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Catch up on the video from Week 1 of the Catholic Mom Fall 2023 Book Club, featuring In Pieces by Rhonda Ortiz.

In Pieces (Molly Chase series, book 1) by Rhonda Ortiz

Our Catholic Mom Book Club for Fall 2023 features a fascinating historical novel by a Catholic author. In her richly detailed post-Revolutionary War love story, Rhonda Ortiz transports the reader to 18th-century Boston.

Did you miss the first Book Club session on Instagram or YouTube? You can catch up by watching the video here:



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Chrism Press, the publisher, is offering Catholic Mom readers two ways to save on our Book Club selection:

Save 10% off In Pieces with coupon code CMBCIP10 when you purchase the book or ebook from Chrism Press
Save 20% off when your purchase the book or ebook of both In Pieces and Adrift, book 2 in the series, with coupon code CMBCIPA20 

These coupon codes expire October 25, 2023.

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Remaining Book Club Dates: 

We'll have three more live Book Club video presentations, simultaneously on Facebook Live and YouTube, that you can tune in to (or watch later) to participate. These will be on Thursdays at 7 PM Eastern—we're skipping October 5. Mark your calendar for these dates, and be sure to follow us on Facebook and YouTube: 

  • September 21
  • September 28
  • October 12

On the Saturdays following the Book Club live presentations, we'll share the video here on the Catholic Mom website. You can even sign up for Book Club emails that bring you right to the videos every Saturday. 

There's no charge to participate, though we do encourage you to read the book in order to have the best experience. Why not invite a friend to watch together?


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Bonus Links

Visit Rhonda's website: RhondaOrtiz.com

Follow Rhonda Ortiz on Facebook: @WritingRhonda 

Follow Rhonda Ortiz on Instagram: @WritingRhonda 

Follow Rhonda Ortiz on Twitter: @WritingRhonda

Visit the Chrism Press website: ChrismPress.com

Follow Chrism Press on Facebook: @ReadChrismPress

Follow Chrism Press on Instagram: @ChrismPress

Follow Chrism Press on Twitter: @Chrism_Press


About Chrism Press:

Chrism Press is an imprint of WhiteFire Publishing dedicated to stories informed by Catholic and Orthodox Christianity that may not be able to find a home in either mainstream secular or Christian (Evangelical) presses. These two ancient faiths share a sacramental and incarnational vision that illuminates the imagination, as well as a centuries-old literary tradition spanning from Dante to Dostoevsky and beyond.

Whether Christian themes are presented overtly, subtly, or symbolically, Chrism Press seeks Spirit-filled fiction in all genres. We are not afraid of darkness; we enjoy the strange and the weird, as well as humor, romance, adventure, and fun. We strongly believe that fiction should never be boringWe invite readers to “Anoint Your Imagination” with a wide array of stories that enlighten while they entertain.


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Copyright 2023 Barb Szyszkiewicz
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