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Alone Yet Not Alone: Review & Giveaway

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As a homeschool mom, I am always looking for great historical fiction to go along with our history lessons.  I was excited when flybypromotions contacted me to review Alone Yet Not Alone.



About Alone Yet Not Alone (novelization):

Settled in the Blue Mountains of Pennsylvania, deep within America’s new frontier, the Leininger family celebrates the blessings of a beautiful homestead and bountiful harvest. That is, until tragedy strikes with the beginning of the French and Indian War and the devastating raid known as the Penn’s Creek Massacre.

The lives of this simple, God-fearing family are forever altered when Barbara and Regina, two young sisters, are carried away by the Delaware tribe. Driven by their faith in God and the powerful bonds of family, Barbara and Regina hold firmly to the belief that they are never alone, even in their darkest hour, and that they will be reunited again.

Rich in historical details, Alone Yet Not Alone is an inspirational, true story of a family caught in the cross fire of the French and Indian War.

About The Author:

Tracy Leininger Craven loves history and retelling real-life stories in her historical fiction books. She also loves spending her free time in the great outdoors with her husband David and their four children.

My thoughts on the book:

I read this book out loud with my daughter and we thoroughly enjoyed it.  It is a gripping tale of perseverance and faith in the midst of hardship and uncertainty.  It captivated our attention enough to want to keep reading it every night.

I am excited that on September 27th, a movie based on this book will be released in theaters. I am already scheduling in a field trip with my 8th grade girl to go see the movie. The movie has been given 5 doves from the Dove Foundation, and is rated for ages 12 and up.


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The Giveaway!

I am blessed to be able to give one copy of Alone Yet Not Alone, the book, to one of my readers.  To enter, use the Rafflecopter form below.  It’s very simple!


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7 thoughts on “Alone Yet Not Alone: Review & Giveaway”

  1. Lynn says:

    I love early American historical fiction – particularly colonial era

  2. Ceil says:

    Hi Barbie! I ‘leapt’ over to see if I could find a clue to what you are jumping for today…hmmm. Oh well!

    Happy Anniversary to you! I love the photo. Your dress is spectacular!
    Not really sure how to use your contest app, but I made a comment, so maybe that’s all it takes?

    Happy Thursday!
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    1. Barbie says:

      Jumping? Oh yes in response to your post? Well today, I am jumping for joy. It’s my Friday and I am off to Redding tomorrow with my best girlfriend. Yay for mini vacations! Yes, the comment counts. Sorry. I’m trying to use this widget as it automatically picks a winner. Thanks for coming over!

  3. LM Preston says:

    The book looks great. I really enjoy historical fiction and just knowing that this will be out in movie format makes me excited to read it. Thanks for doing the give away.

  4. traci beeson says:

    oh my, anything!! but especially early American historical fiction. =) i love me some good (accurate!) history!!
    traci beeson recently posted..wednesday randoms

  5. Jedidja says:

    This is very interesting! I am a writer and write about the early Middle Ages in Europe. I wrote two youth books. You can find me on Facebook if you click on Aritha Vermeulen. I have a Fan-page 🙂

    Personally, I read a lot about Native Americans. Someday I would write a book about …
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  6. Zoe says:

    I read historical fiction from all different eras of history.
    It’s really exciting reading a story from a time past, whereever in the world and at whatever time.

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