[Waterbrook Multnomah Blog Tour,Review&Giveaway] The Bridegrooms by Allison K. Pittman

Posted 23 April, 2010 by Molly(Cover To Cover Cafe) in Book Reviews / 35 Comments

*Stay tuned to the end of this post for your chance to win a copy of this book!*
About the Book:

It Only Takes an Instant for Love to Strike

Tragedy hits the Allenhouse family on a hot summer night in Ohio when a mother of four vanished. Eight-year-old Vada virtually grew up overnight and raised her three younger sisters while her father lost himself in his medical practice in the basement of their home.

Now, Vada is a grown woman, still making her home with her father and sisters. Her days are spent serving as an errand girl for Cleveland’s fledgling amateur orchestra; her evenings with Garrison Walker, her devoted, if passionless, beau.

Dizzying change occurs the day the Brooklyn Bridegrooms come to town to play the Cleveland Spiders and a line drive wallops the head of a spectator. The fan is whisked to the Allenhouse parlor, and questions swirl about the anonymous, unconscious man.

Suddenly, the subdued house is filled with visitors, from a flirtatious, would-be sports writer to the Bridegrooms’ handsome star hitter to the guilt-ridden ballplayer who should have caught the stray shot. The medical case brings Dr. Allenhouse a frustration and helplessness he hasn’t felt since his wife’s disappearance. Vada’s sisters are giddy at the bevy of possible suitors. And Vada’s life is awakened amid the super-charged atmosphere of romantic opportunity.

About the Author:

Allison Pittman is the author of Stealing Home, the Crossroads of Grace series, and her nonfiction debut, Saturdays With Stella. A former high-school English teacher, she serves as director of the theater arts group at her church. Allison makes her home in Texas with her husband and their three boys. Learn more about the author at www.allisonpittman.com.

My Review:
I absolutely loved this book! I can’t believe how much I enjoyed this book! I literally read this book in less than two days. This is a historical novel so I was completely captured by just the thought of getting to read this book.

That being said, this book is full of humor, romance, hope, heartache and mystery. It’s a wonderful book for any one to read. Allison Pittman creates characters that transform into life before your eyes. I felt like I was transported back to the 1890’s and it was as if I was Vada herself. I felt every struggle that she went through. Amazing! I love it when a book can do that to me. Among the things that I mentioned this book was full, it’s also full of God’s never ending love and His wonderful mercy.

I think that Allison Pittman did a tremendous job with creating a heart capturing story that pulls you in, keeps you hooked, and makes you crave more. I can’t give this book anything lower than a 5 star praise! It just wouldn’t be right! Well done, Allison, on creating a story that is life like, entertaining, and perfect for that relaxing day at home with a book!

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*This book was provided for review by the WaterBrook Multnomah Publishing Group*



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