In this issue: Wanda E. Brunstetter, Julie Cave, Booklist's Top 10 Inspirational Fiction of 2010, Jill Williamson, Karen Witemeyer, Randy Singer, Jennifer Erin Valent -- plus Christian fiction from Christmas Past!
News: 5 Million in Sales--and Counting
Barbour Publishing author Wanda E. Brunstetter recently passed the 5 million mark in book sales. Brunstetter's novels have appeared on many bestseller lists, including the New York Times, Publisher's Weekly and the ECPA. Her new series Kentucky Brothers comes out April 2011.
Your chance to win THE SHADOWED MIND
Author Julie Cave offers you another chance to win a copy of her apologetic thriller The Shadowed Mind. She's hosting a Twitter party Dec. 7 at 8pm (CST). During the event, she'll post questions online -- just answer the question (and use the hashtag) to enter in the drawing! Complete instructions here.
Booklist: Top 10 Inspirational Fiction
The American Library Association's Booklist has announced their picks for the year's most notable Christian fiction -- including titles from Steven James, Brandilyn Collins, Randy Singer, Francine Rivers, Deeanne Gist, Sarah Sundin, Michele Andrea Bowen and more. See the whole list here.
FamilyFiction Plus: KAREN WITEMEYER
Did you see the profile of Karen Witemeyer in our Nov/Dec issue? Well, now our historical fiction correspondent has the entire interview on her blog. Learn what the author loves about the genre, how her background influences her characters, and more. Read the whole interview here!
Free download! FIREFLIES IN DECEMBER
For a limited time, download Jennifer Erin Valent's Christy-winning debut Fireflies in December free! (For Kindle, computer or portable device.) The free ebooks can be downloaded from these participating retailers: Amazon, Barnes & Noble, ChristianBook.com and Sony.
List: Christian fiction from Christmas Past
Check out these book covers for an assortment of Christmas-related Christian fiction titles from past seasons -- including fiction from Max Lucado, Karen Kingsbury, Robin Jones Gunn, Jan Karon, Walter Wangerin Jr., Neta Jackson and more. Click here to see the gallery!