Saturday, October 31, 2015

Book Review: "The Imposter" by Suzanne Woods Fisher

"The Imposter" by Suzanne Woods Fisher is the first book in the "The Bishop's Family" series. It is Katrina Stoltzfus' story, but also that of her father David, her brother Jesse, and of Birdy Glick. Katrina thinks she knows how her life will play out, but when her plans crumble, she needs to find her place in the world. She is baffled by her interest in the new farmhand, Andy Miller. Is he too good to be true? Meanwhile, David Stoltzfus is trying to lead the church according to God's will and the Bible. When the bishop of the church seems out to get him, what will he do?  Birdy Glick has never been the ideal specimen of a lady. She's much to large and clumsy for that. What is she to do when her heart longs for David Stoltzfus and her brother seems out to get him? Jesse is a restless soul. Always on the lookout for some action. Will he be able to put his old ways behind him and take on the responsibilities that are laid at his feet?

There is a lot going on in this book with all the people it follows. I felt immersed in the story and the community of Stoney Ridge. I wanted the good to prevail and for them to get their happily ever afters. The storylines don't seem completely wrapped up, but it isn't really a cliffhanger ending, either. I really enjoyed reading "The Imposter" and found it quick to read.

"The Imposter" is available in paperback:
  • Series: The Bishop's Family (Book 1)
  • Paperback: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Revell (October 6, 2015)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0800723201
  • ISBN-13: 978-0800723200
  • Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.8 x 8.5 inches

Kindle edition:
  • File Size: 5041 KB
  • Print Length: 321 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 0800723201
  • Publisher: Revell (September 29, 2015)
  • Publication Date: September 29, 2015
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English

and in large print hardcover:
  • Series: The Bishop's Family (Book 1)
  • Hardcover: 399 pages
  • Publisher: Thorndike Press Large Print; Lrg edition (October 7, 2015)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1410483193
  • ISBN-13: 978-1410483195
  • Product Dimensions: 8.6 x 5.6 x 1.1 inches

I received a free copy of this book from the publisher in order for me to review it. No other compensation was received and a positive review was not required. All thoughts and opinions are my own. 

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