Blog tour: ‘Creatively Christmas’

Blog tour: ‘Creatively Christmas’

Jennifer Rizzo and Cedar Fort Publishing & Media are pleased to announce the “Creatively Christmas” blog tour, which will run from October 6-20, 2014.

If you’re interested in participating in this blog tour, please email us or leave a comment below.

About the book:

Make your Christmas merry and bright! Follow popular designer and lifestyle blogger Jennifer Rizzo on a journey through the yuletide season—and learn how to make your own beautiful decorations, such as the Sparkly Doily Banner, Snowball Jingle Bells, Reindeer Tea Towel, and more. So grab a hot glue gun and pom-poms and enjoy page after page of glittery and festive projects.

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About the author:

Jennifer Rizzo is an artist/designer who owns Jennifer Rizzo Design Company. She loves designing home décor and artwork. She has been wholesaling/retailing her items for over 6 years and sells her handmade home décor creations in boutiques and retailers across the United States. She has been featured in and produced projects for publications such as Country Living magazine, Romantic Homes and Somerset Home. She teaches art and handmade classes, speaks about creative living and writes about DIY and artful living at her popular lifestyle blog Jenniferrizzo.com.

She is nestled in the Chicago ‘burbs with her husband, 3 kids and lots of projects waiting to be worked on.

“Creatively Christmas” blog tour schedule:

October 6: A Casual Reader’s Blog • Eclectically Vintage
October 7: Unskinny Boppy
October 8: The Space Between
October 9:
October 10: Readalot • The City Farmhouse
October 11:
October 12: Thoughts in Progress
October 13: At the Picket Fence
October 14: The Graphics Fairy
October 15: Four Generations One Roof
October 16: Finding Home
October 17:
October 18: Brooklyn Berry Designs
October 19:
October 20:

September LDS nonfiction releases include near death experiences, an updated scripture study aid, and a pair of Christmas titles

September LDS nonfiction releases include near death experiences, an updated scripture study aid, and a pair of Christmas titles

September Radiant releasesChristmas is still awhile away, but it’ll be here before we know it. With that in mind, several of our September LDS nonfiction releases are ideal for the holiday season, whether as gifts to loved ones, or gifts to yourself.

Jenny's-Christmas-Gift_2x3Jenny’s Christmas Gift: A True Story” by John Pontius

Jenny is thrown out of her home on Christmas Eve with no money and no coat. Read the true story about the Pontius family helping Jenny to experience the best Christmas of her life through acceptance, love, and giving. Welcome the spirit of Christmas into your heart as the Pontius family welcomed Jenny into their home.

Born to the Virgin Mary” by David J. RidgesBorn-to-the-Virgin-Mary_2x3_web

Delve deeper into the events surrounding the birth of the Savior. Bestselling author David J. Ridges draws on scripture to tell of the Savior’s birth, early life, and visit from the wise men. Share this booklet with your family or give it to your friends and neighbors this Christmas season and learn what life might have been like for young Jesus and His family.

NT-Deluxe-Box-Lid-Top_2x3The New Testament Made Easier
Family Deluxe Set
by David J. Ridges

A beloved classic comes to life with this beautiful family deluxe edition of the bestselling books by David J. Ridges. Featuring full-color illustrations and colored text to easily distinguish between scripture and commentary, this new set makes a thoughtful and timeless gift for family, friends, and teachers. Full of priceless doctrinal insights, these gorgeous volumes are sure to become treasured family keepsakes.

Visions-from-beyond-the-Veil_2x3Visions from Beyond the Veil” by Lee Nelson

For those who believe, it’s no secret that this life is not the end. Learn for yourself what awaits us all in these inspiring true accounts from Latter-day Saints who have been shown a glimpse through the thin veil between this life and the life thereafter. Sure to uplift any reader, this beloved book, compiled from the previous Beyond the Veil series, is a must-read—a true testament to the eternal nature of God’s plan.

Blog tour: ‘Because of Love’

Blog tour: ‘Because of Love’

Shauna Brown and Cedar Fort Publishing & Media are pleased to announce the “Because of Love” blog tour, which will run from October 17-31, 2014.

If you’re interested in participating in this blog tour, please email us or leave a comment below.

About the book:

For Christmas, all Phoebe Brown wants is to give her daughters new shoes to replace their heavy leather boots. But because they have very little money, her husband refuses to pay for them. Inspired by true events, this Christmas story shows how the power of love can change even the most begrudging heart.  

Because of Love blog tour

About the author:

Graduating from Brigham Young University with a degree in speech and drama, communication, has provided Shauna V. Brown with many opportunities to use her talents. She has written and directed original plays and presentations for church and community. She has shared her musical talents, numberous scripts and presentations with pioneer trek groups for the past eighteen years. Shauna has equally enjoyed being a guest speaker and presenter at BYU Education Week, women’s conferences, firesides and community presentations. Shauna and her husband, Rick, are blessed with six children and fourteen grandchildren. For the past twenty-two years, Shauna has written an original Christmas story as a gift to neighbors and friends.

“Because of Love” blog tour schedule:

October 17: Getting Your Read On
October 18:
October 19: Kindle and Me
October 20: Wishful Endings
October 21:
October 22: I Love to Read and Review Books
October 23: Mel’s Shelves 
October 24: Mom Loves 2 Read
October 25:
October 26: Thoughts in Progress • Jorie Loves a Story
October 27: Katie’s Clean Book Collection • Readalot 
October 28:
October 29:
October 30:
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Blog tour: ‘Stars, Stockings, and Shepherds’

Blog tour: ‘Stars, Stockings, and Shepherds’

Shersta Chabot and Cedar Fort Publishing & Media are pleased to announce the “Stars, Stockings, and Shepherds” blog tour, which will run from October 10-24, 2014.

If you’re interested in participating in this blog tour, please email us or leave a comment below.

About the book:

Do you know the symbolism behind evergreens, sheep, or the color red? This adorably illustrated picture book teaches the meanings behind 24 Christmastime objects and is the perfect gift for any children, parents, or grandparents on your list. Make your family’s holiday season one to remember with this inspiring reminder of the gospel roots behind our treasured Christmas traditions.

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About the author: 

Shersta Chabot grew up in Utah, the oldest in a family of eleven children. After working for several years in both corporate and small business accounting, she returned to her first love—English literature—and completed her Bachelor’s degree at Utah Valley University while working as Acquisitions Editor for a local trade publishing company. Currently, she lives in Phoenix, Arizona with her three children, where she has taken on the dual challenges of graduate student and teacher of writing at Arizona State University. Shersta is the author of The Symbols of Christmas.

“Stars, Stockings, and Shepherds” blog tour schedule:

October 12: A Casual Reader’s Blog
October 13:
October 14:
October 15: Mom Loves 2 Read
October 16:
October 17:
October 18: My Book Addiction and More
October 19:
October 20: Mel’s Shelves • I Love to Read and Review Books
October 21: Wishful Endings
October 22: Thoughts in Progress
October 23: Readalot
October 24: Getting Your Read On
October 25: The Things I Love Most
October 26: Katie’s Clean Book Collection
October 27: Little Light Design Collective • Fire and Ice Reads

Blog tour: ‘Candy Canes and Christmastime’

Blog tour: ‘Candy Canes and Christmastime’

Linda Hoffman Kimball and Cedar Fort Publishing & Media are pleased to announce the “Candy Canes and Christmastime” blog tour, which will run from October 10-24, 2014.

If you’re interested in participating in this blog tour, please email us or leave a comment below.

About the book:

If you long for a “humbug free” holiday, this is the book for you! Linda Hoffman Kimball presents a compilation of heartfelt and humorous experiences and ideas from women across the broad spectrum of LDS experience and location. Their words help families of any Christian background refocus on the sacredness of the season. Discover unique traditions, fresh ideas, practical tips, and spiritual insights so that your family can get back on track. There are even some recipes! This is a great gift to give your friends, neighbors and relatives.

Candy Canes Christmastime blog tour

About the author: 

Linda Hoffman Kimball is an author and illustrator based in Illinois and Utah. Candy Canes & Christmastime: Enhancing the Holidays in the Real World is the 5th compilation for Cedar Fort in the “In the Real World” series. This series on topics compelling to Mormon women, features the voices and experiences of a wide array of women “in the trenches” who candidly share what they have learned from the highlights – and even the lowlights – in their efforts to build Zion. She is a blogger with Segullah.org and writes a column for the quarterly journal Exponent II with which she has been affiliated since 1975. Her other books include humorous novels for LDS adults Home to Roost (Hatrack River Press) and The Marketing of Sister B. (Signature Books), an essay compilation Saints Well-Seasoned: Musings on how food nourishes us – body, heart and soul (Deseret Book) and the children’s picture book Come with Me on Halloween (Albert Whitman Co.). Learn more at LindaHoffmanKimball.com.

Linda Hoffman Kimball earned a BA from Wellesley College and an MFA from Boston University. She and her husband Christian have three grown children with marvelous spouses and three delightful grandchildren. She loves to travel, make creative messes, and consume dark chocolate.

“Candy Canes and Christmastime” blog tour schedule:

October 10:
October 11:
October 12: The Things I Love Most
October 13:
October 14: Mel’s Shelves
October 15:
October 16:
October 17: Readalot • Thoughts in Progress 
October 18: Mom Loves 2 Read
October 19: My Book Addiction and More
October 20: Katie’s Clean Book Collection
October 21: The Author’s Hideaway
October 22:I Love to Read and Review Books
October 23: Wishful Endings
October 24: Fire and Ice Reads