Friday, December 26, 2014

"Love Finds You in Lonesome Prairie, Montana" by Tricia Goyer & Ocieanna Fleiss



{I hope y’all all had a Blessed Christmas! 
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About this book:

  “Julia Cavanaugh has never left New York City. But in 1889, the young woman rides the orphan train west to deliver the girls in her care to new families. After Julia’s final stop in Montana, she plans to kick the dust off her heels and head straight back east. But upon arriving in the remote town of Lonesome Prairie, she learns to her horror that she is also supposed to be delivered—into the hands of an uncouth miner who carries a bill of purchase for his new "bride." Julia turns to a respected circuit preacher to protect her from the marriage, but with no return fare, no home, and few friends, her options are bleak. What is God's plan for her in the middle of the vast Montana prairie?


Series: Part of the “Love Finds You” series. Each book ends with a City, State. None are connecting, so you don’t have to read them in order.


Spiritual Content- Psalm 115:1 at the beginning; Scriptures are quoted; Discussions about Scriptures; Many, many, many talks about God; ‘H’s are capital when talking about God; Two hymns are sung; Family Bible Time; Isaac is a Pastor & sermons; Strong Faiths & Learning.


Negative Content- Minor cussing including: a ‘blasted’, a ‘idiot’, a ‘hush’, a ‘wretched’ and two ‘stupid’s; Curses are said but not written; Going into a saloon; Blood (semi-detailed); Guns are pointed & shot; Mentions of drinking; a Mention of dead jackrabbits & dead animals for food (semi-detailed); Trouble-maker children try to brand a mouse (you know, like a cow? The boy gets bit; semi-detailed);   


Sexual Content- a ‘strumpet’ and a ‘tramp’; A semi-detailed kiss; Wanting to kiss & almost kissing; Touches (Barely-above-not-detailed); Barely-above-not-detailed embraces; Mentions of smoochin’; A baby is born (out of marriage, though) barely-above-not-detailed but there are hints; Mentions of a married couple that isn’t able to have kids; Mabelina used to work at a brothel (but she no longer is, but the aftermath is a large part of the story); Love, falling in love, & the emotions. 

-Julia Cavanaugh
-Isaac “Ike” Shepherd
                                         P.O.V. switches between them.
                                              Set in 1889
                                                        348 pages

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My personal Rating- 
(and a half)

This was a cute book. I really enjoyed all the Spiritual Content—which there was a lot of! The one “complaint” I have is the back cover of the book. It gave me the impression that Julia was stuck with the old man. Which made me almost not read the book!


See y’all next Monday with a new review! :D 


*BFCG may (Read the review to see) recommend this book by this author. It does not mean I recommend all the books by this author.

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