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Amish country’s most beloved storyteller
surpasses 11 million copies sold

Uhrichsville, OHNew York Times bestselling author Wanda E. Brunstetter has reached another historic milestone in her decades-long writing career. With the help of her bestselling new Prayer Jars series, she has officially exceeded the 11 million mark in copies sold.

Brunstetter is undeniably one of the most prolific authors in both the Christian and mainstream markets with a published book list that exceeds 100 titles. A number of her works have frequented the nation’s most prestigious bestseller lists including the NY Times, USA Today, Publishers Weekly, ECPA, and more. Most recently, The Hope Jar, book 1 in her Prayer Jars series, has remained on the ECPA fiction bestsellers list 8 months straight since its August 2018 release.

Considered a leading expert on Amish culture, Brunstetter has used her vast research of Amish life and her many friendships with practicing Amish to create true-to-life stories that give her readers a refreshing taste of the simple life. In addition to her writing talents, much of Brunstetter’s success can be attributed to her accurate portrayal of the Amish and her deep connection and dedication to her readers.

June 2019 will mark the simultaneous release of two brand-new Brunstetter books. The Brides of the Big Valley, co-authored with family members Jean and Richelle Brunstetter, is a three-in-one collection that takes place in a real, but virtually unknown Amish community in Pennsylvania called the Big Valley. Also releasing in June is an Amish themed cookbook titled Wanda E. Brunstetter’s Amish Friends Gatherings Cookbook, which includes authentic Amish recipes for events and gatherings.

Please join Barbour Publishing in recognizing this wonderful achievement by posting a note of congratulations on Wanda’s Facebook page:

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Media Contact: Shalyn Sattler,, 740.922.6045 X 109