Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Naomi's Gift by Amy Clipston

Naomi's Gift
by Amy Clipston
Kauffman Amish Bakery series
Contemporary Christian Fiction / Amish / Christmas
Published September 2011
Zondervan
192 pages



I've been meaning to post this review for a while, but it kept getting pushed off until another day. Nothing like a little Christmas in March, right?!

About the Book
Part of a family-oriented Amish community, twenty-four-year-old Naomi King has given up her dreams of finding true love. But when a young widower stirs surprising feelings in her, Naomi cautiously opens her heart to him and receives an unexpected response that once again turns her world upside-down.

My Thoughts
Naomi has had her heart broken twice and has given up on ever falling in love and having a family. However, when Caleb and his daughter Susie arrive in town to visit family, Naomi feels that love may not be lost on her afterall.

I enjoyed Naomi's Gift and was instantly drawn into the community of Bird-in-Hand, Pennsylvania. It's apparent that many of the characters are featured in other novels in the Kauffman Amish Bakery series, but it's fairly easy to figure out who everyone is—even if you haven't read the other books in the series. Overall, Naomi's Gift is a sweet novella that gives readers a taste of Amish life, Christmas, and romance all rolled into one. [4 stars]

I received a free copy of this book from Zondervan in exchange for my fair and honest review.

About the Author
Amy Clipston is the author of the bestselling Kauffman Amish Bakery novels. She has a degree in communications from Virginia Wesleyan College and currently works for the city of Charlotte, North Carolina. Amy lives with her husband, two sons, and four spoiled-rotten cats.

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