Kara Isaac: The Writer & Her Book (with giveaway) Coming in early 2018 from Bethany House Jennifer Delamere: The Writer & her Book (with giveaway) The Whys Have It by Amy Matayo

Character Spotlight: Johnnie Alexander’s Amy & Gabe (with giveaway)

what-hope-remembersMeet a lobbyist and a former Marine in

Johnnie Alexander’s

contemporary romance

What Hope Remembers

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The Story

When Amy Somers loses her job as a lobbyist, she moves to Misty Willow, well aware that she’s crossing bridges she’d burned years before. With all the mistakes she’s made and the uncaring things she’s done–even to her own family–she can hardly believe that happiness will find her, especially when Gabe Kendall, her first crush and her first kiss, rides back into her life atop a buckskin mare.

A former Marine, Gabe is at loose ends after serving a prison sentence

The Reading Habits of Karen Witemeyer (with giveaway)

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The lovely Karen Witemeyer shares her love of novellas, a fiction pet peeve, and a book cover that has recently caught her eye! Be sure to enter the giveaway below for a chance to win a copy of her latest, Heart on the Line!

Are you a re-reader? Why, or why not? And if you are, what are some of the books you have read over and over?

I have been known to re-read favorite books, but I usually wait about five years or more before diving in for a second helping. That way I don’t remember every detail of …

Melody Carlson: The Writer & her Book (with a giveaway)

Carlson_MelodyToday I’m chatting with Melody Carlson, a woman whose name is synonymous with powerful Christian storytelling. Melody shares about a cherry tree, Francine Rivers, and why she found it hard to choose her main character’s name!

The Writer

Please describe yourself in three words (ask your best friend or family if you are struggling!)

Honest, hardworking, kindhearted.

What’s your favourite season, and why?

Spring . . . because the world seems to be miraculously coming back to life—especially after enduring a long cold winter this year (60” of snow!). So I was greatly anticipating springtime. But autumn is a close …

The Whys Have It by Amy Matayo

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“His music holds the heart of America…but his soul holds a terrible secret.”

Chart topping pop musician Cory Minor has it all—fame, money, more women at his disposal than time to spend on them. He’s living the life most American men only dream of. Until an ordinary concert in Springfield threatens to destroy everything he’s worked for.

As he and his band leave the arena for his next show, Cory’s tour bus crashes into two teenage girls, killing one girl instantly and leaving the other barely clinging to life. Lawsuits are threatened, tabloids are talking, and Cory’s idyllic world

Character Spotlight: Varina Denman’s Cecily Ross (with giveaway)

Looking Glass LiesMeet a struggling woman in

Varina Denman’s

contemporary novel

Looking Glass Lies

Waterfall Press

The Story

A poignant and relatable novel, Looking Glass Lies captures the war women wage against themselves, and the struggle to see beauty reflected in a mirror not distorted by society’s unrelenting expectations.

For most of her adult life, Cecily Ross has compared herself to other women—and come up short. After a painful divorce from her emotionally abusive husband, Cecily returns to her hometown of Canyon, Texas, looking to heal.

But coming home isn’t what she expects. In a town as small as Canyon, her pain

Covert Art: Recent and Upcoming Indie Novels

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Here’s a peek at some upcoming indie novels and a number you have already seen but I love them so much, I wanted to give them another plug! Some gorgeous covers to be found amongst this collection of stories and some brilliant writing, too! A few are re-releases with new cover art to discover.

Amy, Jenny, Ronie, Courtney, and Kara have penned excellent stories and I can’t speak highly enough of the depth, authenticity, wit, and adventure (as the case may be) within the pages. They also happen to have covers which appeal to me most, along with Melissa’s August