You can unsubscribe at any time with one click. I am sad for the authors who are having their contracts canceled. Ellie books friends. Thanks for giving us a balanced perspective. We only reported the news. Thank you for the thorough explanation, Steve. Tricia Goyer Goodreads Author.

The other well-known editors, Jessica Barnes and Susan Downs, will stay because they work for the direct-to-consumer division see 5 above. When you follow the history of Summerside Press you see an example of a great idea that grew too fast. I hope that some sort of acquisition and merger will resurrect it. The marketplace is now ripe for a new player or two to fill the void. So apparently they began looking to sell to a larger firm to support their efforts. Aug 03,

The new ideas and series concepts they had planned sounded wonderful for a collection of unique fiction that no one else has done. You can build up store credit if you don’t find anything much you like.

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Steve, thanks for updating us on Summerside. Can anyone tell me if this series needs to be read in order sunmerside not? I am very sad to hear this news. There seems to me to be too many warning signs, both past e. Such a tremendous loss to the Christian fiction industry. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: I would counsel all writers to look at all options, weigh the risks, determine their own strengths, make a decision and write with courage.


But meteoric growth is hard to sustain.

Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. I get a lot of my books not just “Love Finds You Love Finds You in Branson, Missouri. Love Finds You in Annapolis, Maryland. Today their books are back in the entertainment section of the store with chest high shelving units next to the DVDs and CDs.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Lynda Betru November 18, at 3: Remember that Guideposts is a non-profit company founded in by Norman Vincent Peale. On July 8, Love Finds You in Holiday, Florida. Read about their mission statement by clicking here. Teens in my own rural town devour their novels and will be saddened to herar there is going to be an end to them.

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I appreciate your perspective, Steve, in that you can see the big picture because of all the houses you work with. I have peace about this and will be just fine. Oct 28, We truly hope she lands somewhere soon. Rate this book Clear rating 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars. Despite the economic travails of our country, Summerside flourished. Vineyard Haven Fireworks Keys to the Kingdom says: Lisa Harris Goodreads Author.

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Love Finds You in Camelot, Tennessee. Keeping Rachel and the authors with unfulfilled contracts through this in my prayers! This likely provided some needed cash flow. When you follow the history of Summerside Press you see an example of a great idea that grew too fast. I noticed them there a few weeks presw. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.


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Love Finds You in Miracle, Kentucky. Cash flow, infrastructure, and other issues plagued them. Each novel has a word count of around 80, and yoou stories may be historical or contemporary. It does yku discouraging, and I feel awful for the authors, agents, and editors this will affect.

In they launched in a big way with great writers and dynamic covers and a fantastic series idea Love Finds You. Create a free website or blog at WordPress.

Ellie Whyte July 8, at 3: A quick look online shows they had only 12 novels published or scheduled in Jeanne Takenaka July 8, at 6: Series List in Order. They also formed a non-fiction gift book company called Ellie Claire which was actually the parent company for Summerside.

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This is particularly sad news for me. Thank you for sharing the detailed history here, Steve.