Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Book Review - "Christmas in Apple Ridge"

Cindy Woodsmall has a collection of Amish Christmas novellas just in time to get us all in the spirit of Christmas!  "Christmas in Apple Ridge" contains three novellas, two of which have been previously released in past years, "The Sound of Sleigh Bells" and "The Christmas Singing," and the third novella, "The Dawn of Christmas," is brand-new!  I reread the first two novellas, enjoyed them and fell in love with the characters all over again and loved the new story just as much!

Each of the three main characters in the novellas, Beth, Mattie and Sadie, have all experienced heartache and are hesitant to fall in love, yet love seems to find them during the magical Christmas season.  Each story is centered in Apple Ridge, a community that sounds so lovely and a place you would want to visit or even be a part of!  These three women are all very independant and strong women, yet are so tightly knit with their families and yet at times find their families to be involved and meddling too much.  This is where the stories get so interesting as plans backfire and really lead to surprises for the characters. 

Even if you have read the first two stories, this is a collection you do not want to pass on!  As soon as you start reading the first page, you will drawn back into the characters' lives and want to keep reading until the very last page and even then you will not want to leave Apple Ridge!

*I received a complimentary copy of this book from WaterBrook Press in exchange for a honest review.*

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