Wait for Me By: Caroline Leech Publisher: HarperTeen Release Date: January 31st, 2017 Genres: Historical Fiction, Romance, YA Pages: 384 pages Where You Can Buy It: Amazon, Barnes and Nobles, and anyway else books are sold! Add On: Goodreads Rating: ★★★★★ (5 out of 5 stars) ~~~~~ It’s 1945, and Lorna Anderson’s life on her father’s farm in Scotland consists of endless chores and rationing, knitting Red Cross scarves, and praying for an Allied victory. So when Paul Vogel, a German prisoner of war, is assigned as the new farmhand, Lorna is appalled. How can she possibly work alongside the enemy when … Continue reading WAIT FOR ME BY CAROLINE LEECH//BOOK REVIEW
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Hello and welcome! Tales of the Lonely Sun is a blog for writers and readers who want to celebrate the light that literature can spread rather than the darkness that is so prevalent in today’s world. It is run by Carlye Krul, Merie Shen, Jorja Ayres, and Mya Gray. We are all teenagers, followers of Jesus, avid readers, and fiction writers. You can expect posts about writing and reading as well as author interviews/guest posts twice a week. To help you get to know us better, we put together this ten-question Q&A:… Continue reading Welcome to Tales of the Lonely Sun!
I feel like September just started and now we are in October…..where has 2019 gone?!? Where I live, it has been in the 90s for the last few months and now we are going down into the 70s. It’s finally “fall” in the South. xD Well now let’s get into the fun stuff. 😉 Books I read a totally of 9 books this month and I felt very proud of myself because of it! Blog Posts I did awful with blogging this month. *face palms* I need to start pre-publishing book reviews and things to stay on top of these … Continue reading SEPTEMBER WRAP UP
Close to You By: Kara Isaac Publisher: Howard Books Release Date: April 16th, 2016 Genres: Christian Fiction, Romance, Contemporary Pages: 373 Pages Where You Can Buy It: Amazon, Barnes and Nobles, Lifeway, Christian Book, and anyway else books are sold! Add On: Goodreads Rating: ★★★★★ (5 out of 5 stars) ~~~ A disgraced scholar running from her past and an entrepreneur chasing his future find themselves thrown together—and fall in love—on a Tolkien tour of New Zealand. Allison Shire (yes, like where the Hobbits live) is a disgraced academic who is done with love. Her belief in “happily ever after” ended the … Continue reading CLOSE TO YOU BY KARA ISAAC//BOOK REVIEW
Receive (The Stormers Trilogy #3) By: Sarah Addison-Fox Publisher: Double Edged Sword Publishing Release Date: February 10th, 2019 Genres: YA, Romance, Fantasy, Dystopian Pages: 193 Pages Where You Can Buy It: Amazon Add On: Goodreads Rating: ★★★★★ (5 out of 5 stars) ~~~ What if staying alive means saying goodbye to your family? Kade may have prevented an attack on his Captain’s family, and worn the brunt of a brutal beating, but he’s running out of time to escape a job he’s starting to detest. Caught in a no-win situation, he’s forced to choose between his own happiness or his sister Meg’s. … Continue reading RECEIVE BY SARAH ADDISON-FOX//BOOK REVIEW
Saying yes to God is usually the hardest yes we will ever say. We are giving up our own dreams and plans for His. I know that, at least for myself, I say out loud that I would say yes to God and go wherever He calls me, yet I have that awful faith crimpling thing called fear. I have that small voice in my head called doubt. We all struggle with wanting to say yes to God but when God asks us to do something we either flat out say no or we just ignore Him hoping He will … Continue reading WHAT’S HOLDING YOU BACK?
I totally stole this tag from Deborah because um hello a Tolkien themed tag……….. YES PLEASE! Check out her post here. Would You Rather 1.) Join Thorin’s Company or the Fellowship? Ummm the Fellowship duh! I love everyone in Thorin’s company but the Fellowship has always been my favorite. 2.) Ride Shadowfax or an eagle? I have to say Shadowfax only because I have a deathly fear of heights so I think I would enjoy riding Shadowfax more than flying. 😂 3.) Travel through Moria or Mirkwood? Spiders or goblins………………..can I choose neither?!?! I think I would choose Moria as … Continue reading A TOLKIEN BLOG PARTY//BLOG TAG
A Distance Too Grand (American Wonders Collection #1) By: Regina Scott Publisher: Revell Release Date: October 1st, 2019 Genres: Christian Fiction, Historical Fiction, Romance Pages: 384 pages Where You Can Buy It: Amazon, Barnes and Nobles, Lifeway, Christian Book, and anyway else books are sold! Add On: Goodreads Rating: ★★★★★ (5 out of 5 stars) ~~~~ Meg Pero has been assisting her photographer father since she was big enough to carry his equipment, so when he dies she is determined to take over his profession–starting with fulfilling the contract he signed to serve on an Army survey of the North Rim … Continue reading A DISTANCE TOO GRAND BY REGINA SCOTT//BOOK REVIEW
The Trouble With Nancy (Gold Diggers #2) By: Chautona Havig Publisher: Havilah Press Publications Release Date: July 18th, 2019 Genres: Christian Fiction, Historical Fiction, Romance Pages: 327 pages Where You Can Buy It: Amazon Add On: Goodreads Rating: ★★★★☆ (3.5 out of 5 stars) ~~~~ Her reputation precedes her, whether the bad guys realize it or not. Nancy Harrison has finally stepped out of her prissy box and tried to do something helpful–but did she go overboard in her first self-less act? She can’t ride, she hates horses, and she’s terrified of being alone. What’s a girl to do? Join the … Continue reading TROUBLE WITH NANCY//BLOG TOUR
I am SUPER excited to be sharing with y’all the cover reveal of Mrs. Williamson’s newest novel, Thirst. Seriously y’all, this cover is gorgeous!! 😍 Jill Williamson is the author of many series including Blood of Kings, The Kinsman Chronicles, Safe Lands, and The Mission League. I have yet to read one of her novels (I know the horror!) but I have heard amazing things about them. Mrs. Williamson also is apart of a team that helps young teen writers grow in their writing. I highly recommend checking out their amazing site! www.GoTeenWriters.com Instagram – Facebook – Twitter – Pinterest – … Continue reading THIRST BY JILL WILLIAMSON//COVER REVEAL