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Michael & Mitchell Webb on Beyond Tithes & Offerings: A closer look at traditional giving and its impact on Christian responsibility.

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Hidden in the shadows of monetary tithing, many Christians have lost sight of their calling to love one another.
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Elizabeth Antonucci on finding your voice after a lifetime of silence and using that voice to change your world

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The story of a woman who stared death in the face and made a conscious decision to live. After a fatal car accident, Elizabeth woke up in a hospital bed with a fractured neck, arm, shoulder, and other injuries. 
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Fyodor Bukowski on his inspiration: "My own plight + the sufferings of the exploited + forgotten sentient beings of this world."

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A trailer-park resident named Frank spies a picture of a stunning nineteen-year-old beauty in a catalog of Russian and Ukrainian women. Against the advice of Eddie, his schizophrenic best friend, he decides to write to her.
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L.G. O'Connor on becoming an author: I didn’t really decide, it just…happened.

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An engaged young woman agrees to spend two weeks with an ailing young CEO-in-training due to inherit his dead father’s conglomerate—if he can convince the board he’s healthy and going to marry.
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Author Beth Aldrich: "Nothing intimidates me. If I make a mistake, I try to learn from it and grow as a person."

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Pregnant Betsy Ryan is confronted with threatening pink notes from an anonymous person, forcing her to face fears from another attack that happened ten years ago.
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Russell Ricard on being an indie: Best - I make all the decisions; Hardest - I make all the decisions

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Sebastian Hart has dealt with a lifetime of goodbyes. And now, a year after his husband Frank’s death, the forty-year-old Broadway chorus boy still blames himself.
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Marilyn J. Bardsley on bucking the trend + writing from the wife's POV

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Charleston’s police chief asks his long-time friends in Savannah, former FBI profiler and former Atlanta medical examiner, to help him solve the bizarre murder of a wealthy woman.
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Anne Michaud on "Why They Stay: Sex Scandals, Deals, and Hidden Agendas of Nine Political Wives"

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This nonfiction book explores the reasoning and motivations of wives who stay after their politician-husbands cheat.
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Bill Adler Jr.: Working with a traditional publisher is like sending your kid to boarding school for four years. You trust that they’ll do well, but wouldn’t you rather raise your child yourself?

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No Time to Say Goodbye is a gripping novella about one man's desperate attempt to hold onto love and life no matter what happens, no matter where—or when—he is.
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Juri Pill on his book's inspiration: None of the bankers who caused the 2008 financial meltdown spent a single day in jail. That bothered me..."

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A well-to-do family becomes the target of a vicious serial killer during the week of the Lehman Brothers collapse in 2008.
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Joseph Ganci on GIDEON: THE SOUND AND THE GLORY

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Unsung heroes and murderous villains, hidden forever in ancient shadows, now leap to life - blazing onto the pages of revelation.
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Alexis Marie Chute on EXPECTING SUNSHINE: A Journey of Grief, Healing and Pregnancy After Loss

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EXPECTING SUNSHINE is the real-life story of a mother who set out to find herself after the death of her baby. When she discovered she was pregnant again, she realized she had not grieved for her son, Zachary, who died of a cardiac tumor moments after his birth.
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Steve Dimodica on his inspiration for ACCIDENTAL EVILS

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ACCIDENTAL EVILS is about Isabel Finley a college student, who is taking a trip to South America. Part of the vacation is a reward, and part of the journey is to do research for her senior thesis.
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Eric Haggman on THE APOLOGY: the motivation to make a great story has driven me to where I am

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Filmmaker Christian Lindstrom returns to Vietnam to shoot tourism commercials, only to confront the agony of his past and the power there of the Asian underworld to control political events—including the creation and the whitewashing of Japan’s history itself.
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Jay Harman on PLAINS TO THE PACIFIC: The source of my motivation comes from just one thing; sharing the story

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PLAINS TO THE PACIFIC is based on a life-story manuscript written by Robert Slothower, my great-grandfather. Robert’s story represents a challenging life met with great courage.
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Frank Adams talks about TUCKER'S EYES: Life Lessons From A One-Eyed Havanese

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The book is about Tucker, who experienced the loss of his lifetime companion and cousin, blindness, and cancer surgery but who emerged rejuvenated, his love of life and people greater than ever before.
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Colin Dodds on why people should read WATERSHED: "It’s a hopeful dystopia."

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WATERSHED is the story of a troubled, pregnant woman, and the two men—a snake dealer with a sideline in secret messages and a billionaire living under a false name—who compete for her affections, in near-future America.
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Marilyn J. Bardsley on THE AMERICAN SWEENEY TODD

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THE AMERICAN SWEENEY TODD is the fictionalized first-person journals of a real person, Dr. Frank Sweeney, a brilliant serial killer in mid-1930s Cleveland, Ohio.
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Blaine C. Readler on MOONSTROKE: All of my books are simply a recounting of actual events that haven’t happened yet.

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It’s been twelve years since a massive solar flare destroyed communications with the American base on the far side of the Moon, killing the platinum mining workers and leaving just three adults to raise thirty-seven orphans. Isolated, the base has carried on, and the orphans—now teenagers—have taken up the mining.