NEWSDAY TUESDAY …
A NEW SEASON, A NEW PICTURE (and more updated website pics to come soon …)
AND LOTS OF RECENT MACGREGOR LITERARY DEALS DONE :
Ginger Garrett is collaborating with celebrity stylist and life coach
Michelle Phillips on a beauty and lifestyle book titled THE BEAUTY
Cheryl Moeller is creating CREATIVE AND COMPLETE COOKING WITH DUAL CROCKPOTS for Harvest House
Jay Payleitner is writing three more books for Harvest House, including 52 THINGS WIVES NEED FROM THEIR HUSBANDS
Pat Rushford is writing another title for Guidepost's HOPE HAVEN series
Wesleyan has contracted Arloa Sutter to create two follow up Bible studies for her upcoming social justice title, THE INVISIBLE
Releasing in 2011, Melanie Dobson's next title with Summerside; LOVE FINDS YOU IN AMANA, IOWA
Susy Flory and Mike Hingson are collaborating on a book for Thomas
Nelson about a blind man who, working high in the World Trade Center on
Sept 11th, was led down 70 flights of stairs to safety by his guide
Mel Lawrenz, the longtime pastor at Elmbrook Church in Wisconsin, is doing a book on "spiritual leadership" with Zondervan.
Vicki Hinze's LOST INC, a suspense series about a government department
looking into unsolved cases, has been sold to Harlequin.
Nicole O'Dell's THE WISHING PEARL, the first in a new YA series about
teens facing difficult life dilemmas, has been contracted with Barbour.
Rachel Hauck's THE WEDDING DRESS, chroncling the history of a beautiful
wedding gown that serves a major role i the lives of four women over
100 years, has been contracted with Thomas Nelson.
Leslie Gould and Mindy Starns Clark are teaming up to write THE WOMEN OF LANCASTER COUNTY with Harvest House.
Shane Stanford, author of A POSITIVE LIFE, is going to write MAKING
LIFE MATTER, which explains how the steps to leading an extraordinary
life are found in the ordinary decisions and attitudes of our
day-to-day lives. It was contracted with Abingdon, who is also
publishing Shane's book with Deanna Favre, THE CURE FOR THE CHRONIC
Janice Hanna has contracted to write LOVE ME TENDER with Summerside
Press — the story of a woman trying to save her family's old soda shop
by hosting a fundraising concert.
Kit Wilkinson is going to write A PLACE CALLED HOPE, her third novel with Harlequin.
Susan Page Davis has agreed to write THE PRAIRIE LADY SERIES, which
tells the story of a young Englishwoman setting out across America with
her maid to find her uncle, the new Earl of Branwell.
Darlene Franklin has been busy, agreeing to write both PLAINSONG and FIRST CHRISTMAS for Heartsong Presents.
NEWS AND REVIEWS
Susan Page Davis' THE CRIMSON CIPHER was an August Top Pick on RT Book Reviews
BookPage is currently featuring a review of Carla Stewart's CHASING LILACS in their September print edition.
The September print issue of CBA Retailer+Resources Magazine highlights the following
MacGregor Literary upcoming projects in their list of exceptional Fall 2010 "Publishers Picks":
– CHARLOTTE FIGG TAKES OVER PARADISE by Joyce Magnin Moccero, Abingdon Press
– Alison Strobel's REINVENTING RACHEL, David C. Cook
– SIMPLY SARA by Hillary Manton Lodge, Harvest House
– Julie L. Cannon's I'LL BE HOME FOR CHRISTMAS, Summerside Press
– THE MAYAN APOCALYPSE, coauthored by Al Gansky, Harvest House
And … a website just for fun: