Category: historical



Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Second Life of Mirielle West by Amanda Skenandore

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Second Life of Mirielle West by Amanda Skenandore

Posted July 26, 2021 / 2 Comments

THE SECOND LIFE OF MIRIELLE WEST GENRE: Historical Fiction PUBLISHER: Kensington RELEASE DATE: July 27, 2021 PAGES: 394 In this thought-provoking and sensitive novel, inspired by the true story of a Louisiana leprosy hospital where patients were forcibly quarantined, acclaimed author Amanda Skenandore tells an extraordinarily timely tale of resilience, […]



Book Review: A Haven for Her Heart by Susan Anne Mason

Book Review: A Haven for Her Heart by Susan Anne Mason

Posted July 24, 2021 / 12 Comments

A HAVEN FOR HER HEART SERIES: Redemption’s Light #1 GENRE: Inspirational Historical Romance PUBLISHER: Bethany House RELEASE DATE: October 13, 2020 PAGES: 382 Homeless after being released from a women’s reformatory in 1939 Toronto, Olivia Rosetti is taken in by an angel of mercy, Ruth Bennington. The two discover they […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Sondra Cunningham & Lavender Tears

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Sondra Cunningham & Lavender Tears

Posted July 20, 2021 / 17 Comments

Welcome to the Blog Tour for Lavender Tears by Sondra Cunningham, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! I’m honored to chat with Sondra today about her book! LAVENDER TEARS Author: Sondra Cunningham Release Date: March 12, 2021 Genre: Christian Historical Biblical Women’s Fiction The strength to rise again and again is […]



Top Ten Tuesday: Some of My Fave Novellas

Top Ten Tuesday: Some of My Fave Novellas

Posted July 20, 2021 / 17 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday is ‘Books I Read In One Sitting’ but honestly? I read most books in one sitting (reading IS my superpower after all lol), so I decided to feature some of my fave novellas instead – quick reads that almost everyone can read […]



Book Review: The Medallion by Cathy Gohlke

Book Review: The Medallion by Cathy Gohlke

Posted July 18, 2021 / 26 Comments

THE MEDALLION GENRE: Inspirational Historical Fiction PUBLISHER: Tyndale House RELEASE DATE: June 4, 2019 PAGES: 432 Christy Award Winner! For fans of bestselling World War II fiction like Sarah’s Key and The Nightingale comes an illuminating tale of courage, sacrifice, and survival, about two couples whose lives are ravaged by […]


Guest Post: Antony Barone Kolenc & The Fire of Eden

Guest Post: Antony Barone Kolenc & The Fire of Eden

Posted July 14, 2021 / 11 Comments

Please join in welcoming Antony Barone Kolenc to the blog today to chat about the new book in his award-winning Harwood Mysteries, The Fire of Eden! THE FIRE OF EDEN SERIES: The Harwood Mysteries # 3 GENRE: Inspirational Juvenile/Young Adult Medieval Mystery PUBLISHER: Loyola Press RELEASE DATE: July 13, 2021 PAGES: 210 Xan and John […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Book Titles That Are Questions

Top Ten Tuesday: Book Titles That Are Questions

Posted July 13, 2021 / 29 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s Top Ten Tuesday theme is Book Titles That Are Questions. A couple of months ago I thought it would be difficult finding book titles that are complete sentences, but it was actually pretty easy. Today’s theme, however, ended up being more difficult than I anticipated. Still fun […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Inventing Vivian by Jennifer Moore

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Inventing Vivian by Jennifer Moore

Posted July 12, 2021 / 32 Comments

Inventing Vivian, On Tour with Prism Book Tours INVENTING VIVIAN SERIES: The Blue Orchid Society #2 GENRE: Historical / Victorian Romance (Clean) PUBLISHER: Covenant Communications RELEASE DATE: June 7, 2021 PAGES: 224 Ladies of London’s High Society are known for their social graces and poise. Vivian Kirby boasts neither of […]



First Line Friday (week 246): A Man With A Past

First Line Friday (week 246): A Man With A Past

Posted July 9, 2021 / 24 Comments

Happy Friday! And welcome to First Line Friday, hosted by Hoarding Books!!! Since it’s Friday, 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 Man With a Past by the fabulous Mary Connealy, the […]


Book Review: A Colonial Courtship by Stephenia H. McGee

Book Review: A Colonial Courtship by Stephenia H. McGee

Posted July 6, 2021 / 24 Comments

A COLONIAL COURTSHIP SERIES: Back Inn Time #3 GENRE: Inspirational Time Travel / Historical Romance PUBLISHER: By the Vine Press RELEASE DATE: July 6, 2021 PAGES: 238 Sometimes time travel is just the miracle you need. Unless it sends you to the last place you want to go. Abigail Martin […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Jennifer L. Wright & If It Rains

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Jennifer L. Wright & If It Rains

Posted July 5, 2021 / 25 Comments

Please join me in welcoming Jennifer L. Wright to the blog today to talk about her new historical fiction release, If It Rains! IF IT RAINS GENRE: Inspirational Historical Fiction PUBLISHER: Tyndale House RELEASE DATE: July 6, 2021 PAGES: 400 A story of resilience and redemption set against one of […]


Cover Love: Spell the Month in Books – June 2021

Cover Love: Spell the Month in Books – June 2021

Posted July 4, 2021 / 24 Comments

Hi y’all! Happy Canada Day & Independence Day weekends to those of us in North America! I’m back with my own spin on the popular ‘spell the month in books’ challenge – instead of using the books i plan to read in a specific month, I am doing a cover […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Red, White & Blue Book Titles

Top Ten Tuesday: Red, White & Blue Book Titles

Posted June 29, 2021 / 42 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s Top Ten Tuesday topic is our most anticipated books for the second half of 2021 but there’s no way I can narrow that down to anything remotely resembling 10. So I decided to focus on the USA’s upcoming Independence Day instead by looking at red, white & […]