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Monday, October 4, 2010

Alison Strobel, VeggieTales, eBooks, more!

What you missed in FamilyFiction Weekly #004 (October 01, 2010)
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FamilyFiction Weekly #004 (October 01, 2010)

Spotlight: REINVENTING RACHEL
"Alison Strobel delivers a tsunami of emotion in Reinventing Rachel. ... Deceptively innocent in its first chapters, Reinventing Rachel will grab your heart and hold it captive, leaving you breathless until the end." -- Ane Mulligan, editor, Novel Journey Click for more
IT'S A MEANINGFUL LIFE
The all-new VeggieTales: It's a Meaningful Life hits Christian retail this weekend, followed by general market stores next week. Based on Jer. 29:11, this story shares lessons in understanding one's worth and importance, and being content with what one has.
The fall of Lucifer: A different view
In contrast to director M. Knight Shyamalan's movie Devil, Christian author Tosca Lee provides a different approach: Demon: A Memoir is the story of a man who feels he has a meaningless existence -- until a demon asks for help writing his story. Details here
CBD joins electronic revolution
The Salem News reports that Christian Book Distributors has launched an e-book store with thousands of titles. The free CBD Reader operates on computers, smart phones and the iPad. Story here
LIKE DANDELION DUST adds more theaters
Christian Retailing reports that Like Dandelion Dust has more than doubled the number of theaters showing the film this weekend. Center Street has published movie tie-in editions of Karen Kingsbury's original book. Official site
Book Trailer: LOVE FINDS YOU IN CARMEL...
From Sandra D. Bricker: Annie needs a change -- so she starts fresh, drawing inspiration from her favorite classic Hollywood films. Just when her plan teeters on the brink of disaster, she has an epiphany. Will it land her in the arms of her leading man?
Watch the book trailer
Excerpt: THE TENTH CRUSADER
Science fiction from Kirk Outerbridge: Thirty years of unrequited revenge stuffed into the body of a high powered combat cyborg, Rick Macey will have to confront his past -- and the truth. Sequel to the award-winning Eternity Falls. Read a free excerpt
Excerpt: WHEN THE DEVIL WHISTLES
From Rick Acker: Allie Whitman has put millions of lives at risk, including her own. Unfortunately, her actions have destroyed her lawyer's trust -- and may destroy much, much more. Read the first chapter and watch the book trailer here
Preview: LONDON CONFIDENTIAL
British fashion, friendships, and guys collide in Sandra Byrd's series for young girls as an all-American teen girl learns to love life and live out her faith. Latest titles: Don't Kiss Him Good-Bye (London Confidential #3) and Flirting with Disaster (London Confidential #4).
New Releases: OCTOBER 2010
Here's a gallery of book covers for Christian fiction titles coming to booksellers in September -- including brand-new titles, reprints, and new editions. Click here to see what's new -- and what's coming!
Discuss: AMISH FICTION
On the discussion board on our Facebook page: Who are your favorite Amish fiction authors -- and your favorite books by them? We know you're just dying to tell us!

NEW RELEASES

AMISH
A Hand to Hold
by Kathleen Fuller
Lydia's Charm
by Wanda Brunstetter
A Secret Identity
by Gayle Roper
The Bridge of Peace
by Cindy Woodsmall
Love Finds You in Sugarcreek... by Serena Miller

SUSPENSE
Advent of a Mystery
by Marilyn Leach
The Confirmation
by Ralph Reed
Immanuel's Veins
by Ted Dekker
Judgment Day
by Wanda L. Dyson
A Token of Truth
by Sunni Jeffers

HISTORICAL
Finding Becky
by Martha Rogers
A Hope Undaunted
by Julie Lessman
In the Shadow of the Sun King by Golden K. Parsons
Love Me Tender
by Janice Hanna
McKenzie by Penny Zeller

SPECULATIVE
Dragons of the Valley
by Donita K. Paul
The Falling Away
by T.L. Hines
The Skin Map
by Stephen Lawhead
Havah by Tosca Lee
Heading Home
by John Robinson

ROMANCE
Faithful by Kim Cash Tate
Love for Tomorrow
by Vanessa Miller
The Perfect Blend
by Trish Perry
Hometown Proposal
by Merrillee Whren
Sierra Weddings by Jeri Odell

CONTEMPORARY
Always the Baker, Never the Bride by Sandra D. Bricker
Charlotte Figg Takes Over Paradise by Joyce Magnin
Divine Appointments by Charlene Ann Baumbich
Goodness Gracious Green
by Judy Pace Christie
Reinventing Rachel
by Alison Strobel

YA/TEEN
Katy's Debate
by Kim Vogel Sawyer
Forgotten: Seventeen and Homeless by Melody Carlson
Scenarios 4: Making Waves by Nicole O'Dell
A Girl Named Mister
by Nikki Grimes
Rendezvous
by Melody Carlson

CHILDREN'S
Alexis and the Arizona Escapade by Erica Rodgers
The Berenstain Bears Show God's Love by Mike and Jan Berenstain
Halfway Herbert by Francis Chan and Matt Daniels
The Action Bible
by Sergio Cariello
The Boy Who Changed the World by Andy Andrews

MOVIES&DVDs
Like Dandelion Dust
To Save a Life
What If ...
No Limit Kids: Much Ado About Middle School
VeggieTales: Sweetpea Beauty

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