Tag: diverse fiction


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 / 6 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 […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Stabbed in the Baklava by Tina Kashian

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Stabbed in the Baklava by Tina Kashian

Posted August 29, 2018 / 21 Comments

SERIES: A Kebab Kitchen Mystery #2 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Kensington RELEASE DATE: August 28, 2018 PAGES: 336 Lucy Berberian has taken over her family’s Mediterranean restaurant on the Jersey Shore after an unsatisfying stint at a Philadelphia law firm. It’s great to be back in her old beach town, […]


Book Review: Her Cowboy Reunion by Ruth Logan Herne

Book Review: Her Cowboy Reunion by Ruth Logan Herne

Posted August 8, 2018 / 13 Comments

SERIES: Shepherd’s Crossing #1 GENRE: Inspirational Contemporary Romance PUBLISHER: Love Inspired RELEASE DATE: August 1, 2018 PAGES: 288 A new life…an old love Can she risk loving him again in Shepherd’s Crossing? With her family in disgrace, Lizzie Fitzgerald never imagined she’d end up at an Idaho ranch. Fortunately, she’s […]