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    If you're looking for a coming of age story for an older teen that shares the value of remaining chaste this one is for yo

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    Rightfully Ours is a novel for older teens about the importance and beauty of chastity This is the first book I've

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    Well written and enjoyable this story takes an honest look at the physical spiritual and emotional aspects of teens in a serious relationship As Paul’s and Rachel’s feelings for each other grow they confront new emotions and urges that they don’t always know how to deal with Like every child raised Christian they know what they are “supposed” to do but in some moments they don’t understand “why”

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    When Carolyn Astfalk unearths a newspaper clipping about a treasure hunter who struck gold she turns it into a young adult romance novel That to

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    In this refreshing YA romance readers have the chance to get into the head of the romantic hero Paul lives in the Muellers' guesthouse during his father's deployment He and Rachel his landlords' daughter find their friendship turning into something deeper; while they struggle against temptation and Rachel's da

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    Carolyn Astfalk's name is one I have come across many times over the last few years Catholic authors I respect and other Christian book reviews have raved about her books I had actually purchased all three of her books bu

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    I received this book as a part of a Goodreads giveaway I liked the idea of a lost treasure teenagers finding artifacts on a property the general concept behind the book or rather what the blurb made it appear was the general concept of the b

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    I won a copy Rightfully Ours by Carolyn Astfalk from a Facebook giveaway I began reading it on Saturday morning and finished it on Monday afternoon I found myself picking it up in spite of a flurry of activities anxious to discover what came next As I read I thought “This would be a great book for teens to read” Even though it’s been almost fifty years since I fell into this age group the feelings and thoughts of my youth came back in

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    Rightfully Ours is a tender tale of teen romance filled with suspense adventure and humor It is a Christian romance in which two teens initially become close friends and confidantes As they spend time together they discover they are attracted to one another and soon realize their morals are challenged as they struggle with temptations against

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    For me this romance seemed true to life for teens who are taught by their parents to respect themselves and the opposite sex I was a teen during a time when your first love very often was the one you married or p

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Rightfully Ours

Y side to uncover what could be lost treasureWill they acuire the strength of character and virtue to take only what rightfully belongs to them or are they in way over their heads with than a few lost artifacts at stakeThemes include premarital chastity and overcoming temptationWhen a young man or woman recognizes that authentic love is a pre Carolyn Astfalk s name is one I have come across many times over the last few years Catholic authors I respect and other Christian book reviews have raved about her books I had actually purchased all three of her books but had not got around to reading any of them yet I have almost 400 books in my to be read list on Kindle and another 200 on Play books So occasionally I lose sight of books I want to read But I just finished an anthology that is coming out later this year called Secrets Visible Invisible 7 Amazing Stories from authors at Catholic Teen Books Even before I had finished Astfalk s contribution Behind The Wheel I had bumped this book to the top of my Kindle list so that it would be read next The short story was excellent and this novel is amazingThis book took me completely by surprise I had bought it because of a recommendation from an author but had not even read the description I started reading it because of how much I loved the short story that has two of the characters Paul is living in the guest house Granny flat at the Mueller s He is 16 and has had to move to Pennsylvania because his single parent his father has been deployed overseas again His older brother Sean is working for a Gas company but the company will not allow Paul to stay with him Rachel is the Muellers oldest child and is 14 her and Paul will attend the same school Paul s mother died when he was young And his father dies during this story He has two male influences on his life his older brother and Mr Mueller This story focuses a lot on relationships Rachel and her younger brother James Rachel with her parents Rachel and Paul s growing friendship and eventually romance Paul s relationship with his brother And many It is also the story about premarital abstinence chastity and overcoming temptation It teaches lessons about respecting each other in relationships It also teaches about the value and purpose of work Weather that work is Paul s in an orchard as a summer job or Rachel building her own garden and roadside stand to sell the fresh cut flowers Oh and some buried treasureThis book is the 5th I have read from Full uiver Publishing It is a publisher dedicated to books with a Theology of the Body focus All the books I have read from this publisher are great reads They are clean and uplifting I appreciate the publisher s goals and their books are excellentThis was the first novel I have read by Astfalk It is an excellent read I cannot wait for my children to be a little order to share this book with them I believe it will help teach my daughters and son s valuable lessons The characters are incredibly well written The story was fascinating and it was very hard to put the book down In fact I gave up both my breaks and ate lunch at my desk so I could keep reading it When you consider that this is only the authors third novel it is even that much impressive I recommend this book and know it ill not be long before I dip into another tale from the pen of AstfalkRead the review on my blog Book Reviews and More Note This book is part of a series of reviews 2018 Catholic Reading Plan

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Cious treasure they are also enabled to live their sexuality in accordance with the divine plan rejecting the false models which are unfortunately all too freuently publicized and very widespread Letter of His Holiness Pope John Paul II to the Young People of Rome Sept 8 1997Catholic Christian fictionCatholic Writers Guild Seal of Approval 20 I won a copy Rightfully Ours by Carolyn Astfalk from a Facebook giveaway I began reading it on Saturday morning and finished it on Monday afternoon I found myself picking it up in spite of a flurry of activities anxious to discover what came next As I read I thought This would be a great book for teens to read Even though it s been almost fifty years since I fell into this age group the feelings and thoughts of my youth came back in vivid memories as I read Carolyn wrote how my brain tells me that I felt I liked the style of the writing The main characters had flaws so they didn t feel like cardboard caricatures It had just the right amount of descriptive scenery to transport me to rural Pennsylvania but not so much that I skipped those paragraphs I thought the feelings between Paul and Rachel developed at a speed that felt real Often times one party feels differently and it takes time for the relationship to morph from friendship to deep feelings of affection I liked the way Carolyn handled those thoughts and reactions as well as how innocent situations can escalate out of control I also liked the way the author wove her beliefs into the story without it feeling preachy It sent me a clear message about the struggles that some teens face and their wish to discover a way to handles their passions Coming of age stories fall into one of my favorite categories for novels and this story lived up to my expectations I would recommend this book for teens especially those in a dating relationship and for those who wish to understand them I plan to pass on Rightfully Ours to a local high school library so teenagers can enjoy this fast moving readable novel with plenty of action and a mystery that held my interest

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Sixteen year old Paul Porter's relocation to Pennsylvania is a temporary move during his dad's deployment Or so he and his brother think until devastating news lands on their doorstepPaul's new home with the Muellers provides solace especially in the form of Rachel his friend and confidante Their abiding friendship deepens as they work side b Well written and enjoyable this story takes an honest look at the physical spiritual and emotional aspects of teens in a serious relationship As Paul s and Rachel s feelings for each other grow they confront new emotions and urges that they don t always know how to deal with Like every child raised Christian they know what they are supposed to do but in some moments they don t understand why Sometimes they are confused and make poor choices but through all the temptations challenges and even failures they both develop an understanding of the value of chastity By the end of the story they have a clear solid and mature grasp of its worth Rightfully Ours provides a thoughtful analysis of intimacy from a teen s point of view making it a great book especially for teens who struggle with sexual temptation and for parents who want a deeper consideration of the trials teens in love face While all the characters are realistic Paul was my favorite Rachel is fourteen when the story begins and Paul is sixteen He lost his mother as a child and has a father in the military The story line surrounding this aspect had me considering what it must be like for the children of military men and women on active duty and for those that have lost one or both parents I found myself understanding deeply and truly appreciating the sacrifice our service men and women make for our countryI enjoyed watching Paul and Rachel s friendship develop At times they misunderstand each other and jump to conclusions or wistfully wonder if the other feels the same way They support each other and grow together while facing challenges and while embarking upon a treasure hunt in the flower garden It all felt so realMostly I like the message of developing a strong conviction about waiting for marriage rather than allowing oneself the temporary thrill of partaking in something that isn t rightfully ours I also like how the story tackles the real temptations and challenges a teen in a relationship could face the behaviors that increase the trials and those that safeguard from fallingThis story has so much to offer

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About the Author: Carolyn Astfalk

Carolyn Astfalk lives in Hershey Pennsylvania where the scent on the morning breeze carries either chocolate or manure depending on wind direction and atmospheric conditionsA Pittsburgh native Carolyn carries her Yinzer card with pride having interned at Pittsburgh’s iconic TV and radio stations KDKA and WDVE She is a graduate of Duuesne University where she majored in Latin and Broadcast J