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Release Date for Zombie Takeover!

I finally have a release date for Zombie Takeover! Hurray!!!

Wait for it…

Here it comes…

Are you salivating yet?

I know I am!

Ahem. Zombie Takeover–my love, my baby, my very first completed book–will officially release from Love2ReadLove2Write Publishing on:

JULY 12, 2016!

Oh, I’m just…out of words.

I’m so excited and reeling from finally knowing when I can hold this book in my hands.

Thank you, Lord!

In Him,


(Next week, I’ll share a little about the awesome time I had at the homeschool convention. Seriously, such a beautiful time with such wonderful people! See you next week!) :)

Wisdom & Folly at the Indianapolis Homeschool Convention

Guess what? I’m taking Wisdom & Folly to the Indianapolis Homeschool Convention next weekend! Oh my goodness, I hope they love it!

The IAHE (or Indiana Association of Home Educators) hosts a yearly convention, full of workshops, general sessions, and exhibits galore.

And I get to be one of the exhibitors.

The Indiana chapter of ACFW (American Christian Fiction Writers) of which I am the current treasurer, purchased a booth and invited their members to bring their fiction. Of course I jumped on it!

(I’m so attending the session “Never Give Up: The Critical Importance of Finishing What You’ve Started.” That can apply to so many areas of life!)

I remember being dragged–ahem, I mean, attending–a few homeschool conventions with my mom when I was young. My favorite booths were those that sold books, preferably the fiction kind, as my mom learned everything new and trending in the homeschool world. I didn’t care about any of that other stuff back then. I just wanted to read.

I can’t say my perspective has changed much (Me? Homeschool? No way. I would kill my kids. Kill. Them.) but my passion for fiction remains the same.

(Please let me say many of my friends homeschool, and I admire, respect, and pretty much adore them for being able to do what I cannot. Rock on! So jealous.)

The part of me who remembers that little girl, hungry for a good story, hopes to be able to bless someone at IAHE as I wished a certain vendor (corner both, stuffed full of discount books, didn’t want kids around unless their parents were paying) would have blessed me. A little grace for a lover of stories with grimy hands.

Wow. I feel like that got real fast.

Back to fun and happy!

So anyway, I will be there, selling my book, and signing as many copies as possible!

Will you be there this year? I would love to see you!

In Him,


Zombie Takeover, Final Edit

I can’t even tell you how many edits this baby has been through. From critiques to line edits to copy edits to content edits, it has been shaped, revised, edited, then edited some more.

I kept wanting to have it published, kept thinking it was done, but…

There was just something missing.

I didn’t know what, but it wasn’t the best it could be.

Enter the Editorial Review.

(Insert heavenly singing of the Hallelujah Chorus here…)

Now, Nadine Brandes has no idea I’m going to do this, but I have to brag on her a little bit. (Yes, the Nadine Brandes, author of A Time to Die. Such a good book!)

I hired Nadine to complete an editorial review on my manuscript, and I was all pins and needles waiting to hear what she had to say.

(Not sure what an editorial review is? Read about it here: Nadine Brandes Editorial Services.)

Not only did I make her laugh (Yes!), she loved the story and had so many exactly-what-I-needed-to-hear suggestions.

I am now ready to give my book baby to the world. (And the world will be much happier reading it without all of those pesky little errors.) ;)

In other words, I’ll have a real release date soon! Ahhh!!! Happy screaming!

I can’t wait!

In Him,


Goodreads Giveaway for Wisdom & Folly, Part Two

Goodreads Book Giveaway

Wisdom & Folly by Michele Israel Harper

Wisdom & Folly

by Michele Israel Harper

Giveaway ends March 31, 2016.

See the giveaway details
at Goodreads.

Enter Giveaway

I’m so excited to share with you my next Goodreads giveaway!

I am sending two signed copies of Wisdom & Folly Part Two out into the big, wide world. Sniff. (Seriously, so hard for an author to do. Other people read your baby and tell you what they think. Scary!)

Anyway, the giveaway ends March 31, 2016.

If you haven’t already read my story, now is a perfect time to enter to win. Or, if you’ve read book one and need book two, like, yesterday, here ya go! :)

And believe me, I want to know what you think.


In Him,


Goodreads Giveaway for Wisdom & Folly

Goodreads Book Giveaway

Wisdom & Folly by Michele Israel Harper

Wisdom & Folly

by Michele Israel Harper

Giveaway ends March 14, 2016.

See the giveaway details
at Goodreads.

Enter Giveaway

I’m so excited to let you know I’m giving away two copies of the first book of Wisdom & Folly!

If you haven’t been able to read my book yet, you just may want to enter. ;)

I hope you love it!

Happy Reading!

In Him,


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