The Redemption of Sarah Cain
Lydia Cottrell, eldest of five Amish orphans, made a promise to her dying mother to "keep the family together." But soon she discovers that guardianship has been granted to a virtual strangera well-to-do aunt from Portland, Oregon, who cares little for Mamma
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yet seen the movie and I haven't been able to find the original book,
as this is the movie edition of the book. I do look forward to reading
the other version of the book as well as watching the movie to
compare. Beverly Lewis is one of my favorite authors of the Amish
genre and the story didn't disappoint. Most of the books I read are
about the Old Order Amish so I was rather surprised that this one is
about the New Order Amish and to...more
The book also made me want to be Amish. Seri...more
Beverly Lewis shows great compassion over feelings, and I love how she intertwines her heritage into her writing.
Iwill definetly read more of her books.
I enjoyed The Redemption of Sarah Cain. I like that the ending wasn't expected. My one issue with this book was that it only took a week for Sarah to completely change her life. While I get that sometimes people do change q...more
The Redemption of Sarah Cain tells the story Sarah Cain, an "Englicsher," and her five Amish nieces and nephews she is forced to look after. I expected the book to be more like the movie, but it was completely different. I...more
This book really kept me wanting more.. i seriously really got into this book..
The Redemption of Sarah Cain is primarily told from the viewpoint of Lydia Cottrell who is the oldest of five Amish children. Several years prior their father died, and then a few years later, their mother, Ivy Cain Cottrell passed away too, leaving the five Cottrell children as orphans.
Lydia is the oldest and at on...more
I was graciously sent this book by Bethany House Publishers, and I could not be more glad.
I have to say, I really enjoyed The Redemption of Sarah Cain.
Beverly Lewis is probably one of the more well-known Amish fiction authors, but this was the first book of hers I have read, and I definitely was not let down.
The Redemption of Sarah Cain is primarily told from the viewpoint of Lydia Cottrell who is the oldest of five Amish children. Several years prior...more
Learned that it's not the amount of things that you have in life that makes you wealthy but the love of your friends and family that makes you rich.
The trappings of this life pulls us down when we are called to travel light. We are not supposed to accumulate things, instead we are told to have friends as many of them as p...more
So I just got done reading about to film that is based on this book. The film sounds as if it's going to be COMPLETELY different. In it Sarah is a writer instead of a real estate agent. Also it seems as if her decision is going t...more
This is the ONE book I read where I thought the movie was better and if you know me, that's pretty serious. And I didn't even think the movie was that great.
so this book tells the story of Sarah, who is faced with a dilemma when her estranged sister...more
Boring, bad characterizations, and a poorly written narrative and plot, The Redemption of Sarah Cain was a complete disappointment. The story line is not as fleshed out as her other novels, and the story becomes difficult to follow with two...more
This was my first "Amish" book to read. The Amish language kind of got to me after a while, but it wasn't terr...more
this one just captures your spiritual side and makes you remember all your sins all of the sudden and you just want to change. it is beautiful the redemption of sarah cain, and tells you just how good it feels to be part of the saved.
Beverly Lewis, raised in Pennsylvania Amish country and both a schoolteacher and an accomplished musician, has been an award-winning author for over a dozen years. Her acclaimed novel, The Preacher's Daughter, was a 2006 Quill Book Award finalist in the romance category. Her books have appeared on numerous best...more