A Lancaster Amish Prayer for Jacob

A Lancaster Amish Prayer for Jacob

by Rachel Stoltzfus

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Overview

Will orphaned teen Jacob Marshall overcome his troubled past and find love and acceptance in Lancaster County?

Abandoned Philadelphia teen Jacob Marshall continues to struggle to find his place in the Old Order Amish community in Lancaster County, but with caring and love of Thomas and Dorothy Mast, he begins to relax into his new home and his simply Amish routine. Just as he begins to feel like family, his long, lost mother shows up and attempts to win him back. Will he chose to stay go with his biological mom back to the Englisch world that treated him so poorly or stay with his new Amish family? Find out in Book 2 of A Lancaster Amish Home for Jacob.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940149898480
Publisher: Global Grafx Press
Publication date: 11/26/2014
Series: A Lancaster Amish Home for Jacob , #2
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 140,304
File size: 4 MB

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A Lancaster Amish Prayer for Jacob 3.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Nice series ... great reading!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great read
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is book two of a series. The first was free, this one and the third one are .99 each. The first book had some editing errors, I thought this one might be better, but it was worse. The profanity was less, but there was still too much. When a person buys clothing, they want it clean and holeless, buying a book is the same, It is my money and I want it with no profanity and well edited. This book shows a few flaws in the Amish way of life, but it treats the non Amish way as a terrible burden, cold, cruel, heartless, souless, without value or ethics. As people who can not see the beauty or goodness in life. I do not like this attitude at all. I was going to read the rest of the series, but this book is insulting, just because others are not Amish, does not make them bad and going to hell in a hand basket, just as being Amish does not ensue an open door into heaven. This book uses a lot of improper grammer. I guess that famed 8th grade education, in a one room school house, by untrained and uncertified teachers leaves something to be desired. This book is not stand alone, it has an abrupt, cliff hanger ending. The writting is more juvenile than the first book. It switches from first person to third and back again. Not many threads are resolved from the first book. There is a lot of out loud thinking, a near death experience with hullucinations, love is depicted as a raped and abused little girl, begging for protection, which really angered me. This book is about a tween,named Jacob, in an Amish foster home. The writing is more juvenile than the first book. Even with the profanity of the first book, I would let children as young as 12 read it if they desired to do so. At times the events in this one were senseless, with unrealistic outcomes. While not really recommending this book, I would say it was suitible for ages 16 and up. Not a chick lit or YA book. AD