Tag: historical fiction

A Bunch of Books That Made Me Laugh Out Loud

A Bunch of Books That Made Me Laugh Out Loud

Posted March 26, 2020 / 22 Comments

Proverbs 17:22 says, “A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a broken spirit saps a person’s strength. (New Living Translation) Amid the current global pandemic, job layoffs, social distancing, working from home, mandatory shutdowns and stay at home orders, it’s easy to have a broken spirit right now. But laughter […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Historical Fiction Based on Real People

Top Ten Tuesday: Historical Fiction Based on Real People

Posted March 24, 2020 / 19 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s Top Ten Tuesday theme is a genre freebie so I decided to spotlight some awesome historical fiction based on real people who really lived and loved and made a difference in the past – in many cases, a difference that still resonates today. amazon affiliate links used […]



Book Review: The Plum Blooms in Winter by Linda Thompson

Book Review: The Plum Blooms in Winter by Linda Thompson

Posted March 4, 2020 / 6 Comments

THE PLUM BLOOMS IN WINTER by Linda Thompson SERIES: Brands from the Burning #1 GENRE: Inspirational Historical Fiction PUBLISHER: Mountain Brook Ink RELEASE DATE: November 13, 2018 PAGES: 360 A Prostitute Seeks Her Revenge–In 1942, Miyako Matsuura cradled her little brother as he died on the sidewalk, a victim of […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Gail Kittleson & In Times Like These

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Gail Kittleson & In Times Like These

Posted February 27, 2020 / 7 Comments

Please join me in welcoming Gail Kittleson to the blog to chat about her newly re-released WW2 historical romance, In Times Like These! An Iowa farm girl (baby boomer),Gail Kittleson appeared with her thick glasses at the local library counter every Saturday of her childhood and hauled home a new […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Mesu Andrews & Isaiah’s Legacy

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Mesu Andrews & Isaiah’s Legacy

Posted February 18, 2020 / 19 Comments

Please join me in welcoming one of my very favorite people back to the blog today – Mesu Andrews is here to chat about her new novel Isaiah’s Legacy which releases today! Happy release day, Mesu!! ♥ MESU ANDREWS is the Christy Award-winning author of Isaiah’s Daughter and numerous other novels, including The […]


Love Stories GIVEAWAY: Once Upon an Irish Summer

Love Stories GIVEAWAY: Once Upon an Irish Summer

Posted February 4, 2020 / 21 Comments

in this post: Once Upon an Irish Summer Happy February – official (according to me) KissingBooks month! And welcome to another Love Stories giveaway post! This LOVE STORIES giveaway series is thusly named for two reasons – first, because I love stories and second, because I love Love Stories. Throughout […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Tessa Afshar & Daughter of Rome

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Tessa Afshar & Daughter of Rome

Posted February 4, 2020 / 15 Comments

Please join me in welcoming one of my fave authors, Tessa Afshar, to the blog today to chat about her new book Daughter of Rome (which releases TODAY) and the ancient legacy of women leaders in the church! DAUGHTER OF ROME by Tessa Afshar GENRE: Biblical Fiction PUBLISHER: Tyndale RELEASE […]




Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Laura Frantz & An Uncommon Woman

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Laura Frantz & An Uncommon Woman

Posted January 15, 2020 / 78 Comments

Please join me in welcoming the delightfully wonderful Laura Frantz to the blog today to chat about her new novel An Uncommon Woman! Laura Frantz is a Christy Award winner and the ECPA bestselling author of eleven novels, including The Frontiersman’s Daughter, Courting Morrow Little, The Colonel’s Lady, The Lacemaker, […]


First Line Friday (week 177): An Uncommon Woman

First Line Friday (week 177): An Uncommon Woman

Posted January 10, 2020 / 12 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 An Uncommon Woman by Laura Frantz, currently on tour with JustRead […]








2019 The Christy Award Finalists (and a Giveaway!): Historical Fiction

2019 The Christy Award Finalists (and a Giveaway!): Historical Fiction

Posted November 5, 2019 / 28 Comments

Happy Tuesday! From Monday through Wednesday, I’m spotlighting The Christy Award 2019 finalist books in each category – let’s start today with historical fiction! Some of the authors were gracious enough to answer a couple of questions for me so I’ve included their answers below as well. The Christy Award® […]


2019 The Christy Award Finalists (and a Giveaway!): First Novel

2019 The Christy Award Finalists (and a Giveaway!): First Novel

Posted November 4, 2019 / 33 Comments

Happy Monday (again), my friends! From today through Wednesday I’ll be spotlighting The Christy Award 2019 finalist books in each category – let’s continue on with first novel! Some of the authors were gracious enough to answer a couple of questions for me so I’ve included their answers below as […]