Monthly Archives: December 2017

Top 20 Favorite Reads of 2017!

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Top 20 Favorite Reads of 2017!

Top 20 Favorite Reads

Happy New Year’s Eve, dear readers! Can you believe that at midnight tonight, it’ll be an entirely new year already?! Where did the time go? Since we’re about to begin a new year, I thought it would be fun to share my top 20 favorite reads that were published this year. Read the rest of this entry

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First Line Fridays: Christmas at Carnton by Tamera Alexander

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First Line Fridays: Christmas at Carnton by Tamera Alexander

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Happy Friday friends!

Welcome to First Line Fridays, hosted by Hoarding Books!!!

It’s only a few days until Christmas Y’all! Are you excited? This week I’m excited to feature a Christmas themed novel that is on my TBR.

Since it’s Friday, it’s time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line.

The book I’m featuring today is:

Christmas at Carnton by Tamera Alexander

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The Christmas Blessing by Melody Carlson

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The Christmas Blessing by Melody Carlson

34020268The Christmas Blessing by Melody Carlson

Release Date: September 5, 2017

Publisher: Revell

ISBN: 9780800722708

Genre: Fiction / Christmas / Novella

About the Book:

When she receives the news in late 1944 that her baby’s father was shot down in the South Pacific, Amelia Richards loses hope. Jobless and broke, she has nowhere to turn for help but her infant’s paternal grandparents. The only problem is, they don’t know that she–or their grandson–exists. When Amelia discovers that the family is wealthy and influential, dare she disclose the truth of her relationship with their son? Or could the celebration of the arrival of another unexpected baby nearly two thousand years ago be the answer to her dilemma?
Beloved author Melody Carlson pens a story of love, hardship, and reconciliation that will leave readers filled with Christmas joy. Read the rest of this entry

Fiercehearted by Holley Gerth

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Fiercehearted by Holley Gerth

34020269Fiercehearted by Holley Gerth

Release Date: October 3, 2017

Publisher: Revell

ISBN: 9780800722890

Genre: Non-Fiction / Christian Living / Women

About the Book:

A fiercehearted woman looks life in the face and says, “You can’t beat me.” She knows love is a risk but reaches out anyway. She chases Jesus with a tender, world-changing wildness. She never gives in, never gives up, and never let’s go. Best of all, the potential to be a fiercehearted woman is inside each and every woman on earth. Read the rest of this entry

Swago: Holiday Shopping Edition Is Back!

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Swago: Holiday Shopping Edition Is Back!

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The holidays are here and the online rewards site Swagbucks has a smart and fun way for you to earn and save while you spend.

Swagbucks is hosting another round of Shopping Swago! What is SWAGO you ask? It’s a bingo-inspired promotion run by Swagbucks, a website that rewards you with points (called SB) for completing everyday online activities. You can redeem those SB for free gift cards. If you’ve never used Swagbucks, participating in SWAGO is a great introduction to the site and an easy way to earn a good amount of points quickly.   Read the rest of this entry

An Inconvenient Beauty by Kristi Ann Hunter

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An Inconvenient Beauty by Kristi Ann Hunter

34020178An Inconvenient Beauty by Kristi Ann Hunter

Release Date: September 5, 2017

Publisher: Bethany House

ISBN: 9780764218279

Genre: Historical Fiction / Romance / Regency

Series: Hawthorne House, Book Four

Be sure to check out my reviews for the previous books in this series; An Elegant Facade and An Inconvenient Beauty.

About the Book:

Griffith, Duke of Riverton, likes order, logic, and control, so he naturally applies this rational approach to his search for a bride. While he’s certain Miss Frederica St. Claire is the perfect wife for him, she is strangely elusive, and he can’t seem to stop running into her stunningly beautiful cousin, Miss Isabella Breckenridge. Read the rest of this entry

The Esther Paradigm by Sarah Monzon

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The Esther Paradigm by Sarah Monzon

36136131The Esther Paradigm by Sarah Monzon

Release Date: November 2, 2017

Publisher: Radiant Publishing

ISBN: 978-1944638054

Genre: Fiction / Contemporary / Romance

About the Book:

Hannah Pratt dreams of starting a school for the Bedouin clan she grew up with as a missionary kid, and finally, her hopes are coming true. But shortly after she returns to the desert from her college years in the U.S., she discovers her parents have received threats from their Muslim neighbors. As the danger escalates, Hannah finds she’s in the middle of a battle no one seems to understand. She must decide to what lengths she’ll go to stay faithful to the mission to which God has called her. Even if it costs her everything.  Read the rest of this entry

Author Interview with Sara Jane Jacobs

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Author Interview with Sara Jane Jacobs

Hey, there book dragons! Today you’re in for a special treat because Sara Jane Jacobs is chatting with me today about her latest novel, Season of Deception.


About the Book:

36048772Phoebe Garrison will stop at nothing to steer her niece, Amanda Jarvis, away from the newly discovered affections of her childhood friend, Tyler Armstrong, His Navy SEAL career path is a far cry from the high-society lifestyle Phoebe envisions for Amanda. And when billionaire J.E. Bridwell tries to protect Amanda from her aunt’s controlling nature, Phoebe doesn’t miss the opportunity to use his interference to her advantage. She comes up with a plan that is sure to break Amanda’s devotion to Tyler, sending her right into a future with one of the world’s wealthiest bachelors and giving Amanda the kind of life Phoebe feels that she deserves.

Add on Goodreads | Purchase your copy on Amazon | Check out my review

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Huge Cash Back deals during the Swagbucks Green Monday Sale!

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Huge Cash Back deals during the Swagbucks Green Monday Sale!

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You can earn money while saving it during Green Monday! The Cashback Shopping site Swagbucks is offering big cash back – 2x or more – at a number of different stores today only. They’re also offering big payouts on a variety of different deals and offers from companies that would make great gift ideas. Get great deals without waiting in lines or even leaving your home!  Read the rest of this entry

All Things Now Living by Rondi Bauer Olson

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All Things Now Living by Rondi Bauer Olson

While on a scavenging trip with her father, Amy is accidentally trapped in NewPageflex Persona [document: PRS0000038_00066] Lithisle in Rondi Bauer Olson’s All Things Now Living. At first, her only goal is to escape, but when she meets Daniel, a New Lithisle boy, she begins to question how less-than-human the people of New Lithisle are. Amy’s feelings grow even more conflicted when she learns she didn’t end up in New Lithisle by mistake. Her father is secretly a sympathizer. Time is running short and Amy has to decide if she will bring the computer program her father wrote to his contact or save herself. Installing the program could prevent the dome’s collapse, but if Amy doesn’t find her father’s contact in time, she’ll die, along with everyone else.

Stay up all night reading this thrilling new book from Rondi and enter to win a Kindle Fire! Read the rest of this entry