Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Book Review- A Gift Of Grace- Blog Tour


I received a copy of A Gift of Grace by Amy Clipston to review as part of a blog tour from Blog Tour Spot (you can find other participants here.)

This book was a nice change of pace for me. It is book one in a series about an Amish family. In this first book, the plot is centered on an Amish woman and her husband who have to take in her two teenage nieces after her sister and brother in law die in a car accident. The girls did not grow up in the Amish community so they have a hard time adjusting to the new lifestyle.

 The author did a good job of transporting the reader into the Amish world. We see the struggle of the older niece who does not like the new lifestyle and I really felt for her. I loved all the character developments and can't wait to see what happens to the rest of the family as the series progresses.

A nice bonus that was added to the book was the Amish recipes! I can't wait to try some of them!

More about the author and the book from Blog Tour Spot :

 Amy Clipston is a first-time author and member of American Christian Fiction Writers (ACFW). She holds a degree in communications from Virginia Wesleyan College and works full-time as a public information specialist for the City of Charlotte, NC. Amy lives in North Carolina with her husband and two sons.
For more information about Amy, visit


Femin Susan said...

that sounds like a good book. i will just try to get it and read it.

Amy Clipston said...

Thanks so much for the wonderful review!

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