~ December 2008 ~
Years of Happiness Featured in Publishers Weekly
The December 15th issue of Publishers Weekly featured a review of Nicole
Seitz's upcoming novel, A Hundred Years of Happiness, describing
it as"sensitive and original." Click
here to view the review.
the Water Named One of Best Books of 2008
Library Journal has named Trouble the Water by Nicole
Seitz one of the Best Books of 2008! Click
here to view the full list!
of Sweetgrass for the Holidays
The Spirit of Sweetgrass was listed in the Mount Pleasant Moultrie
News Holiday Guide as a local book not to be missed this holiday
here to view the full list.
~ November 2008 ~
Years of Happiness in Publishers Weekly article
In a November 24th PW article entitled "Mainstream
Houses Market Christian Fiction," Thomas Nelson fiction publisher
Allen Arnold discusses the Christian publishing house marketing "general
here to read the article.
Author Jennifer Hudson Taylor's Blog
Nicole was interviewed by author Jennifer Hudson Taylor
about her journey in publication and her books. Click
here to read the interview.
~ October 2008 ~
on Writers' Rest Blog
Nicole was interviewed at Writers' Rest about her journey
in publication and her books. Click
here to read the interview.
Randolph Library to Host Author/Artist Nicole Seitz
Nicole Seitz will speak to library/gallery patrons in
Asheboro, NC on Nov. 6 at 6:30 PM
at Circa Gallery about her writing and painting life. Refreshments provided,
artwork and books for sale. Cost is $5. Click
here to read the newsletter article with full details.
~ September 2008 ~
donated to Sun City Hilton Head
On September 18, 2008, Phyllis Sippel, Ph.D., chairperson of the Sun
City Hilton Head/Meet the Author Series, presented four shell paintings
donated by Nicole Seitz (or rather her character, Honor) and a copy
of Trouble the Water to Sun City residents for the new reading
room/book exchange. Click here to view
a photo of the presentation.
To Host Author Signings
Two dozen best-selling authors, alumni and professors from the College
of Charleston will be signing their books on October 4 from
10:00 am until 2:00 pm on George Street near the intersection
of Glebe, in front of the Cistern Yard. This event is hosted by the
College of Charleston Bookstore and is part of a Street Fair Celebration
during Family Weekend. Click
here for the full release and list of authors.
Water featured in Sandlapper Magazine
Nicole Seitz' second novel, Trouble the Water,
is featured in the 2008 issue of Sandlapper Magazine. Click
here to view the article.
~ June 2008 ~
with Joan SC ETV Radio Show
Nicole Seitz spoke about her books and writing
life with Joan Mac on the June 19th Conversations with Joan
radio show on SC ETV radio stations. Click
here to listen to the June 19th radio show.
Women of Faith
Summer Reading List
Trouble the Water is one of four books
on the Women of Faith Summer Reading list! Click
here to view the list. Enjoy 25% off retail price through September
Summer Reading List
Nicole Seitz's two novels The Spirit of Sweetgrass
and Trouble the Water are on the Books-A-Million's
Christian Fiction Summer Reading list! Click
here to view all 34 books.
~ May 2008 ~
in Lowcountry Novel
Jennifer M. Parker reviewed Trouble the Water
in the May 11, 2008 (Mother's Day) issue of The Sun News (Myrtle
beauty in these three women is that, unlike some Christian-based fiction,
they are absolutely real; their voices, their problems, their stories
feel relatable. "It's a shame we only see things clearly in hindsight,"
says Duchess. "God really should do something about that."
also writes accurately and convincingly of the emotional bond between
sisters, drawing the reader into their family. Click
here to read the entire review.
Magazine features Trouble the Water
Trouble the Water is one of the Editor's
Book Picks in the May 2008 issue of Charleston Magazine.
like the emotionally gripping plot, her detailed depiction of people
and place -- from the Gullah folk to the fictional South Carolina
Sea Island setting -- demands a high measure of reverence." Click
here to read the entire review.
the Water in Southern Living Magazine
Trouble the Water is featured on the People
& Places section in the May 2008 edition of Southern Living
~ April 2008 ~
the Water Tops Technorati's Popular Books List
On April 9-11, 2008, Trouble the Water
was #1 and The Spirit of Sweetgrass
was #2 on technorati.com's popular books list. Many thanks
to the Christian Fiction Blog Alliance! Click
here to view current list.
~ March 2008 ~
the Water Second Printing
Within two weeks after publication, Trouble the Water SOLD
OUT of it's first print run and is going into it's second printing!
Thank you to all who have supported this book!
Trouble the Water was the #2 best seller for
the Mount Pleasant Barnes and Noble the week of March 16, 2008, right
behind A New Earth (the Oprah Book!). Thanks Barnes and Noble!
the Water Makes Book Movement Bestseller List
For the week of March 16, 2008, Trouble the Water by Nicole
Seitz ranked #35 in the 100 top book club selections on
BookMovement.com, a web site for book clubs. Click
here to view the Mar. 15 list (PDF).
Enter to win
Trouble the Water for your book club at Bookmovement.com
Trouble the Water is one of five books in the March 15 newsletter
from Bookmovement.com, a website for book clubs. Enter to win before
the Water featured on AuthorBuzz
For the week beginning March 10, 2008, Trouble the Water will
be one of five books featured on Authorbuzz.com
and the Dearreader.com
newsletter. Learn about the books, the authors, and enter their contests
to win free stuff!
the Water Book Launch
March 11, 2008 marks the official launch date of Nicole Seitz' second
novel, Trouble the Water. Look for it in your local bookstore
or purchase online and be sure to write your review on amazon.com,
bn.com and christianbook.com.
The first few months are an important indicator in the succuss of a
~ February 2008 ~
at NAPSG Conference
The National Association of Principals of Schools for Girls conference
began at the Hilton Head Island Westin Resort on Sunday, February 25,
2008. This national conference attracts school heads from all over the
United States, Canada and Great Britain. Nicole Seitz, author of "The
Spirit of Sweetgrass" and "Trouble the Water", a Hilton
Head Prep graduate, gave a talk and readings at the opening night session.
the Water mentioned in The Island
Do writers know the secret to a better life? This was the question asked
and answered in David Lauderdale's Feb. 22 article about Lowcountry
here to read the article online.
the Water featured in Valentine's Day Christianbook.com Fiction
Trouble the Water by Nicole Seitz was one of four featured
"Just for Women" novels in the Christianbook.com newsletter.
ChristianBookPreviews.com calls Nicole Seitz' second novel, Trouble
the Water, a book that "every woman will want to read."
Book Clubs! Trouble the Water Charity Challenge
I'm challenging my readers in 2008 with the launch of
my second novel, a book about healing, Trouble the Water. Choose
Trouble the Water for your next book club discussion, get inspired,
discuss the book (questions in the back), choose a charity in your community
to make a difference, and then let me know about it! I'll put your stories
and photos on my website to inspire other readers. Good reading and
~ January 2008 ~
Love in The Country Register
In the Jan/Feb issue of Texas' The County Register, Nicole
Seitz published an article entitled "On the Road to Love: Who's
Driving This Thing?" Click
here to read the article on page 12 (pdf).
in Library Journal
Nicole Seitz' Trouble the Water received a * Starred Review*
in Library Journal (2/1/2008 edition). Click
here to read the review.
the Water featured in Shelf Awareness Newsletter
Nicole Seitz's second novel, Trouble the Water,
was introduced to booksellers and librarians through AuthorBuzz in the
January 15, 2008 edition of Shelf Awareness.
the newsletter here.