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Sneak Peek: A Broken Kind of Beautiful by Katie Ganshert

Sometimes everything you ever learned about yourself is wrong.

Click here to download chapter one of A Broken Kind of Beautiful.

Fashion is a fickle industry, a frightening fact for twenty-four year old model Ivy Clark. Ten years in and she’s learned a sacred truth—appearance is everything. Nobody cares about her broken past as long as she looks beautiful for the camera. This is the only life Ivy knows—so when it starts to unravel, she’ll do anything to hold on. Even if that means moving to the quaint island town of Greenbrier, South Carolina, to be the new face of her stepmother’s bridal wear line—an irony too rich for words, since Ivy is far from the pure bride in white. 

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NEWS: WaterBrook Multnomah Congratulates Two Authors on Winning 2013 Carol Awards


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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.— WaterBrook Multnomah Publishing Group congratulates authors Katie Ganshert and Jane Kirkpatrick on having both been awarded 2013 Carol Awards for their novels Wildflowers from Winter (WaterBrook Press, May 2012) and Where Lilacs Still Bloom (WaterBrook Press, April 2012). The Carol Award Winners were announced at the ACFW Conference in Indianapolis, IN on Sept. 15, 2013.

The Carol Awards are given each year by American Christian Fiction Writers in recognition of the best Christian fiction published by traditional houses the previous calendar year. Wildflowers from Winter won the Debut Novel category, and Where Lilacs Still Bloom received the award for the Historical category.

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NEWS: Author Katie Ganshert Talks Writing Tips on KWQC TV’s “Paula Sands LIVE!”

Wishing on Willows author Katie Ganshert interveiws on KWQC TV’s “Paula Sands Live” Show. With two novels under her belt, including her first book Wildflowers from Winter, Ganshert chats with Sands about the ins-and-outs of writing.

Tune in as Ganshert offers insights for up and coming writers. To watch, click here.

NEWS: Three WaterBrook Multnomah Titles Named Finalists for Christian Retailing’s BEST Awards

Three WaterBrook Multnomah Titles Named Finalists for

Christian Retailing’s BEST Awards

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April  2013) – WaterBrook Multnomah Publishing Group is proud to be recently honored by Christian Retailing’s naming three of its titles as finalists for Christian Retailing’s annual BEST Awards.

Fearless: The Undaunted Courage and Ultimate Sacrifice of Navy SEAL Team SIX Operator Adam Brown (May 2012/WaterBrook Press), by New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestselling and award-winning author Eric Blehm, was nominated in the Auto/Biography category. This heartrending and inspiring story of Naval Special Warfare Operator (SEAL) Adam Brown, who overcame tremendous odds in his rise to the top tier of the U.S. military: SEAL Team Six, appeared on The New York Times Bestseller list for 17 weeks and will release in paperback on May [ … ]

NEWS: “Wishing on Willows” Author Featured in Publishers Weekly!

Wishing on Willows author Katie Ganshert featured in Publishers Weekly Religion Update!

Discover how a missions trip to Kenya changed her life…and her connection to the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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Reading Group Guide: Wildflowers from Winter by Katie Ganshert

In her debut book, Katie Ganshert’s rich modern characters grapple with the questions of life over death, happiness over grief, and God over self.  These questions confront heroine Bethany Quinn most as she loses her worldly security and has to find out whether giving up her life can lead to true freedom and love.

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