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By Linda Ulleseit -
Spanning almost thirty years in the 20th century, The Aloha Spirit follows the life of Dolores. She is left behind on the Big ...Read Review
By Ann H. Gabhart -
Set in the mountains of eastern Kentucky during the Great Depression, this novel tells the story of the Frontier Nursing Service. A relatively ...Read Review
By Laila Ibrahim -
The Fifteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, ratified in 1870, guarantees the right to vote despite race, color, or previous servitude. In Golden ...Read Review
By Lindsay Ward -
The author of this picture book for children tackles a difficult subject: Tractors made by factories in the United States and then shipped ...Read Review
By Rob Currie -
In this debut novel for middle-grade students, Rob Currie has crafted the remarkable story of a young Dutch boy who finds his life ...Read Review
By Carrie Callaghan -
Milly Bennett has left America behind for an exciting news correspondent’s job in 1930s Russia, reporting on how Socialism is affecting the ...Read Review
By Katrin Schumann -
Set on the East German island of Rügen, due north of Berlin by 180 miles, is a story of love and betrayal, courage ...Read Review
By Dee Garretson -
On the cusp of the Russian Revolution of 1917, Charlotte Mason is an American girl living within the culture of czarist Russia. Her esteemed ...Read Review
By Sandra Dallas -
When Maggie sees the poster in Chicago in 1852, advertising for eligible women seeking to travel west, she considers it a plausible escape route ...Read Review
By Amanda Dykes -
Set in an iconic coastal Maine town, with a dual narrative of the 1940s and 2001, this story centers upon twin brothers: Roy, who ...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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