Coming Soon!

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

New Release: An Amish Picnic

I'm excited to announce that An Amish Picnic is available for purchase! I absolutely love this cover. This anthology includes stories by Amy Clipston, Kelly Irvin, Vannetta Chapman, and me. My contribution is Reeling in Love, which is the story of Ira Yoder and Nina...

February Book Signing at Arkansas Yarn Co.–Recap

This past Saturday I signed copies of The Innkeeper's Bride at Arkansas Yarn Co. in Malvern, AR. This was my second book signing at this fabulous yarn store, and like the first one, it went great! I had a wonderful time--so much so that I only took a few pictures! I...

My Favorite Character: The Innkeeper’s Bride

Who is my favorite character in The Innkeeper's Bride? The answer might surprise you. I really loved Delilah. She's quite proud for an Amish woman, and more than a bit stubborn. But she has good motivations, and she's open to learning her lesson. I think her biggest...

Why I love Book Bub

When BookBub first started, I didn't pay much attention to it. I regret that now. I use BookBub all the time, not just to promote my own books, but also to discover wonderful new reading material. Here are five reasons why I love BookBub: Recommendations. I love...

Book Signing at Arkansas Yarn Co.!

I'm excited to announce that I'll be returning to Arkansas Yarn Co. on Saturday February. 22 from 11am-1pm, where I'll be signing copies of The Innkeeper's Bride.   We had a fantastic time at our last book signing in November, so don't miss out! There will be...

20 Years of Writing: 5 Things I’ve Learned

The Innkeeper's Bride is releasing on Jan 14 of this month. That's amazing to me because this month I have hit a milestone!   On January 1, 2000, I decided to start try writing my first book. As you can imagine it was terrible, and I realized that I needed to...

Book Signing at Arkansas Yarn Co Recap!

On November 2 I had the exciting opportunity to sign copies of An Amish Christmas Bakery at Arkansas Yarn Co!   An Amish Christmas Bakery, along with angels and a star ornament I crocheted out of Arkansas Yarn Co. yarn. Lorri Ann sells her own hand-dyed yarn,...

The Books and Hooks Etsy Store is now OPEN!

For the second year in a row, my pop up Etsy Store is now open! Most of you know that I LOVE to crochet (almost as much as I love to write!) and last year I decided to combine the two and sell a few of my crochet items. Each sale included a FREE autographed copy of...

Upcoming Book Signing in Malvern, AR

I'll be signing copies of An Amish Bakery at Arkansas Yarn Co. in Malvern, AR on November 2 from 11am-1pm. In addition, Arkansas Yarn Co will be launching a donation drive that day for the Hot Springs County Homeless Coalition. You can drop off knitted, crocheted,...