Where We Belong by Lynn Austin offers a solid lesson on waiting on God as he reveals your gifts, and where He intends for you to use those gifts for the glory of His kingdom. From the Publisher: In the city of Chicago in 1892, the rules for Victorian women are strict, their roles limited. … Continue reading Lynn Austin: Where We Belong
Jen Turano's After a Fashion is a delightful romp into the world of historical-romantic-screwball-comedy.
The Mark of the King is the first novel I've read by author Jocelyn Green. I'd been intrigued since seeing it because of the unique setting (haven't seen much of anything covering the colonization of Louisiana) and its interesting premise. But bogged down by a lot of regular life, I hadn't gotten around to reading … Continue reading The Mark of the King: by Jocelyn Green
Roseanna M. White is a writer of historical fiction. She has a series set in American history (Culper Ring series), British history (Ladies of the Manor series), and a set of novels set in the days of early Christianity. Her most recent release, Giver of Wonders, falls into the latter category. I became a fan … Continue reading Book Review: Giver of Wonders by Roseanna M. White
Stephanie Morrill is known for her work with young, aspiring writers. She's a mentor to some, a guide for others. She's also written six full-length novels and one novella. The Reinvention of Skylar Hoyt series provided a nice depiction of a real teen struggling with living a real faith. Most impressively (to me, anyway), Morrill's … Continue reading Book Review: The Lost Girl of Astor Street by Stephanie Morrill
Julie Klassen's most recent release, The Innkeeper of Ivy Hill, is the first installment in Klassen's first series.
Mitchell's works typically combine exaggerated humor with surprisingly thoughtful moments. I love most of Mitchell's novels because they do this well.
Are you new to Christian fiction? Or just looking for something new inside the genre? There are a huge number of authors and book selections that could offer a starting point. But here are 5 diverse suggestions that might get you going:
How can one book move me so fully while another leaves me so unfulfilled -- even though they're written by the same author?