Aug 25
Top Ten Tuesday: Kissing Books 101

Top Ten Tuesday: Kissing Books 101

Becky Wade, Carla Laureano, Deeanne Gist, Denise Hunter, Julie Klassen, Karen Witemeyer, Melanie Dickerson, Melissa Jagears, Pepper Basham, romance, Top Ten Tuesday, Victoria Bylin 131

“You should be kissed and often, and by someone who knows how.” ~Gone With the Wind “Is this a kissing book?” ~ The Princess Bride Class is in session today for Top Ten Tuesday! And, since I’m a teacher in my other life, I couldn’t be happier. Grab your notebooks… Read more »

Aug 19
Review: Irish Meadows (Courage to Dream #1) by Susan Anne Mason  (Plus a Giveaway!)

Review: Irish Meadows (Courage to Dream #1) by Susan Anne Mason (Plus a Giveaway!)

Christian, giveaway, historical, romance, Susan Anne Mason 3

A beautiful and touching debut with the right amount of humor and romance, Irish Meadows (Bethany House, July 2015) settles nicely into its own place on the bookshelves of this genre’s fans. Faced with an uncertain future, sometimes all you have left is the courage to dream. Brianna and Colleen O’Leary know their… Read more »

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 »

Aug 17
Bout of Books 14 Challenge: SIGN-UP!

Bout of Books 14 Challenge: SIGN-UP!

Bout of Books 14 0

I’ve decided to participate in the Bout of Books challenge this year.  I love every new opportunity to introduce fellow readers to authors they might not otherwise have encountered. The Bout of Books read-a-thon is organized by Amanda @ On a Book Bender and Kelly @ Reading the Paranormal. It… Read more »

Aug 15
Review: The Homestead Brides Collection

Review: The Homestead Brides Collection

Becca Whitham, Carla Olson Gade, Christian, Darlene Franklin, DiAnn Mills, Erica Vetsch, historical, Kathleen Y'Barbo, Mary Connealy, Pam Hillman, romance, Ruth Logan Herne 2

You may have noticed there’s no author listed in the title of this post (as in “Review: The Homestead Brides Collection by…”). That’s because NINE authors contributed to this collection and, if there isn’t a word limit on titles yet, there would be after I’d included them all 🙂 Through nine historical romance… Read more »