Book Review (and a Giveaway!): No Small Storm by Anne Mateer

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): No Small Storm by Anne Mateer

Posted February 7, 2018 / 38 Comments

September 1815, Providence, Rhode Island Thirty-year-old Remembrance “Mem” Wilkins loves her solitary life running the farm and orchard she inherited from her father and has no plans to give up her independence. Especially not for the likes of Mr. Graham Lott. But when Mem is unable to harvest the apples […]




Top Ten Tuesday: Tales from the Deepest Corners of my TBR Pile

Top Ten Tuesday: Tales from the Deepest Corners of my TBR Pile

Posted February 6, 2018 / 49 Comments

Happy Tuesday, friends! Today’s topic is books that have been on our TBR lists the longest & we still haven’t read them. Which could also be titled “Books that fill my bookish readingasfastasIcan heart with guilt”. It has nothing to do with lack of interest and everything to do with […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Molly Jebber & Liza’s Second Chance

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Molly Jebber & Liza’s Second Chance

Posted February 5, 2018 / 37 Comments

As part of the Celebrate Lit blog tour for Liza’s Second Chance, I’m delighted to welcome Molly Jebber to the blog today! Molly Jebber’s books have been featured on Publisher’s Weekly’s Best Ten Recommended Reads, in USA Today’s HEA, Romantic Times and many other media sites. She’s tours and speaks […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Ain’t Misbehaving by Marji Laine

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Ain’t Misbehaving by Marji Laine

Posted February 5, 2018 / 33 Comments

True, Annalee’s crime amounted to very little, but not in terms of community service hours. Her probation officer encouraged her with a promise of an easy job in an air conditioned downtown environment. She didn’t expect her role to be little better than a janitor at an after-school day care […]


A Few Football Reads for Game Day!

A Few Football Reads for Game Day!

Posted February 4, 2018 / 21 Comments

Happy Super Bowl Sunday! Are you stuck at a game day party and just wish you could read instead? Well… here are a few books that are at least on topic, in case your friends give you the evil eye 😉 Special thanks to Beth Erin @ Faithfully Bookish and […]


Some Goodreads Giveaways and Weekly Update for February 3

Some Goodreads Giveaways and Weekly Update for February 3

Posted February 3, 2018 / 16 Comments

Happy Saturday & Happy February! I’m probably the only person happy about the fact that the groundhog predicted 6 more weeks of winter. Because we haven’t really had winter here yet. Here are the Goodreads giveaways ending this week that I thought might be of interest to y’all. Best of […]



Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Paula Mowery & Lamp Unto Her Feet

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Paula Mowery & Lamp Unto Her Feet

Posted February 2, 2018 / 23 Comments

Please join me in welcoming Paula Mowery to the blog today! Paula Mowery is a published author and speaker. Her first two published works were The Blessing Seer and Be The Blessing from Pelican Book Group. Both are women’s fiction, and their themes have been the topics of speaking engagements. […]


First Line Friday (week 91): Home

First Line Friday (week 91): Home

Posted February 2, 2018 / 31 Comments

Happy Friday! And welcome to First Line Fridays, hosted by Hoarding Books!!! Since it’s Friday, it’s time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line. I’m continuing my feature of award nominees/finalists that I haven’t used for a FLF post before. Today’s theme […]



Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Her Good Girl by Elaine Stock

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Her Good Girl by Elaine Stock

Posted February 1, 2018 / 27 Comments

Sometimes digging deep frees you to bloom. Sadie Tremont’s will to survive is killing her. Almost 18, she’s battled one mysterious illness after another. Tara-Lynn, her mom, insists she’s the only one with the ultimate cure. Sadie can’t depend on her dad to help when his only interest is underground […]




Top Ten Tuesday: I Can’t Believe I Read the Whole Thing!

Top Ten Tuesday: I Can’t Believe I Read the Whole Thing!

Posted January 30, 2018 / 34 Comments

Happy Tuesday, dear reading friends! Today’s theme from That Artsy Reader Girl for Top Ten Tuesday is ‘books i can’t believe i read’. Now, I could immediately think of a few that belonged on this list – those books that had me hitting my head against a wall (or wanting […]


Author Interview: Nancy C. Anderson & Avoiding the Greener Grass Syndrome

Author Interview: Nancy C. Anderson & Avoiding the Greener Grass Syndrome

Posted January 29, 2018 / 8 Comments

Please join me today in welcoming author Nancy Anderson to the blog! Nancy C. Anderson is an award-winning writer who has contributed to thirty books, including six Chicken Soup for the Soul titles. She is also the author of Avoiding the Greener Grass Syndrome: How to Grow Affair-Proof Hedges Around […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Their Daring Hearts by Sharlene MacLaren

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Their Daring Hearts by Sharlene MacLaren

Posted January 29, 2018 / 21 Comments

Levi Albright rebelled against his Quaker roots to fight for abolition in the Union army in the first year of the Civil War. Two years later, 19-year-old destitute orphan Josephine Winters, with her chopped hair, boy’s clothes, and new name, “Snipp,” enlists in the Union army out of desperation. Just […]


Some Goodreads Giveaways and Weekly Update for January 27

Some Goodreads Giveaways and Weekly Update for January 27

Posted January 27, 2018 / 6 Comments

Happy last Saturday in January! 😯 How did that happen?? Here are the Goodreads giveaways ending this week that I thought might be of interest to y’all. Best of luck to each of you! ? As always, clicking on the covers will take you to the giveaways and neither myself […]


Author Interview: Mesu Andrews & Isaiah’s Daughter

Author Interview: Mesu Andrews & Isaiah’s Daughter

Posted January 26, 2018 / 11 Comments

As part of the Isaiah’s Daughter blog tour, I am absolutely delighted to welcome Mesu Andrews to the blog today – I adore her as an author but even more as a person! (You can follow along with the blog tour here.) Mesu Andrews and her husband, Roy, live in […]