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The Firefighter’s Twins by Heidi McCahan: 5 of 5 STARS Review/ Blog Tour

The Firefighter's Twins Blog Tour

Welcome to The Firefighter’s Twins Blog Tour and giveaway, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours!


ABOUT THE BOOK

the firefighter's twinsTitle: The Firefighter’s Twins
Author: Heidi McCahan
Publisher: Love Inspired
Release Date: June 1, 2018
Genre: Inspirational Contemporary Romance

One single dad plus twin toddlers

A formula for her new family?

Since his wife left, fireman Shay Campbell has focused on work and his twin toddlers. But the lovely Natalie McDowell is making him rethink that decision.

She’s great with his boys, and they adore her. But he can’t go through losing someone again. Will a dream job offer win Natalie’s heart, or does it belong to Shay and the twins?

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MY REVIEW: 5 STARS!

A contemporary clean romance with little adorable twins and a firefighter daddy?! Win, Win in my book. 😉

I love how Love Inspired books are short but deep reads. This story kept up the pace the way I like it, not too slow, not too fast. Shay and Natalie are the main characters that switch telling the story. I enjoy learning more personal things about the characters before they share it out loud with others. I understood more about the characters personality as their past and present experiences were told.

Natalie is fun, creative, and has been through the loss of a loved one. She doesn’t know if she can handle the risk of having feelings for someone again that she might lose. Shay has gone through a diverse and is responsible for raising 2 year old twin boys. This story is true in telling how young boys act. Believe me. I know. Their mixture of behaviors remind me of my boys at that age.

Heidi McCahan shows us the ups and downs of finding romance in real life situations, not fairy tales. I love the characters and the precious Christian romance! ❤

Content Ratings: highlight between ( ) for details
Sexual: mild ( kisses )
Language: none
Violence: none

I received this book from Heidi McCahan. I am not paid for my reviews. My reviews are solely my opinion.


ABOUT THE AUTHOR

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Heidi McCahan is the author of Covering Home, Unraveled, and Love Flies In. She is also an active RWA member and currently serves as secretary of the North Carolina chapter of ACFW. Heidi won the 2014 Idahope contest, and was a 2015 finalist in Harlequin’s Blurb 2 Book contest. A Pacific Northwest girl at heart, she was transplanted in the South several years ago, and currently lives in North Carolina with her husband and three boys. Heidi is a huge fan of coffee, dark chocolate, and happily ever after, and can often be found enjoying a good cup of coffee and a great book. The Firefighter’s Twins, her first novel with Harlequin Love Inspired, is available now.

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The Firefighter's Twins giveaway
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Heidi McCahan has put together a FABULOUS giveaway for readers! One winner (US only) will receive:

Magnolia Market tote bag
Hearth & Hand Magnolia Notepad + tell your story pencil
4 magnetic bookmarks
$25 Amazon Gift Card
Gratitude journal + lists notebook
weekly planning pad
Things I Never Told You by Beth K. Vogt
Falling for You by Becky Wade
The Firefighter’s Twins by Heidi McCahan

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A Cowboy of Convenience: 5 of 5 STARS Review


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A Cowboy of Convenience
(Sheridan Sweethearts #2)
By Stacy Henrie
Inspirational Historical Romance
Paperback & ebook, 288 Pages
June 1st 2018 by Love Inspired Historical

Groom by Agreement

A real home–it’s what Vienna Howe dearly wants for her young daughter. Yet the ramshackle property she just inherited hardly qualifies. She can’t afford the repairs–until foreman West McCall suggests they start a dude ranch together. For propriety’s sake, they’ll need a marriage in name only…a practical solution for two wary hearts.

Years ago, West convinced Vienna to marry a man of means, never realizing how cruel her husband could be. Guilt-ridden, he intends to secure the lovely widow’s future. But despite his reluctance to get close to anyone, this union might do more than fix Vienna’s ranch. It could open the door to a warm, loving future…

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My Review: 5 STARS!
I love this book! I felt the emotions of the characters as I went through the story with them. There were many different parts to the characters’ story that blended so well together. I happily woke up early in the morning just to read this book!

Vienna and West are the main characters. The story is told by switching to the two characters throughout. I enjoy hearing the personal perspective from both Vienna and West.

Vienna had a past marriage that ended, but she had been blessed with a precious daughter. Hattie brings love into the story that only a young child can bring. West shows the perspective of a man that has gone through a difficult choice. He shows tremendous growth. Really he and Vienna both demonstrate growth and learning that we all experience through life’s ups and downs.

If you enjoy reading romance that is clean and sweet then A Cowboy of Convenience is the book for you! It is full of trials, sadness, joys, and love. It is another great Christian Love Inspired Historical read.

I received this book from Stacy Henrie. I am not paid for my reviews. My reviews are solely my opinion.

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Sexual: mild ( kisses )
Language: none
Violence: none

Other Books in the Series

The Rancher’s Temporary Engagement
(Sheridan Sweethearts #1)
By Stacy Henrie
Inspirational Historical Romance
Paperback & ebook, 288 Pages
February 1st 2018 by Love Inspired Historical

Undercover Fiancée

The Pinkerton agent that Edward Kent hired is intelligent, capable—and unexpectedly female! Though shocked to learn that Maggy Worthing will be investigating the threats to his Wyoming horse ranch, Edward needs to find the culprit. And if that means a temporary engagement to give Maggy a cover story, he’ll play along with the feisty detective.

Maggy always gets her man—at least when it comes to solving crimes. The young widow refuses to marry again and land under another husband’s thumb. Unmasking Edward’s enemies will earn her a longed-for promotion…but the heart has its own mysteries. Could working together with the handsome English aristocrat spark a real and loving partnership?

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About the Author

USA Today bestselling author Stacy Henrie is the author of western romances and the Of Love and War series, which includes Hope at Dawn, a 2015 RITA Award finalist for excellence in romance. She was born and raised in the West, where she currently resides with her family. She enjoys reading, road trips, interior decorating, chocolate, and most of all, laughing with her husband and kids.

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Tour Schedule

June 4th:
Launch
The Power of Words
Kathryn Cooper Writes
Cafinated Reads
Jen Around the World
June 5th:
Katie’s Clean Book Collection
Moments
Among the Reads
Books n Baubles
June 6th:
Christian Chick’s Thoughts
Tell Tale Book Reviews
cherylbbookblog
Jorie Loves A Story
June 7th:
Singing Librarian Books
Britt Reads Fiction
Book by Book
Rockin’ Book Reviews
June 8th:
Reading Is My SuperPower
Brooke Blogs
Remembrancy
Heidi Reads…
June 9th:
Grand Finale

Tour Giveaway

– 1 winner will receive a $40 Amazon e-gift card (open internationally)
– 1 winner will receive a signed print copy of THE RANCER’S TEMPORARY ENAGEMENT (US only)
– Ends June 13th

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30 Books Review Catch Up!

I’ve been terrible about posting reviews this year! I last posted in May, but that book had been read months before that. I don’t remember the details of the 30 books I’ve read or listened to since December of 2016, but I do know what I rated it on Goodreads.

All books were clean romance. Some had a few curse words, but most had none.

I use my library audio books on my phone which allows me to “read” a ton of books while I’m driving, grocery shopping, or cleaning my house. It is so great! I also found my love for Novellas. Short, sweet, and to the point.

Happy Reading Y’all!!

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BOOKS I GIVE 5 STARS!

Three Little Words (Walker Family): A Novella by [Tagg, Melissa]

The Healing (Kentucky Brothers Book 2) by [Brunstetter, Wanda E.]

The Snow Bride by [Macomber, Debbie]

Starry Night: A Christmas Novel by [Macomber, Debbie]

By Your Side by [West, Kasie]

The Inn at Rose Harbor: A Novel by [Macomber, Debbie]

Rose Harbor in Bloom: A Novel by [Macomber, Debbie]

Short-Straw Bride (The Archer Brothers Book #1) by [Witemeyer, Karen]

To Win Her Heart by [Witemeyer, Karen]

The Husband Maneuver (With This Ring? Collection): A Worthy Pursuit Novella by [Witemeyer, Karen]

Out of Control (The Kincaid Brides Book #1) by [Connealy, Mary]

The Heir (The selection Book 4) by [Cass, Kiera]

The Crown (The Selection) by [Cass, Kiera]

Her Dearly Unintended (With This Ring? Collection): An Ozark Mountain Romance Novella by [Jennings, Regina]

Stealing the Preacher (The Archer Brothers Book #2) by [Witemeyer, Karen]

How I Met Your Brother by [Rallison, Janette]

The Wedding Dress by [Hauck, Rachel]

Falling Like Snowflakes (A Summer Harbor Novel) by [Hunter, Denise]

Winter (The Lunar Chronicles) by [Meyer, Marissa]

BOOKS I GIVE 4 STARS!

Geekerella: A Fangirl Fairy Tale by [Poston, Ashley]

The Magnolia Story (with Bonus Content) by [Gaines, Chip, Gaines, Joanna, Mark Dagostino]

Swept Away (Trouble in Texas Book #1) by [Connealy, Mary]

Better Off Friends by [Eulberg, Elizabeth]

To All the Boys I've Loved Before by [Han, Jenny]

A May Bride (A Year of Weddings Novella Book 6) by [Moseley, Meg]

A November Bride (A Year of Weddings Novella Book 12) by [Vogt, Beth K.]

Country Bride: Woodrose Mountain by [Macomber, Debbie, Thayne, RaeAnne]

BOOKS I GIVE 3 STARS!

A July Bride (A Year of Weddings Novella Book 8) by [Wiseman, Beth]

A June Bride (A Year of Weddings Novella Book 7) by [Whalen, Marybeth]

BOOKS I DID NOT FINISH READING BECAUSE OF CONTENT

Safe Haven by Nicholas Sparks AND P.S. I Still Love You by Jenny Han

 

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P.S. I Like You by Kasie West : 5 of 5 STARS YA REVIEW

P.S. I Like You by Kasie West. 2016.

Goodreads. Amazon.

Signed, sealed, delivered… While spacing out in Chemistry class, Lily scribbles some of her favorite song lyrics onto her desk. The next day, she finds that someone has continued the lyrics on the desk, and added a message to her. Intrigue!

Soon, Lily and her anonymous pen pal are exchanging full-on letters — sharing secrets, recommending bands, and opening up to each other. Lily realizes she’s kind of falling for this letter writer. Only who is he? As Lily attempts to unravel the mystery, and juggle school, friends, crushes, and her crazy family, she discovers that matters of the heart can’t always be spelled out…

Kasie West brings irresistible wit, warmth, and sparkle to this swoon-worthy story of love showing up when you least expect it.

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I love all of Kasie West’s books! When you find an author that writes in the style that you love, you need to read all of their books! I get excited just hearing when she has another book coming out.

The way that Lily shares messages with someone she didn’t know is a little out of the ordinary these days, but that just made it more fun to read. I like how Lily finds out the the new friend is a guy. The ideas of this happening in real life was cute! Stories like this keep me up late at night, completely addicted.

If you love clean teen romance novels then you must read ALL of Kasie West’s books! They’re so wonderful! Escape into a funny and adorable love story in P.S. I Like You.

Content Ratings: highlight between ( ) for details
Sexual: mild ( kisses )
Language: none
Violence: none

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Adult Fiction

Daughter of Ismael by Diane Stringam Tolle: 4 of 5 STARS ADULT REVIEW

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Daughter of Ishmael by Diane Stringam Tolle. 2017. Cedar Fort.

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Growing up around prophets and prophecies, Hannah and her sisters are excited to be betrothed to sons of Lehi and to journey to the promised land. But now with her people dividing, Hannah must choose between her faith and her family. Should she follow Nephi again, or stay with her husband, Lemuel, and her son in sin and misery? This compelling novel tells the familiar scripture story from an illuminating new perspective.

stars4Diane Stringam Tolley is an amazing talented author! Her words are written so beautifully.

The Book of Mormon contains true historic writings from Nephi. This story called Daughter of Ishmael is a fiction novel that gives ideas of how life might have been for a woman named Hannah that played a daughter of Ishmael and Nephi’s sister-in-law. I read Daughter of Ishmael as a story, not scripture, and found it intriguing. The novel goes from Hannah being very young to much older. She goes through many difficulties that are heart breaking. She also finds peace and joy through following the prophet.

I’ve never read a scripture historical fiction. It’s not my style, but it was made well. If you love adult scripture historical fiction then you’ll love this beautifully written novel with love, faith, and sadness.

Content Ratings:
Sexual: mild
Language: none
Violence: mild

I received this book from Cedar Fort. I am not paid for my reviews. My reviews are solely my opinion.

BOOKS BY DIANE STRINGAM TOLLEY
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Aspen Everlasting Blog Tour!

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Kathryn Cooper and Cedar Fort Publishing & Media are pleased to announce the “Aspen Everlasting” e-book blog tour, which will run from January 10-24, 2017.

About the book:

Aspen Foster thinks she’s just a normal sixteen-year-old, but when her car’s caught in a flash flood, Aspen and her sister discover the superhuman strength they never knew they had.

Soon Aspen learns she’s not normal at all. She’s an Evermortal fairy, with powers beyond her wildest dreams. But the more Aspen finds out about her family’s past, the more dangerous her future becomes.

This riveting fantasy is full of action, adventure, and romance. Suspenseful and exhilarating!

About the author:
Kathryn Cooper lives in the heart of Texas with her husband and four young boys. She has read and blogged about other authors’ books for years. She is excited to finally have her own book out for readers. “Aspen Everlasting” is her first novel.

“Aspen Everlasting” blog tour schedule:
January 10: Rachel McClellan
January 11: I Am a Reader
January 12:
January 13: Writing Worm
January 14: Rockin’ Book Reviews
January 15:
January 16: My Book a Day
January 17: Bookworm Lisa || Getting Your Read On
January 18: Katie’s Clean Book Collection
January 19: Diane Tolley
January 20: Book Loving Mommy || Kindle and Me
January 21: My Love for Reading Keeps Growing
January 22: Inklings and Notions || Rebeccah H Jamison
January 23: The Cover Contessa
January 24: Blooming With Books || Eccentric Eclectic Woman

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The Fill-In Boyfriend by Kasie West: 5 of 5 STARS YA REVIEW

The Fill-In Boyfriend by Kasie West. 2015. Harper Teen.

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When Gia Montgomery’s boyfriend, Bradley, dumps her in the parking lot of her high school prom, she has to think fast. After all, she’d been telling her friends about him for months now. This was supposed to be the night she proved he existed. So when she sees a cute guy waiting to pick up his sister, she enlists his help. The task is simple: be her fill-in boyfriend—two hours, zero commitment, a few white lies. After that, she can win back the real Bradley.

The problem is that days after prom, it’s not the real Bradley she’s thinking about, but the stand-in. The one whose name she doesn’t even know. But tracking him down doesn’t mean they’re done faking a relationship. Gia owes him a favor and his sister intends to see that he collects: his ex-girlfriend’s graduation party—three hours, zero commitment, a few white lies.

Just when Gia begins to wonder if she could turn her fake boyfriend into a real one, Bradley comes waltzing back into her life, exposing her lie, and threatening to destroy her friendships and her new-found relationship.

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If the book is written by Kasie West I know I’m going to LOVE it! I love a cute high school romance that makes me laugh or just have a cheesy grin on my face while reading. Within the first few pages you see a teenage girl getting dumped outside of her high school prom. She then goes and gets a fake replacement date. Gia gets a guy to play her “boyfriend” Bradley. She doesn’t even know his name. Gia was being ridiculous to ask him to fake being her boyfriend! The story just gets better and better.

Everything that happens is entertaining to read! The Fill-In Boyfriend by Kasie West is a funny and charming YA contemporary fiction.

Content Ratings: highlight between ( ) for details
Sexual: mild ( kissing )
Language: none
Violence: none

BOOKS BY KASIE WEST
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Since You’ve Been Gone by Morgan Matson: 5 of 5 STARS YA REVIEW

Since You’ve Been Gone by Morgan Matson. 2014. Simon & Schuster.

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It was Sloane who yanked Emily out of her shell and made life 100% interesting. But right before what should have been the most epic summer, Sloane just…disappears. All she leaves behind is a to-do list.

On it, thirteen Sloane-inspired tasks that Emily would normally never try. But what if they could bring her best friend back?

Apple picking at night? Okay, easy enough.

Dance until dawn? Sure. Why not?

Kiss a stranger? Um…

Emily now has this unexpected summer, and the help of Frank Porter (totally unexpected), to check things off Sloane’s list. Who knows what she’ll find?

Go skinny-dipping? Wait…what?

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I loved reading Since You’ve Been Gone by Morgan Matson! This is the first book I’ve read by her. It was exactly what I wanted to read in May 2016. I laughed at some hilarious moments when Emily was fulfilling some of the to-do list left by her friend Sloane. Watching a very hiding teen girl come out and do some unbelievable things was so fun to read. I laughed and cried throughout this great read.

If you love reading teen fiction that will make you laugh-out-loud at the library or cry tears on your couch then you must read Since You’ve Been Gone by Morgan Matson!

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Sexual: mild ( kissing )
Language: mild ( God-25, Da-1, He-1 )
Violence: none
Other: mild ( drinking, skinny dipping )

BOOKS BY MORGAN MATSON
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#challengebookamajig#augustofpages Day 1: August TBR

“His eyes looked dark brown, shaded from the sun behind him. With hair longer than average and stubble along his jaw he looked rugged.” ~Aspen Everlasting by Kathryn Cooper when Aspen meets Harley
$2.99 eBook!

Aspen Everlasting has normal high school life and fantasy! It is full of adventures and clean teen romance. I’m the author. I have been through brain tumor treatments and want to reread my book for fun this month!
⭐I hope to sell 100 more ebooks to get it published as paperback! Please post about Aspen Everlasting to help!⭐ #kathryncooper #aspeneverlasting

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Day 2: Romance Novels #augustofpages

I love clean romance novels! Here are some I LOVE!
Waterfall by Lisa T. Bergren
Aspen Everlasting by Kathryn Cooper
Remembrance by Michelle Madow
Doon by Carey Corp and Lorie Langdon
Just Ella by Margaret Peterson Haddix

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Day 3: Pink + Green Books #augustofpages
Kasie West’s books are so entertaining! I’ve read 1 page of P.S. I Like You, and I’m hooked. #kasiewest

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I love living the Texas country life. We’re taking care of our friends’ beautiful #horse this weekend. If you’ve read my book, Aspen Everlasting, then you know I love horses. 💛🐎

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#challengebookamajig Day 18: #coverbuys
This cover is amazing if you love teen urban fantasy romance! 😉❤ This was a cover buy plus I was at the author event. Shannon’s so fun. Great read!
📚Let the Sky Fall by Shannon Messenger

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#augustofpages Day 18: Used Books
I love when libraries sell their books that are getting too old. These 2 books are some of my favorites! Sweet clean romance.
📚Anna and the Duke by Kathryn Smith
📚Emily and the Scot by Kathryn Smith

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$50 Amazon Giveaway, and my ebook Aspen Everlasting by Kathryn Cooper is on sale for only $0.99 this week! The giveaway lasts longer. Visit iamareader.com or my website kathryncooperwrites.com to enter the $50 AMAZON GIVEAWAY!

I am Kathryn Cooper, #author of #aspeneverlasting
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Aspen Everlasting

Aspen Foster thinks she’s just a normal sixteen-year-old, but when her car gets caught in a flash flood, Aspen and her sister discover the superhuman strength they never knew they had.

Soon Aspen learns she’s not normal at all. She’s an Evermortal, with powers of strength beyond her wildest dreams. But the more Aspen finds out about her family’s past, the more dangerous her future becomes.

This riveting fantasy is full of action, adventure, and romance. Suspenseful and exhilarating!

I like a book that draws me in from the first chapter. … I was left wanting more. I would recommend this book to young adults and adults who enjoy fiction and fantasy and leaving reality for a moment to be a part of something more.
-Kate Walker

I’ve never read anything like it before and it drew me in right away! Cooper’s world building was spot on. Her visuals made it easy to see exactly what she was trying to convey and it just felt like I was in this world with Aspen. I loved it.
-Author Shannen Crane Camp

Aspen Everlasting is a fun paranormal romance. This is the perfect fit for young teens as well as adults who want a clean romance that is entertaining to read.
-Books A True Story

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Author Kathryn Cooper lives in the heart of Texas with her husband and four young boys. She has read and blogged about other authors’ books for years. She is excited to finally have her own book out for readers. Aspen Everlasting is her first novel.

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