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Shepherds Abiding (Mitford Series #8)

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

Mitford is a place everyone can relate to, especially during the Christmas Season.

So many of the characters in this novel are the people we meet every day. Some of us even ARE the characters! It's one of those stories that helps you take stock of yourself at the same time you are enjoying good reading. This story of Mitford during the Christmas Se...
So many of the characters in this novel are the people we meet every day. Some of us even ARE the characters! It's one of those stories that helps you take stock of yourself at the same time you are enjoying good reading. This story of Mitford during the Christmas Season is very touching, while teaching us the real meaning of giving. I can't think of a better gift to give to a Jan Karon fan.

posted by 1306663 on May 5, 2010

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2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

Not what was advertised

I ordered a book which combined The Mitford Snowmen, Esther's Gift, and Shepherds Abiding. What I got was a book with ONLY Sheperds Abiding. When I returned it to the store, the cashier checked the ISBN and discovered the same number was used for BOTH books, thereby m...
I ordered a book which combined The Mitford Snowmen, Esther's Gift, and Shepherds Abiding. What I got was a book with ONLY Sheperds Abiding. When I returned it to the store, the cashier checked the ISBN and discovered the same number was used for BOTH books, thereby making it impossible for me to order the volume I wanted.

Hopefully, they will get this problem fixed.

posted by svacuna on January 10, 2012

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  • Posted November 23, 2009

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    Reads like the phone book

    I bought this book early, and was saving it until around Christmas. What a disappointment. Hey, I'm old. I don't wanted to have 19 new characters thrown at me in the first 19 pages of the book. If she wants to put the whole town in her books, she should have a cast of characters like the Rita Mae Brown/Sneaky Pie Brown books!
    I didn't finish the book. By page 80 it had not grabbed me, and I had to stop.

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