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Reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books
By Patti Dickinson -
A joint biography of both a famed advisor, coach and surrogate father, and nineteen of his students, spans the lifetime of Coach Thompson ...Read Review
By Jerome de Groot -
The New Critical Idiom is a series of short introductory guides to literary criticism published by Routledge. There are over 50 titles in the ...Read Review
By Leslie Carroll -
Sex! Intrigue! Scandal! Carroll’s newest offering chronicles well-known matrimonial pairings among European royals during the last 900 years. With a breezy and lively ...Read Review
By Ann Turnbull -
It is 1644: the English Civil War. Orphaned Alice Newcome, age sixteen, is living with her uncle’s family in Devon. When Royalist soldiers ...Read Review
By Katie Roy -
In this lively time-slip story (think Monty Python and the Holy Grail meets the dysfunctional family from hell) tearaway Tassie goes on a ...Read Review
By Anna Myers -
Salem Village, 1692. Family quarrels and neighbor rivalries promise trouble in the Salem community, but 14-year-old Drucilla is blind to the building tension. An ...Read Review
By Caroline Lawrence -
I was sad to learn, on doing the research for this review, that there is only one book in Lawrence’s Roman mysteries ...Read Review
By Tanya Landman -
This young adult novel follows 15-year old Itacate through a life at the heart of the Aztec Empire on the cusp of change ...Read Review
By Lisa Klein -
In her third historical for teens, Lisa Klein offers a new take on Macbeth’s bloody rise to power through the alternating narratives ...Read Review
By Ellen Howard -
Pierre’s father is missing. His mother is ill and his siblings are starving. And though he is just ten, he joins an ...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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