Category: Author Interview

Author Interview: Amy Matayo

Author Interview: Amy Matayo

Posted October 13, 2016 / 4 Comments

I recently discovered the delightful Amy Matayo. I had heard about her books for a while – people telling me I simply MUST read Sway or The End of the World, to name two examples. But… I really think I’m going to need to quit my “real” job in order […]


Author Interview: Tammy L. Gray

Author Interview: Tammy L. Gray

Posted October 6, 2016 / 11 Comments

Hi everyone!! This has a been a delightful week of delightful authors chatting with me here on the blog. First, Julie Lessman and then Crystal Walton and today Tammy Gray!! YAY!! Tammy L. Gray lives in the Dallas area with her family, and they love all things Texas, even the […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Crystal Walton

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Crystal Walton

Posted October 5, 2016 / 47 Comments

Hi friends 🙂 I’ve had the delightful pleasure of getting to know Crystal Walton over the past few weeks, and – since she’s chatting with me today here on the blog – you can too! Amidst multiple moves up and down the east coast, Crystal received her bachelor of arts […]


Author Interview (plus a Giveaway!): Julie Lessman

Author Interview (plus a Giveaway!): Julie Lessman

Posted October 4, 2016 / 50 Comments

Squeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!!!! Y’all. I. Get. To. Chat. With. JULIELESSMAN today. Right here. On the blog. So you can listen in. Are you excited too?!?! Julie Lessman is an award-winning author whose tagline of “Passion With a Purpose” underscores her intense passion for both God and romance. A lover of all things […]


Author Interview: Christy Barritt

Author Interview: Christy Barritt

Posted September 22, 2016 / 15 Comments

Since reading and reviewing Disillusioned over the summer, I knew I wanted the chance to chat with author Christy Barritt. Because a) I loved the book and b) she seems like a fun person! 🙂 And we are all about books and fun around here, as you well know. Guess […]


Author Interview (Plus a Giveaway!): Melissa Spoelstra

Author Interview (Plus a Giveaway!): Melissa Spoelstra

Posted September 21, 2016 / 0 Comments

Good morning, my friends! Today, I am pleased to welcome author Melissa Spoelstra to the blog! Melissa Spoelstra is a popular women’s conference speaker, Bible teacher, and writer who is madly in love with Jesus and passionate about helping women of all ages to seek Christ and know Him more […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Gabrielle Meyer

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Gabrielle Meyer

Posted September 7, 2016 / 55 Comments

Yaaaaaaaay!!! Y’all! I’m so excited!! GABRIELLE MEYER IS HERE!! Ok… so technically… Gabrielle Meyer isn’t HERE. She’s way up north and I’m midway down south, but we were totally in the same room not so long ago! More than once actually 🙂 More on that in a moment. If you’ve […]


Author Interview: Sally Bradley

Author Interview: Sally Bradley

Posted August 19, 2016 / 52 Comments

Y’all!! Sally Bradley is on the blog today!!! She is super sweet, super talented and super fun to talk to! Sally Bradley writes big-city fiction with real issues and real hope. A Chicagoan since age five, Sally has been fascinated by all things Chicago (except for the crime, politics, and […]


Author Interview (plus a Giveaway!): Sarah Price

Author Interview (plus a Giveaway!): Sarah Price

Posted August 18, 2016 / 40 Comments

Hi friends 🙂 I’m excited to welcome a new-to-me author to the blog today! National bestselling author Sarah Price has always respected and honored her ancestors through the exploration and research about her family’s Anabaptist history and their religion. For over twenty-five years, she has been actively involved in an […]


Author Interview: Shelley Shepard Gray

Author Interview: Shelley Shepard Gray

Posted August 15, 2016 / 12 Comments

A few years ago, I stumbled on a series called  “The Secrets of Crittenden County” by an author I’d heard of but hadn’t read yet. They were set in Kentucky, which of course always engages my radar and is probably why i picked them up in the first place from […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Catherine West

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Catherine West

Posted July 20, 2016 / 97 Comments

  Clapclapclap! Why yes, yes I am clapping like a fangirl because CATHERINE WEST is chatting with me on the blog today!! I love her book The Things We Knew which just recently released. (Stay tuned to find out how you can win a copy!) Catherine West is an award-winning […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Michelle Connell

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Michelle Connell

Posted July 11, 2016 / 39 Comments

  I am delighted to have a new friend join us today on the blog! I’ve gotten to know her a little bit through the blog (yes, she’s a reader too!) and I’m looking forward to learning more about her today 🙂 Michelle Connell is a wife, and homeschool mom. […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Marguerite Martin Gray

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Marguerite Martin Gray

Posted July 4, 2016 / 15 Comments

  I’m so excited to have the chance to spotlight Hold Me Close and talk with its author, Marguerite Martin Gray, on Independence Day! You see, the book is set in Charles Town, South Carolina, just as the stirrings of the Revolution are beginning, so the history we are celebrating […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Heather Blanton

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Heather Blanton

Posted June 17, 2016 / 92 Comments

  I am very pleased to have author Heather Blanton with me on the blog today! A Promise in Defiance, the third book in Heather’s popular Romance in the Rockies series releases June 22nd, and we’re chatting about that as well as westerns and movie scripts and superpowers. Heather Blanton […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Terri Wangard

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Terri Wangard

Posted May 23, 2016 / 32 Comments

    I am delighted to chat with a new to me author today on the blog! Terri Wangard grew up in Green Bay, Wisconsin, during the Lombardi Glory Years. Her first Girl Scout badge was the Writer. These days she is writing historical fiction, and won the 2013 Writers on […]


Author Interview (and TWO Giveaways!): the one and only Becky Wade

Author Interview (and TWO Giveaways!): the one and only Becky Wade

Posted May 18, 2016 / 70 Comments

  Eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!!!! For those of you who require translation, that was me … fangirling … because I’m talking with BECKY WADE on the blog today! I get to meet her in person in August, and I may just go into fangirl apoplexy. Stay tuned. (Note to Becky: don’t worry. I’ll […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Julianna Deering

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Julianna Deering

Posted May 12, 2016 / 96 Comments

  Guys! Guys! I get to chat with the super cool Julianna Deering today! We started talking through the blog a while back – she blames me for her ever-growing TBR list.  Pffft. What’s up with that? lol. Well…. it works both ways. Since “meeting” her, I’ve added the entire […]


Author Interview: Rachelle Rea

Author Interview: Rachelle Rea

Posted April 15, 2016 / 7 Comments

  It’s here! It’s here! What’s here, you may be asking? RELEASE DAY for The Sound of Emeralds, of course! I’ve been waiting with bated breath for this final episode in the Steadfast Love series by Rachelle Rea ever since I finished The Sound of Diamonds & The Sound of Silver, the first two books […]


Author Interview: Rachel McMillan

Author Interview: Rachel McMillan

Posted April 14, 2016 / 8 Comments

My week of awesome author interviews continues! I’m bouncing up and down a little bit right now because Rachel McMillan is here today! She’s seriously one of the coolest people I sorta know. And she’s from Canada.  So there’s that. 😉 Rachel McMillan is a keen history enthusiast and a […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Jennifer Slattery

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Jennifer Slattery

Posted April 13, 2016 / 37 Comments

Ooh! Ooh! Y’all! Jennifer Slattery is here today! Fun story about Jennifer – After connecting with her on Facebook, I commented on one of Jennifer’s statuses… and then my sister-in-law did too. And they had – like – a conversation. Clearly, my sister-in-law was not merely a fan. Also, clearly, my […]