Genre: Historical

Jeann & Jenna Discuss The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy

Jeann & Jenna Discuss The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy

After reading and loving the audiobook of The Gentlemen’s Guide to Vice and Virtue earlier this year, we were both highly anticipating The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy. Featuring Monty’s vivacious sister Felicity, who is ambitious and asexual, we knew we were going to be in for an adventure. But what did we both think of […]

November 23, 2018 | 6 Comments
Liberty Review: Female Changemakers in Three Generations

Liberty Review: Female Changemakers in Three Generations

When we think about the challenges that we face as women today, including inequality, misogyny and the gender-pay gap, it’s easy to forget how far we’ve come throughout history. Covering three different women in different historical eras, Liberty reminds us of the sheer strength of female power when fighting odds that are against them – and […]

November 16, 2018 | 2 Comments
Ink, Iron, And Glass Review: Travel To A World With Scriptology, Mechanists, and Alchemy

Ink, Iron, And Glass Review: Travel To A World With Scriptology, Mechanists, and Alchemy

I enjoyed Ink, Iron, and Glass! It comes off as a bit of a quieter historical fantasy, but it promises nonstop adventure and a cast of delightful characters that work together to pretty much save the world. The setting was pretty extraordinary: we’re looking at the Victorian era of Italy, around the late 1800’s, where […]

February 9, 2018 | 17 Comments
Retribution Rails Review: Fun, If Forgettable, Western YA Adventure

Retribution Rails Review: Fun, If Forgettable, Western YA Adventure

Note: This is the companion sequel to Vengeance Road, where you can find my review here. This review will not contain any spoilers. Also: There is graphic violence and deaths in this book. Please be aware! I really enjoyed Vengeance Road years ago and thought that the Western setting was refreshing and incredibly immersive. While […]

October 24, 2017 | 3 Comments
Among The Red Stars Review: Courageous Female Pilots Featured In A Feminist War Story

Among The Red Stars Review: Courageous Female Pilots Featured In A Feminist War Story

Triumphant, emotional, and fully exploring the courageous feats of female pilots during WWII in the Soviet Union, Among the Red Stars is a great historical read to pick up. I have to admit, some parts of the plot were bogged down by how it was executed, making the overall action scenes a bit underwhelming. Instead […]

September 19, 2017 | 3 Comments