Category: contemporary

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Love on a Whim by Suzanne Woods Fisher

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Love on a Whim by Suzanne Woods Fisher

Posted May 6, 2024 / 38 Comments

LOVE ON A WHIM by Suzanne Woods Fisher SERIES: Cape Cod Creamery #3 GENRE: Contemporary Romance/Women’s Fiction (Christian) PUBLISHER: Revell RELEASE DATE: May 7, 2024 PAGES: 304 Brynn Haywood’s impulsive marriage to a man she’d known less than 24 hours leaves her with deep regret. She flees to Cape Cod, […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): A Run at Love by Toni Shiloh

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): A Run at Love by Toni Shiloh

Posted May 5, 2024 / 55 Comments

A RUN AT LOVE by Toni Shiloh SERIES: Love in the Spotlight #2 GENRE: Contemporary Romance (Christian) PUBLISHER: Bethany House RELEASE DATE: May 7, 2024 PAGES: 344 A CONTENDER RUNNING FOR THE ROSES As a Black woman in a field with little diversity, Piper McKinney is determined to make her […]


Book Review: Summer Suspicions – Ten Christian Romantic Suspense Novels

Book Review: Summer Suspicions – Ten Christian Romantic Suspense Novels

Posted May 4, 2024 / 10 Comments

SUMMER SUSPICIONS: Ten Christian Romantic Suspense Novels AUTHORS: Alana Terry, Cynthia Hickey, Robin Patchen, Terry Toler, Mary Alford, Adam Blumer, Lesley Ann McDaniel, Linda K. Rodante, Camy Tang, Jan Thompson GENRE: Romantic Suspense collection (Christian) PUBLISHER: Winged Publications RELEASE DATE: June 4, 2024 Escape into a world of love, mystery, […]



Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Secrets & Scandals by Piper Glendale

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Secrets & Scandals by Piper Glendale

Posted May 4, 2024 / 23 Comments

SECRETS AND SCANDALS by Piper Glendale SERIES: The Gilman Gazette #1 GENRE: Cozy Mystery (Clean with mild language) PUBLISHER: Primrose Publishing RELEASE DATE: May 17, 2022 PAGES: 250 Emily Delaney, a reporter for one of Hollywood’s hottest gossip magazines, has her world turned upside down when her former journalism mentor […]


First Line Friday (week 392): A Surefire Love

First Line Friday (week 392): A Surefire Love

Posted May 2, 2024 / 11 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 Surefire Love by Emily Conrad. This small-town, opposites attract romance is right up […]


May 2024 New Releases

May 2024 New Releases

Posted May 2, 2024 / 6 Comments

Well, we blinked and it’s May! And with its arrival, we are not only entering into a new month of fabulous new books but a new publishing season as well! My TBR galaxy has just officially given up and surrendered to the reality that I will never read all the […]


April 2024 In Review

April 2024 In Review

Posted May 1, 2024 / 2 Comments

Hello, dear readers! I hope that by now the beauty of spring has blossomed where you live – can you believe it is May already? Before we look at the start of a new month, the end of the current month means it’s time for my April 2024 in Review […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Roads We Follow by Nicole Deese

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Roads We Follow by Nicole Deese

Posted April 30, 2024 / 60 Comments

THE ROADS WE FOLLOW by Nicole Deese SERIES: Fog Harbor #2 GENRE: Contemporary Romance (Christian) PUBLISHER: Bethany House RELEASE DATE: April 30, 2024 PAGES: 399 A cross-country road trip. A secretive box of journals. An unforgettable summer romance. As the youngest daughter of a country music legend, Raegan Farrow longs […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Some Recent Reads I Couldn’t Put Down

Top Ten Tuesday: Some Recent Reads I Couldn’t Put Down

Posted April 29, 2024 / 28 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) is ‘Petty Reasons You DNF’d (did not finish) a Book’ but I chose to put a more positive spin on it and look at some recent reads that I could NOT put down! (And honestly, the […]


Book Review: The Words We Lost by Nicole Deese

Book Review: The Words We Lost by Nicole Deese

Posted April 29, 2024 / 8 Comments

THE WORDS WE LOST by Nicole Deese SERIES: Fog Harbor Romance #1 GENRE: Contemporary Romance (Christian) PUBLISHER: Bethany House RELEASE DATE: April 11, 2023 PAGES: 384 Three friends. Two broken promises. One missing manuscript. As a senior acquisitions editor for Fog Harbor Books in San Francisco, Ingrid Erikson has rejected […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Jerusha Agen & Lethal Danger

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Jerusha Agen & Lethal Danger

Posted April 29, 2024 / 26 Comments

Welcome to the Blog + Review Tour for Lethal Danger by Jerusha Agen, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! I’m delighted to host Jerusha today to share about her heroine’s favorite reads! LETHAL DANGER by Jerusha Agen SERIES: Guardians Unleashed #4 GENRE: Romantic Suspense (Christian) PUBLISHER: SDG Words RELEASE DATE: April […]



Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): A Lighthouse Snapshot by Jennifer Faye

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): A Lighthouse Snapshot by Jennifer Faye

Posted April 26, 2024 / 13 Comments

A LIGHTHOUSE SNAPSHOT by Jennifer Faye SERIES: The Turner Family of Bluestar Island #4 GENRE: Contemporary Romance (Clean) PUBLISHER: ‎ Lazy Dazy Press RELEASE DATE: April 15, 2024 PAGES: 240 As tulips bloom and the sun warms the air, the Bluestar ferry delivers a special visitor to the island whose […]


Cover Reveal: Yesterday Now and Always by Sara Beth Williams

Cover Reveal: Yesterday Now and Always by Sara Beth Williams

Posted April 26, 2024 / 0 Comments

Today, I’m delighted to bring you the cover reveal for Yesterday Now and Always by Sara Beth Williams! I really enjoyed Sara Beth’s first book in the Trinity Lakes multi-author romance series, and I’m looking forward to reading this one too! SERIES: Trinity Lakes Romance GENRE: Contemporary Romance (Christian) PUBLISHER: […]


First Line Friday (week 391): Disappearance in Pinecraft

First Line Friday (week 391): Disappearance in Pinecraft

Posted April 25, 2024 / 11 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 Disappearance in Pinecraft by Lenora Worth. I always enjoy Lenora’s books, though I’m behind […]


Book Review: An Unexpected Amish Proposal by Rachel J. Good

Book Review: An Unexpected Amish Proposal by Rachel J. Good

Posted April 25, 2024 / 3 Comments

AN UNEXPECTED AMISH PROPOSAL by Rachel J. Good SERIES: Surprised by Love #1 GENRE: Contemporary Amish Romance (Clean) PUBLISHER: Zebra RELEASE DATE: March 30, 2021 PAGES: 384 When an organic farm causes rents to skyrocket at the Valley Green Farmer’s Market, Fern Blauch’s family baked goods stand is driven to […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Three Strikes, You’re Dead by Elena Hartwell

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Three Strikes, You’re Dead by Elena Hartwell

Posted April 24, 2024 / 9 Comments

THREE STRIKES, YOU’RE DEAD by Elena Hartwell SERIES: Eddie Shoes Mysteries #3 GENRE: Private Eye Mystery (Clean with some language) PUBLISHER: Open Road Media RELEASE DATE: March 12, 2024 PAGES: 304 Private investigator Eddie Shoes heads to a resort outside Leavenworth, Washington, for a mother-daughter getaway weekend. Eddie’s mother, Chava, […]



Top Ten Tuesday: Some Recent Additions to My TBR List

Top Ten Tuesday: Some Recent Additions to My TBR List

Posted April 22, 2024 / 22 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) is “Unread Books on My Shelves I Want to Read Soon” but ohmyword if I actually started down that rabbit hole, the post would be more appropriately titled “Top Ten Thousand Tuesday”. As it is, I […]