Posts Tagged: Amish authors

How Does Traditional Amish Quilting Differ from Modern Quilting?

Facts about the Amish

Traditional Amish quilting was very practical. Originally, the Amish would only quilt with scraps left over from other sewing projects, such as clothing. For this reason the quilts would often be made of the colors they would wear: blue, green, burgundy, purple, and black. The Amish have one particular quilting tradition that I think is very special. Often, mothers will save scraps from when they made clothes for their children through the years until the child/children are married or are expecting a child of their own.

Interview with Amish Fiction Author Leslie Gould

Adoring Addie

Today’s post is an interview shared by Leslie Gould. Leslie is the award-winning author of fifteen novels, including the #1 bestseller The Amish Midwife (CBA and ECPA), co-written with Mindy Starns Clark. I think you’ll really enjoy reading about her story and her books. At the end of the post, she’s graciously offered to give away a copy of her newest release, Adoring Addie.

The Magical World of Books

Today’s post is by Meg Moseley, a friend of mine who authored When the Sparrows FallĀ and the newly-released Gone South. She used to write human-interest pieces for a suburban section of the the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, and she was a homeschooling mom for a lot of years. She will join us here on my blog regularly,… Read more »

Announcing…A New Page for Lovers of Amish Fiction!

I have SUCH an exciting giveaway for you! I asked some of my author friends who write novels about the Plain community if they’d like to participate in my giveaway, and I received a great response. I have SIXTEEN books to give away! Thanks to the generous authors we all love, I will give four books to four winners! Continue reading to find out more.

A Chance to Win Your Choice of One of My Books

UPDATE: This giveaway is now over. Random.org was used to select the winners. Congratulations to Nora Boy, Rachel Waldridge, and Pat Shrader.   Today, I’d like to share a portion of an interview and a book giveaway! The winner will have the chance to choose one of any of my books, including my most recent… Read more »