Category Archives: Book News

Sabbath Has Consequences… And Free Stuff for Eagle Eyes and Good Grammarians

[Drum roll] It’s a contest! Sabbath in the Suburbs is going into its second printing, and we’re making a few changes to the front and back matter. We also know there are a few typos in it, despite many, many, many smart people … Continue reading

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Sabbath Supplementals Update

It’s been fun to hear from book group leaders, pastors, and church educators about their plans to use Sabbath in the Suburbs this fall. Still need to order yours? Chalice and Amazon are open for business, or you can order directly from me. The Sabbath Supplementals should … Continue reading

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Planning for Fall Programming? I Ship Books!

Yesterday I did some corresponding with a church that wants to order 25 copies of Sabbath in the Suburbs for a group study this fall. Conversations like those make me very happy indeed! Friends sometimes ask, “Where should I order your book … Continue reading

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Discussion Guide Now Available

Up to now I’ve been giving out the discussion guide for Sabbath in the Suburbs to anyone who requested it… but you had to email me for it. This gave me the happy opportunity to connect with readers and learn … Continue reading

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Keep the Photos Coming!

This week I am away for several days of retreat in one of my favorite places on earth. Meanwhile people continue to read the book and share their thoughts and reactions, which is so gratifying. Thank you! I love receiving … Continue reading

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Countdown to Launch: On Why There Probably Shouldn’t Be a Countdown

“What’s it like to be done?” “How does it feel to have a book out?” “Does it seem ‘real’ to you yet?” It’s hard to know how to respond. I don’t feel all that different. Perhaps because there have been … Continue reading

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Countdown to Launch: Yes… There’s Swag

Last night my writing group hosted a book launch party for me prior to our local presbytery meeting. In addition to selling books, I gave out Sabbath sticky notes: Everybody has a to-do list. But do you have a to-don’t list? … Continue reading

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