Book Love

Book review: Court of Swans by Melanie Dickerson

Court of Swans by Melanie Dickerson is a reimagining of the Wild Swans tale and the first book in a new series of fairytale retellings set in medieval England. It was my choice for a young adult book for the April installment of the Read Something New in 2021 Book Challenge. Back cover copy: Delia… Continue reading Book review: Court of Swans by Melanie Dickerson

Book Love, Christian fiction

Book review: Colors of Truth by Tamera Alexander

A story of racial reconciliation and the cost of telling the truth Back cover copy: In a town battered and bruised by war, one woman embarks upon an impossible search — and one man must face the past in the very place that almost destroyed him. Tennessee, 1866. According to the last letter Irish immigrant… Continue reading Book review: Colors of Truth by Tamera Alexander

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First Line Friday: The Story Peddler

Happy Friday, friends! Welcome to First Line Friday, where book lovers across blogland share the opening line from a nearby book (since we all have books everywhere we turn). Today I chose The Story Peddler by Lindsay A. Franklin. It’s the first book in the Weaver Trilogy and is my choice for next month’s fantasy/science… Continue reading First Line Friday: The Story Peddler

Book Love

First Line Friday: Heart of a Royal

Welcome to First Line Friday, where book lovers across blogland share the opening line from a nearby book (since we all have books everywhere we turn). It's a fun thing I hope to do more often in 2021, so I'm kicking off my participation for the New Year with a story from an Australian YA… Continue reading First Line Friday: Heart of a Royal