Tag Archives: historical fiction

(Book Review) Before We Were Yours

Reviewed by: Mary Clapp, former Church Librarian and Co-president, ECLA   Introduction Title: Before We Were Yours Author: Lisa Wingate Publisher: Random House Publication Date: June 6, 2017 Format: Print book, review copy Length: 352 pages OVERVIEW This story begins in 1939 on a Mississippi River shanty boat where a family of seven try to eke out a living during the […]

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(Book review) Land of Silence

Reviewed by: Elizabeth Hartmann, a professional writing major at Taylor University   Introduction Title: Land of Silence Author: Tessa Afshar Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. Publication Date: May 2016 Format: Print book Length: 390 pages OVERVIEW     Ever since her brother died because of her thoughtlessness, Elianna, the daughter of a merchant in ancient Jerusalem, yearns for forgiveness and healing. When her […]

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(Book review) The Return: Northkill Amish (Book Two)

Reviewed by: Theresa M. Hughes, a professional writing major at Taylor University   Introduction Title: The Return: Northkill Amish (Book Two) Author: J. M. Hochstetler and Bob Hostetler Publisher: Sheaf House Publishers Publication Date: Spring 2017 Format: Print Book Length: 230 Pages OVERVIEW Beginning where the first book left off, this historical novel follows the lives of Jakob Hochstetler and his two […]

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(Book review) At Home in Trinity Series

Martha Cade comes from a long line of midwives, proud of this satisfying work and hoping to continue her vocation for many years to come. She trusts the Lord and although her faith is often tested, she turns to Him again and again for strength and guidance resulting in a work of enjoyable yet inspirational fiction.

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