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Book Blitz: The Aquamarine Surfboard

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    THE AQUAMARINE SURFBOARD by KELLYE ABERNATHY Middle Grade / Magical Realism / Fantasy Publisher: Atmosphere Press Page Count: 290 pages Publication Date: November 22, 2021 Scroll down for a giveaway! “Age never matters; these things are about bravery and heart.” Thirteen-year-old Condi Bloom’s dream is to learn to surf, but her laid-back beach town isn’t what it used to be. Big resort owners are taking over the cove. Worse, someone’s harassing the Beachlings, the mysterious old women living in the cliffs off Windy Hollow, a lonely tower of rock that people say is haunted. When a new surfer boy named Trustin shows up in town and invites Condi to a forbidden surfing spot, she’s swept into an extraordinary underwater adventure, where a surprising encounter with Koan, the Riddlemaster of the Sea, changes her life. Along with Trustin, his quirky twin and a mystical aquamarine surfboard, Condi learns the untold stories of the Beachlings, uncovering the timeless secrets of Windy Hollow.

Book Review: The Fifth Daughter of Thorn Ranch

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  THE FIFTH DAUGHTER OF THORN RANCH by Julia Brewer Daily Women's Fiction / Contemporary Western / Family Saga Publisher: Admission Press Pages: 322 pages Publication Date: November 1, 2022 SCROLL DOWN FOR GIVEAWAY! Emma Rosales is the heiress of the largest ranch in Texas—The Thorn. All the responsibilities of managing a million acres now fall into her fifth-generation hands. A task Emma could handle with her eyes closed…if The Thorn were any ordinary property. The Thorn is home to many things. Clear, cloudless skies. Miles of desert scrub and craggy mountains. A quiet disrupted only by whispers of the wind. And an ancient web of secrets won’t let Emma out alive without a fight. The Fifth Daughter of Thorn Ranch is a family saga as large as the state of Texas. First off, I was so excited when I saw that Julia Daily had a new book out. I read and reviewed her first book, No Names to Be Given , and was immediately sucked into her story and characters. After reading her newest book

Book Review: Jane Eyre

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 Hello everyone! It's been a few months since I've written a book review. It's been a busy season in my life, with traveling, work picking up, and the holidays creeping up. I'm happy to share that I have been reading, just a little slower and I was reading a pretty big book.  I was attracted to Jane Eyre as I was walking into a Half Price Books with nothing specific in mind and saw this beautiful cover. I opened it up and while I'm not a big earlier than 1930's book fan, I did find Jane Eyre to be intriguing and I found myself wanting to read it. So here I am and here's my full review on Charlotte Bront ë 's Jane Eyre .  About the Author Charlotte Bronte was an English novelist and poet, the eldest of the three Brontë sisters who survived into adulthood and whose novels became English Literature classics. She attended school at Roe Head in January 1831 and left at the age of 15 to teach her sisters,  Emily  and  Anne , at home, returning in 1835 as a g

Book Blitz: Concrete Evidence

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  CONCRETE EVIDENCE by DiAnn Mills Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers Pages: 416 pages Publication Date: October 4, 2022 Categories: Christian Fiction / Mystery & Thrillers Scroll down for a giveaway! Bestselling and award-winning author DiAnn Mills delivers a heart-stopping story of a faulty construction job, the discovery of a dead body, and a sinister plot. On the family’s Brazos River Ranch in Texas, Avery Elliott helps run her grandfather’s commercial construction business. Raised by Senator Elliott, Avery has never doubted her grandfather is the man of integrity and faith she’s always believed him to be …. until the day she finds him standing with a gun over the body of a dead man. To make matters worse, Avery’ just discovered a billing discrepancy for materials supposedly purchased for construction of the Lago de Cobre Dam. Desperate for answers, Avery contacts FBI Special Agent Marc Wilkins for help. As Marc works to identify the dead man Avery saw, threats toward Avery c