Thursday, September 14, 2017

Gathering the Threads by CindyL Woodsmall [Giveaway]

My comments: I highly recommend this author and this book. Writing craft is excellent and story is stirring. Read my full review at Vera's review - Gathering the Threads

About the book: After three months of draus in da Welt, Ariana has returned to Summer Grove, the Old Order Amish community where she was raised for twenty years, and life with her Brenneman family. Skylar Nash, the Englisch-raised young woman is working in Ariana s cafe while getting to know her birth family and their Plain way of life. Skylar's time in Summer Grove has changed her outlook, just as Ariana has grown to see her personal faith in God in a different light than the manner she was taught while growing up. Both women will have to make decisions about their paths and Ariana must decide what role her childhood friend, ex-Amish Quill Schlabach, will play in her life.

Gathering the Threads is the third and final novel in the Amish of Summer Grove series."

About the author: Cindy Woodsmall is a New York Times and CBA bestselling author of numerous works of fiction and one of nonfiction. Her connection with the Amish community has been featured widely in national media. She lives in the foothills of the North Georgia Mountains with her family. Learn more at

Learn more - read an excerpt - purchase a copy

A copy of Gathering the Threads
Begins September 15
Ends October 2 @ 12:01 a.m. ET
Open to USA addresses only.
a Rafflecopter giveaway
DISCLOSURE: I received no compensation or book for this posting. The winner's copy is provided via the Litfuse Publicity Group and publisher and will be shipped directly to the winner.


  1. She has Amish recipes on her website, plus funny pictures (memes) that make her smile!

  2. She has recipes on her blog. I did not realize the huge amont of books she has written.

  3. I love the header on her blog and all the recipes.yummy

  4. I like that she lists Amish authors and she has Amish recipes on her blog

  5. I found it interesting that she became friends with a Plain Mennonite girl at age ten and that both sets of parents were uncomfortable with their relationship.

  6. Cindy co-authored a book with her Amish friend Miriam Flaud. She has written 19+ works of fiction and one nonfiction books.

  7. I like that Cindy's books include recipes. It's great that she's been featured on Nightline.


Thank you for taking the time to leave a comment here at Chat With Vera. If you need to contact me directly, please use the "Comment Me" email associated with this blog and posted in the sidebar.