Category: contemporary

Book Review: Summer Camp Culprit by C.K. Fyfe

Book Review: Summer Camp Culprit by C.K. Fyfe

Posted September 24, 2022 / 3 Comments

SUMMER CAMP CULPRIT by C.K. Fyfe GENRE: Romantic Cozy Mystery Short Story RELEASE DATE: May 11, 2022 PAGES: 66 Camp Starfall is closing. But that doesn’t mean the past is going with it. Despite her misgivings, Lindsey returns to the campground she last left as a broken-hearted teen. She’s determined […]



Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Deadly Traditions cozy mystery Christmas anthology

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Deadly Traditions cozy mystery Christmas anthology

Posted September 22, 2022 / 15 Comments

DEADLY TRADITIONS: A Cozy Mystery Christmas Anthology AUTHORS: Erin Scoggins, Estelle Richards, Justine Maxwell, Ellie Ballard, Sam Cheever, Gayle Leeson, Sheena Macleod, Dianne Ascroft, Melicity Pope, Mollie Cox Bryan, Wendy H. Jones, and Sage So. GENRE: Cozy Mystery collection PUBLISHER: Grace Abraham Publishing RELEASE DATE: September 27, 2022 PAGES: 474 […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): A Night to Remember by Danny & Wanda Pelfrey

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): A Night to Remember by Danny & Wanda Pelfrey

Posted September 22, 2022 / 7 Comments

A NIGHT TO REMEMBER by Danny & Wanda Pelfrey SERIES: An Adairsville Heritage Mystery #2 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: CrossLink Publishing RELEASE DATE: September 14, 2022 PAGES: 209 Riley Gordan is back in Adairsville, Georgia, anticipating a leisurely vacation from the rigors of law school with her college friend, Trish. […]



Book Review (and a Free Book!): Beyond Courage by Heather Tabers

Book Review (and a Free Book!): Beyond Courage by Heather Tabers

Posted September 19, 2022 / 2 Comments

BEYOND COURAGE by Heather Tabers GENRE: Inspirational Dual Timeline Short Story RELEASE DATE: Available for free with newsletter sign-up Two military wives, sixty years apart, raise sons who grow up to be soldiers, like their fathers. How can one little note bring these two women together on a quest to […]



Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Fallout by Carrie Stuart Parks

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Fallout by Carrie Stuart Parks

Posted September 17, 2022 / 11 Comments

FALLOUT by Carrie Stuart Parks GENRE: Suspense (clean) PUBLISHER: Thomas Nelson RELEASE DATE: September 13, 2022 PAGES: 336 Her carefully crafted life is about to be demolished. After a difficult childhood, Samantha Williams craves simplicity: jigsaw puzzles, lectures at the library, and the students she adores in her role as […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Forged by Sara Davison

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Forged by Sara Davison

Posted September 16, 2022 / 15 Comments

Welcome to the Blog + Review Tour for Forged by Sara Davison, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! Keep reading for an excerpt! And check out a photo tour of the settings of Forged HERE FORGED by Sara Davison SERIES: The Night Guardians Series #4 GENRE: Inspirational Romantic Suspense PUBLISHER: Mountain […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Buttercream Betrayal by Kim Davis

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Buttercream Betrayal by Kim Davis

Posted September 15, 2022 / 39 Comments

BUTTERCREAM BETRAYAL by Kim Davis SERIES: Cupcake Catering Mystery #5 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Cinnamon & Sugar Press RELEASE DATE: September 13, 2022 PAGES: 320 Intent on getting their two mischievous dogs under control, Emory Martinez and her half sister, Vannie, join a group dog training program led by Shawn […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Dangerous Beauty by Melissa Koslin

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Dangerous Beauty by Melissa Koslin

Posted September 14, 2022 / 18 Comments

I’m excited today to give you a peek inside Dangerous Beauty by Melissa Koslin – and a chance for two of you to win a copy of your own! DANGEROUS BEAUTY by Melissa Koslin GENRE: Inspirational Romantic Suspense PUBLISHER: Revell RELEASE DATE: September 6, 2022 PAGES: 342 Liliana Vela hates […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Dewey Decimated by Allison Brook

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Dewey Decimated by Allison Brook

Posted September 14, 2022 / 6 Comments

DEWEY DECIMATED by Allison Brook SERIES: Haunted Library Mysteries #6 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Crooked Lane RELEASE DATE: September 6, 2022 PAGES: 336 Librarian Carrie Singleton is back on the case, alongside library ghost Evelyn, in the sixth installment of Agatha Award nominee Allison Brook’s Haunted Library mysteries. Carrie Singleton […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Toni Shiloh & To Win A Prince

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Toni Shiloh & To Win A Prince

Posted September 13, 2022 / 20 Comments

I am so excited that I get to hang out with Toni Shiloh – even if only virtually – on the release day for her new contemporary royal romance, To Win A Prince! TO WIN A PRINCE by Toni Shiloh GENRE: Inspirational Contemporary Royal Romance PUBLISHER: Bethany House RELEASE DATE: […]



Top Ten Tuesday: Book Titles that Take Us Over The River

Top Ten Tuesday: Book Titles that Take Us Over The River

Posted September 13, 2022 / 15 Comments

Happy Tuesday, reading friends! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday is “Books with Geographical Terms in the Title”, submitted by Lisa over at Hopewell. I decided to look at titles that take us over the river, so to speak. Do you like to go canoeing or swimming in a river? […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Hallee Bridgeman & Honor Bound

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Hallee Bridgeman & Honor Bound

Posted September 12, 2022 / 23 Comments

Please join me in welcoming author Hallee Bridgeman to the blog today to chat about her new romantic suspense, Honor Bound, and to share some recipes for the ultimate hamburger, bun & potato chips – yum! HONOR BOUND by Hallee Bridgeman SERIES: Love and Honor #1 GENRE: Inspirational Romantic Suspense […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Photo Finished by Lori Roberts Herbst

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Photo Finished by Lori Roberts Herbst

Posted September 12, 2022 / 14 Comments

PHOTO FINISHED by Lori Roberts Herbst SERIES: Callie Cassidy Mysteries #4 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Lori Roberts Herbst RELEASE DATE: September 13, 2022 PAGES: 300 When a visit to a Colorado dude ranch turns deadly, it’s up to photographer Callie Cassidy to corral the killer… As maid of honor (aka […]


2022 ACFW Carol Award Winners

2022 ACFW Carol Award Winners

Posted September 11, 2022 / 5 Comments

Hello dear readers! Book award season is upon us and I’m so delighted today to present to you the 2022 ACFW Carol Award winners & finalists! While I took a break from doing my annual interviews this year because … life … I’ve still been cheering on all of the […]



First Line Friday (week 306): Midnight Blue

First Line Friday (week 306): Midnight Blue

Posted September 8, 2022 / 10 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 featuring the first line of Midnight Blue by my friend, Suzie Waltner! I’m so excited about this release & I can’t […]