Books I've Read

{And then I had a baby.....}

April 2014
For Such a Time by Kate Breslin

March 2014
 Dancing with Fireflies by Denise Hunter

February 2014
Princess Ever After by Rachel Hauck 
The Dancing Master by Julie Klassen 
The Secrets of Happy Families by Bruce Feiler

January 2014
Love at Any Cost by Julie Lessman
Five Days in Skye by Carla Laureano
Once Upon a Prince by Rachel Hauck
A December Bride by Denise Hunter (a novella)


*A link to MY FAVORITE BOOKS OF 2013...

December 2013
The Headmistress of Rosemere by Sarah E. Ladd

November 2013
Dear Mr. Knightley by Katherine Reay
Snow on the Tulips by Liz Tolsma
The Governess of Highland Hall by Carrie Turansky 

October 2013
Beloved by Robin Lee Hatcher
Dangerous Passage by Lisa Harris
Born of Persuasion by Jessica Dotta
Burning Sky by Lori Benton
Rebellious Heart by Jody Hedlund

September 2013 
A Tryst with Trouble by Alyssa Everett
The Courier of Caswell Hall by Melanie Dobson
Love Finds You in Annapolis, Maryland by Roseanna M. White
Made to Last by Melissa Tagg 
Fairchild's Lady {a FREE novella} by Roseanna M. White 

August 2013
Winter in Bloom by Anita Higman
Stranded by Dani Pettrey
Into the Whirlwind by Elizabeth Camden 

July 2013 
Rosemary Cottage by Colleen Coble 
A Bride for All Seasons: The Mail Order Bride Collection by Robin Lee Hatcher, Margaret Brownley, Mary Connealy, Debra Clopton 
Yesterday's Tomorrow by Catherine West

June 2013
Barefoot Summer by Denise Hunter
Stealing the Preacher by Karen Witemeyer 
Waiting for Morning by Margaret Brownley

May 2013
Catch a Falling Star by Beth K. Vogt
Undeniably Yours by Becky Wade 
A Noble Groom by Jody Hedlund

April 2013
Sweet Sanctuary by Kim Vogel Sawyer
The Heiress of Winterwood by Sarah E. Ladd
Unrivaled by Siri Mitchell 

March 2013
Heiress by Susan May Warren
Divergent by Veronica Roth
A Change of Fortune by Jen Turano 
At Every Turn by Anne Mateer

February 2013
Love in Disguise by Carol Cox
The Fairest Beauty by Melanie Dickerson
Shattered by Dani Pettrey 
Every Perfect Gift by Dorothy Love

January 2013
The Lesson by Suzanne Woods Fisher

*a link to MY FAVORITE BOOKS FROM 2012...

December 2012  
Against The Tide by Elizabeth Camden
The Tutor's Daughter by Julie Klassen

November 2012 
Wonderland Creek by Lynn Austin
Courting Cate by Leslie Gould
No Safe Harbor by Elizabeth Ludwig
Be Still My Soul by Joanne Bishof
Spring for Susannah by Catherine Richmond
To Love and Cherish by Tracie Peterson and Judith Miller

October 2012
A Light in the Window by Julie Lessman
You Don't Know Me by Susan May Warren
Inescapable  by Nancy Mehl
Gentleman of Her Dreams (a novella) by Jen Turano 
A Love Surrendered by Julie Lessman
The Trouble With Cowboys by Denise Hunter

September 2012
Taming the Wind by Tracie Peterson 
Unending Devotion by Jody Hedlund
The Haven by Suzanne Woods Fisher

August 2012
Over The Edge by Mary Connealy
Tidewater Inn by Colleen Coble
The Runaway Bride by Noelle Marchand

July 2012
The Rose of Winslow Street by Elizabeth Camden
The Keeper by Suzanne Woods Fisher

June 2012
Engaging the Earl by Mandy Goff
Masquerade Marriage by Anne Greene
Submerged by Dani Pettrey

May 2012
Short Straw Bride by Karen Witemeyer
The Messenger by Siri Mitchell
The Forgiven Duke by Jamie Carie
Wish You Were Here by Beth K. Vogt
My Stubborn Heart by Becky Wade

April 2012
The Maid of Fairbourne Hall by Julie Klassen
Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

March 2012
Sixty Acres and a Bride by Regina Jennings
Words Spoken True by Ann H. Gabhart
The Healer's Apprentice by Melanie Dickerson

February 2012
Pirate of my Heart by Jamie Carie
Out of Control by Mary Connealy

January 2012
A Cowboy's Touch by Denise Hunter
The Accidental Bride by Denise Hunter
Promise Me This by Cathy Gohlke


December 2011
Billy Graham in Quotes by Franklin Graham
The Guardian Duke by Jamie Carie
A Lasting Impression by Tamera Alexander

November 2011
A Passion Most Pure by Julie Lessman
A Passion Redeemed by Julie Lessman
A Passion Denied by Julie Lessman

October 2011
A Heart Revealed by Julie Lessman
The Reluctant Outlaw by Karen Kirst
The Preacher's Bride by Jody Hedlund
The Doctor's Lady by Jody Hedlund

September 2011
A Most Unsuitable Match by Stephanie Grace Whitson

July 2011
Surrender Bay by Denise Hunter
To Win Her Heart by Karen Witemeyer

June 2011
Driftwood Lane by Denise Hunter
A Heart Divided by Kathleen Morgan
The Lightkeeper's Bride by Colleen Coble
The Lady of Bolton Hill by Elizabeth Camden

May 2011
The Girl in The Gatehouse by Julie Klassen

April 2011
Within My Heart by Tamera Alexander
Hidden Affections by Delia Parr

March 2011
Head in the Clouds by Karen Witemeyer

Other books I've read and highly recommend:

Historical Romances (recently published)

The Silent Governess by Julie Klassen (5 Stars/Bethany House)
The Apothacary's Daughter by Julie Klassen (4 Stars/Bethany House)
Lady of Milkweed Manor by Julie Klassen (5 Stars/Bethany House)
The Measure of a Lady by Deeanne Gist (5 Stars/Bethany House)
A Bride Most Begrudging by Deeanne Gist (5 Stars/Bethany House)
Bride in the Bargain by Deeanne Gist (5 Stars/Bethany House)
Maid to Match by Deeanne Gist (5 Stars/Bethany House)
Joy for Mourning by Dorothy Clark (5 Stars/Steeple Hill/Harlequin)
Beauty for Ashes by Dorothy Clark (5 Stars/Steeple Hill/Harlequin) 
Redeeming Love by Francine Rivers (5 Stars/Multnomah Books)
A Tailor Made Bride by Karen Witemeyer (5 Stars/Bethany House)
The Bachelor's Bargain by Catherine Palmer (5 Stars/Tyndale House)
A Proper Pursuit by Lynn Austin (5 Stars/Bethany House) 
Fancy Pants by Cathy Marie Hake (4 Stars/Bethany House)
Wild Rose by Ruth Axtell Morren (5 Stars/Steeple Hill)
Remembered by Tamera Alexander (5 Stars/Bethany House) 
Revealed by Tamera Alexander (5 Stars/Bethany House)
Beyond This Moment by Tamera Alexander (5 Stars/Bethany House)
From A Distance by Tamera Alexander (5 Stars/Bethany House)
The Inheritance by Tamera Alexander (5 Stars/Thomas Nelson) 


Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell (5 Stars, 1936)
Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier (5 Stars, 1938)
Christy by Catherine Marshall (5 Stars, 1967)
Julie by Catherine Marshall (5 Stars, 1984)
The Great Gatzby by F. Scott Fitzgerald (4  Stars, 1925)
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee (5 Stars, 1960) 

Anything written by Georgette Heyer (during the years 1931 and 1972).
Anything by Grace Livingston Hill (during the years 1877 and 1947).
Anything by Jane Austen (yep, all seven of them including Sanditon)

Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
The Inheritance by Louisa May Alcott
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte  

Contemporary Romances

The Cubicle Next Door by Siri Mitchell (5 Stars/Bethany House)
Kissing Adrien by Siri Mitchell (5 Stars/Harvest House)
Chateau of Echoes by Siri Mitchell (5 Stars/NavPress)
Moon Over Tokyo by Siri Mitchell (5 Stars/Harvest House)