Daisy Chain
The Knight, The Rook, The Pawn by Steven James
Joyce Magnin

Real Life Is Stranger

Stuff Writers Need to Know—Just in Case

The dog days of summer are upon us. The heat in the east has been oppressive and at times downright unbearable—unless you have air conditioning, and or a pool, and the ability to transport to the Aleutians. The humid heat is annoying because every time I step out of my car into the volcanic winds, my glasses fog up. My ice cream melts before I get it home from the grocery store, and on one hot day, the bacon sizzled itself on the drive home. It’s been hot, pretty much everywhere in the United States.

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Book Trailers

Authors Must Think with the Eyes and Hearts of Their Readers

Misty Taggart

It’s only been since 2003 that book trailers made their appearance on the internet. Now, in 2010 they have zoomed to the top of most author and publisher marketing plans. Why? 

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Special Giveaway

Bethany House

A Suspense Filled Summer Giveaway WIN the five HOT bestsellers in Suspense this summer from one of the leading publishers of Christian Fiction. You'll be reading long into the night with this selection of page-turning...

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Loree Lough

Loree's Lough Down

Good Old Abnormal Me

Normal people do their spring cleaning in the springtime. But I’m hard-pressed to name anyone who’d call me “normal!” I woke up the other night (2:47 a.m., to be precise), and despite the usual “go back to sleep” tricks (reciting Psalm 23 and the Lord’s Prayer, picturing a clean blackboard, counting imaginary “floaters” stuck to my inner eyelids), I just couldn’t...

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Caroline Friday

At the Movies

Toy Story 3

What a delight to go to the theater and see a fabulous G-rated film! And in 3D. My kids saw it when it was first released, so my husband and I attended together, and it did not disappoint. I don’t know why we adults think animated films are just for kids—many of my favorites...

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