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Category Archives: Books

New Releases: June 2013

More in-depth descriptions of these books can be found on the ACFW Fiction Finder website. Romance Releases: A Bride for All Seasons by Robin Lee Hatcher, Margaret Brownley, Debra Clopton, and Mary Connealy — 1800s mail-order bride catalogs facilitated many … Continue reading

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ACFW New Releases: May 2013

More in-depth descriptions of these books can be found on the ACFW Fiction Finder website. Follow the Heart by Kaye Dacus — An American woman is sent to England to marry wealth, but finds herself torn between the poor man … Continue reading

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Engaging Events

by Suzanne Kuhn Every time you you have an event, whether it is a book signing, a meet and greet, a launch party, or speaking with a book club, you are representing yourself as the flagship of your brand. How … Continue reading

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Managing Bookstore Signings

by Jordyn Redwood As many as there are books, there are just as many opinions as to whether or not authors should do bookstore signings. This was one of the things I was relatively surprised to learn on my publishing … Continue reading

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ACFW New Releases: April 2013

More in-depth descriptions of these books can be found on the ACFW Fiction Finder website. Diamond in the Rough by Jennifer AlLee and Lisa Karon Richardson — Grant Diamond is a professional gambler on the run from his past. When … Continue reading

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How Should an Author Engage with Bookstores?

by Suzanne Kuhn (SuzyQ) I write a bi-monthly column entitled Engage+Relate for CBA’s magazine Retailers+Resources. I encourage bookstores to connect with both their customers and their local communities. Likewise, authors need to engage and relate with bookstores. Browsing in a … Continue reading

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New Releases: March 2013

More in-depth descriptions of these books can be found on the ACFW Fiction Finder website. Catching Her Heart by Carolyne Aarsen — When they fell in love that summer, Jess Schroder never knew the secret Naomi Deacon carried away with … Continue reading

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Cover Matters

by Robin Lee Hatcher It’s a bold new world for writers. No doubt about that. Not all that long ago, there was a traditional path to publishing that the vast majority of novelists followed. The digital age has changed things … Continue reading

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New Releases: February 2013

More in-depth descriptions of these books can be found on the ACFW Fiction Finder website. Angelguard by Ian Acheson — In a war that transcends time … A new offensive is launched … Hidden dark forces are advancing … Heaven’s … Continue reading

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ACFW New Releases: January 2013

More in-depth descriptions of these books can be found on the ACFW Fiction Finder website. Mind of Her Own by Diana Lesire Brandmeyer — Who knew making dinner could change your life? (Contemporary Women’s Fiction from Tyndale House). Waiting for … Continue reading

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Whose Fault Is It If Your Book Doesn’t Sell in 2013?

by Greg Johnson WordServe Literary Group After representing a couple of thousand books, I’ve seen average books go through the roof, and great books struggle to find readers. I won’t name names or titles, but we’ve all scratched our heads … Continue reading

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ACFW New Releases: December 2012

More in-depth descriptions of these books can be found on the ACFW Fiction Finder website. A Wedding Date in Hot Springs, Arkansas by Annalisa Daughety — Violet and Jackson both need dates to special events, so they hire a matchmaker … Continue reading

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Book Review: You Don’t Know Me

Title: You Don’t Know Me Author: Susan May Warren Publisher: Tyndale House Date: September 2012 ISBN: 978-1414334844 Genre: Romantic Suspense Reviewed by: Holly Wolfe Grab your favorite quilt and a cup of Wild Moose Mocha and snuggle in for another … Continue reading

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ACFW New Releases: November 2012

More in-depth descriptions of these books can be found on the ACFW Fiction Finder website. A Wild Goose Chase Christmas by Jennifer AlLee — An heirloom quilt, secret messages, a hyper dog, and a possible treasure make for an unforgettable … Continue reading

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ACFW New Releases: October 2012

More in-depth descriptions of these books can be found on the ACFW Fiction Finder website. Garters for Lace by Brandi Boddie — Civil War veteran and preacher Rowe Winford arrives in town intent on leaving the tragic memories of his … Continue reading

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