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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Should Authors Read Reviews of Their Books? I Did

Should authors read reviews of their books? I did. Wrestling with God book on sale at Great Good Place for Books bookstore in Oakland, CA. Photo by Barbara Newhall

Should authors read reviews of their books? I’ve read mine, and I’ve got opinions about at least one of them. Read more.

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Book Contests — My Big Starter List for Authors

Book contests. An IPPY award certificate on a winning writer's desk. Photo by Barbara Newhall

Want to win some book contests? If you’re self-published or an author published by a small, independent press — here’s a starter list of contests to enter. Read more.

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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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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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