Tag: contemporary fiction


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Everything Is Just Beginning by Erin Bartels

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Everything Is Just Beginning by Erin Bartels

Posted January 17, 2023 / 15 Comments

EVERYTHING IS JUST BEGINNING by Erin Bartels GENRE: Inspirational Contemporary Fiction PUBLISHER: Revell RELEASE DATE: January 17, 2023 PAGES: 341 An Immersive Story of Music, Struggle, and Starting Over from an Award-Winning Author Michael Sullivan is a talented lyricist and a decent guitarist, but since he was kicked out of […]


Top Ten Tuesday: 2022 Reads That I’m Still Thinking About

Top Ten Tuesday: 2022 Reads That I’m Still Thinking About

Posted January 2, 2023 / 21 Comments

Happy Tuesday! I took a little break from Top Ten Tuesday during December but I’m delighted to back at it today with a look at some 2022 reads that I’m still thinking about. This of course isn’t a complete list but these are the first 10 that came to mind. […]


New Releases I’m Excited About: Early 2023

New Releases I’m Excited About: Early 2023

Posted December 31, 2022 / 9 Comments

Happy New Year’s Eve! As we all try to hurry up and read all those books we fully intended to read in 2022, how about we add some more to the pile for 2023?!? Music to a bookworm’s ears, am I right? 😉 Normally this post would be focused on […]



Book Spotlight: Death on a Winter Stroll by Francine Mathews

Book Spotlight: Death on a Winter Stroll by Francine Mathews

Posted November 16, 2022 / 1 Comment

DEATH ON A WINTER STROLL by Francine Mathews SERIES: A Merry Folger Nantucket Mystery #7 GENRE: Contemporary Detective Mystery / Holiday PUBLISHER: Soho Crime RELEASE DATE: November 1, 2022 PAGES: 288 No-nonsense Nantucket detective Merry Folger grapples with the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic and two murders as the island […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Felicia Ferguson & The Choices She Made

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Felicia Ferguson & The Choices She Made

Posted October 26, 2022 / 21 Comments

Please join me in welcoming author Felicia Ferguson to the blog today to chat about her new contemporary novel, The Choices She Made! Felicia Ferguson is an award-winning freelance writer who holds master’s degrees in healthcare administration and speech-language pathology. She has written since childhood and dreamed of authoring books […]



Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): A Quilt for Christmas by Melody Carlson

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): A Quilt for Christmas by Melody Carlson

Posted October 12, 2022 / 15 Comments

Welcome to the Takeover Blitz for A Quilt for Christmas by Melody Carlson, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! Keep reading for an excerpt! A QUILT FOR CHRISTMAS by Melody Carlson GENRE: Inspirational Christmas Romance PUBLISHER: Revell RELEASE DATE: September 6, 2022 PAGES: 176 Recently widowed Vera Swanson is having a […]


Book Review (and a Free Book!): Beyond Courage by Heather Tabers

Book Review (and a Free Book!): Beyond Courage by Heather Tabers

Posted September 19, 2022 / 2 Comments

BEYOND COURAGE by Heather Tabers GENRE: Inspirational Dual Timeline Short Story RELEASE DATE: Available for free with newsletter sign-up Two military wives, sixty years apart, raise sons who grow up to be soldiers, like their fathers. How can one little note bring these two women together on a quest to […]


2022 ACFW Carol Award Winners

2022 ACFW Carol Award Winners

Posted September 11, 2022 / 5 Comments

Hello dear readers! Book award season is upon us and I’m so delighted today to present to you the 2022 ACFW Carol Award winners & finalists! While I took a break from doing my annual interviews this year because … life … I’ve still been cheering on all of the […]



Author Interview: Marshalee Patterson & Life’s Journey our Greatest Test

Author Interview: Marshalee Patterson & Life’s Journey our Greatest Test

Posted August 25, 2022 / 4 Comments

Please join me in welcoming author Marshalee Patterson to the blog today to chat about her new novel, Life’s Journey our Greatest Test! Marshalee Patterson is a Christian Fiction Author of life-changing books that have spiritual warfare and romance. Her goal is to see her readers gain the advantage of […]



Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Dead Sea Conspiracy by Jerry B. Jenkins

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Dead Sea Conspiracy by Jerry B. Jenkins

Posted August 20, 2022 / 17 Comments

Welcome to the Blog Tour for Dead Sea Conspiracy by Jerry B. Jenkins, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! Keep reading for a riveting excerpt! DEAD SEA CONSPIRACY by Jerry B. Jenkins SERIES: Dead Sea Chronicles #2 GENRE: Christian Suspense, Dual Timeline (Biblical & Contemporary) PUBLISHER: Worthy Books RELEASE DATE: August […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Chris Fabry & Lifemark

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Chris Fabry & Lifemark

Posted August 3, 2022 / 11 Comments

Please join me in welcoming the incomparable Chris Fabry to the blog today to talk about his new movie tie-in novel Lifemark – and how we can trust God even when life doesn’t work out the way we planned. LIFEMARK by Chris Fabry GENRE: Inspirational Contemporary Fiction PUBLISHER: Tyndale House […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Heidi Chiavaroli & Hope Beyond the Waves

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Heidi Chiavaroli & Hope Beyond the Waves

Posted July 25, 2022 / 22 Comments

Welcome to the Blog Tour for Hope Beyond the Waves by Heidi Chiavaroli, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! I’m delighted to have Heidi on the blog today to share the story behind the story! HOPE BEYOND THE WAVES by Heidi Chiavaroli GENRE: Christian Dual Timeline Fiction PUBLISHER: Hope Creek Publishers, […]




Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): When We Return by Eliana Tobias

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): When We Return by Eliana Tobias

Posted June 25, 2022 / 23 Comments

I found the concept of this story to be fascinating, particularly with my heart-connection to Peru, the author’s own personal connection to these events, and my brother & SIL’s recent trip there (where they were nearly delayed in returning home because of riots.) WHEN WE RETURN by Eliana Tobias GENRE: […]