Category: Book Review


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Paint Can Kill by Joanna Campbell Slan

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Paint Can Kill by Joanna Campbell Slan

Posted April 10, 2024 / 19 Comments

PAINT CAN KILL by Joanna Campbell Slan SERIES: Cara Mia Delgatto Mysteries #9 GENRE: Cozy Mystery (Clean) PUBLISHER: Spot On Publishing RELEASE DATE: December 15, 2023 PAGES: 254 It’s raining outside, and it’s raining inside. Hey, that’s Florida. But as sassy entrepreneur Cara Mia Delgatto watches a van full of […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Love in Tandem by Becca Kinzer

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Love in Tandem by Becca Kinzer

Posted April 9, 2024 / 50 Comments

LOVE IN TANDEM by Becca Kinzer GENRE: Contemporary Romance/RomCom (Christian) PUBLISHER: Tyndale House RELEASE DATE: April 2, 2024 PAGES: 311 She’s perfectly content leading a quiet life in her small hometown. He’s an adventurer with unquenchable wanderlust. The two couldn’t be any more opposite if they tried. But a tandem […]




Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Recipes and Redemption by Karen Malley

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Recipes and Redemption by Karen Malley

Posted April 6, 2024 / 24 Comments

RECIPES AND REDEMPTION by Karen Malley SERIES: Chester County Couples #2 GENRE: Contemporary Romance (Christian) PUBLISHER: White Rose Publishing RELEASE DATE: April 5, 2024 PAGES: 272 After losing both her parents and her husband, Erin is determined to make a good life for herself and her young son. She starts […]


Book Review: Emma’s Hero by Carrie Walker

Book Review: Emma’s Hero by Carrie Walker

Posted April 5, 2024 / 6 Comments

EMMA’S HERO by Carrie Walker SERIES: Faith Endures #1 GENRE: Romantic Women’s Fiction (Christian) PUBLISHER: Mountain Brook Ink RELEASE DATE: April 5, 2024 PAGES: 328 “God won’t give me more than I can handle? I’m pretty sure He just did.” After a year of loss and bad choices distance Emma […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): These Tangled Threads by Sarah Loudin Thomas

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): These Tangled Threads by Sarah Loudin Thomas

Posted April 4, 2024 / 38 Comments

THESE TANGLED THREADS by Sarah Loudin Thomas A Novel of Biltmore GENRE: Historical Fiction (Christian) PUBLISHER: Bethany House RELEASE DATE: April 2, 2024 PAGES: 362 Seven years ago, a hidden betrayal scattered three young friends living in the shadow of Biltmore Estate. Now, when Biltmore Industries master weaver Lorna Blankenship […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Sandcastle Inn by Irene Hannon

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Sandcastle Inn by Irene Hannon

Posted April 2, 2024 / 41 Comments

SANDCASTLE INN by Irene Hannon SERIES: Hope Harbor #10 GENRE: Contemporary Romance (Christian) PUBLISHER: Revell RELEASE DATE: April 2, 2024 PAGES: 354 Vienna Price never intended to return for more than a passing visit to Oregon and all the bad memories she’d left behind. But when your career tanks, home […]


Book Review: What the Mountains Remember by Joy Callaway

Book Review: What the Mountains Remember by Joy Callaway

Posted April 1, 2024 / 4 Comments

WHAT THE MOUNTAINS REMEMBER by Joy Callaway GENRE: Historical Fiction (Clean) PUBLISHER: Harper Muse RELEASE DATE: April 2, 2024 PAGES: 366 At this wondrous resort, secrets can easily be hidden in plain sight when the eye is trained on beauty. April 1913—Belle Newbold hasn’t seen mountains for seven years—since her […]


March 2024 In Review

March 2024 In Review

Posted March 31, 2024 / 8 Comments

Hello, dear readers! I hope you are having a blessed & worshipful Easter weekend. The end of the month means it’s time for my March 2024 in Review post where I look at the books I read and reviewed this past month. I read a lot of mysteries this month, […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): For Better or For Granted by Amy R. Anguish

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): For Better or For Granted by Amy R. Anguish

Posted March 30, 2024 / 30 Comments

FOR BETTER OR FOR GRANTED by Amy R. Anguish GENRE: Romantic Women’s Fiction (Christian) PUBLISHER: Scrivenings Press RELEASE DATE: March 26, 2024 PAGES: 297 Divorce was never in the plans for Genevieve Stewart. Only four years into marriage, and everything has gone wrong. Why stay where she’s never going to […]


Book Review: The Secret Ingredient to Murder by Terry Ambrose

Book Review: The Secret Ingredient to Murder by Terry Ambrose

Posted March 28, 2024 / 8 Comments

THE SECRET INGREDIENT TO MURDER by Terry Ambrose SERIES: Seaside Cove Bed & Breakfast Mysteries #8 GENRE: Cozy Mystery (Clean) PUBLISHER: Independently Published RELEASE DATE: March 28, 2024 PAGES: 323 In Seaside Cove, every truffle has a dark side. The peaceful paradise of Seaside Cove gets a rude awakening when […]


Book Review: Cold Case Target by Jessica R. Patch

Book Review: Cold Case Target by Jessica R. Patch

Posted March 26, 2024 / 3 Comments

COLD CASE TARGET by Jessica R. Patch SERIES: Texas Crime Scene Cleaners #2 GENRE: Romantic Suspense (Christian) PUBLISHER: Love Inspired Suspense RELEASE DATE: March 26, 2024 PAGES: 222 Caught in a serial killer’s deadly game with nowhere to turn… Interrupting an attempted murder—and leaving with incriminating evidence—makes Sissy Spencer a […]



Book Review: Falling for Alaska by Belle Calhoune

Book Review: Falling for Alaska by Belle Calhoune

Posted March 25, 2024 / 4 Comments

FALLING FOR ALASKA by Belle Calhoune SERIES: Moose Falls, Alaska #1 GENRE: Contemporary Romance (Clean with mild language) PUBLISHER: Forever RELEASE DATE: March 26, 2024 PAGES: 304 Don’t miss the first trip to Moose Falls, Alaska where a down-on-his-luck football player and a sassy restaurant owner find themselves going from […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Mayhem in Circulation by Leah Dobrinska

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Mayhem in Circulation by Leah Dobrinska

Posted March 22, 2024 / 19 Comments

MAYHEM IN CIRCULATION by Leah Dobrinska SERIES: Larkspur Library Mysteries #2 GENRE: Cozy Mystery (Clean) PUBLISHER: Level Best Books RELEASE DATE: December 5, 2023 PAGES: 292 Librarian Greta Plank is hard at work planning and preparing for Larkspur’s Fall Festival and regional tourism showcase which, if successful, will be a […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): One Dead, Two to Go by Elena Hartwell

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): One Dead, Two to Go by Elena Hartwell

Posted March 21, 2024 / 9 Comments

ONE DEAD, TWO TO GO by Elena Hartwell SERIES: Eddie Shoes Mysteries #1 GENRE: Private Eye Mystery (Clean with some language) PUBLISHER: Open Road Media RELEASE DATE: March 12, 2024 PAGES: 258 Private Investigator Edwina “Eddie Shoes” Schultz’s most recent job has her parked outside a seedy Bellingham hotel, photographing […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Battered & Buried by Lena Gregory

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Battered & Buried by Lena Gregory

Posted March 20, 2024 / 33 Comments

BATTERED AND BURIED by Lena Gregory SERIES: An All-Day Breakfast Cafe Mystery #7 GENRE: Cozy Mystery (Clean) PUBLISHER: Beyond the Page RELEASE DATE: March 19, 2024 PAGES: 241 The best-laid plans may go awry, but the best-laid clues could frame a man for murder . . . Never one to […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): A Noble Scheme by Roseanna M. White

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): A Noble Scheme by Roseanna M. White

Posted March 19, 2024 / 44 Comments

A NOBLE SCHEME by Roseanna M. White SERIES: The Imposters #2 GENRE: Historical Romance (Christian) PUBLISHER: Bethany House RELEASE DATE: March 19, 2024 PAGES: 349 In the opulent and perilous world of high society’s most elite–and most dangerous–families, two investigators must set aside their broken hearts to uncover the truth. […]