Joan Arning
  • Farmington, MO
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Joan Arning replied to Nora St.Laurent's discussion AUGUST 2019 GIVEAWAY (1) FUN "WORD" BLANKET - Check it Out! in the group CINDY REGNIER - AUTHOR
"it is past tense because he is deceased but I took many things about my late husband for granted.  Now I realize how many maintenance projects he did around the house!"
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ABOUT AUTHOR:  Scribbling in notebooks has been a habit of Cindy Regnier since she was old enough to hold a pencil. Born and raised in Kansas, she writes stories of historical Kansas, especially the Flint Hills area where she spent much of her childhood. Cindy is married to her husband of 36 years, has two grown sons, a son residing in heaven, a beautiful daughter-in-law,…See More
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Joan Arning replied to Nora St.Laurent's discussion APRIL 2019 -GIVEAWAY - (1) POUND BAG COFFEE in the group GREG & JEAN HINES MISSIONARIES
"Thanks so much for the delicious coffee!"
Jun 26
Joan Arning replied to Nora St.Laurent's discussion JOIN TESSA'S STREET TEAM TODAY in the group TESSA AFSHAR -JOIN STREET TEAM & MORE
"I have read Land of Silence and loved it! I have been on street teams before.  I read and reviewed the book on several retail sites, posted provided graphics to Facebook, requested books at local library, talked to friends about it."
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About Author:Tessa Afshar is an award-winning author of historical and biblical fiction. Her novel Land of Silence was voted by Library Journal as one of top five Christian fiction titles of 2016 and won the INSPY Award for General Fiction. Harvest of Gold won the prestigious 2014 Christy Award in the Historical Romance category.Her book Harvest of Rubies was a finalist for the 2013 ECPA Book Award in the fiction category. In 2011, after publishing her first novel, Pearl in the Sand, Tessa was…See More
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Joan Arning replied to Nora St.Laurent's discussion APRIL 2019 -GIVEAWAY - (1) POUND BAG COFFEE in the group GREG & JEAN HINES MISSIONARIES
"2.  High Tech was a crank wooden phone hanging on the wall.  Our ring was one long and two shorts!"
Apr 21

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At 7:46pm on February 23, 2017, Pamela S. Meyers said…

Hi Joan! Thanks for joining my group. If you want to review my latest release, Second Chance Love, please let me know asap and I'll get an eg to you. I look forward to getting to know you!

At 12:55pm on February 17, 2017, Lee Carver said…

I definitely understand the "TBR stack"--to be read. As a writer, reviewer, and editor, I have a tall one! (Even if many are on my Kindle.)

At 8:50pm on February 16, 2017, Lee Carver said…

Welcome, Joan. I'm glad to have you as my friend. Have you been able to get into Counterfeit yet? A sympathetic feeling toward the main character, Kendra, is really important from the beginning. I hope you feel that.

At 5:07pm on December 9, 2013, Kathy Harris said…

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