Religious & Spiritual

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The Amish community of Shadow Lake, located near Lake Erie, Pennsylvania, is the setting for book #2 in the Shadow Lake series.

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Ellie Hosteller resides in a large Amish community in Lancaster County with her parents and her twin brother Evan. The family owns a huge orchard supplying apples and peaches to restaurants and whi

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What is most important to families? Is it a big house, fancy cars, up-to-date electronics, and expensive clothes? Or is it spending time together as a family? This is a situation many face today.

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The Amish, known for being peace-loving and reticent, believe first and foremost in family and community.

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Before the Holocaust, about three million Jews lived in Poland. After the Shoah, only about four thousand Jews remained alive there. That number is about the same today.

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“. . . thought-provoking, hope-filled, and inspirational.”

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“More a stirring tale than a religious philosophy, The First Christmas can be enjoyed by readers of any faith.”

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“He wanted more than anything . . . to have survived without betraying. . . .

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This is a unique novel that is compelling, engrossing, and full of suspense and surprise.

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Twenty-three-year-old Susannah Peachy believes her life is wonderful.

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“this compulsively readable novel of historical fiction is about three courageous women trying to triumph over the forces of history and forced to make life-altering choices.”

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The Vixen, the irresistible new novel from the protean and prolific Francine Prose, reads like no other Rosenbergs-inspired novel before it, but it unerringly captures the tragico

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Today, many are upset and confused by the current situation due to the COVID virus and the political unrest we are facing. However, nothing can compare to the suffering and atrocities that occurred

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“Gaps of time notwithstanding, Charlier puts forth an interesting take on an historical event.”

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Surely there are World War II novels that aren’t depressing, but this isn’t one of them.

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“Original, informative, suspenseful—the big three in a literary slam bang.”

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Save the Last Dance demonstrates how strangers become family with their caring ways and unfailing faith in each other.”

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wildly provocative, comical, and absorbing reading.

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Growing up can be difficult, but having a strong faith, a loving family, and a good sense of direction as to where your future will lead you make things easier. And being in love also helps.

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“Two Jews = Three Shuls is a small book, and Sandra Tankoos does a good job of guiding the reader through twists and turns until the real murderer is uncovered.”

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“a family saga with several twists and turns . . .”

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“Chiavaroli does a good job of tying up the various loose ends she has created.

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“this novel is definitely a page-turner.”

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Notoriously, the small groups of European partisans who fought a guerilla war against the Nazis during World War II, hiding out in the area’s forests, generally refused to allow J

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Selah Ropp moves back to her old hometown in the Amish community of Birch Creek, Ohio. While living in New York with her parents, she suffered an experience that left her depressed and anxious.

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