Stephanie Grace Whitson

Stephanie Grace Whitson


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A native of southern Illinois, Stephanie Grace Whitson has lived in Nebraska since 1975. She began what she calls "playing with imaginary friends" (writing fiction) when, as a result of teaching her four homeschooled children Nebraska history, she was personally encouraged and challenged by the lives of pioneer women in the West. Since her first book, Walks the Fire, was published in 1995, Stephanie's fiction titles have appeared on the ECPA bestseller list numerous times and been finalists for the Christy Award, the Inspirational Reader's Choice Award, and ForeWord Magazine's Book of the Year. Her first nonfiction work, How to Help a Grieving Friend, was released in 2005. In addition to serving in her local church and keeping up with two m ...more

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“I think," Ella said, "that what a woman does or doesn't do should be up to the woman, and she should make up her own mind and not change it when the wind starts to blow. I think a woman should be who she is, not what others expect her to be. And if she wants to go to a dance looking for a man, she should go and not feel like she has to explain herself. And if she want to have her own farm, she should do that and not feel like she has to explain that, either. And…I think you should be quiet now.”
Stephanie Grace Whitson, Sixteen Brides

“Elliot Leighton spoke up. "The existence of fool's gold does not mean there isn't real gold in the mountains, Mr. Picotte. And the existence of hypocrites who misuse religion for themselves does not mean there isn't a God in heaven who loves His children and sent His Son to die for them." He stood up and stretched. "Never confuse professing Christians with Christ, Mr. Picotte. The former will disappoint you every time. Christ never will.”
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“Cooper took his hat off and swiped his forehead. Finally he spoke. "Well, Frank, to my mind, what a woman does or doesn't do should be up to the woman. She should be who she is, not what others expect her to be." It's her land. As far as I'm concerned she's the boss.”
Stephanie Grace Whitson, Sixteen Brides

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This is the poll for December's Books of the Month! The two with the most votes will be our group reads.

Falling Like Snowflakes (Summer Harbor #1) by Denise Hunter Falling Like Snowflakes by Denise Hunter
 
  7 votes 18.9%

A Patchwork Christmas Collection by Judith McCoy Miller A Patchwork Christmas Collection by Judith McCoy Miller,Stephanie Grace Whitson, and Nancy Moser
 
  6 votes 16.2%

The Christmas Star by Ace Collins The Christmas Star by Ace Collins
 
  4 votes 10.8%

A Wild Goose Chase Christmas by Jennifer AlLee A Wild Goose Chase Christmas by Jennifer AlLee
 
  4 votes 10.8%

The Doctor's Christmas Quilt by Kathi Macias The Doctor's Christmas Quilt by Kathi Macias
 
  4 votes 10.8%

Nutcracker Christmas (Christmas Traditions #6) by Jennifer AlLee Nutcracker Christmas by Jennifer AlLee
 
  3 votes 8.1%

The Fruitcake Challenge (Christmas Traditions, #3) by Carrie Fancett Pagels The Fruitcake Challenge by Carrie Fancett Pagels
 
  3 votes 8.1%

A Basket Brigade Christmas Three Women, Three Love Stories, One Country Divided by Judith McCoy Miller A Basket Brigade Christmas by Judith McCoy Miller, Nancy Moser and Stephanie Grace Whitson
 
  3 votes 8.1%

Tidings of Comfort and Joy A Classic Christmas Novel of Love, Loss, and Reunion by Davis Bunn Tidings of Comfort and Joy by T. Davis Bunn
 
  3 votes 8.1%

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