Whee! Let's go for a sleigh ride! + Giveaway


What magic will a Christmas sleigh bring?



Title:  The Amish Christmas Sleigh
Author:  Kelly Long, Amy Lilliard & Molly Jebber
Publisher: Kensington
Release Date: September 29, 2015

      

ABOUT THE BOOK 
This book is a collection of the following 3 novellas:

A SLEIGH RIDE ON ICE MOUNTAIN
Kelly Long 
For solitary toy-maker Sebastian Christner, hiring Kate Zook as his new housekeeper is simply the right thing to do. Now she can support her special-needs brother. But one taste of her independent spirit is showing him undreamed-of holiday joy—and making him long to give her a home for always . . .
 


A MAMM FOR CHRISTMAS
Amy Lillard
Bernice Yoder has far too much to do to entertain holiday dreams. Even if she can help Jess Schmucker outwit his three mischievous young daughters, it's impossible to imagine the handsome widower can see her as anything but a scolding schoolteacher. He never guesses how a magical Christmas Eve will open his eyes to love or how Der Herr will awaken their faith and hope. 
 
AN UNEXPECTED CHRISTMAS BLESSING
Molly Jebber
As much as Charity Lantz's children need a father, the young widow isn’t sure her new neighbor Luke Fisher can ever be the right choice. They’re having more disagreements than snowflakes in December. Besides, he's never given a sign he wants to be more than friends. Can Gott show them a way past their misunderstandings to a forever love?


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MY THOUGHTS

A SLEIGH RIDE ON ICE MOUNTAIN

A lovely story of life beyond brokenness. I love this quote, "...I always think of kaleidoscopes as being a little bit like life and faith - you can take what's broken and meld it together to bring about something new and whole, an ever-changing picture but an unchanging love of yourself and others." (43) Doesn't that quote alone warrant a chance to read this story for yourself? You won't be disappointed. However, I will note that I was a little surprised by the sensual elements in this story. Don't worry, it doesn't get to the point of sexual, and it is minor.

A MAMM FOR CHRISTMAS

This one just cracks me up. The little antics of Constance, Hope & Ruth brings a smile to any reader. Sometimes it just takes the sweet, innocent minds of 3 little girls, their tender hearts and big faith in God to bring them what they want most, a new mamm, and just in time for Christmas! You won't want to miss this fun ride with them!

AN UNEXPECTED CHRISTMAS BLESSING

This last story brings forth the theme of God's divine planning in joining those in need in His perfect timing, not to mention the help of precious little ones.  It's quite miraculous where one lacks, the other compensates, and brings forth a partnership of supernal design.  Sweet and cozy, you will not want to miss An Unexpected Christmas Blessing, for it is a blessing in itself.


Warmth invades your senses as you read these three wonderfully written stories of family, faith of little ones and the joy of riding together on a journey of new familial bliss.

Don't forget to enter into Molly's giveaway below.

NOTE:  I received a complimentary copy of this book through Celebrate Lit Blog Tour for an honest review.

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ABOUT THE AUTHORS

Kelly Long is the author of the acclaimed Amish Patch of Heaven series and has been a finalist for the coveted Carol Award from the American Christian Fiction Writers. Her novel Lily's Wedding Quilt was a 2011 Goodreads Favorite Book of the Year.  Born and raised in the mountains of Northern Pennsylvania, she’s been married for nearly twenty-five years and has five children. Please visit her at kellylongbooks.com.
 
Amy Lillard won the 2013 Carol Award for her first Amish romance Saving Gideon. She was also a Maggie Awards finalist. Born and bred in Mississippi, she now lives with her husband and son in Oklahoma. Visit her at amywritesromance.com

Molly Jebber is an educational, motivational, and Women's Christian Connection speaker. She was raised in a small town in the Midwest, and insists if you had blinked twice, you would've missed it. She loves God, her family and friends, sunshine, swimming and traveling to the Amish communities.  Creating historical Amish characters and throwing them into difficult situations and joyous times has been challenging and fun for her. The greatest reward she’s experienced in becoming an author is meeting wonderful people from all over the world who've been encouraging and supportive.

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GIVEAWAY

In celebration of the release and this blog tour, Molly Jebber have put together an amazing giveaway for one winner. Check this out:

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CONVERSATION

5 comments:

  1. Thank you for sharing your review on your blog and being a part of The Amish Christmas Sleigh with Molly Jebber giveaway. The giveaway is amazing! A wonderful book of three tales to read this Christmas season. Blessings.

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  2. Great giveaway! Thank You and Merry Christmas!

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  3. I enjoy Amish stories. This looks like a great collection. And it's a fabulous giveaway! Merry Christmas!

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  4. I have only been reading Amishs fiction since early this year. So it's a brand new genre within Christian fiction that I have discovered and enjoy immensely. I have only hear of Molly Jebber in the last few months and I am blown away by the amazing reviews she gets on her novels. My list of authors in this genre is small, but growing.

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  5. I like the dolly! I like to read Novellas ~ would love to add this to my Christmas stories! Kathleen ~ Lane Hill House

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