Monday, May 19, 2014

Vlog Post with Tim Shoemaker

Book Nerd Interview

The Quick Bio

Happily married for more than thirty years to Cheryl, the love of my life.
Dad to three grown sons and two daughter-in-laws
Elder Chairman in my church and high school small group leader
Full time speaker and author since 2004
Living in the greater Chicago area
Grateful for God’s incredible grace and mercy to me in countless ways

My Passions

To be a man of integrity, who loves God and others with all my heart.
To be an extraordinary husband to Cheryl, the wife of my youth.
To love my sons, daughters-in-law, grandkids and extended family with everything in me.
To impact kids and youth in ways that cause them to become true men and women of God.
To help parents teach their kids about God and the principles He’s given us to live by.
To help couples experience the richness that comes from a marriage guided by God.
To help men see what a Christian man should be in all the various facets of life.

Social Media

Top Ten List - Things you would change about your high school years if you could go back in time.

I’d keep a journal. Capturing those emotions from high school years? Wow, would that come in handy now.

I’d do a better job of reaching out to kids who were picked on by others.

I’d have stayed home from work the day I totaled my first car… the 1966 Chevy Malibu.

I’d change how I dressed. There is no way I’d wear those 70’s fashions again!

I’d answer Mr. Burmeister’s question instead of laughing it off and walking away.

I wouldn’t have believed my friends who told me the house on Ela Road was abandoned. And I definitely wouldn’t have gone in to see if all the things they said about the place were true.

I wouldn’t have pulled some of the pranks I did… then again, I probably would. But I’d be smarter this time.

I didn’t date many girls… but going back, I’d date less of them. I actually started dating my wife in high school. Knowing how well that turned out, if I could go back I’d start dating her a lot sooner.

I’d talk more about the deeper issues of life with my friends. My faith.

I’d do more to encourage my friends to avoid the self-destructive paths in life they ended up choosing.

Something is wrong with Cooper. He’s plagued by a fear he doesn’t understand and can’t control. Cooper just wants to escape, and a summer vacation aboard the restored cabin cruiser, The Getaway, with best friends Gordy, Hiro, and Lunk seems like the perfect way to do it. Two weeks of fun—with no mysteries or life-and-death danger. That’s the plan. But their plans are shattered the very first night when they witness a murder. Or did they? Despite their intentions of leaving the investigation to the police, narrow misses and creepy encounters lure them in. Is there really a body floating in the underwater currents of the lake? The closer they get to the truth, the deeper into danger they get. Too late they see the trap. Now each of them must face their own buried fears . . . just below the surface.

You can purchase Below the Surface at the following Retailers:

And now, The Giveaways.
Thank you Tim and Zonderkidz for making this giveaway possible.
3 Winners will receive a Copy of Below the Surface by Tim Shoemaker.
1 Winner will receive a Complete Set of The Code of Silence Series by Tim Shoemaker.

May 19th Monday: Jean Book Nerd VLOG & TENS LIST
May 20th Tuesday: Crossroad Reviews REVIEW
May 21st Wednesday: Book Suburbia GUEST POST
May 22nd Thursday: The Cover Contessa INTERVIEW
May 23rd Friday: MHZ Book Reviews and Giveaways REVIEW
May 24th Saturday: Bookie-Monster REVIEW & 5 RANDOM THINGS
May 25th Sunday: Deal Sharing Aunt REVIEW & THIS OR THAT
May 26th Monday: Bookwyrming Thoughts MUSIC PLAYLIST & FAVORITE BOOKS
May 27th Tuesday: Spiced Latte Reads REVIEW
May 28th Wednesday: CBY Book Club DREAM CAST

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