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Thursday, November 19, 2009Digging Deeper Panel Host(s): Char Binkley, Lynne Ford
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The Digging Deeper panel is back in full force during Thursday's Mid-Morning - this time discussing the award-winning novel: "A Song I Knew By Heart" by Bret Lott. It's a modern day story of Ruth and Naomi touching on the themes of grief and loss and the power of family. Tune in and hear the ladies responses and insights to this tender portrait of the grieving process.
 
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).
 
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.
 
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).
 
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).
 
Tags: fiction, novels, authors, psalms, tangerines Categories: n/a
Monday, February 18, 2008Author! Author! Host(s): Lynne Ford

Four author interviews in 55 minutes. That's what you'll hear on today's Author! Author! Meet Lilias Trotter-who, in 1888, left her genteel Victorian surroundings to live out the life and light of Christ in Algeria and Northern Africa-through Miriam Huffman Rockness's beautifully written biography, "A Blossom in the Desert" (Barbour, ISBN# 1572932562). Dig into Norman Hubbard's satisfying and engaging nine-week Old and New Testament Bible studies: "Left of Matthew" (NavPress, ISBN # 978-1-60006-052-6) and "Right of Malachi" (NavPress, ISBN # 978-1-60006-053-3). Catch up with prolific novelist Melody Carlson, and the wild and crazy Miller brothers, Christopher and Allan, whose "The Legend of Gid the Kid" and the "Blackbean Bandits" (Warner, ISBN # 1-01593-1720-28) is a treat for kids and their parents.
 
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.
 
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.
 
Tags: fiction, reading, nonfiction, novels, books Categories: n/a
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).
 
Tags: fiction, novels, cutting, early church, romance Categories: n/a
Monday, December 12, 2005Author! Author! Host(s): Lynne Ford

Get to know "St. Nicholas" (Nelson, ISBN # 1-4185-0407-6) when Joe Wheeler separates myth from fact, revealing the true Father Christmas. The December Author! Author! also features James Calvin Schaap, author of "Startling Joy" (Revell, ISBN # 0-8007-5790-4), a collection of Christmas stories; popular fiction writer Karen Kingsbury, author of "Hannah's Hope" (WarnerFaith, ISBN # 0-446-53236-3), the latest in her Red Gloves series; and Robert Morgan, who explores 150 names of Jesus and what they mean to us in "He Shall Be Called" (WarnerFaith, ISBN # 0-447-58752-2).
 
Tags: Christmas, Jesus, novels Categories: n/a
Wednesday, October 05, 2005Author! Author! Host(s): Lynne Ford

The title alone - "A Pregnant Woman Beat Me" - makes you want to read Daniel Pann's book, a collection of life-in-the-pulpit stories. He shares plenty of them on today's Author! Author! that also features Robin Jones Gunn, author of the delightful SisterChicks series, children's author Barbara Santucci ("Abby's Chairs," Eerdmans, ISBN # 0-8028-5205-X), and flower-lover Deborah Hedstrom-Page, author of "Meet Me in the Meadow" (Revell, ISBN # 0-8007-5946-x).
 
Tags: novels, children's books, flowers Categories: n/a
Thursday, September 08, 2005Author! Author! Host(s): Lynne Ford

Randy Singer is known for his riveting fiction; Lisa Samsom for engaging, character-driven stories. On September's Author! Author! the two discuss their current novels: "Self-Incrimination" (WaterBrook, ISBN # 1-57856-777-7) and "Club Sandwich" (WaterBrook, ISBN # 1-57856-885-4). And Marlee LeDai encourages, challenges, and inspires any woman with even the hint of a desire to travel to "Go Girl" (Revell, ISBN # 0-8007-5971-0).
 
Tags: fiction, travel, novels, books Categories: n/a
Tuesday, August 09, 2005Author! Author! Host(s): Lynne Ford

Local fiction author Colleen Coble discusses her latest release, "Distant Echoes" (WestBow Press, ISBN # 00-752-6042-0), and recounts her journey to being a nationally-published author. Karen Ehman offers plenty of ideas for making "Homespun Memories for the Heart" (Revell, ISBN # 0-8007-5983-4). And recent Christy award winner W. Dale Cramer discusses his new book, "Levi's Will" (Bethany House, ISBN # 0-7642-2995-8)
 
Tags: novels, fiction, memories Categories: n/a
Wednesday, July 27, 2005Multnomah Book Give Away Host(s): Lynne Ford

It's the mother lode of books: 50 newly released novels, all from Multnomah. Meet their authors and call in for a chance to win a copy of "Shattered Justice," "When the Day of Evil Comes," "Rolling Thunder," "Billy Goat Hill," or "Dark Star."
 
Tags: fiction, novels Categories: n/a
Thursday, July 07, 2005Author! Author! Host(s): Lynne Ford

July's Author! Author! features two fiction writers: Christian chiller novelist Kathryn Mackel ("The Departed," WestBow, ISBN # 0-7852-6229-6) and Kirsten Lasinski, author of "Guarded" (Moody, ISBN # 080245568-9). Jan Winebrenner, author of "The Grace of Catastrophe" (Moody, ISBN # 0-8024-5041-5), rounds out the authors' roster, encouraging women struck by catastrophe to cling to God for comfort and security.
 
Tags: novel, fiction, divorce, thrillers, pain, suffering Categories: n/a
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