Category: Blog Tours


Smoke Screen by Terri Blackstock – Book Review, Preview

Smoke Screen by Terri Blackstock – Book Review, Preview

by Phyllis Helton
November 11, 2019
Blog Tours, Book Reviews

Some books just tear me up inside while I’m reading them. Sometimes it is the circumstances of the characters’ lives. Sometimes it’s the choices they make. With Smoke Screen, it was both! Brenna and Nate’s families were both against seeing the two of them together. Brenna’s because they believed his […]


Deadly Christmas Pretense by Dana Mentink – Book Review, Preview

Deadly Christmas Pretense by Dana Mentink – Book Review, Preview

Have you ever played the “would you rather” game? You know, “would you rather this or this?” with each choice being equally appalling. I have often considered that the one sense I would be most loath to lose is my eyesight. While I’m not afraid that I wouldn’t be able to […]


The Telegraph Proposal by Gina Welborn & Becca Whitham – Book Review, Preview

The Telegraph Proposal by Gina Welborn & Becca Whitham – Book Review, Preview

I wrote my first love letter when I was twelve years old. He was eighteen. Jack Romano. Sigh. That summer my parents had spent several months in Australia. My dad had been invited to teach in a university there and so they parceled us off to friends and relatives and […]




Practically Married by Karin Beery – Book Review, Preview

Practically Married by Karin Beery – Book Review, Preview

It is fun to read modern-day marriage of convenience stories. It is obvious what could have motivated a couple to marry without being in love a hundred or more years ago, but today? Why would anyone do that? Part of what makes Practically Married fun is that with the same […]


Better than Fiction by April W. Gardner, Michelle Massaro – Book Review, Preview

Better than Fiction by April W. Gardner, Michelle Massaro – Book Review, Preview

“Do you ever think about me?” Those are probably the ugliest words I have ever heard in my life!! After an acquaintance from work found a new job, every so often he would send me text messages. Nothing major. Nothing often. Nothing that seemed off. He said he was bored […]


Once Upon a Christmas by Andrea Boyd, Mikal Dawn, Toni Shiloh, Angela Ruth Strong, and Jaycee Weaver – Book Review, Preview

Once Upon a Christmas by Andrea Boyd, Mikal Dawn, Toni Shiloh, Angela Ruth Strong, and Jaycee Weaver – Book Review, Preview

Upon a Dream by Andrea Boyd How do you retell Sleeping Beauty and have it make any sense at all? Were you wondering that? Andrea Boyd came up with a fun concept to make this work. The very rare disease Talia has (so rare you can’t find anything about it […]


Wyatt by Susan May Warren – Book Review, Preview

Wyatt by Susan May Warren – Book Review, Preview

Susan May Warren knows how to create heroes who are rugged, handsome, flawed, and wonderful!! Continuing the story of the Marshall brothers, Wyatt finagles his way into Russia, hoping to rescue Coco and bring her home with him. Yet what can a mere hockey player do? Wyatt Marshall never felt […]