Andrew by Jennifer Beckstrand

Jennifer Beckstrand brings us another new series of humorous and heartwarming Amish fiction. In Andrew we meet Betsy Weaver again, the middle-aged Amish woman with hair dyed blue, cats named after rock stars, and a shotgun, but we also meet the irrepressible twins...

Thread the Halls by Lea Wait

If you’ve ever wanted to spend Christmas in a small coastal Maine town, this is the cozy mystery for you. It’s got needlepoint, Hollywood actors, gourmet food, plaid, and a surprise ending. And there’s lots of...

Noel Street by Richard Evans

This is more than a Christmas story. Actually, the season is less about the holiday but more about showing the power of love over fear, as a lonely single mom meets someone concealing a secret beneath his kind and loving actions. Its timeless message is deeply modern,...

A Bitter Feast by Deborah Crombie

In this book, Deborah Crombie (an American author who writes British mysteries) explores the countryside and the British restaurant scene in a deeply satisfying mystery filled with believable characters, plot twists, and English life that keeps you hanging on every...

Running with Sherman by Christopher MacDougall

The story begins with a rescued donkey in Pennsylvania Amish country and ends up in a wild burro race in Colorado. In between we learn how living with animals benefit people, from boys learning compassion from a pet to emotional support animals helping sufferers with...