Journey to a Promised Land|Allison Lassieur

Title: Journey to a Promised Land: A Story of the Exodusters ( I am America Series) Author: Allison Lassieur Publisher:  North Star Editions (JollyFish Press) Publication: 01 Jan 2019 Genre: Middle Grade, Historical Fiction Pages: 160 Hypatia "Hattie" Florence Jacobs dreams of being a teacher.  However, her parents are. former slaves struggling to make ends … Continue reading Journey to a Promised Land|Allison Lassieur

My Heart Belongs in the Blue Ridge by Pepper Basham

Title: My Heart Belongs in the Blue Ridge: Laurel's Dream Author: Pepper  Basham Publisher:  Barbour Books Publication: 01 Jan 2019 Genre:  Historical Fiction Set in 1918, Laurel McAdams dreams of leaving the mountains to go to college with the hopes of becoming a teacher. Jonathan Taylor moves from England to Maple Springs, North Carolina to … Continue reading My Heart Belongs in the Blue Ridge by Pepper Basham

Review: Stitched with Love Collection

Title: Stitched with Love: 9 Historical Courtships of Lives Pieced Together with Seamless Love Author: Various Authors Publisher: Barbour Books Publication Date: 01 January 2019 Genre: Romance, Christian Stitched with Love is a collection of stories that are broken down into 3 somewhat overarching plots with 9 interlinked courtships. That was a mouthful. Let me … Continue reading Review: Stitched with Love Collection

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

Where We Belong by Lynn Austin

Title: Where We Belong Author: Lynn Austin Pages: 480 (Paperback) Publisher: Bethany House Publishing Date: 3 October 2017 Genre: Christian, Historical Fiction Where We Belong is set in the 19th Century and focuses on the lives of two socialite sisters (not by today's definition) who are eager to live beyond social dictates. Having lost his wife … Continue reading Where We Belong by Lynn Austin

The Prague Sonata by Bradford Morrow

Title: The Prague Sonata Author: Bradford Morrow Page Numbers: 480  (Hardcover) Publisher: Grove Atlantic Publishing Date: October 3, 2017 If you have been following my blog for a while, you would know that I am slightly obsessed with WWII narratives.  More recently, I  have been in search of the stories that span outside out of Germany … Continue reading The Prague Sonata by Bradford Morrow