Favorite Novels from 2013

According to my Goodreads records, I completed 104 novels in 2013. That’s down quite a bit from my 2012 total of 126, due mostly to the fact that I was more selective in 2013. I’ve decided time is too valuable to waste on a book that doesn’t interest me, so chances are my 2014 totals 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

Talking With Ginny Yttrup

Last week I posted a review of Ginny Yttrup’s powerful new release, INVISIBLE (http://brendaandersonbooks.com/2013/03/26/wanting-to-be-invisible/). If you haven’t had the opportunity to pick up this book, I encourage you to do so. It won’t leave you unchanged. I’m blessed to have Ginny Yttrup stop by today for an interview, giving us more insight into the writing Read More

Wanting to be Invisible

INVISIBLE by Ginny Yttrup B&H Books ISBN: 9781433671685 ~~~ Publisher’s Description:      Ellyn DeMoss — chef, café owner, and lover of butter — is hiding behind her extra weight. But what is she hiding? While Ellyn sees the good in others, she has only condemnation for herself. So when a handsome widower claims he’s Read More

A Christmas Smorgasbord of Novels, Part Four

And finally, one last post spotlighting novels that would make excellent gifts. Below you’ll find Women’s Fiction, Legal Fiction, and Romance. Women’s Fiction LOST AND FOUND by Ginny Yttrup – Last year Ginny Yttrup proved her literary talent with her debut award-winning novel, Words. Her follow-up Lost and Found, about a woman who feels inadequate Read More

Captivating Covers

I was so excited to see the new cover for When Love Calls, the first book in a new series from my good friend, Lorna Seilstad. Talk about a captivating cover! The colors pop. I love the details on the dress and hat. And those eyes tell a story, don’t they? That got me wondering Read More