ARC Reviews, Book Reviews, Historical Fiction

Book Review: The House at the Edge of Night by Catherine Banner

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The House at the Edge of Night was the first book I read in 2018, and I am happy to say that 2018 started off with a bang!

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ARC Reviews, Book Reviews, Historical Fiction, Young Adult

Book Reiew: Risuko: A Kunoichi Tale by David Kudler

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I find Japanese culture absolutely fascinating, so when I was scanning Netgalley and saw the cover for Risuko, it immediately caught my eye.  Once I read the book description and learned that it was a historical fiction novel set in 16th century Japan,  I leapt at the opportunity to read it. 

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ARC Reviews, Book Reviews, Historical Fiction

Book Review: Enchanted Islands by Allison Amend

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I requested Enchanted Islands off NetGalley after the stunning cover caught my eye.  Once I read that it was a WWII espionage story set on the Galápagos Islands, I was sold!  Soon after I was approved for a review copy, I saw that it was featured on Oprah.com list of Books to Read if You Love Fierce, Smart Women… How could I not read this?

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ARC Reviews, Book Reviews, Historical Fiction

Book Review: The House by the Lake by Ella Carey

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As most of you know, I am a huge historical fiction fan, especially WWII historical fiction.  I am also a big fan of books that deal with past family secret mysteries (think Kate Morton).  So when I read the book description for The House by the Lake and found that it was a fusion of the two, I was all for it.

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Book Reviews, Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Kids' Corner, Memoir, Middle Grade

Kids’ Corner: Diverse Middle Grade Books in Review (July 2017) #DiverseKidLit

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Hello bookworms!

Today I’m back with another set of reviews for my Kids’ Corner feature of my blog.  I’m excited to share a few thoughts about 3 AMAZING diverse middle grade books.

*Books included in this post: Inside Out & Back Again by Thanhha Lai, Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson, & The Crystal Ribbon by Celeste Lim

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