Radio Interview with Author Rick Barry

Triumphant LivingI enjoyed being interviewed for radio by Beth Stewart of Triumphant Living Ministries. We discussed my inspirational World War 2 novel The Methuselah Project, writing, and Christian living.

You missed the interview? You can still hear or download it using the link below. Blessings to you!

http://bethstewartministries.libsyn.com/interview-with-rick-barry-the-methuselah-project

 

 

The Methuselah Project on the INSPY Award Shortlist

I’m pleased and excited that The Methuselah Project has made the shortlist for the annual INSPY Awards. Winners will be announced June 28, but no matter what happens, it’s an honor to be in the final running.

From their site: “Recognizing the need for a new kind of book award, the INSPYs were created by bloggers to discover and highlight the very best in literature that grapples with expressions of the Christian faith.”

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2016 INSPYs Shortlists Released

April 30, 2016—The INSPYs Advisory Board is pleased to announce that the following books have been shortlisted in the fifth annual INSPY Awards. Recognizing the need for a new kind of book award, the INSPYs — http://inspys.com — were created by bloggers to discover and highlight the very best in literature that grapples with expressions of the Christian faith.

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The Thorn Bearer by Pepper D. Basham | Vinspire Publishing

Jaded by Varina Denman | David C. Cook

A Noble Masquerade by Kristi Ann Hunter | Bethany House

Love’s Rescue by Christine Johnson | Revell

Irish Meadows b y Susan Anne Mason | Bethany House

 

General Fiction

A Cup of Dust by Susie Finkbeiner | Kregel

The Art of Losing Yourself by Katie Ganshert | Waterbrook

Secrets She Kept by Cathy Gohlke | Tyndale

Wat er From My Heart by Charles Martin | Center Street

The Bronte Plot by Katherine Reay | Thomas Nelson

 

Contemporary Romance/Romantic Suspense

London Tides by Carla Laureano | David C. Cook

The Dandelion Field by Kathryn Springer | Zondervan

Crazy Little Thing Called Love by Beth K . Vogt | Howard

A Love Like Ours by Becky Wade | Bethany House

The Wonder of You by Susan May Warren | Tyndale

 

Historical Romance

The Wood’s Edge by Lori Benton | Waterbrook

Not by Sight b y Kate Breslin | Bethany House

The Mistress of Tall Acre by Laura Frantz | Revell

Luther and Katharina by Jody Hedlund | Waterbrook

Through Waters Deep by Sarah Sundin | Revell

 

Speculative Fiction

The Methuselah Project by Rick Barry | Kregel

Heir of Hope by Morgan L . Busse | Enclave Publishing

The Shock of Night by Patrick W. Carr | Bethany House

The Curse of Crow Hollow by Billy Coffey | Thomas Nelson

Embers by Ronie Kendig | Enclave Publishing

 

Mystery and Thriller

The Last Con by Zachary Bartels | Thomas Nelson

A.D. 33 b y Ted Dekker | Center Street/Hachette

Vendetta by Lisa Harris | Revell

Falcon by Ronie Kendig | Shiloh Run Press/Barbour

The Bones Will Speak by Carrie Stuart Parks | Thomas Nelson

 

Literature for Young Adults

Season of Fire b y Lisa T. Bergren | Blink/Zondervan

Shades of Doon by Carey Corp and Lorie Langdon | Blink/Zondervan

The Choosing by Rachelle Dekker | Tyndale

An Uncertain Choice by Jody Hedlund | Zondervan

Siren’s Fury by Mary Weber | Thomas Nelson

 

The innovative INSPY Award is designed to help readers in their search for the preeminent faith­inspired literature of today. The INSPYs were created to select and showcase books with the highest literary standards that grapple with the Christian faith. To find these works, the INSPYs net is cast wide, accepting nominations of books aimed at the Christian bookstore market as well as those from the general market.

The winners of the 2016 INSPY awards will be announced June 28. In the meantime, http://inspys.com will feature author interviews to introduce readers to the creative minds behind these books.

Contact: InspyAwards@gmail.com