Beth K. Vogt

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Beth K. Vogt is a nonfiction author and editor who said she’d never write fiction. She’s the wife of an air force physician who said she’d never marry a doctor—or anyone in the military. She’s a mom of four who said she’d never have kids. She’s discovered that God’s best often waits behind the doors marked “Never.”

Photograph by LisaAnne Photography

Books by this Author

Almost Like Being in Love
Untitled E-novella 2
Crazy Little Thing Called Love
Can't Buy Me Love
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Somebody Like You by Beth K. Vogt

Somebody Like You is a beautifully rendered, affecting novel, reminding us that while we can’t change the past, we have the choice to change the future and start anew. Check out this trailer to get a glimpse of the author sharing this story.

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. "Anything that I've ever done that was ultimately worthwhile ... initially scared me to death." ~Betty Bender

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. I asked my 10-year-old daughter this question. She answered it for me: Spiders. I'll go with that.

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. "How Great is Our God" by Chris Tomlin; "Remember When" by Alan Jackson; "Better Than a Hallelujah" by Amy Grant; "I Run to You" by Lady Antebellum; "Be Thou My Vision" by Selah

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. Oh. My. Word. One thing? Greek yogurt with extra fruit added. (I'm counting that as one thing.)

Q. What do you regret most?

A. The times that I've held onto anger instead of choosing forgiveness.

Author Voices

April 08, 2013

I'm on deadline for my third novel and I just realized -- just realized -- why I write books.
Huh.

I write books because . . . life is messy. And I write stories that wade into that mess. Stories about how we make a mess of our lives . . . or someone else messes up or lives . . .

and yet, there is still hope.

There is redemption.

There is the reality of "But God . . . " in the midst of the mess.

Life is messy.

Romance is messy.

That's reality.

And that's why I write books.

Because, as I like to say, there's more to the Happily Ever After than the Fairy Tales tell us.

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