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Cute Bookish Printables to Share This Christmas

Everyone knows that the holidays can be a stressful time full of things to do, people to see, gifts to buy. But what if one of those gifts won’t arrive in time for Christmas? We’re here to help!

Whether the book your favorite aunt wants won’t be out for another …

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 …

4 Small-Town Romances to Read Before Valentine’s Day

In this Valentine’s Day season where red hearts and flowers paint the world, don’t forget good stories. Slip away to small-town America with these inspiring romance novels to set your mood. These books, like Hallmark movies, offer clean romance with some good chuckles, lots of heart, and strong storytelling—all taking …

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Lynn Austin on Her New Novella, The Wish Book Christmas

In the new historical novella The Wish Book Christmas, bestselling author Lynn Austin tells the story of two single mothers, Audrey and Eve, who are raising young sons alone in the wake of World War II and trying to teach them the true meaning of Christmas. This heartwarming tale

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The Smart Kings Challenge | The Wish Book Christmas

In The Wish Book Christmas, Harry and Bobby mistakenly call the Wise Men “smart kings.” Throughout the book, the two boys do kind things for their neighbors and friends to learn about the true meaning of Christmas and to emulate the Wise Men.

This year, challenge yourself to become a …

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5 Novels to Gift for Father’s Day

With Father’s Day coming soon, you might be on the search for a great gift to give a father figure in your life. If the person you’re looking for a present for loves a great read, how about gifting them with a new novel this Father’s Day? Here are five

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5 Novels to Gift for Mother’s Day

With Mother’s Day coming soon, maybe you’re on the lookout for a story to entertain and inspire a mother figure in your life. In this post, we’ll highlight five novels that feature characters approaching motherhood in many different ways. Read on to discover which one might be perfect for you …

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Crazy4Fiction Christmas Cheer: Heidi Chiavaroli’s 5 Favorite Family Fun Christmas Activities

Award winning novelist Heidi Chiavaroli writes women’s fiction, combining her love of history and literature to write time-slip stories. In The Orchard House, her upcoming new release, family is a central focus of the story. Christmas can be a great time to create new family memories. Heidi shared a

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Crazy4Fiction Christmas Cheer: Tara Johnson’s 5 Favorite Christmas Songs

Historical romance novelist Tara Johnson’s upcoming novel All Through the Night features a Cadence Piper, a young heroine whose gift of music inspires wounded soldiers during the dark days of the Civil War. A musician and singer herself, Tara shared a list of her own favorite Christmas hymns and carols.

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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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5 Books to Gift the Thrill Seeker in Your Life

Do you know someone who is always searching for the next adventure, loves the unexpected, and enjoys a good mystery or thriller show? If you’re on the hunt for the perfect gift for them, give them the gift of a novel that will take them on a suspense-filled adventure. Here …

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Crazy4Fiction Christmas Cheer: Courtney Walsh’s Favorite Romantic Christmas Movies

Contemporary romance novelist Courtney Walsh writes swoon-worthy romances readers adore. If you follow her on Instagram during the holiday season, you’ll see her posting fun reviews of Christmas rom coms in her Instagram stories. This year, Courtney shared a list of her personal favorite romantic Christmas movies. Read this post

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5 Books to Gift the Man in Your Life

Holidays like Christmas and Father’s Day can be a great time to give people you love a great story that will inspire and entertain. If the man in your life enjoys reading, you might be on the hunt for the perfect novel to gift to them. See our list below …

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5 Books to Gift the Romance Novel Fan

Know someone who loves love stories but you just aren’t quite sure which ones to gift them? Browse this pick of titles to see which novel (or more than one!) would be a great choice to gift the reader who always has their nose buried in a swoon-worthy romance novel.…

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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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5 Books to Gift the History Buff in Your Life

Know someone who loves touring historic homes, visiting museums, and imagining what it would be like to live in another era? Reading a novel can be a great way to let them journey to another time and place for a little while. If you’re searching for a good read for …

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5 Books to Gift the Woman in Your Life

Do you know a woman who loves to read? If you’d love to give them the gift of an inspiring, entertaining novel but just aren’t quite sure which one to choose for them, take a look at this article to find five great women’s fiction novels and see which one …

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2020 Summer Reading Guide

Summer is a great time to make a list of novels you’ve been wanting to read and then challenge yourself to work your way through your reading list. If you could use some novel recommendations this season, don’t miss browsing the summer reading guide here on Crazy4Fiction! Whether you like …

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5 Tips for Starting a Virtual Book Club this Summer

Summer is a great time to dive into that to-be-read list of yours and enjoy some great reads. If you’re looking for a way to connect with fellow book-loving friends, whether they live near or far, hosting a virtual summer book club can be a fun way to keep your …

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Romance Author Q&A: four novelists on writing romance

Have you ever read a sweet line in a romance that made you swoon or wondered where authors gather inspiration for characters in their love stories? In the new Q&A below, see what Tyndale novelists Tessa Afshar, Heidi Chiavaroli, Carla Laureano, and Courtney Walsh had to say about romance and

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2018 Crazy4Fiction Year in Review

It’s almost the end of the year! Take a look back at the Tyndale Fiction releases in the 2018 Crazy4Fiction Year in Review slideshow below. And tell us: how many of the 2018 Tyndale Fiction releases did you read this year?

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2018 Crazy4Fiction Gift Guide

To help you complete your holiday shopping list, the Crazy4Fiction team put together the 2018 Gift Guide. With these suggestions, you can feel confident in giving the best book to everyone on your list.

Scroll through the slideshow below to see what books might fit even the most hard to …

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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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Resolving to Handle New Year’s Resolutions Differently: Making Resolutions with God

Here we are, standing on top of a new year, the future months waiting as unrevealed opportunities. What are your hopes for the New Year? Do you long to become a different person? Do you wrestle with any lingering behaviors or past downfalls that continue to haunt you? Would you …

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Longing for Home over the Holidays—Thoughts on Finding Home in a Good Book

“When you lay me down to die / I’ll open up my eyes on the skies I’ve never known / In the place where I belong / And I’ll realize His love is just another word for Home.” 

~ Songwriter Andrew Peterson, “Lay Me Down”

As the holidays approach, the …

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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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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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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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25 Days of Crazy4Fiction Christmas Cheer, Week 4: Holiday Treats

Hey, Crazy4Fiction readers. This is Alyssa, associate marketing manager at Tyndale House Crazy4Fiction. Every year since I can remember, my family has dedicated an entire day to baking Christmas cookies.

We make a large assortment of cookies, from peanut butter to mint to molasses. But my favorite has always been …

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25 Days of Crazy4Fiction Christmas Cheer, Week 3: Holiday Gifts

Hi, Crazy4Fiction readers! I’m Stephanie, a senior acquisitions editor here at Tyndale, and today I was asked to share about my favorite Christmas gift. Except . . . I’m going to break the rules a little and talk about my most memorable experience that has to do with gifts.

You …

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25 Days of Crazy4Fiction Christmas Cheer, Week 2: Holiday Memory

Hey there, Crazy4Fiction readers! Jan here, senior acquisitions editor at Tyndale House. Today I would love to share with you one of my favorite Christmas memories to keep up the Crazy4Fiction Christmas Cheer.

When I began thinking through the possibilities, many came to mind, from poignant moments with loved ones …

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25 Days of Crazy4Fiction Christmas Cheer, Week 1: Holiday Tunes

Hey there, readers. Shaina here from the Crazy4Fiction team! I can barely believe we’re only 25 days out from Christmas. This time of year always makes me think about past holiday memories and what I’m thankful for. I am especially grateful to our authors for sharing their beautiful stories and …

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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 …