In the final book in the Katy Lambright Series, when Katy's friend Shelby Nuss breaks her ankle and can't go on a mission trip, she decides to stay with Katy in the Mennonite town of Schellberg. Katy is excited, but soon finds Annika, her Mennonite best friend, is far from pleased. As Katy juggles her friends' feelings, along with Caleb Penning's advances, she finds balancing her two worlds is more complicated then she thought. And with the deacons once again meeting on Katy's life outside Schellberg, Katy may have to decide which world she really belongs in. 208 pages, softcover from Zondervan.
After This Summer, Katys Life May Change Forever Katy is looking forward to the best summer ever. Her closest friend, Shelby, comes to stay with her when an accident forces her to miss her familys mission trip. But when Katys aunt faces a serious illness and needs the girls to run the fabric store, Katys plans fall apart. Suddenly what should have been a summer of relaxation becomes filled with long hours at the shop. But then a Mennonite boy visits her community for the summer. His presence complicates her life, as do her feelings for Bryce, her non-Mennonite crush. Katy has several decisions to make by the time August arrives, the largest being whether she will attend school in the fall and follow her dreams, or continue on in her Mennonite life to help her family. Katy struggles to choose between the two worlds she loves, but the final decision may be out of her hands.
Bestselling, award-winning author Kim Vogel Sawyer wears many hats besides writer. As a wife, mother, grandmother, and active participant in her church, her life is happily full. But Kims passion lies in writing stories of hope that encourage her readers to place their lives in Gods capable hands. An active speaking ministry assists her with her desire. Kim and her husband make their home on the beautiful plains of Kansas, the setting for many of Kims novels.