Susie Finkbeiner

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Susie Finkbeiner is the author of All Manner of Things as well as the CBA bestselling Pearl Spence series.

When she’s not writing or traveling to speak at retreats or conferences, Susie enjoys lunch dates with her husband, reading with her kids, and drinking coffee with good friends.

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What to Wear: 1960s Version

This coming Thursday (May 30, 2019) I’m having a release party for All Manner of Things at Baker Book House in Grand Rapids, MI.





Just for a little fun, I’ve invited people to dress up in their best 1960s inspired outfits. Everyone who does will be entered into a drawing to win a fun prize!





So, how does one living in 2019 dress as if they’re in the 1960s? Great question!





Here I’ve compiled some...

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“That was when I learned that kindness could break a heart just as sure as meanness. The difference was the kindness made that broken heart softer. Meanness just made the heart want to be hard.”
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“The world was full of awful people who did terrible and ugly things. Most of them were only awful because of the scars on their hearts.”
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“The way I figured it, Jesus had the poor close to His heart because they were the ones who had nothing else to hold onto.”
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Debra Stauffer I REALLY, REALLY Liked Night Circus! Very imaginative - different from anything else I'd ever read. I hope you like it!!! I enjoyed Bel Canto as well!!!


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