Tag: women’s fiction

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Dysfunction Junction by Robin W. Pearson

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Dysfunction Junction by Robin W. Pearson

Posted February 18, 2024 / 26 Comments

DYSFUNCTION JUNCTION by Robin W. Pearson GENRE: Contemporary Women’s Fiction (Christian) PUBLISHER: Tyndale House RELEASE DATE: February 6, 2024 PAGES: 331 When three women receive an unexpected phone call that leaves them reeling, they have no other choice but to reckon with a lifetime of memories they’ve long tried to […]



First Line Friday (week 376): The Gardins of Edin

First Line Friday (week 376): The Gardins of Edin

Posted January 11, 2024 / 6 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 delighted to feature the first line of The Gardins of Edin by Rosey Lee. I’m intrigued by the title and the […]


First Line Friday (week 372): Deadly Burden

First Line Friday (week 372): Deadly Burden

Posted December 14, 2023 / 7 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 continuing all things Christmas & featuring the first line of Deadly Burden by Janet Sketchley! I’m getting ready to do a […]


Top Ten Tuesday: A Bunch of Series Set in Georgia

Top Ten Tuesday: A Bunch of Series Set in Georgia

Posted November 28, 2023 / 28 Comments

Happy Tuesday! For today’s Top Ten Tuesday ‘book setting’ prompt, I decided to look at a bunch of series that are set in Georgia… and a handful of standalone titles I’ve enjoyed that are set here too. And by ‘bunch’, I mean ‘however many I can think of’ – sticking […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Tamera Alexander & A Million Little Choices

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Tamera Alexander & A Million Little Choices

Posted November 11, 2023 / 18 Comments

I recently gave A Million Little Choices by Tamera Alexander a 5-star rating (it’s so good, y’all!), so I’m super excited to welcome her to the blog today to talk about writing with a critique partner! A MILLION LITTLE CHOICES by Tamera Alexander GENRE: Women’s/Southern Fiction (Christian) PUBLISHER: Focus on […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): A Million Little Choices by Tamera Alexander

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): A Million Little Choices by Tamera Alexander

Posted November 7, 2023 / 47 Comments

A MILLION LITTLE CHOICES by Tamera Alexander GENRE: Women’s/Southern Fiction (Christian) PUBLISHER: Focus on the Family RELEASE DATE: November 7, 2023 PAGES: 394 Sometimes secrets just won’t stay hidden . . . Now from USA Today bestselling author and Christy Award Hall of Fame inductee Tamera Alexander comes the story […]



Top Ten Tuesday: Sweet Titles for Sweet Treats

Top Ten Tuesday: Sweet Titles for Sweet Treats

Posted October 30, 2023 / 7 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) is the annual Halloween freebie. I’ve done several years of spooky book posts, so I decided to do something different this year and focus on my favorite part of Halloween – the candy! The books I’m […]


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 […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Stormy Book Titles

Top Ten Tuesday: Stormy Book Titles

Posted October 16, 2023 / 6 Comments

Happy Tuesday, reading friends! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday (organized by That Artsy Reader Girl) is “Books with Weather Events in the Title/Cover”. I went back and forth a bit on how I wanted to tackle this topic but ultimately I decided to go with Stormy Book Titles from […]


First Line Friday (week 362): With Every Memory

First Line Friday (week 362): With Every Memory

Posted October 6, 2023 / 6 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 With Every Memory by Janine Rosche! I read & reviewed & loved this book a few […]


Book Review: The Thing About Home by Rhonda McKnight

Book Review: The Thing About Home by Rhonda McKnight

Posted October 3, 2023 / 7 Comments

THE THING ABOUT HOME by Rhonda McKnight GENRE: Dual Timeline Southern Fiction (Christian) PUBLISHER: Thomas Nelson RELEASE DATE: May 9, 2023 PAGES: 380 Home is not a place—it’s a feeling. Casey Black needs an escape. When her picture-perfect vow renewal ceremony ends in her being left at the altar, the […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Holly Varni & On Moonberry Lake

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Holly Varni & On Moonberry Lake

Posted September 27, 2023 / 15 Comments

If you saw my review yesterday for On Moonberry Lake, you’ll know how excited I am to welcome author Holly Varni to the blog today! Holly Varni is a native Minnesotan of strong Norwegian descent, who was raised in the Lutheran Church that Garrison Keillor made a career depicting. Between […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Lost and Found by Suzanne Woods Fisher

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Lost and Found by Suzanne Woods Fisher

Posted September 26, 2023 / 27 Comments

LOST AND FOUND by Suzanne Woods Fisher SERIES: part of the Stoney Ridge universe GENRE: Contemporary/Amish Romantic Fiction (Christian) PUBLISHER: Revell RELEASE DATE: September 26, 2023 PAGES: 307 Trudy Yoder shares a passion for birding with Micah Weaver–and she has an even greater passion for Micah. Their friendship is finally […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): On Moonberry Lake by Holly Varni

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): On Moonberry Lake by Holly Varni

Posted September 25, 2023 / 48 Comments

ON MOONBERRY LAKE by Holly Varni SERIES: Moonberry Lake #1 GENRE: Romantic Women’s Fiction (Christian) PUBLISHER: Revell RELEASE DATE: September 26, 2023 PAGES: 328 “Delightful! Charming! Full of characters who take up residence in your heart. The best of ‘News from Lake Wobegon’ and Father Tim combined.”—Lauraine Snelling, bestselling author […]



Book Review (and a Giveaway!): He Should Have Told the Bees by Amanda Cox

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): He Should Have Told the Bees by Amanda Cox

Posted August 29, 2023 / 75 Comments

HE SHOULD HAVE TOLD THE BEES by Amanda Cox GENRE: Contemporary Women’s Fiction (Christian) PUBLISHER: Revell RELEASE DATE: August 29, 2023 PAGES: 328 Uncovering long-held family secrets may sting at first–but the result can be sweeter than honey Beekeeper Beckett Walsh is living her dream, working alongside her father in […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Water, Water Everywhere Book Titles

Top Ten Tuesday: Water, Water Everywhere Book Titles

Posted August 29, 2023 / 37 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s suggested theme for Top Ten Tuesday is ‘water’. I debated which body of water to feature but ultimately I decided to go with a ‘water, water everywhere’ approach to the book titles I included. I’m featuring book titles that mention 10 different bodies of water, from the […]


Book Review: An American Immigrant by Johanna Rojas Vann

Book Review: An American Immigrant by Johanna Rojas Vann

Posted August 25, 2023 / 7 Comments

AN AMERICAN IMMIGRANT by Johanna Rojas Vann GENRE: Women’s Fiction (Christian) PUBLISHER: WaterBrook RELEASE DATE: August 15, 2023 PAGES: 343 A Colombian American journalist tries to save her career by taking an assignment somewhere she never thought she’d go—Colombia—in this heartwarming debut novel about rediscovering our family stories. “A beautiful […]