A Simple Christmas Wish by Melody Carlson is a cute but sad story about family during the Christmas season. Rachel Milligan is taking care of her young niece Holly while her parents are celebrating their anniversary overseas. She was not expecting the call that would change all of their lives forever: Holly’s parents died in a plane crash. Rachel begins to make plans for taking care of Holly when her brother’s will is discovered she finds out a distant Amish aunt is Holly’s new guardian. Rachel and Holly soon find themselves in an Amish community. As Holly struggles to adapt to her new life, Rachel must also come to terms with not having Holly in her life every day. Along the way, they meet new people in the Amish community as they both find their lives changing.
This book was a very easy read, and the main characters were likeable and relatable. This would be a great Christmas gift for any friend who likes to read!
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