Learning About Ourselves Through History–with Candice Sue Patterson

Learning About Ourselves Through History–with Candice Sue Patterson


Candice Sue Patterson studied at the Institute of Children’s Literature and is an active member of American Christian Fiction Writers. She lives in Indiana with her husband and three sons in a restored farmhouse overtaken by books. When she’s not tending to her chickens, watching her kids play sports, or helping children discover a love for reading as an elementary librarian, she’s working on a new story.

Candice has written several contemporary romances, but today we discuss her first full-length historical novel, Saving Mrs. Roosevelt, which released yesterday (December 1, 2021). We talk about the SPARS, the first female-only branch of the Coast Guard, around which this book is centered.

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Also mentioned:

Candice’s historical novella, “Beneath a Michigan Moon,” can be found in the Great Lakes Lighthouse Brides Collection (affiliate).

The book Candice mentioned using for research is The Deans Bible: Five Purdue Women and Their Quest for Equality by Angie Klink (affiliate).

The devotional Candice mentioned by Corrie Ten Boom is titled God is my Hiding Place: 40 Devotionals for Refuge and Strength (affiliate).

Check out Candice’s website, Facebook, and Instagram.

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