ARC Reviews, Book Reviews, Historical Fiction

Book Review: Where the River Parts by Radhika Swarup

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Today I am excited to share my review for Where the River Parts, a historical fiction novel that explores the effects of the partition of India & Pakistan on one woman over the course of her life…

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ARC Reviews, Book Reviews, Historical Fiction

Book Review: The German Girl by Armando Lucas Correa

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Today I am sharing my review for The German Girl by Armando Lucas Correa: a WWII historical fiction that follows refugees set aboard the St. Louis, then later as they settle in Cuba.

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ARC Reviews, Book Reviews, Historical Fiction

Book Review: The Last Days of Night by Graham Moore

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Today I am sharing my book review for The Last Days of Night by Graham Moore: a historical fiction book set in 1888 New York and centers around the feud between George Westinghouse & Thomas Edison.

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Book Reviews, Fantasy, Historical Fiction

Mini Book Reviews: January 2019 – Part 1

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One of my bookish goals for 2019 was to start writing mini-reviews for all the books I read this year, and leave full reviews for ARCs and review copy books.   This is my first batch of 2019 books!  I did notice that my “mini-reviews” turned out longer than I expected… I guess that’s what happens when you sit down & work on a review right after you finish the book…  Who knew?

*Books included in this mini review batch: The Stone Sky (Broken Earth #3),  The Thief (The Queen’s Theif #1), The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey, and Every Heart a Doorway (Wayward Children #1) by Seanan McGuire

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Book Reviews, Historical Fiction

Book Review: The Tea Planter’s Wife by Dinah Jefferies

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As many of you know I am a big fan of historical fiction.  I am always on the lookout for historical fiction that is set in a place and/or time that I don’t know much about.  When I saw that The Tea Planter’s Wife is set in Ceylon in the 1920s, I knew I had to give it a go.

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