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Monday, January 16, 2012

Who was your favorite author of 2011? (Jan 10)

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Don Reid revisits Mt. Jefferson, the location of his popular first novel, O Little Town. This tender tale of lifelong friendship—through thick and thin—is set in that simpler time. And though the friends have grown older and wiser, they still have something to learn about forgiveness and second chances.
Vote! FamilyFiction Readers Choice Awards
Who were your favorite Christian fiction authors last year? Your favorite books, book trailers, DVDs? Whether you love pulse-pounding thrillers, tender love stories, or just a good family movie, please take a minute to share what you liked best in 2011! Vote here!
Q&A: Boyd and Hollingsworth
Co-authors Austin Boyd and Brannon Hollingsworth discuss H20, about a woman whose contact with water sparks uncontrollable visions. Says Austin: "I am blessed to be able to do my part for the Kingdom by putting words on paper and inspiring people." Read the Q&A!
10 New Voices in Amish Fiction
Bonnets and buggies have captured readers' imaginations over recent years, as the genre has exploded in popularity. There are many talented writers sharing their love of the Amish culture, discover these 10 new voices in Amish fiction. See the whole list here!
New issue! FamilyFiction Jan/Feb 2012
In the new issue: Roma Downey talks about children's series Little Angels * 10 New Voices in Amish fiction * Plus: Colleen Coble * Dale Cramer * Sharon Ewell Foster * Annalisa Daughety * Lisa Wingate * and much more! Read online or download it -- free!
Books: 598 Suspense fiction titles!
Check out entries for nearly 600 suspense novels -- including police procedurals, thrillers, mysteries, crime fiction, and romantic suspense. (And more than 150 have book trailers!) Want something different? Here are books in the contemporary and young adult categories.
Authors: 180 Historical fiction writers!
Find nearly 200 authors who write historical fiction, including historical romance, biblical fiction, and westerns! Click on an author's face or name for a list of their books, interviews, and more. (Not your style? Here are authors who write YA/Teen fiction.and speculative fiction.)
Giveaway: THE LAMP three-pack
This special prize package includes the original novel by Jim Stovall, the movie on DVD, and the companion book Just Believe, written by the film's director. How to enter: Go to the contest page and enter your name and email address. Deadline is Feb. 29 at midnight! [Link disabled]
Sparks fly once again between Clara and Daniel -- but time has changed them both: For a limited time, download Elizabeth Camden's The Lady of Bolton Hill free for your Kindle, PC, Mac, Nook, and more. Limited Offer: Price Subject to Change. Free Christian Fiction Downloads!
Haley Farrell has just opened an interior decorating business -- but when her mentor is murdered, she's the prime suspect: Download the first in Ginny Aiken's Deadly Decor Mysteries free for your Kindle, PC, Mac, or portable device. Limited Offer: Price Subject to Change. Free Christian Fiction Downloads!
When Benji's owners take him with them on an adventure in Greece, the lovable pup becomes the target of a fellow traveler: Watch the 1977 family classic For the Love of Benji free online. Limited availability.
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Coming soon: FamilyFiction Edge
In February, FamilyFiction launches FamilyFiction Edge, a bimonthly digital magazine devoted to Christian storytellers in Suspense, Speculative Fiction, YA/Teen, Movies & DVDs, and Comics & Animation. Read the official press release here!

1 comment:

  1. My fave author in 2011 was Karen Kingsbury.



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