Mara, Daughter of the Nile by Eloise Jarvis McGraw Coming soon to a Kindle near you!

If you’re anything like this homeschooling mama, shelf space comes at a premium. There are public libraries in nearby towns, but they do not always have the books we need or at least they are not always in when we need them. One of the things that I have really started to take advantage of in the last few years is our Kindles. We love physical books, but lets be honest, space runs out! So I’m always delighted when I discover one of our school books is available on Kindle. By chance, tonight I discovered that one is available for pre-order and coming soon and I thought I’d throw out my affiliate links to let people know if you’re looking for one like this to add to your device for your kiddos. I have not read the book yet, and this is not a book review. But I know I’m. . .

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Secrets of a Charmed Life by Susan Meissner {Review}

Secrets of a Charmed Life Review

You may already know that my favorite genre is Christian Historical Fiction but did you know that my truly favorite stories to read are their own little sub-genre of a Christian Historical Fiction/Contemporary mix? Like that of Susan Meissner and Elizabeth Musser. Nothing grabs me in more than stories that bring you in and out of the historical context to a modern day to truly bring the characters alive and off the page. The Shape of Mercy and The Girl in the Glass are two such novels that I have read and enjoyed in recent years from Susan Meissner. Thus when I discovered that the New American Library from Penguin Random House was now publishing some new stories for her I had to look them up. Lately, I have been on an Edwardian kick and reading many early 20th century setting novels. When I was browsing through my to-reads list I noticed a few titles from. . .

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