Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Relational Reset by Dr. Laurel Shaler

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Relational Reset by Dr. Laurel Shaler

Posted February 2, 2023 / 0 Comments

Welcome to the Blog + Review Blitz for Relational Reset by Dr. Laurel Shaler, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! Keep reading for an excerpt! RELATIONAL RESET by Dr. Laurel Shaler GENRE: Christian Living (non-fiction) PUBLISHER: Moody RELEASE DATE: February 5, 2019 PAGES: 176 From the author of “Reclaiming Sanity: Hope […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): The Davenports by Krystal Marquis

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): The Davenports by Krystal Marquis

Posted February 1, 2023 / 1 Comment

THE DAVENPORTS by Krystal Marquis SERIES: The Davenports #1 GENRE: Young Adult Historical Romance PUBLISHER: Dial Books RELEASE DATE: January 31, 2023 PAGES: 384 The Davenports delivers a totally escapist, swoon-worthy romance while offering a glimpse into a period of African American history often overlooked. “A fresh, utterly enchanting read.” —Ayana […]


February 2023 New Releases

February 2023 New Releases

Posted February 1, 2023 / 13 Comments

Happy February! The much awaited list of February 2023 New Releases on my radar is here! There are 100 titles on this list, and they comprise a range of genres – contemporary, historical, cozy mystery, suspense, Amish fiction, children’s books, YA, speculative, and even some nonfiction. And, of course, expect […]



Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Expired Return by Lisa Phillips

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Expired Return by Lisa Phillips

Posted January 31, 2023 / 14 Comments

Welcome to the Blog Tour for Expired Return by Lisa Phillips, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! I’m honored to have Lisa on the blog today to tell readers what they can expect from the Last Chance Fire and Rescue series – and Expired Return! EXPIRED RETURN by Lisa Phillips SERIES: […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Once Upon a Book Title

Top Ten Tuesday: Once Upon a Book Title

Posted January 30, 2023 / 12 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today is a freebie for Top Ten Tuesday, so I decided to see what books on my TBR list have titles that begin with the classic ‘Once Upon A Time’. Only, instead of ‘time’ these titles have substituted a multitude of word possibilities. Nothing makes me settle into […]



Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Dawn Shipman & Kingdom Lost

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Dawn Shipman & Kingdom Lost

Posted January 30, 2023 / 13 Comments

Please join me in welcoming Dawn Shipman to the blog today to chat about her young adult fantasy novel, Kingdom Lost! Dawn Shipman knew she wanted to be a writer since Mrs. Juell’s 10th grade Creative Writing class. Before she starting writing novels, she’d written stories, poetry, plays, puzzles, quizzes, […]


Some Goodreads Giveaways and Weekly Update for January 29

Some Goodreads Giveaways and Weekly Update for January 29

Posted January 29, 2023 / 0 Comments

Happy Sunday! Here are the Goodreads giveaways ending the week of January 29 that I thought might be of interest to y’all As always, clicking on the covers will take you to the giveaways and neither myself nor my blog are in any way affiliated with Goodreads or its giveaways. […]



Book Review: The Indestructible Tom Crean by Jennifer Thermes

Book Review: The Indestructible Tom Crean by Jennifer Thermes

Posted January 28, 2023 / 2 Comments

THE INDESTRUCTIBLE TOM CREAN by Jennifer Thermes GENRE: Nonfiction Picture Book (ages 4-8 years) PUBLISHER: Viking Books for Young Readers RELEASE DATE: January 24, 2023 PAGES: 56 Heroic Explorer of the Antarctic At the turn of the twentieth century, Antarctica is the last unexplored continent. The ice is unforgiving. It […]



First Line Friday (week 326): Rescuing Rose

First Line Friday (week 326): Rescuing Rose

Posted January 26, 2023 / 24 Comments

Happy Friday & welcome to the First Line Friday link-up! It’s time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line. Today, I’m featuring the first line of Rescuing Rose, the debut novel of Susan Pope Sloan & the first in a new Civil […]


Book Review: Within These Walls of Sorrow by Amanda Barratt

Book Review: Within These Walls of Sorrow by Amanda Barratt

Posted January 26, 2023 / 12 Comments

WITHIN THESE WALLS OF SORROW by Amanda Barratt A Novel of World War II Poland GENRE: Inspirational Historical Fiction PUBLISHER: Kregel RELEASE DATE: January 17, 2023 PAGES: 433 “As superbly written as it is haunting in its truth.” –Kate Breslin, best-selling author of For Such a Time Zosia Lewandowska knows […]


Book Review: Window of Opportunity by Heather Greer

Book Review: Window of Opportunity by Heather Greer

Posted January 26, 2023 / 3 Comments

WINDOW OF OPPORTUNITY by Heather Greer SERIES: The Stained Glass Legacy #1 GENRE: Inspirational Historical Romance PUBLISHER: Scrivenings Press RELEASE DATE: January 10, 2023 PAGES: 281 Faith and duty drive Evangeline Moore to protect her father’s pristine image as a judge in Harrisburg, Illinois. Her resolve’s biggest test? Dot, her […]





Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Izzy James & Max

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Izzy James & Max

Posted January 24, 2023 / 25 Comments

Welcome to the Blog Tour for Max by Izzy James, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! I’m honored to have Izzy on the blog today to chat about her time travel romance! MAX by Izzy James SERIES: Yorktown Christmas Time-Travel Novellas #1 GENRE: Christian Time Travel Romance PUBLISHER: Bent Knee Press […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Authors I Read for the First Time in 2022

Top Ten Tuesday: Authors I Read for the First Time in 2022

Posted January 23, 2023 / 43 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday is authors I read for the first time in 2022. Some of these were debut authors but others were authors whose books I just sadly hadn’t had time to read yet. I definitely enjoyed my first experience with each of these author’s […]