Start reading Farm Girl: Rural Life Humor from a Farmer's Daughter on the free Kindle Reading App or on your Kindle in under a minute. Don't have a Kindle? Get your Kindle here.
OR
with Kindle Unlimited

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

Enter a promotion code
or gift card
 
 
 

Try it free

Sample the beginning of this book for free

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

Sorry, this item is not available in
Image not available for
Color:
Image not available

To view this video download Flash Player

 

Farm Girl: Rural Life Humor from a Farmer's Daughter [Kindle Edition]

Shanna Hatfield
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (52 customer reviews)

Print List Price: $9.99
Kindle Price: $2.99
You Save: $7.00 (70%)
 
Kindle Unlimited Read this title for free and get unlimited access to over 700,000 titles. Learn More

Free Kindle Reading App Anybody can read Kindle books—even without a Kindle device—with the FREE Kindle app for smartphones, tablets and computers.

To get the free app, enter your email address or mobile phone number.

Formats

Amazon Price New from Used from
Kindle Edition $2.99  
Paperback $8.99  
Kindle Daily Deals
Kindle Delivers: Daily Deals
Subscribe to find out about each day's Kindle Daily Deals for adults and young readers. Learn more (U.S. customers only)

Book Description

Do you love a good laugh?

Enjoy clean rural humor from a farmer's daughter!

What happens when a farmer who’s been wishing for a boy ends up with a girlie-girl?

Come along on the humorous and sometimes agonizing adventures from a childhood spent on a farm in the Eastern Oregon desert where one family raised hay, wheat, cattle, and a farm girl.

˃˃˃ Excerpt:

“Let’s see you whip Rocket into shape,” Hayes said, stepping back and nodding his head to Hank.

Hank pulled his hat down on his head, tugged on his gloves, and gave one last look around, like he hoped divine intervention would keep him from riding to his death.

Motioning for Marcy to keep the kids at a safe distance away, Hayes waited until Hank had his left foot in the stirrup and was swinging his right leg over the back of the horse before he gave Rocket a firm smack on the hindquarters.

The show the horse and rider put on for eager spectators could have packed a full house. Although completely unrehearsed and not choreographed in any way, the intricate steps and mind-blowing moves were previously unseen in our hemisphere and most likely won’t be again.

Rocket, who appeared to have every intention of living up to his name, shot straight up in the air so high, our heads craned back to keep from missing any of the spectacular exhibition.

On his way back down to earth, the horse went through a series of dance moves that included the foxtrot, tango, and the hokey-pokey.

Scroll Up and Grab Your Copy Today!



Product Details

  • File Size: 739 KB
  • Print Length: 232 pages
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00KYGD8ZO
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
  • X-Ray:
  • Lending: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #52,661 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
  •  Would you like to give feedback on images?.


Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews
13 of 13 people found the following review helpful
Format:Kindle Edition
Farm Girl Review

What a wonderful Father’s Day read. I began laughing at the Skunk incident and chuckled my way through the whole book.
Taming of the Shrew – hilarious, such a well written visual about this incident. I could see it in my mind’s eye. Wonderful.

Wedding Day Moos, had me in stitches. Shanna draws such a perfect picture with words that made me feel like I had a ring-side seat.

Flogged and Feathered was great, where the overly protective Gus-the-goose waged war on all who came within flogging distance of Dad.

Many more stories, but I don’t want to ruin them for you. Love, love loved it.

Do yourself a favor and get this book and enjoy the frivolous antics of a shy and beguiling farm girl making a tribute to her father. Shanna’s love for her Dad and all-things-family shines through, in her artistic flair with words.
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
Format:Kindle Edition
For those of you who could not possibly believe in the life of a little girl who grew up on a farm and actually LIKED it, read this! I found myself on more than one occasion, laughing out loud. The touching relationship between father and daughter is so special that I almost felt as though I was an interloper into their little secerets, "Don't tell Mom!" Shanna tells her story through her own eyes as a young girl and fills it with fresh and joyful interpretations of the seemingly mundane. What could possibly be ordinary about goats, cats, skunks and ...shrew? Oh, now, THAT one you DON'T want to miss! I couldn't get that vision out of my head for days!!! No spoilers, here, you just HAVE to read this. It is like nothing I've read in a while. Kudos to Shanna for sharing, and I hope her father enjoys it only half as much as her readers will! He had the good fortune to live it, we can only read about it and, sigh, wish we could have grown up like that too!
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars GREAT BOOK August 7, 2014
Format:Kindle Edition
So much fun to read about the other Oregon !! I grew up on an irrigated farm in Eastern Oregon and could relate to this book so well. I laughed so hard my sides ached. l left the farm and the area 50 years ago at the ripe old age of 18 but my heart is still there. Even non farm folk can enjoy this family story
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
7 of 9 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Laugher is Good for the Soul June 17, 2014
By Kathy
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
Oh my Gosh!!! This is so funny!!! I am half way through the book and I can't remember the last time I laughed so hard. Shanna has a very special gift of story telling and she shares childhood memories with us. Laughter is good for the soul ... I recommend Farm Girl !!! Again Shanna thank you for sharing some very funny, embarrassing stories.
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Amazing author, amazing life. July 31, 2014
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
Shanna Hatfield is an amazing author and after having read so many of her novels it was wonderful to read about her personal childhood. I can imagine where many of her story lines originate from as I read her adventures of her family's farm.
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
4.0 out of 5 stars Been there, done that September 4, 2014
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
I enjoyed this book, although I did have a little problem identifying with her, which is understandable since I'm male. However, the "little rebel" in her was much appreciated and I remember my stepfather telling me "don't tell your mom about this" and I remember the little bribes along the way to ensure my silence. I didn't live on a farm like she did, but I have spent time on a farm with my grandfather, and I am intimately familiar with all the little chores that needed to be done, and as I was still young, I got those jobs that nobody else wanted. I laughed through this book most of the time, although when she got injured a few times, that was not funny, and I identified with those "war injuries" too. I think this is a book for everyone if you just want some down home stories and humor, and I know most girls will love this book.
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
4.0 out of 5 stars Farmer's Daughter August 17, 2014
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
Usually I am sceptical when a reviewer says he/she laughed out loud. Usually I find some humor, but this time the reviewers are spot on. Maybe if you don't have personal experience with farm life you won't enjoy this as much; but, having grown up with dairy cows, I found her experiences with Attila hilarious. Hank's bronco ride had me laughing out loud. The love she felt for her family comes through: the closeness she shared as her Dad's sidekick, and the scares she gave her poor Mother! I'm happy to say that she must have a good editor/proofreader. Only a couple of goofs, like phased for fazed slipped through.
Not enough to disturb the reading enjoyment of this old teacher. I gladly recommend this memoir, and plan to read some of this author's fiction.
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
By Cbug
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
Growing up on a farm in the Midwest and still living on that farm I can certainly relate to Shanna Hatfield's "adventures". It surely brought back a lot of memories so please don't think of this book as pure fiction. I did not have brothers but followed my father and grandfather like a shadow and like Shanna avoided house hold chores like a plague. Even if you have never set foot on a farm this book is a great read and believe me it could happen and probably did.
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
Most Recent Customer Reviews
2.0 out of 5 stars It didn't work for me
Couldn't get it.

I was expecting stories that perhaps tied together, led somewhere, or had something in common. Read more
Published 16 hours ago by AMCIT
5.0 out of 5 stars I really enjoyed the growing up adventures of the young girl
I really enjoyed the growing up adventures of the young girl. The relationship with her parents was unique and it was so typical of living on the farm. Read more
Published 1 day ago by kate brune
2.0 out of 5 stars sorry I couldn't get into this book it didn't hold ...
sorry I couldn't get into this book it didn't hold my attention but others should try it maybe I'm not an older farm girl
Published 2 days ago by Judith Gilmore
3.0 out of 5 stars Three Stars
I haven't had time to read it!!!
Published 2 days ago by Evelyn Qualls
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
very enjoyable read.
Published 5 days ago by DAVE FAZIO
5.0 out of 5 stars Very Funny
Very funny and entertaining. I couldn't stop laughing.
Published 11 days ago by William C. Elliott
5.0 out of 5 stars You can't help but laugh as there is so much ...
You can't help but laugh as there is so much humor in this book.
Published 12 days ago by Sharron Looney
4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars
I liked it
Published 18 days ago by ada
4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars
Funny.
Published 19 days ago by Helen Y.
5.0 out of 5 stars Great read - hard to put down.
Thoroughly entertaining. Took me back to my youth growing up on our small farm. Although technology has changed dramatically since my youth, the situations described in the... Read more
Published 20 days ago by Dave
Search Customer Reviews
Search these reviews only

More About the Author

Hopeless Romantic ~ Sarcasm No Extra Charge!

A hopeless romantic with a bit of sarcasm thrown in for good measure, Shanna Hatfield is a bestselling author of sweet romantic fiction written with a healthy dose of humor. In addition to blogging and eating too much chocolate, she is completely smitten with her husband, lovingly known as Captain Cavedweller.

Shanna creates character-driven romances with realistic heroes and heroines. Her historical westerns have been described as "reminiscent of the era captured by Bonanza and The Virginian" while her contemporary works have been called "laugh-out-loud funny, and a little heart-pumping sexy without being explicit in any way."

She is a member of Western Writers of America, Women Writing the West, and Romance Writers of America.

To learn more about Shanna or the books she writes, visit her blog http://shannahatfield.com or follow her Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/AuthorShannaHatfield

What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?


Forums

There are no discussions about this product yet.
Be the first to discuss this product with the community.
Start a new discussion
Topic:
First post:
Prompts for sign-in
 


Look for Similar Items by Category