3/13/2015

An Amish Cradle Review

My Thoughts:

Wow, another great book! Four talented authors each with a "baby" story.  Please, do not make me pick which was my favorite, I loved them all.  This book passed the "cry measure" I always say I enjoy a book that can move me to tears and each story did that. One thing I found interesting was the fact that each couple did not live in the same area, there was no real connection between the four couples. I did enjoy seeing a familiar couple from the Amy Clipston story. Just a wonderful concept and I love baby stories, so this book did not disappoint me. 5 stars from this reviewer.
This book was provided by Book Look for review purposes only, no payment was received for this review. 

 

Book Description

In the Father's Arms by Beth Wiseman Ruth Anne Zook is excited that she and her best friend are due with their children the same week. But when Ruth Anne's baby is born with Down Syndrome, she and her husband struggle to understand God's plan.
A Son for Always by Amy Clipston Carolyn and her husband Joshua are thrilled to be pregnant with their first child. A teenager when she had her son Benjamin, Carolyn still feels obligated to work to secure Ben's future, even though Josh adopted Ben. She struggles to realize that Josh will love and protect both of their children equally.
A Heart Full of Love by Kathleen Fuller Ellie's mother loves to meddle in her personal life-especially now that Ellie's pregnant. Since Ellie is blind, her mother worries that she won't be able to handle the baby. When Ellie gives birth to twins, her mother insists on moving in. Just as everyone reaches the breaking point, a miracle draws them closer to each other and to God.
An Unexpected Blessing by Vannetta Chapman At 42, Etta thought her time of having children was over, but she's pregnant again. She goes into labor during a blizzard, and complications with the delivery raise fear. Etta struggles to accept Gotte's wille for the baby and her son, David, who moved away two years earlier in search of what he would do with his life.
About the Authors
Award-winning, bestselling author Beth Wiseman is best known for her Amish novels, but she has also written several successful contemporary novels, set primarily in her beloved Texas, including Need You Now and The House that Love Built. Both have received glowing reviews. Beth's The Promise is inspired by a true story.
Amy Clipston is the best-selling author of the Kauffman Amish Bakery series. Her novels have hit multiple best-seller lists including CBD, CBA, and ECPA. She and her family live in North Carolina.
Kathleen Fuller is the author of several bestselling novels, including A Man of His Word andTreasuring Emma, as well as a middle-grade Amish series, The Mysteries of Middlefield.
Vannetta Chapman is author of the best-selling novel A Simple Amish Christmas. She has published over one hundred articles in Christian family magazines, receiving over two dozen awards from Romance Writers of America chapter groups. She discovered her love for the Amish while researching her grandfather's birthplace of Albion, Pennsylvania.

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