Book Review and Giveaway: Never Been Kissed by Melody Carlson

ABOUT THE BOOK: Elise, an almost-sixteen year old, is starting at a new school. She only has one friend, Stacie, who lives near her in the same complex. But Stacie is a freshman and only fourteen - not someone Elise can hang out with at school. Elise has also met (once) Asher Gordon through a common friend from Elise's old school. Asher is one of the "cool kids" - handsome, smart and athletic. At first, Elise thinks that she has it made. … [Read more...]

Book Review and Giveaway: Angel Harp

ABOUT THE BOOK: Widowed at 34, amateur harpist Marie "Angel" Buchan realizes at 40 that her life and dreams are slowly slipping away. A summer in Scotland turns out to offer far more than she ever imagined! Not only does the music of her harp capture the fancy of the small coastal village she visits, she is unexpectedly drawn into a love triangle involving the local curate and the local duke. The boyhood friends have been estranged as … [Read more...]

Book Review and Giveaway: The Girl in the Green Raincoat – Two Winners

ABOUT THE BOOK: "I am being held hostage," Tess Monaghan whispered into her iPhone.  "By a terrorist....." So begins, The Girl in the Green Raincoat and you instantly get the impression this is going to be a GOOD book!  In the third trimester of her pregnancy, Baltimore private investigator Tess Monaghan is under doctor’s orders to remain immobile. Bored and restless, reduced to watching the world go by outside her window, she takes … [Read more...]

Book Review and Giveaway: Fatal Judgment

ABOUT THE BOOK: U.S. Marshal Jake Taylor has seen plenty of action during his years in law enforcement. But he'd rather go back to Iraq than face his next assignment: protection detail for federal judge Liz Michaels. His feelings toward the cold-hearted workaholic haven't warmed in the five years since she drove her husband--and Jake's best friend--to despair . . . and possible suicide.  As the danger mounts and Jake gets to know Liz better, … [Read more...]

Book Review and Giveaway: Caroline’s Choice

It is time for a FIRST Wild Card Tour book review! If you wish to join the FIRST blog alliance, just click the button. We are a group of reviewers who tour Christian books. A Wild Card post includes a brief bio of the author and a full chapter from each book toured. The reason it is called a FIRST Wild Card Tour is that you never know if the book will be fiction, non~fiction, for young, or for old...or for somewhere in between! Enjoy your … [Read more...]

Book Review and Giveaway: World’s Best Origami

What It's About In World's Best Origami, author Nick Robinson, shows you how to create three dimensional sculpture by folding a piece of paper. You don't use any scissors or glue, it's all done by folding. We tried it this afternoon and had a blast!  We only made it as far as the first "Pecking Bird" and Rosie had so much fun playing with that one, that we didn't even get to a second one.  I found the instructions very easy to understand … [Read more...]

Book Review and Giveaway: A Path Less Traveled

I wrote to the author, Cathy Bryant, and I said, "I just finished A Path Less Traveled and I'm so sorry I did - finish it, that is.....  I loved it so much, I wish that I could read more!!"  Have you ever finished a book and just wanted to read more?  Happily, A Path Less Traveled is the second book in a series, and there will be more to come.  I, for one, am looking forward to the next book, due for release in 2011. The main character in … [Read more...]

Book Review and Giveaway: Remarkable Creatures

Tracy Chevalier, author of The Girl With The Pearl Earring, released a new New York Tim called Remarkable Creatures.  I read Remarkable Creatures by Tracy Chevalier in a matter of days, I couldn't put it down. One lucky KLY reader is going to win a copy of Remarkable Creatures. What It’s About From the publisher:  “From the moment she’s struck by lightning as a baby, it is clear Mary Anning is different. Though poor and … [Read more...]

Book Review and Giveaway: Christmas at Harrington’s

Price $15.99 ISBN: 978-0-8007-1925-8 ISBN-10: 0-8007-1925-5 Dimensions: 5.5 x 8.5 Number of pages: 176 Carton Quantity: 52 Publication Date: Oct. 10 Formats: Hardcover The story starts as Lena is being released from prison for stealing money from a church. Her side of the story is that she was innocent and framed by her lying husband. But not even her parents believe her. While she was in … [Read more...]

Book Review and Giveaway: A Season of Miracles

It is time for a FIRST Wild Card Tour book review! If you wish to join the FIRST blog alliance, just click the button. We are a group of reviewers who tour Christian books. A Wild Card post includes a brief bio of the author and a full chapter from each book toured. The reason it is called a FIRST Wild Card Tour is that you never know if the book will be fiction, non~fiction, for young, or for old...or for somewhere in between! Enjoy your … [Read more...]

FIRST Wild Card Book Tour: Crestmont

It is time for a FIRST Wild Card Tour book review! If you wish to join the FIRST blog alliance, just click the button. We are a group of reviewers who tour Christian books. A Wild Card post includes a brief bio of the author and a full chapter from each book toured. The reason it is called a FIRST Wild Card Tour is that you never know if the book will be fiction, non~fiction, for young, or for old...or for somewhere in between! Enjoy your … [Read more...]

Book Review and Giveaway: The Perfect Blend

It is time for a FIRST Wild Card Tour book review! If you wish to join the FIRST blog alliance, just click the button. We are a group of reviewers who tour Christian books. A Wild Card post includes a brief bio of the author and a full chapter from each book toured. The reason it is called a FIRST Wild Card Tour is that you never know if the book will be fiction, non~fiction, for young, or for old...or for somewhere in between! Enjoy your … [Read more...]

Book Review and Giveaway: Everything Christmas

It is time for a FIRST Wild Card Tour book review! If you wish to join the FIRST blog alliance, just click the button. We are a group of reviewers who tour Christian books. A Wild Card post includes a brief bio of the author and a full chapter from each book toured. The reason it is called a FIRST Wild Card Tour is that you never know if the book will be fiction, non~fiction, for young, or for old...or for somewhere in between! Enjoy your … [Read more...]

Book Review and Giveaway – Lady in Waiting

It is time for a FIRST Wild Card Tour book review! If you wish to join the FIRST blog alliance, just click the button. We are a group of reviewers who tour Christian books. A Wild Card post includes a brief bio of the author and a full chapter from each book toured. The reason it is called a FIRST Wild Card Tour is that you never know if the book will be fiction, non~fiction, for young, or for old...or for somewhere in between! Enjoy your … [Read more...]

Book Review: Eat This and Live! For Kids – FIRST Wild Card Tour

It is time for a FIRST Wild Card Tour book review! If you wish to join the FIRST blog alliance, just click the button. We are a group of reviewers who tour Christian books. A Wild Card post includes a brief bio of the author and a full chapter from each book toured. The reason it is called a FIRST Wild Card Tour is that you never know if the book will be fiction, non~fiction, for young, or for old...or for somewhere in between! Enjoy your … [Read more...]

Book Review: Call Me Kate

Have you been following the rescue of the trapped Chilean miners? Isn't it exciting? 33 men have been trapped in a collapsed mine for 69 days. Wow. I'm watching the paramedic getting into the tiny capsule to go down 1/2 mile to the trapped men. It's strange coincidence that I'm watching the rescue of the miners in Chile and reading the book Call Me Kate: Meeting the Molly Maguires by Molly Roe for a Tribute Books blog tour.  It gives … [Read more...]