Tag: historical fiction

Review: Retribution Rails by Erin Bowman

Posted October 31, 2017 by Wendy in Reviews / 0 Comments
Review: Retribution Rails by Erin Bowman

Why Did I Read? I loved Vengeance Road so much and love westerns in general so you can imagine how excited I was to hear about a companion novel coming out! My Thoughts: Retribution Rails is set about 10 years after the events of Vengeance Road following new characters Reece and Charlotte. I did feel like this one started off a bit slow and it took me longer than I expected to get into it (maybe this is […]

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Audiobook Mini Reviews: The Secret Life of Violet Grant, Tiny Little Thing and Rose Under Fire

Posted October 12, 2017 by Wendy in Mini Reviews, Reviews / 0 Comments
Audiobook Mini Reviews: The Secret Life of Violet Grant, Tiny Little Thing and Rose Under Fire

My Thoughts: This was my first introduction to this author and I definitely want to read the rest of her backlist! This historical fiction had dual timelines alternating between the early 1900s and 1960s and it was so riveting! We follow Vivian Schuyler as she strives to earn a place as a journalist for the Metropolitan magazine and she receives a mysterious briefcase in the mail. It turns out it belonged to her aunt, Violet Grant, […]

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Reread Review: Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein

Posted September 25, 2017 by Wendy in Reread, Reviews / 2 Comments
Reread Review: Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein

I used to do these reread reviews a few years ago when I was doing a reread challenge and decided I missed doing them! I reread a lot more now and thought it’d be fun to quickly talk about them! When I First Read: About four years ago! I can’t believe it was so long ago! What I Remember: I remember loving the friendship and I remember it being heartbreaking and sobbing. 🙁 Why I Wanted to Reread: Well, […]

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Review: The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzie Lee

Posted July 17, 2017 by Wendy in Reviews / 1 Comment
Review: The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzie Lee

Why Did I Read? I had heard a lot of early praise for it from some fellow bloggers! I was intrigued! My Thoughts: I really like historical fiction and this was such a fun filled romp with Monty and this friends! I like to think of it as… a 17th century spin on the movie Eurotrip with a more serious note. (Has anyone else seen that movie? It’s hilarious, a bit ridiculous but lots of fun […]

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Review: The Fallen Kingdom by Elizabeth May

Posted June 26, 2017 by Wendy in Reviews / 0 Comments
Review: The Fallen Kingdom by Elizabeth May

Why Did I Read? I have ONLY been anxiously awaiting this series finale since I read an ARC of The Vanishing Throne back in January of 2016 — it has been a LONG wait, let me just say! My Thoughts: Firstly, I just have to say that I feel like this series is so underrated! It is such an intense, amazing series and I want more people to check it out! There’s historical fiction, action, fae, steampunk and […]

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