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 Rachel Hauck



The Reading Habits


Rachel Hauck



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 not a re-reader. The only books I’ve read over and over are the Little House on the Prairie books. I’m not even a series reader. The only series I’ve ever stuck with was Jan Karon’s Mitford books. Oh, and maybe a few Lori Wick books back in the day.

I’m a very eclectic reader. I have to be really drawn in hard to re-read and …

Character Spotlight: Julie Klassen’s Sophie & Stephen with a giveaway

The Painter's Daughter


Meet an artist and an Army captain in

Julie Klassen’s

Regency romance

The Painter’s Daughter

Bethany House


The Story

Sophie Dupont, daughter of a portrait painter, assists her father in his studio, keeping her own artwork out of sight. She often walks the cliffside path along the north Devon coast, popular with artists and poets. It’s where she met the handsome Wesley Overtree, the first man to tell her she’s beautiful.

Captain Stephen Overtree is accustomed to taking on his brother’s neglected duties. Home on leave, he’s sent to find Wesley. Knowing his brother rented a cottage from

The Inside Scoop! with James L. Rubart

James L Rubart headshot 3 '13



The Inside Scoop!


James L. Rubart

and his thinking man’s novel

The Five Times I Met Myself

Thomas Nelson


I grew up in… the Pacific Northwest in the Seattle, WA area, as well as six years as a kid in eastern Washington.

I was inspired to write my first published novel by… my wife. She’s been my rock, muse, editor, inspiration, counselor and wise sage.

The books that have most influenced my life are… Mere Christianity, The Chronicles of Narnia (getting the feeling I’m a C.S. Lewis fan?), Wild at Heart, and the Bible.…

The Shoppe: An interview with Jamie Lapeyrolerie

Jamie LapeyrolerieHS


Meet my friend and fellow blogger

Jamie Lapeyrolerie

and discover

The Shoppe


I’ve mentioned this many time over but the book blogging community is really something special. One of the extra, extra special bloggers I’ve connected with over the years and now call friend, is the fabulous Jamie Lapeyrolerie of Books and Beverages. Jamie is such a creative and insightful blogger, her website always looks spectacular, and I adore working with her on the INSPYs Advisory Board. Given Jamie’s creative talent, I wasn’t the least bit surprised to hear about her new venture, The Shoppe ~ a

Bookish Question of the Week

QuoftheweekxmasIt’s nearly Christmas, as if I needed to remind you! As you may imagine, my go to gifts are books, probably due to my Grandma always purchasing books for me every Christmas.

Do you buy books for your family? If so, do you buy books you know they will like, or are you someone who likes to choose something a little different from what you know they usually read?

Any books you have given over the years that have been real winners?

Basically, let talk books at Christmas!

The Inside Scoop! with Regina Jennings and a giveaway

Regina JenningsThe Inside Scoop!


Regina Jennings

and her historical romance

At Love’s Bidding

Bethany House


I grew up in… Mustang, Oklahoma. When I was young, Mustang was a rural bedroom community of Oklahoma City. Now the city has swallowed it whole, but it retains a lot of that country feel.

I was inspired to write my first published novel by… my church. Writing fiction had always been a secret dream of mine, but it was only when people from church learned about it, and then they continued to hound me over it, that I finally gave it a go.…