Tag: debut novel

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Secondary Target by Angela Carlisle

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Secondary Target by Angela Carlisle

Posted May 9, 2024 / 20 Comments

SECONDARY TARGET by Angela Carlisle SERIES: The Secrets of Kincaid #1 GENRE: Romantic Suspense (Christian) PUBLISHER: Bethany House RELEASE DATE: May 7, 2024 PAGES: 325 A ruthless murderer. A deadly secret. An unbreakable love. After the brutal murder of her mother and brother twelve years ago, Corina Roberts built a […]


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 […]



Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Tonya B. Ashley & Of Faith and Dreams

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Tonya B. Ashley & Of Faith and Dreams

Posted April 16, 2024 / 40 Comments

I am so delighted to welcome author Tonya B. Ashley back to the blog today to celebrate the release of her debut novel, Of Faith and Dreams! Happy Release Day, Tonya! OF FAITH AND DREAMS by Tonya B. Ashley SERIES: Lost and Found #1 GENRE: Historical Western Romance (Christian) PUBLISHER: […]


Book Review: Emma’s Hero by Carrie Walker

Book Review: Emma’s Hero by Carrie Walker

Posted April 5, 2024 / 6 Comments

EMMA’S HERO by Carrie Walker SERIES: Faith Endures #1 GENRE: Romantic Women’s Fiction (Christian) PUBLISHER: Mountain Brook Ink RELEASE DATE: April 5, 2024 PAGES: 328 “God won’t give me more than I can handle? I’m pretty sure He just did.” After a year of loss and bad choices distance Emma […]


First Line Friday (week 388): A Father’s Vow

First Line Friday (week 388): A Father’s Vow

Posted April 4, 2024 / 3 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 delighted to feature the first line of A Father’s Vow by Chris Maday Schmidt. This is her debut novel, and it […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Carrie Walker & Emma’s Hero

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Carrie Walker & Emma’s Hero

Posted March 28, 2024 / 28 Comments

I am delighted today to introduce you to author Carrie Walker and her debut novel, Emma’s Hero! Carrie Walker lives in Michigan with her husband and seven children. From her ten years serving as a high school youth minister, adventures around the globe, and raising a family, many stories have […]







Book Review: Of Love and Treason by Jamie Ogle

Book Review: Of Love and Treason by Jamie Ogle

Posted February 4, 2024 / 7 Comments

OF LOVE AND TREASON by Jamie Ogle GENRE: Historical/Roman Empire Romance (Christian) PUBLISHER: Tyndale House RELEASE DATE: January 23, 2024 PAGES: 384 Valentine defies the emperor and becomes a hero . . . and the most wanted man in the empire. Compelled by his faith, he has nothing to lose, […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Authors I Read for the First Time in 2023

Top Ten Tuesday: Authors I Read for the First Time in 2023

Posted January 29, 2024 / 22 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday is ‘new to me authors I discovered in 2023’ and I’m tweaking it just slightly to be “authors I read for the first time in 2023”. That way I feel better about including the debut authors – and there were some FABULOUS […]


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 […]



Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Elizabeth Jacobson & Not By Sight

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Elizabeth Jacobson & Not By Sight

Posted August 21, 2023 / 17 Comments

Please join me in welcoming Elizabeth Jacobson to the blog today to chat about her debut novel, Not By Sight, which is a double semifinalist for this week’s Carol Awards – in the debut & historical categories! Elizabeth Jacobson is a middle-school math teacher in sunny California who loves the […]



Top Ten Tuesday: More 2023 Debuts I Can’t Wait to Read

Top Ten Tuesday: More 2023 Debuts I Can’t Wait to Read

Posted June 27, 2023 / 24 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday is our Most Anticipated Books Releasing During the Second Half of 2023. Since I talk about these already a couple of different ways here on the blog, I decided to narrow the focus to More 2023 Debuts I Can’t Wait to Read. […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Ifueko Ogbomo & A Divine Romance

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Ifueko Ogbomo & A Divine Romance

Posted February 11, 2023 / 3 Comments

Welcome to the Blog Tour for A Divine Romance by Ifueko Ogbomo, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! So honored to have Ifueko here today to chat about her debut novel! A DIVINE ROMANCE by Ifueko Ogbomo GENRE: Inspirational Historical Romance / Biblical Era PUBLISHER: InspiroLogos Publishing RELEASE DATE: February 14, […]