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Three best-selling authors. Three possible brides. Three separate tales. They come together for an Amish wedding.

Priscilla King has dreamed of being married to Chester Lapp since she was sixteen. With the help of her sister Naomi s matchmaking skills, Chester proposes to Priscilla on her nineteenth birthday. As the wedding day approaches, problems emerge: an attendant with
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ebook, 298 pages
Published November 29th 2011 by Thomas Nelson (first published 2011)
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Martha
Oct 27, 2014 Martha rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
"A Perfect Plan" by Beth Wiseman, "The Perfect Match" by Kathleen Fuller, and "The Perfect Secret" by Kelly Long have written about three Amish women in three different short stories that are faced with many obstacles preparing for their wedding day. Will Priscilla King, Naomi Fisher, or Rose Bender find their way to marriage?

An Amish Wedding is my first Amish book that I have read. I was a little disappointed to know that an Amish person could be a thief and cells phones were allowed. I know th
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Willow
Aug 04, 2012 Willow rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2012
*Spoiler alert*

I didn't learn about Amish lifestyle as much as I hoped. The story was engaging but everything was too perfect. All the characters were good-willed, kind, sensitive, thoughtful, yadi yadi yada, and the plans were perfect and everything works out eventually. El fin.
Kara
Nov 17, 2011 Kara rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
An Amish Wedding by Kelly Long, Kathleen Fuller, & Beth Wiseman
Review by Kara Grant

Will these three Amish women get the wedding of their dreams or will they have to settle for something else? Here are three very different stories woven into one book with different perspectives on how to trust God with the most important decision a young woman can make. Out of the three stories, only two women are getting married, but there is love to be experienced by each.

A Perfect Secret
This is the story o
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Nancy
Apr 24, 2012 Nancy rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A book of three novellas, all centered around wedding preparations. Kept my interest and focused on perfectionism, God's will, trust and more. Romantic.
Connie
Mar 26, 2015 Connie rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Schwartz stories ok
Kate
Nov 15, 2016 Kate rated it really liked it
I like how each of these stories was set not only in the same community, but at the same basic time. This added a bit of cohesiveness to the collection that might not have been there otherwise. I also appreciated how each couple in the stories learned how to trust in God's plan and timing and lead.
I think my favourite of the stories was Luke and Rose's. I enjoyed the bit of mystery surrounding "Rob in the Hood", and how that eventually played out in Luke and Rose's lives.
'Chele
Jul 18, 2017 'Chele rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
The first story was just plain unreal. I know these books are fiction but many read as non-fiction, which I like. I enjoyed the other two stories.
Camille
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An Amish Wedding by Beth Wiseman, Kathleen Fuller & Kelly Long


I was given a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. I am under no obligation to write a positive review, just an honest one. I also want to thank both NetGalley and Thomas Nelson Publishers for allowing me to review this book.

An Amish Wedding is three short novellas revolving around the same group of characters as the wedding of Priscilla approaches.

In the first st
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Wendy
Nov 13, 2011 Wendy rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I really enjoyed this book and could hardly put it down. It amazes me how three authors can write stories that go together, does one write first, then the second, then the last one or do they get together and plot the characters and certain 'events' that take place? These stories are about three friends and take place during the same time span.




"A Perfect Secret" is a story about Rose and Luke, lifelong friends and neighbors who are engaged. This is very intriguing since they have both joined the
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Patty Hearts Dave
This book contains three stories written by three different authors - Kelly Long, Kathleen Fuller, and Beth Wiseman. All three stories have the wedding of Priscilla King and Chester Lapp running through them.

Perfect Secret

Priscilla is friends with Rose Bender. Rose is going to be an attendant in her wedding. Rose and Luke Zook have been best friends forever. They are getting married a few months after Priscilla and Chester.. Suddenly, Rose is tired of the comfortable, safeness of Luke. She feels
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Drebbles
Feb 03, 2012 Drebbles rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2012
"An Amish Wedding" consists of three novellas by three different authors set in the same Amish community and focusing on three young Amish women who have dreams of falling in love and having the perfect Amish wedding.

A Perfect Secret - Kelly Long

Rose Bender and Luke Lantz have known each other their entire lives and it is almost inevitable that they will marry. Rose cares for Luke but wishes there was more excitement in their relationship. Rose gets her wish when she discovers Luke may have a se
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Kristilyn
I'm going to be honest with you, dear reader: I did not expect to enjoy this book as much as I did. Yes, I've dabbled in many a Chick Lit book, always finding them great books to read after something particularly heavy or cumbersome to read. They are always a great escape with their light topics and predictable endings.

When I received the booklist for November from Booksneeze, though, An Amish Wedding caught me eye. Yes, it was about a wedding and seemed to be light and fluffy, but it also had s
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Laurie Carlson
A very enjoyable collaboration of three books in one. The books are:
1. A Perfect Secret by Kelly Long
2. A Perfect Match by Kathleen Fuller
3. A Perfect Plan by Beth Wiseman
At the end of the book it includes:
*Reading Group Guide
*Amish Recipes
*Acknowledgments
*About the Authors

My Take:
All three of these stories are somewhat intertwined. In the first story, A Perfect Secret, by Kelly Long, Rose and Luke are neighbors, and they happen to get engaged. Rose worries whether or not passion really can exi
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Faye
Nov 03, 2011 Faye rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Three Amish couples wrestle with doubts and hilarious situations in the days prior to their nuptials.




Each of the three novellas are interwoven with the story lines of the other making this book even sweeter. Because this is a novellas collection I will split my review into 3 parts, with a brief review of each story.




Perfect Secret is the first of the collection, and tells the tale of Rose Bender and her husband-to-be Luke. As the date grows closer so do Rose's suspicions that Luke is hiding somet
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Abbie
3.5 Stars


This is a book made up of three different stories by three different authors. The neat thing about these stories is they all fit together by leading up to a final event.

The Perfect Secret: This story is about Rose and Luke. They become engaged but Rose is not sure its for the best and Luke has a secret he is not sharing with Rose. I will be honest this story is not one I enjoyed that much. The idea for the story line was okay but since it was a short story it felt rushed. One minute R
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WifeMomKnitter
Nov 12, 2011 WifeMomKnitter rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
From the snyopsis:

"Three Amish women yearn for the perfect wedding.

"A Perfect Plan" by Beth Wiseman

Priscilla King has been planning to marry Chester Lapp since she was sixteen years old, and when Chester proposes on Priscilla's nineteenth birthday, wedding plans begin immediately. What wasn't planned was all the problems the couple encounters as their big day approaches. A house disaster, a ruined wedding dress, and a sick attendant all make the couple wonder if God's sending them signs to cal
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Kathleen (Kat) Smith
Here's a great twist from three fabulous authors who have collaborated their finest writing talents in one sensational book, An Amish Wedding by Kelly Long, Kathleen Fuller, and Beth Wiseman. Taking a journey into an upcoming wedding of Priscilla and Chester who truly believe that perhaps with all the bad things happening to them just prior to their wedding, that perhaps it may be a sign that they shouldn't be married after all. From her younger sister Sara Mae, who takes Priscilla's wedding dre ...more
Marilyn
Three stories of Amish couples with trial and tribulation of love and weddings.
Debbie Epperson
Nov 26, 2011 Debbie Epperson rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book was provided to me by Book Sneeze in exchange for a review.

Book Description

A Perfect Plan by Beth Wiseman

Priscilla King has been planning to marry Chester Lapp since she was sixteen years old, and when Chester proposes on Priscilla's nineteenth birthday, wedding plans begin immediately. What wasn't planned was all the problems the couple encounters as their big day approaches. A house disaster, a ruined wedding dress, and a sick attendant all make the couple wonder if God's sending the
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Laura
Sep 24, 2011 Laura rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition



Priscilla’s upcoming wedding is stirring up trouble—and romance—in Paradise. A collection of three Amish novella’s connected to one larger story.

A Perfect Secret by Kelly Long—Rose Bender has always known she’d marry her long time best friend Luke Lantz. But there is a thief in their Amish neighborhood and when Rose catches a glimpse of the English thief he seems so much more intriguing than her intended. Luke is harboring a secret too. One that could cost him his good standing in his Amish comm
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Kristin (These Pretty Words)
Originally posted on These Pretty Words.

“A Perfect Plan” by Beth Wiseman
This book is a compilation of three novellas all centered around the love lives of a group of intertwined Amish women. The first story, A Perfect Plan, follows the over-stressed and superstitious Priscilla who is engaged to charming Chester Lapp. The story is sweet and romantic, but it focuses on what happens when everything you want to be perfect kind of falls apart.

I found these characters a lot of fun to read about and co
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Paula  Phillips
Jun 28, 2012 Paula Phillips rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Do you love and enjoy short stories ? An Amish Wedding is a collection of three short stories by three wonderful Amish Fiction writers - all surrounding the theme of Weddings. The first story which I personally enjoyed the most was The Perfect Secret by Kelly Long, in which we meet newly engaged couple Rose and Luke. Rose yearns for more excitement and passion in her heart and when she hears about a thief that has been stealing in the midst of the night , she longs to meet this thief as we learn ...more
Jac (For Love and Books)
When I was pregnant (4 years ago!) I fell in love with Amish Fiction. I think part of it was that I was regularly traveling through Amish country for work and I saw everything through rose colored glasses. So I started reading books where the biggest problems were simple ones. Now, every once in awhile I feel the need to read another, and when I saw An Amish Wedding on Netgalley, I thought it would be the perfect read for a winter day!

These three stories are fast moving (as Novella's like this
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Shana
Jan 01, 2012 Shana rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Usually, I am a big fan of Amish fiction and especially, of author Kathleen Fuller's Amish stories. I was eager to read "Amish Wedding" when I received it.

Amish Wedding is a collection of 3 stories, basically comprised of 3 different view points of a single event, the approaching wedding of Priscilla and Chester.

Story one "The Perfect Secret" was my least favorite of the three. The plot was a bit farfetched to me. The characters didn't behave in what many would think of as Amish manner on severa
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Patricia Kemp Blackmon
Three Amish women yearn for the perfect wedding.

In the first story "A Perfect Plan" by Beth Wiseman, Prisilla King is faced with so many distractions as she plans her wedding with Chester Lapp. She becomes a doubting Thomas and is afraid all these things are bad omen which is not in her belief. She pray for God's will be done if she is to marry Chester. Fear is our enemy it can cause us to be blinded to God's will.
I rate this story a five out of five.


In the second story "The Perfect Match" by K
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Tina Watson
Apr 11, 2011 Tina Watson rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2012-read
If you are a fan of Amish books you don't want to miss reading this book. The excitement of planning a wedding and life's road blocks are sure to want you to keep turning the pages. Plus, Beth Wiseman, Kathleen Fuller, and Kelly Long have done it again with their new collection novellas of Amish short stories in An Amish Wedding.


The young Amish women who are possible brides come together for an Amish wedding, but will there be a wedding?? Is God sending one or all three ladies a message? Will th
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Kate
Nov 30, 2011 Kate rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
On the whole, I really enjoyed "An Amish Wedding". I like how three different authors can each write a distinct story, yet use the same characters and setting, and combine them into a single, seamless work. However, I was a bit frustrated with the order of the stories; on the back cover lists the novellas one way, but in the actual book, the order is reversed!

My favorite novella was the story of Rose and Luke. The plot was a bit edgier than anything I've encountered before in Amish fiction, the
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Michelle
May 06, 2013 Michelle rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
An Amish Wedding tells the stories of a trio of ladies who are preparing for the upcoming nuptials of Priscilla King and Chester Lapp. Part one is A Perfect Secret by Kelly Long. Rose Bender has just accepted Luke Lantz’s proposal with apprehension. Although they have been best friends all of their life, Rose feels as though she doesn’t really know Luke. She feels like he may be hiding a secret from her and she desperately wants to find out what it is. During her quest for answers she is forced ...more
Sarah
Feb 18, 2015 Sarah rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Everyone
An Amish Wedding is a bind-up of three different stories that is centred around Priscilla and Chester's upcoming wedding. Each story is told from a different persons point of view who reside in the same community where the wedding is to be held.
I went into this book completely blind not knowing what it was about (apart from the title) and fell in love within the first couple of chapters, it wasn't until the first beautifully written story ended that I realised that it was a bind-up. I thoroughl
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Tiffany
Jul 23, 2012 Tiffany rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Three different authors, three different stories and three young women. all of them are friends living in the same community and all have something in common, they are preparing for their weddings and dealing with the challenges that come with it.

Rose, who was recently engaged to her best friend Luke, begins to wonder if she's made the right choice. Luke seems distant, and not like the man of her dreams.

Naomi is a successful matchmaker for everyone except herself. Naomi thinks she is destined t
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“Where were you while we were growing up? Did you not listen at all? We cannot understand God's plan for us. Everything is His will. It might seem like things are falling apart sometimes, but often God has something better in store for us down the line. You will enjoy life much better if you will just relax.” 9 likes
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