Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Amish Proverbs

Congratulations to Amy for winning the giveaway copy of this book!

Amish Proverbs by Suzanne Woods Fisher is a beautiful little gift book. Chock full of colorful photos, quaint sayings and interesting stories about the Amish lifestyle.

Through firsthand research and personal relationships, Suzanne Woods Fisher has collected more than 200 proverbs that uncover the rich heritage, folklore, faith, values, history, and essence of the Plain People. These proverbs serve as teaching tools and maxims for practical living--but they're not just for the Amish. They're for anyone who seeks God's wisdom and truth for everyday circumstances.

Ranging from the simple to the profound, from the serious to the humorous, these sayings will stick with you through life's joys and sorrows. With beautiful full-color photos throughout, Amish Proverbs is the perfect gift for any occasion.

Suzanne Woods Fisher's interest in the Anabaptist cultures can be directly traced to her grandfather, W. D. Benedict, who was raised in the Old Order German Baptist Brethren Church in Franklin County, Pennsylvania. Fisher is the author of Amish Peace and the bestselling novel The Choice, the first in her Lancaster County Secrets series.

Suzanne's Amish Proverbs just hit bothe shelves. To celebrate she's giving away a KINDLE and throwing a party! Let the fun begin. See below for info and links.
Find out more about the book, Suzanne and the blog tour here. Enter Suzanne Woods Fisher's Simple Wisdom KINDLE Giveaway!
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One Grand Prize winner will receive a Kindle preloaded with Suzanne Woods Fisher titles. The Prize Pack (valued at over $205.00) includes:
* A brand new KINDLE, Free 3G, 6", Latest Generation
* Amish Peace by Suzanne Woods Fisher
* The Choice by Suzanne Woods Fisher
To enter, simply click on the icons below to fill out the entry form, then tell 5 or more friends about the contest. Oh, and enter soon! Winner will be announced on September 1st. Sweet Kindle Giveaway  Join Suzanne for a Wrap-up Party on September 1st! She’ll be announcing the winner of the Simple Wisdom KINDLE Giveaway, chatting with readers, and giving away copies of Amish Proverbs and The Choice! Be sure to join us on Wednesday , September 1st at 8PM EST at Suzanne’s Author Page Be sure to check out the blog tour here or purchase a copy of Amish Proverbs: Words of Wisdom from the Simple Life!">

If you would like to be entered to win a copy of this book (this is not part of the giveaway above - so be sure to enter that one too) leave me a comment about what aspect of the Amish life you find most interesting. Remember to click on the link in the upper left corner of my blog to see my giveaway guidelines. I'll pick my winner on September 1st also.

I'm getting quite a few questions about entering the drawing for my book giveaway. As stated above, just leave me a comment about what aspect of the Amish life you find most interesting. Be sure to leave your email address so I can contact you if you win.

This is a beautiful gift book and I'm sure anyone who picks up a copy will enjoy it.


My complimentary copy of Amish Proverbs was provided by Litfuse Group for my honest review.


  1. Hey Jody, I signed up for the Kindle giveaway. How do I sign up for the book giveaway? Thanks! Julie

  2. Since I know little about the Amish community, I think this book would be a good read

  3. I've signed up for the Kindle also. Do we just need to leave a comment for the book? Amish books are very popular right now so this will compliment them very well.
    Deborah M.

  4. Since many of you are asking, to enter my book giveaway I'm just asking that you leave a comment about what aspect of the Amish lifestyle you find most interesting. You can find that in the body of my post where is says "If you would like to be entered to win a copy......:" - just read through the entire paragraph and all the info is there. Thanks for playing.

  5. I'd absolutely love to win this book. The Amish books are absolutely my favorite. I love everything avout them, the simple life, the rumprspinge, their hard work, the rootbeer, their devotion to their God and their families.



  6. I think what I find so inspiring is how the Amish have created their culture and way of life to follow and support their beliefs. Whereas, in mainstream American life, the beliefs and religious traditions are followed despite mainstream culture. Thanks for the giveaway opportunity.

  7. I love that they are community who helps each other. I love that they try their best to forgive first. I know they aren't perfect..but they are hard workers and I love that!

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  8. I think the simplicity of their life is what appeals to me! Thanks for the opportunity to win a book!

  9. I live near Amish and am saddened at times for their "working" towards salvation, yet I am ashamed by their community, as we do not seem to have the same in the "christian" community - where they help each other from paying bills to building barns.

  10. This looks like a great book. I love the simplicity of their lives and the time they afford to baking from scratch.

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