Tag: contemporary fiction

New Releases I’m Excited About: Mid 2022 Contemporary Fiction

New Releases I’m Excited About: Mid 2022 Contemporary Fiction

Posted May 4, 2022 / 10 Comments

YAY!!! This week’s worth of posts spotlighting the books that are releasing for the next season are always my favorite posts to do. Time-consuming but so much fun! I get so giddy over all the pretty covers and the great-sounding plots and the next book from my fave authors that […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Eight at the Lake by Lin Stepp

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Eight at the Lake by Lin Stepp

Posted April 8, 2022 / 5 Comments

Welcome to the Blog Tour for Eight at the Lake by Lin Stepp, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! Keep reading for an excerpt! EIGHT AT THE LAKE by Lin Stepp SERIES: Mountain Home GENRE: Contemporary Romance (Clean and Wholesome) PUBLISHER: Mountain Hill Press RELEASE DATE: April 1, 2022 PAGES: 294 […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Heather Norman Smith & Shenanigans

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Heather Norman Smith & Shenanigans

Posted April 1, 2022 / 13 Comments

Happy April Fools’ Day! What better day to chat with Heather Norman Smith about Shenanigans – a story about an octogenarian who loves a good prank? Shenanigans turns two today, and we’re celebrating 🙂 Heather Norman Smith is a Christian Fiction and devotions author. Her goal is to use the […]



First Line Friday (week 280): Something Good

First Line Friday (week 280): Something Good

Posted March 10, 2022 / 9 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 Something Good by Vanessa Miller. This book has been on my TBR list since I first […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Authors I Read for the First Time in 2021

Top Ten Tuesday: Authors I Read for the First Time in 2021

Posted January 25, 2022 / 47 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday is authors I read for the first time in 2021 and I’m actually following it this week! Wonders never cease, right? 😉  Some of these were debut authors but others were authors whose books I sadly hadn’t had time to read yet. […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Melanie Dobson & The Winter Rose

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Melanie Dobson & The Winter Rose

Posted January 11, 2022 / 31 Comments

Please join me in welcoming the fabulous Melanie Dobson to the blog to talk about the history behind her new novel, The Winter Rose! Happy Release Day, Melanie! THE WINTER ROSE by Melanie Dobson GENRE: Inspirational Dual Timeline Fiction PUBLISHER: Tyndale House RELEASE DATE: January 11, 2022 PAGES: 360 In […]



New Releases I’m Excited About: Early 2022 Contemporary Fiction

New Releases I’m Excited About: Early 2022 Contemporary Fiction

Posted January 3, 2022 / 22 Comments

Hello, dear readers. A new year and a new book season are upon us!! Which means… It’s time once again to valiantly find some more space on our out-of-control TBR lists. Susan (and any other list makers), break out your lists because Early 2022 is bringing so many fabulous-looking new […]


First Line Friday (week 269): An Endless Christmas

First Line Friday (week 269): An Endless Christmas

Posted December 23, 2021 / 10 Comments

Happy Christmas Eve & 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. (My apologies for not posting last week – you can read my explanation here) Today, I’m featuring the first line of An […]




Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Liana George & Perfectly Arranged

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Liana George & Perfectly Arranged

Posted October 29, 2021 / 22 Comments

Welcome to the Blog + Review Tour for Perfectly Arranged by Liana George, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! Keep reading for a special appearance by Liana’s main character, Nicki Mayfield! PERFECTLY ARRANGED Series: The Hopeful Hearts #1 Author: Liana George Publisher: Scrivenings Press Release Date: October 26, 2021 Genre: Contemporary […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): A Flicker of Light by Katie Powner

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): A Flicker of Light by Katie Powner

Posted October 23, 2021 / 10 Comments

Welcome to the Takeover Tour for Flicker of Light by Katie Powner, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! Keep reading for an excerpt! A FLICKER OF LIGHT Author: Katie Powner Publisher: Bethany House Release Date: October 5, 2021 Genre: Contemporary Fiction, Christian Secrets are like pennies. Everybody’s got one, even the […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Book Titles with Dawn and Light

Top Ten Tuesday: Book Titles with Dawn and Light

Posted October 19, 2021 / 20 Comments

No, the title of today’s post is not advertising a new podcast with two hippie moderators. It’s my Top Ten Tuesday post for this week 😉 The official topic for this week didn’t woo me so I decided instead to do a topic that’s been brewing in my head for […]



2021 The Christy Award Finalists: Charles Martin & The Water Keeper

2021 The Christy Award Finalists: Charles Martin & The Water Keeper

Posted October 18, 2021 / 17 Comments

Happy Monday! Continuing until October 28th (culminating with a list of winners), I have the privilege of featuring all of the 2021 The Christy Award Finalists! Today I’m featuring Charles Martin and his general fiction Christy Award finalist book The Water Keeper! You can check out a list of all […]