Category: Mary Connealy

Thankful Hearts Giveaway: Mary Connealy

Thankful Hearts Giveaway: Mary Connealy

Posted November 18, 2016 / 114 Comments

  Welcome to Day 7 of the Thankful Hearts giveaway! Just as a reminder – You can keep up with all the posts in the giveaway series by clicking on the Thankful Hearts giveaway graphic in the sidebar. More chances to win each day! Today, Mary Connealy tells us what […]


Thankful Hearts Giveaway

Thankful Hearts Giveaway

Posted November 12, 2016 / 458 Comments

    Today is one of those days when I wish I could enter my own giveaways 😀 For the next ten days – today through November 22nd – Reading Is My SuperPower is hosting the Thankful Hearts Giveaway, sponsored by TEN of your fave authors! Each day, starting tomorrow, […]


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: The Kentucky Derby… of my books.

Top Ten Tuesday: The Kentucky Derby… of my books.

Posted May 24, 2016 / 44 Comments

  Confession: I had no idea what to do for this week’s theme.  The ladies at The Broke and the Bookish suggested that this week be about those books for which we feel differently now that time has passed.  Ugh.  First of all, if I love a book, I love it. […]


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 […]


Spring Into Freebies and Deals

Spring Into Freebies and Deals

Posted March 13, 2016 / 7 Comments

Yeah. I hate Spring Daylight Savings Time. So I thought we could all use a bit of cheering up.

How about some free books? Or some great discounts?

(As always, please double check the price before you one-click!)


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: Need a Laugh?

Top Ten Tuesday: Need a Laugh?

Posted March 1, 2016 / 82 Comments

This week’s Top Ten Tuesday topic (hosted as always by The Broke and the Bookish) is “books to read when you’re in the mood for ______”. I really enjoy these more open-ended themes because everyone’s posts have a greater chance of being tailored to their own personalities.


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.




Review: The 12 Brides of Christmas collection

Review: The 12 Brides of Christmas collection

Posted December 7, 2015 / 7 Comments

Usually when you have this many different authors in one place, there are bound to be a couple of stories that I don’t like. That was not the case in The 12 Brides of Christmas. I have my favorite novellas of the group, certainly, but each story was very well-written with solidly developed & engaging characters and emotionally-satisfying plots. My only wish is that each novella had been its own full-length novel so that I could have more of the delightful characters.


Top Ten Tuesday: 2016 Debuts I’m Excited to Read

Top Ten Tuesday: 2016 Debuts I’m Excited to Read

Posted December 1, 2015 / 130 Comments

This week is all about those first novels by new authors, specifically the ones coming up in 2016 that we just can’t wait to read! I’ve picked some of the debut novels I’m most excited about – and then also some books by established authors who are starting either a new series or a new direction.



Review: The Homestead Brides Collection

Review: The Homestead Brides Collection

Posted August 15, 2015 / 2 Comments

You may have noticed there’s no author listed in the title of this post (as in “Review: The Homestead Brides Collection by…”). That’s because NINE authors contributed to this collection and, if there isn’t a word limit on titles yet, there would be after I’d included them all 🙂 Through nine historical romance […]


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 […]