Tag: historical fiction

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: My Name is Leon by Kit De Waal

Book Review: My Name is Leon by Kit De Waal

June 15, 2016 Book review 2 ★★★★

If you are looking for a book that has an authentic child narrator and navigates skilfully and heartbreakingly through the Foster Care system, then your search is over.  My Name is Leon by Kit De Waal is the perfect book for you.     First Line of My Name is… Read more »

Book Review: Trapped by Scandal by Jane Feather

Book Review: Trapped by Scandal by Jane Feather

July 29, 2015 Book review 6 ★★★★

This is a book that brings the romance AND the history of 18th century Paris and London to the table. All too often historical romantic fiction is too heavily weighted on the romance side or on the history side but Trapped by Scandal combines both effortlessly. First Line of by… Read more »