Keys of Heaven by Adina Senft

New novel from popular writer I'm happy to welcome Adina Senft to our blog today.  She's going to share some fun courting tidbits from the Amish community that are found in her new book, Keys of Heaven. (Psst!  Novels make fun Valentine's Day gifts!) Before Adina comes, let me give you a peak into the new book: Sarah Yoder is learning to help the people in her Amish community as a Dokterfraa, creating teas and tinctures from the herbs she grows. But her latest patient seems to have a … [Read more...]

The Forgiven by Marta Perry

New series by popular Christian novelist Happy Friday to you!  We made it! Today I'm happy to have novelist Marta Perry joining us.  She has just released The Forgiven, the first book in her new series The Keepers of the Promise.  Before Marta comes, let me give you a peak at the story. When three women, all cousins, are given the task of sorting through the treasures of several generations of their Amish family, they each discover a story from the past that provides insights and … [Read more...]

Herb of Grace

New Amish Christian Fiction Releases Well, I'm back in America after 12 days in Eastern Europe on a mission trip.  Since the jet lag is just setting in after a super late flight last night, I've recruited one more author to help out on the blog today. Adina Sneft has just released Herb of Grace which should be right up the alley to all the Amish fiction fans.  Here's a peak at the story... Amish widow Sarah Yoder has been struggling to raise her two teenaged sons and provide a home where … [Read more...]

The River by Beverly Lewis

New Christian Amish Novel The queen of the Amish fiction genre, Beverly Lewis, will be releasing her next novel on September 2.  The River will be her first stand along novel in awhile.   Beverly has sold over 17 million copies of books.  My stars, that's a lot of books!  Her new story will be another heartwarming tale of faith and family drama, set in the Amish community of Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Formerly Amish, Tilly Lantz Barrows and her younger sister Ruth Lantz find themselves plagued … [Read more...]

The Midwife by Jolina Petersheim

Guest author post and a giveaway Today is a great day for many reasons but I'll name only three.  1.) Tomorrow is Friday,  2.) Jolina Petersheim is here to share about her new novel The Midwife, and 3.) We're giving away a copy of the book.  A lovely day, indeed. I read The Midwife last week.  It quickly turned into a "just one more chapter" book for me.  I would sit down to read a bit and found that I couldn't put it down and would read just one more chapter... and then another... until I … [Read more...]

Get to Know Amy Clipston

10 Things To Know About Amy Clipston Over the last few weeks, we have had a chance to get to know some of our favorite novelists a bit more (check out past posts with Deeanne Gist, Katie Gahshert, and Karen Witemeyer).  Today we've asked Amy Clipston what some little known facts are about herself.  1. My favorite color is pink. When I was little, I considered having my room painted pink, but when Dad brought home paint chips, I picked purple instead. 2. My favorite Disney movie is … [Read more...]

First Impressions by Sarah Price

Creative retelling of Jane Austen novel How fun is this?  Sarah Price is starting the Amish Classics Series that will be a compilation of novels that are retellings of Jane Austen novels in a contemporary Amish setting.  The main storylines are accurately followed but told within the Amish culture and religion.  The stories will introduce readers of Amish romances to these classics, while also appealing to the Austin fans. First Impressions has just released and is inspired by Pride and … [Read more...]

Seasons of Tomorrow by Cindy Woodsmall Giveaway

New from best selling Christian fiction author Today is a great day for many reasons!  First, we're halfway through a short work week for most.  Praise!  Secondly, we have author Cindy Woodsmall here today to share about her new novel, Seasons of Tomorrow, which released yesterday.  And thirdly, we're giving some of her new books away TODAY! Giveaway Scoop! For your chance to win one of three copies of Seasons of Tomorrow, simply leave your name in the comments section of this post.  And for … [Read more...]

The Last Bride by Beverly Lewis

New release from best selling Christian fiction author Today is the release day for The Last Bride from best selling novelist Beverly Lewis!  If you pre-ordered your book, come on in this week to pick it up. Nineteen-year-old Tessie Miller is the youngest of her Old Order parents’ five daughters – and the only one yet to marry.  She has her heart set on Amishman Marcus Smucker, and come wedding season, they plan to tie the knot and start a family together.  But Tessie’s father disapproves.  … [Read more...]

Murder Simply Brewed by Vannetta Chapman

New cozy Amish mystery release Cozy Amish mystery?  Um, what?! Yes!  Cozy mystery novels are super popular in the general market and thanks to Vannetta Chapman, we're starting to see some great offerings in the inspiriational market as well (thanks, Vannetta!).   This genre of novels can be defined as: Cozy mysteries, also referred to simply as "cozies," are a subgenre of crime fiction in which elements such as violence are downplayed or treated humorously, and the crime and detection take … [Read more...]