Throwback Thursday Title: Educated By Tara Westover

I’m trying a new feature on the blog. Each Thursday, I’m going to dig into my reading archives to feature a relevant backlist title. As students are heading back to the classroom (or onto their computers for distance learning), I thought it would be good to look back on a title that focuses on whatContinue reading “Throwback Thursday Title: Educated By Tara Westover”

Christmas Carol Society: Blog Tour and Giveaway

Christmas Card Society by Rebbeka Jones  About the Book Book: Christmas Carol Society Author: Rebekah Jones Genre: Holiday Fiction, Christian Fiction Release Date: October 30, 2019 Christmas Carol Society – How Do You Impersonate a Christmas Ghost? The Christmas season has arrived. The members of the newly-formed Christmas Carol Society are beginning their weekly meetings. Charlie Baker finds the firstContinue reading “Christmas Carol Society: Blog Tour and Giveaway”

Blush: Book Review and Blog Tour

About the Book Book: Blush Author: Danielle Ripley-Burgess Genre: Nonfiction Release Date: September 15, 2020 NOBODY SAID growing up is easy. For Danielle, the safe suburbs of Kansas City always felt warm. Inviting. But one day, everything changed. Not only did she hate what puberty was doing to her body, she had spotted a few scary specks of blood afterContinue reading “Blush: Book Review and Blog Tour”

Glimpses of God: Summer Devotional for Women Blog Tour and Giveaway

About the Book Book:  Glimpses of God: A Summer Devotional for WomenAuthor: Shirley Crowder & Harriet MichaelGenre:  DevotionalRelease Date: April 29, 2020 Creator God made the world in which we live. He placed the moon and stars in the sky, the rivers and ocean on the earth. He also created seasons throughout the year. Each season is defined byContinue reading “Glimpses of God: Summer Devotional for Women Blog Tour and Giveaway”

The Reading Race: Are Reading Goals Really Worth It?

If you spend any time in the reading blog or bookstagram worlds, you’ll find that everyone seems to have a reading goal. I’m not alone in having monthly, quarterly, and annual goals for how many books I want to read. Some people exceed lofty goals, while many of us struggle with modest targets. During August,Continue reading “The Reading Race: Are Reading Goals Really Worth It?”

August Reading Challenge – The Halfway Mark

It’s almost halfway through August and I realized yesterday that I hadn’t posted my August Reading Challenge. I have an ambitious list this month that includes a lot of my favorite genre, cozy mysteries. Most of these are NetGalley books I’m set to review (I’ve got some serious catching up to do, but it’s soContinue reading “August Reading Challenge – The Halfway Mark”

Blog Tour: Paris Never Leaves You

Author BioELLEN FELDMAN, a 2009 Guggenheim fellow, is the author of Terrible Virtue, The Unwitting, Next to Love, Scottsboro (shortlisted for the Orange Prize), The Boy Who Loved Anne Frank (translated into nine languages), and Lucy. Her novel Terrible Virtue was optioned by Black Bicycle for a feature film. PARIS NEVER LEAVES YOU Book Summary“Masterful. Magnificent. A passionate story of survival and a real pageContinue reading “Blog Tour: Paris Never Leaves You”

Recent Reading Roundup 8.5.20

It was a busy summer reading season between mid-June and July. This month’s selections included a variety of genres and books that were great summertime reads. Check out the books below: The Prayer Box by Lisa Wingate Lisa Wingate paints a vivid picture of beach community Hatteras Island, located in the Carolinas and draws youContinue reading “Recent Reading Roundup 8.5.20”

July Release Spotlight: Alex Trebek Tells All

I’m a huge Jeopardy fan (“I was born to be on Jeopardy!” — Thanks White Men Can’t Jump for one of my favorite movie lines). So I had to pick Alex Trebek’s new book for our final July Release Spotlight. The Answer is… will be next on my TBR. The Answer Is…Reflections on My LifeContinue reading “July Release Spotlight: Alex Trebek Tells All”

Weekend Reading 7.17.2020

How has your week been? I’ve been busy getting my house in order as we have company coming this weekend. And I’ve been doing a TON of reading. I’m working my way through our July Reading Challenge (two down, four to go) and continuously adding more to my TBR. Latest addition is Miracle Creek, whichContinue reading “Weekend Reading 7.17.2020”