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The Bridal Bouquet Blog Tour

On Tour with Prism Book Tours.

The Bridal BouquetThe Bridal Bouquet

(The Business of Weddings #3)

Tara Randel

Adult Contemporary Romance

Paperback & ebook, 384 pages

June 1st 2016 by Harlequin Heartwarming

Who will catch a lifetime of love?

Winning the annual wedding bouquet design competition may be the closest Kady Lawrence gets to the altar. She has to come in first or risk losing the shop that’s been in her family for generations. Her main competition is Jasmine Matthews. But it’s Jasmine’s son who’s caught Kady’s attention.

Kady has no inkling Dylan’s a DEA agent on a case in Cypress Pointe, and Dylan wants to keep it that way…until Kady’s targeted. Determined to keep her safe, Dylan risks a lot more than blowing his cover…he risks losing Kady forever.

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My Review:
I absolutely LOVE wedding stories and Tara Randel’s The Business of Weddings series is one of my favorites! In this sweet romance, Kady has been unlucky in love-but that hasn’t kept her friends and family from trying to set her up with every eligible bachelor in a fifty mile radius. With the family’s business at risk, Kady has to pull out all the stops and win the bouquet competition. No worries, she has her eye on the prize…until a fellow competitor’s son catches her eye.
This novel is full of humor, memorable characters and romance combined with elements of suspense. I give The Bridal Bouquet 5 long stemmed roses out of 5!
Other Books in the Series
Magnolia BrideMagnolia Bride
(The Business of Weddings #1)
Tara Randel
Adult Contemporary Romance
Paperback & ebook, 209 pages
July 1st 2014 by Harlequin Heartwarming
Married for a day, in love for life 
Nealy Grainger knew that returning to Cypress Pointe meant an inevitable encounter with her teenage crush, and momentary husband, Dane Peterson. She could handle it. She wasn’t the wounded girl who’d left Cypress Pointe years ago, heartbroken and furious when Dane had annulled their marriage the day after they’d eloped.
Now one of L.A.’s most in-demand celebrity event planners, Nealy’s only come back for a vacation and to help with her sister’s wedding—not for a reunion with her long-lost love. But the more their paths cross, the more the sparks fly! Maybe their connection isn’t over just yet….,

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Honeysuckle Bride

Honeysuckle Bride

(The Business of Weddings #2)

Tara Randel

Adult Contemporary Romance
Paperback & ebook, 201 pages
December 1st 2014 by Harlequin Heartwarming

One part happiness. Two parts love.

Relocating to the coast of Florida after becoming guardian of her best friend’s twin daughters could be the best move LA celebrity chef Jenna Monroe ever made. This is her chance to create a stable, loving home—something she never had. But can she be the mother the girls need?

Wyatt Hamilton thinks she can. The rugged charter boat captain, who came home to Cypress Pointe still grieving the death of his son, has faith in her. But the feelings he awakens in Jenna both exhilarate and frighten her. Because Wyatt no longer believes in forever… Unless she can convince him otherwise.


Tara Randel is an award-winning, USA TODAY bestselling author of eleven novels. She is currently working on new stories for Harlequin Heartwarming, as well as books in a new series, Amish Inn Mysteries. Her next Heartwarming, part of The Business of Weddings series, will be released in June 2016. Visit Tara at Like her on Facebook at Tara Randel Books.
ONE WINNER will receive a tote bag including the first three
books in The Business of Weddings series
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Whatever Is Lovely

Color your way to peace and worship.

We live in such a busy, hectic world—but what waits for you inside this adult coloring book is a way to quiet the noise, express creativity, and spend some sweet time with God. Each page features an original design from one of a dozen different artists, beautifully illustrating a contemplative quote from an inspirational writer, a beloved hymn, or Scripture.

When we create, we echo the heart of our Creative God who designed everything and gave us the capacity to recognize beauty.

So go ahead! You have permission to pick up your colored pencil and be reminded of truth in a fresh way.

To help set the perfect mood for worship, contemplation, and creative expression, a link to the “Whatever Is Lovely” playlist is included.


This 96 page book includes 45 unique coloring pages.


I absolutely LOVE this coloring book! I had so much fun sharing it with my friends and Sunday School kids (preteen class). The coloring sheets are absolutely beautiful! These “adult” coloring books are highly popular right not and with so many to choose, you may be wondering why you should pick up this one. Well, I’ll tell you 🙂 The illustrations are not only spectacularly detailed, but very inspiring. The illustrations are drawn by some really awesome and talented artists. I also love the inspiration tid-bits found throughout the book. This is just a truly unique and special coloring book that will inspire, calm and entertain you. Don’t miss it!


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Upcoming Releases I’m Giddy Over

Hey y’all and welcome to JoJo’s Corner.

Today I’m sharing all the upcoming releases that I am trying my best to patiently wait for.

#1 A Portrait of Emily Price by Katherine Reay


A Portrait of Emily Price

I just LOVE Katherine Reay! If she writes it, I’ll read it…period!

#2 Because You’re Mine by Colleen Coble

Because You're Mine

This cover and synopsis are simply breathtaking. Colleen is a master story-teller and I must have this book!

#3 The Undoing Of Saint Silvanus by Beth Moore



The Undoing of Saint Silvanus

Wha-wha-what?!? Beth Moore’s first fiction! Gimme Gimme Gimme!


#4 The Raven by Mike Nappa


The Raven

A deception specialist named The Raven, blackmail, private investigators, clues, mystery, mayhem- sign me up!

#5 Tangled Webs by Irene Hannon



Tangled Webs

Again, Irene Hannon is one of my absolute favorite suspense writers.

If she writes it, I’ll read it!

#6 Fatal Frost by Nancy Mehl



Fatal Frost

Nancy Mehl’s brand new debut in a brand new series…woo-hoo!!!

#7 Missing by Lisa Harris



I am just a big ole sucker for good suspense and I cannot wait to get my hands on a copy of Missing by Lisa Harris!



Okay y’all that’s a look at all the books releasing soon that I’ll be standing in line at the bookstore to nab. Tell me what books you’re excited about in the comments below… HAPPY READING!

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The Bachelor Girl’s Guide to Murder & Giveaway

The Bachelor Girl’s Guide to Murder

In 1910 Toronto, while other bachelor girls perfect their domestic skills and find husbands, two friends perfect their sleuthing skills and find a murderer.

Inspired by their fascination with all things Sherlock Holmes, best friends and flatmates Merinda and Jem launch a consulting detective business. The deaths of young Irish women lead Merinda and Jem deeper into the mire of the city’s underbelly, where the high hopes of those dreaming to make a new life in Canada are met with prejudice and squalor.

While searching for answers, donning disguises, and sneaking around where no proper ladies would ever go, they pair with Jasper Forth, a police constable, and Ray DeLuca, a reporter in whom Jem takes a more than professional interest. Merinda could well be Toronto’s premiere consulting detective, and Jem may just find a way to put her bachelor girlhood behind her forever–if they can stay alive long enough to do so.


One grand prize winner will receive:

Enter today by clicking the icon below. But hurry, the giveaway ends on 4/28.



Rachel McMillan is a keen history enthusiast and a lifelong bibliophile. When not writing or reading, she can most often be found drinking tea and watching British miniseries. Rachel lives in bustling Toronto, where she works in educational publishing and pursues her passion for art, literature, music, and theater.



I absolutely LOVE this book! I LOVE these characters and I am soooo ready for more! There is nothing like a great mystery….well, ok I guess the only thing greater would be a great mystery series! Rachel McMillian delivers all the goodies in her newest release A Bachelor Girl’s Guide to Murder. Merinda and Jem are two fierce girls on a mission- to solve the latest murder and maybe find love in the process. These girls push the limits, make me laugh and keep me on the edge of my seat. If you are looking for something new and exciting in the world of mystery…dont miss this one!!!

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Pocket Prayers with Max Lucado

Bestselling author Max Lucado has teamed up with six authors to write the Pocket Prayers series for those in need of peace, renewal, rest, faith, hope, joy, direction, serenity, and courage.

Short, simple prayers are very effective, which is why each book in the series contains forty guided prayers and complementary scriptures for any situation, including for:

—Moms (written with daughter Andrea Lucado)

—Grads (written with daughter Andrea Lucado)

—Dads (written with Mark Mynheir)

—Military Life (written with Mark Mynheir)

—Teachers (written with blogger Jennifer Hale)

—Friends (written with Betsy St. Amant)


More than 120 million readers have found inspiration and encouragement in the writings of Max Lucado. He lives with his wife, Denalyn, and their mischievous mutt, Andy, in San Antonio, Texas, where he serves the people of Oak Hills Church.


These books are absolutely amazing! If you are looking for a nice gift to inspire the people you care about most, don’t miss this set of beautifully made and well-written books! 

There is something for everyone and something that will inspire and enrich lives. I love the Scriptures and prayers included in the various themed books- so well thought out and well placed!

I can’t pick my favorite because each one is unique and specialized to reach to the needs of the reader. I love that these books are small enough to carry with you and share with others.

⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️

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God’s Not Dead 2 Giveaway!!!

From the college classroom of GOD’S NOT DEAD to the public square in GOD’S NOT DEAD 2, the name of Jesus is welcomed less and less with each passing day. If Christians don’t take a stand today, will we even have a choice tomorrow? The film takes you back to Hope Springs, home to the University, but also Martin Luther King Jr. High School, where beloved teacher Grace Wesley teaches her passion, history. Her love of teaching, her love for her students, and her love of life all come from the same place: her love of Christ. When a student asks a question regarding Jesus in class, Grace’s answer causes her to face an epic court case, that could expel God from the classroom.
Gov. Mike Huckabee endorsement, “A riveting story, brilliantly told, and one that is absolutely plausible as if it were taken from today’s headlines. A must see for every believer!”

Woooohoooo!!!! I am soooo ready for this movie to release! Who’s with me!?! To celebrate the release, JoJo’s Corner is hosting a giveaway thanks to Grace Hill Media! 





***One person will win here at JoJo’s Corner***


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Curio by Evangeline Denmark


***Special THANK YOU to BookLook Bloggers for my review copy!***


In this steampunk-flavored YA novel by Evangeline Denmark, Grey has a secret the Chemists who rule her town can never know. But when her best friend is taken for punishment, Grey risks everything—and finds herself in a world hidden within a curio cabinet, where porcelain and clockwork people are real, and her secret has far-reaching consequences.


Curio is Steampunk meets Narnia! I absolutely loved this novel! Full of great descriptive details that plunge readers straight into the world of the characters. The heroine, Grey not only has a really cool name, but is a pretty cool character as well. The world she lives in is very structured and very rule driven, but a moment in the story changes Grey’s world forever. Excitement, adventure and danger lurk around every page of this story. I love this story and expect great things from this talent new author.