Character Interview with Amy from ‘All Things Now Living’

December 14th, 2017

While on a scavenging trip with her father, sixteen-year-old Amy is accidentally trapped in New Lithisle in All Things Now Living. At first her only goal is to escape, but when she meets Daniel, a New Lithisle boy, she begins to question how less-than-human the people of New Lithisle are. Amy’s feelings grow even more conflicted when she learns she didn’t end up in New Lithisle by mistake. Her father is secretly a sympathizer. Time is running short and Amy has to decide if she will bring the computer program her father wrote to his contact or save herself. Installing the program could prevent the dome’s collapse, but if Amy doesn’t find her father’s contact in time, she’ll die, along with everyone else. Read our character interview with Amy to learn more about Rondi Bauer Olson’s new release. 

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Character Interview with Hadley Granger

November 29th, 2017

After nearly a decade of being apart, tragedy brings together Hadley and Monroe. Take a break from the holiday busyness and settle in for a story of young love lost and second chances in Cindy Woodsmall and Erin Woodsmall’s The Gift of Christmas PastYears of secrets and anger beg to be set free as Hadley and Monroe try to push aside past hurts and find common ground in order to help the traumatized child and her family. Can the love of Christmas past drift into the present, bringing healing and hope for all?

Read our character interview with Hadley Granger to learn more!

What is the most interesting thing about you?

Well, maybe I shouldn’t share this, but it’s the most prevalent thing that stays on my mind and heart. At seventeen I was ready to pledge my life to a young man I loved. Arson wasn’t the only… read more »

Character Interview Hazel Blackwell DeFord from ‘Bringing Maggie Home’

November 6th, 2017

Dive into the story of a seventy-year-old unsolved mystery spanning three generations of women in Kim Vogel Sawyer’s new book, Bringing Maggie HomeWhen a traffic accident forces Meghan to take a six-week leave-of-absence to recover, all three generations of DeFord women find themselves unexpectedly under the same roof. Meghan knows she will have to act as a mediator between her headstrong and contentious mother and grandmother. Will Meghan also be able to use her investigative prowess to solve the family mystery and help both women recover all that’s been lost?

Read our character interview with Hazel to learn more!

What is the most interesting thing about you?

I can’t imagine anyone finding any part of my life or myself terribly interesting. I come from a humble background, and I try to live a simple life that pleases my Lord and Savior. If there’s anything of interest hiding in my day,… read more »

Story Spotlight on ‘A Forest, a Flood, and an Unlikely Star’

October 27th, 2017

Follow along with thirteen-year-old Kusiima as he faces some tough decisions to make in book three, A Forest, a Flood, and an Unlikely Star, of J.A. Myhre’s The Rwendigo Tales. One day, Kusiima’s life suddenly changes when he travels into a nearby protected forest. In the forest, Kusiima is presented with many choices, all with uncertain outcomes. Readers of all ages won’t want to put down this exciting book that addresses current realities like AIDS, malnutrition, and environmental destruction, all set in a richly detailed African adventure story. Read our story spotlight with to learn more!

The Story Behind A Forest, a Flood, and an Unlikely Star

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

Ten years ago when this book was actually written as a Christmas present for my kids, several things happened that caught my attention and drove the story line. Most… read more »

Story Spotlight on ‘The Pretender’

September 29th, 2017

Despite just meeting each other, Tillie and Noah’s lives have been mysteriously intertwined for many years. From the moment they met, Tillie and Noah wanted to spend the rest of their lives together, but a deliberate omission will keep them apart—and that same omission will be responsible for the escape of a murderer, and a bride’s deception. Read our story spotlight with Ta’Mara Hanscom to learn more about The Pretender.

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The Story Behind The Pretender

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

I was in the middle of the most difficult trial of my life. Things were falling apart in my personal life, and I just wanted to run away. The problem was I… read more »

Story Spotlight Behind ‘My Daughter’s Legacy’

July 27th, 2017

Therese Jennings cannot abide the thought of owning slaves. But when trouble befalls her family, can she reconcile her obligations with her beliefs? Nicole Talbot’s life is back on track after years of substance abuse. But when facts she uncovers cast doubt on her family’s legacy, she must risk all that she’s gained—her fresh start, her family’s trust, and her growing relationship with a new man—to unlock the secrets of the past. Meet two women in different eras but both with unfailing conviction in Mindy Starns Clark and Leslie Gould’s new book, My Daughter’s Legacy.

Plus, celebrate the release of Mindy and Leslie’s new book by entering to win the $75 Visa Cash Card Giveaway and by attending their author chat party on August 1! 

The Story Behind My Daughter’s Legacy

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

A… read more »

Story Spotlight ‘A Letter from Lancaster County’

July 18th, 2017


Will their sibling rivalry get in the way of these two sisters’ chances at life and love? Find out in Kate Lloyd’s new book, A Letter from Lancaster County. When a letter arrives from Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, Angela and Rose decide to visit their mother’s Mennonite sister in the heart of Amish country. Angela and Rose discover surprising family secrets that add to their strife and threaten Rose’s romance with a new beau. Through it all, the two sisters must find the faith necessary to face their personal problems and allow God to restore hope and healing to their hearts and relationship as only He can.

Celebrate the release of Kate’s new book by entering to win her Two Sisters, Two Winners Giveaway!

The Story Behind A Letter from Lancaster County

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

My sister and I have traveled… read more »

Story Spotlight on ‘Dragon Seed’

July 14th, 2017

Join trusted Bible teacher Marty Machowski for a fictional adventure into the reality of spiritual warfare and how its shadows affect and change us. Don’t miss Marty’s new release, Dragon Seed. It’s a page-turning, young adult fiction story that invites older children and teens into the real-life struggles of Nick, who receives a handwritten, leather-bound copy of an old book—a family legend passed down to him from his great grandfather. The book, called Dragon Seed, leads Nick deep into his family’s history and introduces him to another angry young man who lived in the shadows (the shadows of the tombs). Like Nick, you’ll be shocked to discover where he fits in this story of epic proportions!

Read our story spotlight on Dragon Seed with Marty Machowski to learn more! 

The Story Behind Dragon Seed

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

I found my inspiration for Dragon Seedread more »