Top Ten Tuesday:  Best Book Boyfriends

Top Ten Tuesday: Best Book Boyfriends

Posted September 15, 2015 / 212 Comments

*Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly blog linkup hosted by The Broke and the Bookish I have a confession to make.  In case you didn’t already know, I tend to develop book crushes.  (Shocking, I’m sure.) The good news for my husband is that they disappear fairly quickly when I […]


Review: The Finishing School by Valerie Woerner

Review: The Finishing School by Valerie Woerner

Posted September 12, 2015 / 0 Comments

I’m pretty sure that debut author Valerie Woerner and I are kindred spirits. Both good girls, both imaginative worriers, both self-proclaimed book nerds. And y’all… she too has fully embraced the use of my favorite plural for “you” 🙂 Anne Shirley would be so elated for us! I adore the cover of The […]


Author Interview: Dawn Crandall (plus a Giveaway!)

Author Interview: Dawn Crandall (plus a Giveaway!)

Posted September 11, 2015 / 10 Comments

Did I mention yet that The Hesitant Heiress is now available in PAPERBACK???!!!!??? I feel sure I did. In fact, I know I did – my Hesitant Heiress review To continue the celebration festivities, I invited author (and ACFW Carol Award finalist) Dawn Crandall to stop by the blog for a chat.  She’s […]


Review: The Hesitant Heiress (Everstone Chronicles #1) by Dawn Crandall

Review: The Hesitant Heiress (Everstone Chronicles #1) by Dawn Crandall

Posted September 11, 2015 / 14 Comments

So, technically, The Hesitant Heiress isn’t a new release.  And yet at the same time, it is. Have I lost my senses? Well…maybe… but not about this 🙂 You see, oh dear blog readers, initially when Whitaker House released Dawn Crandall’s debut series last August, they only released them as ebooks. […]


Tags and Awards: Summertime Madness and Creative Blogger

Tags and Awards: Summertime Madness and Creative Blogger

Posted September 10, 2015 / 9 Comments

Fiddler Blue tagged me in the Summertime Madness Book tag, and Jane @ Greenish Bookshelf gave me the Creative Blogger Award tag.  Thanks, ladies! FTC Disclosure Let’s start with the Summertime Madness Book tag.  And I must say from the outset that summer does nothing for me.  I thrive in Fall […]


Bestsellers in Christian Fiction as of September 10th 2015

Bestsellers in Christian Fiction as of September 10th 2015

Posted September 10, 2015 / 5 Comments

According to the ECPA, these are the top 20 books in Christian fiction as of September 10th, 2015. Congrats to the authors of these wonderful books!! FTC Disclosure The Harbinger by Jonathan Cahn (FRONTLINE, Jan 2012) – Can I just be honest? This one makes me want to roll my eyes. […]



Top Ten Tuesday: I’ll Get Back To You

Top Ten Tuesday: I’ll Get Back To You

Posted September 8, 2015 / 172 Comments

(Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly blog linkup hosted by The Broke and the Bookish.) FTC Disclosure I just love Top Ten Tuesdays! They are admittedly a lot of work sometimes but also a lot of fun 🙂 This week’s theme is all about those finished series… that I haven’t […]


Review: Love Arrives in Pieces by Betsy St. Amant

Review: Love Arrives in Pieces by Betsy St. Amant

Posted September 7, 2015 / 4 Comments

For so long, Stella was known for her beauty. Now, with her heart stripped bare, she must discover who she really is. Former pageant queen Stella Varland doesn’t trust beauty anymore after her divorce. Her appearance betrayed her and led to her brokenness—so instead of being beautiful, now she tries […]


Review: The Mistress of Tall Acre by Laura Frantz |New Release

Review: The Mistress of Tall Acre by Laura Frantz |New Release

Posted September 6, 2015 / 22 Comments

History, romance, and suspense all combine with Laura Frantz’s poetic writing style to bring readers another captivating novel filled with characters that quickly become the dearest of friends. The American Revolution is finally over, and Sophie Menzies is starved for good news. When her nearest neighbor, General Seamus Ogilvy, finally […]


Grand Finale: Sweet Mountain Rancher Blog Tour (Plus a Giveaway!)

Grand Finale: Sweet Mountain Rancher Blog Tour (Plus a Giveaway!)

Posted September 6, 2015 / 0 Comments

On Tour with Prism Book Tours. The Tour Grand Finale for Sweet Mountain Rancher By Loree Lough We hope you enjoyed Loree’s tour! If you missed any of the stops, feel free to go back and check them out now.. Launch – Interview Any parting words? I hope everyone has […]



Sisterhood of the World Bloggers Award

Sisterhood of the World Bloggers Award

Posted September 4, 2015 / 0 Comments

So I was digging my way out of a TBR tower-collapse when I got the notification that CJ over at Not Another Dumb Blonde had nominated me for the Sisterhood of the World Bloggers Award. Thanks, CJ!  Now, I normally don’t do tags/award because… well… SO MANY BOOKS! (See above graphic […]



Review: Sweet Mountain Rancher by Loree Lough (Plus a Giveaway!)

Review: Sweet Mountain Rancher by Loree Lough (Plus a Giveaway!)

Posted September 3, 2015 / 9 Comments

On Tour with Prism Book Tours. Sweet Mountain Rancher (Those Marshall Boys, #2) by Loree Lough Adult Contemporary Romance Paperback & ebook, 385 pages (large print) September 1st 2015 by Harlequin Heartwarming HE CAN SAY NO TO EVERYONE BUT HER… Nate Marshall used to be a yes-man… until being so agreeable […]


Author Interview: Sarah Monzon (Plus a Giveaway!) *CLOSED*

Author Interview: Sarah Monzon (Plus a Giveaway!) *CLOSED*

Posted September 2, 2015 / 42 Comments

Yesterday I told you about a new book discovery for me – The Isaac Project – and my umm… book crush … on Luke, one of the main characters. You can click the link in that previous sentence to read my review of this delightful book 🙂 Today I have the […]


Review: The Isaac Project by Sarah Monzon | New Release

Review: The Isaac Project by Sarah Monzon | New Release

Posted September 1, 2015 / 7 Comments

The story of Rebekah and Isaac has always fascinated me.  For those of you who might not be familiar, it’s a wildly romantic tale found in the Biblical book of Genesis. I can hear what you’re thinking… Genesis? Biblical? Romantic? Just trust me on this one.  Isaac’s father is “very […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Characters That Didn’t Click

Top Ten Tuesday: Characters That Didn’t Click

Posted September 1, 2015 / 110 Comments

*a weekly blog link-up hosted by The Broke and the Bookish* We’ve all had them.  Those characters who, for whatever reason, just didn’t click with us. Maybe they weren’t supposed to – they were the villain or the mean girl. What about those characters that other people seem to love… but […]


Review: Hope Harbor by Irene Hannon

Review: Hope Harbor by Irene Hannon

Posted August 30, 2015 / 10 Comments

FTC Disclosure Everyone has their favorite authors, even avid readers like me who will resort to perusing the back of cereal boxes if nothing else is available.  I mean, let’s face it.  I read a lot of books. By a lot of different authors – most of whom are extremely well-talented and […]


Review: Stealing Jake by Pam Hillman | New Release

Review: Stealing Jake by Pam Hillman | New Release

Posted August 29, 2015 / 2 Comments

She’s a former pickpocket who now runs an orphanage. He’s a sheriff’s deputy who feels responsible for his widowed mother and young siblings.  Despite their obvious and immediate attraction for each other, Livy’s past is just one of the obstacles that stand between a happily ever after for her and […]