Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Heather Day Gilbert

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Heather Day Gilbert

Posted November 2, 2016 / 75 Comments

Hi y’all! Happy Wednesday 🙂 I’m so excited for the chance to chat with author Heather Day Gilbert today! Her books are on my “MUST READ THESE SOON LIKERIGHTNOW” list lol. #bookbloggerlife #neverenoughtime HEATHER DAY GILBERT, a Grace Award winner and bestselling author, writes novels that capture life in all […]


Announcing the WINNER of the Bookish Gifts Prize Pack Giveaway

Announcing the WINNER of the Bookish Gifts Prize Pack Giveaway

Posted November 1, 2016 / 3 Comments

CONGRATULATIONS to the winner of the Bookish Gifts Prize Pack Giveaway! Katherine Good I’ve contacted Katherine and will send her info to the shop owners post haste 🙂 If you didn’t win, don’t forget about the EXCLUSIVE coupon codes for my readers from several of the shops on my list! […]



Book Review: The Name I Call Myself by Beth Moran

Book Review: The Name I Call Myself by Beth Moran

Posted October 31, 2016 / 13 Comments

All Faith Harp wants is a quiet life–to take care of her troubled brother, Sam, earn enough money to stop the poverty wolves snapping at her heels, and to keep her past buried as deep as possible. And after years of upheaval, she might have just about managed it: Sam’s […]


Book Review: My Enemy My Heart by Laurie Alice Eakes

Book Review: My Enemy My Heart by Laurie Alice Eakes

Posted October 31, 2016 / 7 Comments

The sea is Deirdre MacKenzie’s home, and the crew of her father’s Baltimore clipper is the only family she loves. She’s happier wearing breeches and climbing the rigging of the Maid of Alexandria than donning a dress and learning to curtsy. But when the War of 1812 erupts, the ship […]


Book Review: Be The Miracle by Delores Liesner

Book Review: Be The Miracle by Delores Liesner

Posted October 30, 2016 / 4 Comments

Whether we title these unexplainable happenings miracles, God-sightings, or some other name, people love to hear of such occurrences. Why? They increase our faith by providing evidence of the miraculous in our everyday lives and heighten awareness of God’s desire to minister personally to us and through us. Unique connecting […]


Sunday Book Club: Currently Reading

Sunday Book Club: Currently Reading

Posted October 30, 2016 / 42 Comments

Happy Sunday morning, my friends!! Last week, I did a post on Bookish Gift Ideas (still time to enter the GIVEAWAY!) and one of the items I featured was the Bookish-Type Candles set from Novelly Yours. One of the candles is called “Currently Reading” which is one of my very […]


Some Goodreads Giveaways and Weekly Update for October 29

Some Goodreads Giveaways and Weekly Update for October 29

Posted October 29, 2016 / 10 Comments

Happy weekend, my friends!!! My apologies for not doing a Goodreads giveaways/weekly update post last Saturday but I was in the throes of a stomach bug and not quite in the land of the living. I am happy to report that the virus has been vanquished and I am almost […]


First Line Friday (Week 30): Buying Love

First Line Friday (Week 30): Buying Love

Posted October 28, 2016 / 42 Comments

Happy Friday!!! Since it’s Friday, it’s also time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line! The book I’m featuring today is Buying Love by Toni Shiloh! And the first line is…. “Nina Warrenton checked her watch for the umpteenth time.” (I love […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Toni Shiloh and Buying Love

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Toni Shiloh and Buying Love

Posted October 28, 2016 / 33 Comments

I’m so excited to talk with my friend Toni Shiloh today as part of the Celebrate Lit blog tour for her novel, Buying Love! Toni Shiloh is a wife, mom, and Christian fiction writer. Before pursuing her dream as a writer, Toni served in the United States Air Force. It […]


Author Interview: Christa Allan

Author Interview: Christa Allan

Posted October 27, 2016 / 13 Comments

Good morning all! Today, I am honored to have Christa Allan join me on the blog! A true Southern woman who knows any cook worth her gumbo always starts with a roux and who never wears white after Labor Day, Christa Allan writes women’s fiction, stories of hope and redemption. […]



Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Beauty And Attention by Liz Rosenberg

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Beauty And Attention by Liz Rosenberg

Posted October 25, 2016 / 22 Comments

The riveting story of one brave young woman’s struggle to free herself from a web of deceit. For misfit Libby Archer, social expectations for young women in Rochester, New York, in the mid-1950s don’t work. Her father has died, leaving her without parents, and her well-meaning friends are pressuring her […]


Top Ten Tuesday: My Favorite Mystery/Suspense Series

Top Ten Tuesday: My Favorite Mystery/Suspense Series

Posted October 25, 2016 / 58 Comments

It’s Halloween Freebie week on Top Ten Tuesday! I’m not into vampires or werewolves (except Remus Lupin of course). I do like ghost stories but they have to be done right. I’ve only read two horror-type novels in my life – and liked them both – but they were really […]


Book Review: Inheriting Edith by Zoe Fishman

Book Review: Inheriting Edith by Zoe Fishman

Posted October 24, 2016 / 7 Comments

A poignant breakout novel, for fans of J. Courtney Sullivan and Elin Hilderbrand, about a single mother who inherits a beautiful beach house with a caveat—she must take care of the ornery elderly woman who lives in it. For years, Maggie Sheets has been an invisible hand in the glittering […]


Gift Ideas for the Bookworm (plus a Giveaway!)

Gift Ideas for the Bookworm (plus a Giveaway!)

Posted October 24, 2016 / 156 Comments

There are 8 weeks until Christmas.  More appropriately, there are only a few days until my birthday 😀 Either day sends people scurrying to come up with what to get a bookworm! (Other than books, of course. And Amazon gift cards.)  Ok… so maybe Christmas IS the bigger gift-buying occasion […]


The Sound of Silver Birthday Blog Tour & Giveaway

The Sound of Silver Birthday Blog Tour & Giveaway

Posted October 23, 2016 / 8 Comments

Hello, my friends! Welcome to The Sound of Silver birthday blog tour! I’m excited to be posting today about Rachelle Rea Cobb’s second installment in the Steadfast Love series, an inspirational historical romance set during the 16th century! Rachelle is also the author of The Sound of Diamonds, the first […]


First Line Friday (Week 29): The Merchant’s Daughter

First Line Friday (Week 29): The Merchant’s Daughter

Posted October 21, 2016 / 47 Comments

Y’all. It’s Friday!! Since it’s Friday, it’s also time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line! The book I’m featuring today is The Merchant’s Daughter by Melanie Dickerson. I chose this particular book on this particular day because a) this Beauty & […]


Author Interview: Kristen Heitzmann

Author Interview: Kristen Heitzmann

Posted October 21, 2016 / 10 Comments

I have been a fan of Kristen Heitzmann’s books ever since I first read Secrets … and then A Rush of Wings … oh and good goobers The Still of Night and The Breath of Dawn (tear your heart out GOOD) … and of course most recently Told You So […]