Saturday, August 8, 2020

The Whole World and All

Most of my readers know me as an author of Amish stories, but the very first manuscript I ever finished was a coming-of-age story. After many, many years, that book is finally going to be available before long! I'm finishing up the final edits and have the cover now, too. 

I've loved the characters in this story from the beginning. Annie Thomas is kind of like me as a pre-teen, but not like me, either. She gets herself into some surprising situations, something my shy self would never do. But I also can relate to the days when my thoughts began to perceive of things and events outside myself and my world. I remember those days of turmoil and questioning, but also the fun of being between the teen world and childhood.

The Whole World and All is funny, poignant, and endearing. I can't wait to share Annie's world with you!

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