Cilka’s Journey

This was a hard book to read and even harder to formulate a response/review on.  The sequel to The Tattooist of Auschwitz, Cilka’s Journey also deals with some very heavy themes.  While there is hope throughout the novel, I was nauseous during the majority of reading it, imagining what it must have been like.  I think […]

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The Spice King

This latest series starter by Elizabeth Camden kept me enchanted. I love how Camden always picks such a unique yet important point of history to set her story around.

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The Noble Guardian

I’ve read another book earlier in this series, Brentwood’s Ward, but didn’t read the second book in this series for some reason.  The Noble Guardian still worked as an (almost) stand-alone.

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Summer by the Tides

Summer by the Tides by Denise Hunter is the latest novel by a favorite author of mine.

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A Reluctant Bride

I’m back with another book review this week! Today, I’m sharing my review of Jody Hedlund’s A Reluctant Bride, the first novel in a new historical fiction series about bride ships!

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Becoming Mrs. Lewis

This 400 page book is a beauty! I recently received it from the Thomas Nelson and Zondervan Fiction Guild and have been admiring it’s cover and black and white maps on the first and last pages of the book.  I know we’re not meant to judge a book from it’s cover, but this cover is […]

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The Warrior Maiden

Today’s post is a guest book review by my sister! The Warrior Maiden was written by Melanie Dickerson.  It was published in 2019 with HarperCollins Publishing.  This enrapturing new installment in Melanie Dickerson’s fairy tale romance collection explores the story of Mulan!

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Freedom’s Light

Freedom’s Light by Colleen Coble is one of the latest books I’ve received from the Thomas Nelson and Zondervan Fiction Guild.  I haven’t been a huge fan of Coble’s in the past, but I enjoyed this novel.  I love historical novels and have read several centered around lighthouses, so this fell within my sweet spot […]

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Searching for You

Searching for You by Jody Hedlund is the third book in Hedlund’s “Orphan Train” series.  In this series, Hedlund takes an interesting perspective on this historical phenomena, following the perspectives of three German immigrant sisters and how their lives in America were all touched by the orphan trains of the Children’s Aid Society.

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