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Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Risking Love by Toni Shiloh

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Risking Love by Toni Shiloh

Posted July 12, 2019 / 18 Comments

Risking Love SERIES: Maple Run #4 GENRE: Inspirational Contemporary Romance PUBLISHER: Celebrate Lit RELEASE DATE: June 25, 2019 PAGES: 196 Nikki Gordon lives with a perfect trifecta of noes. No guys. No dates. No way. The past holds her bound with ropes made of fear-infused steel, and she’s determined that […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Reunited With the Cowboy by Claire McEwen

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Reunited With the Cowboy by Claire McEwen

Posted July 11, 2019 / 24 Comments

Reunited With the Cowboy SERIES: Heroes of Shelter Creek #1 GENRE: Contemporary “Clean” Romance PUBLISHER: Harlequin Heartwarming RELEASE DATE: July 1, 2019 PAGES: 368 She can save his ranch… But can he forgive her? Maya Burton knows she’s the last person rancher Caleb Dunne wants to see. After all, she […]


Book Review (and Giveaway!): Married To A Stranger by Laura V. Hilton

Book Review (and Giveaway!): Married To A Stranger by Laura V. Hilton

Posted July 10, 2019 / 16 Comments

Married To A Stranger SERIES: The Amish of Mackinac County #3 GENRE: Amish Fiction/Romance PUBLISHER: Whitaker House RELEASE DATE: July 2, 2019 PAGES: 272 He marries her out of need. She marries him to escape. What does love have to do with it? When her father falsely accuses a stranger […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Sweet Home Alaska by Beth Carpenter

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Sweet Home Alaska by Beth Carpenter

Posted July 10, 2019 / 23 Comments

Sweet Home Alaska SERIES: Northern Lights #5 GENRE: Contemporary “Clean” Romance PUBLISHER: Harlequin Heartwarming RELEASE DATE: July 1, 2019 PAGES: 368 Some sparks last forever. But once burned… World traveler Dr. Scott Willingham is known for being calm and levelheaded—except where Volta Morgan is concerned. In the ten years since […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Danger on the Ranch by Dana Mentink

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Danger on the Ranch by Dana Mentink

Posted July 2, 2019 / 12 Comments

SERIES: Roughwater Ranch #1 GENRE: Inspirational Romantic Suspense PUBLISHER: Love Inspired Suspense RELEASE DATE: June 1, 2019 PAGES: 224 Her child’s life is on the line A Roughwater Ranch Cowboys story After putting his serial killer brother in prison, former US marshal Mitch Whitehorse chooses a solitary country life—until his […]


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

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

Posted June 29, 2019 / 21 Comments

SERIES: The Petersheim Brothers #1 GENRE: Amish Romance PUBLISHER: Zebra RELEASE DATE: June 25, 2019 PAGES: 352 Andrew, Abraham, and Austin Petersheim’s family business has earned them the nickname The Peanut Butter Brothers. But if their matchmaking younger siblings have their way, all three may soon bear another title: husband […]


Book Review: Flowers From Afghanistan by Suzy Parrish

Book Review: Flowers From Afghanistan by Suzy Parrish

Posted June 28, 2019 / 6 Comments

GENRE: Contemporary Fiction/Inspirational PUBLISHER: Harbourlight Books RELEASE DATE: August 10, 2018 PAGES: 282 **WINNER of a Bronze Medal from the Military Writers Society of America** Weighed down by guilt following the death of his two-year-old son, Mac McCann accepts a year-long position training police officers in Afghanistan. Leaving his wife […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Strangled Eggs & Ham by Maddie Day

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Strangled Eggs & Ham by Maddie Day

Posted June 27, 2019 / 7 Comments

SERIES: A Country Store Mystery #6 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Kensington RELEASE DATE: June 25, 2019 PAGES: 304 Robbie Jordan’s rustic country store is growing in popularity. But when a dead body appears, it turns out that Robbie’s home-style cooking attracts hungry customers—and murder! While Robbie scrambles through breakfast orders […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Death by Dissertation by Kelly Brakenhoff

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Death by Dissertation by Kelly Brakenhoff

Posted June 26, 2019 / 10 Comments

SERIES: Cassandra Soto Mystery #1 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Emerald Prairie Press RELEASE DATE: April 22, 2019 PAGES: 355 Ambitious Cassandra Sato traded her life in Hawai’i for a dream position as Student Affairs VP at Morton College in tiny Carson, Nebraska. She expected the Midwestern church casseroles, land-locked cornfields, […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): This Healing Journey by Misty M. Beller

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): This Healing Journey by Misty M. Beller

Posted June 18, 2019 / 35 Comments

HAPPY RELEASE DAY to Misty M. Beller & This Healing Journey, the emotional finale to her Heart of the Mountains series! SERIES: Heart of the Mountains #7 GENRE: Historical Romance PUBLISHER: Misty M. Beller Books, Inc.  RELEASE DATE: June 18, 2019 PAGES: 193 She’s never left her home in the […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Love’s Truest Hope by Hilton, Good, & Alford

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Love’s Truest Hope by Hilton, Good, & Alford

Posted June 10, 2019 / 23 Comments

GENRE: Amish Fiction/Novella Collection PUBLISHER: Celebrate Lit RELEASE DATE: May 28, 2019 PAGES: 360 Mission of Love A nontraditional Amish man called to minister to the inner-city youth. An overwhelmed Amish woman terrified of the idea. When lies and manipulators threaten to destroy her life, she’s forced outside her comfort […]


Book Review: When Love Blossoms by Elaine Stock

Book Review: When Love Blossoms by Elaine Stock

Posted June 8, 2019 / 4 Comments

SERIES: Kindred Lake #2 GENRE: Inspirational Contemporary Romance PUBLISHER: GTG Publishing RELEASE DATE: May 31, 2019 PAGES: 207 The journeys in life take you to unexpected destinations. The love of a good person brings you home. Kierra Madden, proprietor of the Kindred Lake Inn, struggles for stability after her engagement […]


Book Review: A Daughter’s Truth by Laura Bradford

Book Review: A Daughter’s Truth by Laura Bradford

Posted June 2, 2019 / 0 Comments

GENRE: Women’s Fiction/Amish PUBLISHER: Kensington RELEASE DATE: May 28, 2019 PAGES: 288 Emma Lapp tries to be the perfect daughter, to earn the loving embrace of her family and her Amish community in Pennsylvania. Yet she can’t quite win her mother’s smile–or her forgiveness for a transgression Emma can’t quite […]



Review: The Finishing School by Valerie Woerner

Review: The Finishing School by Valerie Woerner

Posted September 12, 2015 / 0 Comments

I’m pretty sure that debut author Valerie Woerner and I are kindred spirits. Both good girls, both imaginative worriers, both self-proclaimed book nerds. And y’all… she too has fully embraced the use of my favorite plural for “you” 🙂 Anne Shirley would be so elated for us! I adore the cover of The […]