Follow the journey of Meredith and Luke Stoltzfus in the complete Discovery series from New York Times bestselling author Wanda E. Brunstetter. . . . Financial struggles. Arguments. A suspected pregnancy. A last-minute trip to Indiana. A drug addict on the run. A deadly encounter at a Philadelphia bus station. As Meredith and Luke are faced with the greatest challenge of their young lives, will their love and faith be enough to bring them back together again, against all odds?
This fun novel peopled with unforgettable characters is the follow-up book to her popular The Half-Stitched Amish Quilting Club, which was turned into a popular play that now runs in three counties. In The Tattered Quilt, Emma Yoder Miller, the Amish widow-turned-newlywed, leads another quilting class with a new group of unlikely students, all with tattered pieces of their lives that need mending. Members of the patchwork group find friendship, faith, healing, and restoration while gathered around their quilts, under the Father’s guiding hands—for only He can take what’s ragged and shabby from the lives of His children and turn it into beauty for His glory.
The Half-Stitched Amish Quilting Clubby Wanda E. Brunstetter Genre: Christian Amish Fiction Pages: 320 Trade Paperback Date Published: April 2012 Publisher: Barbour Books Amish widow Emma Yoder’s first quilt class brings the most unlikely people together. There’s Star, a young woman yearning for stability; Pam and Stuart Johnston, a struggling couple at odds in their marriage; Paul Ramirez, a widower hoping to find solace in finishing a quilt; Jan Sweet, a rough and tough biker doing some creative community service; and Ruby Lee Williams, a preacher’s wife looking for relaxation when parish problems mount. But as these beginning quilters learn to transform scraps of material into beauty, their fragmented lives begin to take new shape with the helping hands of each other and the healing hand of God. www.wandabrunstetter.com
Uhrichsville, OH— Barbour Publishing is pleased to announce that author Wanda E. Brunstetter has recently surpassed the 5 million mark in book sales. Brunstetter’s novels have appeared on many bestseller lists, including the New York Times, Publisher’s Weekly, CBA, ECPA, and CBD. Wanda won the Retailer’s Choice Award and many of her books have been Picks of the Week at CBD. She has a new full-length fiction series called Kentucky Brothers coming out in April 2011. Wanda E. Brunstetter enjoys writing her award-winning Amish bestsellers because they portray a simpler, more peaceful life – something she feels we all need in our complicated world. She has connections to the Amish community through her family heritage, and her accurate portrayals of the Amish and their culture continue to garner accolades from dedicated readers. Brunstetter lives in Washington State, where her husband is a pastor, but she enjoys visiting Amish settlements throughout. . .
New in stores now is another Barbour Amish story Lydia’s Charm by Wanda Brunstetter Widowed and jobless, Lydia King moves her son and herself to Charm, Ohio, to be close to her mother and help with her grandfather. Menno Troyer, a furniture store owner, is also recently widowed and the father of four energetic boys. Levi Stutzman, another newcomer to the area, is the only one in his family not handicapped by dwarfism and has dedicated his life to caring for them. As fall colors the countryside, will anonymous gifts left for Lydia bring her hope for a new life and romance, or will another tragedy flood her with infinite despair?
For Immediate Release: Tuesday, August 24, 2010 Wanda E. Brunstetter Celebrates New Release in Ohio’s Amish Country Uhrichsville, OH—Lydia’s Charm, set in the heart of Ohio’s Amish country, is the anticipated new release from New York Times Bestselling author, Wanda E. Brunstetter. Beginning August 31, the author will be in many city and rural locations visiting with readers and promoting this new Amish fiction release. Set in Charm, Ohio, readers who have visited the area will recognize many of the Holmes county settings used in the story. One of the tour stops includes Keim Lumber, a landmark in Charm, for a signing event on September 10. Other venues where readers will get to meet Wanda are Lehman’s Hardware, Holmes County Flea Market, a guided tour by Amish Heartland Tours, and the Garden Get-a-Way in Millersburg. Bookstores are also playing a large part in the tour and include Berean (Canton), Barnes. . .
For Immediate Release Tuesday, March 09, 2010 Bestselling Author Wanda E. Brunstetter Releases Book Two in Historical Brides of Lehigh Canal Series Betsy’s Return Hits Stores in May 2010 Uhrichsville, OH—A young woman returns home to care for her ailing father and finds more than she bargained for with the town’s new minister in Betsy’s Return by Wanda E. Brunstetter. Released years ago only in Barbour Publishing’s Heartsong Presents book club, Betsy’s Return is now available in full-length fiction format. The second in Brunstetter’s historical Brides of Lehigh Canal series, the book releases in May 2010. After being jilted at the altar, Betsy Nelson left the small Pennsylvania canal town to work in the city, but when her minister father falls ill, she returns home to care for him. William Covington has left the comfort of his family’s wealth, choosing instead to minister to others in a small-town church. Betsy. . .
White Christmas Pie by Wanda E. Brunstetter Step into Amish country for this bittersweet holiday romance. Here you’ll meet Will Henderson, a young man tortured by his past, and Karen Yoder, a young woman looking for answers. Add a desperate father searching for his son, and you have all the ingredients for a first-class romance that will inspire and enthrall. My rating: 3 of 5 starsUp to this point, my only experience with the stories from Wanda Brunstetter has been the Sisters of Holmes County series. To be honest I must admit that I was not a fan of that series. Overall, I have heard wonderful things about the Amish fiction from Wanda Brunstetter. Starting this book, I came in with mixed feeling and expectations from the things that I have heard and felt myself. In the end, I was pleasantly pleased. “White Christmas Pie” is a good holiday or. . .
It is time for a FIRST Wild Card Tour book review! If you wish to join the FIRST blog alliance, just click the button. We are a group of reviewers who tour Christian books. A Wild Card post includes a brief bio of the author and a full chapter from each book toured. The reason it is called a FIRST Wild Card Tour is that you never know if the book will be fiction, non~fiction, for young, or for old…or for somewhere in between! Enjoy your free peek into the book! You never know when I might play a wild card on you! Today’s Wild Card author is: Wanda E. Brunstetter and the book: A Cousin’s Prayer Barbour Books; 1 edition (September 1, 2009) ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Wanda E. Brunstetter is nationally recognized as an expert on the Amish community, and her book sales have topped the three million mark.. . .
Bring home-cooked dishes from the heart of Amish country into your kitchen with Wanda E. Brunstetter’s Amish Friends Cookbook Volume 2. I believe it was in 2007, when author of Amish Christian Fiction Wanda E. Brunstetter brought us the Amish Friend’s Cookbook. And now as of July 2009, also from Barbour Books and Wanda E. Brunstetter we have the second volume available. Recipes from the Heart of Amish Country Amish Facts Woven Throughout Add Appeal Beautiful, Four-Color Interior and Quality Package New, from Barbour’s bestselling author of fiction, Wanda E. Brunstetter, is a follow-up to her popular Amish cookbook. Her Amish Friends Cookbook Volume 2 collectionis a treasure trove of recipes and interesting facts from the heart of Amish country. With recipes divided into sections including breads and rolls, desserts, main dishes, salads and sides, jams and jellies– and more!– you’ll find only the best of home cooking between the. . .
White Christmas Pie by Wanda E. Brunstetter My review rating: 4 of 5 starsUp to this point, my only experience with the stories from Wanda Brunstetter has been the Sisters of Holmes County series. To be honest I must admit that I was not a fan of that series. Overall, I have heard wonderful things about the Amish fiction from Wanda Brunstetter. Starting this book, I came in with mixed feeling and expectations from the things that I have heard and felt myself. In the end, I was pleasantly pleased. “White Christmas Pie” is a good holiday or anytime of the year read. It is a story of hurt and misconceptions. Feelings that are harbored in one’s heart will affect other pieces of their life and this is a story of about finding answers and peace. There are going to be various things in our lies that will prompt questions. . .
This week, theChristian Fiction Blog Allianceis introducing White Christmas PieBarbour Publishing, Inc (September 1, 2008)byWanda E. Brunstetter ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Fascinated by the Amish people during the years of visiting her husband’s family in Pennsylvania, WANDA E. BRUNSTETTER combined her interest with her writing and now has eleven novels about the Amish in print, along with numerous other stories and ministry booklets. She lives in Washington State, where her husband is a pastor, but takes every opportunity to visit Amish settlements throughout the states. This year Wanda also publishedA Sister’s Hope ABOUT THE BOOK Step into Amish country for this bittersweet holiday romance. Here you’ll meet Will Henderson, a young man tortured by his past, and Karen Yoder, a young woman looking for answers. Add a desperate father searching for his son, and you have all the ingredients for a first-class romance that will inspire and enthrall. Abandoned by his. . .
It is time to play a Wild Card! Every now and then, a book that I have chosen to read is going to pop up as a FIRST Wild Card Tour. Get dealt into the game! (Just click the button!) Wild Card Tours feature an author and his/her book’s FIRST chapter! You never know when I might play a wild card on you! Today’s Wild Card author is: WANDA E. BRUNSTETTER and her book: White Christmas Pie Barbour Publishing, Inc (September 1, 2008) This is one of many that was packed, expected to be unpacked by now and read for review, but of course not. As soon as I get my books back (after the move) I’ll get you a review of this one!! – MJ ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Fascinated by the Amish people during the years of visiting her husband’s family in Pennsylvania, WANDA E. BRUNSTETTER combined her interest. . .
It is time to play a Wild Card! Every now and then, a book that I have chosen to read is going to pop up as a FIRST Wild Card Tour. Get dealt into the game! (Just click the button!) Wild Card Tours feature an author and his/her book’s FIRST chapter! You never know when I might play a wild card on you! Today’s Wild Card author is: WANDA E. BRUNSTETTER and her book: A Sister’s Hope Barbour Publishing, Inc (July 1, 2008) Unfortunately, this book was not for me. Not quite my cup of tea. I have a review of it on goodreads.com. As well as Shelfari, Amazon, BN.com, and CBD.com. Also, on goodreads I have reviews of the other two books in the series if you need to read those as well. Press the link to see the review. Here’s the Wild Card’s first chapter to see if. . .