Tag Archives: Mennonite

The patient one

The Eight are a group of Amish, English and Mennonite young people who have been friends for ages. When one of their group, Andy, commits suicide, they are all left bereft and considering where they are going in life.

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Mennonite on the edge

Reviewed by: Ceil Carey, ECLA Co-President and long time book discussion leader   Introduction Title: Mennonite on the edge Author: Cynthia Yoder Publisher: Ragged Sky Press Publication Date: 2016 Format: Paperback book Length: 223 pages OVERVIEW   ASSESSMENT Rating (1 to 5) 3 Suggested Audience This book tells of Mary Jo, a Mennonite woman who leaves […]

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No Longer a Child of Promise

After leaving the family farm, Amanda Farmer uses her newfound freedom to explore the world. Despite unfounded condemnation from her mother and anger from her father, Amanda finds a spouse, she gives birth to a daughter, and she redefines her faith.

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Mennonite Meets Mr. Right

(Book Review) Mennonite Meets Mr. Right

Reviewed by: Elizabeth Tenney, Mt. Pleasant, MI   Introduction Title: Mennonite Meets Mr. Right Author: Rhoda Janzen Publisher: Hatchette Book Group, Inc.; NY Publication Date: October 15, 2013 Format: Trade Paperback Length: 263 pages (including reading group guide) OVERVIEW This memoir picks up where Janzen’s previous book, Mennonite in a Little Black Dress, leaves off. She has met “Mr. Right” and […]

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