French 101 with Jocelyn Green

January 20th, 2017

After being imprisoned and branded for the death of her client, twenty-five-year-old midwife Julianne Chevalier trades her life sentence for exile, where she hopes to be reunited with her brother, serving there as a soldier. To make the journey, though, women must be married, and Julianne is forced to wed a fellow convict. With her dreams of a new life shattered, Julianne must find her way in this dangerous, rugged land, despite never being able to escape the king’s mark on her shoulder that brands her a criminal beyond redemption.

Learn more about Jocelyn Green’s new release below and get a quick lesson on French in The Mark of the King  pronunciation guide! Plus, don’t forget to enter to win a copy. Click here to learn more and enter.


The Story Behind The Mark of the King

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Story Spotlight on ‘Eden: The Animals’ Parable’

January 18th, 2017

Return to the story of Jesus and read it from a new perspective in Keith Korman’s Eden: The Animals’ Parable. In this beautifully inspired retelling of the Gospels, we see Jesus and his disciples in the Holy Land through the eyes of the animals—especially his intrepid and loyal dog, Eden. Simple, clear, and spiritually profound, Eden is for readers of all ages, this artful retelling is captivating, moving, and alive with the joy you felt the first time you opened the Bible.

Read our story spotlight on Eden by Keith Korman to learn more! Plus, be sure to enter to win a copy of Keith’s book and a Kindle Fire. Click here to enter.

The Story Behind Eden

Tell us a bit about the story behind your latest novel. Where did you find inspiration? 

Watched the calf jump across the stable in William Wyler’s Ben Hur as a child. Been thinking… read more »

Go on a Blind Date with a Book

January 13th, 2017

We have your weekend plans set . . . go on a blind date with a book! No fancy shoes or makeup needed. We’ve compiled a variety of “dates” for you to choose from below. Read the teasers about each book, pick which one (or ones) you fancy, and click to learn more about your date. Who knows — you might find yourself wanting to read more.

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Book Date #5

Which book date sparked your interest? Share in the comment section below for the chance to win a surprise set of books!

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Merry Christmas from the Litfuse Chicks!

December 23rd, 2016

Merry Christmas from all of us at the Litfuse nest! We hope you have a joyous day celebrating the birth of Jesus with your loved ones.

I have come into the world as light, so that whoever believes in me may not remain in darkness. —John 12:46

The Litfuse offices are closed for the holidays and will reopen January 3rd. See you next year!

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A Look at April Knight’s Quiet Time

December 21st, 2016

Get a sneak peek atApril Knight’s quiet time and discover her go-to tools! If you are in slump with your one-on-one time with God, check out ScriptureDoodle God’s PromisesEach of the creative worship prompts in this interactive guide includes biblical encouragement and ideas for worship through art. April Knight includes creative lettering tips, color ideas, and completed examples to inspire readers to respond to promises in Scripture related to trust, faith, and the power of God’s Word in all circumstances.

Top 5 Tools for Quiet Time

  1. My bible and journal for sure
  2. My all-time favorite pen is the Pigma Micron .5. I use this almost everyday.
  3. My favorite watercolor palette comes from Michael’s it has 36 color cakes and it’s super affordable. Great for quick doodling.
  4. BOTH our Scripturedoodle books make for a great quiet time resource because it takes the guessing game out of “What should… read more »

Do You Retreat? | Letitia Suk

December 16th, 2016

When was the last time you went on a church retreat? How about a retreat just you and God? Letitia Suk, author of Getaway with Godjoins us today to share about the importance of getting away with God.

Pssst! Today’s the last day to enter Letitia’s Travel Bag giveaway, which includes A Vera Bradley XL Duffel Travel Bag and Cosmetic Trio! Click here to learn more and enter.

Have you been on a retreat this past year? If you have any connection with a church, you have probably been at least invited to go on a retreat, right?

Seems to me the bigger the church, the more diverse is the retreat menu: family retreats, all-church retreats, small group retreats, women’s retreats, and marriage retreats. Smaller churches offer them too as do para-church organizations. You might say, retreating (or advancing as some would call it) is an essential part… read more »