Tag: Slavery

Under the Tulip Tree

Under the Tulip Tree

Title: Under the Tulip Tree Author: Michelle Shocklee Genre: Historical Fiction Publishing Date: Sept 8, 2020 Publisher: Tyndale House Length: 400 Pages Links: Baker Book House | Amazon | Goodreads About the Book: Sixteen-year-old Lorena Leland’s dreams of a rich and fulfilling life as a writer are dashed when the stock market crashes in 1929. Seven years into the Great Depression, Rena’s banker father has […]

Posted September 19, 2020 by thebeccafiles in Book Review / 1 Comment

First Line Friday #41

Happy Friday! The Book I’m featuring this week is: Amazon | Goodreads November 30, 1864 Carnton Plantation Franklin, Tennessee 21 Miles South of Nashville “And this, children, is a drawing of the Great Pyramid of Giza in Egypt.” Y’all, I don’t even have the words right now, but I just finished this book about an […]

Posted December 28, 2018 by thebeccafiles in First Line Friday / 14 Comments

Daisy’s Search for Freedom

Title: Daisy’s Search for Freedom Author: Bertha Schwartz Series: The Searchers #1 Genre: Middle Grade Historical Fiction Publishing Date: June 17, 2018 About the Book: 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 […]

Posted November 20, 2018 by thebeccafiles in Book Review / 2 Comments

The Abolitionist’s Daughter (Sons of the Shenandoah) Review + Giveaway

Title: The Abolitionist’s Daughter (Sons of the Shenandoah) Author: Kathleen Maher Series: Stand-Alone Genre: Historical Fiction Publishing Date: August 1, 2018 About the Book: The crusading daughter of a Washington politician, Marietta Hamilton comes between twin brothers as the country plunges toward Civil War. Horse traders from Virginia, Ethan Sharpe and his brother Devon would defend […]

Posted September 12, 2018 by thebeccafiles in Book Review / 22 Comments

Her Place in Time

Title: Her Place in Time Author: Stephenia H McGee Series: Stand-Alone Genre: Historical/Time-Travel Fiction Publishing Date: May 25, 2018 About the Book: Can love offer a new future…in the past? A mysterious gown, unexpected courage, and a love that transcends time. Nursing student Lena Lowery faces a grim diagnosis and a dangerous surgery. On the […]

Posted July 13, 2018 by thebeccafiles in Book Review / 7 Comments

River to Redemption

Title: River to Redemption Author: Ann H Gabhart Series: Stand-Alone Genre: Historical Fiction Publishing Date: July 3, 2018 About the Book: Orphaned in the cholera epidemic of 1833, Adria Starr was cared for by a slave named Louis, a man who stayed in Springfield, Kentucky, when anyone with means had fled. A man who passed […]

Posted June 9, 2018 by thebeccafiles in Book Review / 2 Comments

All Things New + Giveaway

Title: All Things New Author: Lynn Austin Series: Stand-Alone Genre: Christian Historical Fiction Publishing Date: October 2012   About the Book: In the aftermath of the Civil War, Josephine Weatherly and her mother, Eugenia, struggle to pick up the pieces of their lives when they return to their Virginia plantation. But the bitter realities of […]

Posted April 22, 2018 by thebeccafiles in Book Review / 11 Comments

Keturah (The Sugar Baron’s Daughters #1)

Title: Keturah Author: Lisa T. Bergren Series: The Sugar Baron’s Daughters #1 Genre: Christian Historical Fiction   About the Book: In 1772 England, Lady Keturah Banning Tomlinson and her sisters find themselves the heiresses of their father’s estates and know they have one option: Go to the West Indies to save what is left of their heritage. […]

Posted March 13, 2018 by thebeccafiles in Book Review / 1 Comment