Grace Livingston Hill was born on Easter Sunday in 1865.
Grace Livingston Hill was the originator of the "Christian Romance" genre that's so popular today.
Books weren't her only claim to fame. Grace wrote some poetry, too.
As a young woman, Grace aspired to be an artist and went to art school.
If you look closely, many of Grace's books use real Philadelphia streets and landmarks.
Grace Livingston Hill's first book was a children's story, "The Esselstynes"
"Lo, Michael" was set at Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida, where Grace taught physical education in the 1890's.
In Grace's books, the dear aunt with those dove-gray dresses is most certainly Grace's "Auntie Belle."
Grace's "Auntie Belle" was a world-famous author. Her pen name was Pansy.
Grace Livingston Hill never learned to drive, but Grace and her driver often used it to pick up Sunday School children.
This Month's Read: April Gold
April Gold is the book on our Reading List for April 2015. It's a classic spring story that begins with the gloom of setting up housekeeping in a run-down house and ends with bringing new life to both the old home and the surrounding neighborhood.
Can't find an original hardback? Don't fret! You can get a vintage paperback copy of this classic. It's been put out by Living Books/Tyndale as #27 in the GLH series. You can often find copies online for $1.00 or so.
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