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New Release–A GRAND TETON SLEIGH RIDE by Elizabeth Goddard and Lynette Sowell

I’m pleased to announce a new release by two Christians Read authors–Elizabeth Goddard (that’s me!) and Lynette Sowell. Lynette and I have been talking about writing a story set in Jackson Hole for years and finally got something submitted last … Continue reading

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What’s My Line?

   My husband and I play a game sometimes when we’re watching a movie we’ve never seen before. I was the one to start initiating this little game. At first, he told me, “Stop it, Honey. That’s not funny. Hush.” … Continue reading

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Sharing Our Stories by Lynette Sowell

We made a very important and momentous trip a little more than one week ago. No fanfare and media frenzy, unlike what happened outside a London hospital not long before. Just a simple trip, three ladies in a bright-red extended-cab … Continue reading

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The Future’s So Bright…I’ve Gotta Read a Book

Happy first day of summer! I don’t know about where you live, but it’s already felt like summer for quite a while here in Texas. Sunny. Bright. Hot. People are sharing photos of their vacation trips to the lake, beach, … Continue reading

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A Double Standard?

I hesitated to write this, but I thought I’d think alound and ask the question. I think it’s safe to say that for many readers, books aren’t their only form of entertainment. The realm of what we call inspirational or … Continue reading

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Read, read, and listen

I’m going to tag along with Elizabeth’s post, because her venture homeschooling and reading with her children reminded me of when my two were very young. Some of the best memories I have of my children growing up involve our … Continue reading

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A “Perfect” Book

I’m going to piggyback my post with Beth’s from yesterday. The ACFW awards gala was amazing. It was a special evening to recognize winners in published and  published fiction. The air felt weighty with anticipation: whose work will win the … Continue reading

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What’s in a word?

I love pizza. I love Saturday morning breakfast. I love the full moon. I love swimming at twilight. I love my cat. I love my husband. I love hearing the still small Voice. One word and so many different meanings. … Continue reading

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CHRISTIANS READ MEGA CONTEST AT THE BOOK CLUB NETWORK

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT Christians Read has teamed up with The Book Club Network for a special contest.  Details follow! June 19-21 Enter the contest atThe Book Club Network HERE. Contest runs for the month of June.  Be sure to enter–otherwise, you … Continue reading

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Reinventing Tradition by Lynette Sowell

I had something pithy and profound to share, but in my early Black Friday haze, it’s forgotten. One thing that I’ve been thinking about during this season of Thanks-giving is how our traditions have morphed over the years into something … Continue reading

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A Day For Stories And Heroes by Lynette Sowell

.“Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.” ~ John 15:13 Today is Veterans Day in the U.S., and it seems fitting to me that we salute our military veterans. Last Saturday, I had … Continue reading

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A Real Keeper by Lynette Sowell

The book of Ecclesiastes says: “Of making many books there is no end, and much study wearies the body.” (Ecc. 12:12b) Isn’t that the truth? I mean, yes, it’s the Truth, but just go to Barnes & Noble or your … Continue reading

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And We’re Off… by Lynette Sowell

Few things draw us into story world like a great opening. During the time before printed books were easy to purchase, before we downloaded books with the click of a button, families and groups would gather around the fire and … Continue reading

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What A Character… by Lynette Sowell

First, thank you, Vicki (and your cyber-elf), for setting up Christians Read. I’m excited to be part of a forum where we can talk books, books, and books. But what’s a book without characters that don’t follow us from the … Continue reading

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