New Historical Fiction for February

It’s the first week of February, so let’s take a look at some of the historical fiction titles that will be hitting the shelves sometime this month. From authors who are part of American Christian Fiction Writers: The Prophetess: Deborah’s Story by Jill Eileen Smith — Outspoken and fearless, Deborah has faith in God butContinue reading “New Historical Fiction for February”

6 things you might not know about the Quakers

I love that reading fiction helps me escape to another time or place, into a world that entertains me and gives me a break from work/house stuff/playing family errand runner and chauffeur. I love it even more when reading a novel teaches me some new things. The book I read this weekend is a perfectContinue reading “6 things you might not know about the Quakers”

New stories for the historical fiction lover in you

  New Year’s Day 2016 was wonderful. Partly because I got to sleep later, partly because I spent the whole day at home with my family, partly because my husband made the cornbread so I didn’t even have to cook. 🙂 And partly because I spent a large chunk of the day in my jammiesContinue reading “New stories for the historical fiction lover in you”

Review: Swept Away by Nicole O’Dell

In a publishing world where Christian fiction is trying to be more realistic for teens while still maintaining a Christian worldview, author Nicole O’Dell walks the fine line quite well. The books in her Scenarios for Girls series offer something I’ve not seen in other Christian YA novels – the chance for readers to trulyContinue reading “Review: Swept Away by Nicole O’Dell”