Wednesday, April 23, 2008

A Mending at the Edge by Jane Kirkpatrick

Let me tell you how much I love the writing of Jane Kirkpatrick. Historical fiction is my favorite and she writes this so well! The Change and Cherish series that this book is part of is full of stories of God's love. I have so enjoyed reading each one of these books and am looking forward to more!

*****Guess what? Yes, it is ANOTHER giveaway! This giveaway is for the 1st and 3rd books in the series! Leave me a comment telling me what your favorite type of fiction is and you will be put into the running for these books! Drawing will be on Cinco de Mayo (May 5th). Don't miss a chance for free books! Other giveaways are in progress now, so check the earlier posts!

About the Change and Cherish Series:

A Clearing in the Wild
Spirited young Emma Wagner chafes at the constraints of her 1850s religious community, which values conformity over independent thought, especially in women. Skeptical of the colony’s growing emphasis on preparing for “the last days,” Emma clashes with their increasingly autocratic leader—and faces the unexpected consequences of pursuing independence.

A Tendering in the Storm
This lyrical novel, based on an historical figure of the 1800s, follows the spirited and intelligent Emma Giesy, who achieves her goal of separating her family from the repressive religious community in which she grew up. But unexpected and dire consequences leave her family—and her faith—struggling to survive.

A Mending at the Edge
This richly textured novel, the third in the acclaimed Change and Cherish series, follows the historical figure of Emma Wagner Giesy, who chafes under the restrictions of her 1860s religious colony. When her bid to belong in her unique way unravels her most precious relationships, she seeks new ways to stitch meaning into her life.

About Jane:

Jane Kirkpatrick is the best-selling author of two nonfiction books and fourteen historical novels, including the popular Kinship and Courage series. Her award-winning writing has appeared in more than fifty publications, including Sports Afield and Decision. She’s won the coveted Western Heritage Wrangler Award, an honor shared by such writers as Larry McMurtry and Barbara Kingsolver. Jane is a licensed clinical social worker as well as an internationally recognized speaker. She and her husband, Jerry, ranch 160 acres in eastern Oregon.

To win this book, see the above instructions. If you would rather purchase it than try to get it for free (are you sure?) or if you just cannot wait to begin this wonderful series, then click here!

Smiles and Loves! Janis


Homemom3 said...

Oh I'd love to win this. New books are always great especially when you haven't heard of them. My favorite fiction is a toss up really. I love a good mystery/thriller but at the same time I LOVE romance and chicklit books. :) Hope you are loving the bloggy giveaways.

windycindy said...

Good Day! I like Jane Kirkpatrick. I think she is a wonderful historical fiction writer. My favorite kind of book to read is historical fiction. I really enjoy "series" books. Please enter me in your delightful drawing.
I appreciate it.....Thanks,Cindi

Carolynn W. said...

My favorite fiction is romance and chicklit but I also love a good suspense's hard to choose. Can I just say I love them all? :)
thanks for the chance to win!

ChristyJan said...

I like all sorts of fiction ~ romance, historical, suspense, etc.

Please enter me in this great giveaway.


Carole said...

What a great giveaway, Janis! I love a well-written book in any genre, with the possible exception of sci-fi and supernatural. Contemporary and historical dramas are my favorite.

I really enjoy Jane Kirkpatrick's writing, and would love to win anything she writes. Thank you for the opportunity!

cjarvis [at] bellsouth [dot] net

stampedwithgrace said...

I like almost all kids of Christian Fiction. I like to read a variety so it's always something fun and new!

Grateful Gramma said...

I don't know that I really have a favorite type of fiction. I've always read a lot of mysteries, police procedurals, court dramas, psychological thrillers. Recently been reading more Christian fiction and enjoying it.

Jane Kirkpatrick said...

Thanks so much for your great review of my Change and Cherish series. Great question for your readers, too, which genre they like to read best. I'm always pleased when a lover of chick lit makes his or her way over to historicals because I think they have much in common with characters who struggle with the same sorts of issues regardless of the time period. Thanks for the give away....we all love a free book! Jane


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