Tag: historical fiction

The Gilded Wolves Review: Artifact Hunting in Historical Paris

The Gilded Wolves Review: Artifact Hunting in Historical Paris

It’s been a while since I’ve picked up a book that completely met my fancy, and I adored everything about The Gilded Wolves! From the lush 1880’s Parisian setting, to the problem solving for ancient artifacts, and the stunning cast of characters – each with special talents, I absolutedly adored it. The book features a dastardly gang […]

February 6, 2019 | 8 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
Hexenhaus Review: Ding Dong the Witch is Dead

Hexenhaus Review: Ding Dong the Witch is Dead

Three women, from three different timeframes have only one thing in common – they are condemned for being witches. From 17th Century Germany, to 18th Century Europe, and modern day Australia in a small regional town, we hear from Veronica, Katherine and Paisley. They are each teenage girls with their own hopes and dreams, from worrying about […]

February 10, 2017 | 13 Comments
Chatterbox: Why I Read Historical Fiction

Chatterbox: Why I Read Historical Fiction

We’ve done a series of Chatterbox posts on this blog discussing why we love and read a certain genre and I thought I’d tell you a few reasons why I read historical fiction. I’ll also give a few YA historical fiction recommendations at the end of this post. Check out our other posts in this […]

October 12, 2016 | 17 Comments
By Jenna
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