2018 swoof reads

Genres, time periods, settings… we love them all! SO, what kind of fictional experience are y’all in the mood for?! Not sure? Can’t decide? 2018 swoof reads are here for you! Last year, swoof reads was a week-long celebration so check that out then read on for this year’s condensed version of the swoof files!

While reading a stack of books within the contemporary romance genre two summers ago, I was surprised by the variety of emotions the stories evoked. Amish sweethearts, heart-pounding suspense, romantic comedies, and sappy Hallmark-esque plots are all lumped together within the same category.

2018 swoof reads: what kind of read are you in the mood for?

Eight lists of four featured books for each categorized by swoof, my experience of the reads! Each of these books has been featured on Faithfully Bookish or Hope By The Book magazine in 2018 so y’all can get the scoop by clicking the covers below for more about these lovely stories!

fresh

Outstanding books from debut authors and stories that excel outside of the box…

On Wings of an Avalanche by C.D. Gill No One Ever Asked by Katie Ganshert

 

comfort

Cozy, community or family-centered books that feel all warm and fuzzy like home…

Grace Restored by Toni Shiloh A Chance at Forever by Melissa Jagears

 

history

Spark that itch to learn more about the historical facts and visit featured locations…

Love the War Woman by April W. Gardner A Refuge Assured by Jocelyn Green

 

adventure

Mystery, suspense, action, these are the stories that make your heart pound and your knuckles white…

The Captured Bride by Michelle Griep Oath of Honor by Lynette Eason

 

hopeful

These books encourage, inspire, and fill hearts with faith and satisfaction…

Things Left Unsaid by Courtney Walsh A Most Noble Heir by Susan Anne Mason The Saturday Night Supper Club by Carla Laureano Finding Evergreen by Jennifer Rodewald

 

amusing

Stories that put a big goofy grin on my face (or make me laugh out loud) with that extra wow factor in the entertainment department…

Starstruck by Carla Laureano

 

swoony

Grab your fans and fainting couches, these are the stories that make my knees weak and my reader heart soar!

If Spring Comes by Amy Leigh Simpson The Pirate Bride by Kathleen Y'Barbo Falling For You by Becky Wade

 

timeless

Melding and connecting past and present…

The Love Letter by Rachel Hauck The House on Foster Hill by Jaime Jo Wright

 

These 30+ books should get you started no matter what kind of 2018 swoof reads you’re in the mood for! Tomorrow, I’ll share my most highly anticipated reads for early 2019 and Thursday is dedicated to my personal favorites of 2018!

6 thoughts on “2018 swoof reads

  1. Awesome picks, Beth! We have similar tastes in books. I’ve read a lot of these and really enjoyed them!

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