Friday Fun | Summer Vacation Reading Picks

June 23rd, 2017

Sunblock? Check. Towel? Check. Snacks? Check. Reading material? We’ve got you covered! Summer is officially here, and before you pack up your travel bags, make sure your TBR pile is properly stocked. Below are the Litfuse Chicks’ summer vacation picks!

 

Audra’s Picks

A Woman Overwhelmed by Hayley DiMarco 

When don’t I feel overwhelmed? Seems like vacation might be a good time to figure out how to deal with that since prepping to go on vacation and catching up from what I missed overwhelms me the most! (You can sign-up for this tour now!)

Rule of Law by Randy Singer 

I’ve started on the book since we’ll be touring it in the fall, but I haven’t been able to finish it yet. Randy Singer is one of my favorite go-to authors for legal thrillers. This book is based, in part, on true stories and… read more »

True and False with David L. Winters | Answers Revealed!

June 20th, 2017

Driver Confessional follows ride share driver Antonio as he cruises the streets of Washington, D.C. looking for his next fare. He has an unusual gift for relaxing his customers and stimulating their desire to reveal more than they planned. By the completion of their ride, many feel so comfortable that they confess their sins great and small. Antonio’s faith guides his discussions and points him in new directions. Suddenly, his peaceful world is turned upside down by a mysterious business woman. As she heads to a midnight rendezvous, she confesses more than Antonio can handle. Her story sends him into a world of espionage, international terrorism and danger.

Since David L. Winters’  latest release is shrouded in mystery and secrets, we took a different spin on our author questionnaire and did a true and false segment! Keep reading to find out the answers and if you are a winner!


True… read more »

Story Spotlight on ‘The Great Chattanooga Bicycle Race’

June 15th, 2017

Chattanooga society is turned upside down as a young woman has the audacity to ride a bicycle–in bloomers! It’s 1895. Anna Gaines, 19, struggles to conquer her insecurities after a horrible fall years ago from her beloved horse, Longstreet. On a visit with her aunt in Brooklyn, she’s drawn to the new pastime of bicycling. But back at home, cycling is a scandalous sport for a proper lady. Southern women did not engage in activities meant for men. Anna has her eye on Peter Sawyer, president of the Cycling Club. As community outrage grows, an unexpected turn of events pits Anna against Peter in a race between the sexes.

Read our story spotlight on The Great Chattanooga Bicycle Race to with Mike H. Mizrahi to learn more! Psst, did you win Mike’s $75 Amazon gift card giveaway? Be on the lookout for the announcement on Mike’s blog.


Get to Know Mike… read more »

The Story Behind ‘Stepping on Cheerios’

June 14th, 2017

Family life is beautiful and motherhood is a privilege, but it ain’t no picnic! Independent and self-sufficient, author Betsy Singleton Snyder lived a full and busy life as a pastor, missionary, and wife to a husband who served in the U.S. House of Representatives. She had her first child at age 44, then at 47, she found out she was carrying triplets. Suddenly finding herself overwhelmed is an understatement.

Stepping on Cheerios is a collection of funny, warm, and charming tales from the frontlines of parenthood, written for women who are juggling to accomplish everyday feats of work, motherhood, marriage, church, and more. It’s a comical story of one woman’s realization that her crazy life is a gift and how she found the grace in it.

Plus, enter to win Betsy’s $75 cash card giveaway! Click here to learn more and enter.


Tells us a bit about your book—what… read more »

True and False with David L. Winters {+giveaway}

June 9th, 2017

Driver Confessional follows ride share driver Antonio as he cruises the streets of Washington, D.C. looking for his next fare. He has an unusual gift for relaxing his customers and stimulating their desire to reveal more than they planned. By the completion of their ride, many feel so comfortable that they confess their sins great and small. Antonio’s faith guides his discussions and points him in new directions. Suddenly, his peaceful world is turned upside down by a mysterious business woman. As she heads to a midnight rendezvous, she confesses more than Antonio can handle. Her story sends him into a world of espionage, international terrorism and danger.

Since David L. Winters’ new release is shrouded in mystery and secrets, we thought it’d be fun to take a different spin on our author questionnaire and do a true and false segment! Keep reading to find out more!


Below are a series… read more »

The Story Behind ‘Driver Confessional’

June 2nd, 2017

Ride share driver Antonio cruises the streets of Washington, D.C. looking for his next fare. He has an unusual gift for relaxing his customers and stimulating their desire to reveal more than they planned. By the completion of their ride, many feel so comfortable that they confess their sins great and small. Antonio’s faith guides his discussions and points him in new directions. Suddenly, his peaceful world is turned upside down by a mysterious business woman. As she heads to a midnight rendezvous, she confesses more than Antonio can handle. Her story sends him into a world of espionage, international terrorism and danger. Read out interview with author David L. Winters to learn more about his new release, Driver Confessional!


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

After a 35-year career with the Navy and Department of Homeland Security, I… read more »

Winner Announced from Becky Wade’s ‘True to You’ Giveaway

May 31st, 2017

Becky Wade, author of True to You, is pleased to announce the winner from the $100 Cash Card and Prize Pack Giveaway!

Congratulations to the winner:

Teri DiVincenzo

Congrats, Teri—please email your mailing address to caitlin {at} litfusegroup {dot} com read more »

The Story Behind ‘The Good Book’

May 23rd, 2017

The Good Book by Deron Spoo offers a user-friendly guide to the Bible’s biggest ideas. Designed as a forty-day journey through forty key chapters of the Bible, The Good Book will appeal to those who already love and read the Bible regularly as well as to those who are just beginning their Christian journey. The Good Book is great for individuals, and it can also be used by small groups in an eight-week church-wide program or a forty-week journey that focuses on one Bible chapter each week. The Good Book will help people understand and live by the transformative truths of the Bible. Read our interview with Deron to learn more!

 


Tells us a bit about your book—what inspired you to write it?

The Good Book is a result of a conversation with a young woman who had never read the Bible before. I wanted to provide for her a resource that… read more »