Tag Archives: historical fiction

First Lines Fridays: August 11th

First Lines Fridays is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words. What if instead of judging a book by its cover, its author or its prestige, we judged it by its opening lines? The Rules: Pick a book off … Continue reading

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First Lines Fridays: July 14th

First Lines Fridays is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words. What if instead of judging a book by its cover, its author or its prestige, we judged it by its opening lines? The Rules: Pick a book … Continue reading

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Must Read Mondays: June 26th

Must Read Monday is a weekly thing I do here to recommend books I’ve read and enjoyed. I might sometimes throw in something I gave 3 stars to, but for the most part they’re books I gave a 4-5 star … Continue reading

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ARC Review: The Romance Reader’s Guide to Life by Sharon Pywell

Genres: historical fiction; romance; mystery; magical realism(?) Why I read it: The cover caught my eye on Net Galley, and the description sounded really interesting. Who I’d recommend it to: Historical fiction fans (around WWII era), people who enjoyed The Lovely … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Valiant by Lesley Livingston (it’s also release day!)

Genres: YA; historical fiction; some people say fantasy but I’m on the fence Why I read it: The cover caught my eye, then I read the description and knew I had to read it. I entered a goodreads giveaway and got … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton

Genres: historical fiction; mystery Why I read it: The premise and gorgeous cover grabbed my attention when it was published, and it’s been sitting on my shelf calling to me for a long time. I’m also using it for the … Continue reading

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The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton: First Impressions

The Miniaturist is the debut novel from Jessie Burton. It was published in 2014, received a lot of hype online, and has been sitting on my TBR ever since. I think I even purchased the book that year, but never … Continue reading

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