Category: contemporary

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Beverly Varnado & A Plan for Everything

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Beverly Varnado & A Plan for Everything

Posted January 25, 2020 / 9 Comments

Welcome to the Blog Tour & Giveaway for A Plan for Everything by Beverly Varnado & hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! Title: A Plan for Everything by Beverly Varnado Publisher: Anaiah Press Genre: Contemporary Fiction Release Date: January 21, 2020 Connie’s Coffee and Cones is thriving, and owner Connie Spencer […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Rebecca Waters & Breathing On Her Own

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Rebecca Waters & Breathing On Her Own

Posted January 25, 2020 / 4 Comments

Welcome to the Blog + Review Tour & Giveaway for Breathing on Her Own by Rebecca Waters, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! Title: Breathing on Her Own Author: Rebecca Waters Publisher: Ambassador International Genre: Contemporary Fiction Release Date: November 5, 2019 An icy road and a sharp turn leave one […]


First Line Friday (week 179): Hometown Healing

First Line Friday (week 179): Hometown Healing

Posted January 24, 2020 / 10 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 Hometown Healing by Jennifer Slattery, currently on tour with JustRead Tours […]



Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Melony Teague & A Promise to Keep

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Melony Teague & A Promise to Keep

Posted January 23, 2020 / 24 Comments

Welcome to the Blog + Quote Tour (and Giveaway!) for A Promise to Keep by Melony Teague, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! Title: A Promise to Keep Author: Melony Teague Publisher: Anaiah Press Release Date: January 21, 2020 Genre: Inspirational Contemporary Romance Research librarian Savannah Sanderson wants nothing more than […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Valerie Massey Goree & Day of Reckoning

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Valerie Massey Goree & Day of Reckoning

Posted January 22, 2020 / 15 Comments

Please join me in welcoming Valerie Massey Goree to the blog to chat about her romantic suspense, Day of Reckoning! DAY OF RECKONING GENRE: Inspirational Romantic Suspense PUBLISHER: White Rose Publishing RELEASE DATE: August 30, 2019 PAGES: 243 International Retrieval Organization Agent Lela Ortiz is assigned the kidnapping case of […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Latest Additions to My Bookshelf

Top Ten Tuesday: Latest Additions to My Bookshelf

Posted January 21, 2020 / 6 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Last week we looked at new fave authors who were new to me in 2019. Today’s Top Ten Tuesday theme is about the latest additions to my bookshelf. Ignoring my kindle (because… one-click habit), I thought I’d share some of the most recent print books I’ve added to […]



Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Jennifer Willcock & Exit Stage Right

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Jennifer Willcock & Exit Stage Right

Posted January 18, 2020 / 29 Comments

Welcome to the Blog Tour & Giveaway for the Exit Stage Right by Jennifer Willcock, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! Title: Exit Stage Right by Jennifer Willcock Publisher: Word Alive Press Genre: Young Adult Release Date: November 30, 2019 She wants to dance, and she’s willing to sacrifice everything, everyone, […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Hems and Homicide by Elizabeth Penney

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Hems and Homicide by Elizabeth Penney

Posted January 17, 2020 / 11 Comments

HEMS & HOMICIDE SERIES: Apron Shop #1 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: St. Martin’s Paperbacks RELEASE DATE: December 31, 2019 PAGES: 288 Welcome to the first in the Apron Shop mystery series by Elizabeth Penney, set in the quaint village of Blueberry Cove, Maine where an expert seamstress turned amateur sleuth […]


Cover Reveal: The Trouble With Love by Toni Shiloh

Cover Reveal: The Trouble With Love by Toni Shiloh

Posted January 15, 2020 / 12 Comments

I’m so excited to bring you the cover reveal for The Trouble With Love, the first book in a new series by my friend, Toni Shiloh! I, Holiday Brown, have it all. A platinum record. Multi-million dollar home in Manhattan that I share with my two best friends. Life is […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Breaking Point by Marji Laine

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Breaking Point by Marji Laine

Posted January 15, 2020 / 14 Comments

BREAKING POINT SERIES: Heath’s Point Suspense #2 GENRE: Inspirational Romantic Suspense PUBLISHER: Write Integrity Press RELEASE DATE: September 3, 2019 PAGES: 314 The mere rumor of treasure can change lives or destroy friendships, but kill? Alynne’s Stone’s planned out and predictable life ended when she hurried to her mother’s side […]


Author Interview: Allison Pearl & Dunked In Trouble

Author Interview: Allison Pearl & Dunked In Trouble

Posted January 14, 2020 / 3 Comments

Please join me in welcoming Allison Pearl to the blog today to chat about her new book Dunked In Trouble! Allison Pearl is a small-town girl who’s lived just about everywhere. She loves books, tea, chocolate, and watching old movies with her husband and black lab. To keep in touch […]



Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Amish Country Kidnapping by Mary Alford

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Amish Country Kidnapping by Mary Alford

Posted January 11, 2020 / 6 Comments

AMISH COUNTRY KIDNAPPING GENRE: Inspirational Romantic Suspense / Amish Fiction PUBLISHER: Love Inspired Suspense RELEASE DATE: January 1, 2020 PAGES: 224 For this Amish widow, nowhere is safe… Unless she trusts the Englischer she once loved. Waking up to a man trying to kidnap her is Amish widow Rachel Albrecht’s […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Pat Nichols & The Trouble in Willow Falls

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Pat Nichols & The Trouble in Willow Falls

Posted January 11, 2020 / 15 Comments

Welcome to the Blog Tour & Giveaway for The Trouble in Willow Falls by Pat Nichols, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! Title: The Trouble in Willow Falls Series: Willow Falls #2 Author: Pat Nichols Genre: Contemporary Fiction Release Date: November 8, 2019 After a scathing blogger review and a negative […]


New Releases I’m Excited About: Early 2020 Mystery & Suspense

New Releases I’m Excited About: Early 2020 Mystery & Suspense

Posted January 10, 2020 / 17 Comments

Hi friends! It’s time for a new season of new books! At the start of each new publishing season, I find myself buried a little deeper beneath my TBR pile (the term ‘pile’ is misleadingly small), and the early 2020 crop of new releases is positively magnificent. So long, all […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): LoRee Peery & Hiding From Christmas

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): LoRee Peery & Hiding From Christmas

Posted January 9, 2020 / 26 Comments

Please join me in welcoming author LoRee Peery to the blog today to chat about her novella, Hiding From Christmas! Nebraska country girl LoRee Peery writes fiction that hopefully appeals to adult readers who enjoy stories written from a Christian perspective, focusing on the romance. These include novels and novellas […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Abraham by Jennifer Beckstrand

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Abraham by Jennifer Beckstrand

Posted January 9, 2020 / 20 Comments

ABRAHAM by Jennifer Beckstrand SERIES: The Petersheim Brothers #2 GENRE: Contemporary Romance / Amish Fiction PUBLISHER: Zebra RELEASE DATE:  November 26, 2019 PAGES: 352 Things at the Petersheim house are getting too crowded for eight-year-old twins Alfie and Benji. As if things weren’t bad enough with three older brothers hogging all the bacon […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Lynette Eason & Collateral Damage

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Lynette Eason & Collateral Damage

Posted January 8, 2020 / 47 Comments

It’s always such a treat for me to have Lynette Eason on the blog! I’ve been an avid fan of her books since long before I started reviewing & I’ve recruited my mom into a big fan too! (In fact, she’s ahead of me in reading Lynette’s Blue Justice series […]