The Bishop's Son

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  • Title: The Bishop's Son
  • Author: Kelly Irvin
  • ISBN: 9780310339540
  • Page: 302
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    1. Kelly Irvin s newest series, Every Amish Series, began with the debut of Upon a Spring Breeze, in April The second book, Beneath the Summer Sun, will debut in January 2018 It is a four book series published by Zondervan HarperCollins Christian Publishing This follows the Amish of Bee County series, The Saddle Maker s Son, released in June 2016 It is an ECPA bestseller It follows The Bishop s Son, and the critically acclaimed bestseller, The Beekeeper s Son, which earned a starred review from Publishers Weekly The reviewer called it a beautifully woven masterpiece The Beekeeper s Son was a finalist in the romance category of the 2016 ACFW Carol Awards Contest Kelly has novellas in The Amish Christmas Gift and The Amish Marketplace, both of which were also ECPA bestsellers She is also the author of the Bliss Creek Amish series and the New Amish Amish series The first series includes To Love and To Cherish, A Heart Made New, and Love s Journey Home, published by Harvest House The New Hope Amish series includes Love Still Stands, followed by Love Redeemed, which was an ACFW Carol Award finalist, and A Plain Love Song.Kelly has also penned two romantic suspense novels, A Deadly Wilderness and No Child of MineThe Kansas native is a member of American Christian Fiction Writers and ACFW s San Antonio local chapter Alamo City Christian Fiction Writers A graduate of the University of Kansas William Allen White School of Journalism, Kelly has been writing nonfiction professionally for thirty years She studied for three semesters at the University of Costa Rica, learning the Spanish language As a journalist, she worked six years in the border towns of Laredo and El Paso.She worked in public relations for the San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department for 22 years before retiring earlier this year Kelly has been married to photographer Tim Irvin for twenty eight years They have two young adult children and have two grandchildren In her spare time, she likes to write short stories, read books by her favorite authors, and looks forward to visits with her grandchildren.

    2. 4 starsNot as good as the first, but still entertaining Ughhhh I m so lost in Amish land now guys Amish romance 2Guyyssss I m hookedI ve even put Strange the Dreamer on hold 0_O

    3. Mesmerizing The Bishop s Son, By Kelly IrvinThe Bishop s Son is book two in The Amish of Bee County series by Kelly Irvin.Oh my gosh this is such a mesmerizing story It had me hooked right from the very beginning It is a story about a struggle of faith and decisions that would impact not only their lives but those that they love A story of the struggles of what the heart wants and what the mind says to do This story shows not only compassion, but acceptance, forgiveness, faith, and hope This is [...]

    4. The Bishop s Son is book two in the Amish of Bee County series Book one, The Beekeeper s Son, was one of my favorite Amish books to read this year and I highly recommend it However, The Bishop s Son can stand alone if you haven t had the pleasure of reading book one yet.I really enjoyed The Bishop s Son I thought that the author did a great job at showing the pressure that Jesse, who was the son of the bishop, felt as he was trying to decide where he belonged and what God wanted him to do with h [...]

    5. About the Book Two men offer Leila two very different futures Will she choose with her heart or with her faith Leila Lantz has been in love with Jesse Glick from the day she first saw him at his father s store, but she can t make sense of his intentions One day he wants to come courting, the next he seems to be putting distance between them.Jesse may be the bishop s son, but his faith has been wavering of late If he is so unsure, is it fair to give Leila false hope for a future he doubts he can [...]

    6. Author Kelly Irvin has written another fantastic book in The Amish of Bee County series called The Bishop s Son This is the second book in this series, but you can read it as a stand alone book I was so captivated by this story that I would find myself re reading certain parts of this book This storyline brings an insightful and thoughtful message Two young people who have to make a huge decision that doesn t just make change in their life, family, church and community, but makes major consequen [...]

    7. I would imagine that being the son of a bishop would be about as difficult as being the son of a preacher I was the daughter of a preacher and my dad took his role very seriously.Jesse is the son of a bishop But Jesse is sneaking around and sneaking around usually means trouble Kelly Irvin writes a wonderful story It s much complex than I expected it to be, yet it was very simple Life is usually like that, too But finally, you reach the point where decisions tough decisions have to be made And [...]

    8. I enjoyed reading this story, getting to know Will, Jesse, and Leila, not to mention seeing of the other characters in the first book in the series, The Beekeeper s Son Fans will enjoy this book, learning about the Amish settlement in the heat of southern Texas Jesse is struggling with his faith, but still I identified with him Leila was a sweet heroine, willing to help out with her family by taking care of Englischer s babies If you like Amish fiction, or Kelly Irvin s books, you ll want to r [...]

    9. The Bishop s Son isn t your run of the mill Amish love triangle book Nor is it your standard dose of Amish fiction Not only does the author set her story in an unusual place Who knew there were Amish settlements in Texas , with her thematic focus, Kelly Irvin takes chances But it all seems to fit You see, unlike the beautifully verdant and fertile pastures of Lancaster County, Bee County land is dry and unsuited to farming This unforgiving landscape is like the untamed Wild West Why is this a na [...]

    10. Wednesday, September 9, 2015The Bishop s Son by Kelly Irvin, 2015Book 2 in the Amish of Bee County seriesThis story is going to give you a lot of food for thought, whether Amish or Englischer, you will not passively read Leila Lantz s story Would you choose differently for her Would you wonder if she chose from her heart, from a need to choose a decision, or from knowing God s exact plan for her So if you re serious about living this new resurrection life with Christ, act like it Pursue the thin [...]

    11. How to choose when both of the choices are good and honest ones Leila Lantz is confused Jesse Glick is somehow interested, she can feels it But he is hot and cold towards her, as he is frozen in the place of uncertainty But this is not YA novel and Jesse is not torn because of the immature reasoning No, he is facing the very real change in his heart towards the God s will, he is sure of it But also towards shunning from his community Should he continue to court Leila and take her with him, if th [...]

    12. This is the second installment in the author s The Amish of Bee s County series I did not read the first book, The Beekeeper s Son , but I didn t feel it hindered my understanding of this story as the author did an excellent job of introducing the characters and community early on in this book.Leila Lantz is the main character of this story, and she is torn between two cousins, Jesse and Will, who are both interested in courting her This is not her only challenge, however.Leila is not fully read [...]

    13. Jesse Glick has a reputation, as we English call it, to uphold to since his father is the Amish Bishop of a small Amish community in Beeville, Texas Jesse is struggling with his faith, but he is still in his rumspringa, running around time for Amish teenagers to decide if they want to join their church or go English or some just go explore and then come back to be baptized into their church Which way of life will Jesse choose Leila Lantz is also Amish and in her rumspringa She and her family mov [...]

    14. Title The Bishop s SonAuthor Kelly IrwinPages 368Year 2015Publisher ZondervanMy rating is 3 stars.The Amish of Bee County series began with the novel, The Beekeeper s Son here is the sequel to that story, The Bishop s Son Readers can look forward to the next novel in the series in 2016 titled, The Saddlemaker s Son.There are two young men interested in the main female character named Leila Jesse, though a bishop s son, hasn t yet committed himself to the Amish life or church as he continues to e [...]

    15. I just finished The Bishop s Son by Kelly Irvin It is the second book in The Amish of Bee County series Leila s mother, Abigail Lantz and Mordecai King are getting married They will now be moving to Mordecai s farm and all living together in Bee County, Texas Jesse Glick twenty is the bishop s son and is experiencing his rumspringa for a couple of years now He is interested in Leila Lantz, but he has a secret he is not ready to share and would not be fair to her Will Glick is Jesse s cousin and [...]

    16. BACK OF THE BOOK BLURBLeila Lantz has been in love with Jesse Glick from the day she first saw him at his father s store, but she can t make sense of his intentions One day he wants to come courting, the next he seems to be putting distance between them.Jesse may be the bishop s son, but his faith has been wavering of late If he is so unsure, is it fair to give Leila false hope for a future he doubts he can provide Then there s Will, Jesse s cousin He has been trying to keep his feelings for Lei [...]

    17. The Bishop s Son is my first book by Kelly Irvin and I throughly enjoyed it This is the second in a series but can be read as a standalone I loved the characters, the story itself and how reading it made me feel Amish are raised to set themselves apart from the rest of the world When they begin associating with the English community during their teenage running around years it gives them a chance to see how others live Jesse gets acquainted with a couple of teenagers that draw him into their chu [...]

    18. Amazing or not I review each book I read, so I know it was in error that I somehow missed reviewing THE BISHOP S SON THE AMISH OF BEE COUNTY by KELLY IRVIN I am a HUGE fan of MS IRVIN S in spite of the fact that I am not an Amish reading fan So with that said, and it having been several books that I have read since then, I can only tell you that I do recall loving it That the writing is great, the plot excellent, and characters you will fall in love with All common of MS IRVIN S writing From the [...]

    19. 3.75 This book was an emotional rollercoaster Not a knockout like The Beekeepers Son was, but still good.I legit teared up on page 3 because Deborah was pregnant I just love them two so much, they give me so much joy.Ok so onto the actual story haha Things I liked I didn t know until the last 30 pages who what she was going to choose I wasn t super surprised by her choice, but it was pretty good I liked the emphasis on witnessing and really challenging Leila to think I loved seeing Rory turn fro [...]

    20. This was such an interesting Amish fiction I have always enjoyed Amish fiction, but this one was very different from anything I have read I had never read a book where the plot of the story focused on the choices Amish young people must make while choosing to follow or not follow their faith This book is also a story of salvation and God s grace The Bishop s Son is book two in the Amish of Bee County series I have not read the first book and had no trouble following this book It reads just fine [...]

    21. MY THOUGHTS ON THIS BOOKLeila Lantz has a difficult decision to make Two young men, Jesse, and Will Jesse s cousin want her love and commitment But the two offer entirely different lifestyles for Leila Jesse is struggling with his faith, and not so sure he is ready for a lifetime commitment, but Leila has loved him since the first time she saw him And Will, well he is settled and knows what he wants to do with his life, but keeps his feelings for Leila to himself because he doesn t want to hurt [...]

    22. Kelly Irvin has written another wonderful Amish story She has become one of my favorite Amish authors This is the second book in the Amish of Bee County and although I did not read the first book I felt perfectly at home with the characters.Leila Lantz is adjusting to life in Texas having moved from Tennessee after her widowed mothers marriage to Mordecai King.Jessie Glick is the bishops son He is still experiencing a drawn out rumspringa and seems drawn to the English world He has a yearning in [...]

    23. I jumped at the chance to read and review this book when I saw it I had read the first book in this series and had enjoyed that one I was not dissapointed This one had great characters that were developed enough to feel like they were real people with challenges they were facing Leila is the younger sister of the main character in the first book It was fun to get to revisit those characters and see how their story developed Leila is courted by two men in a somewhat haphazard way and she is confu [...]

    24. I love Amish stories and was thrilled when I received a copy of this book I have read the author s previous book in this series, so I anxious to see how this story would flow The story is about two young people that each face a decision that causes change in all areas of their life Leila will find that two men have captured her heart Who will she go with Sometimes when we are in love, we don t see their flaws We try to ignore them and subsequently our decision can have consequences that will be [...]

    25. This is book 2 in The Amish of Bee County Series by Kelly Irvin The Bishop s Son Leila Lantz s heart says Jesse Glick the Bishops son is the one for her and has been since the very first day she saw him but her brain is saying something entirely different Jessie knows he can have a happy life with Leila but can he ignore the pull he has in his own heart into the outside world and his newfound way of faith Then there is Will Jesse s cousin who has setback and never let his feelings for Leila show [...]

    26. Captivating and Poignant That s the best description I can think of.The storyline, the characters and even the subplots were so wellwritten that it was hard for me to put this book down.I quickly became just as torn as Leila when she was being courted by both Jessie, the Bishop s son and his cousin Will One of the sweetest moments in the book was the dance shared between Leila and Will They didn t know how to dance, obviously and what I thought would be an awkward moment was somehow quite sweet [...]

    27. This was such a wonderful read 3 young people trying to decide what they want Jesse like Leila, but he is deciding during his rumspringa if he want to stay Amish or join his English friends and join their church But with likely Leila and not wanting to take her away from his family because if he doesn t join the Amish community they will not be able to see their families Jesse cousin Will also likes Leila and tries to make her stay away from him But Leila go on one courting date with Jesse and f [...]

    28. A great story from Kelly Irvin While this book is part of a series, it totally can stand alone Reading book one of the series, would acquaint you with the main characters, but it isn t necessary I really enjoyed the path this book took, it was very unexpected for me Set in the dry countryside, the Beeville, Amish community struggles to stay afloat Making a living in the dry Texas countryside is hard, and to help her family Leila Lantz is allowed to work at an English daycare center Life changes [...]

    29. Kelly certainly doesn t write easy, sweet, cutesie stories Her plots are intense, her characters are deep, and her solutions are never quite what you re expecting.Make of that what you will I m not spoiling the book for you Don t try to make me Have you ever been in a situation where you see your life going in to different directions Bother paths have appealing aspects and both have struggles you d rather not face Which do you choose HOW do you choose How will Leila choose Well, to find out you [...]

    30. I loved this book I think I have loved most, if not all, of the books I ve read by Kelly Irvin She tends to delve into the difficult, real problems of life, just from an Amish perspective I liked Leila s choice nope, no spoilers here , but think if she d chosen the other route, it would have been just as satisfying This book, I think, shows that there s not always one RIGHT choice We all struggle with choices that both seem right this school or that one, that car or this one, etc Sometimes we ju [...]

    31. Jesse Glick the bishop s son hides his feelings for Leila Lantz very well, in fact she thinks he is not interested in her He is going through some tough times which will shape the rest of his life and Leila s also if she lets him get closer to her.This book is the second in the Amish series and I have to say it was a very fast read, I couldn t wait to find out what happened with Jesse and Leila The end brought all the decisions together beautifully and I need to go get the third book in the seri [...]

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