Rachel E. Rittenhouse, author

Posts made in November, 2014

Behind the Scenes – St. Lucia Day

Posted by on Nov 25, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Behind the Scenes – St. Lucia Day

“Today is St. Lucia’s Day. Every year on this day, I dress up as St. Lucia and bring coffee and buns around to my family in the morning. This is a tradition that we celebrated in Sweden, but we still like to do it in America. St. Lucia was a girl long ago who was martyred for her faith. She would wear candles on her head and bring food to Christians who were hiding from Roman soldiers to keep from being persecuted themselves. Now, girls celebrate by wearing a crown of candles on their...

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Sneak Peek of the Illustrations!

Posted by on Nov 18, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Sneak Peek of the Illustrations!

Here we are! Just a couple days ago, I received the illustrations for Discovering Hope back from my illustrator, so I decided to show you some. 🙂 Believe me, they will whet your appetite wishing for the book sooner rather than later! Chime in with your comments! Do these pictures make you excited for Discovering Hope? Perhaps they make you wonder what could possibly be happening?! Any predictions at what will be coming?     The Woodsmall family portrait…wait. Who are all these...

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November’s Character Sketch – Heather Bow

Posted by on Nov 11, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

November’s Character Sketch – Heather Bow

*Heather Bow is a friend of Carolyn’s and the two become closer when Jesse enters into a courtship with Heather. Heather’s life is never boring with her older brothers always around and who are intent of protecting (yet teasing) their younger sister. Heather’s docile personality can often be interrupted by bursts of laughter and playing with her brothers and friends!     Fun Facts about Heather Hobbies ~ cooking and baking, reading, sewing, horse-back riding Lifelong dream ~ To have...

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Featured Reader – Serena Detweiler

Posted by on Nov 4, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Featured Reader – Serena Detweiler

Today, I’d like to introduce you to November’s featured reader, Serena Detweiler. Serena is the younger sister of my illustrator, Autumn, and she has told me many times that she can’t wait for “Discovering Hope” to come out! So if you’re like Serena, you only have to wait until January! I hope you enjoy hearing her thoughts on “Finding Faith” and if you’d also like to be a featured reader, email me to let me know! I’d be happy to have you!   I really loved reading Finding...

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Now Available on Kindle!

Posted by on Nov 1, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Now Available on Kindle!

Big News! Finding Faith is now available on Kindle for $4.99! Click HERE to buy your copy today! And don’t forget to share with your friends! Enjoy!  ...

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