Sunday, July 13, 2008

Sisterchicks Go Brit by Robin Jones Gunn



This week, the

Christian Fiction Blog Alliance

is introducing


Sisterchicks Go Brit

Multnomah Publishers (May 20, 2008)

by

Robin Jones Gunn



ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

Robin grew up in Orange County, California and has lived in all kinds of interesting places, including Reno and Hawaii.

Robin’s first novel was published in 1988, and she has continued to write between two to five books a year. Her 63 published books include 47 novels, all of which are still in print. Sales of her popular Christy Miller Series, Glenbrooke Series and Sisterchicks Series, including Sisterchicks in Gondolas and the new Katie Weldon Series including Peculiar Treasures all of which are approaching four million copies sold, with translations in nine languages.

Robin’s passion for storytelling and travel are evident in all her books, especially the Sisterchicks novels, and she has received thousands of letters from readers around the world who have come to know Christ through her writing. She sees this as her dream come true. Her novels are traveling to foreign lands and her characters are doing what she always longed to do; telling people about God’s love.

She and her husband currently live near Portland, Oregon and have been married for 30 years. They spent their first 22 years of marriage working together in youth ministry, and enjoying life with their son and daughter who are now both grown.

As a frequent speaker at local and international events, one of Robin’s favorite topics is how God is the Relentless Lover and we are His first love. She delights in telling stories of how God uses fiction to change lives.

Robin is the recipient of the Christy Award, the Mt. Hermon Pacesetter Award, the Sherwood E. Wirt Award and is a Gold Medallion Finalist. She also serves on the Board of Directors for Media Associates International and the Board of Directors for Jerry Jenkins’ Christian Writers’ Guild.



ABOUT THE BOOK
SISTERCHICK® n: a friend who shares the deepest wonders of your heart, loves you like a sister, and provides a reality check when you’re being a brat.

Two midlife mamas hop over to jolly ole England and encounter so much more than the usual tourist stops. Liz does have a bit of a childhood crush on Big Ben, and she has hoped to “meet” him ever since her fifteenth birthday. Kellie dreams of starting an interior design business and figures Liz needs to be a part of that equation–a calculation that hasn’t added up for Liz yet.

Nothing on the excursion goes the way these two friends had envisioned. They start with a village pancake race and end up being held for questioning on The Underground. Kellie and Liz take a wild tour through the land of C. S. Lewis and J. R. R. Tolkien and then find themselves swept up, up, and away in a hot air balloon over the Cotswalds. London beckons with the Tower of London, Windsor Castle, shopping at Portabella Road in Knotting Hill, and of course, reservations at the Ritz for a posh high tea.

A few detours along the way and the possibility of being lost in a London fog of wonderment aren’t enough to stop these two Sisterchicks! Each step of their regal journey is lined with evidence of God’s gracious compassion, and both come to realize that God knows their every wish. He is the One who planted every dream in their hearts.

And, oh, what a surprise awaits them when they return home!


To read the first chapter, go HERE

“Robin has done it again! You and your Sisterchicks will love taking this new adventure together!”
- Karen Kingsbury, New York Times best-selling author of Between Sundays and Ever After

“My only complaint about Robin’s latest is that now I want to hop a plane to England! But combine a cup of Earl Grey tea and this charming story and you’re halfway there. Another delightful tale about women helping women to live their lives to the fullest.”
- Melody Carlson, author of These Boots Weren’t Made for Walking and A Mile in My Flip-Flops

“Sisterchicks in Gondolas is a true delight. The characters shine, and evocative language will make any reader want to visit Venice. Biblical truths are portrayed simply, yet will touch hearts and lives with their realistic application.”
- Romantic Times magazine




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Robin can be reached through the Contact link on her Website

Come visit those participating in the blog tour:

Adam at Northwoods Blumer
Amber at A Fiction-Filled Life
Amy at Simple Folk Schoolhouse
Amy at sprightly
Amy at My Life
Amy at Peek a boo ICU
Andie at frommipov
Andrea at The Laughs Will Go On
Angela at One Baby, Seven Dogs, and a Mommy
April at Projecting A
Barbara at Victoria Hill Farm
Becky at Savvy Mom
Betsy Ann at Betsy Ann "Writer at Large!"
Bonnie at Bonnie Writes
Brandilyn at Forensics and Faith
Brittanie at A Book Lover
Camy at Camy Tang
Carla at Carla's Writing Café
Carolyn at Serenity
CeeCee at Book Splurge
Cheri at Kudzu and Koolaid
Christy at Christy's Book Blog
Dave at Novel Spotlight
Deborah at books, movies and chinese food
Debra at Soul Reflections
Deena at A Peek At My Bookshelf
Delia at Gatorskunkz And Mudcats
Erica at On The Write Path
Ernie at Writing: My Adventures In Words
Georgiana at Georgiana D
Heidi at Reviews by Heidi
Janis at The Nearsighted Bookworm
Janna at Cornhusker Academy
Jenn at Adventures At Walden's Pond
Jenny at Come Meet AusJenny
Jill at Christian Work At Home Moms
Joleen at timetotalk
Karen at Mommy of Three
Karla at Ramblin' Roads To Everywhere
Kelly at A Disciple's Steps
Kim at Window To My World
Krista at Welcome To Married Life
Kristi at Stamped With Grace
Kristy at I Need To Read
LaShaunda at See Ya On The Net
Laura at Laura William's Musings
Leah at Ponderings From My Heart
Linda at Faith In Love
Margaret at Creative Madness
Marjorie at The Writer's Tool
Michelle at Edgy Inspirational Author
Michelle at Just A Minute
Nora at Finding Hope Through Christian Fiction
Pam at Mom's Mutterings
Pam at Daysong Reflections
Rachelle at Stifled Squeal
Ruth at Booktalk & more...
Sally at Welcome To Sally Bradley.com
Sean at Bookmark Cafe
Shauna at Shaunarumbling
Stephanie at Punkin' Press
Susan at His Reading List
Tabitha at 123pizza's Weblog
Takiela at Beauty 4 Ashes
Tami at Tree Swing Reading
Tara at Tara's View Of The World
Tiffany at Snapshots Of Life
Tracy at Pix-N-Pens
Tricia at It's Real Life
Virginia at CeCe Lane
Virginia at Book Reviews - Virginia "Ginny" Smith

40 comments:

Ernie W. said...

Post is up.

Michelle Sutton said...

I'm up.

http://edgyinspirationalauthor.blogspot.com

Michelle Sutton said...

I'm up.

http://edgyinspirationalauthor.blogspot.com

Ausjenny said...

up and posted downunder with a review (loved this book)
ausjenny.blogspot.com

Rulan said...

Mine is posted.

Rel said...

Didn't order this one but posted anyway!

David Meigs said...

Me too!

Deborah said...

mine's up with my review, loved it!!!

CherryBlossomMJ said...

Posted (will appear at 9AM). Very impressed with this book. Review up.

cherryblossommj.blogspot.com

Adam Blumer said...

Posted and pinged, but I'm still waiting for my copy of the book. No review.

Nora St. Laurent said...

Posted and Reviewed.
Nora:)

brandyreneebruce said...

I'm up.

Kim said...

Posted with a review. This was my first Sisterchick book!!

Kim
WINDOW TO MY WORLD

Sean said...

Set to post at noon.

Pam said...

Posted with a short review at http://daysongreflections.com and at http://daysongreflections.blogspot.com

carla stewart said...

I've posted with a review and giveaway at Carla's Writing Cafe.

Karla @ Ramblin' Roads said...

Mine's up at http://anotherroadtoramble.blogspot.com

And, Bonnie, I did get the book about 3 days ago. Thanks!

Tiff (Amber Miller) Stockton said...

I just posted mine this morning. It's up with a 5-question interview with Robin, an autographed copy book giveaway AND a special invitation for all readers to enter a July contest celebrating Robin's 23rd year in publishing.

Come on by and take a look.

www.ambermiller.com

CeeCee@Book Splurge said...

Posted

April Erwin said...

Mine's up at www.ProjectingA.blogspot.com

Jenny said...

It's up.

Deena said...

Posted:-)

Susan Stitch said...

Posted at http://hisreadinglist.blogspot.com

Brittanie said...

Posted and Reviewed.

Erica Vetsch said...

Up with a review.

LInda K. said...

Posted and reviewed.
An enjoyable read!

homeschoolblogger.com/faithfulgrace/561262

Cheri said...

Review is up!
Giveway!

storyline said...

Posted.

Shauna said...

I posted a review and am hosting a giveaway.

stampedwithgrace said...

posted and commented

Georgiana said...

My post is scheduled for first thing in the morning.

Margie Vawter said...

I've posted; review to come later.

Janis said...

Up with a review.

Christy Lockstein said...

I'm up with review.

Amy Wallace said...

I'm finally posted...better late then never, right? ;-)

Ruth said...

posted

Amy said...

posted in the nick of time! :)

short review

Janna said...

I'm posted with a review and giveaway.

Andrea said...

I never received this book at all in the mail...so I didn't do my post on it yet.

Bonnie Calhoun said...

And that is why I ask people to tell me BEFORE the tour starts that they didn't get the book, not AFTER the tour is over!