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4 Small Books That Make Perfect Stocking Stuffers

Cue the falling snow and plug in those sparkling lights. Christmas season is here! As your calendar fills up with gatherings and shopping, finding the perfect little something for people in your life rises to the top of the list.

These tiny books, packed with big and meaningful stories, make …

5 Books to Keep You Entertained on a Summer Road Trip

While road trips are taken year-round, summer is arguably the best time of year for a road trip. In this post, discover five different novels to keep you company while you’re on the road. Read on to see which one is right for you!

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Behind the Design: an art director weighs in on designing The Lady’s Mine book cover

Take a peek behind the scenes at the cover design process for The Lady’s Mine novel by Francine Rivers, New York Times bestselling author of Redeeming Love and The Masterpiece. In the Q&A below, hear from Dean Renninger, a senior art director here at Tyndale House, about what

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A Return to the Western Frontier: Francine Rivers on her new novel The Lady’s Mine

Francine Rivers, New York Times bestselling author of Redeeming Love and The Masterpiece, returns to the California frontier in The Lady’s Mine, a sweeping, romantic tale of a displaced New England suffragette, a former Union soldier disinherited by his Southern family, and the town they join

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A Favorite Christmas Memory: Francine Rivers shares one of hers

Francine Rivers, New York Times bestselling author of The Masterpiece, shared about a favorite Christmas memory. Get a glimpse into a moment from the author’s life by reading the story below that she shared. 

A friend asked me what my most memorable Christmas was. That’s easy.  Rick and I …

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Francine Rivers on Family Traditions and Comfort Food

This holiday season, maybe you’re reminiscing about fun family memories or that delicious recipe your grandma made every year around Thanksgiving or Christmas. What are some of your favorites? Drop us a comment and let us know. Francine Rivers, New York Times bestselling author of The Masterpiece, shared a

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Francine Rivers, Jolina Petersheim, and Carla Laureano talk about their earliest book memory

Authors Francine Rivers, Jolina Petersheim, and Carla Laureano recently sat down to discuss their writing lives and inspiration.

Watch more videos of Francine Rivers, Jolina Petersheim, and Carla Laureano here.…

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Designing A Lineage of Grace, Special Edition

In the piece below by Tyndale designer Julie Chen, discover how the cover design and artwork for the new special edition of Francine Rivers’s A Lineage of Grace was created.

Having the honor to redesign Francine Rivers’s A Lineage of Grace as a gift edition was like coming full circle, …

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Road Trippin’ with Tyndale and Francine Rivers: Stop #13

Welcome to Tyndale Fiction’s Road Trip Scavenger Hunt! We’re so happy you are here. To participate, collect the key words through all 13 stops in order, so you can enter to win our grand prize giveaway!

Some details:

  • The adventure begins on Wednesday, August 1. You’ll have two weeks
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    Guess the Photo—Earth Psalms Contest!

    In her new devotional, Earth Psalms, beloved author Francine Rivers invites readers to explore God’s creation through nature. Each of her reflections is accompanied by stunning photography, Scripture excerpts, applications, and prayers. Read some reflections from Francine below; then enter to win a devotional prize pack that includes a

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    Just Read! Giveaway

    Morning, readers!

    With so many things vying for our attentions, we are very excited to tell you about the Crazy4Fiction giveaway that urges you to be still and marvel at the beauty around us.

    Millions of readers have been transformed and inspired by Francine Rivers’ bestselling novels Redeeming Love and …

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    Possibilities List for 2016— New Year Thoughts from Francine Rivers

    A guest post by Francine Rivers

    After the excitement and joy of Christmas, I begin to ponder the coming year—and my possibilities list. A wise friend once told me “resolutions” has a legalistic sound to it, a “must do” that puts stress on one to achieve everything put down on …

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    Ringing in the New Year—Questions that Form Story by Francine Rivers

    Happy New Year’s Eve, readers! As we look forward to a promising new year and all the blessings that are to come, it is important to reflect on all that God has done for us as 2015 draws to a close. Sometimes, it is easy to follow His path but

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    A Favorite Christmas Memory by Francine Rivers

    Morning, Crazy4Fiction friends! With the holidays upon us, we are reflecting on what this time means and some precious moments that make this time so special. Francine Rivers is on the blog today sharing one of her most prized memories from this special time.


    A friend asked me what

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    Holiday Cookie Recipe by Francine Rivers

    I don’t know about you, but I LOVE hearing new holiday recipe. Today, author Francine Rivers is sharing her favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe with us!


    I’ve made — and eaten — all kinds of cookies over the years, but my personal favorites, as many of you may already

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    Christmas Mail and Friendship: Thoughts on Holiday Correspondence by Francine Rivers

    The Christmas season is often synonymous with checking in with friends, both old and new. Below, New York Times bestselling author Francine Rivers shares her thoughts on one of her favorite holiday traditions.

    I have all kinds of reasons why I love the Christmas season, the most important of which

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    Thanksgiving Preparations: Thoughts on Comfort Food by Francine Rivers

    Happy Monday, readers! During this season of thankfulness, we thought it might be fun to share some fun comfort food recipes from novelist Francine Rivers as well as some of my favorites. Share your favorite holiday treats in the comments below!


    Certain foods bring back wonderful family memories of …

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    Making Amends: Things to Ponder from Francine Rivers

    As we begin final preparations for Thanksgiving next week, we must also prepare to see loved ones from near and far. Often times, this task comes with baggage; whether as a result of past hurts, miscommunication, or, contrasting personalities, stresses can run high around the holidays as we each try

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    Francine Rivers: A Letter to Veterans

    New York Times best-selling author Francine Rivers has published numerous novels–all best sellers–and she has continued to win both industry acclaim and reader loyalty around the globe. Today we welcome her to blog to talk about a holiday that is often overlooked.


    One day a year is dedicated to …

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    Global warming or God? – Guest Post by Francine Rivers

    Morning, readers! We’re very lucky to have Francine Rivers back on the blog today! It’s always such a pleasure to have Francine share her heart with us through her beautiful stories.

    I’m in BSF again this year, and we’re studying Revelation. It is all about Jesus. Sovereign God, King of …

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    Author Francine Rivers on the Dangers of Distracted Living

    Today on the blog we’re very excited to have bestselling novelist Francine Rivers as a guest. In this crazy, hectic world, we all struggle with distracts. Here is how Francine deals with this very noisy world . . . 

    Everywhere I go lately, I see people staring at devices, tapping …

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    #BookGiveaway: Francine Rivers Bridge to Haven

    Good news, Francine Rivers fans! With the softcover of Bridge to Haven available at your favorite store, we have decided to celebrate with a fun GIVEAWAY (US only).

    Winners will be transported to 1950s Hollywood with Abra Matthews, as the grand prize includes:

  • Softcover copy of Bridge to Haven
  • Abra-inspired
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    #Crazy4Fiction Updates: On Your Bookshelf this April

    Hey there, readers! We wanted to alert you to a few fun promotions that will be on the blog this month and give you a peek at some great books hitting shelves in a matter of weeks.

    Candace Calvert, known for her medical “hope operas” and eye-catching covers, has …

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    Crazy4Fiction Sneak Peak: Francine Rivers on False Idols

    Morning, fiction readers! In our daily lives, we all have struggles. Today on the blog, christian fiction author Francine Rivers shares with us some of her struggles and how God can help keep us centered on what’s important. Scroll down below to see sneak peek photos from Francine’s current trip

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    Christian Fiction Updates!

    Right now there are lots of exciting things happening in the world of Christian fiction. Here’s a recap of a few of the recent goings-on from some great blogs and organizations.


    Rachel McRae from the LifeWay blog on Randy Singer’s intriguing new novel, The Advocate

    Top Christian fiction author …

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    Perfect Books for Mother’s Day

    Happy Friday!

    With Mother’s Day only a few days away, it can be hard to think of that perfect gift to get the woman in your life to tell her how special and appreciated she is. If you’re still searching for a gift, look below for a few suggestions of …

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    Welcome to the blog! Don’t miss out on Francine Rivers giveaway!

    Welcome to the Tyndale Crazy4Fiction blog! We’ll be posting regularly on all things Christian fiction, including behind the scenes, author interviews, giveaways, and much more!

    This is a very special occasion. Today beloved novelist Francine Rivers releases her much-anticipated new novel, Bridge to Haven. And, as luck would have …