Rachel E. Rittenhouse, author

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“A coming-of-age journey”

Posted by on Aug 4, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

“A coming-of-age journey”

Only one more month until the launch of “Accepting Change”!! In the weeks leading up to the launch (official day to be announced soon!!), I will be sharing quotes from the book as well as what others are saying. Plus you’ll get to see all the illustrations from the book itself. Ready? Linda Brooks Davis, author of The Calling of Ella McFarland and the 2015 Winner of Jerry B. Jenkins Operation First Novel says that Accepting Change is “A coming-of-age journey of...

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Cover Reveal!!

Posted by on Jul 28, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Cover Reveal!!

It’s finally time to release the official cover for my third book coming out in August – Accepting Change!   It’s always fun to see how far the book has come along and how close to publication we really are!! Aren’t the colors just beautiful? And I just love the winter scene! What are some thoughts you have about the book by looking at the...

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Sneak Peek at the Illustrations

Posted by on Jul 21, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Sneak Peek at the Illustrations

It’s that time of year again! The illustrations have just come in from my illustrators. Would you like a sneak peek?   Can anything be more relaxing than fishing. What’s your favorite past time?  Does this picture evoke a sense of fear? Who is sick in bed? And with what? What on earth is Laura doing?? The Woodsmall Sisters have been through so much! Do you find yourself relating to Carolyn, Bethany, or Laura? How was that for a sneak peek? Any predictions as to what is...

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Launch Team for Accepting Change

Posted by on Jul 14, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Launch Team for Accepting Change

Dear Readers, It is time for the launch of my third book, Accepting Change. I have 10 e-books available for readers like you! I would love some help in getting the book out there and who wouldn’t want to read the book before it comes out? Here is a list of the actions to complete: Write a review for Amazon the launch week (end of August) Complete at least 2 other influential actions from the suggestions below (feel free to come up with your own ideas). Email me your review before the launch...

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Summertime Activities for the Woodsmall Sisters

Posted by on Jun 30, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Summertime Activities for the Woodsmall Sisters

Do you ever wish that you could grow up in the 1850’s? Why or why not? Summertime was often a fun season, especially for the Woodsmall sisters. Even if some of them (Bethany for example) wasn’t fond of the outdoors, they still enjoyed it. Here is a list of the top activity that Carolyn, Bethany, and Laura would choose to do this summer.   Carolyn’s choice: Pick Wildflowers Wildflowers were a favorite of Carolyn’s and whenever she could, she would go out and pick...

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Excerpt from “Accepting Change”

Posted by on Jun 16, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Excerpt from “Accepting Change”

Want a sneak peek at who Laura is and what Accepting Change will be about? Read below! ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Friday, August 3, 1860 I am not a writer. I much prefer playing out of doors with my brothers than any inside task my sister or Momma require of me. For whatever reason, my sisters believe that because they enjoy writing in a diary, I would as well. And now I am jumping ahead of myself. How Carolyn would scold me if she read this! My name is Laura Anne Woodsmall. Today is my thirteenth birthday,...

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