Book Review: The Huntress of Thornbeck Forest by Melanie Dickerson

Book Review: The Huntress of Thornbeck Forest by Melanie Dickerson

Posted May 2, 2015 / 3 Comments

THE HUNTRESS OF THORNBECK FOREST by Melanie Dickerson SERIES: A Medieval Fairy Tale #1 GENRE: Historical Romance / Fairy Tale Retelling (Christian) PUBLISHER: Thomas Nelson RELEASE DATE: May 12, 2015 PAGES: 312 In the Robin Hood reimagining, a beautiful maiden poaches to feed the poor, while a handsome forester is […]


Author Interview: Melanie Dickerson & The Huntress of Thornbeck Forest

Author Interview: Melanie Dickerson & The Huntress of Thornbeck Forest

Posted April 30, 2015 / 39 Comments

Yes, that’s right! You read correctly. MELANIE DICKERSON is chatting with me today about her new fairy tale retelling The Huntress of Thornbeck Forest! I have pinched myself so many times that I’m starting to bruise lol. You all. Melanie. Dickerson. The queen of fairy tale retellings. (All of which I adore.) […]


Book Review: Taken by Dee Henderson

Book Review: Taken by Dee Henderson

Posted April 29, 2015 / 2 Comments

TAKEN by Dee Henderson GENRE: Romantic Suspense (Christian) PUBLISHER: Bethany House RELEASE DATE: April 28, 2015 PAGES: 433 An investigator who knows tragic loss firsthand, and his new client, missing far too long… Abducted at the age of sixteen and coerced into assisting the Jacoby crime family, Shannon Bliss has […]


Happy 85th Anniversary, Nancy Drew!!

Happy 85th Anniversary, Nancy Drew!!

Posted April 28, 2015 / 2 Comments

I cut my teeth on the Nancy Drew books. I also frequently morphed into Nancy Drew while biking around the neighborhood searching for strange and mysterious goings-on. But that’s a topic for another blog post. Or not. Today is a very special day in Nancy-Drew-dom! On April 28th, 1930, the […]


Author Interview: Pepper Basham & The Thorn Bearer

Author Interview: Pepper Basham & The Thorn Bearer

Posted April 26, 2015 / 29 Comments

Every once in a while, a book comes along that you know will stay with you forever.  Pepper Basham’s The Thorn Bearer is the latest to fall into that category for me. As I said in my review here, her characters are rich and her language is poetic but her theme […]


Favorites Friday Book Review: The Thorn Bearer by Pepper Basham

Favorites Friday Book Review: The Thorn Bearer by Pepper Basham

Posted April 24, 2015 / 23 Comments

THE THORN BEARER by Pepper Basham SERIES: Penned In Time #1 GENRE: Historical Romance (Christian) PUBLISHER: Vinspire RELEASE DATE: April 11, 2015 PAGES: 362 BRONZE MEDAL—CHRISTIAN FICTION—READERS FAVORITE BOOK AWARDS FINALIST—2015 GRACE AWARDS SHORT-LISTED—2015 INSPY AWARDS From the decks of the ill-fated Lusitania to the smoke-filled trenches of France, Ashleigh […]


Book Review: Five Days in Skye by Carla Laureano

Book Review: Five Days in Skye by Carla Laureano

Posted April 21, 2015 / 8 Comments

FIVE DAYS IN SKYE by Carla Laureano SERIES: MacDonald Family Trilogy #1 GENRE: Contemporary Romance (Christian) PUBLISHER: David C. Cook RELEASE DATE: June 10, 2013 PAGES: 332 RITA award winner! Andrea Sullivan is so consumed by her hospitality-consultant job that she’s forgotten what brings her joy. She dreads her new […]


Author Interview: Varina Denman & Jaded

Author Interview: Varina Denman & Jaded

Posted April 19, 2015 / 35 Comments

Since Jaded has the honor of being the first book I reviewed on my blog, I felt it would be fitting if Varina Denman was the first author I interviewed on the blog as well. (Okay, so she’s also the first author I’ve interviewed ever but let’s keep that our little […]


Favorites Friday Book Review: Danger In The Shadows by Dee Henderson

Favorites Friday Book Review: Danger In The Shadows by Dee Henderson

Posted April 17, 2015 / 4 Comments

DANGER IN THE SHADOWS by Dee Henderson SERIES: O’Malley prequel GENRE: Romantic Suspense (Christian) PUBLISHER: Tyndale House RELEASE DATE: July 28, 1999 PAGES: 324 Sara’s terrified. She’s falling in love. And if that’s not bad enough, it’s with former pro football player Adam Black, a man everyone knows. That fact […]


Book Review: The Princess Spy by Melanie Dickerson

Book Review: The Princess Spy by Melanie Dickerson

Posted April 16, 2015 / 8 Comments

THE PRINCESS SPY by Melanie Dickerson SERIES: Fairy Tale Romance #5 GENRE: Young Adult Romance/Fairy Tale Retelling (Christian) PUBLISHER: Zondervan RELEASE DATE: November 4, 2014 PAGES: 300 In this historical fairy-tale romance book from bestselling author Melanie Dickerson, based on The Princess and the Frog, Margaretha hopes to find her […]


Book Review: Together With You by Victoria Bylin

Book Review: Together With You by Victoria Bylin

Posted April 12, 2015 / 29 Comments

TOGETHER WITH YOU by Victoria Bylin GENRE: Contemporary Romance (Christian) PUBLISHER: Bethany House RELEASE DATE: March 31, 2015 PAGES: 338 Sometimes the most unexpected love can be exactly what a heart needs… When a Lost Child warning blares over the mall’s PA system, Carly Mason finds the little girl playing […]


Book Review: The Seeker by Ann H. Gabhart

Book Review: The Seeker by Ann H. Gabhart

Posted April 11, 2015 / 7 Comments

THE SEEKER by Ann H. Gabhart SERIES: Shaker #3 GENRE: Historical Fiction/Romance (Christian) PUBLISHER: Revell RELEASE DATE: July 1, 2010 PAGES: 416 Charlotte Vance is a young woman who knows what she wants. But when the man she planned to marry joins the Shakers–a religious group that does not marry–she […]


Book Review: Jaded by Varina Denman

Book Review: Jaded by Varina Denman

Posted April 10, 2015 / 14 Comments

JADED by Varina Denman SERIES: Mended Hearts #1 GENRE: Contemporary Romance (Christian) PUBLISHER: David C. Cook RELEASE DATE: March 1, 2015 PAGES: 432 As a child, Ruthie was shunned by the local congregation. Thirteen years later, Ruthie’s heart begins to stir when an attractive single preacher arrives. But their relationship […]