Tag Archives: Amish

(Book review) Fraying at the edge

Reviewed by: Ceil Carey, Co-president of ECLA and long time book discussion leader   Introduction Title: Fraying at the edge Author: Cindy Woodsmall Publisher: Waterbrook Publication Date: 2016 Format: Paperback Length: 341 pages OVERVIEW Fraying at the edge, the second in the Amish of Summer Grove series, has an intriguing plot. Two babies were switched at […]

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Book review) The devoted

Reviewed by: Ceil Carey, Co-president of ECLA and long time book discussion leader   Introduction Title: The devoted (The Bishop’s Family, 3) Author: Suzanne Woods Fisher Publisher: Publication Date: Format: Length: OVERVIEW As we return to Stoney Ridge In this third book of The Bishop’s Family series, Ruthie Stoltzfus, a young Amish woman on the cusp of leaving […]

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(Book review) The atonement

Reviewed by: Ceil Carey, Co-president of ECLA and long time book discussion leader   Introduction Title: The atonement Author: Beverly Lewis Publisher: Bethany House Publication Date: 2016 Format: Paperback Length: 321 pages OVERVIEW Lucy Flaud has made some serious mistakes in her young life when she was engaged to an Englischer and considering leaving the Amish life. […]

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(Book review) Mattie’s Pledge

Reviewed by: Lillian G. Smith, a 2017 summer professional writing student at Taylor University   Introduction Title: Mattie’s Pledge Author: Jan Drexel Publisher: Revell Publication Date: September 20, 2016 Format: Print Book Length: 377 pages OVERVIEW This story is set in 1843 in Brothers Valley, Pennsylvania. Mattie Schrock and her family are preparing for the journey of a lifetime.  They eagerly are […]

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