Book Review: Told You Twice by Kristen Heitzmann

Book Review: Told You Twice by Kristen Heitzmann

Posted August 15, 2016 / 17 Comments

Alexis Murphy is done messing with the wrong kinds of men. She could not be happier planning a personalized Grace Evangeline wedding with her fiancé, Jeffrey, who is so right for her. Or is he? Stage star and spokesmodel, Bo Corrigan, could be the ultimate disruption. Alexis—Exi—is caught by his […]


Author Interview: Shelley Shepard Gray

Author Interview: Shelley Shepard Gray

Posted August 15, 2016 / 12 Comments

A few years ago, I stumbled on a series called  “The Secrets of Crittenden County” by an author I’d heard of but hadn’t read yet. They were set in Kentucky, which of course always engages my radar and is probably why i picked them up in the first place from […]


Book Review: Told You So by Kristen Heitzmann

Book Review: Told You So by Kristen Heitzmann

Posted August 14, 2016 / 26 Comments

From the minute Grace Evangeline throws her sweet tea in Devin Bressard’s face, their battle of wits and cross-purposes overtakes their lives. Sassy “angelic” Grace Evangeline will stop at nothing to see her romance novel produced for Broadway. Devin Bressard knows all about the commercial success of Ms. Evangeline’s “novels”—as […]


Sunday Book Club: Covers and Such

Sunday Book Club: Covers and Such

Posted August 14, 2016 / 15 Comments

Good Sunday morning, my friends! “Give thanks to the Lord, for He is good! His faithful love endures forever.” (Psalm 118:1, NLT) This past week for Top Ten Tuesday, I did an epically long post on some of my favorite book covers. A few of the categories included just heroines, […]


Some Goodreads Giveaways & Weekly Update

Some Goodreads Giveaways & Weekly Update

Posted August 13, 2016 / 20 Comments

Because I’m nice like that …. here are some Goodreads giveaways you might want to know about. I do accept  strawberry Starburst and/or chocolate as thank you 😉 Ends 8/14 Ends 8/14 Ends 8/16 Ends 8/17 Ends 8/17 Ends 8/17 Ends 8/17 Ends 8/17 Ends 8/17 Ends 8/17 Ends 8/19 […]


First Line Friday (Week 20): When Death Draws Near

First Line Friday (Week 20): When Death Draws Near

Posted August 12, 2016 / 29 Comments

Yep. It’s Friday again!! It’s also my sweet momma’s 65th birthday 😀 Since it’s Friday, it’s time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line! Since it’s my mom’s 65th birthday, let’s be adventurous today and leave the first line from page 65. […]


Book Review: Secrets She Kept by Cathy Gohlke

Book Review: Secrets She Kept by Cathy Gohlke

Posted August 11, 2016 / 22 Comments

All her life, Hannah Sterling longed for a close relationship with her estranged mother. Following Lieselotte’s death, Hannah determines to unlock the secrets of her mother’s mysterious past and is shocked to discover a grandfather living in Germany. Thirty years earlier, Lieselotte’s father is quickly ascending the ranks of the […]



Book Review: Disillusioned by Christy Barritt

Book Review: Disillusioned by Christy Barritt

Posted August 9, 2016 / 10 Comments

Nikki Wright is desperate to help her brother, Bobby, who hasn’t been the same since escaping from a detainment camp run by terrorists in Colombia. Rumor has it that he betrayed his navy brothers and conspired with those who held him hostage, and both the press and the military are […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Cover Love

Top Ten Tuesday: Cover Love

Posted August 9, 2016 / 56 Comments

This week on Top Ten Tuesday, the powers that be over at The Broke & The Bookish encouraged us to go back and do one of their suggested topics that we missed the first time around. The one that jumped out at me was “Favorite Covers” as I really do […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Fetching Sweetness by Dana Mentink

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Fetching Sweetness by Dana Mentink

Posted August 8, 2016 / 10 Comments

Standing between Stephanie and her dream is one hundred pounds of lovable trouble. It should have been so simple for Stephanie Pink: Meet up with Agnes Wharton in a small town in California, retrieve the reclusive author’s valuable new manuscript, and be promoted to a full-fledged literary agent. But Agnes’s […]


Cover Reveal (plus a Giveaway!): Bad Day for a Bombshell by Cindy Vincent

Cover Reveal (plus a Giveaway!): Bad Day for a Bombshell by Cindy Vincent

Posted August 8, 2016 / 6 Comments

  Bookworm Lisa Reading Is My SuperPower Bibliophile Reviews Katie’s Clean Book Collection Mel’s Shelves Encouraging Words from the Tea Queen  cherylbbookblog Smiling Book Reviews Singing Librarian Books   Genre: Adult, Fiction, Historical, Mystery Publisher: Whodunit Press Publication date: Fall, 2016   December 5th, 1941.  Sometime Houston socialite, Tracy Truworth, is always on […]


Sunday Book Club: Bookish Bucket Lists

Sunday Book Club: Bookish Bucket Lists

Posted August 7, 2016 / 22 Comments

  Good Sunday morning to you, my friends!! Today on the Book Club, I want to talk about Bookish Bucket Lists. Those places you want to visit, or things you want to do, that are somehow related to books. This weekend, I read The Red Door Inn by Liz Johnson […]


Book Review: The Red Door Inn by Liz Johnson

Book Review: The Red Door Inn by Liz Johnson

Posted August 6, 2016 / 10 Comments

Marie Carrington is broke, desperate, and hoping to find sanctuary on Prince Edward Island while decorating a renovated bed-and-breakfast. Seth Sloane moved three thousand miles to help restore his uncle’s Victorian B and B–and to forget about the fiancée who broke his heart. He wasn’t expecting to have to babysit […]


Book Review: Silent Sabotage by Susan Sleeman

Book Review: Silent Sabotage by Susan Sleeman

Posted August 5, 2016 / 4 Comments

Emily Graves left everything behind to save her aunt’s struggling bed-and-breakfast, but she’s hardly through the door before she’s the one who needs saving. Someone in Bridal Veil, Oregon, will go to any lengths—even murder—to keep her from making the B and B a success. Sheriff’s deputy Archer Reed has […]


First Line Friday (Week 19): The Thorn Keeper

First Line Friday (Week 19): The Thorn Keeper

Posted August 5, 2016 / 33 Comments

Friday completely snuck up on me this week. But here it is!!! Yay! And since it’s Friday, it’s time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line! The book I’m featuring today is The Thorn Keeper by my dear friend Pepper Basham. And […]


Book Review: Boycrazy by Tiffany Dawn

Book Review: Boycrazy by Tiffany Dawn

Posted August 4, 2016 / 0 Comments

Time was ticking away and Tiffany was losing her mind, waiting for Mr. Right to show up and press the “START” button on life. That led to a horribly broken relationship, addiction to attention from guys, and fear — constant, tormenting fear — that no one would ever love her. […]


Book Review: When I Found You by Kate James

Book Review: When I Found You by Kate James

Posted August 3, 2016 / 8 Comments

I re-posted my review of Under An Adirondack Sky by Karen Rock yesterday as part of TLC Book Tour’s Summer Lovin’ Tour. So, OF COURSE, Zuzu insisted that I re-post our joint review of When I Found You by Kate James. We love Kate! And her dogs Harley and Logan! […]


Book Review: The Loyal Heart by Shelley Shepard Gray

Book Review: The Loyal Heart by Shelley Shepard Gray

Posted August 2, 2016 / 9 Comments

Robert came to Galveston to fulfill his promise to a dying man and look after his widow. He didn’t expect to find love in the unlikeliest of places. Robert Truax, former Second Lieutenant and Confederate officer in the Civil War, made a promise to his comrade Phillip Markham. If anything […]


Book Review: Under an Adirondack Sky by Karen Rock

Book Review: Under an Adirondack Sky by Karen Rock

Posted August 2, 2016 / 3 Comments

You may remember that I reviewed Under An Adirondack Sky about a month ago. I enjoyed the book so much, though, that I wanted to feature it again during TLC Book Tour’s Summer Lovin’ Tour. Can he juggle everything…including her? After raising his siblings and running the family pub for […]