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By Leah Henderson -
This time-slip novel for middle-grade readers inhabits the modern small-town life of eleven-year-old Ailey, then sends him, by way of magic, to the 1939 ...Read Review
By Caroline Lawrence -
When London schoolboy Alex is asked to travel through time to Roman London with a paycheck of one million pounds on offer and ...Read Review
By Bill Flanagan -
In this time-travel novel, Peter Wyatt, age 65 in the year 2020, wakes up in the body of his fifteen-year-old self in the year 1970. Wyatt ...Read Review
By Luther Tsai - By Nury Vittachi -
Modern-day middle schoolers Marko and Miranda use their grandfather’s magic mirror to journey back in time to 210 BCE China. The first Chinese ...Read Review
By Tom Lyle -
Fifteen years ago, Chickasaw Adventures was released as a series of seven graphic novels, illustrated by Marvel and DC Comics artist Tom Lyle. ...Read Review
By Ben Gartner -
During a hike in the Colorado mountains, John and Sarah find a cave with a strange marking carved inside. When Sarah traces its ...Read Review
By Marcia Berneger -
Devorah and Benjamin are eager for presents on the first night of Hanukkah. Before they are allowed to open their gifts, their grandparents ...Read Review
By Jennifer Macaire -
Time travellers abound in historical fiction for children and young adults but appear less often in HF for more mature readers. Most authors ...Read Review
By Harald Johnson -
Tom Cook, a journalist for Science Alive, is on assignment in Gibraltar photographing an excavation and writing about the discovery of a Neanderthal ...Read Review
By Nicola Cornick -
The Forgotten Sister is a timeslip novel, based in Tudor England and the present day. In the 16th century Amy Robsart is married ...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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