Reviews

Reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books

The Smallest Man

By Frances Quinn - Published 2021

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Nat Davy is ten when he discovers that, not only is he smaller than the other boys in his village, but that he ...Read Review

The Kingdom of Back

By Marie Lu - Published 2020

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Children/Young Adult

Maria Anna, Nannerl to her family, lives a constricted life with her little brother Woferl, both practicing the harpsichord and violin many hours ...Read Review

The City of Tears

By Kate Mosse - Published 2021

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While Minou Reydon-Joubert, her Calvinist husband, Piet, and their children ready themselves for the journey to Paris, where the marriage between Henry III ...Read Review

The Heiress: The Revelations of Anne de Bourgh (A Pride and Prejudice Novel)

By Molly Greeley - Published 2021

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Greeley’s The Heiress is a triumph! In this reimagined classic, Pride and Prejudice’s Anne de Bourgh is cleverly pulled from the ...Read Review

A Class Forsaken (A Matter of Class)

By Susie Murphy - Published 2020

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Saga

This is Book 3 in the A Matter of Class series, set in 1800s Ireland. It would be beneficial to read the first two ...Read Review

Yellow Wife

By Sadeqa Johnson - Published 2021

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Virginia, 1850. Beautiful and educated, enslaved Pheby Delores Brown looks forward to the day she turns eighteen, when she has been promised her freedom. ...Read Review

Flooded: Requiem for Johnstown

By Ann E. Burg - Published 2020

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Children/Young Adult

Flooded is a novel of first-person, free-verse poems told in three parts. In part one, readers meet some residents of Johnstown, Pennsylvania, in 1889 (...Read Review

The Unwilling

By John Hart - Published 2021

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Mystery/CrimeThriller

After three Vietnam tours and two years in a jail for serious offenders, burned-out Jason French comes home to Charlotte, North Carolina. Jason’...Read Review

Olive Bright, Pigeoneer

By Stephanie Graves - Published 2020

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Mystery/Crime

1941, Hertfordshire: Olive Bright, home from veterinary college due to the war, helps her father with his veterinary practice and their stable of racing ...Read Review

To Dwell among Cedars (The Covenant House)

By Connilyn Cossette - Published 2020

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Inspirational Romance

Arisa and Lukio are fleeing from Ashdod and an uncle about to sell Arisa to the temple. Through the sacrifice of a Hebrew ...Read Review