Deal Alert: Fall Clearance Sale at ChristianBook.Com

Deal Alert: Fall Clearance Sale at ChristianBook.Com

Posted September 7, 2016 / 12 Comments

Now through September 12th, ChristianBook.com is having a Fall Clearance Sale with up to 99% off items such as: A Match Made in Texas by Karen Witemeyer, Mary Connealy, Regina Jennings, and Carol Cox ($2.49) Plain Proposal by Beth Wiseman ($0.99) Welcome to Last Chance by Cathleen Armstrong ($1.99) And […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Gabrielle Meyer

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Gabrielle Meyer

Posted September 7, 2016 / 55 Comments

Yaaaaaaaay!!! Y’all! I’m so excited!! GABRIELLE MEYER IS HERE!! Ok… so technically… Gabrielle Meyer isn’t HERE. She’s way up north and I’m midway down south, but we were totally in the same room not so long ago! More than once actually 🙂 More on that in a moment. If you’ve […]


Most Anticipated Book Releases Fall & Winter 2016: Historical Fiction

Most Anticipated Book Releases Fall & Winter 2016: Historical Fiction

Posted September 6, 2016 / 59 Comments

Yesterday, I gushed about how much I love fall and winter … and I gave you a list of my most anticipated contemporary fiction new releases for the rest of this year.  And of course I inadvertently omitted some. Because SO. MANY. BOOKS.  Also releasing soon in the contemporary category […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Bookish Characters on Screen

Top Ten Tuesday: Bookish Characters on Screen

Posted September 6, 2016 / 55 Comments

Hi y’all! This week’s Top Ten Tuesday theme (per the lovely folks at The Broke & The Bookish) is in honor of the Fall TV season being upon us. Now, I have to confess…. I started blogging right around the time we cut the cable cord to save money. Coincidence? […]


Most Anticipated Book Releases Fall & Winter 2016: Contemporary Fiction

Most Anticipated Book Releases Fall & Winter 2016: Contemporary Fiction

Posted September 5, 2016 / 66 Comments

Fall is almost here, y’all!! I’m SO EXCITED!! I adore fall – the cooler temps (hallelujah), the colorful trees, pumpkin everything, apple everything, those little “fun size” boxes of Nerds and Dots that come out at Halloween (the only time I want to eat either of those). And my favorite […]



Book Review: I Hope You Dance by Robin Lee Hatcher

Book Review: I Hope You Dance by Robin Lee Hatcher

Posted September 4, 2016 / 2 Comments

Can two left feet lead to one perfect romance? Grant Nichols is a genius in the kitchen and a klutz on the dance floor. But his friend’s wedding is shaping up to be a shindig the likes of which Kings Meadow has never seen—including dancing. Lots of dancing. Then he […]


Sunday Book Club: Favorite Occupations in Fiction

Sunday Book Club: Favorite Occupations in Fiction

Posted September 4, 2016 / 34 Comments

Happy Sunday y’all!! On Tuesday, I talked about some of my favorite books that feature teachers, a subject close to my heart as I am a teacher by degree.  I’m always drawn to books that have a teacher as a main character – I guess because I can relate to […]


Some Goodreads Giveaways and Weekly Update for September 3rd

Some Goodreads Giveaways and Weekly Update for September 3rd

Posted September 3, 2016 / 2 Comments

Happy Saturday everyone! There aren’t as many giveaways ending this week as usual but here are the ones I found for you 🙂 Print | Ends 9/6 Print | Ends 9/6 Print | Ends 9/7 Print | Ends 9/8 Print | Ends 9/9 If you missed any posts from last […]


First Line Friday (week 22): Red Rose Bouquet

First Line Friday (week 22): Red Rose Bouquet

Posted September 2, 2016 / 35 Comments

It’s Friday!!! I’m so behind!! LOL Oh well… better late than never (like last week) It’s also my wedding anniversary 🙂 Sixteen years ago, I said “I do” to my Mr. Knightley, having NO CLUE what the future held. I would marry him all over again though <3 The book […]



Top Ten Tuesday: Teachers in Fiction

Top Ten Tuesday: Teachers in Fiction

Posted August 30, 2016 / 53 Comments

Welcome to a Back to School freebie edition of Top Ten Tuesday, a weekly linkup hosted as always by the marvelous team at The Broke and the Bookish. Since we were given much freedom with our topics today, I opted to feature some of my favorite books with teachers as […]




Book Spotlight (plus a Giveaway!): Fall Into Crime collection

Book Spotlight (plus a Giveaway!): Fall Into Crime collection

Posted August 29, 2016 / 19 Comments

Happy Homicides 4: Fall Into Crime by Joanna Campbell Slan, Linda Gordon Hengerer, Carole W. Price, Lesley A. Diehl, Nancy Jill Thames, Teresa Trent, Maggie Toussaint, Anna Celeste Burke, Randy Rawls, Nancy J. Cohen, Terry Ambrose, and Deborah Sharp Happy Homicides 4: Fall Into Crime COMING AUGUST 29   Joanna […]


Some Goodreads Giveaways & Weekly Update for August 28th

Some Goodreads Giveaways & Weekly Update for August 28th

Posted August 28, 2016 / 4 Comments

I’m slowly catching up on everything after returning home from Nashville. Okay… not catching up at all. Which is why this post is on Sunday instead of yesterday. But nevertheless, here are some Goodreads giveaways ending this week! Ends 8/29 Ends 8/29 Ends 8/30 Ends 8/30 Ends 8/30 Ends 8/31 […]


Sunday Book Club: Fangirling

Sunday Book Club: Fangirling

Posted August 28, 2016 / 31 Comments

In case you’re just now following me or haven’t been paying attention (lol), I spent the last week in Nashville at the first ever Christian Fiction Readers Retreat (with 35 of my fave authors) and then hanging out at the Omni Hotel where the American Christian Fiction Writers Conference was […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Carousel Nights by Amie Denman

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Carousel Nights by Amie Denman

Posted August 25, 2016 / 5 Comments

On Tour with Prism Book Tours. Carousel Nights (Starlight Point Stories #2) by Amie Denman Adult Contemporary Romance Mass Market Paperback & ebook, 384 pages August 1st 2016 by Harlequin Heartwarming Every first love deserves a second chance June Hamilton left home to pursue her dream of dancing on Broadway. […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): My Father’s House by Rose Chandler Johnson

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): My Father’s House by Rose Chandler Johnson

Posted August 24, 2016 / 5 Comments

    Genre: Christian, Contemporary, Fiction, Romance, SuspensePublisher: CreateSpacePublication date: March 13, 2016Number of pages: 314 Growing up, life is idyllic for Lily Rose Cates due to her one constant – her father’s love. But in her sixteenth summer, all that changes without warning with her father’s sudden death. There begins Lily’s struggle to […]


Character Spotlight: The Things We Knew by Catherine West

Character Spotlight: The Things We Knew by Catherine West

Posted August 23, 2016 / 8 Comments

  When I found out Litfuse was doing a blog tour for The Things We Knew by Catherine West, I couldn’t resist another opportunity to talk about one of my fave books so far this year! I’ve already done a review and an interview with Catherine West … so what […]