Lynette Eason: Fast Favourites (with giveaway) The Lacemaker by Laura Frantz Book recommendations ~ how to spend your Christmas book money! Jaime Jo Wright: The Writer & her Book (with giveaway)

FIRST Day Blog Tour of Sushi for One? by Camy Tang

It is September 1st, time for the FIRST Day Blog Tour! (Join our alliance! Click the button!) The FIRST day of every month we will feature an author and his/her latest book’s FIRST chapter!

This month’s feature author is:

and her book:

Sushi for One?

(Zondervan, September 1, 2007)

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

Camy Tang is a member of FIRST and is a loud Asian chick who writes loud Asian chick-lit. She grew up in Hawaii, but now lives in San Jose, California, with her engineer husband and rambunctious poi-dog. In a previous life she was a biologist

Just Beyond the Clouds Giveaway ~ US and Canadian readers only

I have a copy of Karen Kingsbury’s, Just Beyond the Clouds which releases in September, to give away!

Recently, I have found her series’ books to a be a little repetitive so I am pleased to say this latest release is fabulous. It is a moving and compassionate story which I recommend highly. I can’t say more than that yet as my review will be first published at TitleTrakk but you will see it here shortly after that.

Here is a preview from the publisher, Center Street:~

n unforgettable story of two brothers and the only woman whose

Interview with John Aubrey Anderson

John Aubrey Anderson has fast become one of my favourite (or favorite!) people. One, because of his wonderful writing and two, his kindness, an adroit sense of humour (or humor!) and dedication to his faith. His answer to my vegemite question has only added to the esteem in which I hold him ~ see below!!

John generously gave up some of his valuable time to share some of those things with us! Here are John’s thoughts:~

ON WRITING…

Please share some of your writing/publishing journey with us.

First, let me give your visitors three words to remember as they read

If you were wondering….


which cover Bethany House chose in their recent survey for Danny Gospel by David Athey….here it is!!!

If I remember correctly that was my pick too :)

CFBA Blog Tour of The Dead Whisper On by T L Hines

This week, the

Christian Fiction Blog Alliance

is introducing

THE DEAD WHISPER ON
(Bethany House July 1, 2007)

by

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

Tony is the author of the acclaimed Waking Lazarus. He has been an advertising agency owner/principal, a trade amgazine editor, and now a novelist.

He has been a professional writer for more than 15 years with articles appearing in publications as varied as Log Homes, Conservative Theological Journal, and Travel & Leisure. He is also Creative Director at Montana’s largest advertising agency.

His long list of past odd jobs includes trimming Christmas trees, sorting …

Sushi for One? by Camy Tang

Now Camy’s debut novel has released I am re-posting my review of some months ago!

When your grandmother believes her immortality is dependant on you marrying and bearing children, matchmaking moves into a whole other stratosphere!

Lex Sakai finds herself at the mercy of her scheming grandmother when she becomes the OSFC (Oldest Single Female Cousin!) in the predominantly Buddhist, Japanese-American Sakai family. Lex has already caused waves by becoming a Christian and her love of coaching and playing volleyball doesn’t exactly fit with her grandmother’s expectations of appropriate womanly behaviour! Suddenly, her whole family is parading around with single