A Book Raffle Fundraiser

Maddy Freeland, the daughter of my dear friend Lori Freeland, is taking a gap year next year and going on mission with YWAM to New Zealand. So she is currently raising the money to cover her costs. Several of Lori’s author friends have banded together to help.  For just a few dollars per entry, you […]

Debut Novelist Kimberly Duffy

  Today I’m giving my spot on Inspired by Life … and Fiction to debut novelist Kimberly Duffy. Come on over and read the heart behind her fiction. And then maybe you’ll want to go buy her book for yourself!   

Seven Literary Sages

Seven Literary Sages

I read the issue of Christian History Magazine (a physical copy) about the Seven Literary Sages from cover to cover. Interesting, thought-provoking articles about George MacDonald, G.K. Chesterton, Dorothy Sayers, C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, Charles Williams, and Owen Barfield. Not quick reading, to be sure, but well worth it for those who like to think […]

Rachelle Rea’s Cover Reveal

Rachelle Rea’s Cover Reveal

I don’t remember the exact year I met Rachelle Rea. I know it was at a She Speaks Conference where I was doing some free critiquing of fiction. I believe she was in her first year at community college. Such a precious girl with an infectious smile. I kept up with her through social media […]

Scavenger Hunt Stop #3

Scavenger Hunt Stop #3

    Hello! I’m so excited you have stopped by here today. I am stop #3 on the Fall Christian Fiction Scavenger Hunt, where by finding all the clues (they are easy to find!) you can be entered to win the grand prize of a New iPad Mini or the 2nd and 3rd prize packs which […]

Fire Ant Bites and Book Reviews

Fire Ant Bites and Book Reviews

My  husband and I went to Shakespeare in the Park a few weeks ago. We loved watching A Midsummer Night’s Dream under the stars with a picnic dinner. When it was over, we made a dash for the parking lot, for when we are in any kind of a crowd my husband wants to be one of […]

2013 Christy Award Nominees

2013 Christy Award Nominees

I  love it when the Christy Award nominees are released! I used to love it because it alerted me to books I should put on my to read list. (And I do still love it for that reason!) But for several years now I’ve had the added joy of seeing friends’ names appear on the […]

Becky Wade

Becky Wade

I had dinner with the lovely Becky Wade on Friday night. We have such a unique relationship. Not only do we both live in the Dallas area and write for Bethany House, but Becky has known my brother and sister-in-law for over ten years–long before she and I met! Isn’t that wild? I very much […]

Captured by Moonlight by Christine LIndsey

Captured by Moonlight by Christine LIndsey

One of my favorite things about historical fiction is learning about places/eras/historical events I didn’t previously know much about. Such is the case with Christine Lindsey’s series Twilight of the British Raj, set in India in the years following the first World War. Captured by Moonlight, the second book in this series, is now available as […]