#2MinBookReview: Out of the Ordinary by Jen Turano

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This latest installment from Jen Turano is a delight! Hear what I have to say in my #2MinBookReview below, and don’t forget to enter to win a signed copy of the book and some surprise Out of the Ordinary swag!


Out of the Ordinary Giveaway

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  1. Lydia Hinkle says:

    What a cool opportunity! Thank you!

  2. Terry Houchin says:

    Can’t wait to read this one.

  3. Melony Teague says:

    I totally loved that book! And yes, the hero totally steals the show, which is amazing since the heroine is such an amazing character too! Love them both and yes, def. one for the days when you just need a good laugh!

  4. Perrianne Askew says:

    This sounds like a fun and lighthearted read. It would be perfect to read in between an intense or emotional book. Thank you for the review and I like your office.

  5. Heidi says:

    This sounds like a fun, light-hearted read!

  6. Elena L. says:

    Awesome chance! I would like to read 🙂

  7. Lucy M Reynolds says:

    I would love to win, as Jen’s books make me laugh. Thank you for the chance.

  8. Erin H says:

    Ooo! This sounds like a fun book! I love the cover too!

  9. Ashley J says:

    This books has become my new fave from Jen Turano!!!

  10. Heather M says:

    I love all of her covers!

  11. Adrienne Everitt says:

    I love Jen Turano’s books! They always make me laugh!

  12. Beth says:

    Sounds quite interesting!

  13. Joyce Parrish says:

    Look forward to a signed book!

  14. Heather says:

    Jen Turano is one of my favorite authors, thanks for the giveaway!

  15. Pam Graber says:

    A new Jen Turano book? Yes, PLEASE! I giggled through the last one I read, and look forward to the quirky characters she’s created for this one.

  16. Ashley Roberts says:

    Thank you for the giveaway!

  17. Jolene Bettencourt says:

    I would love to read Jen Turano’s new book. Her humor is definitely a highlight of her books! And this description makes me anxious to read this one.

  18. Andea Byers says:

    I love Jen’s books, they are all so funny and I find myself chuckling through many of her characters escapades. I’ve not read this one yet, but am looking forward to it.

  19. Paula Shreckhise says:

    I love Jen Turano. Such unique characters. She is a welcome , funny author!

  20. Melanie Elrod says:

    I am always looking to read books by an author that I haven’t discovered yet. Jen, you sound like an author I need to discover and this book sounds exactly like what I need for the summer. I believe your characters are some people I need to know. Hope to make my acquaintance very soon!

  21. Cheryl H. says:

    Love all your books!

  22. Bonnie H says:

    I would love to read this. It sounds like a fun summer read. This author is new to me.

  23. fran sniatecki says:

    jen’s books are always a hoot.

  24. Kati Mills says:

    I haven’t read anything by Jen Turano in a long while. But it would be good to sit down with her book again!

  25. Cindy Adams says:

    Oh, looks like a great book to read in the summer sunshine !

  26. Rachael Merritt says:

    I love Jen Turano books. They are great for a laugh out loud read.

  27. Paula Shreckhise says:

    Well, my comment disappeared!
    I love Jen’s writing. Fun characters and lighthearted stories!

  28. Maryann says:

    This would be a fun summer beach read!

  29. Melissa Scott says:

    This sounds fun! I haven’t read this author yet, but definitely will.

  30. Marie Burton says:

    Thanks for the giveaway chance

  31. Melissa says:

    I love Jen Turano. She is one of my favorites!!❤️

  32. Nicole S. says:

    I love Jen’s books! I know I can count on laughing the whole way through!

  33. Patrice Doten says:

    Sounds like a fun read! Thanks for the giveaway. 🙂

  34. Susan says:

    Thank you for the review. Seems like a great read to look forward to!

  35. Danielle Nonnemacher says:

    I would love to read this.

  36. Lynettee Murphy says:

    Thanks for the opportunity!!

  37. Cathy says:

    I love her books for the interesting history and the amusing characters and situations!

  38. Jenny says:

    Yes! I agree completely! Jen’s books are a bright pick-me-up for any gloomy days!

  39. Maria says:

    Love Mrs. Jen’s books!! 😊

  40. Briettney Lybbert says:

    Love Jen too. My favorite books!

  41. mary says:

    Great! Love Jen books. Can’t wait to read it!

  42. Beth Sowles says:

    How lovely. I am looking forward to reading this!!

  43. Andrea Stephens says:

    I LOVE Jen’s books! I have this one and Behind the Scenes on audio. I would love to have a copy to hold in my hands.

  44. Kerry Longtine says:

    Would find this book a refreshing read

  45. Heather G. says:

    Jen Turano is my #1 favorite author. I have all of her books and look forward with great anticipation to each new one.

  46. Sasha says:

    This is such an awesome giveaway

  47. Miriam says:

    I can’t wait to read more about Harrison! He is one of my favorite fictional heroes.

  48. Faith Creech says:

    I love Jen’s books. I have several of them. I would love to read this one also.
    Thanks for the chance at winning.

  49. Amanda Compagner says:

    Would love to win and read this book!

  50. Leona Olson says:

    Sounds fun. I never read about a character who was color blind.

  51. Kathleen Newberry says:

    Out of the Ordinary sounds like a fun read.
    I have 2 kids that are colour blind. I’m looking forward to reading this book.
    Thank you for this giveaway.

  52. Megan DiMaria says:

    Thanks for the info, Carla. I always enjoy your two-minute book reviews. And I ALWAYS love Jen’s books.

  53. Suzanne Sellner says:

    Your description of outlandish situations for Jen Turano’s characters makes reading Out of the Ordinary quite compelling. It sounds like a really fun read!

  54. Michelle A says:

    Thank you for this opportunity! I love Jen’s books!

  55. MJSH says:

    Thanks for the review and the giveaway! Can’t wait to read this one!

  56. Robin in NC says:

    I’d like to win this book because I’ve never read any of Jen’s books & the blurb sounds great! Thanks!

  57. Sarah says:

    Never read her books. This would be a great start!

  58. Anya says:

    I love Jen’s books! Can’t wait to read this one!

  59. Karen Hoyt says:

    I just finished watching the synopsis of the book. It sounds like it would be perfect for this weekend of rainy weather! Can’t wait to read it!

  60. Vanessa Haddock says:

    Yay! Awesome opportunity.

  61. Colleen Hudson says:

    I have only read one Jen Turano book, the prequel novella to this series, and I loved it! I think I will be adding more of her books to my library.

  62. Marty Moore says:

    I can’t wait to read “Out of the Ordinary”! I love the cover. I have to admit, I’m a bit of a cover snob. I don’t really mean to be. It’s just that if they don’t grab my attention, I don’t give them a second thought unless, I see something in the description that catches my eye or someone recommends the book.
    I look forward to reading your work!
    Happy Writing!

  63. Vivian Furbay says:

    I’ve read several of Jen’s books and they are good! Would love to win one.

  64. Joan Kurth says:

    Jen always has good books. Excited to read this one!

  65. Karyn Hutchinson says:

    I’ve not heard of this author before! This story sounds very entertaining. I’d like to win this book. 🙂

  66. Misty says:

    This sounds fun! Thanks for the review!

  67. VICKI D ROSS says:

    Can’t wait to read this one! Looks like fun!

  68. Becky Richardson says:

    This book sounds awesome. Can’t wait to read it.

  69. Diane Buie says:

    Thanks for the chance at this giveaway!

  70. Becky Fleming says:

    Sounds delightful! Can’t wait to read it!

  71. Cherie Gravette says:

    Would love to read this one! Thanks for the chance!

  72. Valerie Stoj says:

    Carla’s video review was fabulous! I’d really enjoy the humor of Jen’s book. Thanks for offering this giveaway.

  73. Connie Scruggs says:

    I would love to win this book because I’m a big fan of Jen’s books. They make me laugh!!

  74. Katherine says:

    I love all of Jen Turano’s books! They make me laugh… and are always a “pick-me-up”. Would love to win!

  75. Linda Smith says:

    What a fun giveaway! I’d love to read your book.

  76. Georgeann says:

    Thank you so much for suggesting another great Christian author! I am right in the middle of reading your new book– The Saturday Night Supper Club. It’s my first time to read one of your books and I am hooked Carla!! Your sense of humor, creativity and fun just flow on every page. I am so glad to have found you and I look forward to reading more of your books.
    Carrollton, TX

    • Carla says:

      Aww, you’re so sweet! So glad you’re enjoying The Saturday Night Supper Club. I think you’ll love Jen’s book as well.

  77. Jennifer K says:

    I love all things Jen Turano!!! You are right, her books are perfect when you are having a bad day.

  78. Arletta says:

    I love to read reviews of books from authors that I’ve “forgotten” about. It’s been awhile since I’ve read one of Jen’s books and your blog has reminded me to add this book to my tbr list. I love discovering new authors but then some of the “old” ones get forgotten.

    Thanks for the giveaway, Carla.

  79. Danielle Hammelef says:

    This book has received excellent reviews and I don’t want to miss out on the fun characters. I love that it’s clean romance which is the only romance I read.

  80. Deanne Patterson says:

    I absolutely love this author’s sense of humor in her writing. Oh yeah and another thing, the names the author chooses for her characters just can’t be beat! I haven’t read this one yet and can’t wait to. Thank you for the giveaway opportunity.

    • Carla says:

      And what’s amusing is that she takes them all from the rolls of high society… they aren’t made up! Can you believe that?

  81. Bethany B says:

    I thoroughly enjoy reading books by this author. They are always so witty and entertaining.

  82. Tasha says:

    Would love read this!😊

  83. Connie Saunders says:

    Jen Turano never disappoints. Thanks for this chance!

  84. Kerry Longtine says:

    Would love to read this novel. Have added it to my must read list!

  85. Trixi says:

    Thank you for the giveaway chance! What an awesome prize package 🙂

  86. susanbeamon says:

    The book sounds interesting. A man who follows romance novel advice is a little out there.

  87. Patti Bond says:

    I just love reading Jen’s books She writes interesting books and also interesting characters. Thanks for the chance to win

  88. Lori Smanski says:

    I would love to read one of Jen’s books. This book sounds like a lot of fun. Outlandish situations, the hero is color blind and he grew up with sisters. Sounds sooo fun.

  89. Karen R says:

    Sounds like a fun story! Always on the lookout for a lighthearted read. Thanks for doing a giveaway. 😊

  90. Wilma says:

    Sound like a great book !

  91. Traci Elliott says:

    I love this kind of book for down days that you just want a little distraction! I would love to get a chance to read it! 🙂

  92. Lindsay says:

    Oh boy, I need a fun, lighthearted book to have on hand after those long, rough days! Would love it to be this book by Jen!

  93. Kara Lauren says:

    This looks like my kind of read!

  94. Leslie S says:

    sounds like a great book and thanks for the chance to win a copy!

  95. Laur W. says:

    Thanks for the chance to win! I’d love to win this book because I haven’t read it yet, but I do have the first one.

  96. Cathy says:

    She is one of the funniest authors I’ve read in a long time! Would love her book.

  97. Gena Bessire says:

    Love Jen’s books! She entertains me, has me cheering on her characters, and makes me laugh every time.

  98. Kayla says:

    I absolutely love Jen Turano books!

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