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About Gathering the Threads

Finally back in the Old Order Amish world she loves,
Will Ariana’s new perspectives draw her family closer together—
or completely rip them apart?

After months away in the Englisch world, Ariana Brenneman is overjoyed to be in the Old Order Amish home where she was raised. Yet her excitement is mixed with an unexpected apprehension as she reconciles all she’s learned from her biological parents with the uncompromising teachings of her Plain community. Although her childhood friend, ex-Amish Quill Schlabach, hopes to help her navigate her new role amongst her people, Ariana’s Daed doesn’t understand why his sweet daughter is suddenly questioning his authority. What will happen if she sows seeds of unrest and rebellion in the entire family? 
 
Meanwhile, Skylar Nash has finally found her place among the large Brenneman family, but Ariana’s arrival threatens to unravel Skylar’s new identity—and her sobriety. Both Ariana and Skylar must discover the true cords that bind a family and community together and grasp tight the One who holds their authentic identities close to His heart.
 

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

About Cindy Woodsmall

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.

Product Details

352 pages | Published by WaterBrook

On Sale Date: Aug 15, 2017

Trim Size: 5-1/2 x 8-1/4

Carton Quantity: 24

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About Gathering the Threads

Finally back in the Old Order Amish world she loves, Will Ariana’s new perspectives draw her family closer together— or completely rip them apart? After months away in the Englisch world, Ariana Brenneman is overjoyed to be in the Old Order Amish home where she was raised. Yet her excitement is mixed with an unexpected apprehension as she reconciles all she’s learned from her biological parents with the uncompromising teachings of her Plain community. Although her childhood friend, ex-Amish Quill Schlabach, hopes to help her navigate her new role amongst her people, Ariana’s Daed doesn’t understand why his sweet daughter is suddenly questioning his authority. What will happen if she sows seeds of unrest and rebellion in the entire family? Meanwhile, Skylar Nash has finally found her place among the large Brenneman family, but Ariana’s arrival threatens to unravel Skylar’s new identity—and her sobriety. Both Ariana and Skylar must discover the true cords that bind a family and community together and grasp tight the One who holds their authentic identities close to His heart. Gathering the Threads is the third and final novel in The Amish of Summer Grove series.

By Carol Edwards

    I really enjoy reading the books that give me insight into a different world.  Ariana is back where she grew up, but has a bit of conflict in her old and new ways.  I cannot imagine what it would be like to go from living the way I live to try to live Old Order Amish especially like Ariana had to do.  She had to learn an entirely new way to do thing and with interacting with her "new" family.  Also Skyler is trying to fit in and keep...

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By Kristina Anderson

Gathering the Threads by Cindy Woodsmall is the final novel in The Amish of Summer Grove series.  Ariana Brenneman is returning to the Old Order Amish community where she was raised before it was discovered she was switched with Englischer, Skylar Nash.  Settling back into her old life, though, is not easy.  Arianna is no longer sure what she believes in and needs time to think things through.  Arianna is less accepting of authority...

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By Debbie Fisher

Gathering the Threads by Cindy Woodsmall is the last book in the Summer Grove series. It had been so long since I had read the second book, I had to refresh myself with the story.This story did not disappoint. Ariana is back in her Amish home after finding out that she was switched at birth and being forced to spend time with her biological family.Having lived in the "Englisch" world for 3 months has changed her. She learned to find out what...

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By Kristin Lail

Disclaimer: I gave this book five stars despite a character that dog-eared a book. I know, right? Now that the shock has worn off, let me tell you what I loved and loved to hate about this book. I have been invested in the lives of Ariana, Skylar and the Brenneman family for two years now.  I've read, loved and waited on each book in this series. I'd say that this is one of my most anticipated books of 2017.   Having loved...

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By Margaret Stone

Ariana Brenneman has finally returned to her life as an Old Order Amish daughter after a time away. However being out in the English world is a stark difference from life in her Amish community.  Everything she has learned from her biological parents clashes with t he teachings of her Old Order community. Frustrating to her family at times, she must adjust. Her Dad is unhappy with her many questions but loves her. She is happy to be back and...

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