Month: May 2012

May 07
PUYB Tour Spotlight: Super Luke Faces His Bully by Dr. Jackie C. Cogswell

PUYB Tour Spotlight: Super Luke Faces His Bully by Dr. Jackie C. Cogswell

Super Luke Faces His Bully Dr. Jackie C. Cogswell Giggleheart Adventures, #2 Divine Inspiration Publishing January 1, 2012 214 pages Amazon RBM’s Disclaimer Super Luke Faces His Bully is a fun loving adventure spoken straight from the heart of a super-sweet eight-year-old bully victim, Luke Giggleheart. The Word of God is used as a lens to examine some of the issues that can make a person act like either a bully or a victim. During this adventure, Luke, our tender-hearted bully victim, learns about fear, being courageous and getting adults to help, while praying for his enemies.

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May 07
Charisma Media Network Tour Excerpt: Adventures Of A Graveyard Girl by Milda Harris

Charisma Media Network Tour Excerpt: Adventures Of A Graveyard Girl by Milda Harris

Adventures Of A Graveyard Girl Milda Harris Funeral Crashing/Kait Lenox Mystery,#2 SourceBooks Casablanca April 22,2012 157 pages Amazon RBM’s Disclaimer *My review is coming soon!* Kait Lenox is back! It’s Homecoming Dance time and Kait is excited. It’s her first dance with a date and that date is none other than one of the hottest, most popular guys in her school, Ethan Ripley! For once Kait doesn’t feel like a funeral crashing weird girl and it’s the most perfect romantic evening ever…at least until a girl gets murdered in the high school bathroom. Rumors fly, panic ensues, and Kait can’t help herself, she assigns herself to the case!

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May 07
PUYB Guest Post: Learn To Love And Forgive Yourself by Jill Muehrcke + Giveaway!

PUYB Guest Post: Learn To Love And Forgive Yourself by Jill Muehrcke + Giveaway!

Waking Up Happy Jill Muehrcke January 6, 2012 288 pages Amazon BN RBM’s Disclaimer No matter what kind of change you want to make in your life, WAKING UP HAPPY: A HANDBOOK OF CHANGE WITH MEMOIRS OF RECOVERY AND HOPE holds the keys. As inspirational as it is practical, this first-of-a-kind handbook focuses on the positive steps of recovery and change. Powerful, absorbing, and beautifully written, WAKING UP HAPPY tells people’s stories, the turning points that changed their lives, and their secrets to waking up happy. Whenever a storyteller learns a new life lesson, you’ll find exercises you can do to put that lesson to use in your own life. In WAKING UP HAPPY, Jill Muehrcke tells her true story. She also includes the stories of her daughter and granddaughter. Together, these memoirs shine a light on three generations struggling with similar problems and offer clues to how to break the legacy of addiction. In addition, Jill includes the memoirs of over 30 others recovering from addictions, harmful habits, and intolerable situations. Brave and honest, these stories are filled with triumphs and epiphanies, as well as concrete, step-by-step advice and guidance. Lessons learned are summarized into secrets you can use… Read more »

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May 05
On My Wishlist; 5.5.2012

On My Wishlist; 5.5.2012

On My Wishlist is a fun weekly event hosted by Cosy Books and runs every Saturday. It’s where we list all the books we desperately want but haven’t actually bought yet. They can be old, new or forthcoming. It’s also an event that you can join in with too – Mr Linky is always at the ready for you to link your own ‘On My Wishlist’ post. If you want to know more click here.

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May 05
Book Review: The Heart’s Frontier by Lori Copeland & Virginia Smith

Book Review: The Heart’s Frontier by Lori Copeland & Virginia Smith

The Heart’s Frontier Lori Copeland|Virginia Smith The Amish Of Apple Grove, #1 Harvest House March 2012 320 pages Amazon|B&N|DeeperShopping provided by publisher RBM’s Disclaimer 5/5 Books An exciting new Amish-meets-Wild West adventure from bestselling authors Lori Copeland and Virginia Smith weaves an entertaining and romantic tale for devoted fans and new readers. Kansas,1881—On a trip to visit relatives, Emma Switzer’s Amish family is robbed of all their possessions, leaving them destitute and stranded on the prairie. Walking into the nearest trading settlement, they pray to the Lord for someone to help. When a man lands in the dust at her feet, Emma looks down at him and thinks, The Lord might have cleaned him up first. Luke Carson, heading up his first cattle drive, is not planning on being the answer to anyone’s prayers, but it looks as though God has something else in mind for this kind and gentle man. Plain and rugged—do the two mix? And what happens when a dedicated Amish woman and a stubborn trail boss prove to be each other’s match?

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May 04
FOREVER Romance Blog Tour Review: Barefoot In the Sand by Roxanne St. Claire

FOREVER Romance Blog Tour Review: Barefoot In the Sand by Roxanne St. Claire

Barefoot In The Sand Roxanne St. Claire A Barefoot Bay Novel, #1 Forever/Grand Centeral Publishing April 24, 2012 432 pages Amazon | BN provided by publisher RBM’s Disclaimer 5/5 Books When all you hold dear is taken away . . . When a hurricane roars through Lacey Armstrong’s home on the coast of Barefoot Bay, she decides all that remains in the rubble is opportunity. A new hotel is just what Mimosa Key needs, and Lacey and her teenage daughter are due for a fresh start. And nothing, especially not a hot, younger architect, is going to distract Lacey from finally making her dreams a reality. A second chance is the only thing you have left. Love has already cost Clay Walker everything. And if he’s going to have any chance of picking up the pieces of his life, he needs the job as Lacey Armstrong’s architect. What’s not in the plans is falling for the headstrong beauty. Her vision of the future is more appealing than anything he could have ever drafted for himself. Will Clay’s designs on Lacey’s heart be more than she can handle, or will she trust him to build something that will last forever?

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May 04
Kregel Blog Tour Review: God Helps Me Bible by Juliet David

Kregel Blog Tour Review: God Helps Me Bible by Juliet David

God Helps Me Bible Juliet David Candle Books March 1, 2012 104 pages Amazon|DeeperShopping provided by publisher RBM’s Disclaimer 5/5 Books Specially designed for very young children, the God Helps Me Bible features a spiral binding that allows the book to lay flat on a table, floor, or lap, which leaves little hands free to turn the pages and point out fun details in Clare Caddy’s darling illustrations. The twenty-five favorite Bible stories use words and concepts tailored for the youngest reader, so each story clearly emphasizes how God loves and helps His world and people.

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May 03
Historical Fiction VBT Review: The Flower Reader by Elizabeth Loupas

Historical Fiction VBT Review: The Flower Reader by Elizabeth Loupas

The Flower Reader Elizabeth Loupas NAL Trade April 3, 2012 448 pages Amazon|BN provided by publisher RBM’s Disclaimer 5/5 Books In the sweeping new novel from the author of The Second Duchess, dangerous secrets lead a passionate young woman into a maze of murder and conspiracy as Mary, Queen of Scots, comes home to reign in a treacherously divided Scotland…. With her dying breath, Mary of Guise entrusts a silver casket to Rinette Leslie of Granmuir, who possesses the ancient gift of floromancy. Inside the casket, and meant only for the young Mary, Queen of Scots, are papers the old queen has painstakingly collected—the darkest secrets of every Scottish lord and explosive private prophecies prepared by Nostradamus. Rinette risks her life to keep the casket safe, but she makes a fatal mistake: she shows it to her beloved young husband. On the very day the young queen comes home, Rinette’s husband is brutally assassinated. Devastated, Rinette demands justice from the queen before she will surrender the casket. Amid glittering masques and opulent weddings, courtly intrigues and Highland rebellions, the queen’s agents and Rinette herself search for the shadowy assassin. They are surrounded by ruthless men from all over Europe who… Read more »

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