Historical Fiction

Review: Dear Mrs. Bird by A.J. Pierce

I don’t read many historical fiction novels. But when I do, I try to read ones that are as unique as possible. This one really popped out to me because I had never read about a columnist – even in a non-historical fiction book. I was interested in seeing the direction that the author would take with this story and…

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Fantasy, Historical Fiction

Review: The Mermaid by Christina Henry

With the success of the movie The Greatest Showman, which is about the famous P. T. Barnum, it comes with no surprise that I was super excited to find out that someone had written a book featuring him. I had already read a previous work of Christina Henry’s before called  Lost Boy , which was absolutely amazing so I knew…

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Historical Fiction

Burial Rites by Hannah Kent

After I read The Good People, I knew I wanted to find more books by this author and read them. Burial Rites was actually the author’s debut novel, and it is based on a true event. I love a good historical story and I love Kent writes her books so I was eager to jump into her work! Here is my review:…

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Historical Fiction, Mystery/Thriller

The Vanishing by Sophia Tobin

Thank you to Simon and Schuster and Edelweiss for this eARC in exchange for my honest review. I don’t have much of a preamble for why I chose this book. It sounded creepy and I love creepy and gothic stories. Sometimes, that’s all a bookworm really needs! Summary (Goodreads): On top of the Yorkshire Moors, in an isolated spot carved…

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Historical Fiction, Mystery/Thriller

The Golden Hairpin by Qinghan Cece

I received this novel as an advance copy from NetGalley in exchange for my honest review. I saw that this novel took place in Ancient China, and that grabbed my attention right away. I love books that take place in different historical settings, especially ones I’m unfamiliar with, as it gives me the chance to learn something new. I’m also…

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Historical Fiction

The Taster by V. S. Alexander

I used to be a huge fan of historical fiction novels. At one point, this was the only genre I would read from. But as time went on, I became more drawn to fantasy, science fiction, and mysteries. Now, it’s a rare thing for me to read a historical fiction story – but it is always an exciting experience. I…

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