Category: historical


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Matchmaker’s Rogue by Regina Scott

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Matchmaker’s Rogue by Regina Scott

Posted January 23, 2020 / 19 Comments

The Matchmaker’s Rogue, On Tour with Prism Book Tours THE MATCHMAKER’S ROGUE by Regina Scott SERIES: Grace-By-The-Sea #1 GENRE: Historical Romance (‘Clean’) RELEASE DATE: January 8, 2020 PAGES: 272 Grace-by-the-Sea: Where romance and adventure come home. Polished Jesslyn Chance has one of the most enviable positions in the little Regency coastal […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Lone Star Ranger by Renee Brumbaugh Green

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Lone Star Ranger by Renee Brumbaugh Green

Posted January 22, 2020 / 19 Comments

LONE STAR RANGER SERIES: Texas Ranger #1 GENRE: Inspirational Historical Romance PUBLISHER: Wild Heart Books RELEASE DATE: January 21, 2020 Elizabeth Covington will get her man. And she has just a week to prove her brother isn’t the murderer Texas Ranger Rett Smith accuses him of being. She’ll show the […]



Top Ten Tuesday: Latest Additions to My Bookshelf

Top Ten Tuesday: Latest Additions to My Bookshelf

Posted January 21, 2020 / 6 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Last week we looked at new fave authors who were new to me in 2019. Today’s Top Ten Tuesday theme is about the latest additions to my bookshelf. Ignoring my kindle (because… one-click habit), I thought I’d share some of the most recent print books I’ve added to […]



Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Kimberley Woodhouse & Forever Hidden

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Kimberley Woodhouse & Forever Hidden

Posted January 20, 2020 / 27 Comments

Please join me in welcoming the fabulous Kimberley Woodhouse to the blog today to share about her new book Forever Hidden, written with Tracie Peterson! Carol-Award winning Kimberley Woodhouse is a CBA and ECPA best-selling and multi-award-winning author of more than twenty books which have earned her many accolades including […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Michelle De Bruin & Promise for Tomorrow

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Michelle De Bruin & Promise for Tomorrow

Posted January 17, 2020 / 13 Comments

Welcome to the Blog + Review Tour (and Giveaway!) for Promise for Tomorrow by Michelle De Bruin, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! Title: Promise for Tomorrow by Michelle De Bruin Series: Tomorrow #2 Publisher: Mantle Rock Publishing Release Date: November 12, 2019 Genre: Inspirational Historical Fiction Living a life of […]


First Line Friday (week 178): Carry Me Home

First Line Friday (week 178): Carry Me Home

Posted January 17, 2020 / 14 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, Hoarding Books is showing support for Australia, which has recently been devastated by bushfires. All the admins […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Laura Frantz & An Uncommon Woman

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Laura Frantz & An Uncommon Woman

Posted January 15, 2020 / 78 Comments

Please join me in welcoming the delightfully wonderful Laura Frantz to the blog today to chat about her new novel An Uncommon Woman! Laura Frantz is a Christy Award winner and the ECPA bestselling author of eleven novels, including The Frontiersman’s Daughter, Courting Morrow Little, The Colonel’s Lady, The Lacemaker, […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Duke’s Refuge by Lorri Dudley

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Duke’s Refuge by Lorri Dudley

Posted January 13, 2020 / 27 Comments

THE DUKE’S REFUGE SERIES: The Leeward Islands #1 GENRE: Inspirational Historical Romance PUBLISHER: Wild Heart Books RELEASE DATE: January 7, 2020 PAGES: 368 When love comes in a tempest, who knew it would wear pink? Georgia Lennox has traded in her boyish ways for pink gowns and a coy smile […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Roseanna M. White & On Wings of Devotion

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Roseanna M. White & On Wings of Devotion

Posted January 11, 2020 / 19 Comments

Welcome to the Blog Tour & Giveaway for On Wings of Devotion by Roseanna M. White hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! Title: On Wings of Devotion by Roseanna M. White Series: The Codebreakers #2 Genre: Historical Romance Publisher: Bethany House Release Date: January 7, 2020 Against Every Warning, She’s Drawn […]


New Releases I’m Excited About: Early 2020 Mystery & Suspense

New Releases I’m Excited About: Early 2020 Mystery & Suspense

Posted January 10, 2020 / 17 Comments

Hi friends! It’s time for a new season of new books! At the start of each new publishing season, I find myself buried a little deeper beneath my TBR pile (the term ‘pile’ is misleadingly small), and the early 2020 crop of new releases is positively magnificent. So long, all […]


First Line Friday (week 177): An Uncommon Woman

First Line Friday (week 177): An Uncommon Woman

Posted January 10, 2020 / 12 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 An Uncommon Woman by Laura Frantz, currently on tour with JustRead […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): LoRee Peery & Hiding From Christmas

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): LoRee Peery & Hiding From Christmas

Posted January 9, 2020 / 26 Comments

Please join me in welcoming author LoRee Peery to the blog today to chat about her novella, Hiding From Christmas! Nebraska country girl LoRee Peery writes fiction that hopefully appeals to adult readers who enjoy stories written from a Christian perspective, focusing on the romance. These include novels and novellas […]



My Fave Reads of the Decade

My Fave Reads of the Decade

Posted January 1, 2020 / 50 Comments

HAPPY FIRST DAY OF 2020! A new decade. Oh goodness, y’all. If I thought the Fave Reads of 2019 lists (HERE and HERE) were hard to narrow down, that was NOTHING compared to trying to narrow down my fave reads of the decade. 10 years of fabulous books. 10 years […]


My Fave Reads of 2019 (by the feels)

My Fave Reads of 2019 (by the feels)

Posted December 31, 2019 / 25 Comments

Yesterday we looked at my fave reads of 2019 by genre – check out the post HERE. Today we’re looking at my fave reads of 2019 sorted by all the feels they gave me because sometimes a book doesn’t fit easily into a genre … or just calling it by […]


My Fave Reads of 2019 (by genre)

My Fave Reads of 2019 (by genre)

Posted December 30, 2019 / 33 Comments

HAPPY NEW YEAR!! Saying goodbye to another year full of highs and lows and everything in between. There have been so many great books out this year (again!) but life prevented me from reading as much as I wanted to (again!) – I only read 158 books this year as […]