BARBARA’S BOOK

Publishers Weekly, starred review
"Wrestling with God: Stories of Doubt and Faith" book cover with photo of author Barbara Falconer Newhall

"Any seeker of any faith will be blessed to read the words of this fine author and observer."

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Kirkus Reviews ‘Wrestling with God’ This Month

Cover of the Sept. 1, 2016, Kirkus Review, which contains a review of "Wrestling with God" by Barbara Falconer Newhall

Kirkus reviews ‘Wrestling with God: Stories of Doubt and Faith” in its print edition this month. Read more.

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Brooke Warner: Getting Published Is Easier Than Ever. Getting Discovered, Not So Much

Cover of 2016 book by Brooke Warner, "Green Light Your Book."

Author-publisher Brooke Warner says turning an idea into a published book is easier and more respectable than ever. Anyone with a little cash and lots of time can do it. But getting your book into the hands of paying readers — that’s something else. Read more.

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My Goodreads Book Giveaway Starts Tomorrow

Goodreads book giveaway. Easy chair and bookcases at Book Passage bookstore, Corte Madera. Photo by Barbara Newhall

A Goodreads book giveaway for “Wrestling with God” starts June 24 — to celebrate the awards that “Wrestling with God” has won. Read more.

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Write Another Book? I Dunno . . .

The Bay Area Book Festival was held June 4 & 5, 2016 in Berkeley, California. Rob Bell signed copies of his "How to Be Here." He talked about -- write another book? Photo by Barbara Newhall

Write another book? I don’t mind the writing. What’s giving me pause is the grueling, humiliating work of promoting the darned thing once I’ve written it. Author Rob Bell had some advice. Read more.

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The Bay Area Book Festival — My Idea of a Good Time

The Bay Area Book Festival was held June 4 & 5, 2016 in the streets and indoor venues of downtown Berkeley, California. The Lacuna sculpture garden and book giveaway.

If you are up and at ’em this fine Sunday morning, it’s not to late to head on over to downtown Berkeley for the Bay Area Book Festival. Treat yourself to 300 authors, 230 exhibitors and 150 programs. Read more.

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