Category: women’s fiction

February 2024 New Releases

February 2024 New Releases

Posted February 3, 2024 / 3 Comments

How did it get to be February already?!? I feel like it should still be the middle of January but maybe that’s because I was sick for most of January and I should get a do-over lol. Nevertheless, despite my feelings of denial, it IS indeed February – Black History […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Authors I Read for the First Time in 2023

Top Ten Tuesday: Authors I Read for the First Time in 2023

Posted January 29, 2024 / 22 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday is ‘new to me authors I discovered in 2023’ and I’m tweaking it just slightly to be “authors I read for the first time in 2023”. That way I feel better about including the debut authors – and there were some FABULOUS […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Cover Love – All About the Handwriting

Top Ten Tuesday: Cover Love – All About the Handwriting

Posted January 22, 2024 / 17 Comments

Happy Tuesday, reading friends! I’m doing my own theme today for the Top Ten Tuesday link-up (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) because if I talked about books I wanted to read last year but didn’t get to yet we would be here for an eternity lol. Instead, I’m taking […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Divine Proverb of Streusel by Sara Brunsvold

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Divine Proverb of Streusel by Sara Brunsvold

Posted January 19, 2024 / 47 Comments

THE DIVINE PROVERB OF STREUSEL by Sara Brunsvold GENRE: Contemporary Fiction (Christian) PUBLISHER: Revell RELEASE DATE: January 16, 2024 PAGES: 326 Shaken by her parents’ divorce and discouraged by the growing chasm between herself and her serious boyfriend, Nikki Werner seeks solace at her uncle’s farm in a small Missouri […]


First Line Friday (week 376): The Gardins of Edin

First Line Friday (week 376): The Gardins of Edin

Posted January 11, 2024 / 6 Comments

Happy Friday & welcome to the First Line Friday link-up! It’s time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line. Today I’m delighted to feature the first line of The Gardins of Edin by Rosey Lee. I’m intrigued by the title and the […]


January 2024 New Releases

January 2024 New Releases

Posted January 2, 2024 / 8 Comments

Happy January & Happy New Year! It finally feels as close to winter as we’re going to get here in Georgia, and I’m ready for all the great books coming out this month! There are 91 titles on this list of January 2024 New Releases that are on my radar, […]



December 2023 New Releases

December 2023 New Releases

Posted December 1, 2023 / 5 Comments

Happy December! I’m still waiting for winter to arrive here in Georgia but while I’m waiting I can occupy my time with all of the FANTASTIC-looking books releasing this month! December is typically a lighter month for new books but there are still 89 titles on this list of December […]


Top Ten Tuesday: A Bunch of Series Set in Georgia

Top Ten Tuesday: A Bunch of Series Set in Georgia

Posted November 28, 2023 / 28 Comments

Happy Tuesday! For today’s Top Ten Tuesday ‘book setting’ prompt, I decided to look at a bunch of series that are set in Georgia… and a handful of standalone titles I’ve enjoyed that are set here too. And by ‘bunch’, I mean ‘however many I can think of’ – sticking […]


First Line Friday (week 368): The Christy Award 2023 winners

First Line Friday (week 368): The Christy Award 2023 winners

Posted November 17, 2023 / 23 Comments

Happy Friday & welcome to the First Line Friday link-up! It’s time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line. Today, it is my absolute joy to share with you the first lines of all The Christy Award 2023 Winners! I love so […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Tamera Alexander & A Million Little Choices

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Tamera Alexander & A Million Little Choices

Posted November 11, 2023 / 18 Comments

I recently gave A Million Little Choices by Tamera Alexander a 5-star rating (it’s so good, y’all!), so I’m super excited to welcome her to the blog today to talk about writing with a critique partner! A MILLION LITTLE CHOICES by Tamera Alexander GENRE: Women’s/Southern Fiction (Christian) PUBLISHER: Focus on […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): A Million Little Choices by Tamera Alexander

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): A Million Little Choices by Tamera Alexander

Posted November 7, 2023 / 47 Comments

A MILLION LITTLE CHOICES by Tamera Alexander GENRE: Women’s/Southern Fiction (Christian) PUBLISHER: Focus on the Family RELEASE DATE: November 7, 2023 PAGES: 394 Sometimes secrets just won’t stay hidden . . . Now from USA Today bestselling author and Christy Award Hall of Fame inductee Tamera Alexander comes the story […]




November 2023 New Releases

November 2023 New Releases

Posted November 2, 2023 / 3 Comments

Happy November! It finally feels like fall here in Atlanta (actually, more like winter but I’m not complaining), and we are entering my favorite time of year! Along with gorgeous fall colors, cooler weather, Thanksgiving, and the anticipation of Christmas, there are lots of FABULOUS books releasing this month! There […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Sweet Titles for Sweet Treats

Top Ten Tuesday: Sweet Titles for Sweet Treats

Posted October 30, 2023 / 7 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) is the annual Halloween freebie. I’ve done several years of spooky book posts, so I decided to do something different this year and focus on my favorite part of Halloween – the candy! The books I’m […]


The Christy Award 2023 Finalists (and a Giveaway!)

The Christy Award 2023 Finalists (and a Giveaway!)

Posted October 27, 2023 / 8 Comments

Welcome to the Blog Blitz for The Christy Award Finalists 2023 organized by ECPA and hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! We extend our sincere and enthusiastic congratulations to The Christy Award 2023 Finalists & Winners (announced on November 16th)! YOU ARE INVITED The Christy Award Gala 2023 Via webcast November […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Stormy Book Titles

Top Ten Tuesday: Stormy Book Titles

Posted October 16, 2023 / 6 Comments

Happy Tuesday, reading friends! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday (organized by That Artsy Reader Girl) is “Books with Weather Events in the Title/Cover”. I went back and forth a bit on how I wanted to tackle this topic but ultimately I decided to go with Stormy Book Titles from […]


Book Review: The Thing About Home by Rhonda McKnight

Book Review: The Thing About Home by Rhonda McKnight

Posted October 3, 2023 / 7 Comments

THE THING ABOUT HOME by Rhonda McKnight GENRE: Dual Timeline Southern Fiction (Christian) PUBLISHER: Thomas Nelson RELEASE DATE: May 9, 2023 PAGES: 380 Home is not a place—it’s a feeling. Casey Black needs an escape. When her picture-perfect vow renewal ceremony ends in her being left at the altar, the […]


October 2023 New Releases

October 2023 New Releases

Posted October 2, 2023 / 8 Comments

Happy October! Where has this year gone?!? This month, I celebrate my birthday, my BIL’s birthday, and my oldest & youngest nieces’ birthdays… and still hoping FALL will hit soon here in metro Atlanta. Speaking of hitting soon, October has SO MANY GREAT BOOKS releasing!  There are almost 150 titles […]