A Season For Tending By Cindy Woodsmall
Cindy Woodsmall is not a new author to my nightstand by any means. She is a leader in Amish fiction and I am glad to have come across her writing several years ago. In Season For Tending we meet Rhoda who has a passion for making things grow but because her "intuitions" she is often avoided in her local community and even a target for harassment. We also meet the King family and their prize orchard which is having a few rough years. ... Read More
A Season for Tending more than tends to be a must read
"God used the oddest situations to line people up and gt them involved in each other's lives" (Woodsmall 297). The journey the characters in Cindy Woodsmall's book A Season for Tending Amish Vines and Orchards, Book 1 is sometimes as gnarled as an old abandon apple tree left to face the elements and storms and survive the best it can. And the journey is sometimes as beautiful as that same apple tree cared for and fed so that it's full of... Read More
A Season for Tending
A Season for Tending is the first book in the Amish Vines and Orchards Series by Cindy Woodsmall. The book introduces the reader to many interesting characters including Rhoda Byler, Samuel King, and Samuel's young sister Leah. Rhoda is most herself when she's tending to her herbs and berries and helping those in need. Rhoda must deal with rumors being spread about her due to her premonitions about trouble and her healing through herbs from... Read More
Review for "A Season for Tending" by Cindy Woodsmall
When I started reading this book, I wasn't sure I liked it. Reading the synopsis on the back, I figured I would love it. It sounded like my kind of story but . . . I figured it for another book written by someone who was trying to make us believe that the Amish talk and act about the same as we do. I'm still reserving judgement on some of those opinions but I no longer care whether that is true or not of this book because... " I LOVE... Read More
Book Review: "A Season For Tending"
"A Season for Tending" by Cindy Woodsmall is the first book in the "Amish Vines and Orchards" series and once you read this one, you will probably want to read the entire series. Here is a quick summary from the publisher: "Old Order Amish Rhoda Byler's unusual gift and her remarkable abilities to grow herbs and berries have caused many to think her odd. As rumors mount that Rhoda's "gift" is a detriment to the community, she chooses... Read More
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Books In This Series
Seasons of Tomorrow
A Season for Tending
The Winnowing Season
For Every Season