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Chris Fabry
Married to Andrea since 1982. We have 9 children together and none apart. Our dog's name is Tebow.
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After finding and remediating mold twice in our Colorado home, we abandoned ship in October 2008. Because of the high levels of exposure, our entire family was affected. After months of seeing different specialists for all of the problems, we came to Arizona to begin comprehensive treatment to rid our bodies of the toxic buildup. In August 2009 we moved into a larger home, four bedrooms, south of Tucson, north of Mexico. I am doing my daily radio program/ writing from that location. Thanks for praying for us. We really feel it.

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Friday, June 1, 2012
Here is a list of some of the books that were mentioned on the air on June 1 during Chris Fabry Live!

Our guests were:

  Julie Cantrell, author of Into The Free

  Tina Ann Forkner, author of Rose House and Ruby Among Us

  Gina Holmes, author of Crossing Oceans, Dry as Rain

From Facebook: The Mark of the Lion Series by Francine Rivers, anything by Robin Jones Gunn

Dannah Gresh mentioned Donna VanLiere's The Good Dream on her blog

Tina mentioned: The Outsiders, S. E. Hinton

Julie mentioned: books by Barbara Kingsolver

Madeleine L'Engle, A Wrinkle In Time

Temptation, Travis Thrasher (Solitary Series)
    also, the 7 Hour Series, Teardrop

Blue Moon Bay, Lisa Wingate

Almost Heaven, Not In The Heart, Chris Fabry

Harriet Beamer Takes the Bus, Joyce Magnum

Stardust, Carla Stewart

Embrace Me, Lisa Samson

Chasing Mona Lisa, Tricia Goyer

A Sweet Haven Summer, Courtney Walsh -- Suggested by Deborah Raney, author of After All: A Hanover Falls Novel

Where the Red Fern Grows, Wilson Rawls

Peace Like a River, Leif Enger

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Betty Smith

Redeeming Love, Francine Rivers

Bonnie Calhoun, Cooking the Books

Historical fiction by Tamera Alexander and Kim Vogel Sawyer

Illusion, Frank Peretti

Loving, Karen Kingsbury

Sheep Tales, Ken Davis

Bathsheba, Jill Eileen Smith

The Robe, Lloyd C. Douglas

Till We Have Faces, C. S. Lewis

Chasing Sunsets, Eva Marie Everson
(suggested by author Pam Meyers)

Pam also suggested going online to find a database of books by genre, author, or title. The site is:

Chosen: The Lost Diaries of Queen Esther by Ginger Garrett

Madman by Tracy Groot

The Last Disciple series by Sigmund Brouwer and Hank Hanegraaff

One Tuesday Morning series by Karen Kingsbury

Charles Martin, The Dead Don't Dance, Thunder and Rain

Lee Strobel, The Ambition

Dinner with a Perfect Stranger, David Gregory


Alice Nicholas said...

I thoroughly enjoyed today's show! I was unsuccessful in getting through to share with you my summer read, Abandon Not My Soul by first time author, Sherye S. Green. It's a romantic novel and the first of a trilogy. I predict Sherye will develop a strong following.

cleadeyoe said...

Thank you for the list! I look forward to reading some of these titles. I have a question, though. On the broadcast, I heard the guests mention classic vs literary writing, and I don't know what they mean by the distinction. Can you help?

Chris Fabry said...

On the distinction between "classic" and "literary," I don't see much. But there is a distinction in "popular" Christian fiction and "literary" Christian fiction. This term, literary, usually means the fiction is less "commercial," doesn't attract as big of an audience. John Grisham writes books with plots that appeal to many readers. John Irving sells a lot of books as well, but his fiction doesn't have the "hooks" that Grisham will use. Literary can mean more poetic, a depth of prose, topics that draw you into the characterization but may not seem as blockbusting or escapist. It's page turning in its own way, but in a different way than a more commercial book.

Anonymous said...

Just read "Harriet Beamer Takes the Bus". What a sweet book. Made me think of my own mom who is 82 this month and can still experience God's pleasure- even from a wheelchair.

Jan said...

I missed the show, but came to check out the blog! An author of more recent books that I love is Dee Henderson. Great exciting plots about the military and suspense stories. I like that her characters wrestle with how their beliefs (or lack of) affect the situations they are in.