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Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Grace Card, Karen Kingsbury, free Christian fiction and more (Feb 25)

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Opening: THE GRACE CARD
Now in theaters: The Grace Card, a cop story of racial reconciliation, stars Louis Gossett, Jr., Michael Joiner and Michael Higgenbottom. The film was created by Calvary Church of Memphis with Graceworks Pictures. Watch the trailer here!
Kingsbury signs with Howard Books
Simon & Schuster imprint Howard Books has signed Karen Kingsbury for 10 books -- the first of which hits shelves Dec. 2012. "Simon & Schuster has shown a tremendous commitment," the author says. "The novels ahead will be some of my biggest and best ever."
Preview: LEAVING by Karen Kingsbury
Come March, Karen Kingsbury follows up her popular Baxter family saga with a new series starring Bailey Flanigan. In Leaving, Bailey has an audition in New York City -- but is she ready to leave family and friends for the loneliness of the city? Watch the book trailer now!
New series: TJ AND THE TIME STUMBLERS
Veteran author Bill Myers returns with a new time travel series for tweens: 'TJ and the Time Stumblers' kicks off May. The author created the new line of novels for kids 8-12 to "teach core character values to our young people without getting caught."
Q&A: Kathryn Cushman
We talk with author Kathryn Cushman about her latest novel, Another Dawn: "My goal is to follow God's leading and write the story I'm given to the best of my abilities. My hope is it becomes an interesting novel that will cause people to stop and think about something in a new way."

Book Trailer of the Week
The debut novel from ordained minister Mike Duran: The Resurrection revolves around an unlikely woman who raises a boy from the dead -- and rouses something beyond her control. Watch the book trailer!
More book trailers here!
Author of the Week: Valerie Hansen
This romance author has quite a resume: She's worked as a teacher's-aide, EMT, fire dept. dispatcher, dog breeder, dulcimer builder, Veterinarian's asst., antique restorer and Storm Spotter. Whew! Her latest novel is the historical romance Rescuing the Heiress.
More authors here!
Book of the Week
New from author Tia McCollors: Steppin' Into the Good Life. Since high school, Shelia has chased her definition of the good life -- and it's left her with no home, no man and no money. But now that she's living life for God, Shelia learns living a faith-filled life isn't always easy...
More books here!
DVD of the Week: AMISH GRACE
Based on the true story: The peaceful Amish community of Nickel Mines is forever changed when a gunman senselessly takes the lives of five girls in a schoolhouse shooting before taking his own life.
More DVDs here!
FamilyFiction Jan/Feb 2011
The latest issue is online, it's free and it includes: Francine Rivers * Robert Whitlow * Jerry Jenkins * Jill Williamson * Andrew Klavan * Wanda Brunstetter * Andy Andrews * DiAnn Mills * Julie Klassen * Jenny B. Jones * Chuck Swindoll * Nicole O'Dell * and more! Read it today!
Free Fiction: AFTER THE LEAVES FALL
Julia makes a mistake that will change her life forever: For a limited time, download Nicole Baart's After the Leaves Fall free for Kindle, PC, Mac or portable device, from CBD, from Barnes & Noble and Sony's ReaderStore. Limited Offer: Price Subject to Change. U.S. Residents Only.
Free Fiction: MEDICAL ERROR
Her life on the line, a doctor is determined to clear her name: For a limited time, download Richard Mabry's Medical Error free! Download free for your Kindle, PC, Mac or portable device and for Barnes & Noble's Nook. Limited Offer: Price Subject to Change. U.S. Residents Only.
Free Fiction: LISTEN
What responsibility do people have for their words when they think no one is listening? For a limited time, download Rene Gutteridge's novel Listen free! Download free for Kindle, PC, Mac or portable device. Also free from CBD, for Barnes & Noble's Nook and from Sony's ReaderStore. Limited Offer: Price Subject to Change. U.S. Residents Only.
Free Fiction: FOOLS RUSH IN
Hilarity ensues when cultures clash: For a limited time, download the first volume in Janice Thompson's Weddings by Bella series free! Download free for your Kindle, PC, Mac or portable device and for Barnes & Noble's Nook. Limited Offer: Price Subject to Change. U.S. Residents Only.
Free Fiction: IMAGINARY JESUS
This may bring you face-to-face with an imposter in your own life: For a limited time, download Matt Mikalatos' hilarious Imaginary Jesus free! Download free for Kindle, PC, Mac or portable device. Also free from CBD, for Barnes & Noble's Nook and from Sony's ReaderStore. Limited Offer: Price Subject to Change. U.S. Residents Only.
Free Fiction: DAUGHTER OF JOY
Love, heartbreak, and triumph lie deep within the wilds of the Colorado highlands: For a limited time, download the first book in Kathleen Morgan's historical romance series Brides of Culdee Creek free! Free for Kindle, PC, Mac or portable device and for Barnes & Noble's Nook. Limited Offer: Price Subject to Change. U.S. Residents Only.

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