Monday, March 9, 2015

"A Horse for Kate" by Miralee Ferrell {Teen Week!}

{Welcome to Teen Week! Every quarter we're going to try and do a Teen Week! A week where every weekday has a new review of a Christian book written just for teens! You’re reading the first one of this quarter's! :) }
About this book:

  “A horse of her own would be awesome. But Kate figures that might be a long way away, especially since she had to give up riding lessons and move to her late grandfather’s farm. Besides, it would be a lot more fun to have a best friend to ride with. When Kate discovers a barn on their new farm that’s perfect for a horse, and a dusty bridle too, she starts to think that her dream might come true. Then she meets Tori at school, who is totally the best. So when they discover a thoroughbred that appears to be all alone, could it be the answer to her prayers? Maybe. If she can convince her dad ... and figure out what’s going on with that horse.”

Series: Book #1 in the “Horses and Friends” series. {Book #2 & #3 will both be coming out this year as well!}

Spiritual Content- ‘H’s are capital when referring to God; Kate doesn’t understand why God won’t answer her prayers the way she’d like (when leads into discussions)

Negative Content- Minor cussing including: a ‘dweeb’, a ‘sissy’, ‘dumb’ and two ‘stupid’s; Mentions of horse manure; A few mentions of horses going to a glue factory or becoming dog food; A couple mentions of races and skin colors (nothing racist, Kate just notices that she’s a minority in her school.).

Sexual Content- N/A
*Note: A notice of a redhead: “who tossed her hair and made eyes at the boy across the aisle. That girl probably thought she was pretty and liked to flaunt it, even though she didn’t look all that hot to Kate.”; When noticing a boy Kate says: “He’s wasn’t what other girls might consider to be hot, but his blue eyes sparkled, and his grin was pretty cute.” And later says she’s never had an interest in having a boyfriend.

-Kate Ferris, turns 13 in this book.
                                         P.O.V. of Kate
                                                        201 pages (plus how to make a horse cake!)

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My personal Rating- 
I’m not the biggest fan of horses, but I’m not afraid of them. They’re beautiful animals the Lord made. Kate really reminded me of a bunch of 12/13 year olds I know! I’m looking forward to passing this on. I’m also looking forward to reading the rest of the series when they come out! :)

See y’all TOMORROW with another Teen Week review! 

*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.
*I received this book for free from the Author for this review.


  1. I can't wait to read this book! I love horses and think I would really like this one :D

  2. Tewn Week looks like a great idea! Great job with the blog!