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Blogging for Books Newsletter

September 26, 2012

Novel Crossing



Do you love Christian fiction? If so, we'd like to introduce you to a new website we're launching to readers soon!

It's called Novel Crossing: The Intersection of Fiction & Faith.

As a Blogging for Books member, you're one of the first ones we're telling about this new website.

About Novel Crossing

Novel Crossing is a website for Christian fiction lovers. It's like Facebook meets Goodreads meets your favorite Christian fiction blogs...all in one place! Whether you're into romance, Amish fiction, mystery, action, sci-fi, historical fiction or any other genre...Novel Crossing is your new trusted source for ALL Christian fiction across ALL publishers!

We're writing today to see if you could help us test the following on

1) Set up a Novel Crossing account.

2) Write a review (or two, or three, or seven) or copy and paste a few of your reviews onto Novel Crossing. You can post reviews for WaterBrook Multnomah books as well as books from other publishers...more on this in a bit.

3) Let us know if you run into any issues. If you find a bug or see an issue, (or just want to share some thoughts on how we can make the site better, please tell us about it here.

4) If you would like to join the Novel Crossing Team - we're looking for partners to join us by writing articles for the website and also helping to edit and add new books and authors to the website. This team is so new, we don't even have a catchy name for it yet! To request to join this team, please email Amy at

Novel Crossing has it all...

    • Stay in the Christian-fiction-know with the latest news and feature articles written by top fiction authors, industry professionals, and fiction aficionados.
    • Find your next read (or avoid spending money on a crummy novel) with quick book overviews via 1-sentence reviews or a deeper look at books through full-blown reviews from fiction lovers like you.
    • Get connected with a community where you can friend and follow fellow Novel Crossing members and keep track of new books or articles from your favorite authors.
    • Stay organized with and keep track of the books you're reading, have read, or want to read.
    • Don't miss a beat...get email updates when new books come out from your favorite authors or genres.

Novel Crossing FAQ

Q: I'm an author (or represent an author). Can I add or edit info on books on Novel Crossing?

A: Yes. You can request to be a Novel Crossing Content Editor. With Content Editor status you'll be able to update your books, add new books, and (coming soon) update your public-facing author profle page.

Q: I'm interested in writing for Novel Crossing. What should I do?

A: If you'd like to write articles for the website, we'd love to talk to you! Please fill out the "Writing for Novel Crossing" form.

Q: How many books are in Novel Crossing?

A: Right now, a little over 6,000 titles are in Novel Crossing and we're adding more daily. The great thing about Novel Crossing is that it includes Christian fiction books from ALL Christian publishers.

Q: When are you officially launching the site?

A: We just soft-launched the site at the ACFW (American Christian Fiction Writers) Conference last weekend. Once the site has received a fair amount of traffic and testing, we'll be announcing the launch of the website to readers.

In Christ,

Chris' Signature

Chris Sigfrids
Senior Online Marketing Manager
WaterBrook Multnomah

Ashley's Signature

Ashley Boyer
Senior Publicist
WaterBrook Multnomah