Tag: world war 2


Top Ten Tuesday: Book Titles in Bloom

Top Ten Tuesday: Book Titles in Bloom

Posted May 7, 2024 / 11 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) is ‘May Flowers’, for obvious reasons 🙂 What are some of your fave spring blooms? I love azaleas and drift roses and lantana and tulips the most, but anything that is brightly colored tends to get […]


First Line Friday (week 390): The British Booksellers

First Line Friday (week 390): The British Booksellers

Posted April 18, 2024 / 15 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 […]


Author Interview: Terri Wangard & Seashells in My Pocket

Author Interview: Terri Wangard & Seashells in My Pocket

Posted March 11, 2024 / 5 Comments

Please join me in welcoming author Terri Wangard to the blog today to talk about her new historical romance Seashells in My Pocket! Terri Wangard grew up in Green Bay, Wisconsin, during the Lombardi Glory Years. Her first Girl Scout badge was the Writer. These days she is writing historical […]



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, […]


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 […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): This Passing Hour by Leslie Gould

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): This Passing Hour by Leslie Gould

Posted November 28, 2023 / 18 Comments

THIS PASSING HOUR by Leslie Gould SERIES: Amish Memories #2 GENRE: Dual Timeline / Amish Romance (Christian) PUBLISHER: Bethany House RELEASE DATE: November 28, 2023 PAGES: 400 After the death of her parents, Mennonite Brenna Zimmerman relocates to the Lancaster County farm of her Old Order Amish grandparents. There, she […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Warsaw Sisters by Amanda Barratt

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Warsaw Sisters by Amanda Barratt

Posted November 6, 2023 / 61 Comments

THE WARSAW SISTERS by Amanda Barratt GENRE: Historical Fiction (Christian) PUBLISHER: Revell RELEASE DATE: November 7, 2023 PAGES: 381 On a golden August morning in 1939, sisters Antonina and Helena Dąbrowska send their father off to defend Poland against the looming threat of German invasion. The next day, the first […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Cindy Kay Stewart & Abounding Hope

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Cindy Kay Stewart & Abounding Hope

Posted October 13, 2023 / 11 Comments

Welcome to the Blog Tour for Abounding Hope by Cindy Kay Stewart, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! I’m delighted to chat with Cindy today about her new WW2 Historical Romance! ABOUNDING HOPE by Cindy Kay Stewart SERIES: Circle of Hope #1 GENRE: Historical WW2 Romance (Christian) PUBLISHER: Hope Springs Press […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): A Dare and a Prayer by Julie Lessman

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): A Dare and a Prayer by Julie Lessman

Posted October 7, 2023 / 25 Comments

A DARE AND A PRAYER by Julie Lessman SERIES: The Cousins O’Connor #3 GENRE: Historical Romance (Christian) RELEASE DATE: October 1, 2023 PAGES: 596 (NOTE! THIS BOOK IS A SWEET INSPIRATIONAL WITH A HIGHER LEVEL OF ROMANTIC PASSION) He’s a hotshot who takes up a dare. She’s an aspiring missionary […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Cathy Gohlke & Ladies of the Lake

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Cathy Gohlke & Ladies of the Lake

Posted July 11, 2023 / 64 Comments

Please join me in welcoming the marvelous Cathy Gohlke to the blog today to talk about her experiences in one of the locations and inspiration for her new historical fiction, Ladies of the Lake! LADIES OF THE LAKE by Cathy Gohlke GENRE: Historical Fiction (Christian) PUBLISHER: Tyndale House RELEASE DATE: […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Elaine Faber & Mrs. Odboddy’s Desperate Doings

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Elaine Faber & Mrs. Odboddy’s Desperate Doings

Posted June 4, 2023 / 4 Comments

Please join me in welcoming author Elaine Faber to the blog to talk about using historical facts in a novel – like her historical cozy mystery Mrs. Odboddy’s Desperate Doings! MRS. ODBODDY’S DESPERATE DOINGS by Elaine Faber SERIES: Mrs. Odboddy Mysteries #4 GENRE: Historical/WW2 Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Elk Grove Publications […]


Book Review: Only the Beautiful by Susan Meissner

Book Review: Only the Beautiful by Susan Meissner

Posted April 20, 2023 / 8 Comments

ONLY THE BEAUTIFUL by Susan Meissner GENRE: Historical Fiction (general market) PUBLISHER: Berkley RELEASE DATE: April 18, 2023 PAGES: 396 A heartrending story about a young mother’s fight to keep her daughter, and the winds of fortune that tear them apart by the USA Today bestselling author of The Nature […]


Book Review: Strong Currents by Delores Topliff

Book Review: Strong Currents by Delores Topliff

Posted March 11, 2023 / 4 Comments

STRONG CURRENTS by Delores Topliff SERIES: Columbia River Undercurrents #2 GENRE: Inspirational Historical Romance PUBLISHER: Scrivenings Press RELEASE DATE: February 21, 2023 PAGES: 335 Is any price too great to pay for love and freedom? When German Christian, Erika Hofer, opposes Hitler, church leader Dietrich Bonhoeffer helps her flee to […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Sarah Sundin & The Sound of Light

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Sarah Sundin & The Sound of Light

Posted February 23, 2023 / 44 Comments

I’m so excited to have author Sarah Sundin here to talk about her new book, The Sound of Light, and give us a peek at her writing spot where all these fabulous stories come to life! THE SOUND OF LIGHT by Sarah Sundin GENRE: Inspirational Historical Fiction/Romance PUBLISHER: Revell RELEASE […]


Book Review: Code Name Sapphire by Pam Jenoff

Book Review: Code Name Sapphire by Pam Jenoff

Posted February 8, 2023 / 8 Comments

CODE NAME SAPPHIRE by Pam Jenoff GENRE: Historical Fiction PUBLISHER: Park Row RELEASE DATE: February 7, 2023 PAGES: 368 A woman must rescue her cousin’s family from a train bound for Auschwitz in this riveting tale of bravery and resistance during World War II 1942. Hannah Martel has narrowly escaped […]



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 […]