Category: Dana Mentink

First Line Friday (Week 33): Abducted

First Line Friday (Week 33): Abducted

Posted November 18, 2016 / 26 Comments

Happy Friday!!! Can you believe Thanksgiving is around the corner?!? And then Christmas? And then 2017? Wow. But right now it’s Friday, so that means it’s time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line! The book I’m featuring today is Abducted by […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Fetching Sweetness by Dana Mentink

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Fetching Sweetness by Dana Mentink

Posted August 8, 2016 / 10 Comments

Standing between Stephanie and her dream is one hundred pounds of lovable trouble. It should have been so simple for Stephanie Pink: Meet up with Agnes Wharton in a small town in California, retrieve the reclusive author’s valuable new manuscript, and be promoted to a full-fledged literary agent. But Agnes’s […]


First Line Friday (Week 17): Fetching Sweetness

First Line Friday (Week 17): Fetching Sweetness

Posted July 22, 2016 / 40 Comments

Whew. I am so glad it’s Friday! How about you? And since it’s Friday, it’s time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line! The book I’m featuring today is Fetching Sweetness by Dana Mentink, and it will be released on July 26th […]


Book Review: Seek and Find by Dana Mentink

Book Review: Seek and Find by Dana Mentink

Posted July 6, 2016 / 10 Comments

Reporter Madison Coles wants to write an exposé on the crime spree rocking Desert Valley, Arizona—but the small town’s residents and police are tight-lipped. Even when Madison herself is attacked, the only help she can get is protection from rookie K-9 officer James Harrison and his trusty bloodhound. Suspicious of […]


Book Review: Seaside Secrets by Dana Mentink

Book Review: Seaside Secrets by Dana Mentink

Posted July 5, 2016 / 2 Comments

Navy chaplain Angela Gallagher wants to put the past behind her, but she’s still haunted by the wartime death of her assistant. So when his brother claims he’s in danger and pleads for her to use her family’s private detective company’s resources to help him stay alive, she can’t turn […]


Most Anticipated Book Releases Summer 2016: Mystery/Suspense

Most Anticipated Book Releases Summer 2016: Mystery/Suspense

Posted June 15, 2016 / 21 Comments

It’s day three of my most anticipated summer releases week, and today I’m focusing on mystery/suspense novels coming out this summer.  (Monday was Contemporary, and Tuesday was Historical fiction.) This genre is one of my very faves, so I’m always on the lookout for new books to add to my ever-growing TBR […]


Most Anticipated Book Releases Summer 2016: Contemporary Fiction

Most Anticipated Book Releases Summer 2016: Contemporary Fiction

Posted June 13, 2016 / 35 Comments

This week I’m spotlighting my most anticipated books releasing this summer. Today I’m going to focus on contemporary fiction! Throughout the week, I will also be looking at historical, suspense, collections, and nonfiction. As always, I know I will inevitably (and unintentionally) omit a book from this list because there are so many great books […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Beach Reads 2016

Top Ten Tuesday: Beach Reads 2016

Posted May 31, 2016 / 58 Comments

  Hi everyone! We are kicking off summer today on Top Ten Tuesday with our lists of beach reads! After last week’s atrociously difficult prompt for which I was only to come up with an embarrassing FOUR books (it still hurts a little), I have gone above and beyond this […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Need Another Laugh?

Top Ten Tuesday: Need Another Laugh?

Posted April 19, 2016 / 89 Comments

  This week’s theme is books that make you laugh.  My first thought was, “Really?” Because it feels like I just did that topic (probably since I did).  So I thought about doing some bookish humor instead… but … eh.  At the end of the day, I decided I have enough […]


Review (and a Giveaway!): Sit Stay Love by Dana Mentink

Review (and a Giveaway!): Sit Stay Love by Dana Mentink

Posted April 18, 2016 / 5 Comments

  What do you get when you add one abrasive professional athlete, a quirky out-of-work schoolteacher, and an overweight geriatric dog? A lesson in love—Tippy style—in Dana Mentink’s new book, Sit, Stay, Love. As Gina travels through Cal’s world with Tippy in tow, she begins to see Cal in a different light. Gina […]