• Jacob's Choice (Return to Northkill)

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    The setting is the desired Amish community, BUT many of the authors take some liberty with the storyline in the interest of presenting an interesting or inspirational story. Jodi Picoult 's 2000 novel (and 2004 TV movie) Plain Truth, deals with a crime concerning the death of a newborn infant on an Amish farm. While each church community follows its own unique lifestyle guidelines, all Amish groups have an Ordnung -- a set of unwritten behavioral regulations that members must follow. Eli reported they used an unusual amount of toilet tissue for a one time pot stop.
  • A Wedding at the Orange Blossom Inn (Amish Brides of

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    Rachel is to be shunned and she must leave the community. They have a strong sense of community spirit, and often come to the aid of those in need. Just Plain Sadie is my seventh Amish book and though research into such a complex group of people is never-ending, I have to admit that I don’t know nearly as much about the Mennonites. The men and boys wear dark-colored suits, straight-cut coats without lapels, broadfall trousers, suspenders, solid-colored shirts, black socks and shoes, and black or straw broad-brimmed hats.
  • Snowfall: A Days of Redemption Christmas Novella

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    My favorite bit of the main article is the very end, with the woman and her daughter giggling in the interview over how on the cover of one of the books, "the woman was wearing her dress BACKWARDS!" posted by EmpressCallipygos at 9:07 AM on March 22, 2013 [ 3 favorites ] Awesome idea for a sitcom: A hot young actor goes to an Amish community to learn about the way they live for a film he's planning on starring in and producing, and he puts ideas into all the young women's heads, much to the chagrin of the men in that community.
  • Hannah's Sign: A Short Amish Love Story (Havenburg Short

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    Volleyball and softball are popular with many Amish families, but they are played strictly for enjoyment and not in a spirit of competition. Tomi experiences many hard times that he must work through because of the war. (Historical fiction) Sisula Batezat, Elinor. 1996. Umble observed that “there is freedom in the interpretation of the melody” and that “[o]ne hears passing notes and embellishments in some voices, but not in all” (p. 94).
  • Heart in Hand (Stitches in Time)

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    If possible, try to visit several communities on your trip, as different Amish communities will vary slightly in terms of their customs, traditions and level of strictness and you will need to find the one to which you are best suited. The historian is one who recuperates lost memories and then distributes them ­ as though they were a sacrament to those who have lost the memory. Gentle Reads V (Wilmette Public Library, IL): Author, title, publication year, webcat link, and summary for 11 books, from Elizabeth Buchan's.
  • Amish Fiction: The Good Life (Amish Books, Amish Fiction,

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    That relationship may falter in a few weeks or blossom into marriage. The Amish are a group of traditionalist, anti-modernist, protestant religious followers. The Mennonite, Inc., also publishes a weekly ezine, TMail, and a monthly Spanish ezine, Meno Acontecer. They share their stories about their difficult home lives and about their violent lives on the streets. Take a look at The Amish and Technology and From Rumspringa to Marriage, chapter excerpts from The Amish that explore two of the most fascinating aspects of Amish culture.
  • The Secret (Seasons of Grace Book #1)

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    Amazon A Sister’s Wish by Shelley Shepard Gray (Avon Inspire, Sept 27) – In Shelley Shepard Gray’s third book in her Charmed Amish Life series, a respectable young woman finds herself falling for an Amish man from the wrong side of the tracks. However, pockets of practicing Mennonites have been established in 22 states, including Georgia. Stalwart for the Truth: the Life and Legacy of A. Amish cuisine is noted for its simplicity and traditional qualities.
  • Made with Love (The Pinecraft Pie Shop Series)

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    A small percentage of the young people choose not to join the church, deciding to live the rest of their lives in wider society and marry someone outside the community. [39] The age for courting begins at sixteen (in some communities, the girl could be as young as fourteen). This book provides enough information to help answer just about any question that you may have about the Amish lifestyle and community. To change the world, one mind at a time. books that make you think hard about questions that don't have easy answers.
  • BEAUTIFUL CONFLICT (SILENT DISCOURCE Book 5)

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    Even today this can easily be the rule among the folk living along the back-woods sections of the country, not of the Amish persuasion, necessarily--and in many sections of this vast country. I've finished the article feeling very much like these books say way more about evangelicals than the Amish response says about the Amish. posted by hoyland at 5:29 AM on March 22, 2013 [ 6 favorites ] I was thinking a bit more like the novels that The Little Professor blogs about (although she's talking about Sherlock Holmes at the moment).
  • Starting Over: Happy Holler Series Book 2

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    Your story is not over though….read A Baby for Hannah! In the same neighborhood, should illegitimate births occur, not necessarily the result of any bundling episodes, the mother is required to go before the church body, and there confess to the various incidents of her past--with whom, when and where. (This compares with legal processes in courts today when the issue is without "benefit of the law and clergy"). We are also committed to taking Christian writing to the wider world. This is looked down upon and very sinful.