Category: Janette Oke

First Line Friday (week 162): Love Comes Softly

First Line Friday (week 162): Love Comes Softly

Posted September 27, 2019 / 16 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 Love Comes Softly by Janette Oke, in celebration of its 40th anniversary! Such a special […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Books For Which I’m Thankful

Top Ten Tuesday: Books For Which I’m Thankful

Posted November 22, 2016 / 24 Comments

Today, the lovely folks at Top Ten Tuesday have given us free rein within a Thanksgiving theme, so I’m taking advantage of another freebie week to talk about books for which I’m thankful. These books range from nonfiction to fiction, current to less than current, but they all have something […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Teachers in Fiction

Top Ten Tuesday: Teachers in Fiction

Posted August 30, 2016 / 53 Comments

Welcome to a Back to School freebie edition of Top Ten Tuesday, a weekly linkup hosted as always by the marvelous team at The Broke and the Bookish. Since we were given much freedom with our topics today, I opted to feature some of my favorite books with teachers as […]



Top Ten Tuesday: A Life in Books

Top Ten Tuesday: A Life in Books

Posted June 28, 2016 / 63 Comments

Today is a freebie week for Top Ten Tuesday and I was inspired by this post from I Wish I Lived in a Library. It’s interesting to look back over the different reading phases you go through in your life, and I found myself taking several fond trips back down […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Favorite Historical Settings

Top Ten Tuesday: Favorite Historical Settings

Posted February 2, 2016 / 71 Comments

This week’s topic has several possible variations but I’m choosing to talk about my favorite historical settings. You know, those periods of history whose mere mention in a book blurb has your radar engaged and your interest piqued.


Top Ten Tuesday:  Best Book Boyfriends

Top Ten Tuesday: Best Book Boyfriends

Posted September 15, 2015 / 212 Comments

*Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly blog linkup hosted by The Broke and the Bookish I have a confession to make.  In case you didn’t already know, I tend to develop book crushes.  (Shocking, I’m sure.) The good news for my husband is that they disappear fairly quickly when I […]


Top Ten Tuesday:  Authors I’ve Read the Most

Top Ten Tuesday: Authors I’ve Read the Most

Posted August 11, 2015 / 92 Comments

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly link-up hosted by the girls at The Broke and The Bookish. Today’s topic is all about the authors I’ve read the most books from.  (That sentence structure drives me crazy but it is what it is lol.)  As I perused my Goodreads “Read” shelf […]