April 2013 – Novel Anticipation, Part One

WHEN THE MORNING GLORY BLOOMS (Abingdon Press) by Cynthia Ruchti – In 2010, I read through Ruchti’s debut novel They Almost Always Come Home twice in a row. The first time I hurried through it because I had to find out what happened. It was a true page-turner. But then I had to go back and re-read it in order Read More

March 2013 – Novel Anticipation

All the books I’m anticipating reading this month are written by authors whom I’ve read before, authors who are gifted storytellers. I’m certain I won’t be disappointed with their newest releases. ORDINARY GRACE: A NOVEL by William Kent Krueger – This novel is quite a departure from normal for Krueger, whose fame comes from writing Read More

Novel Anticipation – January 2013

*I’m giving away one copy of Dani Pettrey’s Submerged. Read below for contest rules*   For those of us who prefer contemporary works, January’s offerings are very slim. I’ve only one new release on my to-read list, but I’m certain that one novel is a winner. SHATTERED (Alaskan Courage Series, #2) by Dani Pettrey (Bethany House, 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