Genre: Historical Fiction


Book Review: The Pearl Thief by Elizabeth Wein

Book Review: The Pearl Thief by Elizabeth Wein

June 5, 2017 Book review 28 ★★★½

My head is melted trying to decide a rating for The Pearl Thief by Elizabeth Wein. I’m so torn. A part of me loves the characters and the atmosphere.  The other part of me laments the lack of pace, and the overly detailed descriptions. First Line of The Pearl Thief by Elizabeth… Read more »

Book Review :  The Hourglass by Tracy Rees

Book Review : The Hourglass by Tracy Rees

May 8, 2017 Book review 14 ★★★★½

Do you like contemporary fiction and historical fiction? Well if so, you are in for a treat with The Hourglass by Tracy Rees, as it mixes both together flawlessly. Balancing the books is a quick fire review where I list the assets and liabilities of a book (as I see… Read more »

Book Review: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

Book Review: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

September 19, 2016 Book review 6 ★★★★★

It’s hard to know what to say about The Book Thief by Markus Zusak that probably hasn’t already been said by thousands of other reviewers.  But when I love a book as much I loved this one, I can’t help but add in my two cents worth. First Line of… Read more »

Book Review: The Lake House by Kate Morton

Book Review: The Lake House by Kate Morton

August 12, 2016 Book review 10 ★★★★★

Oh happy day! I’ve found a new author to crush on thanks to The Lake House by Kate Morton.  I finally got around to reading a Kate Morton book and I’m in love with her atmospheric settings and fascinating characters.     My Thoughts on The Lake House by Kate… Read more »

Book Review: Kiss River by Diane Chamberlain

Book Review: Kiss River by Diane Chamberlain

July 12, 2016 Book review 10 ★★

Warning, rant ahead! OK, you guys know I LOVE Diane Chamberlain.  I raved about Necessary Lies and The Lost Daughter.  And I’m going to continue loving her and reading all her books despite this rant about Kiss River.  The hate is for a topic that waves a red flag before… Read more »