Novel Anticipation – August 2014

August is a very light month for new releases that interest me. No contemporaries, which are always my favorite, but there are a couple of historicals by seasoned authors, that I would recommend. SWEET ON THE COWGIRL by Rose Ross Zediker Heartsong Presents Rose is a fellow contributor at Inkspirational Messages. This is her second release this Read More


LOVE’S AWAKENING, Ballantyne Legacy Series (Revell) by Laura Frantz Publisher Description: Ellie finds that her parents are away on a long trip and her siblings don’t seem to want her to stay. When she opens a day school for young ladies, she begins tutoring the incorrigible daughter of the enemy Turlock clan. The Turlocks are Read More

When Love Calls and More!

***Book Giveaway – See Contest Rules Below*** I’ll confess my bias right up front as I give this shameless shout-out for Lorna Seilstad‘s newest release, WHEN LOVE CALLS (Revell). Lorna and I have been critique partners (and friends) since 2008, so I’ve sat in the front row cheering section since before the birth of her Read More

Meeting Tracie Peterson

Prolific, award-winning author Tracie Peterson was in town last night promoting her latest release, THE ICECUTTER’S DAUGHTER–the first in a three book series based in Minnesota (Land of Shining Water series). For an entire week now, she’s been braving our inhospitable Minnesota spring, while touring the state. Her last events are today (Grand Forks, ND Read More

April 2013 – Novel Anticipation, Part Two

WHEN LOVE CALLS, The Gregory Sisters Series #1 (Revell) by Lorna Seilstad – I’m so very excited about this book! Received my copy in the mail yesterday. 🙂 Don’t you love the cover? It fits the story perfectly. As Lorna’s critique partner (& friend), I have the privilege of reading her books before most of Read More

Savoring Love’s Reckoning

Welcome to the inaugural Book Talk Tuesday! I’m so glad you’ve stopped by today. Hopefully, we’ll visit on a weekly basis. I can’t think of a better way to jump start Book Talk Tuesday than by recommending Love’s Reckoning (Revell Books, 432 pages, September scheduled release), an historical romance written by one of my all-time favorite authors, Read More