Coming Up This Week
Mary Hawkins: From Texas to Tasmania
Guest Blogger Jennifer Rogers Spinola: Southern Fried Writer
Marcia Lee Laycock: A Faithful "No"
Contest Giveaway Winners
Lisa is the winner of Carol Preston's book, Mary's Guardian (Jo-Anne's post, July 7)
Valerie is the winner of Kathleen Y'Barbo's book, The Inconvenient Marriage of Charlotte Beck (Narelle's post, July 11)
Congratulations to all our winners!
Kathi Macias' book, Red Ink, won first prize in the Advanced Writers and Speakers Association's 2011 Golden Scroll Book of the Year Award in the fiction category - congratulations Kathi!
Mary Hawkins has a book signing with her husband Ray at Hobart Koorong on Friday, 22nd July 11am-3pm. Mary will be signing her latest release, Justice at Baragula, and regular Friday Devotion contributor Ray Hawkins will be signing his two Devotion books.
Mary Hawkins' book trailer for Justice at Baragula is now available for viewing on youtube. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KnGljXFxzLg
Jeanette Windle's book, Veiled Freedom (Tyndale), a 2010 Christian Book Award and Christy Award finalist, set in contemporary Afghanistan, is now a FREE e-book download for the next few weeks on Amazon, B&N Nook, Christianbook.com as part of the current book launch of sequel Freedom's Stand, an AWSA Golden Scroll Novel of the Year finalist.
Publishers Weekly says of Veiled Freedom, "Readers will be enthralled with this penetrating look at Afghanistan." ChristianBook.com calls Freedom's Stand "Influential! Powerful!" Dr. Carl Moeller, serving the persecuted church as President of Open Doors calls this story "a message of hope that will touch your heart like nothing else."
Upcoming Book Releases
Nick Daniels' thriller set in the Middle East, The Jihad's Messiah, Book One in the Jihad series, will be a September 2011 release from Risen Books.
Rita Galieh's book, Signed, Sealed and Delivered, will be a September 2011 release from Ark House Press.
Jenn Kelly's children's book for middle grade readers, Jackson Jones: the Tale of a Boy, a Troll and a Rather Large Chicken, will be a September 2011 release from Zonderkidz.
Kathi Macias' book set in San Diego, CA and the Golden Triangle area of Thailand, Deliver Me from Evil, Book One in her Freedom series involving human trafficking, will be a September 2011 release from New Hope Publishers.
Kathi Macias' Christmas themed book, A Christmas Journey Home, set in Arizona and Ensenada, Mexico, will be a September 2011 release from New Hope Publishers.
Kathi Macias' book set in San Diego, CA and the Golden Triangle area of Thailand, Special Delivery, Book Two in her Freedom series involving human trafficking, will be a January 2012 release from New Hope Publishers.
Valerie Comer's debut novella, Topaz Treasure, which is part of the Rainbow's End collection, will be a March 2012 release from Barbour.
Kathi Macias' book set in San Diego and Mexico, The Deliverer, Book Three in her Freedom series involving human trafficking, will be a April 2012 release from New Hope Publishers.