When the Heart Cries, Sisters of the Quilt Series #1   -     By: Cindy Woodsmall
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Hannah Lapp was raised in an Old Order Amish Family. Now seventeen, she is ready to get out and experience the world. She is thrilled to accept the proposal from her Mennonite boyfriend. If she were forced to live outside the community on her own, could she handle it? Will she turn to God for answers?

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 336
Vendor: WaterBrook
Publication Date: 2014
Dimensions: 6.88 X 4.19 (inches)
ISBN: 1601427115
ISBN-13: 9781601427113
Series: Sisters of the Quilt

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When Hannah dares to love across the boundaries of tradition, will she lose everything?

Despite being raised in a traditional Old Order Amish family, seventeen-year-old Hannah Lapp desires to break with custom, forgo baptism into the faith, and marry outside the cloistered community. She’s been in love with Mennonite Paul Waddell for three years, and before returning to college for his senior year, Paul asks Hannah to be his wife. Hannah accepts, aware that her marriage will change her relationship with her family forever.

On the evening of their engagement, tragedy strikes and in one unwelcome encounter, all that Hannah has known and believed is destroyed. As she finds herself entangled in questions that the Old Ways of her people cannot answer, Hannah faces the possibility of losing her place in her family, in her community– and in the heart of the man she loves.

When the Heart Cries is book one in the Sisters of the Quilt series.

Author Bio

Cindy Woodsmall and her husband of twenty-eight years have three sons, whom Cindy homeschooled for a number of years. During that time, she was an active member of Gwinnett Christian Home Educators and enjoyed working, laughing, and growing older with women of true character. After attending public high school, her two oldest sons are now in college and her youngest entered public school a few years ago. With two children grown and the youngest settled in a good routine, Cindy began pursuing her desire to write. The first chapter of When the Heart Cries won second place in the Noble Theme Contest–a contest for unpublished authors sponsored by the American Christian Fiction Writers. Cindy and her family live in Georgia.

Editorial Reviews

Praise for When the Heart Cries

"As a native of Lancaster County, born and raised among Amish and Mennonite neighbors, I began reading When the Heart Cries with some trepidation. My concerns were quickly put aside: Cindy Woodsmall’s research is thorough, and Hannah Lapp’s Amish voice rings true. Her story is both touching and tragic, yet hope shines through every page-turning chapter. A moving and meaningful first novel."
–Liz Curtis Higgs, best-selling author of Grace in Thine Eyes


"Reaching deep into the heart of the reader, Cindy Woodsmall pens a beautifully lyrical story in her debut novel When the Heart Cries. She paints a vivid backdrop of Amish and Mennonite cultures with fascinating detail and memorable clarity. Fans of this genre will be thrilled to discover this new author, and I look forward to the next book in the Sisters of the Quilt series."
–Tamera Alexander, bestselling author of Rekindled


"What a vibrant, strong, emotional story! When the Heart Cries will grip you and not let go, I promise. Highly recommended!"
–Gayle Roper, author of Allah’s Fire and the Seaside Seasons series


"When the Heart Cries is a story of tragedy and strength when an Amish girl’s life is struck with the horror of reality. A powerful first novel."
–DiAnn Mills, author of Leather and Lace and When the Lion Roars


"When the Heart Cries is a compelling and moving beginning to what promises to be a great new series. Cindy Woodsmall’s characters wrapped themselves around my heart and wouldn’t let go."
–Deborah Raney, author of A Vow to Cherish and Remember to Forget


Praise for the Sisters of the Quilt Series

"Woodsmall’s fantastic second book in the Sisters of the Quilt series continues the story of Hannah Lapp. Keep the tissues nearby — Hannah’s tale will tug hard at the heartstrings. Readers will find themselves cheering Hannah on through her ordeals and hating to put the book down."
–Romatic Times

"Cindy Woodsmall writes real--real people, real conflicts, real emotions. When you open her book, you enter her world and live the story with the characters."
–Kim Vogel Sawyer, author of Where Willows Grow and Waiting for Summer’s Return

"When Morning Comes is a fine rendering of struggle and joy that resonates long after the last words are read." 
–Jane Kirkpatrick, award-winning author of the Change and Cherish Series, including A Tendering in the Storm

"Reaching deep into the heart of the reader, Cindy Woodsmall pens a beautifully lyrical story in her debut novel When the Heart Cries."
–Tamera Alexander, bestselling author of Rekindled

"What a vibrant, strong, emotional story! When the Heart Cries will grip you and not let go, I promise. Highly recommended!"
–Gayle Roper, author of Allah’s Fire and the Seaside Seasons series

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  1. 5 Stars Out Of 5
    I don't understand the question. The title is what it is.
    November 7, 2016
    Curly
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    I loved the whole series.
  2. 4 Stars Out Of 5
    Good Amish Reading
    July 13, 2016
    coderlady
    Quality: 0
    Value: 0
    Meets Expectations: 0
    Entertaining and enjoyable read. Doesn't flow extremely well and a little unclear in spots but overall pretty good.
  3. Age: 55-65
    Gender: female
    4 Stars Out Of 5
    Good Book, but.....
    December 20, 2015
    alwaysreading
    Age: 55-65
    Gender: female
    Quality: 4
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 4
    When the heart cries is the first book in the sisters of the quilt series.

    Amish Hannah Lapp is in love, too bad it has to be with a Mennonite follower Paul Wadell. She knows her parents will never approve the match, but Hannah and Paul believe that love can conquer all. One afternoon after Hannah and Paul meet secretly, Hannah is brutally attacked and raped. Unable to make sense and unable to talk to Paul about what has happened, Hannah begins to withdraw from her family and friends, falling into a severe depression. Only when her brother Luke and his fianc Mary are involved in an accident is Hannah force to reconnect with people.

    So many things about this book, where to start? Ok Hannah, not only has been viciously attacked, after the accident her brother Luke begins to blame her for the accident. Then her other sister Sarah begins to act in a very strange way. For me there were just too many tragedies for one person to bare in the space of a few weeks.

    The next problem I had the callousness of Hannahs family. Her parents know what has happened to her, yet there is no compassion from them, especially her father. There is no forgiveness or acknowledgement especially none of the events were Hannahs fault.

    The upside is that this book is exceptionally well written. The author does very well in weaving a story around such sensitive subject material. The writing really was what made me want to get to the end of the book.
  4. South Australia
    Age: 45-54
    Gender: female
    4 Stars Out Of 5
    Depressing, but well-written
    September 29, 2015
    Margot
    South Australia
    Age: 45-54
    Gender: female
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 4
    What happened to Hannah Lapp on her walk home was terrible. What her family and community did to her in the days and months to follow was inconceivably horrible. How can a family do that to a daughter, a sister? Her friends Mary and Matthew are her only source of comfort. I felt like cheering every time Matthew came on the scene. He showed true unconditional love that Hannah should have been able to rely on from her family and the church elders, rather than the judgement and rejection she received. It was hard to read, but enough high points and heroes to keep me reading, and leave me looking forward to the rest to the story in the next book in the series.
  5. Texas
    Age: 25-34
    Gender: female
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    When The Heart Cries by Cindy Woodsmall
    January 8, 2012
    frugal4utx
    Texas
    Age: 25-34
    Gender: female
    Quality: 5
    Value: 4
    Meets Expectations: 5
    All her life, she has leved teh sheltered life on the Amish. After tragedy strikes, Hannah sinks into an uncertainty and despair. How can she face life knowing what has happened. In the midst of her person struggle, her brother, Luke and her best friend Mary barely survive being hit by a car. Taking care of her friend gives her life a new purpose and direction, but will the secrets she has been keeping destroy her?

    Only a few know the truth of her situation and so many rumors are spreading. Has Hannah turned her back on the Amish community or has the community turned its back on her.

    This novel is a worthy read and will break your heart while reminding that God is always there especially when the heart is broken.

    I received this book for free from WaterBrook Multnomah Publishing Group for this review.
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