September 2017 Book Haul!

September 2017 Book Haul

Hey Loves! Can you believe that September is already over? Where in the world did it go? Hurricane Irma threw us off track so I’m still working on getting caught up on everything, especially for the blog! But whoa, this month just flew by.

It’s been a good month with lots of books arriving in the mail though. Which means it’s time to reveal the September 2017 Book Haul!

Before we get started, I must disclose that as a book reviewer, many of these were given to me free of charge in exchange for an honest review from publishers and authors. Any thoughts and opinions mentioned in this post are mine alone and can be found in bold italics.

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All This Time by Melissa Tagg

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Release Date: September 28, 2017

Publisher: CreateSpace

Genre: Fiction / Contemporary / Romance

Series: Walker Family, Book 4

Be sure to check out my reviews of the previous books, Like Never Before and Keep Holding On.

About the Book:

Bear McKinley’s past refuses to let go. 

Ten years ago, Bear gave up everything—his freedom and his reputation—for his mess of a family. But after years of distance and too many attempts at starting over, he finally has a new life doing noble work in Brazil . . . until his past catches up to him once again. Suddenly he finds himself back in Maple Valley, charged with the care of his missing brother’s children, convinced he’s out of second chances to make his life count. And yet, with every day that passes, these kids, this quirky town and the woman he never stopped missing help patch the holes in his heart. Maybe this is the fresh start he’s been longing for all along. But as his newfound hope grows, so does the mystery surrounding his brother’s activities—and when the threat reaches into the lives of those he loves, it’s clear he can’t run away this time. Continue reading

Tuesday Talks: Favorite Swoon-Worthy Males


Hello, Everyone! Welcome to Tuesday Talks with It’s Storytime with Van Daniker!

Tuesdays Talks is a Goodreads group for anyone who loves to discuss certain topics covering books, authors, libraries, book stores and so much more. Tuesday Talks consists mainly of Book tubers and bloggers, but anyone can join on discussions and can share their thoughts. We also encourage input from members on topics to discuss as well.

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Many Sparrows by Lori Benton


Release Date: August 29, 2017

Publisher: Waterbrook Press

ISBN: 978-1601429940

Genre: Historical Fiction

About the Book:

Either she and her children would emerge from that wilderness together, or none of them would. . . .
In 1774, the Ohio-Kentucky frontier pulses with rising tension and brutal conflicts as Colonists push westward and encroach upon Native American territories. The young Inglesby family is making the perilous journey west when an accident sends Philip back to Redstone Fort for help, forcing him to leave his pregnant wife Clare and their four-year-old son Jacob on a remote mountain trail.

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Guest Post: Stories that Stick by Jennifer Slattery

I’m pleased and excited to welcome Jennifer Slattery on the blog today. Today Jennifer is going to share with the power of story.

About the Book:

35380240A news anchor intern has it all planned out, and love isn’t on the agenda.

Brooke Endress is on the cusp of her lifelong dream when her younger sister persuades her to chaperone a mission trip to El Salvador. Packing enough hand sanitizer and bug spray to single-handedly wipe out malaria, she embarks on what she hopes will be a once-in-a-lifetime experience.But Brooke is blindsided by the desperation for hope and love she sees in the orphans’ eyes. And no less by the connection she feels with her handsome translator. As newfound passion blooms, Brooke wrestles with its implications for her career dreams. Continue reading