Category: Varina Denman

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Varina Denman

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Varina Denman

Posted April 4, 2017 / 54 Comments

I’m always happy when I get to talk with Varina Denman, the author solely responsible for me starting a blog ūüėČ Varina Denman enjoys writing fiction about women and the unique struggles they face. She seems to have a knack for describing small town life, and her debut novel, Jaded, […]


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 […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Jilted by Varina Denman

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Jilted by Varina Denman

Posted June 30, 2016 / 27 Comments

Lynda Turner has struggled with depression since her husband abandoned her and their young daughter fifteen years ago. Yet unexpected hope awakens when a local ex-convict shows interest. As long-hidden secrets resurface, Lynda must fight for her emotional stability and for a life where the shadow of shame is replaced […]


Most Anticipated Book Releases Summer 2016: Contemporary Fiction

Most Anticipated Book Releases Summer 2016: Contemporary Fiction

Posted June 13, 2016 / 35 Comments

This week I’m spotlighting my most anticipated¬†books releasing this summer. Today I’m going to focus on¬†contemporary fiction! Throughout the week, I will also be looking at historical,¬†suspense,¬†collections, and¬†nonfiction. As always, I know I will inevitably (and unintentionally) omit a book from this list because there are so many great books […]


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 ūüėČ


Most Anticipated Books January-June 2016: Contemporary

Most Anticipated Books January-June 2016: Contemporary

Posted December 28, 2015 / 18 Comments

A couple of weeks ago, I brought you a new list each day of the best books I read in 2015. This week will be similar except I will be talking about the books I’m most anticipating for the first half of 2016.

Let’s kick off the week with the contemporary genre!


Best Books of 2015: Contemporary

Best Books of 2015: Contemporary

Posted December 14, 2015 / 40 Comments

It’s that time of year when everyone is making lists and checking them twice. Some are finding out who has been naughty and who has been nice. Some are making sure those in their circles of gifting know what they want for Christmas.

Here at Reading Is My SuperPower, I’m making lists too! Every day this week will feature the best books I read in 2015 from different genres.

Today’s focus is contemporary fiction.



Top Ten Tuesday: Take Two

Top Ten Tuesday: Take Two

Posted November 3, 2015 / 44 Comments

*Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly blog linkup hosted by The Broke and the Bookish* I’m excited about today’s theme – those authors whose debut novels have us itching to get our hands on their sophomore release. ¬†One of my favorite things about blogging is introducing people to talented new […]


Top Ten Tuesday: It Takes Two To Tango

Top Ten Tuesday: It Takes Two To Tango

Posted October 13, 2015 / 81 Comments

*Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly blog linkup hosted by The Broke and The Bookish* It’s Tuesday, folks, and you know what that means – another installment of the popular blog linkup “Top Ten Tuesday”. This week’s theme is author duos you’d love to see write a book together. ¬†I’m […]


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 […]



Top Ten Tuesday: Books I’ve Read in 2015

Top Ten Tuesday: Books I’ve Read in 2015

Posted June 30, 2015 / 4 Comments

Can you believe that today is the last day of June already? Today’s Top Ten Tuesday theme is the top books we’ve all read so far this year. That’s really hard for me to narrow down to only 10, but I’ll give it a whirl ūüôā In no particular order […]


Giveaway Alert: Varina Denman – Jaded & Justified

Giveaway Alert: Varina Denman – Jaded & Justified

Posted June 23, 2015 / 1 Comment

Author Varina Denman (one of our blog favorites!) is currently giving away 5 sets of her first two books,¬†Jaded and¬†Justified!! You can enter by visiting her blog¬†and joining in the great discussion about “When Christians Judge Christians”. “It all comes down to love.”¬†


Review: Justified (Mended Hearts #2) by Varina Denman

Review: Justified (Mended Hearts #2) by Varina Denman

Posted June 10, 2015 / 12 Comments

The latest book in the “Mended Hearts” series,¬†Justified takes us back to the small town of Trapp, Texas, and the characters we grew to love (and strongly dislike) in¬†Jaded. Swirling with poetic language and poignant truth,¬†Justified is the prodigals’ story – the ones who came home and the ones who […]


FREEBIE: Jaded by Varina Denman

FREEBIE: Jaded by Varina Denman

Posted June 1, 2015 / 2 Comments

Y’all know about my love for Jaded and author Varina Denman. ¬†Her newest book¬†Justified¬†releases today (whoohoo!!!) and in celebration her publisher has lowered the ebook price of¬†Jaded to FREE today and tomorrow. ¬†No worries if you miss the freebie price, either, because it will be on sale for $2.99 until […]


Author Interview (Plus a Giveaway!): Varina Denman & Jaded **CLOSED**

Posted April 19, 2015 / 35 Comments

I stumbled into Varina Denman’s launch team for Jaded¬†after seeing a blurb about it in her email newsletter. ¬†I had never been on a launch team before, but her description of what it involved captured my interest. ¬†Frankly, she had me at “Or simply open your front door and yell […]


Book Review: Jaded (Mended Hearts #1) by Varina Denman

Book Review: Jaded (Mended Hearts #1) by Varina Denman

Posted April 10, 2015 / 14 Comments

SERIES: Mended Hearts #1 GENRE: Inspirational Contemporary Fiction PUBLISHER: David C. Cook RELEASE DATE: March 1, 2015 PAGES: 432 As a child, Ruthie was shunned by the local congregation. Thirteen years later, Ruthie‚Äôs heart begins to stir when an attractive single preacher arrives. But their relationship is bitterly opposed‚ÄĒunearthing a […]