Again, Suzanne Woods Fisher sucks you into the life of an Amish family, in this instance, a family we have met before in The Choice, Mattie and Sol Riehl. I loved returning to have a peek into the family they've become. Therein, lies the heart of the story. Their family.
Mattie and Sol had an unexpected visit from an "English" family on Christmas Eve in the middle of a terrible storm. A series of events leaves a husband and wife seeking shelter from a vicious winter storm with the Riehls, through the Christmas holiday. Both women, Mattie and Jamie, are hurting souls. They women lean on and learn from one another during their forced cohabitation. (Although, like most lessons, we don't realize they are lessons at first.)
In the end, we realize that everything happens for a reason. Don't question or doubt, for He is always with us. A strong message and a wonderful story. I loved each and every moment of this book!
(and a recap of my last blog - there is still time to enter, but hurry today is the last day!!)
To celebrate the release of her first Christmas book, Suzanne Woods Fisher has teamed up with her publisher, Revell, to bring you the "Christmas in September" iPad Giveaway! The winner will be announced on 9/27 at the A Lancaster County Christmas Facebook Party! Details below. Tell your friends and join in the fun (9/7-9/27).
Oh and be sure to follow the blog tour here - many of the bloggers have copies of the book to giveaway!
Suzanne and Revell will be presenting one merry winner with a Christmas Prize Pack (valued at over $600):
- A Brand New iPad 2 with Wi-Fi
- $25 gift certificate to iTunes
- A copy of A Lancaster County Christmas
To enter, click one of the icons below. But, hurry the giveaway ends on 9/26.
But, wait! There's more! The winner will be announced at the A Lancaster County Christmas Facebook Party on 9/27 at Suzanne's author page. During the party she'll be revealing something *BIG* - you won't want to miss it. She'll also be hosting a book chat, trivia contest and giving away a few early Christmas presents! Hope to see you there.
Note: I received a complimentary copy of this book from Litfuse Publicity Group in exchange for my honest review which I am pleased to present for you here. Thank you for a wonderful opportunity.