Category: contemporary

Book Review: An Alaskan Family Thanksgiving by Beth Carpenter

Book Review: An Alaskan Family Thanksgiving by Beth Carpenter

Posted February 3, 2023 / 2 Comments

AN ALASKAN FAMILY THANKSGIVING by Beth Carpenter SERIES: Northern Lights #10 GENRE: Contemporary Romance (Clean & Wholesome) PUBLISHER: Harlequin Heartwarming RELEASE DATE: October 25, 2022 PAGES: 274 His task was simple… Until he met her Adam Lloyd has one job: revitalize the newly acquired failing seniors’ apartment complex in picturesque […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Tina Wheeler & Ranch Under Fire

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Tina Wheeler & Ranch Under Fire

Posted February 3, 2023 / 11 Comments

Welcome to the Blog Tour for Ranch Under Fire by Tina Wheeler, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! I’m delighted to have Tina on the blog today to chat about her debut novel! RANCH UNDER FIRE by Tina Wheeler GENRE: Inspirational Romantic Suspense PUBLISHER: Love Inspired Suspense RELEASE DATE: January 24, […]


First Line Friday (week 327): Rescuing Her Ranch

First Line Friday (week 327): Rescuing Her Ranch

Posted February 2, 2023 / 16 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 Rescuing Her Ranch, the newest contemporary romance from Lisa Jordan and the first book in her […]


February 2023 New Releases

February 2023 New Releases

Posted February 1, 2023 / 19 Comments

Happy February! The much awaited list of February 2023 New Releases on my radar is here! There are 100 titles on this list, and they comprise a range of genres – contemporary, historical, cozy mystery, suspense, Amish fiction, children’s books, YA, speculative, and even some nonfiction. And, of course, expect […]



Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Expired Return by Lisa Phillips

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Expired Return by Lisa Phillips

Posted January 31, 2023 / 16 Comments

Welcome to the Blog Tour for Expired Return by Lisa Phillips, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! I’m honored to have Lisa on the blog today to tell readers what they can expect from the Last Chance Fire and Rescue series – and Expired Return! EXPIRED RETURN by Lisa Phillips SERIES: […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Once Upon a Book Title

Top Ten Tuesday: Once Upon a Book Title

Posted January 30, 2023 / 13 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today is a freebie for Top Ten Tuesday, so I decided to see what books on my TBR list have titles that begin with the classic ‘Once Upon A Time’. Only, instead of ‘time’ these titles have substituted a multitude of word possibilities. Nothing makes me settle into […]






Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Izzy James & Max

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Izzy James & Max

Posted January 24, 2023 / 25 Comments

Welcome to the Blog Tour for Max by Izzy James, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! I’m honored to have Izzy on the blog today to chat about her time travel romance! MAX by Izzy James SERIES: Yorktown Christmas Time-Travel Novellas #1 GENRE: Christian Time Travel Romance PUBLISHER: Bent Knee Press […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Authors I Read for the First Time in 2022

Top Ten Tuesday: Authors I Read for the First Time in 2022

Posted January 23, 2023 / 43 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday is authors I read for the first time in 2022. Some of these were debut authors but others were authors whose books I just sadly hadn’t had time to read yet. I definitely enjoyed my first experience with each of these author’s […]


Book Review: Her Heart’s Desire by Shelley Shepard Gray

Book Review: Her Heart’s Desire by Shelley Shepard Gray

Posted January 22, 2023 / 2 Comments

HER HEART’S DESIRE by Shelley Shepard Gray SERIES: A Season in Pinecraft #1 GENRE: Inspirational Contemporary/Amish Romance PUBLISHER: Revell RELEASE DATE: January 3, 2023 PAGES: 291 Mary Margaret Miller needs an escape from her small Amish community. She boards a bus, all alone, for a vacation in Pinecraft, Florida. Meeting […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Suzie Waltner & Midnight Blue

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Suzie Waltner & Midnight Blue

Posted January 20, 2023 / 31 Comments

Welcome to the Blog + Review Tour for Midnight Blue by Suzie Waltner, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! I’m delighted to have Suzie back on the blog today to share about the 1st book she loved! MIDNIGHT BLUE by Suzie Waltner SERIES: Love in Color #1 GENRE: Inspirational Contemporary Romance […]



Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Dark of Night by Colleen Coble

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Dark of Night by Colleen Coble

Posted January 19, 2023 / 10 Comments

DARK OF NIGHT by Colleen Coble SERIES: Annie Pederson #2 GENRE: Inspirational Romantic Suspense PUBLISHER: Thomas Nelson RELEASE DATE: January 10, 2023 PAGES: 349 The law is about justice—not grace. But perhaps ranger Annie Pederson can find a way to have both. As if the last few months haven’t been […]



Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Everything Is Just Beginning by Erin Bartels

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Everything Is Just Beginning by Erin Bartels

Posted January 17, 2023 / 15 Comments

EVERYTHING IS JUST BEGINNING by Erin Bartels GENRE: Inspirational Contemporary Fiction PUBLISHER: Revell RELEASE DATE: January 17, 2023 PAGES: 341 An Immersive Story of Music, Struggle, and Starting Over from an Award-Winning Author Michael Sullivan is a talented lyricist and a decent guitarist, but since he was kicked out of […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Dial M for Meow by Ruth J. Hartman

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Dial M for Meow by Ruth J. Hartman

Posted January 16, 2023 / 3 Comments

DIAL M FOR MEOW by Ruth J. Hartman SERIES: Bookshop Kitties Mysteries #1 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Gemma Halliday Publishing RELEASE DATE: January 10, 2023 PAGES: 263 From author Ruth J. Hartman comes a purrrrfect new cozy mystery series… When children’s book author, Christy Bailey, receives a call from her […]