Tag Archives: Historical Fiction

Review: Comeuppance Served Cold by Marion Deeds

Author: Marion DeedsPublisher: Tor.comReleased: March 22, 2022Received: NetGalley First things first, I adore the title of this book: Comeuppance Served Cold. It’s fun, quirky, and a little bit evocative. It’s perfect for a historical thriller, at least in my mind. Written … Continue reading

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Review: Lone Women by Victor LaValle

I’ll be honest; I had no idea what to expect when I entered Lone Women. I don’t read as much historical fiction as I should and certainly don’t read many Westerns. But the promise of something paranormal happening in this setting? Well, that was more than enough to tempt me into reading it… Continue reading

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Review: The London Seance Society by Sarah Penner

I’ll first tell you how much I adored The Lost Apothecary. As such, I was desperate to get my hands on The London Seance Society (and I may or may not have wound up with two copies as a result). However, I’m sad to admit that this book didn’t quite live up to my expectations. Continue reading

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Review: Weyward by Emilia Hart

If I could only tell you one thing about Weyward, it would be that you should go pick it up right now! Seriously though, I was captivated by this story. It unfolds through three perspectives. Three generations, all telling their story of trials, horror, and survival. Three women, all telling the story of how they came to be the women they are. Continue reading

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Review: Queen of Thieves by Beezy Marsh

I picked Queen of Thieves because I wanted to try and break out of my comfort zone and read more historical fiction and the like. While Queen of Thieves is very well written, I think it just wasn’t my cup of tea. Continue reading

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Review: Flint and Mirror by John Crowley

Author: John CrowleyPublisher: Tor BooksReleased: April 19, 2022Received: NetGalley I’ve been reading more and more historical fiction lately, and I’m really happy that I’ve found time to enjoy the genre more. My latest read in this vein is Flint and Mirror by … Continue reading

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Review: The Many Daughters of Afong Moy by Jamie Ford

Wow. There was no way I could read the description of The Many Daughters of Afong Moy and successfully walk away. This is one of those books that demands to be read, you know? Continue reading

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WOTN: A Longer Fall by Charlaine Harris

A Longer Fall is the second novel in Charlaine Harris’ Gunnie Rose series, and it carries just as much impact as the first. Gunnie Rose is an alternate history, set during the Great Depression – but with several fundamental changes. Most notably, the inclusion of magic. Continue reading

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Review: The Murder of Mr. Wickham by Claudia Gray

Author: Claudia GrayPublisher: VintageReleased: May 3rd, 2022Received: NetGalley For every Jane Austen fan in the world, there is the perfect retelling waiting for them to find. For those that share the same hated character, may I recommend The Murder of Mr. … Continue reading

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Review: Bright Ruined Things by Samantha Cohoe

Samantha Cohoe is back with another brilliant novel, Bright Ruined Things. This one blends historical fiction with fantasy in all the best ways, creating a tale that feels both familiar and new. Oh, did I mention that it’s set during a fictional 1920s? Continue reading

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