The Ship of Dreams by Gareth Russell (Upcoming Release)

In this original and meticulously researched narrative history, the author of the “stunning” (The Sunday Times) Young and Damned and Fair uses the sinking of the Titanic as a prism through which to examine the end of the Edwardian era and the seismic shift modernity brought to the Anglo-American world. 

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Playing for Keeps by Kendall Ryan Teaser

Get ready to meet your new favorite hot jocks in an all new series of stand-alone novels. If you like sexy, confident men who know how to handle a stick (on and off the ice), and smart women who are strong enough to keep all those big egos in check, this series of athlete romances is perfect for you!

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How to Hack a Heartbreak by Kristin Rockaway

Swipe right for love. Swipe left for disaster.

By day, Mel Strickland is an underemployed helpdesk tech at a startup incubator, Hatch, where she helps entitled brogrammers–“Hatchlings”–who can’t even fix their own laptops, but are apparently the next wave of startup geniuses. And by night, she goes on bad dates with misbehaving dudes she’s matched with on the ubiquitous dating app, Fluttr…

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This Tender Land by William Kent Krueger (Pre-Order)

For fans of Before We Were Yours and Where the Crawdads Sing, comes a magnificent novel about four orphans on a life-changing odyssey during the Great Depression, from the New York Times bestselling author of Ordinary Grace. This Tender Land by William Kent Krueger releases on September 3rd 2019. 

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Top 5 Hottest Reads by Naima Simone (Guest Post)

Romance author Naima Simone is on the blog today to talk about her top 5 hottest reads. Naima’s latest release, Scoring the Players Baby, is out today from Entangled Brazen and we’ve got a blog tour/review stop for the book as well today so be sure to check that out. *Repost from OkieDreams.com Site*

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10 Harlequin Temptation Reads for Throwback Thursday

10 Harlequin Temptation Reads for Throwback Thursday. Check out books by Vicki Lewis Thompson, Jill Shalvis, Lori Foster, Carly Phillips, and more…

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Six YA Book Covers To Drool Over (01-08-2018)

Six YA Book Covers to Drool Over is part of a special feature at Okie Dreams called Cover Love. For Cover Love, we choose stunning and eye catching covers of upcoming books and share them with our readers.

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Her Stolen Past Movie Trailer (Lifetime Movie Network)

In HER STOLEN PAST, a movie based on the novel by Lynette Eason, a woman is shocked to discover a kidnapped baby’s birth certificate among her late mothers things. But while she goes digging into the past for answers, someone else will stop at nothing to keep the truth from being revealed. Watch the trailer now and see the movie when it premieres on Feb 2nd at 7pm CST on the Lifetime Movie Network

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Eight Book Covers That Caught My Eye (01-01-2018 Cover Love)

Today, the first day of 2018, I’m posting my first Cover Love collection of eight gorgeous Young Adult and Category Romance covers that recently caught my eye. This will be an ongoing feature here at Okie Dreams and will include all manner of book covers. Today’s covers include books by Rachel Lynn Solomon, Sara Holland, Katie McGarry, Catherine Mann, Marie Ferrarella, and Dani Wade.

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Great Books For Writers (From Plot To Character)

Here is a list of 16 great books for writers who are looking to delve deeper into character, plot, structure, and setting. These books contain invaluable information about the craft of writing, ingenious tidbits on creating characters readers will love, and fundamentals about point of view, setting the scene, and much, much more.

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John Grisham in Conversation with Candice Millard

On Monday, October 30th, #1 New York Times bestselling author John Grisham appeared in Kansas City, Missouri, for a conversation about books and writing with New York Times bestselling author Candice Millard and Rainy Day Books founder and president, Vivien Jennings. A little over 1200 people attended the intimate, sold out event, and I was one of them. Click the link to read about the event and what was discussed.

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