Tag: historical fiction

Book Review : Fallen by Lia Mills

Book Review : Fallen by Lia Mills

July 17, 2014 Book review 6 ★★★½

This is book that brings history to life. It immersed me into the 1916 Dublin Easter Rising and I came away not only having really enjoyed the book but also feeling liked I gained some fresh perspective on the events. Plus there is a love story but it’s not the… Read more »

Book Review : The Herbalist by Niamh Boyce

Book Review : The Herbalist by Niamh Boyce

June 18, 2014 Book review 1 ★★★

The Herbalist was an interesting, atmospheric read but it was a lot darker than I was expecting. From the lovely vintage feel cover, I was expecting a light hearted, warm read but that is not what this book is. First Line of The Herbalist: (to be added) My Thoughts on… Read more »

Book Review : Fear Week by Andrew McBurnie

Book Review : Fear Week by Andrew McBurnie

September 5, 2013 Book review 0 ★★★

Fear Week is a YA book that has a unique setting during the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962.  It makes you think of how much the world has changed in the last 50 years but at the same time it makes you acknowledge how timeless teenage problems are.   My… Read more »