Fiction, Historical Fiction

The Postmistress by Sarah Blake

I actually read this book in high school and it made me really emotional and teary. Almost 5 years later, I STILL have the same reaction. That says a lot about the book right away. This story involves the lives of 3 women in the 1940s: Frankie Bard is a radio announcer and her goal in life is to become…

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Fiction, Historical Fiction

The Orenda by Joseph Boyden

When I first heard about this book, I wasn’t too big on it. I mean, I like historical fiction but only the stories about royalty. A book on Aboriginals and Jesuits is really not up my alley. But I decided to give it a chance because it was on a bestseller list. After reading it, I can definitely understand what…

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Fiction, Historical Fiction

Slammerkin by Emma Donoghue

After reading Room, I decided to try more Emma Donoghue books. So here is my review: All Mary wants is to be rich and have beautiful dresses. She doesn’t want to wear her sack dresses and go to Charity school. She does not want to go into service and work as a maid; nor does she want to work as…

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