April Gardner

Cover Love: nature niche featuring the Grace Revealed series by Jennifer Rodewald #giveaway on Faithfully Bookish

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Hello, reader friends! Let’s have a little cover love fun and a giveaway! Finding Evergreen by Jennifer Rodewald releases next week and that inspired me to round up some of my favorite covers inspired by nature!

February favorites on Faithfully Bookish

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Hello, reader friends! Goodbye, little February! In case you’ve missed some of our February spotlight posts, go check them out! AND the next installment of highly anticipated reads goes live in just two weeks!!!

Love the War Woman by April W. Gardner


Senior Warrior Fierce Mink has loved Tall Bull as long as memory. He is beauty and power, but in the secret pockets of her spirit, he is vastly more. He is the brave to whom she swore her heart, the friend to whom she owes her life, and the chief to whom she will never be bound.

2018 highly anticipated reads (quarterly) on Faithfully Bookish

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Alright, reader friends, y’all convinced me! Here are MY most highly anticipated new releases for January through March of 2018! We’re going to keep this short and sweet because after seeing all these beautiful covers and thinking about the wonderful stories that go with them, I want to read! 

2017 Favorites on Faithfully Bookish!


Happy New Year, reader friends!!! Before we dive into the fabulous 2018 new releases and delightful tbr rollover titles, let’s take a look back at this year’s most popular spotlight posts and my 2017 favorites!

2017 top history reads on Faithfully Bookish


Welcome back, reader friends! I hope y’all had a blessed Christmas and maybe some books under your tree?! Do tell! We’re launching into day 3 of our year-end celebration so click here if you missed one of the earlier posts! SO, what kind of fictional experience are y’all in the mood for?! […]

October Favorites on Faithfully Bookish

Hello, reader friends! Today we enter another month and y’all know what that means… it’s time to recap and give another bookish hooray for our favorite reads! In case you’ve missed some of our October spotlight posts, go check them out! […]

Bitter Eyes No More by April W. Gardner

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Mercy is for the deserving; for Lillian McGirth, an unwed mother accused of treason, there is only battering and defeat, but her fall breaks softly in the arms of an unexpected arrival, a man too beautiful of soul to stain with her lost character. Captain Marcus Buck sails in on a pledge to save Miss McGirth from herself and from her child’s father, a ruthless don. […]

April Favorites on Faithfully Bookish

April was one whirlwind of a party!!! Thanks to all y’all for helping celebrate my first Blogiversary! We had gobs of giveaways and spotlights this month so that meant a little less time for reading but birthdays only come once a year, right?!! Here are the newest additions to my all-time favorites! […]

The Ebony Cloak by April W. Gardner


In the wilds of 1816 Florida, a beautiful slave is free game for depraved men. But for an honorable man, she is a military objective, an asset to be protected, a love that should never be pursued. Milly’s pale skin provides her with special privileges, but every luxury comes with a command. While musket balls fly, a war of another sort rages inside Phillip—perpetuate a crumbling dream or pursue the forbidden; follow orders or follow his heart. […]

First Line Friday


Hi y’all! It’s time again to peek at a first line and chat books in the comments! Today’s featured book is the newest release from one of my new favorite authors! As always, you can find my blogger buddies at the bottom of the post and I encourage you to go check out their featured books once you’ve said hi and dropped off your first line here! […]

April W. Gardner

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It is my great pleasure to introduce y’all to today’s featured author, she is a historical fiction enthusiast and a super sweet lady! About the Author April W. Gardner writes history with a Christian perspective and a little imagination. She is a copyeditor, military wife, and homeschooling mother of two who lives in Texas. She […]