About the mass (from the dorsum cover): Nineteen-year-old Mary Kate Lapp yearns for adventure, exactly all she seems to abide by is trouble. her dreams of move get got taken a backseat to her assignment to instruct schoolhouse this year. And nil always seems to tumble out inward her sleepy Amish community.
But when a precipitous in addition to unexplained expiry conveniently coincides amongst the arrival of a mysterious immature man, M.K. is frustrated that no i takes it seriously. She’s determined to get got matters into her ain hands in addition to acquire to the bottom of it. Will she abide by to a greater extent than than she bargained for?
Centered on i of bestselling writer Suzanne Woods Fisher’s most loved characters, this is the Stoney Ridge even out you lot get got been waiting for. With a surprise at every turn, a gentle romance, in addition to a shocking respond to an quondam household unit of measurement mystery, The Lesson is the dramatic determination to the Stoney Ridge Seasons series.
My take: M.K. is past times far my favorite of all of Fisher’s Stoney Ridge characters, in addition to thence I couldn’t hold off to read her story. It did non disappoint!
M.K. is such a fun protagonist—her idea processes are in addition to thence unusual, in addition to Woods does a fantastic chore of putting the reader within M.K.’s head! I too appreciated how M.K. grew throughout the novel, in addition to the lesson she learned near contentment is i I take away to learn, every bit well.
The even out is filled amongst love, heartache, misunderstandings, forgiveness, unexpected twists, in addition to a good for you lot dose of humor. And the supporting characters—especially M.K.’s stepmother Fern, her educatee Jenny, in addition to her UNCLE HANK (you’ll sympathise when you lot read the book)—are in addition to thence fun to read about.
The Lesson is the 3rd mass inward Fisher’s Stoney Ridge Seasons series, exactly you lot don’t take away to read the kickoff ii books to relish this one. Of course, some things from the kickoff ii books are wrapped upwards inward The Lesson, in addition to to acquire the total M.K. sense you lot take away to read all three, exactly you lot tin lavatory quite easily jump inward in addition to relish The Lesson without whatsoever prior cognition of the series.
The Lesson is a plumbing equipment determination to a swell series, in addition to I highly recommend it! 4-1/2 out of five stars.
About the author: Suzanne Woods Fisher is the bestselling writer of the Lancaster County Secrets serial in addition to the Stoney Ridge Seasons series, every bit good every bit nonfiction books near the Amish, including Amish Peace. She is too the coauthor of a novel Amish children’s series, The Adventures of Lily Lapp. Her involvement inward the Anabaptist cultures tin lavatory hold out direct traced to her grandfather, who was raised inward the Old Order High German Baptist Brethren Church inward Franklin County, Pennsylvania. Suzanne is a Carol Award winner in addition to a Christy Award finalist. She is the host of network radio present Amish Wisdom in addition to a columnist for Christian Post in addition to Cooking & Such magazines. She lives inward California. For to a greater extent than information, delight visit www.suzannewoodsfisher.com in addition to connect amongst her on Twitter @suzannewfisher. Get Amish proverbs delivered correct to your iphone or ipad! Download the Free App!
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