To Complicate Matters is a cute little Rom-com by Linda Widrick, and is book five in the 'Ponder This' series. I really enjoyed this contemporary novella, and some of the mouth-watering descriptions of Angelica's food had my stomach rumbling! A very enjoyable read.
Today is the book birthday of A Field of Forget-me-nots, A Christian romance novella, set in Victorian England. For fans of Downton Abbey and other such period dramas, A Field of Forget-me-nots is a warm-hearted and inspiring read. A Field of Forget-me-nots is based on "Whatever is honourable", and my character, Georgiana Weston, is inspired by the Wife of Noble Character in Proverbs.
The third novella in the Ponder This series is Buttonholed by Anita Klumpers. This sweet contemporary romance is based on the theme "Whatever is of good repute" from the Scripture in Philippians 4:8.
About Anita Klumpers
Anita Klumpers, wife, mom and grandma, homeschooled her three sons for seventeen years and emerged relatively unscathed. Her life then and now is remarkable by its very ordinariness. She’s been blessed with a husband who is good and hardworking, a church that is small but gospel-driven, offspring who for every step back took two forward. She dabbles (poorly) at crafts, volunteers frequently at church, meets with fellow readers and writers regularly and dotes on grandbabies constantly. When not keeping the home fires burning, she is at her computer agonizing over plot lines. "Winter Watch," "Hounded," "Christmas Passed," and now "Buttonholed" are all the results of love, sweat and tears.
About Susan Karsten
Susan Karsten lives in a small Wisconsin town, is the wife of a real estate broker and mother of three, mother-in-law to three, and grandma to three. Her hobbies include fitness (mostly jogging with her friend, Sandy and her friend's dog, Millie), quilting (definitely taking a back seat to writing), and reading.
Her love for writing developed while in college where she earned a BS degree in Home Economics, with a minor in Speech. Having home-schooled her children, and with child-rearing days at an end, Susan now invests time in writing fiction. Under contract for her three-book Regency historical romance series, and a Regency novella, she expects book #3 to be released in 2020. Susan's first cozy mystery will also be published in 2020.
Susan's personal blog can be found at graciouswoman.wordpress.com, and find her on facebook at Susan Karsten - Author.
The first book in the Ponder This series is Lucy in Love by Kimberly M. Miller. Lucy in Love is a really cute, contemporary romance based on the theme "Whatever is Excellent" taken from Philippians 4:8. Although I often prefer reading historicals, I really enjoyed this one. Standing at around 140 pages, it didn't take me too long to read either. If you're looking for a sweet romance... this might just be it!
So I'm very excited to be a part of Prism Book Group's latest novella series, Ponder This. These Christian romance novellas are all based on the theme verse from Philippians 4:8:
"Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable–if anything is excellent or praiseworthy–think about such things."
All titles in the series:
Lucy in Love by Kimberly M. Miller
Charlotte's Dilemma by Susan Karsten
Buttonholed by Anita Klumpers
A Field of Forget-me-nots by Rachel A. James
To Complicate Matters by Linda Widrick
This Worthy Heart by Dixie Jo Jarchow
A Perfect Fit by Christine Schimpf
Everything about Us by Lisa J. Lickel
I'll be blogging about the first four books in the series over the next few days... so watch out for my reviews!
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I've not read anything by Sarah Ladd before, and I've had this book for a couple of years and I'd never gotten round to reading it. However, I was flicking through my kindle yesterday and came across this book. It is a Christian regency romance, a genre I am particularly keen on, and I must say I was remarkably impressed. Ladd has a lovely voice, and 'A Stranger at Fellsworth' is a real page-turner. If you're looking for a sweet, clean romance story with a gentle Christian message, then this book is for you. Her style reminded me of writer Julie Klassen, another Christian Regency author. Sometimes I do find regency to be a little slow-paced and dialogue driven, however this book had moments of action coupled with moments of tenderness. A thoroughly enjoyable read, one which I highly recommend. and I look forward to reading more by this author.
I received a complimentary copy of this book from Netgalley. Opinions expressed in this review are completely my own.