Book Lists, Book Review

5 of My Favorite Homeschooled Authors

As a homeschool grad myself, I am inclined to think that homeschoolers (as a rule) are fabulous. So I compiled a list of literary evidence arguing my case. But even if you can't claim the homeschool heritage, you will enjoy these books as well. So here you go: Hope Auer Books: A Cry from Egypt and A Stand… Continue reading 5 of My Favorite Homeschooled Authors

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Book Review: Verity by Lisa Tawn Bergren

After leaving England behind for a new life in the West Indies with her sisters, Verity Banning wants something to call her own. Her affinity for animals inspires her to set up a business importing horses, as well as other goods in demand by the island residents. But when she arrives in the Colonies to… Continue reading Book Review: Verity by Lisa Tawn Bergren

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Book Review: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Schaffer, Annie Barrows

A remarkable tale of the island of Guernsey during the German Occupation, and of a society as extraordinary as its name. "I wonder how the book got to Guernsey? Perhaps there is some sort of secret homing instinct in books that brings them to their perfect readers." January 1946: London is emerging from the shadow… Continue reading Book Review: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Schaffer, Annie Barrows

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Book Review: No Ocean Too Wide by Carrie Turansky

Between the years of 1869 to 1939 more than 100,000 poor British children were sent across the ocean to Canada with the promise of a better life. Those who took them in to work as farm laborers or household servants were told they were orphans–but was that the truth? After the tragic loss of their… Continue reading Book Review: No Ocean Too Wide by Carrie Turansky

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Book Review: A Silken Thread by Kim Vogel Sawyer

For readers who love a heartwarming romance and a rich historical setting comes a tale of a young woman with a heavy burden, the International Cotton Exposition, and the pursuit of true love. Eighteen-year-old Laurel Millard, youngest of seven children, is expected to stay home and "take care of Mama" by her older siblings, but… Continue reading Book Review: A Silken Thread by Kim Vogel Sawyer

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Book Review: American Omens by Travis Thrasher

The year is 2038 and Cheyenne Burne is a brilliant young programmer working for Acatour, the world's top technology firm. Her father converts to Christianity, and he suddenly disappears without a trace. When a stranger hands Cheyenne a coded message that sends her on a collision course with a clandestine group of believers, she must… Continue reading Book Review: American Omens by Travis Thrasher

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Book Review: This is the Day by Time Tebow

The New York Times best-selling sports star and media icon motivates readers to stop postponing dreams and start making them happen now because--this is the day. Beyond Tim Tebow's exploits as a Heisman-winning football player, he is widely known and respected for his exemplary character and personal excellence, which have made him a role model… Continue reading Book Review: This is the Day by Time Tebow