Thursday, September 1, 2011

A Lovely Book ~ The Harvest of Grace by Cindy Woodsmall ~ Review

Cindy Woodsmall writes the kind of series I love to read. While each book is a complete story unto  itself, once I reached the third book in the series, The Harvest of Grace, I have fallen so completely in love with these characters and love see them get their happy endings and complete the subtleties of their character arc.

            I loved this story. It was the perfect end to so many stories, while giving us two new characters to fall in love with, Aaron and Sylvia. I loved the uniqueness of these two characters. They fight struggles that wouldn’t be thought of as the status quo in Amish fiction. I was completely engaged in the story and the character’s lives.

            Cindy crafts a tender love story, but one that as a reader becomes so pure and sweet I get swept away in the tapestry of their lives. The craft of the novel , the word usage and three-dimensional characters, it is not hard to see why Cindy Woodsmall is a New York Times, best-selling author. I will not be surprised when this one joins the list as well.

            It’s Amish fiction at its finest, crafting a perfect niche in an overflowing genre and giving a delightful read to all those who crack the cover of this lovely story.

            This review is my honest opinion. Thanks to the publishers for my copy to review.

More about The Harvest of Grace

Reeling from an unexpected betrayal, can Sylvia find relief from the echoes of her past…or will they shape her future forever?

Although Sylvia Fisher recognizes that most Old Order Amish women her age spend their hours managing a household and raising babies, she has just one focus—tending and nurturing the herd on her family’s dairy farm. But when a dangerous connection with an old beau forces her to move far from home, she decides to concentrate on a new start and pour her energy into reviving another family’s debt-ridden farm.

After months in rehab, Aaron Blank returns home to sell his Daed’s failing farm and move his parents into an easier lifestyle. Two things stand in his way: the father who stubbornly refuses to recognize that Aaron has changed and the determined new farmhand his parents love like a daughter. Her influence on Aaron’s parents could ruin his plans to escape the burdens of farming and build a new life.

Can Aaron and Sylvia find common ground? Or will their unflinching efforts toward opposite goals blur the bigger picture— a path to forgiveness, glimpses of grace, and the promise of love.

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  1. I've read a few books by Cindy Woodsmall, she is good.

    I was so so so glad to see Kim Vogel Sawyer on your poll!!!! Then when I voted for her I was soooo glad to see that she is winning! She is one of my fav. Christian Authors. I will keep my eye open for that one.

  2. Congratulations! You've earned a blogger award! Swing by and pick it up. :)

  3. Hi Wall to wall! I love Cindy's writings too. And since her first series, this one is my favorite by her. And I agree, looks like Kim will be our author next month, so stop by with a question on Friday, okay?

    Rachel, thank you!! I'll be by tomorrow to see it. :D

  4. Thanks for the review. I rated it for you. :) Want to return the favor sometime? :)

    Also, the Liebster Award Blog post is set to be published on my blog tomorrow. I'm so sorry for the delay!!

  5. Thanks Sheri! I try to do that when I visit. :) And no worries, it's all up to you whether you post or not anyway. :)


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