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Monday, October 19, 2009Author! Author! Host(s): Lynne Ford
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Interior designer Leah Richardson's Interior Wisdom (Bright Sky Press, ISBN # 1-933979-30-4) contains gorgeous photographs for anyone desiring inspiring decor ideas, and thoughtful musings on designing a home and heart for the Lord. Meet Leah on October's "Author! Author!" that includes novelist Jamie Langston Turner (Sometimes a Light Surprises, Bethany House, ISBN # 0-7642-0387-9); Celeste Palermo (The Coffee Mom's Devotional, Regal, ISBN # 0-8307-4646-0); Dr. Paul Maier (The Real Story of Exodus, Concordia House, ISBN # 0-7586-1268-0); and Justin Taylor, editor of the award-winning ESV Study Bible (Crossway).
 
Wednesday, October 14, 2009Spots and Spotlights Host(s): Char Binkley, Lynne Ford, Jamie Bennett

Ever wish you could preview the books your child reads for things like sexual activity, mature subject matter, and profanity? On todays "Spots and Spotlights," you'll discover a website that does just that, helping you decide whether a particular book is right for your child. You'll also learn how to change the world one pin at a time with Designs by Lucinda. She went from being homeless to establishing a company with a conscience. And Jerry Dowding tells about his unique gifting of music including the designing and creating of flutes.
 
Monday, August 17, 2009Author! Author! Host(s): Lynne Ford
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Stephen King hailed Andrew Klavan as "the most original novelist of crime and suspense since Cornell Woolrich." So what's the two-time Edgar Award winner doing writing juvenile fiction (The Last Thing I Remember, Nelson, ISBN # 1-59554-607-4) with a Christian teenager as its protagonist? Find out on today's "Author! Author!" that also includes the wildly popular and prolific Lisa Samson (The Passion of Mary-Margaret, Nelson, ISBN # 1-59554-211-3), Bill Myers (On the Run, ZonderKidz, ISBN # 0-310-71193-3), Dwayne Moore (Pure Praise: A Heart-Focused Bible Study on Worship, Group, ISBN # 0-7644-3748-9), and songwriter-turned-children's-author Cindy Morgan (Dance Me, Daddy, ZonderKidz, ISBN # 0-310-71762-1).
 
Tuesday, July 21, 2009Poiema People Host(s): Lynne Ford
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In the book of Ephesians, the apostle Paul calls all Christians masterpieces (poiema in Greek), each a unique expression of God's story. Meet two of God's Poiema People who share how God is doing a good work in them and through them-one as an author (bestselling novelist Donna VanLiere) and one as a doctor (Dr. Gary Pitts)-for His glory and the good of the world He loves.
 
Monday, July 20, 2009Author! Author! Host(s): Lynne Ford
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Pastor Tamara Park trekked along an ancient pilgrim route in search of a God expansive enough to hold the whole world in His hands. And she found Him! She shares her adventures in "Sacred Encounters" (InterVarsity, ISBN # 0-8308-3623-9), the first of five "Author! Author!" interviews. Fiction writers Denise Hunter ("Sweetwater Gap", Nelson, ISBN # 1-59554-259-5) and Colleen Coble ("Cry in the Night", Nelson, ISBN # 1-59554-248-9) discuss their latest novels. Karona Drummond helps moms tell their children how they make her life even better in "Along Came You" (ZonderKidz, ISBN # 0-310-71508-5). And John Alan Turner helps connect many of the Bible's stories with the Biggest Story of all (Christ's death and resurrection) in "The 52 Greatest Stories of the Bible" (Regal, ISBN # 0-8307-4582-1).
 
Tuesday, June 30, 2009Author! Author! Host(s): Lynne Ford

Sophomore novels are featured on today's "Author! Author!" including Cathy Gohlke's "I Have Seen Him in the Watchfires" (Moody, ISBN # 0-8024-8774-2) and Geoffrey Wood's "The God Cookie" (WaterBrook, ISBN # 1-4000-7344-3). Steve Ross discusses his startling interpretations of the Gospel of Mark and the story of St. Paul in his graphic novels "Marked" and "Blinded" (Seabury Books, ISBNs # 1-59627-002-0 and 1-59627-091-6). And Jane Rubietta shares illuminating encounters with Jesus in "Come Along" (WaterBrook, ISBN # 1-4000-7352-8).
 
Monday, April 20, 2009Author! Author! Host(s): Lynne Ford

If you've ever wished for a Life Coach to help close the gap between understanding God's purpose for your life and carrying it out, Shelley Leith's "Character Makeover" (Zondervan, ISBN # 0-310-25653-4) is the resource for you. Joining Shelley for the April "Author! Author!" are novelist Christa Ann Banister ("Blessed Are the Meddlers", NavPress, ISBN # 1-60006-178-3), graphic novel editor Bud Rogers ("I Was an Eighth-Grade Ninja", Zondervan, ISBN # 0-310-71300-5), children's author Lisa Tawn Bergren ("God Gave Us Heaven", WaterBrook, ISBN # 1-4000-7446-4), and Jim Reimann, whose "Look Unto Me" (Zondervan, ISBN # 0-310-28387-4) updates the Charles Spurgeon classic, Morning by Morning.
 
Tuesday, February 24, 2009Author! Author! Host(s): Lynne Ford

Sharon Niedzinski knew absolutely nothing about raising sheep when she bought a small flock to graze in the pasture of her newly-purchased homestead. Sixteen years later she's a seasoned pro sharing what's she's learned about sheep-and herself-in "Heaven Has a Blue Carpet" (Nelson, ISBN# 0-8499-2004-2). February's "Author! Auhor!" also features novelist Nicole Young ("Kiss Me If You Dare", Revell, ISBN # 0-8007-3159-5), children's author Roni Schotter ("The House of Joyful Living", Melanie Kroupa Books, ISBN # 978-0-374-33429-1), Jan Johnson ("Invitation to the Jesus Life", NavPress, ISBN # 1-60006-146-2), and Nancy Guthrie ("Jesus, Keep Me Near the Cross", Crossway, ISBN # 1-4335-0181-4).
 
Tuesday, January 27, 2009Author! Author! Host(s): Lynne Ford

The Yada Yada Prayer Group author is back with a brand new series! On today's "Author! Author!" Neta Jackson tells all about "Where Do I Go?" (Nelson, ISBN # 1-59554-523-7), Book One in the just-released Yada Yada House of Hope series. Allison Pittman shares how her dog taught her to sit, stay, and come when God calls, in Saturdays with Stella (Multnomah, ISBN # 1-60142-139-5). Kimberly Conway Ireton invites you to experience God by following the church calendar, in "The Circle of Seasons" (InterVarsity, ISBN # 0-8308-3625-3). Dr. Stephen Simpson shares "What Women Wish You Knew About Dating" (Baker Books, ISBN # 0-8010-6840-9). And Kelly Monroe Kullberg discusses a very different daily devotional, one that's sure to renew your sense of wonder and refresh your education: "A Faith and Culture Devotional" (Zondervan, ISBN # 0-310-28356-0).
 
Monday, December 15, 2008Author! Author! Host(s): Lynne Ford

Billy Graham has brought the Good News of knowing God through a relationship with Jesus to over two billion people. In tandem with his 90th birthday, Graham's grandsons have released a gift book that pays tribute to the man through whom God has spread the Gospel to the four corners of the world. On today's Author! Author! Basyle Tchividjian shares stories about "Daddy Bill" from Invitation (Multnomah, ISBN # 1-60142-149-9). Nancy Guthrie discusses her thoughtful Advent devotional Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus (Crossway, ISBN # 1-4335-0180-5). Vicki Kupyer stirs readers to desire a more consistent, deeper relationship with God in Breaking the Surface (New Hope, ISBN # 1-59669-234-0). Novelist Travis Thrasher (Isolation, FaithWords, ISBN # 1-59669-234-3) and New Growth Press's Karen Teears round out the hour.
 
Tuesday, November 25, 2008Author! Author! Host(s): Lynne Ford

Get your heart ready for Christmas with morning and evening prayers that center on the Greatest of all Gifts: Christ. On today's "Author! Author!" Jennifer Kennedy Dean shares why she chose to write her Advent devotional, "Pursuing the Christ of Christmas" (New Hope, ISBN # 1-59669-231-6), in the form of prayers. Fiction writers Ann Tatlock ("Every Secret Thing", Bethany House, ISBN # 0-7642-005-4), Sigmund Brouwer ("Broken Angel", WaterBrook, ISBN # 1-4000-7032-9), and Mabel Singletary ("Just Jump!", Lift Every Voice, ISBN # 0-8024-2251-4) discuss their latest releases. And in "Sacred Chaos" (Formatio, ISBN # 0-8308-3512-6), Tricia McCary Rhodes shares what she's learned about seeing and communicating with God amidst life's turmoil.
 
Monday, October 27, 2008Author! Author! Host(s): Lynne Ford

Fantasy fans clamoring for a satisfying, spellbinding story are finding Donita Paul's "DragonKeeper Chronicles" more than qualifies. The award-winning author makes her first Author! Author! visit to discuss "DragonLight" (WaterBrook, ISBN # 1-4000-7378-8), the breathtaking conclusion to her popular series. Lorie Looney Keene, author of the "Pull Up a Chair" Bible study (New Hope, ISBN # 1-59669-202-2), fiction writers Christopher and Allan Miller (Hunter Brown and the "Secret of the Shadow", Warner Press, ISBN # 1-59317-328-9), and cookbook author Diane Steury ("Made with Love", by Diane, Morris Press Cookbooks) round out the hour.
 
Tuesday, August 12, 2008Author! Author! Host(s): Lynne Ford

For William P. Young, "The Shack" (Windblown, ISBN # 0-9647-2924-5) was a story originally written for his children, built on the foundation of suffering he experienced earlier in life and the way God's love helped heal his soul. For the million-plus people who've read it, however, "The Shack" has become a much larger message of hope, love and faith in a world seemingly spinning out of control. On today's Author! Author! Young shares why he thinks his little novel has captured the hearts of readers everywhere. Kay and Liv Hansen share tips for creating yummy and creative cupcakes in Little Cakes (Clarkson Potter, ISBN # 0-3073-8282-6). Lisa Harper explains "What the Bible Is All About For Women" (Regal, ISBN # 0-8307-4406-1). Humorist Phil Callaway shares his slightly off-kilter perspective on life in "Family Squeeze" (Multnomah, ISBN 978-1-59052-916-4). And J. Stephen Lang offers a plan to help you "Know the Bible in 30 Days" (Guideposts, ISBN # 0-8249-47339).
 
Tuesday, July 08, 2008Author! Author! Host(s): Lynne Ford

July's "Author! Author!" features a Bible designed to nourish grandmothers so they can nurture their grandchildren: Zondervan's "The Grandmother's Bible" (ISBN # 0-310-93801-5). Three new fiction releases are spotlighted: David Gregory's "The Next Level" (WaterBrook, ISBN # 1-4000-7243-9), Jill Elizabeth Nelson's "Reluctant Smuggler" (Multnomah, ISBN # 1-59052-688-0), and Nancy Moser's "Washington's Lady" (Bethany House, ISBN # 0-7642-0500-5). And Whitney Kuniholm traces the complete story line of Jesus through the Old and New Testaments in "The Essential Jesus" (IVP Connect, ISBN # 0-8308-1098-7).
 
Monday, June 09, 2008Author! Author! Host(s): Lynne Ford

Robin Jones Gunn's SisterChicks head to England for the latest installment in the series, SisterChicks Go Brit (Multnomah, ISBN # 1-5905-2755-0). Meet the author of the hugely popular series on June's Author! Author! that includes Newbery Award winner Gary Schmidt (The Wednesday Wars, Clarion Books, ISBN # 0-6187-2483-4); novelist Deeanne Gist (Deep in the Heart of Trouble, Bethany House, ISBN # 0-7642-0226-1); James Spiegel (Gum, Geckos and God, Zondervan, ISBN # 0-310-28353-9); and Lizabeth Duckworth, author of Bloom Before You're Planted (Cook, ISBN # 0-9-7814-4413-2).
 
Monday, April 21, 2008Author! Author! Host(s): Lynne Ford

Lisa Samson, author of the acclaimed "Quaker Summer", has a new novel, "Embrace Me" (Nelson, 1-5955-4210-8), with the strangest cast of characters you'll ever meet. Learn how this unusual story came to her on today's Author! Author! that also features novelists Cindy Woodsmall ("When the Morning Comes", WaterBrook, ISBN# 1-4000-7293-4)) and Tamara Leigh ("Splitting Harriet", Multnomah, ISBN# 978-1-59052-928-7). Shauna Niequist explains how an awareness of God changes the everyday moments of life in "Cold Tangerines" (Zondervan, ISBN # 0-310-27360-9). And James Sire explores the personal meaning of the psalms in Jesus life (he quoted them often) and how immersing ourselves in them can enable us to better know Christ's mind in "Praying the Psalms of Jesus" (Formatio, ISBN # 0-8308-3508-0).
 
Wednesday, December 19, 2007Books' Giveaway Host(s): Char Binkley, Lynne Ford

Win a book for yourself or one to give away as a last-minute Christmas present! Pick from fiction, including new releases by Karen Kingsbury and Beverly Lewis, and nonfiction covering everything from parenting to finances, weight loss to time management.
 
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Monday, December 03, 2007Author! Author! Host(s): Lynne Ford

Christian science fiction and fantasy writer Karen Hancock discusses her Legends of the Guardian-King series that includes three Christy Award winners. With "MissMatch" (Think, ISBN # 1-60006-095-3) and "Rematch" (Think, ISBN # 1-60006-096-0), twentysomething Erynn Mangum is quickly making a name for herself in the fiction market. You'll understand why during her conversation with Lynne Ford. Alan Flory builds on a child's love for animals to teach about God's love in "God Made Me! He Made You!" (Bridgeway Books, ISBN # 1-9335-3879-1). And Alex McFarland offers sound responses to "The 10 Most Common Objections to Christianity" (Regal, ISBN # 0-8307-4298-0).
 
Tuesday, October 30, 2007Author! Author! Host(s): Lynne Ford

America's best-selling inspirational author, Karen Kingsbury, returns to Author! Author! to discuss "Sunrise" (Tyndale, ISBN # 0-8423-8747-1), her continuing Baxter Family saga. Robert Elmer shares the real-life drama that inspired his novel "Like Always" (WaterBrook, ISBN # 1-4000-7165-4). Catherine Martin leads you on a 30-day journey to hope in "Walking with the God Who Cares" (Harvest House, ISBN # 0-7369-1754-4). And Valerie Hess introduces you to the core spiritual practices of the Christian faith in "Spiritual Disciplines Devotional" (Formatio, ISBN # 0-8308-35-304).
 
Monday, August 06, 2007Author! Author! Host(s): Lynne Ford

Even the most creative dads can't always dream up cool places to go or exciting things to do with their daughters. Joe Kelly comes to the rescue with "The Dads & Daughters Togetherness Guide" (Broadway Books, ISBN # 0-7679-2469-6), 54 activities to help build great father/daughter relationships. Gigi Schweikert unpacks the teaching discipline essentials for preschool ministry volunteers in "Church Nanny SOS" (New Hope, ISBN # 978-1-59669-043-1). Robert Morgan shows you how to intercede more effectively for prodigal child in Moments for "Families with Prodigals" (NavPress, ISBN # 1-57683-473-5). And Wanda Brunstetter, author of the popular "Daughters of Lancaster County" series, visits Mid-Morning for the first time.
 
Monday, July 30, 2007Author! Author! Host(s): Lynne Ford

Their names and hometowns may be hard to pronounce but, getting to know these ancient friends of Christ will help you know Him better too. On July's "Author! Author!" Cindy Crosby introduces you to these early followers of Jesus in "Ancient Christian Devotional: A Year of Weekly Readings" (Formatio, ISBN # 978-0-8308-3431-0). Fiction writers Kristin Billerbeck ("Split Ends", Nelson, ISBN # 1-5914-5508-1), Stephanie Perry Moore ("Happy Princess", Institute for Black Family Development/Moody, ISBN # 0-8024-8171-0), and Deborah Raney ("Remember to Forget", Howard, ISBN # 978-1-58229-643-2) round out the hour.
 
Wednesday, February 21, 2007Author! Author! Host(s): Lynne Ford

February's Author! Author! begins with a Katrina update from Char, who's spending the week at Hope City in Biloxi, Mississippi. Roni Schotter discusses her delightful children's book "Mama, I'll Give You the World" (Schwartz & Wade Books, ISBN# 0-375-83612-8). Fiction writers Kristen Heitzmann (Freefall, Bethany House, ISBN# 0-7642-2829-3) and Rene Gutteridge (Scoop, Water Brook, ISBN# 1-4000-7157-7) chat about their latest novels. And Jeff Jacobson shares insights on what it means to follow Christ in "So I Go Now" (Trafford, ISBN#1-4120-8659-0).
 
Friday, February 03, 2006Book Review and Giveaway Host(s): Lynne Ford

Lynne Ford reviews some of the latest releases from Christian publishers and opens the phone lines for listeners to discuss their favorite books-and win their choice of the books reviewed.
 
Tuesday, January 03, 2006Author! Author! Host(s): Lynne Ford

January's Author! Author! features four authors, all considered among the best writers of Christian fiction. People magazine gave Deborah Bedford's "Remember Me" (WarnerFaith, ISBN # 0-466-69043-0) three stars. Bedford discusses her story about love, longing and loss during the hour that also features Melody Carlson ("Blade Silver," Think, ISBN # 1-57683-535-9) and Bodie and Brock Thoene ("Fourth Dawn," Tyndale, ISBN # 0-8423-7515-5).
 
Thursday, November 03, 2005Author! Author! Host(s): Lynne Ford

Fiction writers Terri Blackstock and Denise Hildreth have two new novels out: Last Light (Zondervan, ISBN # 0-310-25767-0) and Savannah Comes Undone (West Bow, ISBN # 0-8499-4456-2)-and they can't wait to tell you about them. Devin Brown provides a guide to exploring The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe in Inside Narnia (Baker, ISBN # 0-8010-6599-2). And Dale Tolmasoff affirms that the Gospel is 100% true in This is No Fairy Tale (Crossway, ISBN # 1-58134-644-1).
 
Tags: Narnia, fiction Categories: Mid-Mornings
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