“The Ladies of Ivy Cottage” ~ Book Review...

Feb 19, 2018 by

Welcome back to Rachel’s Back Talk! I’m so glad you could join me again. Today I am reviewing the 2nd book of Julie Klassen’s series “Tales from Ivy Hill” —  The Ladies of Ivy Cottage.  As is my custom, if I could ask Julie one question about The Ladies of Ivy Cottage it would be — “Do you have a ‘favorite’ lady of Ivy Hill?” And if you want to know why I asked that question, I guess you’ll just have to read the book to find out! And without further ado, onto Rachel’s Back Talk!                                                                        From the Back Cover: Return to Ivy Hill...

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“A Song Unheard” ~ Book Review...

Jan 15, 2018 by

Welcome back to Rachel’s Back Talk! I’m so glad you could join me again. Today I am reviewing Roseanna White’s newest release, A Song Unheard. This is the second book of her series, “Shadows Over England.”   As is my custom, if I could ask Roseanna one question about A Song Unheard it would be — “ Was it difficult to […]

Welcome back to Rachel’s Back Talk! I’m so glad you could join me again. Today I am reviewing Roseanna White’s newest release, A Song Unheard. This is the second book of her series, “Shadows Over England.”   As is my custom, if I could ask Roseanna one question about A Song Unheard it would be — “ Was it difficult to write 3 different character’s stories and then make them come together?” And if you want to know why I asked that question, I guess you’ll just have to read the book to find out!   And without further ado, onto Rachel’s Back Talk! From the Back Cover: Willa Forsythe is both a violin prodigy and top-notch thief, which makes her the perfect choice for a crucial task at the outset of World War I–to steal a cypher from a...

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Top 10 Books From 2017

Jan 8, 2018 by

Hello readers! I find that it is always fun to look back on the past year and remember some of my favorite books of the past year. These books are listed in no particular order of favorites — in truth, I find it very hard to pick a favorite! What are some of your favorite […]

Hello readers! I find that it is always fun to look back on the past year and remember some of my favorite books of the past year. These books are listed in no particular order of favorites — in truth, I find it very hard to pick a favorite! What are some of your favorite books from the past year? Stay tuned on Rachel’s Back Talk for new book reviews coming in 2018!   ~ <> ~ <> ~ <> ~ <> ~   1. With You Always by Jody Hedlund  5 – award winning covers I LOVED this book — then again, I love every book written by Jody! One thing I especially liked from this book was the perspective that Jody brought to the book by writing about the orphan train and...

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“Out of the Ordinary” ~ Book Review...

Nov 20, 2017 by

Welcome back to Rachel’s Back Talk! I’m so glad you could join me again. Today I am reviewing Jen Turano’s newest  release, Out of the Ordinary. I am also a part of the Celebrate Lit blog tour for this book review, so keep reading for a Q&A with Jen as well as a giveaway!   As is my […]

Welcome back to Rachel’s Back Talk! I’m so glad you could join me again. Today I am reviewing Jen Turano’s newest  release, Out of the Ordinary. I am also a part of the Celebrate Lit blog tour for this book review, so keep reading for a Q&A with Jen as well as a giveaway!   As is my custom, if I could ask Jen one question about Out of the Ordinary it would be — “How did you come up with Gertrude’s unique character and personality?” And if you want to know why I asked that question, I guess you’ll just have to read the book to find out!   And without further ado, onto Rachel’s Back Talk! Name of book: Out of the Ordinary Author: Jen Turano Genre: Christian historical Release Date: November 7, 2017 “With all the charm of a Regency romance,...

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“An Inconvenient Beauty” ~ Book Review...

Nov 6, 2017 by

Welcome back to Rachel’s Back Talk! I’m so glad you could join me again. Today I am reviewing Kristi Ann Hunter’s Hawthorne House series finale, An Inconvenient Beauty.    As is my custom, if I could ask Kristi one question about An Inconvenient Beauty it would be — “Was it difficult coming up with a ‘perfect’ love story for Griffith?” And if […]

Welcome back to Rachel’s Back Talk! I’m so glad you could join me again. Today I am reviewing Kristi Ann Hunter’s Hawthorne House series finale, An Inconvenient Beauty.    As is my custom, if I could ask Kristi one question about An Inconvenient Beauty it would be — “Was it difficult coming up with a ‘perfect’ love story for Griffith?” And if you want to know why I asked that question, I guess you’ll just have to read the book to find out!   And without further ado, onto Rachel’s Back Talk!                                                                      From the Back Cover: Griffith, Duke of Riverton, likes order, logic, and control, and he...

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“Cherished Mercy” ~ Book Review...

Oct 30, 2017 by

Welcome back to Rachel’s Back Talk! I’m so glad you could join me again. Today I am reviewing Tracie Peterson’s newest release, Cherished Mercy.    As is my custom, if I could ask Tracie one question about Cherished Mercy it would be — “Why did you want to make Mercy experience the horrors of an Indian capture twice?” And if you […]

Welcome back to Rachel’s Back Talk! I’m so glad you could join me again. Today I am reviewing Tracie Peterson’s newest release, Cherished Mercy.    As is my custom, if I could ask Tracie one question about Cherished Mercy it would be — “Why did you want to make Mercy experience the horrors of an Indian capture twice?” And if you want to know why I asked that question, I guess you’ll just have to read the book to find out!   And without further ado, onto Rachel’s Back Talk!                                                                    From the Back Cover: Mercy Flanagan survived the Whitman Massacre as a child, and now her heart’s...

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