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Book Review (and a Giveaway!): What They Don’t Know by Susan Furlong

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): What They Don’t Know by Susan Furlong

Posted May 21, 2022 / 4 Comments

WHAT THEY DON’T KNOW by Susan Furlong GENRE: Psychological Thriller/Domestic Mystery & Suspense PUBLISHER: Seventh Street Books RELEASE DATE: May 17, 2022 PAGES: 274 A picture-perfect suburban life fractures . . . and a darker reality bubbles beneath the surface. Mona Ellison’s life is as perfect as the porcelain dolls […]


Book Review: The Perfect Mail-Order Bride by Regina Scott

Book Review: The Perfect Mail-Order Bride by Regina Scott

Posted May 19, 2022 / 3 Comments

THE PERFECT MAIL-ORDER BRIDE by Regina Scott SERIES: Frontier Matches #1 GENRE: Historical/Western Romance (Clean & Wholesome) PUBLISHER: Edwards and Williams RELEASE DATE: April 18, 2022 PAGES: 211 Close to perfection Ada Williamson lived her whole life in the shadow of her charismatic, capricious sister. But when the beautiful Melinda […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Bear Witness by Lark O. Jensen

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Bear Witness by Lark O. Jensen

Posted May 14, 2022 / 3 Comments

BEAR WITNESS by Lark O. Jensen SERIES: An Alaska Untamed Mystery #1 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Crooked Lane Books RELEASE DATE: May 10, 2022 PAGES: 313 Alaska tour boat guide Stacie Calder faces the deep freeze in this scenic cozy series debut perfect for fans of Paige Shelton. No nine-to-five […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Viscount’s Lady Novelist by Alissa Baxter

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Viscount’s Lady Novelist by Alissa Baxter

Posted May 12, 2022 / 4 Comments

THE VISCOUNT’S LADY NOVELIST by Alissa Baxter SERIES: The Linfield Ladies #2 GENRE: Historical/Regency Romance (Clean & Wholesome) PUBLISHER: Vinspire RELEASE DATE: April 26, 2022 PAGES: 253 Harriet Linfield is a lady novelist who has been disillusioned by love. She sets out to write more realistic tales about the emotion […]


Top Ten Tuesday: One Word Book Reviews

Top Ten Tuesday: One Word Book Reviews

Posted May 3, 2022 / 10 Comments

Happy Tuesday, dear reading friends! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday is ‘one word book reviews for my last ten reads’, submitted by Susan from Bloggin’ ’bout Books. I initially thought this would be a super easy post but once I got into it I found it was more challenging […]


Book Review: Bloomsbury Girls by Natalie Jenner

Book Review: Bloomsbury Girls by Natalie Jenner

Posted May 2, 2022 / 3 Comments

BLOOMSBURY GIRLS by Natalie Jenner GENRE: Historical Fiction PUBLISHER: St. Martin’s Press RELEASE DATE: May 17, 2022 PAGES: 368 Natalie Jenner, the internationally bestselling author of The Jane Austen Society, returns with a compelling and heartwarming story of post-war London, a century-old bookstore, and three women determined to find their way […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Meow Is Not a Cat by Kelly Tills

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Meow Is Not a Cat by Kelly Tills

Posted April 28, 2022 / 7 Comments

MEOW IS NOT A CAT by Kelly Tills ILLUSTRATOR: Max Saladrigas GENRE: Children’s Picture Book PUBLISHER: FDI Publishing RELEASE DATE: April 11, 2022 PAGES: 43 Meow is definitely not a cat. Cats lick their butts. Meow Is Not A Cat is a flight of folly starring a cynical cat, wild […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Creator in You by Jordan Raynor

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Creator in You by Jordan Raynor

Posted April 27, 2022 / 10 Comments

THE CREATOR IN YOU by Jordan Raynor ILLUSTRATOR: Jonathan David GENRE: Christian, Children’s Picture Book PUBLISHER: WaterBrook RELEASE DATE: April 19, 2022 PAGES: 40 With engaging rhyme and stunning illustrations, this picture book sparks readers’ imaginations with the big idea that God created human beings to make, model, and work […]



Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Shadows in the Mind’s Eye by Janyre Tromp

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Shadows in the Mind’s Eye by Janyre Tromp

Posted April 21, 2022 / 43 Comments

SHADOWS IN THE MIND’S EYE by Janyre Tromp GENRE: Inspirational Historical Suspense / General Fiction PUBLISHER: Kregel RELEASE DATE: April 19, 2022 PAGES: 323 “Tromp weaves a complex historical tale incorporating love, suspense, hurt, and healing–all the elements that keep the pages turning.” –Julie Cantrell, New York Times and USA […]



Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Paws of Death by Amy Hueston

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Paws of Death by Amy Hueston

Posted April 14, 2022 / 3 Comments

PAWS OF DEATH by Amy Hueston SERIES: Canine Confections Mysteries #3 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Happy Press RELEASE DATE: January 20, 2022 PAGES: 264 Two murders on the same strip of Worth Avenue in Palm Beach means dog bakery owner Samantha Armstrong and her fellow shopkeepers have reached their quota […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Nana the Great Comes to Visit by Lisa Tawn Bergren

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Nana the Great Comes to Visit by Lisa Tawn Bergren

Posted April 13, 2022 / 10 Comments

NANA THE GREAT COMES TO VISIT SERIES: Nana the Great #1 AUTHOR: Lisa Tawn Bergren ILLUSTRATOR: David Hohn GENRE: Children’s Picture Book PUBLISHER: WaterBrook RELEASE DATE: March 22, 2022 PAGES: 39 This joyous, energetic picture book from the bestselling author of the God Gave Us series celebrates the unique ways grandparents help children gain […]



Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Pilate Scroll by M.B. Lewis

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Pilate Scroll by M.B. Lewis

Posted March 30, 2022 / 6 Comments

THE PILATE SCROLL by M.B. Lewis GENRE: Inspirational Thriller / Action / Adventure PUBLISHER: Satcom Publishing RELEASE DATE: April 27, 2021 PAGES: 346 An artifact with untold power. An unlikely protector. Can she prevent the past from being used to destroy the future? Kadie Jenkins lost her faith long ago. […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Snowed Under Murder by Kathryn Long

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Snowed Under Murder by Kathryn Long

Posted March 25, 2022 / 4 Comments

SNOWED UNDER MURDER by Kathryn Long SERIES: Sierra Pines B&B Mystery #2 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Camel Press RELEASE DATE: March 8, 2022 PAGES: 224 The holiday season has arrived when all should be merry in Sierra Pines. A plea from her mother pushes Ali to offer her annoying cousin, […]


Book Review: Edgewater Road by Shelley Shepard Gray

Book Review: Edgewater Road by Shelley Shepard Gray

Posted March 20, 2022 / 13 Comments

EDGEWATER ROAD by Shelley Shepard Gray SERIES: The Rumors in Ross County #1 GENRE: Inspirational Contemporary Romance PUBLISHER: Blackstone Publishing RELEASE DATE: March 1, 2022 PAGES: 289 The first in a new series from New York Times bestselling author Shelley Shepard Gray, Edgewater Road invites us into a world of […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Counterfeit Love by Crystal Caudill

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Counterfeit Love by Crystal Caudill

Posted March 16, 2022 / 26 Comments

COUNTERFEIT LOVE by Crystal Caudill SERIES: Hidden Hearts of the Gilded Age #1 GENRE: Inspirational Historical Romantic Suspense PUBLISHER: Kregel RELEASE DATE: March 15, 2022 PAGES: 381 Can this undercover agent save the woman he loves–or is her heart as counterfeit as the money he’s been sent to track down? […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Front Page Murder by Joyce St. Anthony

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Front Page Murder by Joyce St. Anthony

Posted March 12, 2022 / 5 Comments

FRONT PAGE MURDER by Joyce St. Anthony SERIES: A Homefront News Mystery #1 GENRE: Historical Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Crooked Lane Books RELEASE DATE: March 8, 2022 PAGES: 304 In this World War II-era historical mystery series debut by Joyce St. Anthony, small-town editor Irene Ingram has a nose for news […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Body and Soul Food by Abby Collette

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Body and Soul Food by Abby Collette

Posted March 12, 2022 / 5 Comments

BODY AND SOUL FOOD by Abby Collette SERIES: Books and Biscuits #1 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Berkley RELEASE DATE: November 9, 2021 PAGES: 336 In this page-turning new mystery series, fraternal twins Keaton and Koby will pull double duty when they take down a killer while preparing to open their […]