Book Review: From This Valley by Murray Harvey

Murray Harvey's debut novel, inspired by one of his ancestors, is a very easy to read and informative potted history of the north west territory of Canada, as seen through the eyes of a young man searching for peace of mind and a place to belong.

At the age of sixteen Ryan Meade is banished from his home in Boston due to an illicit romance with the daughter of a Negro family retainer and is forced to enlist in the Union Army. After the Civil War ends he follows his hero, George Custer, to the west. Disillusioned by the treatment of the Native Americans and Custer’s part in it, he deserts just before the Battle of the Little Bighorn and heads for Canada. Here he meets up with a

Stacking the Shelves #7

Stacking The Shelves is hosted by Tynga of Tynga's Reviews and, as of May 2017, co-hosted by Marlene of Reading Reality. This meme is about sharing the books you are adding to your physical or virtual shelves. This means you can include books you buy in a physical store or online, books you borrow from friends or the library, review books, gifts and, of

SIX IN SIX is Back for 2017!

This meme, hosted by Jo @ The Book Jotter, is back for another year. It's the sixth SIX IN SIX (that's a bit of a tongue twister).

SIX IN SIX is a meme where the aim is to share in July six books in six categories from the books we have read etc. in the first six months of the year, either using Jo's categories or our own.

I participated in this meme for the first time in 2016 and had so much fun looking back over what books I'd read and slotting them into categories that I'm happy to do it again in 2017.

It's Monday? What Are You Reading?

This weekly meme is hosted by Kathryn at The Book Date and is a place to share what you've been reading over the past week, what you are currently reading and what you hope to read next.

I usually don't read Christian/Inspirational fiction, but last week I read a delightful regency romance by Julie Klassen, with a lovely hero and a great plot. As expected there was some religious content woven