Category Archives: Historical fiction

War Is Over by David Almond – illustrated by David Litchfield

  War Is Over by David Almond – illustrated by David Litchfield, Candlewick Press, 9781536209860, 2020, c2018 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: Historical Fiction What did you like about the book: … Continue reading

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Where the World Ends – Geraldine McCaughrean

      Where the World Ends – Geraldine McCaughrean, read by Angus King, MacMillan Audio, 2020 Format: cd audiobook, 7 cds, 7 hours, 17 minutes Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4.5  Genre: Historical Fiction … Continue reading

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 Dangerous Alliance: An Austentacious Romance by Jennieka Cohen

Dangerous Alliance: An Austentacious Romance by Jennieka Cohen. HarperTeen, 2019. 9780062857309 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Historical romance What did you like about the book? For fans of Jane Austen and other Regency authors, … Continue reading

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The Blackbird Girls by Anne Blankman

  The Blackbird Girls by Anne Blankman, Viking, 9781984837356, 2020 Format: First Edition Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Historical Fiction   What did you like about the book?  This engrossing historical fiction novel transports … Continue reading

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We Were Promised Spotlights by Lindsay Sproul

 We Were Promised Spotlights by Lindsay Sproul, G.P. Putnam’s Sons (an imprint of Penguin Random House), 9781524738532, 2020  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 2 Format: Hardcover Genre: Historical/realistic fiction What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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The Blossom and the Firefly – Sherri L. Smith

 The Blossom and the Firefly – Sherri L. Smith, G.P. Putnam’s Sons, (9781524737900), 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Historical Fiction What did you like about the book?   Told from the … Continue reading

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Gold Rush Girl – Avi

  Gold Rush Girl – Avi.  Candlewick Press, 2020. 9781536206791 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:   Historical Fiction What did you like about the book?  14-year-old Tory Blaisdell chafes at the societal mores of 19th century … Continue reading

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Blue Skies – Anne Bustard

  Blue Skies – Anne Bustard, Simon & Schuster; (9781534446069), 2020 Format: hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3.5 Genre: Historical Fiction What did you like about the book? Glory Bea misses her Daddy. He … Continue reading

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The Kingdom of Back by Marie Lu

     The Kingdom of Back by Marie Lu, G.P. Putnam’s  Sons (an imprint of Random House), 9781524739010, 2020  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Historical fiction What did you like about the … Continue reading

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Spindle and Dagger by J. Anderson Coats

Spindle and Dagger by J. Anderson Coats. Candlewick, 2020. 9781536202774 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Historical fiction What did you like about the book? Seventeen year old Elen belongs to the warbander Owain, … Continue reading

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