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Amish novels are HOT HOT HOT!

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Post by Divia » Thu December 9th, 2010, 11:29 pm

[quote=""LoveHistory""]Their culture is based on their religion. It's hard to separate the two.[/quote]

I dont mind religion in novels. The Red Queen had it in there. I just dont want to be beaten over the head with it.
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Post by Mythica » Fri December 10th, 2010, 11:00 am

[quote=""boswellbaxter""]According to the article, the authors of most of these books aren't Amish, so I don't know if they'd be necessarily "pushing" Amish beliefs.[/quote]

I'm not worried about them "pushing" Amish beliefs, just that I won't be able to relate to them. I think any Amish novel that is realistic and accurate will involve a lot of religion, whether written by an Amish author or not. I'm not completely ruling it out, I actually have more than one freebie Amish novel I've gotten from Kindle - they are just not at the top of my list and I don't know if I'll ever get around to reading them.

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Post by N. Gemini Sasson » Mon December 13th, 2010, 2:03 am

I'm not surprised. I was browsing through Meijer's recently (we no longer have any bookstores in my town, so it's there or Target if you want to look at books to buy) and noticed at least a dozen Amish-centered books in the Spiritual section.

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