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Gathering the Threads

Narrated by: Stina Nielsen
Series: Amish of Summer Grove, Book 3
Length: 12 hrs and 31 mins
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The third and final book in the Amish of Summer Grove series, from New York Times and CBA best-selling novelist Cindy Woodsmall, brings an Old Order Amish young woman and an Englischer woman who were switched at birth full circle, as they decide where their futures will lie.

After several months living out in the world with her birth family, Ariana Brenneman is back living in the Old Amish community that she grew up in. The shock of discovering she and Skylar Nash were switched at birth has not worn off, but both young women are regaining their footing and trying to determine what lies ahead - the Amish life or an Englischer one? Ariana must also decide if Quill Schlabach will play a role in hers or not.

©2017 Cindy Woodsmall (P)2017 Recorded Books

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another good one

Cindy Woodsmall knows how to write a tear jerker and this one follows true to form.

I wouldn't call this book terribly exciting but it is heart warming in this final book in the trilogy.

What was most interesting to me is how the author brings to life some of the challenges the Amish might be encountering as they move forward in time. With all the technological innovations going on in the world how does a religion stay relevant with the world on fast forward and the religion seemingly stuck to beliefs hundreds of years old. I thought for a good part of this book that many of the Old Order Amish wouldn't like this book as it discusses changes that need to be made. But as the book wore on, and following the title 'Gathering of Threads' maybe the book is relevant to the times as I'm sure many Amish likely feel the church, the Amish way of life is so stuck in the past that structural changes need to be made to be of value for more of the people.

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The future

In book 3: after several months of living in each other’s environment, Skylar and Ariana must make a decision as to their futures. I have enjoyed listening to Ariana and Skylar's story. the characters drew me into their lives. I found myself cheering the girls on as they matured into the role of adults.

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This third book ties up all the loose ends of this series.

I enjoy the way this author, Cindy Woodsmall, fills in background and doesn't rush the story line. This is a wonderful series of a families search for love in all its diversity, always dividing tradition from truth.

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Gathering she Threads

This series has just captured my heart and had me Rooting for Quill and Arianna. The threads woven throughout the three books were captivating and heartbreaking and hopeful. Mrs. Woodsmall has a gift for storytelling and sharing the real life struggle of living and striving to do ones best. This the 7th of her books I’ve listen to. I am searching for the next!

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Loved It!

I Loved it! Actually all 3 books where great. It was adventurous and captivating. Romantic.

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Great Story!

I just love this book and series. Very uplifting. Quill is my favorite character. I like all the books Cindy writes but this is my favorite. I read it over and over. Looking forward to future books she will be writing in the future.

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Great story, just like the others in the series!

once again, Cindy Woodsmall did a great job writing this story, as well as the rest of the series. I just had to know if Arianna joined the Amish church or married Quill! I also had to know if Skyler ever went back to live with her English family and if her and Arianna would get along!
Stina Nielsen also did a wonderful job narrating this story as well!

5 stars all around!

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Excellent story line. Thoroughly enjoyable.

Loved the story! Realistic story line. Involved and interesting characters. Loved the narrator,
well done.

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Im not Amish but...

This book hit very close to home. I cried often ...good tears! I used to live a fundamental lifestyle until the Lord opened my eyes. Such a great series! I also had my world turned upside down a year ago when my moms third child I never knew about found me. Life is good now. I loved this series!

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Great casual reading

What a great trilogy! It keeps you guessing till the end.
I'd rather keep reviews short and simple. Being forced to write a larger review is ridicules!