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WATCH THIS SITE for details on Marcella's BOOK SIGNING on Dec. 11 in Lawrence, MI 
Robert L. Baker, Cadillac, Michigan
At age 64, Bob suffered a life-threatening illness. Upon recovery, he adopted a healthy lifestyle and began writing poetry, pieces of praise and worship he shares on air with listeners to Storm Tower Radio. "Of Thngs Yet to Come" is a collection of just over 100 of his poems. His books are available at Apple Valley Natural Foods in Cadillac, Michigan. Contact Bob by mail at Of Thing Yet To Come, P.O. Box 674, Cadillac, MI   49601.
Pat Duimstra, Jenison, Michigan
Mothering 10 children and working in the professional food service industry for 30 years would have been adequate credentials for Pat's tretis on family dining, "That's Why They Call it a Dining Room," but there's more -- her passion for helping young families make time to share family meals, and to use that time to strengthen bonds. Over 300 recipes, photo illustrated, plus personal stories of recipe origina. It all comes from her own experience with both familly joy and family sorrow. The book is available at Bob's Meat Market in Jenison; and Rainbow Grills in Grandville and Hudsonville. E-mail Pat at AVAILABLE FOR SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS.

Cathy Runyon, Allendale, Michigan
Cathy began writing professionally at age 20. She is the author of nine books, including illustrated books for children, inspirational fiction, and humor collections drawnfrom the popular newspaper colulmn "Mother Lode" ( written for the Advance newspaper chain. She is available to speak at writers conferences, church events, or business or community groups.She is a regular contributor to Union Gospel Press educational materials and the Sunday School Times and Gospel Herald magazine, and has appeared in Moody Monthly magazine, Virtue, Woman's World and Taste of Home.  E-mail Cathy at

 "HEARTS in HARMONY" series
Marcella Taylor Hoffman, Hartford, Michigan
Coming to Golden Apple Greetings in December, the "Hearts in Harmony" series by Marcella Taylor Hoffman. This inspirational romance trilogy chronicles the Alverson family through hard times and high times in the Great Depression (A Song for Matilda), World War II (Margaret's Mandolin), and post-war entrepreneurial adventures (Rosemary's Rhapsody). They remind readers that romance is more satisfying when family relationships flourish.  

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