A friend of mine who’s a librarian told me that there’s more libraries in the U.S. than McDonalds’. I thought that was pretty cool because it seems I can’t drive anywhere without seeing a Mickey D’s. Even cooler, we all can have a say in which books our local libraries carry.

That brings me to the Stock the Shelves campaign hosted by Chrism Press! Along with dozens of other authors, we’re encouraging people to request Catholic and Orthodox fiction at their library. Most libraries have an online form where you can request a book. To make it easy, we’ve compiled all the info you’d need to make that request.

Here’s the info to request my novels at your library:

  • Title: The Love We Vow
  • Author: Victoria Everleigh
  • Genre: Women’s religious fiction
  • Audience: Adult
  • Publisher: Independent
  • Publication Date: March 1, 2022
  • ISBN: 9781737541301
  • Name of Distributor: IngramSpark
  • Back Cover Copy:

TV news reporter Violet Rosati thought she’d be married with kids and living in the suburbs by now. Instead, she’s single, thirty-one, and starting a new job at a TV station in Portland. Her move to Maine brings her closer to her boyfriend, Jude, who she hopes will propose soon. He knows and accepts everything about her, even her darkest secret.

However, while in confession at her new church, she realizes the priest is her ex-boyfriend, Tristan. She hasn’t seen him in seven years and never told him about her pregnancy. He treated her terribly and broke her heart. Now he’s a priest?

As she faces old wounds, she finds Father Tristan to be kind, empathetic, and apologetic. Old feelings reemerge. But he’s a priest, and she loves Jude. How can she be drawn to a priest when she has such a wonderful boyfriend? Confused and torn, she struggles to forgive, love, and find redemption. Turning to her faith for direction, she learns that forgiving herself may be the hardest part of all.

Can she move on and find the life she wants with Jude? Or does she confront her feelings for Father Tristan and risk the lives they’ve both chosen?

Title: The Vows We Keep
Author: Victoria Everleigh
Genre: Women’s religious fiction
Audience: Adult
Publisher: Independent
Publication Date: May 17, 2022
ISBN: 9781737541325
Name of Distributor: IngramSpark
Back Cover Copy:

After leaving the priesthood, Tristan O’Connor finds himself single, unemployed, and looking for a place to live. He longs for a family life, but being an ex-priest isn’t a selling point on the dating scene.

When an unfortunate accident brings Miranda into his life, he begins to believe the love and marriage he’s hoped for are possible. But after a young woman claiming to be his sister shows up on his doorstep, he starts to question everything he thought he knew about his late mother. Family upheaval, unexpected gifts, and his newfound love possibly lost prove to test his ideology.

Faced with the fear that another woman in his life will leave him, will he succumb to a life alone? Following his heart, he puts his faith in God to lead him down the path of mercy, understanding, and the love he desires.

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