CFBA: Somewhere to Belong by Judith Miller

This week, the Christian Fiction Blog Alliance is introducing Somewhere to Belong Bethany House (March 1, 2010) by Judith Miller ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Most readers want to know how authors ‘got started’ writing. My first novel, Threads of Love, was conceived when I was commuting sixty miles to work each day. I had absolutely no idea how publication of a book occurred and had given no thought to the concept. However, through a co-worker, I was directed to Tracie Peterson who, at that time, worked down the hall from me. With a graciousness that continues to amaze me, Tracie agreed to read my story, directed me to a publisher, and gave me information on a Christian writers conference. Since that first encounter many years ago, I have been blessed with the publication of numerous books, novellas and a juvenile fiction book. Joyously, Tracie and I had the opportunity to develop. . .

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CFBA: Hearts Awakening by Delia Parr

This week, the Christian Fiction Blog Alliance is introducing Hearts Awakening Bethany House (March 1, 2010) by Delia Parr ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Delia Parr, pen name for Mary Lechleidner, is the author of 10 historical novels and the winner of several awards, including the Laurel Wreath Award for Historical Romance and the Aspen Gold Award for Best Inspirational Book. She is a full-time high school teacher who spends her summer vacations writing and kayaking. The mother of three grown children, she lives in Collingswood, New Jersey. ABOUT THE BOOK Two people in desperate circumstances. Life has left few choices for Elvira Kilmer. Her hopes for marriage and a family of her own have long since passed her by, and her arrival on Dillon’s Island, nestled in the Susquehanna River, is not of her choosing, either. She needs work. And Jackson Smith needs a housekeeper. Yet Ellie never imagined the widower. . .

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Product Spotlight: Kokopax Baby Carrier #babywearing

Today’s Spotlight is the Kokopax Baby Carrier. *Thanks to Hilary Abbott Communications, Inc for providing this information.* Who is Kokopax? kokopax™ was founded in 2007 by Sarah Spoor. As a mother of four young children, Sarah discovered the benefits of the old Gerry backpacks her family used when she was a baby. She and her husband, Lincoln, used the carriers every day. They were able to carry their babies and still keep track of their other children while cooking, traveling or attending school activities. The carriers became a necessity for everyday life. While she loved their functionality, Sarah knew the style was outdated. She embarked on a mission to develop a new, modern and fashionable lightweight framed carrier with enhanced style and functionality that could be used every day, everywhere. Not only does kokopax carry three different types of carriers that I will tell you about shortly, but they also. . .

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FIRST Chapter: Beaded Hope by Cathy Liggett

It is time for a FIRST Wild Card Tour book review! If you wish to join the FIRST blog alliance, just click the button. We are a group of reviewers who tour Christian books. A Wild Card post includes a brief bio of the author and a full chapter from each book toured. The reason it is called a FIRST Wild Card Tour is that you never know if the book will be fiction, non~fiction, for young, or for old…or for somewhere in between! Enjoy your free peek into the book! You never know when I might play a wild card on you! Today’s Wild Card author is: Cathy Liggett and the book: Beaded Hope Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. (February 15, 2010)  ***Special thanks to Maggie Rowe of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. for sending me a review copy.*** ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Cathy Liggett is the author of several contemporary romances. . .

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