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Book: Hand-Me-Down Bride by Juliet Vandiver Waldron
To help her impoverished family, Sophie agrees to marry a wealthy older in far off America. Less than twenty-four hours after she arrives in German's Mill, Pennsylvania, events have taken a far stranger turn than anything she could have imagined. Set in Post-Civil-War Pennsylvania, this tale of an arranged marriage is as much family saga as romance. Sophie is a sensitive young woman struggling to [...]
 
Book: Sanctuary Farm First 12 Stories - Sanctuary Farm Foster Stories by A.K. Harris
Kitty and Joe are retired farmers who run a smallholding on an island off the coast of the UK. They also foster children. Each story tells of the lives and circumstances of the children who come to stay with them, from backgrounds to futures, while also telling of life on the farm and in the community. Sanctuary is set in a little village close to the cliffs, and local characters join the [...]
 
Book: The Only Best Place (Holmes Crossing) by Carolyne Aarsen
Forced to move back to her husband's country hometown, she'll need family, forgiveness, and faith to save their marriage. As a loving mother and wife, Leslie VandeKeere has overcome most of her own troubled childhood. But when her husband Dan loses his business and starts receiving flirtatious texts from a co-worker, their dream home fund and their marriage fall on hard times. To keep the family [...]
 
Book: Sustainable Community - Learning from the Cohousing Model by Graham Meltzer
Sustainable Community: Learning from the Cohousing Model is an in-depth review and analysis of the cohousing phenomenon currently sweeping North America. Cohousing projects are purpose built housing developments for communities of up to 40 or 50 households. They combine entirely self-contained dwellings with a range of shared community facilities such as kitchen/dining room, social space, [...]
 
Book: Mr. Pish Goes to the Farm (Mr. Pish Educational Series) by K. S. Brooks
The adventurous traveling terrier, Mr. Pish, takes us on a personally guided tour to show us what goes on at a farm. From playing with a cute lamb to driving a big swathing machine, Mr. Pish explores it all in Mr. Pish Goes to the Farm. In this sixth book in the Mr. Pish Educational Series, full color photographs and engaging text provide us with entertaining insight to teach us where our food [...]
 
Book: Living Space - The First Year of the Foxwood Community by Jan Marsh
Maggie strives to realise her vision of a shared community of friends living out their years in companionship and harmony on the Welsh Borders. But as the saying goes, life happens when you're busy making other plans and she hasn't reckoned on the dark secrets, the rivalries, the exes and the wayward offspring that her housemates have accumulated over the decades. A funny and thoughtful story [...]
 
Book: Ian's Farm Adventure by Liberty Dendron
Thinking about all the new things a baby will learn when they come into the world? Ien's Farm Adventure helps us remember, and reminds us what is most important, a lovely book about pigs. For babies, toddlers, and children learning to read. A Fun way to look at Pigs This book is a fun way to look at pigs; it doesn't contain all the information available for all breeds. This is where it gets a [...]
 
Book: Words on a Killing by Will Lowrey
Behind the walls of an industry built on deception, there was one thing I was certain of - she was looking right at me. From the dim shadows of a metal chute in a New England slaughterhouse, her coal-black eyes proclaimed her sentience and questioned the very pillars of our beliefs. "Words on a Killing" is the story of the poignant, final moments of a single life trapped within the system. An [...]
 
Book: Odd Robert by Will Lowrey
The enchanted woods can harbor the darkest sins of man. Deep within the lush Elkin Forest, a pair of orphans find sanctuary among the peaceful villagers of Thon. For two adventurous boys who scarcely escaped the ruthless pillage of their former home, the rich, verdant woods and its bountiful creatures prove to be an oasis of natural splendor. Until one day, everything changes when they encounter [...]
 
Book: Echoes from the Farm by Dr. Jonathan T. Jefferson
In the early 1970s, when author Dr. Jonathan T. Jefferson (a.k.a. "John-John") was a young child, his parents did something unprecedented for a working class African American family from Queens: They bought an old, dilapidated farmhouse in Upstate New York's dairy country as a summer home for them and their eight children. Initially fish out of water, over the next decade the Jefferson family [...]
 
Book: Paul O'Leary - trouble on the farm by Michael Mardel
Meet up with Paul as he has two moves, from the city to a farm. Join him in his one room school and his extra chores on the farm, mowing lots of grass and training his dog, Lassie, not to chase the sheep. He has a few dream adventures, including being a fireman as a real bushfire approaches. Will he be able to cope with the blaze? It's a great big place where Paul ends up with his dog and his [...]
 
Book: Walker The Goose - The Search For A Family by Susanne Blumer
One sad goose searches for a friend. Will she ever find a happy companion? Walker the goose is very lonely. She knows the best way to beat loneliness is to find a new best friend. As she searches an entire farm for friendship among the cows, sheep, and pigs, Walker realizes it's not just a partner she wants. She needs a family to be truly happy. Walker The Goose: The Search For A Family is an [...]
 
Book: I Love My Tractor (What I Love, for kids) by Wes Covington
A fun and easy way for kids to learn about what a tractor does on a farm, some of the ways tractors are used and what an old tractor looks like. There is also a 'parts of the tractor' diagram that teaches what parts are where and what they do. This children's book is a fun way to introduce young readers to the role a tractor plays on a small farm.
 
Book: Riotous Retirement by Brian Robertson & Ron Smallwood
"A laugh a minute fun read, as an outburst of chaotic humor abounds when newly retired over 50's adapt to a new lifestyle and different friends when downsizing to Burnside Retirement Village, all under the eagle eye of Manager Helga. Hilarious cartoons, eye-catching cover and end of chapter limericks bring the stories to life. The authors deserve a courage medal for this pearl". Independent [...]
 
Book: Reincarnated Horse Reporter by John Robert McCauley
An investigative reporter for the Richmond Times-Dispatch tries to recapture stories of nostalgic memories, and stumbles upon a charismatic waitress, who dies unexpectedly, but seems to be reincarnated in another free spirited woman he meets. The reporter sends readers on an unforgettable adventure set in a world of racehorses, steeplechase races, wild horses and the magic of fox hunts, which [...]
 
Book: Columbus State Community College - An Informal History by David Meyers & Elise Meyers Walker
For half a century, the mission of Columbus State Community College has remained essentially unchanged - to provide skilled men and women to meet the workforce needs of Central Ohio employers. What has changed, however, is the way it goes about fulfilling that mission. Columbus State Community College: An Informal History is the story of how this remarkable institution grew from a handful of [...]
 
Book: Wooly Meets The Chickens - A Huckleberry Farm Book by Susanne Blumer
Can a dog and a chicken become best friends? It's Wooly's first day at Huckleberry Farm, and he can't wait to make some friends. When he hears the rooster crowing, he knows the chickens are the perfect animals for the job. Butterscotch, the leader of the chicken coop, isn't so sure. After all, who ever heard of a big dog becoming friends with an entire flock of chickens? He just won't stand for [...]
 
Book: Tizzie by p.d.r. lindsay
There's no slavery in the Yorkshire Dales, not in 1887, not ever. But loving families use artful schemes to enslave the innocent. Twenty nine year-old Tizzie is such an innocent. She has worked herself down to skin and bones as a dairymaid on the farm of her dear brother, Jack, his gracious wife, Maggie, their three boys and one girl, Agnes. Expert at many things, though not in spotting conniving [...]
 
Book: The God that Says I Am by J.A.V. Simson
A collection of meditations aimed at understanding the nature of spiritual experience. Dr. Simson is a scientist who has explored the history and content of most major world religions, has been a lifetime "truth-seeker," and takes a sympathetic view of the God-quest. In these essays, words commonly used in religious discourse are carefully defined in an effort to clarify meanings of religious [...]
 
Book: Beneath Outback Skies by Alissa Callen
A captivating rural romance featuring an indomitable young woman determined to save her family farm, and the city-boy who is not all he seems... Paige Quinn will let nothing and no one distract her from caring for her wheelchair-bound father, Connor, and fighting for her remote, drought-stricken property, Banora Downs. Least of all a surprise farm-stay guest named Tait Cavanaugh, whose smooth [...]
 
Book: A SUMMER TO BE TREASURED by James H. Barrett Jr.
For forty-five-year-old Josh "Rusty" O'Brien, it seems only a few years ago he was a young boy growing up in Oakwood Acres, Pennsylvania, a quiet suburb where everyone knew everyone. That thought takes him back to the summer of 1973, when he and his buddies were fifteen years old. Josh, Jake Thompson, Joey Flynn, and Walt McDonald were virtually inseparable; it was a summer to be treasured. Their [...]
 
Book: Precinct by Michael Grant
Captain Richard Leland is a rising star in the NYPD. Young, bright, and super ambitious, his goal is to be the police commissioner by the time he's forty. He's right on track, but then department politics rears its ugly head. All his carefully laid plans are suddenly thrown into jeopardy when his boss, Chief of Department Charles Drum, decides his young protege needs more patrol experience [...]
 
Book: Escaping the Smoke and Rain - Moving Through and Beyond the Jehovah's Witness Community by Shauna May
Breaking free from the Jehovah's Witness community would be the test that would become my testimony. There I was climbing the ice-clad rungs of a rickety old ladder, anchored in a bed of snow, hanging Christmas lights for the very first time. I was convinced no other symbol would illumine my debut as brightly or as swiftly as this. It felt exhilarating yet terrifying all at once like standing on [...]
 
Book: Mailbox Kitten by Mammy Oaklee
A small boy named Bubba unexpectedly finds his first love. He learns what it is to truly love, care for and tend to another. He does so happily, and with his whole heart. Sadly, just as unexpectedly his loved one dies through no fault of his own. Mammy and Pappy (his parents) console Bubba as much as they can. Until, one day Pappy discovers something that, if all goes right, will fill Bubba's [...]
 
Book: The Fat Lady's Low, Sad Song by Brian Kaufman
Named to Kirkus Reviews' Best Books of 2018 2019 Maxy Book Awards - Best Literary Courtney Morgan is a female knuckle-ball pitcher trying to break into professional baseball. Parker Westfall is an aging slugger with one last chance at the ultimate carrot a spot on a major-league roster. She's gorgeous, and he's having the season of his life. Together, they'll try to change a losing team's [...]
 
Book: Home to Chapel Springs by Ane Mulligan
2017 Selah Awards Nominee Chapel Springs: where anything can happen, and usually does. "Claire and her best friend Patsy are as lovable as ever; even with all the new problems they face, they keep their sense of humor. The storyline is believable, and readers will identify with issues that are mentioned in the book. Mulligan writes with humor and wit. This book does not disappoint." - Romantic [...]
 
Book: Sand, Sea and Meadow Muffins by Miriam Davison
Sarah Phillips Is bored plain and simple, bored of her married boyfriend's promises and bored of her temp job. she needs to get away, deciding on a road trip. with nothing to lose Sarah closes her eyes and waves her finger over the map of Britain. South Wales is the fickle finger of fates choice but getting there turns out to be the real adventure with more laughs mishaps and mystery than Sarah [...]
 
Book: Sharing Lives - Part 3 of the Foxwood Trilogy by Jan Marsh
Getting by with a little help from your friends has been very important to the residents of Foxwood during the three years of its existence as an 'intentional community' on the Welsh border. But when glamorous Tricia Anstey moves in, the dynamic of the community changes. Old friendships are threatened and the harmony of the house is shattered by the secrets of her colourful past. And in the wider [...]
 
Book: The Farm Fires (Firehouse Family) by Laurie Loveman
As a result of having never known his parents, Freddy Pratter never allows anyone to know his true feelings. When newly-divorced Glynis Hampton moves back to a village near Woodhill, a chance meeting and a shared love of photography bring Freddy and Glynis together. With the complications of an old high school sweetheart, a fire, a murder, and personal secrets, it seems unlikely that Freddy and [...]
 
Book: The Seed farm by Ruby Lord
This is a revised edition re-edited 14/10/2014 - "The storyline really draws you in and it is one of those books you think about when you're not reading it. I love the idea of a fertility farm, it is so far out there and un-thought of that it is like nothing I've read before." "Empathy for the characters builds steadily throughout.The unforgiving examination of the subject matter is apposite for [...]
 
Book: A Heartland Horror Story by Edward M. Clark
Join the Core family as they start a new life in the country side. Experience what at first seemed to be a peaceful new beginning turned quickly into a nightmare. Follow the kids along a horrific adventure of haunting and spiritual possessions in this spine tingling book of surprises and unforeseen twist.
 
Book: Foxwood - Another Year by Jan Marsh
It's a year since the Foxwood house was set up and the 'community' has grown. It's still home to Maggie, Julia, Ann, Jeff, Josh, Viv and Lewis, but there are also new residents, leading to shifts in allegiance and fallings out, as well as more cosy and intimate times. Add to the mix online dating, a Murder Mystery and the joys of bread making and this second book in the Foxwood trilogy proves [...]
 
Book: Ndlovu - The White Elephant by Peter Good
Ndlovu - The White Elephant is a pacy story set in Zimbabwe during the turbulent years that followed Rhodesia's Unilateral Declaration of Independence. The story highlights the dangers of police work in the explosive climate of a troubled country during years of the terror war and is woven around human suffering, painful endurance, and horrors that confronted the peoples both black and white. The [...]
 
Book: Mrs. Tedesco's Missing Cookbook (A Hannah and Tamar Mystery 2) by Christa Nardi & Cassidy Salem
A simple request opens up a savory mystery. Hannah never imagined her high school service project with the elderly would draw her into another mystery. Mrs. Tedesco, a lonely widow who loves to bake, has just one request - that the teen retrieve her cookbook from her old house. Easier said than done. The house has been ransacked and the coveted cookbook is nowhere to be found. Eager to help the [...]
 
Book: The Adventures Of Stupid The Cat by Brenda Borders and Bruce A. Borders
All cats can be a little strange! Some might even be crazy! But it takes a smart cat to pull off some of the things this lovable cat named Stupid does! Follow his adventures, told in his own words. (Based on the life of a real cat, who thanks to his head-shaking behavior, earned the nickname of Stupid).
 


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