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CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY PAPERBACKS ONLY $10 EACH 12/1-12/15 on the OakTara store!! Great reads at a great bargain--just package with tea/coffee/hot choc. for the easiest shopping you've ever done. (Get some for yourself, too.)

For your holiday giving, also check out the three latest releases (available in paperback and ebook through of the Barbour-OakTara partnership:

Once Upon a Christmas Collection 
By Sharon Bernash Smith, Linda J. Reinhardt, and Rosanne Croft

Also available in e-book at

Bayou Secrets 
By Deborah Lynne

Four Novels of Mystery and Romance

Also available in e-book at

The Hometown Texas Girl Trilogy
By Sharon McAnear

A Three-Novel Collection of a Girl Coming of Age in the 1960s.

Also available in e-book at



OakTara ebooks 2.99 on Kindle! Great books, great price, holiday shopping made easy!

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How did the first Thanksgiving come to be? Find out in One Candle's Light. 25% off this great read between 11/8-11/27.

Royalties have been mailed 11/14-11/15/2015.

Ordering paperbacks from the OakTara store is easy. Just go to and click on the "Store" tab. On the homepage, click on:

Orders, Checkout, Discounts

**Just order title and qty you desire (works for authors, organizations, bookstores, individuals), and your discount is automatically applied at checkout if ordering 10 or more copies (any combination of OakTara titles). If less than 10 copies, click on store homepage "Contact Us" (lower left green link). Provide name, email address, titles/qty you desire to order, shipping address, and email address for paypal.


New OakTara Store!

*Paperbacks, peeks at our authors, and easy check-out features.*

Simply proceed to checkout, and discount is calculated based on qty of titles purchased. Click on customer service for applicable discounts. All customers receive an automatic 15% off our retail prices as an incentive. A win-win for everyone!

*Check out via paypal or with your amazon account.

A Streamlined, Easy-to-Use

*Looking for author and book pages? Now on the Store.

*What’s New (author booksignings, promotions, etc.) info now on FB, as well as writing tips/inspiration, news about our blogs, etc.

*Check out the "About Us" tab for About Us, The OakTara Story, and more.

*Faith Matters: Info about our new blog and just launched book line.

*Updated Writers Guidelines Under Writers Corner.

Be Inspired, Challenged, and in the Know

For thought-provoking ideas and trends, discussion starters, and news you can use, read our three blogs:

*Faith Matters: where culture, religion, & current issues intersect launched at U.S. News & World Report in mid Oct. 2014. Its focus is starting…and changing…conversations on relevant topics with experts in the field.

*At the Edge, with Jeff Nesbit, in U.S. News & World Report, features the latest in science innovation & cultural trends.

*Bindings: Reflections on faith, life, and good books, in features lively blogs by OakTara authors, as well as a few guest posts.

Introducing Our New Line: Faith Matters

With the success of the Faith Matters blog (launched mid-Oct. 2014 with U.S. News & World Report) we are launching a Faith Matters line:

* Bibles * Eleutheria (dystopian, sci-fi, fantasy) * Falling in Love (romance) * Agonia (suspense, mystery, romance-suspense) * Iotopia (historical…also in 8-12) * Inspire (nonfiction)

Books selected for this line may also appear in our regular OakTara line.

Barbour-OakTara Partnership Releases

*The Long Road Home Collection, by Judi Ann Ehresman & Naomi Mitchum released 10/1/2014

*The Hometown Texas Girl Trilogy, by Sharon McAnear will release 3/1/2015

*Bayou Secrets Romance Collection, by Deborah Lynne will release 5/1/2015

OakTara’s Ebooks

*Ebooks now $4.99 retail on Kindle.