Some Goodreads Giveaways and Weekly Update for May 19

Some Goodreads Giveaways and Weekly Update for May 19

Posted May 19, 2024 / 0 Comments

Happy Sunday! Here are the Goodreads (and blog) giveaways ending the week of May 19 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 Review (and a Giveaway!): Unforgiven by Shelley Shepard Gray

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Unforgiven by Shelley Shepard Gray

Posted May 17, 2024 / 19 Comments

UNFORGIVEN by Shelley Shepard Gray SERIES: Crittenden County #1 GENRE: Contemporary Romance/Suspense (Clean) PUBLISHER: Revell RELEASE DATE: May 21, 2024 PAGES: 292 Ex-con Seth Zimmerman has spent the last three years making amends by helping the vulnerable in his former Amish community. Lately, this mission includes calling on Tabitha Yoder, […]


Book Review: A Gamble at Sunset by Vanessa Riley

Book Review: A Gamble at Sunset by Vanessa Riley

Posted May 17, 2024 / 2 Comments

A GAMBLE AT SUNSET by Vanessa Riley SERIES: Betting Against the Duke #1 GENRE: Historical/Regency Romance (Clean) PUBLISHER: Zebra RELEASE DATE: May 21, 2024 PAGES: 336 Award-winning author Vanessa Riley turns all convention on its head for the first in an enchanting, dazzlingly diverse new Regency romance trilogy featuring a […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Loyally, Luke by Pepper Basham

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Loyally, Luke by Pepper Basham

Posted May 17, 2024 / 16 Comments

Welcome to the Takeover + Review Blitz for Loyally, Luke by Pepper Basham hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! Keep reading for a fun excerpt – and I have to say here that I have been waiting for Luke’s story from my very first peekings over Pepper’s shoulder as she wrote […]


First Line Friday (week 394): Whose Waves These Are

First Line Friday (week 394): Whose Waves These Are

Posted May 16, 2024 / 9 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 Whose Waves These Are by Amanda Dykes. I love Amanda’s books – she has […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Lynn U. Watson & Tangled Promises

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Lynn U. Watson & Tangled Promises

Posted May 16, 2024 / 27 Comments

Please join me in welcoming Lynn U. Watson to the blog today to chat about her new historical romance/suspense, Tangled Promises! Lynn U. Watson is a devotional writer, occasional quilter, reflexologist, and great-great-grand-daughter of a baron from Southwest Germany. Lynn combines her passions and her heritage Stepping Through Time. Stitching […]



Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Show Me Deceit by Ellen E. Withers

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Show Me Deceit by Ellen E. Withers

Posted May 15, 2024 / 19 Comments

SHOW ME DECEIT by Ellen E. Withers SERIES: Show Me Mysteries #2 GENRE: Dual Timeline Mystery (Christian) PUBLISHER: Scrivenings Press RELEASE DATE: May 14, 2024 PAGES: 326 Present Day: Liesl Schrader is once again involved in death investigations. A body is discovered inside a charitable museum where Liesl serves on […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Donna Jo Stone & Joann

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Donna Jo Stone & Joann

Posted May 15, 2024 / 18 Comments

Please join me in welcoming author Donna Jo Stone to the blog today to chat about her new novel, Joann – part of the Apron Strings series where one cookbook connects women from 1920-2020. Donna Jo Stone writes southern-flavored novels for the inspirational and general market. Her stories are often […]



Book Review: Courting An Amish Bishop by Mindy Steele

Book Review: Courting An Amish Bishop by Mindy Steele

Posted May 14, 2024 / 4 Comments

COURTING AN AMISH BISHOP by Mindy Steele SERIES: The Heart of the Amish #4 GENRE: Contemporary/Amish Romance (Christian) PUBLISHER: Barbour Fiction RELEASE DATE: April 1, 2024 PAGES: 288 No One Is Ever Too Old to Love Again Full of faith, hope, and romance, this new series takes you into the […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Diva Goes Overboard by Krista Davis

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Diva Goes Overboard by Krista Davis

Posted May 14, 2024 / 10 Comments

THE DIVA GOES OVERBOARD by Krista Davis SERIES: A Domestic Diva Mystery #17 GENRE: Cozy Mystery (Clean) PUBLISHER: Kensington Cozies RELEASE DATE: May 21, 2024 PAGES: 319 For once, event planner Sophie Winston finds herself a guest at a lavish engagement party, but things go horrifyingly awry when the groom-to-be […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Jessica Sly & The Magic of Redemption

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Jessica Sly & The Magic of Redemption

Posted May 13, 2024 / 17 Comments

Please join me in welcoming author Jessica Sly back to the blog today to share about her new novel, The Magic of Redemption! THE MAGIC OF REDEMPTION by Jessica Sly SERIES: Isles of Illusion #3 GENRE: Historical Fiction/Suspense (Christian) PUBLISHER: Mountain Brook Ink RELEASE DATE: May 15, 2024 PAGES: 354 […]


Some Goodreads Giveaways and Weekly Update for May 12

Some Goodreads Giveaways and Weekly Update for May 12

Posted May 12, 2024 / 0 Comments

Happy Sunday! Here are the Goodreads (and blog) giveaways ending the week of May 12 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 […]


Book Review: God Is Our Help by Patricia Raybon

Book Review: God Is Our Help by Patricia Raybon

Posted May 12, 2024 / 2 Comments

GOD IS OUR HELP by Patricia Raybon GENRE: Devotional (Christian) PUBLISHER: Our Daily Bread Publishing RELEASE DATE: May 7, 2024 PAGES: 208 Where do you go when you need help? Who do you turn to? In times of trouble, you may be tempted to worry, yell, cry, or run. But […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Resort to Murder by Annie McEwen

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Resort to Murder by Annie McEwen

Posted May 11, 2024 / 12 Comments

RESORT TO MURDER by Annie McEwen SERIES: Northwoods Mysteries #1 GENRE: Cozy Mystery (Clean) PUBLISHER: Gemma Halliday Publishing RELEASE DATE: March 26, 2024 PAGES: 260 When Emmy Cooper’s life in Chicago is turned upside down, the young interior designer retreats to her family’s lake cottage resort in the beautiful Wisconsin […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Cornbread, Ribs, and Murder by Proell & Whiteside

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Cornbread, Ribs, and Murder by Proell & Whiteside

Posted May 10, 2024 / 21 Comments

CORNBREAD, RIBS, AND MURDER by Joyce Proell & Brenda Whiteside SERIES: Chocolate Martini Sisters Mystery #3 GENRE: Cozy Mystery (clean with mild language) PUBLISHER: Independently Published RELEASE DATE: April 30, 2024 PAGES: 314 It’s a rib cookoff…with a recipe for murder. Nicole Earp and Emma Banefield are celebrating another birthday […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): An Escape Goat by Janna Rollins

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): An Escape Goat by Janna Rollins

Posted May 10, 2024 / 10 Comments

AN ESCAPE GOAT by Janna Rollins SERIES: An Zen Goat Mystery #1 GENRE: Cozy Mystery (Clean, but see reviewer’s note) PUBLISHER: Level Best Books RELEASE DATE: March 12, 2024 PAGES: 267 After finding long-lost family through a DNA test, Callie heads to Bobwhite Hollow, New Hampshire, to meet a great-uncle […]


First Line Friday (week 393): The Girl from the Hidden Forest

First Line Friday (week 393): The Girl from the Hidden Forest

Posted May 9, 2024 / 4 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 Girl from the Hidden Forest by Hannah Linder. I really enjoy this author’s […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Minor Miracle by Meredith Davis

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Minor Miracle by Meredith Davis

Posted May 9, 2024 / 15 Comments

THE MINOR MIRACLE by Meredith Davis ILLUSTRATOR: Billy Yong SERIES: The Amazing Adventures of Noah Minor #1 GENRE: Middle Grade Superhero/Spy Fiction (Christian) PUBLISHER: WaterBrook RELEASE DATE: May 7, 2024 PAGES: 272 What happens when a seemingly average seventh grader discovers he has superpowers . . . and then realizes […]