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By Jillian Cantor -
Hanna Ginsberg awakens in the middle of a field near Berlin with no memory of how she got there. The kindly nuns who ...Read Review
By Lissa Evans -
Published 2018Published 2019
The golden, but flawed burden of the memories we carry with us from youth is the subject of Lissa Evans’ beautiful novel, which ...Read Review
By Devin Murphy -
In this debut novel, Devin Murphy has crafted an unforgettable story of a young Dutch teen who comes of age during the horrific ...Read Review
By Lisa Carey -
This mesmerizing novel, set on an isolated, rocky island off the west coast of Ireland in 1959, fairly pulses with passion and magic. Carey ...Read Review
By Kathleen A. Flynn -
Part science fiction, part fan fiction, this enjoyable adventure takes a common fantasy—traveling into the past to meet one’s favorite author—...Read Review
By Amy Gottlieb -
The Beautiful Possible is a literary tour de force that touches on theology and philosophy, interwoven with themes of faith, family, loss, the ...Read Review
By Julie Myerson -
Mary and Graham Coles, attempting to rebuild after a tragedy, move into a cottage in a small English village. Mary, gripped by soul-destroying ...Read Review
By Louisa Young -
Published 2014Published 2015
The Heroes’ Welcome, Louisa Young’s sequel to her well-received novel My Dear I Wanted to Tell You, opens in March 1919. Peter and ...Read Review
By Catharine Maria Sedgwick -
New York City just before the American Revolution has its agitations. Some are political, as families and friends are divided by loyalty to ...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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