Book Review: The Haunting at Bonaventure Circus by Jaime Jo Wright

If you’ve been around here for a long while, you know my love for Jaime Jo Wright’s suspenseful time slip novels runs deep. As a member of her street team, I was recently able to get my hands on an advanced reader copy of her upcoming release, The Haunting at Bonaventure Circus. Let me tellContinue reading “Book Review: The Haunting at Bonaventure Circus by Jaime Jo Wright”

Someplace Familiar is Going On Tour!

Someplace Familiar is going on tour…a book tour, that is, with Celebrate Lit! From March 1-14, you are invited to stop by and chat about the Jack, Livy, Laurel Cove, and more with other readers and bloggers. I’ll be popping in and out to answer questions and chat with readers, too. Throughout the tour, I’llContinue reading “Someplace Familiar is Going On Tour!”

Big Book Birthday Giveaway

Wowzers, if that doesn’t get your attention, then what will people? So, in celebration of the book birthday of Someplace Familiar, coming up very soon at the end of the month, I’m giving away: Kindle Fire 7″ 8GB with Alexa Signed Paperback copy of Someplace Familiar Large Book Sleeve from Live the Cozy Life Amazing GraceContinue reading “Big Book Birthday Giveaway”

3 Books to Get Excited About in 2017

I have a lot of friends who get squirmy at movie previews, itching to see what’s coming up in the world of cinema. Maybe the next Star Wars installment, super hero saga, or Oscar-worthy epic. Me? I get giddy over news of new book releases! And I’m super thrilled to share my own debut novelContinue reading “3 Books to Get Excited About in 2017”

Introducing August’s “Author Open House”

Can you believe August if officially here? For me, it’ll be a super busy month preparing for the American Christian Fiction Writer’s Conference, as well as all the end-of-summer and back-to-school shenanigans.

Book Review: Like Never Before by Melissa Tagg

I am experiencing some serious “book glow” friends — you know, the reader’s high after finishing a wonderful, satisfying book. Last night I finished Like Never Before by Melissa Tagg and I couldn’t wait to tell you about it. This was my first read by Melissa and, let me tell you, I was NOT disappointed.

Book Review: Emerald Isle

I have the great pleasure of introducing you to a fellow author and friend of mine, Andrew Budek-Schmeisser. Andrew and I first connected on the Books and Such Literary Agency blog. His insightful, intelligent, and often witty comments have taught me a lot about writing and life. He also regularly comments on this blog, forContinue reading “Book Review: Emerald Isle”

Book Review: The Prayer Box by Lisa Wingate

Late last night I turned the last page of The Prayer Box by Lisa Wingate. I wasn’t disappointed, and I don’t think you will be either. Wingate has become one of my favorite authors, Christian or otherwise, who provides both entertainment and uplifting encouragement.