Category: Laura Frantz

Nov 22
Top Ten Tuesday: Books For Which I’m Thankful

Top Ten Tuesday: Books For Which I’m Thankful

C.S. Lewis, Christian, Corrie Ten Boom, J.R.R. Tolkien, Janette Oke, Laura Frantz, Louie Giglio, Pepper Basham, Randy Alcorn, Top Ten Tuesday, Varina Denman 24

Today, the lovely folks at Top Ten Tuesday have given us free rein within a Thanksgiving theme, so I’m taking advantage of another freebie week to talk about books for which I’m thankful. These books range from nonfiction to fiction, current to less than current, but they all have something… Read more »

Aug 16
Top Ten Tuesday: Books Set in Kentucky

Top Ten Tuesday: Books Set in Kentucky

Andrea Boeshaar, Ann H. Gabhart, Bill Higgs, Carrie Stuart Parks, Christian, Kentucky, Laura Frantz, Lynn Austin, Shelley Shepard Gray, Top Ten Tuesday, Virginia Smith 59

Welcome to another edition of Top Ten Tuesday! This week’s theme is books in a particular setting, so I chose my beautiful Kentucky home. I’ve lived here since I was a freshman in high school and I have absolutely fallen in love with its rolling hills, bluegrass, old stone fences,… Read more »

May 17
That Worked Out Well (or… Books I Picked Up On a Whim and Loved)

That Worked Out Well (or… Books I Picked Up On a Whim and Loved)

Colleen Coble, Dani Pettrey, Deeanne Gist, Denise Hunter, Julie Klassen, Kate Breslin, Laura Frantz, Lynn Austin, Melanie Dickerson, Patricia Davids, Shelley Shepard Gray, Tamera Alexander, Top Ten Tuesday 19

Welcome, one and all, to another edition of Top Ten Tuesday – a blog linkup hosted each week by The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s topic is about those books we’ve picked up on a whim. Not the books we’ve chosen based on someone else’s recommendations or maybe not… 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.

Mar 22
Top Ten Tuesday: Could I Have Your Attention, Please?

Top Ten Tuesday: Could I Have Your Attention, Please?

Christian, Deeanne Gist, Denise Hunter, Karen Witemeyer, Kathryn Stockett, Kristy Cambron, Laura Frantz, Lynn Austin, Mary Davis, Regina Jennings, Top Ten Tuesday 73

Today on Top Ten Tuesday, the team at The Broke and the Bookish thought we should talk about those books that we don’t profile as often. Because, let’s face it – as book bloggers we do have a collection of books and authors that seem to crop up in almost every post. Especially the linkups and memes. So this Tuesday, we dedicate our blogs to those books we do really love so very much… but don’t talk about nearly enough.

Mar 08
Top Ten Tuesday: Behind Every Main Character

Top Ten Tuesday: Behind Every Main Character

Becky Wade, Cathleen Armstrong, Christian, Irene Hannon, J.K. Rowling, Jennifer Beckstrand, Laura Frantz, Margaret Brownley, Mary Connealy, Shelley Shepard Gray, Susan Mallery, Top Ten Tuesday 61

Follow my blog with Bloglovin This week on Top Ten Tuesday, we are talking about characters.  Technically the topic is about those characters that a) you alone dislike or b) you alone love.  But I kinda did that already (last year), so I decided to talk instead about those secondary… Read more »

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.

Dec 31
Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Pepper D. Basham

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Pepper D. Basham

Author Interview, Becky Wade, Beth Pattillo, Christian, Denise Hunter, giveaway, Janice Hanna Thompson, Julie Lessman, Laura Frantz, Liz Curtis Higgs, Mary Connealy, Pepper Basham, Ruth Logan Herne, Siri Mitchell 25

Since Pepper is one of my very favorite people in the world and A Twist of Faith is one of my very favorite books, I thought it would be fun to see what some of PEPPER’s favorite things are! So, you know, I asked her 🙂

Aug 18
Top Ten Tuesday: My Auto-Buy Authors

Top Ten Tuesday: My Auto-Buy Authors

Elizabeth Camden, Jen Turano, Julie Klassen, Karen Witemeyer, Kristan Higgins, Laura Frantz, Laurie Alice Eakes, Lynette Eason, Sarah Addison Allen, Top Ten Tuesday, Varina Denman 97

I must confess – today’s topic (also known as – If you write it, I will read it) stresses me out.  Why? Because I have SO MANY AUTHORS on my I-will-read-whatever-they-write list.  I can’t possibly narrow it down to ten.  (Next confession: My budget doesn’t allow for a lot of… Read more »