A Little Bit of Charm, New Beginnings Series #3   -     By: Mary Ellis
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A Little Bit of Charm, New Beginnings Series #3

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After the death of her parents and then watching both of her older sisters find happiness in homes of their own with husbands who adore them, Rachel King yearns for a new beginning. Her cousin Sarah lives near a thoroughbred stable in Kentucky, and working around beautiful horses is Rachel's dream come true. She leaves Lancaster County to find a job at Twelve Elms Stables and believes God has answered her prayers.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 352
Vendor: Harvest House Publishers
Publication Date: 2013
Dimensions: 8.50 X 5.50 (inches)
ISBN: 0736938680
ISBN-13: 9780736938686
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Series: New Beginnings

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A Little Bit of Charm, the third book in bestselling author Mary Ellis's New Beginnings series, is about fresh starts...and how faith in God and His perfect plans provide the peace and joy all long for.

After the death of her parents and then watching both of her older sisters find happiness in homes of their own with husbands who adore them, Rachel King yearns for a new beginning. Her cousin Sarah lives near a thoroughbred stable in Kentucky, and working around beautiful horses is Rachel's dream come true. She leaves Lancaster County to find a job at Twelve Elms Stables and believes God has answered her prayers.

And then she meets Jake, an attractive and charming Englisch man. At first she refuses to go out with him, but he eventually convinces her to give him a chance. When Amish men who also wish to date Rachel start encountering strange mishaps, she wonders if Jake is really who he seems to be.

What does a young woman do when her heart is pulled in two directions?

Author Bio

Mary Ellis is the bestselling author of many books, including A Widow's Hope, An Amish Family Reunion, and Living in Harmony. She and her husband live in central Ohio, where they try to live a simpler style of life.

Editorial Reviews

"Another excellent Amish novel from Mary Ellis."
--Jo Huddleston, author of the Caney Creek Series

"A good book should be interesting with engaging characters and I believe Mary Ellis has succeeded
and then some with A Little Bit of Charm."
--Michelle Durben, DestinationAmish.com

"I really enjoyed reading how Rachel King grew into a woman.  Mary Ellis did a wonderful job bringing two worlds together as one."
--April Barnett

"Once again Mary Ellis offers an enthralling read with true-to-life situations and hard choices. A Little Bit of Charm will charm readers and make them long for more."
Mary Hake

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  1. OR
    Age: 55-65
    Gender: female
    4 Stars Out Of 5
    Horses in Kentucky Charm Amish girl
    September 24, 2014
    MaryAnn
    OR
    Age: 55-65
    Gender: female
    Quality: 4
    Value: 4
    Meets Expectations: 4
    This third book of the New Beginnings series features the third King sister Nora, Rachel, moves to Charm, Kentucky, to stay with her married cousin, Sarah. Rachel lands her dream job at a horse stable and is charmed by the owners son, Jake Brady, who runs Twelve Elms. How can an Amish girl fall for a Baptist, and one who doesnt truly live his faith?

    Jake hopes to run his star horse in the Kentucky Derby, and hires an expensive upper-crust trainer to accomplish this. All the additional expenses may bankrupt the stables if his plan fails.

    Once again Mary Ellis offers an enthralling read with true-to-life situations and hard choices. A Little Bit of Charm will charm readers and make them long for more. I hope there will be a fourth book so we can learn the fate of the youngest King sister.
  2. Summerfield, FL
    Age: 18-24
    Gender: female
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    December 17, 2013
    debwilson
    Summerfield, FL
    Age: 18-24
    Gender: female
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    This review was written for Little Bit of Charm, A - eBook.
    A Little Bit of Charm, the third book in bestselling author Mary Ellis's New Beginnings series, is about fresh starts...and how faith in God and His perfect plans provide the peace and joy all long for.

    After the death of her parents and then watching both of her older sisters find happiness in homes of their own with husbands who adore them, Rachel King yearns for a new beginning. Her cousin Sarah lives near a thoroughbred stable in Kentucky, and working around beautiful horses is Rachel's dream come true. She leaves Lancaster County to find a job at Twelve Elms Stables and believes God has answered her prayers.

    And then she meets Jake, an attractive and charming Englisch man. At first she refuses to go out with him, but he eventually convinces her to give him a chance. When Amish men who also wish to date Rachel start encountering strange mishaps, she wonders if Jake is really who he seems to be.

    What does a young woman do when her heart is pulled in two directions?

    My Review:

    The over-used story line of Amish-girl-meets-Englischer-boy never fails to amuse and captivate my attention, this novel was no exception. While I was pleased with the entertainment value, the overall character development, and the Amish setting, there were a couple things that I just couldn't get past.

    First, what is an Amish girl doing riding horses in Englisch clothes and hanging out with her boss? Young Amish teenagers can run around all they like (or so it is portrayed in novels) but I can't see how hanging out with your male boss as a single young woman is just okay with everyone, no questions asked.

    Second, I love learning new things in the books I read. But the glaring inaccuracies about how horses are trained, etc, was bad enough that even I knew better. I appreciate Ellis's original idea of putting an Amish girl on a horse farm. But sometimes even the most epic plans fail, and it just didn't work. Ellis's writing was wonderful as always, however, with great characters/personalities throughout.

    Lastly, I was confused by the nurse trying to get the children vaccinated against polio. I was quite in the dark what that was about, and I couldn't find a reason why that was included. My final conclusion is that as I did not read the first two books, it is altogether possible I missed some vital information along the way. Four out of five stars because Ellis still made a disaster plot entertaining and an interesting story.

    This book was provided by the publisher for free in exchange for an honest review.
  3. Summerfield, FL
    Age: 18-24
    Gender: female
    4 Stars Out Of 5
    December 3, 2013
    debwilson
    Summerfield, FL
    Age: 18-24
    Gender: female
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    A Little Bit of Charm, the third book in bestselling author Mary Ellis's New Beginnings series, is about fresh starts...and how faith in God and His perfect plans provide the peace and joy all long for.

    After the death of her parents and then watching both of her older sisters find happiness in homes of their own with husbands who adore them, Rachel King yearns for a new beginning. Her cousin Sarah lives near a thoroughbred stable in Kentucky, and working around beautiful horses is Rachel's dream come true. She leaves Lancaster County to find a job at Twelve Elms Stables and believes God has answered her prayers.

    And then she meets Jake, an attractive and charming Englisch man. At first she refuses to go out with him, but he eventually convinces her to give him a chance. When Amish men who also wish to date Rachel start encountering strange mishaps, she wonders if Jake is really who he seems to be.

    What does a young woman do when her heart is pulled in two directions?

    My Review:

    The over-used story line of Amish-girl-meets-Englischer-boy never fails to amuse and captivate my attention, this novel was no exception. While I was pleased with the entertainment value, the overall character development, and the Amish setting, there were a couple things that I just couldn't get past.

    First, what is an Amish girl doing riding horses in Englisch clothes and hanging out with her boss? Young Amish teenagers can run around all they like (or so it is portrayed in novels) but I can't see how hanging out with your male boss as a single young woman is just okay with everyone, no questions asked.

    Second, I love learning new things in the books I read. But the glaring inaccuracies about how horses are trained, etc, was bad enough that even I knew better. I appreciate Ellis's original idea of putting an Amish girl on a horse farm. But sometimes even the most epic plans fail, and it just didn't work. Ellis's writing was wonderful as always, however, with great characters/personalities throughout.

    Lastly, I was confused by the nurse trying to get the children vaccinated against polio. I was quite in the dark what that was about, and I couldn't find a reason why that was included. My final conclusion is that as I did not read the first two books, it is altogether possible I missed some vital information along the way. Four out of five stars because Ellis still made a disaster plot entertaining and an interesting story.

    This book was provided by the publisher for free in exchange for an honest review.
  4. 5 Stars Out Of 5
    Excellent Amish novel
    September 24, 2013
    Jo Huddleston
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    Another excellent Amish novel from Mary Ellis. Rachel King follows her dreams of being on her own after her parents die and her two older sisters marry. Rachel loves horses and goes to Kentucky to live with her married cousin. She soon works at a thoroughbred stable where she finds Jake Brady attractive. She learns he is not Amish. She still attends Amish services and singings and Amish young men pursue her. Will she leave her Amish ways for the enjoyment of Jake and the thoroughbred horses she adores?
  5. Canada
    Age: Over 65
    Gender: female
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    A Good Book
    September 23, 2013
    ashley
    Canada
    Age: Over 65
    Gender: female
    Quality: 5
    Value: 4
    Meets Expectations: 4
    This was a good book. A little slow in a couple spots. But held your suspense to see if it would end the way you will think it will. I recommend this book.
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