Many Sparrows by Lori Benton (with giveaway) Kara Isaac: The Writer & Her Book (with giveaway) Coming in early 2018 from Bethany House Jennifer Delamere: The Writer & her Book (with giveaway)

Book Focus ~ Risen by Angela Hunt with a giveaway

Angela Hunt’s newest release is the novelization of the movie, Risen, based on a story by Paul Aiello and the screenplay by Kevin Reynolds and Paul Aiello.

COL_BILL_TEMPLATE_17Risen by Angela Hunt

Epic in scope, yet deeply personal, this novelization offers a unique perspective on the story of the resurrection. Roman Tribune Clavius is assigned by Pilate to keep the radical followers of the recently executed Yeshua from stealing the body and inciting revolution. When the body goes missing despite his precautions, Clavius must hunt it down.

His investigation leads him from the halls of Herod Antipas to the Garden

Relz Reviewz Top 10 Reads of 2015

rp_Top-10.jpgThank you, my wonderful readers, for taking time to visit my blog and share your thoughts. Your comments are always such an encouragement and I love the interactions we can have over our mutual love of books, story, and cover art! So looking forward to sharing with you in the new year with more bookish fun. Appreciate you all xo

My little tradition here on the blog is to post my Top 10 reads on the last day of the year. My reading time was severely curtailed this year due to a number of factors, which as you can imagine, …

Baron of Emberly by Tamara Leigh

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A WARRIOR DANGEROUSLY IN CONTROL
England, 1334 ~ In the second book of The Feud series, Baron Magnus Verdun is a warrior whose handsome face gives little indication of the darkness he struggles to contain. While pursuing the murderous brigands who plague his lands, he becomes the unwitting savior of the woman the king has decreed he wed—the reckless Lady Thomasin, whose very presence threatens his carefully ordered life. And more so when she proves outspoken beyond what is required of a dutiful wife. Can he tame this woman whose willful ways ought to offend, but instead captivate? More,

Cover Art Design ~ Always Watching by Lynette Eason

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Lynette Eason begins a new romantic suspense series this February with the release of Always Watching, the first in her Elite Guardians series. Romantic Times has given Always Watching a 4 1/2 star Top Pick rating saying, “This book is everything you want in romantic suspense — heart-pounding action, believable and sympathetic characters plus an intriguing mystery.”

I’m looking forward to reading this novel, but while we wait for its release, check out this fun look behind the scenes at the photoshoot  for the eye-catching cover from Revell Books and the supremely talented photographer, Brandon Hill. It’s well …

News & Notes

rp_inspyrs2.jpgHello dear readers!

The Christmas season, my eldest’s 18th birthday, and time away with my family have all contributed to things being a little quiet around here! Sorry about that. I truly hope you have been able to rest, relax, and enjoy your family over the past few days.

Here’s the latest happenings…

INSPY Awards

INSPY Awards 2016 are here. As a founding board member, it’s hard to believe so many years have passed since we launched the first set of awards. We have made a few tweaks to the program this year to make things more manageable and you …

The Reading Habits of Rachel Hauck

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The Reading Habits

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Rachel Hauck

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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?

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 …