A Season for Tending - Cindy Woodsmall

Price: $14.99

Format: Trade Paperback

ISBN: 9780307730022

Release: 9.18.2012

Fiction - Amish & Mennonite

Blogger's Website

Read Review on Blogger's Site

Review on Retailer Site

Read Chapter 1

About Cindy Woodsmall

Author's Web Site

Author Podcast


Share This
5 Stars
Find Retailers on Google

Wonderful Story that Draws you in

by Julie Danielson
October 29, 2012
@moreofhimblog
5 Stars
0 other readers have rated Julie's review.

Why do you need my email?
Close Window

In order to rank this review we require your email address as proof that, A) You’re a real person (and not a bot) and B) It ensures that only one person can rank a review one time (and protects from bloggers that might try to “pad” their rankings). Your email address will only be used for review rankings as part of the Blogging for Books program and will not be sold to 3rd parties or used by WaterBrook Multnomah Publishers in any way. That said, if you check the box that says “Send me updates on the latest Christian books,” you’ll receive the WaterBrook Multnomah Bookends eNewsletter (sent monthly). You can always unsubscribe to this newsletter at any time.

Julie's overall score for this review: 0
Julie's average score for this review: 0.0
Close Window

Each review can be ranked and given 1 to 5 stars. Each star is worth one point. If a review is ranked 10 times and each time is given 5 stars, the overall score would be 50 points. For more on scoring visit the FAQ page. For why scoring matters visit the support page.

I could barely put this book down! I loved the story, the fact that you never quite knew what was goingn to happen next and the complexity of the characters.

Rhoda is a young Amish woman who is treated with disdain by her community. She has a gift that other's don't understand and, instead of trying to get to know her better, they judge her and treat her as if she's something evil. She is tormented by one man in particular who makes it his mission to destroy the one thing she enjoys in her life - her garden.

On another Amish farm, Samuel is the caretaker of his families orchard. It's a huge orchard with a great reputation. Unfortunately, Samuel finds that his brother has not taken as good of care of his acres of the orchard as he should have. He struggles to find a way to make the apples still make money for his family.

Through unusual circumstances, Samuel meets Rhoda and understands immediately her gift for tending her garden. He also is impressed with her sucessful business that sells her canned berries to stores. He realizes that Rhoda may be the answer to his apple orchard dilemma.

Throw in Samuel's jealous and needy girlfriend, his brother, Jacob's growing affection for Rhoda, and you have quite a story of twists and turns! I honestly can't wait for the second book in this series to come out so I can find out what happens with everyone.

Cindy Woodsmall's writing draws you in, explains the Amish ways by making them part of the story, and makes you care for the characters as if you know them personally.

I highly recommend this book. It's enjoyable and an excellent read!

Most Active Bloggers (This Month)

Most Active Bloggers (This Year)

Tastebook_General_200x165.jpg

This content requires the Flash Player. Please Download and install it here.