Congratulations 2013 Christy Award Winners!

While there are many organizations that present awards within Christian fiction, in my opinion, the Christy Awards are the premier organization. When the nominees are announced every year, no doubt I’ll have already read a number of those titles, often placing them on a Favorites’ list. This year was no exception. I’m disappointed that two Read More

The Winner of THE BREATH OF DAWN Is …

*** Veronica Sternberg *** Congratulations, Veronica! To claim your copy of The Breath of Dawn by Kristen Heitzmann, please e-mail me at BrendaBryantAnderson (at) comcast (dot) net with your mailing address. Thank you to everyone who stopped by and shared your favorite romance novels. I’d love it if you’d come by again for Book Talk Tuesdays and Hot Dish Read More

Are Today’s Novels Too Vanilla?

In Tuesday’s post (The Breath of Dawn – Novel Recommendation), I talked about one of my favorite series published in the CBA, the A Rush of Wings series (though not technically a series as all books stand alone) by Kristen Heitzmann. One thing stood out to me as I was reading those books again, a Read More

The Breath of Dawn – Novel Recommendation

I recently read through Kristen Heitzmann‘s A Rush of Wings series, re-reading the first two books A Rush of Wings and The Still of Night. Back when these novels were first published, they set the standard for me that few authors have matched or even come close to. These are stories that yank at the Read More

Novel Anticipation – October 2012, Part Two

Since the ACFW Conference, I’ve been working non-stop on polishing Hearts at Risk, my Genesis finalist and oft-requested manuscript and have had little time to read. As of right now six of the books from my Novel Anticipation list are still sitting on my shelves waiting to be read, and today I’m adding three more Read More