Mary Hollingsworth, is a seasoned author of more that fifty books, including ten gift books.
Hollingsworth has been awarded two Gold Medallion Awards from the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association for sales exceeding 500,000 copies, and her books have appeared on the bestsellers' lists in Christian Retailing and CBA Marketplace dozens of times, with total sales now approaching five million copies.
Philis Boultinghouse is the author of the best-selling Hugs for Sisters and several other books. She has served as managing editor for Howard Publishing since 1991. As a speaker to women's groups, Boultinghouse brings her understanding of the needs of women to her insightful writing. Married for thirty-two years, she is the mother of two grown children, Jason and Crystal.