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Monday, October 18, 2010

Christian Store Day, bestsellers, and more!

What you missed in FamilyFiction Weekly #006 (October 15, 2010)
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FamilyFiction Weekly #006 (October 15, 2010)

Spotlight: THE RELUCTANT PROPHET
"I love this book! Hop on and ride with this 'reluctant prophet'—but hold on tight, because the call of God not only takes Allison-the-Tour-Guide out of her comfort zone, but the reader as well. An important novel about the awesome, quirky, breathtaking adventure of obeying God's Nudge."--Neta Jackson (author, Yada Yada Prayer Group novels) More here
Mark the date! Christian Store Day Oct 23
Some 500 stores are part of the first nationwide Christian Store Day, coming October 23. The event will feature giveaways, in-store appearances, and a benefit CD to raise money for Compassion International, Samaritan's Purse and World Vision efforts in Haiti. Find a Christian retailer near you!
'Missional fiction' features diverse themes
Christian Retailing talks to award-winner Mary DeMuth about "missional fiction," a growing category in biblical fiction that grapples with a variety of real-world issues. "Folks are getting angry at the state of the world," she says, "so fiction reflects that."
Read the whole story here.
Christian Fiction Bestsellers October 2010
Compiled by the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association, this month's bestsellers in fiction, young adult, and children's books:
Christian Fiction Bestsellers
Christian Young Adult Bestsellers
Christian Kids Bestsellers
Book Trailer: RED INK
From Kathi Macias: What would you give up for the gospel? When a Christian woman in China becomes pregnant a second time, her family has her kidnapped and the baby aborted. Will she stand for Christ--no matter the consequences? Watch the trailer!
Free download! THE LORD IS MY SHEPHERD
For a limited time, download the first in Debbie Viguie's "Psalm 23 Mysteries" free! (For Kindle, your computer or portable device.) Cindy's church is getting ready for Easter when she stumbles over a body in the sanctuary. The church was locked, and a bloody cross necklace is the only clue ... Download it today!
Preview: MASTERS & SLAYERS
New fantasy from Bryan Davis: The dragons of Starlight have enslaved humans for a century. A warrior and sword maiden vow to find the portal where the Lost Ones disappeared--and save the slaves. Will they turn back when they find only the ultimate sacrifice can free the oppressed? More here!
Premiere issue! FamilyFiction Digital Magazine
Our debut issue is online, it's free, and it includes: Karen Kingsbury * Donita Paul * Dallas Jenkins * Beverly Lewis * Joel Rosenberg * Brock & Bodie Thoene * Stephen Lawhead * Trish Perry * VeggieTales * Melody Carlson * and much more! Click here for THE DEBUT ISSUE!

NEW RELEASES

AMISH
A Hand to Hold
by Kathleen Fuller
Lydia's Charm
by Wanda Brunstetter
A Secret Identity
by Gayle Roper

SUSPENSE
Advent of a Mystery
by Marilyn Leach
The Confirmation
by Ralph Reed
Immanuel's Veins
by Ted Dekker

HISTORICAL
Finding Becky
by Martha Rogers
A Hope Undaunted
by Julie Lessman
In the Shadow of the Sun King by Golden K. Parsons

SPECULATIVE
Dragons of the Valley
by Donita K. Paul
The Falling Away
by T.L. Hines
The Skin Map
by Stephen Lawhead

ROMANCE
Faithful by Kim Cash Tate
Love for Tomorrow
by Vanessa Miller
The Perfect Blend
by Trish Perry

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

YA/TEEN
Katy's Debate
by Kim Vogel Sawyer
Forgotten: Seventeen and Homeless by Melody Carlson
Scenarios 4: Making Waves by Nicole O'Dell

CHILDREN'S
Alexis and the Arizona Escapade by Erica Rodgers
Halfway Herbert by Francis Chan and Matt Daniels
The Action Bible
by Sergio Cariello

MOVIES&DVDs
Like Dandelion Dust
To Save a Life
What If ...
Much Ado About Middle School
Sweetpea Beauty

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