Top Ten Tuesday:  Authors I’ve Read the Most

Top Ten Tuesday: Authors I’ve Read the Most

Posted August 11, 2015 / 92 Comments

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly link-up hosted by the girls at The Broke and The Bookish. Today’s topic is all about the authors I’ve read the most books from.  (That sentence structure drives me crazy but it is what it is lol.)  As I perused my Goodreads “Read” shelf […]



Waiting on Wednesday: Falling Like Snowflakes by Denise Hunter

Waiting on Wednesday: Falling Like Snowflakes by Denise Hunter

Posted August 5, 2015 / 25 Comments

This is the first week I’ve done this particular link-up (hosted by Jill @ BreakingTheSpine) but there are so many great books coming out the next half of this year! I’m looking forward to seeing everyone else’s picks too because… you know… I clearly need more books to read. LOL! […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Fairytale Retellings

Top Ten Tuesday: Fairytale Retellings

Posted August 4, 2015 / 73 Comments

I am SO EXCITED about this week’s Top Ten Tuesday theme: Fairytale Retellings.  Why? Because I adore fairytales. Ever since my four-year-old self cascaded down the grand staircase at the Coronado Theater after seeing Cinderella for the first time, I have been a fairytale junkie. My Favorite Fairytale Retellings: (You will […]


Review: Not by Sight by Kate Breslin |New Release

Review: Not by Sight by Kate Breslin |New Release

Posted August 3, 2015 / 4 Comments

A little bit Scarlet Pimpernel, a little bit Beauty and the Beast, and a little bit Phantom of the Opera,  Kate Breslin’s sophomore novel Not By Sight is more than a little bit perfect. Romance, espionage and friendship collide in this stunning tale set in England during the First World War. With Britain caught up […]



Review: After A Fashion (A Class Of Their Own #1) by Jen Turano

Review: After A Fashion (A Class Of Their Own #1) by Jen Turano

Posted July 30, 2015 / 3 Comments

When you read a book by Jen Turano, prepare to alternately laugh and swoon.  Sometimes you skip the “alternately” clause and head straight for “simultaneously”.  During the course of the book, you may also find yourself holding your breath, biting your nails, flailing dramatically, and grinning.  So much grinning. Miss […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Ten Characters Who Are Fellow Book Nerds

Posted July 28, 2015 / 7 Comments

On this week’s Top Ten Tuesday (hosted by BrokeandBookish), we are talking about characters who share our love of books. Several popped immediately to mind; others took a little digging through the recesses of my Goodreads lists. Pushing my list over 10 (I’m such a rebel), I’ve also included some […]





Giveaway: ‘Among the Fair Magnolias’ Southern Hearts Kindle Fire Giveaway

Giveaway: ‘Among the Fair Magnolias’ Southern Hearts Kindle Fire Giveaway

Posted July 23, 2015 / 1 Comment

Four best-selling novelists bring tales of four Southern women who face near impossible choices on their journeys in life and in love during the most turbulent decade of our nation’s history in Among the Fair Magnolias. Don’t miss this collection of stories from Tamera Alexander, Shelley Gray, Dorothy Love, and Elizabeth Musser. Join the authors […]


Book Review: Brightest and Best by Olivia Newport

Book Review: Brightest and Best by Olivia Newport

Posted July 22, 2015 / 3 Comments

The collapse of a schoolhouse puts pressure on Amish families and their long-held educational values. Ella Hilty anticipates marrying Gideon Wittner and becoming a mother to his children. In a whirling clash of values, Ella seeks the solid ground that seems to have slipped away. Margaret Simpson, an English schoolteacher, […]


Review: Tattered and Mended by Cynthia Ruchti (plus a giveaway!)

Review: Tattered and Mended by Cynthia Ruchti (plus a giveaway!)

Posted July 21, 2015 / 1 Comment

“People are tattered. Some say, ‘Then let’s make tattered fashionable.’ But God invites us to mend.” In her new book Tattered and Mended: The Art of Healing the Wounded Soul, author Cynthia Ruchti takes the reader through a gallery of the restored and reclaimed and draws tender parallels between the […]


Review: Silent Night Standoff by Susan Sleeman

Review: Silent Night Standoff by Susan Sleeman

Posted July 20, 2015 / 6 Comments

I absolutely adore Christmas. It’s my favorite holiday, and each year around December (ok. October.) I load up my TBR stack/pile/tower with Christmas-themed novels and settle in for cozy holiday reads.  To beat the crazy summer heat we are experiencing right now, I’m all for starting my yuletide readathon a […]




Review: Gone Without A Trace by Patricia Bradley |New Release

Review: Gone Without A Trace by Patricia Bradley |New Release

Posted July 15, 2015 / 2 Comments

Missing women, a seriously messed-up bad guy, and moments of pulse-racing suspense will keep you riveted to the page in Patricia Bradley’s latest contribution to the Logan Point series, Gone Without A Trace. Summary: The past is repeating itself–and time is running out. It’s been more than two years since homicide […]


Review: Picture Perfect Love by Melissa McClone

Review: Picture Perfect Love by Melissa McClone

Posted July 14, 2015 / 8 Comments

When image becomes everything, it’s up to love to refocus the heart. Photographer Jenna Harrison wants every bride and groom to look picture perfect on their special day, putting her heart into every wedding to give the couple memorable images of their love. But her own heart is still broken, […]