Book Review: The Lane Betrayal, John A. Heldt

Summary: Borrowed from Virginia physicist Mark Lane has a problem. Weeks after privately creating two time machines, he learns his corporate partner wants to use the portable devices for nefarious purposes. Rather than give him the chance to do so, Mark takes the time boxes and escapes to the relative safety of 1865. For […]

Book Review: Caitlin’s Song (Carson Chronicles Book 4), John A. Heldt

Summary: Borrowed from Love, courage, and commitment take center stage as the Carsons, a family of time travelers, continue their saga in the great American West. For the Carson children, ages 19 to 29, an unplanned stop in 1962 is a chance to grow. Adam, Greg, and Natalie begin lives with new spouses in […]

NEW RELEASE: Inventing George Whitefield, Race, Revivalism, and the Making of a Religious Icon by Jessica M. Parr

This book steps outside of my usual lines for reads and posts – that woman who wrote this book is one of my oldest and dearest friends who from the moment I met her as a Freshman at Hood College told me she’s go on to get her PhD and become a tenured professor of […]

Friday Inspiration: The All Souls Trilogy

In Honor of the Tuesday, July 15th Release of the Third Installment in the all Souls Trilogy, The Book of Life by Deborah Harkness I thought I’d share some reviews and thoughts on the first two books and an intro to this wonderful final installment in this series! First off Discovery of Witches “This tale is a […]

Book Review: Journey of Hope: A Novel of Triumph and Heartbreak on the Oregon Trail in 1852, Victoria Murata

  Journey of Hope: A Novel of Triumph and Heartbreak on the Oregon Trail in 1852, Victoria Murata Summary from “When the invitation comes for a new life and urgency calls for better opportunities, how does one answer? History is peopled with those who have left the comfort of the known world to embark […]