King James Version Study Bible

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Tour and Giveaway for Amelia’s Heartsong by Blossom Turner

Amelia's Heartsong

About the Book

Book:  Amelia’s Heartsong

Author: Blossom Turner

Genre: Christian Historical Romance

Release date: February 2, 2021

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Richmond high society isn’t at all what she expected, neither is the man who’s captured her heart.

Amelia Williams is only a humble farmer’s daughter, so her move from the Shenandoah Valley to stay with her grandparents in the big city of Richmond, Virginia opens a host of new opportunities. 1868 is shaping up to be her best year ever, especially when her new friendship with the genteel Bryon Preston grows into more. But when his mother catches wind of their courtship, Amelia learns the hard lesson that her humble roots will never be enough for the future Preston heir. Love might not see boundaries between the aristocrat and the pauper, but the high society of Richmond surely do.

Reeling from the pain of half-truths and broken promises, Amelia packs her heart away. Life will be much safer if she pours her focus into nursing. Yet, like a beautiful tapestry, God weaves Bryon back into her life. When her nursing duties bring her face to face with the pain of her past, is it too late to stitch the threads of trust and love back together?

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About the Author

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Blossom Turner is a free-lance writer published in Chicken Soup and Kernels of Hope anthologies, former newspaper columnist on health and fitness, an avid blogger, and published novelist. Her authentic understanding of the power of love in the darkest of circumstances is woven masterfully through her first novel Anna’s Secret (a contemporary romance), in book one of the Shenandoah Brides series, Katherine’s Arrangement and again in this second book, Amelia’s Heartsong. Being a hopeless romantic, Blossom, endeavors to give you, the reader, entertainment value with an inspirational twist. She and her husband, David, have two grown children and live in beautiful British Columbia, Canada. Read more at blossomturner.com.

Wow! Another amazing read from author Blossom Turner. She is quickly easing her way to my very favorite authors list. I love her writing style, I love that she puts so much passion into her book that you can feel it while you can feel it while you read her books. Amelia’s Heartsong is about two people falling in love who are as different as day and night. She comes from a farming family, he was born into one of the high society, wealthy people in Richmond. The two fall in love, but it is everything but easy because Bryon’s mom wouldn’t have this farmers daughter for her son. My heart was breaking with these characters because of what life was throwing at them. I like that Turner gives Amelia such a strong and determined personality. And I enjoyed watching her grow throughout the story. This book runs two stories parallel to each other in the happenings to Amelia’s sister Katherine, one of the main characters in book one. Everything in this book is amazingly written. This story is so intense, at times when I was reading I felt I could see straight through my kindle into the very hearts of these characters. If you love a good historical romance with a whole lot of passion, dashed with the Christian life woven into these characters, this one is for you. You will love this story as much as I do. I can’t say enough about how wonderful this book is. I give Amelia’s Heartsong Five Stars, and it is worthy of many more.

A special thanks to the author/publisher for a copy of this book. I am not required to write a positive review, the opinions here are mine alone. I am disclosing this with my review in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255.

More from Blossom

Are You a Romance Reader Like I Am?

Long before I even knew I could write, I loved to read. Being a hopeless romantic I gravitated to all romance stories either contemporary or historical. I soon realized that finding clean fiction but still written with the passion of love that God created humans for, was hard to find. (Just read Song of Solomon, God was not afraid to express passion without being explicit.)

Given the gift of a writing career later in life one thing was for sure…I wanted to write clean romance, with a Godly message, but realistic romance depicting real passion. My favorite theme was an arranged marriage…so birthed the first book of the Shenandoah Brides that has now morphed into a series of 5 sisters and their 5 love stories. February 4th 2020 is launch day for book two called Amelia’s Heartsong. Every six months, another book in the series will be available.

Where-as book one was set in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley, post-civil war, Amelia’s story takes place in the big city of Richmond Virginia where balls, debutants, pomp and circumstance matter. Though Amelia has aristocratic roots, she has been raised a farmer’s daughter and has much to learn about the ways of this much different and often unkind world.

However, Amelia is not easily dissuaded, especially when the handsome Bryon Preston comes calling. Born to please with a genteel personality and quick mind she throws herself into this new life, far from the corn fields of the Shenandoah Valley and a recent heart break. Finding love with the goal of being a mother and wife consume her days until…heart break finds her once again. Seems there are those who cannot abide the notion that not all are born into privilege. They demand those lines are clearly drawn and absolute.

Amelia surprises everyone including herself when she finds that she is far more capable than she gave herself credit for. Nursing becomes her new trusty love, one that will not let her down. Will Bryon and Amelia ever find their way back together?

Although this book can easily be read as a stand-alone, if you read book one and wondered what happened to the handsome Colby, there is a surprise awaiting you.

Writing historical fiction is my new passion. At the ripe old age of 58, I finally know what I was born to do.

I sincerely hope you enjoy the read as much as I enjoyed the write. I love to hear from my readers. Contact me at http://blossomturner.com

Blog Stops

Connie’s History Classroom, February 2

Debbie’s Dusty Deliberations, February 3

Locks, Hooks and Books, February 4

Artistic Nobody, February 5 (Guest Review from Joni Truex)

Inklings and notions, February 6

Sara Jane Jacobs, February 7

Splashes of Joy, February 8

Ashley’s Clean Book Reviews, February 8

Texas Book-aholic, February 9

For Him and My Family, February 10

deb’s Book Review, February 11

Truth and Grace Homeschool Academy, February 12

Simple Harvest Reads, February 13 (Guest Review from Donna Cline)

CarpeDiem, February 14

Where Crisis & Christ Collide, February 14

Happily Managing a Household of Boys, February 15

Giveaway

To celebrate her tour, Blossom is giving away the grand prize of a $50 Amazon gift card!!

Be sure to comment on the blog stops for nine extra entries into the giveaway! Click the link below to enter.

https://promosimple.com/ps/1068e/amelia-s-heartsong-celebration-tour-giveaway

Tour and Giveaway for The Moonlight School by Suzanne Woods Fisher

About the Book

Book:  The Moonlight School

Author: Suzanne Woods Fisher

Genre: Historical Fiction

Release Date: February 2, 2021

Haunted by her sister’s mysterious disappearance, Lucy Wilson arrives in Rowan County, Kentucky, in the spring of 1911 to work for Cora Wilson Stewart, superintendent of education. When Cora sends Lucy into the hills to act as scribe for the mountain people, she is repelled by the primitive conditions and intellectual poverty she encounters. Few adults can read and write.

Born in those hills, Cora knows the plague of illiteracy. So does Brother Wyatt, a singing schoolmaster who travels through the hills. Involving Lucy and Wyatt, Cora hatches a plan to open the schoolhouses to adults on moonlit nights. The best way to combat poverty, she believes, is to eliminate illiteracy. But will the people come?

As Lucy emerges from a life in the shadows, she finds purpose; or maybe purpose finds her. With purpose comes answers to her questions, and something else she hadn’t expected: love.

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About the Author

Carol award winner Suzanne Woods Fisher writes stories that take you to places you’ve never visited—one with characters that seem like old friends. But most of all, her books give you something to think about long after you’ve finished reading it. With over one million copies of her books sold worldwide, Suzanne is the best-selling author of more than thirty books, ranging from non-fiction books, to children’s books, to novels. She lives with her very big family in northern California.

I love everything Suzanne Woods Fishers writes, and she certainly didn’t disappoint in this one. And the fact that The Moonlight School is based on a true story of a Kentucky educator opening a Moonlight school to teach adults makes this even more interesting. The characters are amazing and I loved the way they all developed so well throughout as they told their story. I loved everything about this book from the Mountain talk to the adult characters choosing to learn. It is clear that Fisher does an awesome job of researching this story as well as the vivid details of the setting and the 1911 era. I always enjoy this Era because it is around the time my grandma was a little girl and I always read wondering how it was for her. This is a wonderful story that would work for everyone, and especially historical buffs. This one is Five Stars all the way for me.

A special thanks to the author/publisher for a copy of this book. I am not required to write a positive review, the opinions here are mine alone. I am disclosing this with my review in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255.

More from Suzanne

I’m Suzanne Woods Fisher, the author of The Moonlight School. This historical fiction will release on February 2, 2021, and is based on a true story featuring Cora Wilson Stewart, a Kentucky educator way ahead of her times. In 1911, Cora had a crazy idea—to open rural one-room schoolhouses in her county on moonlit nights to teach illiterate adults how to read and write.

So what happened next? Well, it’s so astonishing that you wouldn’t believe me if I told you. Instead, I hope you’ll read the book and find out for yourself.

In the meantime, this infographic provides a fascinating look at illiteracy THEN…and NOW. Makes you want to thank your teachers, doesn’t it?

Blog Stops

Inklings and notions, January 30

Batya’s Bits, January 30

Happily Managing a Household of Boys, January 30

CarpeDiem, January 31

Sara Jane Jacobs, January 31

A Novel Pursuit, January 31

Adventures of a Travelers Wife, January 31

The Avid Reader, February 1

Bliss Books & Jewels, February 1

lakesidelivngsite, February 1

Connie’s History Classroom, February 1

She Lives To Read, February 2

For the Love of Literature, February 2

Debbie’s Dusty Deliberations, February 2

Library Lady’s Kid Lit, February 3

Through the Fire Blogs, February 3

Texas Book-aholic, February 3

Inspiration Clothesline, February 3

Fiction Book Lover, February 4 (Guest Review from Marilyn Ridgway)

Ashley’s Clean Book Reviews, February 4

Blogging With Carol, February 4

Lis Loves Reading, February 4

Locks, Hooks and Books, February 5

Jeanette’s Thoughts, February 5

Simple Harvest Reads, February 5 (Guest Review from Mindy Houng)

HookMeInABook, February 5

Abba’s Prayer Warrior Princess, February 6

Mypreciousbitsandmusings, February 6

Artistic Nobody, February 6 (Guest Review from Joni Truex)

For Him and My Family, February 7

EmpowerMoms, February 7

The Write Escape , February 7

Mary Hake, February 7

Older & Smarter?, February 8

deb’s Book Review, February 8

Splashes of Joy, February 8

Babbling Becky L’s Book Impressions, February 9

Stephanie’s Life of Determination, February 9

Beauty in the Binding, February 9

Blossoms and Blessings, February 9

Remembrancy, February 10

Bigreadersite, February 10

Truth and Grace Homeschool Academy, February 10

By The Book, February 11

Wishful Endings, February 11

Vicky Sluiter, February 11

Pause for Tales, February 11

Spoken from the Heart, February 12

Hallie Reads, February 12

To Everything There Is A Season, February 12

Southern Gal Loves to Read, February 12

Giveaway

To celebrate her tour, Suzanne is giving away the grand prize of a $25 Amazon gift card!!

Be sure to comment on the blog stops for nine extra entries into the giveaway! Click the link below to enter.

https://promosimple.com/ps/1068d/the-moonlight-school-celebration-tour-giveaway

Tour and Giveaway for Battle of the Bullies by Fenyx Blue

BATTLE OF THE BULLIES by Fenyx Blue
BATTLE OF THE BULLIES by Fenyx Blue

Join us for this tour from Feb 1 to Feb 19, 2021!

Book Details:

Book Title:  Battle of the Bullies by Fenyx Blue
Category:  YA Fiction (Ages 13-17),  301 pages
Genre:  Young Adult Fiction, Contemporary
Publisher:  Wisdom Works, LLC.
Release date:   October 29, 2020
Format available for review:  print (USA), ebook (gifted Kindle copy, PDF, NetGalley download)
Tour dates: Feb 1 to Feb 19, 2021
Content Rating:  G. There are not any explicit sex scenes or any excessive use of bad language


Book Description:

Ebony, Eris, and Emani Robertson have been through so much more than most high school freshman. When they were younger, they survived a school shooting that killed their friends and left their oldest sister unable to speak. After giving home-schooling a try, they enroll in a promising new academy, hoping for the best. The Robertsons soon discover, however, that their new classmates are anything but kind. A mysterious group of bullies known as the Dimes rules the hallways and spreads fear everywhere they go. All three sisters end up being targets of the gang and have to find a way to defend themselves. The triplets couldn’t be more different, but their loyalty to each other and to their school never fails. Along with a diverse group of friends, the Robertsons do everything they can to uncover their identity of the Dimes and restore order to the school. As if their lives weren’t complicated enough, they also get sucked in to a much bigger game-discovering who was responsible for the attack on their old school. Can they bring down the Dimes and bring the murderer to justice, all while trying to make it through ninth grade?


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Thank you for your interesting Interview Fenyx Blue 2021

Do you snack while writing?  Favorite snack?

I wish I could say that I eat strawberries and celery while writing, but I devour chocolate.  A Hershey’s with Almonds candy bar can be found next to my notebook, pen, and cup of lemon balm tea.  Celery is not on the royal court of my writing routine.  Strawberries could be considered dukes or dutchesses, but chocolate is the king.

Where do you write?

The majority of my writing happens in the comfort of my bedroom because nothing can compare to those satin sheets and comfy, plush pillows.  The natural light is also quite helpful for the writing process.  My office would be in second place in the writing routine race.  I never had my own office until 2020 so I enjoy knowing that it is a space designed by me for me.  It is quiet, too.  Well, unless my son is playing video games next door.  Then, I can be found on those satin sheets seated beneath my bedroom window sipping tea and eating chocolate while trying to compose something for my readers.

What is your favorite travel spot?

Before the pandemic, I traveled to Florida every year with my girlfriends or my family.  The beach is the fuel that keeps my creative engine running.  This is why I sometimes play music with beach sounds in the background while I write.  When in Florida, you can people watch at the beach.  Each couple, person, or group has a story.  I enjoy trying to imagine what their stories are or trying to create a story for them.  I don’t know if it is the Vitamin D that allows me to dream better while I’m there that leads to better storytelling, but when I’m in Florida, my creative faucet flows.  Nothing compares to the power of the sun, surf and sand.

Do you ever get writer’s block?  What helps you overcome it?

Traveling is a great way to overcome writer’s block, but since we are in a new era that requires being safer in our journey, I have learned to travel through technology.  I find myself looking at Pinterest boards to be inspired by images.  I can go on virtual tours to museums and other parts of the world through my laptop.  If traveling virtually does not spark ideas, I go back to things that I have written in the past and attempt to write them from a different point of view.  Whether I am traveling in real life, traveling through a screen, or traveling back in time via old drafts, I usually am able to create something new.  Traveling unblocks the creative traffic jams in my mind.

Where do you get the inspiration for your stories?

If every teacher decided to sit down and write a book, the world would be a better place.  Hallways, classrooms, and teacher lounges are filled with infant stories that just need a little love and skill to grow into mature books.  Real life has been the inspiration to my stories on bullying, mental health issues, and youth empowerment.  I created a team called Team Bully-Free Forever which allowed me to hear from our youth about the challenges they face at home.  They told me what type of stories they hoped would exist one day.  I listened.  I wrote.  Though my characters are fiction, they are based on years of working with our youth as coach, mentor, ministry leader and a mother.  I have been by their sides through deaths, divorce, disappointments and much more.  I honor their tales by telling a new version of their story, but staying true to their desires to have happy endings.  Each child I have worked with has dreamed of having a happy ending.

Which was the hardest character to write?  The easiest?

Humans are created in shades of grey, not black and white.  It is always hard for me to create the “villains,” but I love writing their stories.  The villain does not always know he or she is the villain.  I understand that since I have worked with bullies, bystanders, and targets.  Therefore, it was difficult to create an anonymous group of people who would be “bad.”  I didn’t know any students who were 100% naughty.  I only know real human beings who make poor choices or who are hurt so they hurt others.  Therefore, I wanted to make sure I told the true story behind the bullies.  The easiest character to write is Eris because she is similar to the women in my family in many ways.  Her strength, independence and courage were easy to write as was her dialogue.  I have met many young ladies like Eris over the years.  The challenge was showing her vulnerabilities.  When girls and women seem strong, it does not mean that they don’t need or want love.  It does not mean that they are not feminine beings.

If you were stuck on a deserted island, which 3 books would you want with you?

My answer to this question would probably be different if you asked me this same question in 6 months because I am constantly reading books so I won’t go with actual books.  I would need a How to survive on a deserted island book, a How to get off of a deserted island book,  and an empty book with pages that I can fill so that I can write my own book since I may be there for a while.

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Books about bullying are dear to my heart because in 2013, my cousins 12 year old grandaughter took her life because of being bullied at school and around in her neighborhood. I’ve seen the devastating, heartbreaking, heartwrenching hurt this family has been through since it happened and I am glad someone like Fenyx Blue writes books like this one. This story happened to these teenagers but it was horrible to think about what these bullies were doing. Battle of the Bullies was a bit different in that they strive to bring down the Dimes instead of letting them get to the sisters. Ebony, Eris, and Emani Robertson prove to be strong young ladies that made a difference.

I think the author handles everything well as she describes the Dimes and what the sisters did to stop them. We need more brave people like this in our schools. It gave me great pleasure reading about the Robertson sisters plotting their ways to expose this group of the Dimes and their attack on the people in the school. If you or someone you know is dealing with bullies at at school or anywhere for that matter, tell someone. And if they don’t listen tell someone else and keep telling it until someone helps you. I think this book should be in all middle and high schools. I feel this will give courage to those going through the same things. And no only students need to read this, teachers, principals, and all school authorities need to read this book and get a glimpse of what is happening in schools. Sadly with my cousin, schools did not help so much when they found out about the bullying. I don’t know the answer to why, but it happened. There is a lot more going on in this book, and if you check out this book you will read the entire account of the Robertson. I highly encourage everyone to read this wonderful book. All in all it is a great read and I give this one Five Stars for sure.


A special thanks to the author/publisher for a copy of this book. I am not required to write a positive review, the opinions here are mine alone. I am disclosing this with my review in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255.

Author Fenyx Blue

Meet the Author:

BLUE: Bold, Loving, Unapologetic, and Evolving are words to describe Fenyx Blue. Ms. Blue is an author, Youtuber (FENYX BLUE INK), speaker, ministry leader, mentor, instructional coach and her school district’s former “Those Who Excel” Teacher of the Year. Ms. Blue is a soldier in the Blue Fenyx movement encouraging every phoenix in the world to rise up. Blue’s mission is to inspire, motivate and educate. Blue speaks to audiences about their purpose and power and works to coach other authors through their journey to become published. Her novels are tools for teachers while being candy for students. Fenyx Blue has penned four books in her poetic collection in which she shares true life tales and lessons: Her first Young Adult novel entitled Who Failed Johnny? (Book 1 of The Triplet Trilogy), second YA novel Battle of the Bullies, a Children’s book called Worth the Weight: A Rare Gem, and a Poetry Book by the name of The Blue Ink Movement. With the help of her extended family and friends network, her self-published books will touch many lives this year.

connect with the author:  website ~ twitter ~ facebook ~ instagram ~ goodreads
Tour Schedule:

Feb 1   – Living in a Bookworld – book spotlight / guest post / giveaway
Feb 1   – Sadie’s Spotlight – book spotlight / giveaway
Feb 2   –Rockin’ Book Reviews – book spotlight / guest post / giveaway
Feb 3   – Books, Tea, Healthy Me – book spotlight / author interview / giveaway
Feb 4   – She Just Loves Books – book review / giveaway
Feb 5   – Literary Flits – book spotlight / giveaway
Feb 8   – Splashes of Joy – book review / author interview / giveaway
Feb 8 – Rockin’ Book Review – book review
Feb 9   – I’m All About Books – book spotlight / giveaway
Feb 9 – Windows to Worlds – book review
Feb 10 – FUONLYKNEW – book spotlight / giveaway
Feb 11 – Book Corner News and Reviews – book spotlight / giveaway
Feb 12 – Lisa’s Reading – book spotlight / giveaway
Feb 15 – Locks, Hooks and Books – book review / giveaway
Feb 16 – The Phantom Paragrapher – book review
​Feb 16 – Cheryl’s Book Nook – book review / giveaway
Feb 16 – High Society Book Club & Reviews – book review / guest post / giveaway
Feb 17 – Jazzy Book Reviews – book spotlight / author interview / giveaway
Feb 18 – Stephanie Jane – book spotlight / giveaway
Feb 19 – My Fictional Oasis – book review
Feb 19 – Writer with Wanderlust – book review / guest post / giveaway
Feb 19 – Reading Authors Network – book review / giveaway
TBA – All Booked Up Reviews – book review

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