Category Archives: Historical fiction

This Rebel Heart by Katherine Locke

This Rebel Heart by Katherine Locke. Alfred A. Knopf, 2022. 9780593381243 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3.5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Historical fiction, magical realism What did you like about the book?  Set during the first … Continue reading

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Isla to Island by Alexis Castellanos

Isla to Island by Alexis Castellanos. Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2022. 9781534469242 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover graphic novel Genre:  Historical fiction What did you like about the book? Inspired by the … Continue reading

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The Last Checkmate by Gabriella Saab

The Last Checkmate by Gabriella Saab. William Morrow, 2021. 9780063141933 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or starred review) 3.5 Format: Paperback ARC Genre: Historical fiction What did you like about the book? The year is 1945 and Maria has … Continue reading

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Healer and Witch by Nancy Werlin

Healer and Witch by Nancy Werlin, Candlewick, 2022. 9781536219562 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4.5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Historical Fantasy What did you like about the book? France. 1531. Sylvie’s Grand-mere, a wisewoman healer, has … Continue reading

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The Lucky Ones by Linda Williams Jackson

The Lucky Ones by Linda Williams Jackson. Candlewick Press, 2022. 9781536222555  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Historic Fiction What did you like about the book? It is hard to concentrate when … Continue reading

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Don’t Go To Sleep by Bryce Moore

Don’t Go To Sleep by Bryce Moore. Sourcebooks Fire, 2022. 9781728229140 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 2 Format: ARC (publication date: August 2, 2022) Genre: Suspense, horror,  historical fiction What did you like about the … Continue reading

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The Other Side of the River by Alda P. Dobbs

The Other Side of the River by Alda P. Dobbs. Sourcebooks Young Readers, 2022. 9781728238449 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or starred review) 5 Format: Paperback ARC Genre: Historical fiction What did you like about the book? Petra Luna, … Continue reading

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My Fine Fellow by Jennieke Cohen

             My Fine Fellow: A Delicious Entanglement by Jennieke Cohen, HarperTeen 2022. 9780063047532 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Historical fiction What did you like about the book? 1833.  London. Fourth year … Continue reading

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We Are Wolves by Katrina Nannestad, illustrated by Martina Heiduczek

We Are Wolves by Katrina Nannestad, illustrated by Martina Heiduczek. Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2022. 9781665904223 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or starred review) 4.5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Historical fiction What did you like about the book? Liesl … Continue reading

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Red Scare by Liam Francis Walsh

Red Scare by Liam Francis Walsh. Scholastic, 2022. 9781338167085 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3.5 Format: Paperback graphic novel What did you like about the book: Walsh, a Wisconsin native and New Yorker cartoonist, has … Continue reading

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