Tag: diverse fiction


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 […]


First Line Friday (week 209): The Price of Dreams

First Line Friday (week 209): The Price of Dreams

Posted September 4, 2020 / 19 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 The Price of Dreams by Toni Shiloh, currently on tour with […]



Book Review (and a Giveaway!): A Deadly Inside Scoop by Abby Collette

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): A Deadly Inside Scoop by Abby Collette

Posted May 18, 2020 / 15 Comments

A DEADLY INSIDE SCOOP SERIES: An Ice Cream Parlor Mystery #1 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Berkley Books RELEASE DATE: May 12, 2020 PAGES: 384 This book kicks off a charming cozy mystery series set in an ice cream shop–with a fabulous cast of quirky characters. Recent MBA grad Bronwyn Crewse […]


Book Review: The Plum Blooms in Winter by Linda Thompson

Book Review: The Plum Blooms in Winter by Linda Thompson

Posted March 4, 2020 / 8 Comments

THE PLUM BLOOMS IN WINTER by Linda Thompson SERIES: Brands from the Burning #1 GENRE: Inspirational Historical Fiction PUBLISHER: Mountain Brook Ink RELEASE DATE: November 13, 2018 PAGES: 360 A Prostitute Seeks Her Revenge–In 1942, Miyako Matsuura cradled her little brother as he died on the sidewalk, a victim of […]


Love Stories GIVEAWAY: Risking Love

Love Stories GIVEAWAY: Risking Love

Posted February 29, 2020 / 17 Comments

in this post: Risking Love Happy last day of February – official (according to me) KissingBooks month! And welcome to the final Love Stories giveaway post of 2020! This LOVE STORIES giveaway series is thusly named for two reasons – first, because I love stories and second, because I love […]


Book Review: A Cowboy in Shepherd’s Crossing by Ruth Logan Herne

Book Review: A Cowboy in Shepherd’s Crossing by Ruth Logan Herne

Posted February 24, 2020 / 4 Comments

A COWBOY IN SHEPHERD’S CROSSING by Ruth Logan Herne SERIES: Shepherd’s Crossing #2 GENRE: Inspirational Contemporary Romance PUBLISHER: Love Inspired RELEASE DATE: January 1, 2019 PAGES: 224 Cowboy bachelor Jace Middleton was ready to leave Shepherd’s Crossing for good – until he learns his family’s unspoken secrets. Now Jace finds […]


Book Review: The Someday List by Stacy Hawkins Adams

Book Review: The Someday List by Stacy Hawkins Adams

Posted February 8, 2020 / 4 Comments

THE SOMEDAY LIST by Stacy Hawkins Adams SERIES: Jubilant Soul #1 GENRE: Inspirational Contemporary Fiction PUBLISHER: Revell RELEASE DATE: January 1, 2009 PAGES: 253 *an Essence magazine bestseller* Rachelle Covington has it all. A fabulous home, a handsome and prestigious husband, two beautiful children, and a place in the upper […]


Book Review: Tropical Kiss and Tell by Liwen Y. Ho

Book Review: Tropical Kiss and Tell by Liwen Y. Ho

Posted January 30, 2020 / 4 Comments

TROPICAL KISS AND TELL by Liwen Y. Ho SERIES: Tropical Kisses #2 GENRE: Inspirational Contemporary Romance / Novella PUBLISHER: 2 Square 2 Be Hip RELEASE DATE: November 2017 PAGES: 101 Falling in love with the girl next door was never part of his plan … until she fell for someone […]




Cover Reveal: The Trouble With Love by Toni Shiloh

Cover Reveal: The Trouble With Love by Toni Shiloh

Posted January 15, 2020 / 12 Comments

I’m so excited to bring you the cover reveal for The Trouble With Love, the first book in a new series by my friend, Toni Shiloh! I, Holiday Brown, have it all. A platinum record. Multi-million dollar home in Manhattan that I share with my two best friends. Life is […]


Cover Reveal: Missing Mercy by Stephenia H. McGee

Cover Reveal: Missing Mercy by Stephenia H. McGee

Posted September 16, 2019 / 4 Comments

I’m so excited to bring you the official cover reveal for Missing Mercy by Stephenia H. McGee! It’s the third book in her Ironwood Plantation Family saga, and I can’t wait to read it 🙂 Mercy is missing, Faith is floundering Only truth can lead them to freedom. Made a […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Favorite Diverse Reads

Top Ten Tuesday: Favorite Diverse Reads

Posted September 10, 2019 / 20 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s Top Ten Tuesday theme wasn’t working for me so I decided to go rogue 😉 and talk about some of my favorite diverse reads, specifically with ethnically diverse characters & blended cultures. For more diverse reads, you can check out a blog I contribute to – Diversity […]



First Line Friday (week 153): Risking Love

First Line Friday (week 153): Risking Love

Posted July 26, 2019 / 32 Comments

Happy Friday! And welcome to First Line Fridays, 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, on First Line Friday I’m featuring Risking Love by Toni Shiloh, one of our CFRR2019 authors! And […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Risking Love by Toni Shiloh

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Risking Love by Toni Shiloh

Posted July 12, 2019 / 18 Comments

Risking Love SERIES: Maple Run #4 GENRE: Inspirational Contemporary Romance PUBLISHER: Celebrate Lit RELEASE DATE: June 25, 2019 PAGES: 196 Nikki Gordon lives with a perfect trifecta of noes. No guys. No dates. No way. The past holds her bound with ropes made of fear-infused steel, and she’s determined that […]



Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Unbound by Grace by Michelle Massaro

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Unbound by Grace by Michelle Massaro

Posted September 26, 2018 / 37 Comments

GENRE: Inspirational Contemporary Romance PUBLISHER: Orange Grove Press RELEASE DATE: July 21, 2018 When the past holds the future captive, there is only ONE chain breaker… Tori Bishop has carved out a safe circle of friends who know nothing of her privileged status. But when she’s roped into attending a […]