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The Forgiving Jar by Wanda E. Brunstetter
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did not like it
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I read The Hope Jar (first book in The Prayer Jars series), and I enjoyed it! So when I saw The Forgiving Jar on NetGalley, I knew I wanted to get it. And while it didn't exactly meet my expectations, I still think it has some good themes of forgiveness (of course hehe), love, and redemption.

What I Liked:
- Like I said, there are some great themes! I think the author did a good job in weaving them in.
- I liked the setting! I've always liked reading Amish stories, and the book definitely showcased the Amish lifestyle.

What I Didn't Like:
- The main characters seem really pouty and spoiled at times, which really irritated me.
- Most of the side characters, claiming to be Christian, were really unforgiving and annoying, and I found it unrealistic that they suddenly decided to forgive Michelle after one random thing she did. And the two characters who were forgiving towards Michelle forgave her a little too easily. I certainly think a good amount of balance could have been employed in this story.

Definitely not my favorite by Mrs. Brunstetter. I do think I would've liked the book a little better if not for the annoying characters. :/ 1.5 stars.

*FTC DISCLOSURE: I received a free ecopy of this book from the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts are my own and a positive review was not required.*
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Reading Progress

October 5, 2018 – Shelved
October 5, 2018 – Shelved as: to-read
November 20, 2018 – Started Reading
November 21, 2018 –
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November 24, 2018 – Shelved as: reviews
November 24, 2018 – Finished Reading

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