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Review: Refuge of the Heart by Ruth Logan Herne

Review: Refuge of the Heart by Ruth Logan Herne

Posted October 16, 2015 / 15 Comments

District Attorney Mitchell Sanderson wanted for nothing and lost everything in a tragic accident. A dogged worker, Mitch’s conviction rate earned him respect and trust. Now up for re-election, Mitch’s law-and-order persona makes him a shoo-in candidate. But when faith, conscience and love of a troubled refugee ripple the smooth […]




Top Ten Tuesday: It Takes Two To Tango

Top Ten Tuesday: It Takes Two To Tango

Posted October 13, 2015 / 81 Comments

*Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly blog linkup hosted by The Broke and The Bookish* It’s Tuesday, folks, and you know what that means – another installment of the popular blog linkup “Top Ten Tuesday”. This week’s theme is author duos you’d love to see write a book together.  I’m […]


The Fall Time Cozy Book Tag

The Fall Time Cozy Book Tag

Posted October 12, 2015 / 3 Comments

I was tagged by Deanna @ anovelglimpse (thanks, Deanna!) in the Fall Time Cozy Book Tag, started by Sam @ Novels and Nonsense. The one who needs rescuing isn’t always the one in the tower. Rapunzel can throw a knife better than any man. She paints beautiful flowering vines on the walls of her plaster […]


Review: In Firefly Valley (Texas Crossroads #2) by Amanda Cabot

Review: In Firefly Valley (Texas Crossroads #2) by Amanda Cabot

Posted October 8, 2015 / 0 Comments

Marisa St. George is devastated when she is a victim of downsizing and has no choice but to return to the small Texas town where she grew up. Though it’s a giant step backward, she accepts a position as business manager at the struggling Rainbow’s End resort. The only silver […]



Review: The Sweetest Rain (Flowers of Eden #1) by Myra Johnson

Review: The Sweetest Rain (Flowers of Eden #1) by Myra Johnson

Posted October 5, 2015 / 7 Comments

As the drought of 1930 burns crops to a crisp, Bryony Linwood dreams of cooling winter snows and the life she would have had if daddy hadn’t been killed in the Great War and mama hadn’t moved Bryony and her sisters to their grandfather’s struggling tenant farm in tiny Eden, […]


Review: The Memory Weaver by Jane Kirkpatrick | New Release

Review: The Memory Weaver by Jane Kirkpatrick | New Release

Posted September 30, 2015 / 4 Comments

Eliza Spalding Warren was just a child when she was taken hostage by the Cayuse Indians during a massacre in 1847. Now a mother, Eliza faces a new kind of dislocation; her impulsive husband wants to make a new start in another territory, which will mean leaving her beloved home […]



Review: Intersect DVD series & study guide

Review: Intersect DVD series & study guide

Posted September 30, 2015 / 2 Comments

Follow the journey of five individuals as they tell authentic stories of circumstances that have forced them to examine how God might fit into their lives. This five-week small group resource helps spark spiritual conversations. Starting spiritual conversations with those outside of the church is a worthy, yet often difficult […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Ten Books to Read If You Love Jane Austen

Top Ten Tuesday: Ten Books to Read If You Love Jane Austen

Posted September 29, 2015 / 138 Comments

*Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly blog linkup hosted by The Broke and the Bookish* It is a truth universally acknowledged that we love Jane Austen.  Her romantic heroes are the stuff of internet memes (Hey girl…) and fangirl obsessions galore. But if you’ve read all her books and/or need something […]


The Day I Met Laura Frantz (or… The Adventures of Pocket Pepper)

The Day I Met Laura Frantz (or… The Adventures of Pocket Pepper)

Posted September 26, 2015 / 31 Comments

Quick bookish confession: Despite my avid reading & reviewing, I have never personally met an author. Until today. One of my “favorite favorite” authors – Laura Frantz – was doing a signing today for her newest release The Mistress of Tall Acre. It was only about 45 minutes from my […]




Author Interview: Gerri Bauer (At Home in Persimmon Hollow)

Author Interview: Gerri Bauer (At Home in Persimmon Hollow)

Posted September 16, 2015 / 6 Comments

I’m excited today to introduce y’all to Gerri Bauer, a debut author for Franciscan Media’s new fiction line.  A Catholic historical romance, At Home in Persimmon Hollow intrigues me right from its premise. After all, you don’t often find “Catholic”, “historical”, and “romance” all coming together in one book. At Home […]


Review: The Finishing School by Valerie Woerner

Review: The Finishing School by Valerie Woerner

Posted September 12, 2015 / 0 Comments

I’m pretty sure that debut author Valerie Woerner and I are kindred spirits. Both good girls, both imaginative worriers, both self-proclaimed book nerds. And y’all… she too has fully embraced the use of my favorite plural for “you” 🙂 Anne Shirley would be so elated for us! I adore the cover of The […]


Author Interview: Dawn Crandall (plus a Giveaway!)

Author Interview: Dawn Crandall (plus a Giveaway!)

Posted September 11, 2015 / 10 Comments

Did I mention yet that The Hesitant Heiress is now available in PAPERBACK???!!!!??? I feel sure I did. In fact, I know I did – my Hesitant Heiress review To continue the celebration festivities, I invited author (and ACFW Carol Award finalist) Dawn Crandall to stop by the blog for a chat.  She’s […]


Tags and Awards: Summertime Madness and Creative Blogger

Tags and Awards: Summertime Madness and Creative Blogger

Posted September 10, 2015 / 9 Comments

Fiddler Blue tagged me in the Summertime Madness Book tag, and Jane @ Greenish Bookshelf gave me the Creative Blogger Award tag.  Thanks, ladies! FTC Disclosure Let’s start with the Summertime Madness Book tag.  And I must say from the outset that summer does nothing for me.  I thrive in Fall […]


Bestsellers in Christian Fiction as of September 10th 2015

Bestsellers in Christian Fiction as of September 10th 2015

Posted September 10, 2015 / 5 Comments

According to the ECPA, these are the top 20 books in Christian fiction as of September 10th, 2015. Congrats to the authors of these wonderful books!! FTC Disclosure The Harbinger by Jonathan Cahn (FRONTLINE, Jan 2012) – Can I just be honest? This one makes me want to roll my eyes. […]