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Debbie Macomber is a #1 New York Times bestselling author and one of today’s most popular writers with more than 200 million copies of her books in print worldwide. In her novels, Macomber brings to life compelling relationships that embrace family and enduring friendships, uplifting her readers with stories of connection and hope. Macomber’s novels have spent over 1,000 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list. Thirteen of these novels hit the number one spot.

In 2017, Macomber’s all-new hardcover publications include If Not for You (March), Any Dream Will Do (August), and Merry and Bright (October). In addition to fiction, Macomber has also published two bestselling cookbooks, an adult coloring book, numerous inspirational and nonfiction works, and two acclaimed children’s books.

Celebrated as “the official storyteller of Christmas”, Macomber’s annual Christmas books are beloved and five have been crafted into original Hallmark Channel movies. Macomber is also the author of the bestselling Cedar Cove Series which the Hallmark Channel chose as the basis for its first dramatic scripted television series. Debuting in 2013, Debbie Macomber’s Cedar Cove was a ratings favorite for three seasons.

Macomber owns The Grey House Café, which also features a gift shop and a Hallmark Gold Crown store inside. It is located in the Village Square campus, which also serves as Debbie’s corporate headquarters.

She serves on the Guideposts National Advisory Cabinet, is a YFC National Ambassador, and is World Vision’s international spokesperson for their Knit for Kids charity initiative. A devoted grandmother, Debbie and Wayne live in Port Orchard, Washington, the town which inspired the Cedar Cove series.

2017 Debbie Macomber Bio

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Updates From Debbie

  • Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies

    Makes about 30 sandwich cookies TIP: Lining the baking sheet with parchment makes for even browning and guards against burning. INGREDIENTS 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, at … read more

    December 15, 2017
  • December 2017

    December’s giveaway grand prize is an Amazon Echo. The winner will also receive signed hardcovers of my 2017 releases: IF NOT FOR YOU, ANY DREAM WILL DO and MERRY AND BRIGHT. 5 runners up will receive a signed bundles of paperbacks: IF NOT FOR YOU, ANY DREAM … read more

    December 13, 2017
  • Pull Apart Cheesy Bread Christmas Tree

    Pull-Apart Cheesy Bread Christmas Tree Serves 8-10 13.6-ounce tube refrigerated pizza dough 7 mozzarella sticks 1 egg 4 tablespoons salted butter, melted 1 teaspoon dried basil 1 teaspoon dried oregano ½ teaspoon dried rosemary 1/3 cup shredded parmesan cheese Marinara … read more

    December 13, 2017
  • Giving Tuesday

    For years I’ve used the World Vision Christmas catalog and allow our grandchildren to choose a Christmas gift for a child in need. When our granddaughter Maddy was around eight she carefully scanned the catalog, and decided she wanted to … read more

    November 27, 2017