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Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Book Review: Beyond Hope's Valley

About the book:
Beyond Hope's Valley is book three in the Big Sky series.

After an extended stay in Montana, where Amish traditions are different than in her home state, Marianna Sommer returns to Indiana for two reasons, first to help her brother and his girlfriend prepare for a baby and their wedding. Second, to plan her own wedding to Aaron Zook -- a marriage she’s been dreaming about ever since childhood. And yet, although she had missed the idyllic farms and families of her upbringing, Marianna is surprised that Indiana is somehow making her long now for Montana.

As months pass, secrets that were hidden in winter’s frozen grasp thaw and take on a life of their own. The truths about a child, about a past relationship, and about God’s plans are being revealed. Walking through a valley of questions, Marianna must hold on to hope as she decides where and with whom her heart truly belongs.

About Tricia Goyer: 
Tricia Goyer is the award winning author of thirty-two books including Beside Still Waters, Remembering You, and the mommy memoir, Blue Like Play Dough. Tricia is a regular speaker at conventions and conferences and is the host of Living Inspired. She and her family make their home in Little Rock, Arkansas where they are part of the ministry of FamilyLife.

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My Opinion
I have really enjoyed the previous two books in the Big Sky series! These books are so well written and I love the setting in Montana. I actually miss that in this third book because most of it is based back in Indiana where Marianna has returned.

The story line and the hard choice between her Amish beau and Ben, her English friend, make for a great story. This book really shows Marianna trusting in God and realizing he has a plan for her and she needs to trust even in the hardest times!

I definitely recommend the entire Big Sky series and this third book is just as great as the first two! I recommend reading the first two before this one - it will help tie it all together! This is one of the best Amish series I have read!

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One fortunate winner will receive: 
  •  Custom Amish Wall Hanging {You choose the colors!} 
  • An Amish Doll {Sweet.} 
  • Amish-made basket {It’s picnic season!} 
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* Thank you to Litfuse Publicity Group for this book for review! Disclosure - This book was given for review for my honest opinion. No other compensation was given.*