First Line Friday (week 383): Rescuing the Rock Star

First Line Friday (week 383): Rescuing the Rock Star

Posted February 29, 2024 / 2 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 delighted to feature the first line of Rescuing the Rock Star by Liwen Y. Ho. I really enjoy this author’s books […]


February 2024 In Review

February 2024 In Review

Posted February 29, 2024 / 6 Comments

Happy Leap Day! We are just moving through the year, aren’t we? It’s time once again for the monthly post where I look at the books I read and reviewed in that time period. A February 2024 in Review post, if you will pardon the pun. Not surprisingly, I read […]


Book Review: Trapped in Yosemite by Dana Mentink

Book Review: Trapped in Yosemite by Dana Mentink

Posted February 29, 2024 / 1 Comment

TRAPPED IN YOSEMITE by Dana Mentink GENRE: Romantic Suspense (Christian) PUBLISHER: Love Inspired Trade RELEASE DATE: February 27, 2024 PAGES: 310 When a massive earthquake levels the region, secrets and unknown dangers are exposed… The ground in still-icy Yosemite National Park isn’t stable, and K-9 handler Von Sharpe fears the […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Snow Job by Dianne Ascroft

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Snow Job by Dianne Ascroft

Posted February 29, 2024 / 8 Comments

THE SNOW JOB by Dianne Ascroft SERIES: Century Cottage Cozy Mysteries #3 GENRE: Cozy Mystery (Clean) PUBLISHER: Independently Published RELEASE DATE: December 13, 2023 PAGES: 307 A Scottish shindig, a pretty pin, a cold corpse. When a well-liked and respected townsman is murdered on a snowy street in Fenwater, it’s […]


Book Review: The Rare Jewel of Everleigh Wheaton by Susan L. Tuttle

Book Review: The Rare Jewel of Everleigh Wheaton by Susan L. Tuttle

Posted February 28, 2024 / 3 Comments

THE RARE JEWEL OF EVERLEIGH WHEATON by Susan L Tuttle SERIES: The Treasures of Halstead Manor #1 GENRE: Romance/Mystery/Dual Timeline (Christian) PUBLISHER Kregel RELEASE DATE: January 16, 2024 PAGES: 304 In her search for a rare gem, will Everleigh end up uncovering the true treasure of her heart? Personal care […]



Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): The Ark and the Dove by Jill Eileen Smith

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): The Ark and the Dove by Jill Eileen Smith

Posted February 27, 2024 / 25 Comments

THE ARK AND THE DOVE: The Story of Noah’s Wife by Jill Eileen Smith GENRE: Inspirational Historical/Biblical Fiction PUBLISHER: Revell RELEASE DATE: February 27, 2024 PAGES: 328 Zara and Noah have walked together with the Creator for their entire lives, and they have done their best in an increasingly wicked […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Cover Love – Gone to the Dogs Again

Top Ten Tuesday: Cover Love – Gone to the Dogs Again

Posted February 26, 2024 / 15 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) is Covers/Titles with Things Found in Nature (idea submitted by Jessica @ a GREAT read) and there were so many ways I could have gone with this. But ultimately I decided to go back to a […]



Author Interview: Jen Dodrill & Birds Alive!

Author Interview: Jen Dodrill & Birds Alive!

Posted February 26, 2024 / 7 Comments

I’m delighted today to introduce you to debut author Jen Dodrill who is here to talk about her brand new cozy mystery, Birds Alive! Jen Dodrill is living her dream and using her faith and passion for healthy families by writing novels that encourage and inspire hope. A retired Navy […]


Some Goodreads Giveaways and Weekly Update for February 25

Some Goodreads Giveaways and Weekly Update for February 25

Posted February 25, 2024 / 0 Comments

Happy Sunday! Here are the Goodreads (and blog) giveaways ending the week of February 25 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 […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): One Wrong Move by Dani Pettrey

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): One Wrong Move by Dani Pettrey

Posted February 24, 2024 / 7 Comments

ONE WRONG MOVE by Dani Pettrey SERIES: Jeopardy Falls #1 GENRE: Romantic Suspense (Christian) PUBLISHER: Bethany House RELEASE DATE: February 6, 2024 PAGES: 393 Taunting riddles. A deadly string of heists. Two broken hearts trapped in a killer’s game. Christian O’Brady was pulled into a life of crime at a […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Murder in Masquerade by Mary Winters

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Murder in Masquerade by Mary Winters

Posted February 23, 2024 / 14 Comments

MURDER IN MASQUERADE by Mary Winters SERIES: A Lady of Letters Mystery #2 GENRE: Historical/Victorian Cozy Mystery (Clean) PUBLISHER: Berkley RELEASE DATE: February 20, 2024 PAGES: 331 Extra, extra, read all about it! Countess turned advice columnist Amelia Amesbury finds herself playing the role of sleuth when a night at […]




First Line Friday (week 382): The American Queen

First Line Friday (week 382): The American Queen

Posted February 22, 2024 / 8 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 delighted to feature the first line of The American Queen by Vanessa Miller. I am so eager to read this novel […]


Book Review: Birds Alive! by Jen Dodrill

Book Review: Birds Alive! by Jen Dodrill

Posted February 22, 2024 / 6 Comments

BIRDS ALIVE! by Jen Dodrill SERIES: The Empty Nesters #1 GENRE: Cozy Mystery (Christian) PUBLISHER: Scrivenings Press RELEASE DATE: February 27, 2024 PAGES: 252 Peg—widow, mom blogger, and empty nester—is desperate for a new hobby. After a late-night blog post leaves her dedicated Mamma Birds followers fearful that she’s closing […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): The Rhythm of Fractured Grace by Amanda Wen

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): The Rhythm of Fractured Grace by Amanda Wen

Posted February 22, 2024 / 13 Comments

Welcome to the Takeover + Review Blitz for The Rhythm of Fractured Grace by Amanda Wen hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! Keep reading for an excerpt! THE RHYTHM OF FRACTURED GRACE by Amanda Wen SERIES: Sedgwick County Chronicles #3 GENRE: Dual Timeline/Historical Romance (Christian) PUBLISHER: Kregel Publications RELEASE DATE: February […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Moonlight and Mystery by Karen Malley

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Moonlight and Mystery by Karen Malley

Posted February 21, 2024 / 12 Comments

MOONLIGHT AND MYSTERY by Karen Malley SERIES: Chester County Couples #1 GENRE: Contemporary Romance (Christian) PUBLISHER: White Rose Publishing RELEASE DATE: October 20, 2023 PAGES: 292 Beth Tarrington has it all: a gorgeous fiancé , a lucrative career, the latest model car, and a high-priced condo. On top of that, […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): One Wrong Move by Dani Pettrey

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): One Wrong Move by Dani Pettrey

Posted February 20, 2024 / 61 Comments

ONE WRONG MOVE by Dani Pettrey SERIES: Jeopardy Falls #1 GENRE: Romantic Suspense (Christian) PUBLISHER: Bethany House RELEASE DATE: February 6, 2024 PAGES: 393 Taunting riddles. A deadly string of heists. Two broken hearts trapped in a killer’s game. Christian O’Brady was pulled into a life of crime at a […]