historical fiction

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 need…
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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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Books that Came in December 2017

Happy New Year to all of you! We are in the frozen tundra here in Iowa with a fresh 5″ of snow and wind chills have been as cold as -40 degrees. I am quite happy to stay inside and catch up on my reading. I have some great books to tell you about that…
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Quick Lit: Mini Reviews of Some Recent Reads – December 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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Books that Came in October 2017

October has been a month full of blessings for me and our family. Both my husband and I celebrated our birthdays with family and friends this month. Our son Patrick finished his high school cross country career at the State of Iowa Cross Country Meet. He medaled, finishing 13th in 3A and with his personal…
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Ultimate Green Dorm Room
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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