Category Archives: Historical Fiction

The Night Gardener by Jonathan Auxier (2014)

Rating: 3.2 stars. This book was handed to me by a colleague with very little instruction. I love getting books like those as they fully allow me to form my own opinions. There isn’t much I want to say about … Continue reading

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Every Hidden Thing By Kenneth Oppel (2016)

Rating: 3.7 Stars Star crossed lovers takes on a new meaning when the children of paleontologist rivals fall for each other amdist interesting circumstances. With everyone in search for “Black Beauty” the ultimate dinosaur, we are thrown into a time … Continue reading

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And I Darken by Kiersten White (2016)

Rating: 4 Stars. Lada Dragwlya is not your typical character you find in your history books. She’s not even your typical female character, as she is so much more than that. As the daughter of Vlad the Impaler, she has … Continue reading

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Front Lines by Michael Grant (2016)

Rating: 4.2 Stars. An alternative history series that depicts what might have happened if women were permitted on the front lines. The tale is told from several female perspectives. Rainy, an intelligence officer, Frangie, a black medic in training, and … Continue reading

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Outrun the Moon by Stacey Lee (2016)

Rating: 4 stars. The story is set at the turn of the century in San Francisco, the catastrophic earthquake looming in our minds. Mercy Wong, American by birth, but of Chinese descent, and at this time, that is all that … Continue reading

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My Lady Jane by C. Hand, B. Ashton, J. Meadows. (2016)

Rating: 3.7 Stars Lady Jane Grey, the 16 year old royal from the 1500s is to be married off to Gifford Du dley, the son of the advisor to the king in great haste, as Kind Edward appears to be … Continue reading

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The Crown’s Game by Evelyn Skye (2016)

Rating: 3.3 stars Vika is an enchanter who grows up believing she will be the enchanter of Russia, only to learn that Nikolai will be competing for the same position in which only one will survive. The Crown’s game is … Continue reading

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