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The Door Within

by Wayne Thomas Batson

Conditional Recommendation: Aiden Thomas goes on an allegorical adventure in another world to fight against the forces of evil and serve the one true King.

Age: Middle Grade
Series: The Door Within, Book 1 of 3
Pages: 350
Published: 2007

Genre: Christian Allegory, Christian Fantasy

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When Courage Calls (Return to the Canadian West #1)

by Janette Oke and Laurel Oke Logan

Unconditional Recommendation: A young woman leaves behind wealthy living to teach school in a poor, tragedy-stricken, Canadian mining town.

Age: Young Adult
Series: Return to the Canadian West, Book One
Pages: 329
Published: 2014

Genre: Historical Christian Fiction

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Sky’s Bridal Train (A Newly Weds #1)

by Margo Hansen

Unconditional Recommendation: Sky Hoffman travels across the ocean in search of her twin only to find adventure, friends, family, romance, and God on a bridal train to Minnesota.

Age: Young Adult
Series: A Newly Weds series, Book One
Pages: 290
Published: 2011

Genre: Historical Christian Romance

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To Win Her Heart

by Karen Witemeyer

Unconditional Recommendation: A sweet love story between a blacksmith seeking a new life and a cautious librarian who both need to rely on God when his past comes calling.

Age: Young Adult
Series: Stand Alone
Pages: 352
Published: 2011

Genre: Historical Christian Romance

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Sophie’s Heart

by Lori Wick

Unconditional Recommendation: Follow a tenderhearted woman through the everyday life of caring for a grieving family with persistent faith and love that can encourage the heart of the reader.

Age: Young Adult
Series: Stand Alone
Pages: 426
Published: 1995

Genre: Christian Contemporary Romance

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The Negotiator (O’Malley #1)

by Dee Henderson

Conditional Recommendation: Intriguing mystery and interesting characters combine to form this hard-to-put-down suspense/love/conversion story.

Age: Young Adult
Series: O’Malley, Book One
Pages: 296
Published: 2000

Genre: Christian Mystery, Romance, Contemporary

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Danger in the Shadows (O’Malley Prequel)

Danger in the Shadowsby Dee Henderson

Unconditional Recommendation: Sharp detail and expertly written characters are woven together in this suspense story of a woman with real fears and a stalker, her brother who protects her, a man who wishes she would let him close enough to love her and a God who is just and does not want us to live our lives in fear.

Age: Mature Young Adult
Series: Prequel to O’Malley series
Paperback: 320 pages
Publisher: Multnomah Publishers, Inc. (1999)
Genre: Christian Suspense/Romance/Contemporary

Awards: RITA Award by Romance Writers of America for Best Inspirational Romance (2000), Booksellers’ Best Award, OKRWA National Readers Choice Award for Inspirational (1999) Continue reading