Tag: Kentucky

Guest Post: Kim Vogel Sawyer & The Librarian of Boone’s Hollow

Guest Post: Kim Vogel Sawyer & The Librarian of Boone’s Hollow

Posted September 24, 2020 / 10 Comments

Always an honor & delight to have Kim Vogel Sawyer on the blog! Today she’s chatting about her new historical fiction, The Librarian of Boone’s Hollow, and the Pack Horse Librarians of Kentucky (a topic that has fascinated me for years)! THE LIBRARIAN OF BOONE’S HOLLOW by Kim Vogel Sawyer […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Ann H. Gabhart & An Appalachian Summer

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Ann H. Gabhart & An Appalachian Summer

Posted June 30, 2020 / 43 Comments

It’s always a treat to chat with fellow Kentuckian, Ann H. Gabhart & especially today on RELEASE DAY for her brand new historical fiction An Appalachian Summer! Ann H. Gabhart is the bestselling and award-winning author of several Shaker novels—The Outsider, The Believer, The Seeker, The Blessed, The Gifted, and […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Ann H. Gabhart & The Refuge

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Ann H. Gabhart & The Refuge

Posted April 11, 2019 / 40 Comments

I am very excited about today’s guest because a) Ann H. Gabhart is a fave Kentucky author and b) she’s giving us a photo tour of a place I love to visit – one that’s about ten minutes from my house! SERIES: Shaker #7 GENRE: Historical Fiction PUBLISHER: Revell RELEASE […]


Book Review: Dead as a Doornail by Tonya Kappes

Book Review: Dead as a Doornail by Tonya Kappes

Posted May 16, 2018 / 1 Comment

SERIES: Kenni Lowry #5 GENRE: Southern Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Henery Press RELEASE DATE: May 15, 2018 PAGES: 266 Beauty is skin deep, but ugly goes clear to the bone. And doesn’t our Sheriff Kenni Lowry know that? Well, she knows a lot of things. Lucy Lowell takes great pride in […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Cake and Punishment by Maymee Bell

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Cake and Punishment by Maymee Bell

Posted April 30, 2018 / 8 Comments

SERIES: A Southern Cake Baker Mystery #1 GENRE: Southern Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Crooked Lane RELEASE DATE: May 8, 2018 PAGES: 257 In the first of a delectable new Southern-set baking cozy series, Sophia Cummings, pastry chef extraordinaire, must craft the perfect cake for an old friend’s wedding while sifting through […]



Author Interview: James Markert

Author Interview: James Markert

Posted January 6, 2017 / 2 Comments

Hi friends! As a Kentucky reader, I am delighted to chat today with a Kentucky author – James Markert. James Markert lives with his wife and two children in Louisville, Kentucky. He has a history degree from the University of Louisville and won an IPPY Award for “The Requiem Rose,” […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Books Set in Kentucky

Top Ten Tuesday: Books Set in Kentucky

Posted August 16, 2016 / 59 Comments

Welcome to another edition of Top Ten Tuesday! This week’s theme is books in a particular setting, so I chose my beautiful Kentucky home. I’ve lived here since I was a freshman in high school and I have absolutely fallen in love with its rolling hills, bluegrass, old stone fences, […]



Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Fixin to Die by Tonya Kappes

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Fixin to Die by Tonya Kappes

Posted June 20, 2016 / 11 Comments

Sheriff Kenni Lowry likes to think the zero crime rate in her small town in Kentucky is due to her being sheriff, but quickly discovers her grandfather’s ghost, who happened to be the town’s retired sheriff, has been scaring off any would be crime. Poppa has come back from the […]