A few months ago, I had the pleasure of interviewing B. Jeanne Shibahara, author of Kaerou. I'd like to share that interview with you all today. At the bottom of this post, you'll find links to purchase the book, as well as an excerpt. Hope you enjoy! J: Can you give us a brief overview … Continue reading An Interview with B. Jeanne Shibahara, author of Kaerou
Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ Genre: Historical Fiction Publication Date: August 7th, 2018 Format: Kindle Length: 368 pages Description from Goodreads: In her latest captivating novel, nationally bestselling author Fiona Davis takes readers into the glamorous lost art school within Grand Central Terminal, where two very different women, fifty years apart, strive to make their … Continue reading Book Review: The Masterpiece by Fiona Davis
Rating: ★ ★ ★ Genre: Historical Fiction Publication Date: January 16, 2018 Format: Audiobook Length: ~8 hours (283 pages) Description from Goodreads: In the industrial 1860s at the dawn of the Carnegie empire, Irish immigrant Clara Kelly finds herself in desperate circumstances. Looking for a way out, she seeks employment as a lady's maid in … Continue reading Carnegie’s Maid by Marie Benedict
I know we're already a few days into the month, but I just read Kaleena's post on how to stay up to date on new releases, and it was super helpful. I always thought that staying on top of new releases would be a complicated and daunting task, but it turns out it's super easy! … Continue reading February releases that I’m excited for
Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Genre: Historical Fiction Publication Date: February 3, 2015 Format: Audiobook Length: ~17 hours Description from Goodreads: France, 1939In the quiet village of Carriveau, Vianne Mauriac says goodbye to her husband, Antoine, as he heads for the Front. She doesn’t believe that the Nazis will invade France...but invade they do, … Continue reading Book Review: The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
Last week, I grumbled about not having Internet, which led to me deciding that over the weekend, I would have myself a little reading marathon since there wouldn't be much else I could do for entertainment. I promised I would share my results, so here they are. I have to admit, I was hesitant to … Continue reading Read-a-thon results!
Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ Genre: Historical Fiction Publication Date: October 18, 2016 Format: Audiobook Length: ~8 hours Description from Goodreads: In the tradition of The Paris Wife and Mrs. Poe, The Other Einstein offers us a window into a brilliant, fascinating woman whose light was lost in Einstein's enormous shadow. It is the story … Continue reading Review: The Other Einstein by Marie Benedict
Rating: ★ ★ ★ ☆ ☆ Genre: Historical Fiction Publication Date: September 1st, 2017 Format: Kindle Length: 278 pages Description from Goodreads: When sixteen-year-old Ellie Baum accidentally time-travels via red balloon to 1988 East Berlin, she’s caught up in a conspiracy of history and magic. She meets members of an underground guild in East Berlin who … Continue reading The Girl with the Red Balloon by Katherine Locke