Thursday, September 29, 2016

Five Fall Favorites - Day Four


Perhaps it's a little early in the morning for bonfires... but still. The weather is changing (slower in these Southern states, but it's changing), and reading by the fire is nothing but cozy!




5 Favorite Western Books
I actually haven't read many western books that give me the western feel I'm looking for. I love the era, the genre, but when I think about "western books," it's hard for me to suddenly list five. But here are some that I enjoy nevertheless.

1) Everyday Life in the Wild West by Candy Moulton
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2) Shane by Jack Schaefer
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3) The Boy Who Became Buffalo Bill by Andrea Warren
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4) Hymns of the West series by Faith Blum
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5) A Treasure Concealed by Tracie Peterson
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5 Favorite Inspirational Books
Maybe I did a little cheating in listing "five" below (er, maybe I've been cheating all week...). ;) You be the judge, but I enjoy this genre...

1) Lady in Waiting by Jackie Kendall and Debbie Jones
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2) The Pursuit of God by A.W. Tozer
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3) Elizabeth George's Bible Studies (Philippians, 1 Peter, others)
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4) Louder than Words by Andy Stanley
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5 Other Blogs
Want to read more favorites? Click on the images to hop over to these blogs and see what they have to share. Don't forget: one of these blogs is having a giveaway today!






Be sure to stop by Rebekah's blog for the big giveaway!! It ends tomorrow (note: giveaway includes an "idea jar" as well as paperback copies of the featured books).


10 comments:

Rebekah said...

Oh, some fun books! I haven't read most of these so it was fun to read your list. :)

Bethany R. said...

I read Shane, but didn't particularly appreciate the ending. :( But Thank you for sharing all these with us!

Ashley said...

Ooooh. Everyday Life in the Wild West looks good! I've heard about Lady in Waiting. Those two books I now want to read. :)
And The Hymns of the West series is one I have wanted sooooo badly to read. I read Life and Salvation, and it was so good. This party is so much fun! Thank you for sharing your favorites. :D
Have a good and godly day!
Love
Ashley

Kimberly Snyder said...

I'm related to Buffalo Bill. Fourth-great-grandfather... or something like that? So that's cool. ;) And have you heard of Pawnee Bill? (He was Buffalo Bill's show partner for a while.) We were able to visit Pawnee Bill's ranch out in Pawnee, Oklahoma last Saturday! :)

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Raechel said...

I just recently bought "Lady in Waiting" - looking forward to reading it!

Faith P. said...

I really want to read the Hymns of the West novels! I've read several of the novellas and enjoyed them :D

CutePolarBear said...

Those look like good books! I want to read a Tracie Peterson book now. ;)

CutePolarBear

Holly said...

I NEED to get the rest of the Hymn's of the Faith series! Such a good writer!

Emma said...

I'm looking forward to reading Hymns of the West.

Amanda T. said...

@ Rebekah - it's always fun when someone hasn't read most on my list. ;)

@ Bethany - yeah... the ending was "ish." I liked how western it felt though. It's not actually my highest rated book because of language and such.

@ Ashley - it's a very informative book!
Oh yes, you need to get into the Hymns of the West series! :)

@ Kimberly - huh, that's pretty cool! Hadn't heard of Pawnee Bill.

@ Raechel - I really liked it! I'm not big into "books for singles," but that one was different.

@ Faith P. - oh, you should! The first one is perma free. ;) I like her novels better than the novellas!

@ CutePolarBear - haha! Tracie Peterson has a ton of books too!

@ Holly - yes, you should!! :D

@Emma - hope you like them! :)

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