On Hiatus! and the Challenges…

So here’s the deal… I’m putting the blog on hiatus. The winners of the Christian Historical Fiction Challenge will be dealt with in the new year… The winner’s of the CHRISTIAN FICTION Holiday Reading Challenge will be announced on December 31st! Keep sharing your reviews and link up, each one counts! (And you might win more than once!) I hope this is a wonderful time for you and yours. I plan to spend lots of time reading… perhaps thinking of reviews for next year and spending time just plain playing with my AppleBlossom. We’ll also go to Georgia to see family! All is well!! Christmas LINKS: Christian Historical Fiction LINKS:

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I'm putting the blog on hiatus.

So here’s the deal… I’m putting the blog on hiatus. The winners of the Christian Historical Fiction Challenge will be dealt with in the new year… The winner’s of the CHRISTIAN FICTION Holiday Reading Challenge will be announced on December 31st! Keep sharing your reviews and link up, each one counts! (And you might win more than once!) I hope this is a wonderful time for you and yours. I plan to spend lots of time reading… perhaps thinking of reviews for next year and spending time just plain playing with my AppleBlossom. We’ll also go to Georgia to see family! All is well!! Christmas LINKS: Christian Historical Fiction LINKS:

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Tracie Peterson/Judith Miller Series Announcement!

Do you follow Tracie Peterson’s author newsletter? You should! In the latest Christmas edition, Tracie shared some great photos of winter in her Montana home area and announced a new series! NEW SERIES ANNOUNCEMENT Also, in book news I’m excited to announce that next fall Bethany/Baker will debut a brand new series by Judith Miller and myself.  More to come on that later, but just to stir your interest – the setting for this independent series (three books that are complete stand alone’s and related only by location) will be on an island off the coast of Georgia.  Judy and I had a wonderful time visiting the area and I will share more about our trip when the release date gets closer. Head over to her website to sign up for future newsletters to come and be in the know! Tracie Peterson http://www.traciepeterson.com http://www.facebook.com/TraciePetersonAuthor

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Jane Austen – FREE ebooks!!

I wanted to let you know how Sourcebooks is celebrating Jane Austen’s birthday on Thursday!! Thursday, December 16th is Jane Austen’s 235th birthday! Sourcebooks, the world’s leading publisher of Jane Austen fiction, is offering a unique deal to readers who want to celebrate Jane by reading special editions of all six of Austen’s beloved novels in a 21st century format. Special e-book editions of Pride and Prejudice, Emma, Sense and Sensibility, Northanger Abbey, Persuasion and Mansfield Park will be available for free for two days only. These celebratory editions include the full novels, plus the legendary color illustrations of the Brock brothers, originally created to accompany the books in 1898. In addition to the Jane Austen classics, readers can also enjoy these bestselling Austen-inspired novels. The following bestselling e-books will be free on December 16th in honor of her birthday: Eliza’s Daughter by Joan Aiken The Darcys & the Bingleys. . .

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The Joy of Unexpected Circumstances

Welcome to the 12 Pearls of Christmas! Enjoy these Christmas “Pearls of Wisdom”! Please follow along through Christmas day as each post shares heartfelt stories of how God has touched a life during this most wonderful time of the year. AND BEST OF ALL … there’s also a giveaway!!!! Fill out the quick form at the link located at the bottom of this post to be entered to win a PEARL NECKLACE, BRACELET AND EARRINGS!  Pearls – a tangible reminder of God’s grace to us all. ~~~ The Joy of Unexpected Circumstances by Lori Kasbeer The Christmas season is upon us again. Starbucks is selling their Christmas blend; stores are posting their holiday hours; and moms everywhere are making a list and checking it twice, planning for a special Christmas day. It has been our family’s tradition to spend Christmas with relatives.  Last year money was tight and we were. . .

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The Lamb’s Supper Study Guide by Scott Hahn {Preview}

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: Scott Hahn and the book: The Lamb’s Supper Study Guide Image; Stg edition (November 2, 2010) ***Special thanks to Staci Carmichael, Marketing and Publicity CoordinatorDoubleday Religion / Waterbrook Multnomah, Divisions of Random House, Inc., for sending me a review copy.*** ABOUT THE. . .

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