Hi, I'm so glad you're here!

I am a Southern Belle recently transported to a solar-powered farm in the Driftless Region of Wisconsin with my husband and two young daughters. My goal is to find divine joy in the simple life, reminiscent of the Plain heritage my husband and I share.

I would love for you to come join me.

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About The Author

About The Author

Jolina Petersheim is the award-winning author of The Midwife and The Outcast, which Library Journal gave a starred review and named one of the best books of 2013. The Outcast also became an ECPA, CBA, and Amazon bestseller, and was featured in Huffington Post’s Fall Picks, World Magazine's Notable Books, USA Today, Publishers Weekly, and The Tennessean. Jolina blogs bi-monthly at Southern Belle View Daily with nine other authors joined in their love for Jesus, the South, family, and words.

Books and Book Club Questions

From the Blog

Torn Between The Seasons — New Vlog

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What Happens One Hour Before Putting Kids To Bed

Last night was a doozie. The kind of night where my husband and I came downstairs and just looked at each other with wide eyes and then grinned, as if … [Read More...]


The Ones Who Make It Home

Last night, I was sitting in the field beside our house. The hay had just been cut and rolled into bales. The clouds were dark and rippling behind the tree … [Read More...]

What Others Are Saying

“Jolina’s lyrical storytelling absolutely sings–but it’s her quick-paced plot, complex characters, and insights into the Plain world that made it impossible for me to put The Midwife down.”

Leslie Gould, bestselling author of The Amish Midwife

The Midwife Book Trailer

The Outcast Book Trailer