Category: Amish

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): His Guilt by Shelley Shepard Gray

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): His Guilt by Shelley Shepard Gray

Posted July 17, 2017 / 19 Comments

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Shelley Shepard Gray delivers the next novel in her Amish of Hart County series—a suspenseful tale of an Amish man who will risk all to protect the woman he loves. Mark Fisher has returned home to Hart County, determined to put the […]


First Line Friday (week 66): Gladden the Heart

First Line Friday (week 66): Gladden the Heart

Posted July 14, 2017 / 25 Comments

Seriously. Is it Fall yet? I’m so over Summer and its humidity. But I digress. It’s Friday! Since it’s Friday, it’s time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line. The book I’m featuring today is Gladden the Heart by Olivia Newport And […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Gladden the Heart by Olivia Newport

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Gladden the Heart by Olivia Newport

Posted July 7, 2017 / 16 Comments

“When you have experienced the Holy Ghost as I have, you would see that it is difficult to turn back.” When the lively fervor of nineteenth century revivalism endangers the staid customs of the Amish community in the lush but rugged Kishacoquillas Valley of central Pennsylvania in 1847, the Amish […]


Book Review: Naomi’s Hope by Jan Drexler

Book Review: Naomi’s Hope by Jan Drexler

Posted July 5, 2017 / 6 Comments

Despite growing pains in her 1846 Amish community in Indiana, Naomi Schrock has settled into a comfortable life in her parents’ home with her adopted son, Davey. Surrounded by family and friends, she tries not to think about the fact that she’s not at the top of any man’s list […]


Author Interview: Patricia Davids

Author Interview: Patricia Davids

Posted June 26, 2017 / 2 Comments

I am so honored to welcome Patricia Davids to the blog today! I’m a longtime fan of her books, and I confess to stalking the internet on more than one occasion to see when her next one is coming out 😉 PATRICIA DAVIDS is a USA Today Bestselling author who […]





Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Amish Brides by Beckstrand, Jebber, and Lillard

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Amish Brides by Beckstrand, Jebber, and Lillard

Posted June 2, 2017 / 24 Comments

Under bright blue skies, wedding bells ring–fulfilling sweet dreams, impossible wishes, and joyous new beginnings . . . THE RELUCTANT GROOM Jennifer Beckstrand Spirited Suvie Newswenger has three marriage proposals–but not from the man she truly loves. No matter how lonely widower Aaron Beachy is, he seems determined to stay […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Cindy Patterson

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Cindy Patterson

Posted May 30, 2017 / 27 Comments

Happy Tuesday, y’all! Please join me in welcoming a new-to-me author, Cindy Patterson! Cindy Patterson believes in life changing fiction and happily ever afters that start with Jesus. Her passions include Jesus, her husband, and her family. She’s an ordinary girl wanting to do extraordinary things for Christ. In her […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Return to Huckleberry Hill by Jennifer Beckstrand

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Return to Huckleberry Hill by Jennifer Beckstrand

Posted May 24, 2017 / 39 Comments

When it comes to matchmaking, Huckleberry Hill, Wisconsin’s unstoppable octogenarians Anna and Felty Helmuth never seem to run out of opportunities—or grandchildren… Reuben Helmuth is plenty bitter. John King, his best friend—or so he thought—is engaged to the girl Reuben loved. Humiliated, Reuben flees from Ohio to his grandparents’ home […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Beloved Hope Chest by Amy Clipston

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Beloved Hope Chest by Amy Clipston

Posted May 12, 2017 / 25 Comments

In the final installment of the Amish Heirloom series, the Fisher sisters learn the mystery behind their parents’ marriage—and about the sibling who has never been spoken of. Mattie Fisher’s three daughters know that she’s been keeping a secret from them. With each item pulled from the beloved family hope […]


New Releases I’m Excited About: Summer 2017 Amish Fiction

New Releases I’m Excited About: Summer 2017 Amish Fiction

Posted April 6, 2017 / 6 Comments

All this week, I’m looking at Summer 2017 new releases. So far we’ve covered Contemporary Fiction as well as Fantasy/Young Adult and Historical fiction. Today, let’s look at Amish Fiction! Behold the schedule: Monday – Contemporary Fiction Tuesday – Fantasy/YA Wednesday – Historical Fiction TODAY – Amish Fiction Friday – […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Dana R. Lynn

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Dana R. Lynn

Posted April 5, 2017 / 50 Comments

I had the privilege of meeting today’s guest at last year’s Christian Fiction Readers’ Retreat and I’m super-excited that she’ll be joining us for #CFRR2017 in August! Dana R. Lynn grew up in Illinois, but now resides in rural Pennsylvania with her husband, three children, and enough animals to start […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Shelley Shepard Gray

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Shelley Shepard Gray

Posted March 23, 2017 / 26 Comments

I always love chatting with Shelley Shepard Gray, and today I have the absolute privilege of welcoming her back to the blog! Shelley Shepard Gray is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author, a finalist for the American Christian Fiction Writers prestigious Carol Award, and a two-time HOLT Medallion winner. She lives in […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Her Secret by Shelley Shepard Gray

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Her Secret by Shelley Shepard Gray

Posted March 14, 2017 / 13 Comments

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Shelley Shepard Gray begins a new series—The Amish of Hart County—with this suspenseful tale of a young Amish woman who is forced to move to a new town to escape a threatening stalker. After a stalker went too far, Hannah Hilty and […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Barbara Cameron

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Barbara Cameron

Posted March 12, 2017 / 41 Comments

I am so honored to welcome Barbara Cameron to the blog today! Barbara Cameron has a heart for writing about the spiritual values and simple joys of the Amish. She is the best-selling author of more than 40 fiction and nonfiction books, three nationally televised movies, and the winner of […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Rachel J. Good

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Rachel J. Good

Posted March 11, 2017 / 37 Comments

Welcome to my stop on the Celebrate Lit Blog Tour for Buried Secrets. As part of the tour, I get to chat with author Rachel J. Good! Inspirational author Rachel J. Good writes life-changing, heart-tugging novels of faith, hope, and forgiveness. She is the author of several Amish series in […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Amish Wanderer by Laura V. Hilton

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Amish Wanderer by Laura V. Hilton

Posted February 17, 2017 / 13 Comments

Click here to purchase your copy. Desperate for a Ticket Out Bethany Weiss is ready to leave town. Tongues haven’t stopped clacking in Jamesport, MO, since her daed, the bishop, was admitted to a mental hospital after hurting their small Amish community. But her sharpest wounds Bethany hides from prying […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Amy Clipston

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Amy Clipston

Posted February 12, 2017 / 57 Comments

A few days ago, I posted my congratulations to author Amy Clipston on reaching a milestone 1 MILLION books sold! Such a fantastic accomplishment!! Today, I have the delightful privilege of talking with her a bit more about that achievement as well as some Valentine’s Day recipes! Amy Clipston has […]