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After Our Castle | Blog Tour Kick-Off

After Our Castle is launching this weekend, and I don’t really know what to say except “thank you.” Thank you to my street team, for being so sweet and kind. Thank you to my editors (Grace Johnson and Andrea Cox) for their dedication. Thank you to all the random people who have got excited (or […]

The Innkeeper’s Daughter by Michelle Griep

Title: The Innkeeper’s Daughter Author: Michelle Griep Genre: Christian Historical Romance Era: Regency (1808) Setting: Dover, England Publisher: Shiloh Run Press Source: from Netgalley (in exchange for honest review) Overall Rating: 3/5 stars The Innkeeper’s Daughter by Michelle Griep Dover, England, 1808: Officer Alexander Moore goes undercover as a gambling gentleman to expose a high-stakes […]

Winning Miss Winthrop by Carolyn Miller

Title: Winning Miss Winthrop Author: Carolyn Miller Series: Regency Brides: Promise of Hope, #1 Genre: Christian Historical Romance Era: Regency Setting: English countryside, Bath Publisher: Kregel Publications Source: from NetGalley (in exchange for honest review) Overall Rating: 3.5/5 Winning Miss Winthrop by Carolyn Miller Catherine Winthrop has cried out to God too many times to count. […]

The Weaver’s Daughter by Sarah E. Ladd

Title: The Weaver’s Daughter Author: Sarah E. Ladd Genre: Christian Historical Romance Era: Regency Setting: mid-England countryside Publisher: Thomas Nelson Source: from Netgalley (in exchange for an honest review) Overall Rating: 3/5 stars The Weaver’s Daughter by Sarah E. Ladd Loyalty has been at the heart of the Dearborne family for as long as Kate […]

Heiress by Susan May Warren

Title: Heiress Author: Susan May Warren Series: Daughters of Fortune, #1 Genre: Historical Romance with Christian themes Era: 1890s through 1918 (Gilded Age/Edwardian/WW1) Setting: New York, Montana Publisher: Summerside Press Source: bought myself a copy Time Taken to Read: about two days Overall Rating: 3.5/5 stars (at least a star removed for content)

A Noble Masquerade by Kristi Ann Hunter

After thinking it over for a while, I decided to review A Noble Masquerade by Kristi Ann Hunter in a slightly different way. In honor of the Miranda/Marsh letters, this review will be in epistolary style. First, a brief introduction the subject material: Lady Miranda Hawthorne acts every inch the lady, but inside she longs […]

Mansfield Park by Jane Austen

Title: Mansfield Park Author: Jane Austen Genre: Classic Romance Age-Range: 14+ (young adult/adult) Era: early 1800s (Regency) Setting: various places in England Source: own a copy Rating: 5/5 stars Content: 3/5. No language (at least none that isn’t crossed out like this: by G-d), no violence. Romance, a person commits adultery (everyone is shocked, so I […]

Beyond All Dreams by Elizabeth Camden

Title: Beyond All Dreams Author: Elizabeth Camden (http://elizabethcamden.com/) Series: n/a Genre: Christian Historical Romance Age-Range: Young Adult/Adult Era: 1890s Setting: Washington D.C., USA Publisher: Bethany House Source: library Rating: 4/5 stars. Although it was a great book, I find I couldn’t get into the era as deeply as I would have liked to, and I […]

The Old River Road by Ivy Rose

The Old River Road by Ivy Rose Long Lake Legacy, #1 When seventeen-year-old Clara Boutwell married her dashing coworker, William McDonald, she was convinced her life was near perfect. The journey before them as newlyweds in the great city of Chicago was promising and exciting. But a frightening disease soon takes William in its grip, […]

Beyond All Dreams by Elizabeth Camden

Hi, I’m back from camp, guys! Good to see you all again! *gives everyone hugs* What? After all that “truth or dare,” I’m basically fearless! I hug random people and sing for them and dance and lick trees! I AM AMAZING!!! Beyond All Dreams by Elizabeth Camden Anna O’Brien leads a predictable and quiet life as […]

Book Review: The Silent Governess

The Silent Governess by Julie Klassen Believing herself guilty of a crime, Olivia Keene flees her home, eventually stumbling upon a grand estate where an elaborate celebration is in progress. But all is not as joyous as it seems. Lord Bradley has just learned a terrible secret, which, if exposed, will change his life forever. […]

Book Review: The Maid of Fairbourne Hall

The Maid of Fairbourne Hall by Julie Klassen  To escape her stepfather’s scheme to marry her off to a dishonorable man, Margaret Macy flees from London to the country disguised as a housemaid. If she can remain unwed until her next birthday, she will receive an inheritance, and with it, sweet independence. However, Margaret never planned on actually working as a […]