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2016 Novel Anticipation

As the publishing climate continues to change, my list of must-read books continues to shrink. 2016 will not bring us the latest Laura Frantz, as her publisher is moving her to spring releases. My good friend Lorna Seilstad doesn’t have a book coming out this year either (insert sad face). I’m sure Charles Martin will Read More

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Novel Anticipation – June 2015

With one exception, it’s a pretty light month reading-wise for me. Of course, I’m thrilled for my friend and critique partner, Shannon Taylor Vannatter, whose 11th book released this month. Watch for more from Shannon (on my blog) later this month. Then it’s great seeing a male author with a release in Christian fiction. Anyone Read More

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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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April 2013 – Novel Anticipation, Part One

WHEN THE MORNING GLORY BLOOMS (Abingdon Press) by Cynthia Ruchti – In 2010, I read through Ruchti’s debut novel They Almost Always Come Home twice in a row. The first time I hurried through it because I had to find out what happened. It was a true page-turner. But then I had to go back and re-read it in order Read More

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A Christmas Smorgasbord of Novels, Part Four

And finally, one last post spotlighting novels that would make excellent gifts. Below you’ll find Women’s Fiction, Legal Fiction, and Romance. Women’s Fiction LOST AND FOUND by Ginny Yttrup – Last year Ginny Yttrup proved her literary talent with her debut award-winning novel, Words. Her follow-up Lost and Found, about a woman who feels inadequate Read More