First Line Fridays special St. Patrick's Day edition hosted by Hoarding Books featuring A Passion Most Pure by Julie Lessman on Faithfully Bookish


Happy Friday, reader friends! Has everyone adjusted to the time change? I don’t think I’m quite there yet but I have been going to bed and getting up earlier… except Thursday night because two FLF posts snuck up on me. I’m actually still playing catch-up from being sick last week…

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.

Missing Isaac by Valerie Fraser Luesse


There was another South in the 1960s, one far removed from the marches and bombings and turmoil in the streets that were broadcast on the evening news. It was a place of inner turmoil, where ordinary people struggled to right themselves on a social landscape that was dramatically shifting beneath their feet.

The Lacemaker by Laura Frantz


When colonial Williamsburg explodes like a powder keg on the eve of the American Revolution, Lady Elisabeth “Liberty” Lawson is abandoned by her fiance and suspected of being a spy for the hated British. No one comes to her aid save the Patriot Noble Rynallt, a man with formidable enemies of his own.

2018 highly anticipated reads (quarterly) on Faithfully Bookish

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Alright, reader friends, y’all convinced me! Here are MY most highly anticipated new releases for January through March of 2018! We’re going to keep this short and sweet because after seeing all these beautiful covers and thinking about the wonderful stories that go with them, I want to read! 

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.

Lady Jayne Disappears by Joanna Davidson Politano


When Aurelie Harcourt’s father dies in debtor’s prison, he leaves her just two things: his wealthy family, whom she has never met, and his famous pen name, Nathaniel Droll. Her new family greets her with apathy and even resentment. […]

The Secret Life of Sarah Hollenbeck by Bethany Turner


Becoming a Christian is the best and worst thing that has ever happened to Sarah Hollenbeck. Best because, well, that’s obvious. Worst because, up to this point, she’s made her very comfortable living as a well-known, bestselling author of steamy romance novels that would leave the members of her new church blushing. […]

On Love's Gentle Shore by Liz Johnson


Fifteen years after she left Prince Edward Island, Natalie O’Ryan had no plans to return. But when her fiancé, music producer Russell Jacobs, books their wedding in her hometown and schedules a summer at Rose’s Red Door Inn, she sets out to put the finishing touches on the perfect wedding. But she can’t possibly prepare for a run-in with Justin Kane–the best friend she left behind all those years ago after promising to stay. […]

A Matter of Trust by Susan May Warren


Champion backcountry snowboarder Gage Watson has left the limelight behind and remade his life as a ski patrol in Montana’s rugged mountains, as well as serving on the PEAK Rescue team. But he can’t seem to find his footing–or forget the woman he loved, who betrayed him. […]

What Hope Remembers by Johnnie Alexander


When Amy Somers moves to Misty Willow, she’s well aware that she’s crossing bridges she’d burned years before. With all the mistakes she’s made, she can hardly believe that happiness will find her, especially when Gabe Kendall, her first crush and her first kiss, rides back into her life atop a buckskin mare. […]

When Tides Turn by Sarah Sundin


When fun-loving glamour girl Quintessa Beaumont learns the Navy has established the WAVES program for women, she enlists, determined to throw off her frivolous ways and contribute to the war effort. No-nonsense and hoping to make admiral, Lt. Dan Avery has been using his skills to fight German U-boats. […]