Behind The Scenes: Edits, Final Proofs, and Prayers

In three weeks, my second novel Suddenly Forever releases into the world! To say there’s been a lot going on in my world and heart is an understatement. I’ve talked on here before about how publishing a book is like birthing a baby. While I won’t belabor (pun not intended – ha!) that comparison againContinue reading “Behind The Scenes: Edits, Final Proofs, and Prayers”

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”

Suddenly Forever Has a Cover (plus Pre-Order!)

It’s hard to believe this day is here. There are so many steps to writing and publishing a book. Some steps are taken inch by painstaking inch. While others feel more like grand, sprawling leaps. Today, I leap! Today I get to SHOW you the book! As someone who totally and unapologetically judges a bookContinue reading “Suddenly Forever Has a Cover (plus Pre-Order!)”

New Release! As Easy as Cherry Pie

Is there anything quite as exciting as a book you’ve been waiting for finally hitting the shelves? I don’t think so either! I’ve been somewhat impatiently waiting for Bell Renshaw’s new book As Easy as Cherry Pie to release and TODAY IS THE DAY!!!! I was so excited, in fact, that I sprung out ofContinue reading “New Release! As Easy as Cherry Pie”

Mid-Year Very Merry Christmas Book Giveaway Winners!

We’ve spent the whole month sharing some great Christmas books and now it’s time to announce the winners! First, a special thanks goes out to all of the authors who’ve so generously gifted copies of their books. Thanks to all of you, too, who chatted all month with me about Christmas and books and memories.Continue reading “Mid-Year Very Merry Christmas Book Giveaway Winners!”

Mid-Year Very Merry Christmas Book Giveaway Wrap-Up

This July, we have celebrated the heat wave of summer with a festive Mid-Year Very Merry Book Giveaway! Me and more than a dozen of my Christian fiction author friends joined forces to give away copies of our favorite Christmas books. You’ve got just two days to finish getting in your entries before winners areContinue reading “Mid-Year Very Merry Christmas Book Giveaway Wrap-Up”

New Christmas Collection Cover Reveal and Pre-Order!

I have been waiting for this day for what feel like forever! As both an author and a graphic designer, there’s few parts of the publishing process that are more exciting for me than revealing a book cover for the first time. Seeing a book cover makes the project feel REAL. Soon, something you’ve workedContinue reading “New Christmas Collection Cover Reveal and Pre-Order!”

Mid-Year Very Merry Book Giveaway: Merry and Dashing

The last of our featured books in the Mid-Year Very Merry Book Giveaway is Merry and Dashing by Kari Trumbo! I love the tagline: “One elf, one Scrooge, three weeks ’til Christmas.” I love reading about someone with a grinchy attitude catching on to Christmas spirit! Even though this is the last of our booksContinue reading “Mid-Year Very Merry Book Giveaway: Merry and Dashing”

Mid-Year Very Merry Book Giveaway: Restoring Christmas

Today’s Mid-Year Very Merry Book Giveaway book is Restoring Christmas by Cynthia Ruchti. This novella grabbed my attention because it includes home renovation! I have a special place in my heart for that since my novel Someplace Familiar does, too! If you’ve not yet entered to win the other books already featured in this month-longContinue reading “Mid-Year Very Merry Book Giveaway: Restoring Christmas”

Mid-Year Very Merry Book Giveaway: Once Upon a Christmas

Today’s Mid-Year Very Merry Book Giveaway is extra special because it’s the first Christmas collection published by an amazing group of Christian authors! Andrea Boyd, Mikal Dawn, Toni Shiloh, Angela Ruth Strong, and Jaycee Weaver released Once Upon a Christmas: Contemporary Retellings of Timeless Tales last fall. It’s simply the best and I’m so excitedContinue reading “Mid-Year Very Merry Book Giveaway: Once Upon a Christmas”