"When deciding on a book - the cover does have an impact - but in this day and age when we get books on Kindle - I am more concerned whether I want to keep reading. If after 4 or 5 chapters - I am not "wanting to continue to read" I will…"
"I do tend towards Amish, Mennonite books. The ones I have read are steeped in history (read some about European and Russian Mennonites - fascinating). They also have conflict - and somehow that is resolved through their faith and trust in…"
"My favourite character is Mary of the Mary and Martha story. The reason - I was a definitive Martha in every way. I am turning toward Mary- the peace, patience, love and compassion - are changing me.
"So many books besides the Bible have influenced my walk with Christ.
"If You Want to Walk on Water You Have to Get Out of the Boat" by John Ortberg is one of my favourites. Through this book I learned not to fear as long as I listened to…"
I like books mostly focussed on plot. However, the characters must be real or I can't get into the story. I have to want to know them. But if there is no "story" of something happening then why would I read it?
"We moved to a new community 9 years ago. I knew it would take me at least 2 years to make a friend or two. I didn't push it. I joined different groups - met people and let God lead me to the close ones I could trust as best friends. Would love…"
"2. Possibly the back cover of the book. More likely reviews that I have read. I like historical fiction so I look for that type of book. Friends are also good candidates but sometimes we differ in our likes.
Thanks for the chance to win such awesome…"
WELCOME!! I'm SO EXCITED YOU ARE HERE!! 2012 is going to be a great BOOK FUN YEAR!! We are going to have more book giveaways, you’ll get to know more authors. Bethany house and B & H have some great featured authors this year and so does the group here called CAN (Christian Authors Network)
Check out the Book Club Pages. We have review sites, Book stores have put up pages, some of them are in the process of starting a book club, it just might be in your area. This is not a site you need to be on every day, but just check out parts of it when you can.
I LOVE Book club. I’m passionate about getting the word out about Christian authors and their books to book clubs. I think this could be a great for them to meet for each to learn from the other; authors from book clubs and book clubs from authors, I’ve seen that so far. It’s been fun to watch. We’ll see where the Lord leads us in 2012. We have many exciting opportunities lined up just for you. Book Clubs are about relationships with each other and with authors. It’s a win win!
Just wanted you to know that we have The Book Club Network Facebook page. You can hear about others giveaways and book events there too. If you are an author you can POST your book events on the FRONT PAGE of this network for all to see. Announce book signings, speaking engagements or anything else book related! We have people from ALL over the USA, Canada and world wide FACE BOOK – You can Like our page at this address - Request to join this group on Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/groups/146903260542/ I’ll click you in!
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