Genesis 5020

Stories for His Glory

The Englisch Daughter by Cindy Woodsmall and Erin Woodsmall March 31, 2020

Filed under: Book Reviews — Melissa Finnegan @ 5:34 pm
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A marriage is tested in this Old Order Amish novel of longing for renewed love and a path for forgiveness from the best-selling author of Gathering the Threads .

Old Order Amish wife and mother Jemima has put her marriage and family ahead of herself for years. She’s set herself aside. Raising four children, she’s followed all the rules and has been patient in looking forward to her time to chase a dream of her own.

But when she finds out that her life savings for pursuing that dream is gone–and her husband, Roy, has been hiding a child with another woman–her entire world is shattered. Will she be able to listen to God and love Roy’s child? With so much at stake, how can she and Roy fix their relationship before their lives come crashing down?

My thoughts:

Cindy Woodsmall writes some very interesting Amish Fiction. The storyline here is not one you would expect in an Amish community. For sure my favorite storyline in this book was what was going on between Roy and Jemima.

The storyline of Abigail and Chris didn’t draw me quite as much and at times the internal dialogue and the reasoning behind some of their decisions didn’t really make sense to me.

I knew whatever happened between Roy and Jemima would require some major forgiveness on Jemima’s part and I was curious to see how that would all play out.

Overall, a very interesting read.

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A copy of this book was given to me. All opinions are my own.


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