There is a Season Blog Tour and Giveaway


About the Book


Book: There Is a Season

Author: Andrea Boeshaar

Genre: Christian Historical Fiction

Release date: September 1, 2021

To onlookers, Carrie Ann Bell Collier might appear to be the dutiful wife, sitting at her unconscious husband’s bedside. But she feels like a hypocrite. Instead of trusting her intuition, she allowed herself to believe Peyton was dead. And then she fell in love with his best friend, Eli Kent.

Except, Peyton wasn’t dead, and now Carrie will do anything to keep him alive.

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My Thoughts 

I enjoyed this novel set near to and at the end of the Civil War. I’ll admit that I didn’t really know what to expect. It was interesting to read about what life was probably like during this period of history. I feel like I learned some new tidbits that I didn’t know before (or I did, but it’s been a while since I took U.S. History in college), for example, how Confederate soldiers, including those who surrendered to the Union, were considered non-citizens when the war ended and Andrew Johnson took over the presidency after Lincoln’s assassination. 

I liked getting to know the characters and how their lives had been changed by the war. I also liked how we get to see a wife pay any price to se her husband get the medical care he needs, although the price soon becomes a lot more than what she bargained for, and ultimately reaping the consequences. 

And then there was Nurse Emory, probably the worst character in the book, not because she isn’t well-written, but because she is so unlikable (which she is supposed to be). At first I thought that she was just an odd bird, but then halfway through the novel, I found myself so infuriated with her that I wanted to throw my book across the room (I didn’t because I was reading it on my Kindle, and that would have had disastrous results). That’s all to say that the author did a tremendous job with writing Nurse Emory and the emotions that she evokes in readers. If I were to compare her to another literary character, I’d say she is like Uriah Heep from David Copperfield, except a lot more arrogant. 

Overall, I really liked There Is A Season and I hope to read more of Andrea Boeshaar’s work in the future. 3.5/5 Stars. 

*I received a copy of this book from the author and Celebrate Lit in exchange for my honest review. 

About the Author

p-14Andrea Boeshaar was born and raised in Wisconsin but now lives in South Carolina. She had her husband Daniel have been married more than 40 years. They have 3 grown sons, 1 beautiful daughter-in-law, and 5 grandkids.

Andrea’s publishing career began in 1994 when her first novel was released by Heartsong Presents book club (Barbour Publishing). In 2007, Andrea earned her certification in Christian life coaching and she’ll soon earn her bachelor’s degree in Business Management.

Meanwhile, Andrea continues to write. Her latest novel is There is a Season: A Civil War Novel. It’s book 3 in her Shenandoah Valley Saga. Recent historical short novels include: Give Me Thine Heart, Love’s Guiding Light (Steeple View Publishing).

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More from Andrea

At last the long-awaited third and final book in Andrea Boeshaar’s Shenandoah Valley Saga is available for purchase. Discover the final outcome of the lives of the characters you came to love in Books 1 and 2.

Blog Stops

Texas Book-aholic, October 22

Connie’s History Classroom, October 23

Bizwings Blog, October 23

Truth and Grace Homeschool Academy, October 24

Debbie’s Dusty Deliberations, October 25

Genesis 5020, October 25

Inklings and notions, October 26

For Him and My Family, October 27

Musings of a Sassy Bookish Mama, October 28

Babbling Becky L’s Book Impressions, October 29

Betti Mace, October 29

Bigreadersite, October 30

deb’s Book Review, October 31

Happily Managing a Household of Boys, October 31

Locks, Hooks and Books, November 1

Ashley’s Clean Book Reviews, November 2

A Modern Day Fairy Tale, November 3

Simple Harvest Reads, November 3 (Guest Review from Donna Cline)

The Meanderings of a Bookworm, November 4



To celebrate her tour, Andrea is giving away the grand prize package of a themed basket and a $50 VISA gift card!!

Be sure to comment on the blog stops for nine extra entries into the giveaway! Click the link below to enter.

7 thoughts on “There is a Season Blog Tour and Giveaway

  1. I enjoyed following your tour, Andrea and learning about There is a Season, which sounds like an excellent read! Thanks for sharing it with me and I hope the tour was a success! Good luck with your book! Thanks, Meanderings of a Bookworm, for sharing your thoughts!


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