License Plates And Baby Blankets
Return To Huckleberry Hill by Jennifer Beckstrand is a delightful Amish romance which I loved. The tale grabbed my interest from the start as I warmed to both the setting and characters.
With comprehensive descriptions, Jennifer Beckstrand ‘walked’ me through the novel. I ‘saw’ the countryside and could almost ‘smell’ the cooking. The atmosphere was warm and jovial.
The characters were realistically drawn and there were some wonderfully humorous moments. I ‘felt’ like I was hearing the tale of friends rather than reading a novel.
Warm, Feel Good Tales
The Amish Christmas Kitchen is a delightful collection of three tales and just perfect for Christmas or any time of year. All are feel good reads and I can highly recommend them.
Baking Love On Ice Mountain by Kelly Long is a delightful Amish romance with the theme of second chances. With God all things can be made new. We need to trust Him and submit to His plan for our lives. “Sometimes everything looks like a mess but He’s still around.”
There is also the theme of loss and guilt. When a loved one dies, we may feel guilty if we start to feel happy. We feel that we are not honouring their memory but our loved ones would not want us to wear a sack cloth and ashes forever.
All Is Revealed
Like A Bee To Honey by Jennifer Beckstrand is the third and final book in the Honeybee Sisters series. It has been a fabulous trilogy and I am sad to see the end of it. Once again it can be read as a stand-alone but it is far better to read the books in order.
The exploits of the Honeybee sisters, their unconventional Aunt B and the cats – Farrah Fawcett, Billy Idol and Leonard Nimoy – delight the readers once more.
This novel focuses on Rose, the youngest and quietest sister. Rose is carrying a heavy burden. It’s a burden that she refuses to share and it’s root is in the past but it is affecting her present and has the potential to ruin her future. “No amount of wishing or even praying would change the past.” Rose needs to hand her burden over to God and remember that Jesus has already gone to the cross for all our sins.
Worth Fighting For
A Bee In Her Bonnet by Jennifer Beckstrand is book two in the Honeybee Sisters series and I absolutely adored it. It can be read as a stand-alone but for maximum enjoyment, I recommend reading the books in order.
Jennifer Beckstrand has created an absolutely delightful Amish series that I just cannot get enough of. It is wonderful to continue the story of the three Honeybee Sisters, their unconventional Aunt B and their two cats – Farrah Fawcett and Billy Idol.
This novel focuses on the feisty Poppy. She is a fabulous character – a complex mixture of strong and vulnerable. She faces life as a battle and a challenge. She never has to look far for mishaps as mishaps seem to be attracted to her!