Who We Are:
Founded in 2006 by Tracy & C.J. Darlington, TitleTrakk.com is an interactive website spotlighting Christian books, music & movies. Updated weekly, we feature author and musician interviews, album and book reviews, music videos, movie reviews and interviews, book excerpts, surveys, polls, and fun contests.
The site's tagline is "Your Christian Book, Music & Movie Terminal." That's what we want TitleTrakk.com to be--a website where people of all walks can discover the amazing options available to them in Christian entertainment today.
Writers (in alphabetical order):
Jennifer Bogart is a child of God, wife and homeschooling mother of three young children (so far). She writes homeschooling resources with her husband at Bogart Family Resources, and reviews as a creative outlet. Passionately dedicated to promoting the work of Christian authors and artists, her blog Quiverfull Family features reviews, contests, family updates, homeschooling tidbits and well - a bit of everything.
Grace Bridges is a sci-fi author (Faith Awakened, 2007, and Legendary Space Pilgrims, 2010) and owner of Splashdown Books, an independent publisher of inspirational sci-fi and fantasy. She's a Kiwi of Irish descent living in beautiful New Zealand, and a chocaholic cat-lovin' Trekkie, Jesus freak, web designer, and all-round DIY gal who also takes care of the Lost Genre Guild blog. Tweets: @gracebridges - or visit www.gracebridges.com for more.
of the novel Saved by Grace and currently working on his first thriller.
holds a degree in Graphic Design and is always seeking to advance his talent
as a writer. He is an avid reader, movie buff, and music enthusiast, tools he
uses to infuse his imagination. He lives in central Illinois with his wife and
three sons. You can find out more about his projects at his
Compton, wife and mother of three teens, two cats, and a beagle, devours Christian
fiction whenever possible. Her favorite genre is suspense/thriller, especially
Ted Dekker and Steven James novels. Since promoting biblical worldview fiction
is dear to her heart, she reviews on her blog, Fiction
Fanatics Only! and is
a staff reviewer for such sites as The Christian Suspense Zone and Fiction Addict.
Her stab at writing a novel confirmed what a tough job it is, and so the work
is shelved for now, allowing the pros to do what they do best. When she isn't
reading and reviewing, Karri stays busy at church and performing in various community
a freelance writer, and her work has appeared in Brio, Breakaway,
YS, CCM Magazine, Insight, Susie Magazine,
and other publications. She has interviewed countless Christian musicians including
Rebecca St. James, Delirious, Newsboys,
Leigh Nash, Barlowgirl, Krystal Meyers, Joy Williams, Pillar, Michelle Tumes,
and many others. In her spare time she can be found riding horses or listening
a Venti 3-shot sugar-free vanilla latte. Visit her online at her
blog where she talks about Music, God, dogs and coffee. You can also look
Twitter and Facebook.
C.J. Darlington is the award-winning authof of Thicker than Blood, Bound by Guilt, and Ties that Bind. She is a regular contributor to Family Fiction Digital Magazine and NovelCrossing.com. A homeschool graduate, she makes her home in Pennsylvania with her family and their menagerie of dogs, a cat, and a paint horse named Sky. Visit her online at her author website. You can also look her up at Twitter and Facebook.
Lori Fox is a freelance writer who is working on her first novel as well as writing reviews for TitleTrakk.com. In addition to writing, she enjoys reading, making jewelry, and taking as many trips to Walt Disney World as possible with her wonderful husband Kyle. Visit her online at her website.
Bert Gangl was formally introduced to the wonderful world of Christian music
by his baby brother as the two were winding their way through Western Tennessee
in the family automobile. Ever intent on proving that not all Christian artists
were knock-offs of their mainstream counterparts, the younger Gangl duly inserted
his newly-purchased copy of White Heart's Freedom into the waiting car tape player
and the rest, as they say, is history. In the twenty years that have transpired
since that time, Bert has amassed a sizeable CCM album collection of his own
and has gone on to write reviews for a range of music-related sites including
ChristRock , The Phantom Tollbooth, inReview and The All-Music Guide. He currently
resides in Huntsville, Alabama, with his wife and daughter.
April W Gardner writes adult and middle grade historical fiction. Her first novel, Wounded Spirits, releases with Vintage Romance Publishing in November of this year. She is a member of ACFW and reviews for Title Trakk, At Home With Christian Fiction, and FIRST Wild Card Blog Tours. A military spouse, April has performed the art of homemaking all over the world. Currently, she lives in Georgia with her darling Hubby. A homeschool mom, she fills her mornings talking fractions and phonics with her two sweet kiddos. In her free time, April enjoys reading, gardening, and DIY. In no particular order, she dreams of owning a horse, visiting all the national parks, and speaking Italian. Visit April's Website or her blog, A Writer's Journey. You can also get to know April on Facebook and Twitter.
Darcie Gudger is a freelance writer currently working on a young adult novel
while trying to solve all the mysteries of motherhood with her adopted son, Kyle.
In her spare time, she coaches the 2A Colorado State Champion Sheridan High School
colorguard, judged equipment for the Rocky Mountain Colorguard Association and
sings for the Bear Valley church choir and worship team. An adventure-seeker
who lives and writes in the shadow of the Rocky mountains, Darcie loves hiking,
camping, cycling, photography and keeping her husband guessing. Visit Darcie
online at her blog, Joy in the
Hughes is a former sports writer for the Honolulu
Advertiser. For most
of the past 22 years he has taught English in Japan. He has taught at the university
level in America, Japan and China. Among his hobbies are sports, traveling and
photography. He has been to 41 countries and is always hoping to go somewhere
new. He is an award-winning photographer in both Japan and America. His bi-lines
include The Washington Post, The Pacific Daily News (Guam), The
Times and several sports publications.
R. Hunt is
a business editor in Connecticut. For fun she reads, writes, cheers on the Red
Sox, and enjoys tennis and cycling.
She also co-leads a local tea party and enjoys holding government officials and
media outlets accountable. Check out her blogs, The View
from Stonewater and
Connecticut for Sarah Palin.
Carol Kurtz Darlington is a certified personal trainer and a certified group fitness instructor who works with people who want to lose weight as well as those who just want to enjoy better health. She enjoys empowering and encouraging others to reach their health and fitness goals, feel better about themselves in the process, and enjoy more energy to stay active in all areas of their lives. She is the founder of Totally Fit With Carol, a Christian weight loss website featuring workout videos, health tips, exercise advice, and more. She loves her morning cappuccino and her beloved grand-dog. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling and haunting Starbucks.Dale Lewis now mans the front desk at the EFCA (The Evangelical Free Church of America) National Office in Minneapolis, MN. He was the graphic designer/pre-press production artist for over twelve years before being asked to step into this new role. Prior to that, he was the publications manager at his alma mater, Northwestern College in St. Paul, MN in the public relations office as well as the adviser to the college’s yearbook. He's a director/actor/writer for the Hope Church (Oakdale, MN) adult drama worship team and was the senior editor of the church newsletter. He's also written two collections of poetry, “Whispers of Assurance” and “On Life: Constant Communion Without Ceasing” as well as a devotional entitled “Eternal Education.” He and his family live in Oakdale, Minnesota.
Lisa Lickel lives in Wisconsin with her high school teacher husband in a 150-year-old Great Lakes ship captain's house. She is active in more than one historical society, belongs to writing and reading clubs and is the editor in chief of Creative Wisconsin, the magazine of Wisconsin Regional Writers. A graduate of the Christian Writer's Guild, she has written newspaper features and magazine articles, radio theater, and authored several inspirational novels. Find her online at http://lisalickel.com, http://wisconsinauthorreview.blogspot.com, http://reflectionsinhindsight.wordpress.com, and Facebook.
Susan Lloyd is
a professional photographer in Charleston, South Carolina who specializes in
shooting concerts. She holds a degree in Music Education and has worked as a
worship leader and as a youth minister. She is passionate about all types of
music and enjoys encouraging and supporting bands who seek to glorify God. She
also loves movies, animals, traveling, and making new friends. She and her husband
have three kids and have been married for nearly 17 years. More info about Susan's
photography can be found at www.susanlloydphotography.com or www.susieq3c.wordpress.com
Melissa Lockcuff: Mel is a homeschooling mom who never tires of reading with her two adventurous little boys. After working as a nurse and a teacher, she realized where her personal priorities truly lay, and she made the decision to stay home with her boys. Mel has since found a true passion for writing. Right now, she writes articles and short pieces, and she is also learning how to write literature for children. She loves all things blogging, and her personal blog, Real Heart Prints, has topics like motherhood; homeschooling; recipes; devotionals; crafting; reviews on books, movies, and other products; giveaways; and all things home and garden; etc. She currently writes reviews with the TOS Crew, and she has also partnered with a friend and fellow writer to form MamaBuzz, where she enjoys writing reviews for children's products and ministering/writing to women through that venue. She has started work on her first book, which she hopes to finish within the next few months.
Adrian B. Martinez: "Music and Movies, Movies and Music, always the twain shall meet" is Adrian B. Martinez's motto; a displaced New Yorker living in Connecticut. A complete Movie nut, Adrian was responsible for writing movie synopsis' for Loews Movie Theater's for over 5 years. At any given time that would be a synopsis for over 25 movies in one week. Whew! Nowadays, she is a regular in the Press area for the Creation Festival and Purple Door Festival. To keep her in the lifestyle she has become accustomed, she does web-design for DelMonico Hatter in New Haven, Ct. and serves as a Supervisor for the Hartford Civic Center, also in Ct. An avid traveler, Adrian has been to Europe numerous times and can be seen criss-crossing the United States in her re-furbished 1974 Orange Volkswagen Vanagon which has allowed her to participate in her favorite past-time, meeting new people….When she does take the time to stop, she spends her time with a very handsome man that goes by the name of Zorro. He can be seen sleeping on the couch, bed, bathing in the sunlight on a window ledge or anywhere else that he deems comfortable. Zorro of course, is her cat.
Vickie McDonough is an award-winning inspirational romance author. She has written four Heartsong novels and five novellas. Her stories have placed first in several prestigious contests, such as the ACFW Noble Theme, the Inspirational Readers Choice Contest, and the Texas Gold contest. She has also written books reviews for nearly five years and enjoys mentoring new writers. Vickie is a wife of thirty-one years, mother to four sons, and a new grandma. When she’s not writing, Vickie enjoys reading, gardening, watching movies, and traveling. Vickie loves hearing from her readers via e-mail.
a lawyer, wife and mother of three young daughters and lives in Melbourne, Australia.
Reading has been her passion since childhood. She is a Book Club Co-ordinator
and has her own website ~ relzreviewz ~
dedicated to reviews and author interviews with the sole aim to support authors
writing from a Christian worldview. She
believes Sir Francis Bacon's (1561 - 1626) creed, "Reading is to the mind
what exercise is to the body".
Ng lives in New Zealand with her husband and three children. As an avid
reader with a passion for Christian worldview fiction, she works to help authors
their craft through her freelance editing service, Aotearoa Editorial Services
and helps publicize books and authors via her review site, Illuminating Fiction
She has also reviewed
for Focus On Fiction, Infuze Magazine, Novel
Reviews, 1340 Magazine,
and now TitleTrakk. In her spare time she pursues her own passion for writing
a member of American Christian Fiction Writers.
Deena Peterson is
the mom of 8, with an active two-year-old grandson! She's also a pastor's
worship leader, Bible study leader, and homeschool mom.
She stays so busy she meets herself coming and going! Visit her at her blog A
Peek At My Bookshelf.
Julia M. Reffner is blessed to be a servant to the King, married to the love of her life, a busy homeschool mom of two young children, and owned by one shedding longhaired cat. She is enjoying working on a women’s fiction novel in her spare time. She is a reviewer for Historical Novels Review quarterly, a magazine of the Historical Novel Society. Julia can be found blogging about God, literature and life at Dark Glass Ponderings and about writing at the group blog, The Writer's Alley.
Sheryl Root is Partner Database Manager at OneHope, a non-profit organization whose mission is to reach every child with God’s Word. She’s also a writer and a reader of everything she can get her hands on … books, blogs, magazines. In other words, she’s both a data geek and a book nerd. She loves to be able to support Christian authors and spread the word on great books and is a member of American Christian Fiction Writers, a wonderful community of published and yet to be published writers. You can follow her on Twitter at @Sheryl_Root.
Amy Sondova is a writer specializing in media writing, including interviews and reviews, as well as blogging. Having interviewed over 30 of the top musicians, writers, and speakers in the Christian media, Amy has also written countless columns, reviews, and articles on various topics including mental illness, self-injury, working with teenagers, and Christianity. As well as holding a B.A. in communications, Amy holds a M.A. in biblical counseling, and has worked as a professional therapist. You can visit Amy’s online playground at BackseatWriter.com which offers a combination interviews, reviews, personal columns, and photography.
Nora St. Laurent is the CEO of The Book Club Network Incorporated and runs two book clubs near Atlanta, Ga., and is the former ACFW On-Line Book Club coordinator. Nora currently writes a Book Club column for the Christian Fiction OnLine Magazine and is a Book Club Talk "Columnist" for Novel Rocket. She writes reviews and interviews authors on her blog Finding Hope Through Fiction, Novel Reviews, Title Trakk, Suspense Zone and The Christian Pulse.
Sarah Varland lives in Georgia with her husband, son, and two dogs. When she's not busy teaching high school English or walking around with her nose stuck in a book, she enjoys spending time with her family outdoors doing things like hiking and kayaking. Sarah is currently pursuing publication as a novelist and is a member of American Christian Fiction Writers. You can read some of her thoughts on life, books, and the ministry fishbowl at her blog.
Erica now writes and draws her own comics, including The Miller Sisters -- as well as various stories she's drawn for other writers. Erica and husband Chris create the weekly crime/mystery comic Best Mann For the Job, hosted by TitleTrakk.com. The series stars Grace Mann -- a woman with a complicated past who returns home to Hope Falls, Tenn., to become the small town's new sheriff. Visit her online at StudioWell.com.
He and wife Erica create the weekly comic strip Best Mann For the Job. The series stars Grace Mann -- a woman with a complicated past who returns home to Hope Falls, Tenn., to become the small town's new sheriff. An award-winning magazine writer and editor, Chris is the editor of FamilyFiction, a comprehensive website, weekly newsletter, and digital magazine for readers of Christian fiction. Find out more about Chris at his website Studiowell.com
Eric Wilson is the author of twelve novels that explore Earth's tension between heaven and hell, the latest of which is One Step Away, a twist on the story of Job. He lives in Nashville with his wife and two daughters. Visit him online at his website.