Last year was tough for most of us, and so many continue to struggle through sickness, loss, economic instability, and other divisions and uncertainties. It’s been a painful opportunity for growth, and I’m hopeful about how God will use this chapter in our lives. The story isn’t over.As for us, we had our coast to coast book tour cancelled, which was a bummer because we wanted to see lots of … [Read more...] about 2020, Am I Right? A Brief, Grateful Remembrance
I'm really tempted to make this like one of those recipe blogs where they say, "I'm eager to share my homemade butternut nutbutter recipe with you, but it reminds me of my old college roommate Nutty B. Buttersworth. What a nut! Nutty and I went walking in the peanut fields outside of town on a crisp, clear, crispy-clear, very cold and crispy and clear day when he had a—you guessed it—a nutty … [Read more...] about Green Ember Series Reading Order UPDATED
So, anything happening in the world? Not much, huh. Well, I’m going to excuse myself from the crowded space of armchair experts on elections and epidemics and economics and give you what I’ve got. What do I have? Stories. Now, my stories involve real personalities, characters who face the same sorts of challenges and opportunities we face. That’s why we relate to them. They feel real. (To me, they … [Read more...] about New S. D. Smith Book and Awesome Christmas Deals LAUNCH TODAY!
I wrote a book this year in the midst of a pandemic that has taken life and, adding injury to tragedy, divided friends and families. The book is being released at the height of an election that feels like the political equivalent of an infectious disease, once again dividing friends and family and laying bare our worst idols. Why read about rabbits with swords at a time like this? C. S. … [Read more...] about Why Read Rabbity Adventures During a Pandemic (and a Sickly Contentious Election)?
The Archer’s Cup is here! Book THREE of the Green Ember Archer trilogy is much longer, and takes a turn never explored before in my Green Ember adventures! I am so excited to share it with you. Preorder yours today! The first 1,000 will be signed! … [Read more...] about The Archer’s Cup Preorder is Open!
Available for preorder only at SDSmith.com/store beginning on September 22, 2020. Do you like the cover? Can you or your kids name the characters who are with Jo Shanks? Pop over to Facebook and/or Instagram and tell me. I'm going to pick some folks who get it right to win something! We'll announce winners at our Facebook Live Online Author Event. Get in here. And … [Read more...] about New Green Ember Archer Adventure Announced! Cover Reveal!
Updated recommended reading order for all NINE books here. Thanks for caring to find out! People search for this often on the web and we get LOTS of messages about it. We try to address as many popular questions as we can at our FAQ. But we've got the answer for you right here about reading order. Series author S. D. Smith recommends publication order. The Green EmberThe Black Star of … [Read more...] about Best Reading Order For ALL EIGHT Green Ember Books?
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It’s here. Here it is! It’s the official release day of Ember’s End, the finale of The Green Ember Series! Like so many of you, I have mixed emotions these days. It’s a little bit hard to celebrate something like a book release during a global pandemic—when so many heroes are fighting for the lives of others. I am so grateful for those risking their lives, while most of us have the relatively … [Read more...] about My Place Beside You! The Green Ember Finale Releases Today, Here At “The End Of The World.”
Ember's End: The Green Ember Book IV Get Ember's End at S. D. Smith's Family Store! Get it at Amazon! In paperback, hardcover, or Kindle. Audiobook available at many outlets, but may take more time to arrive at Audible. (See here for more on that before writing to ask. Thanks!) New to The Green Ember Series? Begin here. … [Read more...] about Ember’s End is Here!
Click on the retailer to view all of my audiobooks with that provider. RetailerEmber's End AvailableAmazon / AudibleYESAppleYESAudiobooks NowYESAudiobooks NZYESAudiobooks.comYESAudiobookstore.comYESBarnes & Noble / NookYESBookMateBook linkChirpYESDownpourYESHooplaYESKoboYESLibro.FMYESOverdriveYES (but you may have recommend to your library)Scribd, Inc.YESSDSmith.comYESStoryTelYES … [Read more...] about S. D. Smith Audiobooks
I'm pleased to be joining my pal, Morning Time and Homeschool guru Pam Barnhill, for an online event she has created and is hosting called Green Ember Gala. I'll be doing a Q & A with Pam about Ember's End, but that's just a part of her program for the day. Check it out and reserve your spot now! … [Read more...] about S. D. Smith to Join Pam Barnhill’s Green Ember Gala Online April 2