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By Jacqueline Guest -
When her father dies, Kathryn Tourond must leave Our Lady of Mercy Academy in Toronto to go live in Alberta with an aunt ...Read Review
By Morgan Llywelyn -
Ireland, 1639. Twelve-year-old Tom Flynn lives in the Big House near Roaringwater Bay in County Cork. On the surface, his is a life of ...Read Review
By Penny Draper -
Ella Barclay is thirteen and learning how to be a lady, and she doesn’t like it very much. She doesn’t want ...Read Review
By Carolyn Meyer -
Biographical FictionChildren/Young Adult
The Wild Queen is Carolyn Meyer’s latest entry in her Young Royals series, and it’s truly a uniquely fictionalized account of ...Read Review
By Sarah Zettel -
On April 14, 1935, the worst dust storm ever recorded blows across Kansas. That is the day that Calliope LeRoux’s mother disappears. It is ...Read Review
By Saundra Mitchell -
“That I went a little mad, I could not deny.” Saundra Mitchell’s opening line of The Springsweet pulls in readers, even those ...Read Review
By Mary Elizabeth Nelson -
Thirteen-year-old Catla lives in a small Anglo-Saxon village on the coast of England, where her future is laid out for her: her father ...Read Review
By Alan Armstrong -
It’s 1947 and 11-year-old Alexis Hart wants to be the next Amelia Earhart. She and her 17-year-old brother Chuck have built a tree ...Read Review
By Kenneth Oppel -
A deft and witty gothic tale, This Dark Endeavor recreates the youth and first experiments of Victor Frankenstein, the famous revivalist of Mary ...Read Review
By Hannah Barnaby -
As if things aren’t bad enough for a family of gypsies in the midst of the Dust Bowl, Portia Remini’s father ...Read Review
Over the last 20 years The Historical Novels Review (the society's print magazine for our members) has published reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books.
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