Sunday, October 11, 2009

Things Worth Remembering by Jackina Stark


This week, the

Christian Fiction Blog Alliance

is introducing

Things Worth Remembering

Bethany House (October 1, 2009)

by

Jackina Stark



ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

Jackina (pronounced with a long “i” to rhyme with China) Stark recently retired from teaching English at Ozark Christian College to spend more time writing and traveling.

Jackina says: "Although I loved my subjects and my students, I retired to do more writing and speaking, to spend more time with my family, and to travel with family and friends (including trips to encourage two missions in Cambodia). I have also spoken nationally and internationally at many retreats and seminars and enjoy running into many readers and former students. I have written frequently for both Christian Standard and Lookout, periodicals of Standard Publishing. Years ago I wrote two non-fiction books, published by College Press, but currently out of print. These days, I’m exploring fiction. My first novel, Tender Grace, was released by Bethany House January 30, 2009, and Things Worth Remembering, is the second. I’m working on new projects, including a third novel, as time permits. Whether speaking or writing, I love the opportunity to tell about Him whom Jesus called “Holy Father” and “the only true God.”

She has been married to her husband, Tony, for forty-two years. They live in Carl Junction, Missouri, and have two daughters and six grandchildren.





ABOUT THE BOOK

Kendy Laswell and her daughter, Maisey, used to do everything together--until one fateful summer when Maisey witnessed something she shouldn't have, and their relationship fractured. Now, Maisey is back home to get married and Kendy realizes this is her last chance to reconnect with her daughter. Will Kendy and Maisey be able to reclaim the bond they once shared?

Maisey asked for a bride doll the Christmas she was five, mesmerized by her aunt's wedding the fall before. Since then I've been dreaming of the day, or days, we would shop for her wedding dress. A mother helping her daughter find just the right creation for that momentous walk down the aisle strikes me as one of life's happiest endeavors. The night she called to tell us she'd bought her "dream of a gown," I sat beside Luke on the couch, a striking contrast to Maisey's exuberance.
My dejection seemed a tad inappropriate. "Being hurt because I wasn't included is silly, isn't it?" I asked.

"Not so silly," he said.

Will I ever quit longing for the Maisey who was once mine?


If you would like to read the first chapter of Things Worth Remembering , go HERE




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18 comments:

CherryBlossomMJ said...

posted just because

http://cherryblossommj.blogspot.com/2009/10/cfba-things-worth-remembering.html

stampedwithgrace said...

posted :)

loves to read said...

posted

KeepItSimple said...

Ready to roll!

Jim Thompson said...

Posted and pinged.

Christy Lockstein said...

I'm up with review.

Rulan said...

Posted and pinged. Later than normal. Had to travel long way to a funeral.

April Erwin said...

Mine's up.

Pam at Daysong Reflections said...

Posted with short review at http://www.daysongreflections.com/?p=2948

Brittanie said...

Posting with review tonight.

Tarasview said...

scheduled for Tuesday.

Jenny said...

Posted...off to ping...

SmilingSally said...

Here's my review:

http://bookcritiques.blogspot.com/2009/10/things-worth-remembering-by-jackina.html

Deborah said...

mine's up with my review!

Alexis Jacobs said...

I'm up.

Gretchen Geyer said...

Posted and off to ping!

Janna said...

Posted with review.

Mocha with Linda said...

Argghh! I did post this, just forgot to come tell you about it! Absolutely LOVED the book!