Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Alaskan Catch by Beth Carpenter

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Alaskan Catch by Beth Carpenter

Posted August 16, 2017 / 17 Comments

On Tour with Prism Book Tours Where life’s currents take you… Dana Raynott just traveled 3,600 miles to reunite with the brother who changed his name and fled to Alaska nineteen years ago. It’s impossible not to be moved by this wild, breathtaking state, even if Dana’s no closer to finding […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Recommended Time-Slip Novels

Top Ten Tuesday: Recommended Time-Slip Novels

Posted August 15, 2017 / 50 Comments

Time-slip novels are quickly becoming one of my fave sub-genres in fiction. They blend contemporary with historical and usually have a little bit of mystery thrown in. Best of all worlds, right there! These dual timeline novels are not time-travel books, but rather stories whose perspective slips back and forth […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Bounty Hunter by Lynette Eason

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Bounty Hunter by Lynette Eason

Posted August 15, 2017 / 14 Comments

ON A KILLER’S TRAIL While on a mission to bring his sister’s killer to justice, bounty hunter Riley Martelli spots a missing FBI agent in a Colorado national park. When he calls in the tip, he’s joined in his search by Special Agent Harper Prentiss. Harper, aided by her faithful […]


Sunday Book Club: On Book Clubs

Sunday Book Club: On Book Clubs

Posted August 13, 2017 / 10 Comments

Happy Sunday!! I am continuing to go through the topics you posted when I asked what you wanted to talk about in future Sunday Book Clubs posts. Today’s topic comes from Rebecca Maney: As the facilitator for a “live” book club, I would love to hear how others choose their […]


Some Goodreads Giveaways and Weekly Blog Update for August 12

Some Goodreads Giveaways and Weekly Blog Update for August 12

Posted August 12, 2017 / 1 Comment

Happy Saturday, my friends! 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 nor my blog are in any […]



New Releases I’m Excited About: Fall 2017 Mystery/Suspense

New Releases I’m Excited About: Fall 2017 Mystery/Suspense

Posted August 11, 2017 / 20 Comments

Yay! We’ve made it to my very favorite genre – MYSTERY/SUSPENSE. Here are the releases I’m looking forward to from September thru December. Here’s the breakdown for the week’s posts: Monday – Contemporary Fiction Tuesday – Fantasy/YA Wednesday – Historical Fiction Thursday – Amish Fiction Today – Mystery/Suspense Saturday – […]


First Line Friday (week 70): The Space Between Words

First Line Friday (week 70): The Space Between Words

Posted August 11, 2017 / 28 Comments

Happy Friday! Probably as you’re reading this, I am in Cincinnati, stuffing #CFRR2017 swag bags full of goodies and free books!! Watch for pics in the next few days 🙂 Since it’s Friday, it’s time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line. […]


Author Interview: Jonathan Daugherty & Secrets

Author Interview: Jonathan Daugherty & Secrets

Posted August 10, 2017 / 0 Comments

As part of the Litfuse Blog Tour for Secrets, I am pleased to welcome Jonathan Daugherty to the blog today! Jonathan Daugherty is the founder of Be Broken Ministries, and founder of Gateway to Freedom workshop for men. He also hosts the weekly radio broadcast, Pure Sex Radio, and is […]


New Releases I’m Excited About: Fall 2017 Amish Fiction

New Releases I’m Excited About: Fall 2017 Amish Fiction

Posted August 10, 2017 / 7 Comments

Today we’re going to continue our peek at some of the Fall 2017 releases I’m looking forward to by glancing at AMISH FICTION new releases from September thru December. Here’s the breakdown for the week’s posts: Monday – Contemporary Fiction Tuesday – Fantasy/YA Wednesday – Historical Fiction Today – Amish […]


Book Review: Ascension of Larks by Rachel Linden

Book Review: Ascension of Larks by Rachel Linden

Posted August 10, 2017 / 4 Comments

When globetrotting photographer Magdalena Henry loses the only man she’s ever loved, she risks her stellar career to care for his widow and young children on a remote island in the Pacific Northwest. Free-spirited and fiercely independent, Maggie adores her life of travel and adventure. But she has a secret. […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Searching for Irene by Marlene Bateman

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Searching for Irene by Marlene Bateman

Posted August 9, 2017 / 28 Comments

What happened to Irene? When Anna Coughlin, a modern 1920’s woman, travels to the secluded hills of Virginia to work for wealthy Lawrence Richardson, she discovers that the previous secretary, Irene, has mysteriously disappeared. Upon arriving at the castle-like mansion, Anna finds that Lawrence’s handsome, but antagonistic son, Tyler, wants […]


New Releases I’m Excited About: Fall 2017 Historical Fiction

New Releases I’m Excited About: Fall 2017 Historical Fiction

Posted August 9, 2017 / 31 Comments

We’ve been taking a glance this week at some of the books I’m excited about, releasing September – December this year. Today we’re going to look at HISTORICAL FICTION new releases through the end of the year. This is always one of my fave posts during ‘new release week’ because […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): A Door Cracked Open by Carmina Edwards

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): A Door Cracked Open by Carmina Edwards

Posted August 9, 2017 / 23 Comments

Raised in a mean-spirited, poverty-stricken home in the seventies, where her quarrelsome father tries to squash her carefree spirit and her three siblings make fun of her, Amy struggles to understand what value she has. Somehow finding God in the midst of an atheist upbringing, she perseveres to grow up […]




New Releases I’m Excited About: Fall 2017 Contemporary Fiction

New Releases I’m Excited About: Fall 2017 Contemporary Fiction

Posted August 7, 2017 / 44 Comments

Yay! It’s my favorite week of each season – a week of posts about the upcoming new releases that I’m excited about!! Sadly, I have come to accept that I can’t possibly read them ALL while they are still considered new releases, but that has not stopped me from adding […]



Sunday Book Club: A Seriesous Discussion

Sunday Book Club: A Seriesous Discussion

Posted August 6, 2017 / 46 Comments

Happy Sunday, my friends! A couple of weeks ago, I asked YOU what you wanted to talk about in future Sunday Book Clubs and you came up with some fantastic topics! DeAnna Dodson said: I’d like to know what readers like best in a series.   Excellent question! I personally […]


Some Goodreads Giveaways and Weekly Blog Update for August 5

Some Goodreads Giveaways and Weekly Blog Update for August 5

Posted August 5, 2017 / 13 Comments

I hope you all are having a blessed Saturday! I am busy getting ready to head to Cincinnati for this year’s Christian Fiction Readers Retreat!!! Eeeeep!! I’m so excited!!!! Here are the Goodreads giveaways ending this week that I thought might be of interest to y’all. Best of luck to […]