Book Reviews of A New Song (Mitford Years, Bk 5)

A New Song (Mitford Years, Bk 5)
A New Song - Mitford Years, Bk 5
Author: Jan Karon
ISBN-13: 9780670878109
ISBN-10: 0670878103
Publication Date: 4/1/1999
Pages: 368
Rating:
  • Currently 4.4/5 Stars.
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4.4 stars, based on 107 ratings
Publisher: Viking Adult
Book Type: Hardcover
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Fifth novel in the Mitford series. One of the best in the series.
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In this fifth volume of Karon's popular series (Out to Canaan, etc.) set in the quaint North Carolina town of Mitford, where people chuckle and say "dadgummit," Father Timothy Kavanagh is leaving town for a post-retirement interim appointment at a small island parish off the coast of North Carolina. After what seems (even to the minister and his wife) to be an endless round of good-byes, he and his wife, Cynthia, set off in a brand-new red convertible. Stormy weather, which closes in on them as they near Whitecap Island, presages the many struggles to come. Once on the island, Fr. Tim tries to befriend a seemingly hostile and isolated neighbor while he and Cynthia take over the care of a three-year-old boy whose mother is suffering from depression. Back in Mitford, meanwhile, Dooley, the mountain boy who is like a son to Fr. Tim, is thrown into jail, and the quiet woman who seemed the perfect tenant for the rectory house surprises the minister with a lawsuit. Additionally, an unexpected storm moves in off the ocean with devastating force. Karon adds a dash of suspense to her homey brew with the increasingly suspicious behavior of Fr. Tim's tenant, whose story emerges in a compelling confession. Newcomers to the series may find they have much to catch up on, but readers making a return trip to the Kavanaghs' world will be happily swept up in the maelstrom of small-town and spiritual drama that characterizes the novel.
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Always a fun adventure awaits in this series. I totally enjoyed the whole series.
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The fifth novel in the Mitford series. Recently retired after years of serving as the rector of Lord's Chapel, Father Tim agrees to pastor a small parish off the Atlantic coast. There's only one problem: How can he and Cynthis leave the town---and the boy---they love! Soon, however, the charming island of Whitecap reveals its own cast of unforgettable characters: a lovelorn bachelor trying his hand at personal ads, a church organist with a past, a gifted musician who never ventures beyond his gate, and a young mother struggling with paralyzing depression.
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Jan Karon's Mitford Series are comfort books. They invite you in and make you feel welcome, right at home.
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The Mitford books always seem "gentle" to me. Easy and enjoyable to read.
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I have discovered Jan Karon, and love her writing. Her stories are sweet and simple, no sex, no violence, just a plain, good, clean story line. Great reading for bedtime.
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A very nice,clean book about real human issues and relationships, without all the gore, sex and violence so prevalent.
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Recently retired Father Tim has agreed to pastor a small parish off the cost of the Atlantic ocean. New faces and advantures await the interim priest in the small town of Whitecap. The young man in pursuit of love through personal ads, the reclusive musician who never leaves his home, an abandoned wife with small children, and more touch Father Tim and Cynthia very deeply.
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The fifth novel in the beloved Mitford series. I loved these books.
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This is book 5 of the Mitford Years. I loved this entire series and I'm usually more of a mystery lover. Father Tim is still one of my favorite characters. It is fun and inspiring to get to know him and the townspeople.
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One of a series about Father Tim considering a new church away from his town and a boy he loves. A wonderful light hearted story of two people in love and wanting to do the best for the Lord.
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I read this quite a while ago, but I highly recommend the entire series. Everyone I know who has read it has enjoyed it - people from all walks of life.
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The fifth novel in the beloved Mitford Series takes the retired rector and his wife away from Mitford to a seaside location. This book is very easy to read. It's very positive and uplifting. It's all very G-rated unlike some of the other books I read. Karon's message is of hope and redemption. It's a good book to read during those times when you don't want something too heavy or dramatic. This has some strong Christian overtones, but doesn't cross into proselytizing.
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The 5th in the Mitford series. Father Tim and his beautiful wife Cynthia take on a new challenge...pastoring a small congregation on the island of Whitecap on the Atlantic coast. There they meet and learn to love a group of people as unforgettable as the ones they left behing in Mitford. If you've enjoyed the others in the Mitford series, you won't want to miss this one.
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Another good book in Jan Karon's series.
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A wonderful series continues.
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Very comforting and entertaining.
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Loved it, like all the books in the series. A Good read
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I am glad I made it this far in the series because this one was worth it.
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Another wonderful trip to Mitford!
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I love all the Jan Keron books. I had already read this one but bought it because I thought it was a new one. It is brand new and has not been read.Wonderful characters and a lovely setting.
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Ongoing fictional saga of Father Tim and his wife (author & illustrator) Cynthia Kavanagh. This is the fifth book in the series. It is as good as the previous books; a good story without sex, violence, or bad language.
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Jan Karon is #1 New York best selling author. one of the Mitford Years Series. Love all of them.
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Very uplifting!
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Book #5 in the 8 books series..Love these books!
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One of the books in the Mitford / Father Tim series. I read all the books in the series and enjoyed every one of them. Light and easy reading with many heart warming stories 'within' a story about community, good stewardship, friendship, love and more. Not my usual genre but I enjoyed Jan Karon's writing immensely. All the books in the series made the rounds of my book loving friends, and we all agreed, we wish there was at least 'one' more to read.
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another delightful story in the Mitford series
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You get to know all the characters and I couldn't wait to read the next book.
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It has been so fun to be apart of Father Tim and Cynthia's life together, you will enjoy the stories of them and the goings on around them in each book in the Mitford series. They just get better and better.
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If you have read any of the Mitford series, you are already fond of Father Tim and the whole community. This is just one more installment. I read Mitford books when I need to smile.
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A lift to the spirits; enjoyed every page.
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For readers yewarning for a cozy, neighborly read, the town created by Karon's fine Descriptive style has much to recommend it. This is book Five of a five book series.
I have all of them.
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The fifth novel in the Mitford series. Father Tim is now retired and agrees to pastor a small parish off the Atlantic coast. He meets another cast of unforgettable characters. Great book!
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The fifth book in The Mitford Series. Father Tim and Cynthia agree to pastor a new church on the coast. New members and new problems.
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Love this series!
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This series just keeps getting better and better. New characters and a new home for a while brings new adventures to pastor Tim and his wife.
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I absolutely adore the Mitford Series by Jan Karon. It was love at first paragraph long years ago!! This is my 2nd time to read this book and it was great, again!!
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I have read just about every book in the Mitford series by Karon. I call them a gentle novel... just good old fashion goodness-- pure and unadulterated life in a small town.
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This is another book in the Mitford series that is a must read... I wish everyone could read this series. They are so heart lifting and heart warming. Never fails to uplift me.
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Another delightful Father Tim and Cynthia Kavanaugh novel. They are an interim pastor team in a small seaside community now that Father Tim has retired from Our Lord's Chapel in Mitford. There are still plenty of stories about Mitford but also new people for us to love in Whitecap. I thoroughly enjoyed the book.
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Ive read the whole series and find it much more fun to read in series order. Fun easy reads, likable characters. If you like to read clean fiction these are great.
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There is nothing better than listening to a Jan Karon book. A New Song is wonderful!
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I listen to the Mitford series every summer and just love each story. Highly recommended!
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Fifth novel in the Mitford Series.
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5th in the Mitford Series.
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Not to miss for Mitford Fans; I don't have to tell you how good it is! With dust jacket (for collectors)
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#5 in the Mitford Series and I loved them all!
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recently retired after years of serving as the rector of lords chapel, father tim agrees to pastor a small parish off the atlantic coast.
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The Mitford Series from Jan Karon will bring a smile to your soul. Be sure to read in order for the most enjoyment.
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recently retired after years of serving as the rector of the Lord's Chapel, father Tim agrres to pastor a small parish off the Atlantic coast. there is only one problem how can they leave the town they love? This is the fifth novel in The Mitford series.
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#5 in the Mitford series
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Great read
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average book
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This whole series is amazing.
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I did not read this book.
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i have not read this book.