Is anyone surprised that I've chosen romance novels for February's reading challenge? After all, it's Valentine's Month! For me, reading romances is a step outside the box. Most of my novels have an element of romance, some more than others. One of the plot lines in...read more
Greetings, readers, and welcome to my 2019 reading challenge. Most of you are avid readers who already challenge yourselves to read more books every year. My program is designed to challenge you to step outside of the box by reading books in genres you don't normally...read more
I've been on a reading streak lately, and I've read some truly amazing books. If you haven't already, you'll definitely want to add Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens to your TBR list. It's the book everyone's talking about, and with good reason. Where the...read more
As a child, I aspired to be just like my mother when I grew up. Especially at Christmas time. She made everything look fun—the cooking and shopping and decorating. She never complained nor acted tired, although I’m sure she was exhausted. I followed her around the...read more
A reader recently asked me if I would be willing to share my cheese biscuit recipe from Nell and Lady. If you read the novel, you know the one I’m talking about. When I was growing up, every year at Christmastime, I’d wait with great anticipation for my grandmother’s...read more
Before we get to the giveaway, I'd like to share my favorite books of the summer. I LOVED every single one of these. I read more novels during the past three months than I have in several years. And it feels good to be back in the reading saddle. Hildebrand, Frank,...read more
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Consistently at the top of Kindle and Audible bestseller lists for four years, Ashley Farley has built an impressive following in women's fiction for someone who was a “closet writer” until the moment she clicked publish on Amazon. Her self-published books are written about women and for women, with many of her fans being just like her—mothers with grown children who rarely find heroines of the same age depicted in women's fiction. Readers will discover something of themselves through her characters. Her novels promise a dash of romance and a heaping of Southern-style family drama.