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Subject: Any Philip Gulley fans?
Date Posted: 3/2/2008 3:07 PM ET
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I have just finished the first 2 books of his Harmony series and I am loving them almost as much as the Mitford series by Jan Karon.

Date Posted: 3/2/2008 3:58 PM ET
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I was OK with the first couple but as I kept reading them I realized I had some serious issues with his theology and I ended up not finishing the series. Then I happened to glance at one of his non-fiction books which totally reinforced the issues I had been having with his fiction so I don't think I'll be reading any more of his books.

Date Posted: 3/2/2008 6:42 PM ET
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Oh, no! I have only read the first two, but I have ordered number three. I will have to delve in and find out about all of it. I was just really sad when I finished all the Mitford books and have been looking for another series with the same "feel"- any recommendations?

Date Posted: 3/2/2008 7:49 PM ET
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You might like Glenbrooke Series by Robin Jones Gunn...I really enjoyed this series!

or Tales from Grace Chapel Inn

The book titles in the TALES FROM GRACE CHAPEL INN series are as follows (in order of release):

Back Home Again - Melody Carlson 

Going to the Chapel - Rebecca Kelly

Recipes & Wooden Spoons - Judy Baer

Hidden History - Melody Carlson

Portraits of the Past - Rebecca Kelly

Winter Wonderland - Melody Carlson

Home for the Holidays - Rebecca Kelly

Slices of Life - Judy Baer

Mid Summer Melody - Rebecca Kelly

Something Old, Something New - Jane Orcutt

We Have This Moment - Diann Hunt

All In the Timing - Melody Carlson

Promises To Keep - Rebecca Kelly

The Price of Fame - Carolyne Aarsen

Pipe Organ - Jane Orcutt

Prayers, Paws & Providence - Diane Hunt

Tempest in a Teapot - Judy Baer

Life is a Three Ring Circus-Rebecca Kelly

Mystery at the Inn - Carolyne Aarsen

Rally 'Round the Flag - Jane Orcutt

The Spirit of the Season - Dana Corbit

Small Town Reality - Carolyn Aarsen

Kindness of Strangers - Susan Meier

The Start of Something Big - Sunni Jeffers

Going, Going, Gone - Jolyn & William Sharp

Spring is in the Air - Jane Orcutt

Amazing Gracie - Pam Hanson & Barbara Andrews

Rosemary for Remembrance - Sunni Jeffers

Autumn Tales - Jolyn & William Sharp

The Time of Their Lives - Annie Jones

Never Give Up - Pam Hanson & Barbara Andrews

Fond Memories, Fresh Beginnings - Sunni Jeffers

Summer Breeze - Jane Orcutt

Reading, Writing, and Riddles

They Also Serve

Sing A New Song - Sunni Jeffers

Saints Among Us - Anne Marie Rodgers

In Her Sister's Footsteps - Pam Hanson & Barbara Andrews

Ready To Wed - Melody Carlson  

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Date Posted: 3/2/2008 8:20 PM ET
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i'm reading the Chapel Inn series right now and i really like it. it does have that mitford feel to it. unfortunately my library only has the first 7 books so now i'm going to have to inter-library loan the rest of the series.

Date Posted: 3/3/2008 2:43 PM ET
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Does the Chapel series need to be read in order? They sound interesting and I am going to add them to my list.

Date Posted: 3/5/2008 10:45 AM ET
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I've read the ones I have out of order and was fine with it.  I'll be posting them soon.  They don't have isbn's, being they are from guidepost club.

Date Posted: 3/5/2008 12:26 PM ET
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I have been reading the Cape Light books by Thomas Kinkade and I've really enjoyed them. Also, the Heavenly Daze series by Lori Copeland and Angela Hunt are wonderful. You might want to check them out. I parted with my Heavenly Daze set and have been so sad that I did. Some books become like family, you know?