Lady in Waiting

This book by: Susan Meissner is the story of two women named Jane; who live centuries apart but are connected by a betrothal ring. Jane Lindsay finds an antique ring with the name “Jane” engraved on it and sets off on a quest to discover the history behind it. Jane is enduring an emotional roller coaster while her marriage is falling apart. Lonely, she feels connected to the “Jane” who once owned the beautiful ring. Step back to the sixteenth-century and follow the life of Lady Jane Grey of Tudor England through the eyes of her dressmaker, Lucy Day.

Meissner does a great job incorporating both lives and stories in this contemporary and historical fiction. Reading this book sparked my interest in the true history of Lady Jane Grey and a more in-depth leisurely study of general Tudor history. I found this book very interesting. I would recommend it to anyone interested in the sixteenth century time period; understanding that it is a work of fiction.

In accordance with the Federal Trade Commission I am required to disclose that Waterbrook Multnomah Publishers provided this book for free in exchange for my review. I was not required to write a positive review and the opinions I have expressed are my own.

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Lady in Waiting

By Susan Meissner / WaterBrook Press

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The Legend of the Candy Cane

This book written by: Lori Walburg and illustrated by: Richard Cowdrey is a thick board book with beautiful illustrations. It tells the story of a new candy shop opening in a small town. A little girl named Lucy helps the shop owner unpack the candy jars and fill them. She comes across a candy that she was unfamiliar with and the shop owner tells her the story of the Candy Cane. J is for Jesus, Shepherd’s staff for the shepherds that were told by angels of Jesus birth, Red stripes for the blood that Jesus shed on the cross, and white for Jesus making us pure.

This is a cute book that tells the legend of the Candy Cane to young children. The board book style makes it perfect for the younger children while the illustrations are perfect for any age. I think that this book will make a great gift for my young nieces!

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The Legend of the Candy Cane (Board Book)

By Lori Walburg / Zondervan

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