Book Review (and a Giveaway!): A Priceless Find by Kate James

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): A Priceless Find by Kate James

Posted October 6, 2017 / 31 Comments

On Tour with Prism Book Tours. Can opposites really attract? A robbery followed by the discovery of a forgery at a respected art gallery thrusts Chelsea Owens into the center of an investigation headed by Detective Sam Eldridge. The instant chemistry between the high-spirited aspiring curator and the tall, dark, brooding […]


First Line Friday (week 78): A Dangerous Engagement

First Line Friday (week 78): A Dangerous Engagement

Posted October 6, 2017 / 43 Comments

I’m SO EXCITED!! Welcome to First Line Fridays, hosted by Hoarding Books!!! More info on that in a sec. For now, 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 A Dangerous Engagement […]


My Fave Reads of September 2017

My Fave Reads of September 2017

Posted October 5, 2017 / 16 Comments

Hey – look who’s posting her fave reads of September before November! 😀 There’s a pretty good mix of genres here, a little bit of everything. And I already have a couple fave reads in October too so it looks like a great month ahead!           […]



Author Interview: Cindy Woodsmall & Gathering the Threads

Author Interview: Cindy Woodsmall & Gathering the Threads

Posted October 4, 2017 / 4 Comments

As part of the Litfuse Blog Tour for Gathering the Threads, I am honored to welcome author Cindy Woodsmall to the blog today! Cindy Woodsmall is the “New York Times” and CBA best-selling author of nineteen works of fiction and non-fiction with more than a million copies sold. Her connection […]



Cover Reveal (and a Giveaway!): A Mother For His Family by Susanne Dietze

Cover Reveal (and a Giveaway!): A Mother For His Family by Susanne Dietze

Posted October 4, 2017 / 9 Comments

GENRE: Inspirational Historical Romance PUBLISHER: Love Inspired Historicals RELEASE DATE: January 2, 2018 PAGES: 288 Lady Helena Stanhope’s reputation is in tatters…and she’s lost any hope for a “respectable” ton marriage. An arranged union is the only solution. But once Helena weds formidable Scottish widower John Gordon, Lord Ardoch, and […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Crown of Souls by Ronie Kendig

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Crown of Souls by Ronie Kendig

Posted October 3, 2017 / 64 Comments

Six months after stopping a deadly plague, Cole “Tox” Russell and his team are enjoying a little rest. That peace is short-lived when a sniper shot hits Tox. The enemy is discovered to be one of their own, a rogue Special Forces team operator. Alec King is perhaps the only […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Carrie Fancett Pagels & ‘Love’s Escape’

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Carrie Fancett Pagels & ‘Love’s Escape’

Posted October 3, 2017 / 92 Comments

  Dr. Carrie is in the house today, y’all! She’s talking about her newest novella – ‘Love’s Escape’ from The Captive Brides Collection – and one of my very favorite historical topics, the Underground Railroad. Carrie Fancett Pagels, Ph.D., is the award-winning author of fifteen Christian historical romances, including ECPA […]


Top Ten Tuesday: My Fave Book Boyfriends of 2017

Top Ten Tuesday: My Fave Book Boyfriends of 2017

Posted October 3, 2017 / 57 Comments

Did anyone else jump for joy when they discovered that this week’s Top Ten Tuesday theme from The Broke & The Bookish is ‘book boyfriends’? No? Just me then. 😉 Since I may have talked about book boyfriends a time or ten before now (ad nauseum, you say? Oh well…. […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Melissa Tagg & All This Time

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Melissa Tagg & All This Time

Posted October 2, 2017 / 130 Comments

I have loved following this author’s facebook posts, even before I’d read one of her books. She’s all kinds of delightful and real, and I have total decor envy about her cute home. I had the privilege of meeting her at this year’s CFRR in Cincinnati and I’m pretty sure […]


Book Review: A New Shade of Summer by Nicole Deese

Book Review: A New Shade of Summer by Nicole Deese

Posted October 2, 2017 / 18 Comments

As an artist, Callie Quinn relies on inspiration to guide her wandering soul. This summer she accepts a short-term muralist job in her sister’s charming town to spend some much-needed time with her family. After meeting her nephew’s friend, Brandon, she’s eager to draw out his untapped artistic talents—however, it’s […]



Sunday Book Club: Falling Into Fall Reads

Sunday Book Club: Falling Into Fall Reads

Posted October 1, 2017 / 27 Comments

Can you believe it’s already October?!? That means Christmas is about two months away… and then 2018 is right around the corner. Something else around the corner in October? My dreaded 40th birthday. Ugh. Has anyone figured out how to age backwards yet? Because I’ll pay. Anywho… It’s officially fall […]


Some Goodreads Giveaways & Weekly Update for September 30

Some Goodreads Giveaways & Weekly Update for September 30

Posted September 30, 2017 / 11 Comments

Happy last day of September! Where has this year gone?? 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 (and a Giveaway!): Toni Shiloh & Returning Home

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Toni Shiloh & Returning Home

Posted September 29, 2017 / 36 Comments

Yay! My friend Toni is here today to chat about her new book, Returning Home. Toni Shiloh is a wife, mom, and Christian fiction writer. Once she understood the powerful saving grace thanks to the love of Christ, she was moved to honor her Savior. She writes to bring Him […]


First Line Friday (week 77): The Secret Life of Sarah Hollenbeck

First Line Friday (week 77): The Secret Life of Sarah Hollenbeck

Posted September 29, 2017 / 42 Comments

Happy Friday! Remember that exciting news I was talking about?? It’s LIVE! And to launch the Hoarding Books blog, we’ve got a great giveaway going on. Click the image below to enter! Coming October 6th… a new way to First Line Friday If you’ve ever debated joining us but weren’t […]


Guest Post: Nicole Deese tours the setting of A New Shade of Summer

Guest Post: Nicole Deese tours the setting of A New Shade of Summer

Posted September 28, 2017 / 14 Comments

  I adore today’s guest – and her acceptance speech at the ACFW Carol Awards this past weekend had me in tears! Congratulations, Nicole, for the Contemporary Romance win for A Season to Love! Award-winning author Nicole Deese is a full time lover of humorous, heartfelt, and hope-filled fiction. When […]


Author Interview: Tricia Goyer & Walk It Out

Author Interview: Tricia Goyer & Walk It Out

Posted September 28, 2017 / 2 Comments

We know her for her novels, but my second guest for today also writes non-fiction! Tricia Goyer is a prolific author of more than sixty books. She is a homeschooling mom of ten, grandmother of four, and wife to John. She is the founder of Hope Pregnancy Center in Kalispell, […]