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Book Review: Courting An Amish Bishop by Mindy Steele

Book Review: Courting An Amish Bishop by Mindy Steele

Posted May 14, 2024 / 4 Comments

COURTING AN AMISH BISHOP by Mindy Steele SERIES: The Heart of the Amish #4 GENRE: Contemporary/Amish Romance (Christian) PUBLISHER: Barbour Fiction RELEASE DATE: April 1, 2024 PAGES: 288 No One Is Ever Too Old to Love Again Full of faith, hope, and romance, this new series takes you into the […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Diva Goes Overboard by Krista Davis

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Diva Goes Overboard by Krista Davis

Posted May 14, 2024 / 14 Comments

THE DIVA GOES OVERBOARD by Krista Davis SERIES: A Domestic Diva Mystery #17 GENRE: Cozy Mystery (Clean) PUBLISHER: Kensington Cozies RELEASE DATE: May 21, 2024 PAGES: 319 For once, event planner Sophie Winston finds herself a guest at a lavish engagement party, but things go horrifyingly awry when the groom-to-be […]


Book Review: God Is Our Help by Patricia Raybon

Book Review: God Is Our Help by Patricia Raybon

Posted May 12, 2024 / 2 Comments

GOD IS OUR HELP by Patricia Raybon GENRE: Devotional (Christian) PUBLISHER: Our Daily Bread Publishing RELEASE DATE: May 7, 2024 PAGES: 208 Where do you go when you need help? Who do you turn to? In times of trouble, you may be tempted to worry, yell, cry, or run. But […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Resort to Murder by Annie McEwen

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Resort to Murder by Annie McEwen

Posted May 11, 2024 / 12 Comments

RESORT TO MURDER by Annie McEwen SERIES: Northwoods Mysteries #1 GENRE: Cozy Mystery (Clean) PUBLISHER: Gemma Halliday Publishing RELEASE DATE: March 26, 2024 PAGES: 260 When Emmy Cooper’s life in Chicago is turned upside down, the young interior designer retreats to her family’s lake cottage resort in the beautiful Wisconsin […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Cornbread, Ribs, and Murder by Proell & Whiteside

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Cornbread, Ribs, and Murder by Proell & Whiteside

Posted May 10, 2024 / 21 Comments

CORNBREAD, RIBS, AND MURDER by Joyce Proell & Brenda Whiteside SERIES: Chocolate Martini Sisters Mystery #3 GENRE: Cozy Mystery (clean with mild language) PUBLISHER: Independently Published RELEASE DATE: April 30, 2024 PAGES: 314 It’s a rib cookoff…with a recipe for murder. Nicole Earp and Emma Banefield are celebrating another birthday […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): An Escape Goat by Janna Rollins

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): An Escape Goat by Janna Rollins

Posted May 10, 2024 / 10 Comments

AN ESCAPE GOAT by Janna Rollins SERIES: An Zen Goat Mystery #1 GENRE: Cozy Mystery (Clean, but see reviewer’s note) PUBLISHER: Level Best Books RELEASE DATE: March 12, 2024 PAGES: 267 After finding long-lost family through a DNA test, Callie heads to Bobwhite Hollow, New Hampshire, to meet a great-uncle […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Minor Miracle by Meredith Davis

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Minor Miracle by Meredith Davis

Posted May 9, 2024 / 15 Comments

THE MINOR MIRACLE by Meredith Davis ILLUSTRATOR: Billy Yong SERIES: The Amazing Adventures of Noah Minor #1 GENRE: Middle Grade Superhero/Spy Fiction (Christian) PUBLISHER: WaterBrook RELEASE DATE: May 7, 2024 PAGES: 272 What happens when a seemingly average seventh grader discovers he has superpowers . . . and then realizes […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Secondary Target by Angela Carlisle

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Secondary Target by Angela Carlisle

Posted May 9, 2024 / 20 Comments

SECONDARY TARGET by Angela Carlisle SERIES: The Secrets of Kincaid #1 GENRE: Romantic Suspense (Christian) PUBLISHER: Bethany House RELEASE DATE: May 7, 2024 PAGES: 325 A ruthless murderer. A deadly secret. An unbreakable love. After the brutal murder of her mother and brother twelve years ago, Corina Roberts built a […]



Book Review (and a Giveaway!): For a Lifetime by Gabrielle Meyer

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): For a Lifetime by Gabrielle Meyer

Posted May 7, 2024 / 41 Comments

FOR A LIFETIME by Gabrielle Meyer SERIES: Timeless #3 GENRE: Historical Romance/Time Crossing (Christian) PUBLISHER: Bethany House RELEASE DATE: May 7, 2024 PAGES: 400 Grace and Hope are identical twin sisters born with the ability to time-cross together between 1692 Salem, Massachusetts, and 1912 New York City. As their twenty-fifth […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): A Run at Love by Toni Shiloh

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): A Run at Love by Toni Shiloh

Posted May 5, 2024 / 55 Comments

A RUN AT LOVE by Toni Shiloh SERIES: Love in the Spotlight #2 GENRE: Contemporary Romance (Christian) PUBLISHER: Bethany House RELEASE DATE: May 7, 2024 PAGES: 344 A CONTENDER RUNNING FOR THE ROSES As a Black woman in a field with little diversity, Piper McKinney is determined to make her […]


Book Review: Summer Suspicions – Ten Christian Romantic Suspense Novels

Book Review: Summer Suspicions – Ten Christian Romantic Suspense Novels

Posted May 4, 2024 / 10 Comments

SUMMER SUSPICIONS: Ten Christian Romantic Suspense Novels AUTHORS: Alana Terry, Cynthia Hickey, Robin Patchen, Terry Toler, Mary Alford, Adam Blumer, Lesley Ann McDaniel, Linda K. Rodante, Camy Tang, Jan Thompson GENRE: Romantic Suspense collection (Christian) PUBLISHER: Winged Publications RELEASE DATE: June 4, 2024 Escape into a world of love, mystery, […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Secrets & Scandals by Piper Glendale

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Secrets & Scandals by Piper Glendale

Posted May 4, 2024 / 23 Comments

SECRETS AND SCANDALS by Piper Glendale SERIES: The Gilman Gazette #1 GENRE: Cozy Mystery (Clean with mild language) PUBLISHER: Primrose Publishing RELEASE DATE: May 17, 2022 PAGES: 250 Emily Delaney, a reporter for one of Hollywood’s hottest gossip magazines, has her world turned upside down when her former journalism mentor […]


April 2024 In Review

April 2024 In Review

Posted May 1, 2024 / 2 Comments

Hello, dear readers! I hope that by now the beauty of spring has blossomed where you live – can you believe it is May already? Before we look at the start of a new month, the end of the current month means it’s time for my April 2024 in Review […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Roads We Follow by Nicole Deese

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Roads We Follow by Nicole Deese

Posted April 30, 2024 / 60 Comments

THE ROADS WE FOLLOW by Nicole Deese SERIES: Fog Harbor #2 GENRE: Contemporary Romance (Christian) PUBLISHER: Bethany House RELEASE DATE: April 30, 2024 PAGES: 399 A cross-country road trip. A secretive box of journals. An unforgettable summer romance. As the youngest daughter of a country music legend, Raegan Farrow longs […]


Book Review: The Words We Lost by Nicole Deese

Book Review: The Words We Lost by Nicole Deese

Posted April 29, 2024 / 8 Comments

THE WORDS WE LOST by Nicole Deese SERIES: Fog Harbor Romance #1 GENRE: Contemporary Romance (Christian) PUBLISHER: Bethany House RELEASE DATE: April 11, 2023 PAGES: 384 Three friends. Two broken promises. One missing manuscript. As a senior acquisitions editor for Fog Harbor Books in San Francisco, Ingrid Erikson has rejected […]


Book Review: An Unexpected Amish Proposal by Rachel J. Good

Book Review: An Unexpected Amish Proposal by Rachel J. Good

Posted April 25, 2024 / 3 Comments

AN UNEXPECTED AMISH PROPOSAL by Rachel J. Good SERIES: Surprised by Love #1 GENRE: Contemporary Amish Romance (Clean) PUBLISHER: Zebra RELEASE DATE: March 30, 2021 PAGES: 384 When an organic farm causes rents to skyrocket at the Valley Green Farmer’s Market, Fern Blauch’s family baked goods stand is driven to […]


Book Review: Jo’s Special Gifts by Mariam Shapera

Book Review: Jo’s Special Gifts by Mariam Shapera

Posted April 25, 2024 / 5 Comments

JO’S SPECIAL GIFTS by Miriam Shapera ILLUSTRATOR: Lorna Humphreys GENRE: Children’s Picture Book / Autism PUBLISHER: Independently Published RELEASE DATE: April 22, 2024 PAGES: 39 A heartwarming story celebrating the unique gifts each person brings into the world. Join Jo, a remarkable autistic boy, on a colorful adventure celebrating his […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Three Strikes, You’re Dead by Elena Hartwell

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Three Strikes, You’re Dead by Elena Hartwell

Posted April 24, 2024 / 9 Comments

THREE STRIKES, YOU’RE DEAD by Elena Hartwell SERIES: Eddie Shoes Mysteries #3 GENRE: Private Eye Mystery (Clean with some language) PUBLISHER: Open Road Media RELEASE DATE: March 12, 2024 PAGES: 304 Private investigator Eddie Shoes heads to a resort outside Leavenworth, Washington, for a mother-daughter getaway weekend. Eddie’s mother, Chava, […]


Book Review: A Home for the Doctor by Kellie A. King

Book Review: A Home for the Doctor by Kellie A. King

Posted April 22, 2024 / 3 Comments

A HOME FOR THE DOCTOR by Kellie A. King SERIES: A Ballad Inn Romance #1 GENRE: Contemporary Romance (Clean) PUBLISHER: Harlequin Heartwarming RELEASE DATE: February 20, 2024 PAGES: 242 Could her love… Be just what the doctor ordered? Mia Ballad loves running the family inn with her sisters—it gives her […]