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Book Review: Robin by Julane Hiebert

Book Review: Robin by Julane Hiebert

Posted September 29, 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!): The Art of Rivers by Janet W. Ferguson

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Art of Rivers by Janet W. Ferguson

Posted September 26, 2019 / 15 Comments

THE ART OF RIVERS SERIES: Coastal Hearts #3 GENRE: Inspirational Contemporary Romance PUBLISHER: Southern Sun Press, LLC RELEASE DATE: June 30, 2019 PAGES: 249 Rivers Sullivan bears both visible and invisible scars—those on her shoulder from a bullet wound and those on her heart from the loss of her fiancé […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Forever, Lately by Linore Rose Burkard

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Forever, Lately by Linore Rose Burkard

Posted September 21, 2019 / 19 Comments

FOREVER, LATELY GENRE: Regency/Time Travel Romance PUBLISHER: Lilliput Press RELEASE DATE: September 8, 2019 PAGES: 312 1816, England Julian St. John needs a wife. An oath to a deceased guardian must be kept. Miss Clarissa Andrews, a vexatious beauty, has dangled after him all season but he has no intention […]



Book Review (and a Giveaway!): A Curio Killing by Mary Ellen Hughes

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): A Curio Killing by Mary Ellen Hughes

Posted September 18, 2019 / 3 Comments

A CURIO KILLING SERIES: A Keepsake Cove Mystery #3 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Midnight Ink RELEASE DATE: September 8, 2019 PAGES: 264 Callie finds treble in Keepsake Cove when her ex-boyfriend is framed for murder Callie Reed is looking forward to her first Keepsake Cove spring festival. But her excitement […]



Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Buried in the Stacks by Allison Brook

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Buried in the Stacks by Allison Brook

Posted September 13, 2019 / 6 Comments

BURIED IN THE STACKS SERIES: A Haunted Library Mystery #3 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Crooked Lane RELEASE DATE: September 10, 2019 PAGES: 320 Librarian Carrie Singleton is building a haven, but one of her neighbors is misbehavin’. Can resident spirit Evelyn help Carrie catch the culprit who made her a […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Beautiful in His Sight by April W. Gardner

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Beautiful in His Sight by April W. Gardner

Posted September 12, 2019 / 30 Comments

BEAUTIFUL IN HIS SIGHT GENRE: Inspirational Historical Romance PUBLISHER: Big Spring Press RELEASE DATE: May 11, 2019 PAGES: 744 It’s 1917, and Halifax is at war. Silas Quinn, street sweeper and army reject, remains on the home front, shunning God and society as religiously as they shun him. But the […]


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 […]