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Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Your One and Only Heart by Rajani LaRocca

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Your One and Only Heart by Rajani LaRocca

Posted September 14, 2023 / 15 Comments

YOUR ONE AND ONLY HEART by Rajani LaRocca, MD ILLUSTRATOR: Lauren Paige Conrad GENRE: Children’s Picture Book / Non-Fiction PUBLISHER: Dial Books RELEASE DATE: August 15, 2023 PAGES: 40 A lyrical introduction to the many wonders of the human heart, from award-winning author and practicing doctor, Dr. Rajani LaRocca In […]


Book Review: Murder at the Library by Ellen Jacobson

Book Review: Murder at the Library by Ellen Jacobson

Posted September 14, 2023 / 7 Comments

MURDER AT THE LIBRARY by Ellen Jacobson SERIES: North Dakota Library Mystery #1 GENRE: Cozy Mystery (Clean) PUBLISHER: Ellen Jacobson RELEASE DATE: August 15, 2023 PAGES: 247 Libraries are full of books . . . and deadly secrets. When Thea Olson agreed to volunteer at her local library, she anticipated […]



Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Who Lit the Whistling Kettle by Marilyn Leach

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Who Lit the Whistling Kettle by Marilyn Leach

Posted September 11, 2023 / 22 Comments

WHO LIT THE WHISTLING KETTLE? by Marilyn Leach SERIES: A Tibbyhill Lane Teashop Mystery #1 GENRE: Cozy/British Mystery (Clean/Inspirational) RELEASE DATE: October 15, 2021 PAGES: 265 Something’s burning at Tibbyhill Lane Teashop and it’s not the scones. Poppy Ellis has exchanged London urban grind for a rural waterside teashop. But […]


Book Review: Until I Met You by Lara Van Hulzen

Book Review: Until I Met You by Lara Van Hulzen

Posted September 10, 2023 / 5 Comments

UNTIL I MET YOU by Lara Van Hulzen SERIES: The Endicotts of Silver Bay #3 GENRE: Contemporary Romance (Clean/Inspirational) PUBLISHER: Tule Publishing RELEASE DATE: July 20, 2023 PAGES: 208 When his parents move to Silver Bay, California, Dominic Endicott, ever the dutiful son, packs up his life and heads to […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): All’s Fair in Love and Christmas by Sarah Monzon

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): All’s Fair in Love and Christmas by Sarah Monzon

Posted September 8, 2023 / 63 Comments

ALL’S FAIR IN LOVE AND CHRISTMAS by Sarah Monzon GENRE: Contemporary Romance (Christian) PUBLISHER: Bethany House RELEASE DATE: September 5, 2023 PAGES: 247 Two workplace rivals. One festive competition. And a romance that upends it all. Every December two things are guaranteed for graphic designer Mackenzie Graham–Christmas celebrations and the annual […]


Book Review: Until Then by Cindy Woodsmall & Erin Woodsmall

Book Review: Until Then by Cindy Woodsmall & Erin Woodsmall

Posted September 7, 2023 / 4 Comments

UNTIL THEN by Cindy Woodsmall & Erin Woodsmall GENRE: Time-Slip/Amish Romance (Christian) PUBLISHER: Tyndale House RELEASE DATE: September 5, 2023 PAGES: 375 Until then may I use my time as you desire . . . In 1985, Old Order Amish couple Celeste and Vin Lantz have been married for six […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Facing the Enemy by DiAnn Mills

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Facing the Enemy by DiAnn Mills

Posted September 6, 2023 / 15 Comments

FACING THE ENEMY by DiAnn Mills GENRE: Romantic Suspense (Christian) PUBLISHER: Tyndale House RELEASE DATE: September 5, 2023 PAGES: 345 For the past five years, FBI Special Agent Risa Jacobs has worked in the violent crimes against children division of the Houston FBI. She’s never had reason to believe there’s […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): You Make It Feel Like Christmas by Toni Shiloh

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): You Make It Feel Like Christmas by Toni Shiloh

Posted September 6, 2023 / 43 Comments

YOU MAKE IT FEEL LIKE CHRISTMAS by Toni Shiloh GENRE: Contemporary Romance (Christian) PUBLISHER: Bethany House RELEASE DATE: September 5, 2023 PAGES: 198 It’s the most wonderful time of the year–for everyone except Starr Lewis. As if going home for the holidays jobless and single wasn’t bad enough, she’s dragged into […]


Book Review: The Beacon Street Bookshop by Carla Laureano

Book Review: The Beacon Street Bookshop by Carla Laureano

Posted September 4, 2023 / 4 Comments

THE BEACON STREET BOOKSHOP by Carla Laureano SERIES: Haven Ridge #2 GENRE: Contemporary Romance (Clean) PUBLISHER: Laureano Creative Media RELEASE DATE: September 4, 2023 PAGES: 352 Ever since Olivia Quinn lost her husband to a freak plane crash, she’s been focused on one thing—making a stable life for her teen […]


Book Review: Amish Fugitive by Shelley Shepard Gray

Book Review: Amish Fugitive by Shelley Shepard Gray

Posted September 3, 2023 / 2 Comments

AMISH FUGITIVE by Shelley Shepard Gray SERIES: Love Inspired Cold Case GENRE: Romantic Amish Mystery/Suspense (Christian) PUBLISHER: Inspirational Cold Case Collection (Love Inspired) RELEASE DATE: July 25, 2023 PAGES: 216 An Amish outcast. A woman willing to help. A killer determined to silence them. Daniel Miller’s Amish community won’t accept […]


Book Review: A Louisiana Christmas to Remember by Smith, St. Amant & Worth

Book Review: A Louisiana Christmas to Remember by Smith, St. Amant & Worth

Posted September 2, 2023 / 1 Comment

A LOUISIANA CHRISTMAS TO REMEMBER by Morgan Tarpley Smith, Betsy St. Amant & Lenora Worth GENRE: Contemporary Romance Collection (Christian) PUBLISHER: Barbour Fiction RELEASE DATE: September 1, 2023 PAGES: 435 A Rare Snowfall Leads to a Christmas to Remember Three heartwarming, interconnected stories of faith, love, and restoration, brought to […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): He Should Have Told the Bees by Amanda Cox

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): He Should Have Told the Bees by Amanda Cox

Posted August 29, 2023 / 75 Comments

HE SHOULD HAVE TOLD THE BEES by Amanda Cox GENRE: Contemporary Women’s Fiction (Christian) PUBLISHER: Revell RELEASE DATE: August 29, 2023 PAGES: 328 Uncovering long-held family secrets may sting at first–but the result can be sweeter than honey Beekeeper Beckett Walsh is living her dream, working alongside her father in […]


Book Review: Track Star by Kelly Starling Lyons

Book Review: Track Star by Kelly Starling Lyons

Posted August 28, 2023 / 0 Comments

TRACK STAR by Kelly Starling Lyons ILLUSTRATOR: Wayne Spencer SERIES: Miles Lewis #4 GENRE: Children’s Chapter Books (Clean) PUBLISHER: Penguin Workshop RELEASE DATE: August 29, 2023 PAGES: 91 From the award-winning author of the Jada Jones chapter books comes an illustrated spinoff series perfect for STEM fans! The annual Fun Run […]



Book Review: Reclaiming the Spy by Lorri Dudley

Book Review: Reclaiming the Spy by Lorri Dudley

Posted August 28, 2023 / 9 Comments

RECLAIMING THE SPY by Lorri Dudley SERIES: Agents of Espionage #2 GENRE: Historical Romance (Christian) PUBLISHER: Wild Heart Books RELEASE DATE: August 29, 2023 PAGES: 385 How can he protect her from himself when she keeps winding up in his arms? She never gave up hope. After ten years of […]


Book Review: Great Is His Faithfulness by C. Borden

Book Review: Great Is His Faithfulness by C. Borden

Posted August 26, 2023 / 4 Comments

GREAT IS HIS FAITHFULNESS by C. Borden GENRE: Historical/Biblical Fiction (Christian) PUBLISHER: ‎ C.B. Writing Solutions RELEASE DATE: May 31, 2023 PAGES: 186 Naomi, faithful wife and devoted mother, finds herself in a foreign land surrounded by people who hate and distrust her family simply for being Judaean. Ruth, a […]


Book Review: An American Immigrant by Johanna Rojas Vann

Book Review: An American Immigrant by Johanna Rojas Vann

Posted August 25, 2023 / 7 Comments

AN AMERICAN IMMIGRANT by Johanna Rojas Vann GENRE: Women’s Fiction (Christian) PUBLISHER: WaterBrook RELEASE DATE: August 15, 2023 PAGES: 343 A Colombian American journalist tries to save her career by taking an assignment somewhere she never thought she’d go—Colombia—in this heartwarming debut novel about rediscovering our family stories. “A beautiful […]


Book Review: Healing the Mountain Man’s Heart by Misty M. Beller

Book Review: Healing the Mountain Man’s Heart by Misty M. Beller

Posted August 24, 2023 / 5 Comments

HEALING THE MOUNTAIN MAN’S HEART by Misty M. Beller SERIES: Brothers of Sapphire Ranch #1 GENRE: Historical/Western Romance (Christian) PUBLISHER: Misty M. Beller Books, Inc. RELEASE DATE: August 15, 2023 PAGES: 290 In the wild mountains of the Montana Territory, the Coulter ranch is a place of family, loyalty…and a […]


Book Review: Moving Forward by Shelley Shepard Gray

Book Review: Moving Forward by Shelley Shepard Gray

Posted August 23, 2023 / 2 Comments

MOVING FORWARD by Shelley Shepard Gray SERIES: Woodland Park Firefighters #2 GENRE: Contemporary Romance (Clean with mild language) PUBLISHER: Berkley RELEASE DATE: August 22, 2023 PAGES: 302 Romance blossoms in the Colorado foothills in this sweet romance by New York Times bestselling author Shelley Shepard Gray Former Army captain Greg […]