American Christian Fiction Writers
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ACFW’s New Fiction Finder!

Fiction Finder ( is a project of American Christian Fiction Writers developed to revolutionize the chore of finding Christian fiction among the millions of novels available. ACFW promotes Christian fiction through developing the skills of its authors, educating them in the market, and serving as an advocate in the industry. Published ACFW authors enjoy the promotional benefits provided by the group which include announcing new book releases, the opportunity to have a book featured in the ACFW Book Club, and the Featured Author interviews published on the Web site, which attracts thousands of visitors each month.

And now the new tool for everyone,, is available to simplify finding Christian fiction in stores, libraries, and at home by just pointing and clicking. No more wading through tons of nonsense on the Web to find your favorite authors or try new ones based on social issues, genres, favorite author, and even age-appropriate material. It’s a spectacular new resource for everyone from the bookstore employee to the librarian to the reader.

How can Fiction Finder help?

Find out when your favorite authors’ release new books.
Information to help you find new authors.
Discover authors who write like your favorite authors.
Resources to help you find a novel whose details you remember but not the title.

If you're a reader, writer, or publisher of inspirational fiction (mystery, suspense, romance, women's fiction, sci-fi, fantasy, historical, chick lit, etc.), you've come to the right place! We've designed this Website as an easy-access resource where you can find the latest in Christian fiction or that book you read 15 years ago and would like to find again.

Explore the database and you just might find a new favorite author or a current favorite's book you didn't know about. Through our advanced search you can locate for books based on issue, setting, and levels of suspense, romance and so much more. Use this site to discover novels that appeal to you. If you like what you see, register for free. The site can remember your settings to make return visits simple.

Currently we have more than 125 authors and 440 books loaded in the system. And while this is a project of ACFW, inclusion is not limited to ACFW member authors. Instead, our desire is for it to be a comprehensive site filled with Christian fiction.

We created this site after meeting with bookstore managers and asking how we could better serve them. As a result, users can add a notation of books similar to another book, or in the same genre or author's style, and much more. Readers even have the ability to add short reviews of books. This project launched at the end of September and we are excited to market it to Christian bookstores, libraries, and readers.

Fiction Finder is rolling along—but we need you! Even if you haven’t had a book published, your contribution to FictionFinder will be huge! We need readers to input short reviews on the included books. We need you to tell us what authors are like other authors. We need you to tell us what books are similar to those in the system.

Our ACFW representatives are talking to the marketing people at publishers about Fiction Finder. But that’s only the beginning. Next are libraries, bookstores, and so much more. To make the tool really useful, we need you to go add your reviews and other input. Please take a few minutes, create a reader account, and then pick your ten favorite books there and enter a short review.

Authors, publishers, publicists: Please login to your author account at Your first step is to upload information about yourself. This will take only a minute, but will give readers access to key information, including your Web sites and blogs, bio, a photo and the genres you write. The information about authors you are similar to will be uploaded by readers.

American Christian Fiction Writers is thrilled to bring this new tool to the industry, and we look forward to the wonderful addition it will be for our readers, authors, publishers, bookstore owners, libraries, and other industry professionals. We have been truly blessed by the volunteer efforts of many ACFW members in the development and thank God for the long hours over more than a year that went into the creation of this opportunity for all of us!

With special thanks for their efforts in the creation of the ACFW’s site we’d like to recogize:

Cara Putman
John Olson
Randy Ingermanson
Carl Nasal
Rachel Hauck
Philip Sawyer
Pam Meyers.