Spring 2016 – Novel Anticipation

I can’t think of much better than sitting outside in the spring sunshine with a book in hand, can you? (Assuming spring gets here!) Here are a few titles that would be perfect for that anticipated sunshiny day. HER ONE AND ONLY (Porter Family Series) by Becky Wade Gray Fowler, star NFL tight end, is being Read More

2016 Novel Anticipation

As the publishing climate continues to change, my list of must-read books continues to shrink. 2016 will not bring us the latest Laura Frantz, as her publisher is moving her to spring releases. My good friend Lorna Seilstad doesn’t have a book coming out this year either (insert sad face). I’m sure Charles Martin will Read More

Novel Anticipation – May 2015

Along with May flowers comes a beautiful bouquet of books–sorry, I couldn’t resist. 😉 This month four of my favorite authors are coming out with new releases, and I know they’ll all be winners. Question: Which May releases are on your can’t-wait-to-read list? As Love Blooms by Lorna Seilstad Revell Denied a position as a horticulturalist Read More

Favorite Novels from 2014

2014 was a slow year of reading for me. Typically, I’ll read over 100 books, but in 2014 I only completed 78. That’s due to a combination of factors, including having less time to read having released two novels during the year, and being much more picky about what I read. As you can see, Read More

Novel Anticipation, April 2014

Unlike March, April is a busy month for new releases I can’t wait to read. Don’t know when I’ll find the time, but I’ll manage somehow. 🙂 A BROKEN KIND OF BEAUTIFUL by Katie Ganshert (WaterBrook Press) Attempting to revive her career, Ivy heads to Greenbrier, South Carolina, to model wedding dresses. Her future rests Read More

A Novel Christmas List–More for Women

Thanks to everyone who stopped by last Tuesday to check out my Christmas list ideas for women. For those of who didn’t see something that fit, I have a few additional favorites I know that special woman in your life will love! And I’m not done yet. Over the next two weeks I’ll be covering Read More

A Mother’s Day Reading List

Don’t know what to get your mother for Mother’s Day? Well, I’m here to help you out with novel suggestions in several different categories. I know one or more will fit her tastes! On my wish list: UNWRITTEN by Charles Martin (Center Street) Sunday hasn’t spoken to anybody other than his priest in years. When Read More

And The Winners Are …

The Winner of Becky Wade‘s UNDENIABLY YOURS plus a box of See’s Candies is … karen! Congratulations, Karen! And the Winner of Lorna Seilstad‘s WHEN LOVE CALLS is … Marissa E! Congratulations, Marissa! Winners, please contact me at BrendaBryantAnderson (at) comcast (dot)net with your mailing address, and I will get your prizes out to you! Read More

Getting to Know Becky Wade

(Book Giveaway! See below) I’m very excited to welcome author Becky Wade to my blog today! In 2012, Becky’s contemporary romance novel, MY STUBBORN HEART, jumped to the top of many readers’ favorite’s list. Mine included. After that sparkling debut, I couldn’t wait to read more from her and, finally, a few weeks back, I spotted Read More

Discovering Gold at the Local Bookseller

While out and about yesterday, I happened to stop in our local bookstore and was very surprised and happy to find new releases I’ve been waiting months to read. It’s almost like finding gold. 🙂 (I also helped myself to a little shelf-rearranging to make sure the covers were displayed, not just the spine.) WHEN Read More