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Sunday, January 30, 2011

New giveaway! I'm giving away an Amish fiction title! Enter to win Secrets of Harmony Grove by Mindy Starns Clark!

Attention all Amish romance and mystery lovers! Here is a story that includes both. To enter for a chance to win you need to comment on this post and leave me a way to contact you. Here is the question... As the number of Amish fiction titles continues to grow, should Amish fiction now have a subgenre so you know what else the novel is about? Example, Amish Romance, Amish Mystery, Amish Suspense? Or should it stay simply Amish fiction? What are your thoughts on this? One last thing... if you tweet (or retweet) about this contest with a link to this blog, I'll enter your name twice. Have a great week!

Secrets of Harmony Grove

My thoughts:

I don't have this book but I loved the first one in this series. Mindy has created a unique product with her Amish romance and suspense all packed in one novel that keeps you reading. At least that is what she did with Shadows of Lancaster County.


rbooth43 said...

I love to read Mindy Starns Clark books and the Amish Suspense genre is my favorite. I also like Secrets in the Deep South series by Mindy, as well as the blog.
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Lourdes said...

I enjoy both Amish Suspence & Amish Romance.


Debbie Clark said...

I think that it should be divided up. I love Amish suspense. Thanks for the chance to win Mindy Starns Clark new book.


MaureenT said...

I just read The Amish Midwife by Mindy, have read a lot of her books! Thanks for this giveaway!

Mel said...

I love reading amish books! Makes me long for a simpler life! Thanks for the opp to win!

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MaureenT said...

I Tweeted


I also forgot that I enjoy all types of Amish Fiction, there were a few that were definitely not Christian, which I prefer!


Linda said...

Mindy is an Amish writer that I have not read. I would love to win to read a new author.

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Unknown said...

Mindy has written many books that I've heard about, but have not had the chance to read any of them. She has a great creative reputation as an Amish writer and I enjoy Amish stories. Yes, I think there should be a subgenre. I feel it would be a step forward for the authors and the readers of Amish writings. Thank you for this giveaway, it sounds super good. Thank you also for the chance to win it. I hope I win.

Barb Shelton
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LuAnn said...

Yes, I think having a sub-genre listed would be helpful.

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Katie Marie said...

I think it would be a great for them to give subgenres, to make it easier to find the type of Amish fiction you would like to read.

Thanks for the giveaway!

~ Katy

cozymysterygirl said...

I love Amish fiction.I think that Amish fiction should have subgenres
Please enter me into the giveaway thanks

Tore923 said...

Please enter me in contest. I love reading amish books.

Casey said...

I'm not sure. I pretty much read straight Amish fiction when I do and often times books are pretty specific due to title, cover or back cover. It would depend on how wide the genre continues to grow. :)

I am not on twitter, but I did post this to my Facebook wall. Thanks!


Anonymous said...

l think it would be a great idea to give them subgenres!! that way you can choose what type of story line you like best. hope my name gets pulled, l havent won in ages... priscillajdm at hotmail dot com

Sylvia said...

I think that if it says Amish fiction than it wouldn't have a mystery in it. If it's suspense I think it should say. When I see that a book is called Women's Fiction I then know that it's not going to be primarily a romance. The woman is probably already married.


Unknown said...

I pretty much read any form of Amish fiction, whether it leans toward romance, mystery, etc. Since so many books are available now with several Amish fiction authors, I know whose style I like to read more as opposed to what subgenre.

I thoroughly enjoyed Mindy's other Amish book, and this one has been on my wish list for ages! Please sign me up! :o)

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Unknown said...

One more entry...

Retweeted today from "sthrnsassygirl"

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Anonymous said...

i think that 'amish fiction' is a great heading/category...i do enjoy reading this genre of books :)

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Anonymous said...

I love Amish fiction


windycindy said...

Bring it on! The marriage of Amish romance and suspense makes for
fabulous reading...
Many thanks to you!

Carol N Wong said...

Yes, I think it would be very helpful to have sub genres under Amish fiction. Yesterday, I read about Amish mysteries and the author suggested that Amish suspense would probably attract a different kind of read than someone who likes to read Amish romances.

My Twitter name is Carolee888.
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apple blossom said...

I love reading Amish. Yes, I think it would be helpful to have a sub-genre.

thanks for the giveaway.

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Pam K. said...

I don't usually read Amish fiction but I do like Mindy Starns Clark's books. Having subgenres of Amish fiction seems to make sense since there are so many Christian fiction books about the Amish. Dare I say maybe it's being overdone?
Anyway, since this one is by Mindy, I'd love to win it.


Lydia M. said...

If I were to read Amish fiction, it would be helpful to know if the book is suspense or mystery or just plain Amish fiction.

Personally I prefer books like this where the main character is "English" and just has Amish friends or relatives.


Carman said...

I think the subgenre is a great idea! Although that too can be missleading, and might make you think the subgenre is the point of the book. I don't know. I think it would be a good addition, though. :)

Please enter me! I have this author's books on my TBR list. :)

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Edgy Inspirational Author said...

And the winner is...


see it does pay to tweet or facebook about it. :) That extra entry helps increase your chances of winning. :) said...

I believe it should be another genre so that readers can select the type of book they want easily.

Here is my tweet.

Another contest with another great book to win!

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