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By Taylor Jenkins Reid -
A story about a rock band that climbs to the top of the charts in the Seventies, attaining iconic status, only to fall ...Read Review
By Stephanie Morrill -
Within These Lines is a captivating young adult novel set in San Francisco on the cusp of World War II. Not long after ...Read Review
By Renee Rosen -
Park Avenue Summer is a fascinating behind-the-scenes glimpse into the world of the iconic Cosmopolitan magazine and its equally iconic editor, Helen Gurley ...Read Review
By Carolyn Kirby -
The Conviction of Cora Burns is a wholly original and highly compelling novel that delves into the psyche of a young woman and ...Read Review
By Kelly Rimmer -
Straddling the past and the present, The Things We Cannot Say is a mesmerizing tale of family, memory, forgiveness, and unconditional love, but ...Read Review
By Hillary Tiefer -
Lily is a young Jewish girl living in Oregon during World War II. To help with the war effort, she works as a ...Read Review
By Caro Fraser -
A standalone sequel to The Summer House Party, Summer of Love continues the story of a family in post-World War II England, a ...Read Review
By Camille Di Maio -
A woman’s quest to fulfill her grandfather’s wishes leads her on the adventure of a lifetime. The year is 1958, and Kate ...Read Review
By Thelma Adams -
The story of a Jewish mobster and the rippling effects on his family is at the heart of this compelling novel set in ...Read Review
By Sherry Jones -
Josephine Baker may not be as well-known as some other movie stars of her era, but her rags to riches story is one ...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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