Alexander’s Debut of the Month, Cantrell, Peterson, Turano, Plus New Series Lineup | Christian Fiction Reviews, February 1, 2016


Alexander launches a promising trilogy, Christner’s quirky characters will engage fans of Amish fiction, Nelson pens a skillful mix of tense family drama and historical romance, Peterson’s riveting story of life in the mining camps of 1890s ­Montana

LJ Fiction Reviews: February 1, 2016


A grieving widow finds joy again Where She Belongs; the stunning and otherwise uneventful Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper; famous author sleuths return to the crime scene

Trials and Tribulations | Christian Fiction Genre Spotlight


Mainstream publishers drop Christian fiction lines, authors go indie, but the genre sees promise in a broader, more diverse readership. A report by Julia M. Reffner

Best Books 2015: Genre Fiction

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African American Fiction By Rollie Welch Billingsley, ReShonda Tate. Mama’s Boy. Gallery. ISBN 9781476714950. pap. $15; ebk. ISBN 9781476715032. F Billingsley’s emotionally moving story dramatically captures the fear an African American mother endures when her son gets involved in a racial confrontation with a white cop that goes very wrong. (African American Fiction and More, […]

Brunke’s Debut of the Month, Award-Winning Firsts (Davis, James), Series Lineup, & More | Christian Fiction Reviews, November 1, 2015


Brunke is skilled at crafting sympathetic protagonists and lively accessible prose; Kanner’s characters crackle to life; Klassen spins a tale of secrets; Wiseman’s heartwarming tales feature diverse protagonists at different stages of life

LJ Fiction Reviews: November 1, 2015


Winners of the Jerry Jenkins Writers Guild Operation First Novel Contest, festive inspirational CF, top fall indie fiction, recent Jewish fiction, plus riveting new entries from Crais, Eco, Preston/Child

The Spirit of Christmas: Inspirational Fiction To Put You in a Festive Mood


A double treat for readers: two Amish holiday novellas; a Christmas Joy Ride traveling along Route 66; a little murder and mayhem from Collins; Gray’s sweet Christmas romance is written with exquisite skill

Lives, Loves, Losses: Books for Black History Month and Beyond


Stunning memoir, fiction, poetry; thought-provoking history, political science, sociology; and fun mystery, romance, erotica to satisfy and stir readers all year round.

Latest Series Lineup with Bricker, Clopton, Hunt, Irvin, & others | Christian Fiction Reviews, September 15, 2015


Heroines pursuing a fresh start; Bathsheba’s world of love and betrayal, political avarice and treachery; a test of faith for The Bishop’s Son; another investigation for Gwen Marcey; Sleiman’s second medieval adventure

Smith’s Pick of the Month, plus a Quintet of Inspirational Romance | Christian Fiction Reviews, September 1, 2015


Today’s Christian romances offer a variety of scenarios in which characters endure trying and relatable situations. Finding the ones that resonate depends on patron reading tastes.