Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Review: Becoming Bea by:Leslie Gould

 Becoming Bea (The Courtships of Lancaster County, #4)
About the Book:
Ben and Bea have always irritated each other. But when their friends push them together, can they cease bickering long enough to fall in love?

About the Author:
Leslie Gould is the bestselling author of The Courtships of Lancaster County series and The Amish Midwife and The Amish Nanny, coauthored with Mindy Starns Clark. She holds an MFA in creative writing from Portland State University and has taught fiction writing at Multnomah University as an adjunct professor. She resides with her husband and four children in Portland, Oregon. Learn more at

My Review:
 Relying on God is a good thing, but having to wait on that unanswered pray isn't so much for Bea---she is a very impatient girl and doesn't have a lot of patience with anyone actually. Bea is always withdrawing from the world and slipping off into a good book. She would much rather deal with those characters than the ones in the "real" world. Soon Bea's quiet escape from life is interrupted by Ben the guy that irritates her the most. The friends of Bea and Ben think they see a love match between the two bickering people and decide they need to see if there is more beneath all the arguing.

 Leslie Gould is a great writer of Amish Fiction and her series The Courtships of Lancaster County, based on Shakespearean plays have proved well for her fans. She has taken different plays of Shakespeare and written characters to fit them. I think that this was an interesting turn that has suited her well. If you are interested in learning more, you can at this link.

**Disclosure** This book was sent to me free of charge for my honest review from Bethany House.

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