Tag: Civil War

  • A Stolen Heart

    A Stolen Heart

    by Amanda Cabot Ten years after the Civil War, Lydia is a Yankee that’s unknowingly engaged to a married man, traveling South across the country to start completely over and reinventing/finding herself in this beautiful book. I mean, come on! Look at that gorgeous cover!! Tell me you don’t want to pick this one up!…

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  • The Loyal Heart

    The Loyal Heart

    by Shelley Shepard Gray Shelley Shepard Gray is a fabulous writer. While I am not a big reader of Amish fiction, her books have always won me over. This book, The Loyal Heart, is NOT Amish (which she is known for), but Civil War fiction. While the South struggled to find it’s way after the…

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  • Abandoned Memories

    Abandoned Memories

    by MaryLu Tyndall “For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the powers, against the world forces of this darkness, against the spiritual forces of wickedness in the heavenly places.” – Ephesians 6:12 Breathtaking. Suspenseful. Terrifying. Beautiful. There are so many words to describe this book. You know when…

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  • Face-Off with Author Jocelyn Green and more!!

    A few weeks back, I reviewed an awesome book named Spy of Richmond. Jocelyn has written a series of books called Heroines Behind the Lines. When you hear stories of the Civil War, it’s always on the battlefield, or in the prisons. How often do you think about what the women left behind were dealing…

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  • How about some History Freebies Today?

    The Weird Wild West: Tall Tales and Legends about the Frontier *Includes pictures *Includes contemporary accounts of the legends *Includes a bibliography for further reading *Includes a table of contents Space may be the final frontier, but no frontier has ever captured the American imagination like the “Wild West”, which still evokes images of dusty…

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  • My Heart Stood Still

    by Lori Copeland Once again, Lori brings us a light, fun book. Anne-Marie is a high spirited girl that has been thrown in the path of a Crow Indian and a black man during the Civil War. The story takes place in Texas, so it is on the outskirts of the battles, not within the…

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  • The Last Heiress

    by Mary Ellis This is the first book I have read by Mary Ellis and I was enraptured throughout. Amanda Dunn travels from her homeland of England to North Carolina during America’s final days of the Civil War. She is sent to procure more cotton for their factories. Because of the war, nothing was being…

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  • Spy of Richmond

    by Jocelyn Green History buffs: TAKE NOTICE! Wow. If every fictional novel had this much history in it, we wouldn’t need school! Jocelyn does an incredible job of intertwining fictional and real characters in this story about the last years of the Confederacy. Sophia Kent is living in Richmond, the Capitol of the Confederacy. Her…

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