Review| Courting Cate/Kindle Fire Giveaway by Leslie Gould

Courting Cate
The Courtships of Lancaster County 1
Leslie Gould

My Review:
Cate Miller has convinced herself she is content with being a maedel, never marrying. She has sacrificed for her younger sister since Betsy was born, and now she is in a position that she would have never dreamed would happen.  Her father has basically declared an edict, that Betsy cannot be courted unless Cate is courted, and that Betsy cannot marry unless Cate is married.  Cate feels backed into a corner, and Betsy is wailing that Cate is going to ruin her life.  Betsy finds a way to convince Cate that she must marry, and it appears Betsy is willing to use whatever means possible, even stretching the truth to make it happen.  
What I liked about this book:  I loved Cate's personality, she was fiesty.  She had been hurt and was very careful about allowing new people into her life, when she learned to love, she did so will her whole being.  
What I disliked about this book: Betsy! She was spoiled and was a very unlikable character for me, she manipulated her sister and her friends into doing what she wanted. I found her very irritating!
Conclusion:  Overall I loved this book!  Cate and Pete made the story, the side stuff with Betsy and Levi and the M & M's were just side stuff, but Cate and Pete stole the show for me.  This was a great story, I look forward to more from this series.  341 pages US $14.99 5 stars 
This book was provided for review purposes only, no payment was received for this review.

Meet Leslie:  

Leslie Gould is the co-author, with Mindy Starns Clark, of the #1 bestselling The Amish Midwife and The Amish Nanny. She is also the author of numerous novels, including Garden of Dreams, Beyond the Blue (winner of the Romantic Times Reviewers' Choice for Best Inspirational Novel, 2006), and Scrap Everything. She holds an MFA in creative writing from Portland State University and has taught fiction writing at Multnomah University as an adjunct professor. She resides with her husband and four children in Portland, Oregon. 
Learn more at www.lesliegould.com.

A retelling of the Taming of the Shrew! Leslie Gould is celebrating the release of Courting Cate with a fun Kindle Fire Giveaway and a Facebook Author Chat Party (11/20)!

One lucky winner will receive:

  • A Kindle Fire

  • Courting Cate by Leslie Gould

Enter today by clicking one of the icons below. But hurry, the giveaway ends on November 19th. Winner will be announced at the "Courting Cate" Author Chat Facebook Party on 11/20. Connect with Leslie, get a sneak peek of her next book, try your hand at an Amish trivia contest, and chat with readers just like you. There will also be gift certificates, books and a Book Club Prize Pack to be won (10 copies for your book club or small group)!
So grab your copy of Courting Cate and join Leslie on the evening of the November 20th for a chance to connect with Leslie and make some new friends. (If you haven't read the book - don't let that stop you from coming!)

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