Read The Memory Jar (Seven Brides for Seven Bachelors, #1) Online Free - Every year, 30--40 young Amish men descend on the cozy little town of West Kootenai, Montana, arriving in the spring to live there for six months and receive 'resident' status for the hunting season in the fall. They arrive as bachelors, but go home with brides. Sarah Shelter has lived in West Kootenai for the last ten years and wonders if she will ever fall in love.and be married. Since the tragic death of her best friend, she carries her memories in a jar along with the small items connected to them. For just as long, she's also been carrying around her emotions instead of allowing them to penetrate deep into her heart. Now she's met a kind and gentle man who may be able to break down the wall. But can Sarah risk her heart to finally achieve her dreams?
|Title||:||The Memory Jar (Seven Brides for Seven Bachelors, #1)|
|Number of Pages||:||352 pages|
September 08, 2012
"For so long, she'd taken her memories of Patty - the memories they'd created together - and held them outside of herself, protecting herself from the pain of carrying them deep within. It was as if she carried all the memories in her jars. But if doing so, it was as if she'd also kept everyone e...
November 18, 2012
This Gifted Author Weaves a Memorable Tale!
It's Sarah's 10th birthday and she had "only the forest floor to occupy her" in the Amish community of West Kootenai, Montana. "Pine needles, a clump of moss, a golden leaf" were placed into an old jelly jar found in her mem's cupboard. "A pinecone would...
June 18, 2012
Loved this book! Such a great story about falling in love. Sarah is interested in one of the bachelors and one of them is interested in her, however, they're not one and the same.
On a hike to the top of a mountain Sarah hurts her ankle, while the others make their way to the top she stays put. W...
January 15, 2016
For a sweet falling-in-love, following-your-dreams story, this first book in the "Seven Brides for Seven Bachelors" series captures it all. While one section of the plot conveys some intrigue and suspense (on a hiking trip in the mountains), most of The Memory Jar is gently paced, often detouring...
December 06, 2012
I am a HUGE Tricia Goyer fan. I have reviewed her books from the awesome Big Sky Series and was very excited to start the Seven Brides for Seven Bachelors series. The Memory Jar by Tricia Goyer did not disappoint. Like Tricia's other Amish novels, The Memory Jar is written in a way that really dr...
November 12, 2012
GENRE: AMISH ROMANCE
PUBLICATION DATE: OCTOBER 23, 2012
RATING: 4.5 OUT OF 5 – EXCELLENT
PROS: Not just a romance; insightful details about differences between Amish settlements; flashbacks added to Sarah’s back-story; conflict forces the reader to become emotionally invested in...
October 22, 2012
Sarah Shelter still misses her best friend several years after she drowned. Patty taught Sarah a lot about life, she is the one that got Sarah started on her first memory jar. Not only did she lose Patty, but after the drowning she lost Patty's brother, Michael, who she had a huge crush on. Patty...
August 13, 2012
Many folks have probably discovered that I am a very diverse reader. I hop from Romance, Christian Fiction, YA Paranormal, etc. I just love a good book. If the book is worth reading, I believe it's worth reading no matter the genre.
With that being said, I'll continue on to my most recent reads t...
October 20, 2012
Title: THE MEMORY JAR
Author: Tricia Goyer
Sarah Shelter has let life pass her by. She had her best friend, Patty, in West Kootenai, Montana, and a crush on Patty’s brother, Michael. Patty loved Sarah’s brother, Jonathon. But...
November 01, 2012
My thoughts: First of all, I found the concept of a "memory jar" as kept by Sarah in "The Memory Jar" rather quaint even for an Amish story. To think that teens and adults would collect rocks, tiny pinecones, etc. and store them in a jar to aid as a tool to recollect their special moments or expe...