Those of us who do genealogy are fascinated by the lives of our ancestors and the stories that surround each of their lives. I've had the pleasure to read Going Over Home - the first book in the Wayfaring Sisters Series, written by Katie Andrews Potter. I'm excited to have been invited to write a review for it! I absolutely love stories about families and somehow always feel connected to the events and characters of each story.
"Going Over Home is a story that many of us can relate to as we follow Maddox "Maddie" Fox (the main character of the story), on her journey to learn about her family's history. Maddie was always curious about where her family came from and knew there was more to it than what she was being told. With the help of her sister and roommate, she slowly uncovers family secrets and begins to connect the dots. Things that were vaguely familiar to her, soon become more keen to her memory; and a surprising chain of events leads her to discover some unlikely family connections! As Maddie sets out for answers, she gets more than she bargained for when she realizes that the outcome of her family's past - and future - rests on her shoulders. Maddie soon finds herself in a race against time as she struggles whether to enjoy the only life she's ever known or walk the path of her ancestors to preserve the fate of her family! This story will take you on a blast to the past - literally! Thrills, chills, suspense, and love - this story captures it all and will leave you feeling like part of the family! I can't wait to read the other books in this series!"
- Madam Ancestry
Check out Katie's bio below to learn more about her and to get information on how to order these great books!
About the Author
Katie Andrews Potter
Katie Andrews Potter is a 9th generation Hoosier and has been a genealogist since she was 16. She has her degree in Elementary Education and has always enjoyed writing for children. She is currently pursuing her Master's in American History and a certificate in Genealogical Studies-American Records at NIGS. She lives in Indianapolis with her husband, Ben, and their two children, Eliana and Micah, who she homeschools. Katie writes for The In-Depth Genealogist, and is soon launching a blog entitled Storybook Ancestor, which will focus on encouraging parents and their children to delve into their family history and write their ancestors' stories. Her personal genealogy blog is www.goinoverhome.blogspot.com.
Going Over Home is the first book in The Wayfaring Sisters Series. Each book follows a different member of the Fox family. Going Over Home follows Maddie, and the second book, Going Over Jordan, released in 2015, follows Ellie.
Katie is currently writing the third book, Wayfaring, centered around Carrie. The books are set in present and pioneer Indiana, and were inspired by Katie's love for genealogy and Indiana history. Katie's books can be found on Amazon.