historical fiction

Quick Lit: Mini-Reviews of Some Recent Reads – August Edition

  Quick Lit: Mini-Reviews of the Books I Read in the last 30 days I’m trying to read more books that I choose for my own reading enjoyment. Not for review, but because I’ve been wanting to read them or they caught my attention. Most of them have been talked about ad nauseam or have…
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Books that Came My Way in July 2018

This is my monthly roundup of books that arrived on my shelves in July. I also share a bit of what’s been going on in our family’s lives as well. As I type this we are looking at one more week before our oldest leaves for college. It is bittersweet as I am so excited…
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Book Review: The Lost Family By Jenna Blum

THE LOST FAMILY By: Jenna Blum Published: June 5, 2018 Publisher: Harper Fiction/Historical Fiction   Heartache, even decades later, can still feel like it just happened yesterday. Even though Peter survived WWII and brutal treatment by the Nazis, his wife and twin toddler daughters did not. He came to America to start over and as…
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Books that Came My Way in June 2018

  This is my monthly roundup of books that arrived on my shelves in June. I also share a bit of what’s been going on in our family’s lives as well. I can’t believe we are in the month of July already. 2018 is half over and summer will be gone in a blink of…
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Book Review: Dreams of Falling By Karen White

DREAMS OF FALLING By: Karen White Published: June 5, 2018 Publisher: Berkley Historical Fiction/Southern Fiction Three young women growing up in South Carolina in the 1950’s become the best of friends. Margaret has everything she will ever want or need and lives on a family plantation. Ceecee is a preacher’s daughter and had a strict upbringing.…
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Books that Came in April 2018

Boy, you can tell I have a lot going on, I only read 6 books in the last month and four of them were children’s books. I also had one audio that I was listening to, but it expired before I could finish it, so I’m currently back on the waitlist. April was full of…
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Quick Lit: Mini Reviews of Some Recent Reads – March Edition

I’m trying to read more books that I choose for my own reading enjoyment. Not for review, but because I’ve been wanting to read them or they caught my attention. Most of them have been talked about ad nauseam or have been on my to-read list for a long time so they don’t really need…
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Book Review: As Bright As Heaven By Susan Meissner

AS BRIGHT AS HEAVEN By: Susan Meissner Published: February 6, 2018 Publisher: Berkley Books Fiction/Historical Fiction As a fan of Susan Meissner, I had no doubt that her tale of WWI and the crippling Spanish Flu would be a page-turning tale. I was not disappointed. Even though this tale of a family in Philadephia suffers…
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Quick Lit: Mini Reviews of Some Recent Reads – February Edition

  I’m trying to read more books that I choose for my own reading enjoyment. Not for review, but because I’ve been wanting to read them or they caught my attention. Most of them have been talked about ad nauseam or have been on my to-read list for a long time so they don’t really…
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Thirteen Books I Can’t Stop Talking About from 2017

I’ve had a hard time coming up with my favorite books from 2017. I read some really great books in 2017. As always, it’s hard to narrow it down to just a small number, especially when there are so many genres, writing styles, and great authors. But, there are always books that stand out, stay…
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Stacie's read-in-2018 book montage
How to Manage Your Home Without Losing Your Mind: Dealing with Your House's Dirty Little Secrets
Granted
Hello Mornings: How to Build a Grace-Filled, Life-Giving Morning Routine
Just Between Us


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