By the Waters of Babylon by Mesu Andrews

By the Waters of BabylonRelease Date: August 1, 2018

Publisher: McPherson Publishing

Genre: Fiction / Biblical Fiction

Series: The Psalm Series, Book Two

About the Book:

When Babylon destroys Jerusalem, as Yahweh warned through his prophets, the captives’ bitterness and grief pours out in the Captives’ Psalm:

“[By the rivers of Babylon] we sat as exiles, mourning our captivity, and wept with great love for Zion. Our music and mirth were no longer heard, only sadness. We hung up our harps on the willow trees.” (Psalm 137:1-2, The Passion Translation) Continue reading

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Top Ten Tuesday: Favorite Novellas

Favorite Novellas

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

Today’s topic is all about novellas or short stories. I hardly ever read these, but sometimes I will, especially if it’s from an author that I love.

Here are some of my favorites so far.

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Enchanting Nicholette Excerpt and a giveaway!

Enchanting Nicolette Release Date: June 19, 2018

Publisher: Whittaker Press

I’m so excited for you guys to read Enchanting Nicholette! We first meet her character in “The Bound Heart” and now she has her very own story. You can find this novella in the Timeless Love collection. You can pre-order it here for $0.99. You’ll want to pre-order it now because you’ll get six other stories with it.

About the Book:Timeless Love

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

Timeless Love Cover Reveal

Guys! I’m so excited because one of the books that I been anticipating to release has officially revealed their cover!

This anthology includes seven novellas from seven fabulous authors.

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I’m most excited for “Enchanting Nicholette” by Dawn Crandall. Nicholette is a side character that we meet in the Everstone Chronicles and now we get to learn more about her character.

The paperback officially releases on October 9, 2018, but if you’re like me and cannot wait, you snag the e-book copy by June 19th!

It’s only $0.99 and all proceeds go to a wonderful charity. So when you order a copy, you’re helping out someone else in need. How neat is that?!

And now what you’ve been waiting for. The big cover reveal!

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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