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New library books

The following new books of Christian fiction are available at the Woodburn Branch of the Allen County Public Library.

“A Home at Trail’s End” by Melody Carlson

Elizabeth Martin and her two children have finally reached the Oregon country. Racial biases arise against Elizabeth’s black hired hand, and Eli’s friendship with the Indians raises concerns.

“Miner’s Lady” by Tracie Peterson

The Panettas and the Calarcos have been sworn enemies for decades; now Chantel Panetta’s younger sister, Isabella, is in love with Orlando Calarco. Then tragedy strikes at the mine. Can the hatred between these two families be resolved so love can bloom?

“The Offering”

by Angela Hunt

Amanda Hocking decides to help a childless family by becoming their gestational surrogate with the hope of achieving some financial stability. Three years later Amanda sees a picture of the child she carried. DNA tests confirm she gave away her own child. Now Amanda must choose between the desires of her own heart and what is best for the child.

“Threads of Change, A Quilting Story” by Jodi Barrows

It is 1856; political unrest is growing in the South. Lucas Mailly sends his granddaughters west by wagon with a few men to lead them. Not wanting to disappoint her grandfather, Elizabeth Bromont pushes aside her emotions and takes charge of the women on their adventure across the frontier.

“The Tattered Quilt: Return of the Half-Stitched Quilting Club”

by Wanda E. Brunstetter

Emma Yoder Miller leads another quilting class with a new group of unlikely students. Her students all have tattered pieces of their lives that need mending. The patchwork group lends itself to friendship, faith and healing.

– Allen County Public Library