Monday, November 17, 2008


Robin Jones Gunn, Beverly Lewis and Tricia Goyer Chat Live at

Award-Winning Christian Authors Give Fans Christmas Inspiration, the family- friendly online bookstore, continues its weekly "Authors at Abunga" chats in December with award-winning authors offering a Christian perspective on Godly parenting and strong marriages and engaging stories with themes of love and redemption. The one-hour chats, held at 2 p.m. EST on the first three Wednesdays next month at, will feature family and parenting writer Tricia Goyer, New York Times best-selling novelist Beverly Lewis and Christian fiction author Robin Jones Gunn, respectively.

"These writers have touched the hearts of many readers with their words," said Chairman Lee Martin. " is thrilled to offer the opportunity for readers to connect with them on a personal level and receive a bit of inspiration during this hectic Christmas season."

Tricia Goyer, a wife, mother and "Generation Xer," is the author of "Generation NeXt Parenting: A Savvy Parent's Guide to Getting it Right," a book for parents who are constantly trying to meet their children's needs but are becoming tired and losing focus. For more information, visit

The New York Times best-selling novelist Beverly Lewis is the author of the highly-anticipated "The Longing," the final book in the popular "Courtship of Nellie Fisher" series. Lewis, who has written over 80 books for children and youth, will be on the chat on Dec. 10. Visit for more information.

Robin Jones Gunn's book "Engaging Father Christmas: A Novella," is the follow-up to "Finding Father Christmas" and tells a story about love, redemption and finding home. Gunn, a best- selling author of 60 books including the popular "Christy Miller" series, will join the Abunga chat on Dec. 17. For more information, visit

All chats are hosted at One week prior to each chat, readers can visit the "Authors at Abunga" Web page to submit questions. Questions are also accepted during chats. Transcripts of all author chats and a listing of scheduled authors are available from the homepage.

"Christmas is rapidly approaching and people are already beginning their holiday shopping," said Lee Martin, chairman of "These authors have books that entertain and inform, making the perfect Christmas gift for friends and loved ones." is an online bookstore founded to provide families a protected shopping environment. Headquartered in Knoxville, Tenn., offers safety with more than 2 million family-friendly titles, savings through distributor-direct prices and support to nonprofit organizations by donating 5 percent of each transaction to a consumer-selected charity. For more information, visit

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