Visit her blog at joansowards.blogspot.com and on Facebook.
Read her novels: Haunts Haven (an LDS ghost story) and Chocolate Roses (a Jane Eyre parody) as well as The Star Prophecy (Nephite young men set sail to Jerusalem in search of the Christ Child) all available at LDS bookstores and Amazon.com.
JOAN: I read the Old Testament this year and loved the experience and the better understanding of the gospel as a whole. Novel? As far as fiction, I’d have to say Save the Child by Margaret Turley. She addresses the lack of parental rights in choosing health treatment for their children who have cancer.
LDSWBR: What books are you giving/asking for this Christmas?
JOAN: I am giving The Star Prophecy, asking for LDS fiction.
LDSWBR: If you could only participate in one Holiday activity or tradition this year, what would it be?
JOAN: Sunday Christmas sacrament meeting program.
LDSWBR: I imagine that's because you are involved with the music in someway. Listen to a sample of Joan's beautiful music here. Okay, one last question: eggnog or warm apple cider?
LDSWBR: Joan, thank you so much!
- Oh, Say Can You See? by Laurie (LC) Lewis
- Backlash by Traci Hunter Abramson
- Alma the Younger by Heather (HB) Moore
- True Miracles with Genealogy by Anne Bradshaw
- Dingo by Anne Bradshaw
- Second Kiss by Natalie Palmer
- Cross My Heart by Julie Wright
- Meg's Melody by Kaylee Baldwin
- Save the Child by Margaret Turley
- Anasazi Intrigue (ebook) by Linda Weaver Clarke
- Mayan Intrigue (ebook) by Linda Weaver Clarke
- The Star Prophecy by Joan Sowards (and Walnut Springs Press)
- A cute, handmade apron by Joan Sowards
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