The Scent Keeper by Erica Bauermeister

The Scent Keeper by Erica Bauermeister Published:  May 21, 2019 – St. Martin’s Press Review galley from the publisher and NetGalley Description:  Emmeline lives an enchanted childhood on a remote island with her father, who teaches her about the natural world through her senses. What he won’t explain are the mysterious scents stored in the drawers … Continue reading The Scent Keeper by Erica Bauermeister

The Southern Side of Paradise by Kristy Woodson Harvey

The Southern Side of Paradise by Kristy Woodson Harvey Published: May 7, 2019 – Gallery Books Review copy provided by the publisher Description: With the man of her dreams back in her life and all three of her daughters happy, Ansley Murphy should be content. But she can’t help but feel like it’s all a … Continue reading The Southern Side of Paradise by Kristy Woodson Harvey

The Girl He Used To Know by Tracey Garvis Graves

The Girl He Used To Know by Tracey Garvis Graves April 2019 – St. Martin’s Press Review copy provided by the publisher Description: Annika (rhymes with Monica) Rose is an English major at the University of Illinois. Anxious in social situations where she finds most people’s behavior confusing, she’d rather be surrounded by the order and … Continue reading The Girl He Used To Know by Tracey Garvis Graves

The Victory Garden by Rhys Bowen

The Victory Garden by Rhys Bowen Lake Union Publishing – February 2019 Review copy courtesy of the publisher and Little Bird Publicity Description:  While World War I rages on the European continent, young Emily Bryce is getting restless under the thumb of her over-protective parents in Devonshire. Her best friend Clarissa is serving as a … Continue reading The Victory Garden by Rhys Bowen

Becoming Mrs. Lewis by Patti Callahan

Becoming Mrs. Lewis by Patti Callahan Published:  October 2018 – Thomas Nelson Free book provided by Thomas Nelson Description: From New York Times bestselling author Patti Callahan comes an exquisite novel of Joy Davidman, the woman C. S. Lewis called “my whole world.” When poet and writer Joy Davidman began writing letters to C. S. Lewis—known as … Continue reading Becoming Mrs. Lewis by Patti Callahan

Cover Reveal: Book 3 in the Peachtree Bluff series

I’m pleased to be part of cover reveal day for THE SOUTHERN SIDE OF PARADISE, book 3 in Kristy Woodson Harvey’s Peachtree Bluff series. If you haven’t read the first two books you’ll want to – before May 2019. You can read my take on the books by clicking the covers:       The Book … Continue reading Cover Reveal: Book 3 in the Peachtree Bluff series

Excerpt/US Giveaway: Naughty on Ice by Maia Chance

Naughty On Ice by Maia Chance Minotaur Books; on sale November 13, 2018; $26.99 Description: When an anonymous Christmas card from Maple Hill, Vermont beckons the Discreet Retrieval Agency to recover an antique ring at a family gathering, of course Lola and Berta jump at the chance – after all, holiday business hasn’t been such … Continue reading Excerpt/US Giveaway: Naughty on Ice by Maia Chance

The Girl From Berlin by Ronald H. Balson

The Girl From Berlin by Ronald H. Balson Published October 2018 – St. Martin’s Press Review copy courtesy of the publisher Description: In the newest novel from internationally-bestselling author Ronald. H. Balson, Liam and Catherine come to the aid of an old friend and are drawn into a property dispute in Tuscany that unearths long-buried … Continue reading The Girl From Berlin by Ronald H. Balson

Spotlight/US Giveaway: Snowfall on Lighthouse Lane by JoAnn Ross

SNOWFALL ON LIGHTHOUSE LANE by JoAnn Ross On-sale: October 30, 2018 Mass Market Paperback $7.99 U.S. ISBN-13: 978-1335556783 Giveaway book provided by HQN; Little Bird Publicity Description: Lose yourself in the magic, charm and romance of Christmas in the Pacific Northwest as imagined in JoAnn Ross’s heartwarming Honeymoon Harbor series. Growing up on the wrong … Continue reading Spotlight/US Giveaway: Snowfall on Lighthouse Lane by JoAnn Ross

The Kennedy Debutante by Kerri Maher

The Kennedy Debutante by Kerri Maher Berkley Hardcover; October 2, 2018; $26.00 Historical Fiction Description:  London, 1938. The effervescent “It girl” of London society since her father was named the ambassador, Kathleen “Kick” Kennedy moves in rarified circles, rubbing satin-covered elbows with some of the 20th century’s most powerful figures. Eager to escape the watchful eye … Continue reading The Kennedy Debutante by Kerri Maher

Spotlight: The Girl From Berlin by Ronald H. Balson

The Girl From Berlin by Ronald H. Balson Liam Taggart & Catherine Lockhart Series, #5 October 9, 2018 – St. Martin’s Press Book Summary: In the newest novel from internationally-bestselling author Ronald. H. Balson, Liam and Catherine come to the aid of an old friend and are drawn into a property dispute in Tuscany that … Continue reading Spotlight: The Girl From Berlin by Ronald H. Balson

Cottage By The Sea by Debbie Macomber

Cottage By the Sea by Debbie Macomber Pub. date:  July 17, 2018 – Ballantine Review galley courtesy of Ballantine and NetGalley Description:  Annie Marlow has been through the worst. Rocked by tragedy, she heads to the one place that makes her happy: Oceanside in the Pacific Northwest, the destination of many family vacations when Annie … Continue reading Cottage By The Sea by Debbie Macomber

California Summer by Anita Hughes

California Summer by Anita Hughes St. Martin’s Griffin; June 19, 2018 Review copy courtesy of St. Martin’s Griffin Description:  Ben and Rosie are Hollywood’s newest director/producer dream team. After hitting it big at Sundance, it seems that their ten years of love and hard work are finally paying off. Rosie is happy making independent films, … Continue reading California Summer by Anita Hughes

Lighthouse Beach by Shelley Noble

Lighthouse Beach by Shelley Noble William Morrow Paperbacks (May 29, 2018) Review copy courtesy of the publisher Description: From New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Shelley Noble comes a heartrending and uplifting novel about friendship, love, and what we’re willing to sacrifice for our dreams. What was supposed to be an idyllic wedding … Continue reading Lighthouse Beach by Shelley Noble

The Endless Beach by Jenny Colgan

The Endless Beach by Jenny Colgan William Morrow Paperbacks (May 22, 2018) Review copy courtesy of the publisher Description: When Flora MacKenzie traded her glum career in London for the remote Scottish island of Mure, she never dreamed that Joel—her difficult, adorable boss—would follow. Yet now, not only has Flora been reunited with her family … Continue reading The Endless Beach by Jenny Colgan

Lessons From The Prairie by Melissa Francis

Description:  Melissa Francis was eight years old when she won the role of a lifetime: playing Cassandra Cooper Ingalls on the world’s most famous prime-time soap opera, Little House on the Prairie.  Now, in the trade paperback of her wildly popular LESSONS FROM THE PRAIRIE: The Surprising Secrets to Happiness, Success and (Sometimes Just) Survival I … Continue reading Lessons From The Prairie by Melissa Francis

Mornings on Main by Jodi Thomas – Review; Guest Post

Title:  Mornings on Main Author:  Jodi Thomas Genre:  Contemporary Fiction; Romance Pages:  384 Published:  April 2018 – HQN Source:  Publisher; NetGalley Description:  When Jillian James lands in the small town Texas community of Laurel Springs, she’s definitely not planning to stay—except to find a few clues about the father who abandoned her and destroyed her … Continue reading Mornings on Main by Jodi Thomas – Review; Guest Post

Spotlight/US Giveaway: All The Beautiful Lies by Peter Swanson

Description: (provided by the publisher) Days before his college graduation, Harry Ackerson is devastated by the news of his father’s death in a freak accident. Harry returns to his father’s home in Maine to help his stepmother Alice with the funeral arrangements and provide a shoulder for her to lean on. Harry had always considered … Continue reading Spotlight/US Giveaway: All The Beautiful Lies by Peter Swanson