Tuesday, July 12, 2016

The Old River Road ~ Blog Tour

Today I am part of a blog tour for the lovely Ivy Rose. I have had the privilege to help her with her  book and I can promise it is one you will want to read over and over again!

The Book

Meet Ivy Rose and her debut novel, The Old River Road. This book is the first in a series of a yet-to-be-determined number of books based on the lives of the author’s ancestors. Written in a style similar to that of Janette Oke and Laura Ingalls Wilder, this is a story you won’t want to miss.


When seventeen-year-old Clara Boutwell married her dashing coworker, William McDonald, she was convinced her life was near perfect. The journey before them as newlyweds in the great city of Chicago was promising and exciting. But a frightening disease soon takes William in its grip, forcing them to the clean air of the western frontier in a desperate attempt to save his life. But pioneering doesn’t prove to be easy, with miles between neighbors instead of fences. On the eastern Washington prairies, the McDonalds face hardships and trials in a new world where everything is tested, from physical endurance to emotional strength—down to their relationship and faith in the Lord.
This novel tells the incredible true story of Clara and William, the great-great grandparents of the author, in a sweet narrative full of laughter, tears, and the struggles of an early pioneering family. Prepare yourself to share in their experience as you read this account of a pioneer family in Washington state, and see their lasting legacy that has endured into the fifth generation.

Available now in paperback and ebook on Amazon
Add on Goodreads
(You can find my scathing, 5-star reviews there, also)

About the Author

Ivy Rose is an 18 year old history lover and literary enthusiast. Aside from writing, she enjoys being outdoors, chocolate, travelling, reading, and ATVing (preferably if there is mud involved). She resides with her family of 9 on the banks of the Long Lake in eastern Washington.

You can connect with Ivy via her blog, Goodreads, and Pinterest.


The Old River Road Prize Pack

International Prize


Sorry I've been rather vacant. I hope you all enjoyed this post. If you haven't had the chance to interact with Ivy and her awesome debut novel, you are missing out! Go stalk her and buy her book! :)


  1. This looks like an awesome book! I love the cover.

  2. Ooh this sounds so good! I have been reading a lot of books by indie authors lately, I think I will have to add it to my list. ;) And hey, who doesn't like giveaways! :D

    1. Yay! It's been one of my favorite from an independent author, for sure! :) Right? Giveaways are the best ^.^

  3. I haven't read many of these kind of books but I'm definitely curious to buy it!

    1. Good! It's one I plan to reread. And I can't wait for the sequel(s)! :)

  4. Wow, I can't wait to read it for myself!


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