Book Review: Stolen Secrets by Leann Harris

Book Review: Stolen Secrets by Leann Harris

Posted September 25, 2016 / 0 Comments

Fat Tuesday 1972, a floater surfaces in Sheriff Colin McDonald’s parish, south of New Orleans. The body–a Russian diplomat throws local and Federal law enforcement into chaos. Sheriff McDonald isn’t excited to have the FBI stepping into his investigation, but knows his parish doesn’t have the funds to sort out […]


My Life According to Literature: 2016 Book Titles

My Life According to Literature: 2016 Book Titles

Posted September 25, 2016 / 11 Comments

I saw this on Courtney’s blog the other day and thought it looked like fun so, of course, I had to share it with y’all! My answers to the questions are made up of books I’ve read so far in 2016 🙂 Describe yourself: Someone Like You (Victoria Bylin) How […]


Sunday Book Club: Surprise Me

Sunday Book Club: Surprise Me

Posted September 25, 2016 / 21 Comments

Good Sunday morning to you, my friends! Is it FALL yet where you are? Because it is NOT here… and I am decidedly NOT happy about this. Sigh. Oh well… at least reading is any-season 🙂 Earlier this past week, I reviewed Stalking Jack the Ripper, a book that’s a […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Wedding Shop by Rachel Hauck

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Wedding Shop by Rachel Hauck

Posted September 24, 2016 / 19 Comments

Two women separated by decades. Both set out to help others find their dreams when their own have crumbled. It’s the early 1930s, but Cora Scott is walking in stride as a career woman after having inherited her great aunt’s wedding shop in Heart’s Bend, Tennessee, where brides come from […]


Some Goodreads Giveaways and Weekly Update for September 24

Some Goodreads Giveaways and Weekly Update for September 24

Posted September 24, 2016 / 0 Comments

Happy Saturday! I hope Fall has graced you with its presence. Not so much here. I’m still waiting. But while I wait, I gathered up some Goodreads giveaways! (Did you love my segue there? LOL) Good luck! Giveaways Ending 9/26     Giveaways Ending 9/28     Giveaways Ending 9/30 […]


Book Review: Stalking Jack the Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco

Book Review: Stalking Jack the Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco

Posted September 23, 2016 / 8 Comments

Tour Schedule Presented by James Patterson’s new children’s imprint, this deliciously creepy horror novel has a storyline inspired by the Ripper murders and an unexpected, blood-chilling conclusion… Seventeen-year-old Audrey Rose Wadsworth was born a lord’s daughter, with a life of wealth and privilege stretched out before her. But between the […]


First Line Friday (Week 25): Can’t Help Falling

First Line Friday (Week 25): Can’t Help Falling

Posted September 23, 2016 / 44 Comments

Whew. Friday is FINALLY here! And so is FALL!!! YAY! Since it’s Friday, it’s also time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line! In honor of FALL, the book I’m featuring today is Can’t Help Falling by Kara Isaac (get it? Fall… […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Crowd by Alleece Balts

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Crowd by Alleece Balts

Posted September 22, 2016 / 12 Comments

Whitfield Preparatory Academy ought to be the perfect school… Not only does the Academy boast a distinguished faculty and lavish campus, it is also home to the privileged youth of the upper class. They will one day hold the reins of power in the business world and political arena – […]



Author Interview: Christy Barritt

Author Interview: Christy Barritt

Posted September 22, 2016 / 15 Comments

Since reading and reviewing Disillusioned over the summer, I knew I wanted the chance to chat with author Christy Barritt. Because a) I loved the book and b) she seems like a fun person! 🙂 And we are all about books and fun around here, as you well know. Guess […]



Author Interview (Plus a Giveaway!): Melissa Spoelstra

Author Interview (Plus a Giveaway!): Melissa Spoelstra

Posted September 21, 2016 / 0 Comments

Good morning, my friends! Today, I am pleased to welcome author Melissa Spoelstra to the blog! Melissa Spoelstra is a popular women’s conference speaker, Bible teacher, and writer who is madly in love with Jesus and passionate about helping women of all ages to seek Christ and know Him more […]


How Trello Saved My (Blogging) Sanity

How Trello Saved My (Blogging) Sanity

Posted September 20, 2016 / 31 Comments

When you have a reading list like mine, it’s easy to get buried under it. Particularly when said reading list spans scheduled reviews, blog tours, and assigned reviews for magazines. Not to mention the additional posts like Top Ten Tuesdays and discussions like this one. I tried planners and those […]


Top Ten Tuesday: All About Audiobooks

Top Ten Tuesday: All About Audiobooks

Posted September 20, 2016 / 73 Comments

Welcome to another edition of “Top Ten Tuesday”, a weekly blog linkup spearheaded by the lovely folks at The Broke & The Bookish. This week is an “all about audio” freebie, but because I’m not a huge fan of audiobooks I’m sticking to the basics. In other words, I’m going […]


Book Review: Carry On by Lisa Fenn

Book Review: Carry On by Lisa Fenn

Posted September 19, 2016 / 3 Comments

In the spirit of The Blind Side comes a deeply moving memoir about the unexpected bonds that wouldtransform three lives. Lisa Fenn produced human-interest features for ESPN for over a decade, but one particular story came into her life and never left. After seeing a newspaper image of two young wrestlers from […]


Book Review: Vain Empires by Brandilyn Collins

Posted September 18, 2016 / 3 Comments

They were stuck on this remote island, all of them. Trapped in this show. No way to stop whatever came next. No way at all. —————————– Six people arrive on a remote island–contestants in the “reality show of the century,” Dream Prize. The winner will be the person who learns […]


Sunday Book Club: New-To-You Authors

Sunday Book Club: New-To-You Authors

Posted September 18, 2016 / 43 Comments

A blessed Sunday morning to you, my dear reading friends 🙂 Today on the Book Club, I want to discuss a question that Laura Frantz asked during her panel for readers during the CFRR.  I had the privilege of joining my dear friends Annie & Bonnie as well as a […]


Some Goodreads Giveaways and Weekly Update for September 17

Some Goodreads Giveaways and Weekly Update for September 17

Posted September 17, 2016 / 8 Comments

Happy Saturday, my friends! I hope you all have had a fantastic week! Hopefully this list of Goodreads giveaways ending this week will make your weekend even more fantastic 🙂 Giveaways Ending 9/18 Click on the book cover to head to Goodreads   Giveaways Ending 9/19   Giveaways Ending 9/20 […]


Bunches O’ Freebies and Nearly Free Books

Bunches O’ Freebies and Nearly Free Books

Posted September 16, 2016 / 20 Comments

There’s a bunch of freebies for Kindle today – click on the cover to head over there and grab the book you want! (As always, CHECK THE PRICE before you one-click.) And y’all. This is just a tenth of what’s free right now. Now, here are some books that are […]