My fingers shook as I clutched the planter balanced in my lap. It was shaped like a hardback book and held a flourishing African violet in a tiny pot in the center. Not just any African violet, of course, but on I’d been raising all summer. They could be very temperamental, and I’d managed to keep her alive, so yay! Honestly, the violet was one thing I could count on to provide silent but steady comfort after a summer of turmoil.
Waiting on Wednesday ~ Sweet & Bitter Rivals by Jessica Burkhart
“It’s good to see you,” he said, his voice hardly his own.
He hadn’t felt such powerful things for a woman, ever. Half of him wanted to kiss her right now, see if she felt the same things he did. The other half wanted to run in the other direction, take the time to figure out what all these boiling things inside him meant.
Book Blast ~ Cause for Elimination by Marla A. White ~ Excerpt + Giveaway
Brit, Heather, and I had eaten lunch with Alison, Both girls had seemed calm, but excited to start cross-country. It would be the final step of testing and it was the perfect way to let the horses de-stress. Trix and Sunstruck loved cross-country and the course looked liked so much fun – it was a diagram I wanted to save and try sometime.
The course consisted of several hedges, a log jump, a brief trek through part of the creek, and then cantering up and down a few hills to test stamina.
Release Blog Tour ~ One Trick Pony by Eli Easton ~ Excerpt + Giveaway