My purpose in life is to write wholesome, unforgettable stories that align with my faith

and values to touch the hearts of countless people worldwide. 

  • Anything but Groovy: A time-traveling tale about the bond of family
  • Treasures Visible and Invisible: A collection of short stories for Catholic teens

Meet the Author: Amanda Lauer

Listen to my most recent interview with Dr. Cynthia Toolin-Wilson as she goes in depth with me about my writing career and aspirations for the future.

My novel, A Freedom Such as Heaven Intended, was nominated for the 2022 Red Letter Awards Best Book. I was asked to create a video testimony of why I write Christian novels. Check it out!

Dr. Cynthia Toolin-Wilson

Red Letters Award Testimonial

Check out this story I wrote for The Compass newspaper March 22, 2022 issues, which featured six homeschooled siblings who built a replica of their church out of Legos!

Amanda was interviewed on Good Shepherd Catholic Radio (interview begins at 14:00) hosted by Bill Kassell on February 28, 2022.

Bill Synder featured Amanda on the February 10, 2022 Young Catholics Respond broadcast.

November 25, 2021, Amanda was featured in a story in The Business News.

In the November 15, 2021 episode of The Shepherd’s Pie, Antony Barone Kolenc interviews Amanda about how teens can find common ground in conflict with those who are different from them.

Amanda was interviewed by Marge Fenelon on her podcast, Simply Holy, September 22, 2021.

Fr. Edward Looney featured Amanda on his podcast, How They Love Mary, on April 19, 2021.