Daisy’s Search for Freedom by Bertha Schwartz (review)

daisyssearchforfreedom_schwartz_ambassadorintl.jpgFirst in a series of historical fiction novels for Middle Grade to Young Adult readers, Daisy’s Search for Freedom is sure to appeal to those interested in American history, the Underground Railroad, and the experience of younger people in the mid 1800’s.

As a house slave, Daisy is subject to the whims of others, so when an outing exposes her to new dangers she quickly finds herself sent on a journey with perils of it’s own.  Traveling with a young boy, Daisy takes the reader along with her as danger continues to nip at her heels. Continue reading


More Than Meets the Eye by Karen Witemeyer (review)

morethanmeetstheeye_witemeyer_bethanyhouse.jpgAfter having loved Karen Witemeyer’s previous series, and having both of the full length novels become new favorites, I was just a bit worried that More Than Meets the Eye would not meet my expectations.  And perhaps in part because I was worried, it exceeded them and is now another new favorite. Continue reading