Hidden among the Stars by Melanie Dobson

Title: Hidden among the Stars Author: Melanie Dobson Publisher: Tyndale Publisher: 04 September 2018 Genre: Historical FIction, WWII, Time Slip, Christian Book Blurb The year is 1938, and as Hitler’s troops sweep into Vienna, Austrian Max Dornbach promises to help his Jewish friends hide their most valuable possessions from the Nazis, smuggling them to his … Continue reading Hidden among the Stars by Melanie Dobson

In Times Gone By|Tracie Peterson

Title: In Time Gone By (Golden Gates Series #3) Author: Tracie Patterson Publisher: Bethany House Publication Date: 04 September 2018 Genre: Historical Fiction In Times Gone By opens with the San Franciscan residents dealing with the aftermath of the 1906 earthquake. Kenzie Gilford is also slowly recovering from her personal earthquake of being left at the … Continue reading In Times Gone By|Tracie Peterson

Sold on a Monday By Kristina McMorris

Title: Sold on a Monday Author: Kristina McMorris Publisher: Sourcebooks Publication Date: August 28, 2018 Genre: 20th Century Fiction, Historical Fiction I have to admit that my favourite period in history has got to be 1900-1950s. Unfortunately, I hardly read about them except when reading about the atrocities of World War II, I decided to … Continue reading Sold on a Monday By Kristina McMorris

The River Between by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o

Title:  The River Between Author: Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o Publisher: East African Education Publishers Publication Date: 2007 (first published 1965) This book talks about how the Kikuyu people from Central Kenya dealt with the coming of the British settlers; first as Christian missionaries, then as the government establishment. Some of the natives became puritanical Christians and renounced their … Continue reading The River Between by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o

Song of a Captive Bird By Jasmin Darznik

Title: Song of a Captive Bird Author: Jasmin Darznik Publisher: Ballantine -Random  House Publishing Publication Date: 13 February 2018 Genre: Multicultural Interest, Historical Fiction, Adult  Song of a Captive Bird carries the fictionalised life of Iranian poet Forugh Farrokhazad. Growing up, Forugh was always taught to sit still, obey and know that societal expectations for women and men would always supersede … Continue reading Song of a Captive Bird By Jasmin Darznik