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Frequently Asked Questions:
Q: What's new/What's next
in Lisa Wingate books?
A: 2014 has been an exciting year so far! The
Prayer Box has been shortlisted for several book awards in its category, we've recently signed a film option on one of the books, and I'm excited to bring you two new stories set in the North Carolina Tidewater and the Blue Ridge Mountains.
A historical thread related to the Outer Banks and the legend of the
Lost Colony on Roanoke Island ties this group of contemporary novels
together. I hope you'll keep reading to discover this fascinating mystery tied to Appalachia and the Outer Banks.
on the book covers below to read Sneak Peek Chapters
Q: What's your latest book about?
A: The Story Keeper is an exciting dual time frame story about a successful New York editor who discovers a mysterious manuscript on an old slush pile and finds herself caught up in the story of a girl trapped by dangerous men in turn-of-the-century Appalachia. RT Bookreviews gave it a Top Pick, and Booklist said, "Wingate is, quite simply, a master storyteller." I can't wait for you to read it!
Watch The Story Keeper mini-movie trailer!
Q: Do you ever worry that you'll run out of stories?
A: Quite the opposite. I'm such a collector that I've started a site for sharing them. Come visit to experience fascinating, mysterious, and unforgettable untold stories... and to share your own!
Q: Can you tell me more about prayer boxes and The Prayer Box book?
A: I'd love to! To experience the world of The Prayer Box, including videos of the beautiful Outer Banks, Click here. To learn more about prayer box making, Click here. For book club prayer box party ideas, click here. For an article about 25 ways to use prayer boxes, click here.
Watch The Prayer Box mini-movie trailer!
Watch Lisa's latest TV interview
Q: Any news?
A: Here's a bit. For all the latest, find me on Facebook and Twitter.
Book Tour celebrates The Story Keeper in
fall 2014. Is Lisa Coming to your area? Watch the Appearances page for details!
The Prayer Box was chosen as one
Booklist Magazine's top 10 of 2013, following the selection of Blue Moon Bay for the 2012 list! Thank you, American Library
"The Writer's Jar," a new column Southern Writers' Magazine, features Lisa Wingate and Julie Cantrell sharing monthly conversations with some of today's most interesting writers!
A: In this busy cyber age, there are so many ways to keep in
You can find me on Facebook, follow
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Check out our Youtube
channel for inspirational videos from the books.
Join me on SouthernBelleView.com
on Mondays for my blog stories and articles, or email me by clicking
the Contact Lisa
button on the menu. Find me at Pinterest.
I love keeping in
touch with readers.
The best part of writing is watching stories do what
they are meant to do--bring people together.
Q: Where can I find a full
list of Lisa Wingate books and
sample book chapters?
A: For a full list of the books, in order by series, and
sample chapters click here:
Q: How long have you been
writing and many Lisa Wingate books are there?
A: I've been writing all my life. The The Story Keeper is book-baby number twenty-three!
For a full list,
go to my Bookshelf
Page. Below are a few of the more recent
Click on the book covers to read sample chapters.
You can also read sample chapters on my Bookshelf Page.
Q: Will you phone chat
with my book club or visit my book club, church, or organization for a
A: I love to chat with real people (as opposed to the
imaginary kind) anytime schedules permit. For information on
speaking engagements and phone chats, check my Speaking Info Page.
"Lisa Wingate is a
--New York Times Bestselling Author, Adriana Trigiana
us that it's never too late to open our hearts."
-- Southern Lady Magazine
"God has gifted her with a
NYT #1 Bestselling author, Debbie Macomber
"A skilled writer." -- Texas Monthly
"Poignant descriptions of
characters... lyrical writing." --
sized charm." -- Publisher's Weekly
"Sure to delight!" -- Blogcritics.org
beautifully-written mix." -- Dallas Morning News
"Leaves the reader filled
with hope." -- Booklist
"A rising star in the world of women's fiction."
-- RT Bookreviews
"Not to be missed... a
perfect 10!" --Romance Reviews Today
"Will touch your heart from the first page to the last."
-- Kristin Hannah
"An excellent read for any
season. A celebration of the power of love."
Wingate is making a national name for herself as an excellent
-- Abilene Reporter-News
"This is storytelling at
its best." -- Julie Cannon
us that it is love that changes our world."
-- NYT Bestselling author,
Patti Callahan Henry
"Will take root in your
heart and stay." -- NYT Bestselling author, Karen White