Category: historical

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): A Promise Engraved by Liz Tolsma

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): A Promise Engraved by Liz Tolsma

Posted May 25, 2022 / 0 Comments

Welcome to the Takeover Tour for A Promise Engraved by Liz Tolsma, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! Keep reading for an excerpt! A PROMISE ENGRAVED by Liz Tolsma SERIES: Doors to the Past GENRE: Inspirational Dual Timeline Fiction/Romance PUBLISHER: Barbour Fiction RELEASE DATE: May 1, 2022 PAGES: 224 Can Promises […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Mesu Andrews & Potiphar’s Wife

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Mesu Andrews & Potiphar’s Wife

Posted May 24, 2022 / 19 Comments

Please join me in welcoming one of my favorite people – the precious Mesu Andrews – to the blog today to talk about her new novel Potiphar’s Wife & the heart of a hero! POTIPHAR’S WIFE by Mesu Andrews SERIES: The Egyptian Chronicles #1 GENRE: Inspirational Historical/Biblical Fiction PUBLISHER: WaterBrook […]


Book Review: The Perfect Mail-Order Bride by Regina Scott

Book Review: The Perfect Mail-Order Bride by Regina Scott

Posted May 19, 2022 / 3 Comments

THE PERFECT MAIL-ORDER BRIDE by Regina Scott SERIES: Frontier Matches #1 GENRE: Historical/Western Romance (Clean & Wholesome) PUBLISHER: Edwards and Williams RELEASE DATE: April 18, 2022 PAGES: 211 Close to perfection Ada Williamson lived her whole life in the shadow of her charismatic, capricious sister. But when the beautiful Melinda […]




Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Viscount’s Lady Novelist by Alissa Baxter

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Viscount’s Lady Novelist by Alissa Baxter

Posted May 12, 2022 / 4 Comments

THE VISCOUNT’S LADY NOVELIST by Alissa Baxter SERIES: The Linfield Ladies #2 GENRE: Historical/Regency Romance (Clean & Wholesome) PUBLISHER: Vinspire RELEASE DATE: April 26, 2022 PAGES: 253 Harriet Linfield is a lady novelist who has been disillusioned by love. She sets out to write more realistic tales about the emotion […]



Top Ten Tuesday: Books With Bookish Characters

Top Ten Tuesday: Books With Bookish Characters

Posted May 10, 2022 / 6 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday is books with bookish characters and what a fun topic that is! It’s also a neverending one haha so I limited myself to releases within the last year or we would be here for about five posts worth of content. Be they […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Elaine Stock & We Shall Not Shatter

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Elaine Stock & We Shall Not Shatter

Posted May 9, 2022 / 23 Comments

Please join me in welcoming my friend Elaine Stock to the blog today to share the personal inspiration behind her new WWII novel, We Shall Not Shatter! WE SHALL NOT SHATTER by Elaine Stock SERIES: Resilient Women of WWII #2 GENRE: Historical Fiction PUBLISHER: Amsterdam Publishers RELEASE DATE: May 15, […]


New Releases I’m Excited About: Mid 2022 Mystery & Suspense Fiction

New Releases I’m Excited About: Mid 2022 Mystery & Suspense Fiction

Posted May 7, 2022 / 11 Comments

Well… here we are at my most favorite genre, my ‘comfort reads’ – the mystery & suspense category of Mid 2022 New Releases. While I maintained at least the appearance of trying to keep the contemporary & historical lists to a semblance of something manageable, I have abandoned all pretense […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Murder, Sweet Murder by Eleanor Kuhns

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Murder, Sweet Murder by Eleanor Kuhns

Posted May 7, 2022 / 0 Comments

MURDER, SWEET MURDER by Eleanor Kuhns SERIES: Will Rees Mysteries #11 GENRE: Historical Mystery PUBLISHER: Severn House Publishers RELEASE DATE: February 1, 2022 PAGES: 224 Will Rees accompanies his wife to Boston to help clear her estranged father’s name in this gripping mystery set in the early nineteenth century. January, […]


First Line Friday (week 288): When the Day Comes

First Line Friday (week 288): When the Day Comes

Posted May 5, 2022 / 11 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 When the Day Comes by Gabrielle Meyer, one of my most anticipated books of 2022! and […]


New Releases I’m Excited About: Mid 2022 Historical Fiction

New Releases I’m Excited About: Mid 2022 Historical Fiction

Posted May 5, 2022 / 13 Comments

Has everyone recovered from the sheer volume of yesterday’s list of contemporary new releases? I have just barely gotten my strength back 😉 I tell ya, these Mid 2022 New Releases have my bookish heart positively twitterpated!! Are you ready for a look at Mid 2022 Historical New Releases (May-August). […]


Top Ten Tuesday: One Word Book Reviews

Top Ten Tuesday: One Word Book Reviews

Posted May 3, 2022 / 10 Comments

Happy Tuesday, dear reading friends! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday is ‘one word book reviews for my last ten reads’, submitted by Susan from Bloggin’ ’bout Books. I initially thought this would be a super easy post but once I got into it I found it was more challenging […]



Book Review: Bloomsbury Girls by Natalie Jenner

Book Review: Bloomsbury Girls by Natalie Jenner

Posted May 2, 2022 / 3 Comments

BLOOMSBURY GIRLS by Natalie Jenner GENRE: Historical Fiction PUBLISHER: St. Martin’s Press RELEASE DATE: May 17, 2022 PAGES: 368 Natalie Jenner, the internationally bestselling author of The Jane Austen Society, returns with a compelling and heartwarming story of post-war London, a century-old bookstore, and three women determined to find their way […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Books with Umbrellas on the Cover

Top Ten Tuesday: Books with Umbrellas on the Cover

Posted April 26, 2022 / 15 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday is ‘books with ____ on the cover’. I picked my topic last night because of spring and ‘April showers’, and it turned out to be a rainy day here in the Atlanta metro area so my topic became serendipitous lol. So, without […]



First Line Friday (week 286): The Marquis’s Pursuit

First Line Friday (week 286): The Marquis’s Pursuit

Posted April 21, 2022 / 6 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 Marquis’s Pursuit by Lorri Dudley, the newest book in one of my fave series! and […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Shadows in the Mind’s Eye by Janyre Tromp

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Shadows in the Mind’s Eye by Janyre Tromp

Posted April 21, 2022 / 43 Comments

SHADOWS IN THE MIND’S EYE by Janyre Tromp GENRE: Inspirational Historical Suspense / General Fiction PUBLISHER: Kregel RELEASE DATE: April 19, 2022 PAGES: 323 “Tromp weaves a complex historical tale incorporating love, suspense, hurt, and healing–all the elements that keep the pages turning.” –Julie Cantrell, New York Times and USA […]