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From bestselling authors of Amish fiction come four delightful stories perfect for celebrating love, joy, and the everyday miracles Christmas brings.

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Four sweet and funny Amish love stories, spanning four different generations. Love comes at all times and for all ages!

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From bestselling authors in the Amish genre come four sweet stories about picnics and romance.

Books and Hooks Updates

Amish Generations: Quotes and Publisher’s Weekly Review

Amish Generations releases on June 2, and I'd like to share some quotes from the book with you. Each quote is from one of the novellas. I'm also sharing a wonderful starred review from Publisher's Weekly. If you're on Pinterest, feel free to pin these quote images!...

Listen to the first chapter of Amish Generations!

I'm super excited to share a link to the audio recording of the first chapter of Amish Generations! Click here to listen. Amish Generations is available for pre-order and releases on June 2. Click here for purchase information.  You can check out early Goodreads...

Check out my New Events Page!

There are a lot of great things happening in 2020--book releases, at least one book signing here in Arkansas, FB chat parties, and more. To keep everyone up to date--including myself!--I now have an Events page on this very website. Check back often for updates. Also,...

How I spent my Covid-19 Quarantine

As I write this, I'm still quarantined, as is most everyone else. Staying inside hasn't been that much of an adjustment since I work from home, but as an extrovert, I'm getting a little squirrely. Due to autoimmune stuff I have to stay home as much as possible, but I...

Goodreads Giveaway!

My publisher is holding a giveaway at Goodreads for 10 copies of my upcoming book, Amish Generations. Amish Generations releases on June 2, but don't miss your chance to get an early copy. You can enter the giveaway here:...

Amish Travel Tips from Amanda Flower

I'm super excited to feature amazing author Amanda Flower here on the Books & Hooks Blog. She's the author of several mystery series, and she has two upcoming releases in April and May. Check out these sweet book covers: Amanda is sharing her favorite things to do...

What is A Yarn Swift?

A couple of weeks ago, I decided to learn how to use my ball winder and yarn swift. What are those, you ask? Ever see yarn that's wound into a hank, instead of a skein or ball? Here's an example: This yarn is called Pool Party, from Arkansas Yarn Co. As you can see,...

Kathleen Cooks: Colcannon

Recently in my Books & Hooks Facebook Group, I posted a recipe for Colcannon. If you don't know what Colcannon is, you're not alone because I didn't either until I found the recipe. Basically it's mashed potatoes with cabbage, green onion, and lots of butter mixed...

An Interview with Tina Loveless, Owner of Miss Tina’s Country Market

Tina and her husband Joseph in front of their store. Tina Loveless is an avid reader, a blogger, a promoter of Amish fiction and Amish fiction authors, and she also runs an Amish store! I recently asked Tina to answer some questions about her store, Miss Tina's Amish...