Esther isn't so sure that she should spend so much time and money making her famous two-layer marmalade cake for holiday gifts but then she remembers the meaning of Christmas.
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Jan Karon writes to "give readers an extended family and to applaud the extraordinary beauty of ordinary lives."
Esthers' gift isn't a lengthy story...another in the Mitford Series. Yet, in it, I found another "chapter" of life in Mitford. Read morePublished on Dec 21 2003 by BF
"Esther's Gift: A Mitford Christmas Story," by Jan Karon, is about Esther Bolick, who is getting ready to bake the orange marmalade cakes that she traditionally makes as... Read morePublished on Nov. 19 2003 by Michael J. Mazza
If you are a fan of the Mitford books get this from the library if you care to read it. You won't need to check it out. It can be easily read in 10 minutes. Read morePublished on Sept. 7 2003 by D. Sheff
This is a nice little Christmas book for all who love Father Tim and the Mitford citizens. Jan Karon finally shares Esther's famous Orange Marmalade cake recipe. Read morePublished on Feb. 22 2003
I have been a great fan of Jan Karon & her novels. This book, however, was extremely disappointing. There was no plot or feeling of Christmas spirit. Read morePublished on Jan. 20 2003
DO NOT waste your money. Dull story that takes 15 minutes to read. Not at all interesting. The other Mitford books are worth rading, but not these short xmas... Read morePublished on Jan. 12 2003 by Jacqueline R. Molenaar
This was this first time I had read one of Mitford's books. While it is a quick read, it is also a dull and boring read -- not to mention a big waste of money. Read morePublished on Jan. 3 2003
I agree with other reviewers that this book is way too short for the money. I have read and re-read the Mitford books many times, but this was quite a disappointment for me. Ms. Read morePublished on Jan. 2 2003 by Ann Baron
Esther Bolick is renowned for her orange marmalade layer cake, which she makes each Christmas for a group of friends and relatives. Read morePublished on Dec 26 2002 by Kurt A. Johnson