Tag: debut novel

2022 ACFW Carol Award Winners

2022 ACFW Carol Award Winners

Posted September 11, 2022 / 5 Comments

Hello dear readers! Book award season is upon us and I’m so delighted today to present to you the 2022 ACFW Carol Award winners & finalists! While I took a break from doing my annual interviews this year because … life … I’ve still been cheering on all of the […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Death and the Conjuror by Tom Mead

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Death and the Conjuror by Tom Mead

Posted July 13, 2022 / 6 Comments

DEATH AND THE CONJUROR by Tom Mead SERIES: Joseph Spector #1 GENRE: Historical Mystery PUBLISHER: Mysterious Press RELEASE DATE: July 12, 2022 PAGES: 254 A magician-turned-sleuth in pre-war London solves three impossible crimes In 1930s London, celebrity psychiatrist Anselm Rees is discovered dead in his locked study, and there seems […]



Top Ten Tuesday: More 2022 Debuts I’m Excited About

Top Ten Tuesday: More 2022 Debuts I’m Excited About

Posted July 5, 2022 / 14 Comments

Happy Tuesday! In March, I looked at debuts I wanted to read through June (and I’ve read three of them so far – and all three will be on my ‘fave reads of 2022’ list for sure). Today for Top Ten Tuesday, I’m sharing some more 2022 debuts that I’m […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Dulcie Dameron & Not Since You

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Dulcie Dameron & Not Since You

Posted June 11, 2022 / 13 Comments

Welcome to the Blog Tour for Not Since You by Dulcie Dameron, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! I’m delighted to have Dulcie on the blog today to chat about her debut novel! NOT SINCE YOU by Dulcie Dameron SERIES: Secrets of River Hollow #1 GENRE: Christian Contemporary Romance RELEASE DATE: […]




Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Shadows in the Mind’s Eye by Janyre Tromp

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Shadows in the Mind’s Eye by Janyre Tromp

Posted April 21, 2022 / 43 Comments

SHADOWS IN THE MIND’S EYE by Janyre Tromp GENRE: Inspirational Historical Suspense / General Fiction PUBLISHER: Kregel RELEASE DATE: April 19, 2022 PAGES: 323 “Tromp weaves a complex historical tale incorporating love, suspense, hurt, and healing–all the elements that keep the pages turning.” –Julie Cantrell, New York Times and USA […]



Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Counterfeit Love by Crystal Caudill

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Counterfeit Love by Crystal Caudill

Posted March 16, 2022 / 26 Comments

COUNTERFEIT LOVE by Crystal Caudill SERIES: Hidden Hearts of the Gilded Age #1 GENRE: Inspirational Historical Romantic Suspense PUBLISHER: Kregel RELEASE DATE: March 15, 2022 PAGES: 381 Can this undercover agent save the woman he loves–or is her heart as counterfeit as the money he’s been sent to track down? […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Spring 2022 Debuts I’m Excited About

Top Ten Tuesday: Spring 2022 Debuts I’m Excited About

Posted March 15, 2022 / 14 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday is our Spring 2022 TBR lists but I’m narrowing it down even more to focus on debuts that I’m excited about. I looked at what’s releasing from today through June to make my selections, and I’m hoping to have time to read […]


Book Review: The Valentine Proposal by Beth Pugh

Book Review: The Valentine Proposal by Beth Pugh

Posted January 31, 2022 / 9 Comments

THE VALENTINE PROPOSAL SERIES: Pine Valley Holiday #1 GENRE: Inspirational Contemporary Romance PUBLISHER: Candlelight Fiction RELEASE DATE: February 1, 2022 PAGES: 268 Award-winning photographer Mason Montgomery is back in Pine Valley, Kentucky. Hopefully, for good, if his business proposal is accepted. On paper, he’s the perfect buyer for Forget-Me-Not Photography. […]


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. […]





Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Debra Torres & Forbidden Gift

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Debra Torres & Forbidden Gift

Posted June 16, 2021 / 39 Comments

Please join me in welcoming author Debra Torres to the blog today to chat about her debut novel, Forbidden Gift! Debra Torres is an author of inspirational Amish fiction. She writes romantic suspense for readers who are looking for relatable characters dealing with raw and real-life issues. Her debut novel, […]


Book Review: The Rock by Cara Grandle

Book Review: The Rock by Cara Grandle

Posted June 2, 2021 / 13 Comments

THE ROCK SERIES: Sisters of the Porcelain Doll #1 GENRE: Inspirational Historical Romance PUBLISHER: Ashberry Lane RELEASE DATE: May 15, 2021 PAGES: 276 After a whiskey still explosion destroys her home and nearly her life, Rebecca Packwood and her father must leave Missouri and her dear friends behind. After crossing […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Cara Grandle & The Rock

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Cara Grandle & The Rock

Posted May 17, 2021 / 32 Comments

Y’all, I am SO EXCITED for today’s guest. I’ve been cheering on Cara Grandle in her writing journey since we met in 2016 & today she’s here to chat about her DEBUT NOVEL, The Rock – woohoo!! Cara Grandle is an author, acquisitions editor, and publicist for WhiteFire Publishing. She […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Dana McNeely & Rain

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Dana McNeely & Rain

Posted April 1, 2021 / 8 Comments

Please join me in welcoming Dana McNeely to the blog today to chat about her debut novel, Rain! Dana McNeely dreamed of living in a world teeming with adventure, danger, and romance, but she had a problem—she also needed a lot of peace and quiet. She learned to visit that […]