Author Archives: Vicki Hinze

About Vicki Hinze

USA Today Bestselling and Award-Winning Author of 40+ books, short stories/novellas and hundreds of articles. Published in as many as 63 countries and recognized by Who's Who in the World as an author and an educator. Featured Columnist for Social-IN Worldwide Network and Book Fun Magazine. Sponsor/Founder of ChristiansRead.com. FMI visit www.vickihinze.com.

United We Stand by Vicki Hinze

Let today be the day that Americans stand united for the Fallen and against violence and hatred in all its forms.   It begins with one.  One person.  One action.  One voice. Let it begin today with each of us. … Continue reading

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NORA’S REVIEW OF: American Omens

    American Omens By Travis Thrasher Published by: Multnomah Release Date: February 12, 2019 ISBN# 978-0735291785 352 Pages   https://amzn.to/2YlLM3p     TYPE OF BOOK:  Prophecy, Science Fiction, Mystery, Suspense, Drama, Futuristic, Christian Fiction   ABOUT THE BOOK:  This … Continue reading

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The Art of Forgiveness by Vicki Hinze

  We’ve all been wronged, and we’ve all wronged.  One would think that would make the art of forgiveness easier, and yet it is something most still resist.  We tend to remember every infraction against us, but to forget every … Continue reading

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Nora’s Review of… THE PRINTED LETTER BOOKSHOP by Katherine Reay

  The Printed Letter Book Shop By Katherine Reay Publisher:  Thomas Nelson – Harper Collins Release Date May 14, 2019 ISBN# 978-0785222002 336 Pages     REVIEW: All bookish people will love this story. It’s fun, intriguing, has a mystery and … Continue reading

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What a Birthday–243 Years by Yvonne Lehman

  What a Birthday! 243 years. (No, not mine!) our beloved country – America! Wonderful to celebrate in the back yard with family members, eating BBQ, hot dogs, corn on the cob, slaw, watermelon and topping it off with banana splits and … Continue reading

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INDEPENDENCE DAY! by Vicki Hinze

Independence Day By Vicki Hinze Independence Day is on the near horizon. On Monday, we’ll gather with family and friends and neighbors. We’ll picnic and grill. We’ll watch fireworks explode, maybe shoot off some ourselves, and celebrate the day off … Continue reading

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Nora’s Review of… BECOMING US by Robin Jones Gunn

    Becoming Us By Robin Jones Gunn (Book 1 – Haven Makers series) Publisher: Multnomah Release Date: May 7, 2019 ISBN# 978-0735290754 320 Pages Topics:  Friendship, Sisters, Domestic Life, Infertility, relationships,   About the Book:  From the author of … Continue reading

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The Ripple Spreads Wide

  Define lucky. I can’t speak for all, of course, but lucky is defined differently for different people in different situations. Sometimes luck is luck, and sometimes it is the result of some pretty intense effort—though, not necessarily on the exact … Continue reading

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Nora’s Review of WE HOPE FOR BETTER THINGS

  We Hope For Better Things By Erin Bartel Published by Revell Release Date: January 2019 ISBN#978-0800735661 400 Pages #CivilWar, 1960’s, Rascal conflict, historical fiction, Time/slip story Thought Provoking Historical   BOOK BLURB:When Detroit Free Press reporter Elizabeth Balsam meets James … Continue reading

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Nora’s Review of THE MEMORY HOUSE by Rachel Hauck

      The Memory House By Rachel Hauck Release Date: April 2, 2019 ISBN# 978-0785216643 384 Pages   #Suspense, #drama, #time-slip, #women’s issues   BOOK COVER: Embracing the future means remembering the past . . . When Beck Holiday lost … Continue reading

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Never Swap Horses in Midstream…unless it’s a Good Horse by Suzanne Woods Fisher

So many American folk sayings are attributed to Benjamin Franklin or Abraham Lincoln. “Never swap a horse in mid-stream” is credited to Honest Abe, though it’s actually from an old joke that made its rounds in the 1840s. Here’s how … Continue reading

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FEELING SMALL AND STANDING UP

When your inner lion is roaring, it’s easy to stand up for what you think is right. Something triggers you emotionally or physically or spiritually, and that lion bears its teeth and is ready to rumble. But when you are … Continue reading

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Walking the Bridge: Reading Across the Board by Vicki Hinze

Relatively often, I’m asked to read an early copy of a novel coming out, or a non-fiction book.  Some of these selections are written for the general market, some are written for the Christian, clean read, or Inspirational market. If my schedule … Continue reading

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The Power of Shame by Vicki Hinze

  Merriam-Webster defines shame like this: Shame.  (Noun.) “A painful emotion caused by consciousness of guilt, shortcoming or impropriety.  “The susceptibility to such emotion.” “A condition of humiliating disgrace or disrepute.” “Something that brings censure or reproach. Something to be regretted.” … Continue reading

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Seeking Truth: Practical Observations in Online Information Sharing by Vicki Hinze

I spend a lot of time researching all kinds of things.  Current events, systems, places, new technology, social mores, human behavior and activities.  All writers do. And, like with most things, exposure brings experience and enlightenment. The more you know about something, the … Continue reading

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