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A Life of Joy by Amy Clipston
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Aug 10, 2012

it was amazing
Read from August 10 to 13, 2012

** spoiler alert ** Lindsay Bedford is 18 years old & is stuck in her life. She doesn't know if she wants to join the Amish or be English. Her Aunt Trisha is hurt in accident. So L:indsay goes to Virginia to help her Aunt trisha & Uncle Frank. Her unlce is busy with work & Lindsay is really needed while she heals. While she is living with them she connects with old friends only to find out she isn't like them. She eneded up going to her friend's party & what she saw made her realize she didn't belong there. She didn't drink or do inapproprate stuff!!! She gets her GED to satisfy her sister Jessica, but then she pressures again to go to college. Lindsay doesn't want to get higher education. She volunteers at a nursing home whjere she meets Mrs. Fisher. She is Amish & not in good health. Lindsay is saddened by the news that she passed away. While she is away from Bird-In the Hand Rebecca has pregancy complications. The Amish don't tell people outside the immediate family about the pregancy. But Rebecca's health puts her on bedrest for the rest of her pregancy. Kaite Rebecca's niece helps while Lindsay is away. Lindsay keeps in touch with family. When she is ready to come home she contacts Matthew Glick. Matthew does like Lindsay & is happy to hear when she takes classes to join the church in the fall. I love this series!!! I highly recommend this book as well as the whole series!!! I look forward to reading the last book in this series to find out what else happens!!!

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