Tag: retelling

Author Interview: Valerie Fentress & Beneath the Hood

Author Interview: Valerie Fentress & Beneath the Hood

Posted September 13, 2021 / 14 Comments

Please join me in welcoming Valerie Fentress to the blog today to chat about her new Little Red Riding Hood retelling with Biblical truth, Beneath the Hood! Valerie Fentress writes children’s books hoping to communicate Biblical truths through simple stories. Beneath the Hood is Valerie’s debut children’s book. She lives […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): A.K. Pittman & Pudge and Prejudice

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): A.K. Pittman & Pudge and Prejudice

Posted January 13, 2021 / 17 Comments

Please join me in welcoming the fabulous A.K. Pittman to the blog today to chat about her new romance for Teens & Young Adults, Pudge and Prejudice! A.K. Pittman is an award-winning author of thirteen novels, including the Christy-nominated Sister Wife series and the critically acclaimed The Seamstress. An enthusiast […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Court of Swans by Melanie Dickerson

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Court of Swans by Melanie Dickerson

Posted January 10, 2021 / 4 Comments

COURT OF SWANS by Melanie Dickerson SERIES: The Dericott Tales #1 GENRE: Inspirational Historical Fairy-Tale Retelling PUBLISHER: Thomas Nelson RELEASE DATE: January 5, 2021 PAGES: 336 From New York Times bestselling author Melanie Dickerson comes a reimagining of the Wild Swans—the first book in a new series of fairy-tale retellings […]




Book Review: The Code for Love and Heartbreak by Jillian Cantor

Book Review: The Code for Love and Heartbreak by Jillian Cantor

Posted October 8, 2020 / 0 Comments

THE CODE FOR LOVE AND HEARTBREAK GENRE: YA Romance (clean read) PUBLISHER: Inkyard Press RELEASE DATE: October 6, 2020 PAGES: 304 In this contemporary romcom retelling of Jane Austen’s Emma by USA TODAY bestselling author Jillian Cantor, there’s nothing more complex—or unpredictable—than love. When math genius Emma and her coding club co-president, […]



2020 Carol Award Finalists Q&A (and a Giveaway!): Sara Ella & Coral

2020 Carol Award Finalists Q&A (and a Giveaway!): Sara Ella & Coral

Posted September 17, 2020 / 21 Comments

Happy Thursday once again! Through this Saturday (culminating with a list of winners), I have the privilege of sharing mini interviews with nearly all of the 2020 ACFW Carol Award Finalists! Today I’m continuing with Sara Ella and her Carol Award finalist book Coral! You can check out a list […]


First Line Friday (week 203): The Peasant’s Dream

First Line Friday (week 203): The Peasant’s Dream

Posted July 24, 2020 / 17 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 Peasant’s Dream by Melanie Dickerson, currently on tour with JustRead […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway): Sunshine Rodgers & After You

Author Interview (and a Giveaway): Sunshine Rodgers & After You

Posted December 21, 2018 / 7 Comments

As part of the Celebrate Lit tour for After You, I am pleased to welcome Sunshine Rodgers to the blog today! Sunshine Rodgers has been writing professionally for over three years. She is the author of four faith-based books, all unique ranging from fiction, nonfiction, and a children’s book. Graduating […]


Cover Reveal: Romanov by Nadine Brandes

Cover Reveal: Romanov by Nadine Brandes

Posted September 26, 2018 / 3 Comments

Title: Romanov Author: Nadine Brandes Publisher: Thomas Nelson / HarperCollins Release Date: May 7, 2019 Genre: Young Adult Historical Fantasy / Anastasia Retelling The history books say I died. They don’t know the half of it. Anastasia “Nastya” Romanov was given a single mission: to smuggle an ancient spell into her suitcase on her way […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Megan Fatheree & Dust to Dust

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Megan Fatheree & Dust to Dust

Posted June 8, 2018 / 12 Comments

Please join me in welcoming Megan Fatheree, a new-to-me author, to the blog today to chat about her new book Dust to Dust! Megan wants to live in a world where reading makes you skinny, shoes and shiny things are affordable, and chivalrous romance is the norm. Illinois is her […]




Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Beauty And Attention by Liz Rosenberg

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Beauty And Attention by Liz Rosenberg

Posted October 25, 2016 / 22 Comments

The riveting story of one brave young woman’s struggle to free herself from a web of deceit. For misfit Libby Archer, social expectations for young women in Rochester, New York, in the mid-1950s don’t work. Her father has died, leaving her without parents, and her well-meaning friends are pressuring her […]