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”

Review: The Healer’s Apprentice

The Healer’s Apprentice, by Melanie Dickerson Rose is a woodcutter’s daughter in 14th century Germany. Social classes have distinct divisions and expectations, but Rose has been pulled from the lowly life she experienced as a child. She’s been appointed as the apprentice to the town healer, Frau Geruscha, which means she lives on the castleContinue reading “Review: The Healer’s Apprentice”

Book Review: Lady In the Mist

Lady in the Mist, by Laurie Alice Eakes Tabitha Eckles is a unique woman in a time when women and men had very defined roles in society. It’s 1809, and Tabitha is an unmarried midwife for a coastal Virginia town. Tabitha focuses on her patients, other townspeople who need medical help, and her garden –Continue reading “Book Review: Lady In the Mist”

More Favorite Reads from 2010

Earlier, I posted about a few of my favorite books that I read in 2010. The problem is, I read so much and like so many stories that it’s hard to whittle things down to a manageable list … but I try. I’ve already mentioned The Prayers of Agnes Sparrow, So Over It, and TourContinue reading “More Favorite Reads from 2010”