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By Jeanette Ingold -
Award-winning young adult author Jeanette Ingold’s latest offering, Hitch, tells the story of seventeen-year old Moss Trawnley during the Great Depression. Thinking ...Read Review
By L. A. Meyer -
In this second installment in the life of Mary “Bloody Jack” Faber, the wildly unconventional teenager embroils herself in another adventure, this time ...Read Review
By Philippa Stockley -
By age thirty, French noblewoman Mrs. Fox has been scandalized and chased to Holland with her loyal maid, Victoire. There Mrs. Fox establishes ...Read Review
By Zsuzsa Bank -
Bank writes in an understated style, using poignant details to relate a story of abandonment. Kata and her brother Isti are small children ...Read Review
By Marcel Beyer - By Trans. Breon Mitchell -
Translated from the original German by Breon Mitchell, this novel, originally published in 2000, tells of the quest of four cousins to discover the ...Read Review
By David Fulmer -
Swimming in the muddy waters of New Orleans jazz culture, circa 1908, private security guard and sometime detective Valentin St. Cyr roams the sordid ...Read Review
By Christopher Wilson -
Cotton is a modern-day Orlando, in which an identity-shifting protagonist must adapt to changes several times in one lifetime. Lee Cotton is born ...Read Review
By Adele Geras -
Published 2005Published 2006
This stunning novel retells the Odyssey, all from the point of view of those waiting for the hero those long, lonely years in ...Read Review
In London to hook up with her beloved Jaimy, Jacky Faber spies him holding hands with another girl, destroying Jacky’s dreams of ...Read Review
By Ann Rinaldi -
Ann Rinaldi’s Keep Smiling Though follows the adventures of ten-year-old Kay Hennings as she goes about daily life in her little corner ...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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