Lynette Eason: Fast Favourites (with giveaway) The Lacemaker by Laura Frantz Book recommendations ~ how to spend your Christmas book money! Jaime Jo Wright: The Writer & her Book (with giveaway)

Bell Renshaw: The Writer & her Book

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This Christmas Eve I’m chatting with debut author Bell Renshaw about her romantic novella, her love of Melissa Tagg’s novels, and how she came to name her hero, Hoyt! Be sure to check out Bell and add her delightful Christmas novella to your collection. It’s the perfect Christmas read.

The Writer

Why do you tell stories?

Because I believe that there is something magical about reading and escaping into another world and I fancy myself a bit of a magician.;-) If I can share what I “see” in my mind through a story and others can enjoy it, then I’d …

Jaime Jo Wright: The Writer & her Book (with giveaway)

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Chatting with the delightful Jaime Jo Wright today about her dual timeline novel, music that inspires her, and which character gave her the most grief while writing! Be sure to enter the Rafflecopter giveaway below for your chance to win a copy of The House on Foster Hill!

The Writer

Why do you tell stories?       

I tell stories because they consume me. I have to get them onto paper and I’m very blessed that I’m able to share them with others! Unlike my mathematical skills. No one needs to be traumatized by them.

Your favourite place to read   

This …

Character Spotlight: Regina Jenning’s Louisa & Daniel (with giveaway)

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Hello friends!

I’ve been away for a week with my family and am back in action with a slightly revamped character spotlight. I hope you enjoy the tweaks I have made and a big thanks to Regina for being the first to try out the new format.


Regina Jenning’s latest historical romance, Holding the Fort, features a dance-hall singer and a military major. If you enjoy Mary Connealy and Karen Witemeyer’s novels, then Regina’s are a must read! Holding the Fort is Regina’s eight novel so be sure to check out her back list. Thanks to Bethany House,

Cover Reveal: Coming in mid 2018 from Tyndale House


The wonderful people at Tyndale have released their mid 2018 covers/synopses to the world and it’s so fun to share them with you. Beth’s, Amy’s, and Courtney’s are the ones that appeal to me most. They have a contemporary look and intrigue me, as much for their simplicity as anything else. Tara’s is very elegant and I love the blue colouring.

I’m a little confused by Heidi’s – it certainly depicts the historical era part of the story well, with the elegant dress and the flags. The gold and red colours are stunning. But I have questions! Do you think

Jen Turano: This or That (with a giveaway)

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The delightful Jen Turano has made a name for herself penning historical rom-coms and coming up with the most fun names for her characters! Jen took on my new This or That interview and I love her responses. Hope you enjoy them, too. Be sure to enter the giveaway, courtesy of Bethany House Publishers, via the Rafflecopter form below!

Cake or Cookies – Cake, definitely cake. But since I’m on this crazy diet/exercise thing ever since I realized I’d gained the proportions of, well, something large, I rarely eat cake or cookies. Having said that, though, I have to admit …

The Reading Habits of Patricia Bradley (with giveaway)

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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?

Other than the Bible, I am not generally a re-reader. There are too many other books on my TBR table as you can see from the photo. That said, I do plan to re-read Exodus by Leon Uris soon. I first read it in the 10th grade and have never forgotten it.

When is your optimal time to read – do you prefer to read in one long