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Adina Senft

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Adina Senft grew up in a plain house church, where she was often asked by outsiders if she was Amish (the answer was no), she made her own clothes, and she perfected the art of the French braid. She holds an M.F.A. in Writing Popular Fiction from Seton Hill University in Pennsylvania, where she teaches as adjunct faculty.

Writing as Shelley Bates, she was the winner of RWA’s RITA Award for Best Inspirational Novel in 2005, a finalist for that award in 2006, and, writing as Shelley Adina, was a Christy Award finalist in 2009. Three of her books have shortlisted for the American Christian Fiction Writers’ Carol Award for book of the year. Of her fiction, publisher and industry blogger W. Terry Whalin has said, “Readers will be lost in the viv...more


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Here on the final stop of the Herb of Grace blog tour, I want to thank you all—bloggers and readers—for celebrating this new release with me, and for all the reviews and opportunities to stop and visit that you’ve made possible. I’m so grateful to you all!



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Here on the final stop of the Herb of Grace blog tour, I want to thank you all—bloggers and readers—for celebrating this new release with me, and f... Read more of this blog post »
The Hidden Life by Adina Senft
"I loved the depiction of Amish life and the anguish Emma experiences when she confronts unrequited love, having to hide her talent, yet loving her community, and how the author balances the close family relationships with the utter disregard of th..." Read more of this review »
The Hidden Life by Adina Senft
"Wow! Great characters. Great plot. Typical setting, but everything else makes up for it. Highly recommended. "
The Hidden Life by Adina Senft
"amazing the book keeps you going. I like how the author used a simple thing that would not really be a big deal to us to show how it would effect the Amish life. I also like how each character gave of themself to help another. I think we now a day..." Read more of this review »
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"J. wrote: "Do you know of anyone in search of great Amish or Mennonite clothing, prayer kapps, etc.? I found someone in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania...more "
"Julie, thanks for this link! I'm going to send it to my editor in hopes she'll let me write one :) "
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"Just wanted to let you know that the first book in my Amish Quilt trilogy, The Wounded Heart, is a Goodreads Giveaway until Mother's Day. You could wi...more "
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"Just wanted to let you know that the first book in my Amish Quilt trilogy, The Wounded Heart, is a Goodreads Giveaway until Mother's Day. You could wi...more "
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Chickens to the Rescue
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“On Monday, Farmer Greenstalk dropped his watch down the well … Who will come to the rescue? Would you believe … chickens? Believe it! The amazing chickens on the Greenstalk farm race to help various family members every day of the week … every day u...more
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