Historical Fiction Book Reviews

Arc Review: The Fortunate Ones

Title: The Fortunate Ones Author: Catherine Hokin Series: Stand Alone Genre: Adult Fiction, Historical Publisher: Bookouture Page Count: 400 Type of Book: Arc, Kindle Ebook Received: Netgalley Review Word Count: 500 Rated: 4/5 stars Notes: Belated review, but I’m trying to catch up on my backlog of arcs! The Fortunate Ones was a spellbinding tale… Continue reading Arc Review: The Fortunate Ones

Historical Fiction Book Reviews · Romance

Book Review: The Winter Witch

  Title: The Winter Witch Author: Paula Brackston Series: Book 1 Genre: Adult Fiction, Romance, Fantasy Page Count: 400 Received: Library Type of Book: Paperback, Physical Copy, Library Loan Review Word Count: 500 Rated: 3.5/5 stars Notes: I loved the writing style, but the depressing mood the story set was not what I was after… Continue reading Book Review: The Winter Witch

fiction · Historical Fiction Book Reviews

Arc Review: Today We Go Home

Title: Today We Go Home Author: Kelly Estes Series: Standalone Genre: Adult Fiction Page Count: 400 Publisher: Sourcebooks Type of Book: Arc, Kindle Ebook Received: Netgalley, Publisher Review Word Count: 500 Rated: 5/5 stars Notes: Beautifully written and captivating! This tells the story of Emily turned Jesse Wilson, a young woman donning man’s clothing and… Continue reading Arc Review: Today We Go Home

Historical Fiction Book Reviews · Mystery/Thriller Book Reviews

Book Review: Grave Expectations

Title: Grave Expectations Author: Heather Redmond Series: Book 2 Genre: Adult Fiction, Mystery Publisher: Kensington Books Page Count: 400 Type of Book: Arc, Kindle Ebook Received: Publisher, Netgalley Review Word Count: 500 Rated: 5/5 stars Notes: I haven’t read book one, but it seems you don’t need to in order to read book two, thankfully.… Continue reading Book Review: Grave Expectations

Historical Fiction Book Reviews · LGBT Book Reviews · Mystery/Thriller Book Reviews · Romance

Book Review: The Woman in the Veil

Title: The Woman in the Veil Author: Laura Joh Rowland Series: Book 4 Genre: Adult Fiction, Mystery, Historical Publisher: Crooked Lane Books Page Count: 400 Type of Book: Arc, Kindle Ebook Received: Publisher, Netgalley Review Word Count: Rated: 4/5 stars Notes: I haven’t read any of the first three books, but will likely rectify that… Continue reading Book Review: The Woman in the Veil

Historical Fiction Book Reviews · Romance

Book Review: The Duke I Tempted

Title: The Duke I Tempted Author: Scarlett Peckham Series: Book 1 Genre: Adult Fiction, Historical Romance Page Count: 400 Publisher: NYLA Type of Book: Kindle Ebook, Library Loan Received: Ebook Library Review Word Count: 500 Rated: 5/5 stars Notes: Prepare to grab a box of tissues when reading this book. My poor heart. The writer… Continue reading Book Review: The Duke I Tempted

Historical Fiction Book Reviews · Mystery/Thriller Book Reviews · Romance

Book Review: The Bride Sale

Title: The Bride Sale Author: Candice Hern Series: Standalone Genre: Historical Romance Publisher: Avon Page Count: 400 Type of Book: Mass Market Paperback Received: Library Loan Rated: 4/5 stars Review Word Count: Notes: First half of this book started off strong, and I very much fell in love. And then the plot took a direction… Continue reading Book Review: The Bride Sale

Arc Reviews · Historical Fiction Book Reviews

Book Review: Courage to Be Counted

Title: Courage to Be Counted Author: Elerie Grace Series: Book One Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Bugle Call Books Page Count: 400 pages Type of Book: Arc, Kindle Ebook Received: Netgalley Rated: 3/5 stars Review Word Count: 500 Notes: Interesting, just not for me. Not for me, sadly. I wanted to like, I really did, and… Continue reading Book Review: Courage to Be Counted

Historical Fiction Book Reviews

Book Review: The Ventriloquists

Title: The Ventriloquists Author: ER Ramzipoor Series: Standalone Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Park Row Page Count: 600 Type of Book: Kindle Ebook Received: Netgalley Rated: 3/5 stars Review Word Count: Notes: DNF’d at 40%. This just wasn’t keeping my attention. The Ventriloquists started out interesting, but about forty percent of the way through the book… Continue reading Book Review: The Ventriloquists

Fantasy Book Reviews · Historical Fiction Book Reviews · LGBT Book Reviews · Romance · Science Fiction Book Reviews

New Release Review: Once and Future

Title: Once and Future Author: Amy Rose Capetta + Cori McCarthy Series: Book 1 Genre: Fantasy, Science Fiction Publisher: Hatchett Page Count: 400 Type of Book: Hardback, New Release Received: Library Rated: 5/5 stars Review Word Count: 500 Notes: Read for the “Ancient Runes” category of my O.W.L. Exams/Read-a-Thon, for in Ancient Runes you were… Continue reading New Release Review: Once and Future