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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Susie Finkbeiner I'm currently working on the first book in a series of historical novels. The working title is A Cup of Dust. …moreI'm currently working on the first book in a series of historical novels. The working title is A Cup of Dust. (less)
Susie Finkbeiner Cora's childhood shack was based on a few dwellings I saw when traveling through the Appalachians years ago. I noticed so many small houses set far ba…moreCora's childhood shack was based on a few dwellings I saw when traveling through the Appalachians years ago. I noticed so many small houses set far back among the trees and far from others.

While writing Paint Chips, I knew that Cora's childhood needed to be isolated. Stuck in the mountains, away from everyone else seemed a lonely place for her and her family to live.

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The Easter Chicken

I wanted to make this Easter feel at least a little normal in the middle of this abnormal era.






We managed a pared down egg hunt in the backyard and worshipped as a family with our church’s livestream. I even put on a dress (although, as comfy as it was, I don’t know that it counts).






And I planned a mini-feast for our celebration. I felt VERY fortunate to have found a whole chicken in our freezer. Th

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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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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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