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A Perfect Amish Romance

A Perfect Amish Romance, January 2021
The Berlin Bookmobile Series #1
by Shelley Shepard Gray

Gallery Books
Featuring: Kayla Kaufman; Aaron Coblentz
320 pages
ISBN: 1982165162
EAN: 9781982165161
Kindle: B08BZWB86D
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"A Meaningful Story"

Fresh Fiction Review

A Perfect Amish Romance
Shelley Shepard Gray

Reviewed by Evie Harris
Posted November 23, 2021

Small Town | Romance Contemporary | Amish

Aaron Coblentz wants to take the GED test because he feels if he passes his employer will promote him.  But, he thinks he has to keep this secret from his family because he doesn't want them to think he is leaving their way of life.  He hires Kayla Kaufman to tutor him.  She is an excellent tutor, but she is troubled. Her father can't cope with the loss of her mother and her boyfriend abandoned her because she had too many problems.  Now her romance comes from books that are delivered by Sarah Anne Miller who drives the area's bookmobile. Their lives intersect at various times with meaningful outcomes.

This novel has several protagonists and the author eloquently tells their stories.  The story captures the emotions of each and every character.  Readers are guided through their lives as they face their challenges and mistakes.  They recognize what matters and are strong enough to make corrections where needed.  Along the way, there is romance and a few surprises.

I found A PERFECT AMISH ROMANCE to be a beautifully told story that is filled with heart,  Highly recommended.

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SUMMARY

From New York Times bestselling author Shelley Shepard Gray comes a new series that follows a bookmobile driver-turned-matchmaker who learns that her Amish patrons need a whole lot more than just new books to read.

Aaron Coblentz has a secret: he’s been studying to take the GED to get promoted at work. But he can’t let his Amish family know, not when his older brother already left the faith just a year after getting baptized, practically crippling the family. When Aaron asks bookmobile librarian Sarah Anne Miller for some additional study guides, she does one better. She arranges for Kayla Kaufman to be his tutor.

Kayla has a secret, too. Her life has been turned upside down in a matter of months - her mother’s death propelled her father into a constant state of depression, and unable to deal with his erratic behavior, her longtime boyfriend has broken things off. But despite losing those she holds most dear, she hasn’t completely given up on love. Only now she seeks to find it in the sweet romance novels she secretly checks out from Sarah Anne’s bookmobile.

As Aaron and Kayla’s study sessions start to feel less like work and more like pleasure, they soon realize that happily ever afters don’t only happen in fiction; sometimes they happen when you least expect it.

From a “skilled storyteller who reminds the reader that faith can help us survive the ups and downs in life” (RT Book Reviews), A Perfect Amish Romance is a moving and deftly told story that paints a heartwarming picture of the magic of true love.


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