Kristi Ann Hunter: The Writer & her Book (with giveaway) Laura Frantz: The Writer and her Book (with giveaway) Can’t Help Falling by Kara Isaac Cover Reveal: Coming in early 2017 from Waterbrook Multnomah

The Reading Habits of Amanda Cabot and a giveaway

Amanda Cabot



The Reading Habits


Amanda Cabot




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’m no longer a re-reader, simply because there are so many new books competing for my time, but growing up, I reread my favorite books so many times that they became a bit shabby from so much handling.  Those favorites included Little Women and the Anne of Green Gables series.

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

Mary Weber…The Inside Scoop!




The Inside Scoop!


Mary Weber

and her fantasy 

Siren’s Song

Thomas Nelson






I grew up… along the coast of Southern California. <3


I was inspired to write my first published novel by… my mom and sister. And Twilight (the book), ahem. 😉

The books that have most influenced my life are… The Chronicles of Narnia” by CS Lewis, “Ender’s Game” by Orson Scott Card, Agatha Christie, “To Be Told” by Dan Allender, “Approaching God” by Steve Brown, the Bible.

My biggest challenge when writing

The Reading Habits of Amy Matayo with a giveaway

Amy Matayo



The Reading Habits


Amy Matayo



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 am a selective re-reader. If a story is powerfully written and I know I’m learning about the craft just from studying the author’s style and structure, I read it again and again. A few I have read more than once: Redeeming Love by Francine Rivers, Mud Vein by Tarryn Fisher, and The Sea of Tranquillity by Katja Millay.

When is your optimal time to read

Bookish Question of the Week

BookishQu250When you love story as much as I do, and I suspect, as most of you, my lovely readers do, there is nothing more exciting than discovering a new author to read. Even better in many ways, if you have discovered them some time after being published and you have the pleasure of enjoying a back list of books!

For me, it was David Eddings back in the late 80s, when I had the joy of reading his entire his Belgariad series back to back, and then on to the Mallorean series. As for Christian Fiction, well, ahem, I’ve been …

Character Spotlight: Ruth Logan Herne’s Colt & Angelina

Back in the Saddle


Meet a financier & a former detective in

Ruth Logan Herne’s

contemporary romance

Back in the Saddle

Waterbrook Multnomah


The Story

The Prodigal Is Coming Home

It’s been a long time since Colt Stafford shrugged off his cowboy legacy for shiny Manhattan loafers and a promising career on Wall Street. But when stock market manipulations leave him financially strapped, the oldest son of legendary rancher Sam Stafford decides to return to the sprawling Double S ranch in Gray’s Glen, Washington. He’s broke, but not broken, and it’s time to check in with his ailing father, and get his

Character Spotlight: Sandra Orchard’s Serena, Tanner, & Nate with a giveaway

A Fool & his Monet



Meet an FBI agent and two men in her life in

Sandra Orchard’s


A Fool & His Monet



The Story

As the youngest member of the FBI Art Crime Team, Serena Jones has a passion for recovering lost and stolen art—one that’s surpassed only by her zeal to uncover the truth about who murdered her grandfather. She joined the FBI Art Crime Team with the secret hope that one of her cases will lead to his killer. Now, despite her mother’s pleas to do something safer—like get married—Serena’s determined to catch thieves and black market