The Searchers: Kelly’s Search for Family Spotlight & Excerpt

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Welcome to the circulating blog tour and giveaway for The Searchers series of middle-grade historical fiction by Bertha Schwartz, hosted by JustRead tours!

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kelly's search for familyTitle: Kelly’s Search for Family (Searchers #2)
Author: Bertha Schwartz
Publisher: Ambassador International
Release Date: December 1, 2018
Genre: Middle-Grade Historical Fiction

It’s 1880 and Kelly lives alone with her Papa, a lighthouse-keeper in Massachusetts. She longs to know more about her Mama, and Papa has finally promised to tell her the truth on her fourteenth birthday. Before Kelly can learn much though, dangerous men the notorious Blackburn Brothers arrive unannounced and take Papa away. Kelly is left alone and responsible for the lighthouse. Continue reading

The Searchers: Sarah’s Search for Treasure Spotlight & Excerpt

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Welcome to the circulating blog tour and giveaway for The Searchers series of middle-grade historical fiction by Bertha Schwartz, hosted by JustRead tours!

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sarah's search for treasureTitle: Sarah’s Search for Treasure (Searchers #3)
Author: Bertha Schwartz
Publisher: Ambassador International
Release Date: December 1, 2018
Genre: Middle-Grade Historical Fiction

It’s 1849, and when Sarah’s papa and brother strike out for gold, she is stuck at home to help take care of the family and farm. This task quickly turns dangerous as the Gold Rush rises in frenzy around them. Neighbors abandon their livestock and the family must fend off half-started miners ready to steal everything they have. Sarah decides to turn her circumstances into a business—feeding the miners in exchange for gold and labor. Continue reading

The Searchers: Daisy’s Search for Freedom Spotlight & Excerpt

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Welcome to the circulating blog tour and giveaway for The Searchers series of middle-grade historical fiction by Bertha Schwartz, hosted by JustRead tours!

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daisy's search for freedomTitle: Daisy’s Search for Freedom (Searchers #1)
Author: Bertha Schwartz
Publisher: Ambassador International
Release Date: December 1, 2018
Genre: Middle-Grade Historical Fiction

It’s the 1850s and Daisy, a slave girl from Alabama, is thrilled when her Mama is brought to her plantation to be the new cook. Six Oaks Plantation has been Daisy’s home for years, and the future looks bright now that she and her Mama have been reunited. The happiness doesn’t last, though, when a dangerous encounter with a notorious slave hunter endangers Daisy’s life. She has no choice but to run. Leaving behind everything she has ever known, Daisy strikes out alone on the Underground Railroad. Continue reading

Tamera Alexander’s With This Pledge Blog Tour (Author Q&A)

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Welcome to the Blog Tour & Giveaway for With This Pledge by Tamera Alexander, the first full novel of the Carnton series, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours!

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9780718081836Title: With This Pledge
Series: Carnton, Book 1
Author: Tamera Alexander
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
Release Date: January 8, 2019
Genre: Historical Romance

History takes on vivid life in the stunning first full-length installment of USA TODAY bestselling Tamera Alexander’s new series, The Carnton Novels.

What can a woman—a mere governess—do against the scourge of slavery?

Elizabeth “Lizzie” Clouston’s quietly held principles oppose those of the Southern Cause—but when forty thousand soldiers converge on the fields of Franklin, Tennessee, the war demands an answer. The Carnton home where she is governess is converted into a Confederate field hospital, and Lizzie is called upon to assist the military doctor with surgeries that determine life or death. Faced with the unimaginable, she must summon fortitude, even as she fears for the life of Towny, her fiancé and lifelong friend. Continue reading

A Baby for the Doctor by Stephanie Dees

A Baby for the DoctorRelease Date: September 19, 2017

Publisher: Love Inspired

ISBN: 9780373623075

Genre: Fiction / Contemporary / Romance

Series: Family Blessings, Book Two

Check out my review for the previous book: “The Dad Next Door“.

About the Book:

A Family to Call Her Own

After becoming a foster parent to a young boy, equine therapist Jordan Conley’s life gets turned upside down. Little Levi is in need of an exceptional pediatrician, which means seeking help from Dr. Ash Sheehan—a man that, despite her heart-pounding crush, isn’t her type. Her life is horses and hay, and she can’t imagine the suit-clad doctor in a pair of cowboy boots. As a confirmed bachelor, Ash has never been nervous around women, but there’s something about Jordan that flusters him, and working closely together doesn’t help. The last thing he’s looking for is long-term romance. But the more involved he gets, the more he wishes they could stay together…always. Continue reading

The Dad Next Door by Stephanie Dees

The Dad Next DoorRelease Date: April 18, 2017

Publisher: Love Inspired

ISBN:  9780373622771

Genre: Fiction / Contemporary / Romance

Series: Family Blessings, Book One

About the Book:

A Place to Call Home 

Lawman Joe Sheehan is desperate to bond with the daughter he’s just discovered he has. But as a virtual stranger to twelve-year-old Amelia, the task seems impossible. Until Claire Conley moves to town. A social worker renovating a mansion into a foster home, Claire is the first person to get through to Amelia. Falling for the single dad was not on Claire’s to-do list. But with Joe and Amelia around, the house finally starts to feel like home. Claire’s ready to fight to convince Joe that together they’ve done more than fix a house…they’ve built a family. Continue reading

30 Days to Understanding the Bible by Max Anders (Review & Giveaway!)

30 Days to Understanding the BibleRelease Date: October 23, 2018

Publisher: Thomas Nelson

ISBN: 9780785216186

Genre: Non- Fiction / Bible Study and Reference / Theology

Stay tuned until the very end because there is a giveaway!

About the Book:

If you’ve ever confused the ark of the covenant with the ark of Noah, or Jericho with Jeroboam, Max Anders’ classic book, 30 Days to Understanding the Bible, is for you. In just fifteen minutes a day, you’ll learn the Bible’s key people, events, and doctrines to get more out of God’s Word. This simple-to-use, straightforward guide has been recommended by Bible teachers and pastors for thirty years, and now it’s available in an expanded thirtieth-anniversary edition—with the most requested topics from the original edition restored and updated for today’s readers. Continue reading