Browsing Category:Book Reviews

Review: The Huntress

Book Reviews
I used to watch the dance competition show, So You Think You Can Dance, a long time ago. In case you haven't watched it, judge Mary Murphy lets out this obnoxious scream when a performance is especially stellar.Well, that...
Continue Reading . . .

Review: Lilac Girls

Book Reviews
There's not much I can say about Martha Hall Kelly's blockbuster smash novel, Lilac Girls, that hasn't already been said by 1,000 other historical fiction fans. The book is wonderful, plain and simple.Told from three points of view—like a lot...
Continue Reading . . .

Review: Washington Black

Book Reviews
This Giller Prize-winning novel takes the reader and main character on quite a journey. Told in the first-person POV (my personal fav), Washington Black by Esi Edugyan is a coming-of-age story about a black slave named George Washington “Wash”...
Continue Reading . . .

Review: Five Days of Fog

Book Reviews
I don’t know what it is, but historical fiction involving tough ladies beating the crap out of people really appeals to me. (I don't know what that says about me.) I first discovered this when reading Anna Freeman’s novel, The Fair...
Continue Reading . . .

Review: The Gown

Book Reviews
This is a guest post from my friend, Kathleen. Thanks Kathleen!The Gown is one of the best historical fiction novels I have read in a while. This novel is a great example of my preferred type; well researched and...
Continue Reading . . .