A Penny Shines · books · Cutters Creek · Kari Trumbo · Seven Brides of South Dakota · writing

A month of releases

Today is April 6th, 2018. Sunday would’ve marked my mother’s 63rd birthday. The 23rd will mark the one year date of her passing. Needless to say, April is a tough month. Add to it the fact that my spine decided now was as good a time as any to have a permanent flare and I’m…… Continue reading A month of releases

books · readers · Teaser Tuesday

Michelle Griep has a Givewaway!

Michelle Griep and the awaited sequel to Brentwood’s Ward Do you love great books? I sure do and Michelle doesn’t disappoint! Maybe you’re someone who’s never read either one? You’re in luck! She’s giving away copies of BOTH and it’s super easy to enter. Go to her┬áPAGE, like it, and tag a friend. That’s it!!…… Continue reading Michelle Griep has a Givewaway!


Timeless Love, the collection to benefit LiveStrong

After over a year of planning and preparation, the Timeless Love Collection is now on preorder, for just $.99. I can’t tell you just how excited I was to see this book available for sale. It started as a dream, a wee idea that wouldn’t let go. I wanted to write with some of my…… Continue reading Timeless Love, the collection to benefit LiveStrong

book review · books · books worth reading · fiction · five star reviews

Top 10 Favorite Reads of 2017

So, I always wait until the last minute to write this post at the end of a year. You just never know what books you’re going to read that last day! What if it’s a real gem? Well, I’m mid-book and I won’t finish it before the end of 2018, so I feel confident that…… Continue reading Top 10 Favorite Reads of 2017

books · books worth reading · christfic

Carrie Turansky ~ Waiting for His Return

Waiting for His Return A Civil War Christmas Novella By Carrie Turansky Bio: Carrie Turansky has loved reading since she first visited the library as a young child and checked out a tall stack of picture books. Her love for writing began when she penned her first novel at age twelve. She is now the…… Continue reading Carrie Turansky ~ Waiting for His Return

christfic · non-fiction

The 25 Days of Christmas Devotional

Description Many of us get caught up in the commercialization of Christmas. One way to prevent that is to focus on the reason for the season. Taking a few minutes each day with this different kind of devotional book will help your family think of others. Each day focuses on one word and includes a…… Continue reading The 25 Days of Christmas Devotional