What would have happened if the three little pigs had gone to seminary? Or if Prince Charming developed Princess Deficit Disorder? If Beauty and the Beast had studied popular self-help literature and discovered that he was a microwave and she was a crock pot, would the outcome have been different?

These are the questions that fill the curious mind of Chris Fabry. His explorations in the world of fable and fairy tale will forever change the way you think about the Brothers Grimm. Recasting a dozen of these well-known, oft-told tales, Chris offers a wacky perspective on everything from the dangers of spiritual complacency to the pitfalls of legalism, from the excesses of Christian kitsch to the shortsightedness of human wisdom.

People of faith are sometimes wary of too much laughing. If that applies to you—beware. This book is full of hilarious truths and riotous glimpses of reality. The temptation to laugh, and even to roar, will be hard to resist. And in the midst of your merriment, if you happen to gain some new insight about yourself, the church or the world, that's okay too.

What Readers Are Saying . . .

  • "[The Promise of Jesse Woods] is a well-crafted novel with sympathetic characters, gently woven themes, and evocative descriptions."

    Sharon Garlough Brown, author of the Sensible Shoes series

  • Under a Cloudless Sky is entertaining and a wonderful addition to the inspirational fiction genre . . . a multilayered, engaging story with rich details and interesting characters."

    ROMANTIC TIMES, 4-Star Review

  • "[Every Waking Moment] has authentic characters, a compelling narrative, and a complex exploration of the brokenness and hope of human life."

    Susannah Clements, department chair of literature, Regent University

  • "Precise details of places and experiences immediately set you in the story, and the complex, likable characters give June Bug the enduring quality of a classic."

    TITLETRAKK.COM

  • "A conflicted, memorable main character. . . . While the mystery at its core is compelling, it's Wiley's inner conflict that's truly engrossing. Down to its final pages, [Not in the Heart] is a gripping read."

    CROSSWALK.COM

  • "In this edge-of-your-seat romantic suspense, all of the characters ring true."

    BOOKLIST on Borders of the Heart

  • "This absorbing novel should further boost Fabry's reputation as one of the most talented authors in Christian fiction."

    CBA RETAILERS + RESOURCES on Not in the Heart

  • "A captivating story. . . ."

    CHRISTIANBOOKPREVIEWS.COM on June Bug

  • "[In this] soul-searching novel of faith, friendship, and promises, Chris Fabry invigorates the small-town lives of three teens in 1970s West Virginia with his exquisite, lyrical writing. . . . A literary delight . . . this novel is worthy of a standing ovation."

    SHELF AWARENESS on The Promise of Jesse Woods