Middle-Grade Book Review | The Heart Changer by Jarm Del Boccio

About the Book Can an Israelite captive, wrenched from all she loves, serve the very man who destroyed her village? Miriam is asked to do the impossible: serve the wife of Naaman, commander of the Syrian army. Clinging to treasured memories of home and faith, Miriam faces captivity with worry and bitterness. Little does she … Continue reading Middle-Grade Book Review | The Heart Changer by Jarm Del Boccio

The Story Behind The Backcountry Brides Collection | Paperback Giveaway

Hi, I’m Carrie Fancett Pagels, the founder of Colonial American Christian Writers group and the Administrator of our group blog, Colonial Quills (www.colonialquills.org). Two decades ago I got interested in colonial history when we moved to Virginia and about a decade ago about my genealogy. It turned out that I had a lot of ancestors … Continue reading The Story Behind The Backcountry Brides Collection | Paperback Giveaway

Authors, Novels & National Parks With Author Amanda Barratt

Authors, Novels, and National Parks Researching Niagara Falls by Amanda Barratt It is a truth universally acknowledged by my family that I’m a history nerd. Never is this more apparent than when we’re on vacation. It’s never “just a vacation” for me. It’s a research trip! I bring a notepad. If this item fails to … Continue reading Authors, Novels & National Parks With Author Amanda Barratt

Steal Away Home: Charles Spurgeon and Thomas Johnson, Unlikely Friends on the Passage to Freedom by Matt Carter and Aaron Ivey

"There are friends that require much talking as they are insecure with silence—but there are other friends which require no words, no dialogue for enjoyment." About the Book Thomas Johnson and Charles Spurgeon lived worlds apart. Johnson, an American slave, born into captivity and longing for freedom–Spurgeon, an Englishman born into relative ease and comfort, … Continue reading Steal Away Home: Charles Spurgeon and Thomas Johnson, Unlikely Friends on the Passage to Freedom by Matt Carter and Aaron Ivey

Biblical Fiction Book Review: Wings of the Wind by Connilyn Cossette

Alanah, a Canaanite, is no stranger to fighting and survival. When her family is killed in battle with the Hebrews, she disguises herself and sneaks onto the battlefield to avenge her family. The one thing she never counted on was surviving. Tobiah, a Hebrew warrior, is shocked to find an unconscious, wounded woman among the … Continue reading Biblical Fiction Book Review: Wings of the Wind by Connilyn Cossette

The Voice, the Revolution, and the Key by Jenny L. Cote | Middle Grade Fiction Review

One voice rallied a nation to Independence with seven little words: "Give me liberty, or give me death!" The Order of the Seven must help birth one nation under God by entering the lives of a unique generation of children chosen to become the Founding Fathers of the United States of America. Liz is given … Continue reading The Voice, the Revolution, and the Key by Jenny L. Cote | Middle Grade Fiction Review

GIVEAWAY ~ Enter to WIN a paperback copy of The Cautious Maiden by Dawn Crandall

  The Cautious Maiden releases October 4th! About the Book Violet Hawthorne is beyond mortified when her brother Ezra turns their deceased parents' New England country inn into a brothel to accommodate the nearby lumberjacks; but when Violet's own reputation is compromised, the inn becomes the least of her worries. In an effort to salvage … Continue reading GIVEAWAY ~ Enter to WIN a paperback copy of The Cautious Maiden by Dawn Crandall