Title: Extraordinary Women in History: 70 Remarkable Women Who Made a Difference, Inspired & Broke Barriers Author: Leah Gail Genre: Non-fiction / Biography / History Extraordinary Women in History: 70 Remarkable Women Who Made a Difference, Inspired & Broke Barriers introduces us to the many women who have changed the world. From the… Read More Extraordinary Women in History – Editorial Review
The Signal Flame by Andrew Krivák Set in a small town in Pennsylvania’s Endless Mountains in 1972, The Signal Flame is a lyrical, quietly beautiful novel about a family awaiting the return of their youngest son from the Vietnam War. The family has just lost their patriarch, Jozef Vinch, who survived WWI as an… Read More The Signal Flame – Book Review
TITLE: Hidden Figures AUTHOR: Margot Lee Shetterly PUBLISHED: 2016 FORMAT: Paperback Hidden Figures bills itself on the cover as “The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race.” That is a perfect description of the book, which has already inspired a (somewhat fictionalized) movie about… Read More Hidden Figures – Book Review
I read The Paper Magician basically in two days. I got the Kindle version, probably at some kind of a discount because that’s the only time I buy ebooks. I was drawn to the artful cover of the book, with the woman in her Mary Poppins-style dress and umbrella. Knowing nothing about the book… Read More The Paper Magician – Book Review
The Conjoined: A Novel by Jen Sookfong Lee While cleaning out her late mother’s deep freezer days after her death, Jessica and her father find a human body frozen at the bottom. They call the Vancouver police, who find a second body upon further inspection.
The Hamilton Affair Synopsis: Set against the dramatic backdrop of the American Revolution, and featuring a cast of iconic characters such as George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and the Marquis de Lafayette,The Hamilton Affair tells the sweeping, tumultuous, true love story of Alexander Hamilton and Elizabeth Schuyler, from tremulous beginning to bittersweet ending—his at a… Read More The Hamilton Affair – Book Review
My obsession with historical fiction started with the Cousins War series that I read a few months ago, my first experience of Philippa Gregory. I’ve recently finished her 2002 Romance Novel of the Year; The Other Boleyn Girl which follows the character of Mary Boleyn and the story of her involvement with King Henry… Read More The Other Boleyn Girl – Book Review
A Night Divided If there is such a genre as young adult – historical – thriller, this book is it.
I was kindly sent a copy of this book by the publisher Austin Macauley. It is the story of Kevin Lueshing, a British boxing champion and the dark past he’s kept hidden. Here is my review: I had never heard of Kevin ‘The Look’ Lueshing before, having never followed boxing, so when I was… Read More The Belt Boy – Book Review
Source: I received a free e-copy in exchange for an honest review. Genre: Fiction, Historical Fiction, Time Travel Format: eBook Publication Date: October 21, 2015 Summary In the wake of a tragedy caused by her husband’s affair, the newly widowed Susan, Amanda, her daughter, and Elizabeth, Susan’s mother, head to California for a little R&R. When Elizabeth… Read More Mercer Street – Book Review