Books

Those who love books crave information about their favorite authors and are often looking for new books to read. Author interviews bring inspiring books to life in a new way. When uplifting books are part of your life, there's no end to the positive energy they have to offer.
Author and historian Shella Gillus

Secrets of Wayfarers Inn: A Celebration of the Underground Railroad

How the compelling history of the Underground Railroad inspired this writer—and a new series from Guideposts Books 

Author Janice Thompson

Mysteries of Martha's Vineyard: An Author's Personal Journey

Author Janice Thompson, a contributor to Guideposts Books' new fiction series, Mysteries of Martha's Vineyard, shares how writing the second book in the series, Like a Fish Out of Water, was a positive and inspiring experience at a difficult time in her life.

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Susan Burton

How Susan Burton Is Helping Women Rebuild After Prison

The founder of A New Way of Life Re-Entry Project details her own story of life behind bars and why she's helping women find their clean slate after prison in a new memoir.

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Reading

The Power and Wisdom of ‘Mrs. Who’

Picking up A Wrinkle in Time a few decades after my first reading, it was this mysterious character who stood out to me most.

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This Is Us actress Chrissy Metz

'This Is Us' Star Chrissy Metz Isn't Afraid to Be Vulnerable

The actress gets brutally honest about her struggle with her weight, past family trauma, and her star-making role on NBC's hit TV show. 

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Leslie Odom Jr

How 'Hamilton' Star Leslie Odom Jr. Almost Missed His Shot

The Tony award-winner shares how his role in Hamilton almost didn't happen and his surprising journey to success in his new book, Failing Up. 

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Storm Reid in "A Wrinkle In Time"

'A Wrinkle in Time's 50-Year Journey to the Screen

Producer Catherine Hand shares the incredible saga of trying to get the film made and why now is the perfect time for kids to see it. 

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MADELEINE L'ENGLE, author, circa 2000. Credit:  © Shaw/Everett Collection

Madeleine L’Engle’s Faith and Persistence

Her children’s classic, A Wrinkle in Time, was rejected 42 times before it was published. Her trust in God helped it see the light of day.

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Scott Hamilton on the TODAY Show

Olympian Scott Hamilton Wants You to 'Finish First'

Figure skater and Olympic gold medalist Scott Hamilton shares valuable life lessons he's learned on and off the ice in his new book. 

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Enlightenment

Positive Reading List: 'Enlightenment Now'

This big book by Steven Pinker takes on big questions—and finds positive answers.

Brian Bird on set of Hallmark Channel's hit TV series, When Calls the Heart.

When God Has Big Plans for You

After sharing a pizza with TV producer Brian Bird of One Calls the Heart, an unexpected creative collaboration results.

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Learn how to write for Guideposts

Tell a Great Story!

If you love reading Guideposts stories, you might love writing them. Here's how we can help.

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Actor, producer and author Tyler Perry

Tyler Perry Discusses His Book 'Higher is Waiting'

Producer, actor and author Tyler Perry discusses his new book, in which he shares some of the spiritual lessons he's learned over the years, including the importance of family and the value of humor.

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Comfort Food Diaries

How Cooking Comfort Food Helped Her Heal

Emily Nunn was reeling from her brother’s suicide and her relapse into alcoholism. She found hope in the kitchen.

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