I received this book for free from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.An Amish Christmas Love by Amy Clipston, Beth Wiseman, Kelly Irvin, Ruth Reid
Published by Thomas Nelson on September 12th 2017
Genres: Amish, Christian, Clean & Wholesome, Fiction, General
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by Beth Wiseman
Three generations of Stoltzfus women are all living under the same roof. At twenty-five, Naomi has never been married, and both her mother, Barbara, and her grandmother, Ruth, have recently been widowed. Each nursing broken or lonely hearts, they also each have potential suitors. When a storm on Christmas Eve forces the three couples to take shelter in the basement of the Stotlzfus homestead, secrets are revealed, hearts are opened, and all three potential grooms drop to their knees for very different reasons a proposal, a prayer, and an epiphany.
The Christmas Cat
by Amy Clipston
Emma Bontrager is spending her first Christmas alone after her husband of 45 years, Henry, passed away in July. Although the Amish don t normally allow animals in their homes, a big, fat, orange barn cat keeps coming into Emma s house. She shoos the cat away, but it continues to appear in her house, settling on Henry s favorite wingchair. But the cat isn t the only Christmas visitor: a group of young people help bring the Christmas spirit to Emma, reminding her that love and hope abide.
Snow Angels by Kelly Irvin
As a young man enjoying his rumspringa, David Byler gave his heart to an Englisch girl, but he eventually realized he couldn t give up his Plain faith and family for her, so he let her go. He s found a new love in his Bee County Plain community, Molly Shrock. Molly has been patient, waiting for the man she loves to love her back. Just as he is ready to propose, David makes a startling discover: Bobbie McGregor, his Englisch love, is back. Will Molly s prayers for a Christmas love be answered?
Home for Christmas by Ruth Reid
When a misdirected GPS sends Ellie Whetstone to the wrong address, she inadvertently finds herself breaking into the home of Amish man, Ezra Mast. Ellie hopes to fix up the house left by her aenti and sell it quickly, but a series of run-ins with Ezra and his young daughter have her questioning whether a hasty sale is the right move. Could this new place with its slower pace be the right home for Ellie?
This one was fun! I think the thing I like the most was the variety I guess…each story was a Christmas story and a love story but each was so different and I loved that! I’m not sure which story I’d say was my favorite, let me think on it for a few, cause I like them all for different reasons…
Winter Kisses was about three generations and each finding love. I loved the slightly crazy grandma and was pretty happy with the way everything turned out!
The Christmas Cat was kinda a love story flash back, a widowed reminiscing on her past on her First Christmas alone and some kids from the community coming to spend Christmas with her in hopes of cheering her up. I loved this take on a Christmas love story and the way It played out.
Snow Angels, I liked it but sometimes the love from the past coming back and confusing the man character story line can get a little old. everything turned out in a way that made me happy but I wasn’t sure there for a bit
Home For Christmas….you know what I think this was my favorite!! I loved everything about this story!