March 25, 2013 | By: Cynthia Marcano

It's Monday! What Are You Reading? 3/25/2013


Currently Reading 

Dandelions On The Wind by Mona Hodgson

When Maren Jensen took a job on Elsa Brantenberg’s St. Charles, Missouri farm, she never expected to call the place her home. As she grows to love Mrs. Brantenberg and her granddaughter, Gabi, Maren is transformed from a lonely mail-order bride-without-a-groom to a beloved member of the Brantenberg household.

But when Gabi’s father, Rutherford “Wooly” Wainwright, returns to the farm unexpectedly, everything changes for Maren. Despite the failing eyesight that caused her suitor to reject her, she can see that Wooly desperately needs to reconnect with the family he abandoned when his grief sent him running toward the army—and into the Civil War. She also senses there could be something more between the widower and herself, if either can move beyond their past hurts. 

Comforted and counseled by the wisdom of the women in her beloved quilting circle, Maren begins to discover the cost such decisions demand of her heart. Are her choices in obedience to God, or is she running from His plan? Is it too late for love to be stitched into the fabric of her life?


Next Read


A Place To Belong by Lauraine Snelling

The Exciting Conclusion to Lauraine Snelling's WILD WEST WIND Series
As winter settles over the ranch, the Engstrom brothers are much on the mind of Cassie Lockwood. The way Lucas smiles at her should set her heart to tripping. But it doesn't. Shouldn't there be some attraction to him if they are going to be married? His vow to make her love him does not seem to be working, no matter how considerate and charming he is. 

Ransom Engstrom is another matter. After Cassie's train trip to a shooting competition, she realizes she misses Ransom more than Lucas. And then there's the look she caught Lucas sending Betsy Hudson at church one Sunday. Are she and Lucas drifting apart?
Meanwhile, Ransom has discovered that he cares for Cassie but can't bring himself to express his true feelings to her. When she leaves to join a Wild West show for the summer, will Ransom summon the courage to go after her?


Anonymous said...

Dandelions of the Wind sounds sweet, I hope you enjoy it

Have a great reading week!

Shelleyrae @ Book'd Out

Eva S said...

Haven't heard of either of these, thanks for sharing!

New follower

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Lindsey said...

Historical fiction is so fun. I hope you love both of your books this week!

RAnn said...

Dandelions looks like a good one. Enjoy.

Heather said...

New follower here!

The covers on these books are SO cute!!

Sierra said...

I can't wait to get A Place To Belong, I really liked the first book and loved the second. I can't wait to see how everything ends up :D

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