Chiavaroli is a pretty new author, and particularly new to me. Ever since I read the synopsis for her debut novel, Freedom's Ring, I was intrigued. I love historical fiction that takes place during the American Revolution (such is Freedom's Ring) but I'm also hesitant to pick up books that have multiple timelines. Mostly I … Continue reading Heidi Chiavaroli: The Hidden Side
I've talked about her before...but seriously: Have you read Sibella Giorello? If you're at all interested in mystery, she should be your next read. Her Raleigh Harmon series offers one character in two different veins: one is the adult Raleigh, which has us meet this geological specialist after the unsolved murder of her father, and … Continue reading Sibella Giorello: Stone and Sunset
White does it again. A Song Unheard radiates with the beauty of a poetic melody. From the Publisher: Willa Forsythe is both a violin prodigy and top-notch thief, which makes her the perfect choice for a crucial task at the outset of World War I--to steal a cypher from a famous violinist currently in Wales. … Continue reading Roseanna M. White: A Song Unheard
From New York Times bestselling author Julie Cantrell comes her fourth novel, Perennials. A story rich in detail and lilting storytelling, Perennials is a beautiful story about a woman (Lovey), her tenuous relationship with her sister and hometown, and the discoveries she makes regarding pain, love, and family. From the Publisher: Eva—known to all as … Continue reading Julie Cantrell: Perennials
Lady Jayne Disappears by Joanna Davidson Politano is a wonderful tale of intrigue that offers a number of nods to Dickens and the Brontës.
It's a story of hope - and how making one's way to hope can be a very real struggle.