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Karen Kingsbury
#1 New York Times Bestselling novelist Karen Kingsbury writes Life-Changing Fiction™ and has been called America’s favorite inspirational author. There are more than 25 million copies of her award-winning books in print, including several million copies sold in the past year. Karen’s last dozen... show more



#1 New York Times Bestselling novelist Karen Kingsbury writes Life-Changing Fiction™ and has been called America’s favorite inspirational author. There are more than 25 million copies of her award-winning books in print, including several million copies sold in the past year. Karen’s last dozen titles have topped national bestseller charts and many of her novels are under development as feature films and television movies. In addition, Roma Downey and MGM Studios announced this year that they are developing 22 of Karen’s Baxter Family novels into a TV series. She lives in Tennessee with her husband Don and their five sons, three of whom are adopted from Haiti. Their actress daughter Kelsey lives nearby and is married to Christian recording artist Kyle Kupecky. The couple recently welcomed their first child, Hudson, making Karen and Don grandparents for the first time.Liberty University: Karen is a visiting professor at Liberty University where she teaches master classes in a number of disciplines two weeks each semester. Karen has often said if Heaven had a university, it would be Liberty.Movies: Two of Karen’s bestselling books were made into Hallmark Channel movies. The Bridge 1 & 2 are now available on DVD through Hallmark. Roma Downey and MGM Studios announced this year that they are developing 22 of Karen’s Baxter family novels into a TV series. In addition, several of Karen’s books are in development as feature films and television movies. In 2011, Karen’s novel Like Dandelion Dust was made into a highly acclaimed feature film starring Barry Pepper and Mira Sorvino. Like Dandelion Dust released in theaters across the country and is now also available on DVD.Radio: In addition, Karen has recently been added as an on-air talent with the #1 syndicated morning radio program Keep the Faith. Karen’s segment, “The Heart of the Story” airs several times an hour every day of the week during the program. Speaking: Karen is also a public speaker, reaching tens of thousands of women annually through various national events. She talks about having “One Chance to Write the Story of Your Life”, encouraging her fans to love well, laugh often, and find a life of faith. Readers: Karen is actively involved with her readers and often shares time with them on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. She has a free newsletter, which she uses to keep readers up to date on new releases, movies, TV shows, blogs, and book giveaways. Readers can sign up for Karen’s free newsletter on her website: www.KarenKingsbury.com

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Carpe Librum
Carpe Librum rated it 2 years ago
This series is the only reading of Kingsbury that I have done. I know she is wildly popular with Christian fiction readers, but I don't think I will be trying any more of her books. If you like the sugarcoated everything-always-turns-out-perfectly kind of Christian stories, this series is for you. ...
Carpe Librum
Carpe Librum rated it 2 years ago
I was a little angry when I finished this book. That probably seems an odd reaction to a light, romantic, Christian novel, but there it is. Like so many other Christian authors, Kingsbury just cannot resist the temptation to make everything turn out alright. I may be a little jaded, but sometimes ...
Portable Mistletoe
Portable Mistletoe rated it 2 years ago
While I can happily suspend disbelief for fantastical story elements, like elves and magic spells and talking trees and, yes, even miracles from God, I have very little tolerance for illogical or grossly improbable plot points in a story that is supposedly set in a realistic world and peopled by fun...
JDCMustReadBooks
JDCMustReadBooks rated it 2 years ago
By: Karen Kingsbury ISBN: 9781451687569 Publisher: Howard Books Publication Date: 10/25/2016 Format: Hardcover My Rating: 4 Stars A special thank you to Howard Books and NetGalley for an ARC in exchange for an honest review. Christian author inspirational storyteller, Karen Kingsbury delivers...
Freda's Voice
Freda's Voice rated it 3 years ago
Encouraging! This weekly devotional is a great way to encourage yourself to let change into your life and renew your faith in God. I love how the author uses real stories to connect people, and show examples of God's love. It strengthens your faith to hear stories and situations much like your own, ...
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