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The Telling
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Jun 30, 2010 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Author: Beverly Lewis
Publisher: Bethany House
May 2010
ISBN: 978-0-7642-0573-6
Genre: Inspirational/Amish

Grace Byler and her English friend, Heather, have left Grace’s Amish community to seek for Grace’s run-away mother. The brethren are discussing shunning Lettie Byler if she isn’t home within a week. Grace and Heather do a lot of talking on the long car trip, getting to know each other better, but the arrival in Ohio doesn’t help them find Lettie at all. Instead, they discover s
Andrea Guy
This book is truly groan worthy. The only reason I suffered through it, is because I read the first two in this trilogy.

I love Amish fiction, and I think that's why I'm drawn to Lewis' books. She's the Danielle Steel of that genre. And like Steel, too many books has taken away the "goodness" in her stories.

Everything is too formulated now. Perhaps that's the fault of a publisher that wants to make money off trilogies, when Lewis' stories would better be told in one longer volume.

That's the pro
May 25, 2010 rated it really liked it
I really love Beverly Lewis but I think that this series was a little drawn out. I think I had figured out who the adopted daughter was by the end of book one. On the other hand I felt like the end of the book was a little rushed and some questions were left unanswered. Overall I will continue to read the Amish series that Beverly Lewis writes because she gives us an amazing glance into Amish life.
Carolyn E
Sep 25, 2013 rated it it was amazing
What a wonderful series by Beverly Lewis!! I love all of her Amish stories.
Lucy Bilik
Oct 10, 2010 rated it really liked it
Very good book. This is #3 in series of easy reading relaxing Amish story.
May 25, 2010 rated it really liked it
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I am so sad.....I am done with this series...I wish there were more stories about Heather, Grace and Yonnie.

All I can say is reading these books has been wunderful-gut!!
Karen K. Miller
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