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Book Sales!!!!!

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It’s that time of year again! The time for buying presents, making wish lists, and planning New Year’s Resolutions if you do that kind of thing. If any of that involve books (which would be really smart;) of you) for you, Indie Christian Bookshas a perfect event for you. From Nov 24th through Nov 30th, a humongous selection of independently published Christian books will be on sale. You can find discounted paperbacks, dozens of books offered with free shipping$0.99 ebookspackage deals and more.  If your budget is depleted from Christmas shopping, we have some freebies for you! Need even more of a reason to support indie authors and fill your shelf with good stories? When you purchase a paperback book through indiechristianbooks.com you’ll be eligible to enter an exclusive giveaway including free books and an Amazon gift card! How cool is that? You can also meet our very cool authors by visiting the Author Database on the before mentioned website. Want to get to know the authors be…

Indie Christian Authors Black Friday Sale! Book Review!

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Genre: Historical Fiction.

My Rating: 5 Stars. A Different Kind Of Courage is my favorite book set during the American Revolution book.

Recommendation: Anyone. Especially if you like history fiction books.

My favorite character/s: William Landor, he has just returned from England with a pile of secrets which keeps growing. He is torn when he has to choose between his father Britain, or his
friends, the patriot's cause, and the patriot indentured servant girl that he is starting to care for more then he should.

My Verse for William is Romans 8:28
And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.

Indie Christian Authors Black Friday Sale! Author interview and Book review!!!

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Author of Counted Worthy 


What gave you the idea to write Counted Worthy?

I was playing a game with myself, taking phrases from Bible verses and pretending they were story titles.Counted Worthyfrom from Acts 5:41 captured my imagination, so I wrote a short story around the title. When my friends read the short story, they insisted the story needed to be longer. That short story turned into chapter one of the novel.

What was the hardest part of writing Counted Worthy?

The editing! The rough draft fell into place relatively quickly, but there was a lot of work to do afterwords. I cut up to 10,000 words at a time and rewrote whole sections of the book to make everything cohesive and interesting.

Where is your favorite place to write? And would you be willing to share a picture of your favorite place to write?
These days my favorite place to write is a local coffee shop (see attached pictures), butCounted Worthywas written almost exclusively at my desk in my bedroom.




What helps you to write?
T…

Book review: of The Green Ember by S. D Smith.

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About: Heather and Picket are extraordinary rabbits with ordinary lives until calamitous events overtake them, spilling them into a cauldron of misadventures. They discover that their own story is bound up in the tumult threatening to overwhelm the wider world.
Kings fall and kingdoms totter. Tyrants ascend and terrors threaten. Betrayal beckons, and loyalty is a broken road with peril around every bend.
Where will Heather and Picket land? How will they make their stand?

Genre: Fantasy

My Rating: 5 Stars.

Recommendation: 10 and up by them selves, or anyone who likes Peter Rabbit, Narina, Redwall, or Fantasy. It would be a great family read aloud.

I love the story line of the Green Ember, the cover is really cute, S. D Smith did a great job on the Green Ember, it is one of my favorite fantasy books. I like the Green Ember more then Redwall.
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What do you get when you mix two parents who grew up in the city, six kids who have always lived in the country, and add homeschooling? You get a whole lot of laughter! Homeschool graduate and author Sarah Holman shares stories about her family that range from thought-provoking to side-splitting. She shares both hilarious mistakes and heartbreaking moments in her family. In this collection of stories, she endeavors capture some of the answers to the questions people have often asked her about growing up in a conservative homeschool family as well as some of the wisdom she has gleaned along the way. Sarah invites you to open up this scrapbook of memories. She hopes that you come away encouraged, inspired…and laughing. Sarah Holman is a not so typical mid-twenties girl: A homeschool graduate, sister to six awesome siblings. If there is anything adventuresome about her life, it is because she serves a God with a destiny bigger than anything she could have imagined. You can find out more ab…

Book spotlight

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Christmas time is almost here! Okay, so not really, for my family on Christmas day we celebrate with extended family. My immediate family and I celebrate on January 6th but that doesn't mean we can't start celebrating early, right? So today, we're celebrating the release of not one or two, but eight new Christmas books!!! All written by Rebekah A. Morris. I am spotlighting two of her books today and you will find out more about the others as you follow the tour.
About the Books Home for Christmas
Feeling that life is unfair when her father is killed in the front lines of France and she has to live with her relatives on a western farm, twelve-year-old Susanna Stanson runs away to the city. She decides that all will be well when she reaches her old home, but a severe snowstorm interrupts her trip. Christmas Smiles
This was Lana’s second Christmas without her parents, who had died in an accident, and she was sure it would bering nothing but tears, because she and her aunt c…

Vintage Jane Austen Interview

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Today I would like you to meet Sarah Holman.
Author of Emmeline (Emma): The talk of stock market crashes and depression isn’t going to keep Emmeline Wellington down. Born to wealth and privilege, Emmeline wants nothing more than to help her new friend, Catarina, find a husband. Emmeline sets her sights on one of the town’s most eligible bachelors, but nothing seems to go right. Even her friend and neighbor Fredrick Knight seems to question her at every turn.

What is your favorite Jane Austen book? Well, I have to be honest here and say that I have only read three of her books. I love the wit and emotion of Pride and Prejudice, perhaps because I see myself in Lizzy so much. I too can be quick to make judgments about people and then have to swallow those ideas later. Besides, there are a few things in there that feel a lot like my life.
When did you first read Jane Austen's books? I think I was eighteen? Right after I watched the movie for the first time and then went out and got the b…

Book review: Second Impressions A Collection of Fiction Inspired by Jane Austen

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What would it be like to see Elizabeth Bennet in 1930’s clothes? What if Emma Woodhouse was the daughter of a car dealership owner? What if Marianne Dashwood was seeking to become a movie star in the golden age of film?The Vintage Jane Austen seriesexplores the world of Jane Austen, set in 1930’s America. Five authors took on Jane Austen’s five most popular novels and retold them set in the depression era, remaining faithful to the original plots. As an extra bonus to the series, there is a collection of short stories that were inspired by Jane Austen. Which of these books do you most want to read?

Genre: Fiction

My Rating: 4 Stars.

Recommendation: Anyone who likes a story set in space, or a fictional country, or just a sweet romance.

Second Impressions: Jane Austen's stories have inspired writers for generations...in this collection they inspire fiction across the genres! From the English Regency to the American 1950s, in Houston or a space freighter, fairytale land or a retirement…