historical fiction

Book Giveaway: A HUNDRED SUMMERS By Beatriz Williams

A HUNDRED SUMMERS: A NOVEL By Beatriz Williams Published: May 30, 2013 Berkley Trade Paperback Reprint: April 1, 2014 A HUNDRED SUMMERS by Beatriz Williams is now available in paperback.  This captivating tale will be just the book to get you in the mood for summer.  It was one of my favorites from 2013. See…
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Book Review: Fallen Beauty By Erika Robuck

FALLEN BEAUTY By: Erika Robuck Published: March 4, 2014 Fiction I am thrilled to be a part of the FALLEN BEAUTY Official Blog Tour.  Today FALLEN BEAUTY is officially on sale.  You can get your very own copy, HERE.  Erika Robuck will embark on a national tour in March, meeting with booksellers, bloggers, and readers…
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Book Review: A Fall of Marigolds By Susan Meissner

A FALL OF MARIGOLDS By: Susan Meissner Published: February 4, 2014 Fiction So many of the books I have read lately take a story from the past and merge it with the present.  I have loved how it was done in other novels like ORPHAN TRAIN, THE STORYTELLER, and CALLING ME HOME and this one…
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Book Review: Wake By Anna Hope

WAKE: A Novel By:  Anna Hope Published:  February 11, 2014 Fiction I love finding new authors, and Anna Hope’s debut novel is one that will keep her readers wanting more.  This novel came to me highly recommended by the publisher and now I am highly recommending it to you. WAKE takes you through just five…
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Book Review: Wicked Wives by Gus Pelagatti

WICKED WIVES A Novel Based On A True Story By: Gus Pelagatti Published: July 1, 2008 **** “Wicked Wives” is based on the true story of the 1938 Philadelphia murder scandals in which seventeen wives were arrested for murdering their husbands. Mastermind conspirator Giorgio DiSipio, a stunning lothario and local tailor who preys upon disenchanted…
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Book Review: Yellow Crocus by Laila Ibrahim

YELLOW CROCUS:  A NOVEL By:   Laila Ibrahim Published:  December 17, 2010 ***** Mattie was never truly mine. That knowledge must have filled me as quickly and surely as the milk from her breasts. Although my family ‘owned’ her, although she occupied the center of my universe, her deepest affections lay elsewhere. So along with…
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Book Review: The Yellow House by Patricia Falvey

THE YELLOW HOUSE By Patricia Falvey Published: February 15, 2010 ***** THE YELLOW HOUSE delves into the passion and politics of Northern Ireland at the beginning of the 20th Century. Eileen O’Neill’s family is torn apart by religious intolerance and secrets from the past. Determined to reclaim her ancestral home and reunite her family, Eileen…
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Review: The Postmistress by Sarah Blake

THE POSTMISTRESS By Sarah Blake Published 2009 Fiction Filled with stunning parallels to today’s world, The Postmistress is a sweeping novel about the loss of innocence of two extraordinary women-and of two countries torn apart by war. On the eve of the United States’s entrance into World War II in 1940, Iris James, the postmistress…
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Book Review: Mr Rosenblum Dreams in English by Natasha Solomons

MR ROSENBLUM DREAMS IN ENGLISH By Natasha Solomons At the start of World War II, Jack and Sadie Rosenblum flee Berlin for London with their baby daughter, Elizabeth. Upon arrival, Jack receives a pamphlet from the German Jewish Aid Committee on how to act like a proper Englishman. He follows it to the letter—Saville Row…
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Review: LADY OF THE BUTTERFLIES By Fiona Mountain

LADY OF THE BUTTERFLIES Fiona Mountain Set in Somerset and London during the turbulent time of the Restoration, Lady of the Butterflies is a dramatic tale of passion, prejudice and death by poison, of riot and rebellion, science and superstition, madness and metamorphosis. It is also about the beauty of butterflies, about hope, transformation and…
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Stacie's read-in-2022 book montage

Master Your Core: A Science-Based Guide to Achieve Peak Performance and Resilience to Injury
Hidden Figures
Personal Effects: What Recovering the Dead Teaches Me About Caring for the Living
Waiting for Tom Hanks
The Maid
The Other Black Girl
Anxious People
The Body
Great American Road Trips- National Parks: Discover insider tips, must see stops , nearby attractions  more
Apples Never Fall
Love & Saffron: A Novel of Friendship, Food, and Love
Love and Other Consolation Prizes
The Vanishing Half
How to Find Your Way Home
People We Meet on Vacation
Last Summer at the Golden Hotel
Wave
Dear Evan Hansen
The Unsinkable Greta James
The Road We Took


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