The 2017 Fogle Author Series continues with author Wanda Brunstetter who will speak at Rodman Public Library on Saturday, Sept. 9, at 2:00 p.m., in the Main Auditorium. Brunstetter, the New York Times award-winning author is one of the founders of the Amish fiction genre. She has had nearly 90 books translated in four languages with more than 10 million copies sold. Brunstetter’s stories consistently earn spots on bestseller lists including New York Times, Publishers Weekly, and USA Today. All of her novels are based on personal research intended to accurately portray the Amish way of life. Her ability to share her insight into the lifestyle of the Amish is one reason she has been called “Amish Country’s Most Beloved Storyteller.” Many of her books are well read and trusted by the Amish, who credit her for giving readers a deeper understanding of the people and their customs.
Burnstetter’s upcoming books are, Amish Cooking Class: The Blessing, due for release in August 2017, and The Beloved Christmas Quilt, co-authored with her daughter-in-law Jean Brunstetter and granddaughter Richelle Brunstetter. It is due to be released in September 2017.
The last visiting author of the 2017 Fogle Author Series to Rodman Library will be Elizabeth Berg who will speak on Saturday, Nov. 18, at 2:00 p.m. Books will be available for purchase at the time of the program which the author will then sign. This event is free and open to the public. No registration is needed. For more information, call the Main Library at 330-821-2665, ext. 107.