The Alchemist’s Daughter – Guest Book Review Bianca is a chemiste (NOT an Alchemist) and is fascinated by science and creating new medicines. When her best friend Jolyn dies right in front of her, Bianca is determined to figure out the cause. She wants justice for her friend, but Bianca also needs to… Read More The Alchemist’s Daughter – Book Review
Title: The Falconer’s Apprentice Author: Malve von Hassell Genre: YA / Historical fiction The Falconer’s Apprentice is a coming-of-age novel that follows the journey of a young man named Andreas, who has only known life inside the walls of Castle Kragenberg as an apprentice to a falconer. When a falcon named Adela is… Read More Editorial Review – The Falconer’s Apprentice
The Tale of the Duelling Neurosurgeons by Sam Kean. I’d been eyeing this for a while, but Robert really convinced me to read it. I was worried with that title it would be a bit too silly, but I shouldn’t have worried.
Author: Cynthia Sally Haggard Title: Farewell My Life: Buona Notte Vita Mia Genre: Historical Fiction / Coming-of-Age This intriguing tale explores the hopes, plans, and struggles of Angelina, the stubborn youngest daughter of a troubled Italian-American family, and her two daughters. A widow, Angelina became a “fallen woman,” acting as a mistress over… Read More Editorial Review – Farewell My Life
Title: Flow Like a River Author: Mark Guillerman Genres: Historical Fiction / Action Adventure Flow Like A River is a historical fiction adventure story that draws the reader in from the first page to the last. It opens many years before white settlers landed in west Texas, with a great Chanas chief sitting… Read More Editorial Review – Flow Like a River
Title: Fire in the Rectory and two more John Nolan detective novellas Author: Stan Freeman Genre: Historical fiction / Historical detective / Mystery This collection of three short detective stories offers a chronological continuation of John Nolan’s career as a private investigator in New York City from 1915–1918. A recent immigrant from Ireland,… Read More Editorial Review – Fire in the Rectory
Title: Helena’s Choice Author name: Patty Apsotolides Genre: Historical Fiction This novel tells the story of Helena Cadfield, the daughter of a physician and amateur archeologist, and Aristotle Mastoras, a Greek expert of antiquities who recently returned to his homeland in hopes of rebuilding his home and restoring many of Greece’s classical treasures… Read More Editorial Review – Helena’s Choice