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Susie Finkbeiner is the CBA bestselling author of A Cup of Dust, A Trail of Crumbs, and A Song of Home

Her most recent novel, All Manner of Things, releases in June, 2019 with Revell.

She serves on the Breathe Christian Writers Conference planning committee, volunteers her time at Ada Bible Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and speaks at retreats and women's events across the state. Susie and her husband have three children and live in West Michigan.

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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.
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…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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Every so often, I find myself having the following conversation with another bookish human.



Bookish human: Hey! You read. Have you read such-and-such-book?



Me: Not yet.



Bookish human: Dude. Seriously?



Me: Yeah.



Bookish human: It’s so good! You’d LOVE it!



Me: I’m sure! I’ll add it to my list.



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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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“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 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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