Last week on the Hearts at Home Facebook page, we asked moms, “Let’s create Mom’s Summer Reading List! What book would you recommend as a “must read?”
Here are what our moms said:
Heaven is for Real by Todd Burpo*
The Glenbrooke series by Robin Jones Gunn ,
Bamboo and Lace by Lori Wick*
The Princess by Lori Wick
How Am I Smart? by Kathy Koch*
Real Moms Real Jesus by Jill Savage*
Radically Obedient Radically Blessed by Lysa Terkhurst.
Choosing to See by Mary Beth Chapman*
Love Comes Softly by Janette Oke
Pearl in the Sand by Tessa Afshar.
Her Daughter’s Dream*, A Mother’s Hope*, Bridge to Haven, Redeeming Love*, Mark of the Lion series (A Voice in the Wind, Echo in the Darkness, As Sure as the Dawn), Leotta’s Garden*, — all by Francine Rivers
The Beach Street Knitting Society and Yarn Club and the two sequels by Gil McNeil
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows
The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd.
Anne of Green Gables series by L.M. Montgomery
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
Pride & Prejudice by Jane Austen
The Shack by Wm. Paul Young*
Spoken For by Robin Jones Gunn
Stephanie Plum series by Janet Evanovich
Saving CeeCee Honeycutt by Beth Hoffman
Tomorrow There Will be Apricots by Jessica Soffer
The Inheritance by Tamara Alexander
Good Girls Guide to Great Sex by Sheila Gregoire
No More Perfect Moms by Jill Savage*
A Confident Heart by Renee Swope
The Passionate Mom by Susan Merrill*
Surprised by Motherhood by Lisa-Jo Baker
Desperate by Sarah May and Sally Clarkson
Left Behind series Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins
Battlefield of the Mind by Joyce Meyer
One Thousand Gifts by Ann Voskamp
Kisses from Katie by Katie Davis*
How To Love Your Child by Rachel Carmen
Choosing Joy by Angela Thomas
Embrace Grace by Liz Curtis Higgs
No More Perfect Kids by Jill Savage and Dr. Kathy Koch*
I have put an asterisk (*) by the books I have personally read and could recommend. Other books listed are simply books our Facebook moms mentioned, but do not come personally recommended.
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