Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Calamity Cafe by Gayle Leeson

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Calamity Cafe by Gayle Leeson

Posted June 8, 2016 / 35 Comments

First in a new cozy mystery series featuring Southern cooking that is to die for. Aspiring chef and small-town Virginia native Amy Flowers is ready to open her own café offering old-fashioned Southern food. But her dream may go up in smoke when someone kills the competition… Tired of waiting […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Haunting Me by Nikki LeClair

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Haunting Me by Nikki LeClair

Posted June 7, 2016 / 3 Comments

Imagine this; Your life is almost perfect, you have a stable job, a loving handsome boyfriend, great friends…then imagine being run over by a hot-dog cart on the day of your engagement, and waking up with a small concussion. And the ability to see Ghosts. Well, one ghost essentially; A […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Why I Love Christian Fiction

Top Ten Tuesday: Why I Love Christian Fiction

Posted June 7, 2016 / 132 Comments

  Welcome to another edition of Top Ten Tuesday, hosted as always by the awesome team at The Broke & The Bookish. Today’s assigned theme is “Reasons I Love _____”. They graciously left that blank pretty open-ended for us to gush about our topic of choice, but for me there […]



Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Eclair and Present Danger by Laura Bradford

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Eclair and Present Danger by Laura Bradford

Posted June 6, 2016 / 11 Comments

The first book in the delicious new Emergency Dessert Squad Mystery series from national bestselling author Laura Bradford. With her rent rising faster than her pie crust, bakery owner Winnie Johnson had hoped to be rescued by an inheritance from her wealthy friend and neighbor Gertrude Redenbacher. Instead all she […]


Sunday Book Club: First Favorite Book

Sunday Book Club: First Favorite Book

Posted June 5, 2016 / 40 Comments

  My nephew is in town for another visit (YAY for cool aunt-ing) and I am so happy that he loves books!! His favorite book right now is Pat the Bunny. I don’t know if he’ll remember that this classic was his first favorite book, but we will. My first favorite […]


Book Review: Sister Eve and the Blue Nun by Lynne Hinton

Book Review: Sister Eve and the Blue Nun by Lynne Hinton

Posted June 4, 2016 / 3 Comments

After a murder at the monastery, Sister Eve may need a miracle if she is to prove a dear friend isn’t a cold-blooded killer. Sister Eve, a motorcycle-riding nun with a natural (or is it supernatural?) gift for solving murders returns to the enclave she once called home and quickly […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Anchor in the Storm by Sarah Sundin

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Anchor in the Storm by Sarah Sundin

Posted June 3, 2016 / 12 Comments

In a time of sacrifice, what price can one put on true love? Pharmacist Lillian Avery and Ensign Archer Vandenberg are about to find out in Sarah Sundin’s new book, Anchor in the Storm. During the darkest days of the war, Arch’s destroyer hunts German U-boats in vain as the submarines sink dozens of […]


First Line Fridays – #10

First Line Fridays – #10

Posted June 3, 2016 / 61 Comments

Yaaaaaay!!! We’ve all survived another week and now it’s FRIDAY!!! Guess what time it is?!?!? 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 […]



Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Through the Shadows by Karen Barnett

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Through the Shadows by Karen Barnett

Posted June 2, 2016 / 11 Comments

As San Francisco rises from the ashes, an age-old battle looms between corruption and the promise of new beginnings. The devastating earthquake is just two years past, but the city of San Francisco is still trying to recover. Destruction of this magnitude is not so easy to overcome—and neither are […]


Kindle Daily Deal: God’s Will by Meghan M. Gorecki

Kindle Daily Deal: God’s Will by Meghan M. Gorecki

Posted June 2, 2016 / 5 Comments

We are still having such fun celebrating the 2-year bookiversary of Meghan M. Gorecki’s debut novel God’s Will. Today you can get it for a Kindle Daily Deal of only $2.99!!! Don’t miss out on this beautiful historical novel! http://bit.ly/1ZfqlXD Kathy Andrews is good at goodbyes. Her mother is sent to a […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Big Hair and Buttermilk Pie by Lori Stacy

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Big Hair and Buttermilk Pie by Lori Stacy

Posted June 1, 2016 / 23 Comments

Mandy Hemphill is living her dream, running the successful Rose Cottage Cafe in Orchardville, Texas, from the ground floor of a converted, old—and possibly haunted—downtown home. She even had plans to grow her business with a new outdoor patio…if only the mayor wouldn’t have turned her down. So when the […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): The Super Spies Series by Lisa Orchard

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): The Super Spies Series by Lisa Orchard

Posted June 1, 2016 / 3 Comments

  Genre: Upper Middle Grade Mystery/Thrillers Publisher: Astraea Press Publication date: March 13, 2012 Number of pages: 277 In a small town in Michigan, fifteen-year-old Sarah Cole is stuck spending the summer at her Aunt and Uncle’s with her sister, Lacey. She’s not happy with the situation until she befriends a girl named […]


Book Review: Silence in the Dark by Patricia Bradley

Book Review: Silence in the Dark by Patricia Bradley

Posted May 31, 2016 / 8 Comments

Two years ago, Bailey Adams broke off her engagement to Danny Maxwell and fled Logan Point for the mission field in Chihuahua, Mexico. Now she’s about to return home to the States, but there’s just one problem. After Bailey meets with the uncle of one of the mission children in […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Beach Reads 2016

Top Ten Tuesday: Beach Reads 2016

Posted May 31, 2016 / 58 Comments

  Hi everyone! We are kicking off summer today on Top Ten Tuesday with our lists of beach reads! After last week’s atrociously difficult prompt for which I was only to come up with an embarrassing FOUR books (it still hurts a little), I have gone above and beyond this […]




Sunday Book Club: TBR lists

Sunday Book Club: TBR lists

Posted May 29, 2016 / 61 Comments

  Today on the Book Club, I want to talk about our TBR lists. Mine is out. of. control. Particularly the stacks (yes, i said STACKS, plural) which I need to have read in the next few days. I have books to read for the magazine I review for… books […]


Readers Appreciation Giveaway: Becky Wade

Readers Appreciation Giveaway: Becky Wade

Posted May 29, 2016 / 75 Comments

  LAST DAY to enter the Readers Appreciation Giveaway put together by 10 of your fave authors!  Today Becky Wade closes out the event with a message for her readers. I love that we’ve set aside a whole week for reader appreciation!  I’m so, so thankful to you, Christian fiction readers.  Every time […]