Happy Tuesday, Reader Friends!!
I’m sure you’re surprised to hear from me twice in one week this summer. 😉 I’m bringing a review of some of the novellas in Once Upon a Laugh romance collection. It released yesterday and is only 99¢! Be sure to get yours if you haven’t already.
Let’s get going!
About the Collection
The Blurb: “Eight brand new contemporary Christian romantic comedies are here to keep you company. Some of your favorite inspirational authors have come together in this collection of all-new novellas.
From light-hearted romance to laugh-out-loud love, this set will put a smile on your face and keep you reading long into the night.
Jane by the Book by award-winning author Pepper Basham
She lives by the plans. He talks to imaginary characters. Can they team up to solve a family mystery?
Crossed Out by USA Today bestselling author Christina Coryell
Ruth Erickson always spends her morning break doing the crossword puzzle. Tate Darrow just messed it up. What’s that old saying about love and war?
If She Dares by Mikal Dawn
He’s a board game champion, but can he win her heart?
Definitely by award-winning author Heather Gray
Dating isn’t on her to-do list. Dating a pastor? Definitely not.
Under the Honey Moon by Jessica R. Patch
A honeymoon cottage reunites a pair of childhood friends. Can it offer them a future filled with happily-ever-after?
A (wildly) Wonderful Wedding by Krista Phillips
They may be the worst maid of honor and best man in the history of weddings…
Save the Last Word by award-winning author Betsy St. Amant
When conventional meets creative, who will get the last word?
The Long Game by award-winning author Laurie Tomlinson
Whoever said all is fair in love and war never dealt with small-town football…”
Review for Jane by the Book
Pepper Basham is one of my favorite authors. Seriously, I will read anything she writes, no matter the genre. And there’s something about her contemporary stories that leaves me sighing and laughing in delight. Jane by the Book was no exception, y’all.
Jane and Titus make a fantastic couple. Not to mention Titus is a writer and does swoon worthy hero moves in writerly goodness. This collection would be worth the 99¢ alone for this one novella. Fortunately, all the novellas are great.
My favorite quote: “Help me to trust you even with my fears…even with my heart…”
Review for If She Dares
I adored If She Dares. There were so many laugh-out-loud moments as Lia works her way around the mess that is Garrison’s home. Mikal Dawn has a great way and making me snort laugh at the characters’ antics. I also adored that we get to revisit and from Count Me In. It’s always a pleasure revisiting old friends from previous books.
My favorite quote: “She sounded like a dying cow, if the audience’s faces were a giveaway.”
Review for Definitely
Oh this novella was absolutely adoring and I was so sad to see it end. Seriously, this book needs a continuation or something so that I don’t have to let the characters go. What could have more laughing moments then a woman who doesn’t want to date a pastor and may not even know he asked her out? Heather Gray out did herself in this one.
My favorite quote: “Well…I thought I was asking you here to get to know you better. Um. Hm. I thought…I thought I was asking you here for a lunch date.”
*I received an ARC from the publisher. This review is my own, honest opinion.