Tag: contemporary fiction

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Hems and Homicide by Elizabeth Penney

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Hems and Homicide by Elizabeth Penney

Posted January 17, 2020 / 11 Comments

HEMS & HOMICIDE SERIES: Apron Shop #1 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: St. Martin’s Paperbacks RELEASE DATE: December 31, 2019 PAGES: 288 Welcome to the first in the Apron Shop mystery series by Elizabeth Penney, set in the quaint village of Blueberry Cove, Maine where an expert seamstress turned amateur sleuth […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Pat Nichols & The Trouble in Willow Falls

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Pat Nichols & The Trouble in Willow Falls

Posted January 11, 2020 / 15 Comments

Welcome to the Blog Tour & Giveaway for The Trouble in Willow Falls by Pat Nichols, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! Title: The Trouble in Willow Falls Series: Willow Falls #2 Author: Pat Nichols Genre: Contemporary Fiction Release Date: November 8, 2019 After a scathing blogger review and a negative […]


Author Interview: Amy K. Rognlie & To Err is Human

Author Interview: Amy K. Rognlie & To Err is Human

Posted January 8, 2020 / 3 Comments

Please join me in welcoming author Amy K Rognlie to the blog today to chat about her new cozy mystery To Err is Human! Amy K. Rognlie won her first contest for her debut story, “My Pet Kangaroo,” in second grade. Since then, Amy has gone on to author two novels […]


New Releases I’m Excited About: Early 2020 Contemporary Fiction

New Releases I’m Excited About: Early 2020 Contemporary Fiction

Posted January 6, 2020 / 16 Comments

Hi friends! It’s time for a new season of new books! At the start of each new publishing season, I find myself buried a little deeper beneath my TBR pile (the term ‘pile’ is misleadingly small), and the early 2020 crop of new releases is positively magnificent. So long, all […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Finding Joy by J.C. Lafler

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Finding Joy by J.C. Lafler

Posted December 12, 2019 / 3 Comments

FINDING JOY GENRE: Inspirational Fiction PUBLISHER: Redemption Press RELEASE DATE: October 8, 2019 PAGES: 178 “No matter what complications life throws your way, search until you find something to be joyful for.” Elisabeth Davis has lived by these words for most of her eighty years. Through good times and bad, […]


2019 The Christy Award Finalists (and a Giveaway!): Short Form

2019 The Christy Award Finalists (and a Giveaway!): Short Form

Posted November 6, 2019 / 35 Comments

Happy Wednesday! Since Monday, I’ve been spotlighting The Christy Award 2019 finalist books in each category – let’s start today with short form! Some of the authors were gracious enough to answer a couple of questions for me so I’ve included their answers below as well. The Christy Award® Gala […]


2019 The Christy Award Finalists (and a Giveaway!): First Novel

2019 The Christy Award Finalists (and a Giveaway!): First Novel

Posted November 4, 2019 / 33 Comments

Happy Monday (again), my friends! From today through Wednesday I’ll be spotlighting The Christy Award 2019 finalist books in each category – let’s continue on with first novel! Some of the authors were gracious enough to answer a couple of questions for me so I’ve included their answers below as […]





Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Catherine West & As The Light Fades

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Catherine West & As The Light Fades

Posted September 14, 2019 / 29 Comments

Welcome to the Blog + Review Tour for As the Light Fades by Catherine West, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! Title: As the Light Fades Author: Catherine West Release Date: September 10, 2019 Genre: Contemporary Fiction Sometimes we’re placed in the strangest of circumstances for the most important reasons. After […]


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 […]


New Releases I’m Excited About: Fall 2019 Amish Fiction

New Releases I’m Excited About: Fall 2019 Amish Fiction

Posted August 31, 2019 / 8 Comments

Hi friends! It’s time for a new season of new books! SO MANY GREAT BOOKS! Today we’re looking at Fall 2019 Amish Fiction New Releases. Susan, is your list ready? 😉 Here is the schedule of posts for the week so you can zero in on your fave genre! Tuesday: […]


New Releases I’m Excited About: Fall 2019 Contemporary Fiction

New Releases I’m Excited About: Fall 2019 Contemporary Fiction

Posted August 27, 2019 / 23 Comments

Hi friends! It’s time for a new season of new books! SO MANY GREAT BOOKS! Today we’re starting out with Fall 2019 Contemporary New Releases. Here is the schedule of posts for the week so you can zero in on your fave genre! TODAY: Contemporary Fiction (non-Amish & non-suspense) Wednesday: […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Susan May Warren & Tate

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Susan May Warren & Tate

Posted June 13, 2019 / 19 Comments

Welcome to the Blog + Review Tour & Giveaway for Tate, the second book of The Montana Marshalls series by Susan May Warren, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! I’ve got an exclusive interview with the awesomely-awesome Susie May too! Title: Tate Series: The Montana Marshalls, Book 2 Author: Susan May […]


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 […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Libby’s Cuppa Joe by Rebecca Waters

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Libby’s Cuppa Joe by Rebecca Waters

Posted May 31, 2019 / 4 Comments

Welcome to the Blog Tour & Giveaway for Libby’s Cuppa Joe by Rebecca Waters with JustRead Publicity Tours! Title: Libby’s Cuppa Joe Author: Rebecca Waters Publisher: Ambassador International Release Date: March 8, 2018 Genre: Women’s Fiction Can grace and love be found amongst coffee grounds? Sonja Parker is about to […]


Guest Post (and Giveaway Info!) Laura Bradford & A Daughter’s Truth

Guest Post (and Giveaway Info!) Laura Bradford & A Daughter’s Truth

Posted May 28, 2019 / 11 Comments

HAPPY RELEASE DAY to Laura Bradford & A Daughter’s Truth! I always love the chance to chat with Laura, so I’m thrilled to welcome her to the blog today! GENRE: Women’s Fiction/Amish PUBLISHER: Kensington RELEASE DATE: May 28, 2019 PAGES: 288 Emma Lapp tries to be the perfect daughter, to […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Sara Davison & Vigilant

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Sara Davison & Vigilant

Posted May 28, 2019 / 41 Comments

Yay! My friend Sara Davison is here today to talk about her new book Vigilant, the first in her new The Night Guardians series! Sara Davison is the author of the romantic suspense novel, The Watcher, the romantic suspense series, The Seven Trilogy, and the suspense novel, Vigilant, book one […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Robin Jones Gunn & Becoming Us

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Robin Jones Gunn & Becoming Us

Posted May 26, 2019 / 31 Comments

I’m not gonna lie. Middle school me. High school me. College me. 40-something-year-old me. We’re all excited to have Robin Jones Gunn in the house today! From her wildly popular Christy Miller (and TODD – swoon!) series to her sweet Glenbrooke romance series to her Father Christmas novellas to her […]