Tag: clean romance

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): On Moonberry Lake by Holly Varni

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): On Moonberry Lake by Holly Varni

Posted September 25, 2023 / 48 Comments

ON MOONBERRY LAKE by Holly Varni SERIES: Moonberry Lake #1 GENRE: Romantic Women’s Fiction (Christian) PUBLISHER: Revell RELEASE DATE: September 26, 2023 PAGES: 328 “Delightful! Charming! Full of characters who take up residence in your heart. The best of ‘News from Lake Wobegon’ and Father Tim combined.”—Lauraine Snelling, bestselling author […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Crystal D. Grant & Shadowcast

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Crystal D. Grant & Shadowcast

Posted September 22, 2023 / 6 Comments

Welcome to the Blog Tour for Shadowcast by Crystal D. Grant, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! I’m delighted to have Crystal on the blog today to chat about her book! SHADOWCAST by Crystal D. Grant SERIES: The Gateway Trilogy #1 GENRE: Fantasy Romance (Clean) PUBLISHER: Quill and Flame Publishing RELEASE […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Fallish Reads On My TBR List

Top Ten Tuesday: Fallish Reads On My TBR List

Posted September 18, 2023 / 18 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday is the books on our Fall 2023 TBR list. Since I’ve already talked about some of my reading list for Late 2023, I decided to look specifically at Fallish Reads that are on my TBR list. Some are recent or upcoming releases […]


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 […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Bearded Beaus Cover Love

Top Ten Tuesday: Bearded Beaus Cover Love

Posted September 5, 2023 / 32 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday was ‘Books That Defied My Expectations’ but I decided to go off topic and do a cover love post instead. And since World Beard Day was this past Saturday, how could I resist highlighting some of my recent fave bearded beaus on […]


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 Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Unseen by Traci Hunter Abramson

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Unseen by Traci Hunter Abramson

Posted August 31, 2023 / 19 Comments

Welcome to the Blog Tour for Unseen by Traci Hunter Abramson, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! Keep reading for an excerpt! UNSEEN by Traci Hunter Abramson SERIES: Guardian #7 GENRE: Romantic Suspense (Clean) PUBLISHER: Covenant Communications RELEASE DATE: August 15, 2023 PAGES: 269 Laura’s work as a nurse practitioner has […]


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 […]



First Line Friday (week 354): Positively, Penelope

First Line Friday (week 354): Positively, Penelope

Posted August 10, 2023 / 6 Comments

Happy Friday & welcome to the First Line Friday link-up! It’s time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line. Today I’m featuring the first line of Positively Penelope by Pepper Basham! I love Pepper’s books – and this series – so much! […]


A Bunch of Books for ‘Global Sleep Under the Stars Night’

A Bunch of Books for ‘Global Sleep Under the Stars Night’

Posted August 8, 2023 / 4 Comments

Today is “Global Sleep Under the Stars Night” and… well… let’s just say I’d rather look out at the stars from my bedroom (or hotel) window than sleep out under them. I don’t do bugs… I don’t do heat… I don’t do sleeping bags… and I don’t do critters. BUT […]


First Line Friday (week 353): Cherishing the Cowgirl

First Line Friday (week 353): Cherishing the Cowgirl

Posted August 3, 2023 / 6 Comments

Happy Friday & welcome to the First Line Friday link-up! It’s time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line. Today I’m featuring the first line of Cherishing the Cowgirl by Jody Hedlund! I am woefully behind in my Jody Hedlund reading but […]



First Line Friday (week 351): In the Shelter of Hollythorne House

First Line Friday (week 351): In the Shelter of Hollythorne House

Posted July 20, 2023 / 14 Comments

Happy Friday & welcome to the First Line Friday link-up! It’s time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line. Today I’m featuring the first line of In the Shelter of Hollythorne House by Sarah E. Ladd! I’m woefully behind on Sarah’s books […]


Top Ten Tuesday: More One-Word Titles on my TBR List

Top Ten Tuesday: More One-Word Titles on my TBR List

Posted July 17, 2023 / 11 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today for Top Ten Tuesday I’m talking about More One-Word Titles on my TBR list. This selection is pulled exclusively from books that have released – or will – in 2023, but I’m sure there’s way more than 10 if I looked at 2021 and 2022 lol. Not […]



Top Ten Tuesday: Cinderella Stories

Top Ten Tuesday: Cinderella Stories

Posted July 10, 2023 / 17 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today is a freebie theme for Top Ten Tuesday, meaning we can talk about whatever we want. One of my favorite things to talk about is the fairy tale of Cinderella (I even collect versions of it from different countries/cultures), and one of my favorite things to read […]


First Line Friday (week 349): Appointment in Bath

First Line Friday (week 349): Appointment in Bath

Posted July 6, 2023 / 17 Comments

Happy Friday & welcome to the First Line Friday link-up! It’s time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line. Today I’m featuring the first line of Appointment in Bath by Mimi Matthews. She is one of my very fave Victorian clean romance […]


Book Review: Seeing Us by Audrey Wick

Book Review: Seeing Us by Audrey Wick

Posted July 6, 2023 / 2 Comments

SEEING US by Audrey Wick GENRE: Contemporary Romance (Clean) PUBLISHER: White Rose Publishing RELEASE DATE: May 26, 2023 PAGES: 243 A sweet love story between a patient looking for new glasses and the town’s optometrist Danica Lara hasn’t been seeing clearly. Blinded by the lure of profit in a partnership […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Red, White & Blue Book Covers

Top Ten Tuesday: Red, White & Blue Book Covers

Posted July 3, 2023 / 16 Comments

Happy Tuesday and Happy Independence Day to my fellow Americans! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday is ‘Book Covers in the Colors of my Country’s Flag’ and so, of course, I am doing red, white & blue book covers. I pulled from this summer’s new releases, so all the book […]