Preorder Pockets of Purpose Today!

Praise for Pockets of Purpose “Laurie Stroup Smith is definitely a new Amish fiction author to watch. Pockets of Purpose is a charming slice of Amish life.” Jennifer Beckstrand, USA Today bestselling author of The Amish Quiltmaker’s Unexpected Baby “A sweet story of overcoming hardships, trusting God’s will, and finding true love.” USA Today bestselling author Rachel J. …

#Fiction Friday: Mindy Steele

Earlier this year, I had the pleasure of meeting author and agency sibling Mindy Steele. We chatted on the telephone about reading, writing, and her debut novel To Catch a Hummingbird that will be released on May 25. Keep your eyes open as she has three additional books coming out in 2021! Author Bio Raised …

#FictionFriday: Susan Lantz Simpson

I’m thrilled to talk with Susan Lantz Simpson about reading and writing, her most recent release Lizzie’s Heart, and what’s in store for her later this year. Author Bio Susan Lantz Simpson has been writing stories and poetry ever since she penned her first poem at the age of six. She has always loved the …

BLOG TOUR + GIVEAWAY

Welcome to the Pockets of Promise Blog Tour + Giveaway, hosted by yours truly! ABOUT THE BOOK Title                       Pockets of Promise Series Title       The Pocket Quilt Series (#1) Author                  Laurie Stroup Smith Publisher             Vinspire Publishing Release Date     April 30, 2020 Genre                   Amish A young Amish woman—torn between two worlds and two men—travels to Pinecraft, …

Lights, Camera, Action!

After sharing my big announcement on social media, I was contacted by the folks at Loveland Magazine, an online platform that publishes news about Loveland, Ohio. David Miller and Cassie Mattia invited me to return to my hometown to do an on-camera interview, and I agreed with great excitement! Thank you, Loveland Magazine, for this …