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Fairlawn

As I have said before, Christian fiction is not something I like to read all that much. It is just too unrealistic for me.

Well, I have found another set of books that I really like in this genre. It is the Fairlawn Series by Angela Hunt.

I will admit that I didn't think I would like these books though. Someone said that Angela Hunt was a good author and she has written about a million books, so I thought I would give her a try. I read two and I just didn't like her at all. They both had main characters who were not Christian and then they meet this guy who is and their life is turned around and everything become hunky-dory once they know Christ. A nice story, but as a Christian women it seemed way to cheesy, unrealistic and formulaic.

But the Fairlawn Series features a Christian woman who is just trying to figure out how to live in a world that is far from perfect and filled with fallen sinful people. Of course there is a little love story woven in through it which I saw coming from about the second page, but other then that it was good and not completely predictable. I laughed at the antics of her five year old son and I cried in a few places too.

So, one more book recommendation from me for the summer. Sadly, my summer is drawing to a close. The number of books I read during the school year drops dramatically. So, I am going to enjoy these last few weeks while I can.

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