Cover Candy, Edition 19

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Good morning, readers! I've again compiled another edition of some "cover candy" with some pretties that I've come across this past week and let me tell ya', some of them are both gorgeous and unique. Not to mention the plots sound as if they'll be must reads. Who ever doubted 2014 wouldn't be a great year?

I'm particularly excited to finally see the paperback versions of the Year of Weddings novellas (or the start of it) and am including some of the covers we've already seen and gushed over thanks to blogger extraordinaire Rel - I just couldn't resist adding them here though. With that all being said, browse away.   

Blind Date by Melody Carlson
The Dating Games club is at it again---setting each other up on five blind dates for the upcoming masquerade ball. Trouble is, some of the girls are wondering if the others can be trusted to deliver on their promises. Will this dating treat turn out to be nothing more than a nasty trick? - CBD
June 2014

Sealed with a Lie by Kat Carlton
In this sequel to the romantic spy-thriller Two Lies and a Spy, Kari must race the clock on a mission to save her little brother.

Kari Andrews thought life was going to get easier. She was wrong. Following the events of Two Lies and a Spy, she and her brother, Charlie, are left to cope with the aftermath while also adapting to a new school—in another country. And then Charlie disappears.

With her brother’s life hanging in the balance, Kari, Evan, Rita, Kale, and some new friends from Generation Interpol (G.I.) are on a race around Europe at the bidding of a voice on a phone. The voice tells them that they need to jailbreak a thief—a flirtatious, hot thief—steal something from a high-security bio lab, and deliver the goods during what’s sure to be a double-cross exchange. Can they succeed before Charlie pays the ultimate price? - Amazon
September 2014

Hidden in the Stars by Robin Carroll

Following an attack that killed her mother and stole her ability to speak, 21-year-old Sophia Montgomery has no choice but to accept her estranged grandmother’s offer to return to their family home. Although detective Julian Frazier is working hard on the case, Sophia unknowingly frustrates him because her inability to speak thwarts her eyewitness evidence. The fact that Julian is undeniably attracted to Sophia doesn’t help either, so Julian hides his feelings as concern for a trauma victim and focuses instead on finding the killer.

Little do they know, the clues to solving the case may be right in front of them, displayed in Sophia’s mother’s “special” quilt design. Who will realize the secret Sophia’s unwittingly been hiding in plain sight? When the truth comes to light, will Sophia find her voice again? Or will the murderer—still at large—silence her forever? - Amazon

September 2014

Honor by Lyn Cote

When unexpected circumstances leave Honor Penworthy destitute after the death of her grandfather, she is forced to leave her Maryland plantation—and the slaves she hoped to free—and seek refuge with a distant relative. With no marketable skills, her survival hinges on a marriage arranged through the Quaker community to local glass artisan Samuel Cathwell. Samuel is drawn to Honor, but he has been unwilling to open his heart to anyone since scarlet fever took his hearing as a child.

A move west brings the promise of a fresh start, but nothing in Honor’s genteel upbringing has prepared her for the rigors of frontier life with Samuel. Nevertheless, her tenacity and passion sweep her into important winds of change, and she becomes increasingly—though secretly—involved in the Underground Railroad. Samuel suspects Honor is hiding something, but will uncovering the truth confirm his worst fears or truly bring them together as man and wife?

Set against the backdrop of dramatic and pivotal moments in American history, the Quaker Brides series chronicles the lives of three brave heroines, fighting to uphold their principles of freedom while navigating the terrain of faith, family, and the heart. - Amazon

September 2014

The Princess Spy by Melanie Dickerson

Margaretha has always been a romantic, and hopes her newest suitor, Lord Claybrook, is destined to be her one true love. But then an injured man is brought to Hagenheim Castle, claiming to be an English lord who was attacked by Claybrook and left for dead. And only Margaretha---one of the few who speaks his language---understands the wild story. Margaretha finds herself unable to pass Colin’s message along to her father, the duke, and convinces herself “Lord Colin” is just an addled stranger. Then Colin retrieves an heirloom she lost in a well, and asks her to spy on Claybrook as repayment. Margaretha knows she could never be a spy---not only is she unable to keep anything secret, she’s sure Colin is completely wrong about her potential betrothed. Though when Margaretha overhears Claybrook one day, she discovers her romantic notions may have been clouding her judgment about not only Colin but Claybrook as well. It is up to her to save her father and Hagenheim itself from Claybrook’s wicked plot. - Amazon

November 2014

The Secrets of Sloane House by Shelley Gray

Searching for the truth of her sister's mysterious disappearance, Rosalind Perry becomes a housemaid at Sloane House---a mansion in Gilded Age Chicago. Reid Armstrong believes marrying Veronica Sloane will secure his family's position in society. But when he realizes Rosalind is in danger, can he protect her from the darkness that's afoot in the Windy City? - CBD

July 2014

Hit by Lorie Ann Grover
Sarah is a senior with a full-ride scholarship to Mills College for Girls and a future that seems set in stone---that is until she signs up for a poetry class and falls for Mr. Haddings, a student teacher from the nearby University of Washington, and becomes convinced Mr. Haddings is flirting back. But everything changes when Mr. Haddings feels a thud on his front bumper and finds Sarah in the street with blood pooling beneath her. . . - CBD
October 2014

A lively Southern retelling of Jane Austen’s Persuasion, featuring Lucy Crawford, who is thrown back into the path of her first love while on a quest to save her beloved family home.

Lucy Crawford is part of a wealthy, well-respected Southern family with a long local history. But since Lucy’s mother passed away, the family home, a gorgeous antebellum mansion, has fallen into disrepair and the depth of her father’s debts is only starting to be understood. Selling the family home may be the only option—until her Aunt Olympia floats the idea of using Crawford house to hold the local free medical clinic, which has just lost its space. As if turning the plantation home into a clinic isn’t bad enough, Lucy is shocked and dismayed to see that the doctor who will be manning the clinic is none other than Jeremiah Chevy—her first love.

Lucy and Jeremiah were high school sweethearts, but Jeremiah was from the wrong side of the tracks. His family was redneck and proud, and Lucy was persuaded to dump him. He eventually left town on a scholarship, and now, ten years later, he’s returned as part of the rural physician program. And suddenly, their paths cross once again. While Lucy’s family still sees Jeremiah as trash, she sees something else in him—as do several of the other eligible ladies in town. Will he be able to forgive the past? Can she be persuaded to give love a chance this time around? - Amazon

November 2014

A Brush with Love by Rachel Hauck
A Year of Weddings novella
January 2015

Motherless by Erin Healy

On a rainy night seventeen years after his wife's presumed suicide, Garrett Becker sees her walking down the street. A car accident snatches him away from this world before he can reach her. Marina has spent her whole life mothering her brother, who suffers from an anxiety disorder. After their father's accident, they face losing their home-the only place Dylan's fears are held at bay.

Crushing debt is just one of their father's secrets. Old keepsakes lead Dylan to believe their mother is alive and lives nearby. Sara Rochester is a successful chocolatier who doesn't dwell on her past and never expected the resurrection of its ghosts. But after Dylan confronts her, Sara consents to parent the only way she knows how: with money, chocolate, and a gross deficit of experience. - CBD

November 2014

Driftwood Tides by Gina Holmes

When Holton lost his wife, Adele, in a freak accident, he shut himself off from the world, living a life of seclusion, making drifwood sculptures and drowning his pain in gin. Until twenty-three-year-old Libby knocks on his door, asking for a job and claiming to be a friend of his late wife. When he discovers Libby is actually his late wife’s illegitimate daughter, given up for adoption without his knowledge, his life is turned upside down as he struggles to accept that the wife he’d given saint status to was not the woman he thought he knew.

Together Holton and Libby form an unlikely bond as the two struggle to learn the identity of Libby’s father and the truth about Adele, themselves, and each other. - Amazon

September 2014

Winter Brides by Denise Hunter, Deborah Raney and Betsy St. Amant

Happily ever after begins today. The honor of your presence is requested at three winter weddings . . . A December Bride by Denise Hunter When Layla O'Reilly and Seth Murphy make their engagement public, she knows it's only to convince a major client that she's high-society enough to work for his agency. Seth has secretly loved Layla for years, but she's never given him the time of day. For Layla, this romantic illusion is the chance to save her career. And for Seth, it's the chance to finally win her heart. A January Bride by Deborah Raney Novelist Madeleine Houser arranges a temporary office in a local bed and breakfast to escape the distracting renovations on her own house. Although she's never laid eyes on the inn's owner, an unlikely friendship blossoms between them as they leave daily notes for each other, and before long, Maddie finds herself falling for her mysterious host---a man likely many years her senior---and a man she's never even met. A February Bride by Betsy St. Amant History repeats itself when Allie Andrews escapes the church on her wedding day---wearing the same dress passed down for generations of women in her family, all women with histories of failed marriages. Allie loves Marcus but fears she's destined to repeat her family's mistakes. When thrown unexpectedly together for a wedding months later, Allie and Marcus discover their own story might be far from over. - Amazon
November 2014

 The Wishing Season by Denise Hunter
With grand plans to open her own bed & breakfast in Chapel Springs, PJ McKinley can't afford the most crucial part: the brick and mortar. But when the owner of a local historic home announces a contest and promises her property to the worthiest candidate, PJ makes a fervent wish and tosses her name into the hat.

Cole Evans is cool, confident, and successful, but he'll never forget his roots. He's thankful for how far he's come and knows his life could have turned out drastically different. If he can win the stately old mansion, he’ll turn it into a home for children aging out of the foster system.

When the eccentric house owner narrows the entries down to only two applicants, she extends the contest, giving PJ and Cole one year to prove which one of them can make the best use of her beloved home. As the pair competes in close proximity, something deeper than rivalry sparks between PJ and Cole. And in this battle, they're likely to lose their hearts. - Amazon

December 2014

Hawk by Ronie Kendig

November 2014

New Cover vs. Old Cover

Breathe, Annie, Breathe by Miranda Kenneally
Annie hates running. No matter how far she jogs, she can't escape the guilt that if she hadn't broken up with Kyle, he might still be alive. So to honor his memory, she starts preparing for the marathon he intended to race.

But the training is even more grueling than Annie could have imagined. Despite her coaching, she's at war with her body, her mind-and her heart. With every mile that athletic Jeremiah cheers her on, she grows more conflicted. She wants to run into his arms...and sprint in the opposite direction. For Annie, opening up to love again may be even more of a challenge than crossing the finish line. - Amazon

July 2014
Angels Walking by Karen Kingsbury
From #1 New York Times bestselling author Karen Kingsbury comes the first in a brand-new series about second chances—a dramatic story about a washed up baseball player, the love he left behind, and the miracles that might save them both.

When former national baseball star Tyler Ames suffers a career-ending injury, all he can think about is putting his life back together the way it was before. He has lost everyone he loves on his way to the big leagues. Then just when things seem to be turning around, Tyler hits rock bottom. Across the country, Tyler’s one true love Sami Dawson has moved on.

A series of small miracles leads Tyler to a maintenance job at a retirement home and a friendship with Virginia Hutcheson, an old woman with Alzheimer’s who strangely might have the answers he so desperately seeks.

A team of Angels Walking take on the mission to restore hope for Tyler, Sami, and Virginia. Can such small and seemingly insignificant actions of the unseen bring healing and redemption? And can the words of a stranger rekindle lost love? Every journey begins with a step.

It is time for the mission to begin…
- Amazon
September 2014

Love at Mistletoe Inn by Cindy Kirk
A Year of Weddings novella
December 2014

 Cecily Faire has a secret—and she intends to keep it. But when she arrives at Willowgrove Hall to serve as a lady's companion, she comes face-to-face with the only person who knows the truth about her past.

As the steward of Willowgrove Hall, Nathaniel Stanton is dedicated to serving those around him. Nothing escapes his notice—including the beautiful new lady’s companion. He is certain the lovely Miss Faire is hiding something, and he determines to uncover it. But Nathaniel has a secret of his own: he is the illegitimate son of Willowgrove’s former master. Falling in love was not part of his plans . . . until he meets Cecily Faire.

When Willowgrove’s mistress dies, everything changes. Fear of exposure forces Cecily to leave under the cover of darkness, embarking on a journey to finally find her long-lost sister. When the will is read, Nathaniel's inheritance makes him question his future plans. Cecily and Nathaniel are forced to make decisions that will change the course of their lives. Is their love strong enough to survive? - Amazon

October 2014

Coin Heist by Elisa Ludwig

The Opal Crown by Jenny Lundquist
One year after her betrothal to the crown prince of Kyrenica, no one has suspected that Princess Wilha (also known as the Masked Princess) has been a decoy. And that Elara, her secret twin sister, has been pretending to be Wilha all along. The Galandrian royal family has kept Elara’s identity hidden from the world, and for the girls, swapping lives has not been easy. There is word that their kingdom is deteriorating, and the sisters need to decide if returning home will offer peace—or add fuel to the slow-burning fire.
When their father, the king, mysteriously dies and Elara and Wilha’s younger brother, Andrei, claims the Galandrian throne, he reveals the girls’ deception to Kyrenica’s royal family. Viewed as traitors, Elara and Wilha realize they are now fighting for their lives—and for their country. But with only one crown to claim and one throne to overthrow, Elara and Wilha must decide who will become queen. Or rather, who will become the next savior for their people.

Jenny Lundquist’s final installment to The Princess in the Opal Mask series delivers a fast-paced fantasy packed with palace intrigue, romance, and epic twists. Fans of princesses and fairy-tale re-imaginings will be rooting for these fierce heroines until the very end.
October 2014

Diamonds in the Rough by Michelle Madow

All-access doesn't mean no problems

The three Diamond sisters survived the summer in style after coming to live with their long-lost billionaire father. But making a place for themselves at their exclusive new Las Vegas private school is throwing them any number of gold-plated curves. Savannah's YouTube stardom turns into a Sweet Sixteen reality show extravaganza—with complimentary enemies on the side. Dangerous flirtations don't keep Peyton from a gamble that will risk far more than she planned to bet. And when Courtney and the sisters' archenemy, Madison, uncover two explosive secrets, it will rock even this town of glittering illusion—and turn their lives upside down all over again. - Amazon

October 2014

Still Life by Christa Parrish

Adah spent her first twenty-five years with her family as part of a fringe religious sect. Her only contact with the outside world was through customers at their farm store. Then she met Julian, a photojournalist who'd come to document their lifestyle. They eloped mere days later and Adah was thrust into a completely new life as a wife, city-dweller, and an individual allowed to make her own decisions. But she has no idea who she is.

On her twenty-sixth birthday, Julian plans to fly home from an assignment to give her her first-ever birthday present. He's thrilled when Katherine Cramer gives up her seat so he can make the flight. But the plane crashes and everyone on board is killed, including Julian.

Adah is completely at a loss, with no friends and no marketable skills. When Julian's last photographs are published, her life errupts into chaos. She begins travelling—with Julian's camera for a companion—searching for answers to who she is and what she really wants.

Meanwhile, Katherine must live with the knowledge of why she gave up her seat—to extend her affair one more night. She recognizes her survival as a second chance to save her marriage. But is it too late?

When Adah's and Katherine's paths cross, they discover that there's still life ahead for both of them. - Amazon
January 2015

Lizzy & Jane by Katherine Reay
Lizzy was only a teenager when her mother died of cancer. Shortly after, Lizzy fled from her home, her family, and her cherished nickname. After working tirelessly to hone her gift of creating magic in the kitchen, Elizabeth has climbed the culinary ladder to become the head chef of her own New York restaurant, Feast. But as her magic begins to elude her, Paul, Feast’s financial backer, brings in someone to share her responsibilities and her kitchen. So Elizabeth flees again.

In a desperate attempt to reconnect with her gift, Elizabeth returns home. But her plans are derailed when she learns that her estranged sister, Jane, is battling cancer. Elizabeth surprises everyone—including herself—when she decides to stay in Seattle and work to prepare healthy, sustaining meals for Jane as she undergoes chemotherapy. She also meets Nick and his winsome son, Matt, who, like Elizabeth, are trying to heal from the wounds of the past.

As she tends to Jane's needs, Elizabeth's powers begin to return to her, along with the family she left behind so long ago. Then Paul tries to entice her back to New York, and she is faced with a hard decision: stay and become Lizzy to her sister’s Jane, or return to New York and the life she worked so hard to create? - Amazon

October 2014

          Safe Haven by Anna Schmidt

When journalist Suzanne Randolph hears about FDR’s plan to bring a boatload of displaced WWII refugees to America, she knows it may be her last chance to redeem her flagging career. Suzanne follows the story to Oswego, New York, where she meets Theo Bridgewater, a Quaker dairy farmer from Wisconsin who has come to reunite with his uncle and aunt and cousin. Theo’s fight to spare his relatives the return to Germany becomes Suzanne’s fight as she does everything that the “power of the pen” can muster to help win public sympathy for the cause. - Amazon
August 2014

The Dandelion Field by Kathryn Springer
The handsome firefighter makes a living coming to people's rescue, but Gin is used to fighting her own battles. Nothing has ever come easy for single mom Genevieve Lightly. Over the years, she's managed to pay the bills waitressing, and she is deeply devoted to her daughter, Raine. Gin has been satisfied moving from city to city, never putting down roots or making commitments. But when engine trouble temporarily strands them in the small town of Banister Falls, Wisconsin, Gin promises her daughter they will stay put until Raine graduates from high school in the spring. Dan Moretti couldn't imagine a life without Evie, but she married his best friend. After Max died while fighting a huge blaze, Dan has looked out for Evie and her son, Cody. Evie has always made it clear she thinks of him only as a friend, but Dan has secretly held out hope that her feelings would change. When a small town scandal erupts, Dan is caught in the middle and his loyalty put to the test when he realizes his feelings are the ones that are changing. He's falling for a beautiful, unconventional waitress named Gin. As Cody and Raine move closer to making decisions that will affect the rest of their lives, Dan makes a decision, too. But can he convince a woman who doesn't believe in happy endings to take a chance on a new beginning . . . with him? - Amazon

January 2015

The Daughter of Highland Hall by Carrie Turansky
October 2014

Hidden Pearls by Hayden Wand

Constance Steele has little patience for the heathen, romance, the ridiculous, and ornery old ladies.  As a sheltered and opinionated writer, little does Constance suspect that she will soon be a character in an adventure written by the Author of her faith.  Follow Constance on her tumultuous journey from England to America; as irritations, frustrations, tempests, and challenges buffet-like waves against her self-righteous shell.  Her Author has decided:  It will be through the heathen, romance, ornery old ladies and the ridiculous man with the ridiculous name that this pearl will discover the tenderness and patience she didn’t know she had.  

Summer 2014

An empty nest has Ingrid Christiansen dreading the upcoming holidays, but her husband, John, couldn’t be more excited about this new season of life. He even has a surprise trip abroad planned. He’s sure she’ll love it. What’s more romantic than Christmas in Paris?

Before he can stop her, however, Ingrid agrees to spearhead a major church project. Then their faithful dog, Butterscotch, needs emergency surgery, draining their savings. And then—because disasters strike in threes—an unexpected guest arrives, dredging up old hurts.

As a beautiful blanket of snow transforms the north woods into a winter wonderland, a deep chill settles over John and Ingrid’s marriage. With the holidays fast approaching, their only hope of keeping their love evergreen depends on turning the page on the past and embracing a new chapter of their future. - Amazon
September 2014

Buttermilk Sky by Jan Watson

Weary of the expectations imposed on her by her strict upbringing, eighteen-year-old Mazy Pelfrey prepares to leave her home in the Kentucky mountains for the genteel city of Lexington, where she’ll attend secretarial school. She knows her life is about to change—and only for the better. Everything will be blue skies from now on.

But business school is harder than she thought it would be and the big city not as friendly, until she meets a charming young man from a wealthy family, Loyal Chambers. When Loyal sets his sights on her, Mazy begins to see that everything she’d ever wished to have is right before her eyes. The only hindrance to her budding romance is a former beau, Chanis Clay, the young sheriff she thought she’d left firmly behind.

Danger rumbles like thunder on a high mountain ridge when Mazy’s cosseted past collides with her clouded future and forces her to come to terms with what she really wants. - Amazon

October 2014

The Story Keeper by Lisa Wingate

Successful New York editor, Jen Gibbs, is at the top of her game with her new position at Vida House Publishing -- until a mysterious manuscript from an old slush pile appears on her desk. Turning the pages, Jen finds herself drawn into the life of Sarra, a mixed-race Melungeon girl trapped by dangerous men in the turn of the century Appalachia. A risky hunch may lead to The Story Keeper's hidden origins and its unknown author, but when the trail turns toward the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, a place Jen thought she'd left behind forever, the price of a blockbuster next book deal may be higher than she's willing to pay.  - Amazon

September 2014
Serving Up a Sweetheart by Cheryl Wyatt

A Year of Weddings novella
February 2015

Which are your favorite covers? Or which will you be adding to your TBR? 


  1., I love The Princess Spy, A Lady at Willowgrove Hall, and Lizzy & Jane! So gorgeous! Coincidentally, those are also the books in this list that I'm most excited about reading. :)

    1. Good picks, Kristin! Those are some of my favorites too - and I agree as regards Lizzy & Jane. Oh my! I am itching to get my hands on that one. :))

  2. Hurry L&J!!!

    I love hair and quilt covers.

    Fun shares! :)

    1. Ditto. Getting Katherine's followup novel will be a BIG highlight of 2014.

      Me, too - that Hidden in the Stars cover is really unique/pretty. :)

  3. There's too many beautiful ones to name! I do have to say "Still Life" sounds intriguing! I really love the cover of Hit. Sounds interesting....

    L&J, A Lady of Willowgrove Hall, and The Wishing Season will definitely make their way in my TBR pile. Thanks, Rissi, for sharing!

    1. There sure are, Courtney. And I likely left some off, too.

      I agree, Hit sounds fantabulous. Really want to read that one. Still Life is a cool concept and same here, I'll be having all of those Thomas Nelson titles on my TBR this fall. Such a great year to come. :)

  4. Almost all of them I want to pick up and read but, I have to say Hit by Lorie Ann Grover intrigues me the most. The blurb just pulled me in. :)

    1. The feeling is mutual, Alyssa... like, I just want *all* of them! ;)

      That being said... I agree. Hit sounds like a smashing book. Really intrigued by it.

  5. Aaaahhhh! They're all so lovely and all so far out in the future! I want to read them now! *sigh* ;) But seriously. So many lovelies!

    The Persuasion cover isn't a favorite but I cannot wait to read that one. Seeing as Persuasion is my fave Austen of course! Denise Hunter's is swoony and sweet. Christa Parrish's intrigues me, just as the blurb does. So well done! And of course, Katherine Reay's, do you even have to ask if I'm excited for that one? Of course not, right? ;) SOOOOOOO excited for it! And the cover is awesome. She's been hitting them out of the park with her covers so far. So cute! I like Lorie Ann Grover's as well.

    Oh! And Erin Healy's covers all are kind of similar. But that's not a bad thing! I like them. They stand out when you see them on a shelf.

    Have I mentioned how much I like these posts? I do. A lot. :)

    1. They *are* lovely, Kara. Gotta love gushing over all the upcoming pretties - and yes! They are far out. But, these dates will be here before we know it. ;)

      All of Mary Jane's covers got a re-do with her new publisher signing and it's cool they match. All in all, I like them better than the self-pubbed covers - those flow-y, pretty skirts! Three cheers for Denise's (love how you describe it - well said), Christa's is cool, and squee! I'm right there with you. Where is the release for Lizzy & Jane?? Ahh... so itching to get that one. Hers are as pretty on the outside as in. Lorie's sounds excellent - love the trend of authors in the YA Christian fiction genre.

      Never read one of Erin's but from memory, you're quite right. Hers are similar albeit cool.

      I love putting these together - bring on the cover love. :D

  6. Well done, Rissi - I've been a bit slack getting another preview post out so glad you are on it! Some good reading to look forward to, right?!

    1. Hi, Rel. Glad you visited - these are always so fun to put together though this one wasn't planned, then I came across all these newbies and *had* to share. ;)

      There is some great reading ahead. Eager to see what's inside of many of these.

      ...and cannot wait for your cover posts to come!

  7. Wow, you have some great books up there! I am very excited for these to come out. I just added a bunch of them to my TBR list...thanks, Rissi!

    1. Don't they look smashing, Bekah?? Many of these are going on my TBR too - bring on the contemporary loveliness. ;)

      Hope you enjoy some of these.

  8. Another great covers post again, Rissi!

    I used to love reading Lynn Cote, but I sort of 'lost track' of her, so it's great fun seeing one of her books in this post.

    My favourite covers are: Still Life and Secrets of Sloan House.

    1. Hi, Birdie. Thanks; really enjoyed putting this together - despite having no plans to. ;)

      Some of Lyn's have made it across my reading desk too although not for eons. As I recall they were sweet reads and I read the start of a historical series that was good. Hope you enjoy her new novel if you read it. :)

      Great favorites - and, wow. Still Life sounds interesting.

  9. AnonymousMay 11, 2014

    So many glorious books! The Princess Spy - I can't wait to grab a copy of this one by Melanie Dickerson. <3 I love this cover candy series, Rissi! (:

    1. Love putting these together, Grace! Ooo, good pick. That cover is pretty and I hope you enjoy reading Melanie's latest. :)

  10. Wow. All of these look so great I can barely pick a favorite! Can't wait! Thanks for this list Rissi!

    Tell the World

    1. There are a TON on here I'm *dying* to get my hands on, Funto. Bring on the 2014 releases! Hope you found some to add to that TBR. :)

  11. Eek!!! I am so excited for so many if not all of these!!! I was going to start listing them and then I realized it would be really long... I'll just mention that I saw the cover of Hit by Lorie Ann Grover last Saturday when she was visiting my local library with three other authors for the Blink Tour. She was so excited for this book and the cover is just gorgeous! I'll be showing it off again for a future Friday Favorites on covers, I'm sure. It's going to be a very emotional book though. I'll have to be in a happy place when I read it. Thanks for sharing all these, Rissi, as always!! :)

    1. Preach it, Tressa. I'm in the same boat.

      Doesn't Lorie's book sound phenomenal?? I'm looking forward to getting my hands on that one as I'm curious to see what authors are dreaming up for the Christian fiction YA genre - so far, they've had some epic stuff (i.e., Krista McGee). Eager for your opinion on the book. Yay for more showing off more of Hit, it deserves all of the promotion it gets. :)

      ...and thanks for commenting! Love gushing over this stuff with fellow book addicts. :)


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