Kate Motaung grew up on the shores of Lake Michigan before spending ten years in Cape Town, South Africa. She is married to a South African and together they have three children. Kate is the author of the e-book, Letters to Grief, hosts the Five Minute Friday blog link-up, and has contributed to several other online publications. She blogs at Heading Home and can be found on Twitter @k8motaung.
Here we are, in the middle of another November. If you're in the northern hemisphere, you're likely sipping hot cocoa and ready to curl up in front of the fireplace with a good read. Am I right? Who doesn't love a great book on a cold, blustery day?
Here's a compilation of some of my favorite fiction titles and authors, new and old. Go ahead and add them to your holiday shopping list. Then come back and tell me which ones you enjoyed best! Happy reading!
My review of Susan Meissner's book, Secrets of a Charmed Life, is the most-clicked book review I've ever written. People find it every day. Secrets of a Charmed Life was also nominated in GoodReads' Top Historical Fiction books of 2015. Read my review here.
I'm so excited to be reviewing Susan's latest novel, Stars Over Sunset Boulevard, which is now available for pre-order and is set to release in early 2016.
Dear Mr. Knightley by Katherine Reay was fantastic. I've recommended this book so many times, and each person who read it has come back and told me they loved it. I can't wait to read Katherine's newest novel, The Bronte Plot, which just released this past month.
You can't go wrong with Lynn Austin. I've enjoyed every book of hers that I've read, including the Chronicles of the Kings series, the Refiner's Fire series, and several stand alone books. Get A Candle in the Darkness for FREE on Kindle by clicking here!
Emily Wierenga's debut novel, A Promise in Pieces, will make you smile and sigh and maybe even cry. Beautifully written. AND -- the paperback version is only $5.98 right now! Read my review by clicking here.
I had the privilege of attending two writers' conferences in October, and heard some fantastic talks given by the names listed below. Can't wait to dig into their work!
Fiction authors I'm eager to read:
Blur, the first book in a trilogy by Stephen James
Maggie Bright and other titles by Tracy Groot
What are your favorite fiction reads? Share in the comments below!
Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links.