GUESS WHAT, EVERYONE?!? My current favorite author is giving away copies of her book!!! The Book: London in the Dark!!! Yes! Feel free to get a free e-copy of the book, but don't enter the paper copy giveaway because I want to win jk! DA POST: Hello all! Today I have something special for you! … Continue reading London in the Dark giveaways!
I am SOO sorry that I forgot to post yesterday; we had some missionaries that had spoke at our church on Wednesday over for lunch, and I played outside with the neighbor kids after they left, and then we had people over for dinner... crazy (but fun) day! Anyways, please forgive me for going off … Continue reading Peril on Providence Island, by C. R. Hedgcock
"Starting where Summer with the Moodys ended, the Moodys begin their new homeschool year. Not only is Mom experiencing morning sickness, but Maple, the eleven-week-old puppy, adds her twist of excitement. Packed into the book, you'll find the Moodys helping their grandparents move nearby, an emergency trip to the doctor's office, puppy training, birthday excitement, … Continue reading Autumn with the Moodys, by Sarah Maxwell
"Palko is part of a mystery, several in fact, but he doesn't know that. The only mystery he knows is the one that involves the hidden cave and the secret book that shows the way to the Sunshine Country - and Palko longs to go there. He has heard that in that land there is … Continue reading Sunshine Country, by Kristina Roy
"Pansy took one last breath of the tangy fall air and shut the window with a bang. 'Glorious fall!' she exulted..'Autumn without a doubt, is the most wonderful time of the year. It makes me feel able to do anything. A few minutes later down stairs in the kitchen, she announces exuberantly to the family, … Continue reading Just Thirteen, by Dorcas Mast
"Florida after the Civil War was one long stretch of wilderness. Men had to struggle to feed and protect their families. Armed with the eighteen-foot bullwhips that earned them the name of "Crackers," these men lived by hunting small game and by driving the wild yellowhammer cattle that haunted the scrub. "Eben Bramlett's … Continue reading Brave the Wild Trail, by Milly Howard
"Come along with the Moodys as they help a widowed neighbor, start small businesses for the children, enjoy a family fun night, live normal life, and wrap up the book with two special surprises! Woven throughout the book is the Moodys' love for the Lord and their enjoyment of time together. Children (parents too!) will … Continue reading Summer with the Moodys, by Sarah Maxwell
Announcing... London in the Dark, by Victoria Lynn!!! London, 1910 Budding Private Detective Cyril Arlington Hartwell has a conundrum. London is being ravaged by the largest run of thefts in recent history. His hunch that it is all tied together may put him and those he loves in more danger than he could … Continue reading London in the Dark BLOG TOUR!!!
"Hannah’s world is shaken when she discovers her family’s involvement with the Underground Railroad. When runaways find their way to her Virginia home, she must decide if she will play it safe or join her family to help the slaves escape. In Philadelphia, her friend Sarah is drawn into the life of a seven-year-old orphan … Continue reading Escape on the Underground Railroad, by Nancy LeSourd
"Kate, Anders, and Erik have traveled to Michigan's Upper Peninsula, where Kate's Irish relatives live as caretakers of an enormous mansion. Kate is excited to meet her cousin Megan for the first time, and it turns out the two girls could be twins- except something about Megan is very different. Will it keep … Continue reading The Mystery of the Missing Map
This little book is full of great short stories that will convict you.
"Spending the summer at their uncle's farm off the west coast of Denmark promises Peter and Elise Andersen freedom from the constant German patrols and bomb sirens that plague their home town. But on their first night at the sheep farm, a British bomber is seen lighting up the night sky- its engines in flames! "The plane … Continue reading Beyond the River, by Robert Elmer
"Florence went against the wishes of her wealthy parents and defied social custom when she took up a career that no respectable woman of that day would even consider. She became a nurse. History knows her now as "The Lady with the Lamp." Night after night she walked among the cots of wounded soldiers, carrying … Continue reading Florence Nightingale: God’s Servant at the Battlefield
Experience thrilling adventure as the Christian missionaries on these pages meet witch doctors, disease, drought, hate-filled guerillas, a Bible thief and killer cats! Best of all, each one of these stories is based on an actual happening from the lives of real people. Follow these missionaries as they respond to God's call. Some of them … Continue reading Missionary Stories with the Millers, by Mildred A. Martin
Reviewed by April Nelson Rachelle Rea Cobb accurately combines history with romance in her novel, The Sound of Diamonds, in which she presents an exciting plot that shows the importance of truth and motive. This story takes place shortly after the Protestant Reformation and begins with Gwyneth, one of two main characters, being rescued from … Continue reading The Sound of Diamonds by Rachelle Rea Cobb
"In this classic frontier adventure, Lois Lenski reconstructs the real life story of Mary Jemison, who was captured in a raid as young girl and raised amongst the Seneca Indians. Meticulously researched and illustrated with many detailed drawings, this novel offers an exceptionally vivid and personal portrait of Native American life and customs." Title: … Continue reading Indian Captive, by Lois Lenski
Like reading about talking animals? Try Malcolm At Midnight, a book about a talking rat and his fellow classroom pets.
Alone yet not all alone: these words were of great comfort to Barbara Leininger during her days of captivity. Read the post to learn more!
FTC disclosure: I received a free copy of this book in exchange for a honest review. I was not obligated to leave a positive review. These are my honest thoughts and opinions. In his novella, Lalibela's Wise Man, Matshona Dhliwayo, tells the story of Christian, a man whose father has just died and who has … Continue reading Lalibela’s Wise Man by Matshona Dhliwayo
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I'm so excited to be here for my first blog tour! Ivy Rose is releasing her first book, and I am very happy to review it. Meet Ivy Rose and her debut novel, The Old River Road. This book is the first in a series of a yet-to-be-determined number of books based on the … Continue reading Blog Tour: The Old River Road
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This is a wonderful book about a young girl as she learns about the Good Shepherd.
Princess in Calico was written by, well, Unknown! To help you find it, it was published by Rod and Staff. This books contains 92 pages and is a wonderful book for girls of all ages. Princess in Calico is about a girl named Katura. She lives on a farm with her father, step-mother, and step-siblings. … Continue reading Princess in Calico, by Unknown
Fire by Night, by Loree Lough, is a Christian fiction book. It contains 137 pages and is the fourth book in “The American Adventure” series. This book takes place in Boston, MA during 1635. Fire by Night is about Phillip Smythe. In this book, a cyclone sweeps through Boston, and Phillip’s father’s … Continue reading Fire by Night, by Loree Lough
This book is about a young girl living during WW II.
Millie's Faithful Heart was based on the characters by Martha Finley. It contains 224 pages and is the fourth book in the "A Life of Faith: Millie Keith" series. This book is a fiction novel that begins in in the south during 1838. Millie's Faithful Heart is about a girl named Millie who … Continue reading Millie’s Faithful Heart, based on the characters by Martha Finley
Violet's Hidden Doubts was based on the characters by Martha Finley. It contains 224 pages and is the first book in the "A Life of Faith: Violet Travilla" series. This book is a fiction novel that begins at a Southern plantation in October of 1877. Violet's Hidden Doubts is about Violet (or Vi) … Continue reading Violet’s Hidden Doubts, based on the characters by Martha Finley
Malcolm Under the Stars is the sequel to Malcolm at Midnight. Malcolm is back again for another rollicking adventure!
Terpsichore moves to Alaska during the Great Depression. Read the book to find out more about the pioneering Johnson family!
The School Story was written by Andrew Clements. This school story takes place in New York and contains 196 pages. This book is about a girl named Natalie Nelson. Her mom works at Shipley Junior, a publishing company. One day, on the way home from work, Mrs. Nelson mentions that the company needs more school … Continue reading The School Story, by Andrew Clements
"This guide to radiant purity combines the thoughts and events in the life of a young princess with solid, clear teaching of Biblical convictions that young ladies today need to grasp. Through a captivating fairy tale, modern day examples, practical instruction and abundant humor, Sarah Mally challenges young ladies to turn to the Lord … Continue reading Before You Meet Prince Charming by Sarah Mally
Picture from http://www.ywampublishing.com. About This Book: "Jeff Caldwell couldn't believe how dangerous the overseas trip had suddenly become. Why did the mysterious envelope found on the Manila dump make them a target of such wicked men? Who could they turn to in this faraway nation? Could God help them across this frightening tightrope of adventure? With … Continue reading Mystery at Smokey Mountain by Dave Gustaveson
Picture from http://amazon.com About This Book: "Spring term at the Spirit Lake School had begun, and the one-room building is filled with the excitement of friends who have finally gotten back together again. But from the very first day, this spring term promises to be different than any other in the school's history. First, … Continue reading The Mysterious Hideaway by Lois Walfrid Johnson
About This Book: "Thirteen-year-old Rachel Sheridan is left an orphan after influenza takes the lives of her missionary parents in British East Africa in 1919. When cruel neighbors take her in, Rachel suspects their intentions may not be honest. Soon, Rachel becomes entangled in a shocking and nefarious plot that takes her away from her … Continue reading Listening for Lions by Gloria Whelan
About This Book: “Dodge, a retired police dog, and Cassie, his girl, are perfect partners. Quick on their (six) feet, driven to help, and willing to break a few rules, the two are always ready for a new mystery… When Verdel Ward, the town’s richest man, disappears without leaving a will behind, everyone from … Continue reading Play Dead by Jane B. Mason and Sarah Hines Stevens
Picture from d-originals.com About This Book: "Go beyond the loom with Hooked on Rubber Band Jewelry! Young crafting prodigy Elizabeth M. Kollmar takes the rubber band jewelry craze to a whole new level, with innovative techniques and totally cool designs. This amazing book shows you how to create dazzling rubber band bracelets and necklaces-without ever … Continue reading Hooked On Rubber Band Jewlery by Elizabeth M. Kollmar
Picture from http://www.scholastic.com About This Book: "Charles and Lizzie Peterson love puppies. Their family fosters these young dogs,giving them love and proper care, until they can find the perfect forever home. When Lizzie goes up to the mountains with her best friend, Maria, the girls think that they're get a break from their dog-walking business. … Continue reading Zipper by Ellen Miles
About This Book: "Koda is a bay quarter horse with a white blaze. He loves to explore the countryside and run free with his human friend Jasmine nearby. But after Koda sets out with Jasmine's family on a long and dusty wagon train journey along the Oregon Trail, he finds out what is truly important … Continue reading Koda by Patricia Hermes
picture from http://scholastic.com About This Book: "Dodge, a retired police dog, and Cassie, his girl, are perfect partners. Quick on their (six) feet, driven to help, and willing to break a few rules, the two are always ready for a new mystery... When Verdel Ward, the town's richest man, disappears without leaving a will … Continue reading Play Dead by Jane B. Mason and Sarah Hines Stevens
About This Book: "A movie star horse and his trainer are coming to River Bend Ranch, and Samantha can't wait. But when Bayfire shows up, something is obviously wrong. The famous stallion has lost his sparkle. Bayfire has to get ready for his biggest, most dangerous scene of his new movie. If Sam can't help … Continue reading Secret Star by Terri Farley
About This Book: "In 1778, when Deborah Sampson was 18 years old, most girls her age were settling down and getting married. But Deborah had other ideas. She wanted to travel and have adventures-even if it meant dressing like a man! In 1782, The Revolutionary War was still going on. And no one suspected that the man … Continue reading The Secret Soldier: The Story of Deborah Sampson by Ann McGovern
About This Book: "Twelve-year-old Winnie Willis loves horses-just like her mother did. But since her mom died two years ago, Winnie, her sister, Lizzie, and her father have moved five times. Winnie never cared much-until now. She has a chance to buy the horse of her dreams at an up-coming auction, but how will she … Continue reading Wild Thing by Dandi Daley Mackall
About This Book: "It's no exaggeration to say that Rebekah and her family are in mortal danger. The first winter at Plymouth Colony is bitterly cold, many of the pilgrims are sick, and food is in short supply. Ten-year-old Rebekah does her part to help, taking long hours of chores and tending to the weak. She'll do all that … Continue reading Rebekah in Danger: Peril in Plymouth Colony by Colleen L. Reece
About This Book: "The Orphan Train Adventures begin in 1860 in New York City, where Mrs. Kelly, a young widow, realizes she cannot give her six children the life they deserve. Mrs. Kelly makes the ultimate sacrifice of love and sends them West on the orphan train to find better lives with new families. The children, … Continue reading A Family Apart by Joan Lowery Nixon
About This Book: "Perhaps the greatest thing that can be said about Mary Slessor is that she was born a missionary. From her earliest days, her dream was to be a missionary and Calabar (Nigeria) was her mission field. The death of David Livingstone was the catalyst for her missionary call, and in 1876, she … Continue reading Mary Slessor: Faith in West Africa by Rebecca Hammond
About This Book: "Best friends Annabelle Doll and Tiffany Funcraft have stumbled upon an unexpected visitor , a new doll named Tilly May. She's arrived in a mysterious package... but she looks so familiar. Could she be Annabelle's long-lost baby sister? It'll take a runaway adventure to find out for sure. Are the dolls ready … Continue reading The Runaway Dolls by Ann M. Martin and Laura Godwin
About this book: "A Cherokee superstition seems to have come back to haunt Mandie and her friends - the gold they discovered has been donated to build a new hospital, but someone or something is tearing the walls down as fast as they can be built. The guard posted to watch the site is knocked out, tied … Continue reading Mandie and the Medicine Man by Lois Gladys Leppard
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