A Light in the Window

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RiverOak, 2005 - Fiction - 480 pages
285 Reviews
A new Reader's Guide for group discussion or personal reflection is included in this series-packaged bestseller. With his heart distracted by his free-spirited neighbor Cynthia, and his stomach and the rectory cash box distracted by Edith, Father Tim must decide whether he will practice what he preaches.

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Excellent dialog and pacing. - Goodreads
Pretty boring book, boring characters, boring plot. - Goodreads
It is a love story, showing very interesting - Goodreads
The style of writing is very different. - Goodreads
Cute characters, and a nice, easy plot. - Goodreads
Too slow of a pace for me. - Goodreads

Review: A Light in the Window (Mitford Years #2)

User Review  - Nicole Long - Goodreads

I am completely captivated by this series! Jan Karon brings to life the small town of Mitford and it's inhabitants to the point that I want to live there! The descriptions on the author's website ... Read full review

Review: A Light in the Window (Mitford Years #2)

User Review  - Stephanie Cowart - Goodreads

Just as good as the first book! So excited that there are so many more in the series. Read full review

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About the author (2005)

Jan Karon was born in North Carolina in 1937. After a career in advertising, she began writing a column in the Blowing Rocket. The column, about life in the small North Carolina town of Mitford, centered around an Episcopalian minister named Father Tim. Her Father Tim stories were collected into a book and published by a Christian publisher. She has won numerous awards for her work including the Christy Award for A New Song and the Gold Medallion Award for A New Song, A Common Life, In This Mountain, and Shepards Abiding. She has also written two children's book entitled Miss Fannie's Hat and Jeremy: The Tale of an Honest Bunny. Her book's Shepherds Abiding and Somewhere Safe with Somebody Good hit the New York Times Best Seller List.

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