Tags » Against The Odds

From Sand and Ash

April 13, 2018

From Sand and Ash
by Amy Harmon

Genre/categories: Historical Fiction, Romance, Jewish, WW11, Spiritual

*Linking up with Modern Mrs Darcy: Quick Lit/April… 1,419 more words


Thankful Thursday

So there is a lot to be thankful for this week for sure…

There were some cool victories for my kids like an internship (paid even, phew!), decisions made, and confirmations that they are right where they need to be. 877 more words


Most Compelling Characters of March

March 30, 2018

This month I’m choosing two most compelling characters: Leni from The Great Alone (fiction) and Tara from Educated: A Memoir (nonfiction). Leni and Tara share some similar struggles and challenges. 1,487 more words

Against The Odds


The pearl lace gouramis seem to think spring is in the air. While the female is looking fatter than usual, the male’s chest is brilliant orange and he keeps blowing bubbles. 1,145 more words


We Were the Lucky Ones

….. family …..

March 23, 2018

We Were the Lucky Ones
by Georgia Hunter

Genre/Categories: Historical Fiction, Jewish, Inspirational, WW11, family


In the spring of 1939, the extended Kurc family is living a modest and happy life in Radom, Poland. 1,036 more words

Historical Fiction

February's Most Compelling Character

February 23, 2018

Meet two sisters, Evelyn and Maggie Bright

As Bright as Heaven
by Susan Meissner

Genre: Historical Fiction


Three events coincide in this story: the Bright family moves to Philadelphia in 1918 for a fresh start, many men go off to fight in the Great War, and the Spanish Flu reaches America. 1,073 more words

Historical Fiction