Saturday, March 21, 2020
"Tatiana:" by Madeline Brock
Tatiana Bergman views life through a different lens than most. She says and does what she likes without regard for hurt feelings on the way. Living in the 1840s in rural Pennsylvania, her passionate, impulsive behavior confounds her sisters and appalls her peers.
Life only gets more complicated when Tatiana befriends Jonny Creek, a mischievous young man whose Native American blood puts him on the fringes of society. Jonny is trouble; Tatiana is intrigued. Together they spell out disaster. From being chased by wolves, to bashing around fancy gatherings, the unlikely pair get into one scrape after another.
When tragedy strikes the Bergman family, Tatiana is compelled to leave the security of her childhood home to live in the bustling city of Philadelphia. There, she is forced into adulthood as she deals with a mysterious young coworker and an unsavory employer.
Tatiana struggles to subdue her wild spirit and keep her heart pure while making the right choices and wrestling with her own woman she finds herself in a battle of her will between two young men and the God she serves.
Meet @MadelineBrock01 and her debut #historicalfiction novel, Tatiana, Book One of the #UpwardWayChronicles series.
The #UpwardWayChronicles from author Madeline Brock are superb! Today I'm sharing my thoughts on #Tatiana, book one in the series.
Tatiana, a book provided by #RoswayPress. The Upward Way Chronicles series author Madeline Brock makes the reader feel part of history! #christianfiction
Immerse yourself into life in the 1800's! Meet author @MadelineBrock01 and Tatiana, her debut release.
Madeline Brock's coming of age novel, #Tatiana, tackles tough choices with spirit and optimism. Don't miss this! #CR4U
I really enjoyed "Tatiana:" by Madeline Brock. It is filled with humor, tears, romance, and Christian elements without being preachy. This is a book that I would read again. I really am eager to read the other books in the series. In fact, I just brought the other two books in this series.
This is a book about what real love is and how Jesus can really change a person from the inside out if they allow Him to!
This book really kept me reading and enjoying from the first page till the last page.
I received a complimentary copy from the author and Celebrate Lit. These opinions are my own.
Madeline Brock's love of people, history, the Lord, and good storytelling flows over into her writing. She was born and raised in Northwest Ohio and came from a homeschooling family of seven. Madeline has loved reading and writing from a very young age. In childhood, a favorite activity was taking family road trips across the country. Several unique part-time jobs filled her teen years. Among these were: music teacher, nanny, and a historic museum costumed guide. A chocolate factory and a produce stand were also memorable work experiences. After graduation, Madeline spent two years on a Navajo Reservation in New Mexico. Her primary activity was teaching at a private school. Now California's beautiful Central Valley is her home. She resides with four cats, her carpenter husband, and their infant daughter. Two of Madeline's favorite books are Little Women and Anne of Green Gables. She loves the timeless way the authors relate and portray their characters. Madeline strives to write with the nostalgia and emotion of her favorite authors.