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Giveaway Winner – The Haven by Suzanne Woods Fisher

Thanks to everyone who commented (or tried to) on my blog feature on The Haven by Suzanne Woods Fisher. Suzanne is generously giving away a copy of the book to one commenter. And the random number generator chose….Wanda! Wanda, thank you for leaving your email address. I’ll email you and Suzanne and get you connected… Read more »

Book Beat – The Haven by Suzanne Woods Fisher

**Update!** Suzanne has graciously offered to give away a copy of The Haven! If you’d like to be entered in the drawing, please leave a comment. Make sure to leave your email address in the following format: sarah[at]sarahsundin[dot]com. Have you ever found yourself as the object of gossip–and are stunned to find people believe the… Read more »

Giveaway Winner – The Discovery by Dan Walsh

Thanks for all your wonderful comments on my feature about Dan Walsh’s The Discovery. There were 18 entries on my blog, Goodreads, and Facebook. The winner of the book – and an autographed bookmark from Dan Walsh – is….Celeste Vaughan! Celeste, I’ll send you an email to get your mailing address. Thanks for your interest in this… Read more »

Book Giveaway – The Discovery by Dan Walsh

Today I’m giving away a copy of The Discovery by Dan Walsh for three reasons – first of all, I received an extra copy in the mail last week (giveaway time!). Secondly, I’m thrilled to share one of my favorite books of the year. Third, the timing. Seventy years ago this summer, an extraordinary real-life… Read more »

A Bride Opens Shop in El Dorado by Keli Gwyn

Have you ever had a dream and people constantly told you that you couldn’t do it? And when you tried, circumstances got in your way? In A Bride Opens Shop in El Dorado, California by Keli Gwyn, that’s what happens to Elenora Watkins. All her life she wanted to take over her father’s mercantile, but… Read more »

Book Beat – Joy Takes Flight by Bonnie Leon

If you’ve enjoyed the adventures of high-flying Depression-era pilot Kate Evans in Bonnie Leon’s Touching the Clouds and Wings of Promise, you’ll love Joy Takes Flight, the conclusion to the Alaskan Skies series. Joy Takes Flight starts with the long-awaited wedding of Kate Evans and physician Paul Anderson. Married life offers them more exciting Alaskan adventures,… Read more »

Giveaway Winner – Lizzie and the Guernsey Gang by April Gardner

On Monday I featured April Gardner’s delightful World War II novel for upper-elementary children, Lizzie and the Guernsey Gang. I used a random number generator to choose a winner from those who commented, including on Goodreads. The winner is Noelle the Dreamer! Thank you for leaving your email address, Noelle. I’ll contact you so I… Read more »

Giveaway Winner – Wedded to War by Jocelyn Green

Thank you to everyone who left a comment on my feature of Jocelyn Green’s fabulous Wedded to War. My random number generator picked…Rachel Pudelek! Rachel, I have your new address already. I’ll send that to Jocelyn, so she can mail you the signed copy. Congratulations!

Book Beat – Lizzie and the Guernsey Gang by April Gardner

The story of the Channel Islands in World War II has always fascinated me – the only British soil conquered by the Nazis, so I was thrilled when April Gardner asked me to read her children’s novel, Lizzie and the Guernsey Gang. Nine-year-old Lizzie Browning loves playing on the beach with her cousin James and brother Andre…. Read more »

Book Beat – Wedded to War by Jocelyn Green

While researching the history of nursing for my own novels, I was stunned by what I read about nursing in the Civil War. Rather than the romanticized view prevalent in modern movies and novels about the era, nursing was considered a scandalous choice for a woman, and female nurses had to fight for the ability… Read more »