Book Review: A Faith of Her Own by Kathleen Fuller

Book Review: A Faith of Her Own by Kathleen Fuller

Posted June 1, 2015 / 3 Comments

A FAITH OF HER OWN by Kathleen Fuller SERIES: Middlefield Amish #1 GENRE: Contemporary/Amish Romance (Christian) PUBLISHER: Thomas Nelson RELEASE DATE: March 27, 2015 PAGES: 310 Can Anna Mae heed God’s call on her life, even if it means leaving behind everything she knows . . . and everyone she […]



Book Review: The Wood’s Edge by Lori Benton

Book Review: The Wood’s Edge by Lori Benton

Posted May 28, 2015 / 2 Comments

THE WOOD’S EDGE by Lori Benton SERIES: The Pathfinders #1 GENRE: Historical Fiction (Christian) PUBLISHER: WaterBrook RELEASE DATE: April 21, 2015 PAGES: 391 At the wood’s edge cultures collide. Can two families survive the impact? The 1757 New York frontier is home to the Oneida tribe and to British colonists, […]


Book Review: A Love Like Ours by Becky Wade

Book Review: A Love Like Ours by Becky Wade

Posted May 24, 2015 / 3 Comments

A LOVE LIKE OURS by Becky Wade SERIES: Porter Family #3 GENRE: Contemporary Romance (Christian) PUBLISHER: Bethany House RELEASE DATE: April 28, 2015 PAGES: 370 2016 RITA Award Finalist Former Marine Jake Porter has far deeper scars than the one that marks his face. He struggles with symptoms of PTSD, […]


Author Interview: Brian M. White & I Love Lunch Notes

Author Interview: Brian M. White & I Love Lunch Notes

Posted May 22, 2015 / 39 Comments

My husband Eric is one of 12 grandchildren on his mother’s side alone. TWELVE. Now, you have to understand – I come from a very small immediate and extended family. One brother, four cousins (and I rarely saw them, except my brother of course). So, when I married my husband, […]


Favorites Friday Book Review: A Proper Pursuit by Lynn Austin

Favorites Friday Book Review: A Proper Pursuit by Lynn Austin

Posted May 22, 2015 / 1 Comment

A PROPER PURSUIT by Lynn Austin GENRE: Historical Romance (Christian) PUBLISHER: Bethany House RELEASE DATE: September 1, 2007 PAGES: 491 The World’s Fair. Chicago, 1893. It seems a perfect backdrop for what Violet Hayes longs to experience: a little mystery, a little romance. To be honest, it is more than […]


Author Interview: Lynette Eason & No Place to Hide

Author Interview: Lynette Eason & No Place to Hide

Posted May 17, 2015 / 31 Comments

After my interview with Melanie Dickerson where I admittedly drooled all over both of us, my husband politely informed me that I am allowed one flailing/gushing/drooling interview. That was his kind and gracious way of telling me that I had met my quota. Perhaps I should have begged him for […]


Book Review: To Win Her Favor by Tamera Alexander

Book Review: To Win Her Favor by Tamera Alexander

Posted May 16, 2015 / 0 Comments

TO WIN HER FAVOR by Tamera Alexander SERIES: Belle Meade Plantation #2 GENRE: Historical Romance (Christian) PUBLISHER: Zondervan RELEASE DATE: May 12, 2015 PAGES: 370 A gifted rider in a world where ladies never race, Maggie Linden is determined that her horse will become a champion. But the one man […]


A New Little Superhero: Books I Want to Read With My New Nephew

A New Little Superhero: Books I Want to Read With My New Nephew

Posted May 13, 2015 / 1 Comment

I’ve been a bit absent in blogdom this week.  There’s a reason for that – a great reason, actually! My baby brother had a baby! Ok, so his wife was the one who actually delivered the baby but still…the point is, I have a brand new nephew! He gave his mommy […]


Book Review: Tiffany Girl by Deeanne Gist

Book Review: Tiffany Girl by Deeanne Gist

Posted May 8, 2015 / 0 Comments

TIFFANY GIRL by Deeanne Gist GENRE: Historical Romance (Clean) PUBLISHER: Howard Books RELEASE DATE: May 5, 2015 PAGES: 545 From the bestselling author of It Happened at the Fair and Fair Play comes a compelling historical novel about a progressive “New Woman”—the girl behind Tiffany’s chapel—and the love that threatens […]


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 […]