Britney Spears Endorses Pastor/Author Max Lucado

Britney Spears has a new album coming out and is about to kick off a two-year residency in Las Vegas, so she's out there working the publicity machine. During a recent Twitter chat, a fan asked Britney what her favorite book was, and the singer replied, "Anything by Max Lucado."Lucado is a Texas-based preacher and author of a hundred (yes, a hundred) Christian-themed adults and kids' books. Their titles include Grace for the Moment, Outlive Your Life: You Were Born to Make a Difference, and … [Read more...]

Stephen Baldwin Being Sued Over Unwritten Christian Book

Actor/reality star Stephen Baldwin scored a $110,000 book advance to write a book entitled Ready to Get Dangerous? The book was supposed to be a memoir about Stephen's life with a heavy dose of Christianity. A press release described the book, which was sold in 2007, as "what it means to live everyday as 'a sold out, hardcore, nothing held back Jesus freak.'"However, Stephen has not actually written the book, which puts him in violation of his contract. His publisher, Hachette, is now suing … [Read more...]

The Duggar Daughters Are Writing a Book

Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar already have two books under their belts - 20 and Counting! Raising One of America's Largest Families and A Love that Multiplies - and they're still finding ways to make money via publishing. Now, it's the four oldest Duggar daughters (Jana, Jill, Jessa, and Jinger) who will be working on a book.In an interview with a Duggar fan blog, Jill Duggar (pictured) said that she and her sisters are working with a ghostwriter on the project, which will be aimed at … [Read more...]

‘Berenstain Bears’ Author Dies, Leaves Potential Christian Legacy

I loved the Berenstain Bears books when I was growing up: they taught values without being preachy or boring. I even followed Brother and Sister Bear into their brief YA series where they explained why drugs are bad and were nice to the kid in the wheelchair. The authors, Stan and Jan Berenstain, were a real-life married couple. Stan passed away several years ago, and Jan died last week at the age of 88.Many of the original Berenstain books (including my personal favorite, The Berenstain … [Read more...]