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Huckleberry Hearts Review

Huckleberry Hearts by Jennifer Beckstrand is a 352 page novel in the Christian Amish fiction genre. It is published by Zebra Publishers and was released on November 24, 2015. To purchase your copy, click here.

About the Book

Young-at-heart octogenarians Anna and Felty Helmuth never miss the chance to find a perfect match for one of their grandchildren. And when their beloved Cassie returns to Huckleberry Hill, Wisconsin, Anna has a feeling they might soon have a doctor in the family…

Though Cassie Coblenz left her Amish community to go to college, Mammi and Dawdi’s farm will always feel like home. It’s the ideal place for an extended study break—at least until her grandmother’s handsome Englisch doctor becomes a regular distraction. Zach Reynolds is the kind of heartbreaker Cassie has learned to avoid, no matter how charming he may be.

Unlike every woman Zach has met in recent years, Cassie doesn’t fall at his feet. Strong, generous, beautiful within and without —she’s everything he could want. Yet the gulf between them deepens when a tragedy shakes his faith. Now the good doctor has one goal—to become a man who could be worthy of Cassie’s love…

My Two Cents…

Huckleberry Hearts is a cute story that I fell in love with. I would definitely say that Anna and Felty are quite the characters! Cassie’s relationship with her Mammi made me cherish the relationship I have with my family. I love that Cassie is strong and she doesn’t back down from the things that she believes in. This is one of the few Amish books that I have enjoyed. Jennifer Beckstrand did a wonderful job with the way her story unfolds. It is captivating and exciting; her book leaves the reading wanting more!

I would give this book 4 out of 5 stars. This story was so much fun to read; there were just one or two inconsistencies that kept me from giving it five stars.

I would like to thank Jennifer Beckstrand and Celebrate Lit for providing me with a free copy of this book in exchange for my honest review.

About the Author

Jennifer Beckstrand is the bestselling Amish romance author of The Matchmakers of Huckleberry Hill series for Kensington Books. Huckleberry Summer was nominated for the RT Book Reviews Reviewer’s Choice Award and the 2015 RITA® Award, and Huckleberry Hill won the 2014 LIME Award for Inspirational fiction. Both Huckleberry Hill and Huckleberry Christmas appeared in list of top ten inspirational books for 2014.

Jennifer has always been drawn to the strong faith and the enduring family ties of the Plain people and loves writing about the antics of Anna and Felty Helmuth. Jennifer has a degree in mathematics and a background in editing. She and her husband have been married for thirty years, and she has four daughters, two sons, and four adorable grandchildren, whom she spoils rotten.



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3 replies on “Huckleberry Hearts Review”

Thank you so much for your review. I am thrilled you liked Huckleberry Hearts. Anna and Felty are so much fun to write. They’re loosely based off my own parents. My mom always has a project or a plan up her sleeves and my dad sort of goes along for the ride. 🙂

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