Tag: speculative fiction

First Line Friday (week 387): Sinner

First Line Friday (week 387): Sinner

Posted March 28, 2024 / 9 Comments

Happy Good 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 delighted to feature the first line of Sinner by Mike Nappa (writing as Sharon Carter Rogers). I read this book […]



The Christy Award 2023 Finalists (and a Giveaway!)

The Christy Award 2023 Finalists (and a Giveaway!)

Posted October 27, 2023 / 8 Comments

Welcome to the Blog Blitz for The Christy Award Finalists 2023 organized by ECPA and hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! We extend our sincere and enthusiastic congratulations to The Christy Award 2023 Finalists & Winners (announced on November 16th)! YOU ARE INVITED The Christy Award Gala 2023 Via webcast November […]


Book Review: When the Day Comes by Gabrielle Meyer

Book Review: When the Day Comes by Gabrielle Meyer

Posted May 5, 2023 / 6 Comments

WHEN THE DAY COMES by Gabrielle Meyer SERIES: Timeless #1 GENRE: Inspirational Historical Romance / Speculative PUBLISHER: Bethany House RELEASE DATE: May 3, 2022 PAGES: 375 How will she choose, knowing all she must sacrifice? Libby has been given a powerful gift: to live one life in 1774 Colonial Williamsburg […]


May 2023 New Releases

May 2023 New Releases

Posted May 1, 2023 / 7 Comments

Happy May! I cannot believe we are already here, on the line between spring and summer. This year feels like it’s going by so quickly to me – anyone else? There are almost 100 titles on this list of May 2023 New Releases that I would like to read, if […]


March 2023 New Releases

March 2023 New Releases

Posted March 2, 2023 / 8 Comments

Happy March! Whether this new month is coming in like a lamb or a lion for you, it’s certainly delivering a whole bunch of great-looking reads! There are nearly 100 titles on this list of March 2023 New Releases, and they comprise a range of genres – contemporary, historical, cozy […]



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 […]


2022 ACFW Carol Award Winners

2022 ACFW Carol Award Winners

Posted September 11, 2022 / 5 Comments

Hello dear readers! Book award season is upon us and I’m so delighted today to present to you the 2022 ACFW Carol Award winners & finalists! While I took a break from doing my annual interviews this year because … life … I’ve still been cheering on all of the […]



Guest Post: Bryan Davis & My Soul to Take

Guest Post: Bryan Davis & My Soul to Take

Posted May 16, 2022 / 1 Comment

Please join me in welcoming Bryan Davis to the blog today to chat about tugging at a parent’s heartstrings while writing his new novel, My Soul to Take! MY SOUL TO TAKE by Bryan Davis SERIES: The Oculus Gate #3 GENRE: Inspirational Supernatural/Speculative Fiction PUBLISHER: Mountain Brook Fire RELEASE DATE: […]


New Releases I’m Excited About: Mid 2022 Speculative & Youth Fiction

New Releases I’m Excited About: Mid 2022 Speculative & Youth Fiction

Posted May 10, 2022 / 2 Comments

Happy Tuesday! We’re down to the last two posts in our look at this new season of upcoming releases! Tomorrow we’ll finish the week with nonfiction but today I’m diving into Mid 2022 Speculative & Youth Fiction New Releases (May-August). I usually group these together because they are smaller categories […]


New Releases I’m Excited About: Early 2022 Speculative & Youth Fiction

New Releases I’m Excited About: Early 2022 Speculative & Youth Fiction

Posted January 7, 2022 / 3 Comments

Happy Friday! We’re down to the last two posts in our look at this new season of upcoming releases! Tomorrow we’ll finish the week with nonfiction but today I’m diving into Early 2022 Speculative & Youth Fiction New Releases (January – April). I usually group these together because they are […]






2021 Carol Award Finalists: Julie Hall & Stealing Embers

2021 Carol Award Finalists: Julie Hall & Stealing Embers

Posted September 10, 2021 / 10 Comments

Hello again! Through tomorrow (culminating with a list of winners on Instagram), I have the privilege of chatting with all of the 2021 ACFW Carol Award Finalists! Today I’m continuing with Julie Hall and her speculative Carol Award finalist book Stealing Embers! You can check out a list of all […]



New Releases I’m Excited About: Late 2021 Speculative & Youth Fiction

New Releases I’m Excited About: Late 2021 Speculative & Youth Fiction

Posted August 21, 2021 / 16 Comments

Hello again! We’re down to the last two posts in our look at this new season of upcoming releases! Tomorrow we’ll finish the week with nonfiction but today I’m diving into Late 2021 Speculative & Youth Fiction New Releases (September-December). I usually group these together because they are smaller categories […]