Shelley Hitz

Biography

Shelley Hitz is an award-winning and international best-selling author. However, she gives all the glory to God for what He is doing through her life. As she likes to say, “God is the author, I am simply the pen.” Shelley has been ministering alongside her husband, CJ, since 1998 and her main passion is to share God’s truth and the freedom in Christ she has found with others. She does this through her books, websites and speaking engagements.

She is also the co-owner of BodyandSoulPublishing.com where she shares free Christian books on her blog, owner of Self-Publishing-Coach.com where she helps authors get published and noticed and co-founder of CrossReads.com where Christian readers and authors meet.

The main reason Shelley writes and publishes Christian books is to share her testimony, use the gift of teaching God has given her and bring glory to God. Ironically, she never dreamed of being a published author and English was one of her worst subjects in school growing up. However, God is now using her weaknesses for His strength to impact many for eternity (2 Corinthians 12:9). She is humbled and amazed that He chooses to use her and her life goal is to keep her eyes fixed on Christ, the author and finisher of our faith (Hebrews 12:1-2). Shelley’s openness and vulnerability as she shares her own story of hope and healing through her books will inspire and encourage you.

Books

The Truth About Book Reviews: 20 Book Review Myths, Debunked
Price: Free! Words: 3,970. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Life as an author is an adventure, and there is a lot we have to learn along the way. Understanding how to get book reviews, what to do with them, and their importance can be especially difficult. In "The Truth About Book Reviews" we cover 20 popular myths about book reviews, the truth, and author tips for applying those truths to your book marketing to help you connect with reviewers.
Body Image Lies Women Believe: And the Truth of Christ That Sets Them Free
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,070. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013 by Body and Soul Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Life / Women’s Issues, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence & self-esteem
Read real stories of overcoming body image lies women believe with God's truth. Throughout this book, Christian women share their stories of how they have struggled with body image lies and a distorted view of themselves. However, each of their stories also contains hope - the hope of replacing these lies with God's truth. Our prayer for you is that you find encouragement within these pages.
Healing For The Broken Hearted: Discover Lasting Freedom in Christ
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,190. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012 by Body and Soul Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Ministry / Counseling & Recovery, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Religion & self-improvement
It comforts me to know that Jesus promises us healing for the broken hearted. Even in the darkest of situations, there is hope. I'm going to share with you practical steps you can apply to your life to receive healing emotionally and spiritually. Ask God to show you which specific steps you should take on your path to healing, and then, take that first step.
Trusting God When Bad Things Happen
Price: Free! Words: 12,580. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012 by Body and Soul Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Life / Spiritual Growth, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Religion & self-improvement
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
When bad things happen, what is your reaction? Do you trust God even when you don't understand? There was a dark season in my life when it literally felt like an earthquake had occurred. Everything in my life seemed to be falling apart...my family, my finances, our church. And I asked God the simple question, "Why?" This book is the result of my own search for answers.
A Christian Woman's Guide to Breaking Free from Pornography: It's Not Just a Guy's Problem
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,120. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012 by Body and Soul Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Sex & Relationships  » Women's sexuality, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Life / Women’s Issues
This book is a resource created in response to numerous pleas for help from young girls and women alike regarding their struggle with sexual addictions. Although it is one of the largest issues facing today's Church, pornography addiction is also one of the largest secrets in the Church, especially among women. We aim to open the door to confession and conversation among Christian women.
Finding Hope in the Midst of Tragedy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,160. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012 by Body and Soul Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
This book is my own personal journey to finding hope after a tragedy hit our family. However, I did not want this book to be my story alone. Instead, I want it to be a resource for you to find hope in the midst of your own difficulties so I've added the sections "From My Life to Yours" throughout the book.
Unshackled and Free: True Stories of Forgiveness
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,600. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012 by Body and Soul Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Life / Spiritual Growth, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
We all have a story to tell. And that's what this book is about. It's a collection of 35 true stories of forgiveness to inspire and encourage you. These stories come from 33 different people from various walks of life. So, no matter where you are at in your journey of life, we believe you will find hope within the pages of this book.
Forgiveness Formula: Finding Lasting Freedom in Christ
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,360. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012 by Body and Soul Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Life / Personal Growth
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Forgiveness...Learn How to Forgive and Let Go. Sometimes life doesn't seem to make sense or "add up" in our math. We have life circumstances that make us question whether we can truly have a full life. Divorce. Death. Sickness. Financial losses. And life doesn't seem fair. Whatever your circumstances, we believe every reader can benefit from what we share in these pages.
How to Find Free Christian Books Online
Price: Free! Words: 1,840. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012 by Body and Soul Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
If you love to read, then you know how expensive this “habit” can be. A paperback book is often $10 or more and a hardback copy can easily cost $20. In this ebook, I am going to share with you 9 places to find free Christian books online.
Teen Devotionals...for Girls! Volume 2
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,170. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012 by Body and Soul Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Religion / Christianity, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Education / Children & Youth
(5.00 from 1 review)
Are you a teen girl who is struggling to find a way to apply God’s Word to your life? Or maybe you’re an adult who is looking for a way of communicating God’s Word to the teens in your life? Either way, we believe that these devotions can help.
Mirror Mirror...Am I Beautiful?
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,080. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2011 by Body and Soul Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christianity
(5.00 from 1 review)
Who Defines You? Does the mirror define your beauty and who you are? Are you desperately striving for the world's "perfect image" of outer beauty? Will you dare to look deeper? When you look deeper, you'll find true satisfaction, true beauty, and true intimacy waiting for you. Jesus is inviting you to take this journey with Him. Will you accept?
Teen Devotionals...for Girls
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,210. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2011 by Body and Soul Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Religion & Spirituality, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christianity
(5.00 from 1 review)
These 90 devotions are intended for teen girls who want to find their true beauty in Christ. Over the next three month, these devotions will take you on a journey through God’s Word, learning about different areas in the Bible that we hope you can relate to. Followed by ideas for ways that you can apply them to your lives, and a prayer you can pray.

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