Contemporary Fiction

Focus on Love by Candee Fick

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Hi, reader friends! I have been simply itching to get my hands on a story from our author friend, Candee Fick, and today is the day! Free-spirited Elizabeth Foster turned her back on her father’s photography business to pursue musical theater, but a career on the stage remains second to a career behind the camera.

The Saturday Night Supper Club by Carla Laureano


Denver chef Rachel Bishop heads up her own fine-dining restaurant but when a targeted smear campaign causes her to be pushed out of the business by her partners, she vows to do whatever it takes to get her life back … even if that means joining forces with the man who inadvertently set the disaster in motion.

Back in the Saddle Faithfully Bookish review


Let’s talk about today’s featured book! It is one of my enduring favorites (and one of the first advanced reader copies I ever received). I highly recommend this series! So, let me know if you’ve read the book or added it to your tbr!

The Goodbye Bride by Denise Hunter - Faithfully Bookish review


On Thursdays we “throwback” to a review from previous years so let me know if you’ve read the book or added it to your tbr! Today’s featured book is one of my enduring favorites (you’ll find out why in just a moment) and I highly recommend this series!

Oath of Honor by Lynette Eason


Police officer Isabelle St. John loves her crazy, loud, law-enforcement family. With three brothers and two sisters, she’s never without someone to hang out with–or fight with. And she knows they’ll be there for her when things get tough. Like when her partner is murdered and she barely escapes with her own life.

The Writing Desk by Rachel Hauck

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Tenley Roth’s first book was a runaway bestseller. Now that her second book is due, she’s locked in fear. Can she repeat her earlier success or is she a fraud who has run out of inspiration? Born during the Gilded Age, Birdie Shehorn wrote at the same desk a century earlier with hopes and fears of her own.

Jane of Austin by Hillary Manton Lodge


Just a few years after their father’s business scandal shatters their lives, Jane and Celia Woodward find themselves forced out of their San Francisco tea shop. The last thing Jane wants is to leave their beloved shop on Valencia Street, but the sisters pack up for Austin, Texas, determined to start over yet again.

Stains of Silence by Bethany Kaczmarek

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Hi, reader friends! Today, we welcome new-to-me author, Bethany Kaczmarek, as part of a book tour for her debut novel! Music was her driving passion and the truest expression of her faith, but three months before her wedding, twenty-year-old Kasia Bernolak can’t even pick up her guitar…

Step by Step by Candace Calvert - Faithfully Bookish review


On Thursdays we “throwback” to a review from the archives so let me know if you’ve read the book or added it to your tbr! Today’s featured book is the middle child of the Crisis Team series by Candace Calvert. This series is on my all-time favorites shelf!

The House on Foster Hill by Jaime Jo Wright

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Kaine Prescott is no stranger to death. When her husband died two years ago, her pleas for further investigation into his suspicious death fell on deaf ears. In desperate need of a fresh start, Kaine purchases an old house sight unseen in her grandfather’s Wisconsin hometown.

Her One and Only by Becky Wade Faithfully Bookish review


Today’s featured book is the final installment of the Porter Family series and I have the other books in my tbr! Becky Wade’s new series is a winner as well, check out the cover of book 2 at the end of the post!

Troubled Waters by Susan May Warren


Billionaire Ian Shaw can have everything he wants–except a happy ending. Or at least that’s what it feels like with his fortune recently liquidated, his niece, Esme, still missing, and the woman he loves refusing to speak to him. In fact, he doubts she would date him even if they were stranded on a deserted island.