Holding the Fort

Holding the Fort Written by: Regina Jennings Publisher: Bethany House Publishers Month, Year: December, 2017 Amazon | CBD | B+N A brief summary from Regina Jennings: Dance hall singer Louisa Bell has always lived one step from destitution. When she loses her job at the Cat-Eye Saloon, she has nowhere else to go but to her brother, a cavalry soldier…

Just Look Up

Just Look Up Written by: Courtney Walsh Publisher: Tyndale Month, Year: July 4, 2017 Amazon | CBD | B+N A brief summary from Courtney Walsh: After tirelessly climbing the ranks of her Chicago-based interior design firm, Lane Kelley is about to land her dream promotion when devastating news about her brother draws her back home―a quaint tourist town full of memories…

The Sound of Diamonds + Giveaway

The Sound of Diamonds Written by: Rachelle Rea Cobb Publisher: WhiteFire Publishing Month, Year: June, 2015 A brief summary from Rachelle Rea Cobb: With the protestant Elizabeth on the throne of England and her family in shambles, Catholic maiden Gwyneth seeks refuge in the Low Countries of Holland, hoping to soothe her aching soul. But when the Iconoclastic…

Rise & Shine

Rise & Shine Written by: Sandra D. Bricker Publisher: Moody Publishers Month, Year: May, 2014 A brief summary from Moody Publishers: Shannon Malone thought she’d found her happy ending when she married Edmund Ridgeway, but a diving accident on their honeymoon left her in a coma. Waking up to the news that she’s thirty years old would have…

Starving Hearts + Giveaway

Starving Hearts Written by: Janine Mendenhall Publisher: Heritage Beacon Fiction Month, Year: May, 2016 Amazon Author Insight:   Janine Mendenhall teaches teens English, of all things! Sometimes she sleeps, but most nights she reads, writes, or watches movies like Pride and Prejudice and claims she’s researching her next book. Splickety Love and Splickety Prime have published her…

The Loyal Heart + Giveaway

The Loyal Heart Written by: Shelley Shepard Gray Publisher: Zondervan Month, Year: July, 2016 Author Insight: Shelley Shepard Gray is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author, a finalist for the American Christian Fiction Writers prestigious Carol Award, and a two-time HOLT Medallion winner. She lives in southern Ohio, where she writes full-time, bakes…

A Heart Most Certain

A Heart Most Certain Written by: Melissa Jagears Publisher: Bethany House Month, Year: July, 2016 A brief summary from Melissa Jagears: While Lydia King’s reasons for joining the Teaville Moral Society might be suspect to some members, her heart is in the right place. Because of her father’s debts and her mother’s persistent illness, her best chance…

Monday Reads

Happy Monday, my dear fellow lovers of words and phrases!! I’m astounded that we are already halfway through August! Where did the summer go??! To think that school starts back up this month…OMGoodness…School starts back up on WEDNESDAY!! WEDNESDAY!!!! Ohhh I don’t know if I’m ready to take on the world of school again so…

Honor Redeemed

Honor Redeemed Written by: Christine Johnson Publisher: Revell Month, Year: July, 2016 A brief summary from Revell: Her future–and her heart–hang in the balance. Two years ago, Prosperity Jones waved farewell to her beloved David as the army sent him to faraway Key West. Now with her parents gone, she has but one prospect for the future:…

An Elegant Façade

An Elegant Façade Written by: Kristi Ann Hunter Publisher: Bethany House Month, Year: July, 2016 A brief summary from Kristi Ann Hunter: Lady Georgina Hawthorne has worked tirelessly to seal her place as the Incomparable for her debut season. At her first London ball, she hopes to snag the attention of an earl. With money and…