Tag: contemporary fiction

Book Review: Bitter and Sweet by Rhonda McKnight

Book Review: Bitter and Sweet by Rhonda McKnight

Posted June 22, 2024 / 0 Comments

BITTER AND SWEET by Rhonda McKnight GENRE: Dual Timeline Southern Fiction PUBLISHER: Thomas Nelson RELEASE DATE: June 11, 2024 PAGES: 382 From the beloved author of The Thing About Home comes a dual timeline tale of family, grief, secrets, and the sweet redemption that lies within the bonds of sisterhood. […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Just Another Home by Kimberly Banet

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Just Another Home by Kimberly Banet

Posted May 7, 2024 / 21 Comments

JUST ANOTHER HOME by Kimberly Banet SERIES: Family Forever #1 GENRE: Contemporary Fiction/Foster Care (Christian) PUBLISHER: Scrivenings Press RELEASE DATE: May 7, 2024 PAGES: 288 Sixteen-year-old Sam Keller has lived in foster homes and group homes most of his life and has long ago given up on the dream of […]





Author Interview: Lindy Bell & Brothers in Service

Author Interview: Lindy Bell & Brothers in Service

Posted March 14, 2024 / 4 Comments

Please join me in welcoming author Lindy Bell to the blog today to talk about her novel, Brothers in Service! Lindy Bell is an avid reader and has been her entire life, enjoying a wide variety of genres. Lindy’s love of reading is what led to her love of writing. […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Dysfunction Junction by Robin W. Pearson

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Dysfunction Junction by Robin W. Pearson

Posted February 18, 2024 / 26 Comments

DYSFUNCTION JUNCTION by Robin W. Pearson GENRE: Contemporary Women’s Fiction (Christian) PUBLISHER: Tyndale House RELEASE DATE: February 6, 2024 PAGES: 331 When three women receive an unexpected phone call that leaves them reeling, they have no other choice but to reckon with a lifetime of memories they’ve long tried to […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Divine Proverb of Streusel by Sara Brunsvold

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Divine Proverb of Streusel by Sara Brunsvold

Posted January 19, 2024 / 47 Comments

THE DIVINE PROVERB OF STREUSEL by Sara Brunsvold GENRE: Contemporary Fiction (Christian) PUBLISHER: Revell RELEASE DATE: January 16, 2024 PAGES: 326 Shaken by her parents’ divorce and discouraged by the growing chasm between herself and her serious boyfriend, Nikki Werner seeks solace at her uncle’s farm in a small Missouri […]




First Line Friday (week 369): Christmas Takeover

First Line Friday (week 369): Christmas Takeover

Posted November 23, 2023 / 5 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. I hope those of you in the US had a wonderful Thanksgiving yesterday! I’m ready to start spotlighting Christmas reads in my First […]



Book Review (and a Giveaway!): A Million Little Choices by Tamera Alexander

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): A Million Little Choices by Tamera Alexander

Posted November 7, 2023 / 47 Comments

A MILLION LITTLE CHOICES by Tamera Alexander GENRE: Women’s/Southern Fiction (Christian) PUBLISHER: Focus on the Family RELEASE DATE: November 7, 2023 PAGES: 394 Sometimes secrets just won’t stay hidden . . . Now from USA Today bestselling author and Christy Award Hall of Fame inductee Tamera Alexander comes the story […]



Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Chris Fabry & Saving Grayson

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Chris Fabry & Saving Grayson

Posted November 2, 2023 / 20 Comments

Please join me in welcoming Chris Fabry to the blog today to chat about his new southern fiction novel, Saving Grayson! If you aren’t already acquainted with Chris’s books or his radio show, you are really missing out! Chris Fabry is an award-winning author and radio personality who hosts the […]


The Christy Award 2023 Finalists (and a Giveaway!)

The Christy Award 2023 Finalists (and a Giveaway!)

Posted October 27, 2023 / 8 Comments

Welcome to the Blog Blitz for The Christy Award Finalists 2023 organized by ECPA and hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! We extend our sincere and enthusiastic congratulations to The Christy Award 2023 Finalists & Winners (announced on November 16th)! YOU ARE INVITED The Christy Award Gala 2023 Via webcast November […]



First Line Friday (week 362): With Every Memory

First Line Friday (week 362): With Every Memory

Posted October 6, 2023 / 6 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 With Every Memory by Janine Rosche! I read & reviewed & loved this book a few […]


Book Review: The Thing About Home by Rhonda McKnight

Book Review: The Thing About Home by Rhonda McKnight

Posted October 3, 2023 / 7 Comments

THE THING ABOUT HOME by Rhonda McKnight GENRE: Dual Timeline Southern Fiction (Christian) PUBLISHER: Thomas Nelson RELEASE DATE: May 9, 2023 PAGES: 380 Home is not a place—it’s a feeling. Casey Black needs an escape. When her picture-perfect vow renewal ceremony ends in her being left at the altar, the […]