Category: romance



First Line Friday (week 75): A New Shade of Summer

First Line Friday (week 75): A New Shade of Summer

Posted September 15, 2017 / 30 Comments

Happy Friday! I’m cool aunting in Atlanta this week – yay! 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 A New Shade of Summer by Nicole Deese. And the first line is: […]


Book Review: If There’s No Tomorrow by Jennifer Armentrout

Book Review: If There’s No Tomorrow by Jennifer Armentrout

Posted September 13, 2017 / 5 Comments

Lena Wise is always looking forward to tomorrow, especially at the start of her senior year. She’s ready to pack in as much friend time as possible, to finish college applications, and to maybe let her childhood best friend Sebastian know how she really feels about him. For Lena, the […]


Book Review: Written in the Stars by Christina Coryell

Book Review: Written in the Stars by Christina Coryell

Posted September 12, 2017 / 8 Comments

Roundabout these parts, dirt roads don’t just get you from point A to point B. They intersect to create a maze of life often missed when outsiders drive through a sleepy town. The number on the population sign might seem insignificant, but a few short steps from the beaten path, […]




Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Magnolia Storms by Janet W. Ferguson

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Magnolia Storms by Janet W. Ferguson

Posted September 7, 2017 / 100 Comments

Maggie Marovich couldn’t save her father or her home from Hurricane Katrina, but she’s dedicated her life to meteorology so she can warn others when the monster storms approach. Except…she works three hours inland and rarely risks returning to her childhood hometown of Ocean Springs, Mississippi. Both her single-parent sister […]



Cover Reveal: Charming the Troublemaker by Pepper Basham

Cover Reveal: Charming the Troublemaker by Pepper Basham

Posted September 7, 2017 / 21 Comments

Y’all know how much I love this girl – as a friend and as an author! And I’m delighted today to participate in the cover reveal for her November release, Charming the Troublemaker. When Dr. Alex Murdock is demoted to a university in rural Virginia, the last thing he expects […]


Author Interview (and Giveaway Info!): Lindsey Brackett & Still Waters

Author Interview (and Giveaway Info!): Lindsey Brackett & Still Waters

Posted September 6, 2017 / 27 Comments

I love today’s guest, having had the privilege of meeting her in person this past year as well as endorsing her debut novel Still Waters. Award-winning writer Lindsey P. Brackett once taught middle grades literature, but now she writes her own works in the midst of motherhood. Her debut novel, […]



First Line Friday (week 73): Love, Lace and Minor Alterations

First Line Friday (week 73): Love, Lace and Minor Alterations

Posted September 1, 2017 / 40 Comments

Happy Friday! 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 Love, Lace and Minor Alterations by V. Joy Palmer And the first line (plus one more) is: “When a bride finds The […]


Book Review: The Writing Desk by Rachel Hauck

Book Review: The Writing Desk by Rachel Hauck

Posted August 31, 2017 / 13 Comments

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Wedding Dress comes a new captivating novel of secrets, romance, and two women bound together across time by a shared dream. Tenley Roth’s first book was a runaway bestseller. Now that her second book is due, she’s locked in fear. Can […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Lynette Eason & Bounty Hunter

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Lynette Eason & Bounty Hunter

Posted August 30, 2017 / 15 Comments

Please join me in welcoming Lynette Eason to the blog today, as part of the Harlequin/Love Inspired Summer Blog Tour with TLC Book Tours! Summer is here. Actually, summer has been here for a couple of months. At least according to the calendar. I don’t get outside much these days […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Hidden Gems in Contemporary Romance

Top Ten Tuesday: Hidden Gems in Contemporary Romance

Posted August 29, 2017 / 36 Comments

Welcome to another Top Ten Tuesday! This week, we’re looking at hidden gems, books that maybe fly under the radar, in a genre of our choice. I’m choosing to spotlight contemporary romance and I’m focusing on some books I loved that still have fewer than 50 ratings on Amazon. Clicking […]


Book Review: The Outlaw’s Second Chance by Angie Dicken

Book Review: The Outlaw’s Second Chance by Angie Dicken

Posted August 26, 2017 / 9 Comments

Renegade on the run When Cort Stanton and Aubrey Huxley try to claim the same land in the Oklahoma Land Run, Cort offers a deal–one that could help him keep his freedom. After taking the blame for his brother’s crime, Cort needs to lie low, so he gives Aubrey the […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): I’ll Have What She’s Having by Erin Carlson

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): I’ll Have What She’s Having by Erin Carlson

Posted August 25, 2017 / 35 Comments

A backstage look at the making of Nora Ephron’s revered trilogy–When Harry Met Sally, You’ve Got Mail, and Sleepless in Seattle–which brought romantic comedies back to the fore, and an intimate portrait of the beloved writer/director who inspired a generation of Hollywood women, from Mindy Kaling to Lena Dunham. In […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Beneath Copper Falls by Colleen Coble

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Beneath Copper Falls by Colleen Coble

Posted August 23, 2017 / 63 Comments

Dana has already learned that love isn’t safe . . . but could it be different in Rock Harbor? As a 911 dispatcher, Dana Newell takes pride in being calm in tough circumstances. In addition to her emotionally-charged career, she’s faced enough emergencies in her own life. She recently escaped […]