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