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March 2004

On FaithfulReader.com

Easter Greetings....
FaithfulReader.com Talks To: John Eldredge, Adrian Plass and Craig Parshall
Faithful Fiction
Author Talks: Dr. Tim LaHaye, co-Author of GLORIOUS APPEARING and Cynthia Woolever/ Deborah Bruce, Authors of BEYOND THE ORDINARY: Ten Strengths of U.S. Congregations
Marriage and Family Life Titles
Christian Living
Liz Curtis Higgs Answers the Faithful Fiteen
Our Monthly Poll
FaithfulReader Question of the Month
Word of Mouth: Tell Us What You're Reading: Win THE SECOND TOUCH by Bodie and Brock Thoene
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Easter Greetings....
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It takes a month from the time we first assign reviews for FaithfulReader.com till the time we hit send on this newsletter. During the month the content builds, the features grow and the replies to our interview questions come in. Each month it's like building a new house.

Going through our lineup tonight I am happy to be sharing it with you. For me the site looks great when there is a real mix of interesting authors and terrific books. I think we achieved that this month. Let me know what you think! Drop me a note at Carol@faithfulreader.com.

We have lots more to read on FaithfulReader.com beyond what you are seeing in this newsletter. Our lineup includes a roundup of Easter titles, excerpts from some books you'll want to explore and biographical information about many of the foremost Christian authors.

Our Daily Devotional title is 101 MOST POWERFUL VERSES IN THE BIBLE. You may want to bookmark the link below to enjoy this feature throughout the month.

May we ask you to do something for us? Reach out and share this newsletter with friends who you know appreciate Christian reading. You can forward it easily with the link at the bottom of this page. We would like to spread the word about this website to others and can think of no better way than to start with your friends and colleagues. Thank you in advance.

We want to hear from you in features like Word of Mouth, Poll and Question. This website is as much your forum as it is ours!

As always, if you have ideas on how FaithfulReader.com can be even more exciting for readers, please drop me a line at the address below.

Since Easter will fall before our next update I wish you and your families a meaningful holiday season where you take time to reflect on your faith and your relationship with God.

Carol Fitzgerald (Carol@faithfulreader.com)
Read our Daily Devotional feature here.

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FaithfulReader.com Talks To: John Eldredge, Adrian Plass and Craig Parshall
http://www.faithfulreader.com/index.asp#talks%20to
JOHN ELDREDGE --- FaithfulReader.com's Marcia Ford (with some questions contributed by James Watson, a FaithfulReader.com reader) interviewed John Eldredge, author of WILD AT HEART. Eldredge talks about the controversy that surrounds this bestselling book and also delves into how this book is being used by churches and study groups. He also shares information about his next three books, which will take his writing in some new directions.

ADRIAN PLASS --- In this interview with FaithfulReader.com's Marcia Ford, Adrian Plass, author of GHOSTS and THE HEART OF THE FAMILY, talks about his inspiration, his "orthodox" Christianity, "pushing the envelope" in his work and the writing that he likes best.

CRAIG PARSHALL --- FaithfulReader.com's Maggie Harding interviewed Craig Parshall, author of the Chambers of Justice series. Parshall talks about his inspiration for the series as well as how he conducts his research and his plans for future work.
Our "FaithfulReader Talks To" interviews may be found here.

http://www.faithfulreader.com/reviews/0764227378.asp http://www.faithfulreader.com/reviews/0842332359.asp http://www.faithfulreader.com/reviews/0142003794.asp
Faithful Fiction
GLORIOUS APPEARING: The End of Days (Left Behind #12) by Tim F. Lahaye and Jerry B. Jenkins (Fiction)
Reviewed by Carol Fitzgerald
Thousands of years of human history stained by strife, death and sin come to an end when the King of Glory returns to earth. The conclusion of the seven years of Tribulation covered by the Left Behind series portrays the return of Jesus Christ to earth in both glory and judgment. Excerpt available.

HADASSAH: One Night with the King by Tommy Tenney, with Mark Andrew Olsen (Fiction)
Reviewed by Bethanne Kelly Patrick
Bestselling author Tommy Tenney takes readers to ancient Persia (now known as Iraq) in this gripping drama of a simple peasant girl chosen over many more qualified candidates to become Esther, Queen of Persia. Excerpt available.

GHOSTS: The Story of a Reunion by Adrian Plass (Contemporary Fiction)
Reviewed by Marcia Ford
The strangest things happen when friends are reunited after twenty years apart in this new novel by the bestselling author of the Sacred Diary series. Excerpt available.

SASSY CINDERELLA AND THE VALIANT VIGILANTE by Sharon Dunn (Mystery)
Reviewed by Bethanne Kelly Patrick
Ruby Taylor's new mystery comes complete with a frozen corpse, midnight intruders and an unexpected rescue by lab mice. She's in for a crash course on deadly university politics as well as important lessons on being a genuine Christian.

DEAREST DOROTHY, ARE WE THERE YET? Welcome to Partonville, Book One by Charlene Ann Baumbich (Contemporary Fiction)
Reviewed by Cindy Crosby
Charming characters and the nostalgia of small-town life make this first installment in the Dorothy series a delightful read, as Charlene Ann Baumbich introduces readers to 87-years-young Dorothy Jean Wetstra.

DEAREST DOROTHY, SLOW DOWN, YOU'RE WEARING US OUT! Welcome to Partonville, Book Two by Charlene Ann Baumbich (Contemporary Fiction)
Reviewed by Cindy Crosby
This enjoyable sequel to DEAREST DOROTHY, ARE WE THERE YET? continues the high-spirited hijinks of Dorothy and her friends in the small town of Partonville, Illinois.

THE THINGS I KNOW BEST: A Novel by Lynne Hinton (Fiction)
Reviewed by Bethanne Kelly Patrick
The townsfolk in Pleasant Cross, North Carolina are suspicious of the three generations of Ivy women. Each Ivy woman has been blessed with the gift of Knowing. When Rev. Renfrow and his son Sterling come to town, a tragic secret is uncovered and the Ivy women learn the true meaning of kinship and hope.

THE RESURRECTION FILE, CUSTODY OF THE STATE, THE ACCUSED and MISSING WITNESS by Craig Parshall (Thriller)
Reviewed by Maggie Harding
Craig Parshall has written a series of legal thrillers featuring attorney Will Chambers. In the first book Chambers, a former ACLU member is an agnostic who is struggling with alcoholism and the tragic loss of his wife. As the series progresses Parshall embraces his faith --- and moves on with his life. Reviewer Maggie Harding takes a look at the first four books in the Chambers of Justice series --- THE RESURRECTION FILE, CUSTODY OF THE STATE, THE ACCUSED and MISSING WITNESS.
Our Faithful Fiction books may be found here.

http://www.faithfulreader.com/authors/au-lahaye-tim.asp#talk0403 http://www.faithfulreader.com/authors/au-woolever-bruce.asp
Author Talks: Dr. Tim LaHaye, co-Author of GLORIOUS APPEARING and Cynthia Woolever/ Deborah Bruce, Authors of BEYOND THE ORDINARY: Ten Strengths of U.S. Congregations
http://www.faithfulreader.com/index.asp#author_talk
Chris Fabry, host of the radio program "First Edition," interviews author Dr. Tim LaHaye about the Left Behind series. Dr. Tim LaHaye is a noted author, minister and nationally recognized speaker on Bible prophecy. He's the founder of both Tim LaHaye Ministries and the Pre-Trib Research Center. He conceived the idea of fictionalizing an account of the Rapture and the Tribulation almost 20 years ago, and that idea culminates now in the 12th book in the series, THE GLORIOUS APPEARING, which he authored with Jerry B. Jenkins. Since 1995, millions of people have been captivated by these books, which Dr. La Haye discusses in depth here.

Chris Fabry, host of the radio program "First Edition," interviews authors Cynthia Woolever and Deborah Bruce about their latest book BEYOND THE ORDINARY: Ten Strengths of U.S. Congregations, which will help congregations recognize the factors that make them unique, discover their strengths, identify areas where change is needed and determine how to implement these changes.
Read our interviews here.

Marriage and Family Life Titles
http://www.faithfulreader.com/index.asp#marriage_family
THE HEART OF THE FAMILY by Adrian Plass (Christian Living/Family Life)
Popular speaker and bestselling author Adrian Plass takes a funny, poignant and moving look at the nature of family life. The heart of the family is love, and at the heart of love you will find God. Reviewed by Evelyn Bence.

I, ISAAC, TAKE THEE, REBEKAH: Moving From Romance to Lasting Love by Ravi Zacharias (Christian Living/Relationships)
Bible scholar and renowned speaker Ravi Zacharias draws five points critical to the long-lasting success of every marriage from the biblical story of Isaac and Rebekah's union. Reviewed by Sean Fowlds.
Our Marriage and Family Life books may be found here.

http://www.faithfulreader.com/reviews/159145042X.asp http://www.faithfulreader.com/reviews/038550988X.asp http://www.faithfulreader.com/reviews/0787963992.asp
Christian Living
http://www.faithfulreader.com/index.asp#christian_living
IT'S NOT ABOUT ME: Rescue from the Life We Thought Would Make Us Happy by Max Lucado (Inspirational/Self-Help)
Max Lucado wants you to get your mind off yourself ... and onto God. The God-centered life works. And, according to Lucado, it "rescues us from a life that doesn't." Reviewed by Cindy Crosby.

MEMOIR OF A MISFIT: Finding My Place in the Family of God by Marcia Ford (Memoir)
In this funny, fresh and frank memoir, Marcia Ford chronicles her spiritual journey as a self-proclaimed misfit, telling the engaging story of one woman's efforts to fit into both society and the Christian church. Reviewed by Diana Keough.

A TRAVEL GUIDE TO HEAVEN by Anthony DeStefano (Inspirational)
Using the Bible as his guide, Anthony DeStefano notes that heaven is not only a spiritual place, but also a physical place, a fabulous "luxury resort" more sumptuous than any on Earth. Reviewed by Marcia Ford.

GRACE IN THE FIRST PERSON: Growing into Life and Faith by Lee Pearson Knapp (Christian Living)
Lee Pearson Knapp's fifteen essays on self-esteem, friendship, marriage, parenting, and more reveal how readers can handle personal imperfections and extend unusual grace to others. Reviewed by Diana Keough.
Our Christian Living books may be found here.

http://www.faithfulreader.com/features/0402-easter.asp http://www.faithfulreader.com/features/0402-easter.asp http://www.faithfulreader.com/features/0402-easter.asp
Liz Curtis Higgs Answers the Faithful Fiteen
http://www.faithfulreader.com/features/15_higgs_liz_curtis.asp
Liz Curtis Higgs is the author of twenty-one books, with over two million in print. Her fiction includes two historical novels, two contemporary novels, and one novella. Here she shares thoughts about the power of prayer in her life and the importance of worship services in her weekly routine.
Read Liz Curtis Higgs' answers to the Faithful Fifteen here.

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FaithfulReader Question of the Month
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Answer our Question of the Month here.

Word of Mouth: Tell Us What You're Reading: Win THE SECOND TOUCH by Bodie and Brock Thoene
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Tell us what books YOU are reading and loving --- or even those you don't. You could then be eligible to win The Second Touch by Bodie and Brock Thoene!

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