CPE 2019 – Nicki Corinne White

Sharon Wilharm with Nicki Corinne White at CPE 2019

I know you're not supposed to judge a book by its cover, but I love creative titles and beautiful books. Nicki Corinne White's book It's Not About the Pie; A Fresh Look at Hospitality definitely draws me in with it's fun title and its beautiful cover and layout. The Bible teaches us the importance of…

CPE 2019 – Kathryn Graves

Sharon Wilharm and Kathryn Graves at CPE 2019

Kathryn Graves' tagline is "Chasing Beautiful". It's a perfect description of what she does, helping women in their search for true beauty. Her book Fashioned by God combines her love of fashion with her desire to help women grow spiritually. Fashioned by God is a 30-day devotional that combines wardrobe advice and spiritual applications. In…

CPE 2019 – Keri Cardinale

Keri Cardinale is fellow speaker with Exceptional Keynote Speakers. She's also a worship leader and radio host with a raw testimony that she shares about in her new book Swing Wide. Keri is real and authentic with a heart for those who are living in chaos and confusion. https://youtu.be/e2kMg5GxQ7U Social Corner: Keri Cardinale's Website Keri…

CPE 2019 – Edie Melson

Sharon Wilharm and Edie Melson at CPE 2019

Edie Melson is a women I've admired from afar for a long time. I'm not sure how I first became aware of her. Was it her writing, her speaking, her writers conference? I don't remember. Nevertheless, I knew when I saw her name on the list of authors attending the Christian Product Expo I wanted…

CPE 2019 – Susan Neal

Sharon Wilharm and Susan Neal at CPE 2019

Author Susan Neal and I connected with AWSA right after I first joined. She was looking for reviews of her new book and found out I did book reviews. I read her Healthy Living Series: 3 Books in 1 and loved it. She's authentic and real. She talks about the struggle of wanting to eat…

CPE 2019 – Linda Goldfarb

Sharon Wilharm interviews author Linda Goldfarb at CPE 2019

Industry events are so often divine connections. Such is the case with Linda Goldfarb. She's a friend of a friend, actually, a friend of several friends, and we were introduced at the Christian Product Expo because they wanted to make sure I got to know her and interviewed her. After our initial small talk, she…

CPE 2019 – Erica Wiggenhorn

Erica Wiggenhorn was one of the first authors we lined up to interview at Christian Product Expo. Her book Unexplainable Jesus released with Moody Publishers in June. Unexplainable Jesus is a devotional Bible study, an in-depth study of the life of Christ as revealed in the book of Luke. It's an 8-week study broken up…

CPE 2019 – Elaine Helms

Elaine Helms and Sharon Wilharm at CPE 2019

I love all the connections that come from Advanced Writers and Speakers Association (AWSA). Elaine Helms is another fellow AWSA member, and we met when I posted in the group about finding a prayer book. She writes prayer books, so we corresponded a bit, then I went and bought her book Prayer 101. It's a…

CPE 2019 – Pamela Christian

Don't you love when God leads you on a path, and you think you're heading for one destination, only you end up somewhere completely different, but oh, so much better? That's what happened when I lined up Pamela Christian to interview at Christian Product Expo.  I first picked Pamela to interview because I saw she…

CPE 2019 – Michelle Medlock Adams and Bethany Jett

We've been to many industry events, but never one where the energy level matched what we encountered at this year's Christian Product Expo. Authors were excited about their books and eager to share about them. None, however, were quite as excited as co-authors Michelle Medlock Adams and Bethany Jett when they saw for the first…