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Summer Bucket List

Our family always charges into summer with a to-do list that’s overflowing, and this summer is no exception. We always have grand plans, some of which we’ll follow through on, others we’ll regret not having made the time for. And it wouldn’t surprise me if we added to this list. So, before summer kicks the Read More

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The Power of Words

The words of the reckless pierce like swords, but the tongue of the wise brings healing. Proverbs 12:18 A song I’m hearing frequently on the radio right now is Words by Hawk Nelson and Bart Millard. As I listen to it, I can’t help but think of the power writers hold when we pen stories. Take Read More

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And the Winner of Wedding on the Rocks is …

*** Maryann! *** Congratulations, Maryann! I know you’ll love Wedding on the Rocks! To claim your prize, e-mail your mailing address to me at BrendaBryantAnderson (AT) comcast (dot) net. Thank you to everyone who took time to stop by and meet Rose Ross Zediker. I do hope you’ll continue to visit my blog on Book Read More

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Talking with Rose Ross Zediker

***Book Giveaway! See contest rules below***   I’m very excited to welcome author Rose Ross Zediker to my blog today! I had the privilege of meeting Rose at the ACFW Conference in Dallas last year–isn’t she lovely?! And Rose is the newest member at the group blog (which I’m part of), Inkspirational Messages. Rose’s latest Read More

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Fearfully and Wonderfully Made

This past week and a half at Inkspirational Messages we’ve been blogging about beauty tips. My post today has a decidedly different take as I talk about seeing ourselves through God’s eyes, not the world’s. If you struggle with poor body image or have self-esteem issues (or even if you don’t), I hope you take Read More

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Novel Anticipation, Part Two

UNWRITTEN by Charles Martin – No one does romance like Charles Martin, always with a spiritual thread–sometimes overt, other times subtle. His prose alone is swoonworthy. 😉 Story Description: An actress running from her past finds escape with a man hiding from his future. When someone wants to be lost, a home tucked among the Read More

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Guest at Land of 10,000 Words

I’m excited to be a guest today at Stacy Monson‘s fabulous blog, Land of 10,000 Words! I’d love for you to stop by and say “hi!” Thanks, Stacy, for inviting me. 🙂 http://landof10000words.wordpress.com/2013/05/13/monday-morning-writer-interview-brenda-anderson/

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A Mother’s Day Reading List

Don’t know what to get your mother for Mother’s Day? Well, I’m here to help you out with novel suggestions in several different categories. I know one or more will fit her tastes! On my wish list: UNWRITTEN by Charles Martin (Center Street) Sunday hasn’t spoken to anybody other than his priest in years. When Read More

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May 2013 – Novel Anticipation, Part One

A SEASON OF MYSTERIES, Seasons Series #2 (Kregel) by Rusty Whitener – It’s been a few long years since the first novel in the series (A Season of Miracles) was released. In 2010 it was a Favorite of mine with its beautiful prose, heart-tugging story, and characters you rooted for. I’m so excited to see that a Read More