Trailer Tuesday: Far From Here

[iframe http://player.vimeo.com/video/34972630?title=0&byline=0&portrait=0 800 450] FAR FROM HERE (Howard Books; on-sale February 7th; trade paperback) ponders the question: how long do you hold on to hope? Danica Greene has always hated flying, so it was almost laughable that the boy of her dreams was a pilot. She married him anyway and she and Etsell settled into a happy life in the small Iowa town where they grew up. But when the opportunity to spend three weeks in Alaska helping a pilot friend presents itself, Etsell accepts and their idyllic world is turned upside down. Ell is gone only a few days when his plane mysteriously vanishes shortly after takeoff, leaving Danica in a free fall. Etsell is gone, but what exactly does gone mean? Is she a widow? An abandoned wife? Or will Etsell find his way home to her? Danica is forced to search for the truth in her marriage. . .

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A Starlit Snowfall by Nancy Willard, Illustrated by Jerry Pinkney

“My cave is big enough for two!” a bear declares to a rabbit, inviting his small friend to share his den through the longest, coldest season. The rabbit readily accepts the bear’s offer, but no sooner have the two curled up than the lively rabbit jumps up to wonder: Wouldn’t it be better to be out in the crisp winter air, free to leap through the starlight and the sparkling snow?

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Not in the Heart by Chris Fabry {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: Chris Fabry and the book: Not in the Heart Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. (January 20, 2012) ***Special thanks to Audra Jennings – The B&B Media Group – for sending me a review copy.*** ABOUT THE AUTHOR: As a child, Chris Fabry wrote. . .

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