June 2011 Blog Posts (17)


 For years I have worked on a book of devotional thoughts; images, if you will. Since this is a book of pictures, I realized I could not print this book without illustrations.


I have found an illustrator in Tracy H. Sugg. Tracy is a gifted artist, with sculpture being her forte.  While Tracy works on the illustrations for this book, I wanted to share a few entries from ‘Illuminations.’

Falling Sparrows

After six months of trying to find a house, we…


Added by Paula K Parker on June 30, 2011 at 5:05pm — No Comments

Mapping the Journey

Fundamental to becoming a writer is reading.

When I first began my career, I wrote for horsemanship magazines and publishers. I spent a lot of time reading those publications. Of course, I spent a lot of time with horses as well.

When I decided to switch from nonfiction to fiction, I was already engaged in the pleasure of reading novels. I read whatever I could get my hands on . . . provided the content was not offensive. However, my purpose for reading changed as I began… Continue

Added by Lynn Squire on June 27, 2011 at 1:42pm — No Comments

Gift Cards, Apple Pies, and Book Tours...

Have I lost my Mind?!

Good morning, friends ~ as always, I'm so very glad you stopped by. There are a few things I'd like to tell you about.

First, I'm sure you've noticed that I'm having a $10 Amazon.com gift card giveaway. This is in honor of my upcoming book release, Lonely Hearts. There are multiple ways for you to enter.…


Added by Amanda Stephan on June 25, 2011 at 1:15pm — No Comments

Great Review of Joab's Fire

I must admit that when a Canadian gives a good review of Joab's Fire, I am thrilled.

Alice Valdal gives a wonderful review at http://internationalchristianfictionwriters.blogspot.com/2011/06/book-review-and-interview-with-lynn.html 

If you'd like to enter to win a free book, please leave a comment!

Hint: when lots of people leave…


Added by Lynn Squire on June 22, 2011 at 9:45am — No Comments

Launch day contests all day at www.kathleenybarbo.com



Celebrate with my by clicking over to my website at www.kathleenybarbo.com and sending me an email! I'll be picking winners all day at random.


Already own a copy of my new release? Good for you!!! Enter anyway! I'm giving away copies of other books in the series, too!…


Added by Kathleen Y'Barbo on June 21, 2011 at 10:44am — No Comments

Kate's Kisses by Mary Manners

Mary Manners strikes again! This week we're excited to bring you the first in a short story series. Step into Sweet Treats Bakery for four tales iced with confection, affection, and heart-melting romance Don't miss the first installment: Kate's Kisses.

Broken… Continue

Added by Pelican Book Group on June 21, 2011 at 10:23am — No Comments


NEVER WITHOUT HOPE by Michelle Sutton is anything but the typical Christian romance. This is the story of one woman’s decent into an illicit love affair, despite the fact that she loves her husband and is a professing Christian. Hope is a passionate woman, and when her husband begins to pull away from her sexually and emotionally, she finds herself being drawn into a relationship with another man, against her better judgment.

Sutton does not pull any punches with this novel. Although not… Continue

Added by Tracy Krauss on June 13, 2011 at 5:35pm — No Comments

What a great blog

As an aspiring author of Christian novels, this is a great site. I intend to check in often and glean as much as I can. Hope you see my Christian Fiction  here soon!

Added by regina smeltzer on June 13, 2011 at 1:41pm — No Comments

Being blessed

I am so blessed to have found this Christian book club. Being an Armenian born in Iran, I can share my knowledge about the Christians who lived in that country during the Shah with my fellow Christian authors and readers. There are still plenty of Christian families living in the Islamic Republic of Iran. There are also some daring converts to Christianity who live in fear of being persecuted. Once my brother told me that Khomeini had no idea how he was pushing people toward Christianity…


Added by Armineh Helen Ohanian on June 12, 2011 at 5:04pm — No Comments

Interview with Dr Richard Mabry and giveaway...his latest book Diagnosis Death

Medical Drama, Suspense, Christian Fiction, Romance.....all wrapped up in Dr Mabry's latest book Diagnosis Death. Win a copy on my blog   but gotta hurry.....contest ends June 15th   


Added by Joy Hannabass on June 11, 2011 at 10:03pm — No Comments

A great read and a great cause

Lawyer, pastor and author Randy Singer certainly hopes to entertain readers through the twists and turns of his latest thriller, False Witness, but he has a bigger goal in mind. Singer also… Continue

Added by Audra Jennings on June 11, 2011 at 2:17am — 1 Comment

Seeking Bloggers for Blog Tour on Highland Sanctuary by Jennifer Hudson Taylor

We still have open slots for the Highland Sanctuary Blog Tour in the fall. We are scheduling the tour between mid-Sept to mid-Dec. Types of posts include reviews, interviews and guest posts, depending on each blog owner's preference. Currently, we are out of print ARC copies, but will be able to provide e-ARC copies as a pdf. Below I've include a brief blurb and an author bio.… Continue

Added by Jennifer Hudson Taylor on June 9, 2011 at 7:00am — No Comments

Deadly Ties

Come visit my blog where I blog about some of my favorite books among other things. :)  My newest post is about the book Deadly Ties by Vicki Hinze.  http://candysfavorites.blogspot.com/2011/06/deadly-ties-book-review.html

Added by Candy Mersdorf on June 8, 2011 at 3:15pm — No Comments

Book Review ~ A Vision of Lucy by Margaret Brownley

I have a review of this wonderful new book that Margaret has written  @ http://duhpaynes.blogspot.com/2011/06/book-review-vision-of-lucy-by-margaret.html


Thanks for stopping by.

Have a great day in the Lord!

Added by Anne Payne on June 7, 2011 at 11:55am — No Comments

Book Club Beat - When Crickets Cry by Charles Martin

Welcome to Book Club Beat, where book clubs share about their discussions.

Book club name and/or location: Bibliovores, northern California

Title and Author: When Crickets Cry by Charles Martin

What it’s about:

From the back cover… “It begins on the shaded town square in a sleepy Southern town. A spirited seven-year-old has a brisk business at her lemonade stand. But the little girl’s pretty yellow dress…


Added by Sarah Sundin on June 2, 2011 at 4:47pm — No Comments

Lost on Twitter?

why Tweet? It's a waste of time, right?
Um, no. Not exactly.

When I first started Twitter, I didn't understand it very much. I even considered deleting my account ~ until I read an article that made a lot of sense.

Imagine you have 100 people following you... read the rest of the post HERE!

Added by Amanda Stephan on June 1, 2011 at 12:44pm — No Comments


I interviewed Julie Carobini on my blog and she is giving away a copy of her new book FADE to BLUE. Stop by and leave a comment for a chance to win a copy. Drawing June 4th!!!



Added by Anne Payne on June 1, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments

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