Ours for a Season by Kim Vogel Sawyer

Ours for a SeasonRelease Date: September 11, 2018

Publisher: Waterbrook Multnomah

ISBN: 9780735290082

Genre: Fiction / Amish & Mennonite

About the Book:

An Old Order Mennonite couple’s vows and beliefs are challenged in this stirring contemporary novel for fans of Cindy Woodsmall or Shelley Shepherd Gray.

Anthony and Marty Hirschler are part of an Old Order Mennonite community in Pine Hill, Indiana. The couple has grown apart since a doctor confirmed they would never have children. Marty longs to escape the tight-knit area where large families are valued, and the opportunity to do so arises when her childhood friend, Brooke Spalding, resurfaces with the wild idea of rebuilding a ghost town into a resort community. Brooke hires Anthony to help with the construction, drawing the Hirschlers away from Indiana and into her plan, and then finds herself diagnosed with cancer. Moral complications with Brooke’s vision for a casino as part of the resort and the discovery of a runaway teenager hiding on the property open up a world neither the Hirschlers nor Brooke had considered before. Will they be able to overcome their challenges and differences to help the ones among them hurting the most? Continue reading

Coffee Shop Devos by Tessa Emily Hall

Coffee Shop DevosRelease Date: September 18, 2018

Publisher: Bethany House

ISBN: 9780764231056

Genre: Non-Fiction / Devotional / Young Adult

About the Book:

There’s something special about spending time at a coffee shop with a friend–engaging in a meaningful conversation, then leaving refueled and ready to tackle the rest of the day. What if your quiet times with God energized you the same way? Continue reading

The Christmas Remedy by Cindy Woodsmall and Erin Woodsmall

The Christmas RemedyRelease Date: October 23, 2018

Publisher: Waterbrook Multnomah

ISBN: 9780735291041

Genre: Fiction / Amish / Christmas / Novella / Romance

About the Book:

When an Old Order Amish woman takes a job at a small-town pharmacy struggling to survive in a world of “big box” stores, her motive is to help her Plain community. But the advent of the holiday season brings an unusual mystery to the surface–and possibly love.

Twenty-four-year-old Holly Zook lives a unique life for a young Amish woman. Years ago, her bishop allowed her to continue her education and become the lead technician for Greene’s Pharmacy, an old-timey drugstore that looks out for the Amish community–a group largely without secure healthcare plans. She knows she can’t marry and hold onto her professional job. She’s Amish, and she can only have one or the other, so she spurns love and works toward addressing treatable diseases–like the one that claimed her father’s life. Continue reading

Top Ten Tuesday: Favorite Villains

 

 

Favorite Villains

Hello and welcome to Top Ten Tuesdays hosted by The Artsy Reader Girl!

Today is all about the villains! Honestly, this was a super hard topic because I had a hard time coming up with villains that I actually liked. I think it’s probably because I’ve been reading mostly contemporary and historical fiction that I couldn’t think of a single one. Oh well, here are a few of the ones that popped into my brain.

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Author Q&A: Cindy Woodsmall and Erin Woodsmall and “The Christmas Remedy”

Hello and welcome! Today I’m so excited to have Cindy Woodsmall and Erin Woodsmall join me on the blog today. They’ll be sharing about their newest Christmas novella, “The Christmas Remedy” which releases on October 23rd!


The Christmas RemedyAbout the Book:

When an Old Order Amish woman takes a job at a small-town pharmacy struggling to survive in a world of “big box” stores, her motive is to help her Plain community. But the advent of the holiday season brings an unusual mystery to the surface–and possibly love.

Twenty-four-year-old Holly Zook lives a unique life for a young Amish woman. Years ago, her bishop allowed her to continue her education and become the lead technician for Greene’s Pharmacy, an old-timey drugstore that looks out for the Amish community–a group largely without secure healthcare plans. She knows she can’t marry and hold onto her professional job. She’s Amish, and she can only have one or the other, so she spurns love and works toward addressing treatable diseases–like the one that claimed her father’s life. Continue reading