Category Archives: Historical Fiction

Review: The Christie Affair by Nina de Gramont

The Christie Affair was one of my choices for February’s BOTM. I’ll admit that I took a bit of a risk here since I’m actively trying to read more historical fiction novels these days (BOTM has been making that easier on me). While this novel is based on a real person (Agatha Christie), it is a work of fiction. Meaning that Nina de Gramont does not promise that this novel is true. Continue reading

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Review: I Must Betray You by Ruta Sepetys

I’ll confess: I put off reading I Must Betray You for a couple of months. Why? Ruta Sepetys’ last novel absolutely wrecked me, so I had to prepare myself for this latest novel emotionally. We all know the writing will be spectacular and thus hit us right in the feels as always. Continue reading

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Review: Sisters of the Great War by Suzanne Feldman

Sisters of the Great War, written by Suzanne Feldman, was inspired by real women, which means so much to me and other readers. Set during World War I, it follows American sisters who volunteered during the war. Continue reading

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Review: The Book of Magic by Alice Hoffman

It’s here! It’s finally here! Wait, am I ready for this? The Book of Magic, written by Alice Hoffman, is the final novel in the Practical Magic series. It’s time to see how the Owens witches remove the curse that has plagued their family for generations (no, the movie ending isn’t canon – though it is still delightful). Continue reading

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Review: Hour of the Witch by Chris Bohjalian

The paranormal meets historical fiction in Chris Bohjalian’s Hour of the Witch, a thrilling tale of one woman’s fight for survival. Continue reading

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Review: The Widow Queen by Elzbieta Cherezinska

If you are a fan of epic historical fantasy, then The Widow Queen, written by Elżbieta Cherezińska, is a novel that will be worth your time. However, I do want to take a minute to thank Maya Zakrzewska-Pim for translating this novel. Without that, I never would have been able to read it! Continue reading

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Review: The Lost Apothecary by Sarah Penner

The Lost Apothecary is one of those novels that I have heard SO much about lately; it was impossible to resist the temptation to put down everything I was doing and just read. Continue reading

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Review: The Show Girl by Nicola Harrison

The Show Girl, written by Nicola Harrison, is a delightful blend of genres. It is one part historical fiction, one part romance, and one part chick lit. Continue reading

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Review: Rebel Daughter by Lori Banov Kaufmann

Lori Banov Kaufmann’s debut novel, Rebel Daughter, is a delightful and powerful read – one that blends Jewish literature with historical fiction, and so much more. Continue reading

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Blog Tour & Review: The Woman with the Blue Star by Pam Jenoff

The Woman with the Blue Star, written by Pam Jenoff, is a historical fiction novel set during World War II, and it is absolutely worth the read. Continue reading

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