Category Archives: Historical Fiction

Review: If You Leave Me

If You Leave Me by Crystal Hana Kim My rating: 3 of 5 stars When I received this ARC of If You Leave Me by Crystal Hana Kim, I expected an account of life during and after the Korean War … Continue reading

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Review: Mr. & Mrs. American Pie

Mr. & Mrs. American Pie by Juliet McDaniel My rating: 3.75 of 5 stars Thank you to NetGalley for giving me the opportunity to read and review this hilarious, big-hearted novel. It is 1969 and Maxine has made a picture … Continue reading

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Review: The Philosopher’s Flight

The Philosopher’s Flight by Tom Miller My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars We’ll call this a 3.5 stars because any book that makes the reader think about how they see the world gets extra points. In truth, I’m still trying … Continue reading

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Review: The Historian

3 Stars My first impression The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova, a literary novel about Vlad III (the Impaler) and the Dracula legend, was that it was sort of like slow-release horror – lots of exposition punctuated by increasingly disturbing moments of … Continue reading

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Review: Miss Kopp’s Midnight Confessions (Kopp Sisters #3)

4 Stars Amy Stewart’s Kopp Sisters series has been a delightful mix of mystery, history, action, and character and she’s done it again. Miss Kopp’s Midnight Confessions, the third installment in the series, has a little different tone to it. … Continue reading

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