enjoy books that bring to life forgotten characters of the past, especially if they are women. This book introduced me to a new aspect of one of my favorite periods of history. I would now like to read the nonfiction text by Akkerman that inspired it.
I’m very pleased to share this sneak peak from Laura Briggs’s latest book!
Rev. Dorothy Nickel Friesen, an ordained Mennonite pastor, digs deep into the soul of a pastor with humor, pathos, and passion. Her memoir, a collection of short stories based on true events, visits the agony of bedside death, lost dreams, and angry parishioners who walk away from her leadership. She also shares the laugh-out-loud stories of weddings (a missing groom), rituals of deep meaning (with water from the Jordan River), and tension-filled advocacy for peace (on a military base).
Introduction: What is "Want to Read Wednesday?" Hello, Friends! Welcome to my blog. Here at BeckieWrites.com I am starting a new meme for the year of 20210 entitled, "Want to Read," Wednesday. The focus of my author blog is to share with you not only information about my own writing, but to also share information… Continue reading Want to Read Wednesday: Christianity and the Art of Wheelchair Maintenance by Stephen Faller
This book considers the relationship between African American women and Mary of Nazareth. After examining the history of black American motherhood during slavery and beyond, this book then gives an overview of the existing views of Mary in both the church and the academy.
I had the opportunity to interview L.R. Hay, and I was particularly moved by the section of this interview where she shares about how she went the extra mile for a young reader with sight loss.
The Office: The Untold Story by Andy Green is a must read for fans of The Office television show! More fun than beets, bears, or even Battlestar Gallactica!
.My name is Rebecca and I am a voracious reader. I am also a visually impaired writer and I love to support other authors with disabilities. On this blog, I make an effort to share information about books that include characters that have disabilities. Diverse representation in media is something about which I am incredibly… Continue reading 2019 Year Round Up: Books Related to Disability
The book is rich with historical details about England in the early Tudor period. I have a soft spot for novels set during this time in history, and Hickson's writing reminds me of another Philippa Gregory, who is one of my favorite authors.
Screenwriter William Osborne discusses his latest work of YA Historical Fiction, Jupiter's Fire. He shares about the difference between writing a novel and writing for the screen, his inspiration, and the research required to write historical fiction.