A Flabbergasted Winner

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Flabbergasted, Surprised and Astonished Have you ever been totally astonished? Even flabbergasted? (That’s one of those words that just sounds exactly like what it means. Love those kinds of words.) But back to being flabbergasted. I was last Wednesday when my book, Love Comes Home, won the Selah Book of the Year Award.  My books have been in the running …

Roses are Red Giveaway

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I sent out a newsletter this week with a late Valentine giveaway. You know some people are always a day late and a dollar short. But it’s never too late for chocolate and Valentine hugs. Okay, so I don’t have any chocolate to give you. If I did, I’d eat it myself. But I’d think about you while I was …

Mystery Picture Giveaway Fun

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Are you ready for a new giveaway? I’ve got books that want a new home. The prize is an autographed copy of Karen Kingsbury’s The Chance and the winner’s choice of one of my books shown in the photo below. And you can have my autograph too. Mine is sort of plain compared to Karen’s interesting autograph. She must have …

Love Comes Home – Friends, Family and Fun

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             “I’m late, I’m late for a very important date!”  That’s what I am with this blog post – late like the white rabbit in Alice in Wonderland. But this weekend was a time when I was rushing around like that white rabbit trying to do everything and then some. That’s when I should listen …

Homecoming from a Kid’s View and ’56 Chevys

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The stories are still coming in about homecomings. Several great ones in the comments on Sunday’s post about when the soldiers come home. Carissa’s story had me tearing up since she told her soldier homecoming story from a five-year-old’s point of view. Here it is again in case you are one of those folks who don’t read comments and an …

When the Soldiers Come Home

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Photo Credit: “Burst of Joy” is a Pulitzer Prize-winning photograph by Associated Press photographer Slava “Sal” Veder, taken on March 17, 1973 at Travis Air Force Base in California In Love Comes Home, my new Rosey Corner book, the story starts with the surrender of Japan and everybody celebrating the news that the war is over and the “boys are …

Tell Me a Story

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When I have a book celebration giveaway the way I am now for my July release Love Comes Home (it will be sneaking in stores very soon), I sometimes ask readers and friends to share a story with me when they send in their entries. It’s not necessary to enter, but it’s fun. This time I asked for Homecoming or …

Celebrating Love Comes Home with Giveaways

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It’s always so much fun to celebrate a new release with a giveaway contest because I get to hear from so many of my reading friends – you. Thank all of you who have entered already, but here are the details for those of you who haven’t seen my newsletter. If you want to be on my e-mail list and among …

Countdown to Rosey Corner #3

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Are you ready to go back to Rosey Corner and see what’s going on with the Merritt sisters? I hope so because my new Rosey Corner book, Love Comes Home, will be releasing soon. (Available for pre-sale now on Amazon and other sites.)  In fact, reviews are already popping up. The first one right off the bat was a nice one …