Book Reviews, Christian fiction, Historical fiction

Threaten to Undo Us (review)

Threaten to Undo Us by Rose Seiler Scott My rating: 5 of 5 stars When Churchill, Roosevelt, and Stalin meet in Yalta in 1945 to carve up the WWII German-conquered lands, someone suggests that German-occupied Prussia and Pomerania should be part of the new Poland. While Churchill demurs, fearing that this will lead to more… Continue reading Threaten to Undo Us (review)

Book Reviews, Christian fiction, Fiction, Historical fiction

Prelude for a Lord (review)

Prelude for a Lord by Camille Elliot My rating: 5 of 5 stars Lady Alethea Sutherton, main character in Camille Elliot’s regency romance Prelude for a Lord, is a social misfit, not only because of her suitorless old maid status, but because of her musical interest in the violin which is thought entirely unladylike. For… Continue reading Prelude for a Lord (review)

Book Reviews, Fiction, Historical fiction

East of Eden (review)

East of Eden by John Steinbeck My rating: 5 of 5 stars This isn’t a proper review, just a list of things I noticed / liked / disliked about the Salinas Valley California family saga East of Eden by John Steinbeck. The book started out like books written in the middle of last century do—slowly,… Continue reading East of Eden (review)