Winner of Christmas Eve Book Draw

Here we are — drum roll, please — the announcement of our Christmas Eve draw for a copy of Jody Hedlund’s new book, REBELLIOUS HEART. When we counted the number of comments and eliminated Jody’s and mine, there were fourteen, and the Random Number Generator chose #10: DARLENE FOSTER Congratulations, Darlene! I’m sure you’ll enjoy the book.Continue reading “Winner of Christmas Eve Book Draw”

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Book Review & Giveaway: REBELLIOUS HEART by Jody Hedlund

When I first encountered Jody Hedlund back in mid-2009, she was a new blogger seeking representation and publication for her writing. She often used examples from PILGRIM’S PROGRESS in her posts, and admitted a passion for John Bunyan. So it was no surprise when her first published novel was a story loosely based on theContinue reading “Book Review & Giveaway: REBELLIOUS HEART by Jody Hedlund”

BOOK REVIEW: A NOBLE GROOM by Jody Hedlund

For someone who never used to read Christian fiction, I keep surprising myself by finding an increasing number of Christian novelists on my list of favourite authors. Jody Hedlund topped the list after the release of her debut novel, THE PREACHER’S BRIDE in 2010. Each year since then I have waited impatiently for, and eagerlyContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: A NOBLE GROOM by Jody Hedlund”

Secrets and a giveaway from author Jody Hedlund

. Today I’m sharing in the excitement of author Jody Hedlund’s newest release, UNENDING DEVOTION. Publisher’s Weekly calls it “a meaty tale of life amid the debauchery of the lumber camps of 1880s Michigan . . . exciting and unpredictable to the very end.” This is stop #2 on Jody’s blog tour sharing fun secretsContinue reading “Secrets and a giveaway from author Jody Hedlund”

Book Giveaway Reminder (and Winner!)

It’s Tuesday! That means tonight’s midnight draw deadline is fast approaching. If you missed Friday’s interview with author Jody Hedlund, this is your opportunity to check it out and leave a comment to be eligible to win a free copy of her newest release, The Doctor’s Lady. Jody’s historical romances are getting great reviews —Continue reading “Book Giveaway Reminder (and Winner!)”

Book Giveaway and Author Interview: Jody Hedlund

. I’m in two places at once today. You’ll also find me posting about sources of power on The Pastor’s Wife Speaks blog. After enjoying today’s interview with Jody Hedlund (and leaving a comment to be eligible for a free copy of her new book) perhaps you’ll click over and join me there. ~ I’mContinue reading “Book Giveaway and Author Interview: Jody Hedlund”

Roaming Bookstores and Seashores

. Roaming a bookstore is something akin to roaming the seashore for me. There is exhilaration and discovery, the heady smell that is unique to the location. My daughter loves to do both, too, as her blog post and Flickr pictures yesterday attest. Her enthusiasm for acquiring books reminded me of my recent visit toContinue reading “Roaming Bookstores and Seashores”

Beautiful Blog or Blogger Award

Receiving an award is always an honour. There have been a number of awards circulating the blogosphere during the past year, each suggesting the recipient’s blog has been providing value to its readership. Joylene Butler surprised me with the “Beautiful Blogger Award” last week. I was honoured by this award but I admit to aContinue reading “Beautiful Blog or Blogger Award”