Tag: general fiction



Author Interview: Lindy Bell & Brothers in Service

Author Interview: Lindy Bell & Brothers in Service

Posted March 14, 2024 / 4 Comments

Please join me in welcoming author Lindy Bell to the blog today to talk about her novel, Brothers in Service! Lindy Bell is an avid reader and has been her entire life, enjoying a wide variety of genres. Lindy’s love of reading is what led to her love of writing. […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Divine Proverb of Streusel by Sara Brunsvold

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Divine Proverb of Streusel by Sara Brunsvold

Posted January 19, 2024 / 47 Comments

THE DIVINE PROVERB OF STREUSEL by Sara Brunsvold GENRE: Contemporary Fiction (Christian) PUBLISHER: Revell RELEASE DATE: January 16, 2024 PAGES: 326 Shaken by her parents’ divorce and discouraged by the growing chasm between herself and her serious boyfriend, Nikki Werner seeks solace at her uncle’s farm in a small Missouri […]



First Line Friday (week 356): The Edge of Belonging

First Line Friday (week 356): The Edge of Belonging

Posted August 24, 2023 / 14 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 featuring the first line of The Edge of Belonging by Amanda Cox! This book won Book of the Year at the […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Authors I Read for the First Time in 2022

Top Ten Tuesday: Authors I Read for the First Time in 2022

Posted January 23, 2023 / 43 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday is authors I read for the first time in 2022. Some of these were debut authors but others were authors whose books I just sadly hadn’t had time to read yet. I definitely enjoyed my first experience with each of these author’s […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Everything Is Just Beginning by Erin Bartels

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Everything Is Just Beginning by Erin Bartels

Posted January 17, 2023 / 15 Comments

EVERYTHING IS JUST BEGINNING by Erin Bartels GENRE: Inspirational Contemporary Fiction PUBLISHER: Revell RELEASE DATE: January 17, 2023 PAGES: 341 An Immersive Story of Music, Struggle, and Starting Over from an Award-Winning Author Michael Sullivan is a talented lyricist and a decent guitarist, but since he was kicked out of […]


First Line Friday (week 316): The Christy Award 2022 winners

First Line Friday (week 316): The Christy Award 2022 winners

Posted November 18, 2022 / 9 Comments

Happy Friday & welcome to the First Line Friday link-up! It’s still Friday, right? I apologize that this wasn’t up on time today but I was out of town for the Art of Writing conference & Christy Award gala and my laptop refused to be cooperative last night after the […]





Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Autumn Lytle & All That Fills Us

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Autumn Lytle & All That Fills Us

Posted May 3, 2022 / 9 Comments

Please join me in welcoming Autumn Lytle to the blog today to chat about her debut novel (of which I’ve heard fabulous things), All That Fills Us! Autumn Lytle identifies with a strange group of humans who enjoy running long distances and writing even longer books. Along with being a […]


2021 The Christy Award Finalists: Charles Martin & The Water Keeper

2021 The Christy Award Finalists: Charles Martin & The Water Keeper

Posted October 18, 2021 / 17 Comments

Happy Monday! Continuing until October 28th (culminating with a list of winners), I have the privilege of featuring all of the 2021 The Christy Award Finalists! Today I’m featuring Charles Martin and his general fiction Christy Award finalist book The Water Keeper! You can check out a list of all […]



2019 The Christy Award Finalists (and a Giveaway!): General Fiction

2019 The Christy Award Finalists (and a Giveaway!): General Fiction

Posted November 4, 2019 / 29 Comments

Happy Monday (yet again), my friends! From today through Wednesday I’ll be spotlighting The Christy Award 2019 finalist books in each category – let’s continue on with general fiction! Some of the authors were gracious enough to answer a couple of questions for me so I’ve included their answers below […]