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Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Evermore by Jody Hedlund

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Evermore by Jody Hedlund

Posted September 11, 2019 / 38 Comments

Evermore On Tour with Prism Book Tours You actually get a review double-feature today, as I’m looking at both Evermore and its prequel novella Always! Aren’t these covers stunning? ALWAYS SERIES: The Lost Princesses #0.5 GENRE: Inspirational YA Historical Romance PUBLISHER: Northern Lights Press RELEASE DATE: August 13, 2019 PAGES: […]


Book Review: Shadows of Ladenbrooke Manor by Melanie Dobson

Book Review: Shadows of Ladenbrooke Manor by Melanie Dobson

Posted September 9, 2019 / 9 Comments

SHADOWS OF LADENBROOKE MANOR GENRE: Inspirational Dual Timeline Fiction PUBLISHER: Howard Books RELEASE DATE: June 16, 2015 PAGES: 352 When Heather Toulson returns to her parents cottage in the English countryside, she uncovers long-hidden secrets about her family history and stumbles onto the truth about a sixty-year-old murder. Libby, a […]


Book Review (and a Freebie!): Who Shot the Serif? by Jessa Archer

Book Review (and a Freebie!): Who Shot the Serif? by Jessa Archer

Posted September 9, 2019 / 3 Comments

WHO SHOT THE SERIF? SERIES: Hand Lettering Mystery #1 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Archer Mysteries RELEASE DATE: July 7, 2019 PAGES: 218 When Jamie Lang finds one of her hand lettered quotes on the window of her shop, Flourish, with a hole shot through a serif, she knows someone’s trying […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Fatal Memories by Tanya Stowe

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Fatal Memories by Tanya Stowe

Posted September 6, 2019 / 5 Comments

FATAL MEMORIES GENRE: Inspirational Romantic Suspense PUBLISHER: Love Inspired Suspense RELEASE DATE: September 1, 2019 PAGES: 224 She was framed! Or was she? If only she could remember… Border patrol agent Jocelyn Walker has no memory of how she turned up unconscious with a cache of drugs–or why a gang […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Sweet Melody by Heidi McCahan

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Sweet Melody by Heidi McCahan

Posted September 5, 2019 / 28 Comments

Sweet Melody On Tour with Prism Book Tours SWEET MELODY SERIES: Seabrook Romance #1 GENRE: Inspirational Contemporary Romance PUBLISHER: Snug Corner Cove Press RELEASE DATE: August 1, 2019 PAGES: 242 When a struggling bakery owner is rescued by a wannabe songwriter with hidden culinary talents, they discover they can make sweet […]


Book Review: An Amish Home by Wiseman, Clipston, Reid & Fuller

Book Review: An Amish Home by Wiseman, Clipston, Reid & Fuller

Posted September 3, 2019 / 1 Comment

As y’all may remember, I reviewed books professionally for RT Book Reviews (aka Romantic Times) for three years until it shut its doors. Unfortunately, I wasn’t allowed to share these reviews with you here on the blog as long as they still belonged to the magazine. However, now that it […]


Book Review: With This Ring by Witemeyer, Jennings, Connealy, & Jagears

Book Review: With This Ring by Witemeyer, Jennings, Connealy, & Jagears

Posted September 2, 2019 / 2 Comments

As y’all may remember, I reviewed books professionally for RT Book Reviews (aka Romantic Times) for three years until it shut its doors. Unfortunately, I wasn’t allowed to share these reviews with you here on the blog as long as they still belonged to the magazine. However, now that it […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Number’s Up by Annabelle Hunter

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Number’s Up by Annabelle Hunter

Posted August 30, 2019 / 5 Comments

NUMBER’S UP SERIES: Barrow Bay Mysteries #1 GENRE: Cozy Mystery RELEASE DATE: August 13, 2019 PAGES: 197 Jennifer Ward’s To Do List: 1) Turn in my business partner and his lying, cheating, law-breaking client to the SEC for insider trading. 2) Cooperate with the FBI. Do not kiss – scratch […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Silent Night, Deadly Night by Vicki Delany

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Silent Night, Deadly Night by Vicki Delany

Posted August 29, 2019 / 14 Comments

SILENT NIGHT, DEADLY NIGHT SERIES: A Year-Round Christmas Mystery #4 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Berkley RELEASE DATE: August 27, 2019 PAGES: 304 Residents of Rudolph keep the spirit of Christmas alive year-round—but their joy is threatened when a group of grinches visits the town, in the charming fourth installment of […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Mulberry Mischief by Sharon Farrow

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Mulberry Mischief by Sharon Farrow

Posted August 26, 2019 / 33 Comments

MULBERRY MISCHIEF SERIES: A Berry Basket Mystery #4 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Kensington RELEASE DATE: August 27, 2019 PAGES: 352 Autumn has arrived on the shores of Lake Michigan, but Marlee Jacob, proprietor of The Berry Basket, is feeling a chill for other reasons … With the Harvest Health Fair […]


Book Review: When Fall Fades by Amy Leigh Simpson

Book Review: When Fall Fades by Amy Leigh Simpson

Posted August 24, 2019 / 12 Comments

WHEN FALL FADES SERIES: The Girl Next Door #1 GENRE: Romantic Suspense (Clean) PUBLISHER: Three Arrows Publishing RELEASE DATE: February 17, 2018 PAGES: 333 Named USA Today’s Happy Ever After – Must Read Romance! Sadie Carson is an expert on unfinished business. Five years after the derailment of her dreams […]




Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Trusting Her Heart by Tara Randel

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Trusting Her Heart by Tara Randel

Posted August 12, 2019 / 27 Comments

Trusting Her Heart on Tour with Prism Book Tours TRUSTING HER HEART SERIES: Meet Me at the Altar #3 GENRE: Contemporary “Clean” Romance PUBLISHER: Harlequin Heartwarming RELEASE DATE: August 1, 2019 PAGES: 368 Can a love built on lies… …survive the truth? Serena Stanhope fears her dark past might ruin […]



Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Single Dad to the Rescue by Cari Lynn Webb

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Single Dad to the Rescue by Cari Lynn Webb

Posted August 5, 2019 / 25 Comments

SINGLE DAD TO THE RESCUE SERIES: City By The Bay Stories #4 GENRE: Contemporary “Clean” Romance PUBLISHER: Harlequin Heartwarming RELEASE DATE: August 1, 2019 PAGES: 368 He offered her help And he found love Her home destroyed by a wildfire, Brooke Ellis finds temporary shelter at the home of paramedic […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Jessie and James by Jennifer Beckstrand

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Jessie and James by Jennifer Beckstrand

Posted August 1, 2019 / 23 Comments

JESSIE AND JAMES SERIES: Gold Diggers #3 GENRE: Inspirational Historical/Western Romance PUBLISHER: Jennifer Beckstrand Publishing RELEASE DATE: July 19, 2019 PAGES: 260 Jessie Madsen has her hands full helping her parents run their small farm and boarding house while every fortune-seeker in the country seems to be flocking to her […]



Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Murder’s No Votive Confidence by Christin Brecher

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Murder’s No Votive Confidence by Christin Brecher

Posted July 17, 2019 / 9 Comments

Murder’s No Votive Confidence SERIES: Nantucket Candle Maker Mystery #1 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Kensington RELEASE DATE: June 25, 2019 PAGES: 400 Nantucket candle store owner Stella Wright specializes in creating unique candles for every occasion. But someone sets the stage for murder when a Memorial Day celebration becomes a […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Peach Clobbered by Anna Gerard

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Peach Clobbered by Anna Gerard

Posted July 16, 2019 / 8 Comments

Peach Clobbered SERIES: A Georgia B&B Mystery #1 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Crooked Lane Books RELEASE DATE: July 9, 2019 PAGES: 262 What’s black and white and dead all over? Georgia bed and breakfast proprietor Nina Fleet finds out when she comes across a corpse in a penguin costume. Nina […]