Tag: historical fiction

First Line Friday (week 390): The British Booksellers

First Line Friday (week 390): The British Booksellers

Posted April 18, 2024 / 4 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 delighted to feature the first line of The British Booksellers by Kristy Cambron. Isn’t that cover so eye-catching?!? It’s a dual timeline […]



Top Ten Tuesday: Books Set in the Roaring Twenties

Top Ten Tuesday: Books Set in the Roaring Twenties

Posted April 8, 2024 / 11 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) is a freebie so I decided to look at books set in the Roaring Twenties. I used to think that I didn’t like reading books set in this era but over the last few years I’ve […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): These Tangled Threads by Sarah Loudin Thomas

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): These Tangled Threads by Sarah Loudin Thomas

Posted April 4, 2024 / 38 Comments

THESE TANGLED THREADS by Sarah Loudin Thomas A Novel of Biltmore GENRE: Historical Fiction (Christian) PUBLISHER: Bethany House RELEASE DATE: April 2, 2024 PAGES: 362 Seven years ago, a hidden betrayal scattered three young friends living in the shadow of Biltmore Estate. Now, when Biltmore Industries master weaver Lorna Blankenship […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Books With Rain in the Title

Top Ten Tuesday: Books With Rain in the Title

Posted April 1, 2024 / 17 Comments

Happy Tuesday! April Showers bring … well, in today’s Top Ten Tuesday post they bring books with rain in the title. I honestly thought I had done this topic already but after searching my posts, I only found a rainy day cover love post and one on stormy book titles. […]


Book Review: What the Mountains Remember by Joy Callaway

Book Review: What the Mountains Remember by Joy Callaway

Posted April 1, 2024 / 4 Comments

WHAT THE MOUNTAINS REMEMBER by Joy Callaway GENRE: Historical Fiction (Clean) PUBLISHER: Harper Muse RELEASE DATE: April 2, 2024 PAGES: 366 At this wondrous resort, secrets can easily be hidden in plain sight when the eye is trained on beauty. April 1913—Belle Newbold hasn’t seen mountains for seven years—since her […]



Book Review: More Than Grit by Gretchen A. Carlson

Book Review: More Than Grit by Gretchen A. Carlson

Posted March 18, 2024 / 19 Comments

MORE THAN GRIT by Gretchen A. Carlson GENRE: Middle Grade/Young Adult Historical Fiction (Christian) PUBLISHER: Independently Published RELEASE DATE: July 15, 2022 PAGES: 239 When do secrets become lies? When is grit not enough? A story of broken lives and deep friendships, inspired by true events in 1939, when the […]


Book Review: The Berlin Letters by Katherine Reay

Book Review: The Berlin Letters by Katherine Reay

Posted March 4, 2024 / 8 Comments

THE BERLIN LETTERS by Katherine Reay GENRE: Espionage/Cold War Fiction (Clean) PUBLISHER: Harper Muse RELEASE DATE: March 5, 2024 PAGES: 364 Bestselling author Katherine Reay returns with an unforgettable tale of the Cold War and a CIA code breaker who risks everything to free her father from an East German […]



Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): The Ark and the Dove by Jill Eileen Smith

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): The Ark and the Dove by Jill Eileen Smith

Posted February 27, 2024 / 41 Comments

THE ARK AND THE DOVE: The Story of Noah’s Wife by Jill Eileen Smith GENRE: Inspirational Historical/Biblical Fiction PUBLISHER: Revell RELEASE DATE: February 27, 2024 PAGES: 328 Zara and Noah have walked together with the Creator for their entire lives, and they have done their best in an increasingly wicked […]


First Line Friday (week 382): The American Queen

First Line Friday (week 382): The American Queen

Posted February 22, 2024 / 8 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 delighted to feature the first line of The American Queen by Vanessa Miller. I am so eager to read this novel […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): While the City Sleeps by Elizabeth Camden

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): While the City Sleeps by Elizabeth Camden

Posted February 12, 2024 / 46 Comments

WHILE THE CITY SLEEPS by Elizabeth Camden SERIES: The Women of Midtown #1 GENRE: Historical Romance (Christian) PUBLISHER: Bethany House RELEASE DATE: February 13, 2024 PAGES: 352 Amid the hushed city, two hearts must navigate danger and deception, bound by a love that outshines the stars. Katherine Schneider’s life as […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Amy Walsh & Nellie

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Amy Walsh & Nellie

Posted February 12, 2024 / 24 Comments

Welcome to the Blog Tour for Nellie by Amy Walsh, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! I’m delighted to have Amy on the blog today to chat about her new historical romance! NELLIE by Amy Walsh SERIES: Apron Strings #2 GENRE: Historical Romance (Christian) PUBLISHER: Walsh Mountain Publishing RELEASE DATE: February […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Lynn Austin & All My Secrets

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Lynn Austin & All My Secrets

Posted February 8, 2024 / 40 Comments

It’s such an honor today to welcome author Lynn Austin back to the blog to talk about her new Gilded Age novel, All My Secrets! ALL MY SECRETS by Lynn Austin GENRE: Historical Fiction/Gilded Age (Christian) PUBLISHER: Tyndale House RELEASE DATE: February 6, 2024 PAGES: 383 Bestselling author Lynn Austin […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Embers in the London Sky by Sarah Sundin

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Embers in the London Sky by Sarah Sundin

Posted February 7, 2024 / 59 Comments

EMBERS IN THE LONDON SKY by Sarah Sundin GENRE: Historical Fiction/Romance & Mystery (Christian) PUBLISHER: Revell RELEASE DATE: February 6, 2024 PAGES: 394 As the German army invades the Netherlands in 1940, Aleida van der Zee Martens escapes to London to wait out the Occupation. Separated from her three-year-old son, […]


15 Romantic Reads To Curl Up With

15 Romantic Reads To Curl Up With

Posted February 5, 2024 / 8 Comments

Happy Monday, dear reading friends! It’s February, the month of love, and y’all know how much I love romantic reads – whether it’s just a mere hint or a full-blown KissingBook. And of course Valentine’s Day not only brings romantic reads to mind more than usual, it also makes me […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Foxhole Victory Tour by Amy Lynn Green

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Foxhole Victory Tour by Amy Lynn Green

Posted January 24, 2024 / 39 Comments

THE FOXHOLE VICTORY TOUR by Amy Lynn Green GENRE: Historical/WW2 Fiction (Christian) PUBLISHER: Bethany House RELEASE DATE: January 23, 2024 PAGES: 396 Based on true World War II stories of life in the USO variety shows, worlds collide when performers from around the United States come together to tour North […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Heather Kaufman & Up From Dust

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Heather Kaufman & Up From Dust

Posted January 22, 2024 / 30 Comments

Please join me in welcoming author Heather Kaufman to the blog today to chat about her new Biblical fiction, Up From Dust! Heather Kaufman is the author of multiple books and devotions, praised by Kirkus Reviews for writing “a charming and well-crafted tale” (Loving Isaac). She delights in highlighting the […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Seamstress of Acadie by Laura Frantz

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Seamstress of Acadie by Laura Frantz

Posted January 10, 2024 / 43 Comments

THE SEAMSTRESS OF ACADIE by Laura Frantz GENRE: Romantic Historical Fiction (Christian) PUBLISHER: Revell RELEASE DATE: January 9, 2024 PAGES: 408 As 1754 is drawing to a close, tensions between the French and the British on Canada’s Acadian shore are reaching a fever pitch. Seamstress Sylvie Galant and her family–French-speaking […]