Book Review of The Paris Library by Janet Skeslien Charles

The Paris Library by Janet Skeslien Charles 368 pages Published: 2/9/21 by Atria Books Genre: Historical fiction ★★★ Amazon | B&N *Click on photos to view original source. ”Based on the true World War II story of the heroic librarians at the American Library in Paris, this is an unforgettable story of romance, friendship, family,…

Book Review of The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah

The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah 464 pages Published 2/6/18 by St. Martin's Press ISBN: 9781250165619 Genre: Historical Fiction ★★★★ *Click on photos to view source. "Alaska, 1974.Unpredictable. Unforgiving. Untamed.For a family in crisis, the ultimate test of survival. Ernt Allbright, a former POW, comes home from the Vietnam war a changed and volatile man.…

Book Review of The Prophets by Robert Jones, Jr.

The Prophets by Robert Jones, Jr. 400 pages Published: 1/5/21 by G.P. Putnam's Sons ISBN: 9780593085684 Genre: Historical fiction ★★★★ B&N | Amazon *Click on photos to view original source. "A singular and stunning debut novel about the forbidden union between two enslaved young men on a Deep South plantation, the refuge they find in…

Book Review: The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead

The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead 213 pages ISBN: 9780385537070 Published: 7/16/19 by Doubleday Books Genre: Historical Fiction Amazon | B&N ★★★★ 2020 Pulitzer Prize Winner Goodreads Synopsis: As the Civil Rights movement begins to reach the black enclave of Frenchtown in segregated Tallahassee, Elwood Curtis takes the words of Dr. Martin Luther King to…

Blog Tour for The Yellow Bird Sings by Jennifer Rosner: Book Review/Giveaway Winner Announcement!

The Yellow Bird Sings by Jennifer Rosner 304 pages Published on 3/3/20 by Flatiron Books ISBN: 9781250179760 Genre: Historical Fiction ★★★★ B&N | Amazon Synopsis: Poland, 1941. When the soldiers come to round up the Jewish men for labor duty, only half of them return. Róża knows that she must take her daughter Shira—already full…

Historical Fictionathon (Feb. 8-Feb. 23)

Hello, friends! A historical fiction readathon is finally here, and I've never been more ready for anything in my life. This is actually a BookTube readathon that is hosted by a few people: Bre @ CallMeAfterCoffee, Amara @ Amara Franklin, and Kirsty @ A Stroke of Genius. February 8-23 I'm pretty sure this readathon was…

*End of Book Spoilers* Book Review: All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque

All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque 240 pages. (My edition only had 226 pages that were actually numbered.) Published: 9/29/1996 by Turtleback Books (Originally published in 1928) ISBN: 9780606320863 Genre: Classic WWI Historical Fiction ★★★★★ B&N | Amazon Goodreads Synopsis: Paul Baumer enlisted with his classmates in the German army of…

Blogmas Day 15: Library Book Haul

Happy BLOGMAS Day 15! Sorry this one is super late. I haven't been able to schedule anything, and I haven't been home all day. Anyway, here are all the books I have out from the library! I hope you enjoy. If I Could Only Tell You by Hannah Beckerman Genre: Contemporary Fiction On the Corner…

Blogmas Day 12: Author Interview with William Kent Krueger!

Happy exciting BLOGMAS day 12! I decided to stick my neck out one day and ask Atria Books if William Kent Krueger would be willing to answer some questions about his new novel This Tender Land for my blog. I woke up at 6 AM one morning to an email back from the author himself, accepting. I was…