Category: historical


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): The Davenports by Krystal Marquis

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): The Davenports by Krystal Marquis

Posted February 1, 2023 / 4 Comments

THE DAVENPORTS by Krystal Marquis SERIES: The Davenports #1 GENRE: Young Adult Historical Romance PUBLISHER: Dial Books RELEASE DATE: January 31, 2023 PAGES: 384 The Davenports delivers a totally escapist, swoon-worthy romance while offering a glimpse into a period of African American history often overlooked. “A fresh, utterly enchanting read.” —Ayana […]


February 2023 New Releases

February 2023 New Releases

Posted February 1, 2023 / 19 Comments

Happy February! The much awaited list of February 2023 New Releases on my radar is here! There are 100 titles on this list, and they comprise a range of genres – contemporary, historical, cozy mystery, suspense, Amish fiction, children’s books, YA, speculative, and even some nonfiction. And, of course, expect […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Once Upon a Book Title

Top Ten Tuesday: Once Upon a Book Title

Posted January 30, 2023 / 13 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today is a freebie for Top Ten Tuesday, so I decided to see what books on my TBR list have titles that begin with the classic ‘Once Upon A Time’. Only, instead of ‘time’ these titles have substituted a multitude of word possibilities. Nothing makes me settle into […]



Book Review: The Indestructible Tom Crean by Jennifer Thermes

Book Review: The Indestructible Tom Crean by Jennifer Thermes

Posted January 28, 2023 / 2 Comments

THE INDESTRUCTIBLE TOM CREAN by Jennifer Thermes GENRE: Nonfiction Picture Book (ages 4-8 years) PUBLISHER: Viking Books for Young Readers RELEASE DATE: January 24, 2023 PAGES: 56 Heroic Explorer of the Antarctic At the turn of the twentieth century, Antarctica is the last unexplored continent. The ice is unforgiving. It […]


First Line Friday (week 326): Rescuing Rose

First Line Friday (week 326): Rescuing Rose

Posted January 26, 2023 / 24 Comments

Happy Friday & welcome to the First Line Friday link-up! It’s time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line. Today, I’m featuring the first line of Rescuing Rose, the debut novel of Susan Pope Sloan & the first in a new Civil […]


Book Review: Within These Walls of Sorrow by Amanda Barratt

Book Review: Within These Walls of Sorrow by Amanda Barratt

Posted January 26, 2023 / 12 Comments

WITHIN THESE WALLS OF SORROW by Amanda Barratt A Novel of World War II Poland GENRE: Inspirational Historical Fiction PUBLISHER: Kregel RELEASE DATE: January 17, 2023 PAGES: 433 “As superbly written as it is haunting in its truth.” –Kate Breslin, best-selling author of For Such a Time Zosia Lewandowska knows […]


Book Review: Window of Opportunity by Heather Greer

Book Review: Window of Opportunity by Heather Greer

Posted January 26, 2023 / 3 Comments

WINDOW OF OPPORTUNITY by Heather Greer SERIES: The Stained Glass Legacy #1 GENRE: Inspirational Historical Romance PUBLISHER: Scrivenings Press RELEASE DATE: January 10, 2023 PAGES: 281 Faith and duty drive Evangeline Moore to protect her father’s pristine image as a judge in Harrisburg, Illinois. Her resolve’s biggest test? Dot, her […]



Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Izzy James & Max

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Izzy James & Max

Posted January 24, 2023 / 25 Comments

Welcome to the Blog Tour for Max by Izzy James, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! I’m honored to have Izzy on the blog today to chat about her time travel romance! MAX by Izzy James SERIES: Yorktown Christmas Time-Travel Novellas #1 GENRE: Christian Time Travel Romance PUBLISHER: Bent Knee Press […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Authors I Read for the First Time in 2022

Top Ten Tuesday: Authors I Read for the First Time in 2022

Posted January 23, 2023 / 43 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday is authors I read for the first time in 2022. Some of these were debut authors but others were authors whose books I just sadly hadn’t had time to read yet. I definitely enjoyed my first experience with each of these author’s […]





First Line Friday (week 324): The Heir’s Predicament

First Line Friday (week 324): The Heir’s Predicament

Posted January 12, 2023 / 10 Comments

Happy Friday & welcome to the First Line Friday link-up! It’s time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line. Today, I’m featuring the first line of The Heir’s Predicament by Lorri Dudley. I love this series SO MUCH!!! It’s one of my […]


Book Review: The Rose and the Thistle by Laura Frantz

Book Review: The Rose and the Thistle by Laura Frantz

Posted January 12, 2023 / 21 Comments

THE ROSE AND THE THISTLE by Laura Frantz GENRE: Inspirational Historical Romance PUBLISHER: Revell RELEASE DATE: January 3, 2023 PAGES: 414 In 1715, Lady Blythe Hedley’s father is declared an enemy of the British crown because of his Jacobite sympathies, forcing her to flee her home in northern England. Secreted […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): A Life Renewed by Olivia Rae

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): A Life Renewed by Olivia Rae

Posted January 11, 2023 / 33 Comments

Welcome to the Blog + Review Blitz for A Life Renewed by Olivia Rae, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! Keep reading for an excerpt! A LIFE RENEWED by Olivia Rae SERIES: Secrets of the Queens #1 GENRE: Christian Historical Romance PUBLISHER: HopeKnight Press RELEASE DATE: April 2, 2020 PAGES: 318 […]



First Line Friday (week 323): A Winter at the White Queen

First Line Friday (week 323): A Winter at the White Queen

Posted January 5, 2023 / 12 Comments

Happy Friday & welcome to the First Line Friday link-up! It’s time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line. Today, I’m featuring the first line of A Winter at the White Queen by Denise Weimer. Isn’t that cover gorgeous?!? and the first […]