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Xenia rated a book 4 of 5 stars
When Calls the Heart by Janette Oke
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I had to read this book after watching the Hallmark television series. I loved it because it is a story of old school love between a man and a woman without them getting naked first. It was also refreshing to read a book that does not contain cursing ...more
Xenia rated a book 3 of 5 stars
When Tomorrow Comes by Janette Oke
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This book was okay. I was not thrilled with Christine Delaney. She seemed totally self absorbed and also frigid when it came to the men who cared so very much about her. I realize this is a faith based story, but not once did Christine factor in how ...more
Xenia rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Paris Letters by Janice Macleod
Paris Letters
by Janice Macleod
read in July, 2015
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The Mermaid Garden by Santa Montefiore
The Mermaid Garden
by Santa Montefiore
read in July, 2015
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Xenia and 7 other people liked Nisareen's review of The Mermaid Garden:
The Mermaid Garden by Santa Montefiore
"For those of you who enjoy gentle, escapist romance, this is a great choice. This books makes you believe in the power of love and reminds you what is important in life. The novel is an extremely relaxing read with an abundance of memorable charac..." Read more of this review »
Xenia and 11 other people liked Hayley's review of The House by the Sea:
The House by the Sea by Santa Montefiore
"I just adored this book, and this surprises me as I would usually find this kind of story quite bland and predictably fulfilling.
But I fell in love with the characters in a way that I haven't fallen in love with fictional characters for a very lon..." Read more of this review »
Xenia rated a book 3 of 5 stars
When Hope Springs New by Janette Oke
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When Breaks the Dawn by Janette Oke
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When Comes the Spring by Janette Oke
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This book is the second in the Canadian West series written by Janette Oke. I enjoyed the first book, When Calls the Heart, but this one was a bit tedious to get through. In this book Elizabeth is more prissy and petty than in the first one. In When ...more
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“Whether you think you can, or you think you can't--you're right.”
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“I am so far from being a pessimist...on the contrary, in spite of my scars, I am tickled to death at life.”
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“I took a deep breath and listened to the old brag of my heart. I am, I am, I am.”
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“In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.”
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