Tag: contemporary romance

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Still Waters by Lindsey Brackett

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Still Waters by Lindsey Brackett

Posted September 19, 2017 / 12 Comments

Cora Anne Halloway has a history degree and a plan: avoid her own past despite being wait-listed for graduate school. Then her beloved grandmother requests — and her dispassionate mother insists — that she spend the summer at Still Waters, the family cottage on Edisto Beach, South Carolina. Despite its […]


Book Review: If There’s No Tomorrow by Jennifer Armentrout

Book Review: If There’s No Tomorrow by Jennifer Armentrout

Posted September 13, 2017 / 5 Comments

Lena Wise is always looking forward to tomorrow, especially at the start of her senior year. She’s ready to pack in as much friend time as possible, to finish college applications, and to maybe let her childhood best friend Sebastian know how she really feels about him. For Lena, the […]


Book Review: Written in the Stars by Christina Coryell

Book Review: Written in the Stars by Christina Coryell

Posted September 12, 2017 / 8 Comments

Roundabout these parts, dirt roads don’t just get you from point A to point B. They intersect to create a maze of life often missed when outsiders drive through a sleepy town. The number on the population sign might seem insignificant, but a few short steps from the beaten path, […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Magnolia Storms by Janet W. Ferguson

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Magnolia Storms by Janet W. Ferguson

Posted September 7, 2017 / 100 Comments

Maggie Marovich couldn’t save her father or her home from Hurricane Katrina, but she’s dedicated her life to meteorology so she can warn others when the monster storms approach. Except…she works three hours inland and rarely risks returning to her childhood hometown of Ocean Springs, Mississippi. Both her single-parent sister […]



Cover Reveal: Charming the Troublemaker by Pepper Basham

Cover Reveal: Charming the Troublemaker by Pepper Basham

Posted September 7, 2017 / 21 Comments

Y’all know how much I love this girl – as a friend and as an author! And I’m delighted today to participate in the cover reveal for her November release, Charming the Troublemaker. When Dr. Alex Murdock is demoted to a university in rural Virginia, the last thing he expects […]


Author Interview (and Giveaway Info!): Lindsey Brackett & Still Waters

Author Interview (and Giveaway Info!): Lindsey Brackett & Still Waters

Posted September 6, 2017 / 27 Comments

I love today’s guest, having had the privilege of meeting her in person this past year as well as endorsing her debut novel Still Waters. Award-winning writer Lindsey P. Brackett once taught middle grades literature, but now she writes her own works in the midst of motherhood. Her debut novel, […]


Book Review: The Writing Desk by Rachel Hauck

Book Review: The Writing Desk by Rachel Hauck

Posted August 31, 2017 / 13 Comments

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Wedding Dress comes a new captivating novel of secrets, romance, and two women bound together across time by a shared dream. Tenley Roth’s first book was a runaway bestseller. Now that her second book is due, she’s locked in fear. Can […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Hidden Gems in Contemporary Romance

Top Ten Tuesday: Hidden Gems in Contemporary Romance

Posted August 29, 2017 / 36 Comments

Welcome to another Top Ten Tuesday! This week, we’re looking at hidden gems, books that maybe fly under the radar, in a genre of our choice. I’m choosing to spotlight contemporary romance and I’m focusing on some books I loved that still have fewer than 50 ratings on Amazon. Clicking […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Beneath Copper Falls by Colleen Coble

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Beneath Copper Falls by Colleen Coble

Posted August 23, 2017 / 63 Comments

Dana has already learned that love isn’t safe . . . but could it be different in Rock Harbor? As a 911 dispatcher, Dana Newell takes pride in being calm in tough circumstances. In addition to her emotionally-charged career, she’s faced enough emergencies in her own life. She recently escaped […]



Book Review: Just Look Up by Courtney Walsh

Book Review: Just Look Up by Courtney Walsh

Posted August 17, 2017 / 18 Comments

After tirelessly climbing the ranks of her Chicago-based interior design firm, Lane Kelley is about to land her dream promotion when devastating news about her brother draws her back home—a quaint tourist town full of memories she’d just as soon forget. With her cell phone and laptop always within reach, […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Alaskan Catch by Beth Carpenter

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Alaskan Catch by Beth Carpenter

Posted August 16, 2017 / 17 Comments

On Tour with Prism Book Tours Where life’s currents take you… Dana Raynott just traveled 3,600 miles to reunite with the brother who changed his name and fled to Alaska nineteen years ago. It’s impossible not to be moved by this wild, breathtaking state, even if Dana’s no closer to finding […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Bounty Hunter by Lynette Eason

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Bounty Hunter by Lynette Eason

Posted August 15, 2017 / 14 Comments

ON A KILLER’S TRAIL While on a mission to bring his sister’s killer to justice, bounty hunter Riley Martelli spots a missing FBI agent in a Colorado national park. When he calls in the tip, he’s joined in his search by Special Agent Harper Prentiss. Harper, aided by her faithful […]


Book Review: Sweetbriar Cottage by Denise Hunter

Book Review: Sweetbriar Cottage by Denise Hunter

Posted August 2, 2017 / 25 Comments

When Noah and Josephine Mitchell discover their divorce was never actually finalized, their lives are turned upside down. Following his divorce, Noah gave up his dream job, settling at a remote horse ranch in the Blue Ridge Mountains of northern Georgia, putting much-needed distance between himself and the former love […]


Book Review: Undercut by Heather Day Gilbert

Book Review: Undercut by Heather Day Gilbert

Posted July 26, 2017 / 13 Comments

Marine sniper Isaiah (“Zane”) Boone is home from Afghanistan with more than a few ghosts. Try as he might to settle back into civilian life in small-town West Virginia, he can’t escape the conviction he’s being followed. Both Zane’s ex-wife and his psychologist claim he’s paranoid, and he can’t prove […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): His Steadfast Love by Julie Lessman

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): His Steadfast Love by Julie Lessman

Posted July 25, 2017 / 31 Comments

She’s bent on fun. He’s bent on faith. Till true love bridges the gap. Cat O’Bryen is the prodigal daughter unhappy with God. First, the father with whom she reconciled dies of cancer and now her twin sister and best friend marries, leaving Cat at home with a newlywed mother, […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Innkeeper’s Sister by Linda Goodnight

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Innkeeper’s Sister by Linda Goodnight

Posted July 24, 2017 / 40 Comments

Welcome to Honey Ridge, Tennessee, where Southern hospitality and sweet peach tea beckon, and where long-buried secrets lead to some startling realizations…  Grayson Blake always has a purpose—and never a moment to lose. He’s come home to Honey Ridge to convert a historic gristmill into a restaurant, but his plans […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Lucky in Love by Kasie West

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Lucky in Love by Kasie West

Posted July 24, 2017 / 13 Comments

In this new contemporary from YA star Kasie West, a girl who wins the lottery learns that money can cause more problems than it solves, especially when love comes into the picture. Maddie doesn’t believe in luck. She’s all about hard work and planning ahead. But one night, on a […]