Tag: young adult romance

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): The Davenports by Krystal Marquis

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): The Davenports by Krystal Marquis

Posted February 1, 2023 / 4 Comments

THE DAVENPORTS by Krystal Marquis SERIES: The Davenports #1 GENRE: Young Adult Historical Romance PUBLISHER: Dial Books RELEASE DATE: January 31, 2023 PAGES: 384 The Davenports delivers a totally escapist, swoon-worthy romance while offering a glimpse into a period of African American history often overlooked. “A fresh, utterly enchanting read.” —Ayana […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Dawn Shipman & Kingdom Lost

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Dawn Shipman & Kingdom Lost

Posted January 30, 2023 / 13 Comments

Please join me in welcoming Dawn Shipman to the blog today to chat about her young adult fantasy novel, Kingdom Lost! Dawn Shipman knew she wanted to be a writer since Mrs. Juell’s 10th grade Creative Writing class. Before she starting writing novels, she’d written stories, poetry, plays, puzzles, quizzes, […]


First Line Friday (week 325): Kingdom Lost

First Line Friday (week 325): Kingdom Lost

Posted January 19, 2023 / 21 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 Kingdom Lost, the first book in the Lost Stones of Argonia series by Dawn Shipman! and […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Pamela Hart & Beauty from Ashes

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Pamela Hart & Beauty from Ashes

Posted January 17, 2023 / 21 Comments

Welcome to the Blog Tour for Beauty from Ashes by Pamela Hart, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! I’m delighted to have Pamela here on the blog today to chat about her book! BEAUTY FROM ASHES by Pamela Hart SERIES: Beauty from Ashes Trilogy #1 GENRE: Young Adult Clean Fantasy Romance […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Leslea Wahl & Into the Spotlight

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Leslea Wahl & Into the Spotlight

Posted January 6, 2023 / 7 Comments

Welcome to the Blog Tour for Into the Spotlight by Leslea Wahl, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! I’m delighted to have Leslea on the blog today sharing some behind-the-scenes facts about the book! INTO THE SPOTLIGHT by Leslea Wahl SERIES: Finding Faith #1 GENRE: Christian YA Adventure/Romance Fiction PUBLISHER: Vinspire […]


First Line Friday (week 307): The Aberration of Eden Pruitt

First Line Friday (week 307): The Aberration of Eden Pruitt

Posted September 15, 2022 / 13 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 The Aberration of Eden Pruitt by K. E. Ganshert! This series sounds so good – part […]



Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): A Change in Tune by Ashley Rescot

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): A Change in Tune by Ashley Rescot

Posted September 25, 2021 / 9 Comments

Welcome to the Blog Tour for A Change in Tune by Ashley Rescot, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! Keep reading for my Q&A with Ashley! A CHANGE IN TUNE Series: The Strings of Sisterhood #1 Author: Ashley Rescot Publisher: Rescot Creative Release Date: September 15, 2021 Genre: Christian Contemporary Young […]


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 […]


First Line Friday (and a Giveaway!): Castle of Refuge

First Line Friday (and a Giveaway!): Castle of Refuge

Posted May 28, 2021 / 10 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 Castle of Refuge by Melanie Dickerson, currently on tour with JustRead […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Spring Cleaning Reads

Top Ten Tuesday: Spring Cleaning Reads

Posted March 9, 2021 / 3 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday is a spring cleaning freebie, and I decided to take a bit of a different approach and feature my version of spring cleaning reads – books with ‘spring’ in the title AND books that include a main character who is a housekeeper, […]


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 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, […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Kara Leigh Miller & Perfectly Imperfect

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Kara Leigh Miller & Perfectly Imperfect

Posted May 19, 2020 / 26 Comments

Please join me in welcoming author Kara Leigh Miller to the blog today to chat about her favorite writing space! Plus we’re celebrating today’s release of her newest novel, Perfectly Imperfect! PERFECTLY IMPERFECT GENRE: Young Adult Fiction PUBLISHER: Anaiah Press RELEASE DATE: May 19, 2020 PAGES: 228 Isabelle Carson is charging […]


Love Stories GIVEAWAY: How to Kiss a Guy in Ten Days

Love Stories GIVEAWAY: How to Kiss a Guy in Ten Days

Posted February 12, 2020 / 22 Comments

in this post: How to Kiss a Guy in Ten Days Happy February – official (according to me) KissingBooks month! And welcome to another Love Stories giveaway post! This LOVE STORIES giveaway series is thusly named for two reasons – first, because I love stories and second, because I love […]


Love Stories GIVEAWAY: Once Upon an Irish Summer

Love Stories GIVEAWAY: Once Upon an Irish Summer

Posted February 4, 2020 / 21 Comments

in this post: Once Upon an Irish Summer Happy February – official (according to me) KissingBooks month! And welcome to another Love Stories giveaway post! This LOVE STORIES giveaway series is thusly named for two reasons – first, because I love stories and second, because I love Love Stories. Throughout […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Common by Laurie Lucking

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Common by Laurie Lucking

Posted January 8, 2020 / 7 Comments

COMMON by Laurie Lucking SERIES: Tales of the Mystics #1 GENRE: Young Adult Christian Fantasy/Romance PUBLISHER: Love2ReadLove2Write Publishing, LLC RELEASE DATE: February 14, 2018 PAGES: 299 Only one person knows of the plot against the royal family and cares enough to try to stop it—the servant girl they banished. Leah spends […]