My top ten list for 2009


This is a list of the top 10 books I really LOVED reading and reviewing this year...

1. The Familiar Stranger by Christina Berry
2. Cottonwood Whispers by Jennifer Valent
3. The Hope of Refuge by Cindy Woodsmall
4. A Gift of Grace by Amy Clipston
5. Maggie Rose by Sharlene MacLaren
6. Sunflower Serenade by Tricia Goyer
7. Touching Wonder Recapturing the Awe of Christmas by John Blase
8. Y City by Wade Rivers
9. Welcome Home Woodhouse Family by Kimberly Woodhouse
10. An Amish Christmas by Beth Wiseman, Kathleen Fuller and Barbara Cameron

All of these books are available at Amazon.com

Some honorable mention books that really are awesome awesome books that should be in my list, but there were only 10 spots are

* A Man of His Word by Kathleen Fuller
* The Unfinished Gift by Dan Walsh
* The Case of the Mystified M.D. by A.K. Arenz
* The Frontiersman's Daughter by Laura Frantz

truthfully EVERY book should be here...I really had very few books that I read this year that I didnt like. Thanks to all the wonderful authors, publishers, publicists and all the people who make books possible!!!

Watch my blog for recaps and reprints of my reviews on these books...


  1. Hi Cindy!

    What an honor to be on your list! I also had an opportunity to read The Familiar Stranger by Christina Berry and A Man of His Word by Kathleen Fuller - both great books!

    Have a blessed Christmas and Happy New Year!

    All the best,
    Beth Wiseman

  2. Cindy, You've given me a wonderful Christmas gift by including my book on your list! Bless you for your encouraging post. As an author I love my readers and am so thankful you're one of them:) Thank you, thank you, thank you!

  3. I second Beth and Laura's comments. It is an honor to be included in your "favorite" reads of 2009. May the Lord bless you with a fruitful, God-filled New Year.

  4. I'm with the wonderful authors above! Great company to be keeping. :) Thank you, and Happy New Year!