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By Anna Quindlen -
The latest novel from bestselling author and stellar columnist Anna Quindlen, Miller’s Valley begins in the 1960s, when protagonist Mimi Miller is ...Read Review
By Louisa Thomas -
Drawing on letters, diaries, and other primary sources, historian Louisa Thomas has painted an in-depth picture of a woman whose place in American ...Read Review
By Ashley Warlick -
Set in California, France and the Swiss Alps, The Arrangement is a story of love, passion, and the price paid by those involved. ...Read Review
By Janet Fox -
Janet Fox, a former high school English teacher, has written a middle-grade novel sure to have students arriving at school bleary-eyed after staying ...Read Review
By Ariel Lawhon -
Any reader fascinated by the tragic disaster of the German passenger airship the Hindenburg will want to read Ariel Lawhon’s imaginative and ...Read Review
By E.B. Moore -
E.B. Moore has created a memorable protagonist in Joshua, an eleven-year-old Amish boy—“part Lazarus, part prodigal”—who flees west from his ...Read Review
By Joseph Matthews -
Joseph Matthews has created a fictional picture of the little-known Herschel Grynszpan, a “teenage assassin” whose killing of a consular official in the ...Read Review
By Caroline Heller -
Caroline Heller’s thoughtful and tender memoir raises the bar considerably for future non-fiction authors. In the first part of her memoir, she ...Read Review
By Harry Turtledove -
Harry Turtledove is known as the “Master of Alternate History.” He asks the question “What if?” and then gives us his version. In ...Read Review
By Carolina De Robertis -
The theme of a woman passing as a man in society is not new to literature or music. Both Shakespeare and Mozart used ...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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