Tag: contemporary fiction

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Shawn Smucker & These Nameless Things

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Shawn Smucker & These Nameless Things

Posted July 6, 2020 / 8 Comments

Delighted to be hosting Shawn Smucker on the blog today to chat about his new book These Nameless Things! Shawn Smucker is the author of the award-winning novel, Light from Distant Stars, the young adult novels The Day the Angels Fell and The Edge of Over There, and the memoir Once We Were Strangers. He […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Upcoming Debut Novels I’m Excited About

Top Ten Tuesday: Upcoming Debut Novels I’m Excited About

Posted June 30, 2020 / 12 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today for Top Ten Tuesday I’m talking about upcoming debut novels I’m really excited about for the last half of 2020! There is such a great batch coming up in Mid & Late 2020! amazon affiliate link used Rocky Mountain Revenge by Rhonda Starnes June 1, 2020 // […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Regina Walker & We Go On

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Regina Walker & We Go On

Posted June 16, 2020 / 30 Comments

Please join me in welcoming Regina Walker to the blog today, to chat about her debut novel, We Go On! Regina Walker was born in the beautiful state of Colorado. She moved to Oklahoma in her late teen years, where she has resided ever since. She likes to curl up […]



Cover Reveal: Petrified Flowers by Joiya Morrison-Efemini

Cover Reveal: Petrified Flowers by Joiya Morrison-Efemini

Posted June 3, 2020 / 2 Comments

Today I’m happy to show you the cover for Petrified Flowers by Joiya Morrison-Efemini! The cover for this YA Contemporary Novel has already been shown in a few other places so if you haven’t seen it yet, you’re in the right place and if you have seen it just pretend […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): A Deadly Inside Scoop by Abby Collette

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): A Deadly Inside Scoop by Abby Collette

Posted May 18, 2020 / 15 Comments

A DEADLY INSIDE SCOOP SERIES: An Ice Cream Parlor Mystery #1 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Berkley Books RELEASE DATE: May 12, 2020 PAGES: 384 This book kicks off a charming cozy mystery series set in an ice cream shop–with a fabulous cast of quirky characters. Recent MBA grad Bronwyn Crewse […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Beth Troy & Lu

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Beth Troy & Lu

Posted May 15, 2020 / 12 Comments

Welcome to my stop on the Blog Tour & Giveaway for Lu by Beth Troy, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! This book is, hands down, one of the BEST & most unique debut novels that I’ve ever read! Title: Lu Author: Beth Troy Publisher: Kingsbury Publishing Release Date: June 21, […]


Guest Post: Kim Vogel Sawyer & Unveiling the Past

Guest Post: Kim Vogel Sawyer & Unveiling the Past

Posted May 12, 2020 / 6 Comments

Please join me in welcoming author Kim Vogel Sawyer to the blog today to chat about her new book, Unveiling the Past, which releases TODAY! Happy book birthday, Kim! UNVEILING THE PAST SERIES: Bringing Maggie Home #2 GENRE: Inspirational Contemporary Fiction PUBLISHER: WaterBrook RELEASE DATE: May 12, 2020 PAGES: 352 Mysteries, […]


Book Excerpt: On a Coastal Breeze by Suzanne Woods Fisher

Book Excerpt: On a Coastal Breeze by Suzanne Woods Fisher

Posted May 6, 2020 / 6 Comments

ON A COASTAL BREEZE SERIES: Three Sisters Island #2 GENRE: Inspirational Contemporary Fiction PUBLISHER: Revell RELEASE DATE: May 5, 2020 PAGES: 306 Welcome back to Three Sisters Island, where family, forgiveness, and a second chance at love await For Madison Grayson, life is good. Newly licensed as a marriage and […]



Author Interview: Robin Jones Gunn & Being Known

Author Interview: Robin Jones Gunn & Being Known

Posted April 27, 2020 / 3 Comments

It’s such a delight today to welcome author Robin Jones Gunn back to the blog! She’s here to chat about her new novel, Being Known! ROBIN JONES GUNN is the much loved author of the popular Christy Miller series for teens and Sisterchicks® novels as well as non-fiction favorites such […]



Book Review (and a Giveaway!): All We Buried by Elena Taylor

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): All We Buried by Elena Taylor

Posted April 15, 2020 / 6 Comments

ALL WE BURIED SERIES: Sheriff Bet Rivers #1 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Crooked Lane RELEASE DATE: April 7, 2020 PAGES: 304 For fans of Julia Keller and Sheena Kamal, All We Buried disturbs the long-sleeping secrets of a small Washington state mountain town. Deep in the woods surrounding the Cascade […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Shelly Frome & Miranda and the D-Day Caper

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Shelly Frome & Miranda and the D-Day Caper

Posted April 4, 2020 / 12 Comments

Please join me in welcoming author Shelly Frome to the blog today, chatting about incorporating a more feminine perspective to his stories – including his new cozy mystery, Miranda and the D-Day Caper! MIRANDA AND THE D-DAY CAPER GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Boutique of Quality Books RELEASE DATE: March 1, […]


A Bunch of Books That Made Me Laugh Out Loud

A Bunch of Books That Made Me Laugh Out Loud

Posted March 26, 2020 / 22 Comments

Proverbs 17:22 says, “A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a broken spirit saps a person’s strength. (New Living Translation) Amid the current global pandemic, job layoffs, social distancing, working from home, mandatory shutdowns and stay at home orders, it’s easy to have a broken spirit right now. But laughter […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Lu. by Beth Troy

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Lu. by Beth Troy

Posted March 18, 2020 / 15 Comments

LU. by Beth Troy GENRE: Inspirational Contemporary Fiction PUBLISHER: Kingsbury Publishing RELEASE DATE: June 21, 2017 PAGES: 274 “There’s great hope where the road meets the sky – maybe even an answer. But this road leads home. Just home. I thought I’d finished writing that story years ago, but then yesterday’s […]


First Line Friday (and a Giveaway!): More Than We Remember

First Line Friday (and a Giveaway!): More Than We Remember

Posted February 21, 2020 / 25 Comments

Happy Friday! And welcome to First Line Friday, hosted by Hoarding Books!!! Since it’s Friday, 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 More Than We Remember by Christian Suzann Nelson, currently on tour […]


Book Review: The Someday List by Stacy Hawkins Adams

Book Review: The Someday List by Stacy Hawkins Adams

Posted February 8, 2020 / 4 Comments

THE SOMEDAY LIST by Stacy Hawkins Adams SERIES: Jubilant Soul #1 GENRE: Inspirational Contemporary Fiction PUBLISHER: Revell RELEASE DATE: January 1, 2009 PAGES: 253 *an Essence magazine bestseller* Rachelle Covington has it all. A fabulous home, a handsome and prestigious husband, two beautiful children, and a place in the upper […]


Love Stories GIVEAWAY: Once Upon an Irish Summer

Love Stories GIVEAWAY: Once Upon an Irish Summer

Posted February 4, 2020 / 21 Comments

in this post: Once Upon an Irish Summer Happy February – official (according to me) KissingBooks month! And welcome to another Love Stories giveaway post! This LOVE STORIES giveaway series is thusly named for two reasons – first, because I love stories and second, because I love Love Stories. Throughout […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Beverly Varnado & A Plan for Everything

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Beverly Varnado & A Plan for Everything

Posted January 25, 2020 / 18 Comments

Welcome to the Blog Tour & Giveaway for A Plan for Everything by Beverly Varnado & hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! Title: A Plan for Everything by Beverly Varnado Publisher: Anaiah Press Genre: Contemporary Fiction Release Date: January 21, 2020 Connie’s Coffee and Cones is thriving, and owner Connie Spencer […]