New Releases: July 2013

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More in-depth descriptions of these books can be found on the ACFW Fiction Finder website. Children’s Books: The Blessings Jar: A Story About Being Thankful by Colleen Coble Alexa Grace is having a bad day, but then Grandma arrives with something special for “Grandma’s Little Punky Grace”-an Ebenezer jar that she thinks is very peculiar. Grandma explains that an Ebenezer …

Going Through A Phase

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by Cynthia Ruchti “This is driving me crazy! I’ll never get the hang of it!” Two months later: “What did I ever do without it?” We’ve seen the pattern before. From open fire to fireplace to cast iron stove to gas stove to electric range to glass-top range and microwaves and convection ovens. From barefoot to bareback to open wagons …

Inspired to Write by Grandma

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by B.J. Young On my tenth birthday, my grandmother gave me a gift I still hold in my hands, fifty years later. She gave me my first book. The rose colored cover is now tattered and discolored. The title, Heidi, is barely legible. The old gift is worth $8.99 on E-bay, it’s priceless to me. For a little girl who …

Historical Markers

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By Donna Schlachter There we were, hurtling down the road at about seventy-five miles an hour at ten o’clock at night, when I uttered those words my husband has come to dread: “Oh, look, a historical marker one mile ahead on the right.” He sighed and nodded. We paced off the mile and watched for the next sign. He slowed …

Formatting a Manuscript

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by Jill Williamson When I started writing, I didn’t know anything about how to properly format a manuscript. I gathered this information over the years from books and lectures and online and eventually figured it all out. But I’m a visual learner, and I had always wished that someone could have simply shown me how to do these things. A …

Book Review: “Wolfsbane”

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Title: Wolfsbane (Discarded Heroes, Book 3) Author: Ronie Kendig Publisher: Barbour Books Date: July 2011 ISBN: 978-1602607842 Genre: Romantic Suspense Reviewed by: Patricia Woodside A secret mission gone bad leaves Corp of Engineers demolitions expert Danielle Roark captured, beaten, and raped. After she finally escapes and is rescued, Danielle, also a U.S. senator’s daughter, must defend herself against charges of …