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A Baby for Easter

(Willow Park #2)

3.90  ·  Rating details ·  1,088 ratings  ·  114 reviews
Alice Grantham lost her fiancé and her job, so she’s had to come home to Willow Park to live with her parents. To recover some sense of independence and security, she’s cobbled together different part-time jobs, including one as assistant to the pastor of her hometown church. Nothing seems to be going right for her. Even Micah, the pastor’s brother and the first boy she ev ...more
Paperback, 226 pages
Published April 7th 2014 by Createspace
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Paula  Phillips
Nov 26, 2017 rated it liked it
I picked this book up as I wanted a book to read and one I knew that I would probably enjoy as I have been in and out of a reading slump the past week. I am finding myself getting pickier at the type of books I am reading. Before I start this review I will have to say that unless you like books with a strong faith and religious background then this isn't the book for you and do not read any further. A Baby For Easter was set mainly around a church office as the main character Alice works there c ...more
Maree Repa
Jun 09, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Brand New Life

Five Winning Stars

I was so absolutely thrilled to read receive now the second series of this beautiful book, Willow Park. After having lost so much, so early in her life. Alice her is set on a grand adventure to discover a brand new life and love. I thoroughly adored this most beautiful romance!

Alice Grantham worked at the church in Willow Park. She assisted the their Pastor Daniel in his masses. Whilst finding him hard to deal with.

Only a short time ago she was a lot happier with
Apr 19, 2014 rated it really liked it
Alice has been through a hard time; her fiancé has broken up with her, and he’s not the first fiancé to do so. Plus she has lost her job through cutbacks, so she’s had to return to her home town, Willow Park and move back in with her parents. Alice is a librarian, but she’s only been able to secure 10 hours a week working in the library, and has supplemented her income by going to work to assist the town’s pastor Daniel (from Married by Christmas) with some office work. Alice enjoys being home a ...more
Nov 09, 2016 rated it it was ok
This book was just ok. It has a strong religious, spiritual element in it that I thought I will love, but eventually I fail to connect with the characters and fail to understand the character's struggles...

This book has characters in a very strong religious background and is about people who are quite conservative. Meaning, sex before marriage is frowned upon. Prior to this book, I had just read Joey W. Hill's book on Bondage, S & M, dungeon sex club and three-way, and seriously I can not picked
Brandy Painter
3.5 stars

I didn't enjoy this one quite as much as I did the Christmas ones in the series, but I continue to appreciate the way Adams portrays faith and family in these books.
Kate Dirty Girls' Good Books
Apr 22, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: contemporary, 2014
A Baby for Easter (Willow Park #2) by Noelle Adams
B, spark, no kink, contemp, 226 pages

Alice and Micah spent a summer together as camp counselors in high school, culminating in hand holding and a memorable kiss. But while Alice hoped for some kind of commitment, Micah left for college where he became a bit of a wild man. Now, years later Alice has returned home to Willow Park after two broken engagements. She's made a set of rules for herself, to keep her from falling for the wrong guy again. Ti
Janine Ballard
Jul 16, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2014-releases
3.8 stars

In 2014, I read and enjoyed the first novel in your Willow Park series, Married for Christmas. Jessica and Daniel’s romance appealed to me in part because the characters were people of faith but the book was not an inspie and did not proselytize. Since I’m not Christian, the latter can really turn me off.

A Baby for Easter is the sequel to Married for Christmas, and it also takes place in Willow Park, and again, uses a similar approach to the characters and the issue of faith. Its hero i
Vikki Vaught
Aug 31, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I thoroughly enjoyed this book from start to finish. The writing is emotionally charged and the characters are engaging. Both have baggage that inhibit the relationship, and to move past their feelings of inadequacy, they must place their faith in the forefront. The hero has a checkered past that has caught up with him. The heroine’s past love relationships did a number on trusting her instincts. All this made for an absorbing reading experience . Glad I found this book via the Audible Escape su ...more
Mar 14, 2016 rated it it was amazing
4,5 stars

This is the second book of the Willow Park series, we get new characters, but come back some of the old ones too.

Alice is the main heroine in this novel. She has just lost his job and his fiancé, so she is moving back to her parents to Willow Park what is her hometown. Her dream is to work in a library again, but in Willow Park there is little employment opportunities, so she works part-time job at Daniel, who is the local pastor. Alice wants to be self-dependent again, but there is li
María Ramirez
Oct 04, 2016 rated it really liked it
I can't believe I read this book in one sitting, not that is too long but I did have work to do. Though this books was beautiful I like the first one more. This story was beautiful but that ending was 'meh' or maybe I just like dramatics haha. Still I enjoyed it. It was nice. Now I need to sleep and continue with TOG book 2 probably tomorrow evening. :) or today I might say.

(This can't be healthy!)
I didn't love this, but I like the way she writes characters as religious without moving the books into being inspies. Because there are people whose faith is central to their lives without them proselytizing, and those people deserve romance novels too. I didn't like this as much as I liked the first one, but if I can get deals on the other two at some point, I will probably read them as well.
Got my copy from Amazon Kindle just for 0.99$
The Romance Evangelist
Sep 23, 2014 rated it really liked it
A nice second entry in the Willow Park series. These books are the exception to my rule about not reading faith-based romances because they are really well done and not even a tiny bit preachy.
What a lovely, emotional story of love, redemption, and faith. This one gave me all the feels.
Jessica Wannamaker
Alice and Micah

After reading a ton of Noelle Adams books this one was a slower pace but still a beautiful quiet love story. About finding your faith again, believing that you do deserve what your given and that you will be provided for.

Alice has returned to Willow Park after two failed engagements and being laid off.
She's lost faith in herself and being able to tell when a men loves her and wants a future with her. So she's createf 5 rules she needs fo follow. Sparing her heart from its fourth
Chessela Helm
This one has the characters I liked from the first Willow Park book, but waayyyyy more Christianity. I would call this one inspirational, and it's very judgy of the hero's sexually open past. So there is no sex in this book. There's all of one kiss before the hero and heroine decide they're in love and it's FOREVER. Needless to say, there's not a lot of time spent on their development as a couple. It's basically two people who haven't admitted they like each other, then then admitting they like ...more
Zarah Gagatiga
Alice is back in her hometown of Willow Park after a series of failures. She had lost her job and her fiance broke off their engagement. She lives with her parents and couldn't find a stable job to keep her finances and her life back to normal. She gets by working as a part time librarian for the local pastor and her prospects are slim.

Micah is the pastor's brother whom she nurtures a special attraction to after all these years. However, she has agreed to follow the 5 Nevers in Dating and Relat
Marythios (AkaSusanne )
The story was not that great to me to much religious spin to it. People being broken and only God can fix it for you. I thought it would be better. Alice seemed a little crazy to me like thinking every look or facial expression from Mica meant something. It sort of drove me craze and pulled from the story. I expected more from the story and it is ok to be spiritual and speak about God but it was way to much. Kara mom dying was sad enough and Alice stepping to help with her was great but the brok ...more
Melissa Salinas
Jan 22, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

What a beautiful story. Despite having a child dropped on him that he didnt even knoe about, and being secretly in love with Alice. It was so sweet when Alice became so motherly to Cara and Micah falls even more in love with her. I love these love stories that Noelle writes and the men who are utterly amazing.
Bonnie Thoreson
Sep 27, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Very sweet and touching, a great reminder just how much Jesus loves us.

I loved this book, thank you Noelle for writing a war, inspirational book. I will read everything you write. Thank you
Carol Greenwood
Oct 11, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Head games waste so much time.

Micah and Alice spent so much time with mixed messages that they almost missed their happily ever after. Learning to trust God's forgiveness brought them together.
Tarra Nan
Nov 05, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Must read!

I am loving this series for the most part. Sometimes it seems a little drawn out in some situations, but even with that one little issue it’s still a good read. On to the next!
Stephanie Burch
Oct 14, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

Micah went against his faith and family once he went to college. He is now back in good graces with all but still hasn't realized what true forgiveness is.
I loved this book.
Mar 29, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
3.5 stars
May 02, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This was such a sweet book. I can't wait to read the other books in the series.
Jun 04, 2020 rated it liked it
Cute story. Lots of confidence issues with these characters... but it was sweet.
Apr 14, 2014 rated it liked it
Oh wow, this is so far from the kind of book I'd normally read. But we like to try a bit of everything, keep our minds open, stuff like that. And we loved Noelle Adams's Salvation. And, well, Easter. At the time of posting, it's a seasonal 99 cents! So I thought, why not read a romance with a baby in it, about people who go to church? Or who at least have a more traditional relationship with church than, say, Tiffany Reisz's Original Sinners?

In her author's note, Adams says she wrote faith into
Mar 29, 2015 added it
Shelves: safety-gang-safe
Genre: Contemporary romance
Standalone/series: It stands alone but is part of a companion seires
Cliffhanger?: (view spoiler)
Cursing?: Not much
Descriptive Sex?: (view spoiler)
Descriptive Sex Between H/h With OW/OM?:(view spoiler)
Contains Cheating?: (view spoiler)
Amount of Sex In The Book: (view spoiler)
Overall Chemistry: pretty good
Overall Couple's Rootablity: builds as the story progresse
Apr 22, 2015 rated it liked it
Shelves: 2015
This review was originally posted to Jen in Bookland

3.5 stars

Since it is Easter today I thought A Baby for Easter would be the perfect read. I read the first book in this series, Married for Christmas, as part of my Christmas reads and really enjoyed it. The author does a good job of having characters who are religious but not making the story a preachy one. The characters are just spiritual, deal with things that come up with their religious beliefs in the forefront as they are very religious,
Easter Baby was a sweet, well written, low steam, relatively short but full length, story with a HEA that I thoroughly enjoyed. There is just enough tension and drama simmering alongside the romance storyline throughout the book to make it an addictive page turner that I just couldn’t stop reading. One thing I feel I should instantly point out is that although it’s called ‘Easter Baby’ and is set around Easter, don’t be put off by that as it’s not the main focus and is more just an undercurrent ...more
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Noelle handwrote her first romance novel in a spiral-bound notebook when she was twelve, and she hasn't stopped writing since. She has lived in eight different states and currently resides in Virginia, where she teaches English, reads any book she can get her hands on, and offers tribute to a very spoiled cocker spaniel.

She loves travel, art, history, and ice cream. After spending far too many yea

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