Another Friday! Readers, I hope you have a great weekend with your favorite books.  August is halfway over already! Next week, I’m sending out my newsletter, but for now I’m sharing a first line from one of my favorite authors, Julie Lessman. Note: Links in this post may include affiliate links which provide me with a small commission at no expense to you. I couldn’t wait for this final book in the Isle of Hope series to come out. His Steadfast Love met and exceeded all of my expectations. If you want to see the rest of my thoughts, check out my review. About theRead More →

Welcome to First Line Friday! I hope you have a great weekend. I’m working on the final draft of my work-in-progress, spending time with my husband and children, and (hopefully) relaxing. This week, I’m sharing the first line from one of my favorite historical fiction novels In His Eyes by Stephenia McGee. If you’d like to hear more, check out my review. Note: Links in this post may include affiliate links which provide me with a small commission at no expense to you. About the Book: Her heart sought shelter. Her soul found home. Ella Whitaker rescues a newborn from the dying arms of aRead More →

Welcome to First Line Friday! I hope you have a great weekend. I have a feeling our weekend will be filled with tissues, sleep, and cranky children as we handle a little bit of a summer bug the kids had no problem sharing. Today I’m sharing the first line from Becky Wade’s debut novel. This is the first book I read by her, and from then on I was hooked. She’s one of my favorite authors and I can’t get enough. Note: Links in this post may include affiliate links which provide me with a small commission at no expense to you. About the Book:Read More →

Welcome to First Line Friday! I can’t believe how quickly July is flying by. My husband and I are celebrating a late anniversary this weekend while friends watch our little ones. Note: Links in this post may include affiliate links which provide me with a small commission at no expense to you. I can’t get enough of this beautiful cover! Watch for my review coming soon. About the Book: A news anchor intern has it all planned out, and love isn’t on the agenda. Brooke Endress is on the cusp of her lifelong dream when her younger sister persuades her to chaperone a mission tripRead More →

Welcome to First Line Friday! I hope your weekend finds you worshiping God, spending time with family, and maybe even burying your nose in a favorite book. Note: Links in this post may include affiliate links which provide me with a small commission at no expense to you. The first page had me laughing. I highly recommend this book filled with sweet, endearing characters.  About the Book: Escaping home to Oxford, Mississippi, seemed like a good idea. Until it wasn’t. A year after a tragic accident in Los Angeles flipped her world upside down, advertising guru Sarah Beth LeClair is still hiding away in herRead More →

It’s First Line Friday–when we share first lines from our favorite books. Note: Links in this post may include affiliate links which provide me with a small commission at no expense to you. This is a busy weekend for us. Tomorrow is my anniversary and Sunday is my daughter’s 4th birthday. Since it’s my daughter’s birthday weekend, I’m sharing the first line from my daughter’s favorite book Chicka Chicka Boom Boom. First Line: “A told B and B told C, “I’ll meet you at the top of the coconut tree.” About the Book:    When all the letters of the alphabet race one another upRead More →

Happy Friday! Can you believe that tomorrow it’ll be July? It’s First Line Friday–when we share first lines from our favorite books. Note: Links in this post may include affiliate links which provide me with a small commission at no expense to you. Today I’m sharing the first line from Karen Ball’s Shattered Justice. I read this book for the first time as a teenager–and it stayed with me. At the time, I had recently dealt with the loss of my mother and this book handled grief in a very real and raw way. Now, as an adult, I remember little tidbits and I’m thinkingRead More →

Happy Friday! It’s Friday which means it’s time to share first lines from our favorite books. Note: Links in this post may include affiliate links which provide me with a small commission at no expense to you. Today I’m sharing the first line from Karen Kingsbury’s newest release Love Story. Amazing, amazing book. “Cody Coleman took the football field alone, the way he did most things these days.” I have ready every one of Karen Kingsbury’s Baxter books and I can’t get enough. In the comments, leave the first line from the book nearest you and then head over to see first lines from someRead More →

Happy Friday! It’s Friday which means it’s time to share first lines from our favorite books. Today, I’m sharing the first line from the book I reviewed today. (I’m cheating and giving you two lines.) “Her arms stretched out from beneath the covers. Later, she would admit that in that moment her world changed irrevocably.”  I love Chautona’s writing and you can also check out my review here. In the comments, leave the first line from the book nearest you and then head over to see first lines from some of my blogging friends: Reading is My Superpower Bookworm Mama Singing Librarian Books Faithfully BookishRead More →

Note: Links in this post may include affiliate links which provide me with a small commission at no expense to you. Woohoo! It’s Friday! Time for some weekend reading. Week #4 on my blog. Grab the book nearest you and leave a comment with the first line. My book to share is Love Everlasting by Julie Lessman–one of my favorite authors. And the first line is… “‘Okay, smile pretty–hot guys at three o’clock.’” “Shannon O’Bryen smiled, more because of her friend Margo’s mumbled man alert than the need to charm any ‘hot guy.’” Bonus, I gave you the first two lines so you could get aRead More →