Friday, September 16, 2011

The Shunning Review and Giveaway

Beverly Lewis' The Shunning - About the Movie
Before she succumbs to cancer, the dying wish of Laura Mayfield-Bennett is to be reunited with the daughter she never knew. Unfortunately, that daughter, Katie Lapp, is a member of the Amish order. Katie is about to be married, but uneasy about the path ahead.  Now she discovers the secret her parents have kept from her: she's adopted. 
The film is based on the celebrated first novel of the best-selling "The Heritage of Lancaster County" book series from author Beverly Lewis. Stars Danielle Panabaker & Sherry Stringfield.

I've actually read most of this book, but I didn't finish it.

I guess I just got too busy, or I needed to read a review book or something.

Anyhow, as one who has read the book first, I found the movie to be lacking a little.

I feel like the movie did not go into enough detail, but I still really liked it. I definitely want to see the next movie in the series.

I think I am gonna have to go get the book so that I don't have to wait and see what happens. lol

BEVERLY LEWIS - Author of "The Shunning"

Beverly Lewis, born in the heart of Pennsylvania Dutch country, is The New York Times bestselling author of more than eighty books.  Her stories have been published in eleven languages worldwide.  A keen interest in her mother's Plain heritage has inspired Lewis to write many Amish-related novels, beginning with "The Shunning," which has sold more than one million copies.  In 2007, Lewis' "The Brethren" was honored with a Christy Award.

Lewis has been interviewed by both national and international media, including Time magazine, the Associated Press, and the BBC.  Lewis lives with her husband, David, in Colorado. 

I am excited to be able to give away one DVD of the Shunning! (Ends Sept. 23rd. 2011, at noon.)

If you would like a chance to win a copy, just leave me a comment telling me your favorite Beverly Lewis book.

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This giveaway ends on Friday September 16th, 2011 at noon. Make sure you leave me a way to contact you should you win. Thanks!
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Katy~The Country Blossom said...

Oh, I have read this series and many others by Beverly Lewis. I don't know that I could claim any to by my *favorite* they all hold qualities I love and enjoy reading! I would love to win this!!!

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Katy~The Country Blossom said...

I follow you via GFC!

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Katy~The Country Blossom said...

I like you on facebook! Katy A.

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Sarah said...

I've read just about every Beverly Lewis book and I can't choose just one that is my favorite they are all awesome, her writing makes her characters come alive, there is no one dimension in her books.

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Sarah said...

I follow via GFC

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Sarah said...

I'm subbed via email

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Sarah said...

I like your FB page

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Blossom said...

I would like to win this :) I've not read the book but recently read Amish Values for Your Family that has sparked my interest.

Laura said...

The Shunning was the only Beverly Lewis Book I've read.

Lorus! said...

My mom is a huge fan of Beverly Lewis' books! I've read the series that begins with the Shunning - it's an excellent story.
I'd love to win - thank you for the opportunity!

Lora @ my blessed life said...

I've only read one BL series: Annie's People. I really enjoyed it. This movie looks very interesting.

Lisa said...

I haven't read this book. I guess if I win I'll watch the movie first.

Lisa said...

I follow you with GFC.

Lisa said...

I like you on FB.

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