Readers Appreciation Giveaway: Jennifer Rodewald

Readers Appreciation Giveaway: Jennifer Rodewald

Posted May 26, 2016 / 120 Comments

  We’re still celebrating the Readers Appreciation Giveaway!!! 10 of your fave authors, 10 books, 1 $100 Amazon Gift Card, lots of great conversations. So much FUN! Today, we get to hear from another author that I only discovered recently (and am now trying to catch up!!), Jennifer Rodewald. Dear readers, Here’s what blows […]


Book Spotlight: A Pressing Engagement by Anna Lee Huber

Book Spotlight: A Pressing Engagement by Anna Lee Huber

Posted May 26, 2016 / 2 Comments

A Pressing Engagement (Lady Darby Mystery #4.5) by Anna Lee Huber Publication Date: May 17, 2016 InterMix eBook; 83 Pages Series: Lady Darby Mysteries Genre: Historical Mystery     In this delightful novella from the national bestselling author of A Study in Death, Lady Kiera Darby has one last mystery […]


Book Review: The Secrets of Flight by Maggie Leffler

Book Review: The Secrets of Flight by Maggie Leffler

Posted May 25, 2016 / 6 Comments

  This captivating, breakout novel—told in alternating viewpoints—brings readers from the skies of World War II to the present day, where a woman is prepared to tell her secrets at last. Estranged from her family since just after World War II, Mary Browning has spent her entire adult life hiding […]


Readers Appreciation Giveaway: Janet Ferguson

Readers Appreciation Giveaway: Janet Ferguson

Posted May 25, 2016 / 113 Comments

  Are y’all having as much fun with this Readers Appreciation Giveaway as I am?? 10 of your fave authors, 10 books, 1 $100 Amazon Gift Card, lots of great conversations. Wow!! Today, we get to hear from one of my newest author friends, Janet Ferguson! I am a new author, so every time […]


Readers Appreciation Giveaway: Sarah Monzon

Readers Appreciation Giveaway: Sarah Monzon

Posted May 24, 2016 / 123 Comments

  The Readers Appreciation Giveaway is still going strong! Today, we have a note from another of my very faves – Sarah Monzon! My heart is so full that words can’t express my gratitude to you, readers. Thank you so much for taking a chance on this newbie, debut indie author. Never in my […]



Top Ten Tuesday: The Kentucky Derby… of my books.

Top Ten Tuesday: The Kentucky Derby… of my books.

Posted May 24, 2016 / 44 Comments

  Confession: I had no idea what to do for this week’s theme.  The ladies at The Broke and the Bookish suggested that this week be about those books for which we feel differently now that time has passed.  Ugh.  First of all, if I love a book, I love it. […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Terri Wangard

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Terri Wangard

Posted May 23, 2016 / 32 Comments

    I am delighted to chat with a new to me author today on the blog! Terri Wangard grew up in Green Bay, Wisconsin, during the Lombardi Glory Years. Her first Girl Scout badge was the Writer. These days she is writing historical fiction, and won the 2013 Writers on […]


Readers Appreciation Giveaway: Pepper Basham

Readers Appreciation Giveaway: Pepper Basham

Posted May 23, 2016 / 118 Comments

  Welcome to a new week of the Readers Appreciation Giveaway (put together by 10 of your fave authors)! Today, we get to hear a special message from one of my very fave people – Pepper Basham! Readers make this journey remarkable. Thank you to all of you who’ve read my novels, found […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Just Claire by Jean Ann Williams

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Just Claire by Jean Ann Williams

Posted May 23, 2016 / 4 Comments

  Genre: Fiction, Historical, Children’s Publisher: Clean Reads Publication date: January 6, 2016 Number of pages: 208 ClaireLee’s life changes when she must take charge of her siblings after her mother becomes depressed from a difficult childbirth. Frightened by the way Mama sleeps too much and her crying spells during waking hours, ClaireLee just […]


Sunday Book Club – Meeting Authors

Sunday Book Club – Meeting Authors

Posted May 22, 2016 / 29 Comments

  In case you’re just joining us, this week (and next week too!) I’ve had the incredible privilege of hosting 10 authors who have banded together to offer a FABULOUS giveaway in appreciation of YOU, their readers. You can win 10 books, PLUS a $100 Amazon Gift Card. I mean… […]



Readers Appreciation Giveaway: Tamara Leigh

Readers Appreciation Giveaway: Tamara Leigh

Posted May 22, 2016 / 120 Comments

  We are still having so much FUN with the Readers Appreciation Giveaway (put together by 10 of your fave authors)!!! Today, we’ve got a note from Tamara Leigh and still more chances to win! I’d like to thank my readers who have given me the blessing of being able to love […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): One Plus One Equals Trouble by Sondra Kraak

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): One Plus One Equals Trouble by Sondra Kraak

Posted May 21, 2016 / 11 Comments

Humiliated after her broken engagement, Claire Montgomery flees her comfortable life in San Francisco for a teaching position in Pine Creek, Washington, a dot of a town nestled in the rugged Cascade Mountains. She’s determined to succeed—for once in her life—only to discover, upon her arrival, that success will have […]


Readers Appreciation Giveaway: Kara Isaac

Readers Appreciation Giveaway: Kara Isaac

Posted May 21, 2016 / 121 Comments

  The superawesome Readers Appreciation Giveaway (put together by 10 of your fave authors) continues today with more chances to win and a message from Kara Isaac to you, the readers! Aaaaaand it’s Kara’s BIRTHDAY today (and Jennifer Rodewald’s) so show her some bday love! As a lifelong reader before I ever […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Beautiful Pretender by Melanie Dickerson

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Beautiful Pretender by Melanie Dickerson

Posted May 20, 2016 / 24 Comments

Inheriting the new title of margrave means Reinhart has two weeks to find a noble bride. What will happen when he learns he has fallen for a lovely servant girl in disguise? Find out in the new medieval fairy tale, The Beautiful Pretender, by Melanie Dickerson. Despite Avelina’s best attempts at diverting attention from […]


First Line Fridays – #8

First Line Fridays – #8

Posted May 20, 2016 / 46 Comments

HAPPY DANCE!!!! It’s Fridaaaaaay!!! Time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line! Today, I am happy to once again include my friend Rachel from Bookworm Mama in First Line Fridays. If you’d like to join us, send me a note and let […]


Readers Appreciation Giveaway: Melissa Tagg

Readers Appreciation Giveaway: Melissa Tagg

Posted May 20, 2016 / 163 Comments

  The amazing Readers Appreciation Giveaway (put together by 10 of your fave authors) started yesterday – and WOW! What an incredible response! But the FUN continues …. Each day, from now until the giveaway ends on May 29th, I will be featuring one of those authors as well as a […]


Book Review: His Prairie Sweetheart by Erica Vetsch

Book Review: His Prairie Sweetheart by Erica Vetsch

Posted May 19, 2016 / 8 Comments

After being jilted at the altar, Southern belle Savannah Cox seeks a fresh start out West and accepts a teaching position in Minnesota. But between her students’ lack of English, the rough surroundings and sheriff Elias Parker’s doubts and distrust, Savannah’s unprepared for both the job and the climate. However, […]


Book Review: Death at a Fixer Upper by Sarah Hobart

Book Review: Death at a Fixer Upper by Sarah Hobart

Posted May 19, 2016 / 1 Comment

In Sarah T. Hobart’s wickedly funny and fast-paced Home Sweet Home mystery series, small-town real estate agent Sam Turner discovers it’s bad for business when her clients keep dropping dead. Newly armed with her real estate license, Sam Turner loves Arlinda, her quirky seaside hometown in Northern California. But life […]