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Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Truffles and Tragedy by Gayle Leeson

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Truffles and Tragedy by Gayle Leeson

Posted March 23, 2021 / 4 Comments

TRUFFLES AND TRAGEDY SERIES: A Down South Cafe Mystery #6 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Grace Abraham Publishing RELEASE DATE: March 16, 2021 PAGES: 271 Down South Cafe owner Amy Flowers learns her chocolate truffles might not be the only things her patrons find “out of this world.” When her cousin, […]


Book Review: Murder by Page One by Olivia Matthews

Book Review: Murder by Page One by Olivia Matthews

Posted March 22, 2021 / 3 Comments

MURDER BY PAGE ONE SERIES: A Peach Coast Library Mystery #1 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Hallmark Publishing RELEASE DATE: March 23, 2021 PAGES: 328 If you love Hallmark mystery movies, you’ll love this cozy mystery with humor, intrigue, and a librarian amateur sleuth. Marvey, a librarian, has moved from Brooklyn […]


Book Review: A Wagon Train Weekend by Stephenia H. McGee

Book Review: A Wagon Train Weekend by Stephenia H. McGee

Posted March 21, 2021 / 4 Comments

A WAGON TRAIN WEEKEND SERIES: Back Inn Time #1 GENRE: Inspirational Time Travel Romance PUBLISHER: By the Vine Press RELEASE DATE: March 9, 2021 PAGES: 226 It was just one night at a Victorian B&B. Until they woke up in 1857. Collette Donaldson never should have taken her boyfriend to […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Refining the Debutante by Anneka R. Walker

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Refining the Debutante by Anneka R. Walker

Posted March 20, 2021 / 14 Comments

REFINING THE DEBUTANTE GENRE: Historical/Regency Romance (Clean & Wholesome) PUBLISHER: Covenant Communications RELEASE DATE: March 8, 2021 PAGES: 226 Miss Miranda Bartley is in love with the Honorable Ethan Roderick, their engagement all but official. But as she basks in the success of her London Season, her joy is cut […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Arrowed by Avery Daniels

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Arrowed by Avery Daniels

Posted March 18, 2021 / 2 Comments

ARROWED SERIES: Resort to Murder #4 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Blazing Sword Publishing RELEASE DATE: March 1, 2021 PAGES: 266 It all began when a dying man with an arrow in his chest grabs her ankle. During a heat wave at a Santa Fe resort, Julienne has the resort owner […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Second Chance Cowboy by Claire McEwen

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Second Chance Cowboy by Claire McEwen

Posted March 16, 2021 / 18 Comments

Second Chance Cowboy, On Tour with Prism Book Tours SECOND CHANCE COWBOY SERIES: Heroes of Shelter Creek #5 GENRE: Contemporary Romance (Clean & Wholesome) PUBLISHER: Harlequin Heartwarming RELEASE DATE: March 1, 2021 PAGES: 210 He was her first love… But some things she can’t forget Busy small-town veterinarian Emily Fielding […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Double or Muffin by Victoria Hamilton

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Double or Muffin by Victoria Hamilton

Posted March 5, 2021 / 9 Comments

DOUBLE OR MUFFIN SERIES: Merry Muffin Mystery #7 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Beyond the Page RELEASE DATE: February 23, 2021 PAGES: 234 In the new Merry Muffin Mystery, baker Merry Wynter must solve a disturbing crime among opera singers before the culprit decides it’s curtains for her . . . […]


Book Review: Mending Hearts by Janice Kay Johnson

Book Review: Mending Hearts by Janice Kay Johnson

Posted March 4, 2021 / 2 Comments

MENDING HEARTS SERIES: Tompkins Mill #2 GENRE: Contemporary Amish Romance PUBLISHER: Berkley RELEASE DATE: February 23, 2021 PAGES: 318 In this emotional Amish romance, a young couple will discover that healing from heartbreak takes two. Miriam Bowman was devastated when her fiance was killed in a logging incident. In the […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): A Game of Cones by Abby Collette

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): A Game of Cones by Abby Collette

Posted March 2, 2021 / 7 Comments

A GAME OF CONES SERIES: An Ice Cream Parlor Mystery #2 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Berkley RELEASE DATE: March 2, 2021 PAGES: 352 In this charming mystery series set in an ice cream shop, no case is too cold to crack! Bronwyn Crewse is delighted that Crewse Creamery, the ice […]



Book Review: Catching Mr. Right by Carol Ross

Book Review: Catching Mr. Right by Carol Ross

Posted February 21, 2021 / 1 Comment

CATCHING MR RIGHT SERIES: Seasons of Alaska #7 GENRE: Contemporary Romance (Clean & Wholesome) PUBLISHER: Harlequin Heartwarming RELEASE DATE: February 1, 2021 PAGES: 230 They can’t both win… Can they? Louisiana angler Victoria Thibodeaux needs the spokesperson contract with Romeo Reels to keep her business going and give her daughter […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Forever Phoebe by Chalon Linton

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Forever Phoebe by Chalon Linton

Posted February 19, 2021 / 29 Comments

FOREVER PHOEBE GENRE: Historical/Regency Romance (Clean & Wholesome) PUBLISHER: Covenant Communications RELEASE DATE: February 8, 2021 PAGES: 217 At the dignified age of eighteen, Phoebe Jamison knows she should behave in a manner befitting her station, as her three loving elder brothers often tease. Unfortunately, the lively young woman has […]


Book Review: Decoy Valentine by Shannon Kent

Book Review: Decoy Valentine by Shannon Kent

Posted February 13, 2021 / 0 Comments

DECOY VALENTINE GENRE: Inspirational Romantic Suspense RELEASE DATE: January 10, 2021 PAGES: 325 CAN OMINOUS VALENTINES LEAD TO TRUE LOVE? When Susanna Kelly returns to her hometown of Sweetheart, Texas and its quirky, lovable citizens, her peace of mind is shattered by heart-shaped notes with sinister messages. Daniel Sheppard, Asian […]


Book Review: An Unlikely Proposal by Toni Shiloh

Book Review: An Unlikely Proposal by Toni Shiloh

Posted February 13, 2021 / 8 Comments

AN UNLIKELY PROPOSAL by Toni Shiloh GENRE: Inspirational Contemporary Romance PUBLISHER: Love Inspired RELEASE DATE: February 1, 2021 PAGES: 224 Their friendship can survive almost anything… For two best friends, marriage could be their greatest test yet… Trinity Davis must not have heard firefighter Omar Young correctly. Did her handsome […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Roots of Wood and Stone by Amanda Wen

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Roots of Wood and Stone by Amanda Wen

Posted February 12, 2021 / 21 Comments

ROOTS OF WOOD AND STONE SERIES: Sedgwick County Chronicles #1 GENRE: Inspirational Dual Timeline Romance PUBLISHER: Kregel RELEASE DATE: February 3, 2021 PAGES: 268 This historic home holds the keys to their destiny . . . and their hearts Abandoned at birth, her family roots a mystery, historical museum curator […]


Book Review: Writing Home by Amy R. Anguish

Book Review: Writing Home by Amy R. Anguish

Posted February 7, 2021 / 9 Comments

WRITING HOME by Amy Anguish GENRE: Inspirational Contemporary Romance PUBLISHER: Anaiah Press RELEASE DATE: January 19, 2021 PAGES: 238 Christiana Jones dreamed her whole life of living in Huntsville, Alabama, so she can’t figure out why it doesn’t feel like home. Her relationships—on social media and in real life—seem shallow […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): A Valentine’s Proposal by Kim Findlay

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): A Valentine’s Proposal by Kim Findlay

Posted February 1, 2021 / 47 Comments

A Valentine’s Proposal, On Tour with Prism Book Tours A VALENTINE’S PROPOSAL SERIES: Cupid’s Crossing #1 GENRE: Contemporary Romance (Clean) PUBLISHER: Harlequin Heartwarming RELEASE DATE: February 1, 2021 PAGES: 227 Their engagement is pretend Cupid has other plans… Wedding planner Mariah Van Delton has a plan to save the charming […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Aloe and Goodbye by Janice Peacock

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Aloe and Goodbye by Janice Peacock

Posted January 30, 2021 / 13 Comments

ALOE AND GOODBYE SERIES: Ruby Shaw Mysteries #1 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Vetrai Press RELEASE DATE: December 7, 2020 PAGES: 228 After being placed in witness protection, Ruby Shaw and her daughter move to the former ghost town of Paradise, Arizona, which is nothing like its name implies. The US marshal handling their case has […]


Book Review: Second Chance Christmas by Rula Sinara

Book Review: Second Chance Christmas by Rula Sinara

Posted January 24, 2021 / 1 Comment

SECOND CHANCE CHRISTMAS by Rula Sinara SERIES: Turtleback Beach #3 GENRE: Contemporary Romance (clean) PUBLISHER: Harlequin Heartwarming RELEASE DATE: January 1, 2021 PAGES: 384 A beachside Christmas Brings unexpected gifts! A second chance. That’s what former navy SEAL Damon Woods asks for when Zuri Habib comes to Turtleback Beach with […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): A Tourist’s Guide to Murder by V.M. Burns

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): A Tourist’s Guide to Murder by V.M. Burns

Posted January 22, 2021 / 5 Comments

A TOURIST’S GUIDE TO MURDER SERIES: Mystery Bookshop #6 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Kensington RELEASE DATE: January 26, 2021 PAGES: 256 While visiting the land of Miss Marple and Sherlock Holmes, bookstore owner and amateur sleuth Samantha Washington finds herself on a tragical mystery tour . . . Sam joins […]