Category Archives: Historical fiction

Finding Grace – Daphne Greer

Finding Grace – Daphne Greer, Nimbus Publishing, (9781771086912), 2018 Format: Paperback, 146 pages Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: Historical realistic mystery  What did you like about the book? Though this story begins in … Continue reading

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Ernestine’s Milky Way by Kerry Madden-Lunsford, illustrated by Emily Sutton

 Ernestine’s Milky Way by Kerry Madden-Lunsford, illustrated by Emily Sutton, schwartz and wade, (9781524714840), 2019 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Historical fiction picture book What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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Escape This Book!: Titanic by Bill Doyle, illustrated by Sarah Sax

Escape This Book!: Titanic by Bill Doyle, illustrated by Sarah Sax. Random House, 2019. ISBN9780525644200 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Historical fiction/interactive What did you like about the book? A fun interactive book that invites … Continue reading

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Voices: The Final Hours of Joan of Arc, by David Elliott. Map Art by Cara Llewelyn; Book Design by Sharismar Rodriguez

  Voices: The Final Hours of Joan of Arc, by David Elliott. Map Art by Cara Llewelyn; Book Design by Sharismar Rodriguez. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company, March 2019. 9781328987594. Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred … Continue reading

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The Iliad – written and illustrated by Gareth Hinds

 The Iliad – written and illustrated by Gareth Hinds, Candlewick Press, 9780763681135, 2019 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3.5 Genre:  Historical Fiction/Classics (Graphic Novel format) What did you like about the book?  Hinds tackles another classic work, … Continue reading

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Our Castle by the Sea – Lucy Strange

Our Castle by the Sea – Lucy Strange, Scholastic, (9781338353853), 2019 Format: Paperback ARC, 327 pages Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: Historical/Mystery  What did you like about the book? Petra and her older … Continue reading

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Lovely War – by Julie Berry

Lovely War – by Julie Berry, Viking, 9780451469939, 2019 Format: Hardcover, 480 pages Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Genre:  Historical fiction What did you like about the book?  The WWI setting and the central love … Continue reading

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