Tag: historical fiction

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: 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 […]


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 […]


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 […]



Top Ten Tuesday: 2022 Reads That I’m Still Thinking About

Top Ten Tuesday: 2022 Reads That I’m Still Thinking About

Posted January 2, 2023 / 21 Comments

Happy Tuesday! I took a little break from Top Ten Tuesday during December but I’m delighted to back at it today with a look at some 2022 reads that I’m still thinking about. This of course isn’t a complete list but these are the first 10 that came to mind. […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): A Mark of Grace by Kimberley Woodhouse

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): A Mark of Grace by Kimberley Woodhouse

Posted January 2, 2023 / 19 Comments

A MARK OF GRACE by Kimberley Woodhouse SERIES: Secrets of the Canyon #3 GENRE: Inspirational Historical Romance PUBLISHER: Bethany House RELEASE DATE: January 3, 2023 PAGES: 336 When everything crumbles, her chance for a new beginning hangs in the balance. Ruth Anniston survived an injury that left her physically scarred, […]


January 2023 New Releases

January 2023 New Releases

Posted January 1, 2023 / 4 Comments

Happy New Year, dear readers! I pray that 2023 is a year of joyful days and great reads for each of you. As promised yesterday, during our bird’s eye view look at Early 2023 New Releases, today I’m going to break down the January 2023 New Releases that are on […]


New Releases I’m Excited About: Early 2023

New Releases I’m Excited About: Early 2023

Posted December 31, 2022 / 9 Comments

Happy New Year’s Eve! As we all try to hurry up and read all those books we fully intended to read in 2022, how about we add some more to the pile for 2023?!? Music to a bookworm’s ears, am I right? 😉 Normally this post would be focused on […]


Book Review: All the Lost Places by Amanda Dykes

Book Review: All the Lost Places by Amanda Dykes

Posted December 18, 2022 / 4 Comments

ALL THE LOST PLACES by Amanda Dykes GENRE: Inspirational Historical Fiction / Romance PUBLISHER: Bethany House RELEASE DATE: December 13, 2022 PAGES: 402 When all of Venice is unmasked, one man’s identity remains a mystery . . . 1807 When a baby is discovered floating in a basket along the quiet canals of […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Amanda Dykes & All the Lost Places

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Amanda Dykes & All the Lost Places

Posted December 14, 2022 / 27 Comments

I am absolutely thrilled and honored today to chat with the exquisitely-talented Amanda Dykes about her new novel, All the Lost Places! Amanda Dykes is a drinker of tea, dweller of redemption, and spinner of hope-filled tales who spends most days chasing wonder and words with her family. She’s the […]



Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Jennifer Delamere & Holding the Line

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Jennifer Delamere & Holding the Line

Posted December 7, 2022 / 23 Comments

Please join me in welcoming Jennifer Delamere to the blog today to talk about her new historical romance, Holding the Line, and how her heroine Rose unfolded over the course of the series! HOLDING THE LINE by Jennifer Delamere SERIES: Love Along the Wires #3 GENRE: Inspirational Historical Romance PUBLISHER: […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Tessa Afshar & The Hidden Prince

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Tessa Afshar & The Hidden Prince

Posted December 6, 2022 / 21 Comments

Always a treat to have the extremely talented Tessa Afshar on the blog, and today she’s here to talk about her newest Old Testament-era historical novel, The Hidden Prince! THE HIDDEN PRINCE by Tessa Afshar GENRE: Inspirational Historical Romance / Biblical Era PUBLISHER: Tyndale House RELEASE DATE: November 8, 2022 […]