Top Ten Tuesday: Halloween Reads

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Hello and welcome to Top Ten Tuesdays hosted by The Artsy Reader Girl!

Since tomorrow is Halloween, this is the perfect topic for today. Unfortunately, I’m not a huge fan of the holiday so I don’t actually partake in it. I’m also not a huge fan of scary, but here is a list of some of the books that would make great reading for this time of year. Some of these I’ve read while some of these are on my TBR. Continue reading

Almost Kiss: Excerpt from “Enchanting Nicholette” by Dawn Crandall

Hi there! Today I’m sharing with you all an excerpt from the wonderfully crafted, “Enchanting Nicholette” by Dawn Crandall.

Nicholette is a side character whom we first meet in “The Bound Heart” and now this is her story.

You can check out my review for the book HERE.

Enchanting NicoletteAbout the Book:

In this captivating novella by Dawn Crandall, Nicholette Everstone is already a widow at the age of twenty-two: her husband was murdered on their wedding day. She has just returned to Boston after two years of mourning in Europe. Although her husband was loving, the marriage was an arranged one, and Nicholette would like to wed again–this time for love…and to someone safe

As she acclimates to life in Back Bay again, Nicholette meets someone she can’t help but fall for. But when she learns of the danger and sacrifices Cal Hawthorne takes on for the safety of others, will her heart be strong enough to keep her fears of “what if” at bay? Continue reading

I’d Rather Be Reading by Anne Bogel

I'd Rather Be ReadingRelease Date: September 4, 2018

Publisher: Baker Books

ISBN: 9780801072925

Genre: Non-Fiction / Books & Reading

About the Book:

For so many people, reading isn’t just a hobby or a way to pass the time–it’s a lifestyle. Our books shape us, define us, enchant us, and even sometimes infuriate us. Our books are a part of who we are as people, and we can’t imagine life without them. Continue reading

Enchanting Nicholette by Dawn Crandall

Enchanting NicoletteRelease Date: October 9, 2018

Publisher: Whitaker House

ISBN: 9781641230889

Genre: Fiction / Novella / Historical Fiction / Romance

Series: The Everstone Chronicles, Books Five

Be sure to check out my reviews for the previous novels: The Hesitant Heiress, The Bound HeartThe Captive Imposter, and The Cautious Maiden.

About the Book:

In this captivating novella by Dawn Crandall, Nicholette Everstone is already a widow at the age of twenty-two: her husband was murdered on their wedding day. She has just returned to Boston after two years of mourning in Europe. Although her husband was loving, the marriage was an arranged one, and Nicholette would like to wed again–this time for love…and to someone safe. Continue reading

Love on the Rocks by Kerry Evelyn Blog Tour

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Welcome to the Love on the Rocks blog tour! I’m so excited to be spotlighting this book as it looks like a Christian contemporary novel that I’d totally read.

About Love on the Rocks

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Kat Daniels regrets the day she chose barrel racing over her fiancé. After a year of reckless choices that led to an incident she’d like to forget, she’s back in Crane’s Cove wondering how it all went wrong and trying to pick up the pieces. Easton Crane has loved Kat for as long as he can remember. But when she shows up after rejecting his proposal a year ago, he’s more confused than ever. After all, he’s already sacrificed six years of his life to care for her after her traumatic brain injury. If his proposal couldn’t keep her in town, what was it that brought her back? Was it him or was Kat hiding something? When a hurricane hits Crane’s Cove and threatens the life of Kat’s beloved horse, the two are faced with the challenge of working together to save her. Can they battle the storm of old memories and wounds to rebuild their love stronger than before? Continue reading

Ours for a Season by Kim Vogel Sawyer

Ours for a SeasonRelease Date: September 11, 2018

Publisher: Waterbrook Multnomah

ISBN: 9780735290082

Genre: Fiction / Amish & Mennonite

About the Book:

An Old Order Mennonite couple’s vows and beliefs are challenged in this stirring contemporary novel for fans of Cindy Woodsmall or Shelley Shepherd Gray.

Anthony and Marty Hirschler are part of an Old Order Mennonite community in Pine Hill, Indiana. The couple has grown apart since a doctor confirmed they would never have children. Marty longs to escape the tight-knit area where large families are valued, and the opportunity to do so arises when her childhood friend, Brooke Spalding, resurfaces with the wild idea of rebuilding a ghost town into a resort community. Brooke hires Anthony to help with the construction, drawing the Hirschlers away from Indiana and into her plan, and then finds herself diagnosed with cancer. Moral complications with Brooke’s vision for a casino as part of the resort and the discovery of a runaway teenager hiding on the property open up a world neither the Hirschlers nor Brooke had considered before. Will they be able to overcome their challenges and differences to help the ones among them hurting the most? Continue reading

Coffee Shop Devos by Tessa Emily Hall

Coffee Shop DevosRelease Date: September 18, 2018

Publisher: Bethany House

ISBN: 9780764231056

Genre: Non-Fiction / Devotional / Young Adult

About the Book:

There’s something special about spending time at a coffee shop with a friend–engaging in a meaningful conversation, then leaving refueled and ready to tackle the rest of the day. What if your quiet times with God energized you the same way? Continue reading