Tag: contemporary fiction

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Lauren Beccue & The Plans We Made

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Lauren Beccue & The Plans We Made

Posted October 29, 2020 / 9 Comments

Please join me in welcoming Lauren Beccue to the blog today to chat about her new novel, The Plans We Made, co-written with Kathryn Cushman! Lauren Beccue graduated from Holy Cross with a B.A. in English and is pursuing a Master’s degree in Biblical Exposition. She lives with her husband […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Dance With Me by Tope Omotosho

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Dance With Me by Tope Omotosho

Posted October 21, 2020 / 4 Comments

Welcome to the Blog Blitz & Giveaway for Dance with Me by Tope Omotosho, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! Title: Dance with Me Author: Tope Omotosho Publisher: Beautiful Feet Publishing Release Date: January 19, 2020 Genre: Inspirational Fiction The past is a tricky place. For some, it’s a place to […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Pieces of Granite by Brenda S. Anderson

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Pieces of Granite by Brenda S. Anderson

Posted October 11, 2020 / 9 Comments

PIECES OF GRANITE SERIES: Coming Home #0 GENRE: Inspirational Contemporary Fiction PUBLISHER: Vivant Press RELEASE DATE: August 2020 (new edition) PAGES: 357 A distressing diagnosis A retreating husband A prodigal brother Marriage counselor Debbie Verhoeven excels at piecing broken families together, so she never imagined her own perfect family could […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Michele Phoenix & Fragments of Light

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Michele Phoenix & Fragments of Light

Posted September 22, 2020 / 32 Comments

I am absolutely delighted to welcome Michèle Phoenix to the blog today to chat about her newest novel, Fragments of Light! Born in France to a Canadian father and an American mother, Michèle is an international writer and speaker. A prominent advocate for Third Culture Kids, she travels globally to […]



2020 Carol Award Finalists Q&A (and a Giveaway!): Sara Ella & Coral

2020 Carol Award Finalists Q&A (and a Giveaway!): Sara Ella & Coral

Posted September 17, 2020 / 21 Comments

Happy Thursday once again! Through this Saturday (culminating with a list of winners), I have the privilege of sharing mini interviews with nearly all of the 2020 ACFW Carol Award Finalists! Today I’m continuing with Sara Ella and her Carol Award finalist book Coral! You can check out a list […]




Book Review: Across the Winding River by Aimie K. Runyan

Book Review: Across the Winding River by Aimie K. Runyan

Posted August 30, 2020 / 2 Comments

ACROSS THE WINDING RIVER GENRE: Dual Timeline / Historical Fiction PUBLISHER: Lake Union RELEASE DATE: August 1, 2020 PAGES: 301 A woman unlocks the mystery of her father’s wartime past in a moving novel about secrets, sacrifice, and the power of love by the bestselling author of Daughters of the […]


First Line Friday (week 208): Louisa

First Line Friday (week 208): Louisa

Posted August 28, 2020 / 11 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 Louisa by Beth Troy, currently on tour with JustRead Publicity Tours, […]


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

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

Posted August 26, 2020 / 13 Comments

Hi friends! It’s that time again when I look at my overflowing TBR bookcases (yes, bookcases. plural. and let’s not speak of the Kindle backlog) and then I look at all the delicious new books coming out September-December …. and I resign myself to blissfully abandoning all hope of ever […]


Book Spotlight: Fragments of Light by Michèle Phoenix

Book Spotlight: Fragments of Light by Michèle Phoenix

Posted August 15, 2020 / 13 Comments

FRAGMENTS OF LIGHT GENRE: Inspirational Dual Timeline Fiction PUBLISHER: Thomas Nelson RELEASE DATE: July 14, 2020 PAGES: 352 An impossible decision in the chaos of D-Day. Ripples that cascade seventy-five years into the present. And two lives transformed by the tenuous resolve to reach out of the darkness toward fragments […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Regina Walker & We Go On

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Regina Walker & We Go On

Posted August 13, 2020 / 5 Comments

Welcome to the Blog + Review Tour & Giveaway for We Go On by Regina Walker, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! I’m pleased to host Regina today to talk more about her novel. Title: We Go On Author: Regina Walker Release Date: June 12, 2020 Genre: Inspirational Fiction Content Warning: […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Laura Bradford & Piece By Piece

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Laura Bradford & Piece By Piece

Posted August 1, 2020 / 15 Comments

Welcome to the Blog Tour & Giveaway for Piece by Piece by Laura Bradford, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! I’m delighted to host Laura (one of my fave authors) today, to chat about her main character in this novel. Title: Piece by Piece Author: Laura Bradford Publisher: Kensington Publishing Release […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Beth K. Vogt & The Best We’ve Been

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Beth K. Vogt & The Best We’ve Been

Posted July 23, 2020 / 45 Comments

Please join me welcoming the awesome Beth K. Vogt to the blog today to share about God’s love in the middle of our messiness & a look at her newest book, The Best We’ve Been! THE BEST WE’VE BEEN SERIES: Thatcher Sisters #3 GENRE: Inspirational Contemporary Fiction PUBLISHER: Tyndale House […]


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

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

Posted July 6, 2020 / 11 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 / 35 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 […]