Category: contemporary



First Line Friday (week 389): Final Truth

First Line Friday (week 389): Final Truth

Posted April 11, 2024 / 12 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 delighted to feature the first line of Final Truth by Roxanne Rustand. I love the covers in this romantic suspense series […]



Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Paint Can Kill by Joanna Campbell Slan

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Paint Can Kill by Joanna Campbell Slan

Posted April 10, 2024 / 19 Comments

PAINT CAN KILL by Joanna Campbell Slan SERIES: Cara Mia Delgatto Mysteries #9 GENRE: Cozy Mystery (Clean) PUBLISHER: Spot On Publishing RELEASE DATE: December 15, 2023 PAGES: 254 It’s raining outside, and it’s raining inside. Hey, that’s Florida. But as sassy entrepreneur Cara Mia Delgatto watches a van full of […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Love in Tandem by Becca Kinzer

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Love in Tandem by Becca Kinzer

Posted April 9, 2024 / 50 Comments

LOVE IN TANDEM by Becca Kinzer GENRE: Contemporary Romance/RomCom (Christian) PUBLISHER: Tyndale House RELEASE DATE: April 2, 2024 PAGES: 311 She’s perfectly content leading a quiet life in her small hometown. He’s an adventurer with unquenchable wanderlust. The two couldn’t be any more opposite if they tried. But a tandem […]



Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Recipes and Redemption by Karen Malley

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Recipes and Redemption by Karen Malley

Posted April 6, 2024 / 24 Comments

RECIPES AND REDEMPTION by Karen Malley SERIES: Chester County Couples #2 GENRE: Contemporary Romance (Christian) PUBLISHER: White Rose Publishing RELEASE DATE: April 5, 2024 PAGES: 272 After losing both her parents and her husband, Erin is determined to make a good life for herself and her young son. She starts […]


Book Review: Emma’s Hero by Carrie Walker

Book Review: Emma’s Hero by Carrie Walker

Posted April 5, 2024 / 6 Comments

EMMA’S HERO by Carrie Walker SERIES: Faith Endures #1 GENRE: Romantic Women’s Fiction (Christian) PUBLISHER: Mountain Brook Ink RELEASE DATE: April 5, 2024 PAGES: 328 “God won’t give me more than I can handle? I’m pretty sure He just did.” After a year of loss and bad choices distance Emma […]


First Line Friday (week 388): A Father’s Vow

First Line Friday (week 388): A Father’s Vow

Posted April 4, 2024 / 3 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 delighted to feature the first line of A Father’s Vow by Chris Maday Schmidt. This is her debut novel, and it […]


Book Review: A Surprise Second Chance by Anna J. Stewart

Book Review: A Surprise Second Chance by Anna J. Stewart

Posted April 3, 2024 / 2 Comments

A SURPRISE SECOND CHANCE by Anna J. Stewart SERIES: Hawaiian Reunions #3 GENRE: Contemporary Romance (Clean) PUBLISHER: Harlequin Heartwarming RELEASE DATE: March 26, 2024 PAGES: 245 Could a secret… Bring them together? Lush rainforest, magical sunsets and a welcoming community—Nalani has everything botanist Daphne Mercer needs…except the only man she […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Sandcastle Inn by Irene Hannon

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Sandcastle Inn by Irene Hannon

Posted April 2, 2024 / 41 Comments

SANDCASTLE INN by Irene Hannon SERIES: Hope Harbor #10 GENRE: Contemporary Romance (Christian) PUBLISHER: Revell RELEASE DATE: April 2, 2024 PAGES: 354 Vienna Price never intended to return for more than a passing visit to Oregon and all the bad memories she’d left behind. But when your career tanks, home […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Books With Rain in the Title

Top Ten Tuesday: Books With Rain in the Title

Posted April 1, 2024 / 17 Comments

Happy Tuesday! April Showers bring … well, in today’s Top Ten Tuesday post they bring books with rain in the title. I honestly thought I had done this topic already but after searching my posts, I only found a rainy day cover love post and one on stormy book titles. […]


April 2024 New Releases

April 2024 New Releases

Posted April 1, 2024 / 4 Comments

And just like that, it’s April! Spring is in the air (and so is the pollen haha) and once again we’re entering into a new month of fabulous new books. Can someone just stop time for a bit so I can read all. the. books? Please? There are 103 titles […]


March 2024 In Review

March 2024 In Review

Posted March 31, 2024 / 8 Comments

Hello, dear readers! I hope you are having a blessed & worshipful Easter weekend. The end of the month means it’s time for my March 2024 in Review post where I look at the books I read and reviewed this past month. I read a lot of mysteries this month, […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): For Better or For Granted by Amy R. Anguish

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): For Better or For Granted by Amy R. Anguish

Posted March 30, 2024 / 30 Comments

FOR BETTER OR FOR GRANTED by Amy R. Anguish GENRE: Romantic Women’s Fiction (Christian) PUBLISHER: Scrivenings Press RELEASE DATE: March 26, 2024 PAGES: 297 Divorce was never in the plans for Genevieve Stewart. Only four years into marriage, and everything has gone wrong. Why stay where she’s never going to […]



First Line Friday (week 387): Sinner

First Line Friday (week 387): Sinner

Posted March 28, 2024 / 9 Comments

Happy Good 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 delighted to feature the first line of Sinner by Mike Nappa (writing as Sharon Carter Rogers). I read this book […]


Book Review: The Secret Ingredient to Murder by Terry Ambrose

Book Review: The Secret Ingredient to Murder by Terry Ambrose

Posted March 28, 2024 / 8 Comments

THE SECRET INGREDIENT TO MURDER by Terry Ambrose SERIES: Seaside Cove Bed & Breakfast Mysteries #8 GENRE: Cozy Mystery (Clean) PUBLISHER: Independently Published RELEASE DATE: March 28, 2024 PAGES: 323 In Seaside Cove, every truffle has a dark side. The peaceful paradise of Seaside Cove gets a rude awakening when […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Carrie Walker & Emma’s Hero

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Carrie Walker & Emma’s Hero

Posted March 28, 2024 / 28 Comments

I am delighted today to introduce you to author Carrie Walker and her debut novel, Emma’s Hero! Carrie Walker lives in Michigan with her husband and seven children. From her ten years serving as a high school youth minister, adventures around the globe, and raising a family, many stories have […]