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A Season of Change

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I enjoyed returning to The Peony Inn and seeing that the two sisters are still up to their matchmaking ways.  They're a hoot!  But sometimes they overstep.  This time, they're distracted from their efforts for Rose when Esther receives a surprise gift.   Is it from a secret admirer?  Or a stalker?  

There were heartbreaking and poignant moments in this book.  Rose's past rises up and threatens her future.  Gus, the curmudgeonly neighbor, and Lizzie are still going at it while Esther tries to bring out the better side of Gus that she knows is in there. 

This is a story of pain and healing, forgiveness and redemption.   It was a good reminder to embrace those you love and to deal with the hurtful things in your life so you can move on without the weight.   I hope there's another book in the series.  I would love to learn more about Lizzie and her past and to find out why she and Gus were so antagonistic towards each other.  

Thank you to Zondervan for providing me with a free e-copy of this book.  All opinions are my own.
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This is a Amish Fiction, and this is the third book in the Amish Inn series. I have read the other books in this book series before picking this book. In this book you really get a deeper look into the main characters (Rose, Lizzie, Esther, and Gus) of this book series. In this book one of them finds love and one of them is in a fight for their life. I cried so hard by the end of this book. I love these characters so much. I will keep reading this book series. I was kindly provided an e-copy of this book by the publisher (Zondervan) or author (Beth Wiseman) via NetGalley, so I can give an honest review about how I feel about this book. I want to send a big Thank you to them for that.
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This is the third book in the Amish Inn series by Beth Wiseman.  You can read this as a stand alone, but I think you will enjoy it more if you read the books in order. 
Esther and Lizzie are widowed sisters who own The Peony Inn.  Rose is a single girl who works there as a maid and cook.  She is a chatterbox who turns people off by her constant talking.  She becomes acquainted with Benjamin, the shy new plumber in town.   Will  a chatterbox and shy person make a good match?
There is also a secondary story here.  Esther received flowers from a mystery admirer.  Did Grumpy Gus, their neighbor send them?
This book is for everyone who believes that live will find a way!
I would like to thank Beth Wiseman, Zondervan Books and NetGalley for an advance copy.  All opinions  are my own.
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I really enjoyed this book is was so fun to read yet also go to the heart of the matter. I did not read the first two book in the series but you do catch up with some of the other characters from both books in this story. I really enjoyed the sisters Lizzie and Esther you never knew what was going to come out of there mouths or what they were going to do next, between them and Gus I felt like I was always laughing. I really liked Rose she has a heart of goal but trying to find where she fits in life and someone who will love her for who she is. Ben Was also struggling but he seem to just be stubborn and take things in stride. I feel like thought out the book is was a reminder to love ourselves for who God made us and others will come along to love us just the same. Over all this book was a fun read and was well worth it. It was also a clean read so suitable for all. I would totally recommend this book to anyone.
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This book is the third in Beth Wiseman's "The Amish Inn" series , reconnecting readers with the Peony Inn and its quirky, humorous owners, Lizzie and Esther as well as the cranky old man, Gus and Rose, the young woman who is never short of words! What a delightful read!! This novel is Amish fiction at its best! Beth's unique style of storytelling grabs the reader and immediately pulls one into the lives of these dear folks allowing us to experience their adventures alongside them.  The characters are so realistically and well described that one easily identifies with each of them. 

The plot is fast moving with unexpected surprises constantly cropping up. I could not put this book down once I started to read!! Humor  had me laughing out loud at times, while other situations had me near tears. The message of forgiveness and redemption comes through loud and clear throughout this story. It was certainly a roller coaster ride as I followed Rose and Benjamin's developing romance as well as that of two dear older individua

Definitely, a five star book!! This author has done it again, written another winning novel!!

I  received a copy of this book from NetGalley and the publisher. The thoughts and opinions expressed are honest and my own.
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Another winner!

I really enjoy Beth Wiseman's books.  This is the third of her current series about matchmaking sisters who run a bed and breakfast.  It can be read stand-alone, but the reader would benefit from getting to know the cast of amusing characters via the earlier books.  This is definitely another winner!  Although this is 'Amish' fiction, the characters seem universal, I am sure you know someone like each of them.  The complexity of the personal issues and situations makes the reader think about their life and its challenges.  Highly recommended.

Thank you to the publisher who lent me a time-constrained e-arc via netgalley.  This review is optional and my own opinion.
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This is the 3rd in the series of Lizzy and Esther as they run their inn from their home. Matchmaking again, as they set up their chatterbox Rose who tries to change. Grumpy Gus, who takes a vacation at the hospital to escape the heat, and a cast of characters from previous books. Can stand alone, but the stories are worth reading, and in order is usually best. I like the depth of the characters, and growth as well. Look forward to the next in the series, and obviously highly recommend this book and author.
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A Season of Change was my first book by Beth Wiseman and a great book it was! I couldn’t put it down. It was number three in a series but, it did wonderfully as a stand alone. I didn’t realize it was part of a series when I started it. I want to go back and read books one and two although, I never felt lost or that I was missing anything reading this book out of order.

This book was like drinking water after a drought. It went down smooth and was refreshing. I just read a book that was a struggle so, I really enjoyed sitting back and relaxing with such a good book. Because it is an Amish romance, I knew there would be some talk of God but it wasn’t over the top or down your throat. Just a nice story that filled me up. 

There were troubles and characters finding their way forward to a fruitful life. It was poignant, brought tears to my eyes and made me remember that no matter what we are loved! If you enjoy a clean love story which includes love among family and those that become family, you will most likely find yourself falling in love with this book. 

I received a complimentary copy of this book from #FirstEditions and #Netgalley. Opinions expressed in this review are completely my own.
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Oh my. The matchmaking sisters are at it again. Esther and Lizzie just have to pair everyone up and it kept me laughing. Throw in a curmudgeon like Gus, and a chatterbox like Rose and this Amish novel by author Beth Wiseman is a delight.

And yet this story is not all fun and games, but has depth as we see Rose and Gus dealing with issues that will affect their entire lives. Wiseman delves into reasons why Rose is a chatterbox and it’s heartbreaking. And the way you see Gus will never be the same.

Along the way is a mystery or two as we try to figure out who Esther’s secret admirer is. And try to discover if Rose finds love or not.

A clean, heartwarming romance, I highly recommend it.
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This is the first book I've read in this series and I loved it! It was full of emotions and will keep you turning the pages to see what happens next. Now I'm going to get the first two books so I will have the full enjoyment of this series. I received a complimentary copy from  Zondervan Fiction via NetGalley and was not required to write a review. All opinions expressed are my own.
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This is my third visit at the Peony Inn, and I love being reunited with old friends. This book does again focus on the sister's Lizzie and Esther, and Rose, aka Rose Petal, our resident helper, cook, and constant talker.

With this installment we are given some sweet, not smooth sailing, romance, a mystery of a secret admirer, and the loss of a loved one.

There are some chuckles, and some heart wrenching revelations, and then finding a way to forgiveness, and as with the other books in this series, I was quickly page turning for answers!

I received this book through Net Galley and the Publisher Zondervan, and was not required to give a positive review.
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This is the third book in the series. And i did not read the first 2. Can you read IT as a standalone. I would say No, because you have missed So much of the history that happened before. Did I like This book? Yes. IT was very good. I liked that IT was about young love, mature love. It was about letting go and forgive People that Hurt you in the past. IT deals with death in a sweet way. Thank you to netgalley for letting me read This e arc in exchange for an honest opinion
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What a pleasure it was to return to the Peony Inn and reconnect with my delightful friends—matchmaking sisters Lizzie and Esther, chatty Rose, and endearing Grumpy Gus!  This third installment of the Amish Inn series is my favorite of the three.  Humor mixed with angst ran the gamut of my emotions with laugh-out-moments and teary-eyed ones.  A quickly moving plot with surprising revelations and unexpected twists kept me wanting to know more.  I was inspired by the message of forgiveness and redemption.  I thoroughly enjoyed this touching, entertaining book and highly recommend it.  I think you will enjoy this book and the series even if Amish fiction is not your go-to genre.  
I received a complimentary copy of this book from Zondervan through NetGalley.  Opinions expressed in the review are completely my own.
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A Srason of Change by Beth Wiseman is a  it's interwoven with humor and just may be my favorite book in this series.  I have read Beth Wiseman's books for a long time and her writing just gets better with every book.  I 
Highly recommend this book and the series.  Thanks to netgalley and Zondervan publishing for the complimentary arc of this book, the opinions are my own.
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"A Season of Change" by Beth Wiseman
#3 Amish Inn series 
Release Date: 10.5.2021

Rose Petersheim is a new employee at the Peony Inn.  She is witty and outspoken  but talks incessantly when she feels nervous.  Sisters Esther and Lizzie decide to help Rose find a beau, and they think the handyman, Benjamin, will be her best match.

Esther receives flowers and a love letter, and she has no idea who sent it.  While trying to determine who it is, the sisters find out that their grumpy, renter, Gus, has a dilemma which can change things.  

I loved this story.  What a cute, Amish romance.  Esther and Lizzie made me giggle, and Rose and Benjamin were the perfect match.  Ms. Wiseman does an excellent job of sharing with us how it is never too late for forgiveness.  

Thank you to @netgalley for the opportunity to read this novel in exchange for my honest opinion.

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Esther and Lizzie are sisters which run an Amish Inn called the Peony Inn. The sisters are a hoot and they contrast each other in many different ways. The one thing that they enjoy doing is match making. Now that Rose is working for them, they are looking for opportunities. Rose left her own family and living with the sisters Rose has found a family with her new employers. Rose loves to talk. She has a nervous tick in speaking which comes from her past. The sisters have tried to match her with eligible bachelors however, the rambling speaking has turned some of these bachelors off. The sisters find a new family in town with a young man Benjamin who has struggled with conversation. A match made in heaven. Not so fast- Rose decides that talking to much and not listening enough is not working for her so she turns quiet on her first date with Benjamin. It becomes awkward until they kiss good night and the sparks fly. Rose and Benjamin have different feelings about their first date of awkwardness and the kiss that they cannot forget.

With humor from from the sisters, facing a hurtful past, Benjamin and Rose find a way to be themselves. I enjoyed the candor of Benjamin and Rose. Rose fighting a hurtful family that lead to her nervous chatter and ultimately learning to live in victory and not shame. It was a sweet romance with another romance that was underlying with Esther and their neighbor. It was humorous and touching. Many life lessons in romance in the battles that others wage in their hearts.

A special thank you to Zondervan and Netgalley for the ARC and the opportunity to post an honest review.
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My favorite book of this series and my favorite one of the summer!
The relationships between the characters and how they were a family really came through in this book. 
Lizzie is hilarious and she definitely needs Esther to keep her in line. I would love to add more but I don’t want to spoil this book for others.
Please won’t be sorry.
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Another delightful story that draws the reader in from page one with two elderly ladies who focus their matchmaking skills on Rose and Ben. Mix in a crotchety old neighbor and characters with a bunch of different personalities, and you get a book that takes you from one end of the spectrum of emotions to the other.  This was a delightful read for me. 
I received a copy of this book from NetGalley and the publisher for my review and honest opinion.
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Esther and Lizzie are sisters who run the Peony Inn. They are matchmakers and there new match is to find a husband for Rose. Rose is a chatterbox and seems to chase her callers away. They also have a man that lives on the grounds Gus Gus is a bit grumpy. He was Amish but left the Amish years ago. Benjamin is a handyman who moves to town to find a wife. Benjamin is quite and the sisters feel Rose and Benjamin would be a perfect match. This book is the third book in the series. I loved the humor and sadness in this book. Beth Wiseman can always draw you into her books.
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A Season of Change by Beth Wiseman is a wonderful addition to this series.  I was given an ARC of this book by Zondervan Fiction through NetGalley and was not required to give a positive review.

Esther and Lizzie are elderly sisters who own The Peony Inn.  We are introduced to Rose and Benjamin as we continue stories about old friends, Gus, Evelyn, Jayce, Amos, and Naomi.

Beth shows us through this story that it is never too late to be forgiven or to be forgiven. With this forgiveness, there is a way opened to learn to be able to accept and appreciate changes as we go through the seasons of our lives. You will laugh, cry and feel a thousand emotions as you read this book.

This is such a great story and Beth does an outstanding job of telling it.  It is a 5-star read from the beginning unit the end.  You really need to order yours today.   You will not be able to put it down.  The publication date is October 5, 2020.
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