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Katie Ganshert

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Katie (K.E.) Ganshert was born and raised in the exciting state of Iowa, where she currently resides with her family. She likes to write things and consume large quantities of coffee and chocolate while she writes all the things. She’s won some awards. For the writing, not the consuming. Although the latter would be fun. You can learn more about K.E. Ganshert and these things she writes at her website www.katieganshert.com. ...more

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A Writerly Update

Well, hello there Reader Friends!

Its been awhile, yeah?

I thought Id hop on the ol website and jot a quick writerly update. I hope this finds you healthy and sane in the midst of such bizarre and trying times. 

Several years back, I sat down and wrote The Gifting Trilogy, and ever since, Ive been an author torn between two genres: Young Adult of the semi-peculiar variety, and Contemporary Fiction

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Well, hello there Reader Friends! Its been awhile, yeah?I thought Id hop on the ol website and jot a quick writerly update. I hope this finds you heal Read more of this blog post »
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Savage Inequalities by Jonathan Kozol
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" Preslaysa wrote: "Question 8 of 15: "My entire community suffered from a lack of trust," Ward writes (169). Why do members of the community distrust s ...more "
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" Hey ladies! What an encouraging thread! Thanks so much for being readers! <3 ...more "
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Then Came You by Becky Wade
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The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
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Fiction can be transformative, and this is exactly what this fiction is. Angie Thomas invites readers to walk in another's shoes. She humanizes an entire group of people who have been de-humanized for far too long. She gives back their Imago Dei ... ...more
Katie Ganshert is on page 215 of 444 of The Hate U Give: This is the power of fiction. An invitation to walk in another persons shoes. Put on their skin. This is where we find true empathy. And this book, Angie Thomas, is NAILING it. Absolutely nailing it.
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“God’s not in the business of pampering His children. He’s in the business of perfecting them.”
Katie Ganshert, A Broken Kind of Beautiful

“Even if we do everything right, things are still going to go wrong.”
Katie Ganshert, Wildflowers from Winter

“You shouldn't let something that happened in the past stop you from having something that could be great in the present.”
Katie Ganshert, The Art of Losing Yourself

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Since the top two books had the same number of votes, we need a tie-breaking poll for April! The book with the most votes will be our Group Read, and the one with the second most votes will be a Buddy Read for the month.

Wildflowers from Winter by Katie Ganshert Wildflowers from Winter by Katie Ganshert
 
  17 votes 56.7%

Land of Silence by Tessa Afshar Land of Silence by Tessa Afshar
 
  13 votes 43.3%

30 total votes
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message 8: by Rissi

Rissi Thanks for accepting the friend request, Katie - I am very much looking forward to reading your novels. :)


message 7: by Katie

Katie Ganshert Ganise wrote: "I enjoyed it Katie! Just finished Wildflowers yesterday. REALLY good!" YAY! So glad you enjoyed it Ganise!


message 6: by Karen

Karen Malena Hello Katie, and thanks so much for accepting the friend invite. I like your name as it's the name of a main character in my recent series!!!


message 5: by Sarah

Sarah Thanks for adding me!


message 4: by Katie

Katie Ganshert Jennifer wrote: "Hey, girl! Good to see you here!"

I'm just getting it figured out. Wendy told me about it. I feel like I've been in the dark about this really awesome party and I'm arriving super late. :)


Jennifer Shirk Hey, girl! Good to see you here!


message 2: by Katie

Katie Ganshert Wendy wrote: "Addicted yet? ;)"

I'm just getting started - give me an hour and I'm sure I'll be an addict. :)


message 1: by Wendy

Wendy Miller Addicted yet? ;)


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