Starred Book Review by Clarion Reviews

"Katelyne Parker’s Hosanna is a fresh and emotional historical novel that emphasizes the importance of love despite class and racial differences. Hosanna’s voice is memorable within this timeless story."―Clarion Reviews...

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HOSANNA is a Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Finalist!

HOSANNA has been selected as a General (Adult Fiction) finalist in Foreword Reviews' prestigious 2016 #ForewordINDIES Book of the Year Awards! In a competition with over 2,200 other entrants, it's pretty great to have made it this far. Stay tuned for the winner announcements from the 2017 American Library Association Annual Conference in Chicago on June 24. Feel the #indielove!...

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Interview with Literary Blogger, Colleen Turner!

A Message from indieBRAG: We are delighted that Colleen has chosen to interview Katelyne Parker, who is the author of Hosanna, our medallion honoree at indieBRAG. To be awarded a B.R.A.G. Medallion ® , a book must receive unanimous approval by a group of our readers. It is a daunting hurdle and it serves to reaffirm that a book such as Hosanna merits the investment of a reader’s time and money....

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5-Star Review for Hosanna from Awesome Indies!

Hosanna is a well-written book, obviously professionally edited, with a thought-provoking story line that embraces the racial divide in 1940s Georgia. The author artfully developed the characters and their sometimes difficult dialogue to portray the culture for that time period in such a compelling way that I felt I was right there with them. The plot was well-structured, the narrative flowed well, and the story was engaging. 5 Stars....

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HOSANNA Wins B.R.A.G. Medallion Award!

HOSANNA has won the B.R.A.G. Medallion Award for literary fiction. This award is one of the most prestigious awards given to independent authors. The BRAG puts your book through a rigorous evaluation process, making this win even more special to me. I can now say that I am an award-winning author! ...

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Book Club Booking Calendar!

Hello Readers! If you'd like for me to participate in your book club and discuss HOSANNA either face-to-face or via Skype, you can book your book club events now. Click on the BOOK CLUBS link at the top of my website. I look forward to attending as many book clubs as I can this year and the next. So let's get going!!!...

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HOSANNA is Florence Osmund’s Best Book of 2016!

Chicago-based, award-winning author, Florence Osmund, says in a Self Publishers' Showcase interview that HOSANNA was her favorite book of 2016! When I found out how many books Florence reads in a year, I was deeply honored to read her praise my work. And the fact that she's a creative, prolific, and highly-rated author in her own right, makes her generous recommendation even more appreciated. I look forward to reading her latest book, Living with Markus and her many other wonderful books. ...

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The LOVING Movie in Theaters Now!

The movie, LOVING, is in theaters now. This real-life story revolves around the Supreme Court decision of 1967 legalizing interracial marriage, a fight and a dream also held by Hosanna's parents....

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