About Books Make a Difference

Books Make a Difference celebrates books, their creators and fans, and the positive difference they make in people’s lives.

The Books Make a Difference community includes:

— An online magazine at BooksMakeADifference.com

— A monthly Readers Write email with links to recent articles and exclusive subscriber stories: Subscribe

Facebook: /ReadTheDifference

Twitter: @BooksMake

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We hope you’ll join any or all of the above conversations or contact us.

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About Our Team

Terri Barnes, writer for Books Make a Difference magazine Terri Barnes is managing editor at Books Make a Difference. She enjoys connecting readers to stories as both a writer and editor. A career military spouse, she is the author of Spouse Calls: Messages From a Military Life, a compilation of her long-running newspaper column. After living all over the world, she and her husband, Mark, live in South Carolina. They enjoy small-town life, trips to the beach, reading books on the porch, and spending time with their three grown children. Contact Terri. Learn more about Terri:
Facebook: /BarnesTerriL/
Twitter: @SpouseCalls
Instagram: @terrilbarnes 
Naomi Kreuger Naomi Krueger is a contributing writer at Books Make A Difference. A freelance writer and editor, Naomi seeks to tell stories of inspirational people and ways to make an impact on the world. She also works full time as a children’s book editor. When she’s not writing or editing, Naomi enjoys traveling, gardening, listening to public radio, and reading books with her husband and young sons. Contact Naomi. Learn more about Naomi:
Twitter: @NaomiJKrueger 
Meagan Frank is senior writer at Books Make a Difference. A writer and speaker, Meagan has the pleasure of interviewing interesting people about how the books they’ve created or read have made a difference in someone’s life. When she’s not working on the magazine, you might find her at a huddle working on her next Choosing To Grow book or coaching one of her three kids’ sports teams. Contact Meagan. Learn more about Meagan:
Facebook: /MeaganFrankAuthor
Twitter: @ChoosingToGrow
Instagram: @MeaganFrank 
Karen Pavlicin is publisher of Books Make a Difference. A writer, speaker, book publishing executive, and former print magazine editor, Karen knows first-hand what a positive difference books make in people’s lives. She loves helping writers discover great stories to tell. Contact Karen. Learn more about Karen:
Facebook: /KarenPavlicinFragnito
Twitter: @pavlicin
Instagram: @pavfragnito