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Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Surround Me by Marguerite Martin Gray

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Surround Me by Marguerite Martin Gray

Posted January 28, 2017 / 8 Comments

As part of the Singing Librarian Books tour, I am reposting my review for Surround Me! Returning to Charles Town, Louis faces obstacles surrounding his engagement to Elizabeth and a city questioning its role in a volatile resistance to British rule. As the dark curtain of the rumors of revolution […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Caryl McAdoo

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Caryl McAdoo

Posted January 27, 2017 / 31 Comments

Click here to purchase your copy. I’m pleased to be part of the Celebrate Lit Blog Tour for Covering Love, and I’m also pleased to welcome the book’s author Caryl McAdoo to the blog as part of that tour! I got to meet Caryl at CFRR2016 in Nashville, and she […]


First Line Friday (Week 43): When Love Matters Most

First Line Friday (Week 43): When Love Matters Most

Posted January 27, 2017 / 47 Comments

It’s Friday! Finally!!! (Anyone else?) That means it’s time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line! The book I’m featuring today is When Love Matters Most by Kate James. And the first line is… “‘Enrique flinched at the burst of gunfire.” So… what’s […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway): Jocelyn Green

Author Interview (and a Giveaway): Jocelyn Green

Posted January 26, 2017 / 20 Comments

Eeep!!! Jocelyn Green is here today!! I became a fan from the moment I read Widow of Gettysburg and I continue to be one with her newest book The Mark of The King. I reviewed it for RT Book Reviews so I can’t review it here, but follow along with […]



Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Keith Korman

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Keith Korman

Posted January 24, 2017 / 3 Comments

I’m happy to be participating in the Litfuse Blog Tour for Keith Korman’s book Eden: The Animals’ Parable by welcoming Keith to the blog for a Q&A! Keith Korman is a literary agent and novelist. Over the years he has represented many nationally-known writers of fiction and non-fiction at his family’s literary […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Erica Vetsch

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Erica Vetsch

Posted January 23, 2017 / 73 Comments

Yay! I love doing these author interviews, but it’s especially fun when I get to chat with one of my friends. Such is the case today in my Q&A with Erica Vetsch! I’m also thinking in hindsight that I should have asked her to explain the Kansas Jayhawks cheer “Rock […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Tangle of Strings by Ashley Farley

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Tangle of Strings by Ashley Farley

Posted January 22, 2017 / 6 Comments

On Tour with Prism Book Tours. A nearly tragic accident leads to a discovery that rocks the Sweeney family’s world   Some families never resolve conflicts. Not so with the Sweeneys. Their sense of family, their love for one another, and their willingness to forgive have always triumphed and brought them […]


Some Goodreads Giveaways and Weekly Blog Update for January 21

Some Goodreads Giveaways and Weekly Blog Update for January 21

Posted January 21, 2017 / 17 Comments

Thank you thank you to everyone who came to my Facebook party last night, celebrating 1000 likes/follows on the blog’s facebook page. If you weren’t able to make it this time, no worries! We’ll catch up next time, ok? 🙂 But I don’t want you to miss this great video […]


Zuzu Interviews: Author Catherine West’s dog Noah

Zuzu Interviews: Author Catherine West’s dog Noah

Posted January 20, 2017 / 54 Comments

Hi, everyone! Zuzu here. Stealing the laptop from Mom while she gets ready for her Facebook Party tonight. Something about 1000 Facebook page likes. Anyway, I’m going to be there. You should too. Check it out here: So, anyway, while she’s otherwise occupied… I thought I would take advantage of […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Summer on Sunset Ridge by Sharlene MacLaren

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Summer on Sunset Ridge by Sharlene MacLaren

Posted January 19, 2017 / 47 Comments

Click here to purchase your copy. Brought up on a Quaker farm near Philadelphia at the brink of the Civil War, plainspoken Rebecca Albright is charitable, peace-loving, submissive—and a feisty abolitionist. Determined to aid the Underground Railroad no matter what the cost, her path collides with that of formidable slave-catcher […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Terry Barnes

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Terry Barnes

Posted January 18, 2017 / 28 Comments

I am pleased to welcome a new-to-me author to the blog today! Terry Barnes won the 2005 Christian Writers Guild Operation First Novel contest for his first novel, “In Everything Give Thanks.” His second novel, “Whispered to the Heart,” also explores the fundamental questions of life and faith. His latest […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway): A Cowboy to Keep by Karen Rock

Book Review (and a Giveaway): A Cowboy to Keep by Karen Rock

Posted January 17, 2017 / 36 Comments

Can’t stop running from the past Dani Crawford has a secret…and if bounty hunter Jackson Cade finds out, he could ruin everything. The scarred yet handsome cowboy has tracked a dangerous criminal to the dude ranch Dani manages, and to get rid of Jack she’ll have to help him catch […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Lauren Brandenburg

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Lauren Brandenburg

Posted January 15, 2017 / 22 Comments

I am delighted to welcome a new friend to the blog today! I met Lauren through a facebook group we are both part of, and when I learned about her books I wanted you to meet her too! Lauren H. Brandenburg is a speaker and advocate for home education, as […]


Some Goodreads Giveaways and Weekly Blog Update for January 14

Some Goodreads Giveaways and Weekly Blog Update for January 14

Posted January 14, 2017 / 6 Comments

Here are the Goodreads giveaways ending this week that I thought might be of interest to y’all. Best of luck to each of you! ? As always, clicking on the covers will take you to the giveaways and neither myself nor my blog are in any way affiliated with Goodreads […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Laura Frantz

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Laura Frantz

Posted January 14, 2017 / 124 Comments

Commence happy fangirl clapping! I’m incredibly thrilled to have Laura Frantz as my guest on the blog today.  Laura has been one of my very favorite authors since I returned to my love of reading, and over the last year she has also become a dear friend. Award-winning author Laura […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Fudge and Jury by Ellie Alexander

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Fudge and Jury by Ellie Alexander

Posted January 13, 2017 / 35 Comments

Welcome to Torte–a friendly, small-town family bakery where the pastries are delicious…and, now, suspicious. It’s almost spring in Ashland, Oregon, and the town is preparing for the Shakespeare and the annual Chocolate Festival. Business is cookin’ at Torte, and the store is expanding as Jules’ team whips up crèpes filled […]


First Line Friday (Week 41): A Changed Agent (plus a Giveaway!)

First Line Friday (Week 41): A Changed Agent (plus a Giveaway!)

Posted January 13, 2017 / 59 Comments

It’s Friday! Whoohooo!!! That means it’s time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line! The book I’m featuring today is A Changed Agent by Tracey Lyons And the first line is… “‘My trunk!’ Elsie Mitchell watched in horror as her trunk fell […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Restoring Love by Jennifer Slattery

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Restoring Love by Jennifer Slattery

Posted January 12, 2017 / 22 Comments

Mitch, a contractor and house-flipper, is restoring a beautiful old house in an idyllic Midwestern neighborhood. Angela, a woman filled with regrets and recently transplanted to his area, is anything but idyllic. She’s almost his worst nightmare, and she’s also working on restoring something—herself. As he struggles to keep his […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Concealed Identity by Jessica R. Patch

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Concealed Identity by Jessica R. Patch

Posted January 11, 2017 / 37 Comments

DEEP-COVER ASSIGNMENT After Holt McKnight’s criminal informant disappears, the DEA agent must go undercover to get close to the missing man’s sister, who may know more than she’s letting on. But when Blair Sullivan’s attacked, it’s up to him to protect her—without blowing his cover. Blair isn’t sure she can […]