The Christmas Gift Guide for Bookworms

The Christmas Gift Guide for Bookworms!

Trying to figure out what to get your loved one besides books? It’s always awkward when you buy the same book the person already has on the shelf. So why not buy them some awesome bookish merchandise that they’ll treasure? There are tons of items to choose from. Continue reading

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Silent Days, Silent Night Blog Tour (Guest Post)

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Let’s all get in the mood for Christmas with this blog tour and giveaway for Silent Days, Holy Night by Phyllis Clark Nichols, hosted by JustRead Tours.

ABOUT THE BOOK

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Author: Phyllis Clark Nichols
Publisher: Gilead Publishing
Release Date: October 30, 2018
Genre: Contemporary Women’s Fiction/Christmas

The sounds of Christmases past echo through a silent house…

Everyone in town knows Emerald Crest, the green granite mansion atop the highest hill: the legendary, lavish Christmas festivities that used to light up the nights— and the silence that followed when the parties abruptly stopped many years ago. And everyone has heard whispers about the reclusive, mysterious master of the manor, Henry Lafferty the Second . . . Continue reading

The Christmas Remedy by Cindy Woodsmall and Erin Woodsmall

The Christmas RemedyRelease Date: October 23, 2018

Publisher: Waterbrook Multnomah

ISBN: 9780735291041

Genre: Fiction / Amish / Christmas / Novella / Romance

About the Book:

When an Old Order Amish woman takes a job at a small-town pharmacy struggling to survive in a world of “big box” stores, her motive is to help her Plain community. But the advent of the holiday season brings an unusual mystery to the surface–and possibly love.

Twenty-four-year-old Holly Zook lives a unique life for a young Amish woman. Years ago, her bishop allowed her to continue her education and become the lead technician for Greene’s Pharmacy, an old-timey drugstore that looks out for the Amish community–a group largely without secure healthcare plans. She knows she can’t marry and hold onto her professional job. She’s Amish, and she can only have one or the other, so she spurns love and works toward addressing treatable diseases–like the one that claimed her father’s life. Continue reading

Christmas with the Cowboy by Tina Radcliffe Blog Tour (Guest Post and Giveaway)

christmaswiththecowboy_BlogBanner Welcome to the JustRead Publicity Tour’s BLOG TOUR for Christmas with the Cowboy by Tina Radcliffe.

ABOUT THE BOOK

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Series: Big Heart Ranch, Book 3

Author: Tina Radcliffe

Publisher: Love Inspired

Release Date: September 18, 2018

Home for the holidays

A second chance at love on Big Heart Ranch Former Navy SEAL Zach Norman has been avoiding his ranching roots—and the woman he couldn’t have. Back to visit his brother’s widow, Emma Maxwell Norman, and her adorable toddler twins, the bah-humbug cowboy is roped into helping prepare the ranch for the holidays. Working side by side, can Emma and Zach overcome their troubled past…and receive the greatest Christmas gift of all—love?

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A Christmas Prayer by Wanda E. Brunstetter

a christmas prayerRelease Date: September 1, 2018

Publisher: Shiloh Press

ISBN: 9781683226574

Genre: Fiction / Historical Fiction / Romance / Christmas / Novella

About the Book:

Beloved, bestselling author of Amish fiction, Wanda E. Brunstetter takes readers on a journey in 1850 along the California Trail.

Only the brave—or foolhardy—would attempt a cross-country journey late in the season. Three wagons meet up in Independence, Missouri, in April 1850, and their owners decide to keep forging ahead despite many setbacks and delays. December finds them in the Sierra Nevada Mountains when a sudden snowstorm traps them, obscuring the trail. Continue reading

The Christmas Blessing by Melody Carlson

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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. Continue reading

A Match of Sorts by Lucette Nel

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Release Date: December 1, 2017

Publisher: Harbourlight Books

Genre: Historical Fiction / Christmas / Western / Novella

About the Book:

As Christmas approaches, widowed Reverend Caleb Brennan needs a wife, or his vengeful father-in-law will take his young daughters. When his mail-order bride jilts him, Caleb grows desperate. During a storm, he finds an unconscious boy outside his home with signs of foul play. Despite his previous misfortune, obligation compels Caleb to lug the stranger inside. But as he provides first aid, he discovers more than he expected. Bounty hunter Grace Blackwell refuses to owe a debt to any man, especially one as charming as Reverend Brennan. To repay him for saving her life, Grace agrees to pose as his mail-order bride. If their ploy is discovered, Caleb could lose his daughters. But in their pretense, the reverend and the bounty hunter might just both lose their hearts. Continue reading

One Enchanted Noël by Melissa Tagg

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Release Date: November 21, 2017

Publisher: Larkspur Press

Genre: Fiction / Novella / Christmas / Contemporary / Romance

Series: Enchanted Christmas Collection, Book Three

Be sure to check out my review of the first book in the Enchanted Christmas Collection, One Enchanted Christmas.

About the Book:

Secrets, Sparks, and Second Chances…a Heartwarming Holiday Romance 

Seb Pierce isn’t exactly a cowboy, but after fifteen years on a ranch in Texas, he might as well be. And he’d do just about anything to keep the rancher who took him in so many years ago from losing his land…including returning to the wealthy roots he’s long since abandoned. Seb agrees to work for his stern grandfather for one year in return for an early draw on his inheritance. But he never expected the agreement to land him in a quirky small town in Iowa at Christmas-time, renovating a dilapidated theater…and running into a woman he never thought he’d see again. She might not remember him, but he remembers her. Continue reading

One Enchanted Christmas by Melissa Tagg

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Release Date: December 8, 2015

Publisher: Larkspur Press

Genre: Fiction / Novella /Christmas / Contemporary / Romance

Series: Enchanted Christmas Collection, Book One

About the Book:

Last December, mystery author Maren Grant had the most perfect night of her life. On a glimmering winter evening, she got to watch the photo shoot for her very first book and ended up on a magical date with the cover model himself—Colin Renwycke.  Continue reading

Colors of Christmas by Olivia Newport

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About the Book

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Name of book: Colors of Christmas

Author: Olivia Newport

Genre: Contemporary Christmas

Release Date: October 1, 2017

Christmas in Blue
Angela just wants Christmas to be over. Instead, she finds herself in charge of the town’s celebration, and everything goes from bad to worse. Can she rescue Christmas for the town—and herself?

Christmas in Gold
When eighty-year-old Astrid moves into an assisted living community and meets a young woman on the brink of despair, she resolves to stir up Christmas hope one more time. Continue reading