Reading NAPPILY IN BLOOM first was like watching Spiderman 3 first. You realize right away that you've missed something, and although you thoroughly enjoy the current installment, you find yourself itching to find the video on a streaming service (in this case, the bookstore or library) to find Read more...
Venus Parson's flower shop is blooming, but her relationship with husband Jake, former rap artist turned actor, is in need of water. After starring in his first movie with his former lover, Sirena Lassiter, Jake goes on a promotional tour that sets Venus's nerves on end. She Read more...
Adventure Blake "Blaze" Hunziger has returned to his
hometown of Whisper Shores, a tourist town on Lake Michigan.
Determine to shed his footloose, irresponsible image, he
looks forward to finding a job, settling down and proving to
his family and neighbors that he's finally grown up, even if
he Read more...
HEART OF GOLD is the latest installment in the Blessings
series from award-winning author, Beverly Jenkins. Zoey,
daughter of Roni and Reggie Garland is growing up and with
that comes growing pains. It's not always easy to know what
to do as an adolescent girl, beginning with whether Read more...
Jasmine Cox Larsen Bush and Rachel Jackson Adams, two of the
most infamous pastors' wives, are back together and as
always, trying to one-up each other. In this latest
installment, Rachel is prepared to start shooting her
reality TV show, First Lady, when Jasmine gets wind of it
and Read more...
Skylar Dupree has the job of her dreams. Working as the
event director for the Navarone Resorts and Spas means that
she's the point person for the charity auction to benefit
Mrs. Grayso's favorite charity. No way will she mess that
Besides, it also means that she Read more...
Paige Alder is a young woman whose life is everything she
could want. She is dating a guy she really likes. She is
offered a raise to do the job she's already doing. She has
good friends, a solid family and her faith is strong.
Except she doesn't Read more...
I have yet to read a Patrick Bowers novel that I didn't
like. Admittedly, this one wasn't my favorite though I
enjoyed it very much.
THE KING is not quite the final book in The Bowers
series, although the name would seem to imply otherwise Read more...
Every now and then I stumble upon a truly delightful piece
of women's fiction. TWO OF A KIND falls into that category.
Christina Connelly, an interior decorator, is widowed,
raising her teenaged daughter as a single mom, with the help
of a few of her neighbors and friends. The Read more...
Just before he passes away, Samantha Collin's grandfather,
Abe, hands over the reins of the family business to her. It
seems that her grandfather suspects something foul is
happening at Collins Industry and he trusts Samantha to turn
the failing company around. Only he expects her to work
with Read more...
Upon the passing of his grandfather, Jace Granger is
determined to assume the reins of Granger Aeronautics, with
the help of his brothers, Caden and Dalton. But the
business is in trouble and neither Caden, a rising star in
the music world, nor Dalton, a philandering businessman, is
initially inclined Read more...
I've been fascinated by China since I read Pearl S. Buck's
The Good Earth as a young girl. Since then other books,
like Amy Tan's The Joy Luck Club and Patti Lacy's,
Reclaiming Lily, have added to my understanding of and
affection for Chinese culture. Jeannie Read more...
Francis Ray continues her journey down through the lives and
loves of the friends of the Grayson family. In ALL THAT I
NEED, Ray tells the story of travel writer Fallon Marshall
and businessman/auction house owner Lance Saxton. Lance is
a self-proclaimed bachelor who is beginning to think Read more...
PASTORS' WIVES gives readers an insightful behind the scenes
look at what life is like for those who are married to those
who are married to God. The women in PASTORS' WIVES provide
varying takes on what it means to be the woman behind the
man of God.
Ruthie's Read more...
Miriam, Emily and Michellelee have been best friends since
they became college roommates years ago. Naturally, when
Miriam's husband, Chauncey, dies in a fire, Emily, her
husband, Jamalâ€”Chauncey's best friendâ€”and Michellelee are
there for her. But when, lost in grief, Miriam and Jamal's
comfort for Read more...
THE AIR WE BREATHE is two stories, two very interesting,
interwoven stories, which eventually become one, the story
of how to move beyond one's past to live one's present...and
hope for one's future.
Molly Fisk is a teenager trapped inside her home, an
apartment above a Read more...
Drastically impacted by a personal tragedy, Julia Evarts has
been unable to move on with her life despite having a
husband and a five-year-old daughter. Madeline Davis,
proprietor of the Tea Salon, is barely hanging on, her
business suffering from a lack of customers. Hannah de
Brisay, famed Read more...
Nina O'Malley wants to be a NYC magazine editor, especially
after losing out on a promotion in her suburban publication
and breaking up with her boyfriend. When her current editor
hands her an assignment she considers to be more fluff than
meat, Nina only redoubles her efforts and determination Read more...
THE FEMINIST AND THE COWBOY is a memoir of sorts. In
actuality, it's the retelling of a segment in the life of a
best-selling author, one in which she searches not only for
romance, but for a better understanding of who she is as an
accomplished woman in Read more...
WINGS OF GLASS demonstrates Gina
Holmes's amazing storytelling ability. There is so much she
could have included in this story about a young woman just
eighteen who is swept off her family farm by a sweet-talking
farmhand, but Holmes makes smart choices, ones that elevate
her story to Read more...
Hi! I'm a native New Yorker, now
living in Central FL. I read
voraciously. It's a rare occasion to
find me without a book in my hands, my
purse, my car...wherever I am.
My favorite reading material would be
inspirational fiction, followed by
romance--if I can combine these two,
I'm in heaven!--then women's fiction,
young adult and biographies. Truth be
told, though, I'll read almost
anything. (Except erotica. Personal
preference. No knock on the genre.)
I'm an IT professional, a
pastor's wife, and mother of three
boys. I'm also a short story author
and aspiring novelist. I need to
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