“The Newcomer’s” Release Day!

Suzanne Amish, Books, Faith, Family, Fiction, Historical fiction, Penn Dutch, Revell Books, Writing

What a week! I sent in a manuscript yesterday, have The Newcomer releasing today, and am expecting revisions for another book in tomorrow’s mail! Busy week…but a great week. Consider yourself invited to join in the fun to celebrate “The Newcomer’s” release! This story follows the path (love and hardship, sorrow and laughter) of hardy souls who went before us. …

A Certain Signal

Suzanne Books, Faith, Family, Writing

This thoughtful and relevant guest post is written by my friend, Faith T. McDonald. She’s just started a blog, A Certain Signal, and is oh-so-close to receiving her first contract for a book about her family’s experience with a son who has suffered from debilitating anxiety and depression. Suffered…and come out of the tunnel to the other side.  In the aftermath …

Christian Fiction Scavenger Hunt…Day 2!

Suzanne Books, Faith, Family, Fiction, Revell Books, Simple Living, Writing

If you’ve just discovered the hunt, be sure to start at Stop #1, and collect the clues through all 31 stops, in order, so you can enter to win one of our top 3 grand prizes! Take your time, have fun, enter side-contests along the way (including mine!). The more, the merrier! Don’t forget…start the hunt at Stop #1 at Lisa …

Election Night

Suzanne Amish, Amish Proverbs, Amish Wisdom, Faith, Family, Non Fiction, Revell Books, Writing

This essay is from Amish Peace: Simple Wisdom for a Complicated World. It was one of those conversations that has stayed close to my heart–a before and after moment. Just as relevant this week as it was eight years ago! Election Night 2008 You cannot change life—because God on high, controls this world with an all-seeing eye. He makes the …

Author Spotlight: Sandra Orchard

Suzanne Author Spotlight, Books, Children's Books, Faith, Family, Fiction, Revell Books, Writing

  [Leave a comment for a chance to win a copy of Sandra’s newest book, “Another Day, Another Dali.” Winner will be announced in the next Author Spotlight feature. Congratulations to Patricia Barraclough for winning a copy of Liz Johnson’s “Where Two Hearts Meet.” Please email suzanne {at} suzannewoodsfisher {dot} com to claim your prize.] Hi Sandra! Thanks so much for …

From the Mail Bag: Luggage from the Charming Nancy

Suzanne Amish, Amish Proverbs, Amish Wisdom, Family, Penn Dutch, Revell Books, Uncategorized

If you read Anna’s Crossing, you know the story of the first Amish who came to America in 1737, on a leaky, creaky merchant ship named the Charming Nancy. This week, I received an e-mail from a gentleman whose ancestor, George Arnsparger, was ON the Charming Nancy in 1737! He was Penn Dutch, though not Amish, and came from the …

Author Spotlight: Liz Johnson

Suzanne Author Spotlight, Books, Faith, Family, Revell Books, Uncategorized, Writing

[Leave a comment for a chance to win a copy of Liz’s newest book, “Where Two Hearts Meet.” Winner will be announced in the next Author Spotlight feature. Congratulations to Becky Smith, winner of Susan May Warren’s “Wild Montana Skies.” Please email suzanne {at} suzannewoodsfisher {dot} com to claim your prize.] Hi Liz! Thanks for stopping by my blog today. …

Author Spotlight: Irene Hannon

Suzanne Author Spotlight, Books, Faith, Family, Fiction, Revell Books, Writing

  [Leave a comment for a chance to win a copy of Irene’s newest book, “Tangled Webs.” Winner will be announced in the next Author Spotlight feature. Congratulations to Jeannie Dannheim, winner of  “Kit Kat & Lucy.” Please email suzanne {at} suzannewoodsfisher {dot} com to claim your prize.]   Welcome, Irene! Thanks for coming by during “Tangled Web’s” busy release week. …

Amish Wisdom Harvest Bounty Giveaway!

Suzanne Amish, Amish Proverbs, Amish Wisdom, Books, Faith, Family, Fiction, Fun, Revell Books, Uncategorized

Happiness is not perfect until it is shared. Fall is officially here, and Suzanne Woods Fisher and the Amish Wisdom contributors want to celebrate the changing of seasons with a special Harvest Bounty giveaway! Enter the giveaway widget below for the chance to win to a set of 14 books, plus autumn-inspired goodies handpicked by some of the contributors. See …