Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Book Reveiw-"Letters to Katie" by Kathleen Fuller

"Letters to Katie"
Kathleen Fuller
Thomas Nelson Publishing

Katherine Yoder has been in love with Johnny Mullet for as long as she can remember but the affection was not returned.  Johnny feels that he is not good enough for her and struggles to prove himself  by buying a farm to start his own business.  Times are hard and Johnny realizes life can’t be taken for granted including his feelings about Katie.  Before he can tell her how he feels she suffers from an illness that robs her of her short-term memory. 

This book is filled with situations that we all could face, not just the Amish.  As the story unfolds, Katie and Johnny both realize they have let their wants become the focus of their lives rather than God being the center .   Not only is it a book about self- soul searching for God’s will but also about putting pride aside by letting others lend a helping hand, through love, prayer and friendship. 

If you like real-life situations and are intrigued by the Amish community, it is a book that I would highly recommend reading.  Letter writing plays an important part in this book, but so not to give it away, I’ll just say you need to read it to understand the title.    It is an uplifting read.   

Disclosure: I was given a copy of this book by the publisher, Thomas Nelson, through Booksneeze   Blogger Program for Review. I was not required to write a favorable review nor was I compensated for my review. The opinions in this review are my own.

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