Marji Laine: Faith~Driven Fiction

. . . Authentic and Intense


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Reader Rejectables: Episodes

Some of my favorite books are parts of series. I have indulged in posting covers here.

Lynette Eason’s Deadly Reunions

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Review: Butterfly Palace by Colleen Coble

Butterfly PalaceColleen Coble has become one of my favorite authors. The first of her stories that I read, Tidewater Inn, riveted me and had me up most of the night because I couldn’t set it aside. And the premise of her newest story, Butterfly Palace, had me drooling! “Jane Eyre meets Downton Abbey in Austin, Texas.” What a concept! Continue reading


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Top 20 To-Read in Christian Fiction for 2014

I’m so excited about my list of to-reads this year. My first “writing” year, I concentrated on debut authors, enjoying their excitement – living vicariously. Last year, I tried to read books by friends and connections through the various conferences I visited. This year, I’m focusing on authors that I’ve already liked. I’m honing in on my own voice and style, so relishing potential new favorites will give me the opportunity to analyze why I like the books as I read them. I hope that I can not only encourage these wonderful novelists, but get more than enjoyment from the time I spend with their books. Continue reading


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Top 10 Book List Update

_MG_2730sqI’m more than halfway through the year, so I’m behind on my reading Top 10 list. At the same time, I’ve read some books that weren’t on my list that were sheer delights. Check out a quick tour through my library.

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Review – New Must Read!

Oh, friends, I found a treasure! How did I miss this author for so long! Well, I won’t miss her anymore, that’s for SURE! This book has everything: blood-curdling intensity, challenging mystery, fiery romance. A definite MUST READ! Continue reading


Christmas Stories

What follows is a list of great Christmas reads, but you need to know that:

TODAY is the final day to get The Christmas Tree Treasure Hunt for FREE! Get it here!

AND

There’s a HUGE readers’ giveaway that you can enter at Jennifer Fromke’s blog!

What a value that novellas provide, especially the festive type that can keep us in the spirit of Christmas! So I did a little investigating. I haven’t read all of these, but with the authors mentioned, feel very certain that they hold to my standard of Faith~Driven Fiction.

If you’ve read any of these, please let me know your opinions in the comments!

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