dealt with pride […]


Love’s Christmas Blessings by Laura V. Hilton & Rachel J. Good – Book Review

Love’s Christmas Blessings by Laura V. Hilton & Rachel J. Good – Book Review

My younger sister was not my biggest fan when we were growing up. I tried so hard to do things that would make her like me, but it seemed like everything I did just backfired. My mom kept telling me that she was jealous of me, but I still can’t […]


The Christmas Remedy by Cindy Woodsmall and Erin Woodsmall –  Book Review, Preview

The Christmas Remedy by Cindy Woodsmall and Erin Woodsmall – Book Review, Preview

by Phyllis Helton
November 5, 2018
Book Reviews

“Good afternoon, Mrs. W”, the pharmacist said as he greeted my mom. Considering it was a busy pharmacy in Southern California, my sisters and I teased her quite a bit that she frequented it enough to be recognized like that. I have found a small local pharmacy near me that […]



The Hope Jar by Wanda Brunstetter – Book Review, Preview

The Hope Jar by Wanda Brunstetter – Book Review, Preview

My sisters and I didn’t particularly care for Andrea. She was boastful and annoying. There were not, however, many girls our age in the neighborhood and for some reason, she liked to hang out with us. She and I were both in second grade at the time, if my memory […]


Firestorm by Laura V. Hilton – Book Review, Preview

Firestorm by Laura V. Hilton – Book Review, Preview

The campground was almost completely deserted. Granted, it was the end of September in the Cascade Mountains but we didn’t see anything too outrageous about the fact we were having one last weekend for the year. My husband found a huge chunk of oak and that evening we had a […]