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Historical Fiction

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo

THE SEVEN HUSBANDS OF EVELYN HUGO Written by Taylor Jenkins Reid Published by Simon & Schuster Canada, June 13, 2017 My star rating: 4.5 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Evelyn Hugo is finally ready to tell the truth about her glamorous and... Continue Reading →

Homegoing

HOMEGOING Written by Yaa Gyasi Published by Alfred A Knopf, June 7, 2016 My star rating: 3.5 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Two half sisters, Effia and Esi, are born into different villages in eighteenth-century Ghana. Effia is married off to an... Continue Reading →

Calendar Girls – Best Historical Fiction

It's the first Monday of the month so you know what that means - Calendar Girls!!! Hosted by the ever amazing Melanie @ MN Bernard Books and Flavia @ Flavia the Bibliophile. If you're not aware of this event, here is some info.... Continue Reading →

Top 5 Historical Fiction

This was a VERY difficult one for me. Historical Fiction is one of my absolute favourite genres. I was never a fan of history in school. The teachers I had were the type that told you to read 50 pages... Continue Reading →

Top 5 Underrated Books

Finally! I'm getting to this post! I've wanted to create this list for SOOO long! I'll start off by saying that I love that there's book hype. I don't always feel that the hype is deserved for the content in... Continue Reading →

It’s guest post day! – City of Thieves

The day has arrived and, as promised, I'm going to be sending you a link to my guest post over on the beautiful blog Cornerfolds! I had to do one of the things I hate the most - which is introduce... Continue Reading →

Anna and the Swallow Man

ANNA AND THE SWALLOW MAN Written by Gavriel Savit Published by Knopf, January 26 2017 My star rating: 2.5 stars Kraków, 1939. A million marching soldiers and a thousand barking dogs. This is no place to grow up. Anna Łania is... Continue Reading →

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

THE BOY IN THE STRIPED PAJAMAS Written by John Boyne Published by David Fickling Books, September 12 2006 My star rating: 4 stars Berlin, 1942 : When Bruno returns home from school one day, he discovers that his belongings are... Continue Reading →

Blood For Blood

BLOOD FOR BLOOD Written by Ryan Graudin Published by Little Brown, November 1 2016 My star rating: 4 stars Please keep in mind that this is the second book to a series. If you have not read the first book,... Continue Reading →

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