Category: contemporary

Cover Love: Spell the Month in Books – February 2021

Cover Love: Spell the Month in Books – February 2021

Posted February 24, 2021 / 3 Comments

Hi y’all! Happy Wednesday! I’ve seen this ‘spell the month in books’ challenge floating around the bookblogosphere but instead of using the books i plan to read in a specific month, I am doing a cover love post for books that released in that month – and how did it […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): From This Moment by Kim Vogel Sawyer

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): From This Moment by Kim Vogel Sawyer

Posted February 23, 2021 / 33 Comments

I’m delighted to bring you an excerpt from From This Moment by Kim Vogel Sawyer – her new cozy women’s fiction romance which releases today! FROM THIS MOMENT by Kim Vogel Sawyer GENRE: Inspirational Women’s Fiction Romance PUBLISHER: WaterBrook RELEASE DATE: February 23, 2021 PAGES: 275 A lost ring brings together two […]




Book Review: Catching Mr. Right by Carol Ross

Book Review: Catching Mr. Right by Carol Ross

Posted February 21, 2021 / 1 Comment

CATCHING MR RIGHT SERIES: Seasons of Alaska #7 GENRE: Contemporary Romance (Clean & Wholesome) PUBLISHER: Harlequin Heartwarming RELEASE DATE: February 1, 2021 PAGES: 230 They can’t both win… Can they? Louisiana angler Victoria Thibodeaux needs the spokesperson contract with Romeo Reels to keep her business going and give her daughter […]


First Line Friday (and a Giveaway!): Her Every Move

First Line Friday (and a Giveaway!): Her Every Move

Posted February 19, 2021 / 9 Comments

Happy Friday! And welcome to First Line Friday, hosted by Hoarding Books!!! Since it’s Friday, 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 Her Every Move by Kelly Irvin, currently on tour with JustRead […]



Top Ten Tuesday: Purple, Green & Yellow Cover Love

Top Ten Tuesday: Purple, Green & Yellow Cover Love

Posted February 16, 2021 / 10 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s Top Ten Tuesday theme, in honor of Mardi Gras, is books with purple, yellow, and/or green covers. While I don’t celebrate Mardi Gras, I do celebrate great covers and let me tell you – I had a very difficult time narrowing this list down. I started realizing […]



KissingBooks 101: Call for Nominations (and a Giveaway!)

KissingBooks 101: Call for Nominations (and a Giveaway!)

Posted February 14, 2021 / 0 Comments

Hi dear readers! Happy Valentine’s Day! As you know, I usually do a KissingBooks 101 installment around this time of year (last year was the Love Stories giveaway). I’m obviously late in doing so this year, as lovingly pointed out to me yesterday by my book sister Beth. 😉 There […]


Book Review: Decoy Valentine by Shannon Kent

Book Review: Decoy Valentine by Shannon Kent

Posted February 13, 2021 / 0 Comments

DECOY VALENTINE GENRE: Inspirational Romantic Suspense RELEASE DATE: January 10, 2021 PAGES: 325 CAN OMINOUS VALENTINES LEAD TO TRUE LOVE? When Susanna Kelly returns to her hometown of Sweetheart, Texas and its quirky, lovable citizens, her peace of mind is shattered by heart-shaped notes with sinister messages. Daniel Sheppard, Asian […]


Book Review: An Unlikely Proposal by Toni Shiloh

Book Review: An Unlikely Proposal by Toni Shiloh

Posted February 13, 2021 / 8 Comments

AN UNLIKELY PROPOSAL by Toni Shiloh GENRE: Inspirational Contemporary Romance PUBLISHER: Love Inspired RELEASE DATE: February 1, 2021 PAGES: 224 Their friendship can survive almost anything… For two best friends, marriage could be their greatest test yet… Trinity Davis must not have heard firefighter Omar Young correctly. Did her handsome […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Roots of Wood and Stone by Amanda Wen

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Roots of Wood and Stone by Amanda Wen

Posted February 12, 2021 / 21 Comments

ROOTS OF WOOD AND STONE SERIES: Sedgwick County Chronicles #1 GENRE: Inspirational Dual Timeline Romance PUBLISHER: Kregel RELEASE DATE: February 3, 2021 PAGES: 268 This historic home holds the keys to their destiny . . . and their hearts Abandoned at birth, her family roots a mystery, historical museum curator […]


First Line Friday (and a Giveaway!): The Lady in Residence

First Line Friday (and a Giveaway!): The Lady in Residence

Posted February 12, 2021 / 7 Comments

Happy Friday! And welcome to First Line Friday, hosted by Hoarding Books!!! Since it’s Friday, 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 The Lady in Residence by Allison Pittman, currently on tour with […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Amanda Wen & Roots of Wood and Stone

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Amanda Wen & Roots of Wood and Stone

Posted February 11, 2021 / 22 Comments

I am absolutely thrilled to welcome Amanda Wen to the blog today to chat about her debut novel, Roots of Wood and Stone! Amanda Wen is an award-winning writer of inspirational romance and split-time women’s fiction. She has placed first in multiple contests, including the 2017 Indiana Golden Opportunity Contest, […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Trial and Error by Robert Whitlow

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Trial and Error by Robert Whitlow

Posted February 11, 2021 / 13 Comments

Welcome to the Blog + Review Tour for Trial and Error by Robert Whitlow, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! Title: Trial and Error Author: Robert Whitlow Publisher: Thomas Nelson Release Date: February 2, 2021 Genre: Christian Suspense/Legal Thriller A small-town lawyer has been searching for his daughter for eighteen years. […]



Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Patricia Bradley & Obsession

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Patricia Bradley & Obsession

Posted February 10, 2021 / 28 Comments

It’s always a treat to chat with Patricia Bradley, so I’m absolutely delighted to welcome her back to the blog today to talk about her new romantic suspense, Obsession! Patricia Bradley is the author of Standoff and Obsession, as well as the Memphis Cold Case Novels and Logan Point series. […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Heidi Chiavaroli & The Orchard House

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Heidi Chiavaroli & The Orchard House

Posted February 10, 2021 / 30 Comments

I’m so excited to have Heidi Chiavaroli here today to share what writing fiction – including her new book The Orchard House – teaches her about redemption! THE ORCHARD HOUSE GENRE: Inspirational Dual Timeline Fiction PUBLISHER: Tyndale House RELEASE DATE: February 9, 2021 PAGES: 432 Award-winning author Heidi Chiavaroli transports […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Be My Valentine book titles

Top Ten Tuesday: Be My Valentine book titles

Posted February 9, 2021 / 10 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s Top Ten Tuesday theme is a Valentine’s freebie so I decided to look at some Valentine-themed reads, specifically book titles that include the word ‘Valentine’ (because I needed a way to narrow it down, y’all lol). While I haven’t read all of these, they are all by […]