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By N. M. Browne -
1st century AD. The Romans have invaded Britain, and Caractacus, the charismatic Celtic leader, is struggling to unite the warring Celtic tribes against ...Read Review
By Debby Dahl Edwardson -
Luke has spent his whole life above the Arctic Circle, living with his extended family in their tiny Inupiaq village. But in 1960, when ...Read Review
By Susan Carlton -
It’s the end of 1971, and 17-year-old Chloe and her best friend MJ take a road trip to San Francisco in a Volkswagen ...Read Review
By Michelle Lovric -
Review #1 Venice, 1866. On a quiet day in November, the Ravageurs, half-wolf, half-hyena, return to Venice, their ancestral home. They were cheated out of ...Read Review
By Christopher Paul Curtis -
From award-winning children’s author Christopher Paul Curtis comes a companion book to Bud Not Buddy, The Mighty Miss Malone. Mentioned briefly in ...Read Review
By Debra McArthur -
This young adult novel speaks to the heart of writers everywhere, young and old, throughout time. When Lucy, the young protagonist, is warned, “...Read Review
By Eve Edwards -
One struggle that historical writers must face is controlling the urge to modernize their characters. History can be an ugly place, full of ...Read Review
By Eve Marie Mont -
A Breath of Eyre, a young adult novel, opens with a sad sweet-sixteen party showing us Emma Townsend’s lack of friends and ...Read Review
By Don Lemna -
Poor Donald. After catching a pop-fly with his forehead in the annual summer game against Melody School, he’s lost more than the ...Read Review
By Katherine Schlick Noe -
This absorbing children’s novel by Katherine Schlick Noe is based strongly on the author’s own experiences. Like Noe, eleven-year-old Kitty has ...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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