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Last Summer at Eden

Experience the Christy-award nominated novel for yourself. From the moment nineteen-year-old Poppi Savot steps out of her car and into Camp Eden, she feels at home. This is her dream: a new job as Summer Director in the beautiful southern California hills. Life will be one long songfest around a campfire with s’mores and stories and kids learning about Jesus.

Not so fast.

Eden isn’t paradise.

First, there’s this guy—Jake—who complicates everything. Then, there’s her boss—Bryan—who wastes no time telling her the bad news: There aren’t enough campers. There isn’t enough money. This is Eden’s last summer. She will be unemployed and homeless.

But Poppi has hope. Ridiculous, outrageous, faith-driven hope. Still . . . is that enough?

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Christina Hergenrader
Christina Hergenrader5 days ago
We're moving tomorrow. After more than a decade in our beloved house, we're headed to Friendswood.
Our family's years in Katy are captured in thousands of pictures and one million memories.
But for me, this home is also where I wrote 6 of my books.
When I read a section from one of these books to a group, I can remember the exact place I was when I wrote it: this chair, that view from my window, the sound of birds in their nests, the smell of peppermint tea.
I'm so grateful to God for the chance to have birthed six books right here at this exact spot.
Christina Hergenrader
Christina Hergenrader2 weeks ago
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