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HELLO SPRING!

By Kristen Terrette / April 16, 2023 /

New in Fiction Green Flash (F) Written by Martha VanCise When Marc Simms, maverick pilot, joins a mission team as a cover for a diamond heist in an Afro-Caribbean country, he believes avoiding profanity will be his greatest challenge. Traveling with people, however, who excel in compassion but lack in worldly or multicultural wisdom puts him in chaotic situations he could have avoided if traveling alone.During the nine-day trip, the charismatic widower intentionally charms each…

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Our 2023 Selah Finalists!

By Deb Haggerty / March 21, 2023 /

Check out our Selah Finalists by clicking the titles below!   Young Adult Fiction: Once Upon the Shadows by Faith Colleen Weaver   Novella: A Father’s Gift by Paula Peckham   Mystery/Suspense: Gates of Hell by Andy DeWitt   Contemporary Women: Every Day Filled with Hope by Shelia Stovall Falling Apart, Falling for You by Chris Posti   Historical Biblical: They Came with Haste by Whitney Lane Ward   Western: Texas Faith by Andrew Roth…

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NEW in Nonfiction!

By Kristen Terrette / March 5, 2023 /

Growing the Fruit of the Spirit: 100 Devotionals for Farm Families (NF) Written by Beth Gormong & Susan Hayhurst Farm life is a one-of-a-kind experience. Living where you work, putting up with pungent smells, and praying daily the farm spreadsheets balance is the norm. In Growing the Fruit of the Spirit: 100 Devotions for Farm Families, Susan and Beth share their real-life adventures. Though they don’t work the land, they see the humor, endure the…

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Celebrating Black History Month with Elk Lake Authors!

By Deb Haggerty / February 25, 2023 /

Help us celebrate some of our Black Authors by checking out their books! Mourning into Dancing Written by Aaron Pettes Click here to find out more.           God, Mt. Fuji, and Sweet Tea Written by Janet P. Smith Click here to find out more.           The Tapestry of Trauma Written by Donna Scott Click here to find out more.             Fairy Tales…

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What’s NEW in 2023

By Kristen Terrette / February 1, 2023 /

Check out what’s new in 2023! Sweeter with You (F) Written by Mary A. Felkins A spirited bakery shop owner. A cupcake-baking pro ball player. A game-winning play to find love ever after. SERENITY LEWIS has a serious problem. After several successful years, her trendy French Quarter bakery is failing-no thanks to a national chain that’s luring patrons by way of lower prices and ease of parking. She’ll do anything to keep her bakery alive.…

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24 Hours of Christmas Reads! (Books & Links)

By Deb Haggerty / December 16, 2022 /

Elk Lake Publishing Christmas & Winter Reads! Picture Books:     A Holy Night in Bethlehem, Lehr (PB)         The Christmas Gift, John Alexander (PB)         Twas the Night Before Jesus, Wyland (PB)       Fiction:     It Really IS a Wonderful Life, Linda Rondeau (F)                   Miracle on Maple Street, Linda Rondeau (F)          …

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Check out what’s NEW at Elk Lake!

By Deb Haggerty / November 6, 2022 /

Check out our NEWEST releases! Walking in Faith: The Peter, Paul, and Mary Principle (NF) Written by Dr. Craig von Buseck Peter, Paul, and Mary: three ordinary people, but after an encounter with God, each chose to respond in faith and action-and through them, God changed the world forever. In¬†Walking in Faith: The Peter, Paul, and Mary Principle, Dr. Craig von Buseck identifies a life-changing concept in three biblical scenarios: Peter following the call of…

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September New Releases

By Deb Haggerty / October 4, 2022 /

September was a BIG month for Fiction! Here are our September New Releases.   Aunt Iva Story (Picture Book) Written by Michelle McCarthy Illustrated by Keri-Jean Malmsten Rosalina is bursting with excitement to meet her Aunt Iva. She’d already experienced how humongous words and whimsical Aunts spelled fun and encouragement. Join Rosalina and Roo at their family reunion as they meet Aunt Iva. Listen as she paints a picture, weaving words of adventure and purpose…

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An Interview with Our Editor-in-Chief! Find out what Elk Lake is looking for…

By Kristen Terrette / September 15, 2022 /

Our publisher, Deb Haggerty, was recently interviewed for the American Christian Fiction Writers (ACFW) At Home Conference. We thought you’d be interested in her answers. What are the top things you look for in a submission? We look to see if they followed our guidelines completely. Then we look to see if the grammar, punctuation, and usage are correct. We check the synopsis-shorter is better than longer. We look at their proposed marketing efforts. We…

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August New Releases

By Deb Haggerty / September 1, 2022 /

Check out our August New Releases! New in Fiction Texas Faith Written by Andrew Roth Will things ever go right? When Johnny’s pa doesn’t come home after the war, the Garret ranch nears collapse, covered with back taxes and worthless cattle. While he struggles with bitterness and dread, his mother launches a spiritual quest for God’s provision. Hannah Tall Basket, a friend from the nearby Comanche village, challenges him to join the Spirit-filled adventure in…

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