At Home in Mitford
Father Tim, a cherished small-town rector, is the steadfast soldier in this beloved slice of life story set in an American village where the grass is still green, the pickets are still white, and the air still smells sweet. The rector's forthright secretary, Emma Garret, worries about her... show more
Father Tim, a cherished small-town rector, is the steadfast soldier in this beloved slice of life story set in an American village where the grass is still green, the pickets are still white, and the air still smells sweet. The rector's forthright secretary, Emma Garret, worries about her employer, as she sees past his Christian cheerfulness into his aching loneliness. Slo
Pages no: 446
Edition language: English
, Book Club
, Adult Fiction
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
, Christian Fiction
Series: Mitford Years (#1)
I'm only thirteen years late reviewing this one, but I'd never picked it up until my book club chose it for our December meeting. We've been reading a lot of heavy stuff lately, and no one wanted to drag corruption and war and other chaos into our Christmas season, so At Home in Mitford it was.I enj...
OMG, I think I'm going to suffer from a terminal case of heartwarming-ness. I may just melt into a puddle, beginning from the inside. This book is not literature. It doesn't really deal with real people. It's a peaches and cream fantasy world. But it's fun enough for comfort reading, providing one h...
At Home in Mitford (Mitford Years, #1) by Jan Karon When I want something cozy, sweet, optimistic, and full of faith and love, I turn to the Mitford series. The story centers around an Episcopalian rector, Father Timothy Kavanaugh, and his congregation in the tiny rural town of Mitford, North Caroli...
*5+ Stars**The Gush* I like adventure, murder mysteries, fantasy, sci-fi, etc. as much as the next guy but sometimes I want something...different. A great book, with great characters, facing all of life's problems-not grand ones but seeing someone make it through the ones that loom large for everyon...
I was in the mood for a comfort read, and so picked up the first Mitford book for a reread. It's been 8 years since I read this series last, and I had forgotten how amazingly feel-good it is. Visiting Mitford is like visiting a group of old friends whom you haven't seen in years, but whom you know w...
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