November 22, 2016

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year
"The Most Wonderful Time of the Year"
by Ace Collins

For Christians worldwide, the month of December is filled with joy and wonder as we anticipate the celebration of Christ’s birth. There is no other time of the year that can compare to the Christmas season for both the young and young at heart.
From December to New Year’s Eve, reawaken the wonder, joy, and magic that is Christmas with daily scripture and inspirational readings of stories behind popular Christmas traditions, carols and movies. Enjoy a wealth of fun activities to help make the most of the season, including heartwarming holiday recipes and homemade gift ideas.
With this soon-to-be-cherished holiday devotional, best-selling author Ace Collins will capture your imagination and help to make each day of December more memorable and meaningful to you, and those you love, by shining a light on the real spirit of the season.
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This book is a daily devotional that starts on December 1.  The passages in this book help us put things into perspective and remind us the importance and significance of Christmas.  I love the recipes for snacks, gift ideas and songs included in each chapter.  Reading "The Most Wonderful Time of the Year" will put you in the Christmas spirit!  
Read more about the book here.
I RECEIVED THIS COMPLIMENTARY BOOK FROM LITFUSE FOR REVIEW PURPOSES.
An Amish Family Christmas
"An Amish Family Christmas"
Shelley Shepard Gray

Book number four in the Charmed Amish Life Series focuses on Levi Kensinger.  Ever since his father died in a tragic fire, Levi has felt at odds with himself.  He returns to Charm to find he doesn't really fit into his old life and with his brothers and sisters.

He finds a sense of purpose when Julia Kemp, his young widowed neighbor, asks for help with a Christmas project.  Julia & her daughter Penny could us a friend and Levi is happy to oblige.  But something about Julia doesn't ring true, but Levi isn't quite sure what.

Penny has been led to believe her father is dead.  But is he?  What will happen when Penny & Levi discover the truth?  Will Julia have to run again for her & Penny to be safe?

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Is this really the last book in the Charmed Amish Life series? We need more in this series!  I love how she shows that faith is necessary to survive in this broken world & realities of life.

I RECEIVED THIS COMPLIMENTARY BOOK FROM LITFUSE PUBLISHERS FOR REVIEW PURPOSES.

Read more about the book here.  
A Sister’s Wish
"A Sister's Wish"
Shelley Shepard Gray

A Sister's Wish is book three in the Charmed Amish Life series.  This book focuses on Amelia & Simon.  Simon Hochstetter had always bee known as the community bad boy.  He was forced out of the Amish community, along with his older brother and sister, because of their abusive father.

Simon returns to the Amish community repentant of his past; he discovers Amelia still has feelings for him.  Lukas, Amelia's older brother and Simon's best friend, heartily disapproves of the match.  Because of this, and Simon not wanting to sully the innocent and beautiful Amelia, Simon puts an end to their relationship.

But when other suitors arrive at Amelie'as door, Simon begins having second thoughts.  Simon & Amelia have to work through the issues that threaten to pull them apart.

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This is a story of trust and forgiveness.  Sometimes the hardest person to forgive is ourselves.  It tells how we must forgive & forget.  Our past mistakes in order to have a future.

I RECEIVED THIS COMPLIMENTARY BOOK FROM LITFUSE FOR REVIEW PURPOSES.