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(Book review) The dog that whispered

Reviewed by: Ceil Carey, Co-president of ECLA and long time book discussion leader   Introduction Title: The dog that whispered Author: Jim Kraus Publisher: Faith Words Publication Date: 2016 Format: Paperback Length: 320 pages OVERVIEW The dog that whispered is a sweet yet deep book. Wilson Steele is a writing professor whose mother foists an unwanted dog […]

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(Book review) Fly Away

Reviewed by: Diane Ash, retired teacher and current church librarian at the Federated Church of Sandwich   Introduction Title: Fly Away Author: Lynn Austin Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform Publication Date: 2017 Format: Print book Length: 234 pages OVERVIEW Lynn Austin’s newest novel takes place in 1987 and tells the story of two very different characters who meet by chance at a local […]

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(Book review) The atonement

Reviewed by: Ceil Carey, Co-president of ECLA and long time book discussion leader   Introduction Title: The atonement Author: Beverly Lewis Publisher: Bethany House Publication Date: 2016 Format: Paperback Length: 321 pages OVERVIEW Lucy Flaud has made some serious mistakes in her young life when she was engaged to an Englischer and considering leaving the Amish life. […]

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(Book review) Mattie’s Pledge

Reviewed by: Lillian G. Smith, a 2017 summer professional writing student at Taylor University   Introduction Title: Mattie’s Pledge Author: Jan Drexel Publisher: Revell Publication Date: September 20, 2016 Format: Print Book Length: 377 pages OVERVIEW This story is set in 1843 in Brothers Valley, Pennsylvania. Mattie Schrock and her family are preparing for the journey of a lifetime.  They eagerly are […]

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