Dial E for Endearment: A Sweet Story

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I could not put this one down. It’s a beautiful, light story, that shows real people with real struggles, but lifts you up in the process. I have always had eye issues, but nothing like Everly. Still, it was a nice connection. I hope you’ll leave a comment, and then enter the giveaway while you’re here. You never know, but that you just might win! About the Book Book: Dial E for Endearment Author: Heidi Gray McGill Genre: Sweet Christian Contemporary Romance Release date: February 1, 2022 Everly Johnson is every man’s dream of the perfect date, even though none of her audience has … Read More

Sweet Rivalry: A Tasty Lost Twin Tale

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Sweet Rivalry, On tour with Celebrate Lit April 2022

Rivalry doesn’t have to be ugly. And today’s book deals with more than one kind of rivalry. Definitely had a lot of fun with this book, and I highly recommend it if you want to laugh, and get inspired to bake something tasty. Because these girls are really good at making you want to try what they’re creating. Also, if you leave a comment here before clicking on the giveaway, you’ll have earned 9 extra entries in the really sweet giveaway the author is offering! About the Book Book: Sweet Rivalry Author: Terri Gillespie Genre: Women’s Contemporary/ Christian Romance/Family Life Fiction Release date: October … Read More

Lydia in the Bible: 6 Lessons We Still Need

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I absolutely love the story of Lydia in the Bible! The way God directed Paul, taking him somewhere he hadn’t even considered going, in order to reach Lydia, seller of purple, the God-fearing woman who had resources, and a generous spirit.  Through her, the church at Philippi was given a home, and her life was never the same again! Let’s explore Paul and Lydia’s story together: The Story of Lydia in the Bible: Acts 16:6-15 NIV First, the setup: Paul’s mission was to serve God and spread the Gospel to the Gentiles*. He had to be able to listen when … Read More

Blended Lives

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We’re all blending our lives with those around us. But Sarah and Seth have the added complexities of 2 kids apiece, widowhood, and unspoken dreams. Watching these two figuring things out is a lot of fun! Plus we get more of Scott and Beth’s story, as we read. I love these two! You can read more about this series over on my beach reads page. About the Book Book: Blended Lives Author: Melissa Wardwell Genre: Christian Contemporary Romance Release date: February 22, 2022 Wedding bells are ringing on the islands, but more than romance is in the air. Seth Mikels experienced a fulfilling marriage with … Read More

How to Be a Princess: 7 Characteristics of a Princess

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Author Toni Shiloh is joining us today to talk about how to be a princess, and share her brand new modern-day princess story! Many young girls play dress-up and pretend to be a princess, but what if a young, American woman actually found out she was a princess? Would It Be a Dream Come True to Be a Princess? Brielle Bayo is an 8th-grade civics teacher who lives in New York. Her life is no different than the next person until her mother informs her she’s a princess and the heir to the throne in Oloro Ilé. You’ll have to … Read More

How to Study the Bible: Best Bible Study Tools

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If you haven’t already done it a few times, knowing how to study the Bible can be overwhelming.  But studying the Bible does not have to be a big deal. God paved the way for us and is looking forward to spending time with you. There is no reason to be intimidated.  Here are a few Bible study tools and tips that will help you relax and understand what you are reading. Unwrap mysteries and treasures of the scriptures. Know that it doesn’t have to look the same every day, and it doesn’t have to look like you’re studying for seminar … Read More

Reclaiming Hope: The Organizer Meets the Surfer

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Reclaiming Hope is the story I’ve been waiting months for. It’s fun, and funny, but it also gets wrapped around your heart pretty quickly. You want to defend both main characters, while also giving each one a piece of your mind once or twice. Stretching and growing (and sharing what’s going on in your head and heart) isn’t always fun, but it’s worthwhile. Come see how Callie and Kai manage. Don’t forget to enter the giveaway, so you have a chance at a free copy of the book! About the Book Book: Reclaiming Hope Author: Carolyn Miller Genre: Christian Contemporary Romance Release date: December 7, … Read More

How To Have a Book Date: Watch These 16 Fictional Couples

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I know there are 2 different kinds of book dates, the kind you get when everyone leaves you alone with your new book (wonderful!) and the kind where you recreate a scene from a book. Sometimes, I have a hard time coming up with an idea other than dinner and a movie (at home or out). But I got to thinking about some of the books I’ve read in the last year or two, and there’s a ton of ideas here, and most will work whether you’re dating or married. And of course, as a Libraryan, I couldn’t keep them … Read More

What to Do About the Footprints on her Heart…

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There are those who seem to walk all over her heart, and then there’s one who seems to want to hold her heart at arm’s length. Not to mention the adorable rescued dogs at the shelter, who need her help… Insecurities won’t win though, will they? Check out today’s addition to the Independence Island chain, and don’t forget the giveaway! It’s sweet, as always! About the Book Book: Footprints on Her Heart Author: Tabitha Bouldin Genre: Christian Contemporary Romance Release date: November 23, 2021 He’s saving the world, one animal at a time. Trent Raines’ opinion, happily ever after has four paws and doggy … Read More