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Recent Reviews Posted (MARCH 2021)

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Recent Reviews Posted (November/December 2020)

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Review: BESOTTED / Jody Hedlund

Besotted, / by Jody Hedlund (The Fairest Maidens, 3)
Northern Lights Press     ISBN     9781733753470
YA (Ages 13+)     Rating:     4

In a land where being the fairest maiden is a curse . . .

A young queen trying to stay alive until she comes of age to rule,
and a prince turned into a pauper.

Award-winning author Jody Hedlund pens the final book in her young adult trilogy, especially geared to teens ages 13-18 who enjoy a fairy tale retelling.

In Besotted, young Queen Aurora of Mercia — disguised as a peasant — is hiding from her aunt, Queen Margery of Warwick, waiting to turn twenty-one and ascend to her throne. Now that she is almost old enough, Queen Margery is doubling her efforts to kill her, and take over her country as well.

Prince Kresten of Scania, disguised as a woodcutter, is working in the same forest as Aurora. Both of them hide their true identities from one another, despite their growing attraction to one another. Can they set aside their personal wishes, do what is best for their own countries, and thwart the evil plans of Queen Margery?

Hedlund creates a world based on elements of fairy tales and the real world. Kresten is kind-hearted and noble, learning to deny his personal desires and sacrifice for others. Aurora is innocent and dedicated to being the best queen to her people. Her storyline is filled with a light faith element, action, and a clean romance. Besotted is a clever twist on the familiar Sleeping Beauty fairy tale, where “true love’s kiss” plays a central role. Loyalty, faithfulness, and self-sacrifice are central themes to this series. Like the earlier books, there are monsters, battles, triumphs, and victories. All the loose ends are sufficiently tied up in this conclusion to the series.

Fans of fairy tale retellings, whether they are young adult or adult readers, will want to read the entire series! 

Carol R. Gehringer

Disclaimer: Book reviews are my honest opinion of books I either purchased or received free of cost from the publishers, publicists, and/or authors. I am not required to write reviews, nor to even post positive reviews.

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Recent Reviews Posted (October)

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Review: BEGUILED / Jody Hedlund

Beguiled, / by Jody Hedlund (The Fairest Maidens, 2)
Northern Lights Press    ISBN      978-1733753463
Young Adult (ages 13+)     Rating: 4

In a land where being the fairest maiden is a curse . . .
A princess rejected and hunted by her mother, and a prince who lives as a shunned outcast.


Award-winning author Jody Hedlund presents the second book in her young adult trilogy, especially geared to teens ages 13-18 who enjoy a fairy tale retelling.

In Beguiled, Princess Pearl of Warwick lives in disguise on the Isle of Outcasts, hiding her face (and identity) with a veil. She escaped to the isle after her mother, Queen Margery, tried to have her killed. Hiding in a different outcast group on the same isle is Prince Mikkle of Scania, who is also in disguise. Neither reveal their true identity to the other, even after they join forces to fight the Queen’s plans and attempt to rescue Ruby, Pearl’s younger sister. They build their relationship based on respect and character instead of physical beauty and birthright. Will they be victorious in their fight against the Queen’s evil plans? 

Hedlund creates a world based on elements of fairy tales and the real world, even providing a map of the Great Isle, where these kingdoms are found. Not only does she creates a believable world, but her storyline is filled with action, plot twists, and clean romances between the lead characters, making this series an excellent read for teens and those who are young at heart.

Beguiled is a clever twist on the familiar Snow White fairy tale. Readers will find true love and inner beauty is central in this tale, and perhaps be encouraged to look to inner qualities over external ones. Loyalty and caring for others despite their outward appearances is also a key part of the story. 

The three books build on one another and are best read in order. Book 1 (Beholden) was published last month, and book 3 (Besotted) will be available next month.  Fans of fairy tale retellings, whether they are young adult or adult readers, will want to read the entire series! 

Carol R. Gehringer

Disclaimer: Book reviews are my honest opinion of books I either purchased or received free of cost from the publishers, publicists, and/or authors. I am not required to write reviews, nor to even post positive reviews.

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CHRISTY AWARD FINALISTS 2020

This is an abbreviated list of the 2020 finalists with links to my reviews.

HISTORICAL ROMANCE

  • The Land Beneath Us, Sarah Sundin    Revell/ Baker Publishing Group
  • The Painted Castle, Kristy Cambron    Thomas Nelson
  • The Number of Love, Roseanna M. White    Bethany House/ Baker Publishing Group

CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE

  • Just One Kiss, Courtney Walsh    Courtney Walsh Writes  (read but not reviewed, rating: 4)
  • Now and Then and Always, Melissa Tagg    Larkspur Press
  • Sweet On You, Becky Wade    Bethany House/ Baker Publishing Group

HISTORICAL

  • The Bright Unknown, Elizabeth Byler Younts    Tyndale House Publishers
  • The Medallion, Cathy Gohlke    Tyndale House Publishers (read but not reviewed, rating: 4)
  • Memories of Glass, Melanie Dobson    Tyndale House Publishers
  • My Dearest Dietrich, Amanda Barratt    Kregel Publications

VISIONARY

  • Cry of the Raven, Morgan L. Busse    Bethany House/ Baker Publishing Group  (read but not reviewed, rating: 4)
  • Hidden Current, Sharon Hinck    Enclave Publishing
  • The Story Raider, Lindsay A. Franklin    Enclave Publishing

YOUNG ADULT

  • The Means That Make Us Strangers, Christine Kindberg    Bellflower Press
  • The Piper’s Pursuit, Melanie Dickerson    Thomas Nelson
  • The Winter King, Christine Cohen    Canonball Books

Winners will be announced on November 12, 2020.

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Recent Reviews Posted (September)

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Review: BEHOLDEN / Jody Hedlund

Beholden, / by Jody Hedlund (The Fairest Maidens, 1)
Northern Lights Press    ISBN     9781733753456
Young Adult (ages 13+)     Rating: 4

In a land where being the fairest maiden is a curse . . .
A beautiful noblewoman with a terrible secret, and a prince subjected to slavery.

Award-winning author Jody Hedlund pens a new young adult trilogy, especially geared to teens ages 13-18 who enjoy a fairy tale retelling.

In Beholden, the death of Lady Gabriela’s father also means a loss of her privileged life. She is sentenced to work in Warwick’s gem mine as a laborer, excavating jewels for Queen Margery. Despite her circumstances, Gabriela maintains her kindness and tenderheartedness. Gabriella wants to expose Queen Margery’s evil secret (her need for the gems from the mine). First Gabriella must escape the mines, then get to the palace in time for the summer ball. After that, she plans to sacrifice everything in order to succeed. 

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As always,  Jody Hedlund  writes relatable characters in this clean romance, suitable for adults and older teens.

 Hedlund is planning a rapid publication of the three books in this series. Fans of fairy tale retellings, whether they are young adult or adult readers, will want to watch for Beguiled (Book 2, October 2020) and Besotted (Book 3, November 2020).

Carol R. Gehringer

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Recent Reviews Posted (July/August)!

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Recent Reviews Posted (Summer 2020)!

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Blog Tour – MISLEADING MISS VERITY / Carolyn Miller

Misleading Miss Verity, / by Carolyn Miller (Regency Brides: Daughters of Aynsley, 3)
Kregel     ISBN   9780825445910
Adult     Rating:      4

Australian author Carolyn Miller concludes her inspirational Regency series, featuring the Hatherleigh sisters in this inspirational Regency novel.

In Misleading Miss Verity, Miss Verity Hatherleigh is a headstrong young lady – she is an impulsive, feisty, and independent thinker. When she visits a friend in Scotland,  she meets Anthony Jardine, a local minister.

Anthony takes on his new duties as laird of Dungally, finding himself facing the poor reputation of past lairds who neglected the land and its tenants. Anthony and Verity are attracted to one another, but each hides their true identity from the other.

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Miller’s readers have come to expect a clean romance suitable for older teens and adults, with historical detail and superior characterization. Her characters are realistic, facing financial, spiritual, physical, and societal challenges, allowing the reader to more easily relate to them.

Recommended for high school and public libraries. Fans of Julie Klassen, Jane Austen, Sarah Ladd, and other Regency fiction will enjoy this new series.

Carol R. Gehringer

Previously reviewed: A Hero for Miss Haveleigh, and Underestimating Miss Cecilia.

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Review: HEREAFTER / Jody Hedlund

Hereafter, /  by Jody Hedlund (Lost Princesses, 3)
Northern Lights Press    ISBN  9781733753432
Young Adult     Rating: 5

Best-selling author Jody Hedlund continues her young adult medieval series of three lost princesses.

Hedlund continues her series with the story of the third lost princess, Emmeline, who unlike her sisters grew up with the knowledge that she was one of the lost princesses.

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The story is filled with twists to keep the reader engaged from start to finish, with a conclusion that will satisfy the reader and make them eager for the final book. As always, Hedlund sets the stage with descriptive historical details and relatable characters in this clean romance, suitable for adults and older teens.

Carol R. Gehringer

Disclaimer: Book reviews are my honest opinion of books I either purchased or received free of cost from the publishers, publicists, and/or authors. I am not required to write reviews, nor to even post positive reviews.

 


MISSED THE FIRST 3 BOOKS?

Foremost, /  by Jody Hedlund (Lost Princesses, 2)
Northern Lights Press    ISBN    978-1733753418

A second princess. Another key to the treasure. And a cruel king desperate to squelch the growing rebellion. (from publisher)

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Evermore, /  by Jody Hedlund (Lost Princesses, 1)
Northern Lights Press    ISBN    978-1733753418

An ancient key. A secret treasure. And a princess destined to use them both to fight evil and restore peace (from publisher)


Always, /  by Jody Hedlund (Lost Princesses, 0.5)
Northern Lights Press     ISBN     978-1733753401

A fierce elite guard. A loyal lady in waiting. They must work together to save three princesses from certain death. (from publisher)


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Carol R. Gehringer

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WHAT I AM READING / REVIEWING NEXT

What I’m READING & REVIEWING next:

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EAGERLY AWAITING THESE NEW RELEASES in 2019

I am looking forward to reading these new 2019 titles. As I review these books, I will link my review to the titles here. I may read and review more than these titles, but these are the ones I’m most interested to read. So here they are:

JANUARY 2019

FEBRUARY 2019

MARCH 2019

APRIL 2019

MAY 2019

JUNE 2019

  • The Number of Love (Codebreakers, #1) / Roseanna White
  • No Ocean Too Wide / Carrie Turansky

JULY 2019

AUGUST 2019

SEPTEMBER 2019

OCTOBER 2019

  • Odd Girl Out (Being Zoey, #2) / Meloday Carlson
  • Dark Ambitions (Code of Honor, #3) / Irene Hannon

NOVEMBER 2019

  • A Pursuit of Home (Haven Manor, #3) / Kristi Hunter
  • Misleading Miss Verity (Regency Brides: Daughters of Aynsley, #3) / Carolyn Miller

DECEMBER 2019

  • The Bridge to Belle Island / Julie Klassen

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Review: FOREMOST / Jody Hedlund

Foremost, /  by Jody Hedlund (Lost Princesses, 2)
Northern Lights Press    ISBN    978-1733753418
Young Adult     Rating: 5

Best-selling author Jody Hedlund continues her young adult medieval series of three lost princesses.

Hedlund continues her series with the story of the second lost princess, Maribel who longs to practice her God-given healing skills, but society frowns on women healers unless they are nuns. Discovering she is a long-lost princess and threatened with capture, she leaves everything she knows behind to flee to her sister, the future Queen. Her journey is filled with peril and persecution, but she is accompanied by her faithful friend, Edmund, who would give his life to protect her. Theirs is a clean romance. He has loved her for years, not just for her beauty but also for her kind soul.

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The story is filled with twists to keep the reader engaged from start to finish, with a conclusion that will satisfy the reader and make them eager for the final book. As always, Hedlund sets the stage with descriptive historical details and relatable characters in this clean romance, suitable for adults and older teens.

Carol R. Gehringer

Disclaimer: Book reviews are my honest opinion of books I either purchased or received free of cost from the publishers, publicists, and/or authors. I am not required to write reviews, nor to even post positive reviews.

 


MISSED THE FIRST 2 BOOKS?

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Evermore, /  by Jody Hedlund (Lost Princesses, 1)
Northern Lights Press    ISBN    978-1733753418

An ancient key. A secret treasure. And a princess destined to use them both to fight evil and restore peace (from publisher)


Always, /  by Jody Hedlund (Lost Princesses, 0.5)
Northern Lights Press     ISBN     978-1733753401

A fierce elite guard. A loyal lady in waiting. They must work together to save three princesses from certain death. (from publisher)


Carol R. Gehringer

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Blog Tour – UNDERESTIMATING MISS CECILIA / Carolyn Miller

Underestimating Miss Cecilia / by Carolyn Miller (Regency Brides: Daughters of Aynsley, 2)
Kregel     ISBN     9780825445903
Adult     Rating:      4

Australian author Carolyn Miller continues her new inspirational Regency series, set in England, complete with elements of romance and intrigue.

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Miller’s readers have come to expect a clean romance suitable for older teens and adults, with historical detail and superior characterization. Her characters are realistic, facing financial, spiritual, physical, and societal challenges, allowing the reader to more easily relate to them.

Recommended for high school and public libraries. Fans of Julie Klassen, Jane Austen, Sarah Ladd, and other Regency fiction will enjoy this new series. The other book in this series, Misleading Miss Verity is expected later this year (2019).

Carol R. Gehringer

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Blog Tour – A HERO FOR MISS HATHERLEIGH / Carolyn Miller

A Hero for Miss Hatherleigh, / by Carolyn Miller (Regency Brides: Daughters of Aynsley, 1)
Kregel     ISBN   9780825445897
Adult     Rating:      4

Australian author Carolyn Miller begins a new inspirational Regency series, set in England, complete with elements of romance and intrigue.

In A Hero for Miss Hatherleigh, Caroline Hatherleigh, the eldest daughter of Viscount Aynsley, is a proper young lady of society and she knows its rules. When a friend is touched with scandal, her mother sends her to the countryside to protect her daughter’s reputation.

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Miller’s readers have come to expect a clean romance suitable for older teens and adults, with historical detail and superior characterization. Her characters are realistic, facing financial, spiritual, physical, and societal challenges, allowing the reader to more easily relate to them.

Recommended for high school and public libraries. Fans of Julie Klassen, Jane Austen, Sarah Ladd, and other Regency fiction will enjoy this new series. The other books in this series, Misleading Miss Verity and Underestimating Miss Cecilia, are expected later this year (2019).

Carol R. Gehringer

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2019 Reading Challenge

Have you ever done a READING CHALLENGE?

Goodreads is one place you can set a goal of how many books you will read in 2019. You can keep track of the books you read on their website.

Another reading challenge is to read 1 book each month in different genres and categories — like this one from author Carla Laureano.  I’m going to try this challenge (#carlasreadingchallenge2019) as part of my Goodreads challenge for 2019.

Here are the categories for her 1 book/month  reading challenge, and I’ll update the list below with the titles I read for this challenge.

  • JANUARY – Read a children’s book.
  • FEBRUARY – Read a book that you already own.
    • Again, easy. Just have to pick one of the titles on my nightstand!
    • OK, I just read & reviewed Courtney Walsh’s book, Things Left Unsaid — it was published in Oct. 2018, but I only now got around to reading and reviewing it.
    • Next on my list, A Daring Venture by Elizabeth Camden, also published last year (2018). Now to read the new release in that series: A Desperate Hope.
    • I also read Imagine: The Fall of Jericho (Imagine, book 3) by Matt Koceich (a children’s book), and Hello Universe by Erin Entrada Kelly (last year’s Newbery winner, 2018, also a children’s book).
  • MARCH – Read a book written in a historical time period.
  • APRIL – Read a book written by someone of a different faith.
    • I will probably read I Am Malala by M. Yousafzai OR The Faith Club: A Muslim, A Christian, and a Jew by S. Oliver, P. Warner, and  Ranya Tabari Idliby — maybe I’ll read both!
    • And I’ll be busy with Spring Break I’m a teacher), finishing reviews I promised, and planning the end of the school year activities.
  • MAY – Read a book written before 1969.
    • Possibly read Sounder by William Armstrong, and The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle.
    • School ends in May, so I’ll be busy with that.
  • JUNE – Read a book released this year.
    • Easy! Probably one of the new titles from the spring: The Number of Love by Roseanna White.
  • JULY – Read a book you chose solely for the cover.
    • Probably No Ocean Too Wide by Carrie Turansky.
  • AUGUST – Read a book you chose solely for the title.
  • SEPTEMBER – Read a book with an illustrated cover. 
    • Maybe The Solace of Water by Elizabeth Blyer Yount, if I don’t read it before the fall.
  • OCTOBER – Read a bestseller that you’ve avoided or missed.
    • Probably one of the Christy or Carol Award winners.
  • NOVEMBER – Read a book set in a country other than your own.
  • DECEMBER – Read a book that takes place during a holiday.

Want to join me in a reading challenge? Go to Goodreads, use the monthly list above, or come up with your own!

Whatever you choose, enjoy more reading this year . . . I certainly plan to do so!

Carol

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BOOK AWARD WINNERS

I just read a number of the national book award winners — and I have reviewed some of them. For a complete listing of the award winners, see this list.
Newbery 2018 – HELLO, UNIVERSE / Erin Entrada Kelly

Caldecott Medal 2018 – WOLF IN THE SNOW / Matthew Cordell

Caldecott Honor 2018

Belpre (Author) Honor Book 2018

Pura Belpre (Illustrator) Award 2018  

 

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Blog Tour – MISS SERENA’S SECRET / Carolyn Miller

Miss Serena’s Secret, / by Carolyn Miller (Regency Brides: A Promise of Hope, 2)
Kregel     ISBN     9780825445347
Adult     Rating:      4

Carolyn Miller returns with another wholesome Regency romance with courtly romance, historical details, and excellent characterization in Miss Serena’s Secret.

Undiscovered artist Serena Winthrop has a secret from her past, which causes her to distrust all men, especially the smooth-talking Viscount Henry Carmichael. His charming reputation makes her distrust and disapprove of him. Will Serena’s artistic talent be discovered? How will Serena’s secret affect her future?

Readers can relate to Miller’s characters because they face problems in terms of others’ expectations, faith issues, and their everyday circumstances. Witty banter, first-rate characterization, historical narrative, reappearance of characters from earlier books, and a light but evident faith element characterizes Miller’s books.

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Fans of Julie Klassen, Jane Austen, Sarah Ladd, and other Regency fiction will enjoy this new series. Next title in this series are  The Making of Mrs. Hale (Fall 2018).

Carol R. Gehringer

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SONG OF LEIRA / by Gillian Bronte Adams is here!

Song of Leira, / by Gillian Bronte Adams (The Songkeeper Chronicles, 3)
Enclave     ISBN     9781683700869
Young Adult     Grades 6-8     Rating:     5

Gillian Bronte Adams returns with the conclusion to her young adult fantasy series. This epic young reader fantasy has the requisite orphan hero (in this case, heroine), grouchy adult figure (Amos), mythical creatures (the talking cat, the griffin, etc.), and allegorical references to Christianity.

In Song of LeiraAdams pens a tightly-written conclusion to her epic fantasy, complete with a final battle between good and evil. In the previous book, the main characters were devastated after their battle with Takhtan (the evil), causing them reconsider whether to press on in a fight they’d most likely lose or surrender in despair. The Song calls to Birdie, the Songkeeper, to rise above the heartbreak around her and to sing hope to those around her. Birdie plays a pivotal role and becomes confident (but not cocky). She has grown tremendously since the first book, as has Adams’ writing.

Given that the earlier books in this series were nominated for awards, one wouldn’t be surprised to see this final volume nominated!

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Have you read the earlier books in this series?

Orphan’s Song, / by Gillian Bronte Adams (The Songkeeper Chronicles, 1)
Enclave     ISBN     9781683700289

Songkeeper, / by Gillian Bronte Adams (The Songkeeper Chronicles, 2)
Enclave     ISBN     (9781621840695

 

In Orphan’s Song, twelve-year-old orphaned Birdie is haunted by five notes of a melody that only she can hear. Imagine her surprise when she hears the Song coming out of her own mouth and gets the attention of a nearby soldier Soon she is forced to flee for her life. But she is and she is rescued by the traveling peddler Amos. She joins up with Amos and Ky to avoid those who would silence the Song.

In Songkeeper, young Songkeeper Birdie and former street thief Ky are captives on a slave ship, and Amos the peddler manages to eventually rescue them. Then Ky returns to his hometown to lead his friends in the Underground to safety. Birdie goes on a journey to a mysterious spring that supposedly only the Songkeeper could unleash to defeat the final darkness. But Birdie continues to face doubts about her abilities and her role in that battle. Her capture by the Takran causes her to face her greatest fear: she is powerless and the Song is silent. Will her friends – her protectors — be casualties in the battle with Takran? What awaits them all?

Orphan’s Song was a finalist in the ACFW Carol Awards 2015. Songkeeper won the Gold Medal, The Illumination Awards in 2017.

See FULL REVIEWS of Orphan’s Song and Songkeeeper here!

–Carol Gehringer

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WINNING MISS WINTHROP Blog Tour

Winning Miss Winthrop, / by Carolyn Miller (Regency Brides: A Promise of Hope, 1)
Kregel     ISBN     9780825445330
Adult     Rating:      4

 

Miller writes Regency novels with historical detail, excellent characterization, and clean romance, suitable for adults and older teens. Her characters face financial problems, others’ expectations, and faith issues, allowing the reader to more easily identify with them. The tension in relationship between Jonathan and Catherine is reminiscent of books by Georgette Heyer and Jane Austen (think of Persuasion). Will Jonathan and Catherine find healing, forgiveness, and redemption? Will they find a future together?

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Fans of Julie Klassen, Jane Austen, Sarah Ladd, and Regency romances will enjoy this new series. Next titles in this series are Miss Serena’s Secret (Summer 2018) and The Making of Mrs. Hale (Fall 2018).

Carol R. Gehringer

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Christy and Carol Awards 2017 – Winners and Finalists

This week, the winners of the 2017 Christy Award were announced recently (November 2017). A number of the finalists were books I reviewed in the past year — not all of the categories are listed here, only the ones I reviewed.

CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE

VISIONARY

YOUNG ADULT

CAROL AWARDS 2017 WINNERS & FINALISTS

Carol Award winners were announced in September 2017.

Historical Romance

Romantic Suspense

Speculative

Congratulations to all the winners and finalists!

Carol R. Gehringer

Disclaimer: Book reviews are my honest opinion of books I either purchased or received free of cost from the publishers, publicists, and/or authors. I am not required to write reviews, nor to even post positive reviews.

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