Tag Archives: historical fiction

(Book review) Where hope prevails  (Return to the Canadian West, 3)

Reviewed by: Ceil Carey, Co-president of ECLA and long time book discussion leader   Introduction Title: Where hope prevails  (Return to the Canadian West, 3) Author: Janette Oke Publisher: BethanyHouse Publication Date: August 2, 2016 Format: Print book Length: 320 pages OVERVIEW This series is delightful and Where Hope Prevails, the third book, is no exception. […]

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(Book review) Freedom’s Ring

Reviewed by: Margaret Frye, Professional Writing Major at Taylor University, Upland, Indiana   Introduction Title: Freedom’s Ring Author: Heidi Chiavaroli Publisher: Tyndale House Publication Date: 2017 Format: Print book Length: 386 pages OVERVIEW With a unique setting (Boston 2015 and Boston 1770) Freedom’s Ring is bound to keep the attention of the reader. Freedom’s Ring is centered on two women: Annie, a Bostonian marathon runner […]

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(Book review) White: The Restoration Trilogy, Book One

Reviewed by:  Ceil Carey, Co-president of ECLA and log time book discussion leader   Introduction Title: White: The Restoration Trilogy, Book One Author: Denise Weimer Publisher: Canterbury  House Publishing Publication Date: 2016 Format: Paperback Length: 215 pages OVERVIEW In White, the first in a trilogy about historic restoration, preservationist Jennifer, just graduating with her degree, is […]

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(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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