Hollywood Nobody by Lisa Samson

It is November 1st, time for the FIRST Day Blog Tour! (Join our alliance! Click the button!) The FIRST day of every month we will feature an author and his/her latest book’s FIRST chapter! This month’s feature author is: LISA SAMSON and her book: Hollywood Nobody Th1nk Books (August 30, 2007) ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Lisa Samson is the author of twenty books, including the Christy Award-winning Songbird. Apples of Gold was her first novel for teens. Visit Lisa at http://www.lisasamson.com/ These days, she’s working on Quaker Summer, volunteering at Kentucky Refugee Ministries, raising children and trying to be supportive of a husband in seminary. (Trying . . . some days she’s downright awful. It’s a good thing he’s such a fabulous cook!) She can tell you one thing, it’s never dull around there. Other Novels by Lisa: Straight Up, , Club Sandwich, Songbird, Tiger Lillie, The Church Ladies, Women’s Intuition:. . .

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Illuminated by Matt Bronleewe

Illuminated(Thomas Nelson August 7, 2007)Matt Bronleewe, you remember the Jars of Clay guy? Yup the same one… He has written this new book Illuminated. At first glance I thought I dunno, there are not many “male” Christian Fiction Writers that I have gotten into, guess I’m a hopeless romantic more than I realized… but just within one chapter of his new book I’m hooked and so excited to keep the pages turning!!! I dunno why, but whenever I read something new, especially from an author that I’m not used to, I always compare it to other things that I liked or disliked to see if I might continue… in the first chapter I have already thought of the National Treasure movie, all sorts of archaeological twist movies, as well as the good parts of the scary movie the 9th Gate. For all people who enjoy basic religious fiction, but are. . .

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Contemporary Christian Reads

Publisher: Author: Title:*Review pending (Amish Novels on the bottom of this post) Abingdon PressAriel Allisoneye of the godAvon InspireKristin BillerbeckThe Trophy Wives Club*Back to Life Linda WindsorWedding Bell Blues For Pete’s Sake* B&H James David JordanForsakenDouble Cross Rebeca Seitz – Sisters, Ink SeriesSisters, InkComing UngluedScrapping Plans Perfect Piece* Barbour BooksKaye Dacus – Brides of BonneterreStand-In GroomMenu for RomanceA Case for Love Bethany HouseDeeanne Gist & J. Mark BertrandBeguiled  Karen HancockThe Enclave* Kristen HeitzmannThe Edge of Recall Stephanie Grace WhitsonA Garden in ParisA Hilltop in Tuscany (sequel) Tom MorriseyPirate Hunter David C. CookChris CoppernollScreen Play  Harvest HouseCraig ParshallThe Rose Conspiracy Howard BooksDavis BunnGold of Kings Paul McCusker & Walt Larimore, M. D.Time Scene Investigators: The Gabon Virus Kregel Virginia SmithJust As I Am Sincerely, Mayla (sequel) Moody Travis ThrasherAdmission Multnomah Amy WallaceRansomed Dreams Jill Elizabeth Nelson – To Catch a Thief SeriesReluctant Burglar*Reluctant Runaway*Reluctant Smuggler Karen Ball – Family Honor SeriesShattered. . .

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Suspense and Adventure Reads

Publisher: Author: Title:*Review pending Abingdon PressAriel Allisoneye of the god B&HJames David JordanForsakenDouble Cross Bethany HouseDeeanne Gist & J. Mark BertrandBeguiled Karen HancockThe Enclave* Kristen HeitzmannThe Edge of Recall Tom MorriseyPirate Hunter Harvest HouseCraig ParshallThe Rose Conspiracy Howard BooksDavis BunnGold of Kings Paul McCusker & Walt Larimore, M. D.Time Scene Investigators: The Gabon Virus MultnomahAmy WallaceRansomed Dreams Jill Elizabeth Nelson – To Catch a Thief SeriesReluctant Burglar*Reluctant Runaway*Reluctant Smuggler Karen Ball – Family Honor SeriesShattered JusticeKaleidoscope EyesWhat Lies Within Melanie Wells – Day of Evil SeriesWhen the Day of Evil Comes*The Soul Hunter*My Soul to KeepRevell Melanie JeschkeJillian Dare Steeple Hill – Love Inspired SuspenseCamy TangDeadly Intent Lynnette EasonHoliday Illusion Virginia SmithBluegrass PerilA Taste of Murder* Thomas Nelson Matt Bronleewe – August Adams AdventuresIlluminatedHouse of Wolves Tyndale House C.J. DarlingtonThicker than Blood  DiAnn Mills – Call of Duty SeriesBreach of Trust Sworn to Protect*  Waterbrook PressPeggy Darty – Cozy Mystery SeriesWhen. . .

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Historical Fiction Reviews

Publisher: Author: Title: *Review pending (General Market Historical Fiction at the bottom of the page) Visit Christian Historical Fiction Abingdon Press Rita Gerlach Surrender the Wind Avon Inspire DiAnn Mills – Stand alone novel(s) Awaken My Heart Lori Copeland – Belles of Timber Creek Series Twice Loved Three Times Blessed One True Love Lyn Cote – Texas: Star of Destiny Series The Desires of Her Heart Her Inheritance Forever* Tracey Bateman – Westward Hearts Series Defiant Heart Distant Heart Dangerous Heart B&H T. L. Higley – Seven Wonders Series Shadow of Colossus City of the Dead Guardian of the Flame Barbour Books Amber Miller (Stockton)– Liberty’s Promise Promises Promises Quills and Promises Deceptive Promises Kathleen Y’Barbo – Fairweather Keys Beloved Castaway Beloved Captive Beloved Counterfeit Kelly Eileen Hake – Prairie Promises The Bride Bargain The Bride Backfire The Bride Blunder Mary Connealy – Lassoed in Texas Trilogy Petticoat Ranch Calico. . .

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