Category: Jody Hedlund

Aug 30
Top Ten Tuesday: Teachers in Fiction

Top Ten Tuesday: Teachers in Fiction

Andrea Boeshaar, contemporary, Cynthia Ruchti, Deeanne Gist, Erica Vetsch, historical, Janette Oke, Jean C. Gordon, Jody Hedlund, Julie Klassen, Karen Witemeyer, Linda Goodnight, Mary Connealy, Melissa Jagears, Nancy Mehl, Olivia Newport, Pepper Basham, Robin Lee Hatcher, Sondra Kraak, Tamera Alexander, Top Ten Tuesday 53

Welcome to a Back to School freebie edition of Top Ten Tuesday, a weekly linkup hosted as always by the marvelous team at The Broke and the Bookish. Since we were given much freedom with our topics today, I opted to feature some of my favorite books with teachers as… Read more »

Apr 02
Swooniest Heroes (a conversation with Pepper Basham)

Swooniest Heroes (a conversation with Pepper Basham)

Becky Wade, Carla Laureano, Christian, Dawn Crandall, Denise Hunter, Jody Hedlund, Laura Frantz, Pepper Basham 58

Heroes.

Just the word brings about images of tall, strong, and swoony men emerging into a story with enough testosterone to encourage a primal growl from the purist of prudes. Okay, so some heroes might encourage more of a quiet sigh as their tenderness, touch of tease, and/or quiet strength wrap around your heart like a constant hug…from nice strong arms.

Feb 09
Top Ten Tuesday: KissingBooks 101 Lesson Two (plus a HUGE Giveaway!)

Top Ten Tuesday: KissingBooks 101 Lesson Two (plus a HUGE Giveaway!)

Christian, Dawn Crandall, Donna Hatch, giveaway, Jennifer Beckstrand, Jody Hedlund, Julianne Donaldson, Julie Lessman, Laura Frantz, Mary Connealy, Pepper Basham, romance, Top Ten Tuesday, Varina Denman 351

I. Am. SO EXCITED. As soon as I saw that today’s Top Ten Tuesday topic was a Valentine’s KissingBooks Day freebie, I knew immediately what my post would be about. Way back in August, I wrote my KissingBooks 101 post and it remains one of my most popular/highest viewed posts. But since then I have discovered some additionally swoon-worthy KissingBooks – or remembered some that I forgot about when I was writing the first lesson. I’ve had several people ask me to do another KissingBooks 101, and I am nothing if not accommodating when it comes to this topic 😉

Feb 02
Top Ten Tuesday: Favorite Historical Settings

Top Ten Tuesday: Favorite Historical Settings

Deeanne Gist, Erica Vetsch, historical, Jane Austen, Janette Oke, Jocelyn Green, Jody Hedlund, Julie Klassen, Karen Witemeyer, Laura Frantz, Laura Ingalls Wilder, Laurie Alice Eakes, Lori Benton, Lynn Austin, Margaret Brownley, Mary Connealy, Melanie Dickerson, Melissa Jagears, Patricia Polacco, Regina Jennings, Rosslyn Elliott, Sarah E. Ladd, Tamera Alexander, Top Ten Tuesday 71

This week’s topic has several possible variations but I’m choosing to talk about my favorite historical settings. You know, those periods of history whose mere mention in a book blurb has your radar engaged and your interest piqued.

Jan 21
Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Jody Hedlund **CLOSED**

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Jody Hedlund **CLOSED**

Author Interview, Christian, giveaway, historical, Jody Hedlund, romance 54

I am so excited to chat today with author Jody Hedlund! Her newest book, Undaunted Hope, tells the story of Tessa Taylor, a teacher in for an unwelcome surprise when she arrives at her new job. Set in 1870s Upper Peninsula, Michigan, it’s full of romance and vivid characters and history. With a little sass and suspense thrown in for good measure 😉 Watch for a review here in the next couple of weeks!

Dec 29
Top Ten Tuesday: Most Anticipated Books January-June 2016 (Historical)

Top Ten Tuesday: Most Anticipated Books January-June 2016 (Historical)

Cindy Anstey, coming soon, Elizabeth Camden, historical, Jen Turano, Jody Hedlund, Karen Witemeyer, Kristy Cambron, Lawana Blackwell, Lori Benton, Melanie Dickerson, Pepper Basham, Rachelle Rea, Sandra Byrd, Sarah E. Ladd, Susan Anne Mason, Top Ten Tuesday 52

This week’s Top Ten Tuesday theme is the books we are most anticipating in the first half of 2016. I started out the list yesterday with my contemporary “can’t waits”. Today I’m going to look at the historical fiction I’m most looking forward to from January to June.

And I’m warning you right now – there’s way more than ten 🙂

Nov 03
Top Ten Tuesday: Take Two

Top Ten Tuesday: Take Two

Amy Leigh Simpson, Carla Laureano, Dawn Crandall, Jody Hedlund, Julie Klassen, Kate Breslin, Kristy Cambron, Pepper Basham, Sarah Monzon, Top Ten Tuesday, Varina Denman 44

*Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly blog linkup hosted by The Broke and the Bookish* I’m excited about today’s theme – those authors whose debut novels have us itching to get our hands on their sophomore release.  One of my favorite things about blogging is introducing people to talented new… Read more »

Sep 22
Top Ten Tuesday: My Fall TBR

Top Ten Tuesday: My Fall TBR

Cathleen Armstrong, Denise Hunter, Erin Healy, Irma Joubert, Jody Hedlund, Kathleen Fuller, Mary Ellis, Melanie Dickerson, Ruth Logan Herne, Shelley Shepard Gray, Top Ten Tuesday 121

*Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly linkup hosted by The Broke and the Bookish* Y’all. So. many. books. My TBR pile is out of control. Can anyone else relate?? Today’s theme is the top ten books on my Fall TBR. And oh good heavens – how can I possibly narrow it… Read more »