The Scent of Cherry Blossoms
Synopsis from Goodreads: Annie Martin loves the Plain ways of her Old Order Mennonite people, like those revered by her beloved grandfather. Retreating from a contentious relationship with her mother, Annie goes to live with her Daadi Moses in Apple Ridge. But as spring moves into Pennsylvania and Annie spends time amongst the cherry trees with the handsome Aden Zook, she wishes she could forget how deeply the lines between the Old... Read More
My first taste of Amish fiction.
The Scent of Cherry Blossoms was a very quick read. It is the story of two brothers, two beliefs and 2 girls. Annie is sent to live with her Daadi (grandfather) after a family conflict. While there she is re-introduced to Aden, a boy she grew up knowing but who has now become a completely different man from the boy she knew. It's a very conflicted relationship as Annie's grandfather tries to protect her by keeping her away from Aden. I... Read More
lil of the star crossed lovers
Now I have my list of what I need to take as far as outfits and all. But I am also planning for tonights road trip there and the one back on Sunday. Also for my own reading pleasure while he is in meetings and I am lazing around by the pool. Oh yeah, it is that warm in Texas still. I have Scent of Cherry Blossoms (sounds like a lovely perfume) written by Cindy Woodsmall to read. It is one of the new books that is so popular with Amish... Read More
The Scent of Cherry Blossoms by Cindy Woodsmall book review
After finishing this book I long for spring so that I can smell and see the Cherry Blossoms in our town blooming. The images of the Cherry Blossoms in this book are so strong I can almost smell them. Trusting God despite our circumstances is one of the hardest things for anyone to do. Several of the characters are dealing with this in the Scent of Cherry Blossoms and I know I have dealt with it in my own life. The author relays the hurts... Read More
A REALLY ENJOYABLE READ!
This is the fourth book by Cindy Woodsmall I have read; the other three were part of the Sisters of the Quilt series. I always thought I didn't like Amish fiction; but, since I've loved all four of the books I've read so far, maybe I do like it after all! :) The Scent of Cherry Blossoms is about Aden Zook and Annie Martin. Aden and Annie have been friends for years and now are falling in love with each other, but a relationship between... Read More