Saturday, September 11, 2010

FamilyFiction Weekly: Beverly Lewis, Brandilyn Collins and Narnia!

What you missed in FamilyFiction Weekly #001 (September 10, 2010)
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FamilyFiction Weekly #001 (September 10, 2010)

Spotlight: THE THORN by Beverly Lewis
Hailed as the "queen of Amish fiction" by USA Today, New York Times bestselling author Beverly Lewis debuts a riveting new Amish series with The Thorn: As two sisters find themselves on the fringes of their beloved Plain community, will they find the love and acceptance they long for? Click here for more!
Video: Brandilyn Collins: Seatbelt Suspense
Christian suspense writer Brandilyn Collins discusses her heart-stopping fiction: She shares how she got started, where she gets her ideas, and the power of story. "I love writing suspense and taking people along with me to very dramatic places." Deceit is in stores now. Over the Edge comes out spring 2011.
Narnia books get makeover
Christian Retailing reports that the original "Chronicles of Narnia" books will come out in several new editions to tie-in with this December's theatrical premiere of the third film, The Voyage of The Dawn Treader.
Link: Narnia: Read It Before You See It!
Christian films in the press
The mainstream media reports on the new wave of Christian films coming to theaters and DVD:
Films in Search of the Faithful (NYT)
Churches making films to attract souls (USA Today)
Does Hollywood Hate 'To Save a Life'? (FOXNews)

New from author Camy Tang: Someone wants dermatologist Rachel Grant's latest research, and they'll do anything to get it. She turns to Edward Villa, the only man she trusts. But the greenhouse owner knows too much about Rachel's research, and now he's a target, too... Read a free excerpt here!
An advance look C.J. Darlington's second novel, coming March 2011: One night a man's innocent blood changes Roxi and Abby forever. One searches for justice; the other finds herself on the run. Will the power of forgiveness set them free, or will they both remain bound by guilt? More info here!
New Releases: SEPTEMBER 2010
Here's a gallery of book covers for Christian fiction titles coming to booksellers in September -- including brand-new titles, reprints, and new editions.
Click here to see what's coming!
On the discussion board on our Facebook page: What authors and titles do you recommend for fans of speculative fiction, science fiction, or fantasy? Share your picks here -- and see what other readers suggest!


The Bridge of Peace by Cindy Woodsmall
The Doctor's Blessing by Patricia Davids
Love Finds You in Sugarcreek, Ohio by Serena Miller

The Bishop by Steven James
Fear No Evil by Robin Caroll
Missing Mabel by Nancy Mehl

Hope's Promise by Tammy Barley
Naomi and Her Daughters by Walter Wangerin Jr.
Still House Pond by Jan Watson

Angel Song by Sheila Walsh, Kathryn Cushman
Havah by Tosca Lee
Heading Home by John Robinson

The Cowboy's Sweetheart by Brenda Minton
Exposing Amber by Elizabeth Goddard
Homecoming Hero by Renee Ryan

Love, Charleston by Beth Webb Hart
Love Remains by Kaye Dacus
The Pirate Queen by Patricia Hickman

Dark Sons by Nikki Grimes
A Girl Named Mister by Nikki Grimes
Rendezvous by Melody Carlson

The Action Bible by Sergio Cariello
The Boy Who Changed the World by Andy Andrews
VeggieTales: Sweetpea Beauty

Like Dandelion Dust
To Save a Life
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