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The Mountain Midwife

The Mountain Midwife

By Laurie Alice Eakes
Published by Zondervan

Average Blogger Rating: 4.38 Stars

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On 8/17 Silver Shrew wrote: Laurie Alice Eakes has written a novel about midwifery, “The Mountain Midwife”. Ashley Tolliver, her mother and her mother’s mother and on back in time have always been midwives for the people of their Appalachian community. Ashley really wants to go to medical school and be able to do more for ... The Mountain Midwife

Silver Shrew's Rating:

3 Stars

On 2/1 Jennifer McGrail wrote: Ashley Tolliver is a third generation midwife living and working in the Appalachian Mountains in Virginia. She is devoted to her work and to her clients, but is also feeling a pull to leave her small hometown to go to medical school. When a mysterious couple arrives at her door late one night, she ... The Mountain Midwife, by Laurie Alice Eakes

Jennifer's Rating:

3 Stars

On 1/20 thistle wrote: For nearly two hundred years, women in Ashley Tolliver’s family have practiced the art of midwifery in their mountain community. Now she wants to take her skills a step further, but attending medical school means abandoning those women to whom she has dedicated her life, the mountains she loves, and ... The Mountain Midwife {book review}

thistle's Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/13 Pamelamo wrote: Well past my child-bearing years and never interested in any type medical career, I was uncertain if I would find “The Mountain Midwife” to be a book I would enjoy. I need not have been concerned. This book was an enthralling romantic suspense with an Appalachian mountain setting that held my interest ... Intriguing Appalachian Romantic Suspense

Pamelamo's Rating:

5 Stars

On 1/13 Nicole Flothe wrote: I really enjoyed the story of The Mountain Midwife. I always had an interest when I was younger in becoming an obstetrician.  The book opens with a mystery and suspense and intertwines romance, love, and family throughout.  Great read!For nearly two hundred years, women in Ashley Tolliver’s ... Book Review of The Mountain Midwife by author Laurie Alice Eakes

Nicole's Rating:

5 Stars

On 1/8 Katherine Scott Jones wrote: This story lifted right off with a gripping first chapter, which allowed me to easily engage with both the characters and a mystery–two mysteries, actually, and this suspense, along with each new twist, propelled me forward. The sticking point, however, came for me fairly early on. It happened when ... Intriguing glimpse into contemporary midwifery

Katherine Scott Jones' Rating:

3 Stars

On 1/7 Bryan Ridenour wrote: When I chose to review “The Mountain Midwife,” I did so for two reasons. It was one of the only books that I could actually get in a hard copy and I thought after I read this book, my wife might enjoy it as well. I opened this novel fully expecting it to be a boring chick read, but instead, I was ... Not Just a Chick Read....

Bryan's Rating:

4 Stars

On 12/20 Jennifer Bardsley wrote: Ever since I binge-watched “Call the Midwife” on Netflix I’ve been intrigued by midwifery, and “The Mountain Midwife” by Laurie Alice Eakes did not disappoint. It’s about a midwife named Ashley Tolliver who lives in the Appalachian mountains helping a wide socio-economic-range of patients. Ashley ... Read it in one day

Jennifer's Rating:

5 Stars

On 12/17 Mocha with Linda wrote: The Mountain MidwifeLaurie Alice Eakes(Harper Collins/Zondervan)ISBN: 978-0310333449December 2015/352 pages/$15.99For nearly two hundred years, women in Ashley Tolliver’s family have practiced the art of midwifery in their mountain community. Now she wants to take her skills a step further, but attending ... The Mountain Midwife

Mocha with Linda's Rating:

5 Stars

On 12/15 Country_Harpist wrote: Ok, so when I saw this book I was like "Midwife!  A book about a Mountain Midwife!!" Then I read some review that mentioned that the book talked about the history of mountain midwifery....  well now I guess maybe the person actually meant the midwifery history of the character in the book. ... Book Look Bloggers Review: The Mountain Midwife

Country_Harpist's Rating:

3 Stars