Tag: historical fiction

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Frozen by Mary Casanova

Frozen by Mary Casanova

I can’t believe it took me so long to get to this.  It was one that I had hoped to pick up at BEA, but didn’t.  And then, a publicist from University of Minnesota Press contacted me when I mentioned on my blog that I didn’t get it, and offered to send me a copy…. Read more »

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The Hazards of Working at a Bookstore Vol. 3.0

The Hazards of Working at a Bookstore Vol. 3.0

I see all the Waiting on Wednesday posts of the people I follow and realize that at some point I need to get back to doing that one. Not sure what I’m waiting on though, that I haven’t already talked about at some time in the past. Maybe next week I can come up with… Read more »

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The Poisoned House by Michael Ford

The Poisoned House by Michael Ford

Yet another egalley from Netgalley. This book is supposed to be published in September, so I’m getting to preview it a bit early. I do enjoy a good historical fiction, and this one did not disappoint. At first my brain kept wanting to think of the main character, Abigail Tamper, as if she was a… Read more »

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Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen

Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen

I have wanted to read this book for a long time. Many of the people I work with at the bookstore loved this book. I put it on my list to read, figuring it would be good, but another of those popular books that wouldn’t make my favorites list. Boy was I wrong! I finally… Read more »

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Gateway 18:  The Devil’s Paintbox by Victoria McKernan

Gateway 18: The Devil’s Paintbox by Victoria McKernan

I love, love, loved this book! It was another male main character, but I think I must really enjoy historical fiction, something I never knew I enjoyed really before I was an adult. Our main character is Aiden. We meet him and his sister Maddie trying to find grasshoppers to eat while they’re living in… Read more »

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Gateway 5 – Lost by Jacqueline Davies

Gateway 5 – Lost by Jacqueline Davies

I was so sure I’d love this. I have really enjoyed all the historical fiction I’ve been reading from going through this award nominee selection process the past 2 years. And while this was mostly interesting, I’m not sure it will really pull in the high school age. I think it might actually be more… Read more »

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