Category: Amish

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Cindy Woodsmall & Yesterday’s Gone

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Cindy Woodsmall & Yesterday’s Gone

Posted September 8, 2022 / 16 Comments

So delighted to welcome the wonderful Cindy Woodsmall back to the blog today to chat about her new novel, Yesterday’s Gone, and some interesting discoveries in her family tree! YESTERDAY’S GONE by Cindy Woodsmall & Erin Woodsmall GENRE: Inspirational Amish Fiction / Time Travel PUBLISHER: Tyndale House RELEASE DATE: August […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Beverly Lewis & The Orchard

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Beverly Lewis & The Orchard

Posted September 5, 2022 / 25 Comments

I’m delighted – and honored – today to welcome beloved author Beverly Lewis to the blog to chat about her new Amish romance, The Orchard! Beverly Lewis is a bestselling and award–winning novelist whose stories have been published in 12 languages and have regularly appeared on numerous bestseller lists, including […]


New Releases I’m Excited About: Late 2022 Amish Fiction

New Releases I’m Excited About: Late 2022 Amish Fiction

Posted September 3, 2022 / 6 Comments

Happy Saturday! We’re continuing our look at upcoming new releases I want to read, and we’ve arrived at Amish fiction – a post where I group contemporary, historical, and mystery/suspense reads that take place in Amish settings, with Amish characters. Since I’m pretty selective in this genre, the Late 2022 […]


Top Ten Tuesday: More Teachers in Fiction

Top Ten Tuesday: More Teachers in Fiction

Posted August 30, 2022 / 16 Comments

Happy Tuesday! It’s that time of year again when kiddos go back to school & teachers are once again pouring their hearts into their classrooms full of young minds. To celebrate today on Top Ten Tuesday, I’m looking at more teachers in fiction. Specifically, teachers in books I’ve read since […]





Book Review: His Amish Sweetheart by Jennifer Beckstrand

Book Review: His Amish Sweetheart by Jennifer Beckstrand

Posted July 12, 2022 / 5 Comments

HIS AMISH SWEETHEART by Jennifer Beckstrand SERIES: The Petersheim Brothers #3 GENRE: Inspirational Contemporary Romance / Amish PUBLISHER: Zebra Books RELEASE DATE: June 28, 2022 PAGES: 325 Fondly nicknamed “The Peanut Butter Brothers,” Andrew, Abraham, and Austin Petersheim skillfully run one of Wisconsin’s most cherished family businesses. But their mischievous […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Amish Cradle Conspiracy by Dana R. Lynn

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Amish Cradle Conspiracy by Dana R. Lynn

Posted June 17, 2022 / 11 Comments

Welcome to the Blog Tour for Amish Cradle Conspiracy by Dana R. Lynn, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! Keep reading for an excerpt! AMISH CRADLE CONSPIRACY by Dana R. Lynn SERIES: Amish Country Justice #13 GENRE: Inspirational Romantic Suspense PUBLISHER: Love Inspired Suspense RELEASE DATE: May 24, 2022 PAGES: 212 […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Mary Alford & Among the Innocent

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Mary Alford & Among the Innocent

Posted June 7, 2022 / 26 Comments

Please join me in welcoming Mary Alford to the blog today to chat about her new romantic suspense, Among the Innocent – a book that’s at the top of my TBR list!! Mary Alford is a USA Today bestselling author who loves giving her readers the unexpected, combining unforgettable characters […]


Book Review: Forbidden Truth by Debra Torres

Book Review: Forbidden Truth by Debra Torres

Posted May 31, 2022 / 2 Comments

FORBIDDEN TRUTH by Debra Torres SERIES: Willow Brook: Secrets of the Pen #2 GENRE: Inspirational Amish Romance/Mystery PUBLISHER: Elk Lake Publishing, Inc. RELEASE DATE: April 15, 2022 PAGES: 320 What happens when living the dream means losing yourself? Johanna Yoder can breathe again. Willow Brook’s once tyrannical Bishop Zook has […]


Book Review: Pockets of Peace by Laurie Stroup Smith

Book Review: Pockets of Peace by Laurie Stroup Smith

Posted May 29, 2022 / 3 Comments

POCKETS OF PEACE by Laurie Stroup Smith SERIES: The Pocket Quilt #3 GENRE: Inspirational Contemporary/Amish Romance PUBLISHER: Vinspire RELEASE DATE: May 24, 2022 PAGES: 203 Five years after an unexpected pregnancy forces Lydia Byler to make difficult decisions, she is offered a job helping Birdie Miller manage her bed and […]



New Releases I’m Excited About: Mid 2022 Amish Fiction

New Releases I’m Excited About: Mid 2022 Amish Fiction

Posted May 8, 2022 / 7 Comments

We’re continuing our look at upcoming fiction I want to read, and we’ve arrived at Amish fiction – a post where I group contemporary, historical, and mystery/suspense reads that take place in Amish settings, with Amish characters. Since I’m pretty selective in this genre, the Mid 2022 Amish New Releases […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Laurel Blount & Strength in the Storm

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Laurel Blount & Strength in the Storm

Posted March 24, 2022 / 15 Comments

Welcome to the Audiobook Blog Tour for Strength in the Storm by Laurel Blount, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! I’m delighted to have Laurel on the blog today to share one of the fun things about writing Amish fiction! STRENGTH IN THE STORM by Laurel Blount Narrator: Stina Nielsen SERIES: […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): The Sugarcreek Surprise by Wanda E. Brunstetter

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): The Sugarcreek Surprise by Wanda E. Brunstetter

Posted March 8, 2022 / 5 Comments

THE SUGARCREEK SURPRISE by Wanda E. Brunstetter SERIES: Creektown Discoveries #2 GENRE: Inspirational Amish Fiction PUBLISHER: Barbour Fiction RELEASE DATE: March 1, 2022 PAGES: 355 Antique Store Owners Offer Romance Advice to a Smitten Carpenter Welcome to Sugarcreek, Ohio, where the Amish schoolteacher has a determined admirer. Tragically losing her […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Mary Alford & Snowbound Amish Survival

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Mary Alford & Snowbound Amish Survival

Posted February 5, 2022 / 23 Comments

Welcome to the Blog Tour for Snowbound Amish Survival by Mary Alford, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! I’m delighted, as always, to have Mary on the blog today to share what readers can expect from this new book! SNOWBOUND AMISH SURVIVAL by Mary Alford GENRE: Inspirational Romantic Suspense / Amish […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Authors I Read for the First Time in 2021

Top Ten Tuesday: Authors I Read for the First Time in 2021

Posted January 25, 2022 / 47 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday is authors I read for the first time in 2021 and I’m actually following it this week! Wonders never cease, right? 😉  Some of these were debut authors but others were authors whose books I sadly hadn’t had time to read yet. […]


New Releases I’m Excited About: Early 2022 Amish Fiction

New Releases I’m Excited About: Early 2022 Amish Fiction

Posted January 6, 2022 / 9 Comments

Happy Thursday! Welcome back to another day full of great books and towering TBR piles as we look at this new season of upcoming releases! Get your lists ready and join me in further TBR madness as we look at Early 2022 Amish New Releases (January – April)! Here is […]