Category Archives: Historical fiction

My Imaginary Mary by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, and Jodi Meadows

My Imaginary Mary by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, and Jodi Meadows. HarperTeen, 2022. 9780062930071 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Fantasy What did you like about the book?  Why stick to the … Continue reading

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Coming Up Cuban by Sonia Manzano

Coming Up Cuban by Sonia Manzano. Scholastic, 2022. 9781338065152 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: ARC (5/22 pub. date) Genre:  Historical fiction What did you like about the book? The chaos in the immediate aftermath … Continue reading

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We Own the Sky by Rodman Philbrick

We Own the Sky by Rodman Philbrick, Scholastic, 2022. 9781338736298 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4.5 Format: Paperback ARC Genre:  Historical fiction What did you like about the book? After WWII, in 1924, the Ku … Continue reading

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The Peach Rebellion by Wendelin Van Draanen

The Peach Rebellion by Wendelin Van Draanen. Alfred A. Knopf, 2022. 9780593378564 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Historical fiction What did you like about the book?  On her 6th birthday, Ginny … Continue reading

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Spineless by Samantha San Miguel

Spineless by Samantha San Miguel, Union Square Kids, 2022. 9781454937623 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5+ Format: Hardcover Genre: Eco Mystery/Adventure/Historical Fiction What did you like about the book? In a time before the internet, … Continue reading

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Great or Nothing by Joy McCullough, Caroline Tung Richmond, Tess Sharpe, and Jessica Spotswood

Great or Nothing by Joy McCullough, Caroline Tung Richmond, Tess Sharpe, and Jessica Spotswood. Delacorte Press, 2022. 9780593372593 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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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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