Category: contemporary

Book Review (and Giveaway info!): Let It Be Me by Becky Wade

Book Review (and Giveaway info!): Let It Be Me by Becky Wade

Posted May 11, 2021 / 12 Comments

LET IT BE ME SERIES: A Misty River Romance #2 GENRE: Inspirational Contemporary Romance PUBLISHER: Bethany House RELEASE DATE: May 4, 2021 PAGES: 382 The one woman he wants is the one he cannot have. Former foster kid Sebastian Grant has leveraged his intelligence and hard work to become a […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Cover Love – Gone to the Dogs

Top Ten Tuesday: Cover Love – Gone to the Dogs

Posted May 11, 2021 / 12 Comments

Happy Tuesday, friends! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday is books with nature on the cover so I couldn’t resist doing a cover love post that’s all about the dogs. From beautiful illustrated covers to cute photo covers, these books span a range of genres from contemporary to historical to […]


Book Review: Falling for the Fifties by Stephenia H. McGee

Book Review: Falling for the Fifties by Stephenia H. McGee

Posted May 10, 2021 / 3 Comments

FALLING FOR THE FIFTIES SERIES: Back Inn Time #2 GENRE: Inspirational Historical Romance / Time Travel PUBLISHER: By the Vine Press RELEASE DATE: May 11, 2021 PAGES: 149 What would you do if you finally found Mr. Right…in the wrong time? Maddie Palmer is done with dating. Internet matchmaking landed […]



Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Melissa Koslin & Never Miss

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Melissa Koslin & Never Miss

Posted May 7, 2021 / 15 Comments

Please join me in welcoming Melissa Koslin back to the blog today to chat about her new thriller, Never Miss – and Top 10 Story Ideas Inspired by 2020 That Need to be Written! NEVER MISS GENRE: Inspirational Romantic Suspense PUBLISHER: Revell RELEASE DATE: May 4, 2021 PAGES: 349 Former […]


First Line Friday (and a Giveaway!): The Secret Place

First Line Friday (and a Giveaway!): The Secret Place

Posted May 7, 2021 / 8 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 Secret Place by Camille Eide, currently on tour with JustRead […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Suzanne Woods Fisher & At Lighthouse Point

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Suzanne Woods Fisher & At Lighthouse Point

Posted May 6, 2021 / 29 Comments

I’m always honored when Suzanne Woods Fisher stops by the blog, so please join me in welcoming her back today to chat about her new novel At Lighthouse Point! AT LIGHTHOUSE POINT SERIES: Three Sisters Island #3 GENRE: Inspirational Contemporary Fiction/Romance PUBLISHER: Revell RELEASE DATE: May 4, 2021 PAGES: 314 […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Peaches and Schemes by Anna Gerard

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Peaches and Schemes by Anna Gerard

Posted May 5, 2021 / 8 Comments

PEACHES AND SCHEMES SERIES: A Georgia B&B Mystery #3 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Crooked Lane Books RELEASE DATE: May 11, 2021 PAGES: 304 In Anna Gerard’s third delightful Georgia B&B mystery, Nina Fleet learns that despite the satin, lace, and buttercream trappings, weddings often prove to be anything but sweet… […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): T.I. Lowe & Under the Magnolias

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): T.I. Lowe & Under the Magnolias

Posted May 4, 2021 / 45 Comments

Y’all. I am SO EXCITED to have T.I. Lowe on the blog today because – you’re going to love this – she’s here to chat about why her newest hero, Vance Cumberland from Under the Magnolias, is the ideal book boyfriend!! She is definitely speaking my book-boyfriend-collecting heart’s language 🙂 […]


Top Ten Tuesday: My Ten Most Recent Reads

Top Ten Tuesday: My Ten Most Recent Reads

Posted May 4, 2021 / 8 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday is my ten most recent reads, and I’m excited to share them with y’all. Especially as I loved each of the books I’m featuring today but haven’t had time to review most of them yet. Can anyone else relate? This Time Around […]



Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Seeking Sanctuary by Susanne Dietze

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Seeking Sanctuary by Susanne Dietze

Posted May 3, 2021 / 10 Comments

SEEKING SANCTUARY SERIES: Widow’s Peak Creek GENRE: Inspirational Contemporary Romance RELEASE DATE: April 27, 2021 PAGES: 224 When pregnant single mom Paige Faraday arrives in Kellan Lambert’s bookstore seeking a temporary job, he wouldn’t dare turn away the sister of his old military buddy. After all, she just needs the […]


Cover Love: Spell the Month in Books – April 2021

Cover Love: Spell the Month in Books – April 2021

Posted May 2, 2021 / 5 Comments

Hi y’all! Happy Sunday! I’m back with my own spin on the popular ‘spell the month in books’ challenge – 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. Here we are […]


New Releases I’m Excited About: Mid 2021 Speculative & Youth Fiction

New Releases I’m Excited About: Mid 2021 Speculative & Youth Fiction

Posted April 30, 2021 / 6 Comments

Happy Friday, dear readers! We’ve made it to the last two days of our look at Mid 2021 New Releases – how’s your TBR pile looking? 😉  Today we’re looking at Mid 2021 Speculative & Youth Fiction New Releases (May-August). I usually group these together because they are smaller categories […]


First Line Friday (and a Giveaway!): Bookshop by the Sea

First Line Friday (and a Giveaway!): Bookshop by the Sea

Posted April 30, 2021 / 17 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 Bookshop by the Sea by Denise Hunter, currently on tour with […]


New Releases I’m Excited About: Mid 2021 Amish Fiction

New Releases I’m Excited About: Mid 2021 Amish Fiction

Posted April 29, 2021 / 12 Comments

Hello yet again! Have your TBR piles survived the look at Mid 2021 new releases so far? Mine gave up with yesterday’s mystery & suspense list haha. Today we’re looking at Mid 2021 Amish Fiction New Releases (May-August). Everyone (Susan) get your list-writing hand ready!! Here is the schedule of […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Whole Latte Murder by Lena Gregory

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Whole Latte Murder by Lena Gregory

Posted April 29, 2021 / 26 Comments

WHOLE LATTE MURDER SERIES: All-Day Breakfast Cafe Mystery #5 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Lyrical Press RELEASE DATE: April 27, 2021 PAGES: 271 Ex-New Yorker and local diner owner Gia Morelli is still getting used to the sweltering Florida sun. But this summer she’ll have to deal with a more dangerous […]


New Releases I’m Excited About: Mid 2021 Mystery/Suspense Fiction

New Releases I’m Excited About: Mid 2021 Mystery/Suspense Fiction

Posted April 28, 2021 / 15 Comments

Greetings, dear readers! We’re still piling the books on top of our teetering TBR stacks and sliding into my fave genre today. Cue the cheers and squealing & break out those lists (<cough> Susan <cough>)  because Mid 2021 is bringing TONS of GREAT looking books including Mid 2021 Mystery & […]


New Releases I’m Excited About: Mid 2021 Contemporary Fiction

New Releases I’m Excited About: Mid 2021 Contemporary Fiction

Posted April 26, 2021 / 14 Comments

Hi friends! It’s time once again to squeeze in some more space on our out-of-control TBR lists because a new book season is upon us!! Cue the cheers and squealing & break out your lists (Susan, I’m looking at you)  because Mid 2021 is bringing TONS of GREAT looking books! […]


Series Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Then Comes Hope collection by Regina Walker

Series Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Then Comes Hope collection by Regina Walker

Posted April 23, 2021 / 8 Comments

I’m pleased to bring you a look at the Then Comes Hope Collection by Regina Walker, including We Grow Together which just released yesterday! Edgy, bold fiction that navigates grief, suicide, substance abuse, domestic violence, and teen pregnancy, the Then Comes Hope Collection doesn’t mince words as these families face […]