Book Review: A Moonbow Night by Laura Frantz

Book Review: A Moonbow Night by Laura Frantz

Posted January 30, 2017 / 29 Comments

After fleeing Virginia, Temperance Tucker and her family established an inn along the Shawnee River. It’s a welcome way station for settlers and frontiersmen traveling through the wild Cumberland region of Kentucke–men like Sion Morgan, a Virginia surveyor who arrives at the inn with his crew looking for an experienced […]


Sunday Book Club: Book Nerd Problems

Sunday Book Club: Book Nerd Problems

Posted January 29, 2017 / 43 Comments

Today on the Sunday Book Club, let’s talk about book nerd problems. You know what I mean – those humorous little quirks that only true book nerds understand. For instance – worrying that you’ll die before you finish reading all the books you want to read. Or, the fact that […]


Author Interview: Jim Baton

Author Interview: Jim Baton

Posted January 29, 2017 / 11 Comments

Hello, my friends! I have been looking forward to this interview all month, and it may in fact be the most important one I’ve ever done. My chat with author Jim Baton was scheduled weeks ago… for this day…. and now as I re-read our discussion and I look around […]


Some Goodreads Giveaways and Weekly Blog Update for January 28

Some Goodreads Giveaways and Weekly Blog Update for January 28

Posted January 28, 2017 / 16 Comments

Wow! Where did January go?!? Has anyone won any Goodreads giveaways this month? I’d love to know! 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 […]


Book Review: Rise by Cara Brookins

Book Review: Rise by Cara Brookins

Posted January 28, 2017 / 0 Comments

If you were inspired by Wild and Eat, Pray, Love, you’ll love this extraordinary true story of a woman taking the greatest risk of her life in order to heal from the unthinkable. After escaping an abusive marriage, Cara Brookins had four children to provide for and no one to […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Surround Me by Marguerite Martin Gray

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Surround Me by Marguerite Martin Gray

Posted January 28, 2017 / 8 Comments

As part of the Singing Librarian Books tour, I am reposting my review for Surround Me! Returning to Charles Town, Louis faces obstacles surrounding his engagement to Elizabeth and a city questioning its role in a volatile resistance to British rule. As the dark curtain of the rumors of revolution […]


Book Review: The Scarlet Coat by Angela K. Couch

Book Review: The Scarlet Coat by Angela K. Couch

Posted January 27, 2017 / 24 Comments

Surrounded by the musket fire of the American Revolution, Rachel Garnet prays for her family to be safe. When the British invade the Mohawk Valley and her father and brother don’t return from the battle, she goes in pursuit of them. She finds her brother alive but her father has […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Caryl McAdoo

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Caryl McAdoo

Posted January 27, 2017 / 31 Comments

Click here to purchase your copy. I’m pleased to be part of the Celebrate Lit Blog Tour for Covering Love, and I’m also pleased to welcome the book’s author Caryl McAdoo to the blog as part of that tour! I got to meet Caryl at CFRR2016 in Nashville, and she […]


First Line Friday (Week 43): When Love Matters Most

First Line Friday (Week 43): When Love Matters Most

Posted January 27, 2017 / 47 Comments

It’s Friday! Finally!!! (Anyone else?) That means 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 When Love Matters Most by Kate James. And the first line is… “‘Enrique flinched at the burst of gunfire.” So… what’s […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway): Jocelyn Green

Author Interview (and a Giveaway): Jocelyn Green

Posted January 26, 2017 / 20 Comments

Eeep!!! Jocelyn Green is here today!! I became a fan from the moment I read Widow of Gettysburg and I continue to be one with her newest book The Mark of The King. I reviewed it for RT Book Reviews so I can’t review it here, but follow along with […]


Indie & Small Press Fiction Releasing in January

Indie & Small Press Fiction Releasing in January

Posted January 26, 2017 / 17 Comments

I’m starting a new monthly blog series today with a look at some of the indie and small press titles that are releasing in January. Sometimes it’s hard to find out about these titles, because authors don’t often have a long lead time ahead of the publication date. So, I’m […]



Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Keith Korman

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Keith Korman

Posted January 24, 2017 / 3 Comments

I’m happy to be participating in the Litfuse Blog Tour for Keith Korman’s book Eden: The Animals’ Parable by welcoming Keith to the blog for a Q&A! Keith Korman is a literary agent and novelist. Over the years he has represented many nationally-known writers of fiction and non-fiction at his family’s literary […]


Top Ten Tuesday: My Favorite Book Boyfriends of 2016

Top Ten Tuesday: My Favorite Book Boyfriends of 2016

Posted January 24, 2017 / 55 Comments

This week is a freebie week on Top Ten Tuesday and I decided to put together a list of my favorite book boyfriends of 2016 (as the title of this post would suggest). And… let’s just go ahead and get this out of the way right now … there’s way […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Erica Vetsch

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Erica Vetsch

Posted January 23, 2017 / 73 Comments

Yay! I love doing these author interviews, but it’s especially fun when I get to chat with one of my friends. Such is the case today in my Q&A with Erica Vetsch! I’m also thinking in hindsight that I should have asked her to explain the Kansas Jayhawks cheer “Rock […]


Book Review: Legacy Redeemed by Aubrey Grayson

Book Review: Legacy Redeemed by Aubrey Grayson

Posted January 23, 2017 / 16 Comments

Susannah Blackmon is desperate when she learns her fiancé jilted her and her dowry is gone. Her guardian devises a nefarious scheme to ensnare Susannah in an unsavory life, and she knows she must flee. But to where? When she meets a mysterious stranger at a masquerade ball, he inadvertently […]


Book Review (and a Freebie!): Red Rose Bouquet by Jennifer Rodewald

Book Review (and a Freebie!): Red Rose Bouquet by Jennifer Rodewald

Posted January 22, 2017 / 17 Comments

The dark places in life have taught her this much—some things simply cannot be forgiven. Cheryl Thompson learned over a decade ago to guard her shattered heart with a veil of cold indifference. Life since that day has been an endless cycle of detachment and loneliness, followed by superficial relationships. […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Tangle of Strings by Ashley Farley

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Tangle of Strings by Ashley Farley

Posted January 22, 2017 / 6 Comments

On Tour with Prism Book Tours. A nearly tragic accident leads to a discovery that rocks the Sweeney family’s world   Some families never resolve conflicts. Not so with the Sweeneys. Their sense of family, their love for one another, and their willingness to forgive have always triumphed and brought them […]


Sunday Book Club: Brick and Mortar

Sunday Book Club: Brick and Mortar

Posted January 22, 2017 / 31 Comments

Good Sunday morning to you! Today, let’s talk about the good old brick and mortar bookstores. Barnes and Noble. Ummm… are there any other chains still out there? LOL. We have a large local semi-chain bookstore here in central Kentucky – Joseph Beth Booksellers. And of course Half Price Books. […]


Some Goodreads Giveaways and Weekly Blog Update for January 21

Some Goodreads Giveaways and Weekly Blog Update for January 21

Posted January 21, 2017 / 17 Comments

Thank you thank you to everyone who came to my Facebook party last night, celebrating 1000 likes/follows on the blog’s facebook page. If you weren’t able to make it this time, no worries! We’ll catch up next time, ok? 🙂 But I don’t want you to miss this great video […]