Weekend Book Buzz – 13/14 January 2018

Weekend Book Buzz

Welcome to the first Weekend Book Buzz for 2018! What a lot we have to look forward to in Christian fiction this year. If you’re curious to know which books I’m anticipating for 2018, you might like to check out the series of Most Anticipated posts I did in the last week of 2017:

Contemporary Fiction
Historical Fiction
Suspense Fiction
Biblical Fiction
Speculative Fiction

Otherwise, let’s get to all the bookish news!

~ Fiction Aficionado ~

Click on the graphic to go to the post.

A Mother for His Family meme Strains of Silence memeA Song Unheard meme Troubled Waters meme

Top Ten TuesdayBooks I Meant to Get to in 2017
First Line Friday – 
 To Kill a Mockingbird (Harper Lee)

~ Blog Tours ~

Here we have the first round of tours with Celebrate Lit for 2018. As always, you can click on the graphic to be taken to the home page for each tour, where you’ll find the schedule for the blog tour, giveaways, and more.

5 Jan Food-for-Through-FB-Banner-copy

6 Jan Strains-of-Silence-FB-Banner-copy

9 Jan The-Valentine-Verse-FB-Banner-copy

11 Jan a-song-unheard-fb-banner-copy

16 Jan A Courtship on Huckleberry Hill

18 Jan Sons-of-promise-FB-cover-copy

~ Giveaways ~

Roseanna White has put together a music-themed giveaway for the release of A Song Unheard, which ends on 16 January 2018. Click on the graphic below to enter.

Willa's Song Giveaway

Tamara Leigh has a giveaway in the lead up to the release of The Awakening on 19 January 2018. There are two separate giveaways, and you can get full details on how to enter here.

Tamara Leigh giveaway

And here are some Goodreads giveaways for January – click on the cover to enter.

Ending 15 January 2018 (US only; except Tainted – US, Canada, UK, Australia)
All Things Bright and Strange The Man He Never Was Tainted

Ending 16 January 2018 (US, Canada, UK, Australia)
Driver Confessional

Ending 19 January 2018 (international)
The Shadow Stolen Women

Ending 21 January 2018 (US only)
The Kremlin Conspiracy

Ending 24 January 2018 (US only)
The Mayflower Bride The Celebration

Ending 28 January 2018 (US only; except The New Recruit – international)
A Song Unheard Hearts Entwined Judah's Wife Out of the Ashes The Recruits

Ending 31 January 2018 (US only)
The Innkeeper's Daughter The Pirate Bride

Ending 6 February 2018 (US & Canada)
Pheobe's Light The Sea Before Us

You can find more great giveaways by following this board on Pinterest.  And don’t forget that Celebrate Lit has giveaways associated with their blog tours! (Linked above in the Blog Tours)

~ Pre-Order Deals ~

Grace Restored by Toni Shiloh – pre-order for $0.99 before 20 March 2018

If you order a copy of Isaiah’s Daughter (Mesu Andrews) by Monday 15 January 2018, you can get access to some exclusive gifts. Click on the graphic below for more information.


~ Events ~

Celebrate Lit is hosting a Facebook event for the release of Son of Promise by Caryl McAdoo on Tuesday 16 January 2018 from 11am EST. Click on the image below to go to the Facebook event page.

Sons of Promise event

Mesu Andrews is having a Facebook event to celebrate the release of Isaiah’s Daughter on Tuesday 16 January 2018 from 8:00pm to 9:00pm EST. Click on the graphic below to go to the event page:

Isaiah's Daughter event

~ Cover Reveals ~

A Loyal HeartJody Hedlund has released the cover on her next YA historical fiction release, A Loyal Heart. It releases on 6 March 2018, and you can find out more by going to Jody’s website.

~ New Releases ~

Released 1 January 2018

Released 2 January 2018

Released 3 January 2018

Released 9 January 2018

Releasing 16 January 2018

~ eBook Sales ~

On sale until 15 January 2018 ($1.99)

On sale until 20 January 2018 ($2.99)

On sale until 21 January 2018 ($2.99)

On sale until 27 January 2018 ($2.99)

Monthly specials for January: 




~ $3.99 ~

Have a great weekend!

If you have any bookish news you would like to see in future editions of the Weekend Book Buzz, I’d love to hear from you! 

About Fiction Aficionado

Homeschooling mum, word lover, reader extraordinaire, and follower of Christ
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1 Response to Weekend Book Buzz – 13/14 January 2018

  1. English Lady says:

    I’m afraid I missed out on ‘A Daring Escape’ by Tricia Goyer. I meant to request it on NetGalley just after Christmas, but it disappeared and was archived shortly afterward. Will have to wait for it to go on sale or see if my library will get it.


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