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INSPY Awards 2017 Shortlists



It continues to be an honor to be a part of the INSPYs Advisory Board and we are delighted to announce our 2017 Finalists!




We thank you so much for your continued support, especially in light of the 2017 changes as we strive to create a program that is considerate of the many wonderful novels written in this genre. 

Following multiple book deliveries plus multiple time zones, and juggling our respective schedules, the Inspy Awards Advisory Board is thrilled to (finally) announce the 2017 shortlist contenders. As each year does, another daunting task was placed before

Elizabeth Camden: The Writer & her Book (with giveaway)

ECamdenI’m chatting with the lovely Elizabeth Camden today about her childhood, Francine Rivers, and pearls! Be sure to enter the giveaway for your chance to win a copy of To the Farthest Shores via the Rafflecopter form below.

The Writer

What do you miss most about your childhood?

I can say it in one word: Ohio! I grew up in the rural American Midwest, but now live in the sunny tropics of Florida. I know that Ohio wasn’t perfect, but I remember it through a haze of nostalgic longing that is never far beneath the surface. The rustling of cornstalks, …

Author Alert: Laurie Tomlinson

Laurie Tomlinson


I’m delighted to introduce

Laurie Tomlinson

and her heartwarming contemporary romance

With No Reservations




Who is Laurie?

Laurie Tomlinson is a wife and mom from Tulsa, Oklahoma, who enjoys stories of grace in the beautiful mess. She is a member of the American Christian Fiction Writers and regular contributor to

In her own words…

Inspirational romance author, wife to a soccer playing engineer, mom to a blondie preschooler and chubby one-year-old, planner nerd, avid reader and writer, foodie, colored pen hoarder, SisterChuck, reformed know-it-all, singer, half marathoner, and sinner saved by a grace I’ll never …

Coming in Sept/Oct 2017 from Tyndale House

septOct 2017

I love the team at Tyndale House. They are committed to quality authors, captivating stories, and great cover art which you can see with their September/October 2017 releases.

I really like the simplicity of Randy’s cover with only splashes of read against the grey backdrop. The cover and title communicate a lot about the story and the synopsis is tantalising! Can’t wait for this story.

Allison Pittman is a real talent and it will be interesting to see where she takes this story based on the life of Martin Luther’s wife. As for the cover…well, I have mixed feelings. I

Just the Way You Are by Pepper Basham

Just the Way You AreSynopsis:~

Single mom, Eisley Barrett, prefers to keep romance housed within a centuries-old mystery, but when she travels to England to unearth the secret, an actor with a sordid past offers her heart a very different type of discovery.

Wes Harrison has a past he’s ashamed to confess. Suspicious and cynical, he’s managed to avoid romantic entanglements since a tragedy upended his career and life, that is until American Eisley Barrett comes along. Her authenticity and kindness upend his bitter assumptions and send his heart into unscripted territory.

When his past threatens to ruin a second chance at love, can

Eva Marie Everson: The Writer & her Book (with giveaway)

Eva Marie Everson

It’s a delight to learn more about Eva Marie Everson and her latest novel as she talks Christmas, strawberries, and her character, Carlton. Be sure to enter the giveaway below!

The Writer

Please describe yourself in three words (ask your best friend or family if you are struggling!)

I had to ask my daughter. (My husband couldn’t answer me without laughing!) She said: strong, courageous, dramatic.

What’s your favorite season, and why?

Christmas (if we can call Christmas a season). Everyone is joyous. Shops are filled with gaiety and little pretties and the scent of pine and cinnamon. Churches are …