Category: Laura Frantz

Book Review: A Moonbow Night by Laura Frantz

Book Review: A Moonbow Night by Laura Frantz

Posted January 30, 2017 / 29 Comments

After fleeing Virginia, Temperance Tucker and her family established an inn along the Shawnee River. It’s a welcome way station for settlers and frontiersmen traveling through the wild Cumberland region of Kentucke–men like Sion Morgan, a Virginia surveyor who arrives at the inn with his crew looking for an experienced […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Laura Frantz

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Laura Frantz

Posted January 14, 2017 / 124 Comments

Commence happy fangirl clapping! I’m incredibly thrilled to have Laura Frantz as my guest on the blog today.  Laura has been one of my very favorite authors since I returned to my love of reading, and over the last year she has also become a dear friend. Award-winning author Laura […]


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: Books Set in Kentucky

Top Ten Tuesday: Books Set in Kentucky

Posted August 16, 2016 / 59 Comments

Welcome to another edition of Top Ten Tuesday! This week’s theme is books in a particular setting, so I chose my beautiful Kentucky home. I’ve lived here since I was a freshman in high school and I have absolutely fallen in love with its rolling hills, bluegrass, old stone fences, […]


That Worked Out Well (or… Books I Picked Up On a Whim and Loved)

That Worked Out Well (or… Books I Picked Up On a Whim and Loved)

Posted May 17, 2016 / 19 Comments

Welcome, one and all, to another edition of Top Ten Tuesday – a blog linkup hosted each week by The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s topic is about those books we’ve picked up on a whim. Not the books we’ve chosen based on someone else’s recommendations or maybe not […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Follow That Bookish Person!

Top Ten Tuesday: Follow That Bookish Person!

Posted April 5, 2016 / 51 Comments

Welcome to another edition of Top Ten Tuesday, hosted as ever by the supercool folks at The Broke and the Bookish. I’m excited about this week’s topic – not only to introduce y’all to some of my very fave bookish people to follow on the interwebs, but also to see who everyone else recommends too!


Swooniest Heroes (a conversation with Pepper Basham)

Swooniest Heroes (a conversation with Pepper Basham)

Posted April 2, 2016 / 58 Comments

Heroes.

Just the word brings about images of tall, strong, and swoony men emerging into a story with enough testosterone to encourage a primal growl from the purist of prudes. Okay, so some heroes might encourage more of a quiet sigh as their tenderness, touch of tease, and/or quiet strength wrap around your heart like a constant hug…from nice strong arms.


Top Ten Tuesday: Could I Have Your Attention, Please?

Top Ten Tuesday: Could I Have Your Attention, Please?

Posted March 22, 2016 / 73 Comments

Today on Top Ten Tuesday, the team at The Broke and the Bookish thought we should talk about those books that we don’t profile as often. Because, let’s face it – as book bloggers we do have a collection of books and authors that seem to crop up in almost every post. Especially the linkups and memes. So this Tuesday, we dedicate our blogs to those books we do really love so very much… but don’t talk about nearly enough.


Top Ten Tuesday: Behind Every Main Character

Top Ten Tuesday: Behind Every Main Character

Posted March 8, 2016 / 61 Comments

Follow my blog with Bloglovin This week on Top Ten Tuesday, we are talking about characters.  Technically the topic is about those characters that a) you alone dislike or b) you alone love.  But I kinda did that already (last year), so I decided to talk instead about those secondary […]


Top Ten Tuesday: KissingBooks 101 Lesson Two (plus a HUGE Giveaway!)

Top Ten Tuesday: KissingBooks 101 Lesson Two (plus a HUGE Giveaway!)

Posted February 9, 2016 / 352 Comments

I. Am. SO EXCITED. As soon as I saw that today’s Top Ten Tuesday topic was a Valentine’s KissingBooks Day freebie, I knew immediately what my post would be about. Way back in August, I wrote my KissingBooks 101 post and it remains one of my most popular/highest viewed posts. But since then I have discovered some additionally swoon-worthy KissingBooks – or remembered some that I forgot about when I was writing the first lesson. I’ve had several people ask me to do another KissingBooks 101, and I am nothing if not accommodating when it comes to this topic 😉


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.


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Pepper D. Basham

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Pepper D. Basham

Posted December 31, 2015 / 25 Comments

Since Pepper is one of my very favorite people in the world and A Twist of Faith is one of my very favorite books, I thought it would be fun to see what some of PEPPER’s favorite things are! So, you know, I asked her 🙂


The Day I Met Laura Frantz (or… The Adventures of Pocket Pepper)

The Day I Met Laura Frantz (or… The Adventures of Pocket Pepper)

Posted September 26, 2015 / 31 Comments

Quick bookish confession: Despite my avid reading & reviewing, I have never personally met an author. Until today. One of my “favorite favorite” authors – Laura Frantz – was doing a signing today for her newest release The Mistress of Tall Acre. It was only about 45 minutes from my […]


Review: The Mistress of Tall Acre by Laura Frantz |New Release

Review: The Mistress of Tall Acre by Laura Frantz |New Release

Posted September 6, 2015 / 22 Comments

History, romance, and suspense all combine with Laura Frantz’s poetic writing style to bring readers another captivating novel filled with characters that quickly become the dearest of friends. The American Revolution is finally over, and Sophie Menzies is starved for good news. When her nearest neighbor, General Seamus Ogilvy, finally […]


Top Ten Tuesday: My Auto-Buy Authors

Top Ten Tuesday: My Auto-Buy Authors

Posted August 18, 2015 / 97 Comments

I must confess – today’s topic (also known as – If you write it, I will read it) stresses me out.  Why? Because I have SO MANY AUTHORS on my I-will-read-whatever-they-write list.  I can’t possibly narrow it down to ten.  (Next confession: My budget doesn’t allow for a lot of […]