Category: historical

Top Ten Tuesday: Cover Love – Gone to the Dogs

Top Ten Tuesday: Cover Love – Gone to the Dogs

Posted May 11, 2021 / 9 Comments

Happy Tuesday, friends! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday is books with nature on the cover so I couldn’t resist doing a cover love post that’s all about the dogs. From beautiful illustrated covers to cute photo covers, these books span a range of genres from contemporary to historical to […]


Book Review: Falling for the Fifties by Stephenia H. McGee

Book Review: Falling for the Fifties by Stephenia H. McGee

Posted May 10, 2021 / 3 Comments

FALLING FOR THE FIFTIES SERIES: Back Inn Time #2 GENRE: Inspirational Historical Romance / Time Travel PUBLISHER: By the Vine Press RELEASE DATE: May 11, 2021 PAGES: 149 What would you do if you finally found Mr. Right…in the wrong time? Maddie Palmer is done with dating. Internet matchmaking landed […]


Book Review: The Woman with the Blue Star by Pam Jenoff

Book Review: The Woman with the Blue Star by Pam Jenoff

Posted May 6, 2021 / 6 Comments

THE WOMAN WITH THE BLUE STAR GENRE: Historical Fiction PUBLISHER: Park Row RELEASE DATE: May 4, 2021 PAGES: 336 From the New York Times bestselling author of The Lost Girls of Paris comes a riveting tale of courage and unlikely friendship during World War II. 1942. Sadie Gault is eighteen and living with her […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Janalyn Voigt & The Promise Tree

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Janalyn Voigt & The Promise Tree

Posted May 5, 2021 / 21 Comments

Please join me in welcoming Janalyn Voigt to the blog today to talk about The Promise Tree, the first book in her new historical romance Montana Treasure series – a spin-off of her Montana Gold series! THE PROMISE TREE SERIES: Montana Treasure #1 GENRE: Inspirational Historical Romance PUBLISHER: Mountain Brook […]



Top Ten Tuesday: My Ten Most Recent Reads

Top Ten Tuesday: My Ten Most Recent Reads

Posted May 4, 2021 / 8 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday is my ten most recent reads, and I’m excited to share them with y’all. Especially as I loved each of the books I’m featuring today but haven’t had time to review most of them yet. Can anyone else relate? This Time Around […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Stephanie Landsem & In a Far-Off Land

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Stephanie Landsem & In a Far-Off Land

Posted May 3, 2021 / 12 Comments

Please join me in welcoming author Stephanie Landsem to the blog today to chat about her new historical novel, In A Far-Off Land! Stephanie Landsem writes historical fiction because she loves adventure in far-off times and places. In real life, she’s traveled on four continents and met fascinating characters who […]


Cover Love: Spell the Month in Books – April 2021

Cover Love: Spell the Month in Books – April 2021

Posted May 2, 2021 / 5 Comments

Hi y’all! Happy Sunday! 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 love post for books that released in that month. Here we are […]


New Releases I’m Excited About: Mid 2021 NonFiction

New Releases I’m Excited About: Mid 2021 NonFiction

Posted May 1, 2021 / 0 Comments

It’s Saturday!! We’ve made it to the weekend and the last look at Mid 2021 New Releases I’m excited about. Today we’re finishing up with Mid 2021 NonFiction New Releases (May-August). While I don’t read nonfiction a lot, I do on occasion, especially when a topic or author grabs my […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Lisa T. Bergren & Begotten

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Lisa T. Bergren & Begotten

Posted May 1, 2021 / 22 Comments

Welcome to the Blog + Review Tour for Begotten by Lisa T Bergren, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! I’m delighted to have Lisa on the blog today, giving us a virtual tour of Italy. Sign me up! 🙂 Title: Begotten Series: The Gifted Trilogy #1 Author: Lisa T. Bergren Publisher: […]


New Releases I’m Excited About: Mid 2021 Historical Fiction

New Releases I’m Excited About: Mid 2021 Historical Fiction

Posted April 27, 2021 / 24 Comments

Hello fellow readers! Onward, we march in our quest to squeeze in some more space on our out-of-control TBR lists… because a new book season is upon us!! Cue the cheers and squealing & break out your lists (Susan, I’m looking at you)  because Mid 2021 is bringing TONS of […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Biltmore Girl by Dawn Klinge

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Biltmore Girl by Dawn Klinge

Posted April 24, 2021 / 7 Comments

BILTMORE GIRL SERIES: Historical Hotels Collection GENRE: Inspirational Historical Romance RELEASE DATE: March 15, 2021 PAGES: 267 New York City, 1968. Elka Hansen, a former teen cover girl, is done with modeling. Now she’s a hostess for the Palm Court restaurant in the beautiful Biltmore Hotel. As she sees it, […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Denise Weimer & Bent Tree Bride

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Denise Weimer & Bent Tree Bride

Posted April 23, 2021 / 24 Comments

Welcome to the Blog Tour for Bent Tree Bride by Denise Weimer, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! I’m delighted to have Denise on the blog to chat about her new book! ABOUT THE BOOK Title: Bent Tree Bride Author: Denise Weimer Publisher: Smitten Historical Romance Release Date: April 13, 2021 […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Erica Vetsch & The Indebted Earl

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Erica Vetsch & The Indebted Earl

Posted April 21, 2021 / 32 Comments

Welcome to the Blog + Review Tour for The Indebted Earl by Erica Vetsch, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! I’m delighted to have my dear friend Erica on the blog today, sharing some of the people & books who’ve influenced her writing journey. Title: The Indebted Earl Series: Serendipity & […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Peggy Wirgau & The Stars in April

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Peggy Wirgau & The Stars in April

Posted April 15, 2021 / 21 Comments

Please join me in welcoming author Peggy Wirgau to the blog today to chat about her debut novel The Stars in April! Peggy Wirgau is a Michigan native and now lives in Delray Beach, Florida. She loves bringing history to life for readers. Peggy has written for Appleseeds, Insight, Learning […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Terri Wangard & The Storm Breaks Forth

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Terri Wangard & The Storm Breaks Forth

Posted April 15, 2021 / 10 Comments

Welcome to the Blog + Review Tour for The Storm Breaks Forth by Terri Wangard, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! I’m delighted to host Terri today as she shares a few of her favorite books! Title: The Storm Breaks Forth Author: Terri Wangard Release Date: April 6, 2021 Genre: Christian […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Book Titles That Would Be Great Crayon Names

Top Ten Tuesday: Book Titles That Would Be Great Crayon Names

Posted April 13, 2021 / 16 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday is super fun – Book Titles That Would Be Great Crayon Names. I’ve always wanted to be the person who names crayon & paint colors, so this gave me a little taste of what that would be like. I’m not looking to […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Pepper Basham & Hope Between the Pages

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Pepper Basham & Hope Between the Pages

Posted April 12, 2021 / 24 Comments

Welcome to the Takeover Tour for Hope Between the Pages by Pepper Basham, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! I’m delighted to have Pepper here today to chat about the power of story! Title: Hope Between the Pages by Pepper Basham Series: Doors to the Past Publisher: Barbour Books Release Date: […]



Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Test of Gold by Renee Yancy

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Test of Gold by Renee Yancy

Posted April 8, 2021 / 5 Comments

THE TEST OF GOLD SERIES: Hearts of Gold #1 GENRE: Historical Romance (Clean & Wholesome) PUBLISHER: Vinspire Publishing RELEASE DATE: March 15, 2021 PAGES: 300 Heiress Evangeline “Lindy” Lindenmayer has been groomed since childhood to marry into the British aristocracy as her mother’s ultimate ambition is a royal title for […]