Category: historical fiction.

Book Review: The Paris Library by Janet Skeslien Charles

Book Review: The Paris Library by Janet Skeslien Charles

I’ve had some great luck with historical fiction lately, and my 5 star reading streak continues with The Paris Library by Janet Skeslien Charles. It helps that this novel is all about the power of reading and its ability to build resilience, which is something...
Book Review: The Sea Gate by Jane Johnson

Book Review: The Sea Gate by Jane Johnson

Historical fiction isn’t typically a genre I get excited about. It’s one of those things that I tend to enjoy once I’ve been forced into it, but don’t actively seek it out on my own (I also feel this way about travel, and I blame my father for...
Book Review: Rabbit Foot Bill by Helen Humphreys

Book Review: Rabbit Foot Bill by Helen Humphreys

Rabbit Foot Bill by Helen Humphreys is my online book club’s November pick (yes, that’s still going!), and days after we announced our choice, a reader messaged me to say it took her only four hours to read. I love a fast read, so I was delighted when I...
Book Review: In the House in the Dark of the Woods by Laird Hunt

Book Review: In the House in the Dark of the Woods by Laird Hunt

This is probably one of the oldest books on my shelf. Hachette shipped me a copy of In the House in the Dark of the Woods by Laird Hunt two years ago, and every time Halloween came around, I vowed to read it. I finally got the chance in 2020 because *gestures wildly...
Book Review: The Orphan of Cemetery Hill by Hester Fox

Book Review: The Orphan of Cemetery Hill by Hester Fox

As I continue to read through my recently-released spooky books for Halloween collection, I’m treated to a wide variety of genres that incorporate elements of horror into their narratives. Today’s novel, The Orphan of Cemetery Hill by Hester Fox leans...
Book Review: Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Book Review: Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Caught up in the buzz of Fall book season again, I jumped at the chance to review Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia which seemed to be on everyone’s must read lists for 2020. My blogger bud Melanie over at GTL reviewed this book a few weeks ago with a...