The Runaway Bride

This second book in the Bride Ships series by Jody Hedlund works well as a stand-alone; there was a slight tie-in to the previous book, but it took me a while to notice it.  This light-hearted story had deep characters, which I thought was a well-done combo.

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Children of the Stars

I originally discovered Children of the Stars on GoodReads under the title, Los Niños de la Estrella Amarilla, and I was intrigued.  I knew my Spanish vocabulary wasn’t going to be good enough to read a full novel, particularly one with a lot of WWII-specific vocabulary, but I was intrigued by the title and summary and wished I […]

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The Piper’s Pursuit

Welcome back to the blog! Today I’m sharing my sister’s review of Melanie Dickerson’s latest novel, The Piper’s Pursuit.

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The Land Beneath Us

Sarah Sundin’s final novel in the “Sunrise at Normandy” trilogy ties up the stories of the Paxton brothers during WWII–one by plane, one by sea, one by land, each fighting for freedom.

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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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Romanov

In a unique, fantastical perspective on the history of the Romanov family, Nadine Brandes weaves a story of romance, magic, intrigue, and danger for young adult audiences.  If you love history and fantasy, this may be the novel for you!

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What I’m Currently Reading

I haven’t done too many book reviews lately, and I wanted to take a moment to explain why and tell you what I am currently reading.

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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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Castle on the Rise

Today on the blog I wanted to share with you all a new release from the Thomas Nelson and Zondervan Fiction Guild, Castle on the Rise by Kristy Cambron.

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